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Oxygen : A Novel by  Andrew Miller - Signed First Edition - 2001 - from Weysprings Books, IOBA, PBFA and Biblio.com

Oxygen : A Novel

by Miller, Andrew

Condition: Fine/Fine


London: Sceptre. Fine/Fine. 2001. First UK Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. 8.75" x "5.5" 0340728256 Signed by Author Signed and inscribed to Ian on the title page by the author. An unread copy with slight natural tanning of the pages. Weysprings Books is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and subscribes to the Association's Code of Ethics. .

It is the summer of 1997. In England, Alec Valentine is returning home to care for his ailing mother, Alice, a task that only reinforces his deep sense of inadequacy. In San Francisco, his older brother Larry prepares to come home as well, knowing it will be hard to conceal that his acting career is sliding toward sleaze and his marriage is faltering. In Paris, on the other hand, the Hungarian exile László Lázár, whose play Alec is translating, seems to have it all--a comfortable home, critical acclaim, a loving boyfriend, and a close circle of friends. Yet he cannot shake off the memories of the 1956 uprising and the cry for help he left unanswered. As these unforgettable characters soon learn, the moment has come to assess the turns taken and the opportunities missed. For each of them will soon take part in acts of liberation, even if they are not necessarily what they might have expected. Evoking an extraordinary range of emotions and insights, Oxygen lives and breathes beyond the final page.




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