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Dark at the Crossing, Ackerman, Elliot
1 Ackerman, Elliot Dark at the Crossing
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf 2017 97811101947371 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Near Fine Uncorrected Bound Proof Signed by Author
This is an Uncorrected Bound Proof of "Dark at the Crossing" that has been SIGNED by Elliot Ackerman on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name) during his appearance at the National Book Award Readings on November 14, 2017! A scarce item, especially signed, He was a Finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction. A timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a love story set on the Turkish border with Syria. Elliot Ackerman, author of the critically acclaimed novel "Green on Blue," is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. Told with compassion and a deft hand, "Dark at the Crossing" is an exploration of loss, of second chances and of why we choose to believe - a trenchantly observed novel of raw urgency and power. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Dark at the Crossing, Ackerman, Elliot
2 Ackerman, Elliot Dark at the Crossing
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf 2017 97811101947371 First Edition/Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine + Near Fine + Signed by Author
This copy of "Dark at the Crossing" has been SIGNED by Elliot Ackerman on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! This is a Second Printing Before Publication copy. A Finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction. A timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a love story set on the Turkish border with Syria. Elliot Ackerman, author of the critically acclaimed novel "Green on Blue," is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. Told with compassion and a deft hand, "Dark at the Crossing" is an exploration of loss, of second chances and of why we choose to believe - a trenchantly observed novel of raw urgency and power. Some minor "push" to the spine accounts for the Near Fine+ grading. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Dark at the Crossing, Ackerman, Elliot
3 Ackerman, Elliot Dark at the Crossing
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf 2017 97811101947371 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Dark at the Crossing" has been SIGNED by Elliot Ackerman on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name) from his appearance at the National Book Award Readings on November 14, 2017! A Finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction. A timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a love story set on the Turkish border with Syria. Elliot Ackerman, author of the critically acclaimed novel "Green on Blue," is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. Told with compassion and a deft hand, "Dark at the Crossing" is an exploration of loss, of second chances and of why we choose to believe - a trenchantly observed novel of raw urgency and power. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Come To Me, Bloom, Amy
4 Bloom, Amy Come To Me
NY Harper Collins 1993 0060182369 / 9780060182366 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Amy Bloom! A stunning collection of stories - two of them honored by inclusion in "Best American Short Stories" in consecutive years. The author's first book and a National Book Award Nominee. Annie Dillard says these are ".wonderfully engaging stories by a fine writer." Dorothy Allison adds that "These are big, wide, passionate stories." 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Drop City, Boyle, T. C.
5 Boyle, T. C. Drop City
New York, New York Viking 2003 0670031720 / 9780670031726 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by T.C. Boyle on the title page! A FINALIST FOR THE 2003 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION. With this, his ninth novel, T.C. Boyle delivers one of his most accomplished and deeply satisfying works to date - a dramatic and vividly rendered adventure about a band of hippies who attempt to establish themselves deep in the wilderness of Alaska. "Drop City" is not a satire or a nostalgic look at the sixties, though its evocation of the period is presented with a truth and clarity that no other book on that era has achieved. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Drop City, Boyle, T. C.
6 Boyle, T. C. Drop City
New York, New York Viking 2003 0670031720 / 9780670031726 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by T.C. Boyle on the Publisher's tipped-in page! A FINALIST FOR THE 2003 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION. With this, his ninth novel, T.C. Boyle delivers one of his most accomplished and deeply satisfying works to date - a dramatic and vividly rendered adventure about a band of hippies who attempt to establish themselves deep in the wilderness of Alaska. "Drop City" is not a satire or a nostalgic look at the sixties, though its evocation of the period is presented with a truth and clarity that no other book on that era has achieved. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Big If , Costello, Mark
7 Costello, Mark Big If
NY Norton 2002 0393051161 / 9780393051162 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Mark Costello on the title page. A National Book Award Finalist for 2002. A scary, funny novel - a riff on recent history and the American obsession with assasination. Dustjacket praise by Jonathan Franzen "Each page of this governmental novel comes alive with intelligence, comedy, and inside dope...." and David Foster Wallace "An unclassified tour de force that’s every bit as absorbing as it is original." Publishers Weekly said that "Big If may well be the literary discovery of the season."  
