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  • PAISLEY GIRL. by Gordon, Fran.
    Gordon, Fran.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very original first novel. Cover praise from Sapphire, Madison Smartt Bell, and Patrick McGrath (among others) who called this 'a story of an extraordinary stigma suffered and overcome. Written with a passion and humor and ranging widely across the globe, it is a haunting, beautiful, and utterly original novel.' SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-312-203527.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50186
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  • Hamilton, Virginia.
    BLUISH: A Novel

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic - The Blue Sky Press, (1999.). First edition - Story for older children by this prize-winning author. ' Courage comes in all colors. They are different from one another, all three girls. But the one who is most unusual - unlike anyone the kids at school have ever seen - is the new girl, the one who arrives in a wheelchair and always wears a knitted hat. Bluish, some of the kids call her. She is frail and tired, strange and frightening to the children around her. But one girl, Dreenie, is fascinated by Bluish. Dreenie's powerful curiosity, almost an obsession, leads her and another girl, Tuli, to reach beyond their fear.'

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

    Book ID: 29420
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  • TIME ON FIRE: My Comedy of Terrors. by Handler, Evan
    Handler, Evan
    TIME ON FIRE: My Comedy of Terrors.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Young actor's memoir of his fight against leukemia - including several rounds of chemotherapy, remission and a recurrence treated with an autologous bone marrow transplant. Informative and moving. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-316-344095.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 44383
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