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Bad Land - signed

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Product description

In 1993 Jonathan Raban entered the Badlands, a place the size of England and the least visited region in all of the United States. Here he came across the ruins of a community and isolated homesteads. These homes, he realized, gave clues as to the characters and lives of the thousands of landless people who, seduced by the advertising of the railroad companies in the early 20th century, took the train West in search of new lives and a permanent agricultural community. What had happened to turn these homesteaders' hopes of a new beginning into such despair? The land which betrayed them turned out to be an America in miniature. This is their story.
This copy is signed by the author on the title page.
The dustjacket has very light shelf wear, including slight damage to the corners. The hardback cover is in good condition apart from light bumping at the top and bottom of the spine. The binding is in good condition and the pages clean and unmarked.
First published 1996.

Item details

Added value:
dustjacket, signed, probably FE
Author(s):
Jonathan Raban
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 24.2 x 3 cm
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780330346214
Number of pages:
323
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
Bad Land - signed

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In 1993 Jonathan Raban entered the Badlands, a place the size of England and the least visited region in all of the United States. Here he came across the ruins of a community and isolated homesteads. These homes, he realized, gave clues as to the characters and lives of the thousands of landless people who, seduced by the advertising of the railroad companies in the early 20th century, took the train West in search of new lives and a permanent agricultural community. What had happened to turn these homesteaders' hopes of a new beginning into such despair? The land which betrayed them turned out to be an America in miniature. This is their story.
This copy is signed by the author on the title page.
The dustjacket has very light shelf wear, including slight damage to the corners. The hardback cover is in good condition apart from light bumping at the top and bottom of the spine. The binding is in good condition and the pages clean and unmarked.
First published 1996.

Added value:
dustjacket, signed, probably FE
Author(s):
Jonathan Raban
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 24.2 x 3 cm
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780330346214
Number of pages:
323
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
Bad Land - signed

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