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Jean Warner, a young woman married into a large New England family, has her life thrown into turmoil when she becomes friends with Dara Falcon, a new arrival in town and a fascinating, seductive woman who is also a manipulative, pathological liar. 30,000 first printing. Tour.
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Ann Beattie lives in Maine and Key West, Florida. Her latest novel, Park City: New and Selected Stories will be published by Knopf in June 1998.
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is brilliant, manipulative, a pathological liar. The novel's narrator, Jean Warner, is perfect prey for her. Suddenly Jean's life, her marriage--her idea of herself--are dramatically wrenched out of their seemingly comfortable, if unexamined, balance. And in the process, one of Ann Beattie's urgent themes--the sometimes subtle and sometimes startling difference between how things look and how things are--is compellingly explored.
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Book Description Knopf Publishing Group, U.S.A., 1997. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Initials on first page. Seller Inventory # 008074
Book Description Knopf, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st. book. Seller Inventory # M0679455027
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. First edition 1997, first printing, matching dates on title and copyright pages, no previous printings listed. Signed by Author without inscription on the title page. Published by Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover with DJ. Condition new, square tight and crisp book, no edgewear, corners not bumped, no names, no underlinings, no highlights, not a reminder. DJ new, bright, no tears, no chips, no edgewear, price not clipped. 8vo, 307 pages. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 018264
Book Description Random House Childrens Books, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 1997. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 1st Edition-Stated. New hardcover. Never read. Not price clipped. Not a remainder. BEAUTIFUL copy of book and dustjacket. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Seller Inventory # 001211
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0679455027