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  • SICK PUPPY. by Hiaasen, Carl
    Hiaasen, Carl
    SICK PUPPY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - A wickedly funny thriller as Hiassen takes on the politicians and developers who are destroying what little remains of the natural Florida. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-679-454454.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43498
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  • A LITTLE DEATH MUSIC. by Higgins, Joan
    Higgins, Joan
    A LITTLE DEATH MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd Mead, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book - murder at a music festival in Florida. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-396-089313.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (prev owner's name, edgewear and 1 short closed tear to dj)

    Book ID: 54156
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  • RETRIBUTION. by Hoffman, Jilliane P.
    Hoffman, Jilliane P.
    RETRIBUTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Former Miami Assistant District Attorney Jilliane Hoffman' s first novel, the suspenseful story of a serial killer who targets a woman district attorney who had been - back when she was a law student - a rape victim. Nominated for the Anthony Award. 420 pp. ISBN: 0-399151273.

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

    Book ID: 37608
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  • FAMILIAR HEAT. by Hood, Mary.
    Hood, Mary.
    FAMILIAR HEAT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First edition - Southern author's first novel (preceded by two highly acclaimed and award-winning collections of short stories), set in a small coastal Florida town. 449 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 71881
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  • A VOYAGE LONG AND STRANGE: Rediscovering the New World. by Horwitz, Tony.
    Horwitz, Tony.
    A VOYAGE LONG AND STRANGE: Rediscovering the New World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A "blend of history, myth, and misadventure, [this] captures the wonder and drama of first contact. Vikings, conquistadors, French voyageursthese and many others roamed an unknown continent in quest of grapes, gold, converts, even a cure for syphilis. Though most failed, their remarkable exploits left an enduring mark on the land and people encountered by late-arriving English settlers. Tracing this legacy with his own epic trek - from Florida's Fountain of Youth to Plymouth's sacred Rock, from desert pueblos to subarctic sweat lodges - Tony Horwitz explores the revealing gap between what we enshrine and what we forget." Maps and illustrations. Notes on sources, bibliography, index. xii, 445 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0805076035.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (one corner slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 76756
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  • RED MONEY. by Janson, Ron
    Janson, Ron
    RED MONEY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Pittsburgh, PA: SterlingHouse Publisher, (2008). SIGNED first edition - The author's second novel, issued as a trade paperbaock, a suspense thriller set in Florida in the 1970s where a ruthless faction of the Russian Mob has infiltrated Florida's high society and takes over the lucrative drug trade." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in May 2008, that is before publication. Promotional cards laid in. 223 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80168
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  • Kakonis, Tom.
    DOUBLE DOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third mystery set in South Florida and featuring Timothy Waverly, once a professor, now an excon and a professional poker player, who is literally playing in a game for his life. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-52593363.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 76213
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  • THE SUGAR ISLAND. by Lamazares, Ivonne.
    Lamazares, Ivonne.
    THE SUGAR ISLAND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. First edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a story of the love and conflict between a mother and daughter in 1960's Cuba, at the height of the revolution, and in Miami. Praise from Bob Shacochis, Mary Morris and Russell Banks. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-395-860407.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (upper corner of back cover slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 46433
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  • THE SUGAR ISLAND. by Lamazares, Ivonne.
    Lamazares, Ivonne.
    THE SUGAR ISLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a story of the love and conflict between a mother and daughter in 1960's Cuba, at the height of the revolution, and in Miami. Dustjacket praise from Bob Shacochis, Mary Morris and Russell Banks. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-395-860407.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44266
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  • Lazenby, Reba, editor.
    MIGRANT'S ROAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Salt Lake City: Hawkes, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - A true story of a family of four in the 1930s. They knew the glory and the sorrow of the full spectrum of life.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 13882
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  • WORLD GONE BY. by Lehane, Dennis.
    Lehane, Dennis.
    WORLD GONE BY.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2015). SIGNED first edition - A complex novel which continues the story of Joe Coughlin, during the years of World War II, as he tries to raise his son in peace, and also to navigate the criminal underworld between Bautista's Cuba and Ybor City, Florida. SIGNED on the title page and dated 2015. 308 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers (the earlier of the two advance issues for this title, preceding the advance reading copy).

