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  • RECLAIMING OUR STORIES, RECLAIMING OUR LIVES: Report of the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Counselling Project: June 1994 to September 1994. Dulwich Centre Newsletter, 1995, Number 1. by Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia
    Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia
    RECLAIMING OUR STORIES, RECLAIMING OUR LIVES: Report of the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Counselling Project: June 1994 to September 1994. Dulwich Centre Newsletter, 1995, Number 1.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dulwich Centre: Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, 1995. First edition - "This Newsletter outlines a report of a counselling project initiated by the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, which was conducted from June 1994 to September 1994. This counselling project implemented one of the recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (November 1987 to December 1990)." Large format. 40 pp.

    Condition: Fine in red stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 78514
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  • LYRICS ALLEY. by Aboulela, Leila.
    Aboulela, Leila.
    LYRICS ALLEY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2010). First edition - Novel set in 1950s Sudan, as British rule is coming to an end, by this award winning author, the story of a powerful dynasty trying to reconcile the pull of tradition and the need to move forward in a rapidly changing country. 308 pp plus author's note.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64304
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  • Abraham, Pearl
    THE ROMANCE READER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books (Putnam), 1995. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, the story of a young girl in the Hasidic world in Brooklyn - a secret reader of Charlotte Bronte and Victoria Holt in violation of the prohibition against reading books in English.

    Condition: F/F.

    Book ID: 8544
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  • THE FAN. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    THE FAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of pyschological suspense involving a celebrity baseball player and an obsessed fan. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-446-518603.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68601
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  • Abrahams, Peter.
    TONGUES OF FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. Evans and Company, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second thriller, a story of the Israeli-Arab conflict and one man's determination to get revenge for the death of his wife and daughter and the destruction of his village. ISBN: 0-87131-374x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30391
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  • HARD RAIN. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    HARD RAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1998) dj
    . SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller with its roots in the late sixties and the Woodstock festival. When Jessie Shapiro's daughter and ex-husband disappear, she finds a warning on his answering machine - and then her best friend, wearing Jessie's slicker, is run over. The police dismiss her fears so she sets out to track her daughter across the United States, and in doing so she uncovers a deadly secret from her ex-husband's college days during the Vietnam era. Library Journal called this "a solid mystery/political thriller about a self-reliant average woman thrown without warning into a smoky conspiracy. Riveting." SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-525245812.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 81299
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  • Abrahams, Peter.
    REVOLUTION #9.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A post-Vietnam novel about people fragmented by their violence during the war. But not Vietnam vets- rather, anti-war radical terrorists. It is a thriller, a mystery, and a compelling novel of love and hate, good and evil, idealism and corruption, all deliberately chosen. ISBN: 0-89296-4812.

    Condition: Very near fine in like dust jacket.

    Book ID: 14001
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  • PRESSURE DROP. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    PRESSURE DROP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1989) dj
    . SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller in which two different story lines come together - that of a woman, a successful publicist in New York City whose baby is kidnapped from the hospital and a man, owner of a rustic resort in the Bahamas, on the verge of losing it all because of a lawsuit alleging negligence in a diving fatality. SIGNED on the title page. 389 pp. ISBN: 0-525248218.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages) in a near fine dust jacket (crease to lower edge of back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 81363
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  • CRYING WOLF. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    CRYING WOLF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Psychological thriller set at a small and exclusive New England college, by a writer who has been praised both for the twists and turns of his plots and for his elegant prose (LA Times). Stephen King stated that Abrahams was his 'favorite American suspense novelist.' 329 pp. ISBN: 0-345423852.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76394
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  • REVOLUTION #9. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    REVOLUTION #9.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. First edition - A post-Vietnam novel about people fragmented by their violence during the war. But not Vietnam vets- rather, anti-war radical terrorists. It is a thriller, a mystery, and a compelling novel of love and hate, good and evil, idealism and corruption, all deliberately chosen. 325 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40864
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  • Abrahams, Roger D.
    SINGING THE MASTER: The Emergence of African American Culture in the Plantation South.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the dual origins (old English and African) of the corn-shucking ceremony on antebellum plantations. Illustrated, extensive notes, appendix with original accounts of the ceremony, index. 342 pages. ISBN: 0-394-555910.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 18715
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  • Abrahams, Roger D.
    DEEP DOWN IN THE JUNGLE: Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia.

