The enthralling debut from bestselling novelistMichael Chabon is a penetrating narrative of complexfriendships, father-son conflicts, and the awakening of a young man’s sexualidentity. Chabon masterfully renders the funny,tender, and captivating first-person narrative of Art Bechstein,whose confusion and heartache echo the tones of literary forebears like The Catcher in the Rye’s HoldenCaulfield and The Great Gatsby’s NickCarraway . TheMysteries of Pittsburgh incontrovertibly established Chabonas a powerful force in contemporary fiction, even before his PulitzerPrize-winning novel The AmazingAdventures of Kavalier & Clay set theliterary world spinning. An unforgettable story of coming of age in America, itis also an essential milestone in the movement of American fiction, from anovelist who has become one of the most important and enduring voices of thisgeneration.
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By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayThis P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more. Product Description:
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Book Description William Morrow & Co, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1988. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. RARE Uncorrected Bound Galleys-Special Advance Reading Copy-Not For Sale. No information on edition and printing. All ARC's are usually first editions and printings as a publisher prints these first. New copy. Never read. Beautiful copy of book and cover. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Bookseller Inventory # 001272