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On the River Styx and Other Stories

Matthiessen, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0394553993 / ISBN 13: 9780394553993
Editorial: Random House, U.S.A., 1989
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Jack Skylark's Books (West Covina, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine, without faults, gift quality. This unread copy is signed on the title page by the author. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. N° de ref. de la librería BX19-9

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Título: On the River Styx and Other Stories

Editorial: Random House, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1989

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Since the 1950s Peter Matthiessen has written fiction and nonfiction of elemental power and moral vision, including the acclaimed novels At Play in the Fields of the Lord and Far Tortuga and works of naturalism and exploration like the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard.

This stunning collection of short stories, available for the first time in paperback, spans more than three decades of writing by one of the most acclaimed literary voices of our time.

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"Mr. Matthiessen proves himself here to be a connoisseur of coiled tensions, between men and women, between people of different social classes, and, repeatedly, between races.... There is something almost mysterious about his achievement...qualities for which one can think of only classical or old-fashioned words: gravitas, grandeur, beauty." -- The New York Times

"These compelling tales of elemental fear and ever-pressing silence culminate in the great, dark and desperate final story, a masterful piece of work by one of our best writers." -- Don DeLillo

"Simply wonderful stories. When all the faddish smoke clears. Peter Matthiessen's work will stand revealed as that of an artist of immense talent, grandeur, and genius." -- Jim Harrison

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