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Chemistry

By: Wang, Weike

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8623

ISBN: 1524731749

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Chemistry" has been SIGNED by Weike Wang on the title page! Named as Winner of the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award for a debut novel or book of short stories published in 2017 by an American author who has not previously published a full-length book of fiction. She was also a Winner of a Whiting Award. Smart, moving, and always funny, this unique coming-of-age story is certain to evoke a winning reaction. View more info

Chemistry

By: Wang, Weike

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Edition/Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8624

ISBN: 1524731749

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Chemistry" has been SIGNED by Weike Wang on the title page! Not a first printing but a later printing. Named as Winner of the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award for a debut novel or book of short stories published in 2017 by an American author who has not previously published a full-length book of fiction. She was also a Winner of a Whiting Award. Smart, moving, and always funny, this unique coming-of-age story is certain to evoke a winning reaction. View more info

Chemistry

By: Wang, Weike

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8625

ISBN: 1524731749

Condition: Fine


This is an "Uncorrected Bound Proof" copy of "Chemistry" that has been SIGNED by Weike Wang on the title page! Named as Winner of the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award for a debut novel or book of short stories published in 2017 by an American author who has not previously published a full-length book of fiction. She was also a Winner of a Whiting Award. Smart, moving, and always funny, this unique coming-of-age story is certain to evoke a winning reaction. View more info

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Sailing to Corinth

By: Wanner, Irene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Camano Island, WA, Oak Creek Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7164

ISBN: 0937669296

Condition: Fine


Winner of the 1988 Western States Book Award for fiction. The Jury Citation reads as follows: Although "Sailing to Corinth" is Irene Wanner's first book, it is a work of fine craftsmanship in the demanding form of the short story. Each of the selections is rich in literary and social experience. Each masters the need for interesting detail and knows how, in the end, to shape details into a fictional statement. The ear in the stories is always intune and thus the dialogue, caught on the run, twists and turns with an admirable brightness and sense of cadence. The sensibility is contem... View more info

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Night Over Day Over Night

By: Watkins, Paul

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2978

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Paul Watkins on the title page. This is a beautiful copy (no remainder markings) of the true first edition (US) of the author’s debut - published when he was only 23 years old. A novel of imaginative depth and maturity, centered on a major historical theme and brilliantly achieved with a wealth of dramatic detail and power. Publishers Weekly says "This remarkably accomplished first novel comes at WW II from an unusual angle. Its protagonist is the wry, embittered 17-year-old Sebastian Westland, who lives in a small German town and, during the last year of the... View more info

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Last Days of the Dog-Men

By: Watson, Brad

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3912

ISBN: 0393039269

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Last Days of the Dog-Men" has been SIGNED by Brad Watson on the title page! Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. He writes about people and dogs: dogs as companions, a accomplices, and as unwitting victims of human passions; and people responding to dogs as missing parts of themselves . Barry Hannah dustjacket praise "Watson's people are the wretched dreams of honorable dogs." View more info

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Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

By: Weber, Katharine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1095

Condition: Fine


This copy SIGNED by Katharine Weber on the title page. She was a Granta Regional Finalist - a beautiful copy of her first book. Dustjacket praise by Wally Lamb stating ".fascinates as it examines and illuminates the ways in which love , friendship, and history both rrefract and reflect human truth." View more info

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Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

By: Weber, Katharine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Crown.: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4782

Condition: Fine


This copy SIGNED by Katharine Weber on the title page. She was a Granta Regional Finalist - this is a beautiful Uncorrected Proof copy of her first book. Dustjacket praise by Wally Lamb stating ".fascinates as it examines and illuminates the ways in which love , friendship, and histor y both refract and reflect human truth." View more info

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Compression Scars

By: Wells, Kellie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4572

Condition: Fine


The eleven stories in Kellie Wells's debut collection cover a wide range of eccentric characters—from a young girl experiencing her friend's strange demise to a set of opposite-sex conjoined twins. "Compression Scars" is an eloquent and original collection that vibrantly captures the oddities of both the everyday and the out-of-this-world. View more info

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Lit Life

By: Wenzel, Kurt

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4940

ISBN: 0375505512

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kurt Wenzel on the title page. Kurt Wenzel's savvy novel, "Lit Life," is a wickedly funny and provacative debut about the passions and perils of the writing life. Kirkus Reviews said of it "A couple of literary legends get turned inside-out, revealing both the passions and the pitfalls of the writing life, in this bedut roman a clef, set deep inside the New York publishing demimonde.Wenzel expertly guides the narrative as the characters slide out of control.Taut, fast-paced work from an author who knows as much about writing fiction as he does about the... View more info

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Trutor & The Balloonist

By: Wesselmann, Debbie Lee

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Denver/Aspen, MacMurray & Beck: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 494

