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Green on Blue / Dark at the Crossing / Waiting for Eden/Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning

By: Ackerman, Elliot

Price: $335.00  $301.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner/Alfred A Knopf: 2015

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8959

ISBN: 1476778558

Condition: Fine


This offer is for "Green on Blue" together with "Dark at the Crossing," "Waiting for Eden" and "Places and Names" -- all have been SIGNED by Elliot Ackerman on their respective title pages (he has also crossed-out his printed name as well on each)! 1) "Green on Blue" (2015 - Scribner) - a gripping, morally complex debut novel about boys caught in an elliptical war, and the sacrifices we make for love. Writing from the Afghan perspective, Elliott Ackerman has broken new ground in the literature of our most recent wars, accomplishing an astounding feat of... View more info

Children of Blood and Bone/Children of Virtue and Vengeance

By: Adeyemi, Tomi

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt: 2018

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9198

ISBN: 1250170974

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offer is for a set of the first two books of Tomi Adeyemi's "The Legacy of Orïsha trilogy" that have been SIGNED by Tomi Adeyemi on the title pages! This from her appearance in Philadelphia at the historical First United Methodist Church of Germantown FUMCOG on December 4th, 2019. The offer includes: 1) "Children of Blood and Bone" (2018) - Henry Holt. Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, that conjures a world of magic and danger. 2) "Children of Virtue and Vengeance" (2019) - Henry Holt. "Children of Virtue and Vengeance" is the stunning... View more info

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents/In The Time of Butterflies/Yo!/In the Name of Salome/Saving the World: A Novel

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7862

Condition: Fine


This is a complete collection of her novels that have all been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. Alvarez is regarded as one of the most critically and commercially successful Latina writers of her time. Her published works include the five novels listed here, a book of essays, four collections of poetry, four children's books, and two works of adolescent fiction. 1) "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991) - Winner of the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. Her first book of fiction (and the first major novel written in English by a Do... View more info

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Reasons to Live/At The Gates of the Animal Kingdom/Tumble Home/The Dog of the Marriage/The Collected Stories/Sing To It

By: Amy Hempel

Price: $450.00  $405.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1985

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8923

ISBN: 0394539931

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offer is for a complete set of the Novels and Short Stories of Amy Hempel - each of which has been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! The books include: 1) "Reasons To Live" (1985) - the author's debut collection of short stories. Indeed, in Amy Hempel's resolute vision - one that is revealed to us in sentences that have already had the notice of those who keep the watch for where there is likely to be the next new energy in new American fiction - there is nothing that cannot be construed as a reason to live, and therefore no life that cannot be lived, bravely and in triumph.... View more info

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The Foreign Student/American Woman/A Person of Interest/My Education/Trust Exercise/Camp Tiger

By: Choi, Susan

Price: $650.00  $585.00

Publisher: New York, New York, HarperFlamingo: 1998

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9185

ISBN: 1250309883

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a full set of Susan Choi's works that have all been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! Sold here as a set only. These include: 1) "The Foreign Student" (1998) - Harper Flamingo. Set in wartime Korea during the early 1950s, and in the American South in the years immediately following, "The Foreign Student" brings together two intelligent, original characters - a Korean student and a rebellious young American woman - in an affecting story of improbable love and emotional healing. Dustjacket praise by Arthur Golden saying "Two very unlikely worl... View more info

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Outline / Transit / Kudos (The Outline Trilogy)

By: Cusk, Rachel

Price: $425.00  $382.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2014

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8873

ISBN: 0374228345

Condition: Fine


This is a complete set of the "Outline Trilogy" each volume of which has been SIGNED by Rachel Cusk on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. These include 1) "Outline" (2014) - the first volume in the highly regarded author's trilogy. A Finalist for the Folio Prize, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. One of The New York Times' Top Ten Books of the Year. Named A New York Times Book Review Notable Book and a Best Book of the Year by The New Yorker, Vogue, NPR, The Guardian, The Independent, Glamour, and The Globe and Mail... 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  $540.00

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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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  $265.50

