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Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright: Steven ...

Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright

Steven Millhauser

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ISBN 10: 0394480090 / ISBN 13: 9780394480091
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1972
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition / First printing book is in near fine + condition with slight bumping to spine ends and slight fade to top edge. jacket is very good, priced ($6.95) with light wear to extremities, and 1" closed tear to left corner on verso, and wrinkling in the same spot. Book is clean, tight, unmarked and unread. Steven Millhauser's funny, beautiful, and magically illuminative novel of childhood is cast in the form of a dead-serious, indeed major, biography. It is the definitive life of a great American writer ( Edwin) who died when his was eleven, told by his contemporary and lifelong friend ( Jeffery). Book is fine with a nice green stain on top of text block. Protected in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 000479

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Title: Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel, Cartoons.

About the Author:

Steven Millhauser is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Martin Dressler, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997, and, more recently, We Others: New and Selected Stories, winner of The Story Prize and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. His work has been translated into 15 languages, and his story “Eisenheim the Illusionist” was the basis of the 2006 film The Illusionist. He teaches at Skidmore College and lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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