SIGNED BY ANNIE PROULX
PROULX, E. Annie. Heart Songs. London: Fourth Estate, (1995). Octavo, original brown paper boards, original dust jacket. $500.
First edition of this collection of eleven stories by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, two published here for the first time, signed by Proulx on the title page.
This collection of eleven short stories by Annie Proulx follows her first novel Postcards (1992), winner of the Pen/Faulkner Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Shipping News (1993). “Rooted in a coarse rural sexuality… [their] enigmatic, often lyrical images seem to complement New England’s lavish but barren beauty” (New York Times). Featuring two published stories for the first time: “Country Killing” and “Negatives.” First edition with eleven stories: two added to the nine stories printed in the 1988 American collection titled Heart Songs and Other Stories.
A fine copy, scarce signed.