Stock Image

Black Bottles

Nothe James M

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0970280211 / ISBN 13: 9780970280213
Published by Melvin Books, Monson, MA, 2001
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
From Cellar Stories Bookstore (Providence, RI, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 14, 1997

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 40.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

8vo. 183 pp. Spine ends are lightly bumped. Book is in excellent as new condition. Signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 72147

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Black Bottles

Publisher: Melvin Books, Monson, MA

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

About this title

Synopsis:

The world is a frightening place for Brian Feight as he grows up during the Cold War. But while he is worrying about the beginning of the nuclear holocaust, an unexpected thing happens: death is all around him, and it has nothing to do with missiles or the Russians. As everyday life becomes more and more distressing, he takes solace in the peaceful little cemetery near his home and learns to confront and overcome his innermost fears.

Full of symbolism and at times humorous and serious, Black Bottles raises profound questions about life, death, and the universe as seen through the eyes of a young man. It refutes the idea that childhood is a carefree, happy-go-lucky adventure. That may be true for some children, but for others life can be a bittersweet journey, filled with uncertainty and anxiety.

About the Author:

James M. Nothe was born in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, in 1950. He grew up reading the works of classic authors such as Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, and his idol, Edgar Allen Poe. After graduating high school, he married and spent many years working at factory jobs. Tired of monotonous work, he took evening classes and graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, with a degree in business administration. When he finally decided to try writing at the tender age of 43, he produced a novel, Black Bottles, about the tribulations of a boy growing up during the Cold War, and a collection of short stories entitled Tales from the Hill. Married since 1980 to his second wife, Cindy, he has three grown daughters and lives in Western Massachusetts, where he continues to write and pursue his dream of achieving Edgar’s unique brand of immortality.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Cellar Stories has been buying and selling all types of books for over thirty three years. We're the largest used and rare bookstore in the smallest state in the US. While we specialize in Rhode Island History, New England History, Art & Architecture, Modern First Editions, Poetry, and Mathematics, we have a stock of approximately 70,000 volumes covering all categories from vintage paperbacks, pulps and collectible ephemera and postcards to antiquarian volumes on many subjects. Visit our web page: www.cellarstories.com

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We accept checks, money orders, Mastercard and Visa.
Libraries & institutions invoiced upon request.

Please be advised that our shipping rates are standard for trade-sized books 2 lbs or less. We will request extra postage for oversized books and books weighing more than 2 lbs.

All Rhode Island orders are subject to a 7% sales tax.


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. We have recently adjusted our rates due to the US Postal Service increase. If your package will be cheaper to ship, we will decrease your charge accordingly, and ditto for heavier items. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order