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  • Brownmiller, Susan.
    WAVERLY PLACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fascinating first novel by this feminist writer. Based on an actual incident this has the immediacy of a documentary - as Brownmiller says 'the day the child died, I began to write, to imagine how the couple from my neighborhood whose image flashed repeatedly across my television screen - a lawyer and a woman with a bashed-in face who had once been a writer - could have traveled the distance from people I might have known to such a nightmare.' Dust jacket art by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-8021-10908.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28972
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  • THE WOMAN WHO WALKED INTO DOORS by Doyle, Roddy
    Doyle, Roddy
    THE WOMAN WHO WALKED INTO DOORS

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - Powerful novel of a woman struggling to regain her identity after being married to an abusive husband. Doyle won the Booker prize for his earlier novel "Paddy Clarke, Ha, Ha, Ha." 226 pp. ISBN: 0-670-867756.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69794
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  • EVERYDAY DEATH: The Case of Bernadette Powell. by Jones, Ann.
    Jones, Ann.
    EVERYDAY DEATH: The Case of Bernadette Powell.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the young black woman who killed her abusive husband - and was sentenced to 15 years to life. An examination of how issues of race and sex affect the justice system. 202 pgs. ISBN: 0-03-0629764.

    Condition: Near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15961
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  • BONITA FAYE. by Moseley, Margaret.
    Moseley, Margaret.
    BONITA FAYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dallas, Texas: Three Forks Press, (1996). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Oklahoma author's first novel, nominated for an Edgar Award. "It woulda been easier for Bonita Faye Burnett to stay barefoot and ignorant in the blurred border between Arkansas and Oklahoma. But, no, she had to go and take life into her own hands. The killing of Billy Roy up on Vavanal Hill set her free to fashion a life from the raw, red clay of her hardscrabble life." SIGNED on the title page. Issued in a small first printing by this independent press. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-96376294X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78323
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  • O'Dell, Tawni.
    BACK ROADS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Viking, 2000. dj. Hardcover - The author's highly praised first novel, set in rural Pennsylvania. A study of the legacy of abuse on families and children. ISBN: 0-670-894186.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (Oprah's Book Club seal on dustjacket.)

    Book ID: 28316
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  • O'Dell, Tawni.
    BACK ROADS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, 2000. First edition - The author's highly praised first novel, set in rural Pennsylvania. A study of the legacy of abuse on families and children. Uncommon advance issue preceding the first hardcover printing of this best-selling novel.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 28317
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  • CROWS OVER A WHEATFIELD. by Sharp, Paula.
    Sharp, Paula.
    CROWS OVER A WHEATFIELD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's fourth book, the story of two families shattered by domestic violence. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0159898.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40580
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