Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry/The Giant's House/Niagara Falls All Over Again/An Exact Replica of My Imagination/Thunderstruck and Other Stories/Bowlaway

By: McCracken, Elizabeth

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This offer is for a complete set of Elizabeth McCracken's six books - all of which have been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! The works include: 1) "Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry" (1993) - her debut collection of magical, quirky, entirely unique stories that are imbued with an eccentric, off-beat vision that was the hallmark of her singular talent. 2) "The Giant's House" (1996) - an unforgettably tender and quirky novel about learning to welcome the unexpected miracle, and about the strength of choosing to love in a world that gives no promises, and no guarantees. A National Book Award Finalist. 3) "Niagara Falls All Over Again" (2001) - By turns graceful and knowing, "Niagara Falls All Over Again" spans the waning years of vaudeville and the golden age of Hollywood and chronicles a flawed, passionate friendship over thirty years, weaving a powerful story of family and love, grief and loss. Winner of the L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award. 4) "An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination" (2008) - a memoir, it is the story of courageous recovery and bittersweet moments, of steadfast memories and deep affection. It is a story of the importance of friendship. It is a story of happiness and hope. 5) Thunderstruck and Other Stories" (2014) - her first story collection in twenty years, it is laced through with the humor, the empathy, and the rare and magical descriptive powers that have led her fiction to be hailed as "exquisite." Winner of The Story Prize" and long-listed for the National Book Award. 6) "Bowlaway" (2019) - An epic family saga set against the backdrop of twentieth-century America. A stunning feat of language and a brilliant unraveling of a family's myths and secrets, its passions and betrayals, the ties that bind and the rifts that divide. She has received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She was also honored as one of Granta's 20 Best American Writers Under 40 (Granta 54, Summer 1996). She has served on the faculty at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and currently holds the James Michener Chair in Fiction at the University of Texas at Austin. Additional postage (at cost) may be required.

Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry/The Giant's House/Niagara Falls All Over Again/An Exact Replica of My Imagination/Thunderstruck and Other Stories/Bowlaway

Author Name: McCracken, Elizabeth

Categories: Short Stories, New York Times Notable Book of the Year, National Book Award Finalist, Modern First Editions, Memoir, Historical Fiction, Granta Winner, Debut, *Author Collections, Story Prize,

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1993

ISBN Number: 0062862855

ISBN Number 13: 9780062862853

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine +

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8884