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  • O'Faolain, Nuala.
    MY DREAM OF YOU.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this Irish reporter (her first book, 'Are You Somebody' was a surprise bestseller.) Set in both the present and 150 years ago during the great famine in Ireland, this is the story of a woman who is writing the story of a scandalous affair in 1850. ISBN: 1-57322-1775.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26088
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  • O'Faolain, Nuala.
    MY DREAM OF YOU.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this Irish reporter (her first book, 'Are You Somebody' was a surprise bestseller.) Set in both the present and 150 years ago during the great famine in Ireland, this is the story of a woman who is writing the story of a scandalous affair in 1850. ISBN: 1-57322-1775.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to rear flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 27056
    View cart More details Price: $28.00
  • O'Faolain, Nuala.
    MY DREAM OF YOU.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2001. SIGNED first edition - First novel by this Irish reporter (her first book, 'Are You Somebody' was a surprise bestseller.) Set in both the present and 150 years ago during the great famine in Ireland, this is the story of a woman who is writing the story of a scandalous affair in 1850. This advance issue is much less common than the first printing, which had a reported run of 125,000 copies.

    Condition: Fine (as new.) SIGNED by the author on the title page, and uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 27064
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  • MY DREAM OF YOU. by O'Faolain, Nuala.
    O'Faolain, Nuala.
    MY DREAM OF YOU.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this Irish reporter (her first book, 'Are You Somebody' was a surprise bestseller.) Set in both the present and 150 years ago during the great famine in Ireland, this is the story of a woman who is writing the story of a scandalous affair in 1850. ISBN: 1-57322-1775.

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

    Book ID: 44071
    View cart More details Price: $12.50
  • THE KEENERS. by Shaw, Maura D.
    Shaw, Maura D.
    THE KEENERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Palm Beach, FL: Medallion Press, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel which opens in Ireland in 1846 where the potato blight has returned and the people are dying and continuing in America through 1905. "Ireland is dying. And Margaret cannot keen for an entire country. Leaving her decimated family, she flees with her husband, now a wanted man, to America. In Troy, New York, where pig iron, starched collars, and union banners herald the success of Irish immigrants, Margaret discovers something even more precious than a new life and modest prosperity. She finds the heart and soul of Ireland. And she finds it in the voice of the Keeners." INSCRIBED on the title page. 278 pp. ISBN: 1-932815155.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82332
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