A Strong West Wind
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First edition, stated; first printing, full number line (1-9). Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "To Gail, with good wishes-- / Gail Caldwell." Quarterbound in white and blue paper-covered boards with a silver-lettered spine. Tight and unmarked; slight spine slant; corners sharp, spine ends unbumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $24.95); Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 002636
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A Strong West Wind is a memoir of culture and history?of fathers and daughters, of two world wars and the passionate rebellions of the sixties. But it is also about the mythology of place and the evolution of a sensibility: about how literature can shape and even anticipate a life.
Caldwell possesses the extraordinary ability to illuminate the desires, stories, and lives of ordinary people. Written with humanity, urgency, and beautiful restraint, A Strong West Wind is a magical and unforgettable book, destined to become an American classic.
About the Author: Gail Caldwell is the chief book critic for The Boston Globe, where she has been a staff writer and critic since 1985. In 2001, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism. She is also an avid rower. Caldwell lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Title: A Strong West Wind
Publisher: Random House, New York
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
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