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Munves, James. ANDES RISING. New York City, NY: New Directions, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 189 pages. Fine/Fine.

The author's debut novel. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents James Munves' "Andes Rising". His first and only novel. Primarily known and established as a journalist and nonfiction writer, James Munves has published sublime short stories and longer fiction pieces, mainly for The New Yorker Magazine. His slim and powerful novel is a mystical journey, effortlessly, convincingly, and grippingly written. It is about the ultimate theme of all great literature: One man's search for the meaning of life, and the potentially extreme and fatal consequences of this search. An absolute "must-have" title for James Munves collectors. This title is a late-modern classic. This is one of few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies available online have serious flaws, are subsequent printings, or are remainder-marked. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A scarce copy thus. One of the finest American writers of the 20th century. A fine copy. . ISBN 0811214079. $20.00

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