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  • GRAVESTONE by Carlson, P.M.
    Carlson, P.M.
    GRAVESTONE

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Indiana deputy sheriff Marty Hopkins. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-671-76974X.

    Condition: Very near in a like dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 11758
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  • GRAVESTONE by Carlson, P.M.
    Carlson, P.M.
    GRAVESTONE

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Indiana deputy sheriff Marty Hopkins. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-671-76974X.

    Condition: Very near in a like dust jacket (appears unread, but with a line on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 58184
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  • DEATH IN LACQUER RED. by Dams, Jeanne M.
    Dams, Jeanne M.
    DEATH IN LACQUER RED.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Walker, (1999.) dj. Hardcover - First mystery featuring immigrant Hilda Johansson, a young Swedish woman working in the South Bend, Indiana home of the Studebaker family at the turn of the century. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-33298.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (bookstore stamp and black line on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 54869
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  • DEATH IN LACQUER RED. by Dams, Jeanne M.
    Dams, Jeanne M.
    DEATH IN LACQUER RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First mystery featuring immigrant Hilda Johansson, a young Swedish woman working in the South Bend, Indiana home of the Studebaker family at the turn of the century. ISBN: 0-8027-33298.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 51299
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  • SILENCE IS GOLDEN. by Dams, Jeanne M.
    Dams, Jeanne M.
    SILENCE IS GOLDEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fourth mystery featuring immigrant Hilda Johansson, a young Swedish woman working in the South Bend, Indiana home of the Studebaker family at the turn of the century. 226 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-33735.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55124
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  • DEATH IN LACQUER RED. by Dams, Jeanne M.
    Dams, Jeanne M.
    DEATH IN LACQUER RED.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Walker, (1999.) dj. Hardcover - First mystery featuring immigrant Hilda Johansson, a young Swedish woman working in the South Bend, Indiana home of the Studebaker family at the turn of the century. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-33298.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59690
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  • McInerny, Ralph (1930-2010)
    MOM & DEAD: An Andrew Broom Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth Andrew Broom mystery, set in small town Wyler, Indiana, by this professor of medieval studies who is the author of the Father Dowling Mystery series, and of the Sister Mary Theresa series, under the pen name Monica Quill . 214 pp. ISBN: 0-689121814.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37782
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  • BODY AND SOIL: An Andrew Broom Mystery. by McInerny, Ralph (1930-2010)
    McInerny, Ralph (1930-2010)
    BODY AND SOIL: An Andrew Broom Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring midwestern lawyer Andrew Broom, set in small town Wyler, Indiana. McInermey was also a professor of medieval studies and a scholar of Catholicism as well as a popular mystery author; he is best known as the author of the Father Dowling Mystery series, which was the basis of a television series) and of the Sister Mary Theresa series, under the pen name Monica Quill . SIGNED on the front endpaper. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-689120362.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68563
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  • IN SUSPECT TERRAIN. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    IN SUSPECT TERRAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second in McPhee's series of books about the geology of the United States; in this, he travels with a geologist from Brooklyn, New York thru the Appalachian Mountains to Indiana observing the land and theories of plate tectonics & glaciation. Chart endpapers. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-374176507.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (very inconspicuous previous owner's name, minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 75712
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  • COME AND GET ME: A Caitlin Bergman Novel. by Norman, August (pseudonym of Norm Thoeming)
    Norman, August (pseudonym of Norm Thoeming)
    COME AND GET ME: A Caitlin Bergman Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crooked Lane Books, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first published novel featuring journalist Caitlin Bergman who is invited back to the university she left early to receive an honorary degree. "She finds an opportunity for a well-earned victory lap and a chance to face the trauma that almost destroyed her as an undergrad. But her lap becomes an all-out race when a student begs her to probe an unsolved campus disappearance: Angela Chapman went out one Friday night and never came back." SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp. ISBN: 978-1683319757.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 78635
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  • BETWEEN DARK AND DAYLIGHT. by Thrasher, Crystal.
    Thrasher, Crystal.
    BETWEEN DARK AND DAYLIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - Described as a "perceptive portrayal of rural life in the 1930s," this is the story of a large, poor southern Indiana family try to move away as the Depression is ending and find themselves stranded and living in a old shack. As the oppressive heat of summer builds, so does tension among the families in the area. 251 pp. Wraparound dust jacket illustration by Allen Davis. ISBN: 0-689501501.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (publisher's binding error - book has 2 half title pages, no title page)

    Book ID: 75506
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  • Vice, Lisa.
    RECKLESS DRIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Indiana in the 60's, this is the story of a family's disintegration as the father descends into madness, the mother tries to escape, and the child focuses on survival in her increasingly bleak and harsh world. Vice's own life - a runaway at 16, an unwed mother on welfare at 18, a summa cum laude graduate of Hunter College at 33 - is an example of overcoming adversity. Review copy with publisher's material laid in, including a sheet in which Vice talks about her life and writing this book. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-552-93863-x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 35779
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  • Williams, Gregory Howard.
    LIFE ON THE COLOR LINE: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A ten-year-oldÕs life changes when he moves to Muncie, Indiana in the late 1950s. The difficulties of growing up poor, with an alcoholic father, and claiming black when one looks white. 284pp. ISBN: 0-525-938508.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 23851
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  • ANGEL IN THE FOREST. by Young, Marguerite (Introduction by Mark Van Doren.)
    Young, Marguerite (Introduction by Mark Van Doren.)
    ANGEL IN THE FOREST.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1966.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A reissue of her first book (originally published in 1945) with a new introduction by Mark Van Doren. This nonfiction work is a chronicle of two Utopian experiments in Indiana early in the nineteenth century. Father George Rapp, a German mystic, founded the first of these communities in 1814. and when he gave up in 1825, he sold the land to Robert Owen, the father of British socialism. Owen created New Harmony, which sought to show the way toward a rational order, but which became a debacle in just 2 years. xiii, 331 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a good dustjacket. (two long tape-repaired tears on back cover of dj, with associated creasing.)

    Book ID: 41182
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