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Push

By: Sapphire

Price: $300.00  $270.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7512

ISBN: 0679446265

Condition: Fine


This is an oversized bound Uncorrected Proof copy (8 1/2" X 11") that has been SIGNED by Sapphire and dated 12/4/96 (year of publication) - a scarce copy bound with Publisher's info at bottom. Also includes a photocopy (laid-in) of the author's photo/bio. In a voice that shakes us by its language, its strory, and its brutal honesty, Precious Jones records her journey out of Harlem's lowest depths...And the miraculous dawn of hope when a young black woman - a te... View more info

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The Lovely Bones

By: Sebold, Alice

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: NY, Little, Brown and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3949

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the 1st edition/1st printing that has been SIGNED by Alice Sebold on the title page in violet ink. This title has become highly sought-after in this "true first" state (Margot Livesey blurb present). Praised universally, when we first meet Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. As she looks down from this strange new place, she tells us, in the fresh and spirited voice of a fourteen-year-old girl, a tale that is both haunting and full... View more info

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Riding The Bus With My Sister

By: Simon, Rachel.

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3700

ISBN: 0618045996

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rachel Simon on the title page! In what the author calls "creative non-fiction" we learn the story of "Beth"; who has had developmental deficiencies and who spends her days riding buses in her Pennsylvania city and her sister, an author and college teacher. We come to realize how each has much to learn from the other and how therefore we all have things to learn from others. View more info

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Riding The Bus With My Sister

By: Simon, Rachel.

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7037

ISBN: 0618045996

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Rachel Simon on the title page! In what the author calls "creative non-fiction" we learn the story of "Beth"; who has had developmental deficiencies and who spends her days riding buses in her Pennsylvania city and her sister, an author and college teacher. We come to realize how each has much to learn from the other and how therefore we all have things to learn from others. View more info

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1989

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5045

Condition: Fine


An exquisite and magical new work of fiction. "The Joy Luck Club" brings to life two continents and two cultures. Amy Tan's extraordinary first novel brings us the hopes, fears, joys and heartbreak of two generations of Chinese women: four women, who fled from China in the 1940s and the daughters they raised in the New World on America's West Coast. View more info

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Brooklyn

By: Toibin, Colm

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner: 2009

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8300

ISBN: 1439138311

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Brooklyn" has been SIGNED by Colm Toibin on the title page! Hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking, Colm Toibin's sixth novel, "Brooklyn," is set in Brooklyn and Ireland in the early 1950s, when one young woman crosses the ocean to make a new life for herself. By far Toibin's most instantly engaging and emotionally resonant novel, "Brooklyn" will make readers fall in love with his gorgeous writing and spellbinding characters. Succes... View more info

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Rope Burns: Stories From The Corner

By: Toole, F. X.

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, The Ecco Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8140

ISBN: 0060198206

Condition: Fine


The debut collection from seventy-year-old F. X. Toole (in real life - Jerry Boyd) drawn from his experiences in boxing as an L.A. corner man. From the dustjacket - In "Million $$$ Baby," seasoned trainer Frankie Dunn faces the most daunting challenge of his life when he agrees to aid the fearless Maggie Fitzgerald in her quest to become a champion boxer. Winner of the Academy Award as Clint Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby" - this is a beautiful copy (wi... View more info

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We the Animals

By: Torres, Justin

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2011

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8719

ISBN: 0547576722

Condition: Fine


This copy of "We the Animals" has been SIGNED by Justin Torres on the title page! He has also dated it 9/14/11. Written in magical language with unforgettable images, "We the Animals" is a stunning exploration of the viscerally charged landscape of growing up, how deeply we are formed by our earliest bonds, and how we are ultimately propelled at escape velocity toward our futures. Michael Cunningham has called it "a dark jewel of a book. It's heartbreaking. It's beautif... View more info

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Big Fish

By: Wallace, Daniel

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8334

ISBN: 1565122178

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Big Fish" has been SIGNED by Daniel Wallace on the title page! The author's first novel. A "literary" work - this is another example of the more innovative writing brought to the fore by this press. Winston Groom has said of Daniel Wallace "A talented and fascinating writer.. .he has created a jewel in Big Fish." Movie by Tim Burton starring Billy Crudup and Ewan Mcgregor. View more info

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Waller, Robert James

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7213

ISBN: 044651652X

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the correct first edition with the $14.95 price and statement "First Printing: April 1992" and complete number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. The story of Robert Kincaid, a world-class photographer, and Francesca Johnson, an Iowa farm wife. A highly successful film starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep followed. View more info

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Calm At Sunset, Calm At Dawn

By: Watkins, Paul

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2981

ISBN: 0395509599

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by the Paul Watkins on the title page. This is the "true first edition" of the author’s second book, Winner of Britain's Encore Prize. A Hallmark Hall of Fame Production in 1996. Tells the story of James Pfeiffer's twentieth year, a year of rebellion, initiation, and change. In staccato prose as dazzling as sun on water, it vividly captures the maritime life in all its rank immediacy and elemental mystery. Moving, violent, at times fer... View more info