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Jernigan/Preston Falls/The Wonders of the Invisible World/A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me

By: Gates, David

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8434

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete collection of David Gates's books - sold as a set - all have been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Jernigan" (1991) - the story of one man's rapid unravelling - between Independence Day and Christmas - as he observes, appalled and entranced, his own self-destructive ingenuity. A Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1992 and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. 2) "Preston Falls" (1998) - A surprising... View more info

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A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me

By: Gates, David

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8433

ISBN: 0385351534

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me" has been SIGNED by David Gates on the title page! These eleven stories, along with a masterful novella, mark the triumphant return of David Gates, whom "New York" magazine anointed "a true heir to both Raymond Carver and John Cheever." Relentlessly inventive, alternately hilarious and tragic, always moving, this book proves yet again that Gates is one of our most talented, witty and emotionally intel... View more info

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Preston Falls

By: Gates, David

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6895

ISBN: 0679436677

Condition: Fine


This Uncorrected Proof copy has been boldly SIGNED by David Gates on the title page! A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. The New York Times Book Review says that "David Gates has a superb reporter’s precision, an analyst’s ear, a teenager’s glee in exposing deception and a moralist’s eye that is as unforgiving as Evelyn Waugh’s.The suspense is brilliantly, grimly sustained." Some "roughness" to the front bottom corner cover. View more info

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Preston Falls

By: Gates, David

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1451

ISBN: 0679436677

Condition: Fine


This is a Review Copy that has been SIGNED by David Gates on the title page! The author's first novel "Jernigan" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. This novel is about domesticity hitting the the brick wall of private longings and nightmarish twists of fate. Publishers' review slip laid-in. View more info

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Jernigan

By: Gates, David

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2759

ISBN: 0679402373

Condition: Fine


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by David Gates on the title page! The author's debut - a Finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Award The story of one man's rapid unravelling - between Independence Day and Christmas - as he observes, appalled and entranced, his own self-destructive ingenuity. Joseph Heller dustjacket praise "It is a sizzler of a novel, a whirlwind. It swept me up in the opening paragraphs and did not set me down until it... View more info

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The Wonders of The Invisible World

By: Gates, David

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2761

ISBN: 0679436685

Condition: Fine


Boldly SIGNED by David Gates on the title page! In these stories, the author illuminates with unflinching vision and hard-earned compassion a great variety of lives: men and women, young and old, in thrall to-or in flight from-jobs less creative than the echoing past had promised, as their parents, siblings or children die, implode or (perhaps just as bad) flourish. View more info

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The Wonders of The Invisible World

By: Gates, David

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3202

ISBN: 0679436685

Condition: Fine


Boldly SIGNED by David Gates on the title page. In these stories, the author illuminates with unflinching vision and hard-earned compassion a great variety of lives: men and women, young and old, in thrall to-or in flight from-jobs less creative than the echoing past had promised, as their parents, siblings or children die, implode or (perhaps just as bad) flourish. View more info