The Sporting Club.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine tight copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. McGuane's first book. The Sporting Club chronicles the friendship and rivalry of Vernor Stanton, an unstable patrician iconoclast, and the protagonist, Stanton's lifelong friend, James Quinn. Throughout the course of the novel, Stanton enlists Quinn on a series of misadventures and wild episodes, the aim of which is to ultimately destabilize the Centennial Club, a summer sporting resort for upper-class Michigan families, of which both men are members. Item #28300
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