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  • THE KONKANS. by D'Souza, Tony.
    D'Souza, Tony.
    THE KONKANS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, centering on the Konkans, a small but proud group of Indian Catholics. Francisco's mother had gone to India as a Peace Corp Worker, and there she met and married Lawrence D'Sai, an industrious young man. Later on, in 1973 Chicago, Lawrence, is doing his best to assimilate into American culture, drinking too much and talking little - but when his brothers show up things change. 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0151015191.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86035
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  • THE JOURNEY FROM PRAGUE STREET. by Demetz, Hana.
    Demetz, Hana.
    THE JOURNEY FROM PRAGUE STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to "The House on Prague Street," a "classic novel of the Eastern European experience in the early days of the Nazi aggression." Set ten years later, this brings the story to America as Helene and Paul flee wartime Czechoslovakia. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-312038526.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73215
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  • ISLANDBORN. by Diaz, Junot.
    Diaz, Junot.
    ISLANDBORN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First book for children by this Pulitzer prize winning author, who was 'islandborn' himself - in the Dominican Republic. SIGNED on the title page and dated in April 2018. Illustrated by Leo Espinosa. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-0735229860.

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

    Book ID: 72535
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  • OLEANDER GIRL. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    OLEANDER GIRL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster / Free Press, (2012.). SIGNED first edition - Seventh novel by this highly praised Asian American writer, the story of a young woman who leaves India for America in a search that will change her life. SIGNED on the title page and dated March 9, 2013. 289 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57326
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  • SISTER OF MY HEART. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    SISTER OF MY HEART.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - Second novel by this highly praised Asian American writer. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-385-489501.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, as is common with this advance issue)

    Book ID: 18417
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  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Anchor Books, (2002.). SIGNED - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India.

    Condition: Fair condition only in creased covers, but SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author.

    Book ID: 47826
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  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    LEAVING YUBA CITY: Poems

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    New York: Anchor Books, 1997. SIGNED first edition - A collection of inter-linked poems that explore images about India and about the Indian experience in the US. INSCRIBED on the title page "For... best wishes". ISBN: 0-385-488548.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 18416
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  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    SISTER OF MY HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this highly praised Asian American writer. SIGNED on title page by the author. ISBN: 0-385-489501.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 24579
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  • THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India. SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author. ISBN: 0-385-49727x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's material laid in, including a photocopy of a brief autobiographical piece which Divakaruni wrote called 'Miss World.'

    Book ID: 30529
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  • THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India. SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30530
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  • LEAVING YUBA CITY: Poems by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    LEAVING YUBA CITY: Poems

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    New York: Anchor Books, 1997. SIGNED first edition - A collection of inter-linked poems that explore images about India and about the Indian experience in the US. INSCRIBED on the title page "For... whereever you go, there you are".and dated in the year of publication. 114 pp. ISBN: 0-385-488548.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 71591
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  • THE MASTER BUTCHERS SINGING CLUB. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    THE MASTER BUTCHERS SINGING CLUB.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of a German immigrant who settled in North Dakota after the first World War -which spans the years from World War I to 1954. A book which celebrates both sides of Erdrich's heritage - German and Ojibwe. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-06-6209773.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43493
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  • THE FAMILY ORCHARD. by Eve, Nomi.
    Eve, Nomi.
    THE FAMILY ORCHARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a multigenerational saga spanning two hundreds years in the life of a Jewish family. Illustrated. SIGNED on the title page with the word "Enjoy!" 314 pp. ISBN: 0-375-410767.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64243
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  • THE FAMILY ORCHARD. by Eve, Nomi.
    Eve, Nomi.
    THE FAMILY ORCHARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a multigenerational saga spanning two hundreds years in the life of a Jewish family. Illustrated. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-375-410767.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59565
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  • LOOKING FOR COVER; Poems. by Fama, Maria.
    Fama, Maria.
    LOOKING FOR COVER; Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Bordighera Press, (2007). First edition - A collection of poems which give voice to the Italian women who were her ancestors and all they have taught us about survival and love. A work "rooted in memory; those immigrant stories passed on from one generation to the next become a source of courage and hope." VIA Folio 45. 127 pp. ISBN: 1-884419852.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77824
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  • HEARTS OF SORROW: Vietnamese-American Lives. by Freeman, James.
    Freeman, James.
    HEARTS OF SORROW: Vietnamese-American Lives.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover - First person narratives of fourteen Vietnamese as they attempt to adjust to living in America - ranging in age from 16 to 80, the narrators include a Buddhist nun, fisherman, civil servant, auto mechanic, Catholic priest, army officer, poet and others. Bibliography. xv, 446 pp. ISBN: 0-804715858.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket with some rubbing and edgewear.

