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Royo County

Roper, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0688001815 / ISBN 13: 9780688001810
Published by Morrow, U.S.A., 1973
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed by author on the ffep. Light soiling on front page edges. Previous owners name on rfep. Jacket is BroDart protected. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # PC 77-26

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Title: Royo County

Publisher: Morrow, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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One year in the lives of a handful of people living in a farm county in central California. This is the immediate universe of Royo County, a transcendent novel that recalls the work of John Steinbeck and the "storyness" of Winesburg, Ohio. Seemingly artless as it spins the tales of a small, inbred community, it soars and seduces and expands the imagination, until it becomes unforgettable. Evil is the protagonist, the pervading theme - but an evil as impersonal and inevitable as nature. Robert Roper's characters command us with their simplicity, truth and cruelty. He has caught, with amazing sureness and precision, the rhythms of a primitive town and of those who live off its faithless land, and almost survive. [information scanned from jacket BB]

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