On paper, Bruce Gold seems to have carved a comfortable niche for himself. But in the flesh, he's not so impressive. His ancient father thinks he's a fool, his children fail to notice him and even his wife doesn't realise he's no longer living with her. Gold's been promised a prestigious government post in Washington - only he's never been told ...Read MoreOn paper, Bruce Gold seems to have carved a comfortable niche for himself. But in the flesh, he's not so impressive. His ancient father thinks he's a fool, his children fail to notice him and even his wife doesn't realise he's no longer living with her. Gold's been promised a prestigious government post in Washington - only he's never been told what the position actually is. Hugely funny and sweetly sad, "Good as Gold" is the story of children grown up, parents grown old, and lovers grown apart.Read Less
Fine 1979 first edition/first printing. Dust jacket flaps have minor age tanning. Unclipped, it is protected by mylar cover. Page edges a bit dingy. Inside is pristine with no marks, writing or bent pages. Black boards with gilt on spine 100% also fine. 447 p. Audience: General/trade.
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Very Good. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FIRST END PAPER. The pages of this book are clean and unmarked but are tanned due to age. The boards have some surface wear but are clean of any staining. The jacket has some wear including Tearing at the bottom of the spine(no chipping), edge wear including tanning, and a price clipped corner. Good solid binding. Great copy to add to any collection.
VG+ in VG+ jacket. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+. First Edition. 447 pages; dj edges a bit worn and faded; binding loosening a bit; minor soiling of page edges; small scuff on bottom corner; price clipped; dj in brodart wrap.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0671229230. Signed by author on front free endpaper, jacket lightly sunned at edges, previous owner's blindstamp on title page. Kroch and Brentano's 1st Edition Circle book mark and newsletter laid in.; tall 8vo 9"-10" tall; 447 pages; Fiction bks yellow, blue, stars/black fictcat; Signed by Author.
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