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The Panic Hand SIGNED

Jonathan Carroll

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ISBN 10: 0312146981 / ISBN 13: 9780312146986
Published by St. Martin's Press, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Collection. First English language edition and first hardcover edition(preceded by a German paperback). SIGNED on the title page. Very scarce. Fine in jacket. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14403689624

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Title: The Panic Hand SIGNED

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The short novels Uh-Oh City and Black Cocktail, combine with many short stories--including ""Friend's Best Man,"" ""The Sadness of Detail,"" and ""The Life of My Crime""--in an outstanding anthology of the author's shorter fiction.

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"I want you frowning now, knowing something is very wrong with your parachute even before actually pulling the cord and praying it opens. P.S. It won't." So Jonathan Carroll addresses his readers in this much-awaited collection of 20 stories. Author of several wry and dark novels, Carroll has a considerable following, but his books are difficult to pigeonhole, so some horror and fantasy readers are still unfamiliar with him. This collection shows off his talents admirably, in tales that range from bittersweet sadness over God's failing memory, to a disturbing friendship between a dog and a dying child, to a macabre fantasy about how men and women manipulate each other. As The New York Times put it, "Carroll's world is one that is subtly out of kilter, and which can take a turn for the sinister at any time." This volume is winner of the 1996 Bram Stoker Award for Best Short Story Collection.

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