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  • SECRETS AND SURPRISES by Beattie, Ann
    Beattie, Ann
    SECRETS AND SURPRISES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1978. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - One of her best collections of short stories. SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-503117.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good+ dustjacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 65329
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  • Colette.
    CHERI and THE LAST OF CHERI.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, (1953.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First thus - the second volume in a series planned to present all of Colette's work in new translations and in a uniform binding. Originally published in 1920 and 1926, these two novels about the love affair between a young man and a charming older woman, were translated for this edition by Roger Senhouse from the 1949 complete works of Colette. 296 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in very good- dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, sunning to spine of dj, toning and minor edgewear. Original price of 3.50 still present.) Rather uncommon.

    Book ID: 34443
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  • CONVERSATIONS WITH LILLIAN HELLMAN. by [Hellman, Lillian] Bryer, Jackson R.
    [Hellman, Lillian] Bryer, Jackson R.
    CONVERSATIONS WITH LILLIAN HELLMAN.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, (1986.). Twenty-seven conversations with Lillian Hellman, arranged chronologically and ranging from early newspaper interviews on the occasions of the Broadway openings of her plays through longer talks with her which originally appeared in various journals, including the Paris Review, Esquire, and Rolling Stone. Among the interviewers were Rex Reed, Nora Ephron, Lucius Beebe, Dan Rather, Bill Moyer and many others. Topics ranged from playwriting to women's liberation, porno writer and her appearance before the House UnAmerican Committee. List of her books, chronology, index. xxvi, 298 pp. ISBN: 0-87805-2941.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 42932
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  • APRIL GOLD. by Hill, Grace Livingston.
    Hill, Grace Livingston.
    APRIL GOLD.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1945, c 1936) dj. Hardcover - After the death of their father, a brother and sister discover that all of his savings have been swept away also, but undaunted they move to a tiny house in an obscure section of the city. 308 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in blue cloth in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 83337
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  • Jones, Gayl
    EVA'S MAN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel. Toni Morrison, who had only published two novels herself at that time, was her editor at Random House for both of her first two novels. These first two books "form a diptych exploring the undercurrents of the psyche in a world of slave-owners, whoremongers, prostitutes, killers, man-eaters, jealous husbands, wayward wives, psych-ward inmates, pedophiles, wife-beaters, women in love with their abusers, and girls who carry knives. Nobody goes to church much." (author Calvin Baker). ÊJones was one of the first writers to show how the tentacles of slavery have extended into Black lives into the present day. Jones was recently the subject of an Atlantic Monthly…

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    New York: Random House, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel. Toni Morrison, who had only published two novels herself at that time, was her editor at Random House for both of her first two novels. These first two books "form a diptych exploring the undercurrents of the psyche in a world of slave-owners, whoremongers, prostitutes, killers, man-eaters, jealous husbands, wayward wives, psych-ward inmates, pedophiles, wife-beaters, women in love with their abusers, and girls who carry knives. Nobody goes to church much." (author Calvin Baker). ÊJones was one of the first writers to show how the tentacles of slavery have extended into Black lives into the present day. Jones was recently the subject of an Atlantic Monthly article entitled "The Best American Novelist Whose Name You Might Not Know." by Calvin Baker. More than two decades after her novel "The Healing" was nominated for the National Book Award, and her life was roiled by tragedy, Êa new novel -which she has been working on for decades - Êwill be published by Beacon Press in 2021. 177 pp. Striking dust jacket design by Wendell Minor.

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    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to flaps of dj, small spot on back cover)

    Book ID: 82899
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  • THE FORTUNE CATCHER. by Pari, Susanne,
    Pari, Susanne,
    THE FORTUNE CATCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - told in multiple voices, this is the story of an Iranian-American woman, raised in the United States, who returns to her father's homeland in 1981, 3 years after the Revolution, to marry the man she loves. 436 pp. ISBN: 0-446520713.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 81014
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  • THE DEEP BLUE MEMORY. by Urza, Monique.
    Urza, Monique.
    THE DEEP BLUE MEMORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - The authors first novel is a story of "second-generation Basque-American who struggles to reconcile her memories of the simplicity of the past with the reality of change in the present." A title in the Basque Series, William A Douglas, editor. 157 pp. ISBN: 0-87417-2128.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59894
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