Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. jacket has some wear at corners and edges; copy has tape residue on covers, rear endpaper torn out, "discarded" stamped on endpaper; text and binding fine. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade.
As New in Very Good jacket. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 297 Pages. Author's first novel. When Kitty O'Carolan wakes up one morning to find her lover, Jack rambeau, gone, she is surprised to discover she misses him terribly. And Rambeau, the saxphone player and gambler, longs for Kitty as lustily as she years for him. the stories of these dedazzled lovers---and the stories they tell each other-form the heart fo Ellen Currie' extraordinary first novel. While Kitty and Rambeau conduct their passionate separation, Kitty's sister, Eileen, and her pohysician husband, Gordon, continue their grim pursuit of fecundity into regions beyond the ken of medican science. Above all there is Kitty, as memorable a woman---lover, sister, daughter---as you are likely to meet Debut of a major voice in american fiction. Filled with pain and laughter and the juice of life. Currie's short stories have appeared in The New Yorker and O. Henry collections and other anthologies.
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