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  • BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA. by Allison, Dorothy.
    Allison, Dorothy.
    BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, and her break-through book. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-525-934251.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crinkling to the lower corner of a few pages, but overall a straight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 49602
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  • Allison, Dorothy
    BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Author's first novel, and her break-through book. INSCRIBED by author on title page. While not a first, this is a very nice affordable alternative. ISBN: 0-525-934251.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 9513
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  • Allison, Dorothy
    BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Author's first novel, and her break-through book. INSCRIBED by author on title page. While not a first, this is a very nice affordable alternative. ISBN: 0-525-934251.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 18225
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  • BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: Science Fiction, Volume One. by [Anthology, signed] Griffith, Nicola and Stephen Pagel, editors. Nancy Kress, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Griffith, Nicola and Stephen Pagel, editors. Nancy Kress, signed.
    BENDING THE LANDSCAPE: Science Fiction, Volume One.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, (1999). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new series of original gay and lesbian writing, a "groundbreaking anthology of all-original science fiction stories brings together some of mainstream's and science fiction's most notable and daring writers - gay and straight - creating worlds where time and place and sexuality are alternative to the empirical environment." Among the contributors are Keith Hartman, Ellen Klages, Jim Grimsley, Rebecca Ore, Stephen Baxter and more. SIGNED by Nancy Kress at her story "State of Nature." Notes on authors. 375 pp. ISBN: 0-879517328.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 88824
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  • DJUNA: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes. by [Barnes, Djuna, 1892-1982] Herring, Phillip.
    [Barnes, Djuna, 1892-1982] Herring, Phillip.
    DJUNA: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography which draws on interviews with Djuna Barnes's brother and unpublished letters, tracing the life and career of the early twentieth-century bisexual writer and friend to James Joyce and T. S. Eliot. "Herring traces her creative influences to gain a greater understanding of her writing, elucidating the ways in which her unusual life shaped her literary genius." Includes a chronology,extensive notes, a list of the works by Barnes, bibliography, index. xxvii, 386 pp. ISBN: 0-670849693.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 83739
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  • WILD WOMEN IN THE WHIRLWIND: Afra-American Culture and the Contemporary Literary Renaissance. by Braxton, Joanne M. and Andree Nicola McLaughlin, editors. Foreword by Audre Lorde.
    Braxton, Joanne M. and Andree Nicola McLaughlin, editors. Foreword by Audre Lorde.
    WILD WOMEN IN THE WHIRLWIND: Afra-American Culture and the Contemporary Literary Renaissance.

    Edition: First UK printing - a large trade paperback.

    London: Serpent's Tail, (1990). First edition - "The first comprehensive collection of critical and theoretical essays to explore the literary and multi-cultural traditions of Black American women in many genres over a broad span of time." The book also includes a valuable." Contributors include. Angela Y. Davis, June Jordan, Gloria I. Joseph, David Ames Curtis, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Robert J. Fehrenbach, Daphne Duval Harrison, Billie Jean Young, Regine Altagrace Latortue, Calvin Hernton, Barbara Smith, Joanne V. Gabbin, Nellie Y. McKay, Barbara Omolade, Vashti Crutcher Lewis, Barbara Christian, Zala Chandler, Rudolph P. Byrd, and Chinosole. The writers looked at range from Phillis Wheatley and Sojourner Truth through Regine Altagrace Latortue in Haiti, black lesbian fiction writers, Gwendolyn Brooks and…

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    London: Serpent's Tail, (1990). First edition - "The first comprehensive collection of critical and theoretical essays to explore the literary and multi-cultural traditions of Black American women in many genres over a broad span of time." The book also includes a valuable." Contributors include. Angela Y. Davis, June Jordan, Gloria I. Joseph, David Ames Curtis, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Robert J. Fehrenbach, Daphne Duval Harrison, Billie Jean Young, Regine Altagrace Latortue, Calvin Hernton, Barbara Smith, Joanne V. Gabbin, Nellie Y. McKay, Barbara Omolade, Vashti Crutcher Lewis, Barbara Christian, Zala Chandler, Rudolph P. Byrd, and Chinosole. The writers looked at range from Phillis Wheatley and Sojourner Truth through Regine Altagrace Latortue in Haiti, black lesbian fiction writers, Gwendolyn Brooks and Zora Neale Hurston to Audre Lorde and Alice Walker and more. Frontispiece by Joanne Batiste, and illustrated pages at the beginning of each section. A selected bibliography of English-language works by Black women in the Americas from the 1970s to the present by Gale P. Jackson. Notes at the end of each essay, notes on contributors, index. xlix, 441 pp. ISBN: 1-852421800.

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    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 74856
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  • THE BULL-JEAN STORIES. by Bridgforth, Sharon.
    Bridgforth, Sharon.
    THE BULL-JEAN STORIES.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Austin, TX: Redbone Press, 1998. First edition - A non-traditional narrative poem set in the rural South in the 1920's by this African American and lesbian poet. 108 pp. ISBN: 0-9626659-17.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 20477
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  • SHAPES OF SELF. by Canan, Janine
    Canan, Janine
    SHAPES OF SELF.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Berkeley, CA: Emily Dickinson Press, 1982. A collection of prose poems, 109 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in pink illustrated wrappers (sunning to the spine and edge of covers.)

