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Ironweed

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Ironweed

by Kennedy, William

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0670401765
ISBN 13
9780670401765
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New York: The Viking Press. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0670401765 . SIGNED and INSCRIBED by William Kennedy in blue ink on the full title page. Difficult to read Kennedy's handwritting, inscription reads "For Ken ? , Best from SUNY, William Kennedy." True first printing with printing error on page 205, line 22. Spine slightly slanted. Both ends of spine very gently bumped. Minor foxing to top page edges. Minor foxing to first free endpaper. Dust jacket has its original price of $14.95. Dust jacket has minor edgewear and a little soiling. Dust jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Ships same or next business day very well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages; Signed by Author .

Synopsis

The third novel in William Kennedy’s Albany Cycle series, Ironweed (1983) is set during the Great Depression. It follows Francis Phelan, a drifter from Albany, New York. After a devastating accident where he killed his child, he becomes a wandering alcoholic, but at the beginning of the novel has returned home. Detailing Francis’s life following his homecoming, Ironwood tells the tragic tale of a man haunted by his past. The striking novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1984 and was adapted into a film in 1987.

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Bookseller
Good Books In The Woods US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
81931
Title
Ironweed
Author
Kennedy, William
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0670401765
ISBN 13
9780670401765
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1983
Keywords
0670401765

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