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ROBINSON, Marilynne.

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ISBN 10: 0374173133 / ISBN 13: 9780374173135
Editorial: Farrar Straus Giroux,, NY:, 1980
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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The author's first book. Stated first edition. Light soiling on top edge, else very good in a very good (age toning to flaps) dust jacket. ; 219 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 80594

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Título: Housekeeping.

Editorial: Farrar Straus Giroux,, NY:

Año de publicación: 1980

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: 1st Edition

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Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award

A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, the eccentric and remote sister of their dead mother. The family house is in the small town of Fingerbone on a glacial lake in the Far West, the same lake where their grandfather died in a spectacular train wreck and their mother drove off a cliff to her death. It is a town "chastened by an outsized landscape and extravagant weather, and chastened again by an awareness that the whole of human history had occurred elsewhere." Ruth and Lucille's struggle toward adulthood beautifully illuminates the price of loss and survival, and the dangerous and deep undertow of transcience.

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