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  • GOB'S GRIEF. by Adrian, Chris.
    Adrian, Chris.
    GOB'S GRIEF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Takes us to Civil War battlefields, war hospitals and Central Park where we find Walt Whitman. Gob Woodhull is the fictional son of the real Victoria Woodhull, an early feminist of the nineteenth century. In 2010, Adrian was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 356 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 0-7679-02815.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50395
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  • THE QUESTION SHE PUT TO HERSELF: Stories. by Brady, Maureen.
    Brady, Maureen.
    THE QUESTION SHE PUT TO HERSELF: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, (1987). Hardcover first edition - The author's first collection of short stories (third book), a title in The Crossing Press Feminist Series. Uncommon hardcover binding of burgundy leatherette and glossy pasted on covers. 117. ISBN: 0-895942291.

    Condition: Fine (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 64957
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  • FOLLY. by Brady, Maureen.
    Brady, Maureen.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Trumansburg, NY: Crossing Press, (1982). First edition - The author's second novel - " Set in a Carolina mill town, the novel blends the story of a union organising strike by Black and white working-class women who sew in the local factory with the personal struggles of their daily lives." 197 pp. ISBN: 0-895940906.

    Condition: Very good (some sunning to the spine)

    Book ID: 64958
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  • THE FLAME BEARERS. by Chernin, Kim
    Chernin, Kim
    THE FLAME BEARERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel (fifth book) by this feminist writer. The story of a young woman who must finally decide to accept or reject her dying grandmother's legacy as the keepers of an ancient goddess-worshipers' sect. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-394556496.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (appears unread).

    Book ID: 63964
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  • UNPUNISHED: A Mystery. by Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860-1935); Catherine Golden and Denise D Knight, editors.
    Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860-1935); Catherine Golden and Denise D Knight, editors.
    UNPUNISHED: A Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Feminist Press at The City University of New York, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery by this author best known for her feminist novels, like "Herland" and "The Yellow Wall-paper." Her last completed work of fiction, this was written in the 1920s but never previously published. Edited and with an introduction by Catherine Golden and Denise D Knight. Notes, afterword, bibliography. 244 pp. ISBN: 1558611703.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63391
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  • WOUNDS OF PASSION: A Writing Life. by hooks, bell.
    hooks, bell.
    WOUNDS OF PASSION: A Writing Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A memoir about writing, love and sexuality. SIGNED by the author. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-4146x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 71995
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  • ALL ABOUT LOVE: New Visions. by hooks, bell.
    hooks, bell.
    ALL ABOUT LOVE: New Visions.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: William H. Morrow, (2000). First edition - A book about the transformative power of love, one which shows the interconnectedness of love in our private and public lives. 237 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76933
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  • CROSSING THE MAINSTREAM: New Fiction by Women Writers. by Larson Ann E. and Carole A. Carr, editors.
    Larson Ann E. and Carole A. Carr, editors.
    CROSSING THE MAINSTREAM: New Fiction by Women Writers.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Seattle: Silverleaf Press. (1987). First edition - A collection of ten new short stories about women living non-traditional lives. Contributors include Ruthann Robson, Carol Orlock, Susan Doro, Marian Michener, the first published story by Kenyatta Koontz and more. Introduction by the editors, notes on contributors. 139 pp. ISBN: 0-941121011.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78216
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  • OUR DEAD BEHIND US: Poems. by Lorde, Audre.
    Lorde, Audre.
    OUR DEAD BEHIND US: Poems.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Norton, 1986. First edition - A challenging collection of poetry by this African American writer - the settings range from the urban US to Berlin, traditional Africa and South Africa. ISBN: 0-393-303276.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (minor wear to cover.)

    Book ID: 13394
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  • FIRE IN THE RAIN. . . SINGER IN THE STORM: An Autobiography. by Near, Holly with Derk Richardson.
    Near, Holly with Derk Richardson.
    FIRE IN THE RAIN. . . SINGER IN THE STORM: An Autobiography.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Recounts her life from her childhood on a farm in Potter Valley in Mendicino in Northern California to her career as an actress and then as a singer, activist and feminist. Illustrated with photographs. Boldly INSCRIBED by Near on the front endpaper. "Jane, Peace to you" and dated in 1992. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-688-087337.

    Condition: Very good in a rather tattered and worn dust jacket (now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 48163
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  • FIRE IN THE RAIN. . . SINGER IN THE STORM: An Autobiography. by Near, Holly with Derk Richardson.
    Near, Holly with Derk Richardson.
    FIRE IN THE RAIN. . . SINGER IN THE STORM: An Autobiography.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Recounts her life from her childhood on a farm in Potter Valley in Mendicino in Northern California to her career as an actress and then as a singer, activist and feminist. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the word "peace." Illustrated with photographs. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-688-087337.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61393
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  • FIRE IN THE RAIN. . . SINGER IN THE STORM: An Autobiography. by Near, Holly with Derk Richardson.
    Near, Holly with Derk Richardson.
    FIRE IN THE RAIN. . . SINGER IN THE STORM: An Autobiography.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Recounts her life from her childhood on a farm in Potter Valley in Mendicino in Northern California to her career as an actress and then as a singer, activist and feminist. Illustrated with photographs. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-688-087337.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 48444
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  • CHE ON MY MIND. by Randall, Margaret.
    Randall, Margaret.
    CHE ON MY MIND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2013. First edition - "An impressionistic look at the life, death, and legacy of Che Guevera by the feminist poet and activist Margaret Randall. . . She arrived in Cuba in 1969, less than two years after Che's death, and lived there until 1980. She became friends with several of Che's family members, friends, and compatriots. In this book she reflects on his relationships with his family and fellow insurgents, including Fidel Castro. She is deeply admiring of Che's integrity and charisma and frank about what she sees as his strategic errors." Photographs, notes, bibliography. 148 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58196
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  • MEMORIES AND VISIONS: Women's Fantasy and Science Fiction. by Sturgis, Susanna J., editor
    Sturgis, Susanna J., editor
    MEMORIES AND VISIONS: Women's Fantasy and Science Fiction.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, (1989). First edition - A collection of 15 science fiction and fantasy stories by women, with . a strong feminist. Included are stories on such diversse topics as "a clone's search for diversity (Mary Ellen Mathews's "Children of Divers Kind"), a modern-day immaculate conception (Nona M. Caspers's "Harmonic Conception"), and a woman's fascination with Alexander the Great (R. M. Meluch's "Conversation with a Legend")" and more. Other contributors include Laurel K. Hamilton, Charlotte Watson Sherman, Judith Katz and more. Introduction by Sturgis. Notes on contributors. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-895943913.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74828
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  • STRANDED. by Tusquets, Esther.
    Tusquets, Esther.
    STRANDED.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Elmwood Park, IL: Dalkey Archive Press (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this important and unconventional Spanish feminist writer, one who explores eroticism from the point of view of women. Translated and with an afterword by Susan E. Clark. 230 pp. Attractive cover art reproduces "A Mermaid" (1901) by J.W. Waterhouse. ISBN: 0-916583-83X.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (closed tear to upper edge of back cover.)

    Book ID: 45230
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  • Tusquets, Esther
    THE SAME SEA AS EVERY SUMMER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, but not published in Spain until 1978, when she was 42, and after the ending of the censorship of the Franco regime - this was still controversial for its exploration of women's sexuality and especially for its portrayal of a lesbian relationship in a positive manner. Translated, and with an afterword, by Margaret E. W. Jones. Winner of the 1989 Kayden National Translation Award. ISBN: 0-8032-44223.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (previous owner's name blacked out on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 7292
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