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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
1 Barrett, Andrea Servants of the Map
New York, NY W W Norton & Co Inc 2002 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Andrea Barrett! Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery. Although each richly layered tale stands alone, readers will discover subtle links to characters in her earlier works. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Ship Fever and Other Stories, Barrett, Andrea
2 Barrett, Andrea Ship Fever and Other Stories
New York, NY W.W. Norton 1996 039303853X / 9780393038538 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! Winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. The elegant short fictions gathered here, often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century, take their impulse from the world of science. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they move between past and present as they negotiate the complex territory of ambition, failure, achievement, and shattered dreams. Dustjacket praise by Howard Norman who states "In these wonderfully original stories, the great explorers of mind and geography seem to enter the room, and history feels more immediate than the present." 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Forms of Water, Barrett, Andrea
3 Barrett, Andrea The Forms of Water
NY Pocket Books 1993 067179521X / 9780671795214 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! Her fourth book - a return to her native New England ground. Francine Prose dustjacket praise "Something about Andrea Barrett's writing, her honesty, her patience with - and wry compassion for - her characters, makes one wish that more novels were as engaging or just as well-written as "Forms of Water". 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Middle Kingdom, Barrett, Andrea
4 Barrett, Andrea The Middle Kingdom
New York, NY Pocket Books 1991 0671729608 / 9780671729608 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! The author's third novel. Kirkus Reviews said at the time "An absorbing and complex portrait of a confused young woman.evocative, funny, and just mysterious enough: Barrett's best yet.". 
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The Voyage of the Narwhal, Barrett, Andrea
5 Barrett, Andrea The Voyage of the Narwhal
New York, NY W.W. Norton 1998 039304632X / 9780393046328 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! The National Book Award ("Ship Fever and Other Stories") Winning author's recent novel. Part adventure narative, part love story, this extraordinary chronicle captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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In My Fatherís House , Gaines, Ernest J
6 Gaines, Ernest J In My Fatherís House
NY Knopf 1978 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine Signed by Author
An extraordinary copy of the Black authorís novel about a small, rural black community in the deep south, in a moment not long past that has been SIGNED by Ernest Gaines on the title page. A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. Reverend Martinóa respected minister and civil rights leader, devoted husband and father, a man of strength and rectitudeócomes face to face with the sins of his youth when a sinister stranger arrives in town.  
Price: 225.00 USD
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Ernest J. Gaines : A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers Ser.) , Gaines, Ernest J (Karen Carmean)
7 Gaines, Ernest J (Karen Carmean) Ernest J. Gaines : A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers Ser.)
Westport, CT, U.S.A. Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated 1998 0313302863 / 9780313302862 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Illustrated Boards Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Ernest Gaines on the title page! This study offers a clear, accessible reading of Gaines' fiction. It analyzes in turn all of Gaines' novels from 'Catherine Carmier' (1964) to 'A Lesson Before Dying' (1994), as well as his collection of short stories, 'Bloodline' (1968). A complete bibliography of Gaines' fiction, as well as selected reviews and criticism, completes the study.  
Price: 95.00 USD
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Riding the Yellow Trolley Car, Kennedy, William
8 Kennedy, William Riding the Yellow Trolley Car
New York, New York Viking Press 1993 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a Review Copy (Publisher's materials and slip laid-in) that has been SIGNED by William Kennedy on the title page! This rich collection contain's Kennedy's insightful book reviews over the last thirty years on such authors as Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Bernard Malamud, John O'Hara, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes; literary essays on other authors and on his own writing; profiles of jazz musicians, movie stars, stories on the filming of "Ironweed" and "The Cotton Club"; and a moving soliloquy on the homeless that resonates with much force and timeliness today. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Daughters, Marshall, Paule
9 Marshall, Paule Daughters
NY Athenium 1991 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the title page. Charles Johnson dustjacket praise states "Once again, Paule Marshall brings her powerful gifts as a storyteller and her deft handling of character to the creation of a fictional world that bridges black life in this country and the Caribbean, In doing so, she adds another triumph, artistic and moral, to her distinguished body of work. Daughters is cause for celebration." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Daughters, Marshall, Paule
10 Marshall, Paule Daughters
NY Athenium 1991 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the title page. Charles Johnson dustjacket praise states "Once again, Paule Marshall brings her powerful gifts as a storyteller and her deft handling of character to the creation of a fictional world that bridges black life in this country and the Caribbean, In doing so, she adds another triumph, artistic and moral, to her distinguished body of work. Daughters is cause for celebration." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Stonemason, A Play In Five Acts, McCarthy, Cormac
