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The New West of Edward Abbey.

By: Abbey, Edward [Ann Ronald].

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Albuquerque: University of New Mexico [1982].: 1982

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 849


The first book to examine the achievement of this "Western" writer. A must for any serious collector of the works of Ed Abbey. Sticker mark on front boards accounts for the less than Fine grading. View more info

Cactus Country.

By: Abbey, Edward.

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY: Time-Life [1973].: 1973

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 848


Part of the Ameican Wilderness Series. Text by Ed Abbey and extensively illustrated with color photographs throughout. First edition as indicated by having the hourglas figure on the last page. View more info

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Love is the Crooked Thing

By: Abbott, Lee K.

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5175


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. View more info

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Giving Up America

By: Abraham, Pearl

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6508


As she did in "The Romance Reader", Pearl Abraham gives an insider's glimpse into Hasidic life, this time through the lens of the secular world. It charts the conflict between the religious and the secular, between Hasidic and Orthodox practices, between being single and being married. View more info

St. Burl's Obituary

By: Akst, Daniel

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Denver, MacMurray & Beck: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 1478


The debut novel from this author. Bob Shacochis dustjacket praise calling it "A comedy as dark and dense and rich as a Viennese torte.a narrative - and gastronomic - juggernaut, and Daniel Akst should be crowned our new poet laureate of poet of all the delicious and soul-fattening sins of exces and desire." View more info

Cheaters and Other Stories

By: Albarelli, Dean

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 851


This is an uncorrected proof copy in plain gray wraps of the author's debut collection. "Honeymoon" appeared in 20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers. View more info

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Heart Songs and Other Stories

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner Paperback Fiction: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 411


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! This paperback re-issue includes two new stories not in the original book. These stories reverberate with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New England; the characters are native families and the dispossessed working class, whose heritage is challenged by the neorural bourgeosie from the city; and the themes are as elemental as the landscape:... View more info

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Accordian Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 417


1/2500 Signed/Limited copies from the publisher on a tipped-in sheet. "Accordian Crimes" opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordian maker completes his finest instruments - nineteen polished bone buttons, sleek lacquer - and dreams of owning a music store in America. View more info

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Negatives [A story in Caught In The Act - Edited by Barry Munger]

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Timken: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3212


Issued in wraps only - this collection concerns itself with the photographer in contemporary fiction. "Negatives" is a 14 page story that first appeared in "Heart Songs and Other Stories" in 1988. E. Annie Proulx has SIGNED at her appearance in this anthology that gathers works by such talents as Italo Calvino, Cynthia Ozick and Paul Theroux, among others. View more info

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Accordian Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribners: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6151


This copy of the trade edition has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! A masterpiece of storytelling that spans a centurty and a continent. "Accordian Crimes" opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordian maker completes his finest instrument - nineteen polished bone buttons, sleek lacquer - and dreams of owning a music store in America. View more info

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Heart Songs and Other Stories

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $575.00  $517.50

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6378


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! A beautiful copy of the highly honored author's 1st book of fiction - a wonderful collection of stories. The nine stories in "heart Songs" introduced a unique, new voice in contemporary American fiction. The settings are small New England blue-collar towns; the characters are the dispossessed working class confronted by a young rural bougeoisie; and the themes are the traps people set out for one another, ou... View more info

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Postcards

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $500.00  $450.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7131


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! Set in 1944, "Postcards" spins the mesmerizing tale of Loyal Blood, a Vermont farmer who spends a lifetime running from a crime so terrible it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. An astonishing novel that was the Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award. View more info

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Amy and Isabelle

By: Strout, Elizabeth

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6297


This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Elizabeth Strout! This book quickly went into later printings as "handselling" efforts were strong. The talented author's debut. Dustjacket praise by Alice Munro who calls it "A novel of shining integrity and humor, about the bravery and hard choices of what is called ordinary life." The author was named Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2009 for her novel "Olive Kitteridge.". View more info

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The Little Friend

By: Tartt, Donna

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7141


This copy of the second novel by the author of "The Secret History" and "the Goldfinch" has been SIGNED by Donna Tartt on the title page! A revelation of familial longing and sorrow, "The Little Friend" explores crime and punishment, as well as the hidden complications and consequences that hinder the pursuit of truth and justice. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her novel - "The Goldfinch." View more info

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The Intuitionist

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 1999

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2942


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. View more info