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Two or Three Things I Know For Sure

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 598


This is the Uncorrected Proof copy that has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! A small but powerful book, this memoir takes a probing look at the author's family history. View more info

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Two or Three Thing's I Know for Sure

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8


This copy has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! A small but powerful book, "Two or Three Thing's I Know for Sure" takes a probing look at her family's history to give us a lyrical, complex memoir that explores how the gossip of one generation can become legends for the next. View more info

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Limbo: A Memoir

By: Ansay, A. Manette

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3967


This copy has been SIGNED by A. Manette Ansay on the title page! Thirteen years and five books later, still without a firm diagnosis or prognosis, Ansay reflects in the ways in which the unraveling of one life can plant the seeds of another, and considers how her own physical limbo has challenged - in ways not necessarily bad - her most fundamental asumptions about life and faith. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A graceful, wonderfully written memoir." View more info

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Growing Up Simple--In Texas: An Irreverent Look at Kids in the 1950s

By: Arnold, George

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Eakin Pr: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5330


This copy has been Inscribed "To Dan Rather - Fellow Texan and simple in-betweener. Let's not ever grow up!" and has been SIGNED by George Arnold and dated August '02. A fun and funny half-generation of Texans, born between 1939 and 1947, grew up in the placed, black-and-white world of the 1950s - a simple time when kids could roam about unharmed and be free from virtually any danger except the ever-present threat of polio. View more info

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A Fine Romance

By: Bergen, Candice

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8037


This copy of "A Fine Romance" has been SIGNED by Candice Bergen on a pasted-in bookplate on the facing page! In her deeply personal memoir, Hollywood star Candice Bergen takes you inside her life's big events: her first marriage at age thirty-four to famous French director Louis Malle; her overpowering love for her daughter, Chloe; the unleashing of her inner comic with "Murphy Brown;" her trauma over Malle's death; her joy at finding new love; and her p... View more info

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Forty Acres and a Goat: A Memoir

By: Campbell, Will D.

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Peachtree Publishers Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7640


This copy of "Forty Acres And a Goat" has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Will Campbell - he has also dated it "Fall '86" in the year of publication. Twenty-five years ago, the United States was enmeshed in one of the most perilous periods of its history - the civil rights movement and political unrest seethed at home while a controversial was raged abroad. Looking back on that turbulent time, Will Campbell has produced a remarkable modern parable. Like all ... View more info

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The Last Camel : True Stories of Somalia

By: D'Haem, Jeanne

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ, Red Sea Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5345


This copy has been SIGNED by Jeanne D'Haem on the half-title page. This is the simultaneous paperback issue of a collection of stories about the people who live in a little village in Northern Somalia. The author was a Peace Corps volunteer in Somalia in 1968. From the Epilogue - "In January 1989, government soldiers, under the direction of Siad Barre, the military dictator, swept through the Northern Region of Somalia. They blew up all of the buildings in Arabsiyo, ... View more info

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Heaven's Coast: A Memoir

By: Doty, Mark

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8043


This copy of "Heaven's Coast: A Memoir" has been SIGNED by Mark Doty on the title page! In "Heaven's Coast" - part memoir, part journal, part elegy for a life of rare communion and beauty - Mark Doty evinces the same stunning honesty, resplendent descriptive power, narrative assuredness, and rapt attention to the physical landscape that has won his poetry such attention and acclaim. The result is a poignant limning of the difficult accommodations and adj... View more info

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Firebird: A Memoir

By: Doty, Mark

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8346


This copy of "Firebird: A Memoir" has been SIGNED by Mark Doty on the title page! Through five volumes of poetry and his award-winning memoir, "Heaven's Coast," Mark Doty has produced one of the most important bodies of work in contemporary literature. In this powerful new autobiography, "Firebird," Doty tells the story of a ten-year-old in a top hat, cane, and red chiffon scarf, interrupted while belting out Judy Garland's "get Happy" by... View more info

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Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A., National Geographic Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7964


