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GHOSTLY PERSUASIONS

Matthews, Jack

ISBN 10: 0801833914 / ISBN 13: 9780801833915
Edité par Johns Hopkins UP, Baltimore, 1986
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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Inscribed by Author. Signed (inscribed) by author to fellow bookseller Paul Duke. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ohio literature; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0801833914. ISBN/EAN: 9780801833915. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7324. N° de réf. du libraire 7324

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Titre : GHOSTLY PERSUASIONS

Éditeur : Johns Hopkins UP, Baltimore

Date d'édition : 1986

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st edition.

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Book by Matthews, Professor Jack

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This collection of "ghost" stories by an established writer of literary fiction will interest both mainstream and genre readers. "The Immortal Dog" recounts the angst of an old man forced to poison his dog. "The Ghost of First Crow" studies the effect of the death of an elderly Indian squatter on a white farm family. "Toward a Distant Train" is a fine horror yarn about a witchlike grandmother told from her six-year-old grandson's viewpoint. The superb "Dark, Dark" is a truly offbeat tale of railroad building in the 19th-century American West. Roughly two-thirds of the 17 stories in the collection are good to excellent in quality. Weaker stories such as "The Betrayal of the Fives" and "The Amnesia Ballet" border on being philosophical exercises. Recommended for larger collections.James B. Hemesath, Adams State Coll Lib., Alamosa, Col.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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I have been a full-time bookseller since 1986. My stock includes a large collection of books on baseball, about 2,000 volumes. In addition to baseball, I specialize in True Crime, Ohioana, Botany, and Music. I am a member of the Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society (NOBS). My personal book interests include H.L. Mencken, P.G. Wodehouse, Jim Tully, baseball, botany, especially history, exploration and economic botany, true crime, and music.

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