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The Box Garden: A Novel

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Stone Diaries. Charleen, a divorcee eking out a living as a poet and part-time assistant for an obscure scientific journal, returns home to attend her mother's wedding, and is caught up in a series of unexpected--and terrifying--events.Keywords: CAROL SHIELDS CANADIAN LITERA... View more info

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Anniversary: A Comedy

By: Shields, Carol; Williamson, Dave

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197978

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by both authors without inscription on title page. 1998 Trade Paperback. 60 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA CAROL SHIELDS PULITZER PRIZE COMEDY SIGNED FIRST EDITION ENTERTAINMENT View more info

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Rochester's Downtown (Images of America)

By: Shilling, Donovan A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2001

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2014413

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. An exceptional copy. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Downtown Rochester is defined by Main Street, State Street, and the major crossroads of those streets. It is the core of one of New York State's most important cities. Rochester's Downtown recaptures the golden era when downtown bloomed as a mecca for daytime workers and shoppers and for an evening's entertainment at vibrant social centers. Ro... View more info

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Rochester's Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks (Images of America)

By: Shilling, Donovan A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 2001

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277156

ISBN: 0738501638

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Inscribed and signed by author with his business card laid in ('To Peter Woodams - enjoy! Donovan A. Shilling'). Spine faded. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. The period from 1884 to 1926 was the heyday of the trolley lines, the height of steam travel, and the peak of interest in the “back to nature” movement. It was a time for spiritual renewal, when society was encouraged to enjoy family activities in the fre... View more info

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The Other End (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

By: Shirley, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1794287

ISBN: 1587671506

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Includes original jacket. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 292 pp. Do you ever think that the human world is hopelessly out of balance, blighted, off track, and the only hope is some kind of apocalypse, some sort of end of the world that would allow the human race a new beginning, a fresh start without...ah...certain people? You know you don't want and can't believe in the us... View more info

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Ceremony (Contemporary American Fiction Series)

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 2208043

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faintly rubbed. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Tayo, a young Native American, has been a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, and the horrors of captivity have almost eroded his will to survive. His return to the Laguna Pueblo reservation only increases his feeling of estrangement and alienation. While other returning soldiers find easy refuge in alcohol and senseless violence, Tayo searches for another kind... View more info

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Ceremony

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Richard Seaver / The Viking Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196040

Condition: Near Fine


First edition in first issue jacket ('Some Comments on Leslie Silko' on rear flap - the second issue replaces 'Leslie Silko' with 'Ceremony'). Signed by author without inscription on title page. Minor fading to top board edge.Minimal wear to jacket corners. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 262 pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, following a volume of poetry published three years earlier. 'Ceremony remains one of the most profound and moving work... View more info

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Storyteller

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Seaver Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196053

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278 pp. 8vo. Author's first collection of short stories. Silko, a Laguna Pueblo, was the first recipient of the MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' Grant, and is widely acknowledged as an important force in the Native American Renaissance.Keywords: FICTION HISTORICAL NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE LESLIE MARMON SILKO STORYTELLER S... View more info

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Laguna Woman: Poems

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Flood Plain Press: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196142

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. An exceptional copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 45 pp. A reissue of the author's first collection of poetry, which was originally released shortly after the publication of her popular short story The Man to Send Rain Clouds. This edition was published in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the work. Includes illustrations by the author, and a biographical ... View more info

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Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit: Essays on Native American Life Today

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197176

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (4-2-96) by author without inscription on title page. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. 8vo. Defiant essays on the culture of Native Americans and their position in society consider such topics as the earth, the weather, and the injustice of the Anglo-American legal system.Keywords: LESLIE MARMON SILKO YELLOW WOMAN BEAUTY OF SPIRIT ESSAYS NATIVE AMERICAN SOCIOLOGY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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A Light in the Attic: Poems and Drawings

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2262383

ISBN: 0060256737

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Very good in near fine supplied jacket (ISBN-13 on rear panel indicates it was a later issue). Signed by author with original sketch in black ink on front endpapers, with a signed note of authentication from his personal friend and longtime bookseller Fred Koller, with whom Silverstein co-wrote a number of songs. Spine and cover edges faded, ink gift note and owner address on front endpapers. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 167, [9... View more info

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From Seven to Seventy: Memories of a Painter and a Yankee

By: Simmons, Edward; Herford, Oliver

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276384

Condition: Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Julian Street, In hopes that he will get as much pleasure out of this book as I did in reading Rita Coventry. Edward Simmons, March 2, 1923'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., but the inscription is clearly to his father, who published Rita Coventry in the same year as Simmons's work. An important association copy establishing a relationship between tw... View more info

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Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Bellow, Saul; Rosenfeld, Isaac; Guterman, Norbert; Glicklich, Martha; Gottleib, Elaine; Katz, Shlomo; Gross, Nancy;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2173041

Condition: Very Good


1979 13th printing (the year Singer won the Pulitzer Prize). Signed I B Singer without inscription on front endpaper - he sometimes signed in this manner, sometimes with his first name and middle initial, and sometimes with his full name. Crease to bottom edge of jacket, faint crease down front jacket flap, jacket lightly toned.Very Good. 1957 Hard Cover. 205 pp. When Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1979, the Swedish Academy praised his impass... View more info

Prancing Tiger: A Novel (Signed)

By: Singerman, Philip

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1534095

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author. First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1994 Hard Cover. 396 pp. Ex-CIA operative and martial arts expert Roland Troy is living peacefully in the Florida backwaters until he receives an unexpected call from old flame Clara Roseman, who asks him to help clear her son of charges of rape and murder. View more info

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At Paradise Gate (Signed)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1888148

