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  • LIKE LIFE: Stories. by Moore, Lorrie
    Moore, Lorrie
    LIKE LIFE: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fourth book, 2nd collection of short stories. Moore was selected as one of the 20 best young American writers by Granta magazine. 178 pp. ISBN: 0-394-58101-6.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. A beautiful copy, appears unread, but one small chip is missing from bottom edge of acknowledgements page.

    Book ID: 16276
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  • Moore, Lorrie
    WHO WILL RUN THE FROG HOSPITAL?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this writer who was selected by Granta as on the 20 best young American novelists - a look back to the summer of 1972, when the narrator of the story was fifteen, living in upstate New York and working at an amusement park along with her best friend. SIGNED on the title page. Frontispiece by Nancy Mlandehoff. 148 pp. ISBN: 0-679-434828.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82589
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  • WHO WILL RUN THE FROG HOSPITAL? by Moore, Lorrie
    Moore, Lorrie
    WHO WILL RUN THE FROG HOSPITAL?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this writer who was selected by Granta as on the 20 best young American novelists - a look back to the summer of 1972, when the narrator of the story was fifteen, living in upstate New York and working at an amusement park along with her best friend. Frontispiece by Nancy Mlandehoff. 148 pp. ISBN: 0-679-434828.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 69234
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  • LIKE LIFE: Stories. by Moore, Lorrie
    Moore, Lorrie
    LIKE LIFE: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fourth book, 2nd collection of short stories. Moore was selected as one of the 20 best young American writers by Granta magazine. 178 pp. ISBN: 0-394-58101-6.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65872
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  • BONE. by Ng, Fae Myenne.
    Ng, Fae Myenne.
    BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - This novel, the story of two generations of Chinese Americans, set in San Francisco's Chinatown, was called a "stunning debut"; much advance praise from other authors, including Tillie Olsen, Gretel Ehrlich, Edmund White and others . A Granta 20 author. 194 pp. ISBN: 1-562829440.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 40948
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  • BONE. by Ng, Fae Myenne.
    Ng, Fae Myenne.
    BONE.

    Edition: Book Club edition.

    New York: Hyperion, 1993. dj. Hardcover - This novel, the story of two generations of Chinese Americans, set in San Francisco's Chinatown, was called a "stunning debut"; much advance praise from other authors, including Tillie Olsen, Gretel Ehrlich, Edmund White and others . A Granta 20 author. 194 pp. ISBN: 1-562829440.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 1921
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  • Ng, Fae Myenne.
    BONE.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Hyperion, 1993. dj. Hardcover - This novel, the story of two generations of Chinese Americans, set in San Francisco's Chinatown, was called a "stunning debut"; much advance praise from other authors, including Tillie Olsen, Gretel Ehrlich, Edmund White and others . A Granta 20 author. 194 pp. ISBN: 1-562829440.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47755
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  • BONE. by Ng, Fae Myenne.
    Ng, Fae Myenne.
    BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - This novel, the story of two generations of Chinese Americans, set in San Francisco's Chinatown, was called a "stunning debut"; much advance praise from other authors, including Tillie Olsen, Gretel Ehrlich, Edmund White and others . A Granta 20 author. 194 pp. ISBN: 1-562829440.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34087
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  • BONE. by Ng, Fae Myenne.
    Ng, Fae Myenne.
    BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - This novel, the story of two generations of Chinese Americans, set in San Francisco's Chinatown, was called a "stunning debut"; much advance praise from other authors, including Tillie Olsen, Gretel Ehrlich, Edmund White and others . A Granta 20 author. 194 pp. ISBN: 1-562829440.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (some toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 36546
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  • BONE. by Ng, Fae Myenne.
    Ng, Fae Myenne.
    BONE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Hyperion, (1993.). First edition - This novel, the story of two generations of Chinese Americans, set in San Francisco's Chinatown, was called a "stunning debut"; much advance praise from other authors, including Tillie Olsen, Gretel Ehrlich, Edmund White and others . A Granta 20 author. 194 pp. ISBN: 1-562829440.

