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  • BLOODROOT. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    BLOODROOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, in which China returns to her family plantation in Mississippi on the Bloodroot River. Resources, references, recipes. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-425-181901.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51437
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig
    BLOODROOT.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001.) dj. Hardcover - A China Bayles mystery, in which China returns to her family plantation in Mississippi on the Bloodroot River. Resources, references, recipes. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-425-181901.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36514
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  • BLOODROOT. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    BLOODROOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, in which China returns to her family plantation in Mississippi on the Bloodroot River. SIGNED on the title page. Resources, references, recipes. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-425-181901.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77239
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  • ABIDING DARKNESS & WEDGEWOOD GREY: The Black or White Chronicles, Book One and Two (2 volume set.) by Anderson, John Aubrey.
    Anderson, John Aubrey.
    ABIDING DARKNESS & WEDGEWOOD GREY: The Black or White Chronicles, Book One and Two (2 volume set.)

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Warner Faith, (2006, 2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - A set of the first two books in this series about the battle between the forces of good and evil - the first is set in Mississippi in 1945, and the second novel is 15 years later. Deals with the relationship between the races, and the strength found in long abiding friendships. Book Two is a first printing, Book One is a first thus, since it was originally published as "Black or White." Map endpapers. Reader's guide at the end of eavh book. 339. 372 pp. ISBN: 9780446579506.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Sold as a set only.

    Book ID: 64542
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  • BOB THE GAMBLER. by Barthelme, Frederick.
    Barthelme, Frederick.
    BOB THE GAMBLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Biloxi, Mississippi, and described as "A wonderfully crackball love story in which Ray and Jewel Kaiser try out the Paradise casino and what curious things happen to them; what tricks of chance involving, among others, Jewel's fourteen-year-old daughter RV, the casino and its personnel, Ray's dead father, and a mother convinced that a sitcom star is visiting across the street from her house" this darkly funny novel has dustjacket praise from such authors as John Barth, Robert Olen Butler and more. Barthelme has also written eloquently in the New Yorker magazine about his own real problems with gambling. SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-395-809770.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64246
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  • BOB THE GAMBLER. by Barthelme, Frederick.
    Barthelme, Frederick.
    BOB THE GAMBLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in Biloxi, Mississippi, and described as "A wonderfully crackball love story in which Ray and Jewel Kaiser try out the Paradise casino and what curious things happen to them; what tricks of chance involving, among others, Jewel's fourteen-year-old daughter RV, the casino and its personnel, Ray's dead father, and a mother convinced that a sitcom star is visiting across the street from her house" this darkly funny novel has dustjacket praise from such authors as John Barth, Robert Olen Butler and more. Barthelme has also written eloquently in the New Yorker magazine about his own real problems with gambling. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-395-809770.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, some wear to rear fold of dj)

    Book ID: 76153
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  • MARGARET CAPE: A Novel. by Dunbar, Wylene.
    Dunbar, Wylene.
    MARGARET CAPE: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of a woman from Massachusetts who marries a plantation owner from Mississippi. "A personal mystery within a legal mystery, this constantly surprising novel confronts us with the power of the past entwined with the present- and a woman's efforts to understand both." Epilogue. 345 pp. ISBN: 0-151002487.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55711
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  • CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER. by Franklin, Tom.
    Franklin, Tom.
    CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - An atmospheric novel set in rural Mississippi - twenty years ago two boys - one white, one black - had an unlikely bond, and then a girl disappeared and suspicion rested on Larry, the white boy. Now Silas has returned as town constable, and another girl has disappeared, 274 pp. ISBN: 978-0060594664.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some bleeding from the cloth spine to the interior of the dj, initials on rear endpaper.)

    Book ID: 63916
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  • CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER. by Franklin, Tom.
    Franklin, Tom.
    CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - An atmospheric novel set in rural Mississippi - twenty years ago two boys - one white, one black - had an unlikely bond, and then a girl disappeared and suspicion rested on Larry, the white boy. Now Silas has returned as town constable, and another girl has disappeared, 274 pp. ISBN: 978-0060594664.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64002
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  • THE RUNAWAY JURY. by Grisham, John.
    Grisham, John.
    THE RUNAWAY JURY.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Doubleday, (1996.) dj. Hardcover - Legal thriller involving a landmark tobacco trial in Biloxi, Mississippi. 371 pp. ISBN: 0-385-472943.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52593
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  • Grisham, John.
    THE RUNAWAY JURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Legal thriller involving a landmark tobacco trial in Biloxi, Mississippi. 401 pp. ISBN: 0-385-472943.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41784
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  • CHALKTOWN. by Haynes, Melinda.
    Haynes, Melinda.
    CHALKTOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in a small Mississippi town in the 1960s. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-6656X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59245
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  • SHIVAREE. by Horn, J. D.
    Horn, J. D.
    SHIVAREE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Seattle: 47North, (2015). SIGNED first edition - Horror novel set in Mississippi at the end of the Korean War - "After four good olÕ boys are attacked in the night while seeking to terrorize a local black family, decades of buried secrets begin to rise. From ConroyÕs most powerful citizenÑknown as Òthe JudgeÓÑto the man Corinne intends to marry, no one is innocent. Yet the deepest secret of all involves the beautiful, cruel, and dead Miss Ruby. The former belle of Conroy, and ElijahÕs lost love, is neither forgotten nor truly gone. But her death is only the beginning of a slow vengeance that wonÕt stop until its hunger is satisfied." SIGNED on the title page with a small…

