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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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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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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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Eminent Maricones: Arenas, Lorca, Puig, and Me (Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiog)

By: Manrique, Jaime

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9088

ISBN: 0299161803

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "Eminent Maricones" has been SIGNED by Jaime Manrique on the title page who has written an open inscription saying "Thanks so much for reading my book" and then dated 2019! Called the "most accomplished gay Latino writer of his generation" in this work Jaime Manrique for the first time, in riveting and eloquent detail he describes the final days of his mentors, Manuel Puig and Reinaldo Arenas, both of whom died in tragic circumstances due to AIDS. Manrique also reveals Federico Garcia Lorca's struggle with homophobia and that poet's relationship with an American boyfrie... View more info

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Our Lives are the Rivers

By: Manrique, Jaime

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9089

ISBN: 0060820705

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Our Lives Are the Rivers" has been SIGNED by Jaime Manrique on the title page! He has also dated it "2019." A sweeping novel that beautifully renders the true life story of one of the most controversial women in the history of the Americas. Set against the majestic majesty geography of the Andes, this riveting novel tells the story of Manuela Saenz, who won her place in history as the great love of the South American liberator Simon Bolivar. View more info

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Twilight at the Equator: A Novel

By: Manrique, Jaime

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wincester, MA, Faber Faber Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9090

ISBN: 0571199011

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Twilight at the Equator" has been SIGNED by Jaime Manrique on the title page! He has also added "with best wishes" 2019. Set against the lush, tropical panorama of Columbia, the sophisticated backdrops of Madrid and Barcelona, and the gritty immediacy of New York, this vivid novel is about a young man searching for a spiritual center, for a redemption that goes beyond merely the personal. View more info

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Latin Moon in Manhattan

By: Manrique, Jaime

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, St Martins Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9091

ISBN: 0312071000

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Latin Moon in Manhattan" has been SIGNED by Jaime Manrique on the title page! Exuberant and colorful, "Latin Moon in Manhattan" paints a stunning portrait of New York City as the land of El Dorado for today's Latin immigrants. From little Columbia in Queens to 42nd Street in Manhattan, the vibrant life of Latino New York offers an extraordinary cast of characters. A pulsing portrait of Latin life in the urban heart of America, a lyrical homage to city living in the capital of the present. 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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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

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Hystopia

By: Means, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8937

ISBN: 0865479135

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Hystopia" has been SIGNED by David Means on the title page! In "Hystopia," his first novel, David Means brings his full talent on the crazy realiuty of trauma, both national and personal. Outlandish and tender, funny and violent, timely and historical, "Hystopia" invites us to consider whether our traumas can ever be truly overcome. The answers it offers are wildly inventive, deeply rooted in its characters, and wrung from the author's own heart. Long-listed for the prestigious MAN Booker Award. View more info

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A Quick Kiss of Redemption/Assorted Fire Events/The Secret Goldfish/The Spot/Hystopia/Instructions for a Funeral

By: Means, David

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Various, Various: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9029

ISBN: 0374279810

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a full collection of David Means' writings - each has been SIGNED by David Means on the title page. Best known for his short story collections, his novel "Hystopia" was longlisted for the 2016 MAN Booker Prize. The books include: 1) "A Quick Kiss of Redemption" (1991) - William Morrow and Company. The author's debut collection of stories, Means writes about people trying to make sense of the chaos of reality and to transcend the forces that keep people apart. 2) "Assorted Fire Events" (2000) - Context Books. A well received collection, Winner of th... View more info

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Beneath the Lion's Gaze

By: Mengiste, Maaza

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2010

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9102

ISBN: 0393071766

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Beneath the Lion's Gaze" has been SIGNED by Maaza Mengiste on the title page! An epic tale of a father and two sons, of betrayals and loyalties, of a family unraveling in the wake of Ethiopia's revolution. It is a story about the lengths human beings will go in pursuit of freedom and the human price of a national revolution. Emotionally gripping, poetic, and indelibly tragic, "Beneath the Lion's Gaze" is a transcendent and powerful debut. View more info

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The Shadow King

By: Mengiste, Maaza

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9107

ISBN: 039308356X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Shadow King" has been SIGNED by Maaza Mengiste on the title page! A gripping novel set during Mussolini's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, "The Shadow King" takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record. View more info

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The Burning Girl

By: Messud, Claire

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8972

ISBN: 0393635023

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Burning Girl" has been SIGNED by Claire Messud on the publisher's tipped-in page! A bracing, hypnotic coming-of-age story about the bond of best friends. Brilliantly mixing fable and coming-of-age tale, "The Burning Girl" gets to the heart of these matters in an absolutely irresistible way. View more info

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The Song of Achilles/Circe

By: Miller, Madeline

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Eccc/Harper Collins/Little Brown and Company: 2012

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9019

ISBN: 0062060619

Condition: Fine


Sold as a set: these two books -- "The Song of Achilles" and "Circe" have both been SIGNED by Madeline Miller on their respective title pages! 1) "The Song of Achilles" (2012) -- Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction (now "The Women's Prize) is built on the groundwork of "The Iliad." Her page-turning,profoundly moving, and blisteringly paced retelling of the epic Trojan War. 2) "Circe" (2018) -- the daring, dazzling follow-up to her "Song of Achilles" that brilliantly re-imagines the life of Circe, formidable sorceress of "The Odyssey." View more info

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Home

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2012

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9038

ISBN: 0307594165

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "Home" has been SIGNED by Toni Morrison on the title page! America's most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man's desperate search for himself in a world disfigured by war. A deeply moving novel about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood - and his home. View more info

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Afterglow (A Dog Memoir)

By: Myles, Eileen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9004

ISBN: 0802127096

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Afterglow" has been SIGNED by Eileen Myles on the title page! Prolific and widely-renowned, Eileen Myles is a poet-luminary and trailblazer whose decades of creative work "set a bar for openness, frankness, and variability few lives could ever match." (New York Review of Books). This intimate, innovative new book paints a kaleidoscopic portrait of a beloved confidant: the pit bull called Rosie. View more info