Carver | Raymond

Where I’m Calling From

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Signed first edition of Where I’m Calling From: New and Selected Stories by Raymond Carver, with a limited edition photo of the author.

Octavo, xviii, 393pp. Brick red cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First Printing” on copyright page. Solid text block, a fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $19.95 retail price on the front flap, light shelf wear, a near fine example.

Signed and dated by the author on the title page: “Raymond Carver / May 1987.” Includes a limited edition photograph of Raymond Carver, taken by his brother, James Carver. The photo is one of 50 signed by the photographer, this one numbered 45.

Raymond Carver (1938-1988) was an influential American writer and poet, renowned for his minimalist style and relatable depiction of working-class life. He published several acclaimed short-story collections, including “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,” “Cathedral,” and “Where I’m Calling From.” Carver was widely admired for his writing, receiving five O. Henry Awards throughout his career and a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1984.

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Location Published

New York


The Atlantic Monthly Press


First Edition, First Printing

Date Published






Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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