    Edition: First printing.

    Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates. 1964. Hardcover first edition - Uncommon first edition of this pioneering work on African-American folklore, unusual in that it focused in depth on an urban and northern ghetto, and in the often sexually explicit language contained in the 'toasts' and other examples of folk stories and rhymes. Here is Stagolee and Shine and the Titanic and the baboon and more. Includes a long introduction by the author discussing aspects of the urban neighborhood in which he collected these examples. Illustrated with line drawings. Appendices (including one on the use of 'obscenities'), glossary, bibliography, index. 287 pp. Black illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good overall in black cloth (prev owner's name, book somewhat 'over-opened' before title page, some light pencil underlining in the introduction), lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 37756
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards. by Abrahams, William, editor.
    Abrahams, William, editor.
    PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards.

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

    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's…

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    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's Where She Was; Elizabeth Oness' The Oracle; Katherine L. Hester's Labor; and Thomas E. Kennedy's Landing Zone X-Ray.. Biographies of the authors. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-385-471181.

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    Condition: Very near fine (usual toning to the pages, but otherwise appears unread)

    Book ID: 58471
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards. by Abrahams, William, editor.
    Abrahams, William, editor.
    PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards.

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

    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's…

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    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's Where She Was; Elizabeth Oness' The Oracle; Katherine L. Hester's Labor; and Thomas E. Kennedy's Landing Zone X-Ray.. Biographies of the authors. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-385-471181.

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    Condition: Good only (some crinkling from dampness to upper corner.)

    Book ID: 52278
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1992: The O. Henry Awards. by Abrahams, William, editor. Ann Packer, signed.
    Abrahams, William, editor. Ann Packer, signed.
    PRIZE STORIES 1992: The O. Henry Awards.

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

    New York: Doubleday, (1992.). SIGNED - The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Include stories by Cynthia Ozick, Lucy Honig, Tom McNeal, Amy Herrick, Murray Pomerance, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Michael Wagner, Yolanda Barnes, David Long, Harriet Doerr, Perri Klass, Daniel Meltzer, Les Myers, Ken Chowder, Alice Adams, Frances Sherwood, Antonya Nelson, Millicent Dillon, Kent Nelson, Ann Packer, and Kate Braverman. SIGNED by Ann Packer at her story "Babies." Biographies of the authors. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-385-421923.

    Condition: Good only (some crinkling from dampness to upper corner.)

    Book ID: 52277
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  • FOBBIT. by Abrams, David.
    Abrams, David.
    FOBBIT.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    New York: Black Cat / Grove Atlantic, (2012). SIGNED - The author's first novel, an "Iraq war comedy." SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Karl Marlantes (who called it "hilarious, but the subject matter is deadly serious"), Jonathan Evison ("it deserves a place alongside Slaughterhouse-Five and Catch 22 as one of our great comic novels about the absurdity of war") and more. 369 pp. ISBN: 9780802120328.

    Condition: Fine in wrappers with French flaps. Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 62815
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  • JUMPING AT SHADOWS: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream. by Abramsky, Sasha.
    Abramsky, Sasha.
    JUMPING AT SHADOWS: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Nation Books, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the science and psychology behind fear-based politics: "Why is an unarmed young black woman who knocks on a stranger's front door to ask for help after her car breaks down perceived to be so threatening that he shoots her dead? Why do we fear infrequent acts of terrorism more far more common acts of violence? Why does a disease like Ebola, which killed only a handful of Americans, provoke panic, whereas the flu--which kills tens of thousands each year--is dismissed with a yawn?. . . a journey through a divided nation, where everything from immigration to disease, gun control to health care has become fodder…

