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Bruce Catton's America: Selections from His Greatest Works

By: Catton, Bruce; Jensen, Oliver

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Promontory Press: 1987

Seller ID: 2208641

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned, general minor wear to jacket. 1987 Hard Cover. 222 pp. Contains excerpts from the noted historian's most celebrated works, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Stillness at Appomattox, showing his unique perspective and versatility with subjects as diverse as John McGraw and the Civil War. View more info

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Moonglow: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267380

ISBN: 0062225553

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pencil marginalia. 2016 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 430 pp. Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us. In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael C... View more info

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Summerland

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Miramax Books / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274031

ISBN: 0786808772

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Base of cover spine and top jacket edge lightly discolored. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 500 pp. 8vo. The first novel intended for young readers by the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. For over a century, the people of Clam Island, Washington, have enjoyed barbecues and baseball games at Summerland, on the Western tip of the island, where it never rains. The small beings – k... View more info

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The Substance That is Poetry

By: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2155324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author with nature scene sketch on front endpaper ('To Katherine Scholl Smith with best wishes, Robert P. Tristram Coffin'). 1942 Hard Cover. xiii, 167 pp. 8vo. An analytical work about poetry by the writer and poet who served as professor at Wells College and Bowdoin College, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936. View more info

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The Just and the Unjust

By: Cozzens, James Gould

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205833

ISBN: 1135777241

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light smudges to boards. 1942 Hard Cover. 434 pp. In The Just and the Unjust, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens examines the ways in which freedom under the law operates in a democracy when a murder trial dominates the life of a small town.He is often grouped today with his contemporaries John O'Hara and John P. Marquand, but his work is generally considered more challenging. Despite initial critical acclaim, his popularity cam... View more info

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The Hours (Movie Edition)

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 1512930

Condition: Near Fine


2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; Clarissa Vaughan, beloved friend of an acclaimed poet dying from AIDS, who in modern-day New York is planning a party in his honor; and Laura Brown, in a 1949 Los Angeles suburb, who slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family a... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202195

ISBN: 1841150347

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Event bookplate from Rochester Arts & Lectures inscribed and signed by author ('To Robert Gray with best wishes, Michael Cunningham') and laid in. Corners faintly pushed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229, [1] pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel that inspired the film of the same name. The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she recuperates in a London suburb wit... View more info

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Neither Black Nor White: Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States

By: Degler, Carl N.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press: 1986

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 1896628

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Highlighting on 26 pages, otherwise excellent. 1986 Trade Paperback. xxi, 302 pp. Carl Degler’s 1971 Pulitzer-Prize-winning study of comparative slavery in Brazil and the United States is reissued in the Wisconsin paperback edition, making it accessible for all students of American and Latin American history and sociology. Until Degler’s groundbreaking work, scholars were puzzled by the differing courses of slavery and race relations in the two countrie... View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $8.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272883

ISBN: 0393061310

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges bumped. A few light smudges to page ridges. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 518 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This edition includes a new chapter on Japan and all-new illustrations drawn from the television series. Until around 11,000 BC... View more info

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273054

ISBN: 0143117009

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Spine and corners lightly creased. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, [4], 589, [3] pp. Includes new afterword. In his million-copy bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond examined how and why Western civilizations developed the technologies and immunities that allowed them to dominate much of the world. Now in this brilliant companion volume, Diamond probes the other side of the equation: What caused some of the gr... View more info

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

By: Diaz, Junot

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2277164

ISBN: 1594483299

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. 339 pp. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulatin... View more info

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260984

ISBN: 0060915455

Condition: Good


Reprint. Stain along bottom margin. 1988 Trade Paperback. 271 pp. Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. View more info

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Living: A Novel

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270657

ISBN: 0060168706

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages lightly toned. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 397, [5] pp. 8vo. Dillard's 1974 work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. In a town near Washington's Puget Sound, fishermen, loggers, surveyors, miners, farmers, shopkeepers, and others struggle to survive as the town is born, grows, and enjoys a financial boom. By the author of The... View more info

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An American Childhood

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270658

ISBN: 0060158050

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255, [3] pp. 8vo. A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s. View more info

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Annie Dillard Reader

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270660

ISBN: 0060171588

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Jacket lightly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 455, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of passages selected by the author includes excerpts from the Pulitzer-prize winning Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, poetry from Holy the Firm, and recollections from An American Childhood. Includes: Total Eclipse; An Expedition to the Pole; Contemporary Prose Styles; The Living; The Deer at Proven... View more info

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Mornings Like This: Found Poems

