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Telex from Cuba / The Flamethrowers / The Strange Case of Rachel K / The Mars Room

By: Kushner, Rachel

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner/New Directions: 2008

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8944

ISBN: 1476756554

Condition: Fine


This is a collection of the author's four works that have all been SIGNED by Rachel Kushner on their title pages! 1) "Telex From Cuba" (2008) - an astonishingly wise, ambitious, and riveting novel set in the American community in Cuba during the years leading up to Castro's revolution - a place that was a paradise for a time and for a few. The first novel to tell the story of the Americans who were driven out in 1958, this is a masterful debut. At the time, urgent news was conveyed by telex, Kushner's novel is a tour de force, haunting and compelling, with the urgency of a telex from... View more info

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Telex from Cuba: A Novel

By: Kushner, Rachel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner: 2008

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8980

ISBN: 141656103X

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of the author's debut that has been SIGNED by Rachel Kushner on the title page! An astonishingly wise, ambitious, and riveting novel set in the American community in Cuba during the years leading up to Castro's revolution - a place that was a paradise for a time and for a few. The first novel to tell the story of the Americans who were driven out in 1958, this is a masterful debut. At the time, urgent news was conveyed by telex, Kushner's novel is a tour de force, haunting and compelling, with the urgency of a telex from a forgotten time and place. Named as a Finalist for the... View more info

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The Strange Case of Rachel K

By: Kushner, Rachel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, New Directions: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8979

ISBN: 081122421X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Rachel Kushner on the title page! The three pieces gathered in "The Strange Case of Rachel K" roughly map the genesis of Rachel Kushner's fiction from the fate of a conquistador in "The Great Exception," to the illegal radio broadcasts, and then bombs, in "debouchment," to a Havana courtesan's "Strange" Case, these writings build into a vision of Cuba that is black-humored, brutal, and beautiful. Like Roberto Bolano in his early work, "Antwerp" or Thomas Pynchon in "Slow Learner," here is Rachel Kushner forging her own original path into the wilds of contemporary ... View more info

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A Thousand Years of Good Prayers/The Vagrants/Gold Boy, Emerald Girl/Kinder Than Solitude/Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life/Where Reasons End

By: Li, Yiyun

Price: $425.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2005

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9000

ISBN: 198481737X

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A complete collection of Yiyun Li's works - all SIGNED by Yiyun Li on their title pages! Sold as a set only, the books include: 1) "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers," (2005) - the author's first book, a collection of stories set in China and among Chinese Americans living in the United States. Winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, The Guardian First Book Award, and the California Book Award for first fiction. 2) "The Vagrants" (2009) - her debut novel set in China in the late 1970s where we follow a group of people in a small to... View more info

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Light Action in the Caribbean

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3162

ISBN: 0679434550

Condition: Fine


This copy of "light action in the caribbean" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! A collection of stories that balances the marvelous and the real, intellect and heart, with extraordinary grace. Set variously in Peru, China, the Caribbean, California, and the American West, here are tales of men and women exploring the landscapes of their own innocence and desire; confronting violence, estrangement, and the disillusionment of war; or encountering the hope, fierce integrity, defiance, and wisdom of others. View more info

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Field Notes: The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5959

ISBN: 0679434534

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Field Notes" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! In this collection of twelve stories the author evokes the longing we feel for beauty in our relationships with one another, with the past, with nature. In these stories we find men or women - sometimes at odds with themselves, sometimes transcendently well grounded - who have an experience that is profound, unsettling, and oddly liberating. This copy signed by the author during his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia on April 2, 2019. View more info

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Resistance

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8484

ISBN: 1400042208

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Resistance" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! "Resistance" is a highly charged, stunningly original work of fiction - a passionate response to the changes shaping our country today. In nine fictional testimonies, men and women who have resisted the mainstream and who are now suddenly "parties of interest" to the government tell their stories. Punctuated with haunting images by acclaimed artist Alan Magee, "Resistance" is powerful fiction - Barry Lopez at his best. This copy signed from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadel... View more info

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Horizon

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $75.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8939

ISBN: 0394585828

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Horizon" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia on April 2, 2019! Taking us nearly from pole to pole--and across decades of lived experience--Barry Lopez gives us his most far-ranging yet personal work to date, in a book that moves through six regions of the world: from western Oregon to the High Arctic; from the Galapagos to the Kenyan desert; from Botany Bay in Australia to finally, unforgettably, the ice shelves of Antarctica. Vivid, lyrical, and capacious, voicing concern and frustration along with hum... View more info

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Crossing Open Ground

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8940

ISBN: 0684188171

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Crossing Open Ground" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! In "Crossing Open Ground," the author's distinguished collection of essays, the bond between mankind and the land and man's heartbreaking betrayal of that bond are revealed again within the broad context of Lopez's vision. "Crossing Open Ground," in which the author touches repeatedly on themes of friendship and community obligation, allows us to understand how the natural landscape can touch the soul. And it charts a course that is vital to our sense of place, to our well-being--indeed, to our survival. Thi... View more info

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Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8952

