Home Movie: A Novel. Ellen Akins.

Home Movie: A Novel

Hardcover, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author. Inscription on the free endpaper reads, "Best wishes for a good life within legal limits. Ellen Akins." There's also a business card taped to the free endpaper. The business card belonged to noted collector Rolland Comstock. The front of the card has Comstock's request for Akins to inscribe the books. The back of the card contains Akins' reply. "H's already a rare book, Mr. Comstock, and sure to become rarer still. Thanks & my regards - Ellen. P. S. Nice bag!" "Joey Taylor's childhood went awry somewhere. Now that she's alone, fourteen years old, her father dead, her mother gone adventuring, she sees the opportunity to bring herself up right. [...] Home Movie marks the debut of a remarkable writing talent. A compelling family drama and a complex novel of ideas, it is a work of astonishing cumulative power." Ships same or next business day. Comstock's bookplate on paste-down endpaper. Book has light bumps on both ends of spine; otherwise, in fine condition. Dust jacket protected in archival plastic cover. ; 302 pages; Signed by Author(s). [Item #99]

Price: $45.00

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