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  • Gellhorn, Martha,
    THE NOVELLAS OF MARTHA GELLHORN .

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Although primarily known for her incisive and insightful war reporting, Gellhorn has also written a substantial body of fiction (in fact, one reviewer commented that she was a better writer than her husband Ernest Hemingway). This book includes novellas selected from "four collections spanning the course of Gellhorn's writing life, ..[ranging]..from accounts of indigents in the Depression-era South, to satirical morality tales of love and marriage, to portraits of genteel expatriate life in Africa." 625 pp. ISBN: 0-679418407.

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

    Book ID: 35452
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  • Leonard, John.
    THE LAST INNOCENT WHITE MAN IN AMERICA and Other Writings.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The New Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - An always incisive and sometimes humorous collection of essays covering everything from " America's fear and loathing of the sixties to Nixon's secret love affair with Elvis; from the Reagan gerontocracy's "theology of greed" to the Gulf War "turkey shoot"; from riots in Los Angeles to "ethnic cleansing" at the 1992 Republican Convention, from censorship and homelessness" to writing about authors on the home front and in 'other worlds' - Toni Morrison, Hemingway, Normam Mailer, Maxine Hong Kingston, Garcia Marquez and others. 297 pp. ISBN: 1-565840720.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name).

    Book ID: 31282
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  • Morrison, Toni.
    PLAYING IN THE DARK: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A series of three lectures given as part of the William E. Massey, Sr Lectures series, focusing on black characters, narrative strategies and idiom in the fiction of white American writers - including Willa Cather, Poe, Twain, Melville and Hemingway. A short, but thought-provoking, book. 91 pp. ISBN: 0-674-673778.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (small piece of the corner of the half title page torn off.)

    Book ID: 13666
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  • Peterson, Levi S., editor. Ann Putnam and others, contributors.
    WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE, May 1987. Volume XXII (22), Number 1.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Logan, Utah: The Western Literature Association and Utah State University, 1987. First edition - The quarterly journal of the Western Literature Associaton. Includes articles on Hemingway's Hidden West and the Mormon experience. Book reviews, advertisements. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Very near fine in tan printed wrappers (small piece torn from upper edge of first page).

    Book ID: 32242
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  • Simmons, Dan.
    THE CROOK FACTORY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Avon, 1999. First edition - From the back cover: ' In 1942, at the height of World War II, Ernest Hemingway sought permission from the U.S. Ambassador to Cuba to operate a spy ring out of his house in the Cuban countryside. This much is true: the author here expands this little known historical fact into a tour de force of historical suspense.'

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (corner bumped.)

    Book ID: 25794
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  • Walcott, Derek.
    WHAT THE TWILIGHT SAYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays -on the Caribbean and on poets and writers ranging from Robert Lowell to Hemingway to the Creole writer from Martinque, Patrick Chamoiseau. Includes his Nobel Prize acceptance speech and a short story 'Cafe Martinque.'. ISBN: 0-374-28841-0.

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

    Book ID: 17047
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