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  • STERN. by Friedman, Bruce Jay.
    Friedman, Bruce Jay.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - His first book, a "novel about being Jewish" - at once both funny and very serious. Stern has left the safety of "his city" to buy a suburban house, and just as he is beginning to feel like he really could live there, a neighbor pushes his wife down and calls her a 'kike.' 191 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (the usual toning to both the pages and the white dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 54221
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  • Greene, Melissa Fay.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. An examination of a chapter in the history of Civil Rights in the US and in Georgia. In the wake of the US Supreme Court's Brown decision outlawing segregated schools, violence erupted in the South. The young rabbi of Atlanta's oldest synagogue spoke up for racial justice, and in October1958, the synagogue was blown apart by dynamite. Winner of the Southern Critics Nonfiction Award. Photographs, notes, index, 502 pages. ISBN: 0-224-040510.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (donation stamp inside front cover, some rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 21505
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  • FOCUS. by Miller, Arthur.
    Miller, Arthur.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Book Find Club (Reynal and Hitchcock), (1945) dj. Hardcover - Early edition of this noted playwright's first novel, second book, a story of anti-Semitism in the United States -but more broadly a look at how attitudes change when someone is first perceived to be "like us" and then is revealed to be the "other." the publisher's name Reynal and Hitchcock is shown both on the spine of the book and on the dust jacket. 217 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a light red cloth with silver lettering in a good dust jacket (prev owner;s name, overall edgewear to the dj, price of 2.50 still present on upper corner of front flap).

    Book ID: 83394
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  • BOTH ONE. by Small, Sidney Herschel (1893-1958)
    Small, Sidney Herschel (1893-1958)

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1925) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of a Jewish boy, living in a gentile neighborhood in a suburb of San Francisco, who discovers both love with a gentile girl and racial prejudice. The rather hard-to-find third novel by this California born author who is probably best known for his pulp fiction, much of it set in the Orient. 302 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in brown cloth with orange lettering on spine and front cover in a good only dust jacket with significant rubbing to the folds, wear to ends of dj spine, original price of 2.00 still present. Dust jacket now protected by archival cover.

    Book ID: 78238
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  • THE TRIAL BEGINS. by Tertz, Abram.
    Tertz, Abram.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A secret novel from young Russia." A surrealistic novel set during the last year of Stalin's life by a Soviet dissident, smuggled out of the Soviet Union, and published under a pen name. Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward. Translator's note. 128 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (tear to upper edge of dj at side of spine)

    Book ID: 58364
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