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  • CANADA. by Ford, Richard.
    Ford, Richard.
    CANADA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press/ Harper Collins, (1912) dj. Hardcover first edition - "First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then about the murders, which happened later." Gripping novel by this Pulitzer prize winning author. 420 pp. ISBN: 978-0061692048.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62865
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  • CANADA. by Ford, Richard.
    Ford, Richard.
    CANADA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press/ Harper Collins, (1912) dj. Hardcover first edition - "First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then about the murders, which happened later." Gripping novel by this Pulitzer prize winning author. 420 pp. ISBN: 978-0061692048.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a new copy but with a remainder dot)

    Book ID: 71941
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  • LEGAL LYNCHING: RACISM, INJUSTICE AND THE DEATH PENALTY by Jackson, Rev. Jesse with Jesse Jackson, Jr.
    Jackson, Rev. Jesse with Jesse Jackson, Jr.
    LEGAL LYNCHING: RACISM, INJUSTICE AND THE DEATH PENALTY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Marlowe & Company, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An indictment of the two systems of justice in the US - one for the rich, the other for the poor. A passionate argument against the death penalty, this includes a history of state-sponsored executions, and true-life stories of those condemned to die who were later found to be innocent, and more. Appendix. Sources. Index. 224 pp. ISBN: 1-569247617.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (binding beginning to crack before title page.)

    Book ID: 33890
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  • THE DARK HEART OF ITALY. by Jones, Tobias.
    Jones, Tobias.
    THE DARK HEART OF ITALY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: North Point Press (Farrar Strauss), (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An Incisive Portrait of Europe's Most Beautiful, Most Disconcerting Country" - In 1999, Jones emigrated to Italy and the country he discovered there turned out to be far from the pastoral bliss described by centuries of travel writers, and instead he found one beseiged by almost unfathomable terrorism and paranoia. Notes, index. 314 pp. ISBN: 9780865477001.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42445
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  • THE NIGHT THE RICH MEN BURNED. by Mackay, Malcolm.
    Mackay, Malcolm.
    THE NIGHT THE RICH MEN BURNED.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & London: Little Brown, (2014). First edition - Novel set in seamy underworld of Glasgow. "Two friends, Alex Glass and Oliver Peterkinney, look for work and for escape from their lives spent growing up on Glasgow's most desperate fringes. Soon they will become involved in one of the city's darkest and most dangerous trades. But while one rises quickly up the ranks, the other will fall prey to the industry's addictive lifestyle and ever-spiralling debts." 337 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (some offsetting to several pages at beginning of book).

    Book ID: 79294
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  • DEAD WRONG: Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment. by Mello, Michael
    Mello, Michael
    DEAD WRONG: Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1999.). A passionate, eloquent and well-researched look at the death penalty (and what is wrong with it) by an insider - an attorney who has been involved in many death penalty appeals. Foreword by David Von Drehle. Notes, index, 393 pp. ISBN: 9780299153441.

    Condition: Fine in black wrappers.

    Book ID: 40702
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  • Patterson, Harry.
    DILLINGER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Stein & Day, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - What might have happened to Dillinger after his escape from jail in Indiana in 1934.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good+ dj (closed tear, chip.)

    Book ID: 11456
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  • SAMARITAN. by Price, Richard.
    Price, Richard.
    SAMARITAN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. First edition - His seventh novel. Set in urban New Jersey, this is a the story of a man beaten nearly to death who refuses to press charges or to talk about who did it and of the woman cop, a childhood friend from the projects, who tries to get him to tell what happened. 379 pp. The pre-publication information is included inside the front cover and the back cover contains a long letter from Stephen King praising this book.

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

    Book ID: 49937
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  • SAMARITAN. by Price, Richard.
    Price, Richard.
    SAMARITAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - His seventh novel. Set in urban New Jersey, this is a the story of a man beaten nearly to death who refuses to press charges or to talk about who did it and of the woman cop, a childhood friend from the projects, who tries to get him to tell what happened. 377 pp.. ISBN: 0-375-411151.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56002
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  • SAMARITAN. by Price, Richard.
    Price, Richard.
    SAMARITAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - His seventh novel. Set in urban New Jersey, this is a the story of a man beaten nearly to death who refuses to press charges or to talk about who did it and of the woman cop, a childhood friend from the projects, who tries to get him to tell what happened. 377 pp.. ISBN: 0-375-411151.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (sticker on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 46177
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  • 8 BALL CHICKS: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters. by Sikes, Gini.
    Sikes, Gini.
    8 BALL CHICKS: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Journalist Gini Sikes spent a year hanging out with girl gangs in Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and San Antonio, and the result is a "vivid, honest portraits of gang girls - too long ignored - which raises themes that are crucial to all young women: power and loss, self-determination and constraint, violence, despair, and ultimately, hope." (Peggy Orenstein) Girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts, but among the differences are abortion, teen pregnancy and teen motherhood, endless beatings and the humiliation of being forced to have sex with a lineup of male gangbangers during initiation, haphazardly raising kids…

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    New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Journalist Gini Sikes spent a year hanging out with girl gangs in Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and San Antonio, and the result is a "vivid, honest portraits of gang girls - too long ignored - which raises themes that are crucial to all young women: power and loss, self-determination and constraint, violence, despair, and ultimately, hope." (Peggy Orenstein) Girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts, but among the differences are abortion, teen pregnancy and teen motherhood, endless beatings and the humiliation of being forced to have sex with a lineup of male gangbangers during initiation, haphazardly raising kids in a household of drugs and guns with a part-time boyfriend off gangbanging himself. Author's note. xxv, 276 pp. ISBN: 0-385474318.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79149
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