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Trust Me

John Updike

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ISBN 10: 0394558332 / ISBN 13: 9780394558332
Published by N/A April 1987, 1987
Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Twenty-two of Updike's short stories, displaying the essence of life seen through a master's eye. Titles include Still of Some Use; Deaths of Distant Friends; Pygmalion; More Stately Mansions; The Ideal Village and Made in Heaven. The theme of trust, betrayed or fulfilled, runs throughout; Bookseller Inventory # 20101011106131

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Title: Trust Me

Publisher: N/A April 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Here is trust betrayed -- and fulfilled. Here are husbands and wives as only Updike knows them, leaving each other, loving each other, often at the same time. Here is passion ignited and quenched, absurd hope, ineffectual regret. Here is life as we live it, in twenty-two stories of uncommon beauty and pathos from a master storyteller at the peak of his brilliant career . . .

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"Dazzling...We certainly can trust him -- we are in very good hands."

-- The New York Times

"It is in his short stories that we find Updike's most assured work...and almost without fail they give pleasure, a quality not to be taken lightly."

-- The Washington Post Book World

"For thirty years, John Updike has been among our most clearsighted, hard-working, emotionally courageous, technically adept, playful, serious, and productive artists....Read him."

-- USA Today

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