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  • THE BLOOMINGDALE PAPERS. by Carruth, Hayden.
    Carruth, Hayden.
    THE BLOOMINGDALE PAPERS.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1975.). First edition - First publication of this long sequence of poems written in 1953 during the early period of Carruth's stay ' at the psychiatric branch of New York Hospital, still known familiarly at that time by the name it had had from its founding in the eighteenth century until about 1935: Bloomingdale.' Includes an 'Explanation and Apology, Twenty Years After' in which Carruth talks about that period and the history of the manuscript (which was thought lost). Wraparound cover is from Albert Christ-Janer's lithograph. 77 pp. ISBN: 0-8203036073.

    Condition: Near fine (poet Elizabeth Harrod's name and date on the first page.)

    Book ID: 41963
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  • Moody, Rick.
    THE BLACK VEIL: A Memoir with Digressions.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, 2002. First edition - An account of his mental breakdown - a life-threatening depression brought on by a decade of alcohol and drugs - and his eventual recovery. Thomas Pynchon commented " ..Rick Moody, writing with boldness, humor, generosity of spirit, and a welcome sense of wrath, takes the art of the memoir an important step into the future." Includes Hawthorne's short story "The Minister's Black Veil", from which the title was taken, plus a selected bibliography. 311 pp,

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (publisher's material laid in.)

    Book ID: 37993
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  • Moody, Rick.
    THE BLACK VEIL: A Memoir with Digressions.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. An account of his mental breakdown - a life-threatening depression brought on by a decade of alcohol and drugs - and his eventual recovery. Cover praise from George Plimpton, Amy Bloon, Thomas Pynchon (who said " ..Rick Moody, writing with boldness, humor, generosity of spirit, and a welcome sense of wrath, takes the art of the memoir an important step into the future." ) and others. Includes Hawthorne's short story "The Minister's Black Veil", from which the title was taken, plus a selected bibliography. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-316578991.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36428
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  • THE BLACK VEIL: A Memoir with Digressions. by Moody, Rick.
    Moody, Rick.
    THE BLACK VEIL: A Memoir with Digressions.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of his mental breakdown - a life-threatening depression brought on by a decade of alcohol and drugs - and his eventual recovery. Cover praise from George Plimpton, Amy Bloon, Thomas Pynchon (who said " ..Rick Moody, writing with boldness, humor, generosity of spirit, and a welcome sense of wrath, takes the art of the memoir an important step into the future." ) and others. Includes Hawthorne's short story "The Minister's Black Veil", from which the title was taken, plus a selected bibliography. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-316578991.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 42342
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