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  • THE PEREZ FAMILY. by Bell, Christine.
    Bell, Christine.
    THE PEREZ FAMILY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel - After 20 years in Castro's prison, Juan Raul Perez finds himself in Miami, looking for his family. SIGNED on the title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-393-027988.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52413
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  • Buchanan, Edna.
    MARGIN OF ERROR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Britt Montero, the Miami News police beat reporter. ISBN: 0-7868-62327.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37995
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  • SUITABLE FOR FRAMING by Buchanan, Edna.
    Buchanan, Edna.
    SUITABLE FOR FRAMING

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Hyperion, (1995.) dj. Hardcover - Mystery featuring Britt Montero, the Miami News police beat reporter. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-60472.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (small chip to lower corner of dj.)

    Book ID: 52592
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  • Buchanan, Edna.
    SUITABLE FOR FRAMING

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Britt Montero, the Miami News police beat reporter. ISBN: 0-7868-60472.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 9268
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  • Clark, Carol Higgins
    SNAGGED

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Regan Reilly, set in Miami where a panty-hose convention is being held at the same hotel as a morticians annual gathering. SIGNED on title page. ISBN: 0-446-515485.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (a tight copy, appears unread, some signs of shelfwear.)

    Book ID: 25758
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  • BLOODY SHAME. by Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina
    Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina
    BLOODY SHAME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Cuban-born, Miami PI Lupe Solano. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-399-143866.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 39788
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  • BLOODY SECRETS. by Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina
    Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina
    BLOODY SECRETS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring Cuban-born, Miami PI Lupe Solano. SIGNED on the title page. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-399-143866.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37808
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  • MAGIC CITY. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    MAGIC CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Thorne leaves the Keys for Miami and finds himself involved in a mystery with its roots deep in the past. "A simple black-and-white photograph taken during the 1964 Cassius Clay-Sonny Liston fight on Miami Beach may hold the key to a horrific, politically motivated crime." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-312-271794.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 45745
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  • BODY LANGUAGE. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt her. A novel by one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-312-192436.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 45748
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  • Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1999. Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt. A novel by one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. ISBN: 0-312-969120.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 24508
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  • BODY LANGUAGE. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1998. SIGNED first edition - Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt her. Hall's first non-series book, intended to be his 'breakout novel' but despite considerable advance praise, Hall is not as appreciated as his work deserves; he is one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. Publisher's letter laid in. 340 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy red covers (lower corner slightly bumped) .

    Book ID: 80555
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  • BODY LANGUAGE. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt. A novel by one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. SIGNED on the title page. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-312-192436.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80556
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  • BODY LANGUAGE. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt. A novel by one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-312-192436.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28295
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  • BODY LANGUAGE. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt. A novel by one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-312-192436.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34760
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  • Hall, James W.
    BODY LANGUAGE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 1998. First edition - Alexandra Rafferty is now a forensic photographer for the Miami P.D., but when she was a girl something unspeakably cruel happened to her and it continues to haunt her. Hall's first non-series book, intended to be his 'breakout novel' but despite considerable advance praise, Hall is not as appreciated as his work deserves; he is one of the best modern suspense writers in America today. Publisher's letter laid in. 340 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy red covers.

    Book ID: 35530
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  • MAGIC CITY. by Hall, James W.
    Hall, James W.
    MAGIC CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Thorne leaves the Keys for Miami and finds himself involved in a mystery with its roots deep in the past. "A simple black-and-white photograph taken during the 1964 Cassius Clay-Sonny Liston fight on Miami Beach may hold the key to a horrific, politically motivated crime." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-312-271794.

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

    Book ID: 45131
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  • ALWAYS A PEOPLE: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians. by Kohn, Rita and W. Lynwood Montell.
    Kohn, Rita and W. Lynwood Montell.
    ALWAYS A PEOPLE: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians.

    Edition: First printing.

    Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana University Press. (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which sets out to honor twentieth century Woodland People, who form a "distinctive, related, cohesive Native American culture." Interviewees include Philip V. Alexis and Frank Bush, Potawatomie; Sharon Burkybile, Miami; Victoria Daugherty, Shawnee/Delaware; Keller George, Oneida; Patricia A. Hrabik, Chippewa, and many more. Oil portraits by Evelyn J. Ritter. Introduction by R. David Edmunds, project consultant and associate editor. Afterword by Michelle Mannering. Index. xix, 297 pp. ISBN: 0-253-332982.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Printed on heavy glossy stock.

    Book ID: 61349
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  • THE SUGAR ISLAND. by Lamazares, Ivonne.
    Lamazares, Ivonne.
    THE SUGAR ISLAND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. First edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a story of the love and conflict between a mother and daughter in 1960's Cuba, at the height of the revolution, and in Miami. Praise from Bob Shacochis, Mary Morris and Russell Banks. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-395-860407.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (upper corner of back cover slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 46433
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  • THE SUGAR ISLAND. by Lamazares, Ivonne.
    Lamazares, Ivonne.
    THE SUGAR ISLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a story of the love and conflict between a mother and daughter in 1960's Cuba, at the height of the revolution, and in Miami. Dustjacket praise from Bob Shacochis, Mary Morris and Russell Banks. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-395-860407.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44266
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  • Menendez, Ana.
    LOVING CHE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2003.). First edition - Intimate portrait of Cuba as seen through the eyes of a young woman from Miami, who discovers her mother's secret of a love affair with Ernesto Che Guevara.

