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DAISY - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED by  Joyce Carol Oates - First Edition - 1977 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 3209)


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by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. First Edition. Handsome edition of this short story by the National Book Award-winning author. Morrow & Cooney 266a. Limited Issue, one of 170 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.81. Quarto (28cm); decorative paper-covered boards and patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 34,[2]pp. HInt of dust-soil along upper board edges, else very Near Fine in a VG+ dustjacket, lightly shelfworn and a bit dusty.


On Nov 9 2012, Amelia said:
CRITICAL REVIEW - A Man HorseThesis statementRespect for others andthe respect for yourself.SummaryIt is a sotry, which follows the story of a man who was captured by American Indians and he had to learn all of the skills of the indian people to it in and to survive. He decides that he has the same social standing as a horse. At the begginig of the story Greasy Hand is his first companion who lives with the horse because of that she is faced to sacrifie her own pride to ask the horse to stay her.The horse agrees to stay with Greasy because of that she is accepted like member of the tribe.ContextAmerican Indians way of life.SettingNothAmerica about 1600AcPlot Main Problem The horse is not respected by anyone that´s why he lives with horses. Climax Greasy Hand is faced to sacrifieher own pride to ask the horse to stay her.ResolutionThe horse agrees to stay with Greasy because of that she is accepted like member of the tribe.Characters• Horse • Greasy hand Literary DeviseSymbolism.- the story is about a man who loses his original name

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Black Sparrow Press
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Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.


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