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  • FALLOUT. by Anderson, Kevin J, and Doug Beason.
    Anderson, Kevin J, and Doug Beason.
    FALLOUT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ace Books, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - A techno-thriller set in the near future at a Nevada nuclear test site. Second novel featuring Craig Kreident. SIGNED on the title page by Kevin Anderson. Published as a paperback original, so this advance issue is larger than the final book. 303 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed orange wrappers.

    Book ID: 45571
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  • BITTERSWEET. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BITTERSWEET.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Spinsters - Aunt Lute Books, (1989.). SIGNED - Barr's first novel, the story of two women, determined to stay together, in a frontier outpost in remote northern Nevada. Originally published in 1984. SIGNED on the title page. 329 pp. ISBN: 0-933216-645.

    Condition: Very good minus (reading crease on front cover, no creases on spine.) Although this has been reprinted since, it is rather uncommon in this first softcover edition, published by a small women's press.

    Book ID: 40358
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  • BITTERSWEET. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BITTERSWEET.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Spinsters - Aunt Lute Books, (1989.). SIGNED - Barr's first novel, the story of two women, determined to stay together, in a frontier outpost in remote northern Nevada. Originally published in 1984. SIGNED on the title page. 329 pp. ISBN: 0-933216-645.

    Condition: Very good. Review copy, with stamp stating this on first page. Light creasing to corners of cover, no creases on spine. Although this has been reprinted since, it is rather uncommon in this first softcover edition, published by a small women's press.

    Book ID: 31085
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  • Child, Lincoln.
    UTOPIA.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (2002.). First edition - Techno-thriller set in a huge theme park in Nevada, which is infiltrated by a group of criminal terrorists who threaten the lives of everyone in the park. First solo novel by the co-author, with Douglas Preston, of several thrillers, including "Relic" "Cabinet of Curiosities" etc. 432 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 35994
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  • WANNA GET LUCKY? by Coonts, Deborah.
    Coonts, Deborah.
    WANNA GET LUCKY?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Las Vegas, where Lucky O'Toole is head of customer relations at the plushest megacasino, when a young woman plunges from a sightseeing helicopter. ISBN: 978-0765325433.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76973
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  • Cutlir, Helen.
    RUNAWAY BOY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Vantage Press, (1958.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's uncommon first book, a story for older children. 11 year old Jem Dawes says a silent good-bye to his family in California and heads for the wide-open spaces of Nevada. Includes a map and several pages of facts about Nevada. 85 pp.

    Condition: SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. Fine in very good- dust jacket (edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 28266
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  • Daugherty, Tracy.
    WHAT FALLS AWAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, third book, winner of the 1994 Associated Writing Programs Award. Set in an isolated military community in the Nevada desert - one where underground testing explosions still shatter the night, and where the ground has been poisoned by years of testing. Cover praise from Elizabeth Cox, Rosellen Brown and Garrett Hongo. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-393038378.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36352
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  • WHAT FALLS AWAY. by Daugherty, Tracy.
    Daugherty, Tracy.
    WHAT FALLS AWAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, third book, winner of the 1994 Associated Writing Programs Award. Set in an isolated military community in the Nevada desert - one where underground testing explosions still shatter the night, and where the ground has been poisoned by years of testing. Cover praise from Elizabeth Cox, Rosellen Brown and Garrett Hongo. SIGNED on the title page. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-393038378.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61402
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  • MOON MUSIC. by Kellerman, Faye.
    Kellerman, Faye.
    MOON MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe, set on the glitzy strip of Las Vegas and in the desert surrounding the city - and at the site of the above ground atom bomb tests in the 1950's. 424 pp. ISBN: 0-688-14369-5.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65406
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  • Kellerman, Faye.
    MOON MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe, set on the glitzy strip of Las Vegas and in the desert surrounding the city - and at the site of the above ground atom bomb tests in the 1950's. 424 pp. ISBN: 0-688-14369-5.

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

    Book ID: 37203
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  • Nunn, Kem.
    UNASSIGNED TERRITORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1987.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, described as a 'stunning evocation of the Mojave Desert and of the unusual people who choose to live in those terrible miles of nothing' - a coming of age story of a young fundamentalist who is losing his religion, and a novel which includes both the suspense that caused critics to compare Nunn to Chandler and Hammett and a poetic evocation of the people who confront the arid spaces of the American Southwest. SIGNED on the title page by the author, and rather uncommon thus. ISBN: 0-385-295367.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (light rubbing to dj.)

    Book ID: 31242
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  • STRAY DOGS. by Ridley, John.
    Ridley, John.
    STRAY DOGS.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - African American writer and film director's highly praised first novel: John Stewart has to get to Vegas to settle a gambling debt - or else - but his car breaks down in a small town in the middle of the Nevada desert. Violence, dirty double crosses, murder, plot twists and pure noir, basis for the Oliver Stone movie 'U-Turn.'. ISBN: 0-345-41345-8.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41431
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  • THE DESERT LOOK. by Schopen, Bernard.
    Schopen, Bernard.
    THE DESERT LOOK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - A mystery which combines the sleaziness of the casinos in Las Vegas and Reno with precise descriptions of the Nevada desert and mountains - and the incredible lonliness they engender. One of the best "Western" mysteries. ISBN: 0-89296-3549.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (faint remainder mark, wear to both book and dj at top of spine, hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 15479
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  • THE BIG SILENCE. by Schopen, Bernard.
    Schopen, Bernard.
    THE BIG SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery: it begins "In Nevada, anything is possible." 263 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-3530.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 24449
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  • Schopen, Bernard.
    THE DESERT LOOK.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1990. First edition - The mystery combines the sleaziness of the casinos in Las Vegas and Reno with precise descriptions of the Nevada desert and mountains - and the incredible lonliness they engender. One of the best "Western" mysteries.

    Condition: Very good in printed wrappers - some wear to the edge of the front cover, edge curling, small stain.

    Book ID: 2395
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  • Schopen, Bernard.
    THE BIG SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's excellent first mystery: it begins 'In Nevada, anything is possible.' Dust jacket praise from Robert Campbell and Arthur Lyons, who described this as 'an intricate and moody debut novel, filled with powerful detail and stark desert atmosphere.'. ISBN: 0-89296-3530.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (spine slant, light foxing to edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 29124
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  • THE BIG SILENCE. by Schopen, Bernard.
    Schopen, Bernard.
    THE BIG SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's excellent first mystery: it begins 'In Nevada, anything is possible.' Dust jacket praise from Robert Campbell and Arthur Lyons, who described this as 'an intricate and moody debut novel, filled with powerful detail and stark desert atmosphere.'. ISBN: 0-89296-3530.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (spine slant, light foxing to edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 72149
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