Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
FINE/FINE unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000481
Synopsis: Challenging ideas of education and childhood, a disturbing novel by the acclaimed author of Smilla's Sense of Snow is about a boy who grows up in institutions and becomes drawn to outsiders at an elite private school. 75,000 first printing.
From the Publisher: A disturbing, often brutal book, which stretches the limits of literary thriller as it challenges our notions of education and childhood.
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