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Mating

By: Rush, Norman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6922

ISBN: 0394544722

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Norman Rush on the title page. Winner of the National Book Award. A comedy of manners on the grandest scale. It revolves around two Americans on the loose (one of them on the prowl) in developing Africa. Botswanna in the 1980s - resonating with the dreams, ambitions, noble plans, and mischievous schemes of Africans and expatriate whites of all nationalities, descriptions, and intentions. View more info

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A Secret for Julia

By: Sagastizabal, Patricia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton and Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5053

Condition: Fine


Winner of Argentina's Premio La Nacion Prize 2000, Patricia Sagastizabal's "A Secret for Julia" is the dramatic, gripping story of an Argentinean refugee and her attempt to come to terms with her dark past. She must face the horror of her old life, in order to forge a new one with her daughter, Julia. Based on her own experiences in Argentina witnessing the oppressive military dictatorship of the '70's and '80's, the author has woven a haunting tale of complex emotions, harrowing memories, and the struggle for inner peace. This is a Review Copy with the Publishers' Press release laid-i... View more info

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The Dark Room

By: Seiffert, Rachel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4269

ISBN: 0375421041

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rachel Seiffert on the title page! Winner of the 2002 Betty Trask Prize and the 2002 LA Times First Fiction Award - this debut was also shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize, and longlisted for both the 2001 Guardian First Book Award and the 2002 Orange Prize. "The Dark Room" tells three stories that between them trace the legacy of the Nazi period to the German people. The US edition preceeds all other printings. View more info

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The Dark Room

By: Seiffert, Rachel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6827

ISBN: 0375421041

Condition: Fine


This Advance Reader's Edition copy has been SIGNED by Rachel Seiffert on the title page and is dated "New York 08.06.01"! Winner of the 2002 Betty Trask Prize and the 2002 LA Times First Fiction Award - this debut was also shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize, and longlisted for both the 2001 Guardian First Book Award and the 2002 Orange Prize. "The Dark Room" tells three stories that between them trace the legacy of the Nazi period to the German people. The US edition preceeds all other printings. View more info

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Borrowed Voices

By: Sheffer, Roger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, New Rivers Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5434

ISBN: 0898231167

Condition: Fine


1998 Minnesota Voices Project Winner. A collection of stories where the author's extensive background in music - particularly choral groups and church choirs - figures everywhere. He sees music in his stories both as an art form and as a social activity with sometimes profound, sometimes amusing ramifications. Published in a first edition of 1,200 copies. View more info

A Thousand Acres

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9031

ISBN: 0394577736

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Thousand Acres" has been boldly SIGNED by Jane Smiley on the title page! The acclaimed author's Pulitzer Prize Winning novel. Jane Smiley takes us into the world of a thriving Iowa farm: one thousand acres - unencumbered, unmortgaged - of the richest, flattest, most arable land on earth. The forces that bound Lear and his daughters reverberate beneath the surface of Jane Smiley's extraordinary novel. View more info

Cities in the Sea

By: Stanton, Maura

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Michigan Pr: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5328

ISBN: 047211364X

Condition: Fine


These stories, set in the Midwest and the Southwest, in Florida and in Europe, blur the boundaries between fairy tale and verite. Names as Winner of the 2003 Michigan Literary Fiction Award for Short Story. Charles Baxter, 2003 Judge says of "Cities In The Sea" that " all her characters have interesting histories, and her stories are linked by an unsentimental view of storm-tossed, volcano-ridden ordinary existence, the calamities of everyday life." View more info

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Cannibal

By: Svoboda, Terese

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, NYU Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 469

Condition: Fine


This is a Review Copy that has the Publishers' materials laid-in which has also been SIGNED by Terese Svoboda on the title page. Winner of the 1994 Elmer Holmes Bobst Award for Emerging Writers. Kirkus Reviews called it "Profound and lyrical.Svoboda's reflective first person narrative wades through deep currents of emotion. Sharp-boned writing that echoes for hours." A haunting story of survival. View more info

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Laughing Africa

By: Svoboda, Terese

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press: 1990

Edition: Simultaneous Wraps Issue

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1404

ISBN: 0877452725

Condition: Fine


This copy of the simultaneously issued wraps issue has been SIGNED by Terese Svoboda on the title page. Co-Winner of the 1989 Iowa Poetry Prize. Publisher's Weekly said of it that "Svoboda exhibits a remarkable range and command of her subject matter.This poet creates moments that are stronger than everyday experience." View more info

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Cannibal

By: Svoboda, Terese

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, NYU Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3074

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Terese Svoboda on the title page. Winner of the 1994 Elmer Holmes Bobst Award for Emerging Writers. Kirkus Reviews called it "Profound and lyrical.Svoboda's reflective first person narrative wades through deep currents of emotion. Sharp-boned writing that echoes for hours." A haunting story of survival. View more info

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Laughing Africa

By: Svoboda, Terese

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3118

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Terese Svoboda on the title page. Co-Winner of the 1989 Iowa Poetry Prize. Publisher's Weekly said of it that "Svoboda exhibits a remarkable range and command of her subject matter.This poet creates moments that are stronger than everyday experience." View more info

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Dona Ines Vs. Oblivion

By: Torres, Ana Teresa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4474

Condition: Fine


Winner of the Pegasus Prize for Literature - established to introduce international readers to distinguished works of fiction from countries whose literature merits wider exposure to the world. Translated by Gregory Rabassa, this copy has been SIGNED by Ana Teresa Torres on the half-title page. The story delivers an extraordinary revisionist history of the land, people, and political entity that are Venezuela. Ultimately a journal of the tragic clash between classes, of the interface between humanity and geography., 'Dona Inez vs. Oblivion' depicts the maturation of Venezuela more vividly than... View more info