ISBN: 0684185784

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Arctic Dreams" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! Winner of the 1986 National Book Award for Non-Fiction. "Arctic Dreams" is a journey to a land we barely know, an area filled with beauty and fraught with danger. This is a monumental, magical book, a book about landscape at its most elemental and a book about man and his dreams. Unique in its vision, it is a book that asks what it means to live well. In the integrity of that land one finds an answer. This copy signed by Lopez from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia. View more info

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Of Wolves and Men

By: Lopez, Barry Holstun

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8941

ISBN: 0684156245

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Of Wolves and Men" has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! No animal has gripped man's imagination as strongly as the wolf. Feared, hated, reviled, he has been regarded as the embodiment of evil. Now in an age of science, people defend the wolf's role in nature; some have even come to romanticize him. But still we have not seen the whole wolf. Barry Lopez draws the reader irresistibly into the world of the wolf and the ideas that surround him. In reading "Of Wolves and Men" we not only learn a great deal about wolves, but we come face to face with ourselves. View more info

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Lessons From the Wolverine

By: Lopez, Barry [Illustrated by Tom Pohrt]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 5958

ISBN: 0820319279

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Lessons From the Wolverine" has been SIGNED by BOTH Barry Lopez and Tom Pohrt on the half-title page. A young man journeys through the arctic wilderness to find a family of wolverine and learn more about their mysterious power. Tom Pohrt's watercolor illustrations add vivid dimension to the story, bringing to life the land, people, and animals the young man encounters on his journey. View more info

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Pangs of Love / The Barbarians Are Coming

By: Louie, David Wong

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Knopf/Putnam: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8840

ISBN: 0394589572

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offer includes the two works of fiction by David Wong Louie - "Pangs of Love" and "The Barbarians are Coming" -- both have been SIGNED by him on their title pages! The author, a UCLA professor emeritus of Ceative Writing and Asian American Studies had died in September 2018, at age 63 after a long illness with cancer. The books include 1) "Pangs of Love" (1991-Knopf) -- his debut short story collection which won the Los Angeles Times Book Review First FictionAward and was a New York Times Notable Book of 1991. The stories explore the heart of the Asian-American ex... View more info

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Lost Children Archive

By: Luiselli, Valeria

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8931

ISBN: 0525520619

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Lost Children Archive" has been SIGNED by Valeria Luiselli on the title page! Told through several compelling voices, blending texts, sounds, and images, "Lost Children Archive" is an astonishing feat of literary virtuosity. It is a richly engaging story of how we document our experiences, and how we remember the things that matter to us the most. With urgency and empathy, it takes us deep into the lives of one remarkable family as it probes the nature of justice and equality today. View more info

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The Great Believers

By: Makkai, Rebecca

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9020

ISBN: 0735223521

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Great Believers" has been SIGNED by Rebecca Makkai on the title page! "Rebecca Makkai's "The Great Believers" is a page turner... among the first novels to chronicle the AIDS epidemic from its initial outbreak to the present -- among the first to convey the terrors and tragedies of the epidemic’s early years as well as its course and repercussions...An absorbing and emotionally riveting story about what it’s like to live during times of crisis." The New York Times Book Review" Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal, Winner of th... View more info

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Love in the Time of Cholera

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8956

ISBN: 0394561619

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy in like dustjacket. As the title suggests, Garcia Marquez has written a novel about love, romantic love, love in all its guises: young love, married love, romantic love, carnal love, even love with the symptoms of cholera. More than that, he has written a work of art radiant with humanity that readers will savor and will remember for the rest of their lives. Sharp corners all around. View more info

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Marsalis on Music

By: Marsalis, Wynton

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8920

ISBN: 0393038815

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Marsalis On Music" has been SIGNED by Wynton Marsalis on the front-free endpaper! "Marsalis on Music," the illustrated companion book-with-CD to Wynton Marsalis's groundbreaking television series, is the perfect introduction to the joy of music, both classical and jazz, for families, young people, and music-hungry readers of all ages. View more info

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The Children Act

By: McEwan, Ian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Doubleday: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8913

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Children Act" has been SIGNED by Ian McEwan on the publisher's tipped-in signature page! Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now her marriage of thirty years is in crisis. At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: Adam, a beautiful seventeen-year-old boy, is refusing for religious reasons the medical tre... View more info

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The End of Nature/Falter

By: McKibben, Bill

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House/Henry Holt: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8954

ISBN: 0394576012

Condition: Fine


This pairing of "The End of Nature" and "Falter" have both been SIGNED by Bill McKibben on their respective title pages! In 1989, Bill McKibben published his groundbreaking book "The End of Nature," the first account of the dawning threat of global warming. The book opened a lot of eyes. Thirty years on, McKibben again surveys the state of our world and finds that the stakes have risen in "Falter." Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Both signed by him from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia on April 16th, 2019. View more info

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Falter/The End of Nature

By: McKibben, Bill

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt/Random House: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8955

ISBN: 1250178266

Condition: Fine


This pairing of "The End of Nature" and "Falter" have both been SIGNED by Bill McKibben on their respective title pages! In 1989, Bill McKibben published his groundbreaking book "The End of Nature," the first account of the dawning threat of global warming. The book opened a lot of eyes. Thirty years on, McKibben again surveys the state of our world and finds that the stakes have risen in "Falter." Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Both signed by him from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia on April 16th, 2019. View more info