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Chimney Rock

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 7236

ISBN: 0805022449

Condition: Fine


This copy has been INSCRIBED by Charlie Smith on the title page "for Tracy - All the best, Charlie Smith NYC 3.3.93." In "Chimney Rock," Smith takes on the illusion and madness of America's factory of fantasy. Hollywood is home for Smith's narrator, Will Blake, the scion of two generations of movie folk, himself an actor by default, though a good one, for who could better play a role or steal the show than a homeboy, raised where make-believe is every bit as realas what's mean. View more info

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Crystal River

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Linden Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 745

ISBN: 067170530X

Condition: Fine


This copy has bee SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. A collection of three novellas by this acclaimed author. As in his novels, Smith explores the dark recesses of the human condition and depicts through lush and evocative prose the wonderfully bizarre, erotic, and sometimes painful way men and women seek out and relate to each other. View more info

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Indistinguishable From The Darkness

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2122

ISBN: 0393027716

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. The novelist's second collection of poems - his first "Red Roads", was chosen as the Winner of the National Poetry Series competition by Stanley Kunitz. His writing, albeit poetry or novels, is about people and the relationships between them. View more info

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The Palms

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton and Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4950

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. In this, his third collection of poems, Charlie Smith has extended deeper and further—taking us into the heart of the American experience. "The Palms" amplifies and honors the voices that tell us what it is to be alive in America, and along its way examines our relationship to work, place, family, lovers, and friends. View more info

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Shine Hawk

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Latham, NY, Paris Review Editions/British American Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5095

ISBN: 0945167016

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. In this, his second novel, Charlie Smith tells the story, as if in the voice of some avenging angel, of three people who have fallen from grace. In lyrical prose, Smith depicts the Southern landscape of Georgia's Shine Hawk Prairie and maps the descent of his characters to their final confessions and the book's violent climax. View more info

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Canaan

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5096

ISBN: 0671532952

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. "Canaan" marks the most exciting debut of a Southern novelist since William Styron burst onto the scene with his classic, "Lie Down in Darkness." The story is dominated by an enthralling, dangerously uninhibited woman of pure ego-Elizabeth Bonnet Burdette. It is Elizabeth's mad pursuit of the sensational-her wantoness, her compulsive thrill-seeking—that generates the electrifying power of "Canaan," charging it with a demonic, spellbinding energy. View more info

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Canaan

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5097

ISBN: 0671532952

Condition: Near Fine


This is an attractive copy - grading reflects the Publisher's stamp on the botton edge - that has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. "Canaan" marks the most exciting debut of a Southern novelist since William Styron burst onto the scene with his classic, "Lie Down in Darkness." The story is dominated by an enthralling, dangerously uninhibited woman of pure ego—Elizabeth Bonnet Burdette. It is Elizabeth's mad pursuit of the sensational—her wantoness, her compulsive thrill-seeking—that generates the electrifying power of "Canaan," charging it with a dem... View more info

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The Lives of the Dead

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Linden Press: Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5098

ISBN: 0671705318

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. By turns erotic, violent, and fiendishly funny, possessing moments of intense tenderness as well as searing insight into the human condition, "The Lives of the Dead" succeeds, like so many great works, in rendering the mind and soul of a man whose greatest gifts are his greatest curse, It is an unforgettable novel. View more info

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Chimney Rock

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5099

ISBN: 0805022449

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. In "Chimney Rock," Smith takes on the illusion and madness of America's factory of fantasy. Hollywood is home for Smith's narrator, Will Blake, the scion of two generations of movie folk, himself an actor by default, though a good one, for who could better play a role or steal the show than a homeboy, raised where make-believe is every bit as realas what's mean. View more info

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Cheap Ticket to Heaven

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5100

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. In "Cheap Ticket to Heaven", Charlie Smith opens up the prison gates and looses on the world a pair of natural-born killers that would have made Bonnie and Clyde proud. Jack and Claire are robbers, killers, and lovers. Intelligent and not unregenerate, but very deadly, they cut a bloody swath through the Midwest and South, all the while in search of some higher truths—running existential errands—they can live by and die for. View more info

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Before and After

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton and Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5101

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. "Before and After," is a book of family poems. In the poet's own words: "They are a kind of affidavit. A sworn statement concerning events and consequences in the lives of a small group of bound together people. " Charlie Smith captures the intimate life of one fa,ily—in all its courage, deceit, misery, madness, love, revelation, and rage—and transforms it to record the life of the American family. View more info

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Red Roads

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5103

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. The author's first collection of poetry - his second book, following "Canaan," a novel. Described on the back cover as "A Dutton Paperback Original" — believed to be a simultaneous release with a hardcover edition. Winner of the National Poetry Series, selected by Stanley Kunitz who said "Charlie Smith's mythmaking imagination sweeps over the American landscape out of his deep South origin. He is in love with language and places, heart's mysteries, and the invitation of roads." View more info