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Johnson, Denis

ISBN 10: 0394538390 / ISBN 13: 9780394538396
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1985
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Acclaimed author's second novel, about a man, an ancient woman, and an adolescent boy whose overlapping lives speak of us of what it means to survive, to be saved, in a world where all that's left of America is the Florida Keys. Nice copy, no names, markings, price clippings or other flaws. Predominantly white DJ is starting to show signs of age tanning. Still a collectible copy in mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 001264

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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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After the world has been virtually destroyed and the United States consists of only its southernmost reaches, it is the period of the Quarantine, the beginning of a new era for the youth Fiskadoro, Anthony Cheung, and Cheung's one-hundred-year-old grandmother

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'A mythical story. . .a coming-of-nuclear-age tale, the making of a new man from the ashes of the old world. . .a key to the conundrum at the center of the world.' -Philadelphia Inquirer

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