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The Purchase of Order

By: Adams, Gail Galloway

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11766

ISBN: 0820310409

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A review copy with publisher's material laid in. Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. View more info

Subdivision

By: Amidon, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco Press: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8063

ISBN: 088001279x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Amidon on the title page. A short story collection by the author of Splitting the Atom, and his first book to be published in the U. S. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Jew of Home Depot and Other Stories

By: Apple, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7812

ISBN: 0801887380

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A promotional copy with publisher's sticker on the front panel. Apple's collection, his third after an absence of 20 years from the genre, sets up variations on the stranger-in-a-strange-land theme. ; Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction View more info

Ordinary Genius

By: Averill, Thomas Fox

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19235

ISBN: 080321068x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A dozen stories explore the unexpected moments, surprises, shocks and setbacks of daily life in Kansas; the first book in the series focused on the nation's Midwest. View more info

Seeing Mona Naked

By: Averill, Thomas Fox

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wichita, KS, Watermark Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19236

ISBN: 0922820015

Condition: Very Good


Warmly inscribed by Averill on the free endpaper. A short story collection set in a small Kansas town. Slight wear to the page edges.; Signed by Author View more info

The Value of Kindness

By: Bache, Ellyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Helicon Nine Editions: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19246

ISBN: 0962746088

Condition: Very Good


The author's first short story collection, a paperback original. View more info

A Nurse's Story and Others

By: Baida, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11131

ISBN: 1578063183

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Ironic tales of life's limitations by a writer who died, at age 49, just a few months after the title story took first prize in the 1999 O. Henry Awards. View more info

The Angel on the Roof

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9211

ISBN: 0060173963

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Inscribed by Banks on the title page. Presented here are 31 short fictions; 22 have been in previous collections, and nine are recent and uncollected.; Signed by Author View more info

Success Stories

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19355

ISBN: 0060155671

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Banks on the title page. Foxing to the dust jacket flaps, and light creasing to the dust jacket. In these 12 stories, the author of The Sweet Hereafter sounds a cautionary note, writing about people who get what they want but find themselves dissatisfied to varying degrees. ; Signed by Author View more info

The School of Love

By: Barber, Phyllis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19362

ISBN: 0874803373

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A short closed tear to the bottom of the front panel. View more info

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Overnight to Many Distant Cities

By: Barthelme, Donald

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam and Sons: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20640

ISBN: 0399128689

Condition: Very Good in Fine dust jacket


A review copy with publisher's material and author photo laid in. A touch of foxing to the top of the page edges. A short story collection by the author of Great Days. ; 174 pages View more info

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The Watch (Includes Advance Reading Copy)

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 763

ISBN: 039302623x

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Bass on the title page. A short story collection by the author of Platte River. An Advance Reading Copy (unsigned) in illustrated wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

Working Women and Other Stories

By: Bauer, Tricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bridgehampton, NY, Bridge Works: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11530

ISBN: 1882593111

Condition: Very Good in Fine dust jacket


A review copy with publisher's slip and author photo laid in. Bottom corner bumped. The author's first book. View more info

The Life & Times of Major Fiction

By: Baumbach, Jonathan

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Boulder, Fiction Collective: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17915

ISBN: 0932511082

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A short story collection by the author of Babble. View more info

Dream House

By: Bean, Barbara

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, Center for Literary Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17936

ISBN: 0870816179

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A debut short story collection set largely in the Midwest. View more info

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Dangerous Men

By: Becker, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9215

ISBN: 0822938995

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Becker. Very slight rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. This collection of 11 short stories, nine previously published in literary magazines, won the 1995 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Wrecking Yard

By: Benedict, Pinckney

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18190

ISBN: 0385420218

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Benedict on the title page. A short story collection by the author of Town Smokes. The Southern mountain folk who populate these grim tales are victims of emotional as well as economic deprivation. View more info

The Touching Hand

By: Bingham, Sallie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19525

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Closed tears to the rear panel, and rubbing to the dust jacket. A small price sticker to the rear pastedown endpaper. Publisher's price of $4.50 on the front flap. The author's first short story collection. View more info

In the Shadow of Our House

By: Blackwood, Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19519

ISBN: 087074464x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A debut short story collection set in Austin, TX. View more info

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Come to Me

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18107

ISBN: 0060182369

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Bloom on the title page. The author, a practicing psychotherapist, debuts with a short story collection that was a finalist for the National Book Award. ; Signed by Author View more info