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  • THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US. by Barrows, Annie.
    Barrows, Annie.
    THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (1915) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel by the co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1938, in the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia. 486 pp. ISBN: 978-0385342940.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (short closed tear to bottom edge of front cover of dj).

    Book ID: 74793
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  • THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US. by Barrows, Annie.
    Barrows, Annie.
    THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (1915) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel by the co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1938, in the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia. 486 pp. ISBN: 978-0385342940.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75414
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  • THUMBSUCKER. by Kirn, Walter.
    Kirn, Walter.
    THUMBSUCKER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Anchor Books, 1999. SIGNED first edition - Kern's third book, a midwestern coming-of-age story, funny, poignant and disturbing, issued as a trade paperback original. SIGNED on the title page. 300 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60424
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  • Reed, John.
    A STILL SMALL VOICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the Civil War. It opens in 1859, when "seven-year-old Alma Flynt arrives in the small Kentucky town of Cotterpin Creek to begin a new life in her aunt's home. There, a whole new world opens up before her eyes-a world of impossible grace and comfort, of lush pastures and billowing bluegrass. And there, Alma will meet a family who will shape the course of her life. But like a swift storm cloud, the Civil War descends on Cotterpin Creek. . Swept into the chaos are the Clevelands, and John Warren himself, leaving their fading mansion and sprawling horse…

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    New York: Delacorte, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the Civil War. It opens in 1859, when "seven-year-old Alma Flynt arrives in the small Kentucky town of Cotterpin Creek to begin a new life in her aunt's home. There, a whole new world opens up before her eyes-a world of impossible grace and comfort, of lush pastures and billowing bluegrass. And there, Alma will meet a family who will shape the course of her life. But like a swift storm cloud, the Civil War descends on Cotterpin Creek. . Swept into the chaos are the Clevelands, and John Warren himself, leaving their fading mansion and sprawling horse farm behind. And when the fighting is over, for Alma, yet another journey begins on the day a strange, battered, starved, and tormented young soldier staggers back into her life." SIGNED on the title page. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-385334052.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 83452
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  • THE FAR EUPHRATES. by Stollman, Aryeh Lev.
    Stollman, Aryeh Lev.
    THE FAR EUPHRATES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a coming of age story which blends the everyday with the mystical, and which focuses on Alexander, the lonely son of a rabbi in Canada, who fills his life with stories - including those of his great grandfather, a legendary rare book dealer from Frankfurt, and of the Cantor's twin sister, who perished at Auschwitz and more. Dust jacket praise from Judith Rossner and Jamaica Kincaid, among others. 206 pp. ISBN: 1573220752.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 40845
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  • HINTERLAND. by Waterbridge, Edmund.
    Waterbridge, Edmund.
    HINTERLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tulsa, OK: Council Oak Books, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - a coming of age story. "It's 1957 and things are falling from the sky over the decaying mill town of Thorndam, Massachusetts." 376 pp. ISBN: 0-933031-149.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50643
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