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A Clear Conscience

By: Fyfield, Frances

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

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A Son of the Circus

By: John IRVING [signed]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: w11


A Son of The Circus l is suspenseful; the prose is energetic and sometimes lyrical; sometimes it verges on farce and other times is as sultry as the atmosphere of Bombay, where it is set. Irving is concerned with people who do not feel at home in the world: immigrants, social outcasts, pariahs because of physical handicaps, those uncomfortable with their sexual orientation. The characters include a Bombay-born physician and secret screenwriter who feels as much a forei... View more info

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A Way In the World

By: V.S. NAIPAUL

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bv11


This work of "fiction" from Naipaul is really a label-defying tapestry of elements, a fascinating, closely woven blend of history, character study, and autobiography. Naipaul's wonderfully vivid, lyrical descriptions of Trinidad, his homeland, reflect a mind whose every experience seems to have been carefully captured in amber. The theme that repeats throughout is the shifting nature of reality as it is refracted through the eyes and thoughts of those who shaped ... View more info

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Alice-For-Short

By: Morgan, William De

Price: $44.99

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: wdm5


8vo.1/4 brown calf/gilt. Marbled bd's & e.p's. Top edge gilt VG. Author associated with the pre- Raphaelite circle of artists and craftsmen fiction/binding View more info

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American Owned Love

By: Robert BOSWELL

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ox11


An ambitious, absorbing saga of family and community relations, set in present-day New Mexico. The town of Persimmon, which lies just across the Rio Grande from the Mexican-American colony of Apura, is inhabited by such harmlessly distracted souls as 30ish Gay Schaefer and her adolescent daughter Rita; Gay's cousin Heart, a remote woman who's a recovering cancer patient; and Denny Redmon, the high-school basketball coach Gay dallies with-- and strings along-- while livi... View more info

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Brooklyn Pops Up

By: Brooklyn Public Library

Price: $125.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Simon: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: tt0


Brand new, never used. In unopened original plastic bag. Brooklyn Pops Up celebrates the diverse borough of Brooklyn, New York, with pop-ups by the world's best illustrators and paper engineers. In this dimensional tour of Brooklyn icons you will visit: Brooklyn Children by Maurice Sendak; Brooklyn Brownstones by David A. Carter and Tor Lokvig , Grand Army Plaza & Brooklyn Public Library by Bruce Foster; Brooklyn Museum of Art & Brooklyn Children's Museum by Robert Sa... View more info

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Cold Mountain

By: Charles FRAZIER

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: yyx11


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Evening

By: Susan MINOT [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11wav


Susan Minot has emerged as one of the most gifted writers in America, praised for her ability to strike at powerful emotional truths in language that is sensual and commanding, mesmerizing in its vitality and intelligence. Now, with Evening, she gives us her most ambitious novel, a work of surpassing beauty. During a summer weekend on the coast of Maine, at the wedding of her best friend, Ann Grant fell in love. She was twenty-five. Forty years later-- after three marria... View more info

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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges: Stories

By: Nathan ENGLANDER [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

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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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Honor And Duty

By: Gus LEE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

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Intensity

By: Dean, KOONTZ

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: woo11


Past midnight, Chyna Shepard, twenty-six, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the Napa Valley home of her best friend's family. Instinct proves reliable. A murderous sociopath, Edgler Foreman Vess, has entered the house, intent on killing everyone inside. A self-proclaimed "homicidal adventurer," Vess lives only to satisfy all appetites as they arise, to immerse himself in sensation, to live without fear, remorse or limits, to live w... View more info

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Jack Maggs

By: Peter CAREY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

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Ladder Of Years

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: qc11


Married with three almost-grown children, Delia Grinstead has vanished without trace or reason. But for Delia, walking away from it all is an impulse that will lead her into a new, exciting, and unimagined life. Chosen by "Time" magazine as One of the Ten Best Novels of the Year. View more info

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Last Orders.