Price: 75.00 USD
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Look At Me, Egan, Jennifer
8 Egan, Jennifer Look At Me
NY Doubleday 2001 0385502761 / 9780385502764 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
The author's 2nd novel which has received high praise all-around. This copy has been SIGNED by Jennifer Egan on the title page! Nominated for the National Book Award, "Look At Me" captures the tenor of our times and offers an unsettling glimpse of the future. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, Erdrich, Louise
9 Erdrich, Louise The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
NY Harper Collins 2001 0060187271 / 9780060187279 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the National Book Award Finalist has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! For more than a half century, Father Damien Modeste has served his beloved people, the Ojibwe, on the remote reservation of Little No Horse. Compelled to his task by a direct mystical experience, Father Damien has made enormous sacrifices, and experienced the joys of commitment as well as deep suffering. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Then We Came to the End: A Novel, Ferris, Joshua
10 Ferris, Joshua Then We Came to the End: A Novel
New York, NY Little, Brown and Company 2007 0316016381 / 9780316016384 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Then We Came to the End" has been SIGNED by Joshua Ferris on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Barnes and Noble Discover Award and a Finalist for the National Book Award. With a demon's eye for the details that make life worth noticing, Joshua Ferris tells a true and funny story about survival un life's strangest environment - the one we pretend is normal five days a week. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Turner House, Flournoy, Angela
11 Flournoy, Angela The Turner House
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015 0544303164 / 9780544303164 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This beautiful copy of "The Turner House" has been SIGNED by Angela Flournoy on the title page! It is also dated "9/18/16" from her appearance at the Brooklyn Book Festival that same day! The Turners live on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house sees thirteen children get grown and gone - and some return; it sees the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit's East Side, and the loss of a father. A major new contribution to the literature on American families, "The Turner House" brings us a colorful brood full of love, pride, and unlikely inheritances. It's a striking examination of the American dream and a celebration of the ways in which our families bring us home. This is a work that had a small first printing - any signed copies are scarce. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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The Turner House, Flournoy, Angela
12 Flournoy, Angela The Turner House
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015 0544303164 / 9780544303164 First Edition/Fourth Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Turner House" has been SIGNED by Angela Flournoy on the title page! It is also dated "9/18/16" from her appearance at the Brooklyn Book Festival that same day! While it is a later printing (4th) it is a scarce book signed in any printing. The Turners live on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house sees thirteen children get grown and gone - and some return; it sees the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit's East Side, and the loss of a father. A major new contribution to the literature on American families, "The Turner House" brings us a colorful brood full of love, pride, and unlikely inheritances. It's a striking examination of the American dream and a celebration of the ways in which our families bring us home. This is a work that had a small first printing - any first printings are extremely difficult to locate - especially signed as this one is. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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You Are Not a Stranger Here, Haslett, Adam
13 Haslett, Adam You Are Not a Stranger Here
NY Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2002 0385501676 / 9780385501675 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the True First (Not the "Read This" Edition) has been SIGNED by Adam Haslett on the title page. This highly regarded title had dustjacket praise by Jonathan Franzen and John Casey. This collection gives us nine richly varied stories, each suffused with intense emotion and written in a lyric prose alternately lush and spare. A Finalist for the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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You Are Not a Stranger Here, Haslett, Adam
14 Haslett, Adam You Are Not a Stranger Here
NY Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2002 0385501676 / 9780385501675 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the True First (Not the "Read This" Edition) has been SIGNED by Adam Haslett on the title page. This highly regarded title had dustjacket praise by Jonathan Franzen and John Casey. This collection gives us nine richly varied stories, each suffused with intense emotion and written in a lyric prose alternately lush and spare. A Finalist for the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Known World, Jones, Edward P.
