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Título: The Vanishing Moon
Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Archipelago Books
Año de publicación: 2004
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Inscribed by Author
Edición: 1st Edition...
A fine copy in a near fine to fine, mylar protected DJ,Presentation copy inscribed and signed by author as Joe, and also signed with full signature and 2003 date on title page. 1st edition; Very slight wear to DJ and DJ edges, no other names or internal markings, 8vo., 330 pages., 0.0 0.0 0.0. N° de ref. de la librería 17080
Sinopsis: In The Vanishing Moon, Joseph Coulson writes with insight and beauty about the American working-class, about the strength and strain of family bonds, and about tragic incidents that haunt the human psyche over a lifetime. Set in Cleveland and Detroit, the novel chronicles two generations of the Tollman family, opening at the start of the Great Depression and moving forward through five decades to the Vietnam War. The first narrator, Stephen Tollman, looks back on his early adventures with his older brother, as both boys try to shield their siblings from the confusion and vulnerability of financial ruin. Later, as World War II approaches, Katherine Lennox, musician and political activist, offers an outsider?s view of the Tollmans, mesmerizing both Stephen and his brother with her energy and ambition. James Tollman comes of age in the 1960s, and as the youngest son in the family?s second generation, he strives to understand his father and mother amidst a summer of assassinations and civil unrest. Stephen returns to finish the story, struggling to hold his own against the currents of memory and abandoned dreams. Told with the compression and intensity of a poem, The Vanishing Moon is a novel of desire, unyielding necessity, and the people and places that inevitably disappear from our lives.
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