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  • Howard, Elizabeth Jane.
    THE LIGHT YEARS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, 1990.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 1519
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  • Hughes, Glyn.
    BRONTE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1996. A re-creation of the tragic lives of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte and their brother Branwell.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5686
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  • Isaacs, Susan.
    SHINING THROUGH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper & Row, 1988. SIGNED first edition - Basis for the movie of the same name (starring Melanie Griffiths and Michael Douglas), the story of a secretary from Queens, NY, who becames a hero of World War II. According to the back cover of this ARC, the first printing had 300,000 copies, making this advance issue much less common than the trade edition. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 402 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy wrappers (some toning to the pages, previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 2192
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  • Kalpakian, Laura
    GRACELAND (published as Graced Land)

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. SIGNED first edition - A marvelous novel - the story of Rejoice Jackson and the shrine she has set up to the King in a run-down section of St. Elmo. This novel will leave you humming Elvis's tunes for days. The title on this ARC ( "Graceland" ) was changed to "Graced Land" upon actual publication.

    Condition: Near fine (a tight and apparently unread copy, but with numbers written on the edge of the textblock.)

    Book ID: 21552
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  • Kalpakian, Laura
    GRACELAND (published as Graced Land)

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. SIGNED first edition - INSCRIBED by the author in a bold script on the half title and dated in 1991. A marvelous novel - the story of Rejoice Jackson and the shrine she has set up to the King in a run-down section of St. Elmo. This novel will leave you humming Elvis's tunes for days. The title on this ARC ( "Graceland" ) was changed to "Graced Land" upon actual publication.

    Condition: Very good plus in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight spine slant, 1 pg detached but present.)

    Book ID: 9913
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  • Kaminsky, Stuart M.
    DANCING IN THE DARK

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1996. A Toby Peters mystery.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5543
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  • SHADOW SONG. by Kay, Terry.
    Kay, Terry.
    SHADOW SONG.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, 1994. First edition - Author's 6th book, a story of a rural Georgia boy who comes to the Catskill Mountains in the summer of 1955 and falls in love with the wrong girl - and now, 38 years later, he is back in the Catskills -

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 2811
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  • ROSCOE. by Kennedy , William.
    Kennedy , William.
    ROSCOE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 2002. First edition - A novel in his prize-winning Albany series - this is set just after the end of World War II.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 21898
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  • THUMBSUCKER. by Kirn, Walter.
    Kirn, Walter.
    THUMBSUCKER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Anchor Books, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Kern's third book, a midwestern coming-of-age story, funny, poignant and disturbing, issued as a trade paperback original. SIGNED on the title page. 300 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60424
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  • A DISTURBANCE IN ONE PLACE. by Kirschenbaum, Binnie.
    Kirschenbaum, Binnie.
    A DISTURBANCE IN ONE PLACE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof copy.

    New York: Fromm, 1994. Humorous second novel - the story of a woman 'married, Jewish, left-handed - who blithely breaks 7 of the 10 Commandments as she searches for her roots.'

    Condition: As new in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 1495
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  • L'Heureux, John.
    THE HANDMAID OF DESIRE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: SOHO Press, 1996. A send-up of intellectual life, set at a university in Northern California.

    Condition: Very good+ (light creases to back cover, first page.)

    Book ID: 21376
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  • Leedom-Ackerman, Joanne.
    NO MARBLE ANGELS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Montrose, AL: Texas Center for Writers Press, 1985. First edition - Texas born author's first work of fiction - a highly praised collection of short stories.

    Condition: Very good in pale gray printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 2630
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  • THE SUNDAY MACARONI CLUB by Lopez, Steve
    Lopez, Steve
    THE SUNDAY MACARONI CLUB

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. SIGNED first edition - His second novel, a story of corruption in Philadephia's old political machine, by a prize winning jourmalist. SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Cover art is very different from that of the trade edition.

