DORIT IN LESBOS. by Olson, Toby.

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Edition: First printing.

New York: Linden Press / Simon & Schuster, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth novel by this award winning poet and author - one which "plumbs human connections to their almost intangible underlayers.. Sixty-two-year-old Edward Church deserts his wife and leaves Congress Park, Illinois to immerse himself in his passion for painting on the Greek isle of Lesbos. He is the second person in his family to decamp; his pregnant daughter Angela has recently walked out on her husband. Twenty years later, Edward's death leads nephew and narrator Jack to unravel the mystery of Dorit, an American woman who served as his uncle's muse." 430 pp. ISBN: 0-671684868.

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

Book ID: 88248
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