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  • THE DARKER MASK. by [Anthology - signed] Phillips, Gary and Christopher Chambers, editors.
    [Anthology - signed] Phillips, Gary and Christopher Chambers, editors.
    THE DARKER MASK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Heroes from the Shadows: a collection of original prose stories offering a new interpretation of the beings we call superheroes. . . These are tales of extraordinary folks who have been ignored, marginalized, stereotyped." SIGNED by FOUR authors at their stories: by Victor LaValle at "The Angel of Loneliness", by Gar Anthony Haywood at "Heatseeker"; Reed Farrell Coleman at "Accidentally Like a Martyr" and by Gary Phillips at "And What Shall We Call You?" Also includes stories by Walter Mosley, L. A. Banks, Naomi Hirahara, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Tananarive Due and Stephen Barnes, Mike Gonzales, Ann Nocenti, Jerry Rodriguez, Doselle Young, Mat Johnson, Peter Spiegelman, Alexandra…

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    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Heroes from the Shadows: a collection of original prose stories offering a new interpretation of the beings we call superheroes. . . These are tales of extraordinary folks who have been ignored, marginalized, stereotyped." SIGNED by FOUR authors at their stories: by Victor LaValle at "The Angel of Loneliness", by Gar Anthony Haywood at "Heatseeker"; Reed Farrell Coleman at "Accidentally Like a Martyr" and by Gary Phillips at "And What Shall We Call You?" Also includes stories by Walter Mosley, L. A. Banks, Naomi Hirahara, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Tananarive Due and Stephen Barnes, Mike Gonzales, Ann Nocenti, Jerry Rodriguez, Doselle Young, Mat Johnson, Peter Spiegelman, Alexandra Sokoloff, Christopher Chambers, and Wayne Wilson. Illustrated by Jeff Fisher, Brian Hurtt, Shawn Martinbrough and Sean Wang. Notes about the contributors. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-7653-18504.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.(remainder dot bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 48120
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  • CONTINUAL PILGRIMAGE: American Writers in Paris, 1944-1960 by Sawyer-Laucanno, Christopher.
    Sawyer-Laucanno, Christopher.
    CONTINUAL PILGRIMAGE: American Writers in Paris, 1944-1960

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the "second wave" of expatriate American writers who took up residence in Paris between 1944-1960, "some seeking the exciting ambiance of art and the bohemian life that Paris has offered earlier generations, some escaping from racist and materialistic aspects of the United States." Among these writers were Richard Wright, James Baldwin, James Jones, William Styron, Chester Himes, George Plimpton, John Ashbery, Harry Matthews, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Alexander Trocchi, Gregory Corso, Brion Gysin, and William S. Burroughs. This book is an anecdotal account of the friendships and associations the writers formed, the cross-cultural influences they experienced, what they discovered, and what they brought back. Photographs, notes, selected bibliography, index. x,345 pp. ISBN: 0-802113710.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68915
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