    Book ID: 67031
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  • WORLD GONE BY. by Lehane, Dennis.
    Lehane, Dennis.
    WORLD GONE BY.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2015). First edition - A complex novel which continues the story of Joe Coughlin, during the years of World War II, as he tries to raise his son in peace, and also to navigate the criminal underworld between Bautista's Cuba and Ybor City, Florida. 308 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers (the earlier of the two advance issues for this title, preceding the advance reading copy).

    Book ID: 73106
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  • STICK by Leonard, Elmore
    Leonard, Elmore
    STICK

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Allen Lane, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set on Florida's Gold Coast. Basis for the movie featuring Burt Reynolds. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-7139-16540.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (slightly cocked spine)

    Book ID: 58982
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  • DEXTER IS DELICIOUS. by Lindsay, Jeff.
    Lindsay, Jeff.
    DEXTER IS DELICIOUS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth novel featuring forensic investigator / serial killer Dexter Morgan. Set in Florida. Basis for the television show 'Dexter.' 350 pp plus 2 pp ads. ISBN: 978-0385532358.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59143
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  • DEXTER IN THE DARK. by Lindsay, Jeff.
    Lindsay, Jeff.
    DEXTER IN THE DARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel featuring forensic investigator / serial killer Dexter Morgan. Set in Florida. Basis for the television show 'Dexter.' 303 pp plus 1 pp ad for the tv series. ISBN: 978-0385518338.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64630
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  • DEXTER BY DESIGN. by Lindsay, Jeff.
    Lindsay, Jeff.
    DEXTER BY DESIGN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth novel featuring forensic investigator / serial killer Dexter Morgan. Set in Florida. Basis for the television show 'Dexter.' 285 pp plus 2 pp ads. ISBN: 978-0385518369.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64631
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  • THE LONELY SILVER RAIN by MacDonald, John D.
    MacDonald, John D.
    THE LONELY SILVER RAIN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - The last Travis McGee novel. ISBN: 0-394-538994.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (spine slant as is common for most copies of this book, sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 26632
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  • MacDonald, John D.
    THE TURQUOISE LAMENT

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    Philadelphia & New York: Lippincott, 1973. dj. Hardcover - A decent copy of a book hard to find in hardcover. The first Travis McGee mystery to be published in hardcover. 287 pp. Cover art by John McDermott. ISBN: 0-397-009879.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (spine slant, spot to rear cover, light foxing to edges of textblock.)

    Book ID: 56615
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  • THE LONELY SILVER RAIN by MacDonald, John D.
    MacDonald, John D.
    THE LONELY SILVER RAIN

    Edition: 2nd printing before publication.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover - The last Travis McGee novel. ISBN: 0-394-538994.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (sunning to spine of dj).

    Book ID: 34179
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  • SUWANNEE RIVER: Strange Green Land. by Matschat, Cecile Hulse.
    Matschat, Cecile Hulse.
    SUWANNEE RIVER: Strange Green Land.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Literary Guild. (1938.). Hardcover - A title in the The Rivers of America series. The author "begins her story at the source of the Suwannee - in the Okefenokee Swamp, a weird country that is called by the Indians "Land of Trembling Earth". . . Following the river southward into Florida, she describes the colored folk of the famous song, and tells anecdotes of Stephen Foster, whose monument stands on the lower reaches of the Suwannee River. The book brings to light an almost unknown part of this country in a combination of history, legend, nature study and fine descriptive writing. It it illustrated with superb drawings by Alexander Key." Bibliography, glossary and index, 296 pp plus…

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    New York: Literary Guild. (1938.). Hardcover - A title in the The Rivers of America series. The author "begins her story at the source of the Suwannee - in the Okefenokee Swamp, a weird country that is called by the Indians "Land of Trembling Earth". . . Following the river southward into Florida, she describes the colored folk of the famous song, and tells anecdotes of Stephen Foster, whose monument stands on the lower reaches of the Suwannee River. The book brings to light an almost unknown part of this country in a combination of history, legend, nature study and fine descriptive writing. It it illustrated with superb drawings by Alexander Key." Bibliography, glossary and index, 296 pp plus an essay on "Rivers and American Folk" by Constance Lindsay Skinner (13 pp, unnumbered). Illustrated endpapers.

