My Life as a Fake

By: Carey, Peter

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Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Stated first American Edition. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle, photographic endpapers. Following the triumph of his Booker Prize-winning "True History of the Kelly Gang," Peter Carey ventures into the Far East with a novel shot through with mysteries at once historical, literary, and personal. Using a real literary hoax that transfixed Australia in Carey's boyhood, this is a novel of literary forgery and obsession which ranges from Melbourne to Malaysia, to Bali, to Sumatra and Java. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine, unread, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), 264, (12) pp

Title: My Life as a Fake

Author Name: Carey, Peter

Categories: Novels, Poetry & Literature, Literature, Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Books About Books,

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

ISBN Number: 0375414983

ISBN Number 13: 9780375414985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 26226

Keywords: Literature; Fiction; Novels; Literary Forgeries