First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Kelman on the title page. Stated first American printing. By the author of the recent Booker Prize winner HOW LATE IT WAS, HOW LATE. Very fine in very fine unclipped dj. Bookseller Inventory # 21655
Synopsis: A collection of short stories revealing the toughness and the ironies of life among the inner cities and tenement blocks of Glasgow, Manchester, and London
About the Author: James Kelman was born in Glasgow in 1946. After leaving school at 15 he worked in the printing industry and as a bus driver. In 1971 he attended creative writing night classes and in 1973 an American company published his first collection of short stories, An Old Pub Near the Angel. Greyhound for Breakfast won the 1987 Cheltenham Prize; A Disaffection won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; How Late It Was, How Late won the 1994 Booker Prize amidst a storm of controversy. He has also written many plays for stage and radio. He lives in Glasgow with his wife and family.
Title: GREYHOUND FOR BREAKFAST Stories
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication Date: 1988
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First U.S. Edition.
Book Description Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 1st U.S. edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR F/F. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 5326
Book Description New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988, New York, 1988. Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Cloth. First Edition. Signed by Author. First US edition, first printing, signed by the author on the title page. A fine clean tight copy in fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 000634
Book Description Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1987. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st American Edition/1st Printing. $15.95 price present on DJ flap. SIGNED and inscribed by author on a bookplate decal on front end page. Also laid-in is 2014 The New Yorker article by James Woods on Kelman entitled 'Away Thinking About Things'. Also includes a laid-in handwritten SIGNED letter from author (ALS) saying he was happy seller liked the stories and mentions 'A Disaffection'. Nice copy with associated letter. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 004700
Book Description Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First American edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Seller Inventory # 379934
Book Description New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. dj, 1988. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First US printing. Collection of short stories by this Scots writer and later Booker Prize winner. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Very near fine in fine dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 23880
Book Description Farrar Straus Giroux, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st American Edition. No defects in dust jacket, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. No defects in book; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Forty-seven short stories set in Glasgow by this Booker prize-winning author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 229 pages. Signed by Author. C2. Seller Inventory # 31701