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Under the Wheat (SIGNED)

DeMarinis, Rick

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ISBN 10: 0880011491 / ISBN 13: 9780880011495
Published by Ecco Press, New York, 1987
Condition: Very Good+ Soft cover
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SIGNED and inscribed on title page by Rick DeMarinis to American Screenwriter Charles Eastman ("The All American Boy" starring Jon Voight, and "Little Fauss and Big Halsy", the motorcycle racing film with Robert Redford). ; Tight, clean and crisp. A hint of shelf wear to wraps with a minor crease to rear top corner, otherwise an excellent copy. ; 8vo ; 157 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 09878

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Title: Under the Wheat (SIGNED)

Publisher: Ecco Press, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition Thus.

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Book by Demarinis, Rick

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DeMarinis, author of five books of fiction, is this year's winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. In his story "The Smile of a Turtle," an archetypical salesman is selling a fisheye lens for a front door peeper. The lens distorts vision"puts a bend in the world"and this narrowed vision is characteristic of DeMarinis's stories; his landscapes as well as his characters are stretched, flattened. DeMarinis is generous with external detailsthe clothes his people wear, the cars and trucks they drive, the houses they inhabit, all the props of their empty livesand he writes with verve and authority. His stories are often very funny but they are also sad and empty, as sad and empty as his characters. Marcia Tager, Tenafly, N.J.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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