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Fool's Sanctuary (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Johnston, Jennifer

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ISBN 10: 067081783X / ISBN 13: 9780670817832
Published by Viking, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Daniel Montemarano (Newfield, NJ, U.S.A.)

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1st American Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on bookplate on front end page (signature only). Also includes a laid-in handwritten SIGNED letter (ALS) from author mentioning 'Fool's' 'The Railway Station' and 'How Many Miles to Babylon', with hand addressed return envelope postmarked Jan. 1989. $15.95 price present on DJ flap. Nice copy with associated letter. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009485

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Title: Fool's Sanctuary (SIGNED Plus SIGNED LETTER)

Publisher: Viking, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Miranda, a dying women, recalls the last weekend of her childhood--when her lover Cathal, a working class student and IRA soldier, and her brother Andrew, a British Army lietenant, visit simultaneously

About the Author:

Jennifer Johnston is one of the foremost Irish writers of her, or any, generation. She has won the Whitbread Prize (THE OLD JEST), the Evening Standard Best First Novel Award (for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS), the Yorkshire Post Award, Best Book of the Year (twice, for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS and HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?). She was also shortlisted for the Booker Prize with SHADOWS ON OUR SKIN.

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