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Mary and the Giant

Dick, Philip K.

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ISBN 10: 0877958505 / ISBN 13: 9780877958505
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a xerox of the manuscript, sent to the editor at Arbor House. with a note from the agent, and in the agent's cardboard box. box is a little worn else a nearly fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 56392

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Mary Anne Reynolds is a young and vulnerable woman, determined to make her own way in the world. But Pacific Park, California, in the 1950s is not really the place for Mary. Her relationship with a black singer offends against the small town's views on sexual mores and exposes its bigoted views on race. This is a powerful portrayal of the claustrophobia of small-town California, and Mary Anne Reynolds is one of the most memorable characters Dick ever created.

About the Author: Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley for a year, ran a record store and had his own classical-music show on a local radio station. He published his first short story, 'Beyond Lies the Wub' in 1952. Among his many fine novels are The Man in the High Castle, Time Out of Joint, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said.

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Title: Mary and the Giant

Binding: Hardbound

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