Stories In an Almost Classical Mode. Harold Brodkey.
Stories In an Almost Classical Mode
Stories In an Almost Classical Mode

Stories In an Almost Classical Mode

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 1st Edition. Octavo, publisher's black cloth, spine stamped in red and gilt, natural endpapers, original dust jacket embossed in silver and gold.

"My protagonists are my mother's voice and the mind I had when I was thirteen." First edition of modern master of short fiction Harold Brodkey’s 1988 collection, signed by the author to the half-title. Representing the best of his work, this gathering of 18 stories was long-awaited by critics and anticipated to "ordain him into Prousthood." Edited by Gordon Lish and presented in chronological order, the book includes Brodkey's most celebrated stories, including "Innocence," "His Son, in His Arms, in Light, Aloft," "Largely an Oral History of My Mother," "Verona: A Young Woman Speaks," and others. Dust jacket designed by R.D. Scudellari. Some toning and edgewear to unclipped dust jacket. Item #4541

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