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Titre : One Mississippi : A Novel
Éditeur : Little Brown
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Inscribed By Author
Edition : First Edition, First Printing
This is a fine, unmarked, hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a fine mylar protected DJ, green spine. Inscribed on the title page: "For Larry, One Mississsippi, Two Carolina! enjoy, Mark Childress". N° de réf. du libraire 045949
Synopsis : When Daniel Musgroves family moves to a small Mississippi town at the beginning of his junior year, he faces all the pain and thrills of adolescence, with extra helpings of hormones and humiliation. But then he meets Tim, a fellow outsider, and the two become fast friends. You only need one best friend, Daniel reasons, to make it through high school alive. Together, they negotiate the triumphs and tribulations of junior year: going to the prom in sky blue tuxesit is 1973, after allplaying in an original Baptist musical entitled Christ!, and an unforgettable encounter with their secret heroes, Sonny and Cher. But when the first-ever black prom queen of Minor High School is hit by a car and emerges from her coma believing shes white, Daniel and Tim find themselves caught up in a shocking chain of events that leads to a shattering climax. In the spirit of Richard Russo and Tom Perrotta, Mark Childress is one of our sharpest and most keen-eyed chroniclers of small-town life. ONE MISSISSIPPI is his most ambitious and accomplished novel yet.
A propos de l'auteur: Mark Childress was born in Monroeville, Alabama. He has lived in Ohio, Indiana, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, California, and Costa Rica, and currently lives in New York City.
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