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Lake Ontario (The American Lakes Series)

By: Pound, Arthur; Quaife, Milo M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2203569

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Very good in good jacket. Minor loss from jacket spine head, rear jacket panel foxed. 1945 Hard Cover. 384 pp. 8vo. Part of the American Lakes series, recounting the history of Lake Ontario from before the arrival of the French through the time of publication. Three sections focus on: the transition from Native American times to the dominance of European settlers; the American Revolution and the War of... View more info

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There's Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say

By: Poundstone, Paula

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2203555

ISBN: 0609603167

Condition: Good


First edition. Bookplate inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper, with a ticket stub and program from her performance at Buffalo State in 2009 and a ticket stub from her 2012 appearance at Water Street Music Hall in Rochester, NY, along with an envelope addressed to the previous owner with Poundstone's address label, laid in. Book smells smoky (previous owner was a smoker). 2006 Hard Cover. xi, 274 pp. Part memoir, part monologue, with a dash of startling honest... View more info

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Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession

By: Powell, Julie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201208

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on publisher's bookplate affixed to title page. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. Julie Powell thought cooking her way through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking was the craziest thing she'd ever do--until she embarked on the voyage recounted in her new memoir, CLEAVING. Her marriage challenged by an insane, irresistible love affair, Julie decides to leave town and immerse herself in a ne... View more info

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The Grass Dancer

By: Power, Susan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282300

ISBN: 0399139117

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 300 pp. From the lore of her people, the Sioux, Susan Power presents an extraordinary debut novel rich in drama and infused with magic. Set on a North Dakota reservation, this book weaves the stories of the old and the young, broken families, romantic rivals, and men and women in love and at war. View more info

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Fairfield in Connecticut, 1776-1976

By: Pratt, George O.; Loch, Daniel M.; Lee, William D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Fairfield Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2151974

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by authors (George O. Pratt, Daniel M. Loch, William D. Lee).Very Good. 1976 Large Hardcover. 102 pp. An illustrated history of Fairfield, Connecticut since the American Revolution. View more info

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Saga of the Ridge

By: Pratt, J. Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heart of the Lakes Publishing: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2262836

ISBN: 1557870233

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #437 of 2500 copies. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Wrappers lightly toned, 1/2 inch tear on front wrapper edge. 1983 Large Softcover. 213 pp. A regional history of western New York, beginning with the formation of the ridge itself, and continuing through early settlement up to the point of publication. CONTENTS: Ice Age, Formation of Ridge, Early Occupants, Treaty of Big Tree; Coming of Asa and Betsey, Cutting logs for Cabin, Tappin... View more info

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Clockers: A Novel

By: Price, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201700

ISBN: 0395537614

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Near Fine. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 599 pp. Certain that the young black man who has confessed to a recent murder is covering for his drug-dealing half-brother, Striker, veteran cop Rocco Klein decides to make Striker's life a nightmare. By the author of The Wanderers.Keywords: RICHARD PRICE CLOCKERS FICTION DRUGS DRUG DEALER View more info

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The Breaks

By: Price, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269286

ISBN: 0671452363

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed on front endpaper ('To Dan, with best wishes, Richard Price'). A previous pencil note on the flyleaf suggested that Dan is best-selling novelist, screenwriter, and journalist Dan Wakefield, though we have no further evidence to confirm this. A bit smoky, otherwise an excellent copy. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 446 pp. 8vo. Rejected by law school, college graduate Peter Keller takes on a series of jobs... View more info

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Leopold, the Liar of Leipzig

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Joanna Cottler Books / Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197086

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Everyone loves Leopold, who holds court at the Leipzig zoo on Sunday afternoons and tells fantastic tales of faraway places. One day, a learned professor comes to town and gives a lecture on the real places he has been. Everyone is bored and either leaves or falls asleep. The indignant Doctor Morgenfresser shouts, Your Leopold is ... View more info

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After

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Joanna Cotler Books/HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282302

