NY: Simon & Schuster. (2001). Essays by historians about historical novels, with (in most instances) responses by the novelists. This copy is signed by Smiley, who responds to "The Historical Imagination of A Thousand Acres" by John Mack Faragher. Otherwise unpublished thoughts by Smiley on her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, in part: "I have always felt somewhat removed from my most famous novel," which, for the record, she does not consider a historical novel. Upper corners tapped, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Also includes original pieces by Don DeLillo, Tim O'Brien, John Updike, Charles Frazier, Larry McMurtry, William Kennedy, and others. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. (Inventory #: 032320)
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