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The Other Side. El Otro Lado

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! Long before Alvarez discovered her novelist's voice, she was producing inspired and engaging poetry that helped launch one of the most vital movements in contemporary American letters: Latina Literature. These poems, col lected here for the first time, reveal her mature voice and the full range of her poetic gift. View more info

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Something To Declare

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 856

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. Her first book of non-fiction. This offers two dozen personal essays about the two major (and interlocking) issues of her life - growing up with one foot in each of two cultures, and writing. She is a popular speaker and t his book captures the unique rapport between a writer and her readers. View more info

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A Cafecito Story

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: White River Junction, Vt, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5141

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia ALvarez on the title page. Throughout the Dominican Republic and Central America it is a household ritual to offer a "cafecito" (a small cup of dark, rich, potent coffee) to any visitor, especially a stranger. Now, in a story spanning Latin America and Nebraska, Julia Alvarez offers us "A Cafecito Story." Includes an afterword by Bill Eichner, the author's husband. This small volume also features woodcuts by the noted Dominican artist, Belkis Ramirez. View more info

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The Secret Footprints

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5143

Condition: Fine


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. The talented author's first illustrated book for children. In this lyrically written leegend, Julia Alvarez introduces us to the magical ciguapas, and a brave and bold young one named Guapa, the only one who isn't afraid of humans. How Guapa's curiosity nearly costs the tribe their freedom makes for a captivating and entertaining tale. Together with Fabian Negrin's radiant paintings, this story of the ciguapas as reinvented by an acclaimed storyteller will linger long in readers' imaginations. View more info

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In The Time of Butterflies

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6266

Condition: Fine


Fine/Uncorrected Proof in Wrappers that has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! This presentation set of folded and gathered sheets of Julia Alvarez's "In The Time of Butterflies" has been prepared for the friends of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Here the author takes a daring imaginative leap forward tell a Latin American story based on actual events that led to the deaths of three courageous sisters from Trujillo's Dominican Republic. View more info

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In The Time of Butterflies

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6539

ISBN: 1565120388

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! Her second novel - the story of Las Mariposas - "the Butteflies". Dustjacker praise by Sandra Cisneros who says "I was moved to tears of joy. The sisters Mirabel have not died after all, have they? They continue to live as l ong as writers like Julia Alvarez are brave enough to tell their story. All Latinas are indebted to her for resisting the amnesia that has been out history." View more info

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In The Name of Salome

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6677

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! This novel tells the story of two women - mother and daughter, one a poet, the other a teacher - and how they confronted the machismo in two Caribbean revolutions. Set in the politically chaotic Dominican Republic of the late nineteeth century, on the campuses of three American universities, and in the idealistic Communist Cuba of the 1960s, this story is based on the reallives of a volatile, opinionated, romantic, intrigue-loving family. View more info

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Something To Declare

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6678

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. Her first book of non-fiction. This offers two dozen personal essays about the two major (and interlocking) issues of her life - growing up with one foot in each of two cultures, and writing. She is a popular speaker and t his book captures the unique rapport between a writer and her readers. View more info

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Yo!

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6679

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Advance Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! The celebrated Dominican native's third novel - it's about what happens when an author does "write about what she knows." View more info

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Homecoming

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Press: 1984

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6680

Condition: Good


This copy of the Trade Paperback Edition has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page (signature only)! In this first collection of poems, Julia Alvarez returns to the old world culture of her childhood in the Dominican Republic. In the closing sequence of narrative sonnets, Alvarez explores her own identity as daughter, sister, friend, lover, and poet. Hers is a fresh voice that speaks to the reader with precision, humor, and compassionate honesty. A small holepunch in the "G" of the cover accounts for the grading - otherwise the book is in beautiful condition. Believed to be a... View more info

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Homecoming

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Press: 1984

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6681

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of the Trade Paperback Edition has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page (signature only)! In this first collection of poems, Julia Alvarez returns to the old world culture of her childhood in the Dominican Republic. In the closing sequence of narrative sonnets, Alvarez explores her own identity as daughter, sister, friend, lover, and poet. Hers is a fresh voice that speaks to the reader with precision, humor, and compassionate honesty. Previous owner's name on front free-end paper and 4 instances of minor underling of short passages within the first 31 pages of this 91 pa... View more info

