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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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  • THE BLACK MADONNA: A Novel. by Ermelino, Louisa.
    Ermelino, Louisa.
    THE BLACK MADONNA: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. A look at Italian-American life which introduces readers to an extraordinary trio of mothers and sons in New York's Little Italy.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 18943
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  • Feldman, Ellen.
    LOOKING FOR LOVE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 1496
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  • Field, Carol.
    MANGOES AND QUINCE: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & London: Bloomsbury, 2001. A novel about a woman who seduces an entire city with the exotic fare of her home-run restaurant. First novel by this best-selling cookbook author , part mystery, part love story, with recipes.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 18964
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  • Field, Carol.
    MANGOES AND QUINCE: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & London: Bloomsbury, 2001. A novel about a woman who seduces an entire city with the exotic fare of her home-run restaurant. First novel by this best-selling cookbook author , part mystery, part love story, with recipes. SIGNED by the author.

    Condition: Very ner fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31485
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  • FINDING FISH: A Memoir. by Fisher, Antwone Quenton.
    Fisher, Antwone Quenton.
    FINDING FISH: A Memoir.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 2000. First edition - Born in prison to a single mother, author Antwone Fisher was a ward of Cleveland's foster care system until he broke free at age 17, only to face the hardships of life on the streets. Yet Fish, as he was called, resisted the lure of crime and enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he found a "family" of his own. Before he could make peace with his past, he journeyed from the mean streets of Cleveland to high society Hollywood in a triumphant feat of self-discovery. Basis for the Denzel Washington movie of the same name. 340 pgs.

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

    Book ID: 18969
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  • Foster, Cecil.
    NO MAN IN THE HOUSE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Ballantine Books, 1992. Author's first novel - set in Barbados, Foster's birthplace, it is an eloquent story of a Caribbean childhood, and a wonderful portrait of the strong West Indian women and their struggles to raise children in a damaged society.

    Condition: Fine in printed tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 5176
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  • Fox, Paula.
    THE GOD OF NIGHTMARES.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Berkeley: North Point Press, 1990. First edition - Partially a coming-of-age story of a young woman who leaves her mother in a small town in upstate New York, and moves to New Orleans in 1941 when the US is on the brink of war, but also a novel about confronting difficult truths and looking at who you really are.

    Condition: Very good in printed blue wrappers; spine is tilted.

    Book ID: 1494
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  • Fraser, Antonia
    THE CAVALIER CASE

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1991. First edition - A Jemima Shore mystery.

    Condition: Near fine in printed blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 5556
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  • HEADLONG. by Frayn, Michael.
    Frayn, Michael.
    HEADLONG.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 1999. The discovery of a possible lost Grand Master painting causes Martin to fall from domestic heaven to a comic hell, as he wagers all he owns and some he does not, on an attempt to obtain the painting. Praise from Kurt Vonnegut and Alison Lurie, among others.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (lower corner slightly bumped, but appears unread.)

    Book ID: 47201
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  • HEADLONG. by Frayn, Michael.
    Frayn, Michael.
    HEADLONG.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 1999. The discovery of a possible lost Grand Master painting causes Martin to fall from domestic heaven to a comic hell, as he wagers all he owns and some he does not, on an attempt to obtain the painting. Praise from Kurt Vonnegut and Alison Lurie, among others.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 24221
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  • Frayn, Michael.
    A LANDING ON THE SUN.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Viking, 1992. Fifth novel by this playwright and 1999 Booker finalist.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers (printed from the original English edition.)

    Book ID: 11439
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  • Gallagher, Hugh
    TEETH

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, 1998. Author's first novel, with its roots in the youth scene of the 90's.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5541
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  • Gallison, Kate
    HASTY RETREAT

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Delacorte, 1997. A Mother Lavinia Grey mystery.

    Condition: Fine in printed yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 5561
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  • Garber, Joseph R.
    VERTICAL RUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1995. Comment from Clive Cussler: "Fast-paced thrillers don't get any better than this."

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease on spine.)

    Book ID: 5691
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  • Gardner, Mary.
    MILKWEED.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    Watsonville, CA: Papier-Maiche Press, 1993. A novel aware of the harsh realities of women's lives in the farmlands of the Midwest. Cover indicates a first printing of 15,000 copies.

