1986 First edition: Heartbreak Hotel, by Gabrielle Burton – Winner of Maxwell Perkins Prize

By (author)Gabrielle Burton


Heartbreak Hotel by Gabrielle Burton is a novel that tells the story of a young woman named Sarah who sets out on a journey to find her father. Her father, who was a famous musician, abandoned her and her mother when Sarah was just a baby. Sarah is determined to find him and learn more about him and her own identity. She travels to various cities and meets a range of interesting characters along the way. The novel explores themes of family, identity, and the search for meaning in life.

The book was the winner of the Maxwell Perkins Prize and was published in 1986 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. The first edition is a hardcover with a dust jacket in near mint condition. The original Coles price sticker is still on the front cover. There is a slight separation from the spine on the inside cover, which appears to be a manufacturing defect. Heartbreak Hotel is a captivating novel that takes readers on a journey of self-discovery and explores the complexities of family relationships.

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Heartbreak Hotel, by Gabrielle Burton, published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1986. First edition. 302 pages.
Hardcover with dustjacket in near mint condition. Original Coles price sticker on front cover. Very slight separation from spine on inside cover looks to be manufacturing defect.

Weight .7 kg
Dimensions 24 × 16 × 3 cm





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