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Nesbitt, Marc. GIGANTIC. New York City, NY: Grove Press, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 178 pages. As New/As New. Signed.

The author's breakthrough debut collection of short stories. One of the most important literary debuts of the year 2002. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. "Intriguing newcomer Nesbitt offers ten stories that explore a hard, racially charged world, bitterness and compassion in collision. The first story, 'The Ones Who May Kill You in the Morning', sets the tone with its tale of class and racial warfare on the huge estate of a processed-meat magnate ('His baloney has a first name and it's his'). In 'What Good Is You Anyway? ' , a young man offers this frank assessment of living with his alcoholic father: 'We're like most fathers and sons: Not much to say, never live up to the other's expectations'. In 'Man in Towel with Gun', a man takes on a sad and hilarious quest to find his girlfriend, who seems to have disappeared from their house on short notice" (Publishers Weekly). A standout among the year's crop of new writers, Marc Nesbitt has been published in The New Yorker and Harper's Magazines. A "must-have" title for Marc Nesbitt collectors. This copy is boldly and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Marc Nesbitt. This title is out-of-print as a hardcover and is now collectible. This copy has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. One of the most talented American writers of the 21st century. A flawless copy. . ISBN 0802117090. $30.00

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