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The Orange Fish

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197970

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Page ridge faintly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199 pp. A collection of twelve short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.“Milk Bread Beer Ice” is a road trip shared by a husband and wife who no longer communicate through meaningful dialogue. Fifty-year-old “Hazel” is forced to enter an alien work... View more info

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Unless

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197975

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 321 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.I'm not interested, the way some people are, in being sad. I've had a look, and there's nothing down that road. Well now! What about the ripping sound behind my eyes, the starchy tearing of fabric, end to end; what about the need I ha... View more info

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Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197976

ISBN: 1841151645

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.A bestselling collection of short stories from the author of The Stone Diaries (winner of the Pulitzer prize) and Larry's Party (winner of the Orange prize). All over town people are putting on their costumes;... View more info

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Thirteen Hands: A Play in Two Acts

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197980

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear wrapper a bit toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 61 pp. A play by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS THIRTEEN HANDS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Flatties: Their Various Forms and Uses

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197981

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - limited to 550 copies, including 150 signed and numbered by the author. This copy is the latter, hand-numbered 83 and signed by Shields on the limitation page. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 10 pp. A brief work by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS FLATTIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Stone Diaries

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197983

ISBN: 1857021541

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 361 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel by the prolific Canadian novelist, short story writer, and playwright.Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General's Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. 'The Stone Diaries' is the story of one woman's life, a truly sensuous novel which r... View more info

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The Box Garden: A Novel

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Stone Diaries. Charleen, a divorcee eking out a living as a poet and part-time assistant for an obscure scientific journal, returns home to attend her mother's wedding, and is caught up in a series of unexpected--and terrifying--events.Keywords: CAROL SHIELDS CANADIAN LITERA... View more info

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Happenstance

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271313

ISBN: 0070923779

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly smoky, top edge lightly foxed. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. View more info

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Fashion, Power, Guilt, and the Charity of Families

By: Shields, Carol & Catherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197979

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Publisher's errata slip laid in. 1995 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.KEYWORDS: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE PLAYS DRAMA View more info

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Anniversary: A Comedy

By: Shields, Carol; Williamson, Dave

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197978

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by both authors without inscription on title page. 1998 Trade Paperback. 60 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA CAROL SHIELDS PULITZER PRIZE COMEDY SIGNED FIRST EDITION ENTERTAINMENT View more info

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Dragon's Teeth

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2268261

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned with light nickel-sized spot. Interior excellent. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 631, [1] pp. 8vo. Original beige cloth, maroon stamped titles, red top page ridge. List of Sinclair's books follows text. A novel by author of The Jungle, the third in the Lanny Budd series, Dragon's Teeth won Sinclair the Pulitzer Prize upon its publication in 1943. The series follows socialiate Lanny Budd through... View more info

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World's End

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1943

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2269263

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, corners a bit rubbed, light penny-sized spot on top edge of rear board. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 740, [2] pp. 8vo. The first novel in Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. From the acclaimed author of The Jungle: The first in a Pulitzer Prize–winning historical saga about the son of an American arms dealer during WWI. Lanning 'Lanny; Budd spends his first thirteen years in Europe, living at th... View more info

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A World to Win

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2269265

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lacks jacket. Top corners a bit rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 627, [5] pp. 8vo. A World to Win is the seventh novel in Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. First published in 1946, the story covers the period from 1940 to 1942. At the opening of this story--in Vinchy in 1940--Lanny Budd has been the intimate of the world's great--famous and notorious--for more than twenty years. Outwardly the friend and con... View more info

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Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Bellow, Saul; Rosenfeld, Isaac; Guterman, Norbert; Glicklich, Martha; Gottleib, Elaine; Katz, Shlomo; Gross, Nancy;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2173041

Condition: Very Good


1979 13th printing (the year Singer won the Pulitzer Prize). Signed I B Singer without inscription on front endpaper - he sometimes signed in this manner, sometimes with his first name and middle initial, and sometimes with his full name. Crease to bottom edge of jacket, faint crease down front jacket flap, jacket lightly toned.Very Good. 1957 Hard Cover. 205 pp. When Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1979, the Swedish Academy praised his impass... View more info

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At Paradise Gate (Signed)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1888148

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Signed by author and inscribed 'To Kathy' on title page. Pages lightly toned. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. Jane Smiley is known for her exceptionally wide-ranging talent and keen takes on everyday life. Her novel A Thousand Acres was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Jessica Lange, and her new novel, The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton, is... View more info

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The Age of Grief: A Novella and Stories (Signed)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1888151

Condition: Near Fine


2nd paperback printing. Signed by author and inscribed 'To Kathy' on title page. Pages faintly toned, sticker on back cover. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. A novella and five short stories by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. Here is a stunning collection of five stories and a novella, written in Jane Smiley's clear and elegant prose, and filled with the unmistakable sound of real people going about the bu... View more info

