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  • TURN OF THE CENTURY. by Andersen, Kurt.
    Andersen, Kurt.
    TURN OF THE CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a satiric and knowledgeable look at the world of the year 2000, which focuses on a "power couple" in Manhattan, with three kids in a private school, he is a TV producer and she owns a software start-up. . A New York Times Notable Book of the year, 659 pp. ISBN: 0-375-500081.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) BEA sticker on front cover.

    Book ID: 37513
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  • TURN OF THE CENTURY. by Andersen, Kurt.
    Andersen, Kurt.
    TURN OF THE CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a satiric and knowledgeable look at the world of the year 2000, which focuses on a "power couple" in Manhattan, with three kids in a private school, he is a TV producer and she owns a software start-up. . A New York Times Notable Book of the year, 659 pp. ISBN: 0-375-500081.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37617
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  • TURN OF THE CENTURY. by Andersen, Kurt.
    Andersen, Kurt.
    TURN OF THE CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a satiric and knowledgeable look at the world of the year 2000, which focuses on a "power couple" in Manhattan, with three kids in a private school, he is a TV producer and she owns a software start-up. . A New York Times Notable Book of the year, SIGNED on the half title page. 659 pp. ISBN: 0-375-500081.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80759
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  • Fowler, Karen Joy.
    SARAH CANARY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Ballantine, (1998.). SIGNED - Author's first novel - a 1992 Nebula Finalist for best novel and a New York Times Notable Book. . A story of literary magic beginning in Washington Territory in 1873 in a Chinese railway workers' camp- Sarah Canary is both murderer and madwoman, shapechanger and vampire, ghostlover and immortal. SIGNED on the title page. 290 pp. plus a reading guide. ISBN: 0-345-416449.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 47834
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  • CALIFORNIA'S OVER. by Jones, Louis B.
    Jones, Louis B.
    CALIFORNIA'S OVER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - His third novel, a "thoughtfully comic:" story of the survivors of a famous California poet, who just as he began to achieve success, shot himself in a small coastal town at the end of the road (while the timing - and number of children - are different, one thinks of Richard Brautigan dying in Bolinas.) SIGNED on the title page. A New York Times Notable Book. 329 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60969
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  • THE PLEASING HOUR. by King, Lily.
    King, Lily.
    THE PLEASING HOUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the unusual coming-of-age story of Rosie, an American au pair in Paris. SIGNED on the title page.A New York Times Notable book, winner of the Barnes and Noble Discover Award. 237 pp. ISBN: 0-871137542.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62880
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  • DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE. by Packer, Z. Z.
    Packer, Z. Z.
    DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Very highly praised first collection of stories by this young African American writer, acerbic, funny, edgy and compassionate underneath - a New York Times Notable Book. John Updike stated 'her prose is vivid and often comic ... her vision sizzles and fizzles.' 238 pp. A Granta 2007 author. ISBN: 1-57322-2348.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dust jacket (light crease near edge of dj)

    Book ID: 38752
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  • DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE. by Packer, Z. Z.
    Packer, Z. Z.
    DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Very highly praised first collection of stories by this young African American writer, acerbic, funny, edgy and compassionate underneath - a New York Times Notable Book. John Updike stated 'her prose is vivid and often comic ... her vision sizzles and fizzles.' SIGNED on the title page. A Granta 2007 author. 238 pp. ISBN: 1-57322-2348.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75593
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  • BABE IN PARADISE: Fiction. by Silver, Marisa.
    Silver, Marisa.
    BABE IN PARADISE: Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a collection of nine linked stories, set in a Los Angeles of "seismic geologic change, of racial unease, of parched desert landscapes littered with the detritus of urban ambition." A New York Times Notable Book, and a Los Angeles Times 'Best Book of the Year.' SIGNED on the title page. 233 pp. ISBN: 0-393020037.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64152
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  • WHO IS ANGELINA? by Young, Al
    Young, Al
    WHO IS ANGELINA?

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1993.). SIGNED - Second novel by this important African American writer and poet, originally published in 1995. SIGNED on the title page. A New York Time Notable book. A title in the California Fiction series. 280 pp. Cover painting by Steven Henriques. ISBN: 0-520-207122.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 49907
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