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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 rash. The air hisses and it is no local breeze but the great harsh sweep of wind from the turning of the earth. The wild country... 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, sorrows and exuberance. 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 illustrations by William Matthews.Annie Proulx's masterful language and fierce love of Wyoming are evident in this collection of stori... 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 his friendly personal suggestions for help in constructing this sonnet. This volume was acquired from the personal collection... 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 writing a letter. Jack revises over and over, adding details until Great-Aunt Gertie knows exactly how he's used her special g... 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 addition to Robin Pulver and Lynn Rowe Reed's language arts library. Filled with bold, bright illustrations, this book is a fun a... 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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Moose's Store (A Fun-to-Read Book)

By: Quackenbush, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287900

ISBN: 0688418848

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, For Maya, Best wishes Robert Quackenbush of Quack. No jacket. An excellent copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 63 pp. Pictures by Robert Quackenbush. Country storekeeper Moose shows that he can be pushed just so far when his friends take over and try to modernize the store. View more info

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Lake Michigan (The American Lakes Series)

By: Quaife, Milo M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286936

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on tipped in page. Lacks jacket. Owner bookplate on half-title page, boards lightly soiled with minor abrasion along spine edge. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. 8vo. Bibliographical note and index follow text. A history of the Lake Michigan region, released as part of the American Lakes Series, edited by the author. Spanning from the lake's discovery, through colonial times, revolution, and industrialization, with a tour of the coast. Illustrated with black & white photographs and historical illustration... 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 THAT CAME TO STAY PULITZER PRIZE WINNER SIGNED FIRST EDITION HOLIDAYS 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--yet with increasing confidence, freedom, and hope--Fran unravels the complex threads of family, identity, and desire that sha... 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 takes on topics ranging from social change to raising children, from the political and emotional aftermath of September 11 t... 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,” the price you pay when you become ensnared in it, and the key to setting yourself free. Quindlen believes that when your... View more info

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A Short Guide to a Happy Life

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282376

ISBN: 0375504613

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 50 pp. In this treasure of a book, Anna Quindlen, the bestselling novelist and columnist, reflects on what it takes to “get a life”—to live deeply every day and from your own unique self, rather than merely to exist through your days. “Knowledge of our own mortality is the greatest gift God ever gives us,” Quindlen writes, “because unless you know the clock is ticking, it is so easy to waste our days, our lives.” Her mother died when Quindlen was ninete... View more info

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Object Lessons: A Novel

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282378

ISBN: 0394569652

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 262 pp. Author's first novel. It is the 1960s, in suburban New York City. Maggie and her family, are in the thrall of her powerful grandfather Jack Scanlan. In the summer of her twelfth year, Maggie is despertately trying to master the object lessons her grandfather fills her head with. But there is too much going on to concentrate. Everything at home is in upheaval, her grandfather is changing, and Maggie is unsure if what she wants is worth having.... View more info

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One True Thing: A Novel

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282379

ISBN: 067940712X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 289 pp. Inspiration for the film starring Meryl Streep and Renee Zellweger. Ellen Gulden is enjoying her career as a successful magazine writer in New York City when she learns that her mother, Kate, is dying of cancer. Ellen’s father insists that she quit her job and return home to become a caregiver. A high-powered career woman, Ellen has never felt she had much in common with her mother, a homemaker and the heart of their family. Yet as Ellen begins to spen... View more info

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Thinking Out Loud: On the Personal, the Political, the Public and the Private

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282380

ISBN: 0679407111

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 287 pp. Thinking out loud is what Anna Quindlen does best. A syndicated columnist with her finger on the pulse of women's lives, and her heart in a place we all share, she writes about the passions, politics, and peculiarities of Americans everywhere. From gays in the military, to the race for First Lady, to the trials of modern motherhood and the right to choose, Anna Quindlen's views always fascinate. View more info

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Orit Raff: Insatiable

By: Raff, Orit

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Daniella de-Nur: 2005

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202173

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Orit Raff without inscription on title page. 2005 Large Hardcover. 76 pp. A collection of work by the prominent Israeli photographer, focusing on bakeries as a metaphor for the cycle of life and death. Reproductions of color photographs throughout. Orit Raff creates photographs of environments described in novels with cultural, sociological and political aspects. Like a fictional photojournalist, she gathers in these sites information that crosses cultures, locations and periods, and enables her to discuss the medium of photography and its complex relations with the world of phenome... View more info

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Unknown Destination

By: Rasker, Maya

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2195954

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author (Maya Rasker) with inscription.Jacket edges rubbed. 2002 Hard Cover. 215 pp. In the realization that my language is powerless to describe what has happened in the seven years since I first met her, I am compelled to recount the story of my wife, the beautiful Raya Mira Salomon, who disappeared on the night of August 31, 1997, our daughter’s sixth birthday, at the age of thirty-seven. . .  It was a hot, rainy summer evening when Gideon’s enigmatic wife, Raya Mira, with painted lips and her hair gathered up in a single clip, went out to get a pack of cigarett... View more info

