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  • THE VOYAGE. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    THE VOYAGE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A complex novel which begins in June 1901, when Bostonian Cyrus Braithwaite banishes his three teenaged sons from their family's Maine seacoast summer home, sending them off alone in a schooner with orders not to return before fall. The trip takes them to South Carolina, the Tortuga Islands off Key West, and through a hurricane and its aftermath in Cuba, which leaves one of them dead. The story is 'reconstructed' in 1998, by descendant Sybil Brathwaite who gradually unveils a long hidden history of frustration and deceit involving Cyrus's wife Elizabeth, the boys' half-brother, and their father's almost insane hunger for revenge. A story…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A complex novel which begins in June 1901, when Bostonian Cyrus Braithwaite banishes his three teenaged sons from their family's Maine seacoast summer home, sending them off alone in a schooner with orders not to return before fall. The trip takes them to South Carolina, the Tortuga Islands off Key West, and through a hurricane and its aftermath in Cuba, which leaves one of them dead. The story is 'reconstructed' in 1998, by descendant Sybil Brathwaite who gradually unveils a long hidden history of frustration and deceit involving Cyrus's wife Elizabeth, the boys' half-brother, and their father's almost insane hunger for revenge. A story of adventure, courage and the effects of long-held secrets. 414 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39368
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  • THE VOYAGE. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    THE VOYAGE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. First edition - A complex novel which begins in June 1901, when Bostonian Cyrus Braithwaite banishes his three teenaged sons from their family's Maine seacoast summer home, sending them off alone in a schooner with orders not to return before fall. The trip takes them to South Carolina, the Tortuga Islands off Key West, and through a hurricane and its aftermath in Cuba, which leaves one of them dead. The story is 'reconstructed' in 1998, by descendant Sybil Brathwaite who gradually unveils a long hidden history of frustration and deceit involving Cyrus's wife Elizabeth, the boys' half-brother, and their father's almost insane hunger for revenge. A story of adventure, courage and the effects of long-held secrets. 414 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 50325
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  • GOODNIGHT, TEXAS. by Cobb, William J
    Cobb, William J
    GOODNIGHT, TEXAS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Denver: Unbridled Books, (2006). First edition - The author's second novel, third book. In the small fishing town of Goodnight, Texas, on the Gulf coast, its people, many of them immigrants, "struggle to survive job loss, severe over-fishing, and a looming hurricane. A lyrical, romantic, comic, and redemptive story about . . . survival, connection, and hope." 287 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80152
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  • SIMPLE COURAGE: A True Story of Peril on the Sea. by Delaney, Frank.
    Delaney, Frank.
    SIMPLE COURAGE: A True Story of Peril on the Sea.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of Captain Kurt Carlsen, the skipper of the American freighter, 'Flying Enterprise,' which on Christmas Day 1951 was split open in a fierce North Atlantic storm. Carlsen ferried all of the passengers over rough seas to rescue ships, but then refused to leave the Enterprise and spent the next two weeks trying to bring the badly crippled ship to port. Photographs. xii, 300 pp. ISBN: 1400065240.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45263
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  • STORMY WEATHER. by Hiaasen, Carl.
    Hiaasen, Carl.
    STORMY WEATHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "When a ferocious hurricane rips through Southern Florida, the con artists and carpetbaggers waste no time swarming over the disaster area." Another humorous but penetrating look at modern Florida. SIGNED on the title page. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-679-41982-9.

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "When a ferocious hurricane rips through Southern Florida, the con artists and carpetbaggers waste no time swarming over the disaster area." Another humorous but penetrating look at modern Florida. SIGNED on the title page. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-679-41982-9.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46280
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  • STORMY WEATHER. by Hiaasen, Carl.
    Hiaasen, Carl.
    STORMY WEATHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - "When a ferocious hurricane rips through Southern Florida, the con artists and carpetbaggers waste no time swarming over the disaster area." Another humorous but penetrating look at modern Florida. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-679-41982-9.

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - "When a ferocious hurricane rips through Southern Florida, the con artists and carpetbaggers waste no time swarming over the disaster area." Another humorous but penetrating look at modern Florida. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-679-41982-9.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (a tight copy, but some handling wear.)

    Book ID: 48145
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  • Hughes, Richard
    IN HAZARD

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Time Incorporated, 1966. Classic novel of a ship encountering a killer hurricane in the Caribbean. Foreword by Hughes.Frontispiece portrait. xxiii, 229 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (lower right corner of front cover slightly bent)

    Book ID: 10798
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  • DAMAGED: A Maggie O'Dell Novel. by Kava, Alex.
    Kava, Alex.
    DAMAGED: A Maggie O'Dell Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The eighth novel featuring criminal profiler Maggie O'Dell - she is sent to Pensacola, Florida to investigate a cooler filled with body parts found a mile offshore, and meanwhile a major hurricane is approaching the Gulf Coast. Author's note. 259 pp. ISBN: 978-0385531993.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66265
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  • THE QUEEN JADE. by Murray, Yxta Maya.
    Murray, Yxta Maya.
    THE QUEEN JADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Rayo - Harper Collins, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel, a blend of adventure novel and historical mystery set in the mountains of Guatemala. 334 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0582642.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 56894
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  • CATEGORY 5. by Tag, Paul Mark.
    Tag, Paul Mark.
    CATEGORY 5.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York & Lincoln NE: iUniverse, (2005). SIGNED - A thriller which "spans the globe: from the Suez Canal and Christmas Island to Istanbul, Turkey; to Monterey, California and Washington, DC; and finally to Bermuda. . . . With time running out and the environmental catastrophe unfolding, [Silverstein and Kipling] must survive a terrifying ride through the eyewall of a hurricane. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 2006. Glossary, cast of characters. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-59534075X.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70052
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  • DARK LIGHT. by White, Randy Wayne.
    White, Randy Wayne.
    DARK LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in Florida, feauturing marine biologist (and former deepcover operative) Doc Ford - in this, a category 4 hurricane sweeps the West coast of Florida with devasting damage (damage that White himself lived through.) 336 pp. ISBN: 0-399-153365.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46093
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