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A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me

By: Gates, David

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8433


This copy of "A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me" has been SIGNED by David Gates on the title page! These eleven stories, along with a masterful novella, mark the triumphant return of David Gates, whom "New York" magazine anointed "a true heir to both Raymond Carver and John Cheever." Relentlessly inventive, alternately hilarious and tragic, always moving, this book proves yet again that Gates is one of our most talented, witty and emotionally intel... View more info

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Monkey Secret

By: Glancy, Diane

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Northwestern Univ Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5834


This copy has been SIGNED by Diane Glancy on the title page. This volume collects three short stories and a powerful novella by the Cherokee-German-English poet and prose writer Diane Glancy. Her tales of Native American life explore the essential American territory, the border-between: between past and present, between native and immigrant cultures, between self and society. View more info

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The Quarry: Stories by Harvey Grossinger

By: Grossinger, Harvey

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7081


Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. At the heart of this collection of five short stories and the title novella is the powerful interconnection between parents and children, nostalgia and memory, and the collective emotional intimacies and transactions that configure human behavior. View more info

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White People

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5630


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Following his spectacular debut as a novelist with "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All," Allan Gurganus offers his shorter fiction in a major new collection, nine stories and two novellas written over the last twenty years. View more info

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Local Souls

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7509


This copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Mirroring today's face-lifted South, Gurganus's first work in more than a decade offers three novellas, all set in his mythological Falls, North Carolina, a small town revolutionized by freer sexuality, looser family ties, and superior telecommunications. View more info

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Local Souls

By: Gurganus, Allan

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7510


This Advance Reading Copy has been SIGNED by Allan Gurganus on the title page! Mirroring today's face-lifted South, Gurganus's first work in more than a decade offers three novellas, all set in his ythological Falls, North Carolina, a small town revolutionized by freer sexuality, looser family ties, and superior telecommunications. View more info

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Coup De Foudre: A Novella and Stories

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Bloomsbury: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7713


This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! From the National Book Award Finalist. Sixteen intellectually adventurous comedies, including a shocking title novella ripped from the headlines. Varying boldly in theme, setting, and tone, the stories in "Coup de Foudre" share Kalfus's distinctive humor and intellect, inextricably bound with high literary ambition. View more info

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The Cubs and Other Stories (English and Spanish Edition)

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $195.00  $175.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8651


This copy of "The Cubs and Other Stories" has been SIGNED by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page! From his appearance at the New York Public Library on May 14th, 2018. An early work by this Nobel Prize Winning Author. This novella and six short stories represent Vargas Llosa's earlier writing, and in a candid and perceptive foreword Vargas Llosa tells of his early days as a writer and the background to the works appearing in this volume which represents the aut... View more info

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How to Get Home

By: Lott, Bret

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, John F. Blair, Publisher: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5203


This copy has been SIGNED by Bret Lott on the title page. A new collection of stories that explores the dangers and trials of everyday life. The people in these stories come from working lives, lives where the struggle for home and family is waged daily; lives where an ominous slip of paper on the office desk or a broken glass left lying on the kitchen floor signal the precariousness of what is held dear. View more info

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Enchanted Night

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4851


This copy has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Steven Millhauser returns with a magical novella imbued with the transforming power of the (almost) full moon. Only Steven Millhauser could transform our childhood legends of the night into a hypnotic adult tale of passionate enchantment, encounters of darkness and illumination, human passions and inhuman awakenings. Read it by the light of the moon. View more info

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Brokeback Mountain

By: Proulx, Annie

Price: $225.00  $202.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7853


This copy has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx on the title page! This is the "true first edition" - the first publication in book form of this extended story that originally appeared in The New Yorker. Published in the UK in this wraps edition with French Flaps. (Not to be confused with the Scribner's re-publication in connection with the movie release.) Film by Ang Lee released to high critical acclaim. Winner of the Venice Film Festival, the film has also won sever... View more info

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Trajectory

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8332


This copy of "Trajectory" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! Russo's characters in these four expansive stories range well beyond the blue-collar citizens we're so familiar with from many of his novels. Each of these stories is shot through with the humor and wisdom and surprise for which Richard Russo has long been acclaimed, and "Trajectory" further evidence of a writer at the height of his powers continuing to extend the breadth of hi... View more info

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Crystal River

By: Smith, Charlie

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Linden Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 745


This copy has bee SIGNED by Charlie Smith on the title page. A collection of three novellas by this acclaimed author. As in his novels, Smith explores the dark recesses of the human condition and depicts through lush and evocative prose the wonderfully bizarre, erotic, and sometimes painful way men and women seek out and relate to each other. View more info

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Helen and the Girls

By: Summers, Hollis

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4768


The late Hollis Summers was a widely admired writer of fiction, and these two novellas, unpublished at his death, make abundantly clear the reasons for that admiration. The second novella "The Girls" is narrated by Archie Lee Baxter, a seemingly settled, contented bookstore woner just entering his sixties. This is a Review Copy with the Publishers' slip laid-in. View more info