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Native Speaker/A Gesture Life/Aloft/The Surrendered/On Such a Full Sea

By: Lee, Chang-Rae.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Riverhead Books: 1995

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7849

ISBN: 1573220019

Condition: Fine


This is a complete collection of Chang-Rae Lee's five novels - all SIGNED by him on their title pages (sold as a set)! 1) "Native Speaker" (1995), won numerous awards including the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. The novel centers around a Korean American industrial spy, explores themes of alienation and betrayal as felt or perpetrated by immigrants and first-generation citizens, and played out in local politics. 2) "A Gesture Life" (1999). This elaborated on his themes of identity and assimilation through the narrative of an elderly Japanese-American doctor who remembers trea... 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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WICKED (Complete SIGNED Set) Includes SON OF A WITCH, A LION AMONG MEN, and OUT OF OZ

By: Maguire, Gregory

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Regan Books: 1995

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7504

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful set of the entire "Wicked" Series. Includes "Wicked," Son of a Witch," A Lion Among Men," and "Out of Oz." All have been SIGNED by Gregory Maguire on the title pages. Books published 1995, 2005, 2008 and 2010. All are First Edition/First Printings. "Wicked" went on to become one of the longest running plays on Broadway. Also included is a "Get Wicked" pin that was distributed during the initial book tour only. Publisher materials relating to the copy of "Wicked" laid-in. View more info

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The Piano Tuner / A Far Country / The Winter Soldier

By: Mason, Daniel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 2002

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8799

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a set of Daniel Mason's three novels -- all of which have been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "The Piano Tuner" (2002) - An extraordinary first novel that tells the story of a British piano tuner sent deep into Burma in the nineteenth century. Sensuous, lyrical, rich with passion and adventure, this is a hypnotic tale of myth, romance, and self-discovery: an unforgettable novel. 2) "A Far Country" (2007) - A stunning novel about a young girl's journey through a vast, unnamed country in search of her brother. Told with astoni... View more info

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Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry/The Giant's House/Niagara Falls All Over Again/An Exact Replica of My Imagination/Thunderstruck and Other Stories/Bowlaway

By: McCracken, Elizabeth

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1993

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8884

ISBN: 0062862855

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Elizabeth McCracken's six books - all of which have been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! The works include: 1) "Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry" (1993) - her debut collection of magical, quirky, entirely unique stories that are imbued with an eccentric, off-beat vision that was the hallmark of her singular talent. 2) "The Giant's House" (1996) - an unforgettably tender and quirky novel about learning to welcome the unexpected miracle, and about the strength of choosing to love in a world that gives no promises, and no guarantees. A Nati... View more info

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A Bigamist's Daughter/That Night/At Weddings And Wakes/Charming Billy/Child of My Heart/After This/Someone/The Ninth Hour

By: McDermott, Alice

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House/FSG: 1982

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8421

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offering is for a complete set of Alice McDermott's eight works. All are in Fine/Near Fine condition and have been SIGNED by ALice McDermott on their respective title pages! The books are 1) "A Bigamist's Daughter" (1982) - her first book, published by Random House (all her later books were published by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux). A contemporary portrait of a new generation's search for - an avoidance of - commitment in life and love. There is a shadow (of previous laid-in newspaper clipping) between the front board and the front free endpaper. 2) "That Night" (1987) - its remarkable tal... 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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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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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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The Sympathizer/Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War/The Refugees

By: Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, NY/Cambridge, MA, Grove Press/Harvard University Press: 2015

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8246

ISBN: 0802123457

Condition: Fine


This set of "The Sympathizer/Nothing Ever Dies/The Refugees" have all been SIGNED by Viet Thanh Nguyen on their title pages! Sold here as a set. 1) "The Sympathizer" (2015) - Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A profound, startling, and beautifully written debut, "The Sympathizer" is a Vietnam War novel unlike any other. The narrator, one of the most arresting of recent fiction, is a man of two minds and divided loyalties, a half-French half-Vietnamese communist sleeper agent living in America after the end of the war. A gripping spy novel, a moving story of love and friendship, a... View more info

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The English Patient

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London/Toronto/New York/London, Bloomsbury/M&S/Knopf/Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8437

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Named as Winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize! The story of an injured, anonymous English WWII pilot and his Italian nurse which has been named for the best work of fiction previously awarded the Man Booker Prize over the last 50 years. Also, a celebration of the 25th Anniversary of this Booker Prize and Governor General's Prize Winner! This set includes the UK, Canadian, US and UK Limited First Editions - all SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on their respective title pages! The UK Edition being the "true" first, but the Canadian Edition is highly sought after given Ondaatje's being based there.... View more info

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How to Breathe Underwater/The Invisible Bridge/The Flight Portfolio

