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  • Alden, Paulette Bates.
    FEEDING THE EAGLES.

    Edition: First printing.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of eleven interrelateds short stories which feature Miriam Batson, a native Southerner transplanted to the Midwest by marriage, as she confronts and comes to term with the shifting ground of her life. Alden was herself born in Greenville, South Carolina, and was writer in residence as the University of Minnesota at the time this was published. Dust jacket praise from Wallace Stegner and Scott Turow. 176 p. ISBN: 1-555971113.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30891
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  • Allison, Dorothy.
    TRASH.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Ithaca, New York: Firebrand Press, (1988.). SIGNED - SIGNED on the title page. Author's second book, a collection of short stories. Later printing. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-932379-516.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (embossed seal of previous owner.)

    Book ID: 34524
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  • CAVEDWELLER. by Allison, Dorothy
    Allison, Dorothy
    CAVEDWELLER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, 1998. First edition - Novel about a woman who returns to Georgia, leaving behind the glitz of southern California, to reclaim the two daughters she left behind years ago. 588 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (one corner slightly bent.)

    Book ID: 41076
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  • TRASH. by Allison, Dorothy.
    Allison, Dorothy.
    TRASH.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Ithaca, New York: Firebrand Press, nd (c1988.). Author's second book, a collection of short stories. Later printing. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-932379-516.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 47937
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  • BIG TROUBLE. by Barry, Dave.
    Barry, Dave.
    BIG TROUBLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Florida journalist and humorist's first novel. Stephen King said it was the funniest book he'd read in 40 years; Elmore Leonard said "in 50 years" while Carl Hiaasen called it 'outrageously warped, cheerfully depraved - and harrowingly close to real life in Florida.' SIGNED on the title page. 255 pp. ISBN: 0-739405152.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73859
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  • BIG TROUBLE. by Barry, Dave.
    Barry, Dave.
    BIG TROUBLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Florida journalist and humorist's first novel. Stephen King said it was the funniest book he'd read in 40 years; Elmore Leonard said "in 50 years" while Carl Hiaasen called it 'outrageously warped, cheerfully depraved - and harrowingly close to real life in Florida.' SIGNED on the title page. 255 pp. ISBN: 0-739405152.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 42587
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  • PAINTED DESERT. by Barthelme, Frederick.
    Barthelme, Frederick.
    PAINTED DESERT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking Press, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A searching look at our contemporary culture, as junior college professor Del Tribute and his cyber-muckraker friend Jen head west from Mississippi to a Los Angeles in the midst of rioting. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-670-864692.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59655
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  • MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL: A Savannah Story. by Berendt, John.
    Berendt, John.
    MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL: A Savannah Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A combination of mystery and travel book, this is an account of a 1981 murder in Savannah, Georgia and its aftermath. Basis for the Clint Eastwood movie of the same name.Winner of the Southern Book Award, finalist for the Pulitzer. A true first with the errors on page 11 and 32. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-679-429220.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65634
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  • MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL: A Savannah Story. by Berendt, John.
    Berendt, John.
    MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL: A Savannah Story.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Random House, (1994.) dj. Hardcover - A combination of mystery and travel book, this is an account of a 1981 murder in Savannah, Georgia and its aftermath. Basis for the Clint Eastwood movie of the same name.Winner of the Southern Book Award, finalist for the Pulitzer. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-679-429220.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53417
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  • THE SALAD. by Berry, Wendell.
    Berry, Wendell.
    THE SALAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: North Point Press, (1980.). SIGNED first edition - A single poem, in light green stiff paper stapled wrappers. Cover drawing by Bruce McGraw. SIGNED by Berry at the end of the poem. 5 pp plus notes.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 52934
    Keywords: Poetry, southern writer
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  • ENTRIES: Poems. by Berry, Wendell.
    Berry, Wendell.
    ENTRIES: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection covering 10 years work - at the heart of this book is a series of poem's written during his father's final years. 80 pp. Laid in is a flyer for an event featuring Wendell Berry "in celebration of " this collection. ISBN: 0-679426094.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name on verso of front endpaper)

    Book ID: 68290
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  • ANY COLD JORDAN. by Bottoms, David.
    Bottoms, David.
    ANY COLD JORDAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this prize-winning Southern poet and writer. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-934601-127.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (light toning to the pages, crease to corner of dj flap)

    Book ID: 58181
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  • Bottoms, David.
    ANY COLD JORDAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this prize-winning Southern poet and writer. ISBN: 0-934601-127.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 21473
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  • FRICTION. by Brown, Sandra.
    Brown, Sandra.
    FRICTION.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2016). SIGNED - Texas Ranger Crawford Brown wants his daughter back - but a courtroom shooting threatens that. SIGNED on the title page. 430 pp. ISBN: 978-1455581184.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 66574
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  • DIXIE CITY JAM. by Burke, James Lee.
    Burke, James Lee.
    DIXIE CITY JAM.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    New York: Hyperion, (1994). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The seventh Dave Robicheaux mystery. One of 1525 copies individually numbered and SIGNED by Burke on the limitation page. Winner of the Dashiell Hammett award. 367 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-60197.

    Condition: Very near fine in black cloth in a black cloth slipcase with silver lettering.

