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  • WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE DYING: A Marge Christensen Mystery. by Batta, Patrica K.
    Batta, Patrica K.
    WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE DYING: A Marge Christensen Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Traverse City, MI: Lillimar Publishing, (2008). SIGNED first edition - The author's first mystery, introducing 47 year old Marge Christensen who finds her husband, Gene, dead in their garage. Even though the police rule it a suicide Marge does not believe Gene killed himself. SIGNED on the title page with the word "Enjoy." 219 pp plus a sneak preview of the second book in the series. ISBN: 978-0979788307.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Promotional bookmark laid in.

    Book ID: 66388
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  • WHY DID YOU DIE IN THE PARK: A Marge Christensen Mystery. by Batta, Patrica K.
    Batta, Patrica K.
    WHY DID YOU DIE IN THE PARK: A Marge Christensen Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Traverse City, MI: Lillimar Publishing, (2009). SIGNED first edition - The author's second mystery - Marge Christensen discovers a body in a park in suburban Seattle, but she has no intention of getting involved until her friend's husband is arrested for the murder.. SIGNED on the title page with the word "Enjoy." 221 pp plus a sneak preview of the third book in the series. ISBN: 978-0979788314.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Promotional bookmark laid in.

    Book ID: 66389
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  • THIS IS YOUR LIFE, HARRIET CHANCE. by Evison, Jonathan.
    Evison, Jonathan.
    THIS IS YOUR LIFE, HARRIET CHANCE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2015. SIGNED first edition - Two years after her husband dies, Harriet Chance embarks on an Alaskan cruise - only to discover that she had been living for the past 60 years under false assumptions. SIGNED on the title page and dated 4/12/15. 294 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66436
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  • Weaver, Frances.
    MIDLIFE MUSINGS Plus Sundry Sonnets From the Porch.

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

    Saratoga Springs, NY: Midlife Musings, (1985.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends,…

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    Saratoga Springs, NY: Midlife Musings, (1985.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends, the focus of future activities, and recommends education and travel as ways to develop new interests. Illustrations. 87 pp. ISBN: 0-9617930-07.

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    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page 'For the Scruggs Girls.' Very good in stiff illustrated covers.

    Book ID: 30909
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  • Weaver, Frances.
    SPEAKING OF THE GIRLS. . .

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

    Colorada Springs, CO: Century Press (1986.). SIGNED first edition - The author's second book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends,…

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    Colorada Springs, CO: Century Press (1986.). SIGNED first edition - The author's second book. Frances Weaver, a columnist and National Public Radio commentator, was widowed when she was in her mid-50s, with four grown children, Weaver quickly learned that to make the most out of her remaining years, she had to change her life dramatically - she moved back east, to the Adirondacks, from Colorado, returned to college, became a 'professional kite flyer' and began writing her upbeat columns. The advice she offers in these books is directed primarily to middle-class women who find themselves in a similar situation. Stating that "boredom is ninety-nine percent self-inflicted," she stresses the importance of making oneself, rather than family or married friends, the focus of future activities, and recommends education and travel as ways to develop new interests. Illustrations. 109 pp. ISBN: 0-9617930-15.

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    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page 'For the Scruggs Girls.' Good in stiff illustrated covers (some dampstaining to back cover near spine, crinkling of pages.)

    Book ID: 30910
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