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1 Alvarez, Julia A Cafecito Story
White River Junction, Vt Chelsea Green Publishing Company 2001 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Julia ALvarez on the title page. Throughout the Dominican Republic and Central America it is a household ritual to offer a "cafecito" (a small cup of dark, rich, potent coffee) to any visitor, especially a stranger. Now, in a story spanning Latin America and Nebraska, Julia Alvarez offers us "A Cafecito Story." Includes an afterword by Bill Eichner, the author's husband. This small volume also features woodcuts by the noted Dominican artist, Belkis Ramirez. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Alvarez, Julia A Wedding in Haiti
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012 1616201304 / 9781616201302 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "A Wedding In Haiti" has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! A story that travels beyond borders and between families, Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys and burdens of love, for her parents, for her husband, and for a young Haitian boy known as Piti. An intimate true account of a promise kept. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Frosch, Mary [Editor] / Alvarez, Julia Coming of Age in America: A Multicultural Anthology/ How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (except)
New York, New York The New Press 1994 1565841468 / 9781565841468 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author at Her Appearance
This Multicultural Anthology includes an excerpt from "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" which has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez at her appearance in the book. By turns touching and hilarious, "Coming of Age in America" gathers together writers from fifteen different ethnic groups who, through their fiction, explore the terrain we all traversed as we came of age, no matter our race, ethnicity, gender, or class. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Alvarez, Julia Daughter of Invention [story in Growing Up Latino
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1993 039562231x / 9780395622315 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author at Her Appearance
Julia Alvarez has SIGNED her story - Daughter of Invention at her entry in this collection. This diverse collection shatters the myth of a singular U.S.-Latino experience, proving the existence of a rich tradition whose writers, active for more than forty years, are only now being recognized by a rapidly growing audience. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Alvarez, Julia Homecoming
New York, NY Grove Press 1984 Trade Paperback Edition/First Printing Pictorial Cover Good Trade Paperback Signed by Author
This copy of the Trade Paperback Edition has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page (signature only)! In this first collection of poems, Julia Alvarez returns to the old world culture of her childhood in the Dominican Republic. In the closing sequence of narrative sonnets, Alvarez explores her own identity as daughter, sister, friend, lover, and poet. Hers is a fresh voice that speaks to the reader with precision, humor, and compassionate honesty. A small holepunch in the "G" of the cover accounts for the grading - otherwise the book is in beautiful condition. Believed to be a simultaneous issue with the extremely scarce hardcover edition. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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6 Alvarez, Julia Homecoming
New York, NY Grove Press 1984 Trade Paperback Edition/First Printing Pictorial Cover Near Fine Trade Paperback Signed by Author
This copy of the Trade Paperback Edition has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page (signature only)! In this first collection of poems, Julia Alvarez returns to the old world culture of her childhood in the Dominican Republic. In the closing sequence of narrative sonnets, Alvarez explores her own identity as daughter, sister, friend, lover, and poet. Hers is a fresh voice that speaks to the reader with precision, humor, and compassionate honesty. Previous owner's name on front free-end paper and 4 instances of minor underling of short passages within the first 31 pages of this 91 page volume. Believed to be a simultaneous issue with the extremely scarce hardcover edition. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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7 Alvarez, Julia How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents/In The Time of Butterflies/Yo!/In the Name of Salome/Saving the World: A Novel
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1991 First Editions/First Printings Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a complete collection of her novels that have all been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. Alvarez is regarded as one of the most critically and commercially successful Latina writers of her time. Her published works include the five novels listed here, a book of essays, four collections of poetry, four children's books, and two works of adolescent fiction. 1) "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991) - Winner of the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. Her first book of fiction (and the first major novel written in English by a Dominican author) that sets the Garcia girls free to tell their irrepressibly intimate stories about how they came to be at home - and not at home - in America. 2) "In The Time of Butterflies" (1994) - this has a historical premise and elaborates on the death of the Mirabal sisters during the time of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. 3) "Yo!" (1997) - a sequel to "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" which focuses on the character of Yolanda. 4) "In the Name of Salome" (2000) - widely acclaimed for its careful historical research and captivating story. 5) "Saving the World: A Novel" (2006) - a novel-within-a-novel spins the disparate tales of two remarkable women. Additional shipping charges (at cost) to be advised depending on where the books are going. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 Alvarez, Julia In The Name of Salome
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2000 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by Author
This copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! This novel tells the story of two women - mother and daughter, one a poet, the other a teacher - and how they confronted the machismo in two Caribbean revolutions. Set in the politically chaotic Dominican Republic of the late nineteeth century, on the campuses of three American universities, and in the idealistic Communist Cuba of the 1960s, this story is based on the reallives of a volatile, opinionated, romantic, intrigue-loving family. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Alvarez, Julia In The Time of Butterflies
