Book #17094

The Imaginary Girlfriend: A Memoir - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Irving
Book #17094 The Imaginary Girlfriend: A Memoir - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Irving.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Bloomsbury, 1996.
ISBN: 0747524823

A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in Very Fine dust-jacket.

This book is the story of John Irving's relationship with the imaginary girlfriend, Elaine. Irving tells the story in a simple, unassuming style, which makes the reader feel as though they are right there in the room with the characters. Elaine is a complex and fascinating character, and Irving's portrayal of her is both humorous and moving. This book is a unique and entertaining read, and is sure to captivate anyone who enjoys memoirs or fiction.; 12mo.

Price: $81.75

Author Bio

John Irving

John Winslow Irving was born on March 2, 1942 in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Irving is well known for his recurring themes throughout his novels, such as New England, deadly accidents, and bears. His 1985 novel, The Cider House Rules, was turned into a film and won the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award in 1999 for the script. Additionally, Irving’s 1981 novel, The Hotel New Hampshire was turned into a film in 1984.