6 edition of To a distant island found in the catalog.
|Statement||James McConkey ; foreword by Jay Parini.|
|LC Classifications||PS3563.C3435 T6 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 203 p. :|
|Number of Pages||203|
|LC Control Number||00063640|
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Beautifully written with literary references, imaginative scenes and dialogues, and meditations on life, "To a Distant Island" was first published in and then reprinted infollowing new Chekhov biographies and a retranslation of his Sakhalin book (the one I read)/5.
In To a Distant Island, McConkey recreates Chekhov's remarkable journey in all of its complexity, while interweaving a journey of his own. As McConkey guides us through the Russian wilderness and into the soul of this great writer, he uncovers the peculiar and hidden forces that shaped two : James Mcconkey.
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To a Distant Island by James McConkey A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
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