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Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

(1994)
A novel by

 
A cutter-rigged sloop sets sail for an end-of-season cruise. The captain is a middle-aged writer of some repute. His sole crewmate is his lover, friend, editor, and wife. The journey turns out to be not the modest three day cruise it first seems. As the reader sails through sun and storm, the captain spins the story of his life--an operatic saga that's part Verdi and part Puccini.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 1994 : UK Hardback
Title: Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-340-61727-6 / 978-0-340-61727-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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May 1994 : USA Hardback
Title: Once upon a Time: A Floating Opera
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-316-08262-7 / 978-0-316-08262-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T)
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Paperback Editions

August 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-316-08258-9 / 978-0-316-08258-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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May 1995 : UK Paperback
Title: Once Upon a Time
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-340-62567-8 / 978-0-340-62567-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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