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A WOMAN NAMED DROWN.

Powell, Padgett.

ISBN 10: 0374292043 / ISBN 13: 9780374292041
Published by FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX. NY 1987, 1987
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First Edition. SIGNED by Padgett Powell & dated in 1996 with "Jackson" on title page. Very close to fine in fine dust jacket. (Hint of foxing at end papers. ) SECOND book. Bookseller Inventory # 14271

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Title: A WOMAN NAMED DROWN.

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX. NY 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Synopsis:

A scientist encounters a variety of characters during a journey to his family's ample home in Baton Rouge, leading him to nonstandard conclusions regarding the act of living well

About the Author:

Padgett Powell is the author of six novels, including The Interrogative Mood and You & Me. His novel Edisto was a finalist for the National Book Award. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Little Star, and the Paris Review, and he is the recipient of the Rome Fellowship in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the Whiting Writers’ Award. He lives in Gainesville, Florida, where he teaches writing at MFA@FLA, the writing program of the University of Florida. 

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