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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536384

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Minor ink marks on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother. And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream. Moving ba... View more info

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In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196020

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page.White portions of jacket very faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 138 pp. 8vo. A collection of thirteen short stories exploring the hardships of life as an African American woman in the South. Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together... View more info

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You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine foot faintly pushed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 167 pp. 8vo. A collection of fourteen short stories by the author who later became a household name with the publication of The Color Purple.Keywords: ALICE WALKER YOU CANT KEEP GOOD WOMAN DOWN SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION LITERATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197287

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and ... View more info

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Now is the Time to Open Your Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197288

ISBN: 1400061733

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey. In Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart, Alice Walker has created a work that ranks among her ?nest achievements: the story of a woman’s spirit... View more info

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The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult -- A Meditation on Life, Spirit, Art, and the Making of the Film The Color Purple Ten Years Later

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197289

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. 8vo. The Same River Twice is an exciting collection of work based on Alice Walker's groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple. It includes the never-used screenplay Walker wrote, never-before-seen diary entries and letters, as well as new writings by the author on such topics as art, motherhood, illness, and rel... View more info

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The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 200 pp. 8vo. These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce. I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships. Situated squarely in that terrifying paradise c... View more info

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Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197293

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 229 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple gives us her first new collection of poetry in more than a decade, poems that reaffirm her as “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post).The forces of nature and the strength of the human spirit inspire the poems in Absolute Trust in the Goo... View more info

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A Poem Traveled Down My Arm: Poems and Drawings

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197305

ISBN: 1400061636

Condition: Near Fine


First edition.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 151 pp. In this illuminating book, Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist and acclaimed poet Alice Walker reveals her remarkable philosophy of life. Curiously, this labor of love started with the author’s signature: Faced with the daunting task of providing autographs for multiple copies of one of her poetry collections, Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth, Walker turned an ... View more info

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Banned

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aunt Lute Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197306

ISBN: 1879960478

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 105 pp. Throughout her distinguished career, Alice Walker's work has been at the center of controversies around language, censorship, truth and art. Alice Walker Banned explores just what it is that various groups have found so threatening in Walker's work, bringing together the short stories Roselily and Am I Blue?, an excerpt from the novel The Color Purple, as well as testimonies, letters, a... View more info

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Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197956

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 463 pp. 8vo. An anthology of poetry shares a keen historical perspective on the spiritual, social, and political issues of the last three decades, in works including Once and Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE POEMS POETRY ALICE WALKER HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Possessing the Secret of Joy

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197959

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Tiny crease on front jacket flap corner. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 286 pp. 8vo. A provocative novel about an African tribal woman’s battle with madness after the trauma of a childhood genital mutilation.Keywords: PULITZER PRIZE WINNER LITERATURE FICTION ALICE WALKER AFRICA AFRICAN GENITAL MUTILATION POSSESSING SECRET JOY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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By the Light of My Father's Smile: A Novel

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200640

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. 8vo. A family from the United States goes to the remote Sierras in Mexico--the writer-to-be, Susannah; her sister, Magdalena; her father and mother.  And there, amid an endangered band of mixed-race Blacks and Indians called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them more than they could ever dream.  Moving back and forth in time, and among unforgettable characters an... View more info

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The Temple of My Familiar

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273036

ISBN: 0151885338

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 416 pp. 8vo. Described by the author as 'a romance of the last 500,000 years,' The Temple of My Familiar follows a cast of interrelated characters, most of African descent, and each representing a different ethnic strain—ranging from diverse African tribes to the mixed bloods of Latin America—that contribute to the black experience in America. View more info

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Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

By: Walker, Alice; Parmar, Pratibha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197291

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Alice Walker without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. 373 pp. 8vo. The author of The Color Purple travels to Gambia, Senegal, and Burkina to interview a group of women trying to eliminate the traditional practice of female clitoral circumcision, a practice forced on women by the men of those societies. View more info

World Enough and Time: A Romantic Novel

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House: 1950

Seller ID: 1309129

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Lightly rubbed, pages toned, some staining to spine. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 465 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 - September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of New Criticism. He was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. He won the Pulit... View more info

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All the King's Men

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1937662

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Includes original jacket with Pulitzer Prize banner along top edge. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 464 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel of American politics. It describes the career of Willie Stark, a back-country lawyer whose idealism is overcome by his lust for power. View more info

