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Guide to Prodigal summer : a novel, [2002]

Summary

Collection comprises Kingsolver's re-issued, two-volume, comb-bound typescript (485 pages) of PRODIGAL SUMMER, which had been first published in 2000. Includes photo-reproduced cover. Kingsolver reworked more than a dozen passages to remove any mention of mushrooms, and presented the resulting manuscript to her friend Margaret Randall. Includes an autographed postcard transmitting the gift, laid-in, along with the box Kingsolver used to mail the volumes to Randall in December 2002.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11057
Title
Prodigal summer : a novel.
Date
[2002]
Extent
2 Linear Feet, 2 volumes plus postcard plus shipping box
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises Kingsolver's re-issued, two-volume, comb-bound typescript (485 pages) of PRODIGAL SUMMER, which had been first published in 2000. Includes photo-reproduced cover. Kingsolver reworked more than a dozen passages to remove any mention of mushrooms, and presented the resulting manuscript to her friend Margaret Randall. Includes an autographed postcard transmitting the gift, laid-in, along with the box Kingsolver used to mail the volumes to Randall in December 2002.

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Provenance

The Prodigal summer : a novel, [2002] was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice L. Poffinberger, September 2015

Other Notes

General

Inscribed to Margaret [Randall].