ISBN: 1878448749

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Debbie Lee Wesselmann on the title page. A fascinating first novel by this author. Her stories have appeared in Mississippi review, The Literary Review and the like. When Michelle Trutor escapes her violent domestic life for the Wharton home, she plans to write a biography of the deceased matriarch, Caroline. But Caroline has left a web of riddles as guides to a secretive and nefarious life. "Trutor & The Balloonist" is a playful, engrossing, and suspenseful first novel about family, legacy, and inheritance, written with tremendous affection for its cast of... View more info

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Trutor & The Balloonist

By: Wesselmann, Debbie Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denver/Aspen, MacMurray & Beck: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 495

ISBN: 1878448749

Condition: Fine


These are the Uncorrected Page Proofs in glossy wrappers of the author’s first book. Her stories have previously appeared in Mississippi Review, The Literary Review, etc. This copy has been SIGNED by Debbie Lee Wesselmann on the title page. View more info

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Not Where I Started From

By: Wheeler, Kate

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2566

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Kate Wheeler on the title page - she has also made a correction in the "Lankavatara Sutra" quote and initialed the change. The talented author's debut collection of short stories - she was Named a Granta 20 Author. A Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and a New York Times Notable Book, these stories feature peripatetic Americans who seek love or enlightenment - and often both - in far-flung corners of the globe. Dustjacket praise by Ron Hansen, Robert Stone, Denis Johnson and Max Apple. View more info

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Not Where I Started From

By: Wheeler, Kate

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2567

Condition: Fine


A copy of the Uncorrected Proof of the talented author’s debut collection of short stories - she was Named a Granta 20 Author. This copy has been SIGNED by Kate Wheeler on the title page - she has also made a correction in the "Lankavatara Sutra" quote and initialed the change. A Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and a New York Times Notable Book, these stories feature peripatetic Americans who seek love or enlightenment — and often both — in far-flung corners of the globe. Dustjacket praise by Ron Hansen, Robert Stone, Denis Johnson and Max Apple. View more info

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Not Where I Started From

By: Wheeler, Kate

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4660

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the Publishers' Sampler - a stapled 59 page volume which includes the first three stories of the Granta author's debut collection "Not Where I Started From" which has been SIGNED by Kate Wheeler on the title page - she has also made a correction in the "Lankavatara Sutra" quote and initialed the change. A Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and a New York Times Notable Book, these stories feature peripatetic Americans who seek love or enlightenment — and often both — in far-flung corners of the globe. Dustjacket praise by Ron Hansen, Robert Stone, Denis J... View more info

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The Intuitionist

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 1999

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1986

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page. The first UK printing - trade paperback format. Fusing the classic elements of the noir thriller with serious racial, political and philosophical questions, The Intuitionist is a groundbreaking and marvellously inventive novel. Moving, stylish and darkly funny, it introduces a remarkably accomplished young writer. View more info

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Willy Slater's Lane

By: Wieland, Mitch

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Dallas, tX, SMU Press.: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2711

ISBN: 0870744089

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Mitch Wieland on the title page. This author has been published in many literary magazines. This is his first book, and, as Madison Smartt Bell has said of it "An elegantly written, strangely absorbing contemplative novel, fascinating to read." The story of two eccentric brothers in the Ohio outback. Great dustjacket artwork by Barbara Mathews Whitehead as well! View more info

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Dirt Angel

By: Wilmot, Jeanne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Ontario: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1729

ISBN: 0865380880

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jeanne Wilmot on the title page! The author's debut collection of stories. Dustjacket praise by Russell Banks, Robert Stone, Gordon Parks, Elizabeth Hardwick and Richard Ford, who says "Wilmot’s stories are fierce, exacting, often dazzlingly smart and penetrating. They regularly mimic life’s elusiveness, and in those moments of evanescence and clarity they are actually breathtaking." View more info

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From the Bottom Up

By: Wilson, Leigh Allison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7087

ISBN: 0820306479

Condition: Fine


Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. This prize-winning collection introduces a writer whose stories command the reader to sit up and take notice. Leigh Allison Wilson is, as one of her narrators says of the country music lover. "an inveterate truth seeker who, deep down, believes that every word is at best a pack of decent lies and at worst a matter of opinion. "From the Bottom Up" by Leigh Allison Wilson and "Evening Out" by David Walton are the first co-winners and the first collections to be published in the series. View more info

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Dancing for Men

By: Wilson, Robley, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4378

Condition: Fine


Winner of the 1982 Drue Heinz Literature Prize (Selected by Raymond Carver). The book is a collection of stories about the circumstances that join and divide men and women—stories of politics, sexual and otherwise; of age differences; of the weight of custom; of contempts whether vicious or polite. View more info