11 McCarthy, Cormac The Stonemason, A Play In Five Acts
Hopewell, NJ Ecco Press 1995 0880013591 / 9780880013598 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
A copy of the trade edition. "The Stonemason" is a profoundly moving drama set in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1970s, concerning several generations of a black family. "The Stonemason" reveals afresh the mastery of character, plot, pathos, and the poetic facility for language that distinguishes Cormac McCarthy's fiction. McCarthy allowed the Ecco Press to publish this play as thanks for their having kept his books in print over a number of years. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Airing Dirty Laundry, Reed, Ishmael
12 Reed, Ishmael Airing Dirty Laundry
Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Reading: Addison-Wesley [1993]. 1993 0201624621 / 9780201624625 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Ishmael Reed on the title page! The author's fourth collection of non-fiction. Almost half of the material appearing for the first time in this edition. Reed has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and was twice nominated for the National Book Award. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Make Believe, Scott, Joanna
13 Scott, Joanna Make Believe
New York, NY Little, Brown 2000 0316776165 / 9780316776165 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Joanna Scott on the title page! A story about a family stunned by tragedy and the regenerative forces at work in the aftermath. The author has been a PEN/Faulkner Finalist, A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and a Lannan Award Winner. Michael Cunningham dustjacket praise calling her ".the real thing, an artist with huge ambitions and the means to realize them." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Make Believe, Scott, Joanna
14 Scott, Joanna Make Believe
NY Little, Brown 2000 0316776165 / 9780316776165 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Joanna Scott on the title page. A story about a family stunned by tragedy and the regenerative forces at work in the aftermath. The author has been a PEN/Faulkner Finalist, A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and a Lannan Award Winner. Michael Cunningham dustjacket praise calling her ".the real thing, an artist with huge ambitions and the means to realize them." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Various Antidotes, Scott, Joanna
15 Scott, Joanna Various Antidotes
NY Holt 1994 0805026479 / 9780805026474 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Joanna Scott on the title page! This is her first collection of short stories and Scott culls from the annals of science and medicine real and imaginery figures whose peculiar obsessions she transmutes with effortless alchemy into the stuff of art. Robert Olen Butler dustjacket praise saying "Joanna Scott is one of the most original and enchanting voices in modern fiction, and Various Antidotes is a perfect way to discover her. These stories are filled with utterly unanticipatable delights." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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John Henry Days, Whitehead, Colson
16 Whitehead, Colson John Henry Days
New York, New York Doubleday 2001 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "John Henry Days" has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page! A re-telling of the legend of John Henry that sweeps across generations and cultures in a stunning, hilarious, and unsettling portrait of American society. Publisherís Weekly calls John Henry Days "Smart, learned and soaringly ambitious, his second novel consolidates his position as one of the leading writers of serious fiction of his generation." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Intuitionist, Whitehead, Colson
17 Whitehead, Colson The Intuitionist
London Granta 1999 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page. The first UK printing - trade paperback format. Fusing the classic elements of the noir thriller with serious racial, political and philosophical questions, The Intuitionist is a groundbreaking and marvellously inventive novel. Moving, stylish and darkly funny, it introduces a remarkably accomplished young writer. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Intuitionist, Whitehead, Colson
18 Whitehead, Colson The Intuitionist
London Granta 1999 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page. The first UK printing - trade paperback format. Fusing the classic elements of the noir thriller with serious racial, political and philosophical questions, The Intuitionist is a groundbreaking and marvellously inventive novel. Moving, stylish and darkly funny, it introduces a remarkably accomplished young writer. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Get Your War On, Whitehead, Colson (Introduction By] Rees, David [Author]
19 Whitehead, Colson (Introduction By] Rees, David [Author] Get Your War On
Brooklyn Soft Skull Press 2002 188712876X / 9781887128766 First Edition/First Printing Pictorial Cover Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed By Author and Illustrator
This copy of "Get Your War On" has been SIGNED by BOTH David Rees and Colson Whitehead! Comic strips by David Rees with a three-page introduction by Colson Whitehead. Rees expresses the outrage, disbelief, and humanity that traditional media outlets either deliberately ignore or institutionalize into pap. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Fatheralong , Wideman, John Edgar
20 Wideman, John Edgar Fatheralong
NY Pantheon 1994 0679407200 / 9780679407201 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by John Edgar Wideman on the title page. The celebrated Black author's searingly honest meditation on "fathers, color, roots, time, and language." The Los Angeles Times Book Review calls Wideman "our most powerful and accomplished artist of the urban black world." From affluent Amherst to blue-collar Pittsburgh to rural South Carolina, this is his memoir of an American family. This was also shortlisted for the National Book Award.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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