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Three Junes ***SIGNED***

Julia Glass

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ISBN 10: 0375421440 / ISBN 13: 9780375421440
Published by Pantheon Books, NY, 2002
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
From William Ross, Jr. (Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.)

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First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, by the author on the FULL title page. Debut novel and winner of the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. First state dust jacket without the "Read This!" logo. New unread Very Fine book in Very Fine dust jacket. No remainder mark, no previous owner markings or inscriptions, not price clipped, dust jacket covered in Mylar wrapper and books bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. Bookseller Inventory # 009064

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Title: Three Junes ***SIGNED***

Publisher: Pantheon Books, NY

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.

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Three Junes is a vividly textured symphonic novel set on both sides of the Atlantic during three fateful summers in the lives of a Scottish family. In June of 1989, Paul McLeod, the recently widowed patriarch, becomes infatuated with a young American artist while traveling through Greece and is compelled to relive the secret
sorrows of his marriage. Six years later, Paul’s death reunites his sons at Tealing, their idyllic childhood home, where Fenno, the eldest, faces a choice that puts him at the center of his family’s future. A lovable, slightly repressed gay man, Fenno leads the life of an aloof expatriate in the West Village, running a shop filled with books and birdwatching gear. He believes himself safe from all emotional entanglements—until a worldly neighbor presents him with an extraordinary gift and a seductive photographer makes him an unwitting subject. Each man draws Fenno into territories of the heart he has never braved before, leading him toward an almost unbearable loss that will reveal to him the nature of love.

Love in its limitless forms—between husband and wife, between lovers, between people and animals, between parents and children—is the force that moves these characters’ lives, which collide again, in yet another June, over a Long Island dinner table. This time it is Fenno who meets and captivates Fern, the same woman who captivated his father in Greece ten years before. Now pregnant with a son of her own, Fern, like Fenno and Paul before him, must make peace with her past to embrace her future. Elegantly detailed yet full of emotional suspense, often as comic as it is sad, Three Junes is a glorious triptych about how we learn to live, and live fully, beyond incurable grief and betrayals of the heart—how family ties, both those we’re born into and those we make, can offer us redemption and joy.

From the Back Cover:

"Julia Glass's talent just sends chills up my spine; her novel, Three Junes, is a marvel."
--Richard Russo, author of Empire Falls

"Three Junes has the rich pleasures of a ninetenth-century novel and the rush of New York life of the last ten years. I'm amazed it's a first novel--it is a mature, captivating work of fiction."
-- John Casey

"Three Junes almost threatens to burst with all the life it contains. Glass' ability to locate the immense within the particular, and to simultaneously illuminate and deepen the mysteries of her characters' lives, would be marvelous in any novelist. In a first-time novelist, it's extraordinary."
--Michael Cunningham

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