The Pleasing Hour

King, Lily

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Date Published: 1999
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 472

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PRESENTLY REDUCED 50%. WAS $12. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (minor pushing to the spine ends), in a Fine dust jacket; Lily King's highly-regarded DEBUT NOVEL, a work which won the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was an alternate for the PEN/Hemingway Award. In the New York Times Book Review, Jacqueline Carey described "The Pleasing Hour" as follows: "Splendid...powerful...so assured that it's hard to believe the book is [King's] debut." Her second novel, "The English Teacher" (2005), was a Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year, a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year, and the winner of the Maine Fiction Award. Her third novel, "Father of the Rain" (2010), was a New York Times Editors Choice, a Publishers Weekly Best Novel of the Year, and winner of the New England Book Award for Fiction and the Maine Fiction Award. An early copy, the dust jacket does not have the Discover Award sticker on the dust jacket's front panel. A Fine copy of this well-received auspicious DEBUT NOVEL.


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