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The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye by  Jonathan Lethem - First edition - 1996 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00003775)

The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye

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The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye

by Lethem, Jonathan

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About This Item

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company [1996], 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. [12], 3-294 pp. Quarter purple cloth over green paper boards with green lettering on the spine. Price of $23.00 on front flap of dust jacket.

Synopsis

A dead man is brought back to life so he can support his family in "The Happy Man"; occasionally he slips into a zombielike state while his soul is tortured in Hell. In "Vanilla Dunk," future basketball players are given the skills of old-time stars like Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. And in "Forever, Said the Duck," stored computer personalities scheme to break free of their owners. In these and other stories in this striking collection, Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn , draws the reader ever more deeply into his strange, unforgettable world—a trip from which there may be no easy return.

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book dealer
Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
00003775
Title
The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye
Author
Lethem, Jonathan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & Company [1996]
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1996

Terms of Sale

Evening Star Books

All items subject to prior sale.� Certain items and shipping to certain countries may exceed the standard shipping amounts.� Any shipping expenses incurred above the standard rate will be billed at cost. Payment is in US dollars.� Personal checks must clear prior to shipment (please allow 10 days).� Books may be returned within 15 calendar days of delivery for any reason, so long as we are notified of return within 10 days of delivery.� Return items must be well packaged and fully insured and must be returned in same condition as sold. Any book described as a First Edition is also a First Printing unless otherwise indicated.

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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.

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