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  • FOR KINGS AND PLANETS. by Canin, Ethan
    Canin, Ethan
    FOR KINGS AND PLANETS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover - His 4th book, a novel, SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. ISBN: 0-679-419632.

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

    Book ID: 26765
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • DELCORSO'S GALLERY. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    DELCORSO'S GALLERY.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1991.). Author's third novel - the story of a photojournalist working in Vietnam and Beirut. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0986069.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 46733
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  • MASAI DREAMING. by Cartwright, Justin.
    Cartwright, Justin.
    MASAI DREAMING.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1993). SIGNED hardcover - The author's sixth book - "A provocative novel about a disillusioned writer who travels to Africa to research a screenplay [about an early anthropologist.] Cartwright tellingly contrasts the supposed savagery of the dark continent with the very real barbarism of Nazi Germany and the modern world." (Esquire) SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-333592816.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (appears unread, toning to the edge of the textblock).

    Book ID: 72300
    Keywords: Fiction, world war ii
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  • WHERE I'M CALLING FROM: New and Selected Stories. by Carver, Raymond.
    Carver, Raymond.
    WHERE I'M CALLING FROM: New and Selected Stories.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (c 1988.). Collection of short stories by one of the US masters of the form. 391 pp.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 51001
    Keywords: Fiction, short stories
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  • MISTER JOHNSON. by Cary, Joyce.
    Cary, Joyce.
    MISTER JOHNSON.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Time-Life Books, (1981.). Reprint of Cary's greatest novel with a new introduction by V. S. Pritchett and an editor's preface. xv, 300 pp,

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 51690
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  • SPARTINA. by Casey, John.
    Casey, John.
    SPARTINA.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Avon, 1990. Winner of the National Book Award - Novel set in coastal Rhode Island, where Dick Pierce, a struggling fisherman is determined to finish building his boat, his 'Spartina,' despite the costs to his family and himself. Map. 375 pp. ISBN: 0-380-711044.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 53630
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  • SPARTINA. by Casey, John.
    Casey, John.
    SPARTINA.

    Edition: 5th printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover - Winner of the National Book Award - Novel set in coastal Rhode Island, where Dick Pierce, a struggling fisherman is determined to finish building his boat, his 'Spartina,' despite the costs to his family and himself. 375 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-500989.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62229
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  • Caveney, Philip.
    TIGER, TIGER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, set in Malaya in the late 1960's just as it was casting off British rule. ISBN: 0-312-804482.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (very light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 24624
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • OH WHAT A PARADISE IT SEEMS. by Cheever, John.
    Cheever, John.
    OH WHAT A PARADISE IT SEEMS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. dj. Hardcover - A short novel - ;part fable, part yarn' - which was published just 3 months before Cheever's death from cancer. 100 pp. ISBN: 0-394-513347.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46846
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • WHO IS SYLVIA? A Novel. by Clark, Tom
    Clark, Tom
    WHO IS SYLVIA? A Novel.

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

    Berkeley, CA: Blue Wind Press, 1979. First edition - A rather uncommon novel by this California poet, his first - set against the background of the psychedelic 60s, this is the story of an American professor/poet's brief but disturbing affair with an enigmatic Englishwoman. 126 pp. ISBN: 0-912652-535.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 56700
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  • LITTLE BEE. by Cleave, Chris.
    Cleave, Chris.
    LITTLE BEE.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2009). SIGNED - The author's second novel, short listed for the Costa Award. "What happens on the beach is brutal. . . it braids the fates of a 16-year-old Nigerian orphan (who calls herself Little Bee) and a well-off British couple - journalists trying to repair their strained marriage with a free holiday - who should have stayed behind their resort's walls. The tide of that event carries Little Bee back to their world - she shows us the infinite rifts in a globalized world, where any distance can be crossed in a day - with the right papers - and 'no one likes each other, but everyone likes U2.' Where you have to…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2009). SIGNED - The author's second novel, short listed for the Costa Award. "What happens on the beach is brutal. . . it braids the fates of a 16-year-old Nigerian orphan (who calls herself Little Bee) and a well-off British couple - journalists trying to repair their strained marriage with a free holiday - who should have stayed behind their resort's walls. The tide of that event carries Little Bee back to their world - she shows us the infinite rifts in a globalized world, where any distance can be crossed in a day - with the right papers - and 'no one likes each other, but everyone likes U2.' Where you have to give up the safety you'd assumed as your birthright if you decide to save the girl gazing at you through razor wire, left to the wolves of a failing state." (Mari Malcolm) SIGNED on the title page with a green author's "Authorized" stamp. Notes. 271 pp plus a reading group guide and questions and answers with the author. ISBN: 978-1416589648.

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    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74668
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  • DIARY OF A BAD YEAR. by Coetzee, J. M.
    Coetzee, J. M.
    DIARY OF A BAD YEAR.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Viking Penguin, (2008.) dj. Hardcover - Novel by this Nobel laureate which both takes on the world of politics and explores the role of the writer in our times. Notes. 229 pp. ISBN: 9780670018758.

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

    Book ID: 50601
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  • Coetzee, J. M.
    FOE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, 1987. A variation on the story of Crusoe, Friday - and another castaway, Susan Barton - and Foe, the man who will tell their story. 117 pp. ISBN: 0-14-009623x.

