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Guterson, David. EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS. New York City, NY: Harcourt Brace, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 279 pages. Fine/Fine. Signed.

The author's second novel. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents David Guterson's "East of The Mountains". His brilliant "follow-up" to his breakthrough debut novel. "A beautifully imagined work, in which the landscape reflects both the protagonist's desperation and his intermittent delight. And Guterson knows from the start what his protagonist learns in painful increments: That 'a neat, uncomplicated end' doesn't exist on either side of the mountains" (James Marcus). An absolute "must-have" title for David Guterson collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed and inscribed in black pen-marker on the front free endpaper by the author: "To Don, David Guterson". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. The recipient is named. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of few such signed 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 signed copy thus. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1994 for "Snow Falling On Cedars". One of the finest American writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER DAVID GUTERSON TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0151002290. $30.00

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