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  • SERPENT BOX. by Carrella, Vincent Louis.
    Carrella, Vincent Louis.
    SERPENT BOX.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperPerennial, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, published as a trade paperback original, a powerful and compelling coming of age story, set in Appalachia. SIGNED on the title page. 462 p. ISBN: 0-06-1126268.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 47441
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  • THE SOUTH GOES NORTH: Volume III of Children of Crisis. by Coles, Robert, M.D.
    Coles, Robert, M.D.
    THE SOUTH GOES NORTH: Volume III of Children of Crisis.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1971.) dj. Hardcover - The third volume in this child psychiatrist's masterwork, an award-winning series which studies how children survive and adapt to changes - even violent changes - in their environment. This volume focuses on the children, both black and white, living in the ghettos of our Northern cities - including Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, New York and others, children of families who left the rural South and Appalachia to try and find a better life in the North. Illustrated in with full-color drawings by children. References, index. 687 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48268
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  • FOOLISH UNDERTAKING. by De Castrique, Mark
    De Castrique, Mark
    FOOLISH UNDERTAKING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third in this series of mysteries involving funeral director Barry Clayton, set in a small mountain town in North Carolina (where the author himself grew up). 252 pp. ISBN: 1-590582276.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70436
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  • PRODIGAL SUMMER. by Kingsolver, Barbara.
    Kingsolver, Barbara.
    PRODIGAL SUMMER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A wonderful and complex novel by one of the best contemporary American writers - one which 'weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.' Illustrated endpapers. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-060199652.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35747
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  • FLIGHT BEHAVIOR. by Kingsolver, Barbara.
    Kingsolver, Barbara.
    FLIGHT BEHAVIOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which deals with the effects of climate change, set in present day Appalachia; a story of a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factionsreligious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, politicianstrapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world." Author's note, 436 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68880
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  • FLIGHT BEHAVIOR. by Kingsolver, Barbara.
    Kingsolver, Barbara.
    FLIGHT BEHAVIOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which deals with the effects of climate change, set in present day Appalachia; a story of a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factionsreligious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, politicianstrapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world." Author's note, 436 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68891
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  • PRODIGAL SUMMER. by Kingsolver, Barbara.
    Kingsolver, Barbara.
    PRODIGAL SUMMER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A wonderful and complex novel by one of the best contemporary American writers - one which 'weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.' Illustrated endpapers. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-060199652.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50120
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  • PRODIGAL SUMMER. by Kingsolver, Barbara.
    Kingsolver, Barbara.
    PRODIGAL SUMMER.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A wonderful and complex novel by one of the best contemporary American writers - one which 'weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.' Tan endpapers. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-571-206387.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 59189
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  • FLIGHT BEHAVIOR. by Kingsolver, Barbara.
    Kingsolver, Barbara.
    FLIGHT BEHAVIOR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012). Hardcover first edition - A novel which deals with the effects of climate change, set in present day Appalachia; a story of a young wife and mother on a failing farm in rural Tennessee who experiences something she cannot explain, and how her discovery energizes various competing factionsreligious leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, politicianstrapping her in the center of the conflict and ultimately opening up her world." Author's note, 436 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 68943
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  • RABBLE STARKEY. by Lowry, Lois.
    Lowry, Lois.
    RABBLE STARKEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A coming-of-age story set in a small Appalachian town. SIGNED and dated on the title page by Lowry. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-395-436079.

    Condition: Ex-library but with relatively few markings, and overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 60033
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  • GHOST RIDERS. by McCrumb, Sharyn.
    McCrumb, Sharyn.
    GHOST RIDERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which juxtaposes the legends of the Civil War with modern day life in theAppalachian Mountains. ISBN: 0-525-947183.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72869
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  • IN SUSPECT TERRAIN. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    IN SUSPECT TERRAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second in McPhee's series of books about the geology of the United States; in this, he travels with a geologist from Brooklyn, New York thru the Appalachian Mountains to Indiana observing the land and theories of plate tectonics & glaciation. Chart endpapers. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-374176507.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (very inconspicuous previous owner's name, minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 75712
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  • SOMETHING RICH AND STRANGE: Selected Stories. by Rash, Ron.
    Rash, Ron.
    SOMETHING RICH AND STRANGE: Selected Stories.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2014). First edition - A collection of 34 stories by this award-winning author - stories which capture the "complexities of Appalachia - a rugged, brutal landscape of exquisite beauty - illuminate the tensions between the traditional and the modern, the old and new south, tenderness and violence, man and nature. Though the focus is regional, the themes of Rashs work are universal, striking an emotional chord that resonates deep within each of our lives." 434 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68815
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