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Fox's Earth  - 1st Edition/1st Printing by  Anne Rivers Siddons - Signed First Edition - 1981 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 20053)

Fox's Earth - 1st Edition/1st Printing

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Fox's Earth - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Siddons, Anne Rivers

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0671249622
ISBN 13
9780671249625
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New York: Simon and Schuster. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0671249622 . First edition/first printing, quarter bound in red cloth and red boards, prior owner's name on front free endpaper, light spots to page edges in Very Good+ condition in Near Fine, slightly rubbed dust-jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by author Anne Rivers Siddons directly on the title page; The Foxes were a powerful Southern family and five generations of their women found Fox's Earth to be a both a great inheritance and a confining prison. Ruth Yancey, adopted into the family from mill-worker parents, is obsessed with power and is determined that the estate will never again fall in the hands of men. Over a period of eighty years, her drive to possess Fox's Earth costs her everything, including her family. This is Siddons' third novel and fourth book .

Synopsis

When it comes to depicting the modern American South, Anne River Siddons is unrivaled. In Fox's Earth , called "psychologically astute and excellently written" by Cosmopolitan , she pens a dark but seductive tale of five generations of Southern women and the house that was at once both their greatest inheritance and their most confining prison. In 1904, Ruth Yancey is only ten years old when she is brought to live at the magnificent mansion called Fox's Earth. But the impoverished daughter of an abusive mill worker has already internalized her mother's steely code: Men may hold all the power, but a woman possesses one thing that can get her anything in the world she wants...if she's prepared to make certain sacrifices. Deserted by her mother in order to give her a better chance at wealth, Ruth's own ambition drives her to possess Fox's Earth at any cost, even though her sacrifice will ultimately be her own husband, children, and grandchildren.

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Details

Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
20053
Title
Fox's Earth - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Author
Siddons, Anne Rivers
Format/binding
1/4 Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0671249622
ISBN 13
9780671249625
Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1981
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Southern Authors, Authors Georgia, Southern Fiction, Southern Literature

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