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  • THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS OF THE CENTURY. by [Anthology] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor, and Robert Atwan, co-editor.
    [Anthology] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor, and Robert Atwan, co-editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS OF THE CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Foreword by Atwan and introductions by Oates. A selection of fifty-five essays, from authors ranging from Mark Twain to Saul Bellows and including essays from W.E.B. Du Bois, John Muir, Jane Addams, T.S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, H.L. Mencken, Zora Neale Hurston, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Thurber, Richard Wright, James Agee, Robert Frost, E.B. White, S Langston Hughes, Rachel Carson, James Baldwin, Loren Eiseley, Eudora Welty, Donald Hall, Martin Luther King, Jr., Tom Wolfe, Susan Sontag, Vladimir Nabokov, N. Scott Momaday, Elizabeth Hardwick, Michael Herr, Maya Angelou, Lewis Thomas, John McPhee, William H. Gass, Maxine Hong Kingston, Alice Walker, Adrienne Rich, Joan Didion, Richard Rodriguez, Gretel Ehrlich, Annie Dillard,…

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    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Foreword by Atwan and introductions by Oates. A selection of fifty-five essays, from authors ranging from Mark Twain to Saul Bellows and including essays from W.E.B. Du Bois, John Muir, Jane Addams, T.S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, H.L. Mencken, Zora Neale Hurston, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Thurber, Richard Wright, James Agee, Robert Frost, E.B. White, S Langston Hughes, Rachel Carson, James Baldwin, Loren Eiseley, Eudora Welty, Donald Hall, Martin Luther King, Jr., Tom Wolfe, Susan Sontag, Vladimir Nabokov, N. Scott Momaday, Elizabeth Hardwick, Michael Herr, Maya Angelou, Lewis Thomas, John McPhee, William H. Gass, Maxine Hong Kingston, Alice Walker, Adrienne Rich, Joan Didion, Richard Rodriguez, Gretel Ehrlich, Annie Dillard, Cynthia Ozick, Gerald Early and many more. Biographical notes and an appendix on notable 20th century American nonfiction. A thick and heavy book at 596 pp,. ISBN: 0-618043705.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74256
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1996: The O. Henry Awards. by [Anthology, signed] Abrahams, William , editor; Akhil Sharma, signed; Stephen King, William Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Mosley and others, contributors.
    [Anthology, signed] Abrahams, William , editor; Akhil Sharma, signed; Stephen King, William Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Mosley and others, contributors.
    PRIZE STORIES 1996: The O. Henry Awards.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Anchor Books, (1996.). SIGNED - In addition to the prizewinners - with Stephen King winning first prize for 'The Man in the Black Suit' , this also includes stories by Akhil Sharma, William Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, T. J. McNally, Daniel Menaker, Alice Adams, Jane Smiley, Walter Mosley and more. SIGNED by Akhil Sharma at "If You Sing Like That for Me" (his first publiched story) Introduction by Abrahams. Biographical notes and comments by the authors. 387 pp. ISBN: 0-385-481829.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy wrappers (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 54796
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1996: The O. Henry Awards. by [Anthology, signed] Abrahams, William , editor; Walter Mosley and Akhil Sharma, signed; Stephen King, William Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, and others, contributors.
    [Anthology, signed] Abrahams, William , editor; Walter Mosley and Akhil Sharma, signed; Stephen King, William Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, and others, contributors.
    PRIZE STORIES 1996: The O. Henry Awards.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Anchor Books, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - In addition to the prizewinners - with Stephen King winning first prize for 'The Man in the Black Suit' , this also includes stories by Akhil Sharma, William Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, T. J. McNally, Alice Adams, Jane Smiley, and more. SIGNED by TWO authors at their stories: Sharma at "If You Sing Like That for Me" (his first publiched story) and Mosley at "The Thief." Introduction by Abrahams. Biographical notes and comments by the authors. 387 pp. ISBN: 0-385-481829.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy wrappers (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 43292
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  • THE PUSHCART PRIZE XVI: Best of the Small Presses. by [Anthology, signed] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor. Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor. Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    THE PUSHCART PRIZE XVI: Best of the Small Presses.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster, (1992.). SIGNED first edition - An annual anthology of essays, short stories and poems, selected from small literary journals across America - a reflection of the diversity and excellence to be found in offbeat publications from across the United States. SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates at her story "The Hair." Also includes Li-Young Lee, Ursula Le Guin, Marvin Bell, Katha Pollitt, Susan Straight, Linda Gregg, Eric Chock, Jess Mowry, Yann Martel, Brenda Hillman and many more. List of special mentions, brief notes on the author, and index to the first 16 volumes. 574 pp. ISBN: 0-671734350.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (spine slightly sunned)

    Book ID: 73039
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  • DEMONS & DREAMS: The Best Fantasy and Horror. by [Anthology, signed] Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling, editors (Joe Haldeman, William Nolan, Gwyneth Jones, George R. R. Martin, Harlan Ellison, Joyce Carol Oates, Lucius Shepard, David J. Schow and others, contributors.)
    [Anthology, signed] Datlow, Ellen and Terri Windling, editors (Joe Haldeman, William Nolan, Gwyneth Jones, George R. R. Martin, Harlan Ellison, Joyce Carol Oates, Lucius Shepard, David J. Schow and others, contributors.)
    DEMONS & DREAMS: The Best Fantasy and Horror.

