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THE PERFECTION OF THE MORNING An Apprenticeship in Nature by  Sharon (Signed) Butala - Signed First Edition - 1994 - from Ravenswood Books and

THE PERFECTION OF THE MORNING An Apprenticeship in Nature

by Butala, Sharon (Signed)

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Harper Collins. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0002550636 . Signed by author on half title page. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has a little scuffing & slight edge creasing, no tears. "Always aware of the spiritual and the mysterious that hover on the verge of all experience, Butala's highly acclaimed memoir of how she left a promising academic career to live as a rancher's wife in a desolate part of Saskatchewan paints a portrait that tells of the abundance of the Canadian landscape, as well as its harshness and social limitations. " [441]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .


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