    Condition: Bookstore sticker inside front cover, otherwise fine in printed yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 2336
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  • Gibbons, Kaye and Olmstead, Robert.
    ELLEN FOSTER and SOFT WATER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Vintage, 1988. First edition - of two books being published in trade paperback in the Vintage Contempories series. This is the first appearance of Olmstead's "Soft Water" which is an original publication of Vintage, and the first paperback appearance of Gibbon's "Ellen Foster." Bound back to back.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some toning to the pages, as seems common with this issue.)

    Book ID: 4487
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  • Gluckman, Janet and Guthridge, George.
    CHILD OF THE LIGHT, the Madagascar Manifesto.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof copy.

    New York: St Martin's, 1992. Described as 'an alternate Holocaust fantasy.'

    Condition: Fine in printed gray wrappers.

    Book ID: 1509
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  • Goldsmith, Olivia.
    FASHIONABLY LATE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition - Third novel by the author of "First Wives Club." With a first hardcover printing of 150,000 copies, this advance issue is much less common than the regular trade edition.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26352
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  • Goldsmith, Olivia.
    FASHIONABLY LATE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1994. Third novel by the author of "First Wives Club." With a first hardcover printing of 150,000 copies, this advance issue is much less common than the regular trade edition.

    Condition: Bent - in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 2755
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  • Goldsmith, Olivia.
    FASHIONABLY LATE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition - Third novel by the author of "First Wives Club." With a first hardcover printing of 150,000 copies, this advance issue is much less common than the regular trade edition.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 2810
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  • MY DEAR MOTHER, Stormy, Boastful and Tender Letters from Famous Sons by Gordon, Karen Elizabeth and Johnson, Holly
    Gordon, Karen Elizabeth and Johnson, Holly
    MY DEAR MOTHER, Stormy, Boastful and Tender Letters from Famous Sons

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1997. SIGNED first edition - Included are letters from Doestoevsky, Elvis, Mozart and Kerouac, from Fitzgerald, Mark Twain, Klee and Baudelaire. Collected and annotated by the Gordon and Johnson. SIGNED by Gordon (who is best known for her mischievous grammar books, including "The Transitive Vampire.")

    Condition: Near fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 5553
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  • Greeley, Andrew M.
    IRISH GOLD

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1994. First edition - Novel of love and suspense set in modern day Dublin, but with its roots in the Irish troubles of the 20's.

    Condition: Fine in printed green wrappers.

    Book ID: 8848
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  • Griffith, Patricia Browning.
    SUPPORTING THE SKY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 1996. The story of a single mother raising a spirited 16 year old daughter in Washington, D. C.

    Condition: Very good+ in illustrated wrappers (some rubbing to the covers.)

    Book ID: 24428
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  • Grossman, David.
    THE ZIGZAG KID.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. Translated from the Hebrew by Betsy Rosenberg. The story of a hijacked locomotive and the fantasy world of an imaginative young boy.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5692
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  • Grumbach, Doris
    THE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Norton, 1995.
    . A coming-of-age story in which the 4 children discover, and come to terms with, their sexuality, set in the 1929 just on the brink of the stock market collapse.

    Condition: Fine in gold printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 6220
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  • Hager, Jean.
    SEVEN BLACK STONES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1995. First edition - The third mystery featuring Cherokee investigator Molly Bearpaw.

    Condition: Near very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (reading crease to front cover, spine slant.)

    Book ID: 3496
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  • THE WOMAN AND THE APE by Hoeg, Peter
    Hoeg, Peter
    THE WOMAN AND THE APE

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996. First edition - Part love story, part thriller, part fairy tale, and part farce, this is the story of a unique couple: Madeline, a sleeping beauty who spends her days in an alcoholic stupor, and Erasmus, a 300 lb highly intelligent anthropoid ape.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers. Publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 5555
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  • Hogan, Chuck.
    THE BLOOD ARTISTS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, 1998. Story of 2 young scientists involved in cutting-edge disease research, and of a killer virus which has taken over a human host.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5688
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  • Honel, Rosalie Walsh.
    JOURNEY WITH GRANDPA., One Family's Struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof copy.

    Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1988.

    Condition: One small tear in top cover, otherwise fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 1511
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