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  • LAUGHING IN THE HILLS. by Barich, Bill.
    Barich, Bill.
    LAUGHING IN THE HILLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an account of a season when - at a bleak moment in his life - he dropped out and left home for a season at the racetrack - Golden Gate in Northern California. . Part meditation on life and nature, and part a classic on horse racing and on life at the track and on the people who are drawn to racing, this is a fascinating book. Afterword. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-670419974.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a hint of sunning to the edges of the boards, some discoloration in the gutters)

    Book ID: 66540
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  • LAUGHING IN THE HILLS. by Barich, Bill.
    Barich, Bill.
    LAUGHING IN THE HILLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an account of a season when - at a bleak moment in his life - he dropped out and left home for a season at the racetrack - Golden Gate in Northern California. . Part meditation on life and nature, and part a classic on horse racing and on life at the track and on the people who are drawn to racing, this is a fascinating book. Afterword. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-670419974.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (spine slant, date on front endpaper, tape repair to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 66541
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  • Kennedy, William
    LEGS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1987.). First book in his prize-winning and acclaimed Albany novels series - set in the 1920's and the 1930's, this recreates the career of legendary gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond who was finally murdered in Albany . ISBN: 0-14-0064842.

    Condition: Good overall (short tear at bottom of spine, usual toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 43071
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  • Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Viking, 1992. A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31503
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  • ROSCOE. by Kennedy , William.
    Kennedy , William.
    ROSCOE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2002.). Hardcover first edition - A novel in his prize-winning Albany series - this is set just after the end of World War II. ISBN: 0-670-03295.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 41437
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  • VERY OLD BONES. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958. 292 pp. Family tree on endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-83457-2.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 40375
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  • IRONWEED by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    IRONWEED

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin Books, (1984). Set in 1938, Francis Phelan - ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger and full-time drunk - is back in town. The third novel in his Albany cycle. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 227 pp. ISBN: 0-14-00-70206.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 58817
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  • VERY OLD BONES. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958. 292 pp. Family tree on endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-83457-2.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (rem line.)

    Book ID: 16509
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  • QUINN'S BOOK. by Kennedy, William.
    Kennedy, William.
    QUINN'S BOOK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in upstate New York in the turbulent, mid 19th century years - a period that included the Underground Railroad, battles between nativist Americans and immigrant Irish, the Civil War and draft riots. A title in his award-winning Albany series, told in the voice of Billy Quinn, orphan and seeker of true love. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-670-804371.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40035
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  • ROSCOE. by Kennedy , William.
    Kennedy , William.
    ROSCOE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 2002. First edition - A novel in his prize-winning Albany series - this is set just after the end of World War II.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 21898
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  • Kennedy, William
    LEGS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1987.). First book in his prize-winning and acclaimed Albany novels series - set in the 1920's and the 1930's, this recreates the career of legendary gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond who was finally murdered in Albany . ISBN: 0-14-0064842.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 31948
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  • RIDING THE YELLOW TROLLEY CAR: Selected Nonfiction. by Kennedy, William.
    Kennedy, William.
    RIDING THE YELLOW TROLLEY CAR: Selected Nonfiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects over 80 articles, reviews, interviews, and miscellaneous pieces by the author best known for his novels set in Albany, New York."These pieces have been culled from nearly 40 years of this work, ranging from a 1954 tongue-in-cheek obit of Langford, a 'Widely Known Albany Cat,' to a 1992 tribute to childhood idol Damon Runyon. . . the literary reviews and interviews reveal the author's heroes and mentors (Ernest Hemingway, Saul Bellow, John Steinbeck, Robert Penn Warren, John O'Hara, and E.L. Doctorow), as well as his fascination with Latin American writers (an interview with Gabriel Garca Marquez became the first biographical report on the writer in both the…

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    New York: The Viking Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Collects over 80 articles, reviews, interviews, and miscellaneous pieces by the author best known for his novels set in Albany, New York."These pieces have been culled from nearly 40 years of this work, ranging from a 1954 tongue-in-cheek obit of Langford, a 'Widely Known Albany Cat,' to a 1992 tribute to childhood idol Damon Runyon. . . the literary reviews and interviews reveal the author's heroes and mentors (Ernest Hemingway, Saul Bellow, John Steinbeck, Robert Penn Warren, John O'Hara, and E.L. Doctorow), as well as his fascination with Latin American writers (an interview with Gabriel Garca Marquez became the first biographical report on the writer in both the US and Britain). Appreciations of Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and jazz pianist Joey Bolden are warm and charming." Illustrated with photographs. xv, 494 pp. ISBN: 0-670842117.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 79126
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  • VERY OLD BONES. by Kennedy, William
    Kennedy, William
    VERY OLD BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which forms part of Kennedy's acclaimed and award-winning Phelan cycle, set in Albany, New York in 1958. 292 pp. Family tree on endpapers. ISBN: 0-670-83457-2.

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

    Book ID: 37876
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  • Kennedy, William
    THE INK TRUCK.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1984.) dj. Hardcover - Hardcover reissue of the first novel by this Pulitzer prize winning author, set in a city strongly resembling Albany, New York, and originally published in 1969. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-670-39825x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (stamp on bottom edge, lower corner of dj flap clipped, price still present in upper corner, a tight copy, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 37879
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