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1 Abbey, Edward [Ann Ronald]. The New West of Edward Abbey.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico [1982]. 1982 First Edition/First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
The first book to examine the achievement of this "Western" writer. A must for any serious collector of the works of Ed Abbey. Sticker mark on front boards accounts for the less than Fine grading. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Abbey, Edward. Cactus Country.
NY: Time-Life [1973]. 1973 First Edition/First Printing Fine No Jacket (As Issued) 
Part of the Ameican Wilderness Series. Text by Ed Abbey and extensively illustrated with color photographs throughout. First edition as indicated by having the hourglas figure on the last page. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Love is the Crooked Thing, Abbott, Lee K.
3 Abbott, Lee K. Love is the Crooked Thing
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1986 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Lee K. Abbott presents, in this book, eleven examples of The Love Story, eleven examples that lay out the limitless variations inherent therein, eleven examples that glint and dazzle with his beady-eyed insights into the aged subjects. Read here eleven extraordinary stories written in the grip of love. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Giving Up America, Abraham, Pearl
4 Abraham, Pearl Giving Up America
NY Riverhead 1998 157322121X / 9781573221214 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof Uncorrected Proof Copy Signed by Author
This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Pearl Abraham! As she did in "The Romance Reader", the author gives an insider's glimpse into Hasidic life, this time through the lens of the secular world. It charts the conflict between the religious and the secular, between Hasidic and Orthodox practices, between being single and being married. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Giving Up America, Abraham, Pearl
5 Abraham, Pearl Giving Up America
New York, NY Riverhead 1998 157322121X / 9781573221214 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
As she did in "The Romance Reader", Pearl Abraham gives an insider's glimpse into Hasidic life, this time through the lens of the secular world. It charts the conflict between the religious and the secular, between Hasidic and Orthodox practices, between being single and being married. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Romance Reader, Abraham, Pearl
6 Abraham, Pearl The Romance Reader
NY Riverhead 1995 1573220159 / 9781573220156 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Wraps Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Signed by Author
This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Pearl Abraham! The Jerusalem-born author's debut novel. "The Romance Reader" invites you to enter the Hasidic world as few have ever seen it - through the eyes of a young woman on the brink of womanhood. The New York Times Book Review called it "An assured, smoothly written book, narrated in a muted voice that seems to whisper secrets into the reader's ear.deftly lifts the opaque curtain from the closed Hasidic world." 
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The Romance Reader, Abraham, Pearl
7 Abraham, Pearl The Romance Reader
NY Riverhead 1995 1573220159 / 9781573220156 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Pearl Abraham! The Jerusalem-born author's debut novel. "The Romance Reader" invites you to enter the Hasidic world as few have ever seen it - through the eyes of a young woman on the brink of womanhood. The New York Times Book Review called it "An assured, smoothly written book, narrated in a muted voice that seems to whisper secrets into the reader's ear.deftly lifts the opaque curtain from the closed Hasidic world." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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No Longer at Ease, Achebe, Chinua
8 Achebe, Chinua No Longer at Ease
London, UK Contemporary Fiction 1962 Book Club (Contemporay Fiction- UK Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Chinua Achebe on the title page. First published in the UK by Heinemann in 1960 - this is a UK book club edition with Newsletter enclosed which features this title as their Number 1 choice in August 1962. In this, his second novel, he tells the story of Okonkwo’s grandson, Obi, who learns to fit into British colonial society. Raised as a Christian and educated in England, Obi abandons the countryside for a job as a civil servant in Lagos, which was the capital at the time. Cut off from traditional values, he succumbs to greed and in the end is prosecuted for graft. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Chinua Achebe, Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]
9 Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll] Chinua Achebe
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 1980 0312133863 / 9780312133863 Second Edition (Printed in UK) Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a Second Edition of the critical study of Chinua Achebe (SIGNED by Achebe) the most widely known African writer. An earlier version of this study first appeared in 1970 - this second edition represents an updating and reflects significant new writings by Achebe since that time. The introduction to this critical study by David Carroll presents the context in which Achebe writes - the traditional ways of his own Igbo society, and the European contact with Africa. It is the complex interaction of these cultures that forms the central theme of most of his writing. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Chinua Achebe, Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]
10 Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll] Chinua Achebe
New York, New York Twayne Publishers, Inc 1970 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Chinua Achebe is one of the most impressive of the African novelists writing at the present time. His novels describe with wit and dignity the traditional way of life of a West African people before the coming of the white man.This study, the first extensive discussion of Achebe's novels, examines the various aspects of this confrontation, and also the techniques by which it is articulated. Europe and Africa meet and interact not only in the drama of events, but also in the manner in which Achebe adapts and modifies the English novel for his own, African purposes. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Green On Blue: A Novel, Ackerman, Elliot
11 Ackerman, Elliot Green On Blue: A Novel
New York, New York Scribner 2015 1476778558 / 9781476778556 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Elliott Ackerman on the title page! "Green on Blue" is a gripping, morally complex debut novel about boys caught in an elliptical war, and the sacrifices we make for love. Writing from the Afghan perspective, Elliott Ackerman has broken new ground in the literature of our most recent wars, accomplishing an astounding feat of empathy and imagination. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Island of Bicycle Dancers, Adachi, Jiro
12 Adachi, Jiro The Island of Bicycle Dancers
NY St. Martin's Press 2004 0312312458 / 9780312312459 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Jiro Adachi on the title page! This debut is the coming-of-age story of twenty-year-old Yurika Song, a Korean-Japanese woman who comes from Japan to New York City for the summer to work with her Korean relatives and improve her English. Yurika's freinds back home have always joked that she is half-sushi and half-kimchi. But cross-Asian ethnicities turn out to be far less jarring than her introduction to New York City life, especially the world of bicycle messengers and the street culture in which they thrive. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Nature Day and Night, Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max
13 Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max Nature Day and Night
Hamondsworth, Middlesex, England Kestrel Books 1978 072265359X / 9780722653593 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Goddard, David A. 
