Title: In the Walled City
Publisher: Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Trd)
Publication Date: 1993
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Signed by Author 0822937689 This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine lettering. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New, save a small fold at upper corner of inner flap. Dustjacket is not clipped. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Signed by the Author on the title page. Also laid in is a handwritten note by the Author on Cornell University note paper as follows: 1/13 Dan, Thank you for recommending me to IC. That was very kind of you. I haven't heard from any of the schools, but yesterday my new novel sold to Doubleday! I'm still reeling. Take care, Stewart". The recipient was Dan McCall, author of Jack the Bear and noted English Professor at Cornell University.This is the author's first book, and winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Award. Bookseller Inventory # 003489
Synopsis: Stewart O'Nan is one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American Novelists and hailed by The New York Times as "a master." Grove Press is proud to issue his award-winning debut In the Walled Cityin paperback. Winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Prize in 1993 -- selected by a panel chaired by Tobias Wolff -- O'Nan's collection In the Walled Cityfeatures twelve stories that delve into the lives and souls of an astonishing range of characters, from an old Chinese grocer to a young policeman separated from his family and descending into madness. Intimate and generous, these stories brilliantly illuminate the connections that bind us and the obligations and sorrows of love.
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