The acclaimed debut collection of short stories--enhanced by two never-before-published works--by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News.The acclaimed debut collection of short stories--enhanced by two never-before-published works--by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Shipping News.Read Less
Small octavo. 151 pages. Top corners very slightly bumped otherwise fine in original cloth-backed boards and a near fine pictorial dust jacket with a very small chip and tear on the lower front panel. Signed in 1991 by Proulx.
First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Proulx's first book of fiction, and the start of a distinguished literary career in which, in the course of just a few years, she has won several major awards. A lovely, as new copy. See this book in 3D on our site.
Scribner's, 1988, 1st ed. , hardcover, near fine in near fine dj (initial "g" and ". 95" written on fep, price blacked-out on dj, small closed tear to back panel, otherwise book and dj are fine, no stamps or remainder marks), in mylar, case, blm50.
First edition. Fine in a very slightly rubbed, still fine dustwrapper. Proulx's first book of fiction after several works of non-fiction, and the start of a distinguished literary career. A very nice copy.
Inscribed by Author Octavo, cloth & boards. A fine copy. Jacket has a 1 cm softly creased tear to bottom margin of front panel, soft crease at head of spine, else fine, flap price intact. Inscribed by the author to a Canadian author, impresario, and friend, with the inscribee's ink name and date at front. "____-Now in Toronto on a peculiarly warm evening-the lake effect-having a good listen. XX Annie". This fine writer's first book of fiction, after three non-fiction books.
Fine dust jacket. A review copy of her first book of fiction, after a number of nonfiction books, mostly of the "how-to" variety. Signed by the author on the title page. "Not for Resale" stamped to top edge of text block, an indicator of its having been a complimentary copy, for review or some similar purpose. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Laid in is a note from Proulx on apparently self-made personal stationery (bearing an image of a saddle): "Thanks for writing. A."
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Slightest wear to top edge of spine. Overall, a brilliant copy of Proulx's first work of fiction. Proulx went on to win both the Nat'l Book Award and the Pulitzer for her "Shipping News". Laid in is an author-signed colorful luggage sticker.
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