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Finding Caruso, Signe by Author (and inscribed)

Kim Barnes

Published by A Marian Wood Book/Putnam March 2003, First Edition., 2003
ISBN 10: 0399149678 / ISBN 13: 9780399149672
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Title: Finding Caruso, Signe by Author (and ...

Publisher: A Marian Wood Book/Putnam March 2003, First Edition.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Very collectable condition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR and inscribed :For Nancy- all best. Signe twice.Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. . First novel by this Western author, preceded by two award-winning memoirs. Set in the late 1950's in a small town near the logging camps of Idaho. Bookseller Inventory # 6759

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Synopsis: Seven years separate Buddy from his big brother, Lee, but the boys have always been close, comforting and protecting each other as their father-defeated by poor land and hostile weather-sank deeper into alcohol and rage. When a drink-fueled accident takes not only his life but that of the mother who tried so hard to shield her sons, the boys sell off what little remains of their daddy's tenant farm and leave Oklahoma. It is 1957, and work is still to be had in the logging camps of northern Idaho. But just outside Snake Junction, they stop at a roadhouse; and there, Lee's country-and-western talents get him a job. The two settle in, Lee to his music-and women and drink-and seventeen-year-old Buddy to roaming the landscape, at loose ends until a woman nearly twice his age turns up. Irene Sullivan is a smoky beauty, and Lee makes a play for her. But it is Buddy she wants.

By turns darkly violent and heartbreakingly tender, Finding Caruso is a work of extraordinary emotional power from an astonishingly original writer.

About the Author: Kim Barnes is the author of two memoirs-In the Wilderness, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Hungry for the World. Her stories and poems have appeared in many literary reviews, including Shenandoah, The Georgia Review, and Folio.

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