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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80920
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53228
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36581
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  • THE WHITE BOY SHUFFLE. by Beatty, Paul.
    Beatty, Paul.
    THE WHITE BOY SHUFFLE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Picador, (1997). First novel by this African American poet - a funny and moving satire on issues of race, life in Los Angeles, and the coming of age story of Gunnar Kaufman, who is not typical in any way. Praise from such writers as Walter Mosley, Clarence Major and Jessica Hagedorn. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-312-28019X.

    Condition: Good only (notes inside front cover and on last page, usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 65781
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  • BODILY HARM. by Berrenson, Marc.
    Berrenson, Marc.
    BODILY HARM.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Avon, (1992). SIGNED first edition - Third mystery featuring lawyer Ben Green. SIGNED by author on the dedication page. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-380766132.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, but no creasing)

    Book ID: 82614
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  • TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD. by Bishop, Paul.
    Bishop, Paul.
    TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The third Fey Croaker novel - an offbeat police procedural with an unusual cast of characters, written by a long time Los Angeles Police Department veteran. Praise from Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Jan Burke and others. SIGNED on the title page. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-684-830094.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77298
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  • TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD. by Bishop, Paul.
    Bishop, Paul.
    TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third Fey Croaker novel - an offbeat police procedural with an unusual cast of characters, written by a long time Los Angeles Police Department veteran. SIGNED on the title page. Praise from Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Jan Burke and others. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-684-830094.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 77313
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  • TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD. by Bishop, Paul.
    Bishop, Paul.
    TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third Fey Croaker novel - an offbeat police procedural with an unusual cast of characters, written by a long time Los Angeles Police Department veteran. Praise from Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Jan Burke and others. SIGNED on the title page. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-684-830094.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49315
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  • TORTILLA CURTAIN. by Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    TORTILLA CURTAIN.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Penguin, (1996.). SIGNED - An interesting novel which contrasts the lives of two couples, and tells their stories from both viewpoints - one recently arrived illegal immigrants from Mexico, camping in the ravines of Topanga Canyon, struggling to find work and survive and expecting their first child; the other Los Angeles liberals living a prosperous and orderly life in a community in the Canyon which is being walled off to keep "Mexicans" out - SIGNED on the title page. NY Times Notable book of the year. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-14-023828x.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages, no creases)

    Book ID: 60805
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  • TORTILLA CURTAIN. by Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    TORTILLA CURTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An interesting novel which contrasts the lives of two couples, and tells their stories from both viewpoints - one recently arrived illegal immigrants from Mexico, camping in the ravines of Topanga Canyon, struggling to find work and survive and expecting their first child; the other Los Angeles liberals living a prosperous and orderly life in a community in the Canyon which is being walled off to keep "Mexicans" out - NY Times Notable book of the year. SIGNED on the title page by the author. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-670-856045.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81875
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  • Braverman, Kate.
    PALM LATITUDES.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1988.). First edition - Braverman's second novel (and fith book) - set in the barrio of Los Angeles, this is the story of three women: prostitute Francisca Ramos, young housewife and mother Gloria Hernandez and an aging mestiza Marta Ortega. 397 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed olive greeen wrappers (some sunning to the spine.)

    Book ID: 35039
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  • Braverman, Kate.
    PALM LATITUDES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel (and fith book) - set in the barrio of Los Angeles, this is the story of three women: prostitute Francisca Ramos, young housewife and mother Gloria Hernandez and an aging mestiza Marta Ortega. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-671-645240.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 37032
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  • Braverman, Kate.
    PALM LATITUDES.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The second novel (and fith book) - set in the barrio of Los Angeles, this is the story of three women: prostitute Francisca Ramos, young housewife and mother Gloria Hernandez and an aging mestiza Marta Ortega. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-671-645240.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (slight lamination flaw to dj.)

    Book ID: 31966
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  • LITHIUM FOR MEDEA. by Braverman, Kate.
    Braverman, Kate.
    LITHIUM FOR MEDEA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1979.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (preceded by two volumes of poetry and many short stories). Cover praise from John Rechy and Joan Didion (who called it 'jumpy, kinetic, and finally very powerful, a deeply felt piece of work by a very gifted young writer.') INSCRIBED on the title page. 251 pp. ISBN: 0-060104414.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (closed tear and creasing to dj.)

