The Rainbow Stories

Vollmann, William T.

Published by Andre Deutsch, 1989
ISBN 10: 0233983511 / ISBN 13: 9780233983516
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First edition, preceding the American edition. A near fine copy with a slight bit of edgewear. Signed by Vollmann. Bookseller Inventory # 000379

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Synopsis: A collection of short stories, including "Red Hands," "Yellow Sugar," "The Green Dress," "The Indigo Engineers," and "Violet Hair"

About the Author: William T. Vollmann is the author of ten novels, including Europe Central, which won the National Book Award.  He has also written four collections of stories, including The Atlas, which won the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction, a memoir, and six works of nonfiction, including Rising Up and Rising Down and Imperial, both of which were finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  His journalism and fiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harpers, Esquire, Granta, and many other publications.

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Title: The Rainbow Stories
Publisher: Andre Deutsch
Publication Date: 1989
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition

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Book Description Andre Deutsch Ltd, London, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. SIGNED with an "interesting" drawing by Vollmann.The true (U.K.) First Edition. A clean, crisp and unread copy. The dust wrapper has a tiny nick on the front panel. Highly collectible. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001326

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Book Description London: Andre Deutsch, 1989. dj, 1989. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Although these stories are based in San Francisco, this UK edition is the true first of Vollman's second book - a massive book at 541 pgs - and one with a small 1st printing of reportedly only 1250 copies. Vollman is a fantastic writer, in many senses of the word - perhaps the beginning of his preface will best give a hintof this book: "These stories are about skinheads, x-ray patients, whores, lovers, fetishists and other lost souls. Some of you will not like them, but I ask you to consider the wise words of that forceps philosopher, Robert Gilmore McKinnell: 'While it would be inappropriate to dedicate a vade mecum to a group of cold-blooded vertebraes, perhaps a kind word would not be out of order.' " SIGNED on the title page by the author. While Vollmann, one of the most fascinating and interesting of modern writers, had long been a cult favorite, in 2005 he received the prestigious National Book Award for fiction Fine in fine dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 10307

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Book Description Andre Deutsch, London, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket protected by mylar. Signed with a drawing on the half-title by Vollmann. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # b29855

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Book Description Deutsch, London, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Vollmann on the half-title page. Unread copy with a few tiny specks (ink?) on the top edge; otherwise in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Vollmann's second book. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 110014

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Book Description London: Andre Deutsch, 1989, London, 1989. Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. First Edition. Signed by Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ISBN:0 233 98351 1. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 2438

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