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MASON, Bobbie Ann

Feather Crowns (signed and inscribed copy)

$35.00 AUD

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Sydney : Vintage (Random House), 1994. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, slight crease to spine, pp. pp. [x]; 454, edges lightly toned, a fine copy of the author’s fourth novel. Signed and inscribed on the title page ‘To Douglas, Greetings from America, Bobbie Ann Mason’.

‘Set in the apocalyptic atmosphere of 1900–a time when many Americans were looking for signs foretelling the end of the world–Feather Crowns is the story of a young woman who unintentionally creates a national sensation. A farm wife living near the small town of Hopewell, Kentucky, Christianna Wheeler gives birth to the first recorded set of quintuplets in North America.’ – the publisher

Provenance:

Purchased and inscribed at the Australian launch of the publication at the Comedy Club, Melbourne, 1995.

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