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Ask the Dust
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ecco Pr
Publication date October 30, 2016
Pages 192
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780061807305
ISBN-10 0061807303
Original list price $16.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel. It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Struggling to survive, he perseveres until, at last, his first novel is published. But the bright light of success is extinguished when Camilla has a nervous breakdown and disappears . . . and Bandini forever rejects the writer's life he fought so hard to attain.

Book cover for 9780876854440
from Black Sparrow Pr (March 1, 1980)
9780876854440 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Aspiring writer and self-proclaimed genius Arturo Bandini meets Camilla Lopez, a waitress in a cafe.
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The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Ecco Pr (October 30, 2016)
9780061807305 | details & prices | 192 pages | List price $16.99
About: Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel.
With Charles Bukowski (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Ecco Pr (February 1, 2006)
9780060822552 | details & prices | 165 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $15.99
About: A struggling writer lodging in a seedy LA hotel, Arturo Bandini falls in love with Camilla Lopez, a elusive, unstable Mexican waitress, and they embark on a strange and strained love-hate relationship that inexorably descends into madness.
from Black Sparrow Pr (June 1, 1980)
9780876854433 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.05 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Fiction.
from Harpercollins (May 18, 2010)
9780062013002 | details & prices | 192 pages | List price $9.99

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