A Piece of My Heart
the publisher's advance in pictorial wrappers [the uncorrected proof in wrappers]. [rear cover states from uncorrected page proofs]. 299 pp. the author's first book. a nearly fine bright copy. Bookseller Inventory # 37291
About this title:
From the Inside Flap: Ford's mesmerizing first novel is the story of two godless pilgrims. Robard Hewes has driven across the country in the service of a destructive passion. Sam Newell is seeking the missing piece of himself. When these men converge, on an uncharted island in the Mississippi, each discovers the thing he's looking for--amid a conflagration of violence that's as shocking as it is inevitable.
"This is one of those books that hit you hard...a story filled with breathing characters and genius-crafted dialogue between moments of consummate description.... I can't be unbiased. I'm mad for this book."--Elizabeth Ashton, Houston Chronicle
Title: A Piece of My Heart
Publisher: Harper and Row
Publication Date: 1976
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