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  • Agee, Jon.
    Z GOES HOME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A bright and cheerful alphabet book with the shapes of the letters integrated into the pictures. Definition of the words used at the back of the book - ending with 'zowie! what you say when you finish this book!' SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Large format, bound in glossy illustrated boards. ISBN: 0-7868-19871.

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

    Book ID: 29444
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  • Andres, Katharine, (illustrated by Brant Day).
    HUMPHREY AND RALPH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "When his baby brother seems to be getting all the attention, Ralph tries to find ways to get noticed himself... Spirited, funny and true to life, here is a charming story of rivalry turned to love." Lively pastel illustrations by Brant Day. Large format, unpaginated, in glossy illustrated boards. ISBN: 0-671-881299.

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

    Book ID: 31790
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  • PULPHOUSE: The Hardback Magazine, Issue Nine, Fall 1990. by [Anthology, signed] Rusch, Kristine Katherine, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Harry Turtledove and Nina Kiriki Hoffman, signed)
    [Anthology, signed] Rusch, Kristine Katherine, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Harry Turtledove and Nina Kiriki Hoffman, signed)
    PULPHOUSE: The Hardback Magazine, Issue Nine, Fall 1990.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - One of 1000 numbered copies. An anthology of dark fantasy stories. SIGNED by THREE authors at their stories: Joe R. Lansdale at 'the Pit', Harry Turtledove at 'Honeymouth' and Nina Kiriki Hoffman at 'Housewife.' This also includes stories by Melinda Snodgrass, Nancy Collins, Lisa Tuttle, Steve Perry, William Wu, and others. 259 pages. Statement of limitation tipped in at rear of book.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in black leatherette with green metallic lettering, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 25512
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  • PULPHOUSE: The Hardback Magazine, Issue Nine, Fall 1990. by [Anthology, signed] Rusch, Kristine Katherine, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Harry Turtledove, WIlliam Wu and Nina Kiriki Hoffman, signed)
    [Anthology, signed] Rusch, Kristine Katherine, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Harry Turtledove, WIlliam Wu and Nina Kiriki Hoffman, signed)
    PULPHOUSE: The Hardback Magazine, Issue Nine, Fall 1990.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - One of 1000 numbered copies. An anthology of dark fantasy stories. SIGNED by FOUR authors at their stories: Turtledove at 'Honeymouth; ' Nina Kiriki Hoffman at 'Housewife' ; Joe R. Lansdale at 'the Pit', and William F. Wu at 'Wild Garlic.' Includes stories by Harry Turtledove, Melinda Snodgrass, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, William Wu, Joe R. Lansdale, Lisa Tuttle, Nancy Collins, S. P. Somtow, Kelley Eskridge, Steve Perry and others. 259 pages. Statement of limitation tipped in at rear of book.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in black leatherette with green metallic lettering, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 18124
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  • Arnold, George.
    GROWING UP SIMPLE: An Irreverent Look at Kids in the 1950's.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format) Revised edition.

    Austin, TX: Eakin Press, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Although described as 'a novel' the author admits that these interconnected stories of a boyhood in Waco and Austin, Texas in the 1950's are partly true. Foreword by Liz Carpenter. Sticker on front cover noting it was the winner of the 2003 Independent BookPublishers Award. SIGNED on the half title page by the author.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 29614
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  • Arnold, George.
    GROWING UP SIMPLE: An Irreverent Look at Kids in the 1950's.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format) Revised edition.

    Austin, TX: Eakin Press, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Although described as 'a novel' the author admits that these interconnected stories of a boyhood in Waco and Austin, Texas in the 1950's are partly true. Foreword by Liz Carpenter. Sticker on front cover noting it was the winner of the 2003 Independent BookPublishers Award.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the half title page by the author. Fine (a new copy) Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 30013
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  • Aseel, Maryam Qudrat.
    TORN BETWEEN TWO CULTURES: An Afghan-American Woman Speaks Out.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sterling, VA: Capitol Books, Inc. 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - An interesting look at Afghanistan and the Muslim culture by a woman born in the United States to first generation Afghan immigrants, and who, because of the closeness of her family and the size of the refugee community, continues to feel close to her Afghan heritage, even while growing up in America. Photographs. Index. 191 pp. ISBN: 1-931865-360.

