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  • WE ARE WATER. by Lamb, Wally.
    Lamb, Wally.
    WE ARE WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy. . . told in the alternating voices of the Ohs: nonconformist, Anna; her ex-husband, Orion, a psychologist; Ariane, the do-gooder daughter, and her twin, Andrew, the rebellious only son; and free-spirited Marissa, the youngest. It is also a portrait of modern America, exploring issues of class, changing social mores, the legacy of racial violence, and the nature of creativity and art." Based in part on the life and probable murder of Ellis Ruley, an African American outsider artist in Connecticut. Brief list of suggestions for further reading. 561 pp. ISBN: 9780061941023.

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

    Book ID: 58203
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  • WE ARE WATER. by Lamb, Wally.
    Lamb, Wally.
    WE ARE WATER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2013). SIGNED first edition - "A disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy. . . told in the alternating voices of the Ohs: nonconformist, Anna; her ex-husband, Orion, a psychologist; Ariane, the do-gooder daughter, and her twin, Andrew, the rebellious only son; and free-spirited Marissa, the youngest. It is also a portrait of modern America, exploring issues of class, changing social mores, the legacy of racial violence, and the nature of creativity and art." Based in part on the life and probable murder of Ellis Ruley, an African American outsider artist in Connecticut. SIGNED on the title page. 561 pp.

    Condition: Fine in blue and green wrappers with French flaps (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 58205
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  • WE ARE WATER. by Lamb, Wally.
    Lamb, Wally.
    WE ARE WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy. . . told in the alternating voices of the Ohs: nonconformist, Anna; her ex-husband, Orion, a psychologist; Ariane, the do-gooder daughter, and her twin, Andrew, the rebellious only son; and free-spirited Marissa, the youngest. It is also a portrait of modern America, exploring issues of class, changing social mores, the legacy of racial violence, and the nature of creativity and art." Based in part on the life and probable murder of Ellis Ruley, an African American outsider artist in Connecticut. SIGNED on the TITLE page (not a tipped in page). Brief list of suggestions for further reading. 561 pp. ISBN: 9780061941023.

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

    Book ID: 58204
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  • BEAST IN THE MIRROR: the Life of Outsider Artist Antonio Ligabue by [Ligabue, Antonio] Jones, Karen Kavelin.
    [Ligabue, Antonio] Jones, Karen Kavelin.
    BEAST IN THE MIRROR: the Life of Outsider Artist Antonio Ligabue

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first work about Liguabue (1899-1965) to appear in English. The reclusive artist, an outsider in every way, spent most of his life in a hut beside the Po River in Italy. Illustrated in both color and black and white. 136 pp. ISBN: 0-88496-4248.

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

    Book ID: 9347
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  • RECLAMATION AND TRANSFORMATION: Three Self-Taught Chicago Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Kevin Orth. by Patterson, Tom; Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination [Gregory Warmack], Kevin Orth.
    Patterson, Tom; Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination [Gregory Warmack], Kevin Orth.
    RECLAMATION AND TRANSFORMATION: Three Self-Taught Chicago Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Kevin Orth.

    Edition: First printing, a large format trade paperback.

    Chicago: Terra Museum of American Art, (1994.). First edition - Book produced in connection with an exhibit mounted at the Terra Musuem in 1994. Profusely illustrated in color with many wonderful examples of "outsider art" of fascinating originality. The informative essays by Tom Patterson gives each artist a chance to describe their art in their own words. Includes a chronology of each artist, and a checklist of the exhibition (278 works). Large format. 104 pp. ISBN: 0-932171-079.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 31961
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  • DISCOVERING ELLIS RULEY: The Story of an American Outsider Artist by Smith, Glenn Robert with Kenner, Robert
    Smith, Glenn Robert with Kenner, Robert
    DISCOVERING ELLIS RULEY: The Story of an American Outsider Artist

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1993.
    dj
    . Hardcover first edition - The story of a self-taught African American artist who lived in Norwich, Connecticut from 1882 until his mysterious death in 1959, and also the story of the collector, Glenn Smith, who happened upon one of Ruley's paintings, and spent years tracking down his story, and some o f his other works, to produce this book. Illustrated with photographs related to Ruley's life and with beautiful full-color reproductions of his paintings. Large format. ISBN: 0-517-590700.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4839
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