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The Big Hunger: Stories 1932-1959

Fante, John

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ISBN 10: 1574231227 / ISBN 13: 9781574231229
Published by Black Sparrow Pr, Santa Rosa, CA, 2000
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Unread. Brick red cloth spine w/ paste-on label, white bds. In original unchipped acetate protector. #118 of 176 deluxe copies signed by Fante's wife Joyce Fante & the editor Stephen Cooper. Collectible condition! 6918 shelf. Bookseller Inventory # 047224

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Title: The Big Hunger: Stories 1932-1959

Publisher: Black Sparrow Pr, Santa Rosa, CA

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition thus

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Published here for the first time, this text presents a collection of recently-discovered stories by John Fante.

About the Author:

John Fante began writing in 1929 and published his first short story in 1932. His first novel, Wait Until Spring, Bandini, was published in 1938 and was the first of his Arturo Bandini series of novels, which also include The Road to Los Angeles and Ask the Dust. A prolific screenwriter, he was stricken with diabetes in 1955. Complications from the disease brought about his blindness in 1978 and, within two years, the amputation of both legs. He continued to write by dictation to his wife, Joyce, and published Dreams from Bunker Hill, the final installment of the Arturo Bandini series, in 1982. He died on May 8, 1983, at the age of seventy-four.

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