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Girl With Curious Hair (Signed First Edition)

David Foster Wallace

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ISBN 10: 0393027570 / ISBN 13: 9780393027570
Published by Norton (New York), 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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NEW YORK: Norton, 1989. First Edition. First printing. Hardbound. Fine/fine. A nice clean tight unread copy, fine in all respects. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Smoke-Free. Defect-Free. Shipped in well padded box. Comes with mylar dust jacket cover. [c3]. Bookseller Inventory # 5086

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Title: Girl With Curious Hair (Signed First Edition...

Publisher: Norton (New York)

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Until his death in 2008, David Foster Wallace was one of the most prodigiously talented and original young writers in America, and "Girl with Curious Hair" displays the full range of his gifts. From the eerily real, almost holographic evocations of historical figures like Lyndon Johnson, over-televised game show hosts, and late-night comedians, to the title story, where terminal punk nihilism meets Young Republicanism, Wallace renders the incredible comprehensible, the bizarre normal, the absurd hilarious, and the familiar strange."

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David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) is the author of Infinite Jest, Girl with Curious Hair, Everything and More, The Broom of the System, and other fiction and nonfiction. Among his honors, he received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and a Whiting Writers' Award.

Joshua Swanson is a five-time AudioFile Earphones Award winner, including for This Book Is Not Good for You by Pseudonymous Bosch and Testimony by Anita Shreve. He has narrated over one hundred books since 2007 and was named a Best Voice of 2010 for his work in the young adult genre by AudioFile magazine.

Robert Petkoff has won multiple "AudioFile "Earphones awards for his acclaimed narrations. He was named Best Voice of Fiction & Classics for his reading of "The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore" by Benjamin Hale. His other narration credits include "Oath of Office" by Michael Palmer, "Gangster Squad "by Paul Lieberman, and books by David Foster Wallace.Petkoff has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in theaters across America and Europe. He has worked in television and film. His theater credits include Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in the Broadway production of "Anything Goes", Perchik as part of the Tony-nomianted cast of "Fiddler on the Roof", and Hubert Humphrey in the Tony award-winning play "All the Way." He has also had numerous roles in television on shows such as "Law and Order" and "Married with Children."

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