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The Big Bazoohley

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR): 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8591

ISBN: 0805038558

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "The Big Bazoohley" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Carey says about the book: "One night in Toronto, my son Sam sleepwalked out of our hotel room. We were sound asleep and didn't hear him knocking. That's how 'The Big Bazoohley' was born. The book is scarier, happier, and funnier than the real adventure. This is Peter Carey's first book for children. A small green remainder marking is present on the top edge. View more info

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My Life as a Fake

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8589

ISBN: 0375414983

Condition: Fine


This copy of "My Life As A Fake" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Following the triumph of his Booker Prize-winning "True History of the Kelly Gang," Peter Carey ventures into the Far East with a novel shot through with mysteries at once historical, literary, and personal. Signed from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia. View more info

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Theft: A Love Story

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8590

ISBN: 0307263711

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Theft: A Love Story" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! A novel about obsession, deception, and redemption, at once an engrossing psychological suspense story and a work of highly charged, fiendishly funny literary fiction. Signed by Peter Carey from his appearance at the Free Libray of Philadelphia. View more info

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8588

ISBN: 0702226262

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! A copy of the "true" First Edition from the University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Australia. In the first state dustjacket designed by Michael Ward. A dense, funny , moving novel set in the nations of Voorstand and Efica. Severley afflicted, doomed never to be taller than three foot six, Tristan Smith faces death and danger from the first moment of his energetic and ambitious life. This is an unprecedented work of the imagination, a modern work as packed with incident and ch... View more info

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Jack Maggs

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8587

ISBN: 057119088X

Condition: Fine


This UK Edition of "Jack Maggs" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Striking dustjacket color artwork. Set in London in 1837, this is the thrilling story of mesmerism and possession, of dangerous bargains and illicit love. Jack Maggs, raised and deported as a criminal, has returned from Australia, in secret and at great risk. What does he want after all these years, and why is he sointerested in the comings and goings of a plush townhouse in Great Queen Street? In this hugely engaging novel Carey pays homage to his Victorian forebears. As his characters become embroiled ... View more info

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A Long Way from Home

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8586

ISBN: 0525520171

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Long Way From Home" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! From his appearance at the Philadelphia Public Library on March 27, 2018. A wildly exuberant, wily new novel about a race that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country (and continent) as it does about the three audacious individuals who take part. View more info

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True History of the Kelly Gang

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber Limited: 2000

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7421

ISBN: 0571192165

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK Edition has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Winner of the Booker Prize - Carey is one of only three writers to have won the Booker Prize twice - for "True History of the Kelly Gang" and for "Oscar and Lucinda." "True History of the Kelly Gang" is the song of Australia, and it sings its protest in a voice at once crude and delicate, menacing and heart-wrenching. Carey gives us Ned Kelly as orphan, as Oedipus, as horse thief, farmer, bushranger, reformer, bank-robber, police-killer and, finally, as his country's beloved Robin Hood. View more info

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Jack Maggs

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1998

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7415

ISBN: 0679440089

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! From the Booker Prize-winning author, a vivid and robust novel of Dickensian London - a place and a story teeming with mystery, science, and passion. From this volatile milieu emerges a handful of vividly drawn characters in the dangerous pursuit of love, whether romantic or familial - each of them with secrets, and secret longings, that could spell certain ruin. And as their various schemes converge, the captivating figure at the center is Jack Maggs himself, at once frightening, mystifying, and utterly compelling. View more info

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The Tax Inspector

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1992

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 90

ISBN: 0679404341

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! This is a novel of singular energy, imagination, and power: a headlong plunge into the life and times of the eerily beguiling Catchprice family of New South Wales, Australia. View more info

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1995

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 91

ISBN: 0679438882

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! The author has wholly reimagined the world in "The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith." It is vaguely futuristic, underlain with the sediment of a recently ruined past, just post-colonial, culturally monolithic, and although everything seems familiar, nothing is quite recognizable. View more info

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His Illegal Self

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8971

ISBN: 0571231519

Condition: Fine


This UK Edition copy of "His Illegal Self" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Kent Haruf praise on the back cover: "Peter Carey is one of the great writers in English now. This book is further proof, a book in which he's created a little boy who is neither too precious nor too wise, a little boy on a sad hard trip with his eyes wide open, watching everything and everyone around him. He makes you think of your own past life and all you felt when you were a kid being played upon and moved about by the adults of the world." View more info