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  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle, which described it thus: 'This magnificent, ungainly, genre-cracking new novel by the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" is about all kinds of things -- about the past 40 years in America, about popular culture as a salve for the unpopular -- but maybe most of all, it's about how whites and blacks misunderstand each other. In exploring this, through the relationship of two teenage boys in a mixed Brooklyn neighborhood, Lethem winds up confronting race in America with a specificity most white novelists since Mark Twain have been too chicken to try.' SIGNED on the title page. 511 pp. ISBN: 0-385-500696.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (embossed seal)

    Book ID: 67215
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  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle, which described it thus: 'This magnificent, ungainly, genre-cracking new novel by the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" is about all kinds of things -- about the past 40 years in America, about popular culture as a salve for the unpopular -- but maybe most of all, it's about how whites and blacks misunderstand each other. In exploring this, through the relationship of two teenage boys in a mixed Brooklyn neighborhood, Lethem winds up confronting race in America with a specificity most white novelists since Mark Twain have been too chicken to try.' SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-385-500696.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47425
    View cart More details Price: $31.50
  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle, which described it thus: 'This magnificent, ungainly, genre-cracking new novel by the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" is about all kinds of things -- about the past 40 years in America, about popular culture as a salve for the unpopular -- but maybe most of all, it's about how whites and blacks misunderstand each other. In exploring this, through the relationship of two teenage boys in a mixed Brooklyn neighborhood, Lethem winds up confronting race in America with a specificity most white novelists since Mark Twain have been too chicken to try.' SIGNED on the title page. 511 pp. ISBN: 0-385-500696.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73559
    View cart More details Price: $27.50
  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle, which described it thus: 'This magnificent, ungainly, genre-cracking new novel by the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" is about all kinds of things -- about the past 40 years in America, about popular culture as a salve for the unpopular -- but maybe most of all, it's about how whites and blacks misunderstand each other. In exploring this, through the relationship of two teenage boys in a mixed Brooklyn neighborhood, Lethem winds up confronting race in America with a specificity most white novelists since Mark Twain have been too chicken to try.' SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-385-500696.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81624
    View cart More details Price: $35.00
  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 2003. SIGNED first edition - Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle, which described it thus: 'This magnificent, ungainly, genre-cracking new novel by the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" is about all kinds of things -- about the past 40 years in America, about popular culture as a salve for the unpopular -- but maybe most of all, it's about how whites and blacks misunderstand each other. In exploring this, through the relationship of two teenage boys in a mixed Brooklyn neighborhood, Lethem winds up confronting race in America with a specificity most white novelists since Mark Twain have been too chicken to try.' SIGNED on the title page by Lethem. 470 pp

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29255
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  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE. by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle, which described it thus: 'This magnificent, ungainly, genre-cracking new novel by the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" is about all kinds of things -- about the past 40 years in America, about popular culture as a salve for the unpopular -- but maybe most of all, it's about how whites and blacks misunderstand each other. In exploring this, through the relationship of two teenage boys in a mixed Brooklyn neighborhood, Lethem winds up confronting race in America with a specificity most white novelists since Mark Twain have been too chicken to try.' SIGNED on the title page. 511 pp. ISBN: 0-385-500696.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (hint of cocking to spine.)

    Book ID: 45208
    View cart More details Price: $27.50