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GHOST DANCE.

Maso, Carole.

ISBN 10: 0865472394 / ISBN 13: 9780865472396
Published by San Francisco: North Point Press, 1986. dj, 1986
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. Her highly praised first novel, described by John Hawkes as 'at once history, myth, family chronicle and an extremely original evocation of that elusive meeting ground of creativity and hallucination.' Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 25616

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Title: GHOST DANCE.

Publisher: San Francisco: North Point Press, 1986. dj

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Debut of this original and unconventional stylist, a novel about a young woman whose parents vanish.

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This haunting, often surreal first novel vividly captures the struggles of a young woman, Vanessa Turin, as she attempts to recover her family and her past. At the novel's outset, Christine, Vanessa's talented and tormented poet-mother, has disappeared. In time, both her father and brother also desert her, in separate but equally inexplicable ways. Overcome with loss, Vanessa turns to her inner world, and through her imagination re-creates her life, both past and present. Maso's prose is repetitious and dreamlike, and her poetic images are sharp and evocative. Unconventional and intense, this novel tells a harrowing tale of the human search for love and understanding. Recommended for most fiction collections. Jeanne Buckley, ERIC Clearing House, Syracuse Univ., N.Y.
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