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WILDERNESS TIPS.

Atwood, Margaret.

ISBN 10: 0771008198 / ISBN 13: 9780771008191
Published by MCCLELLAND & STEWART. TORONTO 1991, 1991
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by Margaret Atwood on the title page. Near fine in a fine dj. ( Trace of light foxing on top edge); Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 5518

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Title: WILDERNESS TIPS.

Publisher: MCCLELLAND & STEWART. TORONTO 1991

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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.

From the Publisher:

"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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