    Book ID: 73863
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  • DIXIE CITY JAM. by Burke, James Lee.
    Burke, James Lee.
    DIXIE CITY JAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The seventh Dave Robicheaux mystery. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Dashiell Hammett award. 367 pp. Publisher's bookmark laid in. ISBN: 0-7868-60197.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77023
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  • BLACK CHERRY BLUES by Burke, James Lee
    Burke, James Lee
    BLACK CHERRY BLUES

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1989.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring ex-New Orleans cop Dave Robichaux and one of the best in the series. Winner of the Edgar award for best novel. SIGNED on the title page. 290 pp. Dust jacket art by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-316-116998.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65190
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  • BLACK CHERRY BLUES by Burke, James Lee
    Burke, James Lee
    BLACK CHERRY BLUES

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring ex-New Orleans cop Dave Robichaux and one of the best in the series. Winner of the Edgar award for best novel. 290 pp. Dust jacket art by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-316-116998.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 49748
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  • DIXIE CITY JAM. by Burke, James Lee.
    Burke, James Lee.
    DIXIE CITY JAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh Dave Robicheaux mystery. Winner of the Dashiell Hammett award. 367 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-60197.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64628
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  • A CHRISTMAS MEMORY. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    A CHRISTMAS MEMORY.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Random House, (1966, c 1956.). Hardcover first edition - Autobiographical story from his childhood in Alabama and of his relationship with one of his elderly cousins - Sook Faulk, who died in 1938 when he was away at school. 45 pp. Designed By George Salter

    Condition: Fine in turquoise and tan cloth with gilt lettering and decorative band in a near fine slipcase with a photograph of Capote and his cousin on the front.

    Book ID: 57972
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  • ONE CHRISTMAS. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    ONE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1983.). Hardcover first edition - Autobiographical story of a visit to New Orleans when Capote was six, to spend Christmas with his rarely seen father. 41 pp. ISBN: 0-394-53266X.

    Condition: Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and decorative gilt band, lacking the slipcase.

    Book ID: 54092
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  • THE GRASS HARP. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    THE GRASS HARP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1951.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second novel (4th book), set in a small Southern town in the 1930s, this the story of three odd and endearing characters - an orphaned boy and two old ladies - who run away to live in a tree house on the edge of town. Basis for the motion picture starring Sissy Spacek and Walter Matthau 181 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in the first issue binding of coarse oatmeal cloth in a fair only dustjacket (price clipped, loss of about 1 1/2 inches at bottom of dj spine, other edgewear.)

    Book ID: 56976
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  • ONE CHRISTMAS. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    ONE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1983.). Hardcover first edition - Autobiographical story of a visit to New Orleans when Capote was six, to spend Christmas with his rarely seen father. 41 pp. ISBN: 0-394-53266X.

    Condition: Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and decorative band in a very near fine slipcase with a photograph of Capote and his father on the front.

    Book ID: 52902
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  • RIVER: A Poem. by Chappell, Fred.
    Chappell, Fred.
    RIVER: A Poem.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2000.). His second book of poetry, originally published in 1975. 51 pp.. ISBN: 0-807100943.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55401
    Keywords: Poetry, southern writer
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  • FAMILY GATHERING: Poems. by Chappell, Fred.
    Chappell, Fred.
    FAMILY GATHERING: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2000.). First edition - Collection of inter-related poems by this award winning Southern writer. 62 pp. ISBN: 0-8071-26268.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55402
    Keywords: Poetry, southern writer
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  • SOUTHERN CROSS THE DOG. by Cheng, Bill.
    Cheng, Bill.
    SOUTHERN CROSS THE DOG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press / Harper Collins, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first novel, set after the Great Flood of 1927 in Mississippi, the story of how an 8 year old boy lost everything, but still survived to become a tough young man. 324 pp. ISBN: 978-0062225009.

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

    Book ID: 65563
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  • A WORLD MADE OF FIRE. by Childress, Mark.
    Childress, Mark.
    A WORLD MADE OF FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Southern author's very highly praised first novel, set in Alabama in the early 1900s. SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket blurbs from Pat Conroy, James Dickey and Erskine Caldwell, among others. ISBN: 0-394-536347.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55598
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  • BREAKHEART HILL. by Cook, Thomas H.
    Cook, Thomas H.
    BREAKHEART HILL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful story of violence and its aftermath by this Edgar award winning writer - of "the price a whole town paid for a single moment of passionate betrayal. The town was Choctaw, Alabama. The place was Breakheart Hill. The girl was Kelli Troy. The violence that rocked Breakheart Hill on that summer afternoon did not end on its wooded slope. At least not for Ben Wade, the only man who knows what really happened that August afternoon in 1962." 264 pp. ISBN: 0-553-096516.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72945
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  • THE ERRAND OF THE EYE by Coulter, Hope Norman
    Coulter, Hope Norman
    THE ERRAND OF THE EYE

    Edition: First printing.

    Little Rock, Arkansas: August Rock, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Southern author's first book, a story of desegregation in the south, told from the viewpoint of those white southerners who rallied for integration only to be shunned by other whites, distrusted by blacks, and in the end to find themselves compromising their ideals. DJ praise from Fred Chappell, Jack Butler and Mark Childress. Winner of the Porter Fund Award for Literary Excellence. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87483-0567.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 17954
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  • THE ERRAND OF THE EYE by Coulter, Hope Norman
    Coulter, Hope Norman
    THE ERRAND OF THE EYE

    Edition: First printing.

    Little Rock, Arkansas: August Rock, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Southern author's first book, a story of desegregation in the south, told from the viewpoint of those white southerners who rallied for integration only to be shunned by other whites, distrusted by blacks, and in the end to find themselves compromising their ideals. DJ praise from Fred Chappell, Jack Butler and Mark Childress. Winner of the Porter Fund Award for Literary Excellence. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87483-0567.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (spine of dj sunned.)

    Book ID: 39585
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