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Cry to Heaven - SIGNED 1st

Rice, Anne

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ISBN 10: 0394523512 / ISBN 13: 9780394523514
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, New York, NY, 1982
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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UNION LIB-This regular size hard cover is SIGNED by the AUTHOR and is VERY GOOD with a spot on the upper page edges in a VERY GOOD DJ that has mild rubbing. black w/gold & red lettering 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # May6-11ahb22

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Title: Cry to Heaven - SIGNED 1st

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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In a sweeping saga of music and vengeance, the acclaimed author of The Vampire Chronicles draws readers into eighteenth-century Italy, bringing to life the decadence beneath the shimmering surface of Venice, the wild frivolity of Naples, and the magnetic terror of its shadow, Vesuvius. This is the story of the castrati, the exquisite and otherworldly sopranos whose graceful bodies and glorious voices win the adulation of royal courts and grand opera houses throughout Europe. These men are revered as idols—and, at the same time, scorned for all they are not.
 
Praise for Anne Rice and Cry to Heaven
 
“Daring and imaginative . . . [Anne] Rice seems like nothing less than a magician: It is a pure and uncanny talent that can give a voice to monsters and angels both.”The New York Times Book Review
 
“To read Anne Rice is to become giddy as if spinnning through the mind of time.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“If you surrender and go with her . . . you have surrendered to enchantment, as in a voluptuous dream.”The Boston Globe
 
“Rice is eerily good at making the impossible seem self-evident.”Time

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The acclaimed author of Servant of the Bones makes real for us the exquisite and otherworldly society of the eighteenth-century castrati, the delicate and alluring male sopranos whose graceful bodies and glorious voices brought them the adulation of the royal courts and grand opera houses of Europe, men who lived as idols, concealing their pain as they were adored as angels, yet shunned as half men.

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