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  • RED GRASS RIVER: A Legend. by Blake, James Carlos
    Blake, James Carlos
    RED GRASS RIVER: A Legend.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, (1998). Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's fourth novel, set in the Everglades in the early twentieth century. This follows the feud between two men - -outlaw John Ashley and lawman Bobby Baker - based on real events of the Ashley gang, who were involved in rum-running, turf battles with the Chicago mob, as they became the most notorious family in southern Florida. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-380974932.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84349
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  • BASKET CASE. by Hiaasen, Carl
    Hiaasen, Carl
    BASKET CASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Another Florida based, and very funny, thriller from this highly praised author: Hillerman called him 'the Mark Twain of the crime novel' "Once a hotshot investigative reporter, Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida daily, 'plotting to resurrect my newspaper career by yoking my byline to some famous stiff.' Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dead in a fishy-smelling scuba 'accident,' might be the stiff of Jack's dreams - if only he can figure out what happened." SIGNED on the title page and dated 1-28-02, in the year of publication. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-375-411070.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (sunning to edge of front cover of dj)

    Book ID: 78065
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  • NATURE GIRL. by Hiaasen, Carl
    Hiaasen, Carl
    NATURE GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. dj. Hardcover first edition - Another Florida based, and very funny, thriller from this highly praised author: Hillerman called him 'the Mark Twain of the crime novel' 306 pp. ISBN: 9780307262998.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41154
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  • ACTS OF NATURE. by King, Jonathon.
    King, Jonathon.
    ACTS OF NATURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Max Freeman thriller, set in the Florida Everglades, in the midst of a hurricane. 260 pp. ISBN: 9780525950080.

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

    Book ID: 50922
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  • SHADOW MEN. by King, Jonathon.
    King, Jonathon.
    SHADOW MEN.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A Max Freeman novel, set in the Florida Everglades, involving the mysterious disappearance of three men - laborers on the project to build the first road across the Everglades - eighty years ago. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-525-948074.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48678
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  • SHADOW MEN. by King, Jonathon.
    King, Jonathon.
    SHADOW MEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Max Freeman novel, set in the Florida Everglades, involving the mysterious disappearance of three men - laborers on the project to build the first road across the Everglades - eighty years ago. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-525-948074.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (rear endpaper and last blank page have been torn - binding flaw? - remainder line, small peeled spot on front endpaper.).

    Book ID: 61765
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  • BITTER END. by Kling, Christine.
    Kling, Christine.
    BITTER END.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third mystery, featuring Seychelle Sullivan, who captains a 46 foot salvage boat out of Fort Lauderdale's New River. SIGNED on the title page. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-345-479033.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 63250
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  • MORTAL SIN. by Levine, Paul
    Levine, Paul
    MORTAL SIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth legal thriller featuring former Miami Dolphin linebacker-turned- trial lawyer, Jake Lassiter, one which takes him deep into the Everglades. SIGNED on the title page. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-688-127177.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65295
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  • THE HANGED MAN. by MacGregor, T.J.
    MacGregor, T.J.
    THE HANGED MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Florida detective Wayne Sheppard. 314 pp. ISBN: 1575662663.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (spine slant, remainder line.)

    Book ID: 42219
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  • KILLING MISTER WATSON. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    KILLING MISTER WATSON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fascinating story of a murder in the Florida Everglades in 1910 - based on a true story. A complex novel by one of the best and most important American writers of our time. 372 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-554000.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (discoloration from glue remnants under dj flaps.)

    Book ID: 49019
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  • BONE BY BONE. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    BONE BY BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in his fascinating 'Watson trilogy' about the Everglades settler who was gunned down by his neighbors. This volume tells the story from the viewpoint of Watson himself. ISBN: 0-375-501029.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (bit of shelfwear to bottom edge, but overall a tight and clean copy,)

    Book ID: 52503
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  • BONE BY BONE. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    BONE BY BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in his fascinating 'Watson trilogy' about the Everglades settler who was gunned down by his neighbors. This volume tells the story from the viewpoint of Watson himself. 410 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-375-501029.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (splattering to top edge)

    Book ID: 21812
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  • KILLING MISTER WATSON. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    KILLING MISTER WATSON.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. Hardcover - Fascinating story of a murder in the Florida Everglades in 1910 - based on a true story. A complex novel by one of the best and most important American writers of our time. 372 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-554000.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (inconspicuous gift inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 33380
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  • KILLING MISTER WATSON. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    KILLING MISTER WATSON.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. Hardcover - Fascinating story of a murder in the Florida Everglades in 1910 - based on a true story. A complex novel by one of the best and most important American writers of our time. 372 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-554000.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40640
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  • BONE BY BONE. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    BONE BY BONE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1999. dj. Hardcover - The third book in his fascinating 'Watson trilogy' about the Everglades settler who was gunned down by his neighbors. This volume tells the story from the viewpoint of Watson himself. 410 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-375-501029.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28351
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  • MYSTERY OF THE LAUGHING MASK. by Wirt, Mildred A.
    Wirt, Mildred A.
    MYSTERY OF THE LAUGHING MASK.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (1940.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The eighth title (and last one listed) in the series "Mystery Stories for Girls" - a rather uncommon book by the author of the original Nancy Drew books. Set in Florida, in the Everglades and at a small beach town, this feautures a girl working for a naturalist for the summer. Glossy frontispiece. 203 pp plus 7 pp of the first chapter from 'The Runaway Caravan,' the first in another Wirt series of books called Trailer Stories for Girls.

    Condition: Very good+ in orange cloth with navy lettering in a good dust jacket (dust jacket lists just 7 titles). Gift inscription on the illustrated front endpapers in the box provided for this, usual light toning to pages, chip to upper front corner of dj, slight loss at ends of spine, but overall a clean and tight book in an attractive dust jacket and uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 47849
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