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  • MY LIFE AS A FAKE. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    MY LIFE AS A FAKE.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Using a real literary hoax that transfixed Australia in Carey's boyhood, this is a novel of literary forgery and obsession which ranges from Melbourne to Malaysia, to Bali, to Sumatra and Java. SIGNED on the title page. 266 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 05-71216188.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63411
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  • MY LIFE AS A FAKE. by Carey, Peter.
    Carey, Peter.
    MY LIFE AS A FAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sydney: Knopf / Random House Australia, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Using a real literary hoax that transfixed Australia in Carey's boyhood, this is a novel of literary forgery and obsession which ranges from Melbourne to Malaysia, to Bali, to Sumatra and Java. Author's note. 280 pp. Ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 1-740512464.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dustjacket (toning to edges of textblock, shelfwear to bottom edge of boards)

    Book ID: 78413
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  • SARAH. by LeRoy, J. T. (pseudonym of Laura Albert)
    LeRoy, J. T. (pseudonym of Laura Albert)
    SARAH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2000). First edition - The debut novel of this now well-known literary fraud, one which has been the subject of several movies. Purportedly autobiographical, this is narrated by an androgynous twelve year old boy whose mother Sarah is a lot lizard, a prostitute who works the truck stops in West Virginia. He tries to follow in her world, working for a pimp who specializes in "boy-girls." Along with the collection of stories published in 2001 this became the film "The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things" with Asia Argento. 154 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75407
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