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  • SKY MASTERS. by Brown, Dale.
    Brown, Dale.
    SKY MASTERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth techno-thriller by this former Air Force captain - set in what was the near future at the time it was written. Glossary. 510 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 1-55611-060x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60364
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  • DREAM JUNGLE. by Hagedorn, Jessica.
    Hagedorn, Jessica.
    DREAM JUNGLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the Philippine Islands by this award-winning writer, born in the Philippines herself, who 'chronicles the clash between American and Filipino culture.' SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket praise from Maureen Howard, Ruth Ozeki and Junot Diaz who said "As beautiful as summer, as unforgettable as heartbreak, and Zamora de Legazpi is one of the most troubled and fascinating protagonists in recent memory. Another luminous performance by a writer who soars from strength to strength." 325 pp. ISBN: 0-670-884588.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (hint of bumping to lower corners.)

    Book ID: 47589
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  • THE GANGSTER OF LOVE. by Hagedorn, Jessica
    Hagedorn, Jessica
    THE GANGSTER OF LOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by this award-winning Filipina writer, alternating in setting between the Philippines and New York and Los Angeles. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-395-754127.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58695
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  • THE GANGSTER OF LOVE. by Hagedorn, Jessica
    Hagedorn, Jessica
    THE GANGSTER OF LOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel by this award-winning Filipina writer, alternating in setting between the Philippines and New York and Los Angeles. SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-395-754127.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (highlighting scattered throughout.)

    Book ID: 50594
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  • DOGEATERS by Hagedorn, Jessica
    Hagedorn, Jessica
    DOGEATERS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this Filipina poet and playwright - set in Manila in the late 50's where Hollywood dreams collide with the violence of living under a dictatorship. SIGNED on the title page.Nominated for National Book Award. 250 pp. ISBN: 0-394-574982.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (inconspicuous previous owner's name.)

    Book ID: 21444
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  • Komisar, Lucy.
    CORAZON AQUINO: The Story of a Revolution.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: George Braziller, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of the woman, wife of the exiled and then asssassinated opposition leader, Begnino Aquino, who became president of the Philippines. Maps, index, 290 pages. ISBN: 0-8076-11719.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18922
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  • THE MASTERMIND: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal. by Ratliff, Evan.
    Ratliff, Evan.
    THE MASTERMIND: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2019) dj. Hardcover first edition - A combination of true crime and investigative journalism, this describes the "decade-long quest to bring down Paul Le Roux - the creator of a frighteningly powerful Internet-enabled cartel who merged the ruthlessness of a drug lord with the technological savvy of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. It all started as an online prescription drug network, supplying hundreds of millions of dollars worth of painkillers to American customers. Before long, the business had turned into a sprawling multinational conglomerate engaged in almost every conceivable aspect of criminal mayhem. Yachts carrying $100 million in cocaine. Safe houses in Hong Kong filled with gold bars. Shipments of methamphetamine from North Korea. Weapons deals…

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    New York: Random House, (2019) dj. Hardcover first edition - A combination of true crime and investigative journalism, this describes the "decade-long quest to bring down Paul Le Roux - the creator of a frighteningly powerful Internet-enabled cartel who merged the ruthlessness of a drug lord with the technological savvy of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. It all started as an online prescription drug network, supplying hundreds of millions of dollars worth of painkillers to American customers. Before long, the business had turned into a sprawling multinational conglomerate engaged in almost every conceivable aspect of criminal mayhem. Yachts carrying $100 million in cocaine. Safe houses in Hong Kong filled with gold bars. Shipments of methamphetamine from North Korea. Weapons deals with Iran. Mercenary armies in Somalia. Teams of hit men in the Philippines. Encryption programs so advanced that the government could not break them. . . It would take relentless investigative work, and a shocking betrayal from within his organization, to catch him. And when he was finally caught, the story turned again, as Le Roux struck a deal to bring down his own organization and the people he had once employed."Photographs, notes, index. xxxi. 446 pp. ISBN: 978-0399590412.

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    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (a new copy but binding flaw affecting the index and rear endpaper - creasing to pages, but text still readable)

    Book ID: 76091
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  • AWAITING TRESPASS (A PASION.) by Ty-Casper, Linda.
    Ty-Casper, Linda.
    AWAITING TRESPASS (A PASION.)

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Reader's International, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which could not be published in the author's native Philippines - but the first of her novels to be published in the US or UK. ISBN: 0-930523-113.

    Condition: Usual browning to the pages as is common with publisher's books, otherwise very near fine in a fine dj.

    Book ID: 18351
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  • Ty-Casper, Linda.
    WINGS OF STONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Reader's International, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the Philippines in the last years of Marcos rule. Cover painting by Filipino artist Ben Cabrera.

    Condition: Usual browning to the pages as is common with publisher's books, one short closed tear to dj, overall near fine in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 12669
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  • LITTLE BROWN BROTHER: America's Forgotten Bid for Empire Which Cost 250,000 Lives. by Wolff, Leon.
    Wolff, Leon.
    LITTLE BROWN BROTHER: America's Forgotten Bid for Empire Which Cost 250,000 Lives.

    Edition: First UK edition..

    London: Longmans, (1961). Hardcover first edition - The story of the United States's annexation of the Philippines - in 1898, the US, with the help of Filipino patriots under Emilio Aguinaldo, had driven out the Spanish - only to find themselves betrayed and once again under domination. The result was a bloody three year war in which a quarter of a million Filipinos and Americans were killed. Illustrated with photographs. Bibliography, index 383 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Good overall in orange boards, no dust-jacket (synopsis from dj flap taped to verso of front endpaper and half title page, tape over final lines of copyright info)

    Book ID: 78480
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