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MY FATHER IN THE NIGHT.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
San Francisco: Mercury House, (1991). First edition - A coming-of-age novel set in 1950s San Francisco's bohemian North Beach. The story of three generations of an Irish family - 11 year old Pearce, his father Joe, and Joe's father MJ. Haunted by his past with the IRA, MJ hides his crimes - and condemns his son for supporting the IRA, driving a wedge into the family. 273 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 70161More details Price: $15.00
JOSIE, CON AMORE.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Norton, (1966) dj. SIGNED (by dedicatee) hardcover first edition - A warm hearted novel about a restaurant owner in San Francisco's North Beach, "who can't resist helping people--even when they don't know they're in trouble." Dedicated to real life restauranteur Rena Nicolai who has INSCRIBED the title page "To our dear friend --- Hope you will enjoy my book" with La Pantera, and the date of 2-26-66 underneath her signature. 255 pp.
Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, but a tight and straight copy, Dust jacket has light edgewear, sunning to the spine, original price of 4.95 still present).Book ID: 79903More details Price: $25.00