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Twice-Told Tales: An Anthology, Volume 1

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cafe Crashers: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201717

ISBN: 1500459720

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine. 2013 Trade Paperback. 177 pp. Volume 1: This collection of eighteen reimagined fairytales features new takes on such classic stories as Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskin, and runs the genre spectrum from comedy and romance to horror and steampunk. Authors and artists include: Matt Anderson (aka Remi Anderson), Caleb Bouchard, Kathryn Ann Metzger, Laura Metzger, Ethan Monsour, Christina Lynn Pieretti, Sarh Wellman.Keywords: TWICE-TOLD TALES ANTHOLOGY SHORT STORIES FICTION FANTASY FAIRY TALES View more info

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Laughing Last

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288788

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed. Faint smudge on spine, front hinge starting. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. He who laughs last, laugh best, goes the saying. But it is a question in the Romley family who will be the last. Certainly not Sidney, though, who at fifteen asserted a strange independence and was probably the least of the famous Joseph Romley's children to look like a poet's daughter. But Sidney, determined to escape the stigma of poetry just for a summer, goes to visit her Aunt Achsa on Cape Cod. In the wharves and boats of Provincetown she finds a whole c... View more info

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A Modern Mephistopheles, and A Whisper in the Dark

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279513

Condition: Near Fine


First Thus: second edition of A Modern Mephistopheles, first appearance of A Whisper in the Dark (BAL 219). No jacket, ink gift note on second blank, pages very faintly toned. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. ABOUT A MODERN MEPHISTOPHELES: This chilling tale of lust, deception, and greed beings on a midwinter night as Felix Canaris, a despairing writer about to take his own life, is saved by a knock at the door. His mysterious visitor, Jasper Helwyze, promises the poor student fame and fortune in return for his complete devotion. The embittered Helwyze the... View more info

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All Men Are Enemies: A Romance

By: Aldington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1933

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2274282

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Ink name on front endpaper, 1/4 inch chip from top jacket corner. 1933 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 574 pp. 8vo. A love story that is a triumphant affirmation of the beauty of life. Set between the years 1900 and 1927. Includes frontispiece, illustrations and jacket art by Rockwell Kent. Aldington's World War I poetry is well remembered, and he is also known for his 1929 novel Death of a Hero, and his controversial biography of Lawrence of Arabia. View more info

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Miss Bishop

By: Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266809

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, edges rubbed, a few small stains on boards, address label on front paste-down endpaper, ink names on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. Ella Bishop came to college a healthy, country-bred girl, alive to every fresh sensation, with an infinite capacity for work, love, and understanding. Her abundant energy and devotion to learning made her superior student, then a gifted teacher. View more info

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School Life in Paris & Lovely Nights of Young Girls: Two Victorian Novels (The Victorian Imagination)

By: Anonymous; Ungerer, Tomi

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2208453

Condition: Good


1st printing. Light smudges to rear wrapper, wrappers lightly rubbed, general wear. 1984 Trade Paperback. 286 pp. Two novels in one volume: School Life in Paris, and Lovely Nights of Young Girls. Erotic illustrations by Tomi Ungerer.School Life in Paris is devoted to the pleasures pursued by young ladies in an English boarding school, where the beautiful headmistress teaches the young girls how to attract men as honey draws flies. In Lovely Nights of Young Girls, four friends amuse each other with erotic games. In the throes of passion, one of them relates a bizarre story of nuns and monks in ... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Giant Robot (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, No. 4)

By: Appleton, Victor; Kaye, Graham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205558

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, prelim lists #1-13, bottom edge of front board lightly bumped, faint stain to top page ridge. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 211 pp. Includes illustrations by Graham Kaye. When the Swift Enterprises undertakes to set up an atomic laboratory for the U.S. Government, Tom Jr. goes to work on a giant robot that can function by remote control when exposed to deadly atomic and hydrogen rays. Tom Swift Jr. is the protagonist of a series of juvenile adventure novels aimed at male adolescents, following in the tradition of the earlier Tom Swift ('Senior') nov... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Jetmarine (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, No. 2)

By: Appleton, Victor; Kaye, Graham

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205557

Condition: Good


No jacket, prelim lists #1-12, spine slightly cocked, bottom of front board bumped near spine and right corner, front hinge starting. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Includes illustrations by Graham Kaye. Tom Swift, Jr., and his associates try to unravel the relationship between the dog coins and the mysterious blackouts near Spaniel Island. Tom Swift Jr. is the protagonist of a series of juvenile adventure novels aimed at male adolescents, following in the tradition of the earlier Tom Swift ('Senior') novels. The series was entitled The New Tom Swift Jr... View more info

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The Simple Truth

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295712

ISBN: 0446607711

Condition: Good


Reprint. Faint toning. 1998 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 525 pp. Sizzling David Baldacci's novels have been called sizzling (USA Today) and superior (Houston Chronicle). Now Baldacci is back, with the story of a death row inmate, a Supreme Court clerk, and a crime that is costing people their lives... Terrifying Michael Fiske broke the law when he took Rufus Harms's prison letter from the Supreme Court. But he also sealed his own fate. Now Michael's brother, a cop turned attorney, is coming to Washington to find out why his brother was murdered-and what ... View more info

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Squeeze Play: The Shocking Story of a Redhead Who Tried to Keep Three Men Happy!

