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  • HARBOR. by Adams, Lorraine.
    Adams, Lorraine.
    HARBOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, one which chronicles the "desperate, confused, marginal lives of a group of Arab Muslims in Boston, Montreal, and Brooklyn. Aziz Arkoun arrives in Boston Harbor after 52 days as a stowaway in the hold of a tanker. He swims to shore through icy waters, arriving ill and disoriented.. . Adams does a masterful job of rendering Aziz's confusion as he confronts a strange language in an almost unknowable world, tries to suss out what illegal goings-on his cousin is up to, sleeps in a chair a few hours a night, and works in a low-paying job for a brutish boss."…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, one which chronicles the "desperate, confused, marginal lives of a group of Arab Muslims in Boston, Montreal, and Brooklyn. Aziz Arkoun arrives in Boston Harbor after 52 days as a stowaway in the hold of a tanker. He swims to shore through icy waters, arriving ill and disoriented.. . Adams does a masterful job of rendering Aziz's confusion as he confronts a strange language in an almost unknowable world, tries to suss out what illegal goings-on his cousin is up to, sleeps in a chair a few hours a night, and works in a low-paying job for a brutish boss." This book raises the question of who is a terrorist and it also shows that there are no easy answers. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, finalist for the Orange and Guardian First Book prizes, and selected by the New York Times as a Best Book, by the Washington Post as a Notable Book of the year. 292 pp. ISBN: 1-40004233X.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 85134
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  • THE MIDNIGHT HOUSE. by Berenson, Alex.
    Berenson, Alex.
    THE MIDNIGHT HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller featuring CIA agent John Wells - "Early one morning, a former CIA agent is shot to death in the street. That night, an army vet is gunned down in his doorway. The two victims were part of an eleven-member interrogation team that operated out of a secret base in Poland called the Midnight House." SIGNED by the author on a blank preliminary page. 385 pp. ISBN: 978-0399156205.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76847
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  • Cebrian, Juan Luis.
    RED DOLL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this leading Spanish journalist, a thriller set in post-Franco Spain. Translated by Philip W. Silver. 162 pp. ISBN: 1-555841457.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (previous owner's name on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 21756
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  • RED DOLL. by Cebrian, Juan Luis .
    Cebrian, Juan Luis .
    RED DOLL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in post-Franco Spain, a country rejoicing in newfound freedom but still beset by terrorist violence, corruption and the presence of neo-Fascists and Basque separatists, this is the story of a romance between a politician, advisor to the President, and a young girl, a militant member of the political left, who find themselves caught up in espionage and murder. The first novel by an award-winning journalist. Translated from the Spanish by Philip W. Silver. 162 pp. ISBN: 1-555841457.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85246
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  • Dees, Morris (with James Corcoran.)
    GATHERING STORM: America's Militia Threat.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bookplate SIGNED by author on front endpaper, noting that this is given to the recipient for support of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Photographs, sources, index. 254 pages. ISBN: 0-06-01743x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 17360
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  • 12 DRUMMERS DRUMMING. by Deverell, Diana.
    Deverell, Diana.
    12 DRUMMERS DRUMMING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this former US Foreign Service Officer, an international thriller set in a world she knows well. Introduces Casey Collins. 284 pp. Sticker with 'compliments of the publisher' on the half title page. ISBN: 0-380-976102.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48318
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  • Follett, Ken.
    THE HAMMER OF EDEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Crown, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - Suspense novel in which terrorists threaten to set off a man-made earthquake in California. ISBN: 0-609-603086.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 27456
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  • Follett, Ken.
    THE HAMMER OF EDEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Crown, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - Suspense novel in which terrorists threaten to set off a man-made earthquake in California. Special hardcover "preview edition" with gold seal on front of dust jacket. ISBN: 0-609-603086.

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

    Book ID: 11511
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  • THE GOOD PHYSICIAN. by Harrington, Kent.
    Harrington, Kent.
    THE GOOD PHYSICIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2008. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An idealistic young doctor finds himself occupying a comfortable niche in Mexico City until two CIA veterans learn of a possible terrorist plot - "All the moral incongruities and conundrums that complicate the war on terror are on almost palpable display in this searing thriller. . . When CIA veterans Alex Law and Butch Nickels get wind of a possible terrorist bombing plot, they use any means to extract information that might prevent it. Reeves, pressed to keep alive suspects who are being tortured, faces both a moral dilemma and personal danger. This taut, thought-provoking novel offers no easy answers." (Publishers Weekly) SIGNED on the title page. Includes an appreciation by Michael Connelly. 269 pp. ISBN: 978-0939767601.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77939
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  • A DISORDER PECULIAR TO THE COUNTRY. by Kalfus, Ken.
    Kalfus, Ken.
    A DISORDER PECULIAR TO THE COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His fourth book and second novel, a very black comedy: a couple in the midst of an acrimonious divorce secretly rejoice at the thought that he was killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 and she was on the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania - only to discover that she had missed her flight, he had been late for work, The stock market crash, the anthrax scare, the invasion of Iraq all become part of the marital battlefield. Nominated for the National Book Award. 237 pp,. ISBN: 0-06-0501405.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (short scratch on front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 51892
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