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The Emperor's Children

Messud, Claire

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ISBN 10: 030726419X / ISBN 13: 9780307264190
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2006
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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Seventh printing. Signed and dated by the author on the title page: "Claire Messud / November 9, 2006." Quarter-bound in gray paper-covered boards with a black cloth, gold-lettered spine. Book is tight and unmarked; spine slant; corners sharp, tail of spine lightly bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $25.00); Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002835

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Title: The Emperor's Children

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

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The Emperor’s Children is a richly drawn, brilliantly observed novel of fate and fortune—about the intersections in the lives of three friends, now on the cusp of their thirties, making their way--and not-- in New York City. In this tour de force, the celebrated author Claire Messud brings to life a city, a generation, and the way we live in this moment.

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Claire Messud’s first novel, When the World Was Steady, and her book of novellas, The Hunters, were finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; her second novel, The Last Life, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and an Editor’s Choice at The Village Voice. All three books were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Radcliffe Fellowship, and is the current recipient of the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with her husband and children.

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