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Powers, Richard.

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ISBN 10: 0688098916 / ISBN 13: 9780688098919
Published by New York: Wiliam Morrow and Company, Inc., 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Cultured Oyster Books (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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Richard Powers. THE GOLD BUG VARIATIONS. Published in 1991 by William Morrow and Company, Inc. This is a review copy with six stapled pages of the publisher's review material laid in. First edition, first printing, with the "1" in the number line on the copyright page The book is in fine condition virtually unread with no markings in the text. The Honi Werner jacket has the very slightest of slight amount of rubbing on the top edge The author's third novel, which was named Book of the Year by Time. The blurb by Bob Shacochis on the rear panel of the jacket begins: "The Gold Bug Variations equation is as follows: Powers equals Pynchon minus paranoia, tenderly multiplied in one neat doubling by a self-reflective, ever -expanding, infinity of wonder. Bookseller Inventory # COB010030

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Publisher: New York: Wiliam Morrow and Company, Inc.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A national bestseller, voted by Time as the #1 novel of 1991, selected as one of the "Best Books of 1991" by Publishers Weekly, and nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award--a magnificent story that probes the meaning of love, science, music, and art, by the brilliant author of Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance.

About the Author:

RICHARD POWERS is the author of ten novels. The Echo Maker won the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Powers has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction. He lives in Illinois.


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