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Dreaming In Cuban

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 173


This copy of the author's debut has been SIGNED by Critina Barcia on the title page. Ms. Garcia has become one of the leading Cuban ex-patriot voices in recent years. As Russell Banks said in his dustjacketpraise "...the debut of a brilliant storyteller. I suspect we'll be hearing from Cristina Garcia for some time to come...". A captivating dustjacket design by Chip Kidd as well. View more info

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The Geographical Cure

By: Parker, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Scribners: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3422


A collection of six short fictions where the author again explores the lush and mysterious heart of the American South. This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Parker on the title page. The author had been named a Granta Regional Finalist in 1996. Dustjacket praise by Lee Smith “This wonderful collection more than fulfills Michael Parker’s rich promise, showing his muscle and range and charm. This is a major writer.” View more info

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The Geographical Cure

By: Parker, Michael

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, Scribners: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4725


A collection of six short fictions where the author again explores the lush and mysterious heart of the American South. This proof copy in plain yellow wraps has been SIGNED by Michael Parker on the title page. The author had been named a Granta Regional Finalist in 1996. Dustjacket praise by Lee Smith “This wonderful collection more than fulfills Michael Parker’s rich promise, showing his muscle and range and charm. This is a major writer.” View more info

Split Skirt

By: Rossi, Agnes

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5389


This is a Review Copy (Publishers materials laid-in) that has been SIGNED by Agnes Rossi on the title page. Women everywhere will recognize themselves in the pages of this powerful novel. And men will gain new insights about the women in their lives. In SPLIT SKIRT, Agnes Rossi explores what happens when women "split" from their genuine selves in order to conform to what they perceive as society's ideals. She was a finalist for the 1996 Granta Best of Young Nov... View more info

The Houseguest

By: Rossi, Agnes

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Dutton: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5390


This is a Review Copy (Publishers materials laid-in) that has been SIGNED by Agnes Rossi on the title page. Women everywhere will recognize themselves in the pages of this powerful novel. And men will gain new insights about the women in their lives. In SPLIT SKIRT, Agnes Rossi explores what happens when women "split" from their genuine selves in order to conform to what they perceive as society's ideals. She was a finalist for the 1996 Granta Best of Young Nov... View more info

Polite Society

By: Sumner, Melanie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 468


This Granta Regional Finalist’s 1st book. View more info

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Autobiography of a Family Photo

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3796


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page! ARC/Uncorrected Proof. The author's debut - a coming-to-conciousness, coming-of-age story of a young girl, told with passion and poetry, honesty and clear vision. The author was named a a Granta Regional Finalist on the basis of this work. Publishers Weekly called it "Brilliant, moving, semi-surreal-and daring." View more info

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Between Madison and Palmetto

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3797


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page! This third book in the trilogy about Maizon and Margaret, which began with "Last Summer with Maizon" and "Maizon at Blue Hill", concludes a wonderfully rich and far-reaching story of two remarkable girls, their friendship, their families, and their community. View more info

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The House You Pass on the Way

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3799


This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Jacqueline Woodson! Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). This haunting, beautifully written novel won the Coretta Scott King Award and gracefully explores complex questions: about family, longing and love; about sexuality; and about the history and legacy of racism, all within the story of one singular girl. View more info

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Last Summer with Maizon

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3801


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page! This is a copy of the Advance, Uncorrected Proof of Putnam's Edition of the first book of the author's celebrated trilogy that was first published by Delacorte Press in 1990. Eleven-year-old Margaret tries to accept the inevitable changes that come one summer when her father dies and her best friend Maizon goes away to a private boarding school. View more info

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Autobiography of a Family Photo

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6269


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page! The author's debut - a coming-to-conciousness, coming-of-age story of a young girl, told with passion and poetry, honesty and clear vision. The author was named a a Granta Regional Finalist on the basis of this work. Publishers Weekly called it "Brilliant, moving, semi-surreal-and daring." View more info

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We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past

By: Woodson, Jacqueline

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6270


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson on the title page. The talented author's first picture book. Jacqueline Woodson's warm, lyrical prose and Diane Greenseid's exuberant artwork bring to life the humor, love, and, of course, the wonderful food of the quintessential family picnic. View more info

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A Way Out of No Way: Writings About Growing Up Black in America

By: Woodson, Jacqueline [Edited By]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3800


This copy has been SIGNED by Jacqueline Woodson (who edited this collection) on the title page! When she was growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Jacqueline Woodson had a favorite room where she would spend hours reading great books by African American authors. These books gave her stories to study, and to learn from, and to be inspired by. In "A Way Out of No Way" she has created her own new room to shelter young readers, and filled it with African American storie... View more info