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Girls in the Grass: Stories

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282555

ISBN: 0394576632

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 272 pp. Ranging from rural Idaho to suburban Arizona and downtown Boston, eleven stories offer an insightful, poignant study of American dreams, illusions, revelations, and relationships. View more info

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Iona Moon: A Novel

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Poseidon Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282556

ISBN: 0671796879

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 315 pp. Perceived as provincial and uncivilized by the people of White Falls, Idaho, Iona Moon discovers that the two boys she allowed to have sex with her inhabit a world as cruel and unforgiving as her own. View more info

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Meteors in August: A Novel

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282557

ISBN: 0394576640

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 275 pp. Author's first novel. Lizzie Macon--whose sister, pregnant by an Indian, has been banished from the family--represses her sexuality and becomes involved in charismatic religions in this exploration of religious and racial prejudice in a Montana mill town. View more info

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Sweet Hearts: A Novel

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282558

ISBN: 0395785898

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 240 pp. Marie Zimmer has stories to tell but will not speak. Deaf since the age of nine and motherless since she was eleven, Marie is a mute witness to her family's turmoil, the only one bold enough to tell the tale of Flint and Cecile, her sister's dangerous children. At sixteen, Flint has spent eight years of his life in juvenile detentio... View more info

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf: The Book That Breaks Masonic Silence

By: Thorn, Richard P.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: M. Evans & Company, Inc.: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200389

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For Bob Zabel with best wishes, Richard P. Thorn, M.D.'). Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. 1994 Hard Cover. 243 pp. 8vo. As the religious right spreads its influence throughout the U.S., it is inevitable that some of its more provocative speakers should tread on the toes of other groups, both religious and nonreligious. In Thorn's case, the fundamentalists have met their match. Thorn attacks the ... View more info

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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind the New York Times

By: Tifft, Susan E.; Jones, Alex S.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268467

ISBN: 0316845469

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Surface tear along jacket spine head. 1999 Hard Cover. xx, 870 pp. An insider's biography of America's most powerful media dynasty draws on archival material from The New York Times and family resources to chronicle the rise to success of the visionary Adolph Ochs and his colorful descendants. View more info

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Ivan the Fool or The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils, also A Lost Opportunity and Polikushka

By: Tolstoi, Leo [Tolstoy, Leo]; Norraikow, Adolphus

Price: $425.00  $340.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster and Company: 1891

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2180844

Condition: Very Good


First thus - these stories were originally published separately. A bit musty, spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper and corresponding owner stamp on front flyleaf. 1891 Hard Cover. 172 pp. Three short stories by the author of Anna Karenina, War and Peace, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, originally published in 1886. Includes a preface by translator Count Norraikow, Ivan the Fool, A Lost Opportunity, and Polikushka. Engraved illustrations by Valerian Gribayedoff (w... View more info

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The Diaries of Sophia Tolstoy

By: Tolstoy, Sophia; Porter, Cathy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282740

ISBN: 0394528182

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor chip along top edge of front jacket panel, a few light creases to jacket, ink mark over price on front jacket flap. 1985 Hard Cover. xxxv, 1043 pp. Endpapers illustrated with Sophia Tolstoy's family tree. Her diaries give a detailed and illuminating account of the daily events of the Tolstoys' family life--the births, marriages, illnesses and love affairs of her thirteen children, numerous grandchildren and countless relatives and servants. They... View more info

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Carlito's Way

By: Torres, Edwin

Price: $1,250.00  $1,000.00

Publisher: Saturday Review Press / E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269841

ISBN: 0841504083

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page ('9/4/03, For Tracy Callahan: With warmest regards. Honorable Edwin Torres J.S.C.'). Slightly smoky, top page ridge faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 152, [2] pp. 8vo. The first novel by Puerto Rican New York State Supreme Court judge Edwin Torres, which together with its sequel After Hours inspired the 1993 film starring Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, etc. Penn and Miller bo... View more info

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The Clantons of Tombstone

By: Traywick, Ben T.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Red Marie's Bookstore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288972

ISBN: 0963177273

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 257 pp. The Clantons were fighters and did things their own way. This eventually cost them their lives but not before drama and intrigue saturated their family name. This book is filled with documents and pictures that bring the past one step closer. View more info

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John Henry (The Doc Holliday Story)

By: Traywick, Ben T.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Red Marie's Bookstore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288979

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Spine very lightly rubbed. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 272 pp. Within these pages Ben Traywick, Historian, recreates the saga of John Henry, the real Doc Holliday. He lived a life full of adventure. Coming from the old South, he lost his past while creating his niche in the West. This is the exciting true story of one of the men who stood with Wyatt Earp in the Gunfight at O.K. Corral, his ... View more info

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Gadaffi: The Desert Mystic

By: Tremlett, George

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269461

ISBN: 0881849340

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. 320 pp. Discusses Gadaffi's transformation of Libya from a tribal community to a modern state and how he was once protected by the CIA as the U.S.'s primary buffer against coups in North Africa. View more info

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Old School Ties

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Lemon Tree Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199826

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 146 pp. A collection of school-themed short stories by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. View more info

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Other People's Worlds

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199829

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel set in a Gloucestershire town, by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. Safe in her old house, Julia is soon to be married to Francis. Doris is not happy. Sprawled among the grime of her Fulham flat, she gropes behind the bread bin for the vodka and waits for Francis. And Francis, dreaming of Constance Kent driv... View more info

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Elizabeth Alone

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199830

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and number on front endpaper, board edges a bit faded, jacket faintly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. 8vo. A novel set in a Gloucestershire town, by the three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time Booker Prize nominee. Elizabeth Alone by William Trevor - a powerful and moving novel from one of the world's finest writers After nineteen years of marriage, three children and a brief but passionate aff... View more info

