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Nature Day and Night, Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max
1 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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Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Adichi, Chimamanda Ngozi
2 Adichi, Chimamanda Ngozi Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf 2017 152473313X / 9781524733131 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions" has been SIGNED by Chimamada Ngozi Adichi on the title page! A few years ago, the author received a letter from a childhood friend, asking her how to raise her baby girl to be a feminist. "Dear Ijeawele" is Adichi's letter of response. Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions - compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive - for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Pretend We'Ve Never Met, Agee, Jonis
3 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
4 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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How This Night Is Different: Stories, Albert, Elisa
5 Albert, Elisa How This Night Is Different: Stories
New York, New York Free Press 2006 0743291271 / 9780743291279 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Elisa ALbert on the title page (she has also crossed-out her printed name)! The author's debut story collection marked the arrival of an extraordinary new voice in fiction. In "How This Night Is Different," Albert boldly illuninates the struggles of young, disaffected Jews to find spiritual fulfillment. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Book of Dahlia, Albert, Elisa
6 Albert, Elisa The Book of Dahlia
New York, New York Free Press 2008 0743291298 / 9780743291293 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Elisa Albert on the title page(she has also crossed-out her printed name)! In "The Book of Dahlia" Elisa Albert walks a dazzling line between gravitas and irreverence, mining an exhilerating blend of skepticism and curiosity, compassion and candor, high and low culture. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Feeding the Eagles: Short Stories, Alden, Paulette Bates
7 Alden, Paulette Bates Feeding the Eagles: Short Stories
St Paul, Minnesota Graywolf Press 1988 1555971113 / 9781555971113 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
With "Feeding the Eagles" Paulette Bates Alden makes an impressive debut into the world of contemporary American fiction. Eleven interrelated stories feature Miriam Batson, a native Southerner transplanted to the Midwesy by marriage, as she confronts and comes to terms with the shifting ground of her life. Dustjacket praise by Wallace Stegner and Scott Turow. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Speck in the Sea, Aldridge, John / Sosinski, Anthony
8 Aldridge, John / Sosinski, Anthony A Speck in the Sea
New York, New York Weinstein Books 2017 1602863288 / 9781602863286 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Authors
This beautiful copy of "A Speck in the Sea" has been SIGNED by BOTH John Aldridge and ANthony Sosinski on the front free-end paper! A story of survival and rescue. Recently featured on CBS Sunday Morning. In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown off the back of the "Anna Mary" while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski, slept below.As desperate hours ticked by, Sosinski, the families, the local fishing community, and the US Coast Guard in three states mobilized in an unprecedented search effort that culminated in a rare and exhilarating success. A major motion picture in development by the Weinstein Organization. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from Premiere Collectibles. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, Alexie, Sherman
9 Alexie, Sherman You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
New York, New York Little, Brown and Company 2017 031627075X / 9780316270755 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me" has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on the title page (not the more common tipped-in signature) from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia! Family relationships are never simple. But Sherman Alexie's bond with his mother, Lillian, was more complex than most. When she passed away, the incongruities that defined his mother shook Alexie and his memory of her. An unflinching and unforgettable remembrance this memoir is a powerful, deeply felt account of a complicated relationship. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Man Who Loves Salmon., Alexie, Sherman.
10 Alexie, Sherman. The Man Who Loves Salmon.
Boise, ID Limberlost Press 1998 First Edition/First Printing Printer Wrapper Fine Chapbook Chap Book Signed by Author
While not called for - this copy of the trade edition has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on the title page! From the Colophon: "The Man Who Loves Slamon" has been letterpressed in an edition of 750 copies during the winter of 1998. The type is Palatino. The paper is Mohawk Superfine, sewn by hand into Magnani Pescia covers and Thai Chiri endsheets. 100 copies have been numbered and signed by author and artist and bound in cloth and boards. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Childhood, Alexis, Andre
11 Alexis, Andre Childhood
Toronto, ON, Canada McClelland & Stewart 1998 0771006659 / 9780771006654 First Canadian Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Near Fine "French Flaps" 
"Childhood" is Andre Alexis's beautifully crafted debut novel. It is a story about love, about memory - and forgiveness - about the persistence, the potency, of the past. Uniquely imagined, vivifly evoked, "Childhood" is at once lyrical and profound, moving and wryly humorous. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Wedding in Haiti, Alvarez, Julia
12 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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Daughter of Invention [story in Growing Up Latino, Alvarez, Julia
13 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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Homecoming, Alvarez, Julia
14 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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Homecoming, Alvarez, Julia
15 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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Saving the World, Alvarez, Julia
16 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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Yo!, Alvarez, Julia.
17 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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The Blood of Flowers : A Novel, Amirrezvani, Anita
18 Amirrezvani, Anita The Blood of Flowers : A Novel
New York, NY Little, Brown and Company 2007 0316065765 / 9780316065764 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Anita Amirrezvani on the title page! The world of medievil Persia comes alive in this luminous novel, from its dazzling architecture to its bustling markets with their baskets of spices and breathtaking turquoise-and-gold rugs. With spellbinding Persian tales and prose as radiant as the city of Isfahan, "The Blood of Flowers" is the remarkable adventure of one woman choosing a life - against all odds - on the strength of her own hands, mind, and will. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Elephants of Reckoning, Amirthanayagam, Indran
19 Amirthanayagam, Indran The Elephants of Reckoning
Brooklyn, New York Hanging Loose Press 1993 0914610732 / 9780914610731 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine No Jacket (As Issued) 
This is the hardcover issue. Indran Amirthanayagam was born in 1960 in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). When eight years old, he moved with his family to London, and at 14 to Honolulu, Hawaii. He began writing in Honolulu. Indran Amirthanayagam's "The Elephants Of Reckoning" won the 1994 Paterson Poetry Prize. He writes poetry and essays in English, Spanish and French. He is a diplomat serving for the United States of America, based currently in Vancouver, Canada. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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In Plain Sight: Obsessions, Morals & Domestic Laughter, Anania, Michael
20 Anania, Michael In Plain Sight: Obsessions, Morals & Domestic Laughter
Mount Kisco, NY Moyer Bell Ltd 1992 155921046x / 9781559210461 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Novelist and poet Michael Anania has collected essays covering the panalopy of human nature and the nature of literary life. Chicago Magazine has said "Anania...is gentle, confident, funny, and well informed. Cumulatively these qualities amount to a tremendous charm. Whether the subject of an essay in this collection is Ogden Nash or Adolf Hitler, neckties or fireplugs...he has a voice you want to go along with." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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