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Brick Lane

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2003

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4922

ISBN: 0743243307

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Monica Ali on the title page! One of the most-talked about books of 2003 - made the shortlist for the Booker Prize. This gorgeous first novel is the deeply moving story of one woman, Nazneen, born in a Bangladeshi village and transported to London at age eighteen to enter into an arranged marriage. Named as Winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Fiction Prize for 2003. View more info

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A Place Where The Sea Remembers

By: Benitez, Sandra

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, Coffee House Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 609

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Sandra Benitez on the title page. Winner of the inaugural Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. This is a Review Copy with Publisher's Press Release and other review papers laid-in. Tim O'Brien has said "a vivid, graceful, tautly constructed wo rk of fiction that succeeds on numerous artistic levels.I'm confident that the reader will feel the emotional grip of a splendid new storyteller." View more info

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A Place Where The Sea Remembers

By: Benitez, Sandra

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Coffee House Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1621

ISBN: 156689011X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Sandra Benitez on the title page. Winner of the inaugural Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Tim O'Brien has said "a vivid, graceful, tautly constructed work of fiction that succeeds on numerous artistic levels.I'm confident that the reader will feel the emotional grip of a splendid new storyteller." View more info

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Rose's Garden

By: Brown, Carrie

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1157

ISBN: 1565121740

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Carrie Brown on the title page! Author's debut novel - Winner of Barnes & Noble's Discover Great New Writers Award for 1998. Lee Smith dustjacket praise stating "This unusual novel blooms on the page like a rare, exquisite, and finally gorgeous flower.". View more info

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Then We Came to the End: A Novel

By: Ferris, Joshua

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Little, Brown and Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7714

ISBN: 0316016381

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Then We Came to the End" has been SIGNED by Joshua Ferris on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Barnes and Noble Discover Award and a Finalist for the National Book Award. With a demon's eye for the details that make life worth noticing, Joshua Ferris tells a true and funny story about survival un life's strangest environment - the one we pretend is normal five days a week... View more info

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Snow Falling On Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $185.00  $166.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1342

ISBN: 0151001006

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Guterson on the title page. The Granta 20 author's "breakthrough" work - Winner of the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award. A major motion picture has just been released. Courtroom drama, love story, and war novel, "Snow Falling On Cedars" is the epic tale of Miyomoto's snowbound trial and the past that haunts its every moment. View more info

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Snow Falling On Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: London, UK, Bloomsbury: 1995

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1464

ISBN: 0747521085

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Guterson on the title page. A very nice copy of the 1st UK Printing with Publisher's Sewn-in bookmark. This title has gone on to become a "Classic" of modern American Literature. Charles Johnson dutjacket praise on this edition stating "'Snow Falling On Cedars' is as superbly controlled in its character portrayals and evocation of place as a surgeon's scapel, and when Guterson addresses the drama of cultures in conflict, his... View more info

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Snow Falling On Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Contemporaries: 1995

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1466

ISBN: 067976402X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Guterson on the title page. This is a copy of the first Trade Paperback Edition of the PEN/Faulkner Award winning novel. Offered as an alternative to the hardcover edition. View more info

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The Pleasing Hour

By: King, Lily

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7409

ISBN: 0871137542

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Lily King on the title page! A first novel from the Winner of the 1999 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award (card laid-in). She previously won the Raymond Carver Prize for fiction while a graduate student at Syracuse University. Library Journal says of "The Pleasing Hour" that "In gentle, elegant prose, first novelist King has taken some unusual elements and worked them into a believable, beautifully etched tale of peo... View more info

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Native Speaker

By: Lee, Chang-Rae

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6901

ISBN: 1573220019

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Chang-Rae Lee on the title page! The novel centers around a Korean-American industrial spy, explores themes of alienation and betrayal as felt or perpetrated by immigrants and first-generation citizens, and played out in local politics. The author's debut - this eloquent and thought-provoking novel went on to win the PEN/Hemingway Award, QPB's New Voices Award, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, the American Book Award and ... View more info

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Native Speaker

By: Lee, Chang-Rae

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6902

ISBN: 1573220019

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Chang-Rae Lee on the title page. This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof in glossy wraps of the author's debut - the novel centers around a Korean-American industrial spy, explores themes of alienation and betrayal as felt or perpetrated by immigrants and first-generation citizens, and played out in local politics. This eloquent and thought-provoking novel went on the win the PEN/Hemingway Award, QPB's New Voices Award, the Barnes & Noble Dis... View more info

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The Light of Falling Stars

By: Lennon, J. Robert

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 580

ISBN: 1573220663

Condition: Fine


The book has been SIGNED by J. Robert Lennon and dated March 19, 1998 - the Night of the Awards Presentation! Winner of the Fifth Annual Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. This is a copy of the "Uncorrected Proof for Limited Distribution". Previous Winners include Elizabeth McCracken (The Giant's House) and David Guterson (Snow Faling On Cedars), amongst others. The judges for the c ompetition have stated ".a luminous novel, at once dream-like... View more info

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The Light of Falling Stars

By: Lennon, J. Robert

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6243

ISBN: 1573220663

Condition: Fine


The book has been SIGNED by J. Robert Lennon and dated March 19, 1998 - the Night of the Awards Presentation! Winner of the Fifth Annual Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Previous Winners include Elizabeth McCracken (The Giant's House) and David Guterson (Snow Faling On Cedars), amongst others. The judges for the c ompetition have stated ".a luminous novel, at once dream-like and vividly real." A copy of the Awards Invitation has been laid-in. View more info

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The Giant's House

By: McCracken, Elizabeth

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5282

ISBN: 0385314337

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Elizabeth McCracken on the title page! Winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers Award and National Book Award Nominee for Fiction. The year is 1950, and in a small town on Cape Cod twenty-six-year-old librarian Peggy Cort feels like love and life have stood her up. This is an unforgettably tender and quirly novel about learning to welcome the unexpected miracle, and about the strength of choosing to love in a world that gives no pro... View more info