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Going To See The Leaves

Collins, Linda

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ISBN 10: 0670808814 / ISBN 13: 9780670808816
Published by Viking, New York, 1986
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
From Roth Enterprises (Greenville, SC, U.S.A.)

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1st. edition, almost like new in light gray boards, cream colored cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Corners lightly bumped. Pictorial glossy dust jacket is very fine+, lightly soiled. "Going To See The Leaves" is a remarkable frist collection of short stories addressing mysteries both great and small, chronicling the dangers and possibilities of everyday life. Autographed by the author at the top of the front free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 000909

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Title: Going To See The Leaves

Publisher: Viking, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: 1/4 Cloth

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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From Publishers Weekly:

These are impressively forceful storieseight strong pieces that leave one eager for more fiction from Collins. With uncommon skill, she manages to hurl the reader smack into the center of diverse situations. Collins has a knack for portraying the simultaneous fulfillment and disappointment of love relationships: husband-wife, parent-child. Her story lines range from the ordinary (a husband a wife arrive at their Vermont weekend home to find that the pipes have frozen: so have the emotional bonds of their marriage. Another couple has a near-accident on the highway en route home from a family funeral) to the extraordinary (a New York attorney discovers he is pregnant and gives birth to a son). Some of the tales are quietly devastating, demonstrating how those who are closest to one can seem like the coldest strangers. This is a wonderful collection.
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