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1994 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by Author
Fine/Uncorrected Proof in Wrappers that has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! This presentation set of folded and gathered sheets of Julia Alvarez's "In The Time of Butterflies" has been prepared for the friends of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Here the author takes a daring imaginative leap forward tell a Latin American story based on actual events that led to the deaths of three courageous sisters from Trujillo's Dominican Republic. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Alvarez, Julia In The Time of Butterflies
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1994 1565120388 / 9781565120389 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! Her second novel - the story of Las Mariposas - "the Butteflies". Dustjacker praise by Sandra Cisneros who says "I was moved to tears of joy. The sisters Mirabel have not died after all, have they? They continue to live as l ong as writers like Julia Alvarez are brave enough to tell their story. All Latinas are indebted to her for resisting the amnesia that has been out history." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Alvarez, Julia [silvia sirias] Julia Alvarez: A Critical Companion
Westport, CT, U.S.A. Greenwood Press 2001 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Illustrated Boards Signed by Author
This special volume has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. One of a series of extraordinary critical companions by this publishing house. This Critical Companion introduces readers to the life and works of the Dominican-American writer and examines the thematic and cultural concerns that run through her novels. Full literary analysis is provided for each, including historical context for the factually based works, "In the Time of Butterflies" (1994) and "In the Name of Salome" (2000). Students will discover the personal and literary influences in Alvarez's writing with the help of a brief biography and a chapter on the Latino novel. Illustrated boards. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 Alvarez, Julia Return to Sender
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf 2009 0375858385 / 9780375858383 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Return to Sender" has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! In a novel full of hope but offering no easy answersm Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they have finished it. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Alvarez, Julia Saving the World
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006 156512510x / 9781565125100 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Saving the World" has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! This resplendent novel-within-a-novel spins the disparate tales of two remarkable women, both of whom are swept along by machismo. In depicting their confrontation of the great scourges of their respective eras, Alvarez exposes the conflict between altruism and ambition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Alvarez, Julia Something To Declare
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1998 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. Her first book of non-fiction. This offers two dozen personal essays about the two major (and interlocking) issues of her life - growing up with one foot in each of two cultures, and writing. She is a popular speaker and t his book captures the unique rapport between a writer and her readers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Alvarez, Julia Something To Declare
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1998 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by Author
This copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. Her first book of non-fiction. This offers two dozen personal essays about the two major (and interlocking) issues of her life - growing up with one foot in each of two cultures, and writing. She is a popular speaker and t his book captures the unique rapport between a writer and her readers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Alvarez, Julia The Other Side. El Otro Lado
NY Dutton 1995 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! Long before Alvarez discovered her novelist's voice, she was producing inspired and engaging poetry that helped launch one of the most vital movements in contemporary American letters: Latina Literature. These poems, col lected here for the first time, reveal her mature voice and the full range of her poetic gift. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Alvarez, Julia The Secret Footprints
New York Knopf 2000 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Fabian Negrin Signed by Author
This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. The talented author's first illustrated book for children. In this lyrically written leegend, Julia Alvarez introduces us to the magical ciguapas, and a brave and bold young one named Guapa, the only one who isn't afraid of humans. How Guapa's curiosity nearly costs the tribe their freedom makes for a captivating and entertaining tale. Together with Fabian Negrin's radiant paintings, this story of the ciguapas as reinvented by an acclaimed storyteller will linger long in readers' imaginations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Alvarez, Julia The Woman I Kept to Myself
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2004 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. In "The Woman I Kept To Myself," seventy-five poems that weave together the narrative of a woman's inner life, it is ALvarez's own clear voice that sings out in every line. These are not poems of a woman discovering herself - Alvarez might say that's what her twenties were for - but of a woman returning to herself.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Alvarez, Julia. Yo!
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1997 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Julia ALvarez on the title page! The celebrated Dominican native's third novel - it's about what happens when an author does "write about what she knows." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Alvarez, Julia Yo!
Chapel Hill Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1997 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
This copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! The celebrated Dominican native's third novel - it's about what happens when an author does "write about what she knows." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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