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents/In The Time of Butterflies/Yo!/In the Name of Salome/Saving the World: A Novel

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7862

Condition: Fine


This is a complete collection of her novels that have all been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. Alvarez is regarded as one of the most critically and commercially successful Latina writers of her time. Her published works include the five novels listed here, a book of essays, four collections of poetry, four children's books, and two works of adolescent fiction. 1) "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991) - Winner of the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. Her first book of fiction (and the first major novel written in English by a Do... View more info

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Return to Sender

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2009

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7864

ISBN: 0375858385

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Return to Sender" has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! In a novel full of hope but offering no easy answersm Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they have finished it. View more info

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Julia Alvarez: A Critical Companion

By: Alvarez, Julia [silvia sirias]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, U.S.A., Greenwood Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5144

Condition: Fine


This special volume has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page. One of a series of extraordinary critical companions by this publishing house. This Critical Companion introduces readers to the life and works of the Dominican-American writer and examines the thematic and cultural concerns that run through her novels. Full literary analysis is provided for each, including historical context for the factually based works, "In the Time of Butterflies" (1994) and "In the Name of Salome" (2000). Students will discover the personal and literary influences in Alvarez's writing ... View more info

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Yo!

By: Alvarez, Julia.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6675

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia ALvarez on the title page! The celebrated Dominican native's third novel - it's about what happens when an author does "write about what she knows." View more info

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Brownsville

By: Casares, Oscar

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Little Brown: Back Bay Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4302

ISBN: 0316146803

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Oscar Casares on the title page! An outstanding debut collection. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Oscar Casares has received the Dobie-Paisano Fellowship from the Texas Institute of Letters and the University of Texas, and the James Michener Award from the Copernicus Society of America. The author has created a cast of unforgettable characters confronting everyday possibilities and contradictions. The achievement of "Brownsville" lies in its remarkably honest portrayal of these lives - the lives of people whose dreams and yearnings and regrets are... View more info

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So Far From God

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton and Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 542

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ms. Castillo on the title page. This highly regarded author's third novel. Ana Castillo's triumph in "So Far From God" is to weave the mundane and the miraculous, the modern and the archaic, and the tragic and the humorous into one rich novelistic fabric. Sandra Cisneros has said ".a novel roaring down Interstate 25 at one hundred and fifteen miles an hour with an almanac of Chicanismo." View more info

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Loverboys

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton and Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5210

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ana Castillo on the title page. A collection of stories that displays the author's unique perspective on the joys and sorrows of love. Here is the experience of love captured in its wildly varying modes, from rapturous beginnings to melancholy middles to bittersweet ends, and in its equally varying configurations—man and woman, man and man, woman and woman. View more info

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The Mixquiahuala Letters

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Binghamton, NY, Bilingual Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5211

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ana Castillo on the title page. "The Mixquiahuala Letters", an epistolary novel focusing on the correspondence between two Hispanic women, is a probing description of the relationship between the sexes. The novel is a far-ranging social and cultural document that encompasses both Mexican and United States Hispanic forms of love and gender conflict. Winner of the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award. Issued without a dustjacket in illustrated boards. View more info

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My Father Was a Toltec and Selected Poems

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton and Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5212

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ana Castillo on the title page. Ana Castillo has a deserved reputation as one of the country's most powerful and entrancing novelists, but she began her literary career as a poet of passion and uncompromising commitment. This collection brongs back into print the best of her early work, including selected poems from "The Invitation" and "Women Are Not Roses" and the entire text of her landmark 1988 collection, "My Father Was a Toltec." View more info

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Sapogonia

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Binghamton, NY, Bilingual Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5214

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ana Castillo on the title page. Ana Castillo brings to life in "Sapogonia" a distinct place in the Americas where all mesticos reside regardless of nationality, individual racial background, or legal residential status - or, perhaps, because of all of these. Issued without a dustjacket in illustrated boards. View more info

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Caramelo

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8986

ISBN: 0679435549

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Caramelo" has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! This was from an event at Princeton University featuring a discussion about cultural identity in conjunction with The Mango Suite Project. Told in language of blazing originality: a multigenerational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy--the very stuff of life. "Caramelo" is a romantic tale of homelands, sometimes real, sometimes imagined. Vivid, funny, intimate, historical, it is a brilliant work destined to become a classic. View more info

