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The Great Night (Signed First Edition)

Adrian, Chris

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ISBN 10: 0374166412 / ISBN 13: 9780374166410
Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011
New Condition: New Hardcover
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New York: FSG [2011]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page (because title page is dark-colored). A pristine unread copy in mylar dust jacket protector, very fine/very fine in all respects. (Smoke-free enviornment). Shipped in well-padded sturdy boxes. Opened only for author to sign (his name only, no inscriptions). 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 05-20110-313

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Title: The Great Night (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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Acclaimed as a “gifted, courageous writer”(The New York Times), Chris Adrian brings all his extraordinary talents to bear in The Great Night—a brilliant and mesmerizing retelling of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

On Midsummer Eve 2008, three people, each on the run from a failed relationship, become trapped in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park, the secret home of Titania, Oberon, and their court. On this night, something awful is happening in the faerie kingdom: in a fit of sadness over the end of her marriage, which broke up in the wake of the death of her adopted son, Titania has set loose an ancient menace, and the chaos that ensues will threaten the lives of immortals and mortals alike.

Selected by The New Yorker as one the best young writers in America, Adrian has created a singularly playful, heartbreaking, and humorous novel—a story that charts the borders between reality and dreams, love and magic, and mortality and immortality.

About the Author:

Chris Adrian is the author of Gob’s Grief, The Children’s Hospital, and A Better Angel. Selected by The New Yorker as one of their “20 Under 40,” he lives in San Francisco, where he is a fellow in pediatric hematology-oncology.

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