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  • THE SHADOW YEAR. by Ford, Jeffrey.
    Ford, Jeffrey.
    THE SHADOW YEAR.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. Hardcover - A strange novel about childhood in a small town by this Edgar and Nebula Award winning author. When a prowler is spotted in his 1960s Long Island neighborhood, a young boy and his brother set out to aid the police. Strange things start happening, and strangest of all is that these disturbing occurences seem to happen when their sister Mary has made changes to the model town in the basement. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1231525.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47021
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  • THE ANATOMY SCHOOL. by MacLaverty, Bernard
    MacLaverty, Bernard
    THE ANATOMY SCHOOL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A coming of age story set in Belfast in northern Ireland in the 1960's. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-393-050521.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (upper corner bumped.)

    Book ID: 45194
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  • Yerby, Frank.
    SPEAK NOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 23rd novel by this African American writer who was unusual in so many ways - not only was he immensely popular and able to make a living from his writing, most of his readers were unaware of the fact that he was a black man. His photograph was never included on the covers of his early books, and while his historical fiction was often set in the antebellum South and the world of slavery, this is the first novel in which he openly deals with racism and prejudice - giving the title "Speak Now" a deeper meaning than just this story of the relationship between a black jazz…

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    New York: Dial Press, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 23rd novel by this African American writer who was unusual in so many ways - not only was he immensely popular and able to make a living from his writing, most of his readers were unaware of the fact that he was a black man. His photograph was never included on the covers of his early books, and while his historical fiction was often set in the antebellum South and the world of slavery, this is the first novel in which he openly deals with racism and prejudice - giving the title "Speak Now" a deeper meaning than just this story of the relationship between a black jazz musician and a white woman from the American South, set in 1960's Paris.

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    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tear to upper edge of front panel of dj, light edgewear.)

    Book ID: 36473
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