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  • SHOOTING IN THE DARK. by Baker, John F.
    Baker, John F.
    SHOOTING IN THE DARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's fifth novel featuring detective Sam Turner, a twice-married, former alcoholic and Dylan fan, and his unlikely sidekicks, set mostly in York. In this two sisters - one blind - have been targeted by a killer. SIGNED on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-575071729.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (some toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 83941
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  • IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND. by Hoagland, Edward.
    Hoagland, Edward.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (2016). First edition - The 25th book by this award-winning author, published 60 years after his first. Set in the 1970s in far northern Vermont, this is the story of a 46 year old former stockbroker, going blind at age 46, who is living in a farmhouse near a hippie commune and bordering an old smuggling trail, not used to move drugs across the border. It is about learning to adjust to life with limitations, to be able to rely on the kindness of others, and is made more poignant by the fact that Hoagland himself has been dealing with diminishing vision for more than 10 years, 184 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69054
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  • TOUCH AND GO. by Nodine, Thad.
    Nodine, Thad.
    TOUCH AND GO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Unbridled Books, (2011.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a classic ""road-picture"" story, winner of the Dana Award. SIGNED on the title page. 340 pp. ISBN: 9781609530617.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 53078
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  • SEEING WITH MUSIC: The Lives of Three Blind African Musicians. by Ottenberg, Simon
    Ottenberg, Simon
    SEEING WITH MUSIC: The Lives of Three Blind African Musicians.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Study of 3 blind Sierra Leone thumb piano musicians. Illustrated with black and white photographs. References, discography, index. ISBN: 0-295975253.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42662
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  • Page, Jake.
    THE LETHAL PARTNER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A mystery novel featuring blind sculptor Mo Bowdre, set in contemporary Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4629
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  • Page, Jake.
    THE DEADLY CANYON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery novel featuring blind sculptor Mo Bowdre, set in a remote desert corner of New Mexico. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: 'For Bob, hope the forensics pass muster.'. ISBN: 0-345-379306.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 17785
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  • THE KNOTTED STRINGS. by Page, Jake.
    Page, Jake.
    THE KNOTTED STRINGS.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (2003). The third mystery novel featuring blind sculptor Mo Bowdrez; a film company is making a movie on location on tribal lands in New Mexico. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-8263-28628.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58470
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  • GOLDENROD. by Slater, Jim.
    Slater, Jim.
    GOLDENROD.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book for children - an adventure story, set in the Near East, about an English boy - William Rod, or Goldenrod - born in India, and blind, and his guide-dog, Rajah. Includes sections on the International Aviation Phonetic Alphabet and meanings of the more difficult Indian words. Illustrated by Christopher Chamberlain with a wrap-around dust jacket and black and white drawings throughout. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-224-016296.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 55194
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  • THE WINE OF BLINDNESS. by Stevens, Eden Vale.
    Stevens, Eden Vale.
    THE WINE OF BLINDNESS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Shelter Island, NY: beMUSEd Press, 2000. First edition - Collection of poems by this Oregon writer and artist, some written as she was descending into blindness - but all infused with her buoyant spirit. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Preface by Maxine Rosen. 51 pp. ISBN: 0-615-115209.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 80495
    Keywords: blindness, oregon, Poetry
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  • RAINBOW JOE AND ME. by Strom, Maria Diaz.
    Strom, Maria Diaz.
    RAINBOW JOE AND ME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lee and Low, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page, When Eloise, a young African-American girl, tells her neighbor, Rainbow Joe, how she mixes bright colors, he tells her that even though he's blind, he imagines colors in his mind and can make them sing and he shows her how he does this by taking out his old saxophone. The author's first book, illustrated with bright full-color acrylic paintings. Unpaginated. [32 p]. ISBN: 1880000938.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Promotional flyer laid in.

    Book ID: 51755
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  • WILLOW IN A STORM: A Memoir. by Taylor, James Peter and Kathleen Murphy-Taylor.
    Taylor, James Peter and Kathleen Murphy-Taylor.
    WILLOW IN A STORM: A Memoir.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Minneapolis: Scarletta Press, (2007). First edition - An account of the redemption of a man whom many would have given up on. "Early on, Taylor somberly informs his readers that 'most men do not survive four decades of incarceration,'. . . An unflinching examination of his crime - a bank robbery and homicide committed at age 30 - and his resulting conviction, incarceration, spiritual growth and eventual emancipation 40 years later, this tale proves emotional, forthright and inspirational. Writing with the help of his wife, the halfway-house counselor he met after his release from prison at age 70, Taylor looks back without self-pity or regret, making the casual cruelty he endures and his straightforward survival strategies all the more…

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    Minneapolis: Scarletta Press, (2007). First edition - An account of the redemption of a man whom many would have given up on. "Early on, Taylor somberly informs his readers that 'most men do not survive four decades of incarceration,'. . . An unflinching examination of his crime - a bank robbery and homicide committed at age 30 - and his resulting conviction, incarceration, spiritual growth and eventual emancipation 40 years later, this tale proves emotional, forthright and inspirational. Writing with the help of his wife, the halfway-house counselor he met after his release from prison at age 70, Taylor looks back without self-pity or regret, making the casual cruelty he endures and his straightforward survival strategies all the more chilling. Smart, determined and hopeful, Taylor makes use of his prison days learning the law and helping out his fellow inmates." (Publishers Weekly) Illustrated with photographs. 312 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 85656
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  • Wheeler, Charles.
    SNAKEWALK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harmony, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - long blurb from Harry Crews who called it the work of a 'raging,, outrageous defiant talent." The story of a biker, hell-raiser and free spirit who loses his sight in a boating accident.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 13978
    Keywords: blindness, fiction
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  • BLOOD TRANCE. Another Maddy and Alex Phillips Mystery of Hypnotic Detection. by Zimmerman, R. D.
    Zimmerman, R. D.
    BLOOD TRANCE. Another Maddy and Alex Phillips Mystery of Hypnotic Detection.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Morrow, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The adventures of a forensic hypnotherapist and her brother, who detects while in a trance. INSCRIBED on the title page to the noted Oklahoma book collector, Larry Owens "For Larry Owens, all best and thanks." 236 pp. ISBN: 0-688-12139x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60515
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  • RED TRANCE. by Zimmerman, R. D.
    Zimmerman, R. D.
    RED TRANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A Maddy and Alex Phillips Mystery of Hypnotic Detection." The adventures of a forensic hypnotherapist, both sightless and a paraplegic and her brother, who detects while in a trance. INSCRIBED on the title page to the noted Oklahoma book collector, Larry Owens "For Larry Owens, all best and thanks." Also laid in is a handwritten short note from Zimmerman to Owens thanking him for his interest and support. 237 pp. ISBN: 0-688-130305.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60516
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  • RED TRANCE. by Zimmerman, R. D.
    Zimmerman, R. D.
    RED TRANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A Maddy and Alex Phillips Mystery of Hypnotic Detection." The adventures of a forensic hypnotherapist, both sightless and a paraplegic and her brother, who detects while in a trance. 237 pp. ISBN: 0-688-130305.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72817
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