By: Graham SWIFT [signed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: advance reader's edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: va11


Last Orders is a captivating tale of English working-class families in the four decades following WW II. When Jack Dodds dies suddenly of cancer after years of running a butcher shop in London, he leaves a strange request-- namely, that his ashes be scattered off Margate pier into the sea. And who could better be suited to fulfill this wish than his three oldest drinking buddies-- insurance man Ray, vegetable seller Lenny, and undertaker Vic, all of whom, like Jack hims... View more info

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Manhattan Nocturne

By: Colin HARRISON [signed]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

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Moo

By: Jane SMILEY [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11q


Smiley delivers a tour de force, a satire of university life that leaves no aspect of contemporary academia unscathed. The setting is a large midwestern agricultural college known as Moo U., whose faculty and students Smiley depicts with sophisticated humor, turning a gimlet eye on the hypocrisy, egomania, prejudice and self-delusion that flourish on campus-and also reflect society at large. Everybody at Moo U. has an agenda: academic, sexual, social, economic, politica... View more info

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My Drowning

By: Jim GRIMSLEY [signed]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NC, Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

By: Allan Gurganus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: rmj0


Author's first book and winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize from the Academy of Arts and Letters 1989. Signed by Gurganus on the first blank page . View more info

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Playland

By: John Gregory Dunne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

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Plays Well with Others

By: Allan GURGANUS [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY., Knopf: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

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Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics by 'Anonymous'- 1st Edition

By: Anonymous [Joe Klein]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11qq


1996 1st edition, a very early uncorrected state of Primary Colors, still incomplete; intended for in-house review at Random House. Together with a bound excerpt targeting retail sales representatives responsible for ordering stock. Though presented as political fiction, it is, nonetheless, a scathing and satirical look at the inner workings and machinations of Bill Clinton's campaign for the White House. Approx. 8.5x11 inches, and in excellent shape. View more info

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Reading in the Dark

By: Seamus DEANE [signed]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, KNOPF: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

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Rise The Euphrates

By: Carol EDGARIAN [signed]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

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Selected Stories

By: Alice MUNRO [signed]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11j


One of 200 in the publisher's slipcase. View more info

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Something Happened - Signed 1st Edition

By: Joseph Heller

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: First Signed Limited Edition

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Seller ID: ou13


Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness. Slocum was discontent. Inevitably, inexorably, his discontent deteriorated into desolation until... something happened. Something Happened is Joseph Heller's wonderfully inventive and controversial second novel satirizing business life and American culture. The story is told as if the re... View more info

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The Afterlife and Other Stories

By: John UPDIKE [signed]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

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To the hero of the title story of this collection, all of England has the glow of an afterlife: "A miraculous lacquer lay upon everything, beading each roadside twig . . . each reed of thatch, each tiny daisy trembling in the grass." All of these stories, each in its own way, partake of this glow, as life beyond middle age is explored and found to have its own exquisite dearness. As death approaches, existence takes on, for some of Updike's aging characters, a tr... View more info

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The Cat Inside

By: William S. Burroughs

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: omj0


Semi-gloss illustrated paper covers, decorative endpapers, photo of Burroughs with his cat Fletch on rear cover, 94 pages. William S. Burroughs' musings on cats, which fascinated him & appear throughout his works. View more info

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The Holder Of The World

By: Bharati MUKHERJEE [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: 11i


"An amazing literary feat and a masterpiece of storytelling. Once again, Bharati Mukherjee prove she is one of our foremost writers, with the literary muscles to weave both the future and the past into a tale that is singularly intelligent and provocative." --AMY TAN This is the remarkable story of Hannah Easton, a unique woman born in the American colonies in 1670, "a person undreamed of in Puritan society." Inquisitive, vital and awake to her own possib... View more info

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The House of Sleep

By: Jonathan COE [signed]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

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Seller ID: n11


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