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Emperor of the Air

Canin, Ethan

ISBN 10: 0330304070 / ISBN 13: 9780330304078
Published by Picador, London, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine in blue boards and very good dust jacket with foxing at the extreme top and bottom edges of the flaps. Bookseller Inventory # b23099

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Title: Emperor of the Air

Publisher: Picador, London

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Highly acclaimed and wildly successful, Ethan Canin's first book combines exquisite precision, humor, and a rare maturity of observation, capturing those miraculous moments when life opens up and presents itself to us. Here are short stories by a writer under thirty that aren't about existential emptiness. Full of life, rich with personal history, plot, and revelation, the stories in Empeor of the Air are the work of an extraordinarily gifted young writer.

About the Author:

Ethan Canin grew up in California, where many of his stories are set. His fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, Esquire, Ploughshares, Chicago, and other magazines, and it has been selected for a number of anthologies, including Best American Short Stories 1985 and 1986. In addition to the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, he has won a James Michener Award, and Iowa Teaching/Writing Fellowship, and the Henfield/Transatlantic Review Award. He is twenty-eight years old and lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where he attends medical school. Emperor of the Air is his first book.

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