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An extraordinary literary event, a major new novel by the PEN/Faulkner winner and acclaimed master: a sweeping, seductive, deeply moving story set in the years after World War II.
From his experiences as a young naval officer in battles off Okinawa, Philip Bowman returns to America and finds a position as a book editor. It is a time when publishing is still largely a private affair—a scattered family of small houses here and in Europe—a
|Publication Date||Edition||Physical Description||Availability|
|2010.||2010 Modern Library edition, first edition.||xiii, 138 pages ; 22 cm|| |
Westover - Adult Fiction 1 available
|2011.||Modern Library paperback edition.||xiii, 138 pages ; 21 cm|| |
Shirlington - Adult Fiction 1 available
A novel about a lonely mountain climber from the author of All That Is: "Beautifully composed . . . will remind readers of Camus and Saint-Exupéry" (The Washington Post).
Vernon Rand is a charismatic figure whose great love—whose life, in fact—is climbing. He lives alone in California, where he combats the drudgery of a roofing job with the thrill of climbing in the nearby mountain ranges. Sure of...