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  • THE MIDDLESTEINS. by Attenberg, Jami.
    Attenberg, Jami.
    THE MIDDLESTEINS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, fourth book. "For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's obsession with food - thinking about it, eating it - and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live." SIGNED on the title page. Finalist, L.A. Times Book Prize for 2013. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1455507214.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82395
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  • THE MIDDLESTEINS. by Attenberg, Jami.
    Attenberg, Jami.
    THE MIDDLESTEINS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2012). SIGNED first edition - The author's third novel, fourth book. "For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's obsession with food - thinking about it, eating it - and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live." SIGNED on the title page. Finalist, L.A. Times Book Prize for 2013. 272 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82396
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  • ELEANOR RUSHING. by Friedmann, Patty.
    Friedmann, Patty.
    ELEANOR RUSHING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third book, set in New Orleans - a story of a young woman's obsession with a married minister is both a novel of pyschological suspense, and a look at the wilfulness of obsessive love and the power of memory to damage the soul. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 1582430039.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64937
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  • THE SWAN THIEVES. by Kostova, Elizabeth.
    Kostova, Elizabeth.
    THE SWAN THIEVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, (2010). First edition - A psychological thriller about an obsessed artist, set in both the modern world and in late 19th France - "A haunting novel of art and obsession. A mystery spanning continents and centuries. A love story that crosses the ultimate border." 565 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new) Laid in is a trifold promotional brochure in full color on stiff card stock.

    Book ID: 54104
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  • DEPTHS. by Mankell, Henning.
    Mankell, Henning.
    DEPTHS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format)

    New York: The New Press, (2006). First edition - A story of obsession set on the coast of Sweden during World War I, as a naval officer is willing to do anything to maintain his two lives - one with a fascination for an illiterate young widow living on the rocky isle of Halsskar, unaware even that the world is at war - and also with his reserved and elegant wife. Translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. 404 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84903
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  • Sayer, Paul.
    HOWLING AT THE MOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable, . (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel (his first won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award). ISBN: 0-094695903.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (toning to the pages, otherwise tight and clean.)

    Book ID: 61730
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  • A MERMAID IN NIKOLI. by Woods, William.
    Woods, William.
    A MERMAID IN NIKOLI.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's sixth novel, the story of an actress named Xenia, both beautiful and talented and vicious and amoral, and of one man's obsession with her, giving up his wife and children and risking arrest to be with her. 174 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tear with associated creasing on upper edge of front cover, minor sunning to spine, original price of $4.95 on flap)

    Book ID: 83842
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