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Monkeys

Minot, Susan

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ISBN 10: 0525243429 / ISBN 13: 9780525243427
Edité par Dutton (Seymour Lawrence), 1986
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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First Edition (first printing). A Review Copy (with slip, promotional letter and author's photo laid in) of the first book by the author of LUST AND OTHER STORIES and EVENING, the story of the seven children of a sorrowing alcoholic father and a "blithe but most unoblivious mother." Fine/Fine but for slight tonong to the dust jacket flaps. Signed by Minot on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 8971

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Monkeys

Éditeur : Dutton (Seymour Lawrence)

Date d'édition : 1986

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

On the coast of New England the Vincent family live a life of old-style privilege, ritual Catholicism and inmitigated chaos. They consist of Augustus Paine Vincent, his wife, Rosie, and their seven children - their wildly irrepressible monkeys.

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"Minot's prose possesses a thrilling eloquence, a heartbreaking clarity."--Newsday

"Not since J. D. Salinger has an American writer so feelingly evoked the special affections and loyalties that may develop among children in a large family."--The New York Times Book Review

"Striking and original.... Minot chronicles the mundane and miraculous moments that characterize family life, in prose that is exactingly realistic, yet delicately lyrical.... Few novels have so powerfully displayed the collective unity--and joy--of family life."--Chicago Tribune

"Susan Minot's funny, wry and profoundly moving novel of a large and gawky family in Massachusetts is full of quiet surprises.... Minot is masterful at showing us the chaos of a young family forming and reforming itself. But it is the absolute simplicity of her observation--always selective, often eccentric--that astounds us for its clarity time after time."--San Francisco Chronicle

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