DAWN POWELL: A Biography.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full-length biography of this mid-century American author (Hemingway called her his favorite living author) whose work was almost unknown until a fairly spectacular revival in the 1990's. Gore Vidal called this biography 'not only a distinguished work in itself but [it] illuminates one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' Frontispiece and glossy photographic inserts. Notes, bibliography, index. 362 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-5068x.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)