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Indian Killer

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5637

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only light shelfwear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 420 pages; Alexie's third book, a dark mystery. Signed on title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9374

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only minimal shelfwear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 223 pages; One of Alexie's early, lyrical works. View more info

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Little Fugue

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A Ballentine Book (Random House): 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9369

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book appears new and unread. Jacket has light shelf wear along with small nick, probably from packing, on the lower right corner. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 367 pages; First novel by Flannery O'Connor Award winner. View more info

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Affliction

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7786

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Both book and jacket have only very light wear. Attractive copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages; Acclaimed novel by Banks made into an excellent movie starring Nick Nolte. This copy is signed by Banks on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Letters A Novel

By: Barth, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8615

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has bumps at corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; One of Barth's later novels. View more info

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East Is East

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9368

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket appear new and unread with only a hint of shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 364 pages; Comic novel of Japanese sailor stranded off the coast of Georgia. View more info

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Without a Hero

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9370

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket are new and unread. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 238 pages; Short story collection. View more info

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A Whistling Woman

By: Byatt, A. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9371

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket are new and unread. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 427 pages; Concluding novel in Byatt's quartet of novels about English life from the 1950's to the 1970's. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Bullet Park

By: Cheever, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Seller ID: 6227

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book corners slightly bumped. DJ has a small tear and crease at top right corner, some age-toning and wear to folds. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; One of Cheever's better novels. Title page says this is "First and Second Printings Before Publication." View more info

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Bullet Park

By: Cheever, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13699

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Both book and jacket have only light shelf wear and aging. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; One of Cheever's more acclaimed novels. View more info

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The Killing Kind

By: Connolly, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Atria Books: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7818

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket appear to be new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages; Connolly's third book in the Charlie Parker series. Flatsigned on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Reapers

By: Connolly, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Atria Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9494

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


The rear pastedown is wrinkled at the bottom of the page, probably a binding flaw. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 351 pages; One of Connolly's Charlie Parker mysteries. View more info

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The Right Madness

By: Crumley, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9445

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket are very close to pristine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; Hardboiled detective novel. Signed by Crumley on title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime

By: Dunning, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9373

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket are new and unread. Remainder mark on bottom foredge. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 473 pages; John Dunning novel set in the world of radio in 1942. This "Fingerprint" edition has Dunning's signature and fingerprint (index) on a special Limitation page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Bookman's Promise A Clif Janeway Novel

By: Dunning, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York City, Scribner & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8709

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Minor shelf wear, appears unread. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 369 pages; One of Dunning's Cliff Janeway novels, signed on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

By: Eggers, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13475

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only very minor shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 375 pages; People seem to eitherlove or hate this book. Eggers, who is a kind of publishing industry unto himself, is undoubtedly a major literary figure of the early 21st century. View more info

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The Bingo Palace

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 9446

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket have almost no wear. They appear new and unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Novel dealing with Native American culture and life. View more info

The Brotherhood of the Grape

By: Fante, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16034

ISBN: 0395250463

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very light general wear and aging. About fine. Light fading to jacket along edges; spine ends lightly bumped, some old, flattened creasing at rear top of spine. VG. There was a limited edition of this work before this 1st trade edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages View more info

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Here I Am

By: Foer, Jonathan Safran

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2016

Edition: First Edition, Stated; Signed Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14890

ISBN: 0374900426

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book is New except for small packing ding ate bottom of spine on both book and dj. This is the special signed, first edition with a special tipped in page signed by Foer. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 571 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

By: Franklin, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11106

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Boom and jacket are completely unused. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; Intense novel set in the South. View more info