Item #ABE-1593633813583 Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel. Bob Shacochis, Terry Tempest Williams.
Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel
Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel
Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel
Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel

Swimming in the Volcano: A Novel

Scribner, 1993. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Association copy, inscribed on the half title in the year of publication to Terry Tempest Williams and her husband: "For Brook and Terry, Western angels, sweeties, heroes, stay shining in the light. Love, Bob. June 25, 1993." the author s first novel and a finalist for the National Book Award. His first book, the story collection Easy in the Islands, won the American Book Award (now the National Book Award) for first fiction, a defunct category. His second story collection won the Prix de Rome. Rich with descriptions of nature, Swimming the Volcanoes is about expatriate intrigue on a fictional Caribbean island and, according to the Washington Post, "ranks with the best of Conrad and Hemingway." Most of his fiction has been set in the Caribbean or Florida, and he teaches at Florida State University. A fine book in near fine jacket, with only little bulging at front flap where it was tucked into this (big) volume at some point. Additionally signed on the title page. Please inquire for photos. Fine / Near Fine. Item #ABE-1593633813583
ISBN: 9780684192604

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