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Fast Lanes

By: Phillips, Jayne Anne

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton/Seymour Lawrence: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282296

ISBN: 0525245154

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. Jayne Anne Phillips has always been a master of portraiture, both in her widely acclaimed novels and in her short fiction. The stories in Fast Lanes demonstrated the breadth of her talent in a tour de force of voices, offering elegantly rendered views into the lives of characters torn between the liberation of detachment and the desire... View more info

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Machines Dreams

By: Phillips, Jayne Anne

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton/Seymour Lawrence: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282297

ISBN: 052524252X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket lightly toned. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 331 pp. In her highly acclaimed debut novel, the bestselling author of Shelter introduces the Hampsons, an ordinary, small-town American family profoundly affected by the extraordinary events of history. Here is a stunning chronicle that begins with the Depression and ends with the Vietnam War, revealed in the thoughts, dreams, an... View more info

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MotherKind: A Novel

By: Phillips, Jayne Anne

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282298

ISBN: 0375401946

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!. 291 pp. MotherKind is the story of Kate, whose care for her terminally ill mother coincides with the birth of her first child and the early months of a young marriage. She must, in a single year, come to terms with radiant beginnings and profound loss. MotherKind is a delicately layered narrative in which the details of daily life resonate... View more info

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Shelter

By: Phillips, Jayne Anne

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company/Seymour Lawrence: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282299

ISBN: 0395488907

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pamphlet promoting author reading laid in. A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 279 pp. An incarnate evil, youthful innocence, and burgeoning adolescent sexuality meet in a gripping Southern Gothic tale set in a 1963 West Virginia summer camp as two young girls go to a swimming hole at midnight and encounter two ex-cons. View more info

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Fast Lanes

By: Phillips, Jayne Anne; Jacquette, Yvonne

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Vehicle Editions / Brooke Alexander, Inc.: 1984

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201006

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. One of 2000 copies. Near fine. 1984 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of short stories. Three new stories are collected in this edition for the first time. In Alma an adolescent daughter is made the confidante of her lonely mother; Counting traces the history of a doomed love affair; and Callie evokes memories of the haunting death of a child in 1920s West Virginia.Keywords: JAYNE ANNE PHILLIPS AMERICAN LITERATURE FAST LANES YVON... View more info

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How Mickey Made It (Short Story)

By: Phillips, Jayne Anne; Schanilec, Gaylord

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Bookslinger Editions: 1981

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201009

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. One of 1000 copies. Lightly toned. 1981 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. A short story with eight illustrations by Gaylord Schanilec.Keywords: JAYNE ANNE PHILLIPS AMERICAN LITERATURE SHORT STORIES HOW MICKEY MADE IT GAYLORD SCHANILEC View more info

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Nineteen Minutes: A Novel

By: Picoult, Jodi

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Atria: 2007

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269951

ISBN: 0739480715

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. 6th printing. An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 455 pp. Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy. Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens--until the day its complacency is shattered by an act of violence. Josie Cormi... View more info

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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business

By: Plitt, Jane R.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198935

ISBN: 0815606389

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Signed by author with inscription: To Dawn, Thank you for your support. What a great ---. May your dreams come true too! Jane Plitt 6/05. Light stains to page edges. 2000 Hard Cover. xviii, 184 pp. The story of how entrepreneur Martha Matilda Harper created America's first retail franchise network, a radical new business model that encouraged other women to own businesses, to enrich themselves spiritually and financially, and even to marry - all on their ow... View more info

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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business

By: Plitt, Jane R.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200468

ISBN: 0815606389

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Inscribed and signed by author on title page (To Rebecca & Tresle, Women can achieve, Dare to dream! May yours come true! Jane Plitt') Tiny spot on page ridge. 2000 Hard Cover. xviii, 184 pp. The story of how entrepreneur Martha Matilda Harper created America's first retail franchise network, a radical new business model that encouraged other women to own businesses, to enrich themselves spiritually and financially, and even to marry - all on their own term... View more info

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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business

By: Plitt, Jane R.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267182

ISBN: 0815606389

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Sarah, Dare to dream! Jane R. Plitt'). Top edge lightly foxed. 2000 Hard Cover. xviii, 184 pp. The story of how entrepreneur Martha Matilda Harper created America's first retail franchise network, a radical new business model that encouraged other women to own businesses, to enrich themselves spiritually and financially, and even to marry - all on their own terms. View more info

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Alla Tiders Spel

By: Pluntky, Peter

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Askild & Karnekull: 1983

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2190327

ISBN: 9158203435

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author. Game pieces laid in, appear unused. Very light rubbing to boards.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1983 Large Hardcover. A Swedish-language work on collectible board games. Includes large full-color images, as well as game pieces for use with the boards. View more info

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Pius XI on Christian Marriage, in the Original Latin with English Translation

By: Pope Pius XI; Treacy, Gerald Carr

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: The Barry Vail Corporation, New York / Printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200612

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. Edges lightly rubbed, signed by translator on front endpaper ('Gerald Carr Treacy, S.J.'). 1931 Half-Leather. 133 pp. One of 1000 thousand copies, of which only 580 were offered for sale. Leather spine and corners, marbled cloth over boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt. An interesting early twentieth century Catholic commentary on the institution of marriage, with the original Latin presented opposite the English translation. The papal encyclical is commo... View more info

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The Last of England (The Choice of the Poetry Book Society)

By: Porter, Peter

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263248

ISBN: 0192112953

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Edges a bit rubbed, wrappers toned. 1970 Trade Paperback. iv, 67, [1] pp. Widely regarded as one of the best 'social' poets now writing in England, he writes of the English, and of what it means to be living in England now, with a sharpness of perception derived in part, perhaps, from the fact that he is an Australian. These poems, which were written between 1967 and 1970, cont... View more info

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After Martial

By: Porter, Peter;

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263249

ISBN: 0192118145

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Single faint spine crease, edges lightly rubbed. 1970 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [2], 48 pp. A collection of poems translated from the works of Martial, a first century Roman poet best known for his Epigrams, by an Australian expatriate poet known for his translations and his original works. View more info

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A Share of the Market

By: Porter, Peter;

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Ulsterman Publications: 1973

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263773

ISBN: 0192118145

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on copyright page. 1973 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 16 pp. A short collection of poems by an Australian expatriate poet known for his translations and his original works. View more info

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

By: Poundstone, Paula

Price: $20.00  $16.00

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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My American Journey: An Autobiography

By: Powell, Colin; Persico, Joseph E.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287981

ISBN: 0679432965

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on bookplate affixed to front endpaper (To Ann + Jim Thompson, With Best Wishes, Colin Powell). 1995 Hard Cover. x, 643, [9] pp. 8vo. Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history -- Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm -- but ... View more info

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Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession

By: Powell, Julie

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $16.00

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  $16.00

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  $28.00

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  $16.00

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  $28.00

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  $16.00

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  $20.00

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  $12.00

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  $12.00

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  $8.00

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  $12.00

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  $12.00

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