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  • THE CARDBOARD HOUSE by Adan, Martin. Translated by Katherine Silver.
    Adan, Martin. Translated by Katherine Silver.
    THE CARDBOARD HOUSE

    Edition: First printing.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The great Peruvian poet's first book and his only complete work of prose (although described as a novel, it is more a long prose-poem), written between 1924-27 and first published in Spanish in 1928 when Adan was only 20 years old. Translated and with an introduction by Katherine Silver. SIGNED on the title page by the translator, Kathleen Silver. (Silver commented that this was her favorite book among all that she translated) A title in the Palabra Sur Series. 103 pp. ISBN: 1-55597-1296.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75480
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  • BASEBALL IN APRIL AND OTHER STORIES. by Soto, Gary
    Soto, Gary
    BASEBALL IN APRIL AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 11 stories based on his own experiences growing up poor and Mexican-American in Fresno in California's Central Valley - his first book of fiction. INSCRIBED by author on the half title page. List of Spanish words used in book. 111 pp. Attractive dustjacket painting by Barry Root. ISBN: 0-15-205720x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some foxing to the top of the textblock, corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 49845
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