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The War Between the Tates

Lurie, Alison

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ISBN 10: 0394462017 / ISBN 13: 9780394462011
Published by Random House, New York, 1974
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st American Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED (inscribed) by author on front end page. Faint remainder mark and DJ has very light rubbing, soiling and edge wear. $6.95 price on DJ flap. Bookseller Inventory # 001812

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Title: The War Between the Tates

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Bedlam breaks loose at the Tate household as a four-way conflict erupts between Brian and Erica and their two teenage children

About the Author:

Alison Lurie (b. 1926) is a Pulitzer Prize–winning author of fiction and nonfiction. Born in Chicago and raised in White Plains, New York, she joined the English department at Cornell University in 1970, where she taught courses on children’s literature, among others. Her first novel, Love and Friendship (1962), is a story of romance and deception among the faculty of a snowbound New England college. It won favorable reviews and established her as a keen observer of love in academia. It was followed by the well-received The Nowhere City (1966) and The War Between the Tates (1974). In 1984, she published Foreign Affairs, her best-known novel, which traces the erotic entanglements of two American professors in England. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985. Her most recent novel is The Last Resort (1998). In addition to her novels, Lurie’s interest in children’s literature led to three collections of folk tales and two critical studies of the genre. Lurie officially retired from Cornell in 1998, but continues to teach and write. In 2012, she was awarded a two-year term as the official author of the state of New York. Lurie lives in Ithaca, New York, and is married to the writer Edward Hower. She has three grown sons and three grandchildren.

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