This copy has been SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on the title page. A lovely and meditative account of a trip through the lakes and islands of southern Ontario with her new baby and the baby's father, an Ojibwe spiritual leader and guide. At once an affirmation of a rich, resonant Native American past and a clear-eyed, open-hearted vision of a different and wider world, 'Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country' is an irresistible self-portrait of a writer who speaks from America... View more info

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Between Them: Remembering My Parents

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Eccc/Harper Collins: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8558


This copy of "Between Them: Remembering My Parents" has been SIGNED and Dated May 2, 2017 (Publication Date) by Richard Ford on the title page! From his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia. From American master Richard Ford, a memoir -- his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental love. View more info

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The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History

By: Franzen, Jonathan

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8645


This copy of "The Discomfort Zone" has been SIGNED by Jonathan Franzen on the title page! "The Discomfort Zone" is Franzen's intimate memoir of growing up. His personal history of a Midwestern youth and a New York adulthood is warmed by the same blend of comic scrutiny and affection that characterizes his fiction, the result is an arresting portrait of a unique American heart and mind. View more info

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Family

By: Frazier, Ian

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4993


This copy has been SIGNED by Ian Frazier on the title page. This book tells the history of the author's family in America from the early colonial days to the present. "Family" is a poetic epic of facts, a chronicle of Protestant culture's rise and fall, a memorial, and a revised view of American history as romantic as it is cold-eyed. View more info

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Sights Unseen

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4977


This copy has been SIGNED by Kaye Gibbons on the title page. "Sights Unseen", a memoir of a troubled, manic-depressive mother told by a confused but affectionate daughter, becomes what Publishers Weekly has called "a haunting story that begs to be read in one sitting." View more info

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The Lobster Chronicles

By: Greenlaw, Linda

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Hyperion: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5814


This copy has been SIGNED by Linda Greenlaw on the title page! It's a must-read for everyone who loves boats and the ocean (and lobsters), everyone who has ever reached a crossroads in life, and everyone who has wondered what it would be like to live on a very small island. View more info

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Lifesaving Lessons

By: Greenlaw, Linda

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Penguin: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7829


This copy of "Lifesaving Lesons: Notes from an Accidental Mother" has been SIGNED by Linda Greenlaw on the title page! Her fans will be delighted by her trademark candor and down-to-earth style of storytelling, and will see a side of Greenlaw that she's not revealed before. New readers, and any parent of a teenaged daughter, will find much to empathize with in this brave and heartfelt new memoir. View more info

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A Little More About Me

By: Houston, Pam

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Norton: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1720


This copy has been SIGNED by Pam Houston on the title page! Nonfiction from the author of "Cowboys Are My Weakness". A collection of essays, including six never-before-published pieces, she ranges over five years and five continents. Elle Magazine dustjacket comment "Pam Houston catches the voice of an entire generation of adventurous young women whose intrepid hearts lead them into deep water." View more info

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Cherry

By: Karr, Mary

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2738


This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Mary Karr on the title page. She has also dated it "Sep. 26, 2000" - the official publication date of this long-awaited sequel to The Liars' Club. Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times says that "Ms. Karr combines a poet’s lyricism and a Texan’s down-home vernacular with her natural storytelling gift." Cherry takes readers to a place never explored with such candor - inside a girl's tempestuous adolescence. View more info

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Fathers, Sons, and Brothers

By: Lott, Bret

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5202


This copy has been SIGNED by Bret Lott on the title page. Across three generations, and from one side of the continent to another, Bret Lott weaves together three generations of men in his family: his father and his two uncles, his own two brothers, and his two sons. From the world of men at work to the world of boys at play, "Fathers, Sons, and Brothers" describes not only the ways men and boys relate to one another but also how their lives evolve over decades, ... View more info

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Small Potatoes

By: Martell, Ralph G.

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Clinton, New York, Pan Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 5556


This copy has been dated March 15, 1994 and inscribed "To ., Who is no small potato - Ralph". With a small fish drawing, together with a copy of the front page of "The Spectator" from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY showing a featured focus on the author. On the reverse of this paper is a personal note from the author. "Small Potatoes" is not a book about 'spuds', its about dalliance in retirement. It's how one chooses to use one's time on cold wint... View more info