Black Swan Green
Thirteen chapters provide monthly snapshots of Jason Taylor's life in small-town England. Whether battling his stammer, navigating the social hierarchy of his schoolmates, or watching the slow disintegration of his parents' marriage, he relates his story in a voice that is achingly true to life. 304 pp. 75,000 print. Buyer's Choice
Good 0812974018 Item in good condition and has highlighting/writing on text. Used texts may not contain supplemental items such as CDs, info-trac etc.
From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp ofthe new. Black Swan Green tracks a single year in what is, forthirteen-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest village in muddiestWorcestershire in a dying Cold War England, 1982. But the thirteen chapters, each a short story in its own right, create an exquisitely observed world thatis anything but sleepy.
Very Good in Good jacket Very good hardcover with dust jacket. Dust jacket has some wear & warping.
Very Good in good jacket First printing. First book by the author of Black Swan Green and twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Rubbing and some slight creasing to top and bottom edges of dustjacket, else a clean, unmarked copy.
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