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Edition: First printing, the trade paperback issue.
Sacramento, CA: Lookout Press, (1993). First edition - "In love, In trouble. In terror." A frank and powerful novel on dealing with AIDS written for high school students. 198 pp. ISBN: 1-882405013.
Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (interesting gift inscription on the first page - from a great grandmother - who hopes that her great-grandchildren will read and learn from this book, and that they will loan it to teachers or others).Book ID: 66345More details Price: $12.00
ADVENTURES OF THE BLUE AVENGER.
Edition: 2nd printing.
New York: Henry Holt, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Young adult novel about a young boy, who, in his lonliness after his father, a police officer, was killed began to draw cartoons of a super hero he called the Blue Avenger. On his 16th birthday, he decided to change his name to the Blue Avenger, and thus became an unlikely hero of San Pablo High School. SIGNED on the half title page. 230 pp, . ISBN: 0-8050-60626.
Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (a new, unread copy.)Book ID: 51856More details Price: $15.00
Edition: Book club edition.
New York: Dutton, (1959) dj. Hardcover - The second book in the Patty and Ginger series. 185 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.Book ID: 66366More details Price: $12.50
GRANTA 55: CHILDREN: Blind Bitter Happiness, Autumn 1996
Edition: First printing.
New York: Penguin / Granta, 1996. SIGNED first edition - A paperback magazine of new writing. This issue includes stories, essays and phographs from Alan Gurganus, Joy Williams, Abraham Brumberg, David Mamet, Blake Morrison, Susan Swan,Judith Joy Ross and more. SIGNED by TWO authors: Jayne Anne Phillips at her story "Mother Care" and Karen E. Bender at "Eternal Love." 254 pp plus notes on contributors. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.
Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 13457More details Price: $28.50
KING DORK APPROXIMATELY.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Delacorte, (2014). SIGNED first edition - The sequel to "King Dork" - "Tom Henderson is the same old King Dork. Tom's still trying to work out who to finger for the new scar on his forehead, the memory loss, and his fathers mysterious death. . . . What doesnt make you stronger can kill you, though, and tenth grade, part two, promises to be a killer." SIGNED on the half title page. 330 pp plus an excerpt from the first book in the series.
Condition: Fine in printed black and white wrappers (a very different cover than the final version).Book ID: 63482More details Price: $25.00
GOAL IN SIGHT.
Edition: First edition.
New York: David McKay, (1953). Hardcover - A rather hard-to-find book about high school football - and some unconventional training techniques. 186 pp.
Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, with markings and some wear, no dj.Book ID: 73956More details Price: $12.00
TRUST THE LIAR.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Walker, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a mystery which pairs a high-school attendance monitor, a young widow, with a 14 year old boy with an active imagination and of "dubious veracity" in a search to Mexico for a killer. SIGNED on the title page with the inscription "Happy Birthday, You have a delightful charming daughter" (not personalized). 179 pp. ISBN: 0-802756972.
Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual light toning to the pages) Uncommon signed..Book ID: 64774More details Price: $30.00