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  • Agee, Jonis.
    A .38 SPECIAL AND A BROKEN HEART.

    Edition: 2nd printing. Trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1995. dj. SIGNED - A title in the 'Coffee-to-go Short-short Stories series.' SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 1-56689-0322.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff wrappers in an outer dustjacket.

    Book ID: 20634
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Baldrige, Letitia.
    JUGGLING: The Art of Balancing Marriage, Motherhood, and Career.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1976. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Hints on how to do this by a successful career woman, who was, among other things, assistant to Clare Booth Luce at the American embassy in Rome and social secretary to President John F. Kennedy. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the words 'with best wishes.'. ISBN: 0-670-410438.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (spine of dj sunned.)

    Book ID: 25040
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • THE BEGINNER'S BOOK OF DREAMS. by Benedict, Elizabeth.
    Benedict, Elizabeth.
    THE BEGINNER'S BOOK OF DREAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this highly praised young writer. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-394-55157-5.

    Condition: Near fine in a like dustjacket (bookstore stamp on front pastedown.)

    Book ID: 19423
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Boswell, Hal.
    THE FOURTH FLOOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Vantage Press, 1981. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of a group of disparate boarders living on the 4th floor of a rather rundown house - one that used to be a bordello. Set in San Francisco in the 1930's. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author. ISBN: 0-553-047722.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some slight chipping and wear to the upper edge of the back cover of the dj.)

    Book ID: 21173
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  • Ciresi, Rita.
    PINK SLIP.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Delta, 1999. SIGNED - A mixture of 'lust, corporate shenigans and the dangers of writing tell-all books' according to one reviewer, while another called this 'Jane Austen in New York at the end of the 20th century.'. ISBN: 0-385-323638.

    Condition: Fine (as new.) SIGNED by the author on the title page.

    Book ID: 22087
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Ciresi, Rita.
    SOMETIMES I DREAM IN ITALIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, 2000. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page by the author. Reading group guide laid in. ISBN: 0-385-334931.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 16053
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  • Cooke, Carolyn.
    THE BOSTONS.

    Edition: Second printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. SIGNED - Her highly praised first book, a collection of short stories. Winner of the 2002 PEN/Bingham award. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-618-017682.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 19514
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • SEVEN HOUSES. by Croutier, Alev Lytle.
    Croutier, Alev Lytle.
    SEVEN HOUSES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atria Books - Simon & Schuster, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel spanning 4 generations of women in the last days of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. ISBN: 0-7434-44312.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 22878
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  • Hedin, Mary.
    FLY AWAY HOME.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1980. First edition - A collection of short stories, and the winner of the Iowa School of Letters Award for Short Fiction. ISBN: 0-87745-0994.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1986. Very good condition.

    Book ID: 23580
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Houston, James D.
    THE MEN IN MY LIFE and Other More or Less True Recollections of Kinship.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Creative Arts Book Co., 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of 12 very personal short stories and sketches where Houston writes about his Tennessee ancestors, his Texas uncles, a California barber, his college football coach and other men. SIGNED on the title page, and dated Sacramento, 1997. ISBN: 0-88739-0218.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (1 1/2 in long closed tear on back cover, short tear on front cover, crease on front flap.)

    Book ID: 18789
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Janowitz, Tama.
    CANNIBAL IN MANHATTAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her third novel, a satirical autobiography - complete with photographs - of a cannibal from the South Seas who is dragged back to NY by a heiress who has decided to marry him - and what happens to this one time cannibal in the most cannibalistic of cities. Illustrated by Tony Wright. Boldy INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page. ISBN: 0-517-56624-9.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16872
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Johnson, Alvin.
    THE BATTLE OF THE WILD TURKEY AND OTHER TALES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1961. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A wonderful collection of short stories, most set on the Nebraska plains in the late 1800's, published when the author was 86. INSCRIBED on the blank prelim 'To Calvin J. Nichols, with the warmest regards of Alvin Johnson.' Johnson is best known for his founding of the New School for Social Research in 1919, but in 1933, he created a 'university in exile' as a haven for scholars who fled from Nazi persecution. Laid in are newpaper obituaries for Johnson (1971.)

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (slight discoloration to the endpapers from the clippings, a little wear to the dj at the top of the spine.)

    Book ID: 20575
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  • Johnson, Diane.
    PERSIAN NIGHTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of romance and intrigue, set in pre-revolutionary Iran - but most of all the story of a woman 'the most unliberated she knows' left alone in Iran when her husband, a visiting doctor, is called back to the US for an emergency, and discovering her ability to cope with it all and then discovering that things are not as they seem. Nominated for the Pulitzer. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-394-558049.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (remainder line, light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 25561
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Keneally, Thomas.
    BLOOD RED, SISTER ROSE.

