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  • MORALITY TALE. by Brownrigg, Sylvia.
    Brownrigg, Sylvia.
    MORALITY TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in the San Francisco bay area, this is a novel about the perils of modern marriages. Praise from Ann Packer who called it a "slim, devasting novel" and from Daniel Handler, Anne Lamott and others. SIGNED and dated on the title page. Illustrated with drawings by Monica Scott. 225 pp. ISBN: 9781582434049.

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

    Book ID: 42116
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  • MORALITY TALE. by Brownrigg, Sylvia.
    Brownrigg, Sylvia.
    MORALITY TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in the San Francisco bay area, this is a novel about the perils of modern marriages. Praise from Ann Packer who called it a "slim, devasting novel" and from Daniel Handler, Anne Lamott and others. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated with drawings by Monica Scott. 225 pp. ISBN: 9781582434049.

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

    Book ID: 47402
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  • A CRY FOR SELF-HELP. by Girdner, Jaqueline
    Girdner, Jaqueline
    A CRY FOR SELF-HELP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page above the title " To ---Thank Leila for answering your -- " Eighth book in this appealing series, set in Marin County just north of San Francisco, and featuring Kate Jasper, a forty-something vegetarian-entrepreneur-amateur detective. 277 pp plus a page with a 'do-it-yourself puppet.'. ISBN: 0-425-156303.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42961
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  • CALIFORNIA'S OVER. by Jones, Louis B.
    Jones, Louis B.
    CALIFORNIA'S OVER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - His third novel, a "thoughtfully comic:" story of the survivors of a famous California poet, who just as he began to achieve success, shot himself in a small coastal town at the end of the road (while the timing - and number of children - are different, one thinks of Richard Brautigan dying in Bolinas.) SIGNED on the title page. A New York Times Notable Book. 329 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60969
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  • Lamott, Anne.
    ALL NEW PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her uncommon fourth novel, set in the apparent Eden of Marin County in California. SIGNED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-86547-3943.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 13569
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  • Lamott, Anne.
    ALL NEW PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her uncommon fourth novel, set in the apparent Eden of Marin County in California. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-86547-3943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20904
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  • ALL NEW PEOPLE. by Lamott, Anne.
    Lamott, Anne.
    ALL NEW PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover - Her uncommon fourth novel, set in the apparent Eden of Marin County in California. ISBN: 0-86547-3943.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48139
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  • Lamott, Anne.
    ALL NEW PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her uncommon fourth novel, set in the apparent Eden of Marin County in California. SIGNED on the title page, with a small heart after her signature. ISBN: 0-86547-3943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21280
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  • Lamott, Anne.
    ALL NEW PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her uncommon fourth novel, set in the apparent Eden of Marin County in California. ISBN: 0-86547-3943.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper "For Mary, love." Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32001
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  • AFTER HER. by Maynard, Joyce.
    Maynard, Joyce.
    AFTER HER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Loosely inspired by the Trailside Killer case that terrorized Marin County, California, in the late 1970s, 'After Her' is part thriller, part love story. . . a poignant, suspenseful, and painfully real family saga that traces a young girl's first explorations of sexuality, the loss of innocence, the bond shared by sisters, and the tender but damaged relationship between a girl and her father that endures even beyond the grave." SIGNED on the title page, with a drawing by Maynard. 309 pp. ISBN: 978-0062257390.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67382
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  • THE MAN WHO MADE IT RAIN: A True Story Based on the Experiences of J. Dietrich Stroeh. by McCarthy, Michael; (J. Dietrich Stroeh, signed)
    McCarthy, Michael; (J. Dietrich Stroeh, signed)
    THE MAN WHO MADE IT RAIN: A True Story Based on the Experiences of J. Dietrich Stroeh.

    Edition: First printing.

    Novato, California: Public Ink, (2006) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A combination of fact and speculation, this includes an account of the unrelenting drought in 1976-77 in Marin County (when it did not rain for 25 months) and the efforts of J. Dietrich Stroeh, the General Manager of the Marin Municipal Water Board and his efforts to provide relief from the drought. In addition, it jumps ahead to a future in which global climate change is a reality. SIGNED by J. Dietrich Stroeh, the subject of the book, on the title page over his name and also briefly INSCRIBED by him. Introduction by former state senator John Burton, afterword by Stroeh. xii, 419 pp. ISBN: 0-977237109.

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

    Book ID: 67128
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  • SHELL GAMES. by Russell, Kirk.
    Russell, Kirk.
    SHELL GAMES.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First crime novel featuring former DEA agent John Marquez, now head of a special unit of the California Department of Fish and Game, and where he is trying to stop an abalone poaching ring on the north coast of California. SIGNED on the title page. 347 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-41863.

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

    Book ID: 61569
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  • SHELL GAMES. by Russell, Kirk.
    Russell, Kirk.
    SHELL GAMES.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First crime novel featuring former DEA agent John Marquez, now head of a special unit of the California Department of Fish and Game, and where he is trying to stop an abalone poaching ring on the north coast of California. SIGNED on the title page. 347 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-41863.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61970
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  • DEAD GAME. by Russell, Kirk.
    Russell, Kirk.
    DEAD GAME.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2007). SIGNED - Third crime novel featuring former DEA agent John Marquez, now head of a special unit of the California Department of Fish and Game. SIGNED on the title page. 377 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-59355.

    Condition: Very good overall (toning to the pages, minor wear)

    Book ID: 62046
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  • Uyemoto, Holly.
    REBEL WITHOUT A CLUE.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Crown, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a coming of age novel set in contemporary Marin County in Northern California.. ISBN: 0-517-571706.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 24032
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  • Uyemoto, Holly.
    REBEL WITHOUT A CLUE.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Crown, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a coming of age novel set in contemporary Marin County in Northern California.. ISBN: 0-517-571706.

    Condition: Very good+ in a near fine dustjacket. (corners slightly bumped, a hint of a spine slant.)

    Book ID: 15068
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  • Uyemoto, Holly.
    REBEL WITHOUT A CLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on title page "For ... Thank you for bringing this relic into the light." Author's first book, a coming-of-age novel by a young 4th generation Japanese American worman, who dropped out as a teenager to become a writer. ISBN: 0-517-571706.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (rem line, slight bumping to upper edge.)

    Book ID: 13348
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