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    Condition: Very good in green cloth (some sunning to the spine, but overall tight and clean), lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42085
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  • KILLING MISTER WATSON. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    KILLING MISTER WATSON.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. Hardcover - Fascinating story of a murder in the Florida Everglades in 1910 - based on a true story. A complex novel by one of the best and most important American writers of our time. 372 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-554000.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (inconspicuous gift inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 33380
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  • BONE BY BONE. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    BONE BY BONE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1999. dj. Hardcover - The third book in his fascinating 'Watson trilogy' about the Everglades settler who was gunned down by his neighbors. This volume tells the story from the viewpoint of Watson himself. 410 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-375-501029.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28351
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  • Mayerson, Evelyn Wilde.
    SANJO.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Florida author's first novel, an unsentimental story about a mongoloid thirty-four year old woman confronting the world, one which draws on the author's knowledge as a professor of psychiatry. Dustjacket praise from Issac B. Singer who said 'an unusual novel on an unusual topic written by a writer with an unusual talent - I recommend Sanjo to everyone.' 274 pp. ISBN: 0-397013485.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32613
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  • SALTWATER EMPIRE. by McDaniel, Raymond.
    McDaniel, Raymond.
    SALTWATER EMPIRE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2008. SIGNED first edition - A poetry collection "conceived in the years before Hurricane Katrina and deeply influenced by its aftermath," INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 121 pp plus colophon. ISBN: 9781566892131.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59102
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  • THE NIGHT IGUANA LEFT HOME. by McDonald, Megan., Illustrated by Ponder Goembel.
    McDonald, Megan., Illustrated by Ponder Goembel.
    THE NIGHT IGUANA LEFT HOME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: DK Ink, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Even the best loved pet dreams of a vacation sometimes - and for Iguana it is a dream of warm weather and some good old-fashioned seaweed. SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author,. Illustrated in full-color by Ponder Goembel. Large format, unpaginated. Promotional post card of Iguana on a surfboard laid in. ISBN: 0-7894-25815.

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

    Book ID: 51852
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  • McKernan, Victoria
    OSPREY REEF

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a mystery set in South Florida and introducing Chicago, a young widow (daughter of a Norwegian sea captain and a Trinidadian woman) who, with her Haitian helper, made her living collecting exotic fishes from the reefs. ISBN: 0-88184-635x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35816
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  • DEAD WRONG: Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment. by Mello, Michael
    Mello, Michael
    DEAD WRONG: Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1999.). A passionate, eloquent and well-researched look at the death penalty (and what is wrong with it) by an insider - an attorney who has been involved in many death penalty appeals. Foreword by David Von Drehle. Notes, index, 393 pp. ISBN: 9780299153441.

    Condition: Fine in black wrappers.

    Book ID: 40702
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  • DEAD EASY. by Nehrbass, Arthur F.
    Nehrbass, Arthur F.
    DEAD EASY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - This first novel by a former FBI agent catapults the readers into the heart of a tense FBI kidnapping investigation in Florida, providing a gripping portrayal of how federal law enforcement really works. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-525-935134.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (rem line.)

    Book ID: 13962
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  • TOUCH AND GO. by Nodine, Thad.
    Nodine, Thad.
    TOUCH AND GO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Unbridled Books, (2011.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a classic ""road-picture"" story, winner of the Dana Award. SIGNED on the title page. 340 pp. ISBN: 9781609530617.

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

    Book ID: 53078
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  • THE ORCHID THIEF. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    THE ORCHID THIEF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A true story of beauty and obsession" this is an excursion into the world of orchid collectors, fanatics and smugglers - and the story of one of those smugglers - John LaRouche - who was caught stealing rare specimens (which he planned to clone) from the swamps of South Florida.. Basis (sort of) for the movie "Adaptation." Bibliography. 284 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-679-447393.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (partially price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 55395
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