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Being Dead

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Being Dead

by Crace, Jim

  • Used
  • Very Good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Very Good/Very Good -
ISBN 10
0374110131
ISBN 13
9780374110130
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good -. Signed by author on title page.. First Edition stated. In blue boards with dark blue spine cloth and silver foil. Slight cock to spine, otherwise nice copy in unclipped jacket. Small loss of lamination to bottom of front jacket panel.

Synopsis

Being Dead is a novel by the English writer Jim Crace, published in 1999. Its principal characters are married zoologists Joseph and Celice and their daughter Syl. The story tells of how Joseph and Celice, on a day trip to the dunes where they met as students, are murdered by an opportunistic thief. Their bodies lie undiscovered for several days, during the course of which their estranged daughter is made aware of their disappearance and, eventually, discovery.

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Bookseller
Lost Paddle Books, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
LPB001761JC
Title
Being Dead
Author
Crace, Jim
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First US Edition/First Printing
ISBN 10
0374110131
ISBN 13
9780374110130
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2000
Bookseller catalogs
British Literature;

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