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Dear Will

By: Ackerman, Karl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19122

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers. The emotional coming of age of a 41-year-old literary agent who overcomes his fear of commitment when the love child he fathered in his 20s searches him out. View more info

Cranes' Morning

By: Aikath-Gyaltsen, Indrani

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19137

Condition: Very Good


An Uncorrected Proof in plain red wrappers. A novel set in a remote Indian Shangri-La that--like the best of fables--limns a time of benevolent transformation. View more info

I Sweep the Sun off Rooftops

By: al-Shaykh, Hanan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books:

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19138

Condition: Very Good


An Advance Reading Copy in wrappers. A short story collection that explores the lives of Arabs living on the cusp of modernity. View more info

City of the Beasts

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19140

Condition: Very Good


An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. A 15-year-old accompanies his eccentric grandmother on a writing assignment in South America to search for a legendary nine-foot-tall "Beast." The author's first book for young adults. View more info

Rocket City

By: Alpert, Cathryn

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Aspen, MacMurray & Beck: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19141

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers. A first novel that encompasses two parallel love stories, traveling through fires, carnivals, dust storms, New Mexico motels, atomic test sights, and desert towns strung together by highways. View more info

The Verificationist

By: Antrim, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19172

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers. An incident at a pancake house drives psychotherapist Tom out of his body, whereupon his spirit drifts to the ceiling and begins analyze his psychologist colleagues. View more info

Not Ready for Prime Time

By: Askari, Brent

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19216

Condition: Very Good


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. Actor and playwright Askari debuts with the coming-of-age story of a young woman who attempts to discover the truth behind her mother's abandonment of her as a child. View more info

Mr. Vertigo

By: Auster, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19215

Condition: Near Fine


An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. Cover art by Art Spiegelman. A picaresque novel set in the late 1920s; the era of Babe Ruth, Charles Lindbergh, and Al Capone. View more info

The Marriage at Antibes

By: Azadeh, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2000

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19245

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. Five short stories of foreign travel and cultural discovery explore the themes of home, exile, memory, childhood, and aging. View more info

Cry of the Tinamou

By: Babb, Sanora

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17867

Condition: Very Good


An Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers, with publisher's letter laid in. Creasing to the top corner, and a few nicks to the back cover. Introduction by Alan M. Wald. A selection of 15 short stories, two of which have been widely anthologized and two others written specifically for this volume. Some of these stories were first published in magazines as various as the Communist New Masses, the Saturday Evening Post and Seventeen. Scarce. View more info

U.S.!

By: Bachelder, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17871

Condition: Fine


An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. In this satire, Chris Bachelder brings Upton Sinclair back from the dead to see what he might make of our modern world. View more info

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The Kindness of Women

By: Ballard, J. G.

Price: $109.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1991

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22405

Condition: Very Good


An Uncorrected Proof in pink wrappers, with publisher sheet laid. The sequel to The Empire of the Sun, his account of occupied Shanghai. Rubbing to the front cover, but otherwise unmarked. View more info

Athena

By: Banville, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17892

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in pale pink wrappers. Art historian Morrow is hired by small-time crook Morden to authenticate and catalog a cache of eight paintings stored in a decrepit house. View more info

The Century's Daughter

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1986

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17903

Condition: Good


An Uncorrected Proof in off-white wrappers. Soiling to the covers, and a nick to the head of the spine. A novel that depicts the life of a working-class woman in Yorkshire, later republished under the title, Liza's England. A scarce proof. View more info

Another World

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1999

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19386

ISBN: 0374105251

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers. A dying man relives his brother's death, while his grandson's family is put on edge by the discovery of an obscene painting beneath the wallpaper in the family room. View more info

Bob the Gambler

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17923

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in glossy illustrated wrappers. Clear-sighted, decent Ray Kaiser narrates his sudden capitulation to the allure of Biloxi's Paradise Casino in Barthelme's comic novel. View more info

Natural Selection

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17927

Condition: Very Good


An Uncorrected Proof in peach-colored wrappers. Slight sunning to the spine. Peter Wexler, 40 years old and entrenched in a midlife crisis, separates from his second wife and their son for some soul-searching. View more info

Painted Desert

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17928

Condition: Near Fine


An Advance Reading Copy in glossy illustrated wrappers. A junior college professor and his girlfriend pry themselves from their television and computer screens and take to the road, achieving an epiphany in the Arizona desert. View more info

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The Law of Averages

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Counterpoint: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17931

Condition: Very Good


An Uncorrected Proof in pale yellow wrappers with publisher's letter laid in. Creasing to the front cover. Includes a separately published essay: Welcome, Mysterious Stranger, issued on occasion of this book. This collection of 29 stories, including several new ones and spanning 20 years of the author's career, exhibits Barthelme's power as a miniaturist. View more info

Elroy Nights

By: Barthelme, Frederick

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Counterpoint: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19391

Condition: Near Fine


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. The story of a Southern, middle-age college professor who has an affair with one of his students. View more info