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:
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Smilla's Sense of Snow
--The Boston Globe
"The Catcher in the Rye meets A Brief History of Time...Brilliantly tormenting and philosophically haunting."
"Gripping and disturbing...Heg's evocation of the way a child perceives the world is alarmingly vivid."
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