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    New York: Nation Books, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the science and psychology behind fear-based politics: "Why is an unarmed young black woman who knocks on a stranger's front door to ask for help after her car breaks down perceived to be so threatening that he shoots her dead? Why do we fear infrequent acts of terrorism more far more common acts of violence? Why does a disease like Ebola, which killed only a handful of Americans, provoke panic, whereas the flu--which kills tens of thousands each year--is dismissed with a yawn?. . . a journey through a divided nation, where everything from immigration to disease, gun control to health care has become fodder for fearmongers and conspiracists, . . . exposing deeply ingrained strains of racism, classism, and xenophobia within our culture, as well as our growing susceptibility to the toxic messages of demagogues." SIGNED and dated on the title page. Index. 324 pp. ISBN: 978-1568585192.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74071
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  • BLOODY BONSAI: A Jim Dandy Elderhostel Mystery. by Abresch, Peter.
    Abresch, Peter.
    BLOODY BONSAI: A Jim Dandy Elderhostel Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Aurora, CO: Write Way Publishing, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel and the first in the series of Elderhostel mysteries. "Unable to generate enthusiasm for anything since his wife's death, retired physical therapist James P. Dandy has let his children cajole him into attending an Elderhostel at the Jersey shore. But the other participants seem indistinguishable except for their name tags - sall but Dodee Swisher, a gallery owner determined to create her own laboratory component for their class in bonsai gardening. . . A bonus in this winsome, if guileless, debut is a short course in how to style a bonsai plant and use it as a murder weapon." (Kirkus Reviews) SIGNED on the title page. 239 pp. ISBN: 1-885173342.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77557
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  • Abshire, Richard.
    THE DALLAS DECEPTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1992. Hardcover first edition - The third Jack Kyle mystery.

    Condition: F/F (as new.)

    Book ID: 4292
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  • Abshire, Richard.
    DALLAS DROP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1989. Hardcover first edition - First solo novel by Abshire, former cop and private investigator - a mystery introducing Texas PI Jack Kyle.

    Condition: F/F (as new.)

    Book ID: 4293
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  • Absire, Alain.
    GOD'S EQUAL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. Hardcover first edition - Winner of the Prix Femina in France, this historical novel brings to life the 11th century of the Normans.

    Condition: F/F.

    Book ID: 3941
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80920
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53228
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  • Abu-Jaber, Diana.
    ARABIAN JAZZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set among a large and loving Arab family living in a mostly poor-white small town in upstate New York - a community where "ethnics" are few and far between. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-151078629).

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39247
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36581
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  • ORIGIN. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    ORIGIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Norton, (2007). First edition - Her third novel, fourth book - a suspenseful literary mystery set in Syracuse, New York, where there is a number of unexplained 'crib deaths.' 388 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 58218
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  • ARABIAN JAZZ. by Abu-Jaber, Diana.
    Abu-Jaber, Diana.
    ARABIAN JAZZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set among a large and loving Arab family living in a mostly poor-white small town in upstate New York - a community where "ethnics" are few and far between. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-151078629).

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80849
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  • Abufaiad, Eva Maria Daher.
    SOMBRAS DA ILUSAO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Belem: 1992. SIGNED first edition - Collection of poems, in Portuguese, illustrated with drawings by Frederico Mergulhao. INSCRIBED by the author.

    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated white wrappers.

    Book ID: 15314
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  • THE CASE OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR: A WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery. by Ace, Cathy.
    Ace, Cathy.
    THE CASE OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR: A WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London & USA: Severn House Publishers, (2018). Four women combine their diverse backgrounds and talents to create an enquiry agency based in a small town in Wales. 203 pp. ISBN: 978-1847518545.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight spine slant).

    Book ID: 78489
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  • THINGS FALL APART and Related Readings. by Achebe, Chinua.
    Achebe, Chinua.
    THINGS FALL APART and Related Readings.

    Edition: First thus.

    Boston: McDougal Littell. (1997.). Hardcover - A title in the Literature Connections series, designed for use in schools. In addition to the novel by Achebe, this includes poetry by Senghor, Mark Strand and Simon Ortiz, an essay "Shooting the Elephant" by George Orwell and more, 222 pp. ISBN: 0-395-775590.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 58862
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