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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80920
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53228
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  • CRESCENT. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    CRESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, the story of a thirty-nine year old, and still unmarried, Iraqi-American woman who lives and works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant in the Persian and Arab-American community of Los Angeles known as Irangeles - a novel both sensible, realistic and romantic. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Sigrid Nunez, Whitney Otto and others. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-39305747X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36581
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  • ORIGIN. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    ORIGIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Norton, (2007). First edition - Her third novel, fourth book - a suspenseful literary mystery set in Syracuse, New York, where there is a number of unexplained 'crib deaths.' 388 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 58218
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  • Adams, Alice
    BEAUTIFUL GIRL.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first collection of sixteen short stories. ISBN: 0-394-42737-8.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (faint rem mark.)

    Book ID: 16973
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice
    RICH REWARDS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in San Francisco in the 1970's. ISBN: 0-394-511018.

    Condition: Very good in a good+ dustjacket (rem marks, previous owner's name, edgewear to dj).

    Book ID: 3932
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice.
    RETURN TRIPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. ISBN: 0-394-536339.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20901
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice
    A SOUTHERN EXPOSURE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition -. ISBN: 0-679-444521.

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

    Book ID: 11122
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • THE LAST LOVELY CITY: Stories. by Adams, Alice.
    Adams, Alice.
    THE LAST LOVELY CITY: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of nine short stories with settings ranging from San Francisco to a North Carolina college town to a rundown Mexican resort. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-679-454411.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 39894
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  • Adams, Alice.
    RETURN TRIPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. ISBN: 0-394-536339.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21776
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • SUPERIOR WOMEN. by Adams, Alice.
    Adams, Alice.
    SUPERIOR WOMEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel which begins at Radcliffe College in 1943 and follows the lives of five young women who meet there over the next four decades. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-394-536320.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (a bit of curling to the upper edge of dj, and fading to the pink on the spine.)

    Book ID: 56656
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice
    CAROLINE'S DAUGHTERS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in San Francisco in the 1980's - the story of a mother and her 5 very different daughters (from 3 different marriages.) 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-568257.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 6929
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  • Adams, Alice
    RICH REWARDS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in San Francisco in the 1970's. ISBN: 0-394-511018.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (sunning to dj spine.)

    Book ID: 24898
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice.
    RETURN TRIPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 14154
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice.
    RETURN TRIPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. ISBN: 0-394-536339.

    Condition: Just about fine in a very good dustjacket (2 short closed tears at lower edge of rear cover.)

    Book ID: 14155
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice.
    AFTER YOU'VE GONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fourth collection of short stories. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-394-579267.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 36087
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice
    CAROLINE'S DAUGHTERS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in San Francisco in the 1980's - the story of a mother and her 5 very different daughters (from 3 different marriages.) INSCRIBED on the title page and uncommon thus. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-568257.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36645
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  • SECOND CHANCES. by Adams, Alice.
    Adams, Alice.
    SECOND CHANCES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth novel by this very accomplished writer, set in a small town in the hills south of San Francisco, and focusing on a group of friends who suddenly discover that they are getting older. Although Adams was born in Virginia, as a writer she lived in San Francisco and knows the area well. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-394568249.

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

    Book ID: 41364
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  • SECOND CHANCES. by Adams, Alice.
    Adams, Alice.
    SECOND CHANCES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth novel by this very accomplished writer, set in a small town in the hills south of San Francisco, and focusing on a group of friends who suddenly discover that they are getting older. Although Adams was born in Virginia, as a writer she lived in San Francisco and knows the area well. SIGNED on the title page. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-394568249.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (very slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 36657
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  • AFTER YOU'VE GONE. by Adams, Alice.
    Adams, Alice.
    AFTER YOU'VE GONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fourth collection of short stories. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-394-579267.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41373
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Adams, Alice.
    SUPERIOR WOMEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel which begins at Radcliffe College in 1943 and follows the lives of five young women who meet there over the next four decades. SIGNED on the title page. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-394-536320.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 14860
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • DARK SYMPHONY. by Adams, Elizabeth Laura (1909-1982)
    Adams, Elizabeth Laura (1909-1982)
    DARK SYMPHONY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Sheed and Ward, 1942. dj. Hardcover first edition - The autobiography of a young African American woman who was born in Santa Barbara, California to a family in "comfortable circumstances" although she grew up during the Depression, and who converted to Catholicism after her graduation from high school. This book attempts to reconcile both her sense of herself as a "new Negro" and her spiritual life as a Catholic who eventually became a Franciscan Tertiary. She recounts not only her spiritual awakening, but also the necessity to overcome racial prejudice even within the Church itself.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (bookplate on front pastedown, mostly hidden by dj flap, significant rubbing and edgewear to the black dust jacket. Original price of $2.50 still present).

