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  • THE WATER KNIFE. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WATER KNIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. dj. Hardcover first edition - Dystopian novel set in the American Southwest, in a land devasted by drought, and where water wars are being openly fought. An all too plausible future. 371 pp. ISBN: 978-0385352871.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74870
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  • THE WATER KNIFE. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WATER KNIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. dj. Hardcover first edition - Dystopian novel set in the American Southwest, in a land devasted by drought, and where water wars are being openly fought. An all too plausible future. 371 pp. ISBN: 978-0385352871.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72954
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  • THE WATER KNIFE. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WATER KNIFE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. dj. Hardcover - Dystopian novel set in the American Southwest, in a land devasted by drought, and where water wars are being openly fought. An all too plausible future. 371 pp. ISBN: 978-0385352871.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75473
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  • Bennett, Jack
    JAMIE

    Edition: First American edition.

    Boston: Little Brown, 1963. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of a 12-year-old boy in South Africa whose life is drastically changed when a severe drought nearly destroys the farm he lives on. Highly praised first novel.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, slightspine slant, in a very good dj.

    Book ID: 11785
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  • ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE. by Dorris, Michael
    Dorris, Michael
    ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1993. SIGNED first edition - A small nonfiction work based on Dorris's travels to Zimbabwe to visit and report on Mozambican refugee camps and agricultural areas devasted by years of drought. A thoughtful and challenging work. SIGNED on the title page. 66 pp plus final map and about the author. ISBN: 0-915943-700.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated beige wrappers.

    Book ID: 62211
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  • ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE. by Dorris, Michael
    Dorris, Michael
    ROOMS IN THE HOUSE OF STONE.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1993. First edition - A small nonfiction work based on Dorris's travels to Zimbabwe to visit and report on Mozambican refugee camps and agricultural areas devasted by years of drought. A thoughtful and challenging work. 66 pp plus final map and about the author. ISBN: 0-915943-700.

    Condition: Near fine (a little light soiling, "406" written on the back cover.)

    Book ID: 10300
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  • DRYLONGSO. by Hamilton, Virginia. Jerry Pinckney, illustrator.
    Hamilton, Virginia. Jerry Pinckney, illustrator.
    DRYLONGSO.

    Edition: Third printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Set in 1975, in a town west of the Mississippi, this is the story of a boy who brings hope with him to a town ravaged by drought. Illustrated in soft full-color paintings, including 5 double page spreads, done using pencil, pastel and watercolors, by the award-winning African American artist, Jerry Pinkney. SIGNED and dated on the title page by the illustrator, Jerry Pinkney. 54 pp plus an author's note about the name and historical background. Large format. ISBN: 0-15-2242414.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37686
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  • THE MAN WHO MADE IT RAIN: A True Story Based on the Experiences of J. Dietrich Stroeh. by McCarthy, Michael; (J. Dietrich Stroeh, signed)
    McCarthy, Michael; (J. Dietrich Stroeh, signed)
    THE MAN WHO MADE IT RAIN: A True Story Based on the Experiences of J. Dietrich Stroeh.

    Edition: First printing.

    Novato, California: Public Ink, (2006) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A combination of fact and speculation, this includes an account of the unrelenting drought in 1976-77 in Marin County (when it did not rain for 25 months) and the efforts of J. Dietrich Stroeh, the General Manager of the Marin Municipal Water Board and his efforts to provide relief from the drought. In addition, it jumps ahead to a future in which global climate change is a reality. SIGNED by J. Dietrich Stroeh, the subject of the book, on the title page over his name and also briefly INSCRIBED by him. Introduction by former state senator John Burton, afterword by Stroeh. xii, 419 pp. ISBN: 0-977237109.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 67128
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