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The Cage Keeper and Other Stories. by  Andre Dubus III - Signed First Edition - 1989 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 447)

The Cage Keeper and Other Stories.

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The Cage Keeper and Other Stories.

by Dubus III, Andre

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1989. Uncorrected proof of the first edition of the author's first book, a well-received collection of stories. Octavo, original orange wrappers. Signed by Andre Dubus III on the title page. Review slip laid in. In fine condition. Passion and betrayal, violent desperation, ambivalent love that hinges on hatred, and the quest for acceptance by those who stand on the edge of society-these are the hard-hitting themes of a stunningly crafted first collection of stories by the bestselling author of House of Sand and Fog. A vigilant young man working in a halfway house finds himself unable to defend against the rage of one of the inmates in the title story. In "White Trees, Hammer Moon," a man soon to leave home for prison finds himself as unprepared for a family camping trip in the mountains of New Hampshire as he has been for most things in his life. And in the award-winning "Forky," an ex-con is haunted by the punishment he receives just as he is being released into the world. With an incisive ability to inhabit the lives of his characters, Dubus travels deep into the heart of the elusive American dream.

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Seller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
447
Title
The Cage Keeper and Other Stories.
Author
Dubus III, Andre
Book condition
second hand
Publisher
E.P. Dutton
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1989
Keywords
Andre Dubus Signed, The Cage Keeper and Other Stories

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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