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The Off-Season

Covino, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0892550996 / ISBN 13: 9780892550999
Published by Persea Books, New York, New York, USA, 1985
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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BC5 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light fading on the top and bottom board edges. The dust jacket shows moderate overall shelf wear plus there is some very light edge wear along the top and bottom edges with some very light chipping around the spine top and bottom edges and right corners plus there is some heavy rubbing on the front plus there is a small (less than 0.5") closed tear on the front at the top right corner plus there is another small (less than 0.5") closed tear on the back cover at the top right corner plus there is a patch of surface gloss damage (about 0.75"x1") from a label on the front near the top right corner. A collection of nineteen short stories that are provocative in their commentary on contemporary American culture. The author is a winner of a Felllowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in fiction and the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. By the author of "The Negative" and "Unfree Associations." 197p. Bookseller Inventory # SCW06470

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Title: The Off-Season

Publisher: Persea Books, New York, New York, USA

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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Book by Covino, Michael

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This is the first foray into fiction for a Berkeley poet and journalist. Covino's short stories range from unconventional to highly experimental, and he does not hesitate to tax his readers. Many of the pieces explore the use of narrative voice, and manic monologues emerge as Covino's forte. In terms of the more traditional demands of plot and character, however, these stories will be far from compelling for the general reader. Collections at schools supporting creative writing programs will want to consider. Carl Vogel, San Francisco
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