    Book ID: 52289
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  • Campbell, Bebe Moore (1950-2006).
    BROTHERS AND SISTERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 1994. SIGNED first edition - Set in Los Angeles after the Rodney King riots, addressing racial loyalties and sexual harrassment. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Much less common than the hardcover first edition, which had a proposed first printing of 100,000 copies according to the cover of this book.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 5424
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  • Campbell, Robert.
    SWEET LA-LA LAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third La-La land mystery, set in Los Angeles seamy underside. ISBN: 0-671-64484-x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 17087
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  • Campbell, Robert.
    JUICE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Poseidon Press, 1988. First edition - A down-and-dirty crime novel, set in Los Angeles where loansharking - juice - is the name of the game.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers. Black line lower edge.

    Book ID: 2196
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  • Campbell, Robert.
    JUICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - A down-and-dirty crime novel, set in Los Angeles where loansharking - juice - is the name of the game. ISBN: 0-671-66624x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37612
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  • IN LA-LA LAND WE TRUST. by Campbell, Robert.
    Campbell, Robert.
    IN LA-LA LAND WE TRUST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The La-La land mystery, set in Los Angeles seamy underside and introducing the down-on-his-luck, but optimistic, private investigator Whistler. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-892961708.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (inconspicuous prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 55121
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  • Campbell, Robert.
    JUICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - A down-and-dirty crime novel, set in Los Angeles where loansharking - juice - is the name of the game. ISBN: 0-671-66624x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages, otherwise a tight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 27823
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  • WHITE SISTER. by Cannell, Stephen J.
    Cannell, Stephen J.
    WHITE SISTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Shane Scully novel, set in Los Angeles. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-312-347316.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 48080
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  • RIDING THE SNAKE. by Cannell, Stephen J. (1941-2010.)
    Cannell, Stephen J. (1941-2010.)
    RIDING THE SNAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's 4th novel, set in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. SIGNED on title page. 383 pp. ISBN: 0-688-158056.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (slight spine slant, remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 44188
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  • Chan, David Marshall.
    GOBLIN FRUIT: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Context Books. 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Prize winning author's first book, a collection of nine short stories set in Los Angeles. Dustjacket praise from Thomas Kenneally, Ha Jin and others. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Promotional material laid in. ISBN: 1-893956-326.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 32119
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  • THE BURNING ROOM. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    THE BURNING ROOM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Detective Harry Bosch is working in LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, and he has been assigned a young rookie as a partner. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. ISBN: 978-0316225939.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72790
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  • THE LINCOLN LAWYER. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    THE LINCOLN LAWYER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First legal thriller by this Edgar-award winning author of the Harry Bosch series, set in Los Angeles county. Winner of the 2006 Macavity Award, and basis for the movie of the same name. SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-316-734934.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (dust jacket beginning to delaminate.)

    Book ID: 43551
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  • ANGELS FLIGHT. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    ANGELS FLIGHT.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover - A Harry Bosch novel, set in Los Angeles.SIGNED on title page. 383 pp. ISBN: 0-316-152196.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket. (few inconspicuous small peeled spots.)

    Book ID: 41913
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  • THE LINCOLN LAWYER. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    THE LINCOLN LAWYER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First legal thriller by this Edgar-award winning author of the Harry Bosch series, set in Los Angeles county. Winner of the 2006 Macavity Award, and basis for the movie of the same name. SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-316-734934.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40901
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  • LOST LIGHT. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    LOST LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Another suspenseful and tautly written Harry Bosch novel, set in Los Angeles. SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-316-154601.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (spine slightly cocked.)

    Book ID: 48994
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  • THE SCARECROW. by Connelly, Michael
    Connelly, Michael
    THE SCARECROW.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Los Angeles reporter Jack McEvoy. SIGNED on the title page. 419 pp plus a 14 pp advance except from the Harry Bosch novel 'Nine Dragons.'. ISBN: 9780316166300.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57992
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  • ECHO PARK. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    ECHO PARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. Los Angeles Police Detective Harry Bosch is back from retirement and working on old unsolved cases - A strong new title in this powerful award-winning series. 405 pp. ISBN: 0-316734950.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61985
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