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The Thorn Birds (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS): McCullough, Colleen The Thorn Birds (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS): McCullough, Colleen The Thorn Birds (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS): McCullough, Colleen


McCullough, Colleen

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ISBN 10: 0060129565 / ISBN 13: 9780060129569
Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1977
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Daniel Montemarano (Newfield, NJ, U.S.A.)

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1st Edition/1st Printing (complete number line on copyright page). SIGNED by Colleen McCullough on a bookplate affixed to dedication page (signature only). DJ llightly rubbed. $9.95 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Also includes several signed items from cast of 1983 TV movie of novel. Attached to front end page is a B&W photo SIGNED by RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN (played 'Ralph de Bricassart'); also attached to front end page is a photo-card SIGNED by JEAN SIMMONS (played "Fiona 'Fee' Cleary"); attached to half-title page is a cut-signature card SIGNED by EARL HOLLIMAN (played 'Luddie Mueller') and also a B&W photo-card SIGNED by RANCE HOWARD (played 'Doc Wilson'). Laid-in is a small B&W photo SIGNED by CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER (played 'Archbishop Contini-Verchese'). Comes with photocopy of thank you note from McCullough's office saying that the bookplates were signed. Also includes laid-in the original Philadelphia Inquirer obituary for McCullough. (Bonus: Comes with a good 3rd Printing signed (inscribed) hardcover copy of McCullough's novel "An Indecent Obsession"). Unique copy for the McCullough--Thorn Birds fan or collector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026606

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Title: The Thorn Birds (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE ...

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Minus

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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A saga of three generations of the indomitable Cleary family begins in the early 1900s when Paddy Cleary, a poor New Zealand farm laborer, moves his wife and children to the Australian sheep station owned by his rich sister

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One of the most beloved novels of all time, Colleen McCullough's magnificent saga of dreams, struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian outback has enthralled readers the world over. The Thorn Birds is a chronicle of three generations of Clearys—an indomitable clan of ranchers carving lives from a beautiful, hard land while contending with the bitterness, frailty, and secrets that penetrate their family. It is a poignant love story, a powerful epic of struggle and sacrifice, a celebration of individuality and spirit. Most of all, it is the story of the Clearys' only daughter, Meggie, and the haunted priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart—and the intense joining of two hearts and souls over a lifetime, a relationship that dangerously oversteps sacred boundaries of ethics and dogma.

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