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Bittersweet

by Barr, Nevada

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  • Very Good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Very Good/Good
ISBN 10
0312082444
ISBN 13
9780312082444
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About This Item

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984. Barr's first novel, a historical western featuring "two daring women [who] pursue forbidden love in late nineteenth-century America"; the author later found fame with her 'Anna Pigeon' series of mysteries set in national parks. First printing, first edition. Green hardcover, gilt titling. Light general wear, corners lightly bumped & rubbed; jacket shows light edgewear, minor chipping, short tear & light creasing to lower front panel, hint of spine fade, tiny tear to rear panel; minor scuffing to page edges, thin purple marker stripe to top page edge. Text clean; [8], 339 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 5¾" by 8½".

Synopsis

Award-winning author Nevada Barr reveals another side to her remarkable storytelling prowess with this heart-wrenching yet tender tale of two women whose boundless devotion to each other is continually challenged in nineteenth century America.

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Bookseller
Bookworks MWABA, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
u3930a
Title
Bittersweet
Author
Barr, Nevada
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0312082444
ISBN 13
9780312082444
Publisher
St. Martin's Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1984
Keywords
Historical Fiction, Western, Lesbian
Size
5¾" by 8½"

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