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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

ISBN: 0679455116

Condition: As New


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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

ISBN: 1565121066

Condition: As New


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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

ISBN: 006015179X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0312112963

Condition: As New


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

ISBN: 0679441441

Condition: As New


Set in Mississippi in the 40s, shy young Willie Morris lives with his parents, and when his only friend goes off to war, he's left alone. His father, who lost a leg fighting in the Spanish Civil War, is withdrawn, so his mother buys him a dog and his life is transformed, not only is the dog his best friend but, through him, Willie can make friends and learn about life. Adapted to the screen in 2000, with Kevin Bacon, Harry Connick Jr. et al. 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

ISBN: 0517703106

Condition: As New


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Smuggled Atom Bomb

By: Wylie, Philip

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1951

Seller ID: pw0

Condition: Good


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