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Two or Three Things I Know For Sure

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0525939210

Condition: Fine


This is the Uncorrected Proof copy that has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! A small but powerful book, this memoir takes a probing look at the author's family history. View more info

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Two or Three Thing's I Know for Sure

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8

ISBN: 0525939210

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! A small but powerful book, "Two or Three Thing's I Know for Sure" takes a probing look at her family's history to give us a lyrical, complex memoir that explores how the gossip of one generation can become legends for the next. View more info

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Cavedweller

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1494

ISBN: 0525941673

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! Critically acclaimed author's story of Delia Byrd's return to Cayro, Georgia, where, for the first time in years, she knows what she wants—the two daughters she left behind a lifetime ago. Told in the incantatory and unforgettable voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellers—"Cavedweller" is a sweeping novel of the human spirit; the lost and hidden recesses of the heart; and the place w... View more info

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Cavedweller

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4683

ISBN: 0525941673

Condition: Fine


This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! Critically acclaimed author's story of Delia Byrd's return to Cayro, Georgia, where, for the first time in years, she knows what she wants—the two daughters she left behind a lifetime ago. Told in the incantatory and unforgettable voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellers—"Cavedweller" is a sweeping novel of the human spirit; the lost and hidden recesses of the heart; ... View more info

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Evening Would Find Me

By: Estill, Katie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, Ontario Review Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4728

Condition: Fine


In this beautifully written and riveting first novel, the young American protagonist, Sylvia, grieving over the death of her mother, flees to Greece to begin a new life. In Athens, in a vivdly described cityscape, she meets a seductive Greek couple, the painter Ari and his beautiful, though schizophrenic young wife, Althea. The author is the wife of novelist Daniel Woodrell. View more info

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Sugar Cage

By: Fowler, Connie May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam Pub Group: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5983

ISBN: 0399136819

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Connie May Fowler on the title page! Set alternately amidst the sand dunes and the palmettos of Florida's northeast Atlantic coast and the magical swamps and cane fields to the south, "Sugar Cage" is a tale about people learning to forgive the past so that they can step freely into the future. The author's debut work of fiction. View more info

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River of Hidden Dreams

By: Fowler, Connie May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam Pub Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5984

ISBN: 0399139125

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Connie May Fowler on the title page. Set in the waters and along the coasts of southern Florida, "River of Hidden Dreams" is more than a love story - it is the rapturous tale of Sadie Hunter, a free spirit who discovers the balance between freedom and romance, and the rich connection bewteen past and present. View more info

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Remembering Blue

By: Fowler, Connie May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5986

ISBN: 038549842X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Connie May Fowler on the title page. From the author of the award-winning "Before Women Had WIngs," comes a maritime sage and extraordinary love story between Mattie Blue and her husband, Nick, a fisherman on a small Florida island. View more info

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Before Women Had Wings

By: Fowler, Connie May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam Pub Group: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6423

ISBN: 0399141294

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Connie May Fowler on the title page. Avocet Abigail Jackson, "Gird", the narrator of "Before Women Had Wings" takes us from the shadows of an abandoned Florida citrus grove to the glare of a sprawling city and the transient world of the Travelers Motel. 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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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

Home and Beyond: An Anthology of Kentucky Short Stories

By: Grubbs, Morris A. [Edited By]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, Univ Pr of Kentucky: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5440

ISBN: 0813121922

Condition: Fine


Kentucky has inspired a host of acclaimed short story writers over the last fifty years, and much of their work focuses on the tension between the comforts of home and the siren-like lure of the outside world. In subtle and profound ways the forty stories herein challenge and overturn accepted stereotypes about the land their authors called home, whether by birth or by choice. View more info

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Stories: Contemporary Southern Short Fiction

By: Hays, Donald [Editor]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7498

ISBN: 155728038X

Condition: Fine


The reader will find no typical Southern story here. And, even though this is a book of stories by Southerners, the settings of these stories range widely, from Italy to Ireland, from Montreal to Barbados. Even stories happening in the same part of the South have strikingly different settings. Steve Stern's Memphis is a world from anything in Peter Taylor's Tennessee, Barry Hannah's Mississippi is not that of Lewis Nordan. View more info

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The Bean Trees

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8818

ISBN: 0060158638

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Bean Trees" has been SIGNED by Barbara Kingsolver on the title page! The author's first novel -- "The Bean Trees" has become a "Classic" of American literature. This is a novel of love and friendship, abandonment and belonging, and the discovery of surprising resources in apparently empty places. Original Kirkus Reviews comment "A warmhearted and highly entertaining first novel in which a poor but plucky Kentucky girl with a sharp tongue, soft heart an... View more info

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The Bean Trees

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, UK, Virago: 1988

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8828

ISBN: 1853810371

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Barbara Kingsolver on the title page! A beautiful copy of the 1st British Edition of this author's most sought after book. The UK printing was reportedly less than 2,000 copies. Totally different artwork on the jacket (as usually the case with UK firsts). View more info

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The Bean Trees

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: First Edition/Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8829

ISBN: 0060158638

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Barbara Kingsolver on the title page! It is a later printing (3rd) of the first edition but is offered as an alternative to the more expensive 1st printing. The author's first novel - "The Bean Trees" has become a "Classic" of American literature. This is a novel of love and friendship, abandonment and belonging, and the discovery of surprising resources in apparently empty places. Original Kirkus Reviews comment "A warmhearted and highly en... View more info

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The Bean Trees

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, UK, Virago: 1988

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8830

ISBN: 1853810371

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of the 1st British Edition of this author's most sought after book. The UK printing was reportedly less than 2,000 copies. Totally different artwork on the jacket (as usually the case with UK firsts). View more info