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Wolff, Tobias. THE NIGHT IN QUESTION. New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 206 pages. Fine/Fine. Signed.

The author's third collection of short stories. One of the finest American short story collections of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Presents Tobias Wolff's beloved collection of stories. Wolff has earned the deep respect and admiration of readers for stories that are marked by honesty and insight. The fifteen pieces here are tied together by his impeccable style and unyielding interest in "those moments when moral confusion crystallizes into clear, shining action and understanding". His characters, situations, and themes become familiar over time: Children recognize the failings of their parents; men and women attempt to bridge the distance between themselves, and singular events shape everyday feelings into a new and more meaningful reality. A "must-have" title for Tobias Wolff collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Tobias Wolff. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page, as many copies available online are. This title has been out-of-print as a hardcover for a long time and is now highly collectible. This is one of relatively few signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1985 for "The Barracks Thief". One of the most influential and important living American writers. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER TOBIAS WOLFF TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0679402187. $70.00

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