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  • SIX MILES TO ROADSIDE BUSINESS. by Doane, Michael.
    Doane, Michael.
    SIX MILES TO ROADSIDE BUSINESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a tiny settlement in the Utah desert, in a place which got its name "Roadside Business" from a highway sign. Ravel's father was a soldier on atomic test sites and, cancer-ridden, he "walked into the light" during a test and disappeared, and a strange cult developed around his disappearance. With his life and marriage disintegrating, Ravel had left Utah and now after several years, he has returned, walking across the desert. INSCRIBED on the title page. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-394-581067.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81992
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  • SIX MILES TO ROADSIDE BUSINESS. by Doane, Michael.
    Doane, Michael.
    SIX MILES TO ROADSIDE BUSINESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a tiny settlement in the Utah desert, in a place which got its name "Roadside Business" from a highway sign. Ravel's father was a soldier on atomic test sites and, cancer-ridden, he "walked into the light" during a test and disappeared, and a strange cult developed around his disappearance. With his life and marriage disintegrating, Ravel had left Utah and now after several years, he has returned, walking across the desert. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-394-581067.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (little crinkling to top edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 35541
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  • ONE RODE ALONE. by Douglas, Warren. (1911-1997).
    Douglas, Warren. (1911-1997).
    ONE RODE ALONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Robert Hale, (1980.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Hard-to-find novel by this actor and screenwriter (for among other things, the 'Bonanza' television show and the musicals 'Go for Your Gun' and 'Belle Starr') - a classic Western set in the Utah territory.Presentation copy, warmly INSCRIBED by the author to a couple who were his friends and neighbors in the Sierra foothills, 'with much love and deep appreciation. Your warm love and friendship has proven to me once again that we do not, indeed, 'Ride alone.' Thank you and God bless you. I will never forget. Always your friend, Warren Douglas.' 160 pp. ISBN: 0-7091-82562.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket. (minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 38076
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  • THE LOOKING GLASS. by Evans, Richard Paul.
    Evans, Richard Paul.
    THE LOOKING GLASS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A historical novel, set in Utah in the 1850s, the story of two damaged people who find each other and love. SIGNED on the title page. Small format. 330 pp. ISBN: 0-684-834731.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53195
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  • TIMEPIECE. by Evans, Richard Paul.
    Evans, Richard Paul.
    TIMEPIECE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His second novel, and like all his novels, a story about love, and learning how to love. SIGNED on the title page. Small format. 236 pp. ISBN: 0-684-815761.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53197
    Keywords: Fiction, utah setting
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  • SISTER WIFE. by Gates, John.
    Gates, John.
    SISTER WIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Brigham Bybee, who has withdrawn from the routine practice of law and purchased Piute Villa, a motel of decaying teepees in Kanab, Utah, When he is asked to prosecute and imprison the most notorious polygamist in the area, Brig accepts it. But when one of Crowe's six wives turns up, beaten, bloody, and terrified and telling a story of murder and mutilation within the colony from which she's fled, Bybee decides to to go after Crowe for murder - not the show trial those in power wanted. SIGNED on the title page. 221 pp. ISBN: 0-802733638.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82582
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  • SCOTT FREE. by Gilstrap, John.
    Gilstrap, John.
    SCOTT FREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atria Books (Simon & Schuster,) (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A psychological thriller - a story of a teenage boy fighting to survive after a plane crash in the rugged Utah mountains. When he finds a cabin, the real terror has only begun. SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-671-786865.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48662
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  • MURDER IN A HOT FLASH: A Charlie Greene Mystery. by Millhiser, Maryls.
    Millhiser, Maryls.
    MURDER IN A HOT FLASH: A Charlie Greene Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Otto Penzler Books / Simon & Schuster, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - Edwina, the biologist mother of Hollywood literary agent Charlie Greene finds herself in trouble in the middle of two warring film crews in the high desert country of Utah. 252 pp. ISBN: 1883402298.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63736
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  • Thayer, Donlu.
    IN THE MIND'S EYE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Salt Lake City, Utah: Aspen Books, 1992. First edition - First solo book by Thayer and first mystery featuring the 'inimitable, middle-aged, supersleuth' Minnetonka Howard. Set in a small Utah town by this author who was born in Logan, Utah, raised in Layton, and living in Provo at the time this was published. 244 pp. Cover art by Judith Mehr. ISBN: 1-56236-3050.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers as issued.

    Book ID: 2392
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  • Thayer, Donlu.
    IN THE MIND'S EYE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Salt Lake City, Utah: Aspen Books, 1992. First edition - First solo book by Thayer and first mystery featuring the 'inimitable, middle-aged, supersleuth' Minnetonka Howard. Set in a small Utah town by this author who was born in Logan, Utah, raised in Layton, and living in Provo at the time this was published. 244 pp. Cover art by Judith Mehr. ISBN: 1-56236-3050.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37074
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  • Udall, Brady.
    LETTING LOOSE THE HOUNDS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a collection of 11 short stories set in the small towns of Utah and Arizona and dealing with letting loose - or wanting to. Highly praised by such diverse writers as William Kittredge, John Dufresne, Clyde Edgerton and others, these stories are darkly comic and full of the pain of lost hopes. ISBN: 0-393-04033x.

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

    Book ID: 26647
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