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  • CROSSERS. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    CROSSERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel about "the brutality and beauty of life on the Arizona-Mexico border . . When Gil Castle loses his wife in the Twin Tower attacks, he retreats to his familys sprawling homestead in a remote corner of the Southwest - a strange, forsaken part of the country, where drug lords have more power than police and violence is a constant presence. But it is also a world of vast open spaces, where Castle begins to rebuild his belief in the potential for happiness - until he starts to uncover the dark truths about his fearsome grandfather, a legacy that has been tightly shrouded in mystery in the…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel about "the brutality and beauty of life on the Arizona-Mexico border . . When Gil Castle loses his wife in the Twin Tower attacks, he retreats to his familys sprawling homestead in a remote corner of the Southwest - a strange, forsaken part of the country, where drug lords have more power than police and violence is a constant presence. But it is also a world of vast open spaces, where Castle begins to rebuild his belief in the potential for happiness - until he starts to uncover the dark truths about his fearsome grandfather, a legacy that has been tightly shrouded in mystery in the years since the old mans death." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 448 pp. ISBN: 978-0375411670.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81603
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  • MEMORY FEVER. by Gonzalez, Ray
    Gonzalez, Ray
    MEMORY FEVER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Seattle: Broken Moon Press, (1993.). First edition - Essays on growing up and living in the Southwest, near El Paso, and near the borderlands - included is a moving account of visiting Taos as a tourist, an essay on the atomic test site of White Sands, on mescal, menudo and tamales, on the desert and the desert light and much more. Cover praise from Sandra Cisneros, Rudolfo Anaya and others. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-913089494.

    Condition: Very good overall in glossy green illustrated wrappers (some scattered marginal notations).

    Book ID: 43172
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  • DEATH OF A HEALING WOMAN. by Martin, Allana.
    Martin, Allana.
    DEATH OF A HEALING WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first mystery featuring Texana Jones, the owner of a trading post on the 'frontera' - in Presidio County, Texas, just across the Rio Grande from Mexico, a series steeped on the history of the area. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-312-145810.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52883
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  • DEATH OF AN EVANGELISTA. by Martin, Allana.
    Martin, Allana.
    DEATH OF AN EVANGELISTA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring Texana Jones, the owner of a trading post on the 'frontera' - in Presidio County, Texas, just across the Rio Grande from Mexico, a series steeped on the history of the area. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-312-198531.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52526
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  • DEATH OF A SAINT MAKER. by Martin, Allana.
    Martin, Allana.
    DEATH OF A SAINT MAKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Texana Jones, the owner of a trading post on the 'frontera' - in Presidio County, Texas, just across the Rio Grande from Mexico, a series steeped on the history of the area. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-312-180837.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to corner of dj flap.)

    Book ID: 52527
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  • DEATH OF A MYTH MAKER. by Martin, Allana.
    Martin, Allana.
    DEATH OF A MYTH MAKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery featuring Texana Jones, the owner of a trading post on the 'frontera' - in Presidio County, Texas, just across the Rio Grande from Mexico, a series steeped on the history of the area. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-312-252412.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52528
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  • DEATH OF A HEALING WOMAN. by Martin, Allana.
    Martin, Allana.
    DEATH OF A HEALING WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first mystery featuring Texana Jones, the owner of a trading post on the 'frontera' - in Presidio County, Texas, just across the Rio Grande from Mexico, a series steeped on the history of the area. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-312-145810.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (peeled spot on back cover of dj.) .

    Book ID: 52579
    View cart More details Price: $25.00