By: Balmer, Jon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beacon Book: 1961

Seller ID: 2203409

Condition: Very Good


General wear, pages toned. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. 154 pp. She did the things you read about in banned books...Take a hot-blooded redhead and a love-starved blonde and you have a cast for a battle of the bodies... ...it started when Celia, the sexy redhead, seduced Jim Norris away from cute, blonde Ethel. Being an ex-nurse Celia had a set of tricks no man could resist.Keywords: JON BALMER SQUEEZE PLAY SHOCKING STORY REDHEAD WHO TRIED TO KEEP THREE 3 MEN HAPPY FICTION ROMANCE View more info

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Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200954

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. A major novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. Combining fact and fiction, Andrea Barrett focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a scholar-naturalist accompanying the expedition of the Narwhal. T... View more info

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The Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270873

ISBN: 039304632X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. A major novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. Combining fact and fiction, Andrea Barrett focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a scholar-naturalist accompanying the expedition of the Narwhal. Through his eyes we meet the v... View more info

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Sabbatical: A Romance

By: Barth, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281616

ISBN: 0399127178

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Quarter-inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket faintly toned. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 366 pp. The story of a young associate professor of early American literature and her husband, a fifty-year-old ex-CIA officer, and their life aboard a cruising sailboat. View more info

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Joan & Co.

By: Bartlett, Frederick Orin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288737

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine head chipped, partially obscuring title, jacket edges rubbed. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 1919 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 386 pp. Joan Fairbourne, a rich and beautiful New York society girl, learned at college of a new life and when she returns home finds that she is very dissatisfied with her purposeless existence. Her limousine runs down Mark Devens, a penniless inventor, and she takes him to her home to recuperate. There she becomes interested in his invention and gets Dicky Burnett, a wealthy idler who loves her, to lend her the money to ... View more info

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The Web of the Golden Spider

By: Bartlett, Frederick Orin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Small, Maynard and Company: 1909

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2288744

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. No jacket. Hinges starting, pencil name and note on front paste-down endpaper, pencil name on front endpaper. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 354 pp. Color frontispiece by Harrison Fisher, three black-and-white plates by Charles M. Relyea. The Web of the Golden Spider is a tale of mystery, intrigue and adventure that begins in the city, progresses to a mutinous open sea voyage, eventually leading to the remotest areas on the slopes of the Andes of South America. Wilson, our hero, finds himself in the midst of a battle between a deposed quee... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266404

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Edges rubbed, boards toned (as usual), front hinge of both volumes just starting. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2267170

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines a bit soiled, boards toned (as usual), slipcase rubbed with some loss of paper from one panel, top seam weakening. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270872

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Boards lightly toned, corners lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the title J... View more info

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Attic Treasures: Out of the Dust Came Memories of Yesterday That Initiate Four Romances of Today

By: Brunstetter, Wanda E.; Shuttlesworth, Tammy; Spaeth, Janet; Tracy, Pamela Kaye

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barbour: 2004

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287925

ISBN: 1593102739

Condition: Very Good


Signed without inscription on bookplate by Wanda E. Brunstetter. Bookplate pictures Amish buggy and Gott segen eich! [Pennsylvania Dutch] God bless you!. Spine and corners of rear wrapper creased, envelope with handwritten letter from author laid in. 2004 Trade Paperback. 345 pp. Lydia Dunmore is preparing to move from her country house to a retirement home in the city and has invited her four granddaughters to choose something to keep from her attic of long-forgotten treasures. Sheila seeks a doll she played with as a child, Kimber is intrigued by an old fishing tackle box, Lauren cherishes a... View more info

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Beguilement (The Sharing Knife, Volume I)

By: Bujold, Lois McMaster

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Eos: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288001

ISBN: 0061137588

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 355 pp. One of the most respected writers in the field of speculative fiction, Lois McMaster Bujold has won numerous accolades and awards, including the Nebula and Locus Awards as well as the fantasy and science fiction genre’s most prestigious honor, the Hugo Award for Best Novel, four times (most recently for Paladin of Souls). With The Sharing Knife series, Bujold creates a brand new world fraught with peril, and spins an extraordinary romance between a young farm girl and the brave sorcerer-soldier... View more info

