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The Chatham School Affair

By: Cook, Thomas H.

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5132

Condition: Fine


Winner of the 1997 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. On a summer morning in 1926, a younf woman alights from a bus in a Cape Cod village and embarks on an odyssey she cannot foresee. Chatham is a tiny seacoast town, boasting a main street with a few shops, a white-spired church, and Chatham School, an elite boys' academy deicated to turning boisterous or insolent boys from good families into dutiful, moral young men. View more info

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Whip Hand

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row: 1979

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8671

ISBN: 0060113847

Condition: Fine


"Whip Hand" is a crime novel by Dick Francis, the second novel in the Sid Halley series. The novel received the Gold Dagger Award for Best Novel of 1979, as well as the Edgar Award for Best Novel of 1980. Whip Hand is one of only two novels to have received both awards (the other being John le Carré's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold). "Whip Hand" is a finely crafted, swiftly moving tale of detection. It is also the story of a failed marriage, whose partners are full o... View more info

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The Caveman's Valentine

By: Green, George Dawes

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4120

ISBN: 0446517224

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Caveman's Valentine" has been SIGNED by George Dawes Green on the title page! There has never been a hero quite like Romulus Ledbetter, a Juilliard-trained pianist who makes his home in a cave in New York's Innwood Park. And there has never been a novel quite like "The Caveman's Valentine", a rich, idiosyncratic achievement that is by turns suspenseful, deeply moving, and hilarious. Winner of an Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Released... View more info

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A Grave Talent: A Novel (A Kate Martinelli Mystery)

By: King, Laurie R.

Price: $500.00  $450.00

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7766

ISBN: 0312088043

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Grave Talent" has been SIGNED by Laurie R. King on the title page! A beautiful first state copy with the Hebrew Inscription on the dedication page being inverted. This dazzling first novel begins, as many other do, with a pair of big-city detectives investigating a crime. Very quickly it reveals itself to be a great deal more. It introduces us to Casey Martinelli, a young woman officer just promoted to Homicide. "A Grave Talent" received the 1994 Edgar A... View more info

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A Grave Talent: A Novel (A Kate Martinelli Mystery)

By: King, Laurie R.

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8747

ISBN: 0312088043

Condition: Fine


A beautiful first state copy of "A Grave Talent" with the Hebrew Inscription on the dedication page being inverted. This dazzling first novel begins, as many other do, with a pair of big-city detectives investigating a crime. Very quickly it reveals itself to be a great deal more. It introduces us to Casey Martinelli, a young woman officer just promoted to Homicide. "A Grave Talent" received the 1994 Edgar Award for Best First Novel and a 1995 John Creasey Memorial Award... View more info

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A Conspiracy of Paper

By: Liss, David

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3994

ISBN: 0375502920

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Liss on the title page. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A well-researched and highly entertaining historical mystery debut.". Arthur Golden said of it "David Liss has woven a tale of eighteenth-century finance, murder, and religion that is a remarkable debut and a thoroughly satisfying novel." View more info

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A Conspiracy of Paper

By: Liss, David

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5069

ISBN: 0375502920

Condition: Fine


This is a REVIEW COPY with Publishers' publicity sheet, review slip and author photo laid-in that has been SIGNED and DATED 2/18/2000 by David Liss on the title page. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A well-researched and highly entertaining historical mystery debut.". Arthur Golden said of it "David Liss has woven a tale of eighteenth-century finance, murder, and religion that is a remarkable debut and a thoroughly sat... View more info

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The Sympathizer

By: Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Price: $325.00  $292.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8025

ISBN: 0802123457

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful Advance Reading Copy/Uncorrected Proof of "The Sympathizer" announced as Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. This copy (deemed scarce) has also been SIGNED by Viet Thanh Nguyen on the title page! A profound, startling, and beautifully written debut, "The Sympathizer" is a Vietnam War novel unlike any other. The narrator, one of the most arresting of recent fiction, is a man of two minds and divided loyalties, a half-French ... View more info

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The Sympathizer

By: Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Price: $500.00  $450.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 2015

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8142

ISBN: 0802123457

Condition: Fine


This set of "The Sympathizer" has both copies SIGNED by Viet Thanh Nguyen on the title pages! Includes the hardcover first edition and the softcover Advance Reading Copy of this 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winning Book! A profound, startling, and beautifully written debut, "The Sympathizer" is a Vietnam War novel unlike any other. The narrator, one of the most arresting of recent fiction, is a man of two minds and divided loyalties, a half-French half-Vietnamese... View more info

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The Sympathizer

By: Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8189

ISBN: 0802123457

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "The Sympathizer" has been SIGNED by Viet Thanh Nguyen on the title page! Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A profound, startling, and beautifully written debut, "The Sympathizer" is a Vietnam War novel unlike any other. The narrator, one of the most arresting of recent fiction, is a man of two minds and divided loyalties, a half-French half-Vietnamese communist sleeper agent living in America after the end of the war.... View more info

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The Sympathizer/Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War/The Refugees

By: Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Price: $500.00  $450.00

Publisher: New York, NY/Cambridge, MA, Grove Press/Harvard University Press: 2015

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8246

ISBN: 0802123457

Condition: Fine


This set of "The Sympathizer/Nothing Ever Dies/The Refugees" have all been SIGNED by Viet Thanh Nguyen on their title pages! Sold here as a set. 1) "The Sympathizer" (2015) - Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A profound, startling, and beautifully written debut, "The Sympathizer" is a Vietnam War novel unlike any other. The narrator, one of the most arresting of recent fiction, is a man of two minds and divided loyalties, a half-Fren... View more info