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Practical Heart

By: Allan Gurganus

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, North Carolina Wesleyan College Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8809

ISBN: 0933598491

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "The Practical Heart" issued in Illustrated Boards is copy number 644 of 1,000 copies SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the colophon page. Allan Gurganus's voice - by turn bawdy and serene, folkloric and profane - deepens as it soars into this quiet masterwork. Four new fables - rich in event, comedy, experience - surge with the force of history's headlines versus sidestreet human fortitude. Improbable heroes and heroines spiral outward from Gurganus's familiar Carolina terrain. View more info

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White People

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber: 1991

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7670

ISBN: 0571161545

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! This copy of the UK edition of "White People" - brilliantly executed, pointedly and perfectly titled - is a major collection of two novellas and ten stories written over the last twenty years, and follows Allan Gurganus's spectacular debut as a novelist with "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All." View more info

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The Practical Heart: Four Novellas

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7511

ISBN: 0679437630

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! A luminous quartet of novellas, five years in the writing, reveals even more fully the breathtaking range of "a storyteller in the grand tradition" (New York Times). Improbable heroes and heroines spiral outward from Gurganus's familier North Carolina terrain. Each fires into a wild and differing direction, all in quest of some fantasy that's practicallt impossible. View more info

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Local Souls

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7510

ISBN: 087140379X

Condition: Fine


This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Mirroring today's face-lifted South, Gurganus's first work in more than a decade offers three novellas, all set in his ythological Falls, North Carolina, a small town revolutionized by freer sexuality, looser family ties, and superior telecommunications. View more info

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Local Souls

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7509

ISBN: 087140379X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Mirroring today's face-lifted South, Gurganus's first work in more than a decade offers three novellas, all set in his mythological Falls, North Carolina, a small town revolutionized by freer sexuality, looser family ties, and superior telecommunications. View more info

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Plays Well With Others

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber Limited: 1997

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7508

ISBN: 057119494x

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK Edition has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Allan Gurganus, celebrated author of "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tell All," brings his comic brio and historical acumen to contemporary Manhattan. Written with erotic candour and wild comic energy, "Plays Well with Others" is an essential fable of our time. Allan Gurganus has written the long-awaited great novel of the AIDS pandemic. View more info

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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7507

ISBN: 0394545370

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Allen Gurganus on the title page! A major literary event ...an astonishing first novel of the South from the Civil War to the present, in the voice of a woman who lived through it all. Luch Marsden is the widow of the Civil War's last surviving soldier; she is now half-blind, ninety-nine years old, locked into a charity home, and very talkative. Here is her own Homeric epic, a darkly comuc tale that straddles two centuries and forgives neither. View more info

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White People

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5630

ISBN: 039458841X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Following his spectacular debut as a novelist with "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All," Allan Gurganus offers his shorter fiction in a major new collection, nine stories and two novellas written over the last twenty years. View more info

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Plays Well with Others

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5631

ISBN: 0394589149

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page. This novel, a sort of disco requiem-mass, divides itslef into three symphonic movements: "Before," "After," and "After After." The work concludes in a homemade paradise that resembles Hartley Mim's own starter vision of all that seemed waiting - latent and convivial - in New York itself. View more info