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Quinn's Book

Kennedy, William

Published by Viking Press, 1988
ISBN 10: 0670804371 / ISBN 13: 9780670804375
/ Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket / Hardcover
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Title: Quinn's Book

Publisher: Viking Press

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket

Edition: 1st Edition.

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New York. 1988. Viking Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 60. 289 pages. May 1988. hardcover. Jacket art: view of Albany, New York, from Greenbush, 1851. Signed by The Author. 0670804371. keywords: January 16. inventory # 15880. FROM THE PUBLISHER - From the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Ironweed. The narration is by Daniel Quinn, orphan, of his adventure ridden quest for true love and the answer to the elusive riddle of his own fate. . Bookseller Inventory # 15880

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Synopsis: From the moment he rescues the beautiful, passionate Maud Fallon from the icy waters of the Hudson one wintry day in 1849, Daniel Quinn is thrust into a bewildering, adventure-filled journey through the tumult of nineteenth-century America. As he quests after the beguiling and elusive Maud, Daniel will witness the rise and fall of great dynasties in upstate New York, epochal prize fights, exotic life in the theatre, visitations from spirits beyond the grave, horrific battles between Irish immigrants and the "Know-Nothings," vicious New York draft riots, heroic passages through the Underground Railroad, and the bloody despair of the Civil War. Filled with Dickensian characters, a vivid sense of history, and a marvellously inventive humor, Quinn's Bookis an engaging delight by an acclaimed modern master.

About the Author: William Kennedy was born and raised in Albany, New York. His Albany Cycle of novels is recognised as one of the great achievements of postwar American literature, and includes LEGS, BILLY PHELAN'S GREATEST GAME, IRONWEED, VERY OLD BONES, QUINN'S BOOK and the FLAMING CORSAGE.

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