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

    Book ID: 28080
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  • SATURDAY NIGHT. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    SATURDAY NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book by the author of 'The Orchid Thief,' an entertaining collection of essays about what people around the country do with their Saturday nights from cruising in Indiana, dining in the huge Western-theme Hilltop restaurant in Saugus, Massachusetts to sitting in a nuclear missle silo in Wyoming. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-394-573366.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some very light foxing to the upper edge of the textblock.)

    Book ID: 57634
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  • LOS GUSANOS. by Sayles, John.
    Sayles, John.
    LOS GUSANOS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (1991). SIGNED first edition - Novel set in Miami, Florida in 1981, but spanning six decades of a family's history in Cuba and the US. The title is a derogatory term used by Castro to refer to those who fled Cuba after he came to power. SIGNED on the page facing the title page. 475 pp

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67169
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  • LOS GUSANOS. by Sayles, John.
    Sayles, John.
    LOS GUSANOS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Miami, Florida in 1981, but spanning six decades of a family's history in Cuba and the US. The title is a derogatory term used by Castro to refer to those who fled Cuba after he came to power. 473 pp. ISBN: 0-060166533.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63151
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  • DONE DEAL. by Standiford, Les.
    Standiford, Les.
    DONE DEAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second mystery set in South Florida, and the first featuring Johnny Deal, a small contractor feeling the economic squeeze. A look at the underside of life in Miami. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0177314.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (rem dot bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 62572
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  • DONE DEAL. by Standiford, Les.
    Standiford, Les.
    DONE DEAL.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, (1994.). SIGNED first edition - The author's second mystery set in South Florida, and the first featuring Johnny Deal, a small contractor feeling the economic squeeze. A look at the underside of life in Miami. Bound into this advance issue is a letter from Stephen King praising the book. While this has the glossy illustrated covers associated with an ARC, it is in typescript, as is more common with uncorrected proofs. SIGNED by the author on the title page. .375 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59220
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  • Suarez, Virgil.
    HAVANA THURSDAYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Houston, TX:' Arte Publico Press, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Cuban-American author's third novel (fourth book), an exploration of the changes which come to a multi-generational family of Cuban exiles, living a comfortable middle-class life in Miami, which is shattered when one member is stricken by a heart attack while on an expedition in the Brazilian jungle. SIGNED on the title page. 250 pp. ISBN: 1-55885-1437.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37980
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  • SACRED HUNGER. by Unsworth, Barry.
    Unsworth, Barry.
    SACRED HUNGER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic novel, co-winner of the Booker Award (with Ondaatje's English Patient.), a book which explores one of history's greatest tragedy - the inhumanity of the slave trade. Beginning in 1752 Liverpool, this is the story of a slaving ship, of mutineers and African captives who establish a secret community in Florida, of hope and greed and a desire to start over again. An incredible achievement. 629 pp. ISBN: 0-385-265301.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64273
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  • Vaca, Nicolas C.
    THE PRESUMED ALLIANCE: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What It Means for America.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Rayo (Harper Collins), (2004.). SIGNED first edition - An examination of the historical context as well as the contemporary conflicts between Latinos and African Americans, using case studies from New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, D.C., Compton, and Houston. January 2003 marked a significant change in American demographics: Hispanics surpassed African Americans as the nation's largest minority. In this book, Vaca explores the presumption of a black and Hispanic political alliance, while he argues that an alliance is not feasible, since the two ethnic groups are competing for jobs, political power, and educational opportunities. The book begins with the "Hispanic tsunami," the surging growth in the American Hispanic population, and among other issues, includes an informative chapter…

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    New York: Rayo (Harper Collins), (2004.). SIGNED first edition - An examination of the historical context as well as the contemporary conflicts between Latinos and African Americans, using case studies from New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, D.C., Compton, and Houston. January 2003 marked a significant change in American demographics: Hispanics surpassed African Americans as the nation's largest minority. In this book, Vaca explores the presumption of a black and Hispanic political alliance, while he argues that an alliance is not feasible, since the two ethnic groups are competing for jobs, political power, and educational opportunities. The book begins with the "Hispanic tsunami," the surging growth in the American Hispanic population, and among other issues, includes an informative chapter on a 1946 California court case involving Hispanic's access to education. Extensive notes. 227 pp.

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    Condition: SIGNED on the half title page. Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 33289
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  • Veciana-Suarez, Ana.
    THE CHIN KISS KING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a novel chronicling the lives of three generations of Cuban American women in Miami. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-374-121303.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4495
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  • SIDESWIPE. by Willeford, Charles.
    Willeford, Charles.
    SIDESWIPE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's, (1987). Hardcover - Crime novel featuring Hoke Moseley, a burnt-out Miami homicide detective. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-312001886.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71466
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