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Kindergarten: A Novel

Rushforth, Peter

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ISBN 10: 039450917X / ISBN 13: 9780394509174
Published by Alfred A Knopf, 1980
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Stated first edition. Maroon cloth spine, gilt titles, lighter maroon boards with blindstamping to front, dark topstain. Winner of the Hawthornden Prize, 1979, and one of only two of the author's novels, Book very good plus with slight aging, DJ also very good with aging, vertical crease to front flap. Price of $8.95. 192 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 7287

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Title: Kindergarten: A Novel

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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As they prepare to celebrate Christmas, three young boys struggle to come to terms with their mother's death at the hands of radical terrorists and learn from their grandmother the full account of who they really are.

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"...a brilliant book...very real and terribly distressing." – A.S. Byatt

"This quite extraordinary book has the intense, deeply focused power of cultural meditation, on certain themes of suffering, of childhood and family, triumphant in this almost unbearable world." – New York Times Book Review

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