Keyword:JILL MCCORKLE CONTEMPORARY FICTION

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The Cheer Leader: A Novel

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281882

ISBN: 0912697113

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 267 pp. Author's first book (this and July 7 were published simultaneously). Jo Spencer is a girl who knows what to be and how to be it-straight-A student, cheerleader, May Queen, popular and cute and virginal, and in perfect control. But halfway through her first year in college in the early seventies, her carefully normal life explodes and sh... View more info

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Crash Diet: Stories

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281883

ISBN: 0945575750

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. An excellent copy. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 253 pp. Here, from the remarkable novelist who wrote Ferris Beach, Tending to Virginia, July 7th, and The Cheer Leader, is Jill McCorkle's first book of short fiction. These eleven sparkling, uninhibited stories address her favorite subject: women who take matters into their own hands. McCorkle has yet again produced irrepressibly frank a... View more info

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Creatures of Habit: Stories

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281884

ISBN: 1565122569

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 240 pp. Jill McCorkle's new collection of twelve short stories is peopled with characters brilliantly like us-flawed, clueless, endearing. These stories are also animaled with all manner of mammal, bird, fish, reptile-also flawed and endearing. She asks, what don't humans share with the so-called lesser species? Looking for the answer, she takes us back to her fictional home town o... View more info

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Final Vinyl Days and Other Stories

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281885

ISBN: 1565122046

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!. 212 pp. When Jill McCorkle feels a short story coming on, she goes right ahead and wastes wonderful ideas instead of hoarding them for a novel. The result is another extraordinary collection of stories and characters. In It's a Funeral! RSVP, the storyteller is a woman who takes up self-styled careers that suit her circumstances. Now she's... View more info

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July 7: A Novel

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281886

ISBN: 0912697121

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387 pp. This and Cheer Leader, her first book, were published simultaneously). An unsolved murder at the Quik Pik propels us into twenty-four hours of rich comedy and fast action in the North Carolina town of Marshboro. Two memorable presences are Granner Weeks, a white widow, and Fannie McNair, a black housekeeper. They know that people learn ... View more info

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Carolina Moon: A Novel

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281887

ISBN: 1565121368

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 260 pp. In the course of this wide-ranging, richly detailed novel, every kind of human problem finds its way to the doorstep of Quee Purdy, a tireless entrepreneur for whom love and sex are the hot commodities in which she deals. McCorkle's extraordinary storytelling skills allow her to juggle at least six parallel stories in a novel about... View more info

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Ferris Beach: A Novel

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281888

ISBN: 0945575394

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!. 343 pp. Young Katie struggles with the conflicting influences of her prim and practical mother, her reckless cousin, and a wild boy who lives in a dilapidated house near Katie's seaside home. View more info

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Tending to Virginia: A Novel

By: McCorkle, Jill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281889

ISBN: 0912697652

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Bottom edge of front jacket panel lightly bumped. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. This is the story of Virginia Turner Ballard, know to her North Carolina relatives as Ginny Sue. It's also the story of her mother, her grandmother, her great aunts, her closest cousin--three generations of women who gather around Virginia to help her at the end of a hard pregnancy, to tend to her, t... View more info