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All Saints' Day, Benoit, Brent
1 Benoit, Brent All Saints' Day
Woodstock, NY Overlook Press 2002 1585673129 / 9781585673124 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
In "Sall Saints' Day" the lives of simple people attain the status of myth, as the dynamic elements of fate, guilt, and reconciliation are woven together to produce a story that both captivates the reader in its rendering of a vanishing culture and surprises at every turn. Tautly written, both harrowing and heart-filled, "All Saints' Day" marks Brent Benoit's emergence as a writer to watch. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Drowned Moon, Blake, Glenn
2 Blake, Glenn Drowned Moon
Baltimore Johns Hopkins 2001 0801865492 / 9780801865497 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
The stories in "Drowned Moon" are set in Southeast Texas, where the Old and the Lost Rivers meet and empty into the bay. This unique geographic location, with its unpredictable waters, its sinking swamps, its bayous and sloughs, provides a haunting landscape for Glenn Blake's charactersóJessie in "Old River," searching for stability in the aftermath of a hurricane; Hannah in "Open Season," trying to save her doves from an unusual birthday gift; or Drew in "Chocolate Bay," raising his son in a house onm a peninsula, isolated from the rest of town. The author was awarded "Special Mention" for the Pushcart Prize in 1997 and received the PEN Southwest Award for fiction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Dirty Work, Brown, Larry
3 Brown, Larry Dirty Work
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1989 0945575203 / 9780945575207 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Larry Brown on the title page! The author's second book, his first novel. The story of two men, strangers - one white, the other black. Both men were born and raised in Mississippi. Both fought in Vietnam. Both were gravely wounded. Now both lie in adjacent beds in a veterans' hospital. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Home for the Day: A Novel, Ferrell, Anderson
4 Ferrell, Anderson Home for the Day: A Novel
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf Inc 1994 039458094X / 9780394580944 First Edition/First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Anderson Ferrell on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name). A copy of the Uncorrected Proof. Selected by the New York Times as one of the year's best, Anderson Ferrell was also the recipient of a Whiting Award for Fiction. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Home for the Day: A Novel, Ferrell, Anderson
5 Ferrell, Anderson Home for the Day: A Novel
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf Inc 1994 039458094X / 9780394580944 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a Review Copy (Publisher's Review Slip and Author Photo laid-in) which has been SIGNED by Anderson Ferrell on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Selected by the New York Times as one of the year's best, Anderson Ferrell was also the recipient of a Whiting Award for Fiction. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Where She Was, Ferrell, Anderson
6 Ferrell, Anderson Where She Was
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf Inc 1985 0394535219 / 9780394535210 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Anderson Ferrell on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! The author's first work of fiction, is a novel rich in such disquieting presences, ghostly intimations that rise up out of the artifacts of the everyday business of living. Slight "sunning" to the dustjacket spine (as is common with this title). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Multitude of Sins, Ford, Richard
7 Ford, Richard A Multitude of Sins
New York, NY Knopf 2002 0375412123 / 9780375412127 First U.S. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! Only a storyteller as agile and serious as Richard Ford could produce a collection of stories so rich and formally diverse on a single grand theme - love, intimacy and their dramatic failures in our all too human hands. In these extraordinary stories all human relations, indeed our entire sense of right and wrong, are put into vivid and unforgettable play. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Piece of My Heart, Ford, Richard
8 Ford, Richard A Piece of My Heart
New York, NY Harper & Row 1976 0060113626 / 9780060113629 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! An attractive copy of the author's first book. Richard Ford has made his mark on American letters with the body of his work. This novel is grim, phobic, nightmarish, and almost intolerable; it is redeemed by its own extremity. The pieces of these hearts share a vitality and an intensity greater than any new author has brought to fiction for decades. Only a slight discoloration to the topstain near the spine detracts slightly to this highly collectable volume. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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A Piece of My Heart, Ford, Richard
9 Ford, Richard A Piece of My Heart
New York, NY Harper & Row 1976 0060113626 / 9780060113629 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Good Near Fine 
This an Ex-Library copy of the author's first book. Stamps proclaiming "no longer the property of..." in several places and last page where card pocket was located has been excised. Also, there is a slant to the volume. However, it is a "First Edition/First Printing" of a highly sought after first book. Richard Ford has made his mark on American letters with the body of his work. This novel is grim, phobic, nightmarish, and almost intolerable; it is redeemed by its own extremity. The pieces of these hearts share a vitality and an intensity greater than any new author has brought to fiction for decades. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Independence Day, Ford, Richard
10 Ford, Richard Independence Day
New York, NY Knopf 1995 0679492658 / 9780679492658 First Edition/First Printing Slipcase Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
This is a beautiful copy of the Advance Reader's Edition in the Publisher's Cardstock Slipcase. This is one of a limited number of copies of the ARC that had been SIGNED by Richard Ford on a special page as distributed by the publisher. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A visionary account of American life - and the long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade - "Independence Day" reveals a man and our country with unflinching comedy and the spector of hope and even permanence, all of which Richard Ford evokes with keen intelligence, perfect emotional pitch and a voice invested with absolute authority. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Independence Day, Ford, Richard
