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Emperor's Children, The

Messud, Claire

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ISBN 10: 030726419X / ISBN 13: 9780307264190
Published by Knopf, New York, 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This novel has already run through five editions, plus several printings before publication. Try and find a first edition, let alone a SIGNED unread copy. Bookseller Inventory # 061013

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Title: Emperor's Children, The

Publisher: Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, SIGNED By the 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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