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When The World Was Steady.

When The World Was Steady.

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When The World Was Steady.

by MESSUD, Claire

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ISBN 10
0964561107
ISBN 13
9780964561106
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New York: Granta Books, 1995. Signed by the author on the title page. First U.S. edition / First printing. Gold cloth spine, gray paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. A lovely copy of the author's first book.

Synopsis

Claire Messud was educated at Cambridge and Yale. Her first novel, When the World Was Steady , and her most recent book, The Hunters , were both finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; her second novel, The Last Life , was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and Editor's Choice at The Village Voice . All three of her books were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Radcliffe Fellowship, and is the current recipient of the Straus Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with her husband and children.

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Bookseller
Orpheus Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
12218-1
Title
When The World Was Steady.
Author
MESSUD, Claire
Format/Binding
Gold cloth spine, gray paper-covered boards.
Book Condition
New As New
Jacket Condition
Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0964561107
ISBN 13
9780964561106
Publisher
Granta Books,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date Published
1995.
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction; z4;

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