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Cavedweller, Allison, Dorothy
1 Allison, Dorothy Cavedweller
NY Dutton 1998 0525941673 / 9780525941675 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! Critically acclaimed author's story of Delia Byrd's return to Cayro, Georgia, where, for the first time in years, she knows what she wantsóthe two daughters she left behind a lifetime ago. Told in the incantatory and unforgettable voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellersó"Cavedweller" is a sweeping novel of the human spirit; the lost and hidden recesses of the heart; and the place where violence and what redeems it intersects. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Two or Three Things I Know For Sure, Allison, Dorothy
2 Allison, Dorothy Two or Three Things I Know For Sure
NY Dutton 1995 0525939210 / 9780525939214 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Plain Wraps Uncorrected Proof Copy Signed by Author
This is the Uncorrected Proof copy that has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! A small but powerful book, this memoir takes a probing look at the author's family history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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In The Time of Butterflies, Alvarez, Julia
3 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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Elect Mr. Robinson For A Better World, Antrim, Donald
4 Antrim, Donald Elect Mr. Robinson For A Better World
NY Viking 1993 0670851396 / 9780670851393 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Plain Wraps Signed by Author
This copy boldly SIGNED on the title page by Donald Antrim! A beautiful copy of the "Unrevised and Unpublished Proofs" in cream colored wrappers. The talented author's debut - a novel that has led to his being named by The New Yorker as one of 20 writers for the 21st century. Patrick McGrath has called it ".a glorious piece of gallows humor. Itís a mordant, morbid suburban gothic about the primative animal seething and roaring just beneath the social skin." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Strange Business, Askew, Rilla
5 Askew, Rilla Strange Business
New York, NY Viking 1992 0670842591 / 9780670842599 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Plain Wraps Signed by Author
This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain wraps that has been SIGNED by Rilla Askew on the title page! The authorís debut, a work of fiction comprised of eleven dovetailed stories that chronicle twenty-five years of memory and experience in fictitious Cedar, Oklahoma. Winner of the Oklahoma Book Award. Very slight sticker "shadow" on the front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The White Boy Shuffle, Beatty, Paul
6 Beatty, Paul The White Boy Shuffle
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1996 0395742803 / 9780395742808 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Signed by Author
This Uncorrected Proof copy has been SIGNED by Paul Beatty on the title page! "The White Boy Shuffle" is a moving, deft satire on issues of race as well as the tale of the coming of age of Gunnar Kaufman, a contemporary African American who is in no way typical. With his unparalleled ability to recreate the rhythms of everyday speech, to cut, mix, and recombine language in order to evoke a whole new world of experience. A combination of literary and street, at once intimate and breathtakingly expansive, The White Boy Shuffle" is a multicultural, multigenerational epic that is exuberant, engaging, and in the moment. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Tuff, Beatty, Paul
7 Beatty, Paul Tuff
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf, Inc 2000 0375401229 / 9780375401220 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Plain Wraps Signed by Author
This copy of the Uncorrected Proof (includes a bound-in copy of the proposed artwork) has been SIGNED by Paul Beatty on the title page! "Tuff" unleashes Paul Beatty's verbal dazzle and nothing-sacred sensibility on the story of a young black man coming of age on the streets and stoops of Spanish Harlem. Beatty's fierce gifts have never been more apparent: "Tuff" marks the return of one of this generation's freshest voices. Small corner "bump" on one edge accounts for the grading. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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An Invisible Sign of My Own, Bender, Aimee
8 Bender, Aimee An Invisible Sign of My Own
NY Doubleday 2000 0385492235 / 9780385492232 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
The authorís debut novel which has been SIGNED by Aimee Bender on the title page. This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof/Advance Reading Copy. Her first book, The Girl In the Flammable Skirt had proven to be a stunning debut collection of stories. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Like Normal People, Bender, Karen
9 Bender, Karen Like Normal People
Boston Houghton Mifflin 2000 0395945151 / 9780395945155 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Wraps Signed by Author
The authorís debut novel - portions of which have been published in The New Yorker, Granta, and Story magazine. An excerpt was also chosen for The Best American Short Stories by Annie Proulx. This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Karen Bender on the title page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Bitter Grounds, Benitez, Sandra
10 Benitez, Sandra Bitter Grounds
NY Hyperion 1997 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine ARC Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Sandra Benitez on the title page. An Advance Reader's Edition in full color wraps of the finished book. The author's story detailing the lives of three generations of Salvadoran women. She is also the Winner of the 1st Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and the Minnesota Book Award for her first book - "A Place Where The Sea Remembers." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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House Under Snow, Bialosky, Jill
11 Bialosky, Jill House Under Snow
