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  • FAR-FLUNG HUBBELL: Essays from the American Road. by Hubbell, Sue.
    Hubbell, Sue.
    FAR-FLUNG HUBBELL: Essays from the American Road.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen essays, many originally published in the New Yorker, which take the reader on a series of journeys across the United States. "Because she traveled widely in her three-quarter-ton pickup delivering the honey she made on her Ozark farm, several of Hubbell's pieces evoke life at truck stops and in the small towns she passed through. In 'The Great American Pie Expedition,' she describes the mouthwatering, summer-long odyssey across the U.S. she embarked on in search of the best restaurant pies and concludes, 'Never eat pie within one mile of an interstate highway.' In other articles, she interviews a woman who recently sighted Elvis, examines the…

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    New York: Random House, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen essays, many originally published in the New Yorker, which take the reader on a series of journeys across the United States. "Because she traveled widely in her three-quarter-ton pickup delivering the honey she made on her Ozark farm, several of Hubbell's pieces evoke life at truck stops and in the small towns she passed through. In 'The Great American Pie Expedition,' she describes the mouthwatering, summer-long odyssey across the U.S. she embarked on in search of the best restaurant pies and concludes, 'Never eat pie within one mile of an interstate highway.' In other articles, she interviews a woman who recently sighted Elvis, examines the state of five-and-dime stores, visits a magicians' convention and shares her love of the outdoors." (Publishers Weekly) xvi, 187 pp. ISBN: 0-67942833X.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (very light foxing on top edge)

    Book ID: 84954
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  • A TURN IN THE SOUTH. by Naipaul, V. S.
    Naipaul, V. S.
    A TURN IN THE SOUTH.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the US South - from Atlanta to Jackson, Tuskegee to Charleston, tobacco farms and the birthplace of Elvis, with visits to an old white Charleston family, a black woman minister, and Eudora Welty, by this Trinidadian born author, and Nobel prize winning writer. ISBN: 0-394-564774.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (some foxing to edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 56579
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