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A Virtuous Woman
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Algonquin Books
Publication date January 12, 1997
Binding Hardcover
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781565122062
ISBN-10 1565122062
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A young widower looks back on his memories of his wife and their life together
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
Two unforgettable characters, Jack Ernest Stokes, known as Blinking Jack, and his wife, Ruby Pitt Woodrow Stokes, tell the story of their years together. Jack was forty and Ruby only twenty when they were married. For twenty-five years they lived together, man and wife, until Ruby died of lung cancer. A LITERARY GUILD AND DOUBLEDAY BOOK CLUB selection.


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Hardcover
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Reissue edition from Algonquin Books (January 12, 1997)
9781565122062 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $16.95
About: A young widower looks back on his memories of his wife and their life together
from Algonquin Books (April 1, 1989)
9780945575092 | details & prices | 5.50 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $13.95
About: A young widower looks back on his memories of his wife and their life together
Paperback
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from Vintage Books (November 1, 1997)
9780375703065 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $14.95
About: In alternating chapters, two ill-matched people--Jack Ernest Stokes and his wife, Ruby Pitt Woodrow Stokes--describe their lives together and apart
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (August 1, 1991)
9780816151851 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $13.95
About: Ruby Pitt rejects the quiet life planned for her by her adoring family and runs off with John Woodrow, a migrant worker who turns out to be a cruel and violently abusive liar.
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (May 1, 1990)
9780679728443 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $10.00
About: In alternating chapters, two ill-matched people--Jack Ernest Stokes and his wife, Ruby Pitt Woodrow Stokes--describe their lives together and apart
Cassette/Spoken Word
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With Terry Beaver | Abridged edition from Simon & Schuster (August 1, 2000)
9780671775025 | details & prices | List price $9.98
About: Ruby Pitt rejects the quiet life planned for her by her adoring family and runs off with John Woodrow, a migrant worker who turns out to be a cruel and violently abusive liar.
With Terry Beaver (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Simon & Schuster Audioworks (December 1, 1997)
9780671885694 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $18.00
About: A young widower looks back on his memories of his wife and their life together.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613090117 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $23.30
About: In alternating chapters, two ill-matched people--Jack Ernest Stokes and his wife, Ruby Pitt Woodrow Stokes--describe their lives together and apart

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