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  • Blauner, Peter.
    SLOW MOTION RIOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, an Edgar winning mystery - the story of an 18 year old determined to be the head of his own crack cocaine kingdom in Harlem with the only thing standing between him and his dream is his probation officer. Cover praise from such diverse writers as Katherine Dunn, Andrew Vachss and Oliver Stone, among others. 431 pp. ISBN: 0-688-100686.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4215
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  • SLOW MOTION RIOT. by Blauner, Peter.
    Blauner, Peter.
    SLOW MOTION RIOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, winner of the Edgar award for best first novel. The story of an 18 year old determined to be the head of his own crack cocaine kingdom in Harlem - the only thing standing between him and his dream is his probation officer. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from such diverse writers as Katherine Dunn, Andrew Vachss and Oliver Stone, among others. 431 pp. ISBN: 0-688-100686.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64622
    View cart More details Price: $35.00
  • Blauner, Peter.
    SLOW MOTION RIOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, an Edgar winning mystery - the story of an 18 year old determined to be the head of his own crack cocaine kingdom in Harlem with the only thing standing between him and his dream is his probation officer. Cover praise from such diverse writers as Katherine Dunn, Andrew Vachss and Oliver Stone, among others. 431 pp. ISBN: 0-688-100686.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37795
    View cart More details Price: $20.00
  • Elder, Lonne III.
    CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1969.) dj. Hardcover - The first commercially produced play by this African American writer, a story set in Harlem with its moments of triumph leading inexorably to the tragedy with which it ends. Richard Watts in the NY Post said this 'revealed [Elder] as one of the most important playwrights in America and an author of rare integrity and creative strength.' Laid in is a brochure from 'Curtain Time' presenting this as the December 1969 selection (illustrated with several photographs.) 180 pp.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. (bookplate mostly hidden by dj flap.)

    Book ID: 37979
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  • Elder, Lonne III.
    CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first commercially produced play by this African American writer, a story set in Harlem with its moments of triumph leading inexorably to the tragedy with which it ends. Richard Watts in the NY Post said this 'revealed [Elder] as one of the most important playwrights in America and an author of rare integrity and creative strength.' Although this has been printed many times, the first edition is quite uncommon, especially in this condition.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28432
    View cart More details Price: $75.00