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  • THE CHILDREN OF HAM. by Brown, Claude.
    Brown, Claude.
    THE CHILDREN OF HAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Stein & Day, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a group of teenagers who have been squatting for two years in an abandoned tenement in Harlem. A moving picture of some of the forgotten members of our society, including their battles with the drug addicts who infest the neighborhood, by the author of the acclaimed 'Manchild in the Promised Land.' His second book. 224 pp. In a first issue dust jacket. ISBN: 0-8012-18377.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, dj has some short tears, minor edgewear, price of 10.00 still present)

    Book ID: 51232
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  • VETERANS OF WAR, VETERANS OF PEACE. by Kingston, Maxine Hong, editor. Larry Heinemann, Grace Paley and others, contributors.
    Kingston, Maxine Hong, editor. Larry Heinemann, Grace Paley and others, contributors.
    VETERANS OF WAR, VETERANS OF PEACE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Kihei, Hawaii: Koa Press, (2006). SIGNED first edition - A collection of pieces - fiction and non-fiction by the survivors of five wars, including combatants, war widows, spouses, children, conscientious objectors, as well as gang members, drug abusers and veterans of domestic abuse. All struggle with trauma - PTSD, substance abuse, and other consequences of war and violence but through their writings, readers can witness worlds coming apart and being put back together again through liberating insight, community, and the deep transformation that is possible only by coming to grips with the past. SIGNED on the title page by Kingston. 630 pp. ISBN: 9780977333837.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58093
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  • THE SOLOIST: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music. by Lopez, Steve.
    Lopez, Steve.
    THE SOLOIST: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A powerful - and moving - account of a chance encounter with a homeless street musician changed both the lives of Lopez, a journalist who at first saw only a column in the story, and that of the violinist. Basis for the movie of the same name with Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx. Boldly SIGNED by Lopez on the title page. 273 pp. ISBN: 9780399155062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy. but with a remainder mark.) Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 50837
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  • THE SOLOIST: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music. by Lopez, Steve.
    Lopez, Steve.
    THE SOLOIST: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful - and moving - account of a chance encounter with a homeless street musician changed both the lives of Lopez, a journalist who at first saw only a column in the story, and that of the violinist. Basis for the movie of the same name with Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx. 273 pp. ISBN: 9780399155062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69791
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  • THE SOLOIST: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music. by Lopez, Steve.
    Lopez, Steve.
    THE SOLOIST: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music.

    Edition: Trade paperback - movie tie-in edition.

    New York: Berkley, (2008.). SIGNED - A powerful - and moving - account of a chance encounter with a homeless street musician changed both the lives of Lopez, a journalist who at first saw only a column in the story, and that of the violinist. Basis for the movie of the same name with Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx. Boldly SIGNED by Lopez on the title page. 289 pp. ISBN: 9780425226001.

    Condition: Very good+ in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 50869
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  • CURED BY FIRE. by McLaurin, Tim.
    McLaurin, Tim.
    CURED BY FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Third novel (fourth book) by this North Carolina writer. SIGNED on the title page. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-399-140034.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47677
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  • EITHER YOU'RE IN OR YOU'RE IN THE WAY: Two Brothers, Twelve Months, And One Filmmaking Hell-ride To Keep A Promise To Their Father. by Miller, Logan and Noah Miller.
    Miller, Logan and Noah Miller.
    EITHER YOU'RE IN OR YOU'RE IN THE WAY: Two Brothers, Twelve Months, And One Filmmaking Hell-ride To Keep A Promise To Their Father.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - When their homeless father died alone in a jail cell twin brothers Logan and Noah vowed to make a film in his honor - this is the story of how they succeeded despite all obstacles. INSCRIBED on the title page " Dear . . . Enjoy the ride" and SIGNED by both authors. 281 pp. ISBN: 978-0061763144.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) Promotional book mark laid in.

    Book ID: 45579
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  • MILICENT LE SUEUR. by Moseley, Margaret.
    Moseley, Margaret.
    MILICENT LE SUEUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dallas, Texas: Three Forks Press, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in a small New England town, where she is the only bag lady, this story is told by Milicent herself. After she witnesses the murder of a high school girl near one of her hangouts, she decides she is going have to figure out herself who did it. SIGNED on the title page. 167 pp. ISBN: 1-893451054.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77160
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  • WHEN SHE FLEW. by Shortridge, Jennie.
    Shortridge, Jennie.
    WHEN SHE FLEW.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Penguin, (2009.). SIGNED first edition - When a homeless Iraq war vet is discovered living in the Oregon woods with his young daughter, a 'by the book' police officer - Jessica Villard - finds herself breaking the rules so the father and child will not be separated. SIGNED on the title page. 322 pp plus an interview with the author. ISBN: 0-451-227981-0.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45336
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  • WHEN SHE FLEW. by Shortridge, Jennie.
    Shortridge, Jennie.
    WHEN SHE FLEW.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Penguin, (2009.). SIGNED first edition - When a homeless Iraq war vet is discovered living in the Oregon woods with his young daughter, a 'by the book' police officer - Jessica Villard - finds herself breaking the rules so the father and child will not be separated. SIGNED on the title page. 322 pp plus an interview with the author. ISBN: 0-451-227981-0.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45668
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  • WEST OF THEN: A Mother, a Daughter, and a Journey Past Paradise. by Smith, Tara Bray.
    Smith, Tara Bray.
    WEST OF THEN: A Mother, a Daughter, and a Journey Past Paradise.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book - "A dazzling, devastating memoir about one woman's search for her homeless mother, whose past is inextricably linked with the bittersweet history of the paradise from which she hails, Hawaii." 319 pp. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. ISBN: 0-7432-36793.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43131
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  • SAVING RED. by Sones, Sonya.
    Sones, Sonya.
    SAVING RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2016). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel written in poetic form, telling the story of Molly and her attempts to "save" Red, a young homeless woman in Santa Monica, "reckless, wild and a lot of fun" but who didn't want to be saved. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication Author's note and list of resources. 440 pp. ISBN: 978-0062370280.

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

    Book ID: 72997
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  • GRAND CENTRAL WINTER: Stories from the Street. by Stringer, Lee. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut.
    Stringer, Lee. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut.
    GRAND CENTRAL WINTER: Stories from the Street.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Seven Stories Press: (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover - In a tunnel beneath Grand Central Terminal, Lee Stringer, homeless and a crack addict, had created a nest of cardboard, blankets and books. And then one day, when his pipe was empty, he began to use the pencil he carried around to run through his crack pipe to write instead - and the result is this powerful collection of stories about what it is like to be struggling to survive on the streets. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut. 239 pp. ISBN: 1888363576.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64023
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