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The New West of Edward Abbey.

By: Abbey, Edward [Ann Ronald].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Albuquerque: University of New Mexico [1982].: 1982

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 849


The first book to examine the achievement of this "Western" writer. A must for any serious collector of the works of Ed Abbey. Sticker mark on front boards accounts for the less than Fine grading. View more info

Cactus Country.

By: Abbey, Edward.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY: Time-Life [1973].: 1973

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 848


Part of the Ameican Wilderness Series. Text by Ed Abbey and extensively illustrated with color photographs throughout. First edition as indicated by having the hourglas figure on the last page. View more info

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Love is the Crooked Thing

By: Abbott, Lee K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5175


Lee K. Abbott presents, in this book, eleven examples of The Love Story, eleven examples that lay out the limitless variations inherent therein, eleven examples that glint and dazzle with his beady-eyed insights into the aged subjects. Read here eleven extraordinary stories written in the grip of love. View more info

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Giving Up America

By: Abraham, Pearl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6508


As she did in "The Romance Reader", Pearl Abraham gives an insider's glimpse into Hasidic life, this time through the lens of the secular world. It charts the conflict between the religious and the secular, between Hasidic and Orthodox practices, between being single and being married. View more info

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Nature Day and Night

By: Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamondsworth, Middlesex, England, Kestrel Books: 1978

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7900


This is a beautiful copy (in illustrated boards with matching dustjacket) of an extraordinary book that brings together a novelist, painter, and scientist. Collaborating with Richard Adams are science writer Max Hooper and artist David A. Goddard. In this book they look at a number of familiar country scenes - including a woodland, a meadow, a mountain stream and a reservoir - and record the changes that occur there through twenty-four hours. David Goddard's paintings gi... View more info

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Pretend We'Ve Never Met

By: Agee, Jonis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Layton, Utah, Gibbs-Smith Publisher: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7099


A beautiful copy. Jonis Agee writes with haunting insight about the unpretentious cities and rural towns of the Midwest, asking us to explore the neglected corners of peoples' lives - private and odd and quiet - through the rituals and beliefs of their not quite ordinary experiences. These stories provide glimpses into the lives behind doors about to be shut as we pass by, the small, quiet secrets, losses, and heartbreaks which force people to organize their obsessions,... View more info

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Dominoes & Other Stories from the Puerto Rican

By: Agueros, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Willimantic, CT, Curbstone Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6948


The long-awaited debut collection of the fiction of playright and poet Jack Agueros, is a unique window on the untold stories of the lives of Puerto Rican-Americans. These stories coney hard, sometimes brutal, often bittersweet experiences, but throughout, Jack Agueros writes with artistry and unyielding compassion that gloriously affirm quiet moments of grace and triumph in common and ordinary struggles - the real stuff of literature. View more info

St. Burl's Obituary

By: Akst, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, MacMurray & Beck: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 1478


The debut novel from this author. Bob Shacochis dustjacket praise calling it "A comedy as dark and dense and rich as a Viennese torte.a narrative - and gastronomic - juggernaut, and Daniel Akst should be crowned our new poet laureate of poet of all the delicious and soul-fattening sins of exces and desire." View more info

Cheaters and Other Stories

By: Albarelli, Dean

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 851


This is an uncorrected proof copy in plain gray wraps of the author's debut collection. "Honeymoon" appeared in 20 Under 30: Best Stories by America's Young New Writers. View more info

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Never Look an American in the Eye: a Memoir

By: Ndibe, Okey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Soho Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8426


This copy of "Never Look an American in the Eye: A Memoir" has been SIGNED by Okey Ndibe on the title page! He has also written "May your life be a sweet song" and SIGNED again, Okey Ndibe and dated Nov. 8, 2017 on the half-title page. This funny, charming, and penetrating memoir tells of Ndibe's move from Nigeria to America. It recounts stories of Ndibe's relationships with Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and other literary figures. All these stories and m... View more info

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Bird Cloud

By: Proulx, Annie

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner: 2011

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6637


This copy has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx on the title page! "Bird Cloud" is the name Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie and four-hundred-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River. Proulx, a writer with extraordinary powers of observation and compassion, here turns her lens on herself. View more info

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Close Range : Wyoming Stories

By: Proulx, Annie

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, UK, Fourth Estate Limited: 1999

Edition: First UK Paperback Edition/First Printi

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7134


This copy of the First UK Edition (a Paperback Original) issued by Fourth Estate Limited has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx on the title page! Includes "Brokeback Mountain" which was released to film by award-winning producer Ang Lee. Winner of the Venice Film Festival, the film has also won several Golden Globe Awards. Brokeback Mountain is set in the beautiful, wild landscape of Wyoming thirty years ago where cowboys lived much as they had done for generations. L... View more info

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Heart Songs and Other Stories

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner Paperback Fiction: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 411


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! This paperback re-issue includes two new stories not in the original book. These stories reverberate with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New England; the characters are native families and the dispossessed working class, whose heritage is challenged by the neorural bourgeosie from the city; and the themes are as elemental as the landscape:... View more info

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Accordian Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 417


1/2500 Signed/Limited copies from the publisher on a tipped-in sheet. "Accordian Crimes" opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordian maker completes his finest instruments - nineteen polished bone buttons, sleek lacquer - and dreams of owning a music store in America. View more info

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Negatives [A story in Caught In The Act - Edited by Barry Munger]

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Timken: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3212


Issued in wraps only - this collection concerns itself with the photographer in contemporary fiction. "Negatives" is a 14 page story that first appeared in "Heart Songs and Other Stories" in 1988. E. Annie Proulx has SIGNED at her appearance in this anthology that gathers works by such talents as Italo Calvino, Cynthia Ozick and Paul Theroux, among others. View more info

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Postcards

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribners: 1992

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 413


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is a 2nd Printing but represents an opportunity to own a signed copy of an important book at a more modest price. Winner of the 1993 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, "Postcards" tells the mexmerizing tale of Loyal Blood, who misspends a lifetime running from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. View more info

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Postcards

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner Classics: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 414


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. A beautiful copy of the Scribner re-issue of the author's first novel. Winner of the 1993 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, "Postcards" tells the mexmerizing tale of Loyal Blood, who misspends a lifetime running from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. View more info

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Heart Songs and Other Stories

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harpercollins: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5917


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is the trade paperback issue of the author's first book - a collection of nine stories that introduced this powerful new voice to American fiction. With an extraordinary feel for the country and its unique characters, "Heart SOngs" reverberates with rural tradition, the rites of nature, and the rituals of small-town life. The country is blue-collar New England; the characters are the dispossesse... View more info

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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, 4th Estate: 1996

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5918


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is the UK Edition. The story of a green, two-row button accordian. A restless nation comes alive in "Accordian Crimes". Here failure and success are juxtaposed in absurd tragicomedy. For the immigrants must pay for entrance into mainstream American life by giving up identity, name and culture, must suffer ethnic hatred and the sontempt of their own children. Utterly original, entrancingly lyrica... View more info

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Accordian Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribners: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6151


This copy of the trade edition has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page! A masterpiece of storytelling that spans a centurty and a continent. "Accordian Crimes" opens in 1890 in Sicily as an accordian maker completes his finest instrument - nineteen polished bone buttons, sleek lacquer - and dreams of owning a music store in America. View more info