This is a beautiful copy (in illustrated boards with matching dustjacket) of an extraordinary book that brings together a novelist, painter, and scientist. Collaborating with Richard Adams are science writer Max Hooper and artist David A. Goddard. In this book they look at a number of familiar country scenes - including a woodland, a meadow, a mountain stream and a reservoir - and record the changes that occur there through twenty-four hours. David Goddard's paintings give the book a special distinction that will be appreciated by all readers, young and old. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Gob's Grief, Adrian, Chris
14 Adrian, Chris Gob's Grief
New York, NY Broadway Books 2000 0767902815 / 9780767902816 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Gob's Grief" has been SIGNED by Chris Adrian on the title page! Convincing in its portrayal of the collective madness America went through after the carnage of the Civil War, and other-worldly in its contemplation of obsessive grief and longing. Kirkus Reviews said of it "Filled with delicious surprises [and] brilliantly realized characters.A magnificent debut." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Pretend We'Ve Never Met, Agee, Jonis
15 Agee, Jonis Pretend We'Ve Never Met
Layton, Utah Gibbs-Smith Publisher 1989 0879051345 / 9780879051341 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Trade Paperback Original 
A beautiful copy. Jonis Agee writes with haunting insight about the unpretentious cities and rural towns of the Midwest, asking us to explore the neglected corners of peoples' lives - private and odd and quiet - through the rituals and beliefs of their not quite ordinary experiences. These stories provide glimpses into the lives behind doors about to be shut as we pass by, the small, quiet secrets, losses, and heartbreaks which force people to organize their obsessions, sometimes with unexpected violence, around something they'll never quite be able to grasp, absorb, tolerate. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Dominoes & Other Stories from the Puerto Rican, Agueros, Jack
16 Agueros, Jack Dominoes & Other Stories from the Puerto Rican
Willimantic, CT Curbstone Press 1993 188068411X / 9781880684115 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
The long-awaited debut collection of the fiction of playright and poet Jack Agueros, is a unique window on the untold stories of the lives of Puerto Rican-Americans. These stories coney hard, sometimes brutal, often bittersweet experiences, but throughout, Jack Agueros writes with artistry and unyielding compassion that gloriously affirm quiet moments of grace and triumph in common and ordinary struggles - the real stuff of literature. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Greed, Ai
17 Ai Greed
NY Norton 1993 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Ai on the title page. Greed for money, power, sex, and loveisthe theme at the heartof this new volume of dramatic monologues by Ai, her fifth book to date. Margaret Atwood has said of Ai's work "Ai is a strong, powerful poet who writes about real things. These are daring, disturbing, ambitious poems that go for the heart of America. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Akst, Daniel St. Burl's Obituary
Denver MacMurray & Beck 1996 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
The debut novel from this author. Bob Shacochis dustjacket praise calling it "A comedy as dark and dense and rich as a Viennese torte.a narrative - and gastronomic - juggernaut, and Daniel Akst should be crowned our new poet laureate of poet of all the delicious and soul-fattening sins of exces and desire." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Albarelli, Dean Cheaters and Other Stories
NY St. Martin's Press 1996 0312142943 / 9780312142940 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Wraps 
This is an uncorrected proof copy in plain gray wraps of the author's debut collection. "Honeymoon" appeared in 20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Cheaters and Other Stories, Albarelli, Dean
20 Albarelli, Dean Cheaters and Other Stories
NY St. Martin's Press 1996 0312142943 / 9780312142940 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Dean Albarelli on the title page! Author’s debut collection. "Honeymoon" appeared in 20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers. Publishers Weekly said "Taking on a wide range of characters and circumstances, [Cheaters delivers] compelling and original tales [that] acquire resonance and meaning." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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