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Last Night: Stories (FIne First Edition)

Salter, James

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ISBN 10: 1400043123 / ISBN 13: 9781400043125
Published by Knopf, 2005
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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NEW YORK: Knopf (2005). First edition, first printing. Hardbound. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A tight, clean copy, which appears unread. Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket protector. NOT price clipped. Shipped in well padded box. This book went through multiple printings. This is the first printing. Bookseller Inventory # Collection-01

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Title: Last Night: Stories (FIne First Edition)

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition...

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From a writer whose every book is a literary event, a superbly accomplished work of fiction. Last Night is a spellbinding collection of stories about passion–by turns fiery and subdued, destructive and redemptive, alluring and devastating.
In ten powerful stories, Salter portrays men and women in their most intimate moments. A book dealer faces the truth about his life–as it is and never will be again–when he is visited unexpectedly by his brash former girlfriend. A lonely married woman, after a disturbing encounter with a drunken poet at a dinner party, finds herself irresistibly drawn to his animal surrogate, a huge tawny-eyed dog. A lover of poetry must come to terms with his wife’s request to give up what may be his most treasured relationship. And in the title story, already hailed by Frank Conroy as “a masterpiece, clearly and without question,” a translator, tormented by an agonizing sense of inevitability, assists in his wife’s suicide even as he performs a last betrayal.

A haunting symphony of desire, memory, and loss–from a writer whose assured style and emotional insight make him one of our most compelling voices at work today.

About the Author:

James Salter is the author of the novels Solo Faces, Light Years, A Sport and a Pastime, The Arm of Flesh (revised as Cassada), and The Hunters; the memoirs Gods of Tin and Burning the Days; and the collection, Dusk and Other Stories which won the 1989 PEN/Faulkner Award. He lives in Colorado and on Long Island.

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