    Edition: Reprint.

    London: Leopard Books (Random House UK), (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by FOUR contributors: by Datlow on the title page, David J. Schow at the story "Pamela's Get"; William Nolan at "My Name is Dolly" (with a drawing and "Hi, Chris") and Joe Haldeman at his powerful anti-war poem 'DX' (which was rooted in his experiences in Vietnam.) An anthology of 35 stories from such authors as Ursula K. Le Guin, T.M. Wright, Jonathan Carroll, Gwyneth Jones, Susan Palwick, William F. Nolan, Edward Bryant, John Robert Bensink, Steven Brust, Ramsey Campbell, David J. Schow, Elizabeth S. Helfman, Jane Yolen, Carol Emshwiller, Harlan Ellison, Michael Shea, Charles de Lint, George R.R. Martin, Lucius Shepard, M. John Harrison, Patricia C.…

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    London: Leopard Books (Random House UK), (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by FOUR contributors: by Datlow on the title page, David J. Schow at the story "Pamela's Get"; William Nolan at "My Name is Dolly" (with a drawing and "Hi, Chris") and Joe Haldeman at his powerful anti-war poem 'DX' (which was rooted in his experiences in Vietnam.) An anthology of 35 stories from such authors as Ursula K. Le Guin, T.M. Wright, Jonathan Carroll, Gwyneth Jones, Susan Palwick, William F. Nolan, Edward Bryant, John Robert Bensink, Steven Brust, Ramsey Campbell, David J. Schow, Elizabeth S. Helfman, Jane Yolen, Carol Emshwiller, Harlan Ellison, Michael Shea, Charles de Lint, George R.R. Martin, Lucius Shepard, M. John Harrison, Patricia C. Wrede, John Brunner, Joyce Carol Oates, Kathryn Ptacek, Lucius Shepard, Douglas E. Winter, Lisa Tuttle, and others. 473 pp. Dust Jacket art by Thomas Canty. ISBN: 0-752903179.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (the usual toning to the pages so often found in UK editions.)

    Book ID: 34990
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 1998. by [Anthology, signed] Grafton, Sue, editor; Penzler, Otto, series editor, John Lescroart, Joyce Carol Oates and Walter Mosley, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Grafton, Sue, editor; Penzler, Otto, series editor, John Lescroart, Joyce Carol Oates and Walter Mosley, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 1998.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Second in this series of anthologies, and fairly uncommon in hardcover. SIGNED by FOUR authors: by Sue Grafton on the title page and by John Lescroart, Joyce Carol Oates and Walter Mosley. Also includes stories by Mary Higgins Clark, Lawrence Block, Margaret Maron, Donald Westlake, John Lutz, Peter Robinson, Jay McInerney, Stuart Kaminsky, David Ballard, Steve Yarbrough and others. Foreword by series editor Otto Penzler and introduction by Grafton. Also includes notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of the year. xix, 345 pp. ISBN: 0-395-835860.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55657
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  • TRANSGRESSIONS. by [Anthology, signed] McBain, Ed, editor. Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] McBain, Ed, editor. Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    TRANSGRESSIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Ten brand-new, never-before published novellas from ten of the very best writers of the modern novel." SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates at "The Corn Maiden." Also includes "Walking Around Money" by Donald E. Westlake; "Hostages" by Anne Perry; "Archibald Lawless, Anarchist at Large: Walking the Line" by Walter Mosley; "The Resurrection Man" by Sharyn McCrumb; "Merely Hate" by Ed McBain; "The Things They Left Behind" by Stephen King; "The Ransome Women" by John Farris; "Forever" by Jeffery Deaver; and "Keller's Adjustment" by Lawrence Block. Introduction by McBain. 783 pp. ISBN: 0-765308517.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72796
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1991. by [Anthology, signed] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor (Amy Tan and Garrett Hongo, signed; Margaret Atwood, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Joy Williams and others, contributors.)
    [Anthology, signed] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor (Amy Tan and Garrett Hongo, signed; Margaret Atwood, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Joy Williams and others, contributors.)
    THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1991.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1991. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by TWO contributors: Amy Tan at her essay, 'Mother Tongue' and Garrett Hongo at "Kubota." Uncommon thus. The sixth in the series. In addition to the contributions by the writers shown above, some other selections are an essay on watching the Miss America pageant with his daughters by Gerald Early, questions of conquest by Mario Vargas Llosa, Counters and cable cars by Stephen Jay Gould and more. Introduction by Oates and brief biographies of the contributors. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-9283.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 61127
    Keywords: anthology, asian, Essays, hawaii
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2005. by [Anthology, signed] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor; Dennis Lehane and Scott Turow, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor; Dennis Lehane and Scott Turow, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2005.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. SIGNED first edition - Includes stories by: George V. Higgins, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Daniel Handler, Laura Lippman, Dennis Lehane, Louise Erdrich, Edward P. Jones, Kent Nelson, Scott Turow and more. SIGNED by two authors at their stories: Dennis Lehane at "Until Gwen" and Scott Turow at "Loyalty." Introduction by Oates, notes on contributors, list of other distinguished storie of the year. xviii, 324 pp. ISBN: 0-618517456.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72508
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  • DEAD MAN'S HAND: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table. by [Anthology, signed] Penzler, Otto, editor. Parnell Hall and Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Penzler, Otto, editor. Parnell Hall and Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    DEAD MAN'S HAND: Crime Fiction at the Poker Table.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Quercus, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Anthology collecting fifteen original short stories set at the poker table including Walter Mosley's "Mister In-Between," "One Dollar Jackpot" by Michael Connelly, Laura Lippman's "Hardly Knew Her," and works by Joyce Carol Oates, Alexander McCall Smith, Jeffery Deaver, Parnell Hall, Sam Hill, Peter Robinson, John Lescroart, and others. SIGNED by TWO authors at their stories: Joyce Carol Oates at 'Strip Poker" and Parnell Hall at "Deal Me In." Foreword by Otto Penzler and introduction by Howard Lederer. xiii, 399 pp. ISBN: 9780-1847241122.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crinkling to dj at base of spine)

