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THE BOOK OF MAMIE.

Brenna, Duff.

ISBN 10: 087745244X / ISBN 13: 9780877452447
Published by IOWA CITY: UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. 1989, 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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About fine in a close to fine dj. (1/4"-inch tear at crest of spine on dj.) Author's FIRST book. 1000 printed. Bookseller Inventory # 21228

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Title: THE BOOK OF MAMIE.

Publisher: IOWA CITY: UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. 1989

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Told by the fifteen-year-old farmboy who is her companion, this story relates the touching and sometimes terrible existence of Mamie Beaver, a retarded young woman who is attempting to get over a legacy of child abuse and trauma

About the Author:

In addition to The Book of Mamie, which won the AWP Award for Best Novel in 1988, Duff Brenna has published four other novels: The Holy Book of the Beard (Nan Talese/Doubleday, 1996), Too Cool, a New York Times Noteworthy Book (Nan Talese/Doubleday, 1998, Plume 2000), The Altar of the Body, (St. Martin's, 2001) and The Willow Man (Wynkin de Worde of Ireland, 2005). The Book of Mamie went out of print after selling out two hardbound editions from the University of Iowa Press. A Minnesota native and onetime Wisconsin dairy farmer, Duff Brenna is now a freelance writer and Professor Emeritus of English literature and creative writing at California State University, San Marcos.

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