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

    Book ID: 25895
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  • Barnes, Julian.
    TALKING IT OVER.

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel about 30 friends, all around 30, set in London - one in which 'three wonderfully realized voices are telling 3 wildly different versions of one story.'. ISBN: 0-679-40525-9.

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

    Book ID: 3755
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  • MIDNIGHT AT THE DRAGON CAFE. by Bates, Judy Fong.
    Bates, Judy Fong.
    MIDNIGHT AT THE DRAGON CAFE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Counterpoint, (2005.). First edition - Author's excellent first novel (and second book), the story of a young Chinese girl who is torn apart by family secrets and divided loyalties in a small Canadian town in the 1950's. Originally published in Canada - where the author, like the narrator in this novel, came as a young girl - this is being published as a trade paperback original in the United States. 315 pp.

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

    Book ID: 30762
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  • Benshoof-Holler, Margaret.
    BURNING OF THE MARRIAGE HAT: A Novel of High Plains Women.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Francisco: Wind Women Press, 2002. SIGNED - In the process of learning about her grandmother's life as a frontier woman in late 19th century Wyoming, a woman also confronts her own experiences as a young woman in the 60s and 70s. ISBN: 0-9714473-22.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page. As new.

    Book ID: 30313
    Keywords: new, Women Authors
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  • Billingsley, ReShonda Tate.
    MY BROTHER'S KEEPER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Oklahoma City: Paradigm Publishing, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - A novel of family violence, of the scars it leaves on the children, and of forgiveness. INSCRIBED by the author on the first page. Promotional card laid in. ISBN: 0-708620-32.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 29616
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  • Blanco, Evangeline.
    CARIBE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the UC Irvine's 21st Annual Chicano/Latino Literary Contest, this is a carefully researched historical novel set on the island of Puerto Rico. ISBN: 0-385-486502.

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

    Book ID: 14401
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  • Bova, Ben.
    THE ROCK RATS: Book II of the Asteroid Wars.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Adventure story set in the near-future, of rugged independent high-tech prospectors, who are mining the asteroid belt. SIGNED on the title page. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-765-302276.

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

    Book ID: 29510
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  • EVAN ONLY KNOWS. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    EVAN ONLY KNOWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 7th Constable Evans mystery, set in Wales. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-312-301138.

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

    Book ID: 65526
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  • Breytenbach, Breyten.
    RETURN TO PARADISE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book by this Afrikaaner poet and painter about returning to South Africa as a visitor from his exile in France - as a white South African, a member of the ANC, one who was imprisoned by the apartheid government for 7 years, and as one who has lived most of his adult life in exile, he is both an insider and an outsider. This is a vivid picture of the paradoxes of South Africa in transition - Nelson Mandela is now free, but bloodshed and looting are still common - 'how do you reconcile liberal instincts with the preservation of property?' 224 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1770867.

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

    Book ID: 29316
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  • Brinkloe, William Draper.
    TARA, PRINCESS OF WALES:The Breathtaking Tale of a Magnificent Woman Warrior's Battle to Lead Her Nation.

    Edition: Trade paperback original , not issued in hardcover.

    New York: Atuhor's Choice Press (c.2000.). SIGNED first edition - Historical novel set in 9th century Wales and Denmark. Includes a note by the author on the documented historical background and a list of references.515 pp Laid in is a slip of reviews of this book and a promotional card. ISBN: 0-595-125077.

    Condition: SIGNED by the author inside the front cover and dated in the year of publication. Fine (a new copy.) Sheet of reviews laid in.

    Book ID: 29270
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  • THE JUDGMENT. by Buffa, D. W.
    Buffa, D. W.
    THE JUDGMENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel in the critically acclaimed series of legal thrillers featuring Portland Oregon defense attorney Joseph Antonelli. The fact that Buffa was himself a defense attorney for 10 years gives this series an authentic feel. SIGNED on the title page and dated in May, 2001 in the month of publication. 418 pp. ISBN: 0-446-527378.