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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The Virgin Suicides / Middlesex / The Marriage Plot / Fresh Complaint

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $495.00  $445.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8777

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Jeffrey Eugenides works - all of which have been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! The set is comprised of: 1) "The Virgin Suicides" (1993) -- just celebrating its 25th year. The author's debut. A haunting, tender, and wickedly funny tale of love and terror, memory and imagination, sex and suicide. In 1999, the novel was adapted into a critically acclaimed film directed by Sofia Coppola. Set in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, the novel follows the lives and deaths by suicide of five sisters over the course of an increasingly isolated year, as told fr... View more info

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Then We Came to the End: A Novel/The Unnamed/To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

By: Ferris, Joshua

Price: $180.00  $162.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2007

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8314

ISBN: 0316016381

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Joshua Ferris's first three novels - all are in "Fine/Fine" condition and ALL have been SIGNED by Joshua Ferris on their respective title pages! He has also crossed-out his printed name. 1) "Then We Came to the End: A Novel," (2007) - Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Barnes and Noble Discover Award and a Finalist for the National Book Award. With a demon's eye for the details that make life worth noticing, Joshua Ferris tells a true and funny story about survival in life's strangest environment - the one we pretend is nor... View more info

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Cold Mountain / Thirteen Moons / Nightwoods/Varina

By: Frazier, Charles

Price: $450.00  $405.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press/Random House/Ecco Press: 1997

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8593

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Charles Frazier's four novels - all SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) "Cold Mountain." (1997) - Winner of the National Book Award for 1997. Based on local history and family stories passed down by the author's great-great grandfather, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of war and back home to his prewar sweetheart, Ada. This is the "true" first edition with the correct number line, the John Berendt "blurb" on the front cover and the "man-woman" misprint. A small first p... View more info

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Jernigan/Preston Falls/The Wonders of the Invisible World/A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me

By: Gates, David

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8434

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete collection of David Gates's books - sold as a set - all have been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Jernigan" (1991) - the story of one man's rapid unravelling - between Independence Day and Christmas - as he observes, appalled and entranced, his own self-destructive ingenuity. A Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1992 and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. 2) "Preston Falls" (1998) - A surprising, comic, horrifying and always engrossing novel, charged with the responsibilities of middle age and with the abiding power o... View more info

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The Monsters of Templeton/Delicate Edible Birds/Arcadia/Fates and Furies/Florida

By: Groff, Lauren

Price: $300.00  $270.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 2008

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8997

ISBN: 1401322255

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Lauren Groff's five works -- each has been SIGNED by Lauren Groff on their respective title pages! The set includes: 1) "The Monsters of Templeton" (2008) - "The day I returned to Templeton steeped in disgrace, the fifty-foot corpse of a monster surfaced in Lake Glimmerglass." So begins the story, a novel spanning two centuries: part a contemporary story of a girl's search for her father, part historical novel, and part ghost story, this spellbinding novel is at its core a tale of how one town holds the secrets of a family. Her first novel,... View more info

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Mrs. Kimble/Baker Towers/The Condition/Faith/News From Heaven/Heat & Light

By: Haigh, Jennifer

Price: $350.00  $315.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 2003

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8797

Condition: Fine


This listing is for a complete set of Jennifer Haigh's books -- all SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! The collection includes: 1) "Mrs. Kimble" - Morrow (2003) -- Winner of the 2004 PEN/Hemingway Award for outstanding debut fiction. Tells the story of a mysterious con man named Ken Kimble through the eyes of his three wives. 2) "Baker Towers" - Morrow (2005) - Depicts the rise and fall of a western Pennsylvania coal town in the years following World War II. It was a New York Times bestseller and won the 2006 PEN/L.L. Winship award for best book by a New England writer. 3) "The C... View more info

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Moth Smoke/The Reluctant Fundamentalist/How To Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia/Discontent and Its Civilizations/Exit West

