Stock Image

The Florist's Daughter

Hampl, Patricia

Published by Harcourt, Orlando, Florida, 2006
ISBN 10: 0151012571 / ISBN 13: 9780151012572
Used / Hard Cover / Quantity Available: 1
From Black Falcon Books (Wellesley, MA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 25.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: The Florist's Daughter

Publisher: Harcourt, Orlando, Florida

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

Description:

First edition, stated; first printing, full letter line (A-K). Signed by the author on the title page: "Patricia Hampl." Book is tight, square, and unmarked; top corners and spine ends bumped; a tan stain to top inch of fore-edges of pages. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $24.00); one-inch closed tear to top of front panel; corner crease to front flap. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 002984

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
3.39 avg rating
(685 ratings)

Synopsis: During the long farewell of her mother?s dying, Patricia Hampl revisits her Midwestern girlhood. Daughter of a debonair Czech father, whose floral work gave him entr?e into St. Paul society, and a distrustful Irishwoman with an uncanny ability to tell a tale, Hampl remained, primarily and passionately, a daughter well into adulthood. She traces the arc of faithfulness and struggle that comes with that role from the postwar years past the turbulent sixties. The Florist?s Daughter is a tribute to the ardor of supposedly ordinary people. Its concerns reach beyond a single life to achieve a historic testament to midcentury middle America. At the heart of this book is the humble passion of people who struggled out of the Depression into a better chance, not only for themselves but for the common good. Widely recognized as one of our most masterful memoirists, Patricia Hampl has written her most intimate, yet most universal, work to date.

About the Author: PATRICIA HAMPL is the author of four memoirs?A Romantic Education, Virgin Time, I Could Tell You Stories, and Blue Arabesque?and two collections of poetry. She has received a MacArthur Fellowship, among many other awards. She lives in St. Paul and is Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Black Falcon Books
Address: Wellesley, MA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: July 23, 2012
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If
you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged)
or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the
estimated delivery
date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use
the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business
days.
Mark Mayell
27 Seaver St.
Wellesley, MA 02481
United State...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books
weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact
you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: Black Falcon Books is an online seller with a broad range of titles, including fiction and nonfiction, hardcover and paperback, many of them signed by authors.