Title: Pocketful of Names
Publisher: Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition.
First Graywolf Printing, 2005, stated; full number line. Signed by the author on the half-title page: "Joe Coomer." Book is tight and unmarked; slightly cocked; corners sharp; tail of spine slightly bumped. The dust jacket is price-clipped; minimal edgewear. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001608
Synopsis: ?Coomer writes so well, with such freshness and authenticity, that we hate to put the book down.? ? The Boston Globe
The first thing Hannah said to the dog: ?I don?t know if there?s enough room for you on this island. I?m already here.?
Inhabiting an island off the coast of Maine left to her by her great-uncle Arno, Hannah finds her life as a dedicated and solitary artist rudely interrupted one summer when a dog, matted with feathers and seaweed, arrives with the tide. The dog quickly endears himself and easily adapts to Hannah?s habits, but he is only the first in a series of unexpected visitors. He is soon followed by a teenager running from an abusive father, a half sister in trouble, a mainland family in need, and a trapped whale. Now in the midst of a community that depends on her for support and love, Hannah faces new emotional challenges as family secrets are uncovered, each one more alarming than the next.
In his latest novel, Joe Coomer offers the rugged yet stunning beauty of Maine and the lobstermen and their families who are tethered to the sea for survival. Pocketful of Names is a deeply human tale about the unpredictability of nature, art, family, and whatever else washes up on the shore.
About the Author:
Joe Coomer is the author of several novels, most recently One Vacant Chair. He lives in Texas and Maine.
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: July 23, 2012
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged)
or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the
date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business
27 Seaver St.
Wellesley, MA 02481
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books
weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact
you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Store Description: Black Falcon Books is an online seller with a broad range of titles, including fiction and nonfiction, hardcover and paperback, many of them signed by authors.