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The Voyage of the Narwhal

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, W.W. Norton: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 813


This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! The National Book Award ("Ship Fever and Other Stories") Winning author's recent novel. Part adventure narative, part love story, this extraordinary chronicle captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. View more info

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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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The Middle Kingdom

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4439


This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! The author's third novel. Kirkus Reviews said at the time "An absorbing and complex portrait of a confused young woman.evocative, funny, and just mysterious enough: Barrett's best yet.". View more info

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The Forms of Water

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5928


This copy has been SIGNED by Andrea Barrett on the title page! Her fourth book - a return to her native New England ground. Francine Prose dustjacket praise "Something about Andrea Barrett's writing, her honesty, her patience with - and wry compassion for - her characters, makes one wish that more novels were as engaging or just as well-written as "Forms of Water". View more info

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Servants of the Map

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, NY, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7442


This copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Andrea Barrett! Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery. Although each richly layered tale stands alone, readers will discover subtle links to characters in her earlier works. View more info

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

By: Desmond, Matthew

Price: $145.00  $130.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8453


This copy of "Evicted" has been SIGNED by Matthew Desmond on the title page! Desmond was awarded a Harvey Fellowship in 2006 and a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015. He won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, the 2017 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, and the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for his work about poverty, "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City." His 2017 Pulitzer Prize citation read, "For a deeply researched exp... View more info

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

By: Desmond, Matthew

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 2016

Edition: First Edition/Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8456


This copy of "Evicted" has been SIGNED by Matthew Desmond on the title page! This is a leter printing (eighth) and is priced accordingly. Desmond was awarded a Harvey Fellowship in 2006 and a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015. He won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, the 2017 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, and the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for his work about poverty, "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City." His 2017 P... View more info

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In My Father’s House

By: Gaines, Ernest J

Price: $225.00  $202.50

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1978

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 915


An extraordinary copy of the Black author’s novel about a small, rural black community in the deep south, in a moment not long past that has been SIGNED by Ernest Gaines on the title page. A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. Reverend Martin—a respected minister and civil rights leader, devoted husband and father, a man of strength and rectitude—comes face to face with the sins of his youth when a sinister stranger arrives in town. View more info

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Ernest J. Gaines : A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers Ser.)

By: Gaines, Ernest J (Karen Carmean)

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: Westport, CT, U.S.A., Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4410


This copy has been SIGNED by Ernest Gaines on the title page! This study offers a clear, accessible reading of Gaines' fiction. It analyzes in turn all of Gaines' novels from 'Catherine Carmier' (1964) to 'A Lesson Before Dying' (1994), as well as his collection of short stories, 'Bloodline' (1968). A complete bibliography of Gaines' fiction, as well as selected reviews and criticism, completes the study. View more info

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Riding the Yellow Trolley Car

By: Kennedy, William

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3905


This is a Review Copy (Publisher's materials and slip laid-in) that has been SIGNED by William Kennedy on the title page! This rich collection contain's Kennedy's insightful book reviews over the last thirty years on such authors as Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Bernard Malamud, John O'Hara, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes; literary essays on other authors and on his own writing; profiles of jazz musicians, movie stars, stories on the filming of "Ironweed"... View more info

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Daughters

By: Marshall, Paule

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: NY, Athenium: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3047


This copy has been SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the title page. Charles Johnson dustjacket praise states "Once again, Paule Marshall brings her powerful gifts as a storyteller and her deft handling of character to the creation of a fictional world that bridges black life in this country and the Caribbean, In doing so, she adds another triumph, artistic and moral, to her distinguished body of work. Daughters is cause for celebration." View more info

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Daughters

By: Marshall, Paule

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: NY, Athenium: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4167


This copy has been SIGNED by Paule Marshall on the title page. Charles Johnson dustjacket praise states "Once again, Paule Marshall brings her powerful gifts as a storyteller and her deft handling of character to the creation of a fictional world that bridges black life in this country and the Caribbean, In doing so, she adds another triumph, artistic and moral, to her distinguished body of work. Daughters is cause for celebration." View more info

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The Stonemason, A Play In Five Acts

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, Ecco Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6927


A copy of the trade edition. "The Stonemason" is a profoundly moving drama set in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1970s, concerning several generations of a black family. "The Stonemason" reveals afresh the mastery of character, plot, pathos, and the poetic facility for language that distinguishes Cormac McCarthy's fiction. McCarthy allowed the Ecco Press to publish this play as thanks for their having kept his books in print over a number of years. View more info

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Airing Dirty Laundry

By: Reed, Ishmael

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Reading: Addison-Wesley [1993].: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5616


This copy has been SIGNED by Ishmael Reed on the title page! The author's fourth collection of non-fiction. Almost half of the material appearing for the first time in this edition. Reed has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and was twice nominated for the National Book Award. View more info

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Make Believe

By: Scott, Joanna

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Little, Brown: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3021


This copy has been SIGNED by Joanna Scott on the title page! A story about a family stunned by tragedy and the regenerative forces at work in the aftermath. The author has been a PEN/Faulkner Finalist, A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and a Lannan Award Winner. Michael Cunningham dustjacket praise calling her ".the real thing, an artist with huge ambitions and the means to realize them." View more info

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Make Believe

By: Scott, Joanna

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Little, Brown: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3072


This copy has been SIGNED by Joanna Scott on the title page. A story about a family stunned by tragedy and the regenerative forces at work in the aftermath. The author has been a PEN/Faulkner Finalist, A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and a Lannan Award Winner. Michael Cunningham dustjacket praise calling her ".the real thing, an artist with huge ambitions and the means to realize them." View more info

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Various Antidotes

By: Scott, Joanna

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Holt: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3090


This copy has been SIGNED by Joanna Scott on the title page! This is her first collection of short stories and Scott culls from the annals of science and medicine real and imaginery figures whose peculiar obsessions she transmutes with effortless alchemy into the stuff of art. Robert Olen Butler dustjacket praise saying "Joanna Scott is one of the most original and enchanting voices in modern fiction, and Various Antidotes is a perfect way to discover her. These st... View more info

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The Intuitionist

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 1999

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1986


This copy has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page. The first UK printing - trade paperback format. Fusing the classic elements of the noir thriller with serious racial, political and philosophical questions, The Intuitionist is a groundbreaking and marvellously inventive novel. Moving, stylish and darkly funny, it introduces a remarkably accomplished young writer. View more info

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The Intuitionist

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 1999

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2942


This copy has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page. The first UK printing - trade paperback format. Fusing the classic elements of the noir thriller with serious racial, political and philosophical questions, The Intuitionist is a groundbreaking and marvellously inventive novel. Moving, stylish and darkly funny, it introduces a remarkably accomplished young writer. View more info

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John Henry Days

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Doubleday: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8494


This copy of "John Henry Days" has been SIGNED by Colson Whitehead on the title page! A re-telling of the legend of John Henry that sweeps across generations and cultures in a stunning, hilarious, and unsettling portrait of American society. Publisher’s Weekly calls John Henry Days "Smart, learned and soaringly ambitious, his second novel consolidates his position as one of the leading writers of serious fiction of his generation." View more info