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Familiar Spirits: A Memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282151

ISBN: 0670894591

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. The award-winning novelist shares her insights into the life of a major American poet as she explores the relationship between James Merrill and his long-time partner, David Jackson, and its influence on Merrill's acclaimed work. View more info

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Foreign Affairs: A Novel

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1984

Edition: First Trade Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282152

ISBN: 039454076X

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition (following Franklin signed limited edition). Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps lightly toned. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291 pp. Pulitzer Prize Winner. Virginia Miner, a fifty-something, unmarried tenured professor, is in London to work on her new book about children’s folk rhymes. Despite carrying a U.S. passport, Vinnie feels essentially English and rather looks down on her fellow Americans. But in spite of that, she is drawn into a mortifying and oddly satisfying affair with an Oklahoman tourist who dresses more Bron... View more info

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The Last Resort: A Novel

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282153

ISBN: 0805058664

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 321 pp. Like a loyal Victorian wife, Jenny has devoted her life to her much older husband, the famous writer and naturalist Wilkie Walker, bringing up their children and researching and editing his bestselling books. But this year, as winter approaches, Wilkie is increasingly depressed and withdrawn. At her wit's , Jenny persuades him to visit Key West, the Last Resort.But Key West is not called the Last Resort for nothing. Lives can turn upside down here, and e... View more info

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Real People: A Novel

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282154

ISBN: 1135443947

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket faintly toned. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 180 pp. Are those artists, Mom, or are they real people? asks a child visiting Illyria, a luxurious retreat for successful and not-so-successful writers, painters, and musicians. On the first day of her stay, Janet Smith likens Illyria to heaven--and its guests to gods or angels. But before long, she is comparing them to children, madmen, and demons. View more info

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The Truth About Lorin Jones

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282155

ISBN: 0316537209

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. Minor pencil notes on rear free endpaper recto. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. Polly Aller, a single parent and compassionate feminist, researches the untimely death of painter Lorin Jones, only to be exposed to fast-paced worlds beyond her experience and her own difficult questions View more info

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Truth and Consequences: A Novel

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282156

ISBN: 0670034398

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages faintly toned. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 232 pp. University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband. By the author of The Truth About Lorin Jones. View more info

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Women and Ghosts

By: Lurie, Alison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282157

ISBN: 0385473923

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 179 pp. A collection of nine tales focuses on women haunted by spirits of the night and the mind, such as the story of an imminent second wife who is visited by the ghost of the first and a dieting secretary who sees obese people everywhere she looks. View more info