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1 Urrea, Luis Alberto [Editor] A World of Turtles: A Literary Celebration
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. Johnson Books 1997 1555661904 / 9781555661908 First Edition/First Printing Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed by Editor
This copy has been SIGNED and Dated 1/27/98 by co-Editor Luis Alberto Urrea on the title page! With writings from Aesop to Melville, and folklore from the Abenaki to the Wagarra, "A World of Turtles" is an anthology of literary, folkloric, and scientific selections about turtles and tortoises, compiled from ancient, modern, and contemporary sources. It looks at these cherished creatures from every possible human perspective, revealing them (and us) in their many guises. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Urrea, Luis Alberto Across The Wire
NY Anchor 1993 0385425309 / 9780385425308 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
The author's much sought after first book - this is a beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urrea on the title page. Luis Alberto Urrea's "Across the WIre" offers a compelling and unprecedented look at what life is like for those refugees living on the Mexican side of the border - a world that is only some twenty miles from San Diego, but that few have ever seen. More than just an expose, "Across the Wire" is a tribute to the tenacity of a people who have learned to survive against the most impossible odds, and returns to these forgotten people their pride and their identity. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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3 Urrea, Luis Alberto By The Lake Of Sleeping Children
NY Anchor 1996 0385484194 / 9780385484190 First Edition/First Printing Fine Trade Paperback Original Uncorrected Advance Proof Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urrea on the title page. This is a copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof of the author's fourth work, a trade PBO. A follow-up to the themes raised in the author's first book (Across The Wire), this work gives a close-up look at the post-NAFTA and Proposition 187 border purgatory of people trapped between the two worlds of Mexico and the United States - and ignored by both. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Urrea, Luis Alberto In Search of Snow
NY Harper Collins 1994 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
The author's 2nd book. With its vivid descriptions and eccentric characters, this story brings 1950's Arizona to life in the author's poignant first novel.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Urrea, Luis Alberto In Search of Snow
NY Harper Collins 1994 0060170891 / 9780060170899 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain wraps that has been SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urrea on the title page. The author's second book - his first novel. Set in Arizona in the mid -1950s and alive with the unique racial mix of the American Southwest, "In Search of Snow" tells the story of Mike McGurk, a sort of blue-collar Don Quixote, whose search for love forms the backbone of this American picareque novel. With its vivid descriptions and eccentric characters, this story brings 1950's Arizona to life in the author's poignant first novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Urrea, Luis Alberto The Fever Of Being
Albuquerque West End Press 1994 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urrea.The highly regarded author's first published book of poetry. Winner of the 1994 Western States Book Award. A multifacted writer whose work spans non-fiction, fiction and poetry. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Urrea, Luis Alberto Wandering Time: Western Notebooks
Tucson University of Arizona Press 1999 0816518661 / 9780816518661 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urrea on the title page! At one time, the author wandered the West from one Spring through the next. As nature opened his eyes, writing opened his heart. In journal entries that sparkle with discovery, Urrea ruminates on music, poetry, and the landscape. With wonder and spontaneity, he relates tales of marmots, geese, bears, and fellow travelers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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