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  • TRACKS. by Bess, Clayton.
    Bess, Clayton.
    TRACKS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel for older children set in the 1930's Depression era Oklahoma, Texas and California, as two brothers hop freight trains towards Los Angeles. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page "For.... an adventure to share with the family" and dated in 1988. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-395405718.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42179
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  • THE RETURN OF THE RAVEN MOCKER: An Alafair Tucker Mystery. by Casey, Donis.
    Casey, Donis.
    THE RETURN OF THE RAVEN MOCKER: An Alafair Tucker Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2017) dj. Hardcover first edition - The ninth in this award-winning mystery series set in Oklahoma in the 1910s and featuring Alafair Tucker, a mother of ten. It is 1918 and as war is raging in Europe, the deadly influenza epidemic is sweeping through Boynton. ISBN: 978-146207549.

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

    Book ID: 72203
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  • RED DIRT: GROWING UP OKIE. by Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.
    Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.
    RED DIRT: GROWING UP OKIE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York & London: Verso, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - An account of her childhood in rural Oklahoma, from the Dust Bowl days to the end of the Eisenhower era, in which she "bears witness to a family and community which still clings to the dream of America as a republic of landowners." INSCRIBED on the title page. viii, 224 pp. ISBN: 1-85984-8567.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (creasing to lower edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 43269
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  • RED DIRT: GROWING UP OKIE. by Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.
    Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.
    RED DIRT: GROWING UP OKIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Verso, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of her childhood in rural Oklahoma, from the Dust Bowl days to the end of the Eisenhower era, in which she "bears witness to a family and community which still clings to the dream of America as a republic of landowners." SIGNED on the title page. viii, 224 pp. ISBN: 1-85984-8567.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54793
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  • CIMARRON. by Ferber, Edna (1887-1968.)
    Ferber, Edna (1887-1968.)
    CIMARRON.

    Edition: First edition (stated)

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1930. Hardcover first edition - Novel which begins with the Oklahoma land rush - on the Cherokee strip - in 1893.Twice adapted for the movies (in 1931 and again in 1960.) 388 pp Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Fair condition only in the original tan cloth covers (soiling to the covers, binding somewhat shaken, but still sturdy, prev owner's name) .

    Book ID: 63396
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  • RAVENMOCKER. by Hager, Jean.
    Hager, Jean.
    RAVENMOCKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Molly Bearpaw, an investigator for the Native American Advocacy League, a Cherokee from Oklahoma. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-4936.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket. (glue remnants under dj flaps, spine cocked.)

    Book ID: 46484
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  • RAVENMOCKER. by Hager, Jean.
    Hager, Jean.
    RAVENMOCKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Molly Bearpaw, an investigator for the Native American Advocacy League, a Cherokee from Oklahoma. INSCRIBED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-4936.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (upper corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 61082
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  • FIRE CARRIER. by Hager Jean.
    Hager Jean.
    FIRE CARRIER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in Oklahoma and featuring Mitch Bushyhead, half-Cherokee, single father, and Buckskin chief of police. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-566-5.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43495
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  • DESPERADOES. by Hansen, Ron.
    Hansen, Ron.
    DESPERADOES.

    Edition: 2nd printing (before publication)

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Hansen's highly praised first novel - in it "one of the legends of [the West] comes alive again - the story of the notorious outlaw gang, the Daltons, from their hardscrabble beginnings to the final, terrible morning when all but one of the boys are shot down and snuffed out in the fatal raid on Coffeyville, Kansas." This book is told in the voice of the surviving brother - the youngest of the Daltons. SIGNED on the title page. 273 pp. Map endpapers. Wraparound dust jacket art by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-394-503503.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's letter laid in noting that the two printings before publication totalled 17,500 copies.

    Book ID: 58574
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  • DESPERADOES. by Hansen, Ron.
    Hansen, Ron.
    DESPERADOES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. SIGNED - Hansen's highly praised first novel - in it "one of the legends of [the West] comes alive again - the story of the notorious outlaw gang, the Daltons, from their hardscrabble beginnings to the final, terrible morning when all but one of the boys are shot down and snuffed out in the fatal raid on Coffeyville, Kansas." This book is told in the voice of the surviving brother - the youngest of the Daltons. SIGNED on the title page. 273 pp. Wraparound cover art by Wendell Minor.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 46644
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  • COYOTE REVENGE. by Harris, Fred.
    Harris, Fred.
    COYOTE REVENGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this former U. S . Senator from Oklahoma - "Harris brilliantly captures Depression-era Oklahoma as he vividly creates a nail-biting suspense mystery set against the backdrop of a small western prairie town." 197 pp. ISBN: 0-060183969.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41151
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  • BLACK GOLD. by Henry, Marguerite; Wesley Dennis, illustrator.
    Henry, Marguerite; Wesley Dennis, illustrator.
    BLACK GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Chicago: Rand McNally, (1957.). Hardcover first edition - The story of a young boy in Chichasha, Oklahoma in the early 1900s and of a courageous little stallion and of his heart-breaking last race. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis. Full color illustrated endpapers. Slightly oversized format. 173 pp. plus a final note from the author.

