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  • GRAND CENTRAL WINTER: Stories from the Street. by Stringer, Lee. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut.
    Stringer, Lee. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut.
    GRAND CENTRAL WINTER: Stories from the Street.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Seven Stories Press: (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover - In a tunnel beneath Grand Central Terminal, Lee Stringer, homeless and a crack addict, had created a nest of cardboard, blankets and books. And then one day, when his pipe was empty, he began to use the pencil he carried around to run through his crack pipe to write instead - and the result is this powerful collection of stories about what it is like to be struggling to survive on the streets. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut. 239 pp. ISBN: 1888363576.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64023
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  • THE SECOND GIRL. by Swinson, David.
    Swinson, David.
    THE SECOND GIRL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown / Mulholland, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new thriller series set in Washington, D. C. "He's a good detective...with a bad habit.. . A decorated former police detective, he retired early and now ekes a living as a private eye for a defense attorney. Frank Marr may be the best investigator the city has ever known, but the city doesn't know his dirty secret. A long-functioning drug addict, Frank has devoted his considerable skills to hiding his usage from others. But after accidentally discovering a kidnapped teenage girl in the home of an Adams Morgan drug gang, Frank becomes a hero and is thrust into the spotlight. He…

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    New York & Boston: Little Brown / Mulholland, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new thriller series set in Washington, D. C. "He's a good detective...with a bad habit.. . A decorated former police detective, he retired early and now ekes a living as a private eye for a defense attorney. Frank Marr may be the best investigator the city has ever known, but the city doesn't know his dirty secret. A long-functioning drug addict, Frank has devoted his considerable skills to hiding his usage from others. But after accidentally discovering a kidnapped teenage girl in the home of an Adams Morgan drug gang, Frank becomes a hero and is thrust into the spotlight. He reluctantly agrees to investigate the disappearance of another girl--possibly connected to the first--and the heightened scrutiny may bring his own secrets to light, too." SIGNED on the title page and dated in April 2016, before publication. 354 pp.

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

    Book ID: 68941
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  • THE SECOND GIRL. by Swinson, David.
    Swinson, David.
    THE SECOND GIRL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown / Mulholland, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new thriller series set in Washington, D. C. "He's a good detective...with a bad habit.. . A decorated former police detective, he retired early and now ekes a living as a private eye for a defense attorney. Frank Marr may be the best investigator the city has ever known, but the city doesn't know his dirty secret. A long-functioning drug addict, Frank has devoted his considerable skills to hiding his usage from others. But after accidentally discovering a kidnapped teenage girl in the home of an Adams Morgan drug gang, Frank becomes a hero and is thrust into the spotlight. He…

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    New York & Boston: Little Brown / Mulholland, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new thriller series set in Washington, D. C. "He's a good detective...with a bad habit.. . A decorated former police detective, he retired early and now ekes a living as a private eye for a defense attorney. Frank Marr may be the best investigator the city has ever known, but the city doesn't know his dirty secret. A long-functioning drug addict, Frank has devoted his considerable skills to hiding his usage from others. But after accidentally discovering a kidnapped teenage girl in the home of an Adams Morgan drug gang, Frank becomes a hero and is thrust into the spotlight. He reluctantly agrees to investigate the disappearance of another girl--possibly connected to the first--and the heightened scrutiny may bring his own secrets to light, too." INSCRIBED on the title page. "To --- Hope you enjoy!" 354 pp.

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

    Book ID: 68760
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  • A GLANCE AWAY. by Wideman, John Edgar.
    Wideman, John Edgar.
    A GLANCE AWAY.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (1984.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Wideman's first novel, originally published in the US in 1967, but not published in the UK until this edition. From the dust jacket: "Eddie Lawson's Easter homecoming to the black ghetto of a North American city is full of tentative hope; after a year in a drug clinic in the Southern States he has freed himself from slavery to the Man. For Robert Thurley - middle-aged, middle-class and white, a homosexual professor of literature from the other side of town - Easter and its rituals also bring new hope." SIGNED on the title page. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-85031-7398.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49881
    View cart More details Price: $60.00