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JOURNEY TO ITHACA (SIGNED) by ANITA DESAI - Signed First Edition - Aug 15, 1995 - from Charm City Books (SKU: BS13703X)

JOURNEY TO ITHACA (SIGNED)

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JOURNEY TO ITHACA (SIGNED)

by ANITA DESAI

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ISBN 10
0679439005
ISBN 13
9780679439004
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HARDCOVER. SIGNED in Person at the Book Signing Event. JOURNEY TO ITHACA by Anita Desai (1995). SIGNED & Inscribed to the Full Title page by Anita Desai, the author. She wrote: "To Matthew - All good wishes, Anita Desai." Like New copy. This is a FIRST Edition, FIRST Printing copy as stated on the copyright page. Dust jacket is in Like New condition with sight edge wear only. Book has no other tears, marks, creases, remainder marks, library markings, or black lines on the edges. Not owner 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 & Inscribed to the Full Title page. Full signature and Inscription only. From an event featuring Anita Desai at the Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City on September 13, 2009. 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. ** Anita Desai is the author of Fasting, Feasting, Baumgartner's Bombay, Clear Light of Day, Diamond Dust, In Custody, The Zigzag Way, Diamond Dust, Fire on the Mountain, and The Artist of Disappearance, among other works. Three of her books have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Desai was born and educated in India and now lives in the New York City area. Journey to Ithaca was published on August 15, 1995. ISBN: 978-0679-4390-04. BS13703X.

Synopsis

Anita Desai was born in 1937; her father was Bengali and her mother German, and she was educated in Delhi. Her publihsed work includes Clear Light of Day , which was shortlisted for the 1980 Booker Prize, Fire on the Mountain , for which she won the Royal Society of Literature's Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and the 1978 National Academy of Letters Award, In Custody , which was shortlisted for the 1984 Booker Prize, a volume of short stories, Games at Twilight , and Baumgartner's Bombay , all of which are publihsed in Penguin. She has also written several books for children. She is a member of the Advisory Board for English of the National Academy of Letters in Delhi and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in London. She was awarded the Neil Gunn International Fellowship for 1994. Anita Desai is married, has four children, and lives in India.

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Bookseller
Charm City Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
BS13703X
Title
JOURNEY TO ITHACA (SIGNED)
Author
ANITA DESAI
Format/binding
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket in an Acid-Free Cover
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679439005
ISBN 13
9780679439004
Publisher
Knopf; 1st American ed edition (August 15, 1995)
Place of Publication
UNITED STATES
Date published
Aug 15, 1995
Keywords
Short Stories Anthologies, Contemporary Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
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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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