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The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7179

ISBN: 0374201250

Condition: Fine


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Hijuelos on the title page! It's 1949. Two young Cuban musicians, Cesar and Nestor Castillo, make their way up from Havana to the grand stage of New York. It is the era of the mambo, and the Castillo brothers, workers by day, become by night stars of the dance halls, where their orchestra plays the lush, sensuous, pulsing music that earns them the title of Mambo KIngs. This is the moment of youth, exuberance, love and freedom—a golden time that thirty years later will be remembered with nostalgia and deep affection. View more info

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Our House in the Last World

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Persea Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6912

ISBN: 0892550694

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning author's first book has been warmly inscribed and SIGNED by Hijuelos on the half-title page. The inscription reads: "For Brad with affection - Oscar Hijuelos." It was a rare delight to come upon a first novel that shows a fine technical mastery and also succeeds in penetrating the surface of things to reveal the disorderly, often troubling, inner life of its characters. "Our House in the Last World" was just such a novel, and its publication marked the emergence of a new American writer of uncommon promise. A few minor closed tears to the... View more info

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The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6031

ISBN: 0374158150

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Hijuelos on the title page! This is a raucous and heartfelt epic that spans both the continent and our century, a celebration of the moments of earthly happiness that give meaning to diverse yet deeply interrelated existences and the constantly surprising, regenerating life force that keeps insisting on change and renewal. View more info

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Mr. Ives' Christmas

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1139

ISBN: 0060171316

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Oscar Hijuelos! Part love story - of a man for his wife, his children, for God - and part meditation on how a person can find peace in the aftermath of a shattering crisis, Mr. Ives' Christmas is a beautifully written, tender, and passionate testament to the spiritual foundations of life and the human capacity for love. View more info

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Empress Of The Splendid Season

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Flamingo: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1140

ISBN: 0060175702

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Hijuleos on the title page! The story of Lydia España, a beautiful and formerly prosperous émigré from pre-Castro Cuba, who finds herself "exiled" to New York. Hijuelos' genius for evoking the heart and soul of his characters has never been more vivid, moving, and impassioned then in "Empress of the Splended Season". View more info

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The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 658

ISBN: 0374201250

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Hijuelos on the title page! This is an Advance Reading Copy, produced from uncorrected proofs of the author's Pulitzer Prize Winning novel. The author's marvelous portrait of Cesar and Nestor Castillo who make their way from Havana to the grand stage of New York. The author's marvelous portrait of the Castillo brothers, their families, their fellow musicians and lovers, their triumphs and tragedies, brings tolife the sights and sounds of an era in music and an unsung moment in American life. In "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," he has created a ri... View more info

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The Mambo Kings Plays Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hamish Hamilton: 1990

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 659

ISBN: 0241127939

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Hijuelos on the title page! This is a beautiful copy of the first UK Edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize Winning Novel. Oscar Hijuelos's marvelous portrait of the Castillo brothers, their families, their fellow musicians and lovers, their triumphs and tragedies, re-creates the sights and sounds of an era in music with breathtaking skill. View more info

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Mr. Ives' Christmas

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 660

ISBN: 0060171316

Condition: Fine


While not called for, this copy has been SIGNED by Mr. Hijuelos. A boxed preprinting of this title which was distributed by the publisher prior to publication in November 1995. An anomoly as the title page would seem to indicate a 2nd printing but the author has confirmed that this was a proof state of the book and that changes were made in the copies later released in the trade issue. A beautiful production in a "gift-wrapped" box with a diamond shaped cutout on its face. Laid-in is an "Uncorrected Proof" slip and a letter from the Publisher confirming it's pre-publication sta... View more info

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A Simple Habana Melody

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4031

ISBN: 0060175699

Condition: Fine


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Oscar Hijuelos on the title page! This is at once a love story - for art, family and country - as well as a portrait of Habana at the turn of the last century, when "the world was good." Kirkus Reviews called it "A masterpiece of history, music, wonder and sorrow that capably embraces most of a troubled century. Riveting." View more info

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Beautiful Maria of My Soul

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Hyperion: 2010

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6500

ISBN: 1401323340

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Hijuelos on the title page! The Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" is a contemporary American classic, a novel that still captures the imagination twenty years after its first publication. And now, in "Beautiful Maria of My Soul," Oscar Hijuelos returns to the story, but tells it from the point of view of its beloved heroine, Maria. She's the great Cuban beauty, the woman who stole musician Nestor Castillo's heart and broke it, inspiring him to write the Mambo Kings' beggest hit, "Beautiful Maria of My Soul." H... View more info