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INVENTING THE ABBOTTS AND OTHER STORIES.

Miller, Sue.

ISBN 10: 0060157550 / ISBN 13: 9780060157555
Published by NY: HARPER & ROW. 1987, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by the author on a white adhesvive label which is laid-in loosely. Close to fine in a fine dj. (A few tiny specks of foxing at edges) Author's SECOND book. Basis for a film. Bookseller Inventory # 20074

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Title: INVENTING THE ABBOTTS AND OTHER STORIES.

Publisher: NY: HARPER & ROW. 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Sue Miller's stories from a chapter in the moral history of our time

Like Sue Miller's bestselling novels, this collection of short stories explores the treacherously shifting ground of erotic and family relationships with deftness and depth. The title story is about a young man who takes up successively with three daughters of the most fashionable family in town. In other stories, whose characters range from a young girl in the first blush of sexual curiosity to a stricken dowager whose seizures release a brutal and sometimes obscene candor, Sue Miller presents a compelling gallery of contemporary men and women with hungry hearts and dismayed consciences.

About the Author:

Sue Miller is the bestselling author of While I Was Gone, The Distinguished Guest, For Love, Family Pictures, Inventing the Abbotts, and The Good Mother. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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