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Love in the Ruins

Percy, Walker

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ISBN 10: 0374193029 / ISBN 13: 9780374193027
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1971
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Daniel Montemarano (Newfield, NJ, U.S.A.)

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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by author on a bookplate decal affixed to front end page: "For Dan best wishes, Walker Percy". $7.95 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003428

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Title: Love in the Ruins

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Amid the decadence and polarization of a future American society, a U.S. doctor discovers a promising cure for all the ills of the human psyche

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"A great adventure...So outrageous and so real, one is left speechless." --Chicago Sun-Times

"A comedy of love against a field of anarchy...Percy is easily one of the finest writers we have." --New York Times Book Review

"Immensely readable, vividly entertaining." --Los Angeles Times

"Brilliant and hilarious...some of the most fascinating characters you'll ever encounter." --Dallas Morning News

"One of the major novels of our time." --Milwaukee Journal

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