Title: A MAP OF THE WORLD - Scarce Pristine Copy of...
Publisher: New York City, NY: Doubleday, 1994
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
1st Printing. Signed. 391 pages. Published in 1994. The author's second novel. One of Jane Hamilton's finest achievements. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the "Oprah Book Club"-stamped edition. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Jane Hamilton's "A Map of The World". Masterpiece. "A stunning exploration of how one careless moment can cause irrevocable and devastating change. Alice Goodwin is caring for her best friend's children when two-year-old Lizzy Collins wanders to the pond on the Goodwin farm and drowns. The consequences of this tragedy reverberate through a small Wisconsin community, which never accepted Howard and Alice Goodwin. Jane Hamilton has removed all doubts that she belongs among the major writers of our time" (San Francisco Chronicle). An absolute "must-have" title for Jane Hamilton collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Jane Hamilton. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is a late-modern classic. This is one of few such signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1989 for "The Book of Ruth". One of the finest American writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER JANE HAMILTON TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0385473109. Bookseller Inventory # 10066
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