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The Very Telling  Conversations with American Writers, Johnson, Sarah
21 Johnson, Sarah The Very Telling Conversations with American Writers
UPNE 2006 1584655275 / 9781584655275 Various Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
New never read. No dust as issued. Once again, Sarah Anne Johnson offers insightful interviews with some of today's most popular and accomplished writers. Steeped in a thorough knowledge of each writer's work, Johnson asks about a range of topics on the writing craft, nurturing fictional ideas, and the daily practice of writing. The authors offer insights and practical advice that will delight their fans and be cherished by aspiring writers. Michael Cunningham recalls how the structure of The Hours evolved as he wrote it. Edwidge Danticat honors the Haitian storytelling tradition she encountered in her childhood. And Jonathan Lethem reflects on working from inside and outside the literary establishment.

Johnson's interviews have been praised for her "thoughtful and knowledgeable questions" (Bloomsbury Review) that "provoke thoughtful responses from her subjects" (Publishers Weekly) and provide "an opportunity to participate in intimate and often illuminating dialog" (Library Journal). Her previous collection, Conversations with American Women Writers (UPNE, 2004), was described as "17 miniature instruction books on craft" by Publishers Weekly.

Other writers interviewed include Rick Moody; Donna Tartt; Myla Goldberg; Mary Gaitskill; Ha Jin; Bret Anthony Johnston; Edward P. Jones; Chang-rae Lee; Alice Mattison; Nancy Rawles; Marilynne Robinson; le thi diem thuy; and Mary Yukari Waters.; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 224 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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1940-The Last Act  The Story of the British Forces in France After Dunkirk, Karslake, Basil
22 Karslake, Basil 1940-The Last Act The Story of the British Forces in France After Dunkirk
Hamden, CT Shoe String Pr Inc 1979 0208018107 / 9780208018106 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Blue cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Hitler on the Doorstep  Operation 'Sea Lion' : The German Plan to Invade Britain, 1940, Kieser, Egbert; Bogler, Helmut
23 Kieser, Egbert; Bogler, Helmut Hitler on the Doorstep Operation 'Sea Lion' : The German Plan to Invade Britain, 1940
Anapolis, Md US Naval Institute Press 1997 1557503907 / 9781557503909 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. A definitive account of the plan of Hitler to invade Britain in 1940. Translated to english by Helmut Bogler. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 1.16 x 9.54 x 6.45 Inches; 287 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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24 Lazenby, Marion Elias History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida; Being an account of the amazing march of Methodism through Alabama and West Florida
North Alabama Conference and Alabama-West Florida Conference 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Slight water stain inside cover, but only on two pages otherwise fine condition. Clean contents. Red covder with black banner and silver lettering. Dust has minor chips and rubs. Now in mylar cover to protect condition. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1256 pages 
Price: 80.97 USD
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Speak Softly, She Can Hear  A Novel, Lewis, Pam; Beard, Elliot
25 Lewis, Pam; Beard, Elliot Speak Softly, She Can Hear A Novel
Simon & Schuster 2005 0743255399 / 9780743255394 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Plastic Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. New York City, 1965: Two Manhattan prep school students, Carole and Naomi, make a pact to lose their virginity before graduation. Eddie, a slick Upper East Side dropout, is handsome, fatally charming, and more than willing to help the girls accomplish their goal. But on one bitterly cold holiday weekend in an isolated cabin deep in the Vermont woods, a horrifying twist develops in the plan. Before the night is over, a stomach-turning secret is sealed between friends, setting in motion a series of events that will have dire and far-reaching consequences.

Sweeping across decades, moving from New York to Vermont to California and back again, Lewis tells an utterly gripping, psychologically nuanced tale of friendship between two very different women, of the life-changing burden of a secret, the lies we tell others to save ourselves, and the lies we tell ourselves when the truth is too painful to accept.; (Author Signed); 1.3 x 9.6 x 6.2 Inches; 352 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD

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Cold Granite  (Author Signed), MacBride, Stuart
26 MacBride, Stuart Cold Granite (Author Signed)
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005 0007193130 / 9780007193134 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. The debut thriller from a bright new Scottish talent set to rival Ian Rankin. It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch, strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. There's a killer stalking the Granite City and the local media are baying for blood. If that wasn't enough, Logan also has to contend with a new boss, DI Insch, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and thinks everyone's a fool, and his own ex-girlfriend, the beautiful but chilly Isobel MacAlister, who also happens to be the chief pathologist. The only good news is WPC 'Ball Breaker' Watson, Logan's new guardian angel. The dead are piling up in the morgue almost as fast as the snow on the streets, and Logan knows time is running out. More children are going missing. More are going to die. If Logan isn't careful, he's going to end up joining them. Set in Aberdeen, where the rainy season lasts all year, criminal gangs vie for supremacy on the streets and the oil industry brings an influx of wealth and vice, this is a gritty, powerful and page-turning debut thriller by a writer with a wonderfully observant eye and a characteristically Scottish sense of gallows humour. Beautiful rare or scarce book in clean, bright, and sharp collector's condition. ; 1.65 x 9.13 x 6.22 Inches; 464 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.97 USD
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Eric Gill, MacCarthy, Fiona
27 MacCarthy, Fiona Eric Gill
Great Britain Faber and Faber 1989 0571137547 / 9780571137541 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold print. xlibrary with no damage just a couple of small stamps. Very clean book. Gill was a great artist-craftsman. Sculptor, wood engraver, letter cutter, and typographer. Sections on Brighton and Chichester, London, Sussex, Welsh Mountains and Pyrenees, and Home Counties. Completly indexed and bibliography. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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First Lady (Author Signed), Malone, Michael
28 Malone, Michael First Lady (Author Signed)
Sourcebooks Landmark 2001 1570717435 / 9781570717437 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Critically acclaimed novelist and award-winning short story writer Michael Malone is the smart, literate, compassionate voice of the American south. His gift for crafting the great American comedy, as he did in Handling Sin, is matched only by his ability to create mystery novels ripped with tension, twists and humanity. A womans body has been found-murdered, mutilated, tagged and addressed to Lt. Justin Savile V and Police Chief Cuddy R. Mangum. Dubbed the "Guess Who Killer" by a voracious press, Hillston, North Carolina, has a serial killer on its hands. The media and the mayor demand answers while the city lives in fear. Savile and Mangum are being taunted and stalked. Worse, they have no leads. Plot driven in the classic sense of a bestseller, yet written with literary style and substance, First Lady is a novel you will want to read and savor yourself and share with a friend. Continuing the series begun with lauded novels Times Witness and Uncivil Seasons, Michael Malones return proves a thrilling success. ; 1.46 x 9.33 x 6.42 Inches; 448 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Mind Over Ship  (Author Signed), Marusek, David
29 Marusek, David Mind Over Ship (Author Signed)
Tor Books 2008 0765317494 / 9780765317490 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. David Marusek is an author who was born in Buffalo, New York but lived various places in youth. He is currently divorced and has a grown daughter. He has lived in Alaska since 1973 and that is the state he is most associated with.Marusek worked as a graphic designer for about twenty years and for eleven years he also taught graphic design at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He became serious about a writing career around 1986; success began soon after he attended Clarion West in 1992. His third published story, "We Were Out of Our Minds with Joy," garnered him attention as a hot new writer. In 1999 his novella "The Wedding Album" won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novella. His first novel, Counting Heads (a much bigger expansion of "...Joy"), was published by Tor Books in 2005, and was the subject of Dave Itzkoff's debut "Across the Universe" column in the March 5, 2006 New York Times.; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.97 USD
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30 Moore, George Foot History of religions
Edinburgh C. Scribner 1925 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Second impression, May 1948, Vol 2 only. Red cover with gold print. Clean contents. ; International theological library 
Price: 22.47 USD
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Shark Tank  A Novel (Author Signed), O'Neill, Tom
31 O'Neill, Tom Shark Tank A Novel (Author Signed)
IBooks, Inc. 2005 1596871016 / 9781596871014 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. When some drug dealers in Camden, New Jersey get blown away by a smooth operator whos impersonating a cop, the case falls to two bleary-eyed, wisecracking police vets. But before they can even begin, an FBI team swoops in, headed by bossy and humorless Roger Sorenson. He identifies the perp as James Sullivan, an attorney who dropped out of sight a few years ago and has been taking out criminals ever since. Police sergeant Stacey Smith inadvertently crosses paths with Sullivan when her undercover stint as a prostitute interferes with Sullivans attack on some militiamen at a casino. In bits and pieces, its revealed that Sullivans vigilantism stems from criminal activity of his former colleague Dennis O’Brien, whom Sullivan blames for the death of his wife. OBrien uses his law firm to launder dirty money and keeps a tank of deadly sharks that lends the title its literal dimension. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1.3 x 9.4 x 6.2 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Pacheco's Art of Ybor City, PACHECO, FERDIE
32 PACHECO, FERDIE Pacheco's Art of Ybor City
University Press of Florida 1997 0813015170 / 9780813015170 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Pacheco 
Red cover with gold lettering. Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Color Illustrations; 0.56 x 11.34 x 8.84 Inche; 112 pages 
Price: 26.97 USD
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33 Palmer, A. B Pedlar Palmer of Tobruk An autobiography
Roebuck Society 1981 0909434212 / 9780909434212 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with silver lettering. Dust has some tears otherwise very good. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Signed twice by author. ; Roebuck series (Author Signed); Photos and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Smoked  (Author Signed), QUINLAN, Patrick
34 QUINLAN, Patrick Smoked (Author Signed)
Great Britain Review 2006 0755328256 / 9780755328253 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Patrick Quinlan's fast paced, edgy and brilliantly original first novel introduces a cast of characters worthy of Tarantino in their sophistication and resourcefulness, in a stylish thriller which marks the dubut of a stunning new talent. Scarce. ; 1.26 x 9.21 x 6.3 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Hollowpoint  A Novel (Author Signed), Reuland, Robert
35 Reuland, Robert Hollowpoint A Novel (Author Signed)
Random House 2001 0375505016 / 9780375505010 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Also includes photo of author at book signing, signing books. In the steps of John Grisham and Scott Turow: a brilliant debut novel of psychological suspense by a Brooklyn assistant district attorney. ; 1 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 288 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 13.97 USD
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Semiautomatic  A Novel, Reuland, Robert
36 Reuland, Robert Semiautomatic A Novel
Random House 2004 0375505024 / 9780375505027 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Robert Reulands hard-edged yet elegant writing has drawn comparisonsto that of writers as far-flung as Chandler, Hemingway, and T. S. Eliot, but his voice is all his own. With Reuland delivers another fist-in-the-gut novel set inside the courtroom and on the darkened street corners of Brooklyn. Drawing on his experience as a homicide prosecutor, Reuland captures lives on the edge, men and women working and dying in a very real world that most of us never see, although it exists right under our noses.Semiautomatic follows Reulands acclaimed debut, Hollowpoint which introduced antihero Andrew Giobberti, a prosecutor reckoning with his daughters accidental death while investigating a murder case that hits far too close to home. Now, eighteen months later, we find Gio gun-shy, living a rote existence, working in the sleepily academic Appeals Bureau. Then an opportunity comes for personal and professional rebirth: a murder trial.

Gio vows to play this one by the book, yet the difficulty of doing that quickly becomes apparent. He is paired with prosecutor Laurel Ashfield