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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Viking Pr
Publication date August 1, 1991
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140082203
ISBN-10 0140082204
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $9.95
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Summary
The death of her beloved novelist uncle forces thirty-two-year-old Violet Clay, currently producing jacket paintings for Gothic romances, to reassess her vision of herself as an artist and the evaded truths of her life
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Violet Clay had come to New York City from Charleston to take the art world by storm. But nine years, many affairs, and thousands of drinks later, the reality of her shadow life is made clear when she is fired from her job as a freelance illustrator. That same day, she hears that her beloved Uncle Ambrose, an unsuccessful writer, has shot himself.

As Violet collects the shattered pieces of her uncle's life, she is forced to face herself and her own tattered dreams. And what she discovers is that she has just been going through the motions of living. She's not even sure she can do anything else. But she's in her mid-thirties and knows she still has time to try again. If she succeeds, she will have broken from her family of dreamers forever and can deservedly claim both the rich rewards and frustrating adversities of the artist's life....

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Reprint edition from Ballantine Books (November 29, 2005)
9780345389930 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.22 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $13.95
About: The death of her beloved novelist uncle forces thirty-two-year-old Violet Clay, currently producing jacket paintings for Gothic romances, to reassess her vision of herself as an artist and the evaded truths of her life
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Reprint edition from Viking Pr (August 1, 1991)
9780140082203 | details & prices | List price $9.95
About: The death of her beloved novelist uncle forces thirty-two-year-old Violet Clay, currently producing jacket paintings for Gothic romances, to reassess her vision of herself as an artist and the evaded truths of her life
Reissue edition from Grand Central Pub (January 1, 1983)
9780446305679 | details & prices | List price $3.95
About: Violet Clay had come to New York City from Charleston to take the art world by storm.

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