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  • NORTH. by Napoli, Donna Jo.
    Napoli, Donna Jo.
    NORTH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Greenwillow Books, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book for older children, an intriguing combination of fact and fantasy. A 12 year old Black boy living in Washington, DC, tired of being teased because of his mother's over-protectiveness, decides to follow in the footsteps of his here, the African American explorer Matthew Henson, and heads north to the Arctic Circle. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-060579870.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80220
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  • CANDLELAND. by Waites, Martyn.
    Waites, Martyn.
    CANDLELAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2000). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Karen Moir ran away from home in Edinburgh when she was just sixteen; all her father, Detective Inspector Henry Moir, knows is that she was headed for London. With the help of investigative journalist, Steven Larkin, who is himself still dealing with the murder of his wife and child, he sets out to find her - betweem warring drug dealers, child prostitution and gangsters fighting for control, the search becomes a dangerous trawl through London's underworld. One reviewer commented "This novel is disturbing in its use of violence, but the psychological insights are carefully wrought and thoroughly convincing." (Booklist) SIGNED on the title page. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-749004649.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84460
    View cart More details Price: $35.00