Powers, Richard

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Date Published: 1998
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 5348


A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in a Fine dust jacket; an American history as told through a small soap company which grows to become an international consumer goods giant and a woman who lives near one of its plants and eventually dies of cancer. Through this history, Powers explores the American free market experiment and the cost of unbridled growth. Powers' sixth novel, the work won the 1999 James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction, a biennial award given by the Society of American Historians. A Fine copy.

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