Middletown, Wesleyan University Press, (1987). The first book, a collection of poetry in the Wesleyan New Poets series, by the author of the acclaimed memoir The Liars' Club and its sequels, as well as The Art of Memoir. This collection precedes her first memoir by eight years. This is the hardcover issue. Inscribed by the author to the novelist and memoirist Jay Neugeboren in 1988: "-- with apologies for insults, memories of a lovely meal, & hopes for more." Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with faint edge creasing to the rear panel. Uncommon in hardcover, especially signed and as an association copy. [#032298] $500
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