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Whores for Gloria

Vollmann, William T. [not Vollman]

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ISBN 10: 0679403426 / ISBN 13: 9780679403425
Published by Pantheon, 1991
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138 pp. a novel. few minor marks to top edge else nearly fine with nice bright d.j. Signed by Vollmann on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 102075

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Title: Whores for Gloria

Publisher: Pantheon

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardbound

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First.

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Synopsis:

Deserted by his lover, Gloria, a prostitute, Jimmy searches for whatever pieces of intimacy he can buy from the other hookers on the street, sinking into a world of the losers and loners in San Francisco's Tenderloin district

About the Author:

William T. Vollmann is the author of ten novels, including Europe Central, which won the National Book Award.  He has also written four collections of stories, including The Atlas, which won the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction, a memoir, and six works of nonfiction, including Rising Up and Rising Down and Imperial, both of which were finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  His journalism and fiction have been published in The New Yorker, Harpers, Esquire, Granta, and many other publications.

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