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A Long Day's Dying by  Frederick Buechner

A Long Day's Dying

by Frederick Buechner

First edition. Author's first book. Fine crisp copy in a near fine dust jacket caused by a slight ghost on verso from the removal of a strip of cellophane tape. Leonard Bernstein says "I have rarely been so moved by a perception. Mr. Buechner shows a remarkable insight into one of the least easily expressible tragedies of modern man; the basic incapacity of persons really to communicate with one another. That he has made this frustration manifest, in such a personal and magnetic way, and at the age of twenty-three, constitutes a literary triumph."

Inventory Number: 37936

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