This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
High-school student John Joel and a group of sophisticated friends learn about love, friendship, and life as they grow up in the 70s
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Ann Beattie has published eight novels and ten collections of stories, among them Chilly Scenes of Winter, Falling in Place, The Burning House, Love Always, Picturing Will, and Another You. She was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia (emerita). She is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.From the Back Cover:
In this assured and unsettling novel, Ann Beattie traces the faltering orbits of the members of one family and the people around them.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Secker and Warburg, London, England, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 342 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by the author and inscribed by her on the front free endpaper to Greg Gatenby, founder of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, Canada. With Gatenby's signature on the ffep also. Light bump to spine extremities. The lightest of surface wear to dust jacket which is in a protective cover. An excellent copy with a literary association. Ann Beattie (1947-) is an award-winning American novelist and short story writer. Seller Inventory # 6691