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Plainwater: Essays and Poetry

Carson, Anne

ISBN 10: 0679400788 / ISBN 13: 9780679400783
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition, stated. Quarterbound with a yellow paper-covered front board with "AC" in gold, and a red paper-covered back board, with a blue cloth, gold-lettered spine. Book is tight and unmarked; spine slightly cocked; corners sharp, spine ends unbumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $23.00). Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 004115

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Title: Plainwater: Essays and Poetry

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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To her latest novel, Beattie brings the same documentary accuracy and Chekhovian wit and tenderness that have made her one of the most acclaimed portraitists of contemporary American life. Marshall Lockard, a professor at the local college, is contemplating adultery, unaware that his wife is already committing it.
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Ann Beattie has published eight novels and ten collections of stories, among them Chilly Scenes of Winter, Falling in Place, The Burning House, Love AlwaysPicturing Will, and Another You. She was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia (emerita). She is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.

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