15 Jones, Edward P. The Known World
New York Amistad 2003 0060557540 / 9780060557546 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Known World" has been SIGNED by Edward P. Jones on the title page! WINNER of the National Book Critics' Circle Award and now the Pulitzer Prize. An ambitious, luminously written novel that ranges seamlessly between the past and future and back again to the present, "The Known World" weaves together the lives of freed and enslaved blacks, whites, and Indians—and allows all of us a deeper understanding of the enduring multidimensional world created by the institution of slavery. Peter Matthiessen dustjacket praise calling it "An immensely moving novel that manifests quite marvelously the irony and sorrow, the joy, pain, mystery, and poignant humor of our transient human existence in the known world—a strong, intricate, daring book by a writer of deep compassion and uncommon gifts." Named as a New York Times "Editors' Choice" for 2003 as one of four fiction titles. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Pugilist at Rest/Cold Snap/Sonny Liston Was A Friend of Mine, Jones, Thom
16 Jones, Thom The Pugilist at Rest/Cold Snap/Sonny Liston Was A Friend of Mine
New York, New York Little, Brown and Company 1993 First Editions/First Printings Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
These three titles are sold as a set - Includes all the books by this accomplished author who has recently passed away! All are in Fine/Fine condition and ALL have been SIGNED by Thom Jones on their title pages! 1) "The Pugilist At Rest" (1993) - A National Book Award Finalist. Kirkus Reviews said "These 11 mostly hard-luck stories, with their mean and nutty existential heroes and their punch-drunk visions of hell, place Jones right among the literary heavyweights.Dizzying combinations of prose punches with abstract bobs and weaves: a knockout." 2) Cold Snap" (1995) - In ten new stories, he probes the outer reaches of despair and returns with a bracing vision: "Cold Snap" finds the shattered and the doomed all stalking the perimeter of the abyss with vulgar fortitude. 3) Sonny Liston Was A Friend of Mine (1999) - his third collection of short stories. Thom Jones's world encompasses dilapidated fight arenas, state mental hospitals, and chaotic emergency rooms. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A Disorder Peculiar to the Country: A Novel, Kalfus, Ken
17 Kalfus, Ken A Disorder Peculiar to the Country: A Novel
New York, New York Ecco Press: Harper Collins 2006 0060501405 / 9780060501402 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! A Finalist for the National Book Award. In a rollicking black comedy about terrorism, war, and conjugal strife, the author whom "Salon" calls "a writer of chameleonic fluency" revisits some peculiar episodes in current American history. "A Disorder Peculiar to the Country" astonishingly lampoons how our nation's public calamities have encroached upon our most intimate private terrors. It firmly establishes Ken Kalfus as one of the most daring and inventive writers at work today. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Euphoria, King, Lily
18 King, Lily Euphoria
New York, New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2014 0802122558 / 9780802122551 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Euphoria" has been SIGNED by Lily King! A removable "Autographed Copy" label is attached. This is the story of three young, gifted anthropologists in the 1930s caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, their careers, and ultimately their lives. Inspired by events in the life of revolutionary anthropologist Margaret Mead, "Euphoria" is a captivating story of desire, possession, and discovery. Winner of the 2014 Kirkus Prize, Winner of the 2014 New England Book Award for Fiction, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award amongst manner other awards and praise. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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The Leavers, Ko, Lisa
19 Ko, Lisa The Leavers
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017 1616206888 / 9781616206888 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Leavers" has been SIGNED by Lisa Ko on the title page from her appearance at the National Book Award Reading on November 14, 2017! A Finalist for the NBA, she was already named as the Winner of the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Fiction, awarded by Barbara Kingsolver for a novel that addresses issues of social justice. Set in New York and China, "The Leavers" is a vivid examination of borders and belonging. It's a moving story of how a boy comes into his own when everything he loves is taken away, and how a mother learns to live with the mistakes of the past. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Flamethrowers, Kushner, Rachel
20 Kushner, Rachel The Flamethrowers
New York, New York Scribner 2013 1439142009 / 9781439142004 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a beautiful copy of "The Flamethrowers" that has been SIGNED by Rachel Kushner on the title page! An intensely engaging exploration of the mystique of the feminine, the fake, the terrorist. At its center is Kushner's brilliantly realized protagonist, a young woman on the verge. Thrilling and fearless, this is a major American novel from a writer of spectacular talent and imagination. Named as a Finalist for the National Book Award (her second nomination following her first novel "Telex From Cuba") which was also a Finalist for the NBA. Robert Stone dustjacket praise calling her "one of the most brilliant writers of the new century." 
Price: 195.00 USD
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