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Loose Woman

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8987

ISBN: 0679416447

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Loose Woman" has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! This was from an event at Princeton University featuring a discussion about cultural identity in conjunction with The Mango Suite Project. Seductive, earthy, at times confessional, Sandra Cisneros's vibrant new collection of poetry celebrates the female aspects of love -- from the reflective to the overly erotic -- in a voice recognizable from her powerful works of fiction. With a multiplicity of moods tumbling through its lines--joyous and introspective, tender and ruthless, self-mocking and sincere, often funny... View more info

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My Wicked Wicked Ways: Poems

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Turtle Bay Books/Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8988

ISBN: 0679418210

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "My Wicked Wicked Ways" has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! This was from an event at Princeton University featuring a discussion about cultural identity in conjunction with The Mango Suite Project. The poems in "My Wicked Wicked Ways" attest to Sandra Cisneros's first passion, and reveal why her stories have been praised for their precision of language and poetic descriptions. Here are verses, comic and sad, radiantly pure and plainspoken, that rise like songs from the hearts of men and women. The work includes the poems from her first collection "Bad Boys" (n... View more info

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The House on Mango Street

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8989

ISBN: 067943335X

Condition: Fine


This, the first hardcover edition, of "The House on Mango Street" has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! This was from an event at Princeton University featuring a discussion about cultural identity in conjunction with The Mango Suite Project. A celebration of the tenth anniversary of its initial publication with a new introduction by the author. "The House on Mango Street" has entered the canon of coming-of-age classics even as it depicts a new American landscape. It tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza'... View more info

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Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8990

ISBN: 0394576543

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Woman Hollering Creek" has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! These stories give voice to the vigorous and varied life on both sides of our border with Mexico. Breathtaking in their precision and laced with the excitement of pure discovery, they are filled with unending moments of infinite and intimate wisdom. This is a collection of sharp focus and substantial depth, of exquisite details and essential truths, each story unique and unforgettable. View more info

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Puro Amor

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, Sarabande Books: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8991

ISBN: 1946448214

Condition: Fine


This Bilingual Edition of "Puro Amor" in the Quarternote Chapbook Series #15 has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! This was from an event at Princeton University featuring a discussion about cultural identity in conjunction with The Mango Suite Project. Sandra Cisneros has a fondness for animals and this little gem of a story makes that abundantly clear. This beautiful chapbook is bi-lingual and contains several illustrations--line drawings by Cisneros herself. View more info

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The House on Mango Street

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, Arte Publico Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition/Sixth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8992

ISBN: 093477020

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "The House on Mango Street" has been SIGNED by Sandra Cisneros on the title page! Striking artwork on the covers - this is a sixth printing. Originally issued in 1985. This was from an event at Princeton University featuring a discussion about cultural identity in conjunction with The Mango Suite Project. "The House on Mango Street" has entered the canon of coming-of-age classics even as it depicts a new American landscape. It tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza's story is that of a young girl coming into ... View more info

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Dreaming In Cuban

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 173

ISBN: 0679408835

Condition: Fine


This copy of the author's debut has been SIGNED by Cristina Garcia on the title page! Ms. Garcia has become one of the leading Cuban ex-patriot voices in recent years. As Russell Banks said in his dustjacketpraise ".the debut of a brilliant storyteller. I suspect we'll be hearing from Cristina Garcia for some time to come.". A captivating dustjacket design by Chip Kidd as well. View more info

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Cars of Cuba

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Abrams: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5357

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Cristina Garcia. Ms. Garcia's essay accompanies the 53 color photographs of Cuban "cacharros" - the gorgeous old American cars of the '40's and '50's still found throughout the country. There are classic Chevrolets, Fords, Lincolns, Cadillacs, Packards, Oldsmobiles, Buicks, De Sotos, Didges, Pontiacs, Studebakers, Thunderbirds, Ramblers, and more, all from Detroit's golden age and all still on the road. 'Cars of Cuba'" with a marvelous introduction by Cristina Garcia, author of the acclaimed novel 'Dreaming in Cuban', and fifty-three color photographs ... View more info