SIGNED. Front lower corner slightly bumped. Lightly yellowed DJ spine and top edge. Lovely pipe aroma. Gilt lettering to spine, blue boards. Tight binding. No markings. 265 pp. A novel about the Copeland family in North Carolina, and the haphazard journal of the father, Albert, that brings the past to life. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The Copeland family in North Carolina go back a long way and a wisteria planted before the Civil War has seen a lot. As the family gather to cut it back, they talk of the past and Albert records their conversations in some notebooks used to log the flights of his homebuilt floatplane.
From the Inside Flap:
The Copeland family of Listre, North Carolina, gathers every May to clean up the graveyard and talk. Everyone of them has stories to tell, and it is Albert Copeland who writes it all down in the notebooks he started years ago. The notebooks know all the best-kept secrets--of love, loss adl earning to let go....
"Has all the marks of a new American classic."
ATLANTA JOURNAL & CONSTITUTION
Title: THE FLOATPLANE NOTEBOOKS (Signed)
Publisher: Viking Press
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Penguin Putnam~childrens Hc, 1989. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP82950739
Book Description Penguin Putnam~childrens Hc. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0670827061I4N00
Book Description Viking, London, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: good. First UK edition. First printing. The third book by the author of "Raney," Edgewear to dustjacket, small star stamp on textblock bottom, else a clean, unmarked copy. Seller Inventory # 6948
Book Description Penguin Putnam~childrens Hc, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First Edition. London: Viking. First UK edition. Fine copy in fine dust jacket in a mylar protector. Seller Inventory # mon0000105093
Book Description Viking, UK, 1989. Hardback. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Unclipped. First. Very good clean tight book in very good unclipped jacket. The Copeland family, of Listre, North Carolina, goes back a long way. A Copeland bride planted wisteria by her back porch twenty years before the civil war. Now her vine has just about taken over the woods around the family graveyard. Think what that wisteria vine has seen and what it could tell if it could talk! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Novel. Seller Inventory # 006423
Book Description Viking, London, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First English Edition. SIGNED by author on full title page. "The Copeland family of Listre, North Carolina, goes back a long way. Each family member has a story to tell, and stories to be told about one another. Albert Copeland, the head of the family, writes it all down in the notebooks he started once to track the progress of the floatplanes he built, though they never did fly. Everything about the Copelands is in these books." Ships same or next business day. Book has some edge wear, small bumps on spine ends and top left corner of back board, light tanning on head edge near spine; overall, in near fine condition. Dust jacket protected in archival plastic cover. DJ has minor edge wear, tiny tear on top left corner of back cover. ; 1.1 x 8.4 x 5.7 Inches; 265 pages; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 51400