THE LOST GLASS PLATES OF WILFRED ENG.
Edition: First printing.
Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel -the story of Robert Armour, a Seattle photo dealer and art historian with a failing career, who discovers a collection of long-lost glass negatives by a great Chinese-American photographer - the story of Armour's "descent is interspersed with passages from Wilfred Eng's writings, as well as from Ellen McFarland's diaries detailing her passionate affair with, and eventual betrayal by, Eng. As Robert's life unravels, he reluctantly recognizes certain parallels between his own actions and those of the unhappy photographer. . a tale that is part love story, part thriller, and wholly engrossing." (Alix Wilbur). SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 243 pp. ISBN: 1-582430233.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)