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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

ISBN: 0375501525

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 and their stories, Walker crosses conventional borders of all kinds as she explores in this magical novel the ways in which a w... 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

ISBN: 0151000611

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

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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: $10.00

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-founded the literary journal The Southern Review, and he was associated with a group of poets known as the Fugitives, and a ... View more info

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Selected Poems, 1923-1975 (The First Edition Society)

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286229

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, preceding the Random House trade edition. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, [1], 294, [4] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of poetry by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of All the King's Men, who remains the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. 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

ISBN: 188301154X

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 part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American ... 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 Apples; The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories; Other Stories; Selected Essays; One Writer's Beginnings. This edition is ... View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283787

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (no ads following text). Tabard Inn Library bookplate and pencil name on front endpapers. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 532 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and top edge. The popular second novel by the author who later became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1921). Originally serialized in Scribner's Magazine, its success was described by Charles Scribner as 'the most rapid sale of any book ever published by Scribner' (Benstock, A Critical History of The House of Mirth). This catapulted Wharton's career as a writer, and her works influen... 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

ISBN: 0670852198

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 Fever. Here, a Mrs. St. George, a matron of the 1870s whose husband has means but no social standing, schemes to advance her dau... View more info

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The House of Mirth (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Wharton, Edith; Mizener, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281097

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed. 1981 Full-Leather. x, [4], 294, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A literary sensation when it was published by Scribners in 1905, The House of Mirth quickly established Edith Wharton as the most important American woman of letters in the twentieth century. The first American novel to provide a devastatingly accurate portrait of New York's aristocracy, it is the story of the beautiful and beguiling Lily Bart and her ill-fated attempt to rise to the heights of a heartless soc... 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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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2285637

Condition: Near Fine


Edges of endpapers slightly faded. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color illustrations by William Maughan. Wilder's second novel, set in Lima, Peru, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928. It is a series of interconnected narratives of the lives of several who die in a tragic bridge collapse. 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 tolerated slavery). In the space of a mere 272 words, Lincoln combines the rhetoric of the Greek Revival and the categories of T... 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 than the Constitution (which tolerated slavery). In the space of a mere 272 words, Lincoln combines the rhetoric of the Greek R... View more info

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Fences

By: Wilson, August; Richards, Lloyd

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Plume: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261536

ISBN: 0452264014

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Small crease to wrapper. 1986 Trade Paperback. 97, [7] publisher ad. Introduction by Lloyd Richards. The 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play about race relations, by the famous African-American playwright. View more info

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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208546

ISBN: 0143112082

Condition: Good


Front wrapper creased, light highlighting and underlining. 2007 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 321 pp. In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, What made these men great? and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine—is presented individually as well as collectively, but the thread that binds these portraits... View more info

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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291127

ISBN: 159420019X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light sticker ghosting on front wrapper, jacket edges very lightly rubbed. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 299, [1] pp. From the preeminent historian of the Revolution (Jonathan Yardley), a groundbreaking study, many years in the making, of Benjamin Franklin the man, Benjamin Franklin the myth, and the roots of American character. Central to America's idea of itself is the character of Benjamin Franklin. We all know him, or think we do: In recent works and in our inherited conventional wisdom, he remain... View more info

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Marjorie Morningstar

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2298969

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's Notes from the Editors pamphlet laid in. 1981 Full-Leather. 628 pp. 8vo. Original green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Alan Reingold. Now hailed as a 'proto-feminist classic' (Vulture), Pulitzer Prize winner Herman Wouk's powerful coming-of-age novel about an ambitious young woman pursuing her artistic dreams in New York City has been a perennial favorite since it was first a bestseller in the 1950s. A starry-eyed young beauty, Marjorie M... View more info

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Appalachia

By: Wright, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1999

Seller ID: 2280257

ISBN: 0374526249

Condition: Very Good


Underlining, ink name on blurb page. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 67 pp. Almost thirty years ago, Charles Wright (who teaches at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and has won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Poetry) began a poetic project of astonishing scope--a series of three trilogies. The first trilogy was collected in Country Music, the second in The World of the Ten Thousand Things, and the third began with Chickamauga and continued with Black Zodiac. Appalachia is the last book in the final trilogy of this pathbre... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in the Promised Land (Twayne's Masterwork Studies)

By: [Steinbeck, John]; Owens, Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 2291535

ISBN: 0805780475

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, a few sentences underlined. 1989 Trade Paperback. xv, 121 pp. Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses ... View more info