    Condition: Near fine (usual light toning to the pages.) Review copy with publisher's slip laid in.

    Book ID: 46645
    Keywords: fiction, review copy
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  • THE MINEFIELD. by Cohen, Joe.
    Cohen, Joe.
    THE MINEFIELD.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Oakland, CA: Regent Press, (2002). SIGNED first edition - The story of a Vietnam veteran who operates a controversial simulated minefield in Northern California where patrons pay their money to get their thrills - until a crusader against the global infestation of land mines walks into the field and is found dead. SIGNED on the title page. 158 pp. ISBN: 1-587900297.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77902
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  • MR. BRIDGE by Connell, Evan S., Jr.
    Connell, Evan S., Jr.
    MR. BRIDGE

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, n.d. (ca 1981.). Reprint of his classic 1969 novel. 367 pp. ISBN: 0-86547-0545.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 51848
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Conrad, Earl
    GULF STREAM NORTH

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Second Chance Press, 1980. dj. Hailed as a classic when it was first published in 1954, this is the story of 5 days on a sodden old menhadener with a white captain and an all Negro crew.

    Condition: NF/G (edgewear to dj and a piece missing from front cover.)

    Book ID: 6518
    Keywords: fiction
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  • Coomer, Joe.
    BEACHCOMBING FOR A SHIPWRECKED GOD.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 1997.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 15519
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • GENERATION X: Tales from an Accelerated Culture. by Coupland, Douglas.
    Coupland, Douglas.
    GENERATION X: Tales from an Accelerated Culture.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991.). Canadian author's first novel, a story of the twentysomething generation, overeducated and underemployed, working McJobs (low pay, low prestige, low benefit, no future) in the service industry. Illustrated. 183 pp. ISBN: 0-312-05436x.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 47446
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  • Coward, Noel.
    TO STEP ASIDE: Seven Stories.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1939. dj. Hardcover -

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (fading to spine of dj, loss of about 1/3 inch at top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 23604
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • A HOME AT THE END OF THE WORLD. by Cunningham, Michael
    Cunningham, Michael
    A HOME AT THE END OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Picador, (ca 1999, c. 1990.). SIGNED - Highly praised second book by the 1999 winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer. SIGNED on the title page. Basis for the film of the same name directed by Michael Mayer and starring Sissy Spacek and Colin Farrell. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-312-202318.

    Condition: Very good condition (bit of curling to edges of covers, usual light toning to the pages, no spine creasing)

    Book ID: 34420
    Keywords: Fiction, movie tie-in
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  • Daniel, John M.
    GENEROUS HELPINGS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Santa Barbara: Shoreline Press, 2001. SIGNED first edition - "Six Stories Of California, Calamity, And Love." 157 pp. ISBN: 1-885375085.

    Condition: Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the first page ('with great memories, warm wishes, and much affection") and dated in the year of publication. Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 33340
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  • Davenport, Guy.
    TWELVE STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1997. First edition - An original trade paperback containing stories from 3 of Davenport's early collections. Chosen by Davenport, these stories were currently not available in print elsewhere.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 12001
    Keywords: Fiction, short stories
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  • De Haven, Tom.
    SUNBURN LAKE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (1990). ISBN: 0-14-0085491.

    Condition: Very near fine - appears unread

    Book ID: 1546
    Keywords: fiction
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  • UNDERWORLD. by Delillo, Don.
    Delillo, Don.
    UNDERWORLD.

    Edition: Large trade paperback.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.). A massive novel, one of Delillo's most important works. 827 pp. ISBN: 0-9656641-20.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 47003
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Delinsky, Barbara.
    THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. dj. Hardcover - Novel of love and jealousy set in a Connecticut suburb. ISBN: 0-7432-046971.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22660
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • THE ANT HEAP. by Dethier, V. G.
    Dethier, V. G.
    THE ANT HEAP.

    Edition: First printing.

    Princeton, NJ: Darwin Press, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fable which uses an ant colony - in which a few restless worker ants agitate against the status quo - to illuminate our own society. Illustrated with drawings by Martha Huehnerarth. 151 pp. ISBN: 0-878500340.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (overall edgewear to dj, chip at top edge of front cover, tear at base of spine)

    Book ID: 82953
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • BROTHERLY LOVE by Dexter, Pete.
    Dexter, Pete.
    BROTHERLY LOVE

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Random House, (1991.) dj. Hardcover - Author's fourth novel, set in the grim underworld of the mobs in Philadelphia. SIGNED on the title page. A NY Times Book Review notable book of 1991. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-394-585739.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47102
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  • Dillard, Annie
    THE LIVING

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

    Condition: Very good (few puncture holes in back cover, some underlining)

    Book ID: 10783
    Keywords: Fiction
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  • Dillard, R. H. W.
    THE FIRST MAN ON THE SUN

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

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983. First edition - Dillard's second novel - part autobiographical, part a comic dream describing the Irish expedition to land a manned spaceship on the sun.

    Condition: Very good in black wrappers.

    Book ID: 9793
    Keywords: fiction
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  • Doctorow, E. L.
    THE BOOK OF DANIEL.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1971. dj. Hardcover - A novel about a young man whose parents were executed for conspiring to steal atomic secrets for Russia - a fictionalized version of the Rosenberg case. A very nice early printing of this early novel by Doctorow. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-394-432718.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 16733
    Keywords: Fiction, rosenberg case
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