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Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Marisha Pessl

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ISBN 10: 067003777X / ISBN 13: 9780670037773
Published by Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2006
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Fine condition, unclipped dust jacket, First Printing 10 line #, ivory color boards, black cloth spine with bright red lettering, 514 pages, stated first published in 2006, jacket has very slight wear on top edge. Bookseller Inventory # 000023

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Title: Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Publisher: Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Author

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Having moved from one academic outpost to another throughout her childhood at the side of her aphorism-prone father, Blue van Meer attends the elite St. Gallway School in her senior year, where she falls in with a charismatic group of friends before the deaths of a teacher and student awaken her analytical instincts. A first novel. 50,000 first printing.

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"Marisha Pessl’s dark, funny, captivating novel is so smart and edgy, the reader is irresistibly drawn into Blue Van Meer's complicated world of intellect, murder and mystery, captured by Pessl’s distinctive voice and wonderful story telling."
--Susan Richards Shreve, author of A STUDENT OF LIVING THINGS

"Beneath the foam of this exuberant debut is a dark, strong drink."
--Jonathan Franzen, Winner of the National Book Award and author of THE CORRECTIONS

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