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  • WE GON' BE ALRIGHT: Notes on Race and Resegregation. by Chang, Jeff
    Chang, Jeff
    WE GON' BE ALRIGHT: Notes on Race and Resegregation.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Picador, (2016). SIGNED first edition - A collection of provocative essays which "look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. [This book] links #BlackLivesMatter to #OscarsSoWhite, Ferguson to Washington D.C., the Great Migration to resurgent nativism. Chang explores the rise and fall of the idea of 'diversity,' the roots of student protest, changing ideas about Asian Americanness, and the impact of a century of racial separation in housing." SIGNED on the title page. Notes. 182 pp. ISBN: 978-0312429485.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 70529
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  • HEAT LIGHTNING. by Lantigua, John.
    Lantigua, John.
    HEAT LIGHTNING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first suspense novel, set in the Mission district of San Francisco, and introducing San Francisco homicide detective David Cruz, a flawed but very human character. "Cruz is caught between two waring factions from El Salvador, when the body of Gloria Soto is found shot, execution style. Sifting through Gloria's fmaily, friends, and enemies, he soon realizes that the illegal refugees have brought their hatreds and feuds with them, and if he is not careful a full-scale confrontation will erupt." INSCRIBED to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens on the half title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-399133003.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 82687
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  • HEAT LIGHTNING. by Lantigua, John.
    Lantigua, John.
    HEAT LIGHTNING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first suspense novel, set in the Mission district of San Francisco, and introducing San Francisco homicide detective David Cruz, a flawed but very human character. "Cruz is caught between two waring factions from El Salvador, when the body of Gloria Soto is found shot, execution style. Sifting through Gloria's fmaily, friends, and enemies, he soon realizes that the illegal refugees have brought their hatreds and feuds with them, and if he is not careful a full-scale confrontation will erupt." 288 pp. ISBN: 0-399133003.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 87896
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  • DAMASCUS. by Mohr, Joshua.
    Mohr, Joshua.
    DAMASCUS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    San Francisco: Two Dollar Radio, (2011). SIGNED first edition - "It's 2003 and the country is divided evenly for and against the Iraq War. Damascus, a dive bar in San Francisco's Mission District, becomes the unlikely setting for a showdown between the opposing sides." SIGNED by the author on the title page with the words "Viva indie lit!" and dated 10/11 in the year of publication. 206 pp. ISBN: 0-9826848-94.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps (as new).

    Book ID: 57907
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  • Mohr, Joshua.
    DAMASCUS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    San Francisco: Two Dollar Radio, (2011). SIGNED first edition - "It's 2003 and the country is divided evenly for and against the Iraq War. Damascus, a dive bar in San Francisco's Mission District, becomes the unlikely setting for a showdown between the opposing sides." INSCRIBED by the author on the title page with the words "May this tickle your tawdry bone." 206 pp. ISBN: 0-9826848-94.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps (as new).

    Book ID: 80249
    View cart More details Price: $21.50