    Condition: Very good in wrappers.

    Book ID: 47549
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  • THE NAMES OF THE DEAD. by O'Nan, Stewart.
    O'Nan, Stewart.
    THE NAMES OF THE DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel which is both a contempary thriller and a powerful story of the Vietnam war by this prize-winning author, who was selected by Granta magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. Dustjacket praise from Tim O'Brien, Alice McDermott and Tobias Wolff. SIGNED on the title page. 399 pp. ISBN: 0-385-481926.

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

    Book ID: 43401
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  • GRANTA 54, Summer 1996: The Best of Young American Novelists. by (Simpson, Mona and Edwidge Danticat, signed.) Jack, Ian, editor.
    (Simpson, Mona and Edwidge Danticat, signed.) Jack, Ian, editor.
    GRANTA 54, Summer 1996: The Best of Young American Novelists.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Granta USA, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - A paperback magazine of new writing. This is the famous "Granta 20" issue, featuring new work by twenty American writers, all under the age of 40, chosen by a panel of established writers - including Robert Stone, Anne Tyler, and Tobias Wolff - as the best young American novelists. The writers selected were Sherman Alexie, Madison Smartt Bell, Ethan Canin, Edwidge Danticat, Tom Drury, Tony Earley, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, David Guterson, David Haynes, Allen Kurzweil, Elizabeth McCracken, Lorrie Moore, Fae Myenne Ng, Robert O'Connor, Chris Offutt, Stewart O'Nan, Mona Simpson, Melanie Rae Thon and Kate Wheeler. Introduction by editor (and judge) Ian Jack.This copy is SIGNED by TWO authors:…

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    New York: Granta USA, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - A paperback magazine of new writing. This is the famous "Granta 20" issue, featuring new work by twenty American writers, all under the age of 40, chosen by a panel of established writers - including Robert Stone, Anne Tyler, and Tobias Wolff - as the best young American novelists. The writers selected were Sherman Alexie, Madison Smartt Bell, Ethan Canin, Edwidge Danticat, Tom Drury, Tony Earley, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, David Guterson, David Haynes, Allen Kurzweil, Elizabeth McCracken, Lorrie Moore, Fae Myenne Ng, Robert O'Connor, Chris Offutt, Stewart O'Nan, Mona Simpson, Melanie Rae Thon and Kate Wheeler. Introduction by editor (and judge) Ian Jack.This copy is SIGNED by TWO authors: Mona Simpson at her story 'The Driving Child' and by Edwidge Danticat at "The Revenant." Each story is preceded by brief comments on the writer and a small photograph and inserted into the center of the issue is a section of glossy plates - Portraits of the writers by Marion Ettlinger. Advertisements, 320 pp. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line. ISBN: 0-140141359.

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    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39992
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  • SWEET HEARTS. by Thon, Melanie Rae.
    Thon, Melanie Rae.
    SWEET HEARTS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. First edition - Novel set in Montana by this Granta 20 author, the story of a 16 year-old boy, a runaway from a detention center where he has already spent half his life, and his younger sister who steal a car and take off on a trip leading to violence and death. 240 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 46429
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  • Thon, Melanie Rae.
    METEORS IN AUGUST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel, set in Montana, by this Granta award winning writer (selected as one of the 20 best young novelists in the US.) 275 pp. ISBN: 0-394-576640.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 33256
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  • METEORS IN AUGUST. by Thon, Melanie Rae.
    Thon, Melanie Rae.
    METEORS IN AUGUST.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Viking, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel, set in Montana, by this Granta award winning writer (selected as one of the 20 best young novelists in the US.) 275 pp. ISBN: 0-670-83064x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket. (toning to the pages as is common with some UK editions.)

    Book ID: 44390
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  • Thon, Melanie Rae.
    METEORS IN AUGUST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel, set in Montana, by this Granta award winning writer (selected as one of the 20 best young novelists in the US.) 275 pp. ISBN: 0-394-576640.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 14637
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