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  • THE MELTING SEASON. by Attenberg, Jami.
    Attenberg, Jami.
    THE MELTING SEASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised third book, a story about the strength it takes to both face up to and escape the past. "Catherine Madison is headed West with a suitcase full of cash that isn't hers. She's just left the only home she's ever known, a small town in Nebraska, after the only man she had ever known, her husband, Thomas, deserted her. . . On the road, she was going to become a new person. Or so she thought." SIGNED on the title page. 289 pp. ISBN: 978-1594488962.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82393
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  • THE MELTING SEASON. by Attenberg, Jami.
    Attenberg, Jami.
    THE MELTING SEASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised third book, a story about the strength it takes to both face up to and escape the past. "Catherine Madison is headed West with a suitcase full of cash that isn't hers. She's just left the only home she's ever known, a small town in Nebraska, after the only man she had ever known, her husband, Thomas, deserted her. . . On the road, she was going to become a new person. Or so she thought." SIGNED on the title page. 289 pp. ISBN: 978-1594488962.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82394
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  • ST MICHAEL'S SCALES. by Connelly, Neil.
    Connelly, Neil.
    ST MICHAEL'S SCALES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2002) dj. First edition - Author's first novel - the story of a 16 year old boy who has spent his life feeling guilty because his twin brother had died shortly after birth. Han Nolan called this debut novel 'sad, tragic, yet beautiful.' 309 pp. ISBN: 0-439194458.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65392
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  • MORE THAN ENOUGH. by Fulton, John.
    Fulton, John.
    MORE THAN ENOUGH.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Picador, (2002). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel (second book), the story of a month in the life of a dysfunctional family in Salt Lake City, Utah, as they struggle to pull together and keep from breaking apart. SIGNED on the title page. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-312276753.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 67683
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  • CAKEWALK: A Memoir. by Moses, Kate.
    Moses, Kate.
    CAKEWALK: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A funny and touching memoir of a crummy - and crumby - childhood in the 1960s and 70s. Each chapter includes a recipe. 350 pp. ISBN: 978-0385342988.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64930
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  • THE BROOKLYN BOOK OF THE DEAD. by Stephens, Michael.
    Stephens, Michael.
    THE BROOKLYN BOOK OF THE DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A large (16 siblings) and very dysfunctional Irish-American family comes together after the death of their father. 228 pp. Photographic endpapers. ISBN: 1564780376.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (tear to fold in upper corner of front cover) .

    Book ID: 66503
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  • MOTHER, MOTHER. by Zailckas, Koren.
    Zailckas, Koren.
    MOTHER, MOTHER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Crown, (2013). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, second book, a psychological thriller. "Josephine Hurst has her family under control. With two beautiful daughters, a brlliantly intelligent son, a tech-guru of a husband, and a historical landmark home, her life is picture perfect. But living in this matriarch's determinedly cheerful yet subtly controlling domain hasn't been easy for her family." SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80864
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