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Oracle Night

By: Auster, Paul

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8529


This copy of "Oracle Night" has been SIGNED by Paul Auster on the title page! Paul Auster's mesmerizing eleventh novel reads like an old-fashioned ghost story. But there are no ghosts in this book - only flesh-and-blood human beings, wandering through the haunted realms of everyday life. At once a meditation on the nature of time and a journey through the labyrinth of one man's imagination, "Oracle Night" is a narrative tour de force that confirms Auster... View more info

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In Search of the Striped Bass. [Waldman, John - Editor. Stripers, An Angler's Anthology]

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: Camden, ME, Ragged Mountain Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5000


This copy has been SIGNED by John Waldman, Editor on the title page and by T. Coraghessan Boyle at his story entry. The first appearance in book form of a piece by the author which first appeared in Life Magazine in September, 1992. Boyle reflects on a season spent catching stripers in nets for a hatchery operation on the Hudson River - what he calls ".the best job I ever had." Included in the text is a photograph taken in the spring of 1973! View more info

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Bernard and the Cloth Monkey

By: Bryan, Judith

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, UK, Flamingo: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5432


Winner of the 1997 Saga Prize, an award for unpublished Black novelists born in Britain or the Republic of Ireland. In this stirring and unsettling book, Judith Bryan has created an unforgettable heroine in ANita - unflinchingly she takes her readers to the center of ANita's trauma and leaves them with the journey marked indelibly on their heart. View more info

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Pray for Yourself

By: Calcagno, Anne

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5168


Anne Calcagno's exhilaratingly original first collection of her short stories vividly captures the textures of women's lives. For the stories in "Pray for Yourself" the author received the James D. Phelan Award and was awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council. View more info

Water of an Undetermined Depth

By: Chiappone, Richard

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5446


Jack Driscoll has called this "As compelling a story collection as I have come across in years. To say that I was entirely caught up in the emotional turbulence and deep longing of these living-on-the-edge characters is an understatement." The author was the 2002 Winner of the Robert Traver Award for fiction. View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8350


This copy of "The Hours" has been SIGNED by Michael Cunningham on the title page! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature and also the PEN/Faulkner Award. $22.00 first state dust jacket price. The author's reputation has continued to grow with each succeeding work. The novel opens with an evocation of Woolf’s last days before her suicide in 1941, and moves to the stories of two modern American women who are trying to make rewarding lives for themselves in... View more info

The Long White

By: Dilworth, Sharon

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5332


Winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, Dliworth is a voice to be reckoned with. Many of her stories focus on the Finns and Native Americans who have carved out their lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, a cold, stark landset between two of the Great Lakes. This is a beautiful copy of the trade paperback issue that has been SIGNED by SHaron Dilworth on the title page. View more info

Sweet Desserts

By: Ellmann, Lucy

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Virago Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4185


This is the "true 1st Edition" of this US born author - who moved to the UK at an early age. Her first novel, "Sweet Desserts", was the Winner of the 1988 Guardian Fiction Prize. Fay Weldon dustjacket praise "Lucy Ellmann does write a lovely novel. She knits the inner and outer worlds together with a natural grace: a kind of conversational elegance." View more info

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The Agüero Sisters

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 175


This copy has been SIGNED by Cristina Garcia on the title page! Recipient of the 1998 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. The story of Reina and Constancia Agüero, Cuban sisters who have been estranged for thirty years. Reina, forty-eight years old, living in Cuba in the early 1990s, was once a devoted daughter of la revolucion; Constancia, an eager to assimilate naturalized American, smuggled herself off the island in 1962. View more info

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The Agüero Sisters

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 176


This copy of the Uncorrected Proof (in glossy wraps) is SIGNED by Cristina Garcia on the title page! Recipient of the 1998 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. The story of Reina and Constancia Agüero, Cuban sisters who have been estranged for thirty years. Reina, forty-eight years old, living in Cuba in the early 1990s, was once a devoted daughter of la revolución; Constancia, an eager to assimilate naturalized American, smuggled herself off the island in 1962. View more info

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Iron Woman

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A., New Rivers Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6466