    Condition: Very good in black cloth with gold lettering and illustration (gift inscription, no dust jacket)

    Book ID: 58251
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  • DECEPTION ON ALL ACCOUNTS. by Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue
    Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue
    DECEPTION ON ALL ACCOUNTS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (2003). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, set against the backdrop of small-town Oklahoma and its Native Cherokee culture, this introduces Sadie Walela as it "shines a light on violence, corporate corruption, and prejudice in modern America." SIGNED on the title page. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-816523118.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77127
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  • Johnson, Guy
    STANDING AT THE SCRATCH LINE

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, 1998. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. First novel by this African American writer, the son of Maya Angelou. At over 500 pages, it is a massive book covering the period from World War I to Jazz Age Harlem, rum-running in prohibition New Orleans and finally life in an all-black township in Oklahoma. I found the book to be both deeply flawed and mesmerizing - an unusual debut. 548 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 25419
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  • SAND IN MY EYES. by Laune, Seigniora Russell (Illustrated by Paul Laune)
    Laune, Seigniora Russell (Illustrated by Paul Laune)
    SAND IN MY EYES.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1956.) dj. Hardcover - An entertaining first hand account of life on the frontier in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. "A true story of a young wife and the town she helped to build. . . The very young Mrs. Laune first saw the new town of Woodward, Oklahoma Territory in 1896, three years after her husband had set up a tent beside the strip of sand which was to be the main street." Illustrated by her son, Paul Laune, with line drawings throughout and full color illustrated endpapers. 256 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (crinkling to the back cover of the dj, tape repair to interior.)

    Book ID: 56699
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  • LOST AND FOUND. by Lehrer, Jim.
    Lehrer, Jim.
    LOST AND FOUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth One-Eyed Mack mystery. Mack, who 'deserves a permanent place in American folklore,' is Oklahama's lieutenant governor. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-399-136010.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50569
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  • THE DEATHS OF SYBIL BOLTON: An American History. by McAuliffe, Jr, Dennis.
    McAuliffe, Jr, Dennis.
    THE DEATHS OF SYBIL BOLTON: An American History.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Times Books, (1994). First edition - "A journalist provides a provocative look at the systematic reign of terror against the Osage Indians that took place during the 1920s, revealing a campaign of swindles, murder, and cover-up designed to seize the tribe's wealth." In this case, the author discovers the brutal murder of his grandmother was part of a deliberate killing spree carried out by white Oklahomans against the Osages after oil was discovered on their land. Publishers material laid in, 261 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76379
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  • Pratt, James Michael.
    TICKET HOME.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 2001. A weaving together of World War II and the present day in a moving tale of love, loss and family.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 18962
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  • Ray, David.
    THE ENDLESS SEARCH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at his harrowing childhood in Oklahoma in the 1930's, the abuse he suffered at the hands of a guardian, and his search for the father who abandoned him, for a home, for love and approval, by an award-winning poet and editor. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs. 303 pp. ISBN: 1-887128-522.

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

    Book ID: 30295
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  • Smith, C.W.
    BUFFALO NICKEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel: 'A sprawling saga of love and money in the American West -- the story of 'the world's richest Indian.' In 1917 oil was discovered on David Copperfield's land in Oklahoma -- and overnight the Kiowa ferryman, a.k.a. Went on a Journey, became a millionaire' - a story of the conflict between the clash of Kiowa and white cultures in the early 20th century. Dust jacket art by David Montiel. 429 pp. ISBN: 0-671-624474.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38342
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  • THE MYSTERY OF THE OLD THORNDYKE. by Waldschmidt, Jean.
    Waldschmidt, Jean.
    THE MYSTERY OF THE OLD THORNDYKE.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, (1955) dj. Hardcover first edition - When their professor-father breaks his leg, two boys are sent to Carson City - the former end of the Texas cattle drives - to oversee the demolition of the now derelict old hotel which had been a glittering monument for cowboys on the trail back in the 1870s. 189 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, sunning to the spine of the dust jacket)

    Book ID: 59369
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