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A Widow for One Year  - 1st Edition/1st Printing by  John Irving - Signed First Edition - 1998 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 15038)

A Widow for One Year - 1st Edition/1st Printing

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A Widow for One Year - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Irving, John

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  • Hardcover
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0747536783
ISBN 13
9780747536789
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London: Bloomsbury Publishing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0747536783 . An impeccable true first edition/first printing UK trade edition preceding the US trade edition, SIGNED by author John Irving on the title page. In fine condition housed in a Near Fine dust-jacket that has a crease on the bottom corner and a light fold to the inside flap. There are also a few pinches at the tops and bottoms of the dust-jacket; John Irving's deeply affecting novel about a family marked with tragedy, centering around the complex, often self-contradictory character of celebrated writer Ruth Cole. The portrait begins with Ruth being four years old and closes in the autumn of 1995, when Ruth Cole is a forty-one-year-old widow and mother. Basis for the major motion picture "The Door in the Floor" starring Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger; 8vo; Signed by Author .

Synopsis

John Irving has been nominated for a National Book Award three times–winning once, in 1980, for the novel The World According to Garp. A Prayer for Owen Meany was published in 1989. In 1992, Mr. Irving was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma. In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules –a film with seven Academy Award nominations.

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
15038
Title
A Widow for One Year - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Author
Irving, John
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0747536783
ISBN 13
9780747536789
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1998
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, American Fiction Fictional Works Author Widows
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction / Romance; Author Collections / Irving, John;

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