King of the Mountain
NY, Scribner's, (1957). The first book, a collection of stories, by a prolific writer who influenced a generation of students that passed through the Hollins College writing program, including Annie Dillard, Lee Smith and Madison Smartt Bell. Inscribed by the author: "For ____ with love, hope & faith/ this early effort" and signed "George Garrett." Mild offsetting to endpages; else fine in a near fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket with slight edge wear. [#028918] $80

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