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|Genre/Form:||Advance copies (Publishing)
Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Carey; Peter Straus; Harper & Row, Publishers,
|Notes:||Originally published: St. Lucia, Australia : University of Queensland Press, 1988.
U.S. advance reading copy of the first American edition, using the text from the U.K. proofs; includes chapter 74, entitled "A degree from Oxford", which does not appear in the published texts of the first Australian and U.K. editions.
" ... this preprint ... has been offset from the galleys of the British edition"--Printed on first leaf.
"Advance reading copy"--Front wrapper.
" ... Publication date: May, 1988 ... LC87-46124/ISBN 0-06-015903-1 ... This is an advance reading copy from uncorrected proofs."--Rear wrapper.
|Awards:||Man Booker Prize, 1988, winner|
|Description:||516 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Oscar and Lucinda|