- Keyword = magician
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Atria (Simon & Schuster), (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel -a story about a young boy who believes in magic and a disillusioned old man who believes in nothing. Ranging from 1934, where a rabbi's son in Prague joins a traveling circus, becomes a magician, and rises to fame under the stage name the Great Zabbatini just as Europe descends into World War II. When Zabbatini is discovered to be a Jew, his battered trunk full of magic tricks becomes his only hope of surviving the concentration camp" to 70 years later, when a 10 year old boy finds a scratched LP that captures Zabbatini performing his greatest tricks. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 375 pp. ISBN: 978-1501155826.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)Book ID: 74070More details Price: $35.00
Edition: First printing.
New York: SOHO Press, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, preceded by a collection of short stories. "A burnt-out American doper, fresh from a Bolivian prison, starts out conning a naive social worker by helping her find her magician brother - and ends up conducting her on a tour of the hell that is the coca trade, while gradually recovering his humanity. . . An unusual love story, to say the least - and an impressive debut from a writer with a generous imagination and a daring, if deeply weird, sense of character and fate." (Kirkus Reviews) 292 pp. ISBN: 1-569470987.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant)Book ID: 85610More details Price: $17.50
ANGEL KILLER: A Jessica Blackwood Novel.
Edition: First printing - a trade paperback.
New York: Bourbon Street Books (Harper Collins), (2014). SIGNED first edition - The first novel by a real illusionist, the first thriller featuring "FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her complicated life as a gifted magician behind her . . . until a killer with seemingly supernatural powers puts her talents to the ultimate test." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 353 pp. ISBN: 978-0062348876.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 83122More details Price: $24.50
Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Kathleen Mallory novel, set in New York City: she investigates a a magic trick goes awry resulting in a tragic death on live television - or a very bold murder committed in front of millions of viewers. 374 pp. ISBN: 9780399144950.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 43996More details Price: $15.00