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THE WAY OF ALL FLESH: THE ROMANCE OF RUINS.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997). First edition - An insightful and provocative look at "the inevitable ruin of everything from bodies and works of art to ideals and whole societies." Translated from the Dutch by Sherry Marx-MacDonald. Illustrated with small black and white photographs throughout. Bibilography, Index, , , 280 pp.
Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (corner of rear cover missing).Book ID: 59861More details Price: $15.00
ROTTEN PUMPKIN: A Rotten Tale in 15 Voices.
Edition: 2nd printing.
Creston Books, (2013). Hardcover - "A Halloween story with the theme of decomposition, a science book about the recycling of life, a photography book with pictures so detailed, fascinating and . . . well . . . gross, that it will captivate and engage even the most book-phobic of children. Written in the first person from the voices of all the characters involved (the pumpkin and its many visitors including mice, birds, insects, fungi, worms, slime molds, etc.), the narrative documents the fate of a familiar fruit as it rots into nothingness" and begins to grow again the next year. Illustrated with full color photographs on every page by Dwight Kuhn. Glossary. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1939547033.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.Book ID: 68464More details Price: $14.50