The Development : Nine Stories
by Barth, John

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The Development: Nine StoriesThe Development: Nine Stories (Hard cover)
Pub. Date: 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Price: $7.33
Seller: Goodwill Industries, Eugene, OR, USA
Condition: Fair
Notes: Cocked Spine. Creases on Cover and/or Spine. Worn Corners and/or Page Edges (Possibly Bent). Discoloration, Tanning or Foxing on Cover and/or Pages. Soiled Cover and/or Pages. Reading Copy. May have damage to cover, notes, underlining, highlighting, but all text legible. The cover may have stickers or sticker residue on it. Purchasing this item from Goodwill provides vocational opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment.
Development: Nine StoriesDevelopment: Nine Stories (Hard cover)
Pub. Date: 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Price: $17.40
Seller: Magers and Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Condition: Like New
Notes: Condition: Fine; Dust Jacket Condition: Hardcover in dustjacket. First Edition with number line to 1. Condition is Fine in a Fine dustjacket.
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    The Development: Nine Stories (Hard cover)
    Pub. Date: 2008
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    Description: [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: RePrint ] Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pub Date: 1/1/2008 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 181.
    Condition: Good

    Gambrills, MD, USA
    The Development: Nine Stories (hardcover)
    Pub. Date: 2008
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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    Condition: Good

    Newport Coast, CA, USA
    The Development: Nine Stories (Hardcover)
    Pub. Date: 2008-10-07
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Condition: New
    Notes: Size: 88x8x132; New. In shrink wrap. Looks like an interesting title!

    North Las Vegas, NV, USA
    The Development: Nine Stories (Hardcover)
    Pub. Date: 2008
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    Description: 1st edition. 176 pages. 8.25x5.50x0.50 inches.
    Condition: New

    Revaluation Books
    Exeter, DEVON, GBR
    The Development (Hardcover)
    Pub. Date: 2008
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    Description: 12mo-over 6¾-7¾" tall. 1st Printing.
    Condition: Fine in Fine jacket
    Notes: This is a Fine copy of the first edition (1st printing). In a Fine dust jacket. Short stories by an American master.

    Nilbog Books
    Portland, ME, USA

More About The Development by Barth, John

From one of our most celebrated masters, a touching, comic, deeply humane collection of linked stories about surprising developments in a gated community

"I find myself inclined to set down for whomever, before my memory goes kaput altogether, some account of our little community, in particular of what Margie and I consider to have been its most interesting hour: the summer of the Peeping Tom." Something has disturbed the comfortably retired denizens of a pristine Florida-style gated community in Chesapeake Bay country. In the dawn of the new millennium and the evening of their lives, these empty nesters discover that their tidy enclave can be as colorful, shocking, and surreal as any of John Barth's fictional locales. From the high jinks of a toga party to marital infidelities, a baffling suicide pact, and the sudden, apocalyptic destruction of the short-lived development, Barth brings mordant humor and compassion to the lives of characters we all know well. From "one of the most prodigally gifted comic novelists writing in English today" (Newsweek), The Development is John Barth at his most accessible and sympathetic best.

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  • PID: 15365106210
  • ISBN-13: 9780547072487
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Seller: Between the Covers-Rare Books
    Description: First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
    Condition: Fine in Fine jacket