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First Indian On The Moon

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Hanging Loose Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 509

ISBN: 1882413024

Condition: Fine


This is the simultaneous issue in wraps. This copy has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on the title page. A collection of poems and stories by this Granta 20 author. As Joy Harjo has said "Watch this guy. He's making myth." View more info

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One Stick Song

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Hanging Loose Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5193

ISBN: 1882413776

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the scarce hardcover edition that has been SIGNED by Sherman Alexie on the title page. The talented author's collection of poetry and short pieces - his love of poetry is evident in this collection. View more info

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Water Flowing Home

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boise, ID, Limberlost Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5195

ISBN: 0931659264

Condition: Very Good+


Letterpressed in a Bound Edition of only 100 copies that were numbered and SIGNED by Sherman Alexie. From the Colophon: "Water Flowing Home" has been letterpressed in an edition of 500 copies in January of 1996. The type is Bembo. The paper is Domestic Etching, sewn by hand into Thai Chiri Kozo endsheets and Stonehenge wrappers. One hundred copies have been numbered and signed by the poet. This being Copy No. 68. There is some slight damage to the bottom, right hand corner of the front board (see photo), otherwise a beautiful copy of this scarce Alexie item. View more info

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Water Flowing Home

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Boise, ID, Limberlost Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7128

ISBN: 0931659264

Condition: Fine


Letterpressed in a Bound Edition of only 100 copies that were numbered and SIGNED by Sherman Alexie. From the Colophon: "Water Flowing Home" has been letterpressed in an edition of 500 copies in January of 1996. The type is Bembo. The paper is Domestic Etching, sewn by hand into Thai Chiri Kozo endsheets and Stonehenge wrappers. One hundred copies have been numbered and signed by the poet. This being Copy No. 67. A beautiful copy of this scarce Alexie item. View more info

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The Toughest Indian in the World

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2000

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8634

ISBN: 0871138123

Condition: Fine


This limited edition of "The Toughest Indian in the World" has been specially printed and bound. These books are signed by the author and numbered 1 to 250 this being Copy No. 79. In a slipcase with sewn in bookmark. The author's first new collection of stories since "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven". Named by The New Yorker as one of the best American fiction writers under 40. In this collection, we meet the kinds of American Indians we rarely see in literature, the upper and middle class, the professionals and white-collar workers, the bureaucrats and poets, falling in and out ... View more info

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A Yellow Raft In Blue Water

By: Dorris, Michael

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4967

ISBN: 0805000453

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Dorris on the title page! This is a beautiful copy of the Advance Reading Copy of the Author’s 1st book. "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water" marked the stunning debut of a major novelist, who ended up taking his own life. The story spans forty years and is a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardship and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined together by the indissoluable bonds of kinship. View more info

Cloud Chamber: A Novel

By: Dorris, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5337

ISBN: 0684815672

Condition: Fine


This copy of the trade edition has been SIGNED by Michael Dorris on the title page. Moving from late-nineteenth-century Ireland to contemporary America, Dorris tells the extraordinary story of Rose Mannion and her descendents. The author committed suicide shortly after publication of this title. View more info

Cloud Chamber: A Novel

By: Dorris, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5338

Condition: Fine


Moving from late-nineteenth-century Ireland to contemporary America, Dorris tells the extraordinary story of Rose Mannion and her descendents. The author committed suicide shortly after publication of this title. This is a copy of the Publisher's "Special Signed Copy: Not For Sale" that has been SIGNED by Michael Dorris. View more info

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Jacklight

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 1990

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2994

ISBN: 0349101906

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. The author's first book - first published in the UK in wrappers only. A collection of poetry that draws images from her Chippewa American Indian background. The poems of Louise Erdrich eloquently and passionately bring to life what it is to be a woman. Without sentimentality but with a powerful magic, she draws from a deep, enchanted well. Yet she does not ignore the ordinary. View more info

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The Beet Queen

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2998

ISBN: 0805000585

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. A tale of abandonment and sexual obsession, jealousy and unstinting love. Spanning some forty years, The Beet Queen opens on a cold spring morning in the early 1930s. View more info

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Tracks

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3990

ISBN: 0805008950

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. Set in North Dakota at a time in this century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, "Tracks" is a tale of passion, and deep unrest. Told in the alternating voices of a wise, astute leader of the tribe, and a young, increasingly embittered mixed-blood woman, the novel chronicles the drama of daily lives overshadowed by the clash of cultures and mythologies. View more info

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The Bingo Palace

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3991

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. A novel of spiritual depth, lyrical prose, and wild hope, The Bingo Palace explores the implications of the mystical element of chance in contemporary life. The San Francisco Chronicle called Erdrich "A writer of truly extraordinary gifts - imaginative power, acute sensitivity, and an unpretentious stylistic grace." View more info

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The Blue Jay's Dance

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3992

ISBN: 0060171324

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. In this, her first major work of non-fiction, the author brilliantly and poignantly examines the joys and frustrations, the compromises and insights, the difficult struggles and profound emotional satisfactions she experienced in the course of one twelve-month period - froma winter pregnancy through a spring and summer of new motherhood to a fall return to writing. View more info

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The Master Butchers Singing Club

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4011

ISBN: 0066209773

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. This sprawling novel spans the decades from World War I through World War II and beyond to 1954. The novel unfolds its themes of love and death, lightness and gravity, with the eloquent prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling that only a masterful writer can offer. View more info

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The Crown of Columbus

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4347

ISBN: 0060160799

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. In this, their first fully collaborative literary work, Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich have created a cast of indelible characters and a page-turner of a story filled with provocative ideas, humor, suspense, and passion. A novel of discoveries, "The Crown of Columbus" chronicles the adventures of a pair of mismatched lovers and their quest for the truth about Christopher Columbus — and themselves. View more info

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Baptism Of Desire

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4989

ISBN: 0060162139

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. The talented author's second collection of poetry. Baptism by blood, water or desire is necessary to salvation in Roman Catholic tradition, and baptism of desire is the term for the leap of trust by which a sincere believer can experience spiritual regeneration. Louise Erdrich's mesmerizing new poems are acts of redemption. Saints, sinners and mythological figures inhabit these pages. View more info

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Tracks

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4990

Condition: Fine


This is an Advanced Reading Copy that has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. Set in North Dakota at a time in this century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, "Tracks" is a tale of passion, and deep unrest. Told in the alternating voices of a wise, astute leader of the tribe, and a young, increasingly embittered mixed-blood woman, the novel chronicles the drama of daily lives overshadowed by the clash of cultures and mythologies. View more info

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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7719

ISBN: 0060187271

Condition: Fine


This copy of the National Book Award Finalist has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! For more than a half century, Father Damien Modeste has served his beloved people, the Ojibwe, on the remote reservation of Little No Horse. Compelled to his task by a direct mystical experience, Father Damien has made enormous sacrifices, and experienced the joys of commitment as well as deep suffering. View more info

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The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 2009

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8085

ISBN: 0061536075

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Red Convertible" has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! This unique volume brings together for the first time three decades of short stories by one of the most innovative and exciting writers of our day. A master of the genre, Louise Erdrich has selected these pieces - thirty works that first appeared in magazines as well as six unpublished stories - from among a much larger oeuvre. She has ordered them chronologically but also by theme and voice. View more info

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The Antelope Wife

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8086

ISBN: 0060187263

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Antelope Wife" has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! This is a novel of connections in which history, lust, contemporary urban Native American life, hand-me-down names, and legends, as well as sacred myth combine. "The Antelope Wife" extends the branches of the families who populate the author's earlier, award-winning novels, and once again, her unsentimental, unsparing writing captures the Native America sense of despair, magic, and humor in an unforgettable book. View more info

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Jacklight: Poems

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, UK, Flamingo: 1996

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing [Thus]

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8088

ISBN: 0006546226

Condition: Fine


This copy of the subsequent UK Flamingo "Original" Imprint of "Jacklight" has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! The poems of Louise Erdrich eloquently and passionately bring to life what it is to be a woman, a Midwesterner, and a Native American. She writes with conviction and vision; her poetry speaks with a clarity and strength we cannot ignore. View more info

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The Painted Drum: A Novel

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row: 2005

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8089

ISBN: 0060515104

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Painted Drum" has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! "The Painted Drum" explores the strange power that lost children exert on the memories of those they leave behind, and as the novel unfolds, its elegantly crafted narrative comes to embody the intricate, transformative rhythms of human grief. One finds throughout the grace and wit, the captivating prose and surprising beauty, that characterize Louise Erdrich's finest work. View more info

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The Blue Jay's Dance

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8090

ISBN: 0060171324

Condition: Fine


This Uncorrected Proof copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! In this, her first major work of non-fiction, the author brilliantly and poignantly examines the joys and frustrations, the compromises and insights, the difficult struggles and profound emotional satisfactions she experienced in the course of one twelve-month period - froma winter pregnancy through a spring and summer of new motherhood to a fall return to writing. View more info

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The Painted Drum: A Novel

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row: 2005

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8416

ISBN: 0060515104

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Painted Drum" has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page! "The Painted Drum" explores the strange power that lost children exert on the memories of those they leave behind, and as the novel unfolds, its elegantly crafted narrative comes to embody the intricate, transformative rhythms of human grief. One finds throughout the grace and wit, the captivating prose and surprising beauty, that characterize Louise Erdrich's finest work. View more info

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The West Pole

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5828

ISBN: 0816628947

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. A groundbreaking work of nonfiction. "The West Pole" is a book about storymaking; in it, Glancy explores the ways the structure of Native American storytelling reflects and shapes her own sense of identity. Through words, she creates and recreates herself, the world, the traditions of the Cherokee people from whom she is descended. View more info

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Firesticks: A Collection of Stories

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5829

ISBN: 0806124903

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. Incorporating elements of fiction, nonfiction, drama and poetry, Diane Glancy's stories are lyrical yet down to earth, often tough and gritty. Experimental, sometimes surreal in form, they nevertheless concern people who are very real - a color-blind young boy who watches planes in flight and imagines color. View more info

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The Only Piece of Furniture in the House: A Novel

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingston, Rhode Island, Moyer Bell Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5830

ISBN: 1559211830

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. "My father, Wood Hume, worked for the railroad. We followed him from town to town, through Texas and Louisiana in the tomato-red sun that sank into the plains. I learned to read on highway signs." So begins the beautifully told story of Rachel and her itinerant Southern family. In "The Only Piece of Furniture in the House," Diane Glancy captures the language of the rural south in the tradition of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. View more info

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The Voice That Was in Travel: Stories

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5831

ISBN: 0806131578

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. In twenty stories that range in length from one-page vignettes to novellas, Glancy creates characters who are quirly and uneasy but who nevertheless are comcoled by Christianity. Using a terse, highly original style, Glancy reveals striking insights into contemporary American Indian life. At the same time, her stories reflect the universal contemporary theme of rapid, jarring change - the uneasy sense that we are all strangers in a foreign land. View more info

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A Primer of the Obsolete

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Chax Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5832

Condition: Fine


This is a nicely produced handsewn binding chapbook that has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. The linoleum block print by Cynthia Miller, on the front cover, was printed by hand on the Vandercook press at Chax Press. View more info

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Coyote's Quodlibet

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Chax Press: 2000

Edition: Second Edition, Revised 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5833

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. Another beautiful production from Chax Press. This small hand-sewn chapbook is the revised second edition of the original 1995 edition. View more info