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A Son of the Circus

Irving, John

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ISBN 10: 0679434968 / ISBN 13: 9780679434962
Published by Random House, New York, 1994
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First trade edition, stated; first printing, full number line (2-9 for Random House). Signed in blue ink by the author on the title page: "John Irving." The book is tight, square, and unmarked; corners sharp, bumping to tail of spine. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $25.00); a crease to front flap, and light edgewear to corners. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001814

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Title: A Son of the Circus

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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A Hindi film star . . . an American missionary . . . twins separated at birth . . . a dwarf chauffeur . . . a serial killer . . . all are on a collision course. In the tradition of A Prayer for Owen Meany, Irving's characters transcend nationality. They are misfits--coming from everywhere, belonging nowhere. Set almost entirely in India, this is John Irving's most ambitious novel and a major publishing event.

About the Author:

John Irving published his first novel, Setting Free the Bears, in 1968. He has been nominated for a National Book Award three times - winning once, in 1980, for the novel The World According to Garp. He also received an O. Henry Award in 1981 for the short story 'Interior Space'. In 1992, he was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma. In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules - a film with seven Academy Award nominations. In 2001, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent novel is Last Night in Twisted River.

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