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  • Allen, Edward
    STRAIGHT THROUGH THE NIGHT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989.

    Condition: Near fine in printed blue wrappers (some fading to the spine.)

    Book ID: 6920
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  • Alvarez, A.
    NIGHT

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Norton, 1995. About night life, night language, sleep and dreams.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5943
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  • Archer, Jeffrey.
    AS THE CROW FLIES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Oversized trade paperback format advance issue of this epic story about a family which triumphs to become the proprietor of London's greatest department store. The expected first printing of thi sbook was indicated as being 300,000 copies - which makes this advance issue much less common than the hardcover.

    Condition: Some edgewear and creasing on the spine - overall very good condition.

    Book ID: 14862
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  • Beck, K. K.
    AMATEUR NIGHT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1993. The second Jane da Silva mystery, as she continues her search for a truly hopeless case.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 4213
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  • STRAIGHT CUT. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    STRAIGHT CUT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1986. SIGNED first edition - Bell's third novel - a dark story of 'romantic duplicity, drug deals and double-crosses' set in Rome, Brussels and New York. SIGNED on the title page. 230 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new) .

    Book ID: 34455
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  • Bishop, Deborah and David Levy.
    HELLO MIDNIGHT:An Insomniac's Literary Bedside Companion.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. A collection of facts and fiction, quotations and quips, designed to amuse, inform and entertain the sleepless. Resources and organizations for troubled sleepers.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 18952
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  • Bohjalian, Chris.
    THE LAW OF SIMILARS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harmony, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - Another novel exploring the intersection of the world of law and prosecution and alternative medicine - in this case, homeopathy - by the highly praised writer of 'Midwives.' SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27059
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  • Boyd, William
    ARMADILLO

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. Described as a novel "of literary brilliance and dark suspense" this is the story of a young insurance adjuster, on a perfectly ordinary business appointment, who discovers a hanged man and finds his life turned upside down. 338 pp

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 9861
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  • Brookner, Anita.
    FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1985. First edition - Far less common than the hardcover edition, which had a planned first printing in the US of 35,000 copies.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5743
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  • FREEDOM AND NECESSITY. by Bull, Emma and Steven Brust.
    Bull, Emma and Steven Brust.
    FREEDOM AND NECESSITY.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (large trade paperback format.)

    New York: TOR, 1997. First edition - Despite the rather prosaic title, this is a wild and satisfying romp through the mid-19th century, a combination of historical fiction and science fiction with magical undertones. SIGNED by Emma Bull on the title page. 443 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed gold wrappers (front edge and lower corner slightly bumped, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 46736
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  • Carroll, Jonathan.
    WHITE APPLES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 2002. First edition - A quirky tale of love, fatherhood and death - Jonathem Lethem described Carroll's writing as being that of 'a master of sunlit surrealism' 304 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (lower corner slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 28895
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  • WHITE APPLES. by Carroll, Jonathan.
    Carroll, Jonathan.
    WHITE APPLES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 2002. SIGNED first edition - A quirky tale of love, fatherhood and death - Jonathem Lethem described Carroll's writing as being that of 'a master of sunlit surrealism' SIGNED on the title page. 304 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 61441
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  • Chao, Evelina.
    GATES OF GRACE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, 1985.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 1508
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  • Charles, Kate
    EVIL ANGELS AMONG THEM

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996.). The fifth "Book of Psalms" mystery, set in a small medieval village near Norfolk.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5548
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  • Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Crown, 1994. The story of Harriet Hemings, daughter of Jefferson & Sally Hemings, who is allowed to run away and pass for white.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5046
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  • Chute, Carolyn.
    MERRY MEN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt Brace, 1994. First edition - Chute's third novel expands the saga of the Beans of Egypt, Maine. Madison Smartt Bell called it "beyond comparisons .. a masterpiece." A very thick book - demonstrating in more ways than one - that Egypt is not so small.

    Condition: Fine, in glossy ilustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 1859
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  • Cobb, William.
    A SPRING OF SOULS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Birmingham, AL: Crane Hill Publishers, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Novel set in the small Alabama town of Piper - a south of racial turmoil and supernatural events, of teenage girls experimenting with Satanism and of love sought and found. Praise from Lee Smith - who calls it 'visionary, comic and sometimes all too real' and from Pat Conroy.

    Condition: Fine (as new.) SIGNED on the title page.

    Book ID: 22077
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  • Cochrane, Mick
    FLESH WOUNDS

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1997. A deeply felt first novel, about a family in crisis - Stewart O'Nan called it 'a memorable debut."

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 5542
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  • Collins, Judy
    SHAMELESS

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, 1995. The singer and composer's first novel.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 7243
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  • Connelly, Michael.
    CHASING THE DIME.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, 2002. SIGNED first edition - A stand-alone thriller by one of the best practicioners of the craft of mystery and suspense writing working today. SIGNED by the author 369 pp.

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

    Book ID: 31253
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  • Cox, Elizabeth.
    THE RAGGED WAY PEOPLE FALL OUT OF LOVE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1991. Glossy illustrated wrappers. Author's second novel.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 16778
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  • Davies, Pete.
    INSIDE THE HURRICANE: Face to Face with Nature's Deadliest Storms.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 2000. A look at what the storms can do, what causes them - and especially a study of those who fly into the hurricanes in an attempt to gain more knowledge about these storms. 262 pages, including several appendices, section on resources, etc.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 20475
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  • CORELLI'S MANDOLIN by de Bernieres, Louis
    de Bernieres, Louis
    CORELLI'S MANDOLIN

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1994. First edition - The author's highly acclaimed 4th novel set on a remote Greek island, as WWII is approaching - basis for the movie of the same name, featuring Nicholas Cage.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with publisher's red wraparound band still present.

    Book ID: 49397
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  • DeBerry, Virginia and Grant, Donna.
    TRYIN' TO SLEEP IN THE BED YOU MADE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1997. Authors' first book - a novel of friendship and choices that follows the lives of two African American women.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 4587
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  • Dee, Jonathan.
    ST FAMOUS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1996. Publisher's material laid in. Author's 3rd novel.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 2812
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  • Di Prisco, Joseph.
    CONFESSIONS OF BROTHER ELI: A Novel by Joseph Di Prisco.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    San Francisco: MacAdam/CagePublishing, 2000. Joseph Di Prisco is a poet and an essayist who writes reviews in numerous journals and has published two books of poetry. His first novel follows a Catholic Brother's journey through matters of faith, truth, money, envy, power, and food. Its landscape includes a Catholic prep school during the Vietnam War.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers (trade paperback format.)

    Book ID: 18944
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  • Dias, Dexter
    FALSE WITNESS

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1995. First mystery novel by a British defense barrister.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5559
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  • Donnelly, Frances.
    SHAKE DOWN THE STARS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St. Martin's, 1988. Author's first book - story of 3 women coming of age during WW II in England.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 21628
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  • Dunne, John Gregory
    PLAYLAND

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, 1994. Story of Blue Tyler, a child movie star who diasappeared from Hollywood in disgrace, and reappears, 45 years and 11 marriages later, in a trailor park outside Detroit - written by a novelist and screenwriter who really knows Hollywood.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5942
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  • Dunne, John Gregory
    PLAYLAND

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, 1994. Story of Blue Tyler, a child movie star who diasappeared from Hollywood in disgrace, and reappears, 45 years and 11 marriages later, in a trailor park outside Detroit - written by a novelist and screenwriter who really knows Hollywood.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. This edition includes a letter to the publisher from Dunne at the front of the book.

    Book ID: 24387
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