    Book ID: 75538
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  • Goldman, Francisco
    THE ORDINARY SEAMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by this highly acclaimed young Guatemalean writer. The 'ordinary seaman' is Esteban, a 19 year old veteran of the war in Nicaragua, who has come to New York to be on the crew of a boat which turns out to be a wreck. 387 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6716.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35174
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  • THE SHADOW MAN. by Gordon, Mary
    Gordon, Mary
    THE SHADOW MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A memoir about her search to discover the truth about her father, who died when she was just seven. INSCRIBED on the title page "For -- with thanks for your intelligence and care." xiv, 274 pp. ISBN: 0-679428852.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64226
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  • A FREE LIFE. by Ha Jin.
    Ha Jin.
    A FREE LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel by this National Book Award winning writer - one which follows the Wu family as they leave China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989 and attempt to build a new life in the US. Includes a section of poems by Nan Wu. SIGNED on the title page. 660 pp. ISBN: 9780375424656.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64315
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  • A FREE LIFE. by Ha Jin.
    Ha Jin.
    A FREE LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this National Book Award winning writer - one which follows the Wu family as they leave China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989 and attempt to build a new life in the US. Includes a section of poems by Nan Wu. 660 pp. ISBN: 9780375424656.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53059
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  • A FREE LIFE. by Ha Jin.
    Ha Jin.
    A FREE LIFE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (2007). Hardcover first edition - Novel by this National Book Award winning writer - one which follows the Wu family as they leave China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989 and attempt to build a new life in the US. Includes a section of poems by Nan Wu. 660 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58192
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  • Hijuelos, Oscar.
    EMPRESS OF THE SPLENDID SEASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth novel by the Pulitzer prize winning author of 'The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. " Set in New York City in the 1940's to the 1960's, this is the story of a beautiful and once prosperous Cuban emigre, who becomes a cleaning lady, but remains an 'empress of fortitude and dignity.' 342 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0175702.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.(price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 38725
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  • Hijuelos, Oscar.
    EMPRESS OF THE SPLENDID SEASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth novel by the Pulitzer prize winning author of 'The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. " Set in New York City in the 1940's to the 1960's, this is the story of a beautiful and once prosperous Cuban emigre, who becomes a cleaning lady, but remains an 'empress of fortitude and dignity.' 342 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0175702.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.(price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 37725
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  • Hijuelos, Oscar.
    EMPRESS OF THE SPLENDID SEASON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth novel by the Pulitzer prize winning author of 'The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. " Set in New York City in the 1940's to the 1960's, this is the story of a beautiful and once prosperous Cuban emigre, who becomes a cleaning lady, but remains an 'empress of fortitude and dignity.' 342 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0175702.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38726
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  • DAYDREAMS AND NIGHTMARES: REFLECTIONS OF A HARLEM CHILDHOOD. by Horowitz, Irving Louis.
    Horowitz, Irving Louis.
    DAYDREAMS AND NIGHTMARES: REFLECTIONS OF A HARLEM CHILDHOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A memoir of growing up during the 1930s in a Jewish ghetto inside the larger African American ghetto of Harlem. Born with a severe cleft palate, much of Horowitz's boyhood was spent in the hospital undergoing one re-constructive surgery after another. The streets taught survival - numbers-running and ticket-scalping were a source of cash for Horowitz; turf wars and muggings were commonplace - while regular visits with his sister to the Apollo theater nutured a love of music, and Central Park at night was a magical place. Photographs. 116 pp. ISBN: 0-87805-4286.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47355
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  • DECEIT AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES: Stories by Hua, Vanessa.
    Hua, Vanessa.
    DECEIT AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES: Stories

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2020). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, an award winning collection of stories about the immigrant experience, originally published in 1916 and here reissued with new stories added. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 291 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78703
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  • DECEIT AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES: Stories by Hua, Vanessa.
    Hua, Vanessa.
    DECEIT AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES: Stories

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2020). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, an award winning collection of stories about the immigrant experience, originally published in 1916 and here reissued with new stories added. SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp,

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78704
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  • STREETS OF GOLD. by Hunter, Evan.
    Hunter, Evan.
    STREETS OF GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in East Harlem in the 1920s, the story of a blind jazz pianist, the grandson of an Italian immigrant who came to NY to find his fortune on the 'streets of gold.' Hunter is also, of course, well known for the mysteries which he writes under the name of Ed McBain. 471 pp plus author's brief note. ISBN: 0-06-0120126.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket (blank bookplate on front endpaper, some small chips and minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 73907
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  • QUEEN OF THE NIGHT. by Jance, J. A.
    Jance, J. A.
    QUEEN OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in southern Arizona on the Tohono O'odham nation where this flower blooms just once a year. Features Dr Lani Walker and Dan Pardee, a member of a border patrol group called the Shadow Wolves. SIGNED on the title page. 358 pp. ISBN: 9781453628584.

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

    Book ID: 56921
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  • LEFT FOR DEAD. by Jance, J. A.
    Jance, J. A.
    LEFT FOR DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2012.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in southern Arizona featuring Ali Reynolds. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 9781453628584.

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

    Book ID: 56835
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