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Ship Fever and Other Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, NY, W.W. Norton: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3522


This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! Winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. The elegant short fictions gathered here, often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century, take their impulse from the world of science. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they move between past and present as they negotiate the complex territory of ambition, failure, achievement, and shattered dreams. Dustjacket praise by Howard Nor... View more info

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Spartina

By: Casey, John

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1989

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3840


This copy has been SIGNED by John Casey. Winner of the National Book Award. "Spartina" tells the story of Dick Pierce - fisherman, husband, father, lover, angry man, and one of the most memorable (flawed) heroes in recent fiction - and the people who populate his world, the shores and waters of America's Rhode Island. With an unforgettable cast of characters and a breadth of narrative that has the beauty of a well-worn tapestry, Casey's writing recalls the great ... View more info

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Spartina

By: Casey, John

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6413


This is a beautiful copy of this National Book Award winner. It is about Dick Pierce - fisherman, father, lover, angry man, and one of the most memorable (flawed) heroes in recent fiction. It is about his two worlds: the fishing village of Galilee, Rhode Island, and its surrounding terrain of salt ponds, marshes, creeks, and hills, once (some of it) his family's land, now colonized by summer people, the careless rich swept in on a tide of money and fun; and, out there, a... View more info

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Paris Trout

By: Dexter, Pete

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6414


This copy has been SIGNED by Pete Dexter on the title page! Winner of the National Book Award - the time and place: Cotton Point, a small Georgia town, just after World War II. The event: the murder of a fourteen-year-old black girl by a white man named Paris Trout, who feels he's done absolutely nothing wrong. View more info

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World's Fair

By: Doctorow, E L

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1986

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4395


This copy of the first UK edition has been SIGNED by E. L. Doctorow on the title page. A wonderfully poignant creation of a certain New York City boyhood of the 1930's, seen simultaneously through the eyes of the child himself and through those of the adult who recollects that childhood. Winner of the National Book Award. View more info

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The House of the Scorpion

By: Farmer, Nancy

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Athenium: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4733


Winner of the 2002 National Book Award for Young People's Literarture. Around every turn in this vivid, futuristic adventure is a new, heart-stopping surprise. Dustjacket praise from Ursala K. Le Guin "It is a pleasure to read science fiction that's full of warm, strong characters...It's a pleasure to read "The House of the Scorpion." View more info

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The Corrections

By: Franzen, Jonathan

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6352


This copy of the true first edition has been SIGNED by Jonathan Franzen on the title page! This is the first state copy with the text on pages 430 and 431 being reversed in this printing. Highly acclaimed, "The Corrections" is a grandly entertaining novel for the new century - a comic, tragic masterpiece about a family breaking down in an age of easy fixes. View more info

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The Corrections

By: Franzen, Jonathan

Price: $150.00  $135.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7408


This copy of the true first edition has been SIGNED by Jonathan Franzen on the title page! When he went to sign this copy he pressed too hard with his pen and created a small tear on the title page - he subsequently drew his "unhappy face" with an arrow pointing to his boo-boo! This is the first state copy with the text on pages 430 and 431 being reversed in this printing. Highly acclaimed, "The Corrections" is a grandly entertaining novel for the new c... View more info

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The Corrections

By: Franzen, Jonathan.

Price: $145.00  $130.50

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6353


This is an Advance Reader's Copy that has been SIGNED by Jonathan Franzen on the title page! Highly acclaimed, "The Corrections" is a grandly entertaining novel for the new century - a comic, tragic masterpiece about a family breaking down in an age of easy fixes. Don DeLillo praise stating "Jonathan Franzen has built a powerful novel out of the swarming consciousness of a marriage, a family, a whole culture - our culture. And he has done it with a sympathy a... View more info

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Cold Mountain

By: Frazier, Charles

Price: $150.00  $135.00

Publisher: London, Sceptre: 1997

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 170


This copy has been SIGNED by Charles Frazier on the title page. The true first UK Printing of the National Book Award Winner, this PBO preceded the hardcover done several months later. Based on local history and family stories passed down by the author’s great-great grandfather, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of war and back home to his prewar sweetheart, Ada. View more info

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Cold Mountain

By: Frazier, Charles

Price: $325.00  $292.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6416


This copy of "Cold Mountain" has been SIGNED by Charles Frazier on the title page! Winner of the National Book Award for 1997. Based on local history and family stories passed down by the author's great-great grandfather, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of war and back home to his prewar sweetheart, Ada. This is the "true" first edition with the correct number line, the John Berendt "blurb" o... View more info

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Cold Mountain

By: Frazier, Charles

Price: $450.00  $405.00

Publisher: New York, New York,, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1997

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6417


This is a beautiful copy of the limited edition of Cold Mountain that had been specially printed and bound. These books were SIGNED by the author and numbered 1 to 500. This being copy No. 149. This special edition was distributed by the publisher to booksellers across the country in appreciation for the extraordinary hand-selling effort that made "Cold Mountain" into a tremendous literary (and commercial) success. View more info

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Three Junes

By: Glass, Julia

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6817


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Glass on the title page! This is an "Advance Reader's Edition/Uncorrected Proof of the "True 1st" not the "Read This" Edition. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction in 2002. A vividly textured symphonic novel set on both sides of the Atlantic during three fateful summers in the lives of a Scottish family. "Collies," the first part of Three Junes, won the 1999 Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Medal fo... View more info

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Three Junes

By: Glass, Julia

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7160


This copy has been SIGNED by Julia Glass on the title page! This is the "True 1st edition" not the "Read This" Edition. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction in 2002. A vividly textured symphonic novel set on both sides of the Atlantic during three fateful summers in the lives of a Scottish family. "Collies," the first part of Three Junes, won the 1999 Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Medal for Best Novella. Dustjacket praise by Richard R... View more info

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The Great Fire

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: New York, NY, FSG: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5711


This copy has been SIGNED and DATED 18/XI/03 (Day before Winning the NBA) by Shirley Hazzard on the title page! WINNER OF THE 2003 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - The year is 1947. The great fire of the Second World War has convulsed Europe and Asia. A deeply observed story of love and separation, of disillusion and recovered humanity, "The Great Fire" marks the much-awaited return to fiction of this author. Dustjacket praise by Michael Cunningham saying "S... View more info

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The Great Fire

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, NY, FSG: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6154


This copy has been SIGNED by Shirley Hazzard on the title page! WINNER OF THE 2003 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - The year is 1947. The great fire of the Second World War has convulsed Europe and Asia. A deeply observed story of love and separation, of disillusion and recovered humanity, "The Great Fire" marks the much-awaited return to fiction of this author. Dustjacket praise by Michael Cunningham saying "Shirley Hazzard is, purely and simply, one of th... View more info

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Paco’s Story

By: Heinemann, Larry

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 952


Winner of the National Book Award in 1987. A workingman’s tale, a vivid reminder that the young blue-collar men of this country bore the deadly brunt of the long and unhappy Vietnam War. The author’s second book - in 1966 he was inducted into the army and served a tour of duty with the 25th Division in Vietnam as a combat infantryman. View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2620


This copy has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly d... View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4382


This copy has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly d... View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4802


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Bound Proof in glossy wraps that has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two world... View more info