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IN PRAISE OF THE STEPMOTHER.

Llosa, Mario Vargas.

ISBN 10: 0374175837 / ISBN 13: 9780374175832
Published by FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX., NY, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First American edition. INSCRIBED by Nobel Prize winning author Mario Vargas Llosa on half-title page. Near fine in a fine DJ. (Hint of faint of foxing on fore edge. Slight trace of creasing on one preliminary page. Barely discernable damp spot at base of front cloth cover) (O). Bookseller Inventory # 311508

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Title: IN PRAISE OF THE STEPMOTHER.

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX., NY

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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An erotic tale of a sensual middle-aged stepmother, her attentive husband, and his pre-pubescent son explores the mysterious nature of happiness and the corrupting power in innocence

About the Author:

Peru's foremost writer, Mario Vargas Llosa is the author of ten novels, including Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The War of the End of the World, Death in the Andes, and The Storyteller. He has also written the memoir A Fish in the Water, three plays, and several volumes of literary essays. In 1995 he was awarded the Jerusalem Prize and the Cervantes Prize. In 1998 he won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Making Waves.

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