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Love is the Crooked Thing, Abbott, Lee K.
1 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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First Indian On The Moon, Alexie, Sherman
2 Alexie, Sherman First Indian On The Moon
Brooklyn, NY Hanging Loose Press 1993 1882413032 / 9781882413034 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine No Jacket (As Issued) Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on the title page. One of 500 copies in the hardback edition (no dustjacket - as issued) of the author's fourth book - a collection of poems and stories by this Granta 20 author. Joseph Bruchac has said of this work "There is enough love, heartbreak, and ironic intelligence in this small book to fill an encyclopedia.Strong medicine - but a medicine needed by us all." 
Price: 145.00 USD
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Alexie, Sherman
3 Alexie, Sherman The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
NY: Atlantic [1993]. 1993 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Wraps Signed by Author
This is a copy of the Special Reader's Edition/Uncorrected Proof in glossy wraps with final artwork. This copy has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on th e title page. The collection of stories that formed the basis for the author's highly successful film "Smoke Signals". The Chicago Tribune called it "Poetic and unremittingly honest.'The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven' is for the American Indian what Richard Wright's 'Native Son' was for the black American in 1940." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Alexie, Sherman
4 Alexie, Sherman The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
NY: Atlantic [1993] 1993 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on the title page. The first collection of stories that formed the basis for the author's now highly successful film Smoke Signals. The Chicago Tribune said "poetic and unremittingly honest.'The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven' is for the American Indian what Richard Wright's 'Native Son' was for the black American in 1940." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Ate it Anyway, Allen, Ed
5 Allen, Ed Ate it Anyway
Athens University of Georgia Press 2003 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award. In the limbo bounded by rebellion and resignation, belonging and solitude, Ed Allen's middle-Americans see, to be either freely adrift or uncomfortably vested in an exit strategy wholly inadequate for their circumstances. These sixteen darkly humorous stories guage the tension between what we realy feel and what we outwardly express, what we should do and what we manage to get done. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Allende, Isabel The Stories of Eva Luna
NY Athenium 1991 0689121024 / 9780689121029 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Isabel Allende! Ms. Allende has added her simple flower drawing to her signature. Her earlier novel "Eva Luna" was described by the Washington POst as a "cascade of stories [that] tumbles out before the reader, stories vivid, passionate and human." Now in "The Stories of Eva Luna," she again presents us with a treasure trove of such stories. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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My Life in Heavy Metal, Almond, Steve
7 Almond, Steve My Life in Heavy Metal
NY Grove Press 2002 0802116302 / 9780802116307 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
Open inscription dated 4-04-02 stating "Rooting for you to be sexy" and SIGNED by Steve Almond on the front endpaper. This presents twelve passion-fueled stories that take a clear-eyed view of relationships between young men and women who have come of age in an era without innocence. Kirkus Reviews called them "Delightful debut stories...Love, or at least sex, everywhere in dirty brilliances." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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In the Country, Alvar, Mia
8 Alvar, Mia In the Country
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf, Inc 2015 0385352816 / 9780385352819 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "In the Country" has been SIGNED by Mia Alvar on the title page! These nine globe-trotting, unforgettable stories from Mia Alvar vividly give voice to the women and men of the Filipino diaspora. Here are exiles, emigrants, and wanderers uprooting thier families from the Philippines to begin new lives in the Middle East, the United States, and elsewhere - and, sometimes, turning back again. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Stories from the Warm Zone and Sydney Stories, Anderson, Jessica
9 Anderson, Jessica Stories from the Warm Zone and Sydney Stories
NY Viking 1987 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
This is a Review Copy with the Publishers' slip laid-in. Born in Queensland, Australia - this collection of stories is told from the point of view of a young girl growing up in Brisbane. Anderson re-creates the "warm zone" of family life—sibling rivalries and oddly formed alliances, the subtle interplay among mother, father, sisters, and brother as they establish separate identities withinh the family, in school, and in society. "Sydney Stories" delves into the "adult" concerns. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Ice Age, Anderson, Robert
10 Anderson, Robert Ice Age
Athens University of Georgia Press 2000 0820322431 / 9780820322438 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the author's debut has been SIGNED by Robert Anderson on the title page! Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. The ten stories in this collection lead us across a wide range of settings, from rural Texas to 1930s Spain to a Gulf War hospital. Praise by Library Journal "Dreams, fantasies, eccentric characters, and bizarre situations figure large.Publishers Weekly "This challenging, eclectic debut collection of 10 stories turns the world as we know it inside out." Kirkus Reviews "Brilliantly imaginative debut collection of ten stories.Anderson imagines a multitude of worlds and an unforgettable assortment of people." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Ice Age, Anderson, Robert