    Book ID: 71780
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  • A CENTENNIAL READER. by Addams, Jane (1960-1935)
    Addams, Jane (1960-1935)
    A CENTENNIAL READER.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Macmillan, 1960. dj. Hardcover - A selection of the writings of this social reformer, founder of Hull House, and peace activist, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, published on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Prefatory note on Addams' life by William Neuman; introduction by William O Douglas. Glossy frontispiece photograph. xix, 330 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (minimal pencil underlining, edgewear to the dj, especially at the ends of the spine.)

    Book ID: 54311
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  • GREEN CANE AND JUICY FLOTSAM, Short Stories by Caribbean Women. by (Adisa, Opal Palmer; Kincaid, Jamaica; Cliff, Michelle and others) Esteves, Carmen C. and Paravisini-Gebert, Lizabeth, editors.
    (Adisa, Opal Palmer; Kincaid, Jamaica; Cliff, Michelle and others) Esteves, Carmen C. and Paravisini-Gebert, Lizabeth, editors.
    GREEN CANE AND JUICY FLOTSAM, Short Stories by Caribbean Women.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback.

    New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1991. In addition to the contributors shown above, this includes selections by Hilda Contreras, Maryse Conde, Rosario Ferre, Hazel Campbell, Olga Nolla, Ana Lydia Vega, Olive Senior and many others. Selected bibliography. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-8135-17389.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73412
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  • PITCH DARK. by Adler, Renata.
    Adler, Renata.
    PITCH DARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of "perceptions, refrains, inventions and cadences," by a writer whom Updike called "amazing .. honest and direct .. ingenious and thoughtful." 144 pp. ISBN: 0-394-503740.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's last name.)

    Book ID: 3935
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • PITCH DARK. by Adler, Renata.
    Adler, Renata.
    PITCH DARK.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover - A novel of "perceptions, refrains, inventions and cadences," by a writer whom Updike called "amazing .. honest and direct .. ingenious and thoughtful." 144 pp. ISBN: 0-394-503740.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket .

    Book ID: 40765
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • PITCH DARK. by Adler, Renata.
    Adler, Renata.
    PITCH DARK.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1985.). A novel of "perceptions, refrains, inventions and cadences," by a writer whom Updike called "amazing .. honest and direct .. ingenious and thoughtful." 179 pp. ISBN: 0-553-341308.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 40766
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • SITT MARIE ROSE. by Adnan, Etel .
    Adnan, Etel .
    SITT MARIE ROSE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, n.d. [1982]
    . First edition - A novel by this poet and artist, the story of a woman abducted by militiamen during the civil war in Lebanon and executed. A classic of war literature, it won the France-Pays Arabes award in Paris. Translated from the French by Georgina Kleege. ISBN: 0-94299602X.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74929
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  • LITTLE WOMAN. by Akins, Ellen
    Akins, Ellen
    LITTLE WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel - Beauty Skinner is a very large woman, and she decides to create an escape for herself - a rural shelter for needy women that is designed to fail, and will leave her with a house to herself. A great plan, except that the women who came were not downtrodden wretched souls, but a ferocious and intractable crew - and the colony became "something like Robinson Crusoe's island in a bad year, and its occupants a distaff counterpart of 'Lord of the Flies.'". ISBN: 0-06-0163623.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55306
    Keywords: Women Authors
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  • Akins, Ellen
    PUBLIC LIFE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Her 3rd novel.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 9497
    Keywords: Women Authors
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