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  • WORLD'S FAIR by Doctorow, E. L.
    Doctorow, E. L.
    WORLD'S FAIR

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - New York in the 1930s as seen through the eyes of a child in the Bronx. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-394525280.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80968
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  • PAYBACK. by Kelly, Thomas.
    Kelly, Thomas.
    PAYBACK.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Orion, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, set in the Bronx during the construction boom of the late 1980s - the lucrative construction rackets are in the hands of the Irish mob, sparking the envy of the Mafia, the attention of the feds, and all-out war. Two brothers are caught in the cross fire. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-752805088.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustwrapper with the red promotional band containing a blurb from James Ellroy.

    Book ID: 82232
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  • SPIDERTOWN. by Rodriguez, Abraham, Jr.
    Rodriguez, Abraham, Jr.
    SPIDERTOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel (second book) by this highly praised Bronx-born Puerto Rican author, the story of young kids in the Bronx caught up in the reckless but high-flying drug world as "runners." SIGNED on title page and dated in the year of publication. 323 pp. ISBN: 1-562828452.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72959
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  • Scheer, Robert.
    THINKING TUNA FISH, TALKING DEATH: Essays on the Pornography of Power.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hill & Wang, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of 21 essays by this provocative journalist, including several on Vietnam, his interview with Fallaci, and others on such diverse topics as Pepsi in Moscow, the Bronx, the Lawrence Livermore Lab's nuclear eggheads, and more. SIGNED on the half title page and dated 11-18-88.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (long inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 12739
    Keywords: bronx, Essays, Falluci, vietnam
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  • Simon, Kate.
    A WIDER WORLD: Portraits in an Adolescence.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1986. dj. Hardcover - The story of growing up in Depression ridden but still vital New York City in the 1930's.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15819
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