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DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH (SIGNED) by ROBB FORMAN DEW - Signed First Edition - Apr 1, 1981 - from Charm City Books (SKU: BS13696X)

DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH (SIGNED)

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DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH (SIGNED)

by ROBB FORMAN DEW

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ISBN 10
0374134502
ISBN 13
9780374134501
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HARDCOVER. SIGNED. DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH by Robb Forman Dew (1981). (October 26, 1946 - May 22, 2020). SIGNED to the Full Title page by Rob Forman Dew, the author. Winner of the 1982 National Book Award for First Novel. Like New/ near Brand New copy. This is a FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING copy as stated on the copyright page. Dust jacket is in Brand New condition with no issues. Book has no tears, marks, creases, remainder marks, library markings, or black lines on the edges. Not inscribed to anyone. Not price-clipped, not a Book Club Edition (BCE), or signed on a bookplate. True Collectible Quality. First Edition, First Printing, hand SIGNED to the Full Title page. No inscription; full signature only. FREE: A copy of a New York Times obituary and a copy of an autobiographical essay by Robb Forman Robb plus a copy of two book reviews are included. Any book that I ship that has a Dust jacket will be protected by a New, Clear, Removable Acid-Free Cover. This book will be carefully wrapped and shipped with free delivery confirmation. ** Robb Forman Dew was the author of six novels and two works of nonfiction. She was known for fiction that dealt sensitively with the emotions of daily life and the ties that bind people together as families. She described writing as "a strange absorption about this alternate world and the way it mixes with your real life." Robert Penn Warren was her godfather. Dale Loves Sophie to Death won the 1982 National Book Award for First Novel. The book's title was originally graffiti on a railroad bridge (now demolished), just south of Centerburg, Ohio. Central Ohio would be the setting for much of her fiction. She taught at the Iowa Writer's Workshop, received a Guggenheim fellowship, and was awarded an honorary degree by Kenyon College in 2007. Dale Loves Sophie to Death was published on April 1, 1981. ISBN: 03-7413-4502 & 978-0374-1345-01. BS13696, 13710.

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Robb Forman Dew's cult first novel explores themes of familial and romantic bonds as it tells the story of a woman whose husband stays behind in New England while she and their children spend the summer in her Midwestern hometown.

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Bookseller
Charm City Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
BS13696X
Title
DALE LOVES SOPHIE TO DEATH (SIGNED)
Author
ROBB FORMAN DEW
Format/binding
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket in an Acid-Free Cover
Book condition
New New
Jacket condition
New
Quantity available
2
Edition
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374134502
ISBN 13
9780374134501
Publisher
Farrar Straus & Giroux; 1st edition (April 1, 1981)
Place of Publication
UNITED STATES
Date published
Apr 1, 1981
Keywords
American Literature, Family Saga Fiction, Historical Fiction
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I sell mostly Modern First Editions. Most of my inventory is Hand Signed First Edition/First Printing Hardcovers. I also carry a collection of Brand New & Like New, Signed and Unsigned Franklin Library & Easton Press Books. I will accept offers on any book I have. If your offer is accepted, you are committed to buy. I will then reduce the price of the item ON THIS SITE so you can purchase the item or book on this site using their check-out...

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