Category: Southern Authors - Male

Sort

showing 1-20 of 65

Image for All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day

By: Benoit, Brent

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7071


In "Sall Saints' Day" the lives of simple people attain the status of myth, as the dynamic elements of fate, guilt, and reconciliation are woven together to produce a story that both captivates the reader in its rendering of a vanishing culture and surprises at every turn. Tautly written, both harrowing and heart-filled, "All Saints' Day" marks Brent Benoit's emergence as a writer to watch. View more info

Image for Drowned Moon

Drowned Moon

By: Blake, Glenn

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4814


The stories in "Drowned Moon" are set in Southeast Texas, where the Old and the Lost Rivers meet and empty into the bay. This unique geographic location, with its unpredictable waters, its sinking swamps, its bayous and sloughs, provides a haunting landscape for Glenn Blake's characters—Jessie in "Old River," searching for stability in the aftermath of a hurricane; Hannah in "Open Season," trying to save her doves from an unusual birthday gift; ... View more info

Image for Dirty Work

Dirty Work

By: Brown, Larry

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7133


This copy has been SIGNED by Larry Brown on the title page! The author's second book, his first novel. The story of two men, strangers - one white, the other black. Both men were born and raised in Mississippi. Both fought in Vietnam. Both were gravely wounded. Now both lie in adjacent beds in a veterans' hospital. View more info

Image for Where She Was

Where She Was

By: Ferrell, Anderson

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6509


This copy has been SIGNED by Anderson Ferrell on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! The author's first work of fiction, is a novel rich in such disquieting presences, ghostly intimations that rise up out of the artifacts of the everyday business of living. Slight "sunning" to the dustjacket spine (as is common with this title). View more info

Image for Home for the Day: A Novel

Home for the Day: A Novel

By: Ferrell, Anderson

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6511


This copy has been SIGNED by Anderson Ferrell on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name). A copy of the Uncorrected Proof. Selected by the New York Times as one of the year's best, Anderson Ferrell was also the recipient of a Whiting Award for Fiction. View more info

Image for Home for the Day: A Novel

Home for the Day: A Novel

By: Ferrell, Anderson

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6762


This is a Review Copy (Publisher's Review Slip and Author Photo laid-in) which has been SIGNED by Anderson Ferrell on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Selected by the New York Times as one of the year's best, Anderson Ferrell was also the recipient of a Whiting Award for Fiction. View more info

Image for The Ultimate Good Luck

The Ultimate Good Luck

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: London, UK, Collins Harvill: 1989

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 159


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! First British edition of the author's 2nd book. (small printing recorded). The setting is Oaxaca, in Mexico, a city crawling with soldiers, urban guerrillas, American tourists, drugpushers and poor Mexican Indians forced to the margins of society. An irresistible and elegantly spare novel of love and violence, "The Ultimate Good Luck" secures Ford's reputation as a powerful voice in American writing. View more info

Image for Wildlife

Wildlife

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: London, UK, Collins Harvill: 1990

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 643


This copy has also been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This novel is an elegy on the love that is born and which grows, as children grow, within a family and which can be destroyed and which can be recovered. A Harvill paperback original in this UK Edition. View more info

Image for Independence Day

Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 908


This is a beautiful copy of the Advance Reader's Edition in the Publisher's Cardstock Slipcase. This is one of a limited number of copies of the ARC that had been SIGNED by Richard Ford on a special page as distributed by the publisher. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A visionary account of American life - and the long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade - "Independence Day" reveals a man and our country... View more info

Image for Women With Men

Women With Men

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, UK, Harvill Press: 1997

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 1479


The first UK Edition of the author's first collection of stories since "Rock Springs," published a decade earlier. In three long stories, he captures men and women at a complex and essential moment of truth. With exceptional mastery of emotional nuance and consistent authority, Ford employs once more what Elizabeth Hardwick has called "a talent as strong and varied as American fiction has to offer." View more info

Image for Women With Men

Women With Men

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Trade Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3856


