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The Twenty-Seventh City

Franzen, Jonathan

Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, NY, 1988
ISBN 10: 0374279721 / ISBN 13: 9780374279721
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Title: The Twenty-Seventh City

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux, NY

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Almost Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Modern Literature

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Slightest bump top front cover. DJ Fine. Signed by Franzen on title page. Author's First Book. Tight, square, bright copy with crisp, bright, unblemished DJ. In Mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 11886

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Synopsis: The time is the 1980s. The place is St. Louis, Missouri, once the country's fourth largest city, now the twenty-seventh: a fading river town whose only current claim to national attention is that it has chosen a young woman from Bombay, India to be its new police chief. No sooner has S. Jammu been installed, however, than the city becomes embroiled in a bizzare and all-pervasive political conspiracy.

About the Author: Jonathan Franzen is the author of The Corrections, The Twenty-Seventh City and Strong Motion. He has been named one of the Granta 20 Best Novelists under 40 and is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and Harper's.

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