BERKELEY: Counterpoint (2015). First edition, first printing. Hardbound. Brand new! Very Fine in a very fine dust jacket. A pristine unread copy, without marks of any kind. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. NOT price clipped. Shipped in well padded box. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page and dated by her in month of publication, November 2014. You cannot find a better copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This is a novel about the persistence of longing in which the twin lives of the title character blur and overlap. Bird puts her child on the bus for school and passes the day with her baby. Interwoven into the passage of the day are phone calls from a promiscuous, unmarried friend, and Bird’s recollection of the feral, reckless love she knew as a young woman. It’s a day infused with fear and longing, an exploration of the ways the past shapes and dislodges the present.
In the present moment, Bird dutifully cares for her husband, infant, older child. But at the same time Bird inhabits this rehabilitated domestic life, she re-lives an unshakeable passion: Mickey, the lover she returns to with what feels like a migratory impulse, Mickey, whose movements and current lovers she still tracks. With Mickey, she slummed and wandered part-time junkie, tourist of the low-life a life of tantalizing peril. This can’t last, Bird thought, and it was true.
Noy Holland’s writing is lyrical, fired by a heightened eroticism in which every sight and auditory sensation is charged with arousal. The writing in this book Noy Holland’s first novel -- is fearless in its depiction of sexual appetite and obsessive love. It sheds light on the terror of abandonment and the terrible knowledge that we are helpless to protect not only ourselves but the people we most love.
About the Author:
Noy Holland is the author of three story collections, "Swim for the Little One First," "What Begins with Bird," and "The Spectacle of the Body." Recipient of fellowships from the NEA, the MacDowell Colony and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, she teaches writing in the graduate program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Title: Bird (Signed First Edition)
Publication Date: 2015
Book Condition: New
Edition: 1st Edition...
Book Description Counterpoint, 2015. Book Condition: Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP94365772
Book Description Counterpoint. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2788096079
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Book Description Counterpoint. Book Condition: Good. 2015 - Hardcover - Used - Good - - - - Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks. - Hall Street Books proudly ships from Brooklyn, NY. All orders are processed and shipped within 24 business hours, Sunday - Thursday. Expedited shipping and tracking available within the US. Hall Street's No-Worry guarantee lets you buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # NI-09-7-0171
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Book Description Counterpoint 2015-11-10, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1619025647 LIKE NEW CONDITION. SHIPS IMMEDIATELY. Remainder. Bookseller Inventory # Z1619025647Z1
Book Description Counterpoint, 2015. Softcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Very good copy.Paperback Advanced Reading Copy. Paperback Plain cover pre-release first-edition. Artwork black and white, some artwork and images might be missing. Copy not final and there may be typos. Bookseller Inventory # OD058035