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! The First Trade Edition of the author's first collection of stories since Rock Springs, published a decade earlier. In three long stories, he captures men and women at a complex and essential moment of truth. The landscape of "Women With Men" ranges from the northern plains of Montana to the streets of Paris and the suburbs of Chicago, where Mr. Ford's various characters experience the consolations and... View more info

Image for A Multitude of Sins

A Multitude of Sins

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 2002

Edition: First U.S. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3929


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! Only a storyteller as agile and serious as Richard Ford could produce a collection of stories so rich and formally diverse on a single grand theme - love, intimacy and their dramatic failures in our all too human hands. In these extraordinary stories all human relations, indeed our entire sense of right and wrong, are put into vivid and unforgettable play. View more info

Image for Independence Day

Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Little, Brown and Company (Canada) Ltd.: 1995

Edition: First Canadian Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4386


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This is the Canadian First Edition (with different artwork on the jacket than the US and UK Editions) by the winner of both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade - "Independence Day" reveals a man and our country with unflinching comedy and the spector of hope and even permanence, all of which Richard Ford evokes wi... View more info

Image for A Piece of My Heart

A Piece of My Heart

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $425.00  $382.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6110


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! An attractive copy of the author's first book. Richard Ford has made his mark on American letters with the body of his work. This novel is grim, phobic, nightmarish, and almost intolerable; it is redeemed by its own extremity. The pieces of these hearts share a vitality and an intensity greater than any new author has brought to fiction for decades. Only a slight discoloration to the topstain near the spine de... View more info

Image for The Fights

The Fights

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $150.00  $135.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6780


This is a beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This copy with the Publisher's Errata Slip laid-in. Raw, dynamic, compelling - the unforgettable, classic black-and-white photgraphs of Charles Hoff are showcased for the first time in this volume. With an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford, and a critical essay by Richard Woodward, "The Fights" is rich in beauty and provocative in subject matter. A powerfu... View more info

Image for A Piece of My Heart

A Piece of My Heart

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7021


This an Ex-Library copy of the author's first book. Stamps proclaiming "no longer the property of..." in several places and last page where card pocket was located has been excised. Also, there is a slant to the volume. However, it is a "First Edition/First Printing" of a highly sought after first book. Richard Ford has made his mark on American letters with the body of his work. This novel is grim, phobic, nightmarish, and almost intolerable; it is redee... View more info

Image for Wildlife

Wildlife

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: London, UK, Collins Harvill: 1990

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7254


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! Rumoured that only 600 or so copies were bound in hardcover for the UK issue. Set in Montana, in the summer of 1960, it tells of the discovery of a mother's infidelity by a young boy. Written in Richard Ford's distinctive style. The voice is piercingly his own, and the compassion and the clarity of his vision in this work demand attention. They make Richard Ford a writer it is both a pleasure and a necessity t... View more info

Image for Wildlife

Wildlife

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7452


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! The author's 4th novel - set in the same Western landscape that so distinguished his acclaimed collection "Rock Springs". The New York Times then called Richard Ford "one of the most compelling and eloquent storytellers of his age." View more info

Image for Rock Springs

Rock Springs

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7453


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! The author has stated that this book of ten short stories is his personal favorite to read from. Set largely in Montana these stories demonstrate Ford's ability to reveal "the deep heart of things, with a deftness and intensity that we find in few books by writers of our generation". In a landscape grand and bleak-snow geese filling the air above wheatlands, a desolate train across the barren plain, th... View more info

Home and Beyond: An Anthology of Kentucky Short Stories

By: Grubbs, Morris A. [Edited By]

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, Univ Pr of Kentucky: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5440


Kentucky has inspired a host of acclaimed short story writers over the last fifty years, and much of their work focuses on the tension between the comforts of home and the siren-like lure of the outside world. In subtle and profound ways the forty stories herein challenge and overturn accepted stereotypes about the land their authors called home, whether by birth or by choice. View more info