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Edition: First printing.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A selection of 8 shorter pieces, originally published, as most of McPhee's work has been, in the New Yorker. They range from descriptions of the arrival of telephones in a small village in the Artic to the arrival of bears in New Jersey. Included is one of his best known pieces on the family practice medical speciality 'Heirs of General Practice' and the story of another John McPhee, a bush-pilot, writer and fish-and-game warden in northern Maine. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-374-272417.
Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (gift inscription, short tear at fold of dj flap)