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Hornito

By: Albo, Mike

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6229


This copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain wraps of the author's well-received debut has been SIGNED by Mike Albo on the title page! "Hornito" is brutally, searingly honest, but it is also the work of a unihibited comic. The author offers a stripped portrait of the young gay man in all his interior complexity, a tale at once wholly compelling and utterly naked. It's desperate. But there's hope. And it's also violently funny. View more info

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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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Cavedweller

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4683


This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page! Critically acclaimed author's story of Delia Byrd's return to Cayro, Georgia, where, for the first time in years, she knows what she wants—the two daughters she left behind a lifetime ago. Told in the incantatory and unforgettable voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellers—"Cavedweller" is a sweeping novel of the human spirit; the lost and hidden recesses of the heart; ... View more info

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In The Time of Butterflies

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6266


Fine/Uncorrected Proof in Wrappers that has been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on the title page! This presentation set of folded and gathered sheets of Julia Alvarez's "In The Time of Butterflies" has been prepared for the friends of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Here the author takes a daring imaginative leap forward tell a Latin American story based on actual events that led to the deaths of three courageous sisters from Trujillo's Dominican Republic. View more info

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Elect Mr. Robinson For A Better World

By: Antrim, Donald

Price: $100.00  $90.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3384


This copy boldly SIGNED on the title page by Donald Antrim! A beautiful copy of the "Unrevised and Unpublished Proofs" in cream colored wrappers. The talented author's debut - a novel that has led to his being named by The New Yorker as one of 20 writers for the 21st century. Patrick McGrath has called it ".a glorious piece of gallows humor. It’s a mordant, morbid suburban gothic about the primative animal seething and roaring just beneath the social skin.... View more info

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Strange Business

By: Askew, Rilla

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4797


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain wraps that has been SIGNED by Rilla Askew on the title page! The author’s debut, a work of fiction comprised of eleven dovetailed stories that chronicle twenty-five years of memory and experience in fictitious Cedar, Oklahoma. Winner of the Oklahoma Book Award. Very slight sticker "shadow" on the front. View more info

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The White Boy Shuffle

By: Beatty, Paul

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7557


This Uncorrected Proof copy has been SIGNED by Paul Beatty on the title page! "The White Boy Shuffle" is a moving, deft satire on issues of race as well as the tale of the coming of age of Gunnar Kaufman, a contemporary African American who is in no way typical. With his unparalleled ability to recreate the rhythms of everyday speech, to cut, mix, and recombine language in order to evoke a whole new world of experience. A combination of literary and street, at o... View more info

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Tuff

By: Beatty, Paul

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7562


This copy of the Uncorrected Proof (includes a bound-in copy of the proposed artwork) has been SIGNED by Paul Beatty on the title page! "Tuff" unleashes Paul Beatty's verbal dazzle and nothing-sacred sensibility on the story of a young black man coming of age on the streets and stoops of Spanish Harlem. Beatty's fierce gifts have never been more apparent: "Tuff" marks the return of one of this generation's freshest voices. Small corner "bump" on ... View more info

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An Invisible Sign of My Own

By: Bender, Aimee

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2394


The author’s debut novel which has been SIGNED by Aimee Bender on the title page. This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof/Advance Reading Copy. Her first book, The Girl In the Flammable Skirt had proven to be a stunning debut collection of stories. View more info

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Like Normal People

By: Bender, Karen

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4875


The author’s debut novel - portions of which have been published in The New Yorker, Granta, and Story magazine. An excerpt was also chosen for The Best American Short Stories by Annie Proulx. This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Karen Bender on the title page. View more info

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Bitter Grounds

By: Benitez, Sandra

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 611


This copy has been SIGNED by Sandra Benitez on the title page. An Advance Reader's Edition in full color wraps of the finished book. The author's story detailing the lives of three generations of Salvadoran women. She is also the Winner of the 1st Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and the Minnesota Book Award for her first book - "A Place Where The Sea Remembers." View more info

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Subterranean

By: Bialosky, Jill

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5111


This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Jill Bialosky on the title page. Jill Bialosky follows her acclaimed debut collection, "The End of Desire", with this powerful sequence of poems that probes the subterranean depths of eros. "Subterranean" is the moving and intimate account of the emergence of Persephone and Demeter, who appear in various forms in these poems, Bialosky finds a strange beauty in grief, and emerges from the realms of tem... View more info

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House Under Snow

By: Bialosky, Jill

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5113


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof that has been SIGNED by Jill Bialosky on the title page. A debut novel by an acclaimed American poet, "House Under Snow", is a story about family tension and the difficulties mothers and daughters can experience when matters of the heart intrude. View more info

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Oyster

By: Biguenet, John

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: NY, Ecco/HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4836


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Proof which has been SIGNED by John Biguenet on the title page. In glossy wraps with artwork that had to be changed when the hardcover trade edition was issued. As such, this state of the book is difficult to locate in this condition. View more info

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In The Shadow of Our House

By: Blackwood, Scott

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: Dallas, SMU Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4484


This is a copy of the oversized (8 1/2" X 11") spiral bound galley that has been SIGNED by Scott Blackwood on the title page. In this debut collection of nine thematically linked stories set in Austin, Texas, people live on the cusp of the past and present, saddled with the knowledge that "sometimes what you're thinking can't be dovetailed with what you do." Dustjacket praise by the late Andre Dubus "A really good piece of work. Ambitious. Powerful. ... View more info

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Come To Me

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 62


A beautiful copy of the Uncorrected Proof in plain white wraps .This copy has been SIGNED by Amy Bloom. A stunning collection of stories - two of them honored by inclusion in "Best American Short Stories" in consecutive years. Her debut and a National Book Award Nominee. Annie Dillard says these are ".wonderfully engaging stories by a fine writer." Dorothy Allison adds that "These are big, wide, passionate stories." View more info

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Audrey Hepburn's Neck

By: Brown, Alan

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 68


This is an Advance Reading Copy of the author's debut that has been SIGNED by Alan Brown on the title page! Winner of the inaugural Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. A novel which illuminates the clash between Japanese and American cultures. A thoroughly charming novel of Americans seen through Japanese eyes, of love's myriad definitions, and of the unwavering human longing to make things turn out right, "Audrey Hepburn's Neck" capturs our hearts while illuminatin... View more info

Glory Goes and Gets Some

By: Carter, Emily

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, Coffee House Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3297


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Galley that has been SIGNED by Emily Carter on the title page. Publishers Weekly says "An intense, edgy, boldly candid, and irrepressibly sardonic voice drives the 21 interlinked stories in this collection....[Carter’s] prose is everywhere supple and compelling, and this collection announces her as a brave new talent." The title story was chosen for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories 1998. Named as a recipient of a Wh... View more info

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Rest Area

By: Chapman, Clay McLeod

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Theia/Hyperion: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3954


SIGNED and dated Feb 11th, 2003 by Clay McLeod Chapman on the title page. This is the ARC that details how this collection originated as a series of enthusiastically received monologues that the twenty-four-year-old author has performed around the country and abroad. The twenty stories in this debut collection will grab hold of your imagination, and they won't let go. Every story begins and ends with one voice, and each contains a mystery or turn of events that shocks, ... View more info

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Rest Area

By: Chapman, Clay McLeod

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: NY, Theia/Hyperion: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4746


SIGNED and dated Feb 11th, 2003 by Clay McLeod Chapman on the title page. This is a copy of the Advance Uncorrected Bound Manuscript. The twenty stories in this debut collection will grab hold of your imagination, and they won't let go. Every story begins and ends with one voice, and each contains a mystery or turn of events that shocks, entertains, frightens - and usually all of the above. View more info