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  • LOST CANYON. by Revoyr, Nina.
    Revoyr, Nina.
    LOST CANYON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Akashic Books, (2015). Uncommon advance issue of this highly praised literate thriller, named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Recommended Books of 2015. A story of survival set in the Sierra Nevada mountains this uses "ravishing descriptions of the magnificent landscape, unrelenting suspense, incisive psychology, and shrewd perspectives on matters of race and gender, [to create] a gripping tale of unintended adventure and profound transformation." (Booklist) Publisher's promotional material laid in. 321 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83455
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  • Revoyr, Nina.
    LOST CANYON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Akashic Books, (2015). First edition - Uncommon advance issue of this highly praised literate thriller, named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Recommended Books of 2015. A story of survival set in the Sierra Nevada mountains this uses "ravishing descriptions of the magnificent landscape, unrelenting suspense, incisive psychology, and shrewd perspectives on matters of race and gender, [to create] a gripping tale of unintended adventure and profound transformation." (Booklist) Publisher's promotional material laid in. 321 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (slit to bottom of front cover and lower corner of about half of textblock).

    Book ID: 83456
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  • THE CAGE. by Schulman, Audrey.
    Schulman, Audrey.
    THE CAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1994. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, named an ALA Notable Book - a "harrowing wilderness adventure story, features an unlikely heroine: five-foot-one photographer Beryl, who must venture deep into the Canadian Arctic, fend off dozens of the world's largest land carnivores, and survive. . . . In Churchill, where the bears gather every autumn to hunt on the frozen Hudson Bay, she barely survives her first hair- raising encounter with a bear while accompanying a policewoman on all-night patrol. The stakes increase as the team boards its state- of-the-art Arctic Traveler bus and ventures 40 miles into the wilderness, where Beryl climbs into her cage and takes pictures as hungry…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1994. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, named an ALA Notable Book - a "harrowing wilderness adventure story, features an unlikely heroine: five-foot-one photographer Beryl, who must venture deep into the Canadian Arctic, fend off dozens of the world's largest land carnivores, and survive. . . . In Churchill, where the bears gather every autumn to hunt on the frozen Hudson Bay, she barely survives her first hair- raising encounter with a bear while accompanying a policewoman on all-night patrol. The stakes increase as the team boards its state- of-the-art Arctic Traveler bus and ventures 40 miles into the wilderness, where Beryl climbs into her cage and takes pictures as hungry bears try to devour her, . . but her sessions are cut short when the ten-foot monsters chew the bus's fuel tanks to shreds, forcing its passengers to hike unprotected across the tundra in a desperate bid for warmth and shelter. Dramatically understated, yet offering several unforgettably vivid descriptions of wildlife encounters" (Kirkus) SIGNED on the title page. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. The uncommon red wrap-around promotional band - offering a full refund if this book does not "chill you" is still present. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-792720784.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83390
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  • THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX. by Trevor, Elleston (pseudonym of Trevor Dudley-Smith, 1920-1995).
    Trevor, Elleston (pseudonym of Trevor Dudley-Smith, 1920-1995).
    THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of his most powerful novels, a study of men driven to the breaking point in their struggle to survive. "Here was a plane half-built and it could save their lives; but they stood bickering. This was the desert, out to kill in one of its countless ways: reducing a man in its heat, shriveling him and taking away his dignity, giving him water again to send him in search of what he had lost: his pride." Basis for the 1965 film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough and Peter Finch and for a 2004 film directed by John Moore (with the setting moved…

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    New York: Harper & Row, (1964) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of his most powerful novels, a study of men driven to the breaking point in their struggle to survive. "Here was a plane half-built and it could save their lives; but they stood bickering. This was the desert, out to kill in one of its countless ways: reducing a man in its heat, shriveling him and taking away his dignity, giving him water again to send him in search of what he had lost: his pride." Basis for the 1965 film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough and Peter Finch and for a 2004 film directed by John Moore (with the setting moved from the Sahara to the Gobi Desert) Price of $4.95 and date code of 6/64 intact on the front flap. 242 pp.
    Dust jacket by Carl Fischer.

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    Condition: Very near fine in black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine in a very good dustjacket with some minor edgewear, short closed tears.

    Book ID: 85678
    View cart More details Price: $65.00