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The Janus Tree and Other Stories, Glen Hirshberg

Author Name    Glen Hirshberg

Title   The Janus Tree and Other Stories

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Jacket Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   Burton, Michigan Subterranean Press 2011

ISBN Number    1596064080 / 9781596064089

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   000111

As new book in an as new dust jacket. Book is unread, dust jacket has some minor bumping on the corners but otherwise this mostly black dust jacket looks brand new. Signed by the author, number 433 out of 750. 1st Edition, New/As New **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** About the book: * A young girl, lying in the way-back of a station wagon during an all-night family road trip, becomes convinced that the people up front are no longer her parents. * A dutiful Jewish nephew slowly comes to understand--and fear--his aging aunts' obsession with the exotic animals wandering loose on a nearby farm in suburban Baltimore. * A Japanese immigrant, isolated in a California mountain town while caring for her dying husband, begins seeing Tall Things in the corners of her house. Whisperers. They tell her they are coming to live in her mouth. * And in the Shirley Jackson Award-winning title novelette, a decaying mining town in Montana provides the backdrop for a desperate battle between a troubled, pugnacious pre-teen, the bully who has terrorized him, and the much more sinister force neither child realizes has come for them. Welcome back to Glen Hirshberg country, where griefs are at least as dangerous as ghosts. Where terror and wonder become not just inextricable but often indistinguishable. Where the worlds of imagination and everyday reality color and corrode and sometimes overwhelm each other. A country surprisingly like your own.

Signed, Short Stories, Autographed, fiction

Price = 34.50 USD



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