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Ellen Foster

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, UK, Jonathan Cape: 1988

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5907

ISBN: 0224025295

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK edition has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page! Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction in 1988. "When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy." This opening sentence introduces Ellen Foster who, in the words of Walker Percy, "is a Southern Holden Caulfield, tougher perhaps, more solemn, as funny. Old Ellen she calls herself, and she is - an eleven-year-old ancient, an old soul, as much a part of the backwoods South as a Faulkner character - and a good deal more endearing." View more info

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A Virtuous Woman

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 647

ISBN: 0945575092

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page. The author's second book - tells the story of two unforgettable characters, Jack Ernest Stokes, known as Blinking Jack, and his wife, Ruby Pitt Woodrow Stokes, and their years together. View more info

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A Cure For Dreams

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A., Chapel Hill: Algonquin [1991].: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1504

ISBN: 0945575335

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gi bbons on the title page. The prize-winning author's third book. The novel is about women - strong, determinedly private, intent upon their own integrity in a male-dominated world - who are caught up in a society in which they must play dependent, secondary roles. Lee Smith has said of this book that it is "Like a dream itself - simple, fleeting, lyrical and lovely, shot through with moments of recognition." View more info

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Charms For The Easy Life

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1505

ISBN: 0399137912

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page. A timeless story of three generations of fiery women. The New York Times called it "Haunting and beautiful.an evocative and gracious novel." View more info

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Ellen Foster

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4534

ISBN: 0912697520

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page! A beautiful copy of the author's first book. Eudora Welty has said of Ellen Foster "Stunning. The life in this novel, the honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!" Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction in 1988. "When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy." With that opening sentence we are introduced to the eleven-year-old heroine of "Ellen Foster". View more info

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Sights Unseen

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4977

ISBN: 0399139869

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page. "Sights Unseen", a memoir of a troubled, manic-depressive mother told by a confused but affectionate daughter, becomes what Publishers Weekly has called "a haunting story that begs to be read in one sitting." View more info

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On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4978

ISBN: 0399142991

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page. As she has done in her five previous novels, Kaye Gibbons demonstrates a subtle mastery of detail and an unmistakable voice. Told in graceful cadences, "On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon" is a shimmering meditation on the divisions of a human heart. View more info