Book #18147

A Slipping-Down Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Anne Tyler
Book #18147 A Slipping-Down Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Anne Tyler.
A Slipping-Down Life - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.

A handsome first edition/first printing with the common black "R" remainder mark on front free endpaper, overall very Nearly Fine in alike dust-jacket . Signed by author Anne Tyler directly on the title page.

In A Slipping-Down Life, Tyler recounts her harrowing and ultimately triumphant journey from privileged childhood to crushing adulthood poverty and self-discovery. The book is a frank and compelling exploration of addiction, mental illness, and the devastating effects of a life spiraling out of control. Tyler reveals the intimate details of her struggles with addiction, mental illness, and the devastating impact of a lifetime of financial insecurity and professional failure. Ultimately, A Slipping-Down Life is a story of hope, redemption, and triumph.; 8vo; Signed by Author.

Price: $292.50

Author Bio

Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) worked as a librarian and bibliographer, before moving to Maryland and becoming a novelist. Breathing Lessons, her eleventh novel, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. Her tenth novel, The Accidental Tourist was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1986, received the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1985, and became a 1988 major motion picture, starring Geena Davis and William Hurt. She currently reside in Baltimore, Maryland.

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