GIVING GOOD WEIGHT. by McPhee, John

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GIVING GOOD WEIGHT.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of 5 pieces: the title piece refers to the farmers selling at the Greenmarket in New York City. Also included is are essays on a white water trip in Maine, a proposed floating nuclear power plant which would be off the coast of New Jersey, and on pinbal machines. The longest piece is about a chef just outside NYC, who wants to remain anonymous, so the focus will be on his food. The comments made by this chef caused a lot of controversy when first published in the New Yorker, and now, on pg. 245 there is a meek little footnote "Otto guessed wrong.". ISBN: 0-374-163065.

Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (remainder line)

Book ID: 50279
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