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  • Angelou, Maya.
    GATHER TOGETHER IN MY NAME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second volume in Angelou's autobiography. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-394-486927.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (stain on back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 5150
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  • GATHER TOGETHER IN MY NAME. by Angelou, Maya.
    Angelou, Maya.
    GATHER TOGETHER IN MY NAME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second volume in Angelou's autobiography. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-394-486927.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49839
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  • THIS SIDE OF GLORY: The Autobiography of David Hilliard and the Story of the Black Panther Party. by [Black Panthers] Hilliard, David and Lewis Cole.
    [Black Panthers] Hilliard, David and Lewis Cole.
    THIS SIDE OF GLORY: The Autobiography of David Hilliard and the Story of the Black Panther Party.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1993.). First edition - Hilliard was at one time Chief Of Staff of the Black Panther party, and this book is not only his autobiography, but also a first hand account of the growth of the Black Panther party, of the Huey Newton shoot-out, the killing of Fred Hampton, how money was raised and spent, the rise of and attempts to curtail illegal activities and much more. Photographs, index. 439 pp. ISBN: 0-316-364215.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55977
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  • THE LOST GET-BACK BOOGIE. by Burke, James Lee.
    Burke, James Lee.
    THE LOST GET-BACK BOOGIE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1987.). Although it is hard to believe now, this novel was rejected by many publishers before Louisana State University took it on. A beautifully written account of a man who finally finds some direction in his life. A country and western singer who served two years in Angola for manslaughter, Iry heads west to the Bitteroot ranch of fellow prisoner Buddy Riordan, but he and the Riordan family are caught up in the conflict around a local pulp mill. 241 pp. ISBN: 9780807113349.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57870
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  • THE WAY HOME: Ending Homelessness in America. by Cobb, Jodi; Annie Leibowitz, Eli Reed, Clarence Williams, and others, photographs; Tipper Gore, foreword; Philip Brookman and Jane Slate Siena, curators.
    Cobb, Jodi; Annie Leibowitz, Eli Reed, Clarence Williams, and others, photographs; Tipper Gore, foreword; Philip Brookman and Jane Slate Siena, curators.
    THE WAY HOME: Ending Homelessness in America.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York and Washington, D.C.: Harry N. Abrams / Corcoran Gallery of Art ( (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which powerfully and graphically documents the plight of men women and children in cities and towns across the country and points the way to lasting solutions. Illustrated with many full color and black & white photographs, many full page, by Eli Reed, Jodi Cobb, Mary Ellen Mark, Clarence Williams, Tipper Gore, Betsy Frampton, Donna Ferrato, Joseph Rodriguez, Callie Shell, Stephen Shames, Annie Leibovitz, and Diana Walker. Produced in conjunction with exhibits at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. and the Getty in Los Angeles. Forword by Tipper Gore, essay by Nan Roman. Large format. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-8109-45533.

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

    Book ID: 57903
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  • LUNAR PARK. by Ellis, Bret Easton.
    Ellis, Bret Easton.
    LUNAR PARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fifth novel (sixth book), one which "confounds one expectation after another, passing through comedy and mounting horror, both psychological and supernatural, toward an astonishing resolution - about love and loss." 308 pp. ISBN: 0-375-412913.

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fifth novel (sixth book), one which "confounds one expectation after another, passing through comedy and mounting horror, both psychological and supernatural, toward an astonishing resolution - about love and loss." 308 pp. ISBN: 0-375-412913.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48087
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  • Everett, Rupert.
    HELLO DARLING, ARE YOU WORKING?

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York Morrow, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by the internationally acclaimed actor Rupert Everett, who has been in such films as Another Country, and The Comfort of Strangers. One English review described this as 'gallop[ing] through a life of dissipation with black humour and unabashed hedonism. Venturing from the Borders to Tangier, a confection of sexual confusion, cross-dressing and copious drug abuse litters every episode of the mal-de-siecle masquerade.' Illustrations by Frances Crichton Stuart. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. ISBN: 0-688-117864.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35867
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  • ESCAPE FROM NOWHERE. by Eyerly, Jeannette.
    Eyerly, Jeannette.
    ESCAPE FROM NOWHERE.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Lippincott, (1969) dj. Hardcover - A high school student uses smoking pot to try and escape from the problems in her life. 187 pp. ISBN: 0-397-310706.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to top edge of front cover of dj)

