THE BLACK VEIL: A Memoir with Digressions. by Moody, Rick.

THE BLACK VEIL: A Memoir with Digressions.

Edition: First printing.

Boston: Little Brown, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. An account of his mental breakdown - a life-threatening depression brought on by a decade of alcohol and drugs - and his eventual recovery. Cover praise from George Plimpton, Amy Bloon, Thomas Pynchon (who said " ..Rick Moody, writing with boldness, humor, generosity of spirit, and a welcome sense of wrath, takes the art of the memoir an important step into the future." ) and others. Includes Hawthorne's short story "The Minister's Black Veil", from which the title was taken, plus a selected bibliography. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-316578991.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 36428
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