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The Redneck Way of Knowledge: Down-Home Tales

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271007

ISBN: 039451050X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 159 pp. This intoxicating book by the author of The Revolution of Little Girls combines autobiography, reporting, and the dressed-up lies we call fiction. An underground classic since its initial publication, it is the wildly funny personal testament of Blanche McCrary Boyd, sixties radical and born-again Southerner, a lesbi... View more info

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Terminal Velocity

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271009

ISBN: 0679430083

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. In 1970 I realized that the Sixties were passing me by. I had never even smoked a joint, or slept with anyone besides my husband. A year later I had left Nicky, changed my name from Ellen to Rain, and moved to a radical lesbian commune in California named Red Moon Rising, where I was playing the Ten of Hearts in an o... View more info

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After the Plague, and Other Stories

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199485

ISBN: 0670030058

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription. First edition. Faint smell of smoke, top page edges lightly foxed.Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. Few authors in America write with such sheer love of story, language, and imagination as T. C. Boyle, and nowhere is that passion more evident than in his inventive, wickedly funny, and widely praised short stories. In After the Plague, his sixth collection of stories, Boyle exhibits his... View more info

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The Long Dirt Road: A Short Story with a Long Reach

By: Braman, Clifford L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clifford L. Braman: 2014

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265326

ISBN: 149748247X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, To Laurie, from Clifford L. Braman. Top corner lightly bumped. 2014 Trade Paperback. iii, 134 pp. Over fifty years ago, Clifford L. Braman was a student at a private Christian high school in central Florida—a place that should have nurtured, strengthened, and prepared him for the world. It did, but not in a positive way; sadly, its administrators and teachers introduced him to the hardships of life through their own harshness and dece... View more info

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Small Craft Warnings: Stories

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Nevada Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201015

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 180 pp. The indigo skies and lush vegetation of the contemporary West Coast belie the damaged souls and desperate alienation that lurk behind fading stucco walls and off the endless highways. The lives of women on the edge and beyond the margins have seldom been explored with as much power or insight as in these brilliant stories... View more info

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Postcard from August

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Illuminati: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201044

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Spine lightly bumped, lightly toned. 1990 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 75 pp. A lyrical diary in chapters by turns meditative and explosive, it spells a woman's intuitive journey from Southern California to wisdom--by way of motherhood, Hawaii and surrender. From the controversial author of Palm Latitudes.Keywords: KATE BRAVERMAN AMERICAN LITERATURE POETRY POEMS POSTCARD FROM AUGUST View more info

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Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles: An Accidental Memoir

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270797

ISBN: 1555974384

Condition: Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 217 pp. Kate Braverman grew up in Los Angeles in the late 1950s at the time when glitz was just beginning to be manufactured. Her Los Angeles was made up of stucco tenements, welfare, and the marginalized. It wasn't a destination city, it was the end of the line. Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles chronicl... View more info

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Lullaby for Sinners: Poems

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270798

ISBN: 0060104392

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 88 pp. A brilliant book of poetry by a legendary American author. View more info

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Lithium for Medea: A Novel

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270799

ISBN: 0060104414

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 251 pp. Author's first novel. In this startling, intense novel, Kate Braverman uses the language and sensibilities of a poet to create a portrait of a young woman on the brink of self-discovery. View more info

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Squandering the Blue: Stories

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270800

ISBN: 0449905519

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 241 pp. Single mothers, insolent daughters, blood sisters, and desperate friends people the tales in this twelve-story cycle, as they live out urban fairy tales and nightmares in the atmospheric landscape of Los Angeles. View more info

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Wonders of the West: A Novel

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270801

ISBN: 0449906566

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. Newly arrived at her brother's home in 1960s Los Angeles, teenager Jordan Lerner struggles to deal with her brother's terminal illness, her mother's dalliances with a string of men, and a school where she is considered an outcast. View more info

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The Incantation of Frida K.

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270802

ISBN: 1583224696

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. I was born in rain and I will die in rain, begins Kate Braverman’s The Incantation of Frida K., an imagined life journey of Frida Kahlo. The book opens and closes inside the mind of Frida K., at 46, on her deathbed, taking us through a kaleidoscope of memories and hallucinations where we shiver for two hundred page... View more info

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Palm Latitudes: A Novel

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Linden Press / Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270803

ISBN: 0671645420

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped, jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. Tells the stories of Francisca Ramos, a prostitute, Gloria Hernandez, a young housewife, and Marta Ortega, an eldery half-breed, who live in the Los Angeles barrio. View more info

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Milk Run

By: Braverman, Kate Ellen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Momentum Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200713

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers and pages lightly toned, front wrapper lightly rubbed. 1977 Large Softcover. 57 pp. A collection of poetry by American writer Kate Ellen Braverman. Author's first book of poetry. CONTENTS: Cobalt Blue; Two and One-Half Years Ago; White Out; Classified Ad; The Curse; Job Interview; Bicycle Ride; This Is a Rented City; You Take the Man to the Hospital; Spaced Out; Clockman; Soon; My Husband Who Is Not My Husband... View more info

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George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202690

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated by author without inscription on half-title page. 1996 Hard Cover. xiii, 637 pp. This life of George Eastman is the first biography since 1930 of the man who transformed the world of photography. As a 23-year-old bank clerk, Eastman bought his first camera and began simplifying the cumbersome and messy wet-plate process. With only two years' experience, he patented a dry-plate coating machine and began selling photographic plates. Soon, th... View more info

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Leading the Way: Eastman and Oral Health

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Meliora Press / University of Rochester Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267893

