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Author Name:    ONDAATJE, Michael.

Title:   Coming Through Slaughter. First American Edition, in dj

Publisher:    W.W. Norton & Company, New York , 1977, ISBN:0393087654 

Seller ID:   91385

ONDAATJE, Michael. Coming Through Slaughter. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1977). First American Printing. Pp [1]-156,(4). 8vo, light browncloth spine, reddish-brown paper covered boards, maroon lettering to spine , top edge dyed black. Copyrighted 1976, but dj flap indicates “4-77.” “This novel brings to life the fabulous, colorful panorama of New Orleans in the first flush of the jazz era; it is the story of Buddy Bolden, the first of the great trumpet players, some say the originator of jazz, who was in any case the genius, the guiding spirit, the king of that time and place.” - from the dj. Philip Michael Ondaatje (born 1943) is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet. His novel Coming Through Slaughter was winner of the1976 Books in Canada First Novel Award. Minor foxing to bottom edge and ha lf-title page, yellowing to top margin, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket 50.00


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