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New and Selected Poems, 1923-1985

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1985

Seller ID: 2202550

ISBN: 0394738489

Condition: Very Good


Spine faintly creased, rear wrapper creased, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 322 pp. A selection of poems from the last six decades including fifty recent poems not previously published. View more info

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Incarnations: Poems, 1966-1968

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263316

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear on rear jacket edge, jacket price clipped. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [xii], 64, [4] pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry by Robert Penn Warren, who won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1947 for All the King's Men, and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry twice, in 1958 and 1979. To date, he is the only individual to receive both awards. As a literary critic, he was one of the founders of New Criticism. He co... View more info

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Complete Novels: The Robber Bridegroom; Delta Wedding; The Ponder Heart; Losing Battles; The Optimist's Daughter (The Library of America 101)

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203816

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1009 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. The complete novels of the American author best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning The Optimist's Daughter, with chronology and notes following text. Includes: The Robber Bridegroom; Delta Wedding; The Ponder Heart; Losing Battles; The Optimist's Daughter. This edition is p... View more info

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Stories, Essays, & Memoir: A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories; The Wide Net, and Other Stories; The Golden Apples; The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories; Other Stories; Selected Essays; One Writer's Beginnings (The Library of America 102)

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203967

ISBN: 1883011558

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 976 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short stories and essays by the American author best known for her Pulitzer Prize winning The Optimist's Daughter, with a memoir, and chronology and notes following text. Includes: A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories; The Wide Net, and Other Stories; The Golden Apple... View more info

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Certain People

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $125.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1865239

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket toned, jacket corners rubbed with minor loss, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 232 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & border. A short story collection by the Pulitzer Prize winning author best known for The Age of Innocence and Ethan Frome. Brenni 26: Contains Atrophy, A Bottle of Perrier, After Holbein, Dieu d'Amour, The Refugees, and Mr. Jones. View more info

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Collected Stories, 1891-1910 (The Library of America 121)

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203809

ISBN: 1883011930

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 928 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of short stories by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist who was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times, with chronology and notes following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organiz... View more info

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Buccaneers

By: Wharton, Edith; Mainwaring, Marion

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199854

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1993 Hard Cover. 406 pp. 8vo. Aided by the gifted Mainwaring, Wharton delivers a posthumous gift to both the high and the low of brow with this novel, which was left unfinished at her death in 1937 and published in its incomplete state a year later. While filled with glamorous, class-obsessed characters and plot lines that Krantz and Sheldon might envy, it is a work of beauty--a grandly executed, full-scale counterpart to Wharton's classic story Roman Fev... View more info

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The Making of the President, 1960

By: White, Theodore H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Atheneum Publishers: 1961

Seller ID: 2273804

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed, one inch tear along top edge of jacket front, ink price on front jacket flap. Light smudge on front board. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 400 pp. Winner of the 1962 Pulitzer Prize. Details the 1960 Presidential Campaign battle between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. The author had access to all involved from early speeches to the historic televised debates. The first Of the author's Making Of series that wo... View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albert & Charles Boni: 1928

Seller ID: 2270158

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine lightly toned, faint spot on front board, ink name on front and rear paste-down endpapers. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge. A friar ... View more info

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The Woman of Andros

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1930

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2275483

Condition: Very Good


Advance uncorrected proof copy of the original British edition. 'Proof copy' written in red ink on front board and title page. Spine toned. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 104, [8] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist playwright best known for The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Eighth Day. View more info

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Henry Adams and the Making of America

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company/Mariner Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202788

ISBN: 0618872663

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A very nice copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 467 pp. In Henry Adams and the Making of America, Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills makes a compelling argument for a reassessment of Henry Adams as our nation’s greatest historian and his History as the “nonfiction prose masterpiece of the nineteenth century in America.” Adams drew on his own southern fixation, his extensive foreign travel, his political servi... View more info

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library)

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1992

Seller ID: 2207183

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers and pages very faintly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation a birth of freedom - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather than the Constitution (which tol... View more info

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1992

Seller ID: 2207240

Condition: Good


Sticker adhesive to front and rear wrapper, wrappers lightly bumped. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation a birth of freedom - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather th... View more info