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Ecstatic Cahoots: Fifty Short Stories

By: Dybek, Stuart

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7303

ISBN: 0374280509

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Stuart Dybek on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! A trade paperback original (not issued in hardcover). In this remarkable collection of bite-size stories, Stuart Dybek, one of our most prodigious writers, explores the human appetite for rapture and for trust. Call it micro-fiction or mini-fiction, flash fiction or short shorts. Whatever the label, the marvelous encounters here are marked by puzzlement, anguish, and ... View more info

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Paper Lantern

By: Dybek, Stuart

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7302

ISBN: 0374146446

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy has been SIGNED by Stuart Dybek on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Operatically dramatic and intimately lyrical, grittily urban and impressionistically natural, the varied fictions in "Paper Lantern" all focus on the turmoil of love as only Dybek can portray it. "Paper Lantern" brims with the intoxicating elixirs known to every love-struck, lovelorn heart, and it marks the magnificent return of one of Americ... View more info

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Brass Knuckles

By: Dybek, Stuart

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5703

ISBN: 0822953072

Condition: Fine


This copy, with only the slightest amount a rubbing to the spine edge, has been SIGNED by Stuart Dybek on the title page. This is a beautiful copy of the simultaneous paperback issue of this distinguished author's first book. The poems in this powerful first book have grown from the American urban experience of the last half of this century, a time of decay and diminishing possibilities; they vary from realistic vignettes of working-class Chicago neighborhoods to prose p... View more info

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Childhood and Other Neighborhoods

By: Dybek, Stuart

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1980

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4583

ISBN: 0670216186

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Stuart Dybek on the title page! The author's debut work of fiction - he previously published a book of poetry titled "Brass Knuckles." Chicago - the ethnic and ghetto neighborhoods of the 1940s, fifties, and sixties - is the setting for these compelling and unique stories of childhood and adolescence: stories about the process and pain of assimilation, about children and old people, about the mysticism of Old World Catholicism, but m... View more info

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The Story of Mist

By: Dybek, Stuart

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Brockport, NY, State Street Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5538

Condition: Fine


This unusual item has been SIGNED by Stuart Dybek on the title page! A chapbook containing short prose pieces - some of which appear here for the first time. Wraparound jacket on stapled pages. Stuart Dybek was awarded the Whiting Writers Award in 1984 and many of his works have been anthologized over the years. View more info