My Favorite War
First edition, stated. The author's debut novel. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "To Mary-- / thanks for coming to my reading! / C J Farley." Quarter-bound in black paper-covered boards with a black cloth, silver-lettered spine. The book is tight, square, and unmarked; corners sharp, spine ends unbumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $20.00); front panel has a sticker with a blurb from Terry McMillan. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002632
About this title:
Review: This fiction debut presents young Thurgood Brinkman, a reporter for a Washington-based national daily who undergoes a life-changing experience, of sorts, when he goes to Kuwait to cover Desert Storm. Much of the book is played for laughs as the witty narrator Brinkman portrays associates like Sojourner Truth Zapader, a with-it columnist for the rival Washington Post. It's not always clear what Farley is after here--satire, serious novel, or situation comedy--but he has an original voice that sounds slightly like Nabokov doing the Letterman show.
Title: My Favorite War
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
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