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    Seattle: 47North, (2015). SIGNED first edition - Horror novel set in Mississippi at the end of the Korean War - "After four good olÕ boys are attacked in the night while seeking to terrorize a local black family, decades of buried secrets begin to rise. From ConroyÕs most powerful citizenÑknown as Òthe JudgeÓÑto the man Corinne intends to marry, no one is innocent. Yet the deepest secret of all involves the beautiful, cruel, and dead Miss Ruby. The former belle of Conroy, and ElijahÕs lost love, is neither forgotten nor truly gone. But her death is only the beginning of a slow vengeance that wonÕt stop until its hunger is satisfied." SIGNED on the title page with a small doodle. 305 pp.

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

    Book ID: 71664
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  • THE DEVIL'S PUNCHBOWL. by Iles, Greg.
    Iles, Greg.
    THE DEVIL'S PUNCHBOWL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set in Natchez, Mississippi, where attorney Penn Cage is now the mayor. "A deep river pit in Natchez, Mississippi, reputed to be the hiding spot for Jean Lafitte's hidden treasure and a dumping ground for numerous murder victims, becomes the site of a dangerous showdown for Cage." SIGNED on the title page. 577 pp. ISBN: 978-0743292511.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to the edges of the textblock).

    Book ID: 72030
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  • THE DEVIL'S PUNCHBOWL. by Iles, Greg.
    Iles, Greg.
    THE DEVIL'S PUNCHBOWL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - Thriller set in Natchez, Mississippi, where attorney Penn Cage is now the mayor. "A deep river pit in Natchez, Mississippi, reputed to be the hiding spot for Jean Lafitte's hidden treasure and a dumping ground for numerous murder victims, becomes the site of a dangerous showdown for Cage." 577 pp. ISBN: 978-0743292511.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75829
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  • SLEEP NO MORE. by Iles, Greg.
    Iles, Greg.
    SLEEP NO MORE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A supernatural thriller set in small town Mississippi. "Eve Sumner has an uncanny resemblance to a long-dead woman with whom John Waters was once obsessively in love. The successful Mississippi oilman's college affair with Mallory Candler ended long before she was killed, but the mysterious Eve knows things about that affair that only Mallory could have known." SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 380 pp. ISBN: 978-0399148811.

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

    Book ID: 77434
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  • MORTAL FEAR. by Iles, Greg.
    Iles, Greg.
    MORTAL FEAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - A psychosexual thriller. From his farmhouse in the remote Mississippi Delta, Harper Cole trades commodities by day and by night he manages an erotic billboard. When six women, in different cities, are murdered, he contacts the FBI - only to find himself the prime suspect. 564 pp. ISBN: 0-525937927.

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

    Book ID: 77435
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  • THE HELP. by Stockett, Kathryn.
    Stockett, Kathryn.
    THE HELP.

    Edition: First printing (with a full number line beginning with '1')

    New York: Putnam, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, which focuses on the lives of black women who work as servants in a small Mississippi town in 1962 at the dawn of the Civil Rights era. A surprise bestseller, which went quickly into many later printings, this was also the basis of the movie of the same name. 451 pp. ISBN: 978-0399155345.

    Condition: Very near fine in a first issue dustjacket with seven blurbs on the rear cover, but no reviews (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 64265
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  • THE HELP. by Stockett, Kathryn.
    Stockett, Kathryn.
    THE HELP.

    Edition: First printing (with a full number line beginning with '1')

    New York: Putnam, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, which focuses on the lives of black women who work as servants in a small Mississippi town in 1962 at the dawn of the Civil Rights era. A surprise bestseller, which went quickly into many later printings, this was also the basis of the movie of the same name. 451 pp. ISBN: 978-0399155345.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket -second state dj with the original price of $24.95 but "national bestseller" overprinted on front cover.

    Book ID: 64011
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  • Williams, Joan
    PAY THE PIPER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - "A novel set in the Deep South about a woman's passionate dangerous affair with a prison convict" - the fifth novel by the author of 'The Morning and the Evening..'. ISBN: 0-525-24543x.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (rem line, closed tear at top of spine, crease on front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 5971
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  • PAY THE PIPER by Williams, Joan
    Williams, Joan
    PAY THE PIPER

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, 1988. Hardcover first edition - "A novel set in the Deep South about a woman's passionate dangerous affair with a prison convict" - the fifth novel by the author of 'The Morning and the Evening..' 312 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed stiff red wrappers.

    Book ID: 38934
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  • COUNTY WOMAN. by Williams, Joan.
    Williams, Joan.
    COUNTY WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon novel by this underappreciated writer - the story of a woman in rural Mississippi in 1962, fifty, white and a housewife all her life, who is inspired by the civil rights movement to find meaning in her own life. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-316-942375.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 45664
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  • GRIFFIN'S WAY. by Yerby, Frank.
    Yerby, Frank.
    GRIFFIN'S WAY.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Dial Press, 1962. dj. Hardcover - Historical novel set on a plantation in Mississippi in the years right after the Civil War. Although Yerby was an African American writer, his historical novels focused on the ruling white class. 220 pp. Dust jacket design by Julian Paul.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings, in a good dust jacket (spine label, some wear to top of dj spine)

    Book ID: 79239
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