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Chasing Cezanne

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mx11


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Dream Boy: A Novel

By: Jim GRIMSLEY [signed]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NC, Algonquin Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: zx11


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Fugitive Pieces

By: Anne MICHAELS [signed]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred a Knopf: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11xx


A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Lannan Literary Fiction Award Winner of the Guardian Fiction Award In 1940 a boy bursts from the mud of a war-torn Polish city, where he has buried himself to hide from the soldiers who murdered his family. His name is Jakob Beer. He is only seven years old. And although by all rights he should have shared the fate of the other Jews in his village, he has not only survived but been rescued by a Greek geologist... View more info

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Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984

Inscription: Signed Saul Bellow

Seller ID: 22zck


Family fiction and the fiction-of-ideas: these are the two competing concerns in Bellow's recent work. Here those seemingly contradictory roles-- the darkly comic memoirist, and the thorny essayist-- are on more rewarding display, occasionally even blending in a richly charming way. One story, "A Silver Dish," already much-anthologized and much-acclaimed, is the memoirist/ family side of Bellow, virtually undiluted: a 60-year-old South Chicago businessman reacts ... View more info

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Land O'Goshen

By: Charles McNAIR [inscribed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., St Martins Pr: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: za11


Every once in a while you find a book that is so perfect and so beautiful it leaves you with that contented feeling that everything is calm and right with the world. Land O' Goshen leaves you with a warm and fuzzy euphoric high. This is the story of a boy, Buddy, his mysterious companion, Sack, and his new girlfriend, Cissy. The boy and the girl meet during a brutal religious war, fall in love in the midst of nature's grandeur, and literally hurtle across the Alabama la... View more info

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My Dog Skip

By: Willie Morris [signed]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11w


In 1943 in a sleepy town on the banks of the Yazoo River, a boy fell in love with a puppy with a lively gait and an intellingent way of listening. The two grew up together having the most wonderful adventures. A classic story of a boy, a dog, and small-town America, My Dog Skip belongs on the same shelf as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Russell Baker's Growing Up. It will enchant readers of all ages for years to come. View more info

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The Hundred Brothers

By: Antrim, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: dc11


housed in a publisher's near fine slipcase. View more info

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The Muses are Heard

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Reader's Digest Association: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Truman Capote

Seller ID: 94pzz


Volume Two, the spring 1957 offerings from Reader's Digest. For the Truman Capote completist. This signed Truman Capote Reader's Digest book is one of a kind. View more info

The Smuggled Atom Bomb

By: Wylie, Philip

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1951

Seller ID: pw0


# 727 Paperback. Great example of genre cover art. pulp cover art View more info