    Book ID: 63168
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2002. by Ellroy, James, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor. Joyce Carol Oates and Joe R. Lansdale, signed.
    Ellroy, James, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor. Joyce Carol Oates and Joe R. Lansdale, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2002.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An annual anthology which collects stories by some of today's best crime writers - including Michael Connelly, Sean Doolittle, Brendan Du Bois, Joe Gores Joe R. Lansdale and Robert B. Parker, Stuart Kaminsky, Joyce Carol Oates, Annette Meyers, Thomas H. Cook, Howard Clark, and many others. SIGNED by TWO authors at their stories: Lansdale at "The Mule Rustlers" and Oates at "The High School Sweetheart." Introduction by Ellroy. Notes on contributors and list of other distinguished stories of the year. xv, 405 pp. ISBN: 0-618124942.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74377
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  • THE BEST OF THE BEST: 18 New Stories by America's Leading Authors. by Koster, Elaine and Joseph Pittman, editors. Joyce Carol Oates, signed; Stephen King, Lawrence Block and others, contributors.
    Koster, Elaine and Joseph Pittman, editors. Joyce Carol Oates, signed; Stephen King, Lawrence Block and others, contributors.
    THE BEST OF THE BEST: 18 New Stories by America's Leading Authors.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Signet, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology of new, previously unpublished stories, designed to celebrate Signet's Fifthieth Anniversary. Includes stories by Stephen King ('L.T.'s Theory Of Pets'), Joyce Carol Oates, Ed McBain, Joan Hess, E. L. Doctorow, Lisa Alther, Lawrence Block, Wendy Hornsby, Sharon McCrumb, Erica Jong and others. SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates at her story "Color Blind." Notes on the authors. 334 pp. ISBN: 0-451-193903.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 73038
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  • MAN CRAZY: A Novel. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    MAN CRAZY: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very dark novel of a young girl whose life is marked, both as child and as woman, by violent crime - but a novel which is ultimately a story of survival. SIGNED by Oates on the title page with her full name. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-525-942327.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75487
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  • I'LL TAKE YOU THERE. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    I'LL TAKE YOU THERE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2003.). Told in the first person, in edgy and sometimes incomplete sentences, this is the story of a an intelligent and gifted college student, who is also "drastically inclined to obsession." 290 pp. ISBN: 0-06-050189.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 51634
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • MY SISTER, MY LOVE. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    MY SISTER, MY LOVE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ecco Press (Harper Collins), (2008.). First edition - A dark, satirical story inspired by an unsolved true-crime mystery - the murder of a 6 year old girl, as told by the 19 year-old "survivor" of a family torn apart by intense media scrutiny. 562 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59383
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  • WILL YOU ALWAYS LOVE ME? and Other Stories. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    WILL YOU ALWAYS LOVE ME? and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Dutton, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of 22 short stories that focus on the emotional turmoil of everyday life. SIGNED on the title page. 326 pp. ISBN: 0-525-939725.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69461
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  • A SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    A SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories and a novella. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-525-199500.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (discoloration from glue on endpapers, some minor creasing to the dj)