11 Ford, Richard Independence Day
Toronto, Canada Little, Brown and Company (Canada) Ltd. 1995 0316288268 / 9780316288262 First Canadian Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This is the Canadian First Edition (with different artwork on the jacket than the US and UK Editions) by the winner of both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade - "Independence Day" reveals a man and our country with unflinching comedy and the spector of hope and even permanence, all of which Richard Ford evokes with keen intelligence, perfect emotional pitch and a voice invested with absolute authority. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Rock Springs, Ford, Richard
12 Ford, Richard Rock Springs
New York, NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1987 0871131595 / 9780871131591 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! The author has stated that this book of ten short stories is his personal favorite to read from. Set largely in Montana these stories demonstrate Ford's ability to reveal "the deep heart of things, with a deftness and intensity that we find in few books by writers of our generation". In a landscape grand and bleak-snow geese filling the air above wheatlands, a desolate train across the barren plain, the mountains rising all around-Richard Ford's characters are living lives on the verge-of knowledge and experience, of events that can change them forever-just as all our lives are lived. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Fights, Ford, Richard
13 Ford, Richard The Fights
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1996 0811811220 / 9780811811224 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Photographs By: Charles Hoff Signed by Author
This is a beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This copy with the Publisher's Errata Slip laid-in. Raw, dynamic, compelling - the unforgettable, classic black-and-white photgraphs of Charles Hoff are showcased for the first time in this volume. With an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford, and a critical essay by Richard Woodward, "The Fights" is rich in beauty and provocative in subject matter. A powerful conjunction of photographs and words, it is a meditation on the body and soul of the fighter. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Ultimate Good Luck, Ford, Richard
14 Ford, Richard The Ultimate Good Luck
London, UK Collins Harvill 1989 0002718537 / 9780002718530 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! First British edition of the author's 2nd book. (small printing recorded). The setting is Oaxaca, in Mexico, a city crawling with soldiers, urban guerrillas, American tourists, drugpushers and poor Mexican Indians forced to the margins of society. An irresistible and elegantly spare novel of love and violence, "The Ultimate Good Luck" secures Ford's reputation as a powerful voice in American writing. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Wildlife, Ford, Richard
15 Ford, Richard Wildlife
London, UK Collins Harvill 1990 0002710978 / 9780002710978 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed by Author
This copy has also been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This novel is an elegy on the love that is born and which grows, as children grow, within a family and which can be destroyed and which can be recovered. A Harvill paperback original in this UK Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Wildlife, Ford, Richard
16 Ford, Richard Wildlife
London, UK Collins Harvill 1990 0002710986 / 9780002710985 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! Rumoured that only 600 or so copies were bound in hardcover for the UK issue. Set in Montana, in the summer of 1960, it tells of the discovery of a mother's infidelity by a young boy. Written in Richard Ford's distinctive style. The voice is piercingly his own, and the compassion and the clarity of his vision in this work demand attention. They make Richard Ford a writer it is both a pleasure and a necessity to read. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Wildlife, Ford, Richard
17 Ford, Richard Wildlife
New York, NY Atlantic Monthly Press 1990 0871133482 / 9780871133489 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! The author's 4th novel - set in the same Western landscape that so distinguished his acclaimed collection "Rock Springs". The New York Times then called Richard Ford "one of the most compelling and eloquent storytellers of his age." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Women With Men, Ford, Richard
18 Ford, Richard Women With Men
London, UK Harvill Press 1997 186046341X / 9781860463419 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
The first UK Edition of the author's first collection of stories since "Rock Springs," published a decade earlier. In three long stories, he captures men and women at a complex and essential moment of truth. With exceptional mastery of emotional nuance and consistent authority, Ford employs once more what Elizabeth Hardwick has called "a talent as strong and varied as American fiction has to offer." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Women With Men, Ford, Richard
19 Ford, Richard Women With Men
NY Knopf 1997 0679454691 / 9780679454694 First Trade Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! The First Trade Edition of the author's first collection of stories since Rock Springs, published a decade earlier. In three long stories, he captures men and women at a complex and essential moment of truth. The landscape of "Women With Men" ranges from the northern plains of Montana to the streets of Paris and the suburbs of Chicago, where Mr. Ford's various characters experience the consolations and complications that prevail in matters of passion, romance and love. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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20 Grubbs, Morris A. [Edited By] Home and Beyond: An Anthology of Kentucky Short Stories
Lexington, Kentucky Univ Pr of Kentucky 2001 0813121922 / 9780813121925 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
Kentucky has inspired a host of acclaimed short story writers over the last fifty years, and much of their work focuses on the tension between the comforts of home and the siren-like lure of the outside world. In subtle and profound ways the forty stories herein challenge and overturn accepted stereotypes about the land their authors called home, whether by birth or by choice.  
Price: 55.00 USD
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