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Wake Up, America!: World War I and the American Poster

By: Rawls, Walton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2205252

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Lacks jacket. Ex-library. 2001 Large Hardcover. The War to End All Wars did not begin as a popular cause. Americans were reluctant to get involved in what they viewed as Europe's war and reelected Woodrow Wilson on his promise to keep this nation out of it. When war became inevitable, public opinion had to be turned around. To do this, the government mobilized the talents of an incredible cadre of artists to create pictorial publicity for all aspects of the war effort - from recruiting to war relief to food and fuel conservation. Artists of the calibre of James Montgomery Fla... View more info

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100 Years of the Hard Working Dollar: The History of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rochester

By: Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rochester: 1997

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266254

Condition: Near Fine


Signed and dated by author without inscription on title page. Two 1/2 tears to top jacket edge with crease between. 1997 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. A history of Rochester-based First Federal Savings & Loan. View more info

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100 Years of the Hard Working Dollar: The History of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rochester

By: Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rochester: 1997

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277936

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. First edition. Edge wear to jacket. 1997 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. A history of Rochester-based First Federal Savings & Loan. View more info

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Crossing Washington Square: A Novel

By: Rendell, Joanne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NAL Accent: 2009

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2259921

ISBN: 0451227840

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. 1st printing. Faintly rubbed. 2009 Trade Paperback. 310 pp. Author of The Professors' Wives' Club. Professor Diana Monroe is a highly respected scholar of Sylvia Plath. Serious and aloof, she steadfastly keeps her mind on track. Professor Rachel Grey is young and impulsive, with a penchant for teaching relevant contemporary women?s stories like Bridget Jones? Diary and The Devil Wears Prada, and for wearing her heart on her sleeve. View more info

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Haunted New York: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Empire State

By: Revai, Cheri

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2005

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2284466

ISBN: 0811732495

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faint sticker remnant. 2005 Trade Paperback. An entertaining look at supernatural phenomena in New York, including the ghost of a British soldier at Fort Ontario, Champ the Lake Champlain monster, the haunted castle of Captain Beardslee, spirits in Manhattan's oldest house, the alien abduction at the Brooklyn Bridge, and many more. View more info

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A Gracious Plenty: A Novel

By: Reynolds, Sheri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282384

ISBN: 060960225X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. In the lush and isolated cemetery of a small Southern town, Finch Nobles, the narrator of this brilliantly inventive novel, tends to the flowers and shrubs that surround the monuments of people who were not known to her while they lived but who in death have become her lifeline. Badly burned in a household accident when she was just four, Finch grows into a courageous and feisty loner. She eschews the pity and awkward stares of the people of her hometown and... View more info

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The Rapture of Canaan: A Novel

By: Reynolds, Sheri

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282386

ISBN: 039914112X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Ninah Huff, a member of an isolated religious community, only sees the outside world at school, where she is labeled as odd, and when it is discovered that she is pregnant, Ninah maintains her belief that she carries a holy child. View more info

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A Hole in the World: An American Boyhood

By: Rhodes, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286576

ISBN: 0671690663

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor general wear to jacket. 1990 Hard Cover. 271 pp. A mother's suicide leads to chaos and family violence in Rhodes's moving and terrifying memoir of loss and eventual triumph as he describes his traumatic childhood. View more info

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Cajun Night Before Christmas Coloring Book

By: Rice, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pelican: 1976

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 1990764

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author on title page. 1976 Stapled Binding. It's the night before Christmas in a tiny shack on the Louisiana bayou, and Santa Claus, with his eight friendly alligators and toy-laden skiff, is on his way. Written in lively Cajun accents, the best-selling Cajun Night Before Christmas is a beloved holiday classic. Now, with this innovative coloring book, children of all ages can put their own colorful spin on the story View more info

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The Quest: Conflict at Sea and in the Heart during the American Revolution

By: Richards, David K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Infinity: 2013

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2153486

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. First Edition. An exceptional copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. Lieutenant Jason Broadfield, following family tradition of service in England’s Royal Navy, in 1778 receives command of a small ship that carries him into the conflict of the revolt in the American colonies. It is an area he requested for personal reasons; an opportunity to search for his betrothed (Rachel Addington) and his brother (Matthew), taken prisoner by a Yankee privateer some years earlier. No word has been heard of either. He struggles as well with a deeply personal question of right and wrong regarding Ame... View more info

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From Their Hearts and Hands: A Treasury of Shaker Poetry

By: Richmond, Colin Becket

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2111174

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition #274 of 500, signed & hand-numbered on limitation page. Slipcase included. Spine lightly faded. 1974 Hard Cover. xv, 137 pp. A collection of poems celebrating Shaker life, published in honor of the bicentennial. View more info