CLEAR PICTURES: First Loves, First Guides.

Price, Reynolds

ISBN 10: 0689120753 / ISBN 13: 9780689120756
Published by New York: Atheneum, 1989. dj, 1989
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. A memoir of his early years in the countryside and small towns of North Carolina - between 1933 and 1954 - and of the people who most influenced him. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1995. Photographs. 304 pp. Near fine in a fine dust jacket (bookplate on front endpaper.). Bookseller Inventory # 52480

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Title: CLEAR PICTURES: First Loves, First Guides.

Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1989. dj

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A major new work by Reynolds Price, Clear Pictures is a memoir of childhood and youth in the rural South, a story of growing up, of discovering the intricate entanglements of family, love, solitude and faith. A gallery of powerful faces and lucid memories and a rich portrait of a world now mostly vanished into the past.((Atheneum--Nonfiction)

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Reynolds Price (1933-2011) was born in Macon, North Carolina. Educated at Duke University and, as a Rhodes Scholar, at Merton College, Oxford University, he taught at Duke beginning in 1958 and was the James B. Duke Professor of English at the time of his death. His first short stories, and many later ones, are published in his Collected Stories. A Long and Happy Life was published in 1962 and won the William Faulkner Award for a best first novel. Kate Vaiden was published in 1986 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Good Priest's Son in 2005 was his fourteenth novel. Among his thirty-seven volumes are further collections of fiction, poetry, plays, essays, and translations. Price is a member of both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and his work has been translated into seventeen languages.

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