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For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies (First Edition)

Kael, Pauline

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ISBN 10: 0525938966 / ISBN 13: 9780525938965
Published by Dutton, New York, 1994
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first printing (indicated by full number sequence, including the 1). Hardbound. Near Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A tight, clean copy, with just some slight overall wear. A huge book, in nice shape. NOT price-clipped. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. Shipped in well padded box. Comes with a small gift card that I found in the book, which may or may not be from the author to prior owners ("from Pauline and the Perlsteins."). Bookseller Inventory # Ferry-79

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Title: For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies (First ...

Publisher: Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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A comprehensive collection of the best reviews and other writings on movie from a respected film critic offers more than 275 chronologically arranged reviews, all with her unique, witty, and knowledgeable touch. 50,000 first printing.

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For Keeps is a dazzling anthology of reviews and essays by Pauline Kael, America's most important movie critic. This hefty book contains a fifth of Kael's total output. It reprints all of her most famous reviews, including her controversial treatments of Last Tango in Paris, The Long Goodbye, and Nashville. Also here are some of her best longer essays, "Movie Brutalists," "Trash, Art, and the Movies," and &quoy;Cary Grant: the Man from Dream City." Raising Kane, Kael's book-length revisionist view of Citizen Kane, is reproduced in its entirety. Kael's style is impassioned, incisive, witty, and deeply personal. In the preface to this extraordinary volume, Kael says, "I'm frequently asked why I don't write my memoirs. I think I have."

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