Townie A Memoir

By: Dubus III, Andre

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Book Condition: Fine


387pp. 8vo. Signed boldly by author on title page. This copy is part of Powell's Books Indiespensable series and comes in a custom black slipcase with gold gilt lettering. A tight and unread copy with complete number line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0). Also included is the packet of cards that come with most Indiespensable volumes. Original price is intact and book is pristine. Gift quality.


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Nearby, his father, an eminent author, taught on a college campus and took the kids out on Sundays. The clash of worlds between town and gown, between the hard drinking, drugging, and fighting of "townies" and the ambitions of well-fed students debating books and ideas, couldn't have been more stark or more difficult for a son to communicate to a father. Only by finally putting pen to paper himself did young Andre come into his own, discovering the power of empathy in channeling the stories of others--and ultimately bridging the rift between his father and himself.

An unforgettable book, Townie is a riveting and profound meditation on physical violence and the failures and triumphs of love.

Title: Townie A Memoir

Author Name: Dubus III, Andre

Categories: Memoir,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Norton: 2011

ISBN Number: 0393064662

ISBN Number 13: 9780393064667

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000983

Keywords: Collectible - Like New; First Edition; Signed; Dust Jacket - Like New,