11 Anderson, Robert Ice Age
Athens University of Georgia Press 2000 0820322431 / 9780820322438 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The ten stories in this collection lead us across a wide range of settings, from rural Texas to 1930s Spain to a Gulf War hospital. Praise by Library Journal "Dreams, fantasies, eccentric characters, and bizarre situations figure large.Publishers Weekly "This challenging, eclectic debut collection of 10 stories turns the world as we know it inside out." Kirkus Reviews "Brilliantly imaginative debut collection of ten stories.Anderson imagines a multitude of worlds and an unforgettable assortment of people." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Read This And Tell Me What It Says, Ansay, A. Manette
12 Ansay, A. Manette Read This And Tell Me What It Says
Amherst, MA University Press of Massachusetts 1995 0870239880 / 9780870239885 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by A. Manette Ansay on the title page! Winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award For Short Fiction. The title story was the 1992 Winner of the Nelson Algren Prize. She is also the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. These stories reveal the extraordinary interior lives of ordinary people. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Evening News, Ardizzone, Tony
13 Ardizzone, Tony The Evening News
Athens: University of Georgia [1986]. 1986 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. This is a Review Copy with Slip and Publishers' Material laid-in. Tony Ardizzone writes of the moments in our lives that shine, that burn in the dim expanse of memory with the intensity and vivid light of the evening news. The men and women in these stories tend to arrange their days, order their pasts, plan their futures in the light of such moments, finding epiphanies in the glowing memory of a father's laugh or a mother's rpeated story, in a broken date or a rained-out ball game. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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A Private State, Bacon, Charlotte
14 Bacon, Charlotte A Private State
Amherst University of Massachusetts Press 1998 1558491147 / 9781558491144 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Associated Writing Programs 1996 Award in Short Fiction and Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, given annually for a distinguished first book of fiction. A finely crafted collection of stories about women who have arrived at awkward edges in their lives. In the first state dustjacket with the orange borders. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Private State, Bacon, Charlotte
15 Bacon, Charlotte A Private State
Amherst University of Massachusetts Press 1998 1558491147 / 9781558491144 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy (with the 1st state dustjacket) has been SIGNED by Charlotte Bacon on the title page! Winner of the Associated Writing Programs 1996 Award in Short Fiction and Winner of the Hemingway/PEN Award, given annually for a distinguished first book of fiction. A finely crafted collection of stories about women who have arrived at awkward edges in their lives. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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How I Came West, and Why I Stayed, Baker, Alison
16 Baker, Alison How I Came West, and Why I Stayed
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1993 0811803244 / 9780811803243 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Trade Paperback Original Trade Paperback Original Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Alison Baker on the half-title page! A Baker's dozen—thirteen quirky, unpredictable, and thoroughly engaging stories of order and chaos living hand-in-hand. The author's first published book. Her stories have appeared in many important literary journals. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Searching for Survivors, Banks, Russell
17 Banks, Russell Searching for Survivors
NY Fiction Collective 1975 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Wraps Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. This is a beautiful copy of the simultaneously issued paperback edition of the author's second book of fiction. These fourteen tales are set mostly in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, with an old-fashioned Yankee precision and moral scrupulousness, and explore contemporary forms of certain native American obsessions. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Success Stories, Banks, Russell
18 Banks, Russell Success Stories
NY Harper Row 1986 0060155671 / 9780060155674 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. A strong collection of short stories following publication of Continental Drift the year before. The author has recently begun to become fully appreciated for the body of his work over time. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Angel On The Roof, Banks, Russell
19 Banks, Russell The Angel On The Roof
NY Harper Collins 2000 0060173963 / 9780060173968 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. While firmly established as one of the great American novelists - throughout his career Banks has also been a master of the short form. Here we are offered an astonishing collection of thirty years of his short fiction. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The New World , Banks, Russell
20 Banks, Russell The New World
Urbana, IL University of Illinois Press 1978 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. This is a beautiful copy of the simultaneous softcover issue of the talented author's second collection of stories. "The New World" is, in the words of its author, "a carefully structured gathering of ten tales that dramatize and explore the process and progress of self-transcendence, tales that describe and embrace the spiritual limits and possibilioties of life in the New World.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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