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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 356 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 0-7679-02815.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50395
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 573 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Very near fine in printed light yellow wrappers. The earlier of two advance issues, set in typescript, and very uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 80812
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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under…

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    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, one which takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. Based on his classic short story "Every Night for a Thousand Years" published in The New Yorker in 1977, this is described as ""Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, yet otherwordly in its discussion of grief and longing." In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp plus author's note.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80813
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  • MY WIFE AND I: or, Harry Henderson's History. by Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896)
    Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896)
    MY WIFE AND I: or, Harry Henderson's History.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: J. B. Ford and Company, 1873. Hardcover - The story of Harry Henderson, the narrator, who comes to New York to work in publishing, and Eva Van Arsdale, the daughter of a wealthy Wall Street financier. In addition to the love story - and commentary on life in New York city after the Civil War - this is an expression of nostalgia for the loss of family centered rural communities as Stowe had known in New England. Despite the fact that the preface claims that the characters in this novel do not represent any real person. this contains a thinly veiled attack and mockery of suffragist and free love advocate Victoria Woodhull in the character of Audacia…

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    New York: J. B. Ford and Company, 1873. Hardcover - The story of Harry Henderson, the narrator, who comes to New York to work in publishing, and Eva Van Arsdale, the daughter of a wealthy Wall Street financier. In addition to the love story - and commentary on life in New York city after the Civil War - this is an expression of nostalgia for the loss of family centered rural communities as Stowe had known in New England. Despite the fact that the preface claims that the characters in this novel do not represent any real person. this contains a thinly veiled attack and mockery of suffragist and free love advocate Victoria Woodhull in the character of Audacia Dangereyes. Illustrated with a frontispiece with a tissue guard and seven internal engraved plates, . vii, 474 pp plus seven page publisher's catalogue at the rear.

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    Condition: Good overall in decorated dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, and in black on the front cover, dark brown endpapers. (previous owners' name, some fraying to the ends of the spine and the corners of the boards. usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 85563
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