    Book ID: 52428
    Keywords: lesbian, Poetry
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  • CAMPING OUT. by Clark, Eleanor (1913-1996)
    Clark, Eleanor (1913-1996)
    CAMPING OUT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel with a deceptively simple title by this National Book Award winning writer - it "starts with the return of Dennie Hensley to America for her mother's funeral. (The wife of a diplomat, she now lives in Rome.) When Marilyn Groves, a woman Dennie has known casually for years, invites her to an outing on a Vermont lake, she accepts, despite misgivings. . . the women are interrupted by an intruder whom they fear, although he leaves them unharmed. The next day the man who had invaded the camp returns, this time bent on rape and murder. The women survive the horror, but later revelations, up to the ironic close, leave the reader shaken." (Publisher's Weekly)223 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86979
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  • Dawkins, Cecil
    CHARLEYHORSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Grace Paley described this novel as "a sunny, windy, wide-open wild horse prairie on which four fierce, memorable women struggle alone and with each other to be truthful, to live outside the lives that have broken, darkened or closeted our women's lives."

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (spine slant)

    Book ID: 8593
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  • Dawkins, Cecil
    CHARLEYHORSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Grace Paley described this novel as "a sunny, windy, wide-open wild horse prairie on which four fierce, memorable women struggle alone and with each other to be truthful, to live outside the lives that have broken, darkened or closeted our women's lives."

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15576
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  • CHARLEYHORSE by Dawkins, Cecil
    Dawkins, Cecil
    CHARLEYHORSE

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Pandora, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Grace Paley described this novel as "a sunny, windy, wide-open wild horse prairie on which four fierce, memorable women struggle alone and with each other to be truthful, to live outside the lives that have broken, darkened or closeted our women's lives." 231 pp. Cover art by Sue Sluggett. ISBN: 0-86358-0963.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (some crinkling to the pages.)

    Book ID: 45025
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  • LIFE MASK. by Donoghue, Emma.
    Donoghue, Emma.
    LIFE MASK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2004.). First edition - Epic historical novel by this Irish-born writer based on the lives of three eighteenth-century Londoners in a portrait of a world on the brink of revolution - a young widowed sculptress, an actress and Lord Derby, inventor of the horse race that bears his name - and on the rumors of a scandalous love triangle. Author's note and list of dramatis personae. 650 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 53929
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  • LIFE MASK. by Donoghue, Emma.
    Donoghue, Emma.
    LIFE MASK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel by this Irish-born writer based on the lives of three eighteenth-century Londoners in a portrait of a world on the brink of revolution - a young widowed sculptress, an actress and Lord Derby, inventor of the horse race that bears his name - and on the rumors of a scandalous love triangle. Author's note and list of dramatis personae. 650 pp. ISBN: 0-151009430.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37493
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  • THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE. by Drury, Joan M.
    Drury, Joan M.
    THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE.

    Edition: 3rd printing, a trade paperback original.

    Duluth: Spinsters Ink, (1993). Novel introducing Tyler Jones, feminist, lesbian, writer and amateur sleuth. When she finds the body of a man in the park while walking her dog - and it turns out to be a seemingly respectable doctor, but a person she knew as abusive and sadistic to her family, suspicion falls on her. With the police apparently stymied, she gets involved in the investigation. Set in San Francisco. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-9332160920.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79609
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  • CLOSED IN SILENCE. by Drury, Joan M.
    Drury, Joan M.
    CLOSED IN SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Duluth: Spinsters Ink, (1998). SIGNED first edition - The third mystery novel featuring Tyler Jones, feminist, lesbian, writer and amateur sleuth, who attends a reunion of five other friends on a remote island in Puget Sound - only to find a body. Warmly INSCRIBED on the title page 258195 pp. ISBN: 1-88352329X.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79580
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  • SILENT WORDS. by Drury, Joan M.
    Drury, Joan M.
    SILENT WORDS.

    Edition: 3rd printing, a trade paperback original.