    Book ID: 66350
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  • LONDON AFTER DARK. by Fabian, Robert.
    Fabian, Robert.
    LONDON AFTER DARK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: British Book Centre, (1954) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An intimate record of night life in London, and a selection of crime stories from the case book of Ex-Superintendent Robert Fabian." An interesting book, although when he talks about the horrors of young girls become addicted to marijuana after smoking one cigarette, he loses a bit of credibility... Illustrated with photographs. 237 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate, overall light edgewear and rubbing to the dj)

    Book ID: 59021
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  • LONDON AFTER DARK. by Fabian, Robert.
    Fabian, Robert.
    LONDON AFTER DARK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: British Book Centre, (1954) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An intimate record of night life in London, and a selection of crime stories from the case book of Ex-Superintendent Robert Fabian." An interesting book, although when he talks about the horrors of young girls become addicted to marijuana after smoking one cigarette, he loses a bit of credibility... Illustrated with photographs. 237 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (light edgewear and rubbing to the dj)

    Book ID: 59022
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  • Gottlieb, Annie.
    DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC? The Second Coming of the 60's Generation.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Times Books, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A thoughtful comprehensive look at the 1960's published twenty years after the Summer of Love in San Francisxo - The story of the American 1960s generation and its 'passage' to a promising middle life, from the times of rebellion - sexual, economic, anti-war, getting high, anti-materialistic - to the present realities - and the extent to which they still maintain the values, ideals, and philosophies of the past. Now that another 20 years has passed, it is interesting to read this book and to see what further changes have occured to this generation. Notes, resource list. 418 pp. ISBN: 0-81291225X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to dj at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 39417
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  • DEATH IN A COLD HARD LIGHT. by Mathews, Francine.
    Mathews, Francine.
    DEATH IN A COLD HARD LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth in this series of mysteries featuring Merry Folger, police detective and daughter of the Chief of Police, set on the island of Nantucket off the coast of Massachusetts. SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-688-134734.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 58328
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  • TUCKER PEAK. by Mayor, Archer .
    Mayor, Archer .
    TUCKER PEAK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2001). dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery in the highly praised series featuring Joe Gunther, now head of the newly minted Vermont Bureau of Investigation. Set at a ski resort struggling with financial and other problems. SIGNED on the title page. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-7676.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (usual light tanning to edge of textblock, pages).

    Book ID: 77013
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  • THE SNIPER'S WIFE. by Mayor, Archer .
    Mayor, Archer .
    THE SNIPER'S WIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2002). dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Joe Gunther's sidekick, former Vietnam veteran and police detective Willie Kunkle, set mostly in the slums of New York City where Kunkle's former wife has been found dead of an apparent overdose. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-7676.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59974
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  • TUCKER PEAK. by Mayor, Archer .
    Mayor, Archer .
    TUCKER PEAK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2001). dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery in the highly praised series featuring Joe Gunther, now head of the newly minted Vermont Bureau of Investigation. Set at a ski resort struggling with financial and other problems. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-7676.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71588
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  • THE SNIPER'S WIFE. by Mayor, Archer .
    Mayor, Archer .
    THE SNIPER'S WIFE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (2002). First edition - Mystery featuring Joe Gunther's sidekick, former Vietnam veteran and police detective Willie Kunkle, set mostly in the slums of New York City where Kunkle's former wife has been found dead of an apparent overdose. 312 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64065
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  • CRUEL DOUBT. by McGinniss, Joe.
    McGinniss, Joe.
    CRUEL DOUBT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A riveting account of small-town murder; a terrifying tale of a seemingly ordinary family whose lives and illusions about each other were shattered one hot summer night in 1988." Drugs, the fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons and the desire to inherit his stepfather's money led a North Carolina State Student to arrange for the brutal murder of his stepfather and the attempted murder of his mother. Photographs. 460 pp. ISBN: 0-671-679473.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47308
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  • WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE CLASS OF '65? by Medved, Michael and David Wallechinsky.
    Medved, Michael and David Wallechinsky.
    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE CLASS OF '65?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1976.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - In 1965, Time Magazine selected the senior class of Palisades High School in suburban Los Angeles for the cover story article on American teenagers "on the fringe of a golden era". This book includes interviews from 30 members of that class at their 10th reunion, in which they describe what it was like to come of age in the 60s and 70s. The authors were both members of the original class. Inscribed by BOTH Medved and Wallechinsky on the front endpaper and uncommon thus. Illustrated with photographs. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-394-400747.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55076
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  • LITTLE GREEN. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    LITTLE GREEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - An Easy Rawlins crime novel, set in Los Angeles in 1967, where he and Mouse are cruising the streets searching for a young black man known as "Little Green" who disappeared during an acid trip. 291 pp. ISBN: 978-0385535984.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder dot).

