New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Advance Reading Copy. Stiff Wraps. Uncorrected Proof, ARC. 8vo: ,285,. Publisher's stiff wraps, with cover design by Carol Devine Carson, with publisher's reply card laid in. Signed and dated ("June 2/01") by Bock on title page. As New and unread. As New. Item #BB1185
Bock's first novel, following the 1998 release of Olympia, a collection of short stories. The Ash Garden follows the stories of three main characters affected by World War Two: Hiroshima bombing victim Emiko, German nuclear physicist Anton Böll, and Austrian-Jewish refugee Sophie Böll. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.