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Living to Be A Hundred: Stories. by Robert Boswell - First Ed, so stated.  - 1994. - from Black Cat Hill Books (SKU: 36350)

Living to Be A Hundred: Stories.

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Living to Be A Hundred: Stories.

by Robert Boswell

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New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. First Edition, so stated. Very Good+ in Near Fine DJ: Book shows indications of light use: shows bumps at mid-point, bottom edge of boards, causing a half-inch split in the paper at that point of the front board, exposing a thin line of board beneath; else only minimal wear; binding secure; text clean. DJ shows very mild rubbing to sheen; price intact. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 190pp. Hardback with DJ. The vagaries of human relationships form the warp and woof of these complex, well-crafted stories. Boswell's characters balance on the razor-sharp edge where conflicting emotions meet, struggling toward an understanding of themselves and the abiding mystery of their lives. In "Rain," the thirtyish Linda discovers a lost part of herself through her friend Orla as they search the woods for a missing boy. "The Earth's Crown" explores changes in the relationship between a Kansas grocer and his wife after the loss of a child. "Grief" concerns a woman whose animosity toward the young man responsible for her daughter's death is transformed when she has a vision of him as an angel. These are rich and psychologically satisfying tales.


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Living to Be A Hundred: Stories.
Robert Boswell
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First Ed, so stated.
Alfred A. Knopf,
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New York, NY
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Modern Fiction Firsts; Short Stories; Stories; English Literature; Contemporary Fiction; American Popular Fiction; Modern Fiction First Editions;

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