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Unless

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197975

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 321 pp. 8vo. A novel by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.I'm not interested, the way some people are, in being sad. I've had a look, and there's nothing down that road. Well now! What about the ripping sound behind my eyes, the starchy tearing of fabric, end to end; what about the need I have to curl up my knees when I sleep?For all of her life, 44 year old Reta Winters has enjoyed the useful monotony of happines... View more info

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Dressing Up for the Carnival

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197976

ISBN: 1841151645

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 249 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.A bestselling collection of short stories from the author of The Stone Diaries (winner of the Pulitzer prize) and Larry's Party (winner of the Orange prize). All over town people are putting on their costumes; X slips into his wife's lace-trimmed night gown and waltzes around his bedroom; Tamara is no longer the dull clerk reception... View more info

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Thirteen Hands: A Play in Two Acts

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197980

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear wrapper a bit toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 61 pp. A play by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS THIRTEEN HANDS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Flatties: Their Various Forms and Uses

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197981

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - limited to 550 copies, including 150 signed and numbered by the author. This copy is the latter, hand-numbered 83 and signed by Shields on the limitation page. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 10 pp. A brief work by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries.Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CAROL SHIELDS FLATTIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Stone Diaries

By: Shields, Carol

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197983

ISBN: 1857021541

Condition: Near Fine


First UK edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 361 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel by the prolific Canadian novelist, short story writer, and playwright.Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General's Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. 'The Stone Diaries' is the story of one woman's life, a truly sensuous novel which relects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century. This is the story of Daisy Goodwill, from her birth on a kitchen... View more info

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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 LITERATURE CONTEMPORARY FICTION BOX GARDEN PULITZER PRIZE 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. Rochester's Downtown celebrates the people of this great city as they progress from their early beginnings to create a dynamic ... 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 fresh air. Resorts served as an escape from summer’s oppressive heat and offered a world of fun, fantasy, and fishing—a worl... View more info

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Wyatt Earp & the 'Buntline Special' Myth

By: Shillingberg, William B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blaine Publishing Company: 1976

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290890

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Wrappers lightly scuffed. 1976 Stapled Binding. 63, [1] pp. An assessment of the mythology surrounding Wyatt Earp, specifically his association with Colt's so-called Buntline Special revolvers. 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 usual End Times scenarios that are predicted and ballyhooed by hysterical, superstitious people. But when you look around at th... View more info

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All He Ever Wanted

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282451

ISBN: 0316782262

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. Years after escaping from a hotel fire and encountering an elusive woman, who he subsequently married and divorced, a man travels from New England to Florida by train and remembers the relationship. View more info

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Fortune's Rocks

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282452

ISBN: 0316781010

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 453 pp. With grace and understatement, Shreve evokes 15-year-old Olympia’s emerging sexuality, her family cottage on Fortune’s Rocks, and the bright, sea-clean season. The perfect complement to the heroine’s enchanted world is Dr. John Haskell, a physician and writer who provides care to the poor of a nearby mill town. Despite his wife and children, Haskell and Olympia fall in love and are soon caught in flagrante. Disgraced, the Biddeford family leaves Fortune... View more info

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The Last Time They Met

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282453

ISBN: 0316781142

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds them fatefully together, this hypnotically compelling novel unfolds a tale of intense passion, drama, and suspense. The Last Time They Met is a singularly ambitious and accomplished work by one of today's most widely celebrated novelists. View more info

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Light on Snow

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282454

ISBN: 0316781487

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages faintly toned. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. A brilliant and beautiful contemporary novel about love and memory from the author of the bestselling novels All He Ever Wanted and The Pilots Wife.The events of a December afternoon, during which a father and his daughter find an abandoned infant in the snow, will forever alter the 11-year-old girls understanding of the world and the adults who inhabit it: a father who has taken great pains to remove himself from society in order to put an unthinkabl... View more info

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The Pilot's Wife: A Novel

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282455

ISBN: 0316789089

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. As a pilot's wife, Kathryn has learned to expect both intense exhilaration and long periods alone, but nothing has prepared her for a late-night knock that lets her know her husband has died in a crash. Until now, Kathryn Lyons's life has been peaceful if unextraordinary: a satisfying job teaching high school in the New England mill town of her childhood; a picture-perfect home by the ocean; a precocious, independent-minded fifteen-year-old daughter; and a ha... View more info

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Sea Glass

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282456

ISBN: 0316780812

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!. 378 pp. Honora and Sexton Beecher find their lives forever changed when they are rendered virtually penniless by the crash of the stock market, forcing Sexton to work in a nearby mill, a job that is plagued by violence, and as they try to reconstruct their marriage and home, they are confronted by passions of every kind, in a powerful novel by the author of The Pilot's Wife. View more info

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A Wedding in December: A Novel

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282457

ISBN: 0316738999

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 325 pp. Gathering to attend a wedding in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, seven former classmates find the reunion marked by the death of a spouse, a traumatic past event, a shocking secret, and health issues. 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 of comfort and resolution. 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 works of Native American literature—a novel that is itself a ceremony of healing. Masterfully written, filled with the somber m... 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 SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION 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 note on the author following the text, which features additional information not included in the original edition. Silko, a L... 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] pp. 8vo. Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, ... 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 two significant individuals in early 20th century America. Top board corner lightly stained. 1922 Hard Cover. xiv, [4], 344 pp.... View more info

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The Saburov Memoirs or Bismarck & Russia: Being Fresh Light on the League of the Three Emperors, 1881

By: Simpson, J.Y.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2283740

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed and dated by author on front endpaper, with a gift note from a relative (Helene Day Simpson?) above it in different ink. Handwritten note to author, two other notes, and a related news article laid in. Lightly stained along base and along edges of frontispiece, typed list of names and brief ink note on rear endpapers. 1929 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 304 pp. 8vo. Fold-out map follows text. View more info

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Anywhere But Here: A Novel

By: Simpson, Mona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282458

ISBN: 0394552830

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 406 pp. This novel about the dreams of three generations of a Midwestern family begins with twelve-year-old Ann August and her ambitious mother, as they travel to California in search of fame and fortune. View more info

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The Lost Father: A Novel

By: Simpson, Mona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282459

ISBN: 0394589165

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!. 505 pp. In her highly acclaimed first novel, Anywhere But Here, Simpson created one of the most astute yet vulnerable heroines in contemporary fiction. Now Mayan Atassi--once Mayan Stevenson--returns in an immensely powerful novel about love and lovelessness, fathers and fatherlessness, and the loyalties that shape us even when they threaten to destroy us. Now a woman of twenty-eight and finally on her own in medical school, Mayan becomes obsessed with the fathe... View more info

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Off Keck Road: A Novella

By: Simpson, Mona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282460

ISBN: 0375410104

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!. 167 pp. In Green Bay, Wisconsin—here vividly realized and imagined—Bea Maxwell comes of age in the fifties, and Off Keck Road follows her extended circle along the arc of their lives, through their frustrations and occasional successes, well toward old age. A story of family and friends, of change and many generations, it gathers itself around this remarkable woman, who discovers much about the world from her experience in the one place she has always belong... View more info

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A Regular Guy: A Novel

By: Simpson, Mona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282461

ISBN: 0679450912

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Anywhere But Here and The Lost Father have established Mona Simpson as one of our most accomplished writers. In her new novel--the portrait of a legendary, quintessentially American entrepreneur trapped by the age he helped to define--she brilliantly extends her achievement. More powerfully than ever before, Simpson uncovers the nature of longing and belonging, of blood relations and the human heart. View more info