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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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  • 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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  • Epstein, Leslie
    PINTO AND SONS

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. A novel about Adolph Pinto, an idealistic medical student, disgraced, who is forced to travel to the gold fields of California. Much of this novel is based on the true story of the Modoc Indians' battles in the lava fields of Northern California.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 7116
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