The Anatomy Lesson and Other Stories
NY, Viking, 1957. The author's first book, a collection of stories. Signed by the author. Connell is most known for his first novel, Mrs. Bridge (and its sequel, Mr. Bridge); his novel of the collecting obsession, The Connoisseur; his controversial novel, Diary of a Rapist -- which anticipated such later, equally controversial efforts as Gordon Lish's Dear Mr. Capote and Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho; and for Son of the Morning Star, a nonfiction examination of the Custer myth and the battle of Little Bighorn. Fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket, only slightly faded on the spine. [#016163] SOLD

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