Title: The Fireman's Fair.
Publisher: Penguin Books, New York, NY
Publication Date: 1992
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition Thus ; First Printing indicated. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 263pp. Trade Paperback. Humphreys has a remarkable talent for creating appealing characters in domestic situations that reveal life's inherent ironies. Again set in Charleston, S.C., her new novel is witty, intelligent, psychologically acute and captivating. Though solidly anchored in the realities of existence, the narrative offers the possibilities of happiness and hope. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition Thus ; First Printing indicated. Bookseller Inventory # 23015
Synopsis: In the aftermath of the storm of the century, Rob Wyatt, a thirty-two-year-old Charleston bachelor, finds himself assessing his life as well as his property damage. Life changes culminate at the annual Volunteer Fire Department Fair, as Rob's past and future collide in what could either be catastrophe or salvation.
About the Author: Josephine Humphreys is the author of Dreams of Sleep, which won the 1985 Hemingway Foundation Award for a first work of fiction; of Rich in Love, made into a major motion picture; and of The Fireman's Fair (all available from Penguin).
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