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Duplicate Keys (Signed)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1888153

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Signed by author and inscribed 'To Kathy' on title page. Pages faintly toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 306 pp. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. They were six friends from the Midwest who moved to New York City with high hopes of making it big in the music industry. Although the dream had faded, they had all remained friends--or so it seemed. One brilliant day, two of the... View more info

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A Thousand Acres

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196814

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. 8vo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A thousand acres, a piece of land of almost mythic proportions. Upon this fertile, nourishing earth, Jane Smiley has set her rich, breathtakingly dramatic novel of an American family whose wealth cannot stay the hand of tragedy. It is the intense, compelling story of a father and his daughters, of sis... View more info

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Barn Blind

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196004

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top page ridge lightly foxed, minor discoloration to cover spine base.Jacket flaps toned. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. Author's first book. 'The verdant pastures of a farm in Illinois have the placid charm of a landscape painting. But the horses that graze there have become the obsession of a woman who sees them as the fulfillment of every wish: to win, to be... View more info

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Greenlanders

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196815

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Small spot on top page ridge, corners slightly pushed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 558 pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. The Greenlanders is an enthralling novel in the epic tradition of the old Norse sagas. Set in the fourteenth century in Europe’s most farflung outpost, a land of glittering fjords, blasting winds, sun-warmed meadow... View more info

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A Thousand Acres [Excerpt]

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196818

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Minimal wear to corners. 1991 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Wrappers. An excerpt of the novel that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, printed a year before its release. A thousand acres, a piece of land of almost mythic proportions. Upon this fertile, nourishing earth, Jane Smiley has set her rich, breathtakingly dramatic novel of an American family whose wealth cannot stay the... View more info

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Catskill Crafts: Artisans of the Catskill Mountains

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196830

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 174 pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. 'In her first nonfiction work, the author of Barn Blind fashions what she calls a friendship quilt from interviews with artisans who see their choice to live in the the New York Catskill Mountains region as being significantly entwined with their decision to live by craf... View more info

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At Paradise Gate

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269284

ISBN: 0671425986

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Review copy with publisher's letter laid in. Signed without inscription by author on title page. A bit smoky, top page ridge a bit foxed, light crease on front jacket flap corner. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. 8vo. The second novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. Jane Smiley is known for her exceptionally wide-ranging talent and keen takes on everyday life. Her novel A Thousand Acres was ma... View more info

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Charles Dickens: A Life

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lipper / Penguin: 2011

Seller ID: 2273750

ISBN: 0143119923

Condition: Near Fine


Minor sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 2011 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 212 pp. With the delectable wit, unforgettable characters, and challenging themes that have won her a Pulitzer Prize and national bestseller status, Jane Smiley naturally finds a kindred spirit in the author of classics such as Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol. As his novels shaped his life as much as his life shaped his novels, Smiley's Charles Dickens... View more info

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A Thousand Acres

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274195

ISBN: 0394577736

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371, [3] pp. 8vo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A thousand acres, a piece of land of almost mythic proportions. Upon this fertile, nourishing earth, Jane Smiley has set her rich, breathtakingly dramatic novel of an American family whose wealth cannot stay the hand of tragedy. It is the intense, compelling story of a father and his daughters, of sisters, of wives and husb... View more info

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Nemesis: A Novel

By: Smith, Rosamond [Oates, Joyce Carol]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196935

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author (as Joyce Carol Oates, not pseudonymously) without inscription on title page. Publisher's review slip laid in. Spine base faintly discolored. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. 8vo. A novel by National Book Award winning author Joyce Carol Oates, who has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize multiple times. Published under the pseudonym Rosamond Smith. Maggie teaches piano at the Conservatory. Beneath th... View more info

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The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

By: Stafford, Jean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269280

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A bit smoky, jacket faintly toned, a couple tiny spots on top page ridge. 1969 Hard Cover. 463, [3] pp. 8vo. These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day. Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to belong, that not only illuminate whole lives but also convey with an elegant economy of word... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1852586

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Boards lightly soiled, front free endpaper removed, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from spine foot, jacket lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed... View more info

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The Pastures of Heaven (Bantam 899)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books, New York: 1951

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2059255

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Pages toned, edges lightly rubbed. 1951 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 182 pp. This novel has ben cited by some critics as the most representative of Steinbeck's versatile gifts. This simply-told story of a California community living in a long valley floored with green pasturage, has all the liteary qualities which have made its author famous-the clear-cut characterization, the carefully detailed background... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2184585

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly toned, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619 pp. 8vo. Original beige cloth, brown titles & wrap-around image of the Joads headed to the mountains, blue top page ridge. Battle Hymn of the Republic music printed on endpapers. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant f... View more info