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  • NEWS OF THE WORLD. by Jiles, Paulette.
    Jiles, Paulette.
    NEWS OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2016). SIGNED first edition - Novel nominated for the National Book Award. "In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction." SIGNED on the title page. Note from the author. 211 pp. Advance copies of this book are uncommon, and especially so signed.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72918
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  • TELEX FROM CUBA. by Kushner, Rachel.
    Kushner, Rachel.
    TELEX FROM CUBA.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scribner, (2008.). First edition - Her first novel, set in the American community in Cuba - the 300,000 acres of United Fruit Company sugarcane - in the years leading up to Castro's revolution. Nominated for the National Book Award. 322 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (lower corner of back corner clipped, some toning to edges of textblock) An uncommon advance issue. .

    Book ID: 73189
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  • TELEX FROM CUBA. by Kushner, Rachel.
    Kushner, Rachel.
    TELEX FROM CUBA.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first novel, set in the American community in Cuba - the 300,000 acres of United Fruit Company sugarcane - in the years leading up to Castro's revolution. Nominated for the National Book Award. 322 pp. ISBN: 141656103x.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74753
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  • SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO. by Shacochis, Bob.
    Shacochis, Bob.
    SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's first novel (preceded by two collections of short stories), set on a lush Caribbean island where a volcano has smoldered for years - described as 'at once a beguiling love story and a superbly sophisticated political novel about the fruits of imperialism in the 20th century' this was nominated for the National Book Award, and Shacochis has been called one of the best young writers in the US today. 518 pp. ISBN: 0-684-192608.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46927
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  • SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO. by Shacochis, Bob.
    Shacochis, Bob.
    SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's first novel (preceded by two collections of short stories), set on a lush Caribbean island where a volcano has smoldered for years - described as 'at once a beguiling love story and a superbly sophisticated political novel about the fruits of imperialism in the 20th century' this was nominated for the National Book Award, and Shacochis has been called one of the best young writers in the US today. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 1994. ISBN: 0-684-192608.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.(a tight copy, with a faint remainder line on bottom edge, crease to dj flap.)

    Book ID: 27091
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  • OUTERBRIDGE REACH. by Stone, Robert.
    Stone, Robert.
    OUTERBRIDGE REACH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel of the sea, involving a long distance race, nominated for the National Book award. SIGNED on the half title page. Rockwell Kent illustration on title page and dustjacket. Map endpapers. 409 pp. ISBN: 0-395-587816.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62357
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  • OUTERBRIDGE REACH. by Stone, Robert.
    Stone, Robert.
    OUTERBRIDGE REACH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of the sea, involving a long distance race, nominated for the National Book award. Rockwell Kent illustration on title page and dustjacket. Map endpapers. 409 pp. ISBN: 0-395-587816.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39537
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  • Stone, Robert.
    OUTERBRIDGE REACH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel of the sea, involving a long distance race, nominated for the National Book award. SIGNED on the title page. Rockwell Kent illustration on title page and dustjacket. Map endpapers. 409 pp. ISBN: 0-395-587816.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 23754
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  • Woodson, Jacqueline.
    LOCOMOTION.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, (2004.). SIGNED - A book of poems, as written by an 11 year old boy, Lonnie Coleman - he writes about the death of his parents, living in a foster family and being separated from his younger sister. Nominated for the National Book Award for young people's literature and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. SIGNED on the title page. 100 pp plus 2 pp of activities and questions related to the book. ISBN: 0-439-636159.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37048
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  • Woodson, Jacqueline.
    LOCOMOTION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, 2003. SIGNED first edition - A book of poems, as written by an 11 year old boy, Lonnie Coleman - he writes about the death of his parents, living in a foster family and being separated from his younger sister. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Nominated for the National Book Award for young people's literature and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26971
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