    Book ID: 69689
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  • THE SUNDAY MACARONI CLUB by Lopez, Steve
    Lopez, Steve
    THE SUNDAY MACARONI CLUB

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. dj. SIGNED first edition - His second novel, a story of corruption in Philadephia's old political machine, by a prize winning jourmalist. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (with different cover art) with a dustwrapper included, showing the final dust jacket art. Uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 69690
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  • MacDonald, Michael Patrick.
    ALL SOULS: A Family Story from Southie.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ballantine, 2000. The memoirs of Michael MacDonald who grew up in Boston's Irish ghetto, Southie, an area of the highest concentration of impoverished whites in the United Staes. MacDonald invites us into Southie's contradictory world where residents besieged by gangs and crime remain loyal to their community. He introduces us to those who inhabit this proud neigborhood, including his unforgettable family members. 266 pgs.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 18955
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  • Maitland, Sara
    ANCESTRAL TRUTHS

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1994. One of the most complex novels by this prize-winning English writer. The story of Clare, a photographer, who is rescued from Mt Nyangani, the highest peak in Zimbabwe. Gone is her lover who was hiking with her, her memory of what happened, except for the fact that she had wished in dead, and her right hand is so injured that it had to be amputated.

    Condition: Fine in printed gold wrappers (publisher's rep's card stapled to front cover.)

    Book ID: 9528
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  • Manley, Frank
    WITHIN THE RIBBONS: 9 Stories

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. dj.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers with an advance issue of the dj wrapped around it (only cover illustration on dj, a little creasing to edges of dj where it extends beyond the edges of the proof.)

    Book ID: 10560
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  • Marshall, William.
    NIGHTMARE SYNDROME.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1997. A surreal mystery which places us in the middle of Hong Kong and exposes us to the madcap antics of the Yellowthread Street police force.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5690
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  • Martin, Gillian.
    THE GOAT, THE WOLF AND THE CRAB.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scribner, 1977. Author's first novel - described as 'extraordinary' and highly praised by Madeline L'Engle, Siddons, Weldon.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 1485
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  • Martin, Valerie.
    MARY REILLY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1990. SIGNED first edition - Retelling of the Jekyll and Hyde story from the perspective of the young servant girl. Basis for the Julia Roberts movie of the same name. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 15114
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  • Martin, Valerie.
    THE GREAT DIVORCE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1994. SIGNED first edition - Novel by a consistently interesting and provocative novelist who is not yet as widely read as she deserves to be. This is the story of Ellen, a vetinarian at the New Orleans Zoo, dealing with both the collapse of her marriage and and an outbreak of an infectious disease among the animals. Martin, who was raised in New Orleans, knows that city well. SIGNED on the page opposite the title page. 340 pp.

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

    Book ID: 1506
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  • Martini, Steve.
    UNDUE INFLUENCE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 1994. The third mystery featuring defense attorney Paul Madriani.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5693
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  • Mason, Bobbie Ann.
    FEATHER CROWNS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993. An American parable, set in the apocalyptic atmosphere of the turn of this century.

    Condition: Very good in wrappers - corners somewhat bent, bookstore stamp on first page.

    Book ID: 1501
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  • Mayor, Archer
    THE DARK ROOT

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1996. The sixth in the highly praised Joe Gunther mystery series, set in Brattleboro, Vermont.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5558
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  • McBain, Ed.
    ANOTHER PART OF THE CITY.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. Police procedural set in the 5th Precinct of New York City.

    Condition: Very good in printed blue covers (some fading to the spine and edges.)

    Book ID: 16131
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  • McCrumb, Sharon.
    THE SONGCATCHER: A Ballad Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, 2001. Novel set in the Appalachian Mountains at the border of Tennessee and North Carolina - and also at the border of history and contemporary times, and the traditional ways and the changes which have come to the area recently. In her afterword McCrumb explains that for the first time in one of her books she used her own family's history.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 23236
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  • McEwan, Ian
    ENDURING LOVE

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1998. A gripping novel which begins on a perfect spring day with a picnic; suddenly a gust of wind unmoors a balloon with a child in the basket, and the day ends in tragedy.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5551
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  • McEwan, Ian
    BLACK DOGS

    Edition: Uncorrected proof.

    New York: Doubleday, 1992. First edition - A suspenseful, and quietly profound novel by this award winning author. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

    Condition: Near fine in printed wrappers (soiling to front cover.)

    Book ID: 5572
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  • McFarland, Dennis
    A FACE AT THE WINDOW

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, 1997. Author's third novel is a ghost story that explores the boundaries of illusion and real horror.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 15130
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  • McFarland, Dennis.
    SINGING BOY: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, 2001. First edition - A story of a group of people so undone by shock and grief at the loss of a loved one that they lose their way in the world of the living. Dennis McFarland is the best-selling author of THE MUSIC ROOM, A FACE AT THE WINDOW and SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND.

    Condition: Fine (as new-with small crease on top corner of front wrapper.)

    Book ID: 18951
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