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THE EDIBLE WOMAN by  Margaret Atwood - First Edition - 1969 - from L. W. Currey, Inc. (SKU: 138687)

THE EDIBLE WOMAN

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THE EDIBLE WOMAN

by Atwood, Margaret

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Toronto, Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1969. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first novel. Very slight spine lean, a fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with touch of wear at edges, 20 mm closed tear and associated wrinkle at bottom edge of front panel, and small bookstore price sticker at lower fore-edge of rear flap. An attractive, superior copy. (#138687)

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The Edible Woman, a 1969 novel that helped to establish Margaret Atwood as a prose writer of major significance, is the story of a young woman whose sane, structured, consumer-oriented world suddenly slips strangely out of focus. Following her engagement, Marian feels her body and her self are becoming separated. As Marian begins endowing food with human qualities that cause her to identify with it, she finds herself unable to eat, repelled by metaphorical cannibalism.

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book dealer
L. W. Currey, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
138687
Title
THE EDIBLE WOMAN
Author
Atwood, Margaret
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Publisher
McClelland and Stewart Limited
Place of Publication
Toronto, Montreal
Date Published
1969
Keywords
Canadian Fiction; Women

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We buy and sell rare, fine and collectible first edition books, magazines, letters and manuscripts in all fields of popular fiction, with an emphasis on science fiction, fantasy and utopian literature from the earliest times to end of the twentieth century. We are open to the public by appointment only.

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