Author:Allan GURGANUS [signed]


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Plays Well with Others

By: Allan GURGANUS [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY., Knopf: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: xob11

ISBN: 0394589149

Condition: As New

With great narrative inventiveness and emotional amplitude, Allan Gurganus gives us artistic Manhattan in the wild 1980s, where young artists--refugees from the middle class--hurl themselves into playful work and serious fun. Our guide is Hartley Mims Jr., a Southerner whose native knack for happiness might thwart his literary ambitions. Through his eyes we encounter the composer Robert Christian Gustafson, an Iowa preacher's son whose good looks constitute both a mythic draw and a major limitation, and Angelina "Alabama" Byrnes, a failed deb, five feet tall but bristling with outsize... View more info