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  • THE KEEPSAKE. by Gunn, Kirsty.
    Gunn, Kirsty.
    THE KEEPSAKE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - New Zealand authors second novel, the story of the sometimes destructive relationship between a young girl and her mother. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6759.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69255
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  • RAIN. by Gunn, Kirsty.
    Gunn, Kirsty.
    RAIN.

    Edition: First US printing and first hardcover edition.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - New Zealand authors highly acclaimed first novel. Dust jacket praise from Edna O'Brien and Fay Weldon (who said "Small masterpieces do not usually come as readable as this") among others. 95 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-5922.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50990
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  • SECRET SACRAMENT. by Jordan, Sherryl.
    Jordan, Sherryl.
    SECRET SACRAMENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young adult novel by this award winning New Zealand writer - one which combines fantasy and an understanding of the roots of your own culture. When he was just seven, Eshban Vala witnessed the brutal killing of a native Shinali woman at the hands of his own people, the Navoran Empire, and ever since he dreamed of being a healer. Now, he must struggle between his loyalty to his own people, his love fro the Shinali, and his growing sense of conscience. 338 pp. Dust jacket art by Leo and Diane Dillon. ISBN: 0-06028904X.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39327
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  • THE ORCHARD ON FIRE. by Mackay, Shena.
    Mackay, Shena.
    THE ORCHARD ON FIRE.

    Edition: First edition, as stated

    Wakefield, Rhode Island & London: Moyer Bell, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in a small English village in the 1950s, this is the story of 8 year old April Harlency's coming of age, despite encountering prejudice, gossip and child abuse. The third novel by this New Zealand writer, 215 pp. ISBN: 155921-175X.

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

    Book ID: 59497
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  • DEAD WATER. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    DEAD WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1963) dj. Hardcover first edition - True first edition of this Roderick Alleyn mystery, published in the US a year before it appeared in the UK. 244 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65859
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  • THE COLLECTED SHORT FICTION OF NGAIO MARSH. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    THE COLLECTED SHORT FICTION OF NGAIO MARSH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: International Polygonics, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Edited and with an introduction by Douglas G. Greene. Includes short stories featuring Roderick Alleyn, two essays by Marsh, one her account of the creation of her detective, and a previously unpublished script written for British television. 289 pp. ISBN: 1558820507.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66231
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  • HAND IN GLOVE. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    HAND IN GLOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in a small English village by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" duiring the Golden Age of Detective Fiction Features Superintendent Roderick Alleyn and his assistant Fox. 243 pp. Dust jacket by Emil Antonucci.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65919
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