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WILDERNESS TIPS

Atwood, Margaret

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ISBN 10: 0385421060 / ISBN 13: 9780385421065
Published by Doubleday/Talese, NY, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Atwood on the title page. Bottom edge of spine cloth with light rub; otherwise, in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Bookseller Inventory # 9118

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Title: WILDERNESS TIPS

Publisher: Doubleday/Talese, NY

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcovers

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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Here are brilliantly rendered stories that explore themes of loss and discovery, of the gap between youthful dreams and mature reality, of how we connect with others and with the sometimes hidden part of ourselves.

In each of these tales Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the single instant that shapes a whole life: in a few brief pages we watch as characters progress through the passions of youth into the precarious complexities of middle age. By superimposing the past on the present Atwood paints interior landscapes shaped by time, regret and life's lost chances, endowing even the banal with a sense of mystery. Richly layered and disturbing, poignant at times and scathingly witty at others, the stories in Wilderness Tips take us into the strange and secret places of the heart and inform the familiar world in which we live with truths that cut to the bone.

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"Dazzling"
--The New York Times

"Atwood's voice, honed after writing such books as Lady Oracle and The Handmaid's Tale, is sharper than ever, but still funny...It whispers that the wilderness is right here, right now."
--San Francisco Chronicle

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