By: Orringer, Julie

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8964

ISBN: 0307959406

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a full set of Julie Orringer's three works - each of which has been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "How to Breathe Underwater" (2003) - her debut collection of nine fiercely beautiful short stories. Her characters--all of them submerged by loss, whether of parents or lovers or a viable relationship to the world in general--struggle mightily against the wildly engulfing forces that threaten to overtake us all. 2) "The Invisible Bridge" (2010) - a grand love story set against the backdrop of Budapest and Paris, an epic tale of three brothers... View more info

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Eragon/Eldest/Brisingr/Inheritance

By: Paolini, Christopher

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9027

ISBN: 0375826688

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Christopher Paolini's "Inheritance Cycle" books -- each has been SIGNED by Christopher Paolini on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Eragon" (2003) - "One boy...One dragon...A world of Adventure." In Alagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters. 2) "Eldest" (2005) - "Darkness falls...Swords clash...Evil reigns." After sucessfully evading an Urgal ambush, Eragon is adopted into ... View more info

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Bad Haircut/The Wishbones/Election/Joe College/Little Children/The Abstinence Teacher/The Leftovers/Nine Inches/Mrs. Fletcher

By: Perrotta, Tom

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1994

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8468

ISBN: 1882593057

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A complete collection of Tom Perrotta's nine books beginning with "Bad Haircut: Stories of the Seventies" through his latest "Mrs. Fletcher." All of these copies have been SIGNED on their title pages by Tom Perrotta. Sold as a set only - these works include: 1) "Bad Haircut" (1994) - his debut collection of stories where the setting is a working-class town in New Jersey. The time is the overlooked decade of the seventies. $18.95 price on the jacket with the first state three blurbs on the back. 2) "The Wishbones" (1997) - His first novel, he takes us back to the New Jersey we loved in his firs... View more info

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Bunker Hill/Valiant Ambition/In the Hurricane's Eye

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking: 2018

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8794

ISBN: 0525426760

Condition: Fine


This offer is for the complete set of Nathaniel Philbrick's way of looking at the war that created the United States. Each of the three books have been SIGNED by Nathaniel Philbrick on their respective title pages! Sold here as a set only. The books include: 1) "Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" (2013) -- a keen sense of the unexplored side of mythic events. He turns to pre-Revolutionary Boston and the gradual uptick of tension that climaxed in June of 1775 at Bunker Hill, in the first major battle of the American Revolution. Introduces the newly recruited George Washington, ... View more info

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The Yellow Birds/Letter Composed During a Lull in the fighting/A Shout in the Ruins

By: Powers, Kevin

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2012

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8658

ISBN: 0316219363

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of the three books written by Kevin Powers. All have been SIGNED by Powers on their title pages. These include: 1) "The Yellow Birds" (2012) - A novel written by a veteran of the war in Iraq, "The Yellow Birds" is the unforgettable story of two soldiers trying to stay alive. Written with profound emotional insight, especially into the effects of a distant war on mothers and families at home, "The Yellow Birds" is a groundbreaking novel that is destined to become a classic. Winner of numerous awards - including the 2013 Hemingway Foundat... View more info

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The Hot Zone/The Cobra Event/ The Demon In The Freezer/Panic In Level 4

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8153

ISBN: 0679430946

Condition: Fine


A beautiful collection of the author's "Dark Biology Series" - all of which have been neatly SIGNED by Richard Preston on their title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) "The Hot Zone" (1994) - his most famous and thrilling work about the Ebola virus. Stephen King said of it "The first chapter of "The Hot Zone" is one of the most horrifying things I've ever read in my whole life...and then it gets worse. That's what I keep marveling over: it keeps getting worse. What a remarkable piece of work." 2) "The Cobra Event" (1997) - the story of a secret counter-terror operation. It is a dramatic, heart-s... View more info

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Gilead/Home/Lila

By: Robinson, Marilynne

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux:

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8538

Condition: Fine


These three books (as a set) comprise Marilynne Robinson's Trilogy: "Gilead" [2004], "Home" [2008] and "Lila" [2014]. All have been SIGNED by Marilynne Robinson on the title page! "Gilead" won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. "Home" was a Finalist for the National Book Award and "Lila" was also a National Book Award Finalist for 2014. All by the highly acclaimed author which revolve around the town of Gilead. We are inspired by the luminous, tender voice of John Ames in "Gilead;" Glory Broughton in "Home;" and Lila in "Lila." All "Fine/Fine" condition. View more info

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Lightning Field/Eat the Document/Stone Arabia/Innocents and Others

By: Spiotta, Dana

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner: 2011

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7891

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Dana Spiotta's four novels - all SIGNED by her on their title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) "Lightning Field" (2001) explores the language tics of our culture - the consumerist fetishes, the self-obsession and the fleeting possibility that you might have just gotten it all badly wrong. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. 2) "Eat the Document" (2006) Shifting between the protests in the 1970s and the consequences of those choices in the 1990s, Dana Spiotta deftly explores the connection between the two eras - their language, technology, music, and act... View more info