Image Not Available

BODIES OF WATER.

Cash, Rosanne.

ISBN 10: 0786860839 / ISBN 13: 9780786860838
Published by HYPERION. NY 1996, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From WAVERLEY BOOKS ABAA (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 2, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 50.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 8.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First edition. SIGNED & dated in year of publication by singer/writer Rosanne Cash on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket. Stories. (B) ; 5 1/4" X 7 1/2"; 133 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 7086

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: BODIES OF WATER.

Publisher: HYPERION. NY 1996

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

About this title

Synopsis:

A literary collection by a Grammy Award-winning country artist is made up of poetry and autobiographical writings that consider such topics as art, motherhood, spirituality, and performance.

From Kirkus Reviews:

This tiny first book of stories, with extra-wide margins, is a cut above most celebrity writing, and will even satisfy gossip- seekers with its thinly veiled autobiographical pieces about the pop singer's divorce from Rodney Crowell, her three children, and her own childhood as the daughter of a country music legend. There's a healthy dose of showbiz self-help nostrums and Hollywood mysticism in these often lyrical pieces. To wit, ``The Last Day of the Year'' finds the narrator, by now on the verge of divorce, celebrating New Year's Eve in Manhattan with her children and deciding ``to let go.'' ``The Arc of Loneliness'' meditates further on the topic, post-rehab and post-divorce. Other autobiographical tales include a womanist account of childbirth, a memory of taking acting classes, and a self-serving bit about life on the road (``Under the lights I can face the inconsistencies of my soul''). Cash's pure fictional work varies in quality: ``A Week at the Gore'' is a series of faxes from a middle-aged mother of two girls who understands her destiny (as a mother) while on vacation in England with her children. A divorced English teacher traveling in Paris discovers the meaning of womanhood as ``part girl and part suffering.'' Another female narrator (in the fabulistic ``Shelly's Voices'') flirts with insanity and dreams of previous lives and deaths. And in the best piece, ``Dinner,'' a woman of authority and in control, who's braced herself against surprise, is unhinged by the sight of a bleeding stranger. Occasionally sappy, but sometimes sharp and tough-minded (in a showbiz way): likely to be of interest to fans of the singer and Marianne Williamson. (Author tour) -- Copyright ©1996, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Mail order operation conducted at home.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Telephone:(310)393-4593 Our address: Waverley Books, 948 9th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403 POSTAGE FOR FIRST BOOK $8.50, EACH ADDITIONAL BOOK
$1.50 (CHARGES FOR SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. AT
ACTUAL COST) ANY ITEM MAY BE RETURNED WITHIN
10 DAYS OF RECEIPT. WE ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD AND
AMERICAN EXPRESS.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal