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Land's End: A Walk Through Provincetown

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6806

ISBN: 0609609076

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Cunningham on the title page! In this celebration of one of America's oldest towns (incorporated in 1720), Michael Cunningham brings us Provincetown, one of the most idiosyncratic and extraordinary towns in the United States, perched on the sandy tip at the end of Cape Cod. One of the earlier titles in the Crown Journeys series - we follow Cunningham on his various excursions through Provincetown and its surrounding landscape, we are drawn into its history, its mysteries, its peculiarities—places you won't read about in any conventional travel guide. View more info

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Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]

By: Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, North Point Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Contributors

Seller ID: 6543

ISBN: 086547530X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by 5 (five) of the contributors at their entries. The signers include: Annie Proulx, Julia Alvarez, Jill McCorkle, Howard Norman and Barbara Kingsolver. A wonderful collection that was a follow-up to "Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places". This includes Annie Proulx's story from her "Close Range" collection of stories that also includes "Brokeback Mountain" entitled "The Half-Skinned Deer". View more info

Image for Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]

Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]

By: Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy [Includes an Annie Proulx Story from "Close Range"]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, North Point Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Contributor

Seller ID: 5431

ISBN: 086547530X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx at her entry! A wonderful collection that was a follow-up to "Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places". This includes Annie Proulx's story from her "Close Range" collection of stories that also includes "Brokeback Mountain" entitled "The Half-Skinned Deer". View more info

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Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic: 2005

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9145

ISBN: 0792265300

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalayas" has been SIGNED by Jamaica Kincaid on the title page! Anyone familiar with Jamaica Kincaid's work knows that the natural world and, in particular, plants and gardening are especially close to her heart. Now, in this vivid travel memoir, she invites us to accompany her on a seed-gathering trek in the Himalaya. A wonderful blend of introspective insight and beautifully rendered description, "Among Flowers" is a seriously entertaining, thoroughly engaging, and characteristically frank memoir from one of the most distinctive and striking voice... View more info

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Sailing Through China

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 5407

Condition: Fine


A small attractive volume that has been illustrated by Patrick Procktor. Paul Theroux sailed down the Yangtze with a party of American millionaires. If this at times surprised the Chinese - which it did - both the idiosyncracies of the company and the impressions of China itself provided rich material for the kind of perceptive, witty writing at which the author excels. View more info

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Sailing Through China

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8181

ISBN: 0395348366

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Sailing Through China" has been SIGNED by Paul Theroux on the title page! A small attractive volume that has been illustrated by Patrick Procktor. Paul Theroux sailed down the Yangtze with a party of American millionaires. If this at times surprised the Chinese - which it did - both the idiosyncracies of the company and the impressions of China itself provided rich material for the kind of perceptive, witty writing at which the author excels. View more info