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  • FROM A PERSON SITTING IN DARKNESS: New and Selected Poems. by Barrax, Gerald
    Barrax, Gerald
    FROM A PERSON SITTING IN DARKNESS: New and Selected Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth book by this highly praised African American poet, one which collects 104 poems, including 18 new poems. A title in the Southern Messenger Poets series. xiii, 101 pp. ISBN: 0-807123137.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68302
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  • Dawkins, Cecil
    CHARLEYHORSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Grace Paley described this novel as "a sunny, windy, wide-open wild horse prairie on which four fierce, memorable women struggle alone and with each other to be truthful, to live outside the lives that have broken, darkened or closeted our women's lives."

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15576
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  • CHARLEYHORSE by Dawkins, Cecil
    Dawkins, Cecil
    CHARLEYHORSE

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Pandora, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Grace Paley described this novel as "a sunny, windy, wide-open wild horse prairie on which four fierce, memorable women struggle alone and with each other to be truthful, to live outside the lives that have broken, darkened or closeted our women's lives." 231 pp. Cover art by Sue Sluggett. ISBN: 0-86358-0963.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (some crinkling to the pages.)

    Book ID: 45025
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  • Dawkins, Cecil
    CHARLEYHORSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Grace Paley described this novel as "a sunny, windy, wide-open wild horse prairie on which four fierce, memorable women struggle alone and with each other to be truthful, to live outside the lives that have broken, darkened or closeted our women's lives."

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (spine slant)

    Book ID: 8593
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  • FATHER MELANCHOLY'S DAUGHTER. by Godwin, Gail.
    Godwin, Gail.
    FATHER MELANCHOLY'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a young woman, growing up as the child of a clergyman in a small town in Virginia, coming to terms both with her abandoment by her mother at age six, and the expectations of her father. 404 pp. Dust jacket by Honi Werner. ISBN: 0-688-065317.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54276
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  • SALVATION BLUES: One Hundred Poems, 1985 - 2005. by Jones, Rodney.
    Jones, Rodney.
    SALVATION BLUES: One Hundred Poems, 1985 - 2005.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. dj. Hardcover first edition - A wonderful selection of this award-winning Southern poet's work from 20 years - including 24 new poems. Topics range from the seemingly simple "Mule" and "Mosquito" to the longer "Decadence" which is a vivid picture of our modern life. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-618-624309.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49140
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  • THE PREACHER'S BOY. by Pringle, Terry.
    Pringle, Terry.
    THE PREACHER'S BOY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, set in Texas, about the conflicts caused by being a Baptist preacher's only son in a small town, but also about the love between a father and son, a love which persists despite disappointment, growing independence and frustrated expectations. Cover praise by Clyde Edgerton and Herbert Gold. 270 pp. ISBN: 0-912697776.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dustjacket (spine slant, prev owner's name).

    Book ID: 41425
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  • Pringle, Terry.
    THE PREACHER'S BOY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel. set in Texas, about the conflicts caused by being a Baptist preacher's only son in a small town, but also about the love between a father and son, a love which persists despite disappointment, growing independence and frustrated expectations. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Cover praise by Clyde Edgerton and Herbert Gold. 270 pp. ISBN: 0-912697776.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38792
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  • Pringle, Terry.
    THE PREACHER'S BOY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, set in Texas, about the conflicts caused by being a Baptist preacher's only son in a small town, but also about the love between a father and son, a love which persists despite disappointment, growing independence and frustrated expectations. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Cover praise by Clyde Edgerton and Herbert Gold. 270 pp. ISBN: 0-912697776.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 38967
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