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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

The Voyage Out

By: Cunningham, Michael - [Introduction by], Woolf, Virginia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9032

ISBN: 0679640282

Condition: Fine


This has been SIGNED by Michael Cunningham on the title page! The ML reissue of Woolf’s first novel. Includes a 35 page introduction by Michael Cunningham who at once unfolds an engaging short essay of Woolf’s early life and career, an insightful exploration of the themes to which Woolf returns again and again in her fiction, and a spirited defense of the relevance and lasting importance of her art. View more info

Claire of the Sea Light

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9043

ISBN: 030727179X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Claire of the Sea Light" has been SIGNED by Edwidge Danticat on the title page! This story brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. Told with piercing lyricism and the economy of a fable, "Claire of the Sea Light" is a tightly woven, breathtaking tapestry that explores what it means to be a parent, child, neighbor, lover, and friend, while revealing the mysterious bonds we share with the natural world and with one another. View more info

The Silk Road

By: Davis, Kathryn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Graywolf Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9002

ISBN: 1555978290

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Silk Road" has been SIGNED by Kathryn Davis on the title page (she has also crossed-out her printed name)! Since the beginning of her extraordinary career, Davis has been fascinated by journeys. Her books have been shaped arounf road trips, walking tours, hegiras, exiles: and now, in this triumphant novel, a pilgrimage. "The Silk Road" is her most explicitly allegorical novel and also her most profounf vehicle; supple and mesmerizing, the journey here is not undertaken by a single protagonist but by a community of separate souls--a family, a yoga class, a gen... View more info

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Here Comes the Sun

By: Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9005

ISBN: 1631491768

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "Here Comes the Sun" has been SIGNED by Nicole Dennis-Benn on the title page! Worlds away from the lush resorts and pristine beaches of Montego Bay lies the sleepy town of River Bank. It is here, among locals eking out a living driving cabs and peddling souvenirs in the shade of drooping mango trees, where "Here Comes the Sun" captures the voices of four indomitable women who battle for independence as a maelstrom of change threatens their island home. Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis-Benn offers a dramatic glimpse at hidd... View more info

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Patsy

By: Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9006

ISBN: 1631495631

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Patsy" has been SIGNED by Nicole Dennis-Benn on the title page! As with her masterful debut, "Here Comes the Sun," Dennis-Benn once again charts the geography of a hidden world--that of a paradise lost, swirling with the echoes of lilting patois, in which one woman fights to discover her sense of self in a world that tries to define her. Passionate, moving, and fiercely urgent, "Patsy" is a prismatic depiction of immigration and womanhood, and the lasting threads of love stretching across years and oceans. This signed by her during her appearance at the F... View more info

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Empress of the Death House

By: Derricotte, Toi

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Lotus Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8918

ISBN: 091641812X

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "The Empress of the Death House" has been SIGNED/Inscribed by Toi Derricotte! The author's debut work - here as a second printing. With an inscription on the half-title page to a teacher from her time at Frost Place - a museum and nonprofit educational center for poetry located at Robert Frost's former home on Ridge Road in Franconia, New Hampshire. She was also co-founder of the Cave Canem Foundation with Cornelius Eady, a summer workshop for African-American poets. Additionally SIGNED by Toi Derricotte on the title page! View more info

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Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

By: Dunkley, Jo

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8958

ISBN: 0674984285

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Our Universe" has been SIGNED by Jo Dunkley on the title page! Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries. "Our Universe" conveys with authority and grace the thrill of scientific discovery and a contagious enthusiasm for the endless wonders of space-time. Jo Dunkley is Professor of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University. She has won awards from the Royal Astronomical S... View more info

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Washington Black

By: Edugyan, Esi

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2018

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9024

ISBN: 0525521429

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Washington Black" has been SIGNED by Esi Edugyan on the title page! A Finalist for the MAN Booker Prize and Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. George Washington Black , or "Wash," an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master's brother as a manservant. From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, "Washington Black" tells a dazzling story of self-invention and betrayal, of love and redemption, of a world destroyed and mad... View more info

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Washington Black

By: Edugyan, Esi

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Patrick Crean Editions/Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.: 2018

Edition: First Canadian Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9025

ISBN: 1443423386

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Washington Black" has been SIGNED by Esi Edugyan on the title page! The true 'First Edition" by this author who lives in British Columbia, Canada. A Finalist for the MAN Booker Prize and Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. George Washington Black , or "Wash," an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master's brother as a manservant. From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, "Washington Black" tells a dazzling story of se... View more info

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Emerald City/The Invisible Circus/Look at Me/The Keep/A Visit From the Goon Squad/Manhattan Beach

By: Egan, Jennifer

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1996

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8950

ISBN: 0307592839

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Jennifer Egan's works -- all have been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Emerald City" (1996) - her first book, originally published in the UK in 1993, this was first published in the US in 1996. Here she dislays her full range of talents in this dazzling collection. 2) "The Invisible Circus" (1995) - Her debut novel, as it confronts the ambiguous legacy of the sixties, "The Invisible Circus" also beautifully and powerfully describes a journey essential to all of us. 3) "Look at Me" (2001) - here she once again demonstrate... View more info

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A Visit from the Goon Squad

By: Egan, Jennifer.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8848

ISBN: 0307592839

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Visit from the Goon Squad" has been SIGNED by Jennifer Egan on the title page! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A book about the interplay of time and music, about survival, about the stirrings and transformations set inexorably in motion by even the most passing conjunction of our fates. In a breathtaking array of styles and tones ranging from tragedy to satire to Powerpoint, Egan captures the undertow of self-destruction that we all must either master or succumb to; the basic human hunger for redemption; and on the universal tendency to reach for both - and ... View more info

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Your Duck Is My Duck

By: Eisenberg, Deborah

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Ecco [Harper Collins]: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8948

ISBN: 0062688774

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Your Duck Is My Duck" has been SIGNED by Deborah Eisenberg on the title page (she has also crossed-out her printed name)! The much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form. Each of the six stories in "Your Duck Is My Duck," her first collection since 2006, has the heft and complexity of a novel. In Eisenberg's world, the forces of money, sex, and power cannot be escaped, and the force of history, whether confronted or denied, cannot be evaded. No one writes better about time, tragedy and grief, and the indi... View more info

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Kaddish com: A Novel

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8932

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Kaddish com" has been SIGNED by Nathan Englander on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Sharp, irreverent, hilarious, and wholly irresistible, Englander's tale of a son who makes a diabolical compromise brilliantly captures the tensions between tradition and modernity--a book to be devoured in a single sitting and whose pleasures and provocations will be savored long after. The recipient of many awards including being a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. View more info

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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges: Stories/The Ministry of Special Cases/What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank/Dinner at the Center of the Earth/Kaddish.com

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8933

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete collection of the novels and stories of Nathan Englander each of which has been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges" (1999) - the author's debut collection of nine energized, irreverent stories. Winner of the PEN/Malamud and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. 2) "The Ministry of Special Cases" (2007) - His first novel, a timeless story of fathers and sons. Through the devastation of a single family, Englander captures, indelibly, the grief of a nation. 3) "What We Talk About When We Talk Ab... View more info

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Kaddish com: A Novel

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8935

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Kaddish com" has been SIGNED by Nathan Englander on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Sharp, irreverent, hilarious, and wholly irresistible, Englander's tale of a son who makes a diabolical compromise brilliantly captures the tensions between tradition and modernity--a book to be devoured in a single sitting and whose pleasures and provocations will be savored long after. The recipient of many awards including being a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. View more info