    Book ID: 74874
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  • Myers, Walter Dean.
    THE BEAST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - A moving young adult novel by this Newbery and Corretta Scott King award winning writer - the story of a black boy from Harlem, attending a prep school on a scholarship , who returns home at Christmas to discover that his Dominican girl friend has begun using drugs - the beast is the name given to the lure of drugs. SIGNED by the author on the title page.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26773
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  • Myers, Walter Dean.
    THE BEAST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, (2003.). First edition - A moving young adult novel by this Newbery and Corretta Scott King award winning writer - the story of a black boy from Harlem, attending a prep school on a scholarship , who returns home at Christmas to discover that his Dominican girl friend has begun using drugs - the beast is the name given to the lure of drugs.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29258
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  • MAN CRAZY: A Novel. by Oates, Joyce Carol.
    Oates, Joyce Carol.
    MAN CRAZY: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very dark novel of a young girl whose life is marked, both as child and as woman, by violent crime - but a novel which is ultimately a story of survival. SIGNED by Oates on the title page with her full name. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-525-942327.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75487
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  • Oates, Joyce Carol.
    MAN CRAZY: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A very dark novel of a young girl whose life is marked, both as child and as woman, by violent crime - but a novel which is ultimately a story of survival. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-525-942327.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 65866
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  • CRIME AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: Issues in Criminology. #7, Spring - Summer, 1977. by Petras, James; Richard Speigelman, Gerda Ray and others.
    Petras, James; Richard Speigelman, Gerda Ray and others.
    CRIME AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: Issues in Criminology. #7, Spring - Summer, 1977.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Crime and Social Justice, 1977. First edition - Includes an announcement that the Berkeley School of Criminology - which was the impetus behind this journal and the only progressive program of study of criminlogy in the US - had been abolished. This issue contains articles on Class consciousness and crime in Chile by James Petras; on prison psychiatrists and drugs by Richard Speigelman, on the FBI and more. Photographs, ads, large format (8.5 by 11.5 inches), 74 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (address label,).

    Book ID: 57892
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  • UNWANTED COMPANY. by Seranella, Barbara (1956-2007.)
    Seranella, Barbara (1956-2007.)
    UNWANTED COMPANY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third mystery featuring "Munch" Mancini, woman auto-mechanic, parolee and recovering drug addict, and now also the owner of a limo business and an unofficial adoptive mother of a little girl. An interesting and highly praised series, featuring a strong woman protagonist, by an author whose checkered past was not unlike that of Munch, but whose life was sadly cut short with her death in 2007 at just age 50. This copy is INSCRIBED on the title page by the author "For --- Enjoy the journey." 287 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0192127.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 39329
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  • Vollmann, William T.
    THE ROYAL FAMILY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Massive novel by one of our best and most innovative modern writers - from the front flap: "Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life, a Korean-American woman named Irene - who happens to be married to his brother John - commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn grief and guilt into something precious, he employs his professional skills to track down the supernatural Queen of the Prostitutes, who first gives him a false Irene (in reality a heroin-poisoned whore), and then herself." 780 pp. Dust jacket photograph by William Vollmann. ISBN: 0-670891673.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 37300
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  • THE ROYAL FAMILY. by Vollmann, William T.
    Vollmann, William T.
    THE ROYAL FAMILY.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2001.). Massive novel by one of our best and most innovative modern writers - described by one reviewer as a book with 'wild ambition' - "Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life, a Korean-American woman named Irene - who happens to be married to his brother John - commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn grief and guilt into something precious, he employs his professional skills to track down the supernatural Queen of the Prostitutes, who first gives him a false Irene (in reality a heroin-poisoned whore), and then herself." 780 pp. ISBN: 0-670891673.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers..

    Book ID: 45861
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