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Autobiography of a Family Photo

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3796

ISBN: 0525937218

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page! ARC/Uncorrected Proof. The author's debut - a coming-to-conciousness, coming-of-age story of a young girl, told with passion and poetry, honesty and clear vision. The author was named a a Granta Regional Finalist on the basis of this work. Publishers Weekly called it "Brilliant, moving, semi-surreal-and daring." View more info

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Autobiography of a Family Photo

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6269

ISBN: 0525937218

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page! The author's debut - a coming-to-conciousness, coming-of-age story of a young girl, told with passion and poetry, honesty and clear vision. The author was named a a Granta Regional Finalist on the basis of this work. Publishers Weekly called it "Brilliant, moving, semi-surreal-and daring." View more info

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The Right Hand of Sleep

By: Wray, John

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, UK, Chatto & Windus: 2001

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5657

ISBN: 0701169648

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by John Wray on the title page! This is the scarce, "True First" issue by the UK Publisher. An extraordinary first novel wherein the author has produced a hymn to the beauty of the Austrian landscape and an acute portrait of the dark side of Austria's past. Susanna Moore praise "Starkly and beautifully written.a simple, lyrically conceived, and ultimately devasting portrait of our most basic weaknesses and evils." View more info

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Nude In Tub

By: Wuori, G.K

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2459

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof in plain wraps that has been SIGNED by G.K. Wuori on the title page. Subtitled Stories of Quillifarkeag, Maine - "this is a town usually omitted from cheap maps." This title has evolved into a cult-favorite story collection. View more info

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Nude In Tub

By: Wuori, G.K

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2460

ISBN: 1565122232

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by G.K. Wuori on the title page! Subtitled Stories of Quillifarkeag, Maine - this is a town "usually omitted from cheap maps." This title has evolved into a cult-favorite story collection. Dustjacket praise by Stephen Dixon who says "This is fine, funny, often disturbing, original.in the end the reader has a damn good time with it." View more info

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Family Men

By: Yarbrough, Steve

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, LSU: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5216

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Steve Yarbrough on the title page. The talented author's first book - a collection of eleven stories - which led to him being named a Granta 40 Regional Finalist in 1996. His literary roots are in the fertile soil of the Mississippi Delta. James Lee Burke dustjacket praise stating "Here is a major talent, one to watch, one that is as skilled and confident as any that I've seen in a long time." Previous owner's name neatly written on front, free end-paper. View more info

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Family Men

By: Yarbrough, Steve

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, LSU: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5217

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Steve Yarbrough on the title page. The talented author's first book - a collection of eleven stories - which led to him being named a Granta 40 Regional Finalist in 1996. His literary roots are in the fertile soil of the Mississippi Delta. James Lee Burke dustjacket praise stating "Here is a major talent, one to watch, one that is as skilled and confident as any that I've seen in a long time." View more info

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One Hundred And One Ways

By: Yoshikawa, Mako

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1500

ISBN: 0553110993

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Mako Yoshikawa on the title page. "I may have spent most of my life in New Jersey, but the blood of a geisha courses through me yet." So writes Mako Yoshikawa in this extraordinary debut novel about the story of a woman, who, finding herself torn between two men and two cultures, turns for answers to an unknown Japanese grandmother, once a famous geisha. View more info

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Most Way Home (The National Poetry Series)

By: Young, Kevin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8879

ISBN: 0688140327

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Most Way Home" has been SIGNED by Kevin Young on the title page! This respected author's debut. He explores home in its various forms, touching on themes of death, memory, freedom, and loss. Taken as a whole, "Most Way Home" traces a narrative arc from ancestral voices to modern times, rural South to city, slavery to the North Star. Four sections of poems encompass an ever-changing psychic and physical landscape, a multitudfe of voices. "Most Way Home" was selected by Lucille Clifton for the National Poetry Series and won Ploughshares's John C. Zacharis First Book Award. View more info

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The Bear Comes Home

By: Zabor, Rafi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Norton: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1865

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rafi Zabor on the title page! The story of an alto sax playing bear (!) by this music journalist and occasional jazz drummer. The surprise Winner of the 1998 PEN/Faulkner Prize for fiction. Lyrical, funny, wildly original, "The Bear Comes Home" provides the most realistic portrait of a jazz musician and the best novel, ursine or human, on the jazz life in decades. A small printing (less than 5,000 copies reportedly). View more info

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The People I Know

By: Zafris, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7074

ISBN: 0820311928

Condition: Fine


Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. This is a Review Copy. "The People I Know" is a collection of nine stories, told by characters who hover at the edge of life. Whether it's Lorne, perched on a sofa as a wedding party swirls around him, or the elderly Mrs. R of "Morning at the Beach," imagining a career in crime as she sits on the front porch of a Miami Hotel, these are people oddly accustomed to the sidelines of their worlds. View more info

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Playland: A Novel

By: Zigal, Thomas

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Thorp Springs Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5460

ISBN: 0914476912

Condition: Near Fine


The author's debut. In "Playland" the poor, tawdry cliches of California come back to life under the skillful scapel of Thomas Zigal in this witty satire; Alcatraz, the legendary "Rock", where Al Capone, Bugsy Moran, and many another of the shadowworld's finest finally ran to dirt. A bit of "foxing" starting on the top board. View more info