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  • THE GHOST HOUSE. by Berrow, Norman.
    Berrow, Norman.
    THE GHOST HOUSE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Two people seek refuge in a seemingly long abandoned house, not knowing that it was considered haunted - and that it was occupied. A completely rewritten version of a novel originally published in 1940. 190 pp. Dust jacket illustration by Richard Appleby. ISBN: 0-312326513.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 80084
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  • THE SCENE. by Cooper, Clarence L.
    Cooper, Clarence L.
    THE SCENE.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback reprint.

    New York: Norton, (1996.). Originally published in 1960, this is a classic novel of drug addiction and the world of narcotics use in any large city. Cooper was himself a heroin user, and he began this novel while serving a prison term as a form of therapy for himself, in an attempt to understand why he was a drug addict. A title in the Old School Books series edited by Marc Gerald and Samuel Blumenfeld, with a new introduction for this edition. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-393-314634.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated covers.

    Book ID: 47697
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  • ALL EARS: Cultural Criticism, Essays and Obituaries. by Cooper, Dennis.
    Cooper, Dennis.
    ALL EARS: Cultural Criticism, Essays and Obituaries.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Soft Skull Press, (1999). First edition - Includes essays on AIDS, youth culture, drugs, films and contemporary art as well as "stoic, unsentimental and bracing" obituaries for Kurt Cobain, River Phoenix and William Burroughs and more. Issued as a trade paperback original. 146 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71887
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  • Cortina, Frank Michael.
    FACE TO FACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of treating four, long-dependent, apparently unreachable, drug addicts - Roxy, a 52 year old heroin addict and con man; Mae, a discarded prostitute; Gerard, who clings to silence; and Connie who uses words to hide and distort reality. 301 pp. ISBN: 0-231036353.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39355
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  • THE FIX: INSIDE THE WORLD DRUG TRADE. by Freemantle, Brian.
    Freemantle, Brian.
    THE FIX: INSIDE THE WORLD DRUG TRADE.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - An investigative report on drug trafficking in America and throughout the world - primarily that of heroin - produced with the cooperation of President Reagan's White House, the FBI, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. Coast Guard and the British and Irish police and other drug monitoring agencies around the world. Glossary of drug terms, sources, bibliography, index. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-312-932448.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60170
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  • THE KILLING. by Swaim, Lawrence.
    Swaim, Lawrence.
    THE KILLING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this San Francisco writer, a story of the side of San Francisco that tourists aren't shown. When union official Quinn Dunaway's adopted eleven-year old daughter is beaten and raped by the ex-con boyfriend of his drug addict sister, and the police do nothing, he goes after the rapist himself. 359 pp. ISBN: 0-03-0483360.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bookplate.)

    Book ID: 46428
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  • TRINITIES. by Tosches, Nick.
    Tosches, Nick.
    TRINITIES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1994). First edition - Thriller depicting "the final battle between America's last generation of Sicilian Mafiosi and the world's most ruthless Asian druglords." 435 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64296
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