    Book ID: 75598
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE GODDESS and Other Women. by Oates, Joyce Carol
    Oates, Joyce Carol
    THE GODDESS and Other Women.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Vanguard, (1974.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An unusually attractive copy of the fifth collection of short stories, by this prolific and award-winning author. SIGNED on the title page. 468 pp. ISBN: 0-8149-07458.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dustjacket (just a hint of toning to the white background of the d) .

    Book ID: 38504
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • UNCENSORED: VIEWS & (RE)VIEWS. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    UNCENSORED: VIEWS & (RE)VIEWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - Contains trenchant pieces, always worth reading. on Doctorow, Willa Cather, Patricia Highsmith, Ishiguro, Hilary Mantel, Sylvia Plath, Richard Yates, Pat Barker, Michael Connelly and a lot more writers, popular or literary. xiii, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-060775564.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75605
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  • THE PERFECTIONIST and Other Plays, by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE PERFECTIONIST and Other Plays,

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes two full length plays - the title story, which was nominated for a Theater Critics Award, and "Black" - as well as nine one-act plays. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-880014008.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75606
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  • THE FAITH OF A WRITER: Life, Craft, Art. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE FAITH OF A WRITER: Life, Craft, Art.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Discusses - among other things - the importance of reading for a writer, her childhood inspirations, and how she learned the craft of writing. 158 pp. Review copy with publisher's letter laid in. ISBN: 0-06-0565535.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75607
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  • THE EDGE OF IMPOSSIBILITY: Tragic Forms in Literature. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE EDGE OF IMPOSSIBILITY: Tragic Forms in Literature.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Vanguard, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays which examine the works of such writers as Shakespeare, Chekhov, Melville, Dostoevski, Thomas Mann, etc. Notes, 259 pp. ISBN: 0-814906753.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (bookplate, significant rubbing and some edgewear to the dj) .

    Book ID: 75608
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  • SOLSTICE by Oates, Joyce Carol
    Oates, Joyce Carol
    SOLSTICE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel - set in modern times, the story of two women who meet, become friends - and gradually the friendship begins to move towards love - and eventually to a near-fatal obsession with each other. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-525-242937.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41415
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  • THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES: Tales of Mystery and Suspense. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES: Tales of Mystery and Suspense.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of nine short stories which demonstrate that the female of the species is the deadlier than the male. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1011796.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (bit of wear to the top of the dj spine).

    Book ID: 75611
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  • BECAUSE IT IS BITTER, AND BECAUSE IT IS MY HEART by Oates, Joyce Carol
    Oates, Joyce Carol
    BECAUSE IT IS BITTER, AND BECAUSE IT IS MY HEART

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of two families in a small town in upstate New York - one white, one black - in the 50's and 60's - before the upsurge of the civil rights movement when racism was habitual and inflexible. 405 pp. ISBN: 0-525-248609.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread., but with a remainder line)

    Book ID: 41423
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE FALLS. by Oates, Joyce Carol
    Oates, Joyce Carol
    THE FALLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press (Harper Collins), (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - From the dj: "A haunting story of the powerful spell Niagara Falls casts upon two generations of a family, leading to tragedy, love, loss, and, ultimately, redemption... explores the American family in crisis, but also America itself in mid-century." SIGNED by Oates on the title page. 481 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0722282.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 81145
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  • Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE ASSIGNATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories - racy, sexy, intriguing, and slightly off-center. ISBN: 0-8801-2005.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30974
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  • THE SACRIFICE. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE SACRIFICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which "illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives." SIGNED on the title page with her full name and dated in the year of publication. 309 pp plus an afterword. ISBN: 978-0062332974.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81148
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • BELLEFLEUR. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    BELLEFLEUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1980.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An amazing tour de force - a historical novel which covers six generations of the Bellefleur family and combines actual events of the 19th century with the magical and the surreal. SIGNED on the title page. 558 pp. ISBN: 0-525-063021.

    Condition: Very good in a very good minus dust jacket (some short closed edgetears.)

    Book ID: 46833
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  • THE RISE OF LIFE ON EARTH. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    THE RISE OF LIFE ON EARTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New Directions, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon short novel by Oates, one set in the underside of working-class Detroit of the 1960s and 1970s, and which draws us into the secret life of a nurse's aide, overworked, underpaid and quietly overzealous. 135 pp. ISBN: 0-8112-11711.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53659
    Keywords: detroit, Women Authors
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