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The Bottom of the Matter

By: Burr, Anna Robeson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279320

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A nice copy. 1935 Hard Cover. v, 270 pp. An idealistic youth finds that writing the biography of a dead novelist brings unsuspected things into the foreground of his own life, and leads him to romance and intrigue and a chance to foil a blackmail plot involving the dead man's second wife. View more info

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The Eternal Lover (The Tarzan Series Book 3)

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261997

Condition: Good


1927 printing (Heins EL-2). Lacks jacket. Front hinge a bit weak, boards lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. [iv], 316, [10] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece by J. Allen St. John. 'The romance of a stone age cave man and a modern girl, brought together by weird twists in time.' View more info

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Duel in the Sun (Popular Library 102)

By: Busch, Niven

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Popular Library: 1947

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2207588

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Laminate beginning to peel, book plate to front flyleaf, pages lightly toned. 1947 Mass Market Paperback. 224 pp. Popular Library 102. A Lusty novel of the Southwest. The dramatic novel from which the Selznick technicolor film epic was made, starring Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck.KEYWORDS: NIVEN BUSCH DUEL IN THE SUN SOUTHWEST WESTERNS FICTION SELZNICK FILM ROMANCE DRAMA View more info

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O'Malley of Shanganagh

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Century Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1851507

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. First edition. Orange cloth boards with black titles. White jacket with illustration on front. Donn Byrne (born Brian Oswald Patrick Donn-Byrne) (20 November, 1889 – 18 June 1928) was an Irish novelist. He was born in New York City where, he claimed, his Irish parents were on a business trip at the time, and soon after returned with them to Ireland. He grew up being equally fluent in Irish and English, growing up in an area where some Irish Irish was still spoken. Recent research (201... View more info

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Kincaid's Battery

By: Cable, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287008

Condition: Good


First edition. (BAL 2376). This copy belonged to Batter A, 101 F.A. (Field Artillery). No jacket. Paint stain on top edge of front board and on top page ridge, spine head and spine base rubbed, pencil name and ink stamp on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 396 pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. A romance set near New Orleans during the Civil War. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: George Washington Cable (October 12, 1844 – January 31, 1925) was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, Louisiana. H... View more info

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Great Lion of God: A Major Novel About St. Paul

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281569

ISBN: 0385000421

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint ring stain on front jacket panel, jacket price clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 629, [5] pp. 8vo. This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians during the time of Jesus and shortly thereafter. It is a rich and textured work that combines Caldwell's wonderful literary skills with a profound spiritual depth that reveals the amazing story of Paul, the persecutor turned Apos... View more info

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Oscar and Lucinda

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274026

ISBN: 0571148123

Condition: Good


First edition. Pages toned, light stain along margin, jacket price clipped but with clipped portion retained and laid in. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. A novel which tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and for Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives are changed for ever. View more info

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The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky: A Novel

By: Casale, Jana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272659

ISBN: 1524731994

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2018 Hard Cover. 353 pp. We first meet Leda in a coffee shop on an average afternoon, notable only for the fact that it’s the single occasion in her life when she will eat two scones in one day. And for the cute boy reading American Power and the New Mandarins. Leda hopes that, by engaging him, their banter will lead to romance. Their fleeting, awkward exchange stalls before flirtation blooms. But Leda’s left with one imperative thought: she decides she wants to read Noam Chomsky. So she promptly buys a book and never—ever—reads it. As the days, years, and ... View more info

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Loverboys: Stories

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270632

ISBN: 0393039595

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated 8/23/96 by author. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 223 pp. Loverboys is the eagerly awaited new book by Ana Castillo, the acclaimed author of So Far from God: a collection of stories that display her unique perspective on the joys and sorrows of love. Here is the experience of love captured in its wildly varying modes, from rapturous beginnings to melancholy middles to bittersweet ends, and in its equally varying configurations - man and woman, man and man, woman and woman. From the infectious moodiness of Loverbo... View more info

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Peel My Love Like an Onion: A Novel

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270635

ISBN: 0385496761

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xix, 213 pp. Peel My Love Like an Onion is the breakthrough novel from Ana Castillo, author of the wildly praised So Far from God--a lyrical, steamy, and moving story of a love triangle set in the colorful world of flamenco dancing. Carmen La Coja (the cripple) Santos is a flamenco dancer of local renown in Chicago, despite the obstacle of a handicapped leg, the legacy of a childhood attack of polio. From the beginning of her professional career, she has carried... View more info