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The Lost Father - SIGNED 1st Edition/1st Printing

Simpson, Mona

Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1992
ISBN 10: 0394589165 / ISBN 13: 9780394589169
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Title: The Lost Father - SIGNED 1st Edition/1st ...

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Absolutely flawless As-New condition 1st Edition/1st Printing *SIGNED* by Mona Simpson on the title page in our presence at the LA Times Festival of Books. The haunting follow-up to Simpson's universally praised 1st novel, Anywhere But Here, about which novelist Anne Tyler wrote, "Anywhere But Here would be as remarkable as a tenth novel, but it's not; its the author's first. No one would guess it. Mona Simpson writes with a swagger. She is already a master." Flawless copy with dust jacket in a clear protective mylar cover. Will be bubble-wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABH438

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Synopsis: In her highly acclaimed first novel, Anywhere But Here, Simpson created one of the most astute yet vulnerable heroines in contemporary fiction. Now Mayan Atassi--once Mayan Stevenson--returns in an immensely powerful novel about love and lovelessness, fathers and fatherlessness, and the loyalties that shape us even when they threaten to destroy us.

Now a woman of twenty-eight and finally on her own in medical school, Mayan becomes obsessed with the father she never knew, leading her to hire detectives to dredge up the past, thus eroding her savings, ruining her career, and flirting with madness in a search spanning two continents.

"Ratifies the achievement of Anywhere But Here, attesting to its author's...dazzling literary gift and uncommon emotional wisdom."
--New York Times

"A breathtaking piece of fiction; Simpson is a writer who can break our heart and mend it in the same sentence."
--Cleveland Plain Dealer
From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author: Mona Simpson is the recipient of a Whiting Writer?s Award, a Guggenheim grant, and the Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University. Since 1988 she has taught at Bard College, where she now holds the Sadie Samuelson Levy Chair of Languages and Literature. She recently received a grant from the Lila Wallace?Reader?s Digest Foundation. She lives in Santa Monica, California.

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