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  • Krim, Seymour (edited by Peggy Brooks).
    WHAT'S THIS CAT'S STORY? The Best of Seymour Krim.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Paragon House, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Posthumous collection of writings which become, in effect, an unofficial history of the rise of the counterculture in New York city. Included is an essay on the Kerouac legacy, another on the influence of the New Yorker magazine, an unpublished excerpt from his prose poem 'Chaos' and more. Foreword by James Walcott. Index, 194 pages. ISBN: 1557784701.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (a tight copy with some shelfwear to the edges, fading and some soiling to the dj.)

    Book ID: 16031
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  • THE BULLFIGHTER CHECKS HER MAKEUP: My Encounters with Extraordinary People. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    THE BULLFIGHTER CHECKS HER MAKEUP: My Encounters with Extraordinary People.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third book - a collection of 35 essays by this New Yorker writer and the author of "The Orchid Thief" (which was the basis of the film, "Adaptation" featuring Meryl Streep.) The subjects include people, famous, infamous, and obscure and even a dog with a resemblence to Bill Clinton. Among those profiled are the eponymous Cristina Sanchez, the first woman to become a matador in Spain; Bill Blass and Tonya Harding, a traveling gospel group, the Southernaires, and an African king who is a New York city taxi-driver. SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-679462988.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37079
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