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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 hand of tragedy. It is the intense, compelling story of a father and his daughters, of sisters, of wives and husbands, and o... 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 craftsmanship. Fourth-generation Catskill dwellers as well as recent escapees from Manhattan explore a diversity of craft, which ... 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 made into a critically acclaimed motion picture starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Jessica Lange, and her new novel, The All-True T... 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 is at once a sensitive profile of the great master and a fascinating meditation on the writing life. Smiley evokes 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 husbands, and of the human cost of a lifetime spent trying to subdue the land and the passions it stirs. The most critically accl... 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 the surface of the academic community, sinister passions are stirring. Suddenly, with a savage act of rape, Maggie's civilized ... View more info

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Maus II: A Survivor's Tale -- And Here My Troubles Began

By: Spiegelman, Art

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1992

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2283216

ISBN: 0679729771

Condition: Fine


4th printing. 1992 Trade Paperback. 135, [3] pp. The second installment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as 'the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust' (Wall Street Journal) and 'the first masterpiece in comic book history' (The New Yorker). A brutally moving work of art—widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written—Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author’s father during the Holocaust, with Jews drawn as wide-eyed mice and Nazis as menacing cats. Maus is a haunting tale within a tale, weaving the author's accoun... View more info

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Maus II: A Survivor's Tale -- And Here My Troubles Began

By: Spiegelman, Art

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2288014

ISBN: 0679729771

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pulitzer Prize sticker on front wrapper worn, sticker on rear wrapper, wrappers rubbed, ink name on front wrapper flap. 1991 Trade Paperback. 135, [3] pp. The second installment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as 'the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust' (Wall Street Journal) and 'the first masterpiece in comic book history' (The New Yorker). A brutally moving work of art—widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written—Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author’s father during the Holocaust, with J... 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 words the sense of the place and time in which her protagonists find themselves. CONTENTS: Author's Note; THE INNOCENTS ABROAD: M... 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, the incisive incident, the purposeful but unlabored pointing up of the inherent ironies in human hope and endeavor. 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 farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, ... View more info

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Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2199022

Condition: Good


1945 4th printing, includes wartime statement on copyright page. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit soiled, ink name on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth boards. Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Cannery Row is his study of American life in Monterey, California. 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: 2200387

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Minor damage to bottom corner, jacket edges rubbed. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. 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 Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, New York: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184582

Condition: Very Good


First photoplay edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink name on top of first text page.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Film stills on jacket, plates of scenes from motin picture throughout text. A novel focusing on the occupation of a small town during World War II, which inspired a film of the same name the following year. Written with a purpose to motivate resistance movements in occupied countries, it cleverly avoids mentioning names of countries, though it clearly depicts events mirroring the German occupation of No... View more info

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To a God Unknown

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184607

Condition: Very Good


First printing of World's Tower Books reissue. Rochester Typographical Union Lending Library sticker and checkout list on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss and tears to corners.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men, in which a New England farmer moves to California to make a better life. One of Steinbeck's scarcer titles. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2272838

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, two small spots on front board. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusi... View more info

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Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2278893

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, spine leans forward, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186, [6] pp. 8vo. They are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick and dark of face; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a family, clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can c... View more info

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The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279323

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. First gathering of pages loose, ink bookstore stamp on rear endpaper. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 122, [2] pp. 8vo. Illustrations by Jose Clemente Orozco. In this short book illuminated by a deep understanding and love of humanity, John Steinbeck retells an old Mexican folk tale: the story of the great pearl, how it was found, and how it was lost. For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him ... View more info

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The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279325

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin?s wife, Queen Marie, who ?might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant?; his uncle, a man of dubious virtue; his glamour-struck daughter and her beau, the son of the so-called 'egg king' of Petaluma, California; and a motley crew of courtiers ... View more info

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Tortilla Flat: Photoplay Edition

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2279326

Condition: Very Good


1942 photoplay edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Jacket features image of Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamar, and John Garfield, who starred in the 1942 motion picture adaptation. A novel by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279356

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Second state. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. 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.The Moon Is Down, a novel by John Steinbeck fashioned for adaptation for the theatre and for which Steinbeck received the Norwegian King Haakon VII Freedom Cross, was published by Viking Press in March 1942. The sto... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279362

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Small ink scribble on front paste-down endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473 pp. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusionment once the... View more info

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The Winter of Our Discontent

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279365

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor tears. Front endpaper missing. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. 8vo. In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.” Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of the novel, works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned. With the decline in their status, his wife is restless, and his teenag... View more info

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East of Eden

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sears Readers Club: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279371

Condition: Very Good


Large stain on front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name on front endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 602 pp. This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. A strange and original work of art.--New York Times Book Review. (Literature/Classics) View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283484

Condition: Very Good


12th printing. Lacks jacket. Front hinge just starting, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, a... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2285628

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on spine, top edge faintly foxed. 1983 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a fa... View more info

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Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional References to History (Armed Services Edition 750)

By: Steinbeck, John; Gannett, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Armed Services, Inc. / The Council on Books in Wartime: 1936

Seller ID: 2206843

Condition: Good


A few creases on front wrapper along spine, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1936 Soft Cover. 285, [1] pp. Oblong, printed wrappers. A reissue of Steinbeck's first novel, released for distribution to members of the United States Armed Services during World War II. Cup of Gold: A life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History (1929) was John Steinbeck's first novel, a work of historical fiction based loosely on the life and death of privateer Henry Morgan. It centres on Morgan's assault and sacking of Panama City (the Cup of Gold), and the woman fairer than the sun ... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Living Library L-5)

By: Steinbeck, John; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283612

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 1 inch chip from front jacket corner, minor loss from other corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 468, [2] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Carl Van Doren, illustrations by John Groth. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California,... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John; Weisberger, Bernard A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276031

ISBN: 0895773872

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Publisher's insert laid in. 1991 Hard Cover. 445, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusionment once they arrive there and fall prey to a parasitic economic system. The in... View more info