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How It Feels to be Adopted by  Jill Krementz - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Christopher Morrow, Bookseller (SKU: 0003283)

How It Feels to be Adopted

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How It Feels to be Adopted

by Krementz, Jill

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Near fine/near fine
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 107pp. 7.25" x 9.25". Quarter bound paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Author's initials stamped on front boards. Book is a stated First Edition with no additional printigs stated. Book is straight, clean and unmarked. Book edges slightly tanned with slight foxing to upper edge of text block. Dust jacket is in a Brodart protector and shows a couple of small tears to edges with tanning to the white areas. Book is signed and inscribed on the frint free endpaper: "For Joan and Alden / with much love / from / Jill Krementz / Oct 15th 1982 / 228 East 48th St. / NYC 10017" Book contains 19 interviews/photos of children who have been adopted and how they feel about that. Her husband Kurt Vonnegut took her jacket photo.


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How It Feels to be Adopted
Krementz, Jill
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket condition
near fine
First edition. First Printing
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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Christopher Morrow, Bookseller

Items offered are subject to prior sale. All books are First Editions unless stated otherwise. First Editions are the first printing of a book. We guarantee all signed books. They may be returned at any time if proven not to be authentic. Returns: Please contact us for instructions. Customers may return books for any reason as long as they are in the same condition as sent, and we will provide a full refund (buyer pays shipping). If books are not as described we will also reimburse return shipping (book cost plus initial shipping plus return shipping). We, as seller, are also responsible for lost or damaged items in transit.

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Christopher Morrow, Bookseller

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Port St. Lucie, Florida
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About Christopher Morrow, Bookseller

Specializing in modern mystery, fantasy/science fiction, general fiction, Subterranean Press books, and photography books. Many of these are signed by the authors.


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