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

    Book ID: 60224
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  • BREACH OF TRUST. by Buffa, D. W.
    Buffa, D. W.
    BREACH OF TRUST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth novel in the critically acclaimed series of legal thrillers featuring Portland Oregon defense attorney Joseph Antonelli. The fact that Buffa was himself a defense attorney for 10 years gives this series an authentic feel. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 371 pp. ISBN: 0-399-151907.

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

    Book ID: 59580
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  • Burnham, Philip.
    THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCE IN NORTHERN CAMEROON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study extending over a period of 25 years in northern Cameroon, a region of great cultural diversity, populated by the politically dominant Fulbe, the pastoral Mbororo, and farming groups like the Gbaya. Looks also at the conflicts between traditions and nationalism, and of the effects of organizations like the World Bank. Extensive notes, glossary, bibliography, index. 210 pp. ISBN: 1-56098-6948.

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

    Book ID: 26430
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  • Capo, Fran.
    ALMOST A WISE GUY (Based on a True Story).

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, (2002.). SIGNED first edition - Described as humor/memoir/novella on the cover, this is the story of Frankie Crooks, a down-to-earth Italian kid from Greenwich village who is torn between two worlds - the mob and law enforcement - because he has a brother in both. By a stand-up comic, motivational speaker and adventurist... ISBN: 1-4033-10483.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page 'for.... always look for the laughter in life.' and dated in 2003. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 30307
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  • SHADOW OF THE HEGEMON. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    SHADOW OF THE HEGEMON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Orson Scott Card's 'Ender's Game' is one of the most popular science fiction novels ever written. It tells the story of the boy "Ender" Wiggin and his victory over an alien race threatening to destroy all of humanity. In 'Ender's Shadow', Card told the story of another child in the Battle School, the one they called Bean. Now Card continues Bean's story. ISBN: 0-312-876513.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51275
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  • Carey, Lisa.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE YOUNG.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, 2000. First edition - Her second novel, an intermingling of the present with the story of a group of Irish immigrants who were washed up on the shores of Maine in 1848 after the ship they were on sank.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30453
    Keywords: new, Women Authors
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  • Carey, Lisa.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE YOUNG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel, an intermingling of the present with the story of a group of Irish immigrants who were washed up on the shores of Maine in 1848 after the ship they were on sank. ISBN: 0-380-976757.

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

    Book ID: 29953
    Keywords: new, Women Authors
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  • Carter, Angela
    WISE CHILDREN

    Edition: First Canadian printing.

    Toronto: Little Brown, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A 'richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families' sweeping from Broadway in the 1890's to London in 1915 and during the blitz and up to the present day. ISBN: 0-316-130532.

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

    Book ID: 31463
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  • SHANGRI-LA: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon. by Cooney, Eleanor and Altieri, Daniel.
    Cooney, Eleanor and Altieri, Daniel.
    SHANGRI-LA: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a remote section of Tibet in 1966 as the invading People's Liberation Army of China endangers the existence of this hidden paradise called 'Shangri-La.' 324 pp. ISBN: 0-688-128726.

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

    Book ID: 51645
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  • SHANGRI-LA: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon. by Cooney, Eleanor and Altieri, Daniel.
    Cooney, Eleanor and Altieri, Daniel.
    SHANGRI-LA: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a remote section of Tibet in 1966 as the invading People's Liberation Army of China endangers the existence of this hidden paradise called 'Shangri-La.' 324 pp. ISBN: 0-688-128726.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51048
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  • D'Aguiar, Fred
    FEEDING THE GHOSTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set aboard a slave ship in 1781, inspired by a true story. ISBN: 0-88001-623x.

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

    Book ID: 31449
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  • Detrez, Conrad.
    ZONE OF FIRE.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: HBJ, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel to be published in English (posthumously) by this winner of France's Renaudot Prize; translated from French by Lydia Davis. Set in Nicaragua in 1979 as it recovering from an earthquake, plunging into a revolution.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a new, unread copy but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 12506
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  • THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India. SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author. ISBN: 0-385-49727x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's material laid in, including a photocopy of a brief autobiographical piece which Divakaruni wrote called 'Miss World.'

    Book ID: 30529
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  • THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India. SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30530
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