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  • THE UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREEN. by Braff, Joshua.
    Braff, Joshua.
    THE UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREEN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2004. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page "To--- you have inspired a lot in me!" . Braff's very funny first novel of growing up in a Jewish suburban family in the 1970's. The title gives a good clue to the contents, but here is more from the front flap: 'Take one adolescent boy with an overactive imagination and a flourishing libido. Add a narcissistic father who can shower his children with love one minute and verbally cut them to shreds the next. Take a mother who seems to be always "out" and three siblings at various stages of development. Hire a sexy babysitter to take care of the kids…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2004. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page "To--- you have inspired a lot in me!" . Braff's very funny first novel of growing up in a Jewish suburban family in the 1970's. The title gives a good clue to the contents, but here is more from the front flap: 'Take one adolescent boy with an overactive imagination and a flourishing libido. Add a narcissistic father who can shower his children with love one minute and verbally cut them to shreds the next. Take a mother who seems to be always "out" and three siblings at various stages of development. Hire a sexy babysitter to take care of the kids and move them all to a new house in a leafy green New Jersey town in the 1970s, and you've got the makings of a comic and heart-wrenching novel of suburbia.' 259 pp. ISBN: 1-565124200.

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

    Book ID: 65668
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  • THE UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREEN. by Braff, Joshua.
    Braff, Joshua.
    THE UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREEN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2004. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Braff's very funny first novel of growing up in a Jewish suburban family in the 1970's. The title gives a good clue to the contents, but here is more from the front flap: 'Take one adolescent boy with an overactive imagination and a flourishing libido. Add a narcissistic father who can shower his children with love one minute and verbally cut them to shreds the next. Take a mother who seems to be always "out" and three siblings at various stages of development. Hire a sexy babysitter to take care of the kids and move them all to a new house in…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2004. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Braff's very funny first novel of growing up in a Jewish suburban family in the 1970's. The title gives a good clue to the contents, but here is more from the front flap: 'Take one adolescent boy with an overactive imagination and a flourishing libido. Add a narcissistic father who can shower his children with love one minute and verbally cut them to shreds the next. Take a mother who seems to be always "out" and three siblings at various stages of development. Hire a sexy babysitter to take care of the kids and move them all to a new house in a leafy green New Jersey town in the 1970s, and you've got the makings of a comic and heart-wrenching novel of suburbia.' 259 pp. ISBN: 1-565124200.

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

    Book ID: 37420
    View cart More details Price: $25.00
  • THE UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREEN. by Braff, Joshua.
    Braff, Joshua.
    THE UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREEN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - Braff's very funny first novel of growing up in a Jewish suburban family in the 1970's. The title gives a good clue to the contents, but here is more from the front flap: 'Take one adolescent boy with an overactive imagination and a flourishing libido. Add a narcissistic father who can shower his children with love one minute and verbally cut them to shreds the next. Take a mother who seems to be always "out" and three siblings at various stages of development. Hire a sexy babysitter to take care of the kids and move them all to a new house in a leafy green New Jersey town…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - Braff's very funny first novel of growing up in a Jewish suburban family in the 1970's. The title gives a good clue to the contents, but here is more from the front flap: 'Take one adolescent boy with an overactive imagination and a flourishing libido. Add a narcissistic father who can shower his children with love one minute and verbally cut them to shreds the next. Take a mother who seems to be always "out" and three siblings at various stages of development. Hire a sexy babysitter to take care of the kids and move them all to a new house in a leafy green New Jersey town in the 1970s, and you've got the makings of a comic and heart-wrenching novel of suburbia.' 259 pp. ISBN: 1-565124200.

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

    Book ID: 74965
    View cart More details Price: $18.00
  • Fleming Keith.
    THE BOY WITH THE THORN IN HIS SIDE: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The often-moving memoir by a young man who grew up in the 1970's Midwest, attended a Free School there (based on Summerhill), was institutionalized by his father, and saved by being 'adopted' as a teenager by his uncle, the writer Edmund White, who was very involved in the gay world of New York City. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-060959304.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38293
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  • Mazza, Cris.
    INDIGENOUS: Growing Up Californian.

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

    San Francisco: City Lights Books, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Essays about what it means to grow up in California - in the 1970s and 1980s - as the second or third generation vs those who come to California because of a dream - "a spirited rebuttal to stereotypes about growing up female in Southern California. INSCRIBED on the title page - "for ... A native! Don't go extinct." Promotional postcard laid in. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-872864227.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37847
    View cart More details Price: $28.00