The Sightseer

Wolff, Geoffrey

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Random House
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 29469

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SIGNED. 272pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Black cloth covered boards with a light green metallic ink stamped title on the spine. Very good. The covers are very slightly concave. The edges of the spine and covers are mildly bumped and faded. There is a remainder stamp on the bottom edge of the text block. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Mildly browned.

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Signed by the author on the title page. "In the Age of Audience, life must be made visible to be neatly digested by its privileged onlookers. In response to America's lust for that visual authenticity, for the ambiguous stance of both disengaged witness and omniscient participant, Claeb Sharrow becomes the Peeping Tom of the visual avant-garde. But in a succession of vivid incidents, he lerans that there is a subtlety to man's fate, and to his own, that lies beyond his lenses and angles, his dissolves and close-ups. The Sightseer is a brilliant, voyeuristic novel." - Jerzy Kosinski



By This Author: Wolff, Geoffrey
By This Publisher: Random House