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270661

ISBN: 0060171553

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [4], 75, [7] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author offers a new approach to poetry by going through old nonfiction books, finding passages that amuse or interest her, and rearranging them into poems that range from funny to serious to reflective. View more info

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Living By Fiction

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270662

ISBN: 0060149604

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Living by Fiction is written for--and dedicated to--people who love literature. Dealing with writers such as Nabokov, Barth, Coover, Pynchon, Borges, García Márquez, Beckett, and Calvino, Annie Dillard shows why fiction matters and how it can reveal more of the modern w... View more info

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Holy the Firm

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270663

ISBN: 0060105283

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Binding weaken between pages 12 and 13, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 76, [4] pp. 8vo. A short work by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. In 1975 Annie Dillard took up residence on an island in Puget Sound in a wooded room furnished with one enormous window, one cat, one spider and one person. For the next two yea... View more info

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For the Time Being

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270664

ISBN: 0375403809

Condition: Near Fine


First trade edition, after the Easton Press edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine base lightly pushed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 205, [5] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Following a novel, a memoir, and a book of poems, Annie Dillard returns to a form of nonfiction she has made her own--now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of the Pulitze... View more info

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Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270665

ISBN: 0060150300

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top edge lightly foxed, jacket flaps lightly toned. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 177, [1] pp. 8vo. Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings. CONTENTS: Living Like Weasels; An Expedition to the Pole; In the Jungle; The Deer at Providencia; Teaching a Stone to Talk; On a... View more info

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Encounters with Chinese Writers

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270666

ISBN: 0819551309

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on title page ('Merry Christmas, Annie Dillard'). Top page edge lightly foxed. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [x], 106, [4] pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The author describes her experiences as part of a group of American writers meeting with Chinese authors in China and the United States. View more info

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Lincoln

By: Donald, David Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2202459

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 1995 Hard Cover. 714 pp. Several pages of photographs. Lincoln Prize winner. By the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author. David Herbert Donald's Lincoln is a stunningly original portrait of Lincoln's life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln's gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever- expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by ci... View more info

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Lincoln

By: Donald, David Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2132447

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. Light 1 inch stain to jacket spine head. 1995 Hard Cover. 714 pp. 8vo. Pulitzer Prize winner. Several pages of photographs. Lincoln Prize winner. David Herbert Donald's Lincoln is a stunningly original portrait of Lincoln's life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln's gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever- expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a co... View more info

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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200200

ISBN: 0307276457

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine creased. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 283 pp. From the prizewinning author of the best-selling Founding Brothers and American Sphinx, a masterly and highly ironic examination of the founding years of our country. The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated and determined group of men undertook a bold experiment in political ideals.... View more info

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Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268604

ISBN: 0393311333

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 277 pp. A fresh look at this astute, likably quirky statesman, by the author of the Pulitzer Award-winning Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winning American Sphinx. The most lovable and most laughable, the warmest and possibly the wisest of the founding fathers, John Adams knew himself as few men do and preserved his knowledge in a voluminous correspondence that still r... View more info

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273274

ISBN: 0375405445

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Minor pencil underlining in text, related articles laid in. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 287 pp. An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. During the 1790s, which Ellis calls the most decisive decade in our nation's history, the greatest statesmen of their gener... View more info

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Middlesex

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Picador: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199157

Condition: Good


Front cover creased, pages toned. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 529 pp. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974. And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time. The odd but utterl... View more info

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Middlesex

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Picador: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263590

ISBN: 0312991738

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Spine faintly creased. 2003 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 596 pp. I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974. And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time. The odd but utterly ... View more info

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Novels 1936-1940: Absalom, Absalom!; The Unvanquished; If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem; [The Wild Palms]; The Hamlet (The Library of America 48)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203772

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1117 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of five works by the American novelist best known for Light in August and The Sound and the Fury, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Absalom, Absalom!; The Unvanquished; If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem; [The Wild Palms]; The H... View more info

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The Faulkner Reader: Selections from the Works of William Faulkner - The Sound and the Fury (Complete); Selections from Other Novels; Three Novellas; Nine Stories; The Nobel Prize Address, Etc. (Modern Library Giant G82)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2265378

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 682, [2] pp. 8vo. A selection of works by William Faulkner collected in one volume. CONTENTS: Nobel Prize Address, The Sound and the Fury, The Bear (Go Down, Moses), Old Man (The Wild Palms), Spotted Horses (The Hamlet), A Rose for Emily, Barn Burning, Dry September, That Evening Sun, Turnabout, Shingles for the Lord, A Justice, Wash, An Odor of Verbena (The Unvanqu... View more info