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  • [Anderson, Marion] Livingston, Myra Cohn (illustrated by Samuel Byrd.)
    KEEP ON SINGING: A Ballad of Marian Anderson.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holiday House, (1994,) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of Anderson, from her humble beginnings in Philadelphia to becoming the first black woman invited to sing at the Metropolitan Opera House, told in ballad form and vividly illustrated with full color paintings by Byrd. Large format. ISBN: 0-8236-10986.

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

    Book ID: 32439
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  • THE PHANTOM HERD. by Bower, B. M. [Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, 1871-1940]
    Bower, B. M. [Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, 1871-1940]
    THE PHANTOM HERD.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1916.). Hardcover - Lucky Lindsay, former ranch-hand and now involved with a moving-picture company wants to make authentic films of the disappearing West.. Foreword by Bower states: 'For the accuraacy of certain parts of this story which deal most intimately with the business of making motion pictures, I am indebted to Buck Connor, whose name is a sufficient guarantee that all techinical points are correct.'.Frontispiece by Monte Crews. 325 pp.

    Condition: Very good- in tan illustrated boards (missing front endpaper, but otherwise tight and clean.).

    Book ID: 44483
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  • A LOADED GUN: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century. by [Dickinson, Emily] Charyn, Jerome.
    [Dickinson, Emily] Charyn, Jerome.
    A LOADED GUN: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bellevue Literary Press, (2016). First edition - Award-winning novelist's attempt to uncover the real Emily Dickinson, just hinted at in her words and surviving pictures.- he "introduces us to a different Emily Dickinson: the fierce, brilliant, and sexually charged poet who wrote: 'My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun -' " Frontispiece, endnotes, bibliography, index. Published as a trade paperback original. 255 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66464
    Keywords: biography, poet, Poetry, woman
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  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    SISTER OF MY HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this highly praised Asian American writer. SIGNED on title page by the author. ISBN: 0-385-489501.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 24579
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  • OLEANDER GIRL. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    OLEANDER GIRL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster / Free Press, (2012.). SIGNED first edition - Seventh novel by this highly praised Asian American writer, the story of a young woman who leaves India for America in a search that will change her life. SIGNED on the title page and dated March 9, 2013. 289 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57326
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  • THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India. SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author. ISBN: 0-385-49727x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's material laid in, including a photocopy of a brief autobiographical piece which Divakaruni wrote called 'Miss World.'

    Book ID: 30529
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  • THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India. SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30530
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  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    THE UNKNOWN ERRORS OF OUR LIVES.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Anchor Books, (2002.). SIGNED hardcover - A collection of short stories set in India and the United States, which explore the tension between the old ways and the new; each story features a woman, young or old, often uprooted - whether by choice or deception or necessity - from her traditional life in India.

    Condition: Fair condition only in creased covers, but SIGNED on the title page by this American Book Award winning author.

    Book ID: 47826
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  • LEAVING YUBA CITY: Poems by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    LEAVING YUBA CITY: Poems

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    New York: Anchor Books, 1997. SIGNED first edition - A collection of inter-linked poems that explore images about India and about the Indian experience in the US. INSCRIBED on the title page "For... whereever you go, there you are".and dated in the year of publication. 114 pp. ISBN: 0-385-488548.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 71591
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  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    LEAVING YUBA CITY: Poems

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    New York: Anchor Books, 1997. SIGNED first edition - A collection of inter-linked poems that explore images about India and about the Indian experience in the US. INSCRIBED on the title page "For... best wishes". ISBN: 0-385-488548.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 18416
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  • SISTER OF MY HEART. by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
    SISTER OF MY HEART.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - Second novel by this highly praised Asian American writer. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-385-489501.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, as is common with this advance issue)

    Book ID: 18417
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  • PHOTOGRAPHING THE SECOND GOLD RUSH: Dorothea Lange and the Bay Area at War 1941-1945. by [Lange, Dorothea] Wollenberg, Charles.
    [Lange, Dorothea] Wollenberg, Charles.
    PHOTOGRAPHING THE SECOND GOLD RUSH: Dorothea Lange and the Bay Area at War 1941-1945.

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

    Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, (1995.). First edition - Introduction by historian Charles Wollenberg on Dorothea Lange and the Bay Area during those World War II years, when hundreds of thousands of people swarmed into the area. Includes sixty photographs by Lange, most of them never before published. 86 pp. ISBN: 0-930588-789.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55405
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  • Van Duyn, Mona.
    FIREFALL

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First poety collection following Van Duyn's Pulitzer prize winning book, and published during the year that she was Poet Laureate in the US - the poems have a variety of forms, from long narrative to "minimalist" and range from witty to moving. Van Duyn has also been the recipient of the National Book award and the Bollingen Prize for poetry.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dj (appears unread, but some mottling to the top stain.)

    Book ID: 11481
    Keywords: poet laureate, Poetry, woman
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  • ALWAYS DREAM. by Yamaguchi, Kristi with Greg Brown.
    Yamaguchi, Kristi with Greg Brown.
    ALWAYS DREAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 1992 Olympic gold medal winner in figure skating tells of her early life in California, the importance of her Japanese heritage, and how she fell in love with the ice. SIGNED on a special bookplate on the front endpaper with a small drawing of a flower. Photographs and illustrations by Doug Keith. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-87833-9965.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50773
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