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Wrong Information Is Being Given Out at Princeton: The Chronicle of One of the Strangest Stories Ever to Be Rumoured About Around New York

Donleavy, J. P. (James Patrick)

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ISBN 10: 0312193726 / ISBN 13: 9780312193720
Published by Thomas Dunne Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1998
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Advance softcover uncorrected proofs. With 14 original B&W illustrations by Elliott Banfield, whose drawings also appeared in The Lady Who Liked Clean Restrooms, of which this title is the second installment. A near fine copy with pub's publicity department business card stapled to inside front cover. 323 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 10743

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Title: Wrong Information Is Being Given Out at ...

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft Cover

Illustrator: Elliott Banfield

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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After World War II, Stephen O'Kelly begins his new life in New York City and soon marries the beautiful and affluent Sylvia, yet his content life is quickly turned upside down when suddenly his new bride leaves him and he is cut from the family fortune. 25,000 first printing.

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"Silly, funny, bilious, and wise. Here is a novel to savor as you would a well-poured stout." --The Sunday Telegraph

"At the age of seventy-two, he's still as electric as the city he describes." --Mail on Sunday

"It is wonderful to report that the author of The Ginger Man, now in his seventies, is writing as vigorously as ever. In his new book, the tumbling prose that swoops from pedantry to poetry, fracturing grammar but always making perfect sense, is at the service of a fable that is both tragic and romantic. When it comes to being caught in the snares of sex, poverty, or high society, no one can ferment the language of frustration better than Donleavy." --The Sunday Telegraph

"Donleavy has produced another triumph." --Evening Herald

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