Title: The Anarchist's Convention
Publisher: Little Brown
Publication Date: 1979
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Jacket present as described
Edition: First Edition.
0316772321 This hardcover book is Fine, being 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 Very Good, with minor wear to the edges and extremities. Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 003134
Synopsis: Before John Sayles was an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, he was a National Book Award-nominated writer of fiction. The Anarchists' Convention is his first short story collection, providing a prism of America through fifteen stories. These everyday people?a kid on the road heading west, aging political activists, a lonely woman in Boston?go about their business with humor and resilience, dealing more in possibility than fact. In the widely anthologized and O. Henry Award-winning "I-80 Nebraska," Sayles perfectly renders the image of a pill-popping trucker who has become a legend of the road.
About the Author: If the U.S. were to boast one great independent film director, he would be John Sayles, a cult figure among his admirers. Nominated for both an Academy Award for scriptwriting and a National Book Award, Sayles has written screenplays, teleplays, short stories, and novels and has worked as a script doctor for a virtual who's who of Hollywood film and television talent.
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