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1 Berger, Suzanne E. Horizontal Woman
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1996 0395726689 / 9780395726686 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Author's publicity photo is laid in. A woman with a temporary but grievous disability reveals what it is to be immobile and horizontal in a world of the mobile and vertical. 
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2 Carroll, Jim Forced Entries The Downtown Diaries: 1971-1973
New York Penguin 1987 0140085025 / 9780140085020 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Light creasing to the covers. The author's autobiography of his early adulthood in the New York City music and art scene, as well as his struggle to kick his drug habit. 
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3 Cohen, Steven A. The Games We Played: A Celebration of Childhood and Imagination
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 
Briefly inscribed by George Plimpton at his contribution. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers. In this anthology of childhood reminiscences, poets, sports figures, entertainers, and politicians share brief chapters of spontaneous group activities, as well as individual free-time pursuits. ; Signed by Contributor 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Ellroy, James My Dark Places (Includes Advance Reading Copy)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679441859 / 9780679441854 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed twice by Ellroy; on the publisher's tipped-in page and the title page. The man who reenergized the hard-boiled detective genre delivers a true-crime noir unflinchingly detailing his mother's murder and his own belated but obsessive investigation of it. An unsigned Advance Reading Copy in wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
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5 Fiffer, Sharon Sloan and Steve Fiffer Family: American Writers Remember Their Own
New York Pantheon Books 1996 0679442472 / 9780679442479 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed at their contributions by Edwidge Danticat, Alice Hoffman, Chang-rae Lee, Elizabeth McCracken, Whitney Otto and Bob Shacochis. Original pieces by authors who recall family members who have had an impact on their lives. ; Signed by Author 
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Long Before Forty, Forester, C. S.
6 Forester, C. S. Long Before Forty
London Michael Joseph 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A gift inscription on the free endpaper. A bump to the corners of the front board. An attractive copy with very little wear to the dust jacket. An autobiography of the author's early years, along with the notes to The Hornblower Companion. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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7 Gildner, Gary My Grandfather's Book: Generations of an American Family
East Lansing, MI Michigan State University Press 2002 0870136399 / 9780870136399 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by Gildner on the title page, and dated in Colorado Springs in 2005. Believing that the last book his grandfather ever read, the one he was buried with, was Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Gildner reflects on his relationship to literature and writing and how that is related to his roots as a Slovakian.; Signed by Author 
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The Journals of Spalding Gray, Gray, Spalding; Casey, Nell
8 Gray, Spalding; Casey, Nell The Journals of Spalding Gray
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2011 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
An Uncorrected Proof in gray wrappers. A small tear to the front cover. The troubled ruminations of the celebrated actor and writer, entries that darken as they approach his death by suicide in 2004. 
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Jack Corbett: Mariner, Hatch, A. S.; Denny Hatch
9 Hatch, A. S.; Denny Hatch Jack Corbett: Mariner
New York The Quantuck Lane Press 2003 0971454825 / 9780971454828 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Inscribed by Denny Hatch who provides the afterword, great-grandson of A. S. Hatch. An autobiographical narrative of life aboard a sailing vessel in the mid 19th century. Illustrated, glossary. ; 269 pages; Signed by Contributor 
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10 Lau, Evelyn Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid
Toronto Coach House Press 1995 0889104913 / 9780889104914 First Thus; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Originally published as a mass market paperback in 1989. Lau's journal, a best seller in her native Canada, is a brutally frank account of her life on the streets of Vancouver after running away from a traditional Chinese home at the age of 14. 
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11 Lessing, Doris In Pursuit of the English
London Granada Publishing Limited 1977 0246110422 / 9780246110428 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Light foxing to the page edges. Offers a portrait of Londoners living in a working class rooming house, including a con man, a woman who flings herself down two flights of stairs to avoid having another child, and a prostitute. 
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Nobody's Perfect, McLain, Denny with Dave Diles
12 McLain, Denny with Dave Diles Nobody's Perfect
New York Dial Press 1975 0803757581 / 9780803757585 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Spotting to the top of the page edges, and a short closed tear to the price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Offutt, Chris No Heroes
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
An Uncorrected Proof in yellow wrappers. The author recalls his painful but ultimately revealing attempts to return home to the rural hills of Kentucky to give back to his community and to record the story of his parents-in-law, Holocaust survivors who had emigrated from Poland in 1946. 
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The Road to Somewhere: An American Memoir, Reeves, James A.
14 Reeves, James A. The Road to Somewhere: An American Memoir
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2011 0393340058 / 9780393340051 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Reeves. A paperback original with light rubbing. In this road memoir, Reeves drove along the back roads taking pictures and looking for answers, kept company by the nervous chatter of talk radio and the ambient drone of twenty-four-hour diners.; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Lost in Place: Growing Up Absurd in Suburbia (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof), Salzman, Mark
15 Salzman, Mark Lost in Place: Growing Up Absurd in Suburbia (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
New York Random House 1995 0679439455 / 9780679439455 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Salzman on the title page. The author's memoir of his Connecticut childhood tells of his early adolescent devotion to Zen and Kung Fu. By the author of The Soloist. A signed Uncorrected Proof in the publisher's blue-and-white wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author 
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16 St. John, Lauren Rainbow's End A Memoir of Childhood, War and an African Farm
New York Scribner 2007 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
An Advance Reading Copy in pictorial printed wrappers. Set against the backdrop of the Rhodesian civil war, St. John's memoir of growing up on a farm and game preserve in the 1970s conjures up the smells and sounds of the African bush and the era's climate of unashamed racism and feverish patriotism. 
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17 Woolf, Virginia Moments of Being: Unpublished Autobiographical Writings
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 0151620342 / 9780151620340 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Creasing to the back panel. Virginia Woolf’s only autobiographical writing ---- she appraises Victorian values and her own circle. 
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