Adultery and Other Choices
Boston, Godine, (1977). The third book and second collection of short fiction by this writer who was considered a master of the form, and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" in the 1980s. Signed by Dubus on the title page and additionally inscribed by him on the half title, in 1985: "For Carol/ with wishes for blessings, luck, and other mysteries - Love/ Andre." The author and the recipient had been friends at the Iowa Writers Workshop in the early Sixties, and both had studied with Richard Yates there. Foxing to top edge of text block; minor splaying to boards; near fine in a very near fine dust jacket with trace edge wear. [#029305] $375
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