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  • WINGED WORDS: American Indian Writers Speak. by Coltelli, Laura, editor. Michael Dorris and M. Scott Momaday, signed.
    Coltelli, Laura, editor. Michael Dorris and M. Scott Momaday, signed.
    WINGED WORDS: American Indian Writers Speak.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A series of interviews with American Indian authors which focus on the crucial issues behind their work - included are Paula Gunn Allen, Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich, Joy Harjo, LInda Hogan, M. Scott Momaday, Simon Ortiz. Wendy Rose, Gerald Vizenor and James Welch. Edited and with an introduction and biographical notes by Laura Coltelli. Each interview in preceded by a portrait of the author and a brief introduction. SIGNED on the half title page by THREE authors: Michael Dorris, M. Scott Momaday and Laura Coltelli. ISBN: 0-803214456.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68283
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  • SIXTY PHOTOGRAPHS: To Celebrate the Sixtieth Anniversary of Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher by Knopf, Alfred A.
    Knopf, Alfred A.
    SIXTY PHOTOGRAPHS: To Celebrate the Sixtieth Anniversary of Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - The publisher shares 60 of his photographs - mostly of writers from Joseph Conrad, Leonard Woolf, Witter Byner, to Raymond Chandler, Satre, Camus, Muriel Spark, Julia Child and more - on the 60th anniversary of his publishing house. Slightly oversized square format. 62 pp. ISBN: 0-394-498925.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket (tape reinforcement to dj at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 57567
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  • THE AMATEUR: An Independent Life of Letters. by Lesser, Wendy.
    Lesser, Wendy.
    THE AMATEUR: An Independent Life of Letters.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1999. SIGNED first edition - A collection of essays on a life as a writer, on books, and places and more -together these pieces form an "intellectual autobiography." SIGNED on the title page. 274pp

    Condition: Fine in pale green printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 64926
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  • Lipman, Elinor
    ISABEL'S BED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Delightful romantic comedy set on Cape Cod, Massachusetts where Harriet, an unpublished fortyish writer, recently jilted, has fled to in response to an intriguing ad. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-671-881604.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (ink mark on front endpaper, otherwise a very clean, apparently unread copy.)

    Book ID: 13540
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  • DAWN POWELL: A Biography. by [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    DAWN POWELL: A Biography.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first full-length biography of this mid-century American author (Hemingway called her his favorite living author) whose work was almost unknown until a fairly spectacular revival in the 1990's. Gore Vidal called this biography 'not only a distinguished work in itself but [it] illuminates one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' SIGNED by Page on the title page. Frontispiece and glossy photographic inserts. Notes, bibliography, index. 362 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-5068x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50440
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  • DAWN POWELL: A Biography. by [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    [Powell, Dawn, 1896-1965] Page, Tim.
    DAWN POWELL: A Biography.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full-length biography of this mid-century American author (Hemingway called her his favorite living author) whose work was almost unknown until a fairly spectacular revival in the 1990's. Gore Vidal called this biography 'not only a distinguished work in itself but [it] illuminates one of our most brilliant - certainly most witty - novelists, whose literary reputation continues to grow long after her death; we are catching up to her.' Frontispiece and glossy photographic inserts. Notes, bibliography, index. 362 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-5068x.

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

    Book ID: 51747
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