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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 Do... 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 c... 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 reallive... 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 holepu... 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 owne... 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... 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) ... 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... 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 dustja... 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 W... View more info