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The Next New World

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7435

ISBN: 051757067X

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Bob Shacochis on the title page! From the critically acclaimed author of "Easy in the Islands", winner of the 1985 American Book Award for best first work of fiction, here is a new collection of short stories. This volume was also the Winner of the Prix de Rome in 1989. Barry Hannah dustjacket praise states "If there's a better writer in the States who matches language rhythm to landscape and the beat of ... View more info

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Beauty And The Beach (In Going Up Country: Edited by John Coyne).

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribners: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1130

ISBN: 0684196298

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Shacochis at his entry. A collection of travel essays by Peace Corps writers. This piece, "Beauty and the Beach", is Shacochis's description of what has happened to the islands of the Caribbean, a territory that has become his literary landscape, much in the way that Ernest Hemingway claimed Key West, Florida and Cuba. View more info

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Easy In The Islands

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3815

ISBN: 0517555492

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Bob Shacochis on the title page. The author's first collection of stories. Here are sexy, savvy stories that will forever change the way you think of the Caribbean. Bob Shacochis's tropics are a humid and beguiling web of intrigue, weird humor, poverty and extravagance. "The terms of life in the islands," one of his characters realizes, "were that nothing ever made sense, unless you were a mystic or a politician, or studied both w... View more info

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An Excerpt from Swimming In The Volcano

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3816

ISBN: 0684192608

Condition: Fine


This has been SIGNED by Bob Shacochis on the title page! A 68 page excerpt (Chapter 9) from the author's then forthcoming novel distributed by the publisher under date of June 2, 1992. A nice addition to accompany a copy of the First Edition. View more info

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Swimming In The Volcano

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribners: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3817

ISBN: 0684192608

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Bob Shacochis on the title page! The author returns to the islands with a first novel possessed of the same beauty as the places and people of the Caribbean. A beguiling love story and a superbly sophisticated political novel about the fruits of imperialism in the twentieth century. A Finalist for the National Book Award. View more info

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The Next New World

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3818

ISBN: 051757067X

Condition: Fine


Beautiful cover art by Connie Nelson, this copy has been SIGNED by Bob Shacochis on the title page! From the critically acclaimed author of "Easy in the Islands", winner of the 1985 American Book Award for best first work of fiction, here is a new collection of short stories. This volume was also the Winner of the Prix de Rome in 1989. Barry Hannah dustjacket praise states "If there's a better writer in the States who matches language rhythm to landscape and... View more info

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Swimming In The Volcano

By: Shacochis, Bob

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Scibner: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3820

ISBN: 0684192608

Condition: Fine


This proof copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Bob Shacochis! A beautiful copy of the Uncorrected Advance Proof in red wraps of the author's National Book Award nominated work. The author returns to the islands with a first novel possessed of the same beauty as the places and people of the Caribbean. A beguiling love story and a superbly sophisticated political novel about the fruits of imperialism in the twentieth century. View more info