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The Love Department

By: Trevor, William

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269567

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, bookseller note laid in showing this was purchased from Kenny's in Galway in 1982. Page ridge faintly foxed. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. The Love Department by William Trevor - a darkly comic novel about a thief of the heart, by one of the world's best writers From the offices of her Love Department, Lady Dolores cures the heartaches of the lonely wives of Wimbledon with inimitable ... View more info

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The Boarding-House

By: Trevor, William

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269569

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to bottom edge of jacket and a few pages,. 1965 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. The Boarding House by William Trevor - a darkly comic novel by one of the world's best writers William Bird has always taken in boarders who are on the fringes of society: the petty conman, the immigrant who's never been able to fit in, the blustering officer who really doesn't know what's what , and the just plain lonely.... View more info

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The Story of Lucy Gault

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270208

ISBN: 0670913421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, [1] pp. 8vo. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of arson leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to leave Ireland for England, her mother's home. Lucy cannot bear the thought of leaving Lahardane, their country house with its beautiful land and nearby beach, and a dog she has befriended. On the day before they are due to leave, Lucy runs away... View more info

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The Silence in the Garden

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270209

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [5] pp. 8vo. Set in Carriglas, County Cork, this book tells of Sarah Pollexfen, who becomes a governess to the Rolleston family at the beginning of this century. Two wars later, she dies in the house that was once so magical for her. How and why that magic becomes tarnished is the main theme of the novel. William Trevor's first novel, The Old Boys, won the Hawthornden Prize in 1964. Since ... View more info

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Beyond the Pale

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270210

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255, [1] pp. 8vo. This new collection of twelve [stories] shows perhaps a wider range and greater depth than any of its four predecessors... As the superb title story (a prize-winning radio play) suggests, this volume lays emphasis on the concerns of Ireland and the emotions that Ireland arouses. View more info

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The News from Ireland & Other Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270212

ISBN: 0370306953

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 284, [4] pp. 8vo. Featuring The News From Ireland -- set on the estate of the Protestant Pulvertafts during the famine years of the 1840s -- this collection of short stories exemplifies the qualities of subtlety, honesty and humanity. View more info

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The Story of Lucy Gault

By: Trevor, William

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Viking / Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273037

ISBN: 0670913421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine ends lightly pushed. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, [1] pp. 8vo. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s Ireland, but the threat of arson leads the parents of nine-year-old Lucy to leave Ireland for England, her mother's home. Lucy cannot bear the thought of leaving Lahardane, their country house with its beautiful land and nearby beach, and a dog she has befriended. On the day before they are d... View more info

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Two Lives: Reading Turgenev and My House in Umbria

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273057

ISBN: 0670839337

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 375, [3] pp. 8vo. Two novellas explore the lives of two women whose lives are marred by the absence of love. View more info

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Nights at the Alexandra (A Hutchinson Novella)

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281554

ISBN: 0091684609

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 71 pp. Illustrated by Paul Hogarth. Set in a provincial Irish town against the backdrop of the Second World War, Nights at the Alexandra is a masterpiece of short fiction. Tracing the reminiscences of a fifty-eight-year-old Irish cinema owner named Harry, the story recounts the years during Harry's adolescence when he forges an unlikely friendship with an ÈmigrÈ couple recently arr... View more info

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Family Sins and Other Stories

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281610

ISBN: 0370313747

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages very faintly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 250 pp. Short stories based on various aspects of the human condition - the casualties of bereavement, the comic foibles of human nature, the poverty of life without love and the suffocating compromises made for perceived gain. The author also wrote The Silence in the Garden. View more info

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Juliet's Story

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The O'Brien Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281611

ISBN: 0862782767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom rear corner lightly bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 126 pp. Illustrated by Brian Bourke. After her friend Paddy Old the storyteller dies and she falls out with her best friend, Juliet and her storytelling grandmother go on a journey of self discovery from Tipperary, through England to France, and Juliet learns that stories make the world go around. View more info

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Miss Gomez and the Brethren

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286126

ISBN: 037001460X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear to rear jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. First published by The Bodley Head in 1971, in which an inhabitant of the boarded-up wasteland of Crow Street in southwest London, Miss Gomez, is convinced that she has a mission in life: to prevent a sex crime shortly to be committed. View more info

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A Standard of Behaviour

By: Trevor, William

Price: $450.00  $360.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199824

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A couple tiny spots on page fore-edge. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket lightly foxed and soiled, jacket spine a bit faded. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199, [1] pp. Author's first novel. ... a novel about a small group of people caught in the web of their own idleness. Trevor would go on to become a three-time Whitbread Prize winner and five-time nominee for the Booker Prize, earning a reputation for his short stories ... View more info

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Imperial Legend: The Mysterious Disappearance of Tsar Alexander I

By: Trouetzkoy, Alexis S.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284238

ISBN: 1559706082

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. xiv, 300 pp. Thoroughly researched and utterly riveting, a revelatory work details the death of one of Russia's greatest emperors, Alexander I, which lead to much speculation that he actually staged his death to cover a devastating secret, and suggests that Feodor Kuzmich, a holy man who wandered through Russia doing good works, and Alexander were one and the same person. View more info

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Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865

By: Trudeau, Noah Andre

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267104

ISBN: 0316853259

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 548 pp. Noah Andre Trudeau's past three books garnered him recognition as one of America's most respected Civil War historians. Now, in Like Men of War, he focuses on African-American soldiers in the Union army. In all, more than 175,000 black soldiers taught in more than 400 battles. But once the war was won, their efforts were largely ignored or forgotten. Drawing from... View more info