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Had I A Hundred Mouths: New & Selected Stories 1947-1983

Goyen, William (Introduction By Joyce Carol Oates)

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ISBN 10: 0517557649 / ISBN 13: 9780517557648
Published by Potter, New York, 1985
Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. Attached to front end page is cut signature return address, SIGNED in author's hand: "William Goyen, 6225 Quebec Dr., Los Angeles CA 90068" (click image icon at left to see). Introduction is by Joyce Carol Oates. Bookplate SIGNED by Ms. Oates is attached at end of introduction. $15.95 price present on DJ flap. Bookseller Inventory # 007001

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Title: Had I A Hundred Mouths: New & Selected ...

Publisher: Potter, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: AUTHOR SIGNATURE

Edition: 1st Edition

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Each of the twenty collected short stories--including seven previously unpublished works--creates a bewitched landscape peopled by half-mythic characters whose adventures reveal the darker side of the human psyche

About the Author:

William Goyen was born in Trinity, Texas, in 1915 and died in 1983. His novels include In a Farther Country, Arcadio, and Come, the Restorer. Goyen was a master of the short story and a selection, Had I a Hundred Mouths, is also published by Serpent s Tail.

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