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TELEGRAPH AVENUE - Scarce Pristine Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing: Signed, Placed, And Dated (Shortly After Publication) by Michael Chabon

Chabon, Michael

Published by New York City, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2012
ISBN 10: 0061493341 / ISBN 13: 9780061493348
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Title: TELEGRAPH AVENUE - Scarce Pristine Copy of ...

Publisher: New York City, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

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1st Printing. Signed. 465 pages. Published in 2012. The author's seventh novel. One of the most important literary events of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly copies that are signed on a tipped-in page. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. Presents Michael Chabon's "Telegraph Avenue". His most ambitious novel since "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" (1999). "A genuinely moving story about race and class, parenting and marriage. Chabon is inarguably one of the greatest prose stylists of all time, powering out sentences that are the equivalent of executing a triple back flip on a bucking bull while juggling chain saws and making love to three women" (Esquire). Wow. An absolute "must-have" title for Michael Chabon collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed, placed, and dated (very shortly after publication) in black pen-marker on the title page by the author: "9-19-12 NYC Michael Chabon". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. Laid-in is a pristine copy of the Souvenir Announcement of the event during which his signature was obtained. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of very few such signed, placed, and dated copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. Selected by The New Yorker Magazine as one of "Twenty Writers for the 21st Century". Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay". One of the finest American writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER MICHAEL CHABON TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0061493341. Bookseller Inventory # 17684

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