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Beans of Egypt, Maine, The [Signed]

CHUTE, Carolyn

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ISBN 10: 0899193145 / ISBN 13: 9780899193144
Published by Ticknor and Fields, New York, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Printing (full number line). Publisher's black cloth spine lettered in silver over moss-green paper-covered boards, tan end papers, illustrated dust jacket priced $15.95. Signed boldly by Carolyn Chute on the title page and additionally inscribed, signed and dated by her on the half-title: "For Sammy - / xoxoxox / Carolyn / Feb 1985." A Fine unread copy, perfectly square and tight, in a Fine jacket barely rubbed at base of spine panel. Chute's first, and best known, novel, filmed in 1994 by Jennifer Warren. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB1167

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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine, The [Signed]

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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With her bestselling first novel, Chute placed Egypt, Maine, on the literary map and introduced the world to the Bean clan. â If you care about fine writing, you owe it to yourself to read this bookâ (Boston Globe). Postscript by the Author.

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There are families like the Beans all over America. They live on the wrong side of town in mobile homes strung with Christmas lights all year around. The women are often pregnant, the men drunk and just out of jail, and the children too numerous to count. In the 'Beans of Egypt', Maine, we meet the God-fearing Earlene Pomerleau and experience her obsession for the whole swarming Bean tribe. Therecousin Rubie, a boozer and a brawler, tall Aunt Roberta, the earth mother surrounded by countless, clinging babies, and Beal, sensitive, often gentle, but doomed by the violence within him.

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