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The Living End (SIGNED)

Elkin, Stanley

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ISBN 10: 0525070206 / ISBN 13: 9780525070207
Published by Dutton, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1979
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on title page (signature only). DJ flaps were glued down and residue left on pastedowns and rear end page. Presumed Ex-Lib copy but no stampings or markings and appears lightly read. $7.95 price on DJ flap. Bookseller Inventory # 007528

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Title: The Living End (SIGNED)

Publisher: Dutton, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

This comic triptych traces the holdup of a liquor store in Minneapolis to its inevitable Judgement Day consequences, following the life and afterlife experiences of richly varied characters including the damned in hell and the saints in heaven

About the Author:

Stanley Elkin (1930-1995) was an award-winning author of novels, short stories, and essays. Born in the Bronx, Elkin received his BA and PhD from the University of Illinois and in 1960 became a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis where he taught until his death. His critically acclaimed works include the National Book Critics Circle Award-winners "George Mills" (1982) and "Mrs. Ted Bliss" (1995), as well as the National Book Award finalists "The Dick Gibson Show" (1972), "Searches and Seizures "(1974), and "The MacGuffin" (1991). His book of novellas, "Van Gogh's Room at Arles", was a finalist for the PEN Faulkner Award.

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