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Chang and Eng/The Real McCoy/More Than it Hurts You/Half a Life

By: Strauss, Darin

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York/San Francisco, Dutton/McSweeney:

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8943

ISBN: 1934781703

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete collection of the author's four titles - each of which has been SIGNED by Darin Strauss on their respective title pages. These include: 1) "Chang and Eng" (2000) - his first novel - for which the author spent three years researching and writing. An unforgettable and sublimely moving story that reveals above all the longings and hunanity of these remarkable twins. 2) "The Real McCoy" (20020 - An audacious and unforgettable novel about identity, illusion, and the accomplishment of lifelong love. 3) "More Than It Hurts You" (2008) - A beauti... View more info

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Amy and Isabelle/Abide With Me/Olive Kitteridge/The Burgess Boys/My Name Is Lucy Barton/Anything Is Possible

By: Strout, Elizabeth

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8333

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Elizabeth Strout's six novels - all SIGNED by her on their title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) Her first book, "Amy & Isabelle" (1998) explores the secrets of sexuality that jeopardize the love between a mother and her daughter with compassion, humor, and striking insight. Won the Los Angeles Times Award for First Fiction, was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award as well as the Orange Prize in England. 2) "Abide With Me" (2006) welcomes readers back to the archetypical, lovely landscape of northern New England, where the events of her first novel unfolded.... View more info

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On The Rivershore/In a Father's Place/Mason's Retreat/Mason's Retreat/The Way People Run/Roads of the Heart/The Right-Hand Shore

By: Tilghman, Christopher

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG/Random House: 1990

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8187

ISBN: 0374175586

Condition: Fine


A beautiful collection of Christopher Tilghman's writings - all are in "Fine/Fine" condition and all have been SIGNED by Christopher Tilghman on their respective title pages! Sold here as a set only. Includes: 1) "On The Rivershore" (1990) - a chapbook, in "French Flaps," released by the publisher as a New Year's greeting of one of the author's stories in his debut collection. 2) "In A Father's Place" (1990) - the author's debut collection of stories - a deeply American book - rich in its knowledge of our places, characters, and predicaments, but distinguished above all by its author's ease o... View more info

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Interviewing Matisse/ The Woman Who Walked on Water/Siam/Limbo and Other Places I Have Lived/The News From Paraguay/Woman of Rome: A Life of Elsa Morante/I Married You for Happiness/The House at Belle Fontaine/The Double Life of Liliane/Sisters

By: Tuck, Lily

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Various, Various: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8934

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Lily Tuck's writings. All have been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! An American citizen born in Paris who now divides her time bewteen New York City and Maine; she has also lived in Thailand and (during her childhood) Uraguay and Peru. Her novel "The News From Paraguay" won the 2004 National Book Award for Fiction. The books include: 1) "Interviewing Matisse or the Woman Who Died Standing Up" (1991) - Tuck's instant classic of an all-night heart-to-heart is like a partyline plugged into what we talk about death, the answer being not grief but... View more info

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The Informers/The Secret History of Costaguana/The Sound of Things Falling/Lovers on All Saints' Day/Reputations/The Shape of the Ruins

By: Vasquez, Juan Gabriel

Price: $475.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Riverhead Books: 2009

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8774

Condition: Fine


This offer is for the complete set of Juan Gabriel Vasquez's six works that have been published in English - all SIGNED by him on their title pages! Sold as a set. 1) "The Informers" (2009) - his debut, a powerful story about the shadowy years immediately following World War II, testimony to the richness of his imagination as well as the subtlety and elegance of his prose. 2) "The Secret History of Costaguana" (2010) - reimagines the life of Joseph Conrad, who in turn reimagined Colombia in "Nostromo." 3) "The Sound of Things Falling" (2012) - In this gorgeo... View more info

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Where She Went/The Gardens of Kyoto/Our Kind/A Short History of Women/The Sunken Cathedral/His Favorites

By: Walbert, Kate

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY / New York, NY, Sarabande Books/Scribner: 1998

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8740

Condition: Fine


This offering is for a complete set of Kate Walbert's six works - all have been SIGNED by Kate Walbert on their title pages! These include: 1) "Where She Went" (1998) - her debut collection of linked stories that have been called "Lyrical, sad, beautiful, and triumphant stories of journeys deep inside one's soul." Edwidge Danticat. Named a New York Times Notable Book. 2) "The Gardens of Kyoto" (2001) - "...Her fine, delicate prose captures voices that we don't hear much anymore, and she guides us from past to present, and from death to life, with ... deep understanding." Amy Bloom. Winner of ... View more info

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Last Days of the Dog-Men: Stories/The Heaven of Mercury/Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives/Miss Jane

By: Watson, Brad

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1996

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8395

ISBN: 0393039269

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a collection of Brad Watson's works all of which have been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Last Days of the Dog-Men" (1996) - Winner of the prestigious Sue Kaufman Award for First Fiction. He writes about people and dogs: dogs as companions, as accomplices, and as unwitting victims of human passions; and people responding to dogs as missing parts of themselves. Barry Hannah dustjacket praise "Watson's people are the wretched dreams of honorable dogs." 2) "The Heaven of Mercury" (2002) - Finalist for the National Bo... View more info