    Duluth: Spinsters Ink, (1996). The second novel featuring Tyler Jones, feminist, lesbian, writer and amateur sleuth. When her dying mother her to go to Minnesota to "rattle the family skeletons" she leaves San Fransisco for the shores of Lake Superior, where she discovers unknown relatives, a family history of rape, illegitimacy, and imprisonment - and someone who will kill to keep the closet doors closed. Nominated for the Edgar, winner of the Benjamin Franklin award. 258 pp. ISBN: 1-883523133.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79579
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  • THE PARADOX PLAYERS. by Duffy, Maureen.
    Duffy, Maureen.
    THE PARADOX PLAYERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel which is considered to have some of her best writing. The story of a novelist who retreats to live on a houseboat on the Thames, this is a vivid description of coping with the physical hardships of living on a boat in the middle of winter and of the group of people who chose to do so. 222 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, and some mottling from dampness to the lower corners of the covers, in a near fine and unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45254
    Keywords: lesbian, Women Authors
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  • WOUNDS. by Duffy, Maureen.
    Duffy, Maureen.
    WOUNDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fifth novel, one which begins with two lovers in bed - and thoughout this book, their love-making serves as a counterpoint to the 'wounds' experienced in twentieth century working life. 192 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 45255
    Keywords: lesbian, Women Authors
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  • Duffy, Maureen.
    THE PARADOX PLAYERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel which is considered to have some of her best writing. The story of a novelist who retreats to live on a houseboat on the Thames, this is a vivid description of coping with the physical hardships of living on a boat in the middle of winter and of the group of people who chose to do so. 222 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (rem line, previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 16664
    Keywords: lesbian, Women Authors
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  • Factor, Jenny,
    UNRAVELING AT THE NAME.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, (2002.). First edition - A collection of inter-related poems - "Optimistic, searching, and unforgiving, 'Unraveling' is arranged around a central narrative of shifting identities, as the book's speaker leaves a heterosexual marriage and sets off on an exploration of her own sexuality and difficulties and joys of single working motherhood. " Hayden Carruth Award Winner 2001 (selected by Marilyn Hacker, as the judge.) 81 pp. ISBN: 1-55659-1764.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38019
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  • THE BEVERLY MALIBU by Forrest, Katherine V.
    Forrest, Katherine V.
    THE BEVERLY MALIBU

    Edition: First printing.

    Tallahassee, FL: Naiad Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third Kate Delafield mystery, and the first to be published in hardcover. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-941483-479.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (light edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 62444
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  • MURDER BY TRADITION. by Forrest, Katherine V.
    Forrest, Katherine V.
    MURDER BY TRADITION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tallahassee, FL: Naiad Press, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Los Angeles homicide detective Kate Delafield mystery. Lambda Award sticker on front cover. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-941483-894.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to rear fold of dj)

    Book ID: 58938
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  • MURDER BY TRADITION. by Forrest, Katherine V.
    Forrest, Katherine V.
    MURDER BY TRADITION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tallahassee, FL: Naiad Press, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Los Angeles homicide detective Kate Delafield mystery. Lambda Award sticker on front cover. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-941483-894.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 64173
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  • ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists. by Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann and Andre Dubus III, signed]
    Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann and Andre Dubus III, signed]
    ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-nine interviews by by the award-winning host of NPR's interview program 'Fresh Air.' Each selection is preceded by an explanation from Gross of why each guest was on the show and the thinking behind some of her questions. SIGNED by TWO authors: Ann Bannon at "You Will Not Find the Word 'Lesbian" and Andre Dubus III at his interview. Also included are interviews with John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OÕBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage, Walter Mosley, Sonny Rollins, Mario Puzo, James Baldwin, Maurice Sendak, Eric Clapton, Joyce Johnson, Andre Dubus and others. Introduction by Gross. 353 pp. ISBN: 1-4013-00103.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58378
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  • ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists. by Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann, Andre Dubus III and Walter Mosley, signed]
    Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann, Andre Dubus III and Walter Mosley, signed]
    ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-nine interviews by by the award-winning host of NPR's interview program 'Fresh Air.' Each selection is preceded by an explanation from Gross of why each guest was on the show and the thinking behind some of her questions. SIGNED by THREE of the guests: Ann Bannon at "You Will Not Find the Word 'Lesbian"; Walter Mosley at "We All Die" and Andre Dubus III at his interview. Also included are interviews with John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OÕBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage, Sonny Rollins, Mario Puzo, James Baldwin, Maurice Sendak, Eric Clapton, Joyce Johnson, Andre Dubus and others. Introduction by Gross. 353 pp. ISBN: 1-4013-00103.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43420
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  • THE LADIES. by Grumbach, Doris.
    Grumbach, Doris.
    THE LADIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the story of the "ladies of Llangollen"- two well-born eighteenth century Irish women who defied convention and eloped as a married couple. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-525-242635.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 2875
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  • Guess, Carol.
    FEMME'S DICTIONARY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Corvallis, Oregon: Calyx Books, (2004.). First edition - Award-winning writer's powerful first collection of poetry - Cover praise from Donald Revell, Alice Bloch and Ellen Bass, among others. ISBN: 0-934971-862.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31525
    Keywords: lesbian, new, Poetry
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  • FEMME'S DICTIONARY. by Guess, Carol.
    Guess, Carol.
    FEMME'S DICTIONARY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Corvallis, Oregon: Calyx Books, (2004.). SIGNED first edition - Award-winning writer's powerful first collection of poetry - Cover praise from Donald Revell, Alice Bloch and Ellen Bass, among others. SIGNED on the title page. 75 pp. ISBN: 0-934971-862.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 31354
    Keywords: lesbian, new, Poetry
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  • GOING BACK TO THE RIVER. by Hacker, Marilyn
    Hacker, Marilyn
    GOING BACK TO THE RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of poetry, erotic, witty, reflective of its time. SIGNED on the title page. 95 pp. ISBN: 0-394-9582713.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63328
    Keywords: lesbian, Poetry
    View cart More details Price: $35.00