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  • THE CHILDREN OF HAM. by Brown, Claude.
    Brown, Claude.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Stein & Day, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a group of teenagers who have been squatting for two years in an abandoned tenement in Harlem. A moving picture of some of the forgotten members of our society, including their battles with the drug addicts who infest the neighborhood, by the author of the acclaimed 'Manchild in the Promised Land.' His second book. 224 pp. In a first issue dust jacket. ISBN: 0-8012-18377.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, dj has some short tears, minor edgewear, price of 10.00 still present)

    Book ID: 51232
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  • TAKEN IN. by Coyle, Beverly.
    Coyle, Beverly.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Florida author's third novel the story of an ordinary family with two teenagers themselves, who become embroiled in the lives of a runaway girl and her violent boyfriend. A presentation copy INSCRIBED on the title page by the author -"For ---who does such good things for books in the world" and dated in July 1998. Also laid in is a card "compliments of the author" with a hand-written note and a comment that this is an early copy - publication date was July 2, 1998. Uncommon signed. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-670-86398X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65115
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  • ESCAPE FROM NOWHERE. by Eyerly, Jeannette.
    Eyerly, Jeannette.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Lippincott, (1969) dj. Hardcover - A high school student uses smoking pot to try and escape from the problems in her life. 187 pp. ISBN: 0-397-310706.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to top edge of front cover of dj)

    Book ID: 66350
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  • EXPOSURE. by Fowler, Therese.
    Fowler, Therese.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2011). Hardcover first edition - Her third novel, a story of two families caught up in a legal nightmare when Anthony sends his girl friend a nude picture of himself - and her father discovers it on her computer and calls the police. Not just "ripped from the headline", this was inspired by Fowler's own 19 year old son's arrest for "sexting." Author's note. 366 pp. ISBN: 978-0345515537.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76902
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  • Friedenberg, Edgar Z.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Dell, 1967. Nice older paperback of this classic (50c cover price.) Introduction by David Reisman.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 11476
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  • THE LAST PICTURE SHOW. by McMurtry, Larry.
    McMurtry, Larry.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Book of the Month Club, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Attractive hardcover edition of this novel originally published in 1966, and set in a small dying town in the midst of the vast plains of Texas in the 1950s. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Basis for the movie of the same name. Illustrated title page. 280 pp. Dust jacket illustration by Kathleen McCutcheon.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (hint of toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 60086
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  • Paul, Jacqueline.
    JAPAN QUEST: An Illustrated Opinion of Modern Japanese Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tokyo, Japan & Rutland, VT: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing House / Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - Photographs and text by Jacqueline Paul, edited by John G. Roberts. Records the process by which one visitor to Japan learned something about that country. The author sought to understand the nature and the problems of modern Japan through an unbiased observation of contemporary Japanese life as it is lived in Tokyo. Her book concentrates on those aspects of the Tokyo scene in the post World War II years that she found most interesting as a photographer and a foreigner -.from the role of women to the pressures put on students. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Oblong format. Unpaginated (116 pp)

    Condition: Fine in a good dust dust jacket and a slightly worn slipcase (dust jacket has tear on back cover with associated creasing, .

    Book ID: 55262
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  • THE GOD BOX. by Sanchez, Alex.
    Sanchez, Alex.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel for young adults by this Lambda-award winning author which explores what it means for a high school boy to be both openly gay in a small town and a committed Christian. SIGNED on the title page. 248 pp plus a note from the author. ISBN: 1416908994.

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

    Book ID: 39218
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  • GETTING IT. by Sanchez, Alex.
    Sanchez, Alex.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2007.). SIGNED - An exploration of friendship, homophobia and homosexuality in a Texas high school - serious topics, but "dramatized with humor and truth." SIGNED on the title page. 210 pp plus a glossary of Spanish words, and an excerpt from "The God Box.". ISBN: 1416908986.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 39219
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  • WIDENING CIRCLES. by Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton.
    Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account by one of the founders of a program designed to create a save place for teenagers who are "chronic underachievers" - runaways, dropouts often recycling in and out of the juvenile prison system. From the cover: "Amid the ashes of the South Bronx, Argus Community is evidence that America has within it the power reclaim the ghettoes of our country". Notes, glossary. xvi, 331 pp. ISBN: 0-060151099.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some penciled underlining, mostly in the introduction, sunning to the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 79254
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