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

    New York: Viking, 1974. dj. SIGNED hardcover - A novel about the Maid of Orleans - Joan of Arc. SIGNED on the title page, and dated 1995. ISBN: 0-670-174335.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 24183
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Kiteley, Brian.
    STILL LIFE WITH INSECTS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1993. SIGNED - A title in the Graywolf Discovery series - SIGNED on the title page by the author, who was a regional finalist in the Granta selection of the best young writers in the United States.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (faint creases to the covers, contents fine.)

    Book ID: 14659
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Kraft, Eric.
    RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A satirical look at the world of restaurant critics, set in Boston. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-517-572338.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21074
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Lewis, Sara.
    THE ANSWER IS YES.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1999. SIGNED - A rather charming modern fairy tale of positivism. SIGNED on the title page by the author.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 14822
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Malouf, David.
    CHILD'S PLAY/ THE BREAD OF TIME TO COME, 2 Novellas.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: George Braziller, (1981.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by author. An early work of this Australian novelist, who has also lived in Italy. The first novella, witten in the first person, is the story of a modern Italian terrorist. The second is set in the trenches of the first World War. ISBN: 0-8076-10321.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20829
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Mayes, Frances.
    SWAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this writer who is best known for her books about living in Tuscany. Set in a small town in Georgia. SIGNED on the title page and dated in October 2002. ISBN: 0-7679-02858.

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

    Book ID: 22779
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • McFarland, Dennis
    SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by the author of the very highly praised 'Music Room.' Dustjacket praise from Eudora Welty and Reynolds Price, among others. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-395-644976.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25610
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Rechy, John
    THE MIRACULOUS DAY OF AMALIA GOMEZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Novel which tells the story of a Chicano family living in a decaying neighborhood in Los Angeles. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 1-55970-1153.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall tight and clean in a near fine dustjacket (spine of dj faded.)

    Book ID: 25492
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  • Rogers, Rita S., M.D. and Mack, John E., M.D.
    THE ALCHEMY OF SURVIVAL: One Woman's Journey.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Addison-Wesley, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Both a biography and an autobiography, this collaboration tells the story of Rogers, who during the Holocaust was sent by the Nazis to a transport camp in the Ukraine, but managed to save her family from the death camps by posing as a foundry worker. Illustrated with photographs, index., notes. 238 pages. A title in the Radcliffe Biography series. ISBN: 0-201-126826.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by Rogers. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 21799
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  • Rosenstone, Robert A.
    KING OF ODESSA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel based on Isaac Babel's last visit to his hometown of Odessa in 1936; the only record of this trip are the letters and postcards which Babel sent to his mother and sister, but Rosenstone has imagined the lost manuscript he might have written. SIGNED and dated on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-8101-19927.

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

    Book ID: 25900
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  • Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002. SIGNED - A double memoir: the story of two men who as adults in the US become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. SIGNED on the title page by all three authors. Illustrated with photographs. ISBN: 0-520-236890.

    Condition: Fine condition (as new.)

    Book ID: 22824
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  • Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2002.) dj. Hardcover - A double memoir: the story of two men who, as adults in the US, become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-520-225317.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37159
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  • AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust. by Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A double memoir: the story of two men who as adults in the US become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. INSCRIBED on the title page by TWO authors: Fred Tubach and Bernat Rosner. Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-520-225317.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76432
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  • Schechter, Howard.
    JUPITER'S RINGS: Balance from the Inside Out.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Ashland, OR: White Cloud Press, 2002. SIGNED first edition - A practical text for how to achieve a balanced life - one which flows from internal harmony. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 207 pp. ISBN: 1-883991-404.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 26677
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Scott, Joanna.
    THE CLOSEST POSSIBLE UNION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second book, set on board an illegal slaving ship, disguised as a whaler, and told by the 14 year old boy sailing on it as the captain's apprentice. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-89919-6624.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings (none on the title page), and overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dustjacket.

    Book ID: 25473
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  • Shafquat, Sofia.
    THE SHADOW MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Permanent Press, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, warmly humorous, set on the California coast. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. ISBN: 1-877946-257.

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

    Book ID: 20215
    Keywords: Signed books
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  • Shaw, Marian.
    LAND OF HUNCHBACKS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Quebec: Cidihca, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first novel, a story of a summer in Haiti in the 1950's, weaves together Haitian folktales, proverbs, song and history. Striking dustjacket painting by Wilson Bigaud. ISBN: 2-920862-154.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the title page and dated in 1989. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25082
    Keywords: haiti, Signed books
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