ISBN: 1580463118

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. This copy was presented to a doctor who presented at University of Rochester's Centennial Celebration, by the director of advancement at Eastman Institute of Oral Health, who has written a lengthy gift note on the front endpaper. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 201, [5] pp. 8vo. A history of the Eastman Dental Center, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269234

ISBN: 061539373X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed without inscription by the author, photographer, designer, project manager, and philanthropist Betty Strasenburgh on the title page. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [1] pp. The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream provides a stunning celebration of the history and renovation of the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York. The book is richly illustrated with period imagery as well as b... View more info

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The Day Jesse James Was Killed

By: Breihan, Carl W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick Fell, Inc., Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2195335

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. Pages heavily tonedJacket heavily toned, jacket edges heavily rubbed, bottom right front corner of jacket taped. 1961 Hard Cover. xxvi, 235 pp. a wealth of material never before published, which casts new light on many aspects of the James' activities and motives, gleaned from rare newspaper accounts of the day, letters and photographs obtained from members of the James family and personal reminiscences of their friends and neighbors. Bla... View more info

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Mountain Man

By: Bright, Verne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1949

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2174831

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Inscribed & signed by author on front endpaper ('For Betty Ogden, With the compliments of Edith and the author, Verne Bright, The Breakers, Tolovana Park, Oregon, July 5, 1959'). Light stain to top page ridge (exterior only). 1949 Hard Cover. 190 pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry celebrating the American West, by the poet, journalist, and English teacher in Oregon. View more info

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Lightfoot the Deer (Burgess Quaddies Green Forest Series Book 1)

By: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2140934

Condition: Very Good


1925 printing. Near fine in fair to good jacket. Inscribed & signed by author on title page ('Your story friend, Thornton W. Burgess 1926.'). This inscription is typical of Burgess, and therefore likely this was not inscribed to a friend of his. Nonetheless, signed copies of Burgess's early works are rather uncommon, especially in original jackets. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket stained & toned with minor loss from corners.Good. 1921 Hard Cover. viii, 205, [2] pp. 8v... View more info

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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277197

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Publisher's insert and certificate of authenticity laid in. 2007 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 373, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish S... View more info

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The Integrity of Chiseling (SIGNED COPY)

By: Burlingame, Harold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1854560

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. 1990 Large Hardcover. Yearbook style work that gathers Incidents, fragments, daring adventures, etc. which took place during a thirty-two year ministry in one church in Bliss, NY. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way: The America Lincoln Knew

By: Burlingame, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firelight Publishing: 2011

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2170921

ISBN: 1891650254

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by both Robert Shaw and Michael Burlingame. First edition. An exceptional copy.Near Fine. 2011 Large Hardcover. Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way-The America Lincoln Knew is a look back through the window of time into Lincoln's world. Renowned Lincoln historian Dr. Michael Burlingame and acclaimed landscape photographer Robert Shaw explore the places and the land that were a part of Abraham Lincoln's life-from his early years in Kentucky and Indiana, through the 2... View more info

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The Crosswinds of Freedom (The American Experiment III [Volume 3]) (The Leather Bound Library of Easton Press Signed First Editions)

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277194

Condition: Fine


First edition. Publisher's blank bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 864, [4] pp. 8vo. Burgundy full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A Pulitzer Prize winner's 'immensely readable' history of the United States from FDR's election to the final days of the Cold War (Publishers Weekly). The Crosswinds of Freedom is an articulate and incisive examination of the United States during its rise to beco... View more info

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Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journeys in the Levant, with a Talmudist Story-Teller. A Spring Trip of the Zigzag Club through Egypt and the Holy Land.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston: 1886

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1864933

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author on front flyleaf: 'Miss Annie H. Lee, Haveen, B.G.; Presented by H.B. Christmas 1885.' No jacket. Front hinge just starting, boards lightly rubbed. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 304 pp. Original olive cloth, gilt titles, gilt & black decorations, illustrated endpapers, engravings throughout text. Late 19th century travel writing, part of The Zig-Zag Series, this volume focusing on journeys in Egypt, the ... View more info

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Heavenly Bodies

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Emory University: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200682

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, one of 175 copies. Includes publisher's envelope. 1999 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 13, [1] pp. A short work by A.S. Byatt, the Booker Prize winning author of Possession and other novels. Originally published in The Sunday Times on December 20, 1998, and re-released in this limited edition to mark the occasion of the 1999 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature. View more info

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Babel Tower

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270820

ISBN: 0701137185

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 618 pp. In Babel Tower a cast of striking characters play out their personal dramas amid the clashing politics, passionate ideals and stirring languages of the early 1960s. Frederica (the heroine of Virgin in the Garden and Still Life) now teaching English at an art college, is hiding he... View more info

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Angels and Insects

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270821

ISBN: 0701137177

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 292 pp. In two breathtakingly accomplished novellas, A. S. Byatt explores the landscape of Victorian England, where science and spiritualism are both popular manias and domestic decorum coexists with brutality and perversion. View more info

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Passions of the Mind: Selected Writings

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270822

ISBN: 0701138475

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 346 pp. Whether she is writing about George Eliot or Sylvia Plath; Victorian spiritual malaise or Toni Morrison; mythic strands in the novels of Iris Murdoch and Saul Bellow; politics behind the popularity of Barbara Pym or the ambition... View more info

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A Whistling Woman

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270824

ISBN: 0701173807

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages moderately toned due to the type of paper used by the publisher. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 422 pp. This electrifying new novel forms the triumphant conclusion to the great “Frederica quartet” depicting the forces in English life from the early 50s to 1970. While Frederica -- the spirited heroine of Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, and Babel Tower -- falls almost by accide... View more info