Book #24052

Mysteries of Winterthurn - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Joyce Carol Oates

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Dutton, 1984.
ISBN: 0525242082

Price: $39.00

A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, SIGNED and inscribed by author Joyce Carol Oates on the half title page.

A combination of three gothic mystery stories: "The Virgin of the Rose-Bower," "The Devil's Half Acre," and "The Blood-Stained Gown" - all starring detective Xavier Kilgarvan and said to be among the author's personal favorites; xiv, 482, [2] pages.

Author Bio

Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American author and the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978.Her first novel, With Shuddering Fall, was publishes when she was twenty-six years old. Her novel Them received the National Book Award in 1970. Oates has also written under the pseudonyms "Rosamond Smith" and "Lauren Kelly."

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