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Lost Memory of Skin

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 2011

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8481

ISBN: 0061857637

Condition: Near Fine +


This copy of "Lost Memory of Skin" has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the half-title page! Title page is dark so half-title page signature is preferred. Long one of our most acute and insightful novelists, Russell Banks often examines the indistinct boundaries between our intentions and actions. The perfect convergence of writer and subject, "Lost Memory of Skin" probes the zeitgeist of a troubled society where zero tolerance has erased any hope of subt... View more info

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The Darling

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8114

ISBN: 0060197358

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Darling" has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on a tipped-in page! Set in Liberia and the Ubited States from 1975 through 1991, "The Darling" is a political-historical thriller - reminiscent of Greene and Conrad - that explodes the genre, raising serious philosophical questions about terrorism, political violence, and the clash of races and cultures. View more info

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A Permanent Member of the Family

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Eccc/Harper Collins: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8057

ISBN: 0061857653

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Permanent Member of the Family" has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page! Suffused with Bank's trademark lyricism and reckless humor, the twelve stories in "A Permanent Member of the Family" examine the myriad ways we try - and sometimes fail - to connect with one another, as we seek a home in the world. View more info

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The Reserve

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8056

ISBN: 0061430250

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Reserve" has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page! Part love story, part murder mystery, set on the cusp of the Second World War, Russell Banks's sharp-witted and deeply engaging new novel raises dangerous questions about class, politics, art, love, and madness - and explores what happens when these powerful personalities, trapped at opposite ends of a social divide, begin to break the rules. View more info

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Voyager: Travel Writings

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8021

ISBN: 006185767X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Voyager" has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page! The acclaimed, award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays that spans the globe, from the Caribbean to Scotland to the Himalayas. Pensive, frank, beautiful, and engaging, "Voyager" brings together the social, the personal, and the historical, opening a path into the heart and soul of this revered writer. View more info

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Continental Drift

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6309

ISBN: 0060153830

Condition: Near Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. A major novel about uprootedness and exploitation in contemporary America. The author has brought together the two dominent realms of his previous fiction - New England and the Caribbean - by skillfully braiding into one taut narrative the story of Robert Dubois, a young oil burner repairman who abandons his meager life in New Hampshire, and the story of Vanise Dorsinville, a younf Haitian woman who, with her ... View more info

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Affliction

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1183

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. As Elmore Leonard says: "It begins, 'This is the story of my brother's strange criminal behavior.' and will not let go of you, I swear, until you turn the last page." The story of Wade Whitehouse, like its subject, male violence, is a commonplace one. Because he is a part-time policeman his sudden rampage might make its way onto the back page of a newspaper: a brief, cryptic flare of sensationalism aga... View more info

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Success Stories

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Harper Row: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1802

ISBN: 0060155671

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. A strong collection of short stories following publication of Continental Drift the year before. The author has recently begun to become fully appreciated for the body of his work over time. View more info

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The Angel On The Roof

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3159

ISBN: 0060173963

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. While firmly established as one of the great American novelists - throughout his career Banks has also been a master of the short form. Here we are offered an astonishing collection of thirty years of his short fiction. View more info

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Rule of the Bone

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4483

ISBN: 0060172754

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. A fascinating story about a homeless youth living on the edge of society - Chappie. How he interacts with I-Man, an exiled Rastafarian in the mountains of Jamaica. Interestingly, the author has lived in Jamaica as well. View more info

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Snow: Meditations of a Cautious Man in Winter

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $225.00  $202.50

Publisher: Hanover, Nh, Granite Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4958

ISBN: 0914102036

Condition: Fine


This has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. The author's scarce second collection of poetry. Issued in chapbook format. A beautiful copy of a hard-to-find item - especially in this condition. View more info

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Family Life

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Sun & Moon Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4959

Condition: Fine


This copy of the first hardcover appearance has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. This novel has been revised by the author and re-edited from "Family Life" published in a paperback Equinox edition of Avon Books in 1975. "Family Life" was Russell Bank's first novel, a book by a young American family man trying to understand and describe what he's gotten himself into. View more info

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The Book of Jamaica

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1980

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4960

ISBN: 0395290856

Condition: Fine


This otherwise "unread" copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. The most enthralling stories in Western literature have followed the adventures of an innocent pilgrim who attempts to penetrate the mysteries of another culture. In this tradition, Russell Banks has taken his unnamed hero to the island of Jamaica in the Caribbean, where he is confronted with the beauty, the brutality, and the complexity of a society his concious mind can only begin ... View more info

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The Sweet Hereafter

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4961

ISBN: 0060167033

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. In "The Sweet Hereafter," Russell Banks tells a story that begins with a schoolbus accident in which fourteen of the children of the town of Sam Dent, New York, are killed. Here Banks turns away from the darkly fated heroes of his novels "Continental Drift" and Affliction" and instead explores a small community's response to the inexplicable loss of its children. "Whom do you blame?"... View more info

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Searching for Survivors

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: NY, Fiction Collective: 1975

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4962

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. This is a beautiful copy of the simultaneously issued paperback edition of the author's second book of fiction. These fourteen tales are set mostly in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, with an old-fashioned Yankee precision and moral scrupulousness, and explore contemporary forms of certain native American obsessions. View more info

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The New World

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4963

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. This is a beautiful copy of the simultaneous softcover issue of the talented author's second collection of stories. "The New World" is, in the words of its author, "a carefully structured gathering of ten tales that dramatize and explore the process and progress of self-transcendence, tales that describe and embrace the spiritual limits and possibilioties of life in the New World. View more info

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The Invisible Stranger

By: Banks, Russell and Patten, Arturo

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1837

ISBN: 0060192348

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Russell Banks on the title page. In this unique collaberation Arturo Patten, one of the most important portrait photographers of our time, and acclaimed writer Russell Banks visit the hardscrabble north country of Patten, Maine, to study its inhabitants. View more info