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Signed by author and inscribed 'To Kathy' on title page. Pages lightly toned. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. Jane Smiley is known for her exceptionally wide-ranging talent and keen takes on everyday life. Her novel A Thousand Acres was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Jessica Lange, and her new novel, The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton, is... View more info

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The Age of Grief: A Novella and Stories (Signed)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1888151

Condition: Near Fine


2nd paperback printing. Signed by author and inscribed 'To Kathy' on title page. Pages faintly toned, sticker on back cover. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. A novella and five short stories by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. Here is a stunning collection of five stories and a novella, written in Jane Smiley's clear and elegant prose, and filled with the unmistakable sound of real people going about the bu... View more info

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Duplicate Keys (Signed)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1888153

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Signed by author and inscribed 'To Kathy' on title page. Pages faintly toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 306 pp. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. They were six friends from the Midwest who moved to New York City with high hopes of making it big in the music industry. Although the dream had faded, they had all remained friends--or so it seemed. One brilliant day, two of the... View more info

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A Thousand Acres

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196814

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. 8vo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A thousand acres, a piece of land of almost mythic proportions. Upon this fertile, nourishing earth, Jane Smiley has set her rich, breathtakingly dramatic novel of an American family whose wealth cannot stay the hand of tragedy. It is the intense, compelling story of a father and his daughters, of sis... View more info

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The Life of the Body

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Coffee House Press / Espresso Editions: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2195965

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #101 of 170. Signed by author and artist on limitation page. Includes plexiglass case with a charming ribbon closure at the fore-edge.Minimal scuff to rear panel of case. 1990 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated with six hand-colored linoleum cuts by Susan Nees. From the limitation page: 'Handset in Jan van Krimpen's Romulus type with Michelangelo display. Printed on dampened Johanna, a 75% rag, 25% esp... View more info

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Barn Blind

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196004

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top page ridge lightly foxed, minor discoloration to cover spine base.Jacket flaps toned. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. Author's first book. 'The verdant pastures of a farm in Illinois have the placid charm of a landscape painting. But the horses that graze there have become the obsession of a woman who sees them as the fulfillment of every wish: to win, to be... View more info

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Greenlanders

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196815

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Small spot on top page ridge, corners slightly pushed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 558 pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. The Greenlanders is an enthralling novel in the epic tradition of the old Norse sagas. Set in the fourteenth century in Europe’s most farflung outpost, a land of glittering fjords, blasting winds, sun-warmed meadow... View more info

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A Thousand Acres [Excerpt]

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196818

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Minimal wear to corners. 1991 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Wrappers. An excerpt of the novel that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, printed a year before its release. A thousand acres, a piece of land of almost mythic proportions. Upon this fertile, nourishing earth, Jane Smiley has set her rich, breathtakingly dramatic novel of an American family whose wealth cannot stay the... View more info

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Catskill Crafts: Artisans of the Catskill Mountains

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196830

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 174 pp. 8vo. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres. 'In her first nonfiction work, the author of Barn Blind fashions what she calls a friendship quilt from interviews with artisans who see their choice to live in the the New York Catskill Mountains region as being significantly entwined with their decision to live by craf... View more info

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Thirteen [13] Ways of Looking at the Novel

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196936

ISBN: 1400040590

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Publisher's review slip and signed promotional photo of author laid in. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 591 pp. 8vo. Over an extraordinary twenty-year career, Jane Smiley has written all kinds of novels: mystery, comedy, historical fiction, epic. “Is there anything Jane Smiley cannot do?” raves Time magazine. But in the wake of 9/11, Smiley faltered in her hitherto... View more info

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Moo: A Novel

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196937

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 414 pp. 8vo. Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, amid cow pastures and waving fields of grain, lies Moo University, a distinguished institution devoted to the art and science of agriculture. Here, among an atmosphere rife with devious plots, mischievous intrigue, lusty liaisons, and academic one-upmanship, Chairman X of the Horticulture Depar... View more info

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Horse Heaven: A Novel

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196938

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without attribution on title page ('4-4:00 Jane Smiley'). 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 561 pp. 8vo. Smiley takes two years in the lives of horses and horse people, and weaves a brisk and bright book about the racing world. The character list includes the gamut of racetrack regulars-the trainers, the hyper-rich owners, the gamblers, the jockeys, horse-crazy teenage girls-and best of all, the horses. Th... View more info

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Good Faith: A Novel

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196939

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Publisher's review slip and promotional photo of author laid in. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 417 pp. 8vo. Jane Smiley brings her extraordinary gifts—comic timing, empathy, emotional wisdom, an ability to deliver slyly on big themes and capture the American spirit—to the seductive, wishful, wistful world of real estate, in which the sport of choice is the mind game. ... View more info

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The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196940

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Single printed sheet headed Song of the Kansas Emigrants laid in. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 452 pp. 8vo. Six years after her Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, A Thousand Acres, and three years after her witty, acclaimed, and best-selling novel of academe, Moo, Jane Smiley once again demonstrates her extraordinary range and brilliance.Her new novel, set in the 18... View more info

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Ordinary Love & Good Will: Two Novellas

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197171

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 197 pp. 8vo.Ordinary Love: At a reunion with her grown children, a woman recalls the long-ago affair that ended her relationship with their father?and changed all their lives irrevocably.Good Will: Despite the carefully self-sufficient life he has designed for his small family, a man discovers that even the right choices have unexpected conse... View more info

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Duplicate Keys: A Novel

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197172

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [1] pp. 8vo. Author's third book. Alice Ellis is a Midwestern refugee living in Manhattan. Still recovering from a painful divorce, she depends on the companionship and camaraderie of tightly knit circle of friends. At the center of this circle is a rock band struggling to navigate New York’s erratic music scene, and an apartment/practi... View more info