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  • Ansay, A. Manette
    RIVER ANGEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in a small town in Wisconsin, one which is inexorably changing as the farms give way to tracts of homes for commuters. SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket praise from Ann Patchett and Lewis Nordan (who says 'Ansay can write like an angel. River Angel is the best novel I've read this year, and I would say for several years. The prose is beautiful, among the best being written, and the story is compelling and funny and sad.') 243 pp. ISBN: 0-688-15243-0.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46326
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  • THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND. by Deaver, Jeffery.
    Deaver, Jeffery.
    THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A stand-alone suspense novel, set in the remote Wisconsin woods. SIGNED on the title page. 350 pp. ISBN: 9781416595618.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62277
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  • THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND. by Deaver, Jeffery.
    Deaver, Jeffery.
    THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A stand-alone suspense novel, set in the remote Wisconsin woods. SIGNED on the title page. 350 pp. ISBN: 9781416595618.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (small remainder mark)

    Book ID: 62280
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  • BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT. by Griffin, Neal.
    Griffin, Neal.
    BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this serving police officer with 25 years on the force in California. Set in his native Wisconsin, this exposes the dark underbelly of policing in a small town. SIGNED on the title page and dated April 12, 2015. 348 pp. ISBN: 978-0765338501.

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

    Book ID: 66446
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  • BY HIS OWN HAND. by Griffin, Neal.
    Griffin, Neal.
    BY HIS OWN HAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2018). Hardcover first edition - The first novel set in small town Newberg, Wisconsin, and featuring Tia Suarez. the only female - and Latina - on the force. 335 pp. ISBN: 978-0765395580.

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

    Book ID: 77596
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  • MAIDEN ROCK. by Logue, Mary.
    Logue, Mary.
    MAIDEN ROCK.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Madison, WI: Bleak House Books, (2007.). First edition - The sixth mystery featuring Claire Watkins, Deputy Sheriff, in Pepin County, Wisconsin. 239 pp.

    Condition: Very good in white printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 56091
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  • BLOOD COUNTRY. by Logue, Mary.
    Logue, Mary.
    BLOOD COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the Wisconsin bluff country, which introduces deputy sheriff and single mother Claire Watkins, a former Minnesota police officer who, when her husband is killed in a hit-and-run accident, moves with her daughter to a small town, only to find that the past is catching up with her. 313 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-33395.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 56833
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  • THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER. by Packer, Ann.
    Packer, Ann.
    THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. SIGNED first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel - Scott Turow called it 'one of those small miracles that reinforce our faith in fiction. . . It is witty, tragic and touching, and beguiling from the first page.' SIGNED on title page. 356 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38012
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  • THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER. by Packer, Ann.
    Packer, Ann.
    THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER.

    Edition: Later printing (in the same year.)

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's very highly praised first novel, which went quickly into later printings. Scott Turow called it 'one of those small miracles that reinforce our faith in fiction. . . It is witty, tragic and touching, and beguiling from the first page.' SIGNED on title page. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-375-412824.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42250
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  • THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER. by Packer, Ann.
    Packer, Ann.
    THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER.

    Edition: Later printing (in the same year.)

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's very highly praised first novel, which went quickly into later printings. Scott Turow called it 'one of those small miracles that reinforce our faith in fiction. . . It is witty, tragic and touching, and beguiling from the first page.' SIGNED on title page. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-375-412824.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42251
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  • Packer, Ann.
    THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER.

    Edition: Later printing (in the same year.)

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's very highly praised first novel, which went quickly into later printings. Scott Turow called it 'one of those small miracles that reinforce our faith in fiction. . . It is witty, tragic and touching, and beguiling from the first page.' INSCRIBED on title page "for .. . Merry Christmas." 356 pp. ISBN: 0-375-412824.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46673
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  • THE JESUS COW. by Perry, Michael.
    Perry, Michael.
    THE JESUS COW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2015). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this noted humorist (preceded by several books of non-fiction), set in rural Wisconsin.SIGNED on the title page with the words "Bless you.." 283 pp. ISBN: 978-0062289919.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70910
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  • HAUNT OF THE NIGHTINGALE: A Garth Ryland Mystery. by Riggs, John.
    Riggs, John.
    HAUNT OF THE NIGHTINGALE: A Garth Ryland Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dembner Books, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery set in small town Oakwalla, Wisconsin, featuring Garth Ryland. 190 pp. ISBN: 0-934878978.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (hint of spine slant)

    Book ID: 63409
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  • SO LONG AT THE FAIR. by Schwarz, Christina.
    Schwarz, Christina.
    SO LONG AT THE FAIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, set in a small Wisconsin town. 244 pp. ISBN: 9780385510295.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56714
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  • ALL IS VANITY. by Schwarz, Christina.
    Schwarz, Christina.
    ALL IS VANITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, the story of two women, friends since childhood but now living on opposite coasts, and each struggling with their lives in different ways. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-385-499728.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57528
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  • THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE. by Wroblewski, David.
    Wroblewski, David.
    THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press (Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's impressive first novel, the story of a mute young man, growing up in remote Northern Wisconsin. Dust jacket praise from such diverse writers as Stephen King (who called it 'wonderful, mysterious, long and satisfying'), Richard Russo, Mark Doty (who said 'This remarkable novel seems like an impossibility: an American Hamlet, both ghost story and melodrama, a coming-of-age tale, a hymn to the land - and central to it all, some of the best writing about the inner lives of dogs anywhere. .. a woolly, unlikely, daring book, and wildly satisfying.') and more. This is the rather uncommon true first printing of the first edition: it…

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    New York: Ecco Press (Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's impressive first novel, the story of a mute young man, growing up in remote Northern Wisconsin. Dust jacket praise from such diverse writers as Stephen King (who called it 'wonderful, mysterious, long and satisfying'), Richard Russo, Mark Doty (who said 'This remarkable novel seems like an impossibility: an American Hamlet, both ghost story and melodrama, a coming-of-age tale, a hymn to the land - and central to it all, some of the best writing about the inner lives of dogs anywhere. .. a woolly, unlikely, daring book, and wildly satisfying.') and more. This is the rather uncommon true first printing of the first edition: it had gone into several printings before it was selected by Oprah and reissued under a different isbn but with a full number line. Has correct isbn and the untrimmed fore-edge of the textblock, as required. 566 pp. Dust jacket art by Debra Lill. ISBN: 9780061374227.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48370
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  • THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE. by Wroblewski, David.
    Wroblewski, David.
    THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Ecco Press (Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. Hardcover - The author's impressive first novel, the story of a mute young man, growing up in remote Northern Wisconsin. Dust jacket praise from such diverse writers as Stephen King (who called it 'wonderful, mysterious, long and satisfying'), Richard Russo, Mark Doty (who said 'This remarkable novel seems like an impossibility: an American Hamlet, both ghost story and melodrama, a coming-of-age tale, a hymn to the land - and central to it all, some of the best writing about the inner lives of dogs anywhere. .. a woolly, unlikely, daring book, and wildly satisfying.') and more. 566 pp. Dust jacket art by Debra Lill. ISBN: 9780061768064.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48401
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