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YOU BRIGHT AND RISEN ANGELS.

Vollmann, William T.

ISBN 10: 0233980229 / ISBN 13: 9780233980225
Published by ANDRE DEUTSCH. LONDON 1987, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Precedes the American Ed. SIGNED by William T. Vollmann on the title page. Close to fine in a fine dj. (Paper faintly age toned. Tiny soil spot at top edge) Author's FIRST novel. (B); Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 13190

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Title: YOU BRIGHT AND RISEN ANGELS.

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH. LONDON 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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The debut work of fiction from the National Book Award-winning author of Europe Central
 
Watch for Vollmann’s new work of nonfiction, No Immediate Danger, coming in April of 2018

You Bright and Risen Angels is the work of an extraordinary imagination. In this free-wheeling novel of epic proportions, William T. Vollmann has crafted a biting, hilarious satire of history, technology, politics, and misguided love. In the jungles of South America, on the ice fields of Alaska, the plains of the Midwest, and the streets of San Francisco, a fearsome battle rages. The insects are vying for world domination; the inventors of electricity stand in evil opposition. Bug , a young man, rebels against his own kind and joins forces with the insects. Wayne, a thug, allies himself with the malevolent forces of electricity and vows to assassinate the preying mantis who tends bar in Oregon.

About the Author:

William T. Vollmann is the author of ten novels, including Europe Central, which won the National Book Award.  He has also written four collections of stories, including The Atlas, which won the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction, a memoir, and six works of nonfiction, including Rising Up and Rising Down and Imperial, both of which were finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  His journalism and fiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harpers, Esquire, Granta, and many other publications.

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