REPUBLICAN WIVES: A Novella

Harrison, Jim

Published by NY: Grove Press/ Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005
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PROMOTIONAL LIMITED EDITION (one of only 1,ooo copies), hardback (bound in red cloth and issued w/o a dustjacket), unread in AS NEW (Very-Fine) condition (no marks/flaws). This special promotional limited edition was released to celebrate the publication of Jim Harrison's 3-novella collection "The Summer He Didn't Die". This book contains one of those three novellas, "Republican Wives", in its entirety. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Jim Harrison is one of our finest writers, whose robust, tender, and deeply felt fictions-like Dalva, Legends of the Fall, The Road Home, and his most recent novel, the widely acclaimed True North-have made their mark on the contemporary American literary landscape. Now he delivers a collection of three novellas infused with all the wisdom and generous spirit that have made him one of our masters. In the title novella, "The Summer He Didn't Die," Brown Dog, a hapless Michigan Indian loved by Harrison's readers, is trying to parent his two stepchildren and take care of his family's health on meager resources. "Republican Wives" is a riotous satire on the sexual neuroses of the right, the mystery of why any person desires another, and the irrational power of love that, when thwarted, can turn so easily into an urge to murder. "Where Are We?" mines Harrison's private religion of the sensuous and sensual as integral to the transcendent joy of living. The Summer He Didn't Die displays wit as sharp and prose as lush as any Harrison has yet written. It is a resonant, hilarious, and joyful ode to our journey on this earth.

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Jim Harrison (1937-2016) was the author of over thirty-five books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, including Legends of the Fall, The Road Home, The English Major, and The Farmer's Daughter. His writing appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Playboy, and the New York Times. He earned a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Spirit of the West Award from the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Association. His work has been recognized worldwide and published in twenty-two languages.



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Title: REPUBLICAN WIVES: A Novella
Publisher: NY: Grove Press/ Atlantic Monthly Press
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New
Edition: 1st Edition

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