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  • RESTLESS. by Boyd, William.
    Boyd, William.
    RESTLESS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - It's summer 1976 in Oxford, England and Ruth Gilmartin discovers that someon is trying to kill her very English mother Sally - who is really Eva Delectorskaya, a Russian emigre and one-time spy for the British during World War II. 324 pp. ISBN: 1596912367.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 54960
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  • RESTLESS. by Boyd, William.
    Boyd, William.
    RESTLESS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - It's summer 1976 in Oxford, England and Ruth Gilmartin discovers that someon is trying to kill her very English mother Sally - who is really Eva Delectorskaya, a Russian emigre and one-time spy for the British during World War II. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp. ISBN: 1596912367.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66188
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  • IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE: A Daughter's Story. by Chernin, Kim.
    Chernin, Kim.
    IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE: A Daughter's Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Ticknor & Fields, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of two generations trying to make sense of each other's lives: the mother, now 80, a Russian immigrant whose life encompassed 50 years in the American radical movement, including arrest and imprisonment during the McCarthy era, and the daughter, who remembered the discrimination she endured as the child of Communists, her disillusion with the movement and her search for her own identity. A story of conflict, confrontation and reconciliation. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-1673.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate mostly hidden by dj flap, minor edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 62415
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  • GLITTER AND GLUE: A Memoir. by Corrigan, Kelly.
    Corrigan, Kelly.
    GLITTER AND GLUE: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - "When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as ÒYour fatherÕs the glitter but IÕm the glue.Ó . . . a book about the difference between travel and life experience, stepping out and stepping up, fathers and mothers. But mostly itÕs about who you admire and why, and how that changes over time." 224 pp. ISBN: 978-0345532831.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (slightly slanted spine)

    Book ID: 68946
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  • NOT LIKE YOU. by Davis, Deborah.
    Davis, Deborah.
    NOT LIKE YOU.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin), (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Powerful and sensitive young adult novel - honest and beautifully written - the story of a teenage girl who must decide whether taking care of herself means no longer taking care of her alcoholic mother. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. 268 pp. Promotional postcard and author's business card laid in. ISBN: 9780618720934.

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

    Book ID: 40288
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  • NOT LIKE YOU. by Davis, Deborah.
    Davis, Deborah.
    NOT LIKE YOU.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin), (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Powerful and sensitive young adult novel - honest and beautifully written - the story of a teenage girl who must decide whether taking care of herself means no longer taking care of her alcoholic mother. SIGNED on the title page. 268 pp. Promotional postcard laid in. ISBN: 9780618720934.

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

    Book ID: 40287
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  • GRAND AVENUE. by Fielding, Joy.
    Fielding, Joy.
    GRAND AVENUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which explores the bonds of friendship between four women, and how dreams turned to nightmares as the ties faded and lives were destroyed. 392 pp. ISBN: 0-743407075.

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

    Book ID: 75777
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  • THE VANISHERS. by Julavits, Heidi
    Julavits, Heidi
    THE VANISHERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (2012). First edition - A novel about mothers and daughters and the pyschic damage women can inflict on one another. 275 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67012
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  • THE DOTTERY. by Kaschock, Kirsten.
    Kaschock, Kirsten.
    THE DOTTERY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (2014). First edition - The third collection of poems - brief prose poems, in this case - by this author. Winner of the Donald Hall prize in poetry. Brian Teare calls this book "Irreverent, irrepressible and intelligent. . . [it] subjects the identity we call 'daughter'to a deeply feminist skepticism." 75 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72720
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  • THE BLOCK CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER. by Martinez, Demetria
    Martinez, Demetria
    THE BLOCK CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (2012). First edition - A poetic short novel set in Alburqueque and focusing on a young woman, an immigrant from Mexico, working as a waitress and expecting her first child. Volume 11 in the Chicana and Chicano Visions of the Americas series. 95 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63343
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  • ONE TRUE THING by Quindlen, Anna
    Quindlen, Anna
    ONE TRUE THING

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised second novel by this Pulitzer prize winning journalist. Basis for the Meryl Streep movie of the same name, a story of a mother dying of cancer and a daughter who, in caring for her as the disease and pain inexorably worsen, comes to learn that she never really knew her mother at all. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-679-40712x.

    Condition: SIGNED by author on title page. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 8302
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  • NOT BECOMING MY MOTHER: & Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way. by Reichl, Ruth
    Reichl, Ruth
    NOT BECOMING MY MOTHER: & Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Penguin, 2009. dj. Hardcover - A woman tells of her journey as she uncovered the real life her mother led, and learns lessons of self-acceptance, independence, and rebellion. A small volume filled with humor and wisdom. 112 pp. ISBN: 978-1594202162.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 54505
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  • THIS EARTH YOU'LL COME BACK TO. by Roether, Barbara.
    Roether, Barbara.
    THIS EARTH YOU'LL COME BACK TO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Kingston, NY: McPherson & Co, (2015). First edition - The author's first novel (although not her first book, preceded by poetry and essays) -the story of a working family from the rich Ohio farmlands of the 1850s to the rustbelt ruins of 2005 - "Rose Healy of Blanchardville, Ohio, child bootlegger, WWII veteran, devoted reader of Tolstoy, and heroic mother of ten, had the nerve to die before her youngest daughter could get home. Which, as Rose would say, was her own damn fault. Yet, when Stephanie returns after the funeral, restless and plagued by the same unease that drove her away thirty years earlier, she discovers that death is no object when two women need to talk" 250 pp. . ISBN: 9781620540152.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 66758
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  • RHINE MAIDENS. by See, Carolyn.
    See, Carolyn.
    RHINE MAIDENS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of two women, a mother and daughter, each caught in a failed marriage. Set in Southern California. 272 pp.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (short edge tear with associated creasing.)

    Book ID: 51668
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  • FUGITIVE BLUE. by Shapiro, Dani.
    Shapiro, Dani.
    FUGITIVE BLUE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1993. SIGNED first edition - The author's second book, a novel about a daughter's love for her brilliant and difficult mother. INSCRIBED on the half title page "For --- thank you so much for including me in your wonderful reading series" and dated in the month of publication. 247 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67609
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  • HARPER'S MOTHER. by Simons, Wendy.
    Simons, Wendy.
    HARPER'S MOTHER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - New Zealand author's first novel, for which she received the Angus & Robertson Writer's Fellowship, and which was nominated for the New Zealand National Book Award. Harper is fourteen old beyond her years , and has spent most of those years following her mother from man to man, house to house - and yet despite all, they share a warm relationship as they try to find their place in the world. 220 pp. ISBN: 0-133839842.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79163
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