Book #17028

A Conventional Corpse - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Joan Hess
Book #17028 A Conventional Corpse - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Joan Hess.
A Conventional Corpse - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2000.
ISBN: 0312246625

A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Joan Hess directly on the title page.

In A Conventional Corpse, Joan Hess tells the story of her grandmother, a woman who was born at the turn of the century and who died in the 1960s. Hess's grandmother was a talented cook and a devout Catholic. She was also a rigid, conventional woman who did not question the propriety of her life. As Hess tells her grandmother's story, she reveals the contradictions in her grandmother's life-her talent as a cook, her religious faith, and her strict adherence to social mores. Hess also shows how the events of the 1960s - the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, the Vietnam War - affected her grandmother's life and the lives of the people around her.; A Claire Malloy Mystery; 8vo; FSA ; Signed by Author.

Price: $45.00

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