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Story of My Life (Signed)

McInerney, Jay

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ISBN 10: 0871132389 / ISBN 13: 9780871132383
Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. First printing. SIGNED by author on title page. McInerney's third book, after "Bright Lights, Big City" and "Ransom." 189 pp. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 2062

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Title: Story of My Life (Signed)

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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Alison Poole, an aspiring actress whose numerous fixations include drugs, parasitic familiarity with fame, and lust, careens through life in monied Manhattan, a society consuming itself in reckless affluence

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"Jay McInerney has proven himself not only a brilliant stylist but a master of characterization, with a keen eye for incongruities of urban life.

-- the New York Times Book Review

"[McInerney's] talent for capturing the nuances and idiosyncrasies of our culture[ in Bright Lights, Big City] is even more powerful evident in Story of My Life... Underneath Alison's hip, party-girl exterior and flippant vernacular is McInerney's disturbing depiction or a young woman caught in the traumatic reality of her times." -- San Francisco Chronicle

McInerney's Story of My Life is quite as brilliant as Bright Lights, Big City and a lot funnier."

-- the Sunday Times (london)

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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