This copy has been SIGNED by Diame Glancy on the title page! "Iron Woman" was chosen for the Writer's Voice as the 1988 Capricorn Poetry Prize winner by Nicholas Christopher who comments: "In these fine poems, Diane Glancy's voice is strong and her images are sharp and true. But it's the myriad stories within these poems that carry us so far, to all the places - spiritual and otherwise - that the poet has recreated for us from her hard-won experience." Is... View more info

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Madonna on Her Back

By: Hagy, Alyson Carol

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Stuart Wright, Publisher: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4749


Dustjacket praise by George Garrett stating."The impeccable care and craft which have so obviously gone into the making of the eight stoires of 'Madonna on Her Back' may serve to disguise the very real risks, the high-wire daring of Alyson Carol Hagy in eagarly taking on (or perhaps being possessed by) subjects which are, at heart, deeply complex, difficult , even dangerous." An early version of this manuscript received the Avery anf Jule Hopwood Award for Short ... View more info

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The Great Fire

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: New York, NY, FSG: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5711


This copy has been SIGNED and DATED 18/XI/03 (Day before Winning the NBA) by Shirley Hazzard on the title page! WINNER OF THE 2003 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - The year is 1947. The great fire of the Second World War has convulsed Europe and Asia. A deeply observed story of love and separation, of disillusion and recovered humanity, "The Great Fire" marks the much-awaited return to fiction of this author. Dustjacket praise by Michael Cunningham saying "S... View more info

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The Great Fire

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, NY, FSG: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6154


This copy has been SIGNED by Shirley Hazzard on the title page! WINNER OF THE 2003 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - The year is 1947. The great fire of the Second World War has convulsed Europe and Asia. A deeply observed story of love and separation, of disillusion and recovered humanity, "The Great Fire" marks the much-awaited return to fiction of this author. Dustjacket praise by Michael Cunningham saying "Shirley Hazzard is, purely and simply, one of th... View more info

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At The Bottom of the River

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1983

Edition: First Edition/Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 246


Second Printing, as an alternative to the first edition. This copy has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page. A beautiful copy of the author's first book - a magical collection of ten pieces. Jamaica Kincaid was born in St. John's, Antigua, in the West Indies. Dustjacket praise by Derek Walcott. Winner of the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Starts with her first published New Yorker fiction piece, "Girl,... View more info

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A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

By: McBride, Eimear

Price: $185.00  $166.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Coffee House Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7911


This copy of "A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing" has been SIGNED by Eimear McBride on the title page! This debut tells, with astonishing insight and in brutal detail, the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumor. Touching on everything from family violence to sexuality and the personal struggle to remain intact in times of intense trauma, McBride writes with singular intensity, acute sensitivity, an... View more info

Evidences

By: McCorkle, James

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Port Townsend, Washington, U.S.A., Copper Canyon Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5324


Winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. In poems that are by turns lyrical, disjunctive, autobiographical, and political, "Evidences" sifts through residues of landscape and history. The physicality of the language and the invocation of the world of places and things form a meditative process, essaying the conditions of perception and memory. View more info

Airs of Providence

By: McGarry, Jean

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins Univ Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5445


Winner of the Southern Review/LSU Short Fiction Prize. Here, in the working-class Irish section of the city of Providence, RI, NcGarry's characters busy themselves with their own obligations: making the rounds of the neighborhood, going to the dime store and to the church, from the ward headquarters to the hospital, to the beauty parlor and the funeral parlor. Previous owner's name of front boards. View more info

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Assorted Fire Events

By: Means, David

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Context Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6898


A very well received collection of stories that has been SIGNED by David Means on the title page! Dustjacket praise by Jonathan Franzen who calls it "...one of the best American collections of the last ten years." Also, Donald Antrim says "These stories are wonderfully moving." Winner of the Los Angeles Times Award for Fiction in April 2001. View more info

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Going After Cacciato

By: O'Brien, Tim

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1978

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4129


First Edition/First Printing. SIGNED by the Author on the Title Page. Winner of the National Book Award in 1979 - it was the unanimous choice of the judges: "His landscapes have the breadh and scope of Tolstoy's, and the essential American wonder and innocence of his vision derserves to stand beside that of Stephen Crane." No other novelist has captured the experience of the Vietnam War in a narrative as compelling or as boldly strange as in this work. In Publish... View more info