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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn - Signed First Edition - 2006 - from Armadillo Alley Books (SKU: 2688)

Sharp Objects

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Sharp Objects

by Gillian Flynn

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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ISBN 10
0307341542
ISBN 13
9780307341549
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New York: Shaye Areheart Books, 2006. SIGNED. 1st/1st. NF/NF. Stated First Edition. First printing with complete 10 number line ending in 1. Signed by Gillian Flynn on the title page. The book is tight and square with solid hinges, good tips, and clean unmarred boards. Spine heel gently pushed. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate, or markings and not BCE, ex-library or remaindered. Dust jacket is unclipped ($24.00) with light rubbing. Protected in a new Brodart Mylar cover. Debut novel.

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming.

Synopsis

WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker's troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, Camille's first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.NASTY on her kneecap, BABYDOLL on her legSince she left town eight years ago, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed again in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille is haunted by the childhood tragedy she has spent her whole life trying to cut from her memory.HARMFUL on her wrist, WHORE on her ankleAs Camille works to uncover the truth about these violent crimes, she finds herself identifying with the young victims--a bit too strongly. Clues keep leading to dead ends, forcing Camille to unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past to get at the story. Dogged by her own demons, Camille will have to confront what happened to her years before if she wants to survive this homecoming.With its taut, crafted writing, Sharp Objects is addictive, haunting, and unforgettable.From the Hardcover edition.

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Details

Bookseller
Armadillo Alley Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2688
Title
Sharp Objects
Author
Gillian Flynn
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition / First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0307341542
ISBN 13
9780307341549
Publisher
Shaye Areheart Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2006
Bookseller catalogs
First Editions; Signed Books;

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title page
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heel
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New
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rubbing
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bookplate
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