By: Hamid, Mohsin

Price: $395.00  $355.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 2000

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8248

ISBN: 0374213542

Condition: Fine


This is a complete set of Mohsin Hamid's works - all have been SIGNED by Mohsin Hamid on their respective title pages! 1) "Moth Smoke" - FSG (2000) - the story of a marijuana-smoking ex-banker in post-nuclear-test Lahore who falls in love with his best friend's wife and becomes a heroin addict. Quickly became a cult hit in Pakistan and India. A NY Times Notable Book of the Year and a Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. 2) "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" - Harcourt (2007) - the story of a Pakistani man who decides to leave his high-flying life in America after a failed love affair and the ter... View more info

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Exit West

By: Hamid, Mohsin

Price: $695.00  $625.50

Publisher: London, UK/New York, NY, Hamish Hamilton/Riverhead Books: 2017

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8463

Condition: Fine


The ultimate completist's collection of the various states/issues of "Exit West" - all SIGNED by Mohsin Hamid! Mohsin Hamid's geopolitical message clearly couldn't be more timely and "Exit West" was Shortlisted for the prestigious MAN Booker Award. Hamid has been a highly honored writer for some time. From the internationally bestselling author, "Exit West" is a love story that unfolds across the rapidly changing face of a volatile world. Profoundly intimate and powerfully inventive, it tells an unforgettable story of love, loyalty, and courage that is both completely of out time and for all ... View more info

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The Gin Closet/The Empathy Exams/The Recovering

By: Jamison, Leslie

Price: $195.00  $175.50

Publisher: Various, Various: 2010

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8702

ISBN: 1555976719

Condition: Fine


This complete set of "The Gin Closet," "The Empathy Exams," and "The Recovering" have all been SIGNED by Leslie Jamison on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) "The Gin Closet" (2014) - Free Press. The author's debut novel. With an uncanny ear for dialogue and a witty, unflinching candor about sex, love, and power, Leslie Jamison reminds us that no matter how unexpected its turns are, this life we're given is all we have: the cruelties that unhinge us, the beauties that clarify us, the addictions that deform us, those fleeting possibilities o... View more info

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Emporium/Parasites Like Us/The Orphan Master's Son/Fortune Smiles

By: Johnson, Adam

Price: $450.00  $405.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Penguin/Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7860

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offering is for a complete set of Adam Johnson's works that have all been SIGNED by him on their title pages! All are first edition/first printings and all are either in "Fine" or "Near Fine" condition. 1) "Emporium" (2002) - his first collection of stories, 2) "Parasites Like Us" (2003) - his first novel, 3) "The Orphan Master's Son" (2012) - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, 4) "Fortune Smiles"(2015) - Winner of the National Book Award and just recently The Story Award. A rare opportunity to acquire this highly talented author's works in print. Sold as a set only - shipping charges may be... View more info

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Lost in the City / The Known World / All Aunt Hagar's Children

By: Jones, Edward P.

Price: $500.00  $450.00

Publisher: New York, New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1992

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9163

ISBN: 0688115268

Condition: Fine


A complete collection of Edward P. Jones's works -- each SIGNED by him on their respective title pages. This offer (sold as a set only) includes: (1) "Lost in the City" (1992) - William P. Morrow and Company, Inc. The author's debut collection of stories - Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award and a Finalist for the National Book Award. The nation's capital serving as the setting for the stories lies far from the city of historic monuments and national poiliticians. Each story seems in itself to be a short novel in which the characters struggle against the limits of their city to put off the loss... View more info

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The Pugilist at Rest/Cold Snap/Sonny Liston Was A Friend of Mine

By: Jones, Thom

Price: $195.00  $175.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Little, Brown and Company: 1993

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8585

Condition: Fine


These three titles are sold as a set - Includes all the books by this accomplished author who has recently passed away! All are in Fine/Fine condition and ALL have been SIGNED by Thom Jones on their title pages! 1) "The Pugilist At Rest" (1993) - A National Book Award Finalist. Kirkus Reviews said "These 11 mostly hard-luck stories, with their mean and nutty existential heroes and their punch-drunk visions of hell, place Jones right among the literary heavyweights.Dizzying combinations of prose punches with abstract bobs and weaves: a knockout." 2) Cold Snap" (1995) - In ... View more info