New York Harcourt, Inc. 2002 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof that has been SIGNED by Jill Bialosky on the title page. A debut novel by an acclaimed American poet, "House Under Snow", is a story about family tension and the difficulties mothers and daughters can experience when matters of the heart intrude. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Subterranean , Bialosky, Jill
12 Bialosky, Jill Subterranean
New York Knopf 2001 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Signed by Author
This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Jill Bialosky on the title page. Jill Bialosky follows her acclaimed debut collection, "The End of Desire", with this powerful sequence of poems that probes the subterranean depths of eros. "Subterranean" is the moving and intimate account of the emergence of Persephone and Demeter, who appear in various forms in these poems, Bialosky finds a strange beauty in grief, and emerges from the realms of temptation with insight and distinction.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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Oyster, Biguenet, John
13 Biguenet, John Oyster
NY Ecco/HarperCollins 2002 0060198362 / 9780060198367 First Edition/First Printing Printer Wrapper Fine Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Signed by Author
This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof which has been SIGNED by John Biguenet on the title page. In glossy wraps with artwork that had to be changed when the hardcover trade edition was issued. As such, this state of the book is difficult to locate in this condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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In The Shadow of Our House , Blackwood, Scott
14 Blackwood, Scott In The Shadow of Our House
Dallas SMU Press 2001 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Signed by Author
This is a copy of the oversized (8 1/2" X 11") spiral bound galley that has been SIGNED by Scott Blackwood on the title page. In this debut collection of nine thematically linked stories set in Austin, Texas, people live on the cusp of the past and present, saddled with the knowledge that "sometimes what you're thinking can't be dovetailed with what you do." Dustjacket praise by the late Andre Dubus "A really good piece of work. Ambitious. Powerful. The right stuff. I really enjoyed this good bunch of fiction."  
Price: 65.00 USD
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Come To Me, Bloom, Amy
15 Bloom, Amy Come To Me
NY Harper Collins 1993 0060182369 / 9780060182366 First Edition/First Printing Fine Wraps Signed by Author
A beautiful copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain white wraps .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. Her debut 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: 95.00 USD
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Audrey Hepburn's Neck, Brown, Alan
16 Brown, Alan Audrey Hepburn's Neck
NY Pocket Books 1996 0671526715 / 9780671526719 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
This is an Advance Reading Copy of the author's debut that has been SIGNED by Alan Brown on the title page! Winner of the inaugural Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. A novel which illuminates the clash between Japanese and American cultures. A thoroughly charming novel of Americans seen through Japanese eyes, of love's myriad definitions, and of the unwavering human longing to make things turn out right, "Audrey Hepburn's Neck" capturs our hearts while illuminating our common humanity. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Carter, Emily Glory Goes and Gets Some
Minneapolis Coffee House Press 2000 1566891019 / 9781566891011 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Uncorrected Bound Galleys Signed by Author
This is a copy of the Uncorrected Galley that has been SIGNED by Emily Carter on the title page. Publishers Weekly says "An intense, edgy, boldly candid, and irrepressibly sardonic voice drives the 21 interlinked stories in this collection....[Carterís] prose is everywhere supple and compelling, and this collection announces her as a brave new talent." The title story was chosen for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories 1998. Named as a recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award in 2001.  
Price: 45.00 USD
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Rest Area , Chapman, Clay McLeod
18 Chapman, Clay McLeod Rest Area
NY Theia/Hyperion 2002 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) Signed by Author
SIGNED and dated Feb 11th, 2003 by Clay McLeod Chapman on the title page. This is the ARC that details how this collection originated as a series of enthusiastically received monologues that the twenty-four-year-old author has performed around the country and abroad. The twenty stories in this debut collection will grab hold of your imagination, and they won't let go. Every story begins and ends with one voice, and each contains a mystery or turn of events that shocks, entertains, frightens - and usually all of the above.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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Rest Area , Chapman, Clay McLeod
19 Chapman, Clay McLeod Rest Area
NY Theia/Hyperion 2002 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Advance Uncorrected Manuscript Signed by Author
SIGNED and dated Feb 11th, 2003 by Clay McLeod Chapman on the title page. This is a copy of the Advance Uncorrected Bound Manuscript. The twenty stories in this debut collection will grab hold of your imagination, and they won't let go. Every story begins and ends with one voice, and each contains a mystery or turn of events that shocks, entertains, frightens - and usually all of the above.  
Price: 55.00 USD
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Jeremy Thrane , Christensen, Kate
20 Christensen, Kate Jeremy Thrane
NY Broadway Books 2001 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Wraps Signed by Author
A fast-paced and funny social satire, Jeremy Thrane deftly captures the slippery chameleon quality of American identity, the power of youth and beauty, and the complexity of love. This is an Advance Reading Copy that has been SIGNED by Kate Christensen on the title page.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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