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EASY IN THE ISLANDS.

Shacochis, Bob.

ISBN 10: 0330291068 / ISBN 13: 9780330291064
Published by NY: CROWN. 1985, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Cloth. First Edition. Signed by Author. SIGNED by Bob Shacochis on the half-title page. Near fine in a fine dj. (Light foxing to edges) Author's FIRST book. Stories.; Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 20817

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Title: EASY IN THE ISLANDS.

Publisher: NY: CROWN. 1985

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Winner of the National Book Award for first fiction, Easy in the Islands is a collection of stories by one of America's foremost contemporary fiction writers. Infused with the rhythms and the beat of the Caribbean, these vivid tales of paradise sought and paradise lost are as lush, steamy, and invigorating as the islands themselves. From fishing fleets in remote atolls too small to appear on any map and reggae bars on islands narrow enough to walk across in an hour, to the sprawling barrios and yacht-filled marinas of Miami, Bob Shacochis charts a course across a Caribbean that no one who has ever been there on vacation will recognize.

About the Author:

A contributing editor for Outside and Harper’s, Bob Shacochis has been a GQ columnist and writer for numerous other national publications. He is also the author of the novel, Swimming in the Volcano, a work of literary reportage about Haiti, The Immaculate Invasion, a second collection of stories, The Next New World, and a collection of essays on food and love, Domesticity. He lives in Florida and New Mexico.

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