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Titre : A Son of the Circus
Éditeur : Random House, New York
Date d'édition : 1994
Reliure : Paperback
Illustrateur : B/w Title Vignette / Headpieces
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : First Edition Thus
Slight creases and rubbing to wrappers (chiefly to upper wrapper); first preliminary leaf excised (with partial stub at spine edge, as is usual); slight internal browning to few edges; else a near fine copy internally. xviii, 633,  pages. Author's eighth novel, concerning a Parsi doctor in Canada (and including elements of a murder mystery set in Goa twenty years before). "Advance Uncorrected Proof" (upper wrapper; with tentative publication date of September 1994 and tentative price of $25.00 on upper wrapper). Signed by Irving in black ink on title page (beneath printed name); first preliminary leaf cut out (as per the author's instructions). Nice, tight copy, in decorative blue/white wrappers (with repeated Random House logo). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (tall). N° de réf. du libraire L074103
Synopsis : A Hindi film star . . . an American missionary . . . twins separated at birth . . . a dwarf chauffeur . . . a serial killer . . . all are on a collision course. In the tradition of A Prayer for Owen Meany, Irving's characters transcend nationality. They are misfits--coming from everywhere, belonging nowhere. Set almost entirely in India, this is John Irving's most ambitious novel and a major publishing event.
A propos de l'auteur: Born in New Hampshire, John Irving is the author of several novels. Mr. Irving is married and has three sons; he lives in Vermont and in Toronto.
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