ISBN: 0060080817

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 330 pp. The shootings in Pleasant Valley were fifty miles away, but at Central High a grief and crisis counselor is hired, security is increased, and privileges are being taken away. No one knows why. If you break the new rules the punishment is severe. And the rules keep changing every day. School feels like a prison. It's for their protection... View more info

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Blue Angel: A Novel

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282303

ISBN: 006019541X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. It's been years since Swenson, a professor in a New England creative writing program, has published a novel. It's been even longer since any of his students have shown promise. Enter Angela Argo, a pierced, tattooed student with a rare talent for writing. Angela is just the thing Swenson needs. And, better yet, she wants his help. ... View more info

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Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles (Eminent Lives)

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlas Books/HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282352

ISBN: 0060575603

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 149 pp. Francine Prose's life of Caravaggio evokes the genius of this great artist through a brilliant reading of his paintings. Caravaggio defied the aesthetic conventions of his time; his use of ordinary people, realistically portrayed - street boys, prostitutes, the poor, the aged - was a profound and revolutionary innovation that left its m... View more info

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A Changed Man: A Novel

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282353

ISBN: 0060196742

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 421 pp. On an unseasonably warm spring afternoon, a young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of World Brotherhood Watch, a human rights foundation headed by a charismatic Holocaust survivor, Meyer Maslow. Vincent announces that he wants to make a radical change in his life. But what is Maslow to make of this rough-look... View more info

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The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282355

ISBN: 0060196726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 416 pp. In a brilliant, wry, and provocative new book, National Book Award finalist Francine Prose explores the complex relationship between the artist and his muse. In so doing, she illuminates with great sensitivity and intelligence the elusive emotional wellsprings of the creative process. There is no ideal muse, but rather as many... View more info

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Primitive People: A Novel

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282356

ISBN: 0374237220

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227 pp. The au pair for the Porter family, Haitian-born Simone, becomes witness to the family's casual cruelty, observing the activities of Rosemary, a sculptor, her philandering husband, her mercurial friends, and her strange children. View more info

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Sicilian Odyssey (National Geographic Directions)

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282357

ISBN: 0792265351

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186 pp. A blending of art and cultural criticism, travel writing, and personal narrative, Sicilian Odyssey is Francine Prose's imaginative consideration of the diverse cultural legacies found juxtaposed and entangled on the Mediterranean island of Sicily. She writes of the intensity of Sicily, the commitment to the extreme, where the history is... View more info

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Women and Children First: Stories

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282358

ISBN: 0394565738

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Top corner of front jacket panel lightly bumped. A few pages lightly bumped. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. This brilliant collection of short stories acutely captures the many moods of baby boomers or anyone who lived through the sixties. View more info

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That Old Ace in the Hole

By: Proulx, Annie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199474

ISBN: 0684813076

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. First edition. Faint smell of smoke, rear jacket faintly creased. 2002 Hard Cover. xii, 361 pp. In That Old Ace in the Hole, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Annie Proulx has written an exhilarating story brimming with language, history, landscape, music, and love. The novel, Proulx's fourth, is told through the eyes of Bob Dollar, a young Denver man trying to make good in a bad world. Dollar is out of college but aimles... View more info

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Broadside with Excerpt from People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water, Close Range: Wyoming Stories (The Evil Companions Literary Award 2001)

By: Proulx, Annie

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 2001

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2282660

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Annie Proulx and William Matthews. A very nice copy. 2001 Broadside. We have more books available by this author!. 11 x 17 inches. The Evil Companions Literary Award, 2001. An excerpt from her story People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water, from the collection Close Range. Reproduces the frontispiece from the book by William Matthews. You stand there, braced. Cloud shadows race over the buff rock stacks as a projected film, casting a queasy, mottled ground ras... View more info

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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197115

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. NYC Barnes & Noble author signing advertisement laid in. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 381 pp. 8vo. Divided into nine sections and spanning a century and a continent, this novel illuminates the lives of the founders of a nation, descendants of Mexicans, Poles, Germans, the Irish, Scots and Franco-Canadians. Through the music of the accordion they express their fantasies, s... View more info

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Close Range: Wyoming Stories (Wyoming Stories 1)

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200959

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. 8vo. The first U.S. appearance in book form of Brokeback Mountain, which was adapted to film in 2005 (it was originally published in The New Yorker in 1998, which won them the National Magazine Award and Proulx an O. Henry Award - it appeared in book form separately in the U.K. in the same year). Includes beautiful watercolor illustrat... View more info

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First Symphony: A Sonnet Sequence

By: Pulsifer, Harold Trowbridge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276397

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('Dear Julian Street -- I send you this in gratitude - duly acknowledged on page 95 for your friendly interest in my effort to crowd a full course dinner into a sonnet -- A college boy read it last night and exclaimed God, that makes me hungry! -- Harold T Pulsifer'). The referenced page is marked with pencil in the margin, next to the text reading I am indebted to Julian Street's 'Where Paris Dines' and to ... View more info

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Thank You, Miss Doover

By: Pulver, Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272143

ISBN: 0823420469

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Signed by author without inscription. Autographed Copy sticker on jacket front. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Miss Doover is teaching Jack's class how to write thank-you notes. Jack knows the perfect recipient: Great-Aunt Gertie, who gave him boring stationery. But the stationery has other uses: it's come in very handy when housebreaking Puddly, Jack's new puppy! Miss Doover sure has a lot of rules for w... View more info

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The Case of the Incapacitated Capitals

By: Pulver, Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272151

ISBN: 0823424022

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Autographed Copy sticker on jacket front. 2012 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The capital letters in Mr. Wright's classroom require immediate medical attention! They are suffering from severe neglect. Mr. Wright's students have completely forgotten about them—and about Teacher Appreciation Day. Luckily an EMS team is on the way for this grammar emergency in the latest addi... View more info

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Never Say Boo!

By: Pulver, Robin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272157

ISBN: 0823421104

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed twice and inscribed by author: For Jeanne and Dean with love and a Boo! Robin. Robin Pulver, 2009. A very nice copy. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. When Gordon, a ghost, moves to a new school, everyone is afraid of him until they learn that he is not as scary as they thought he was. View more info

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The Tree That Came to Stay

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197042

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. A children's picture book by the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and novelist. Illustrations by Nancy Carpenter.A family finds a way to preserve the feeling of Christmas into the new year by filling a basket with the pine needles from the Christmas tree.Keywords: CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS CHRISTMAS TREE HOLIDAY ANNA QUINDLEN TREE ... View more info

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Black and Blue: A Novel

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282359

ISBN: 0375500510

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 293 pp. In Black and Blue, Fran Benedetto tells a spellbinding story: how at nineteen she fell in love with Bobby Benedetto, how their passionate marriage became a nightmare, why she stayed, and what happened on the night she finally decided to run away with her ten-year-old son and start a new life under a new name. Living in fear in Florida--... View more info

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Blessings: A Novel

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282360

ISBN: 0375502238

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 226 pp. This powerful new novel by the bestselling author of Black and Blue, One True Thing, Object Lessons, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life begins when a teenage couple drives up, late at night, headlights out, to Blessings, the estate owned by Lydia Blessing. They leave a box and drive away, and in this instant, the world of Blessings ... View more info

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Loud and Clear

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282374

ISBN: 1400061121

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 288 pp. With her trademark insight and her special ability to convey the impact public events have on ordinary lives, Quindlen here combines commentary on American society and the world at large with reflections on being a woman, a writer, and a mother. In these pieces, first written for Newsweek and The New York Times, Loud and Clear... View more info

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Being Perfect

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282375

ISBN: 0375505490

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 48 pp. A few times in your life, someone will tell you something so right, so deeply true that it changes you forever. That is what Anna Quindlen, author of the timeless bestseller A Short Guide to a Happy Life, does here. In Being Perfect, she shares wisdom that, perhaps without knowing it, you have longed to hear: about “the perfection trap... View more info