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Titre : Broken Vessels
Éditeur : Godine
Date d'édition : 1991
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : 1st Edition.
First Edition (first printing). The first book of non-fiction, an essay collection, by the author of FINDING A GIRL IN AMERICA and SEPARATE FLIGHTS. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by Dubus on the half title page, as follows: "For Larry Owens/Thank you/Andre Dubus/14 May 96." Also separately signed by Dubus on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 70359
Synopsis : These 20 essays find Andre Dubus writing on such diverse subjects as his Catholic boyhood in a Cajun-Creole community in Louisiana to the transcendental qualities of baseball. He also writes descriptions of his children and his account of the 1986 car accident that cost him the use of his legs, and the ensuing struggle for his spiritual and physical survival. Dubus has been awarded two Guggenheim Fellowships and a MacArthur Fellowship in 1988.
Synopsis: Written between 1977 and 1990, these 20 essays range in subject matter from the author's Catholic boyhood in a Cajun-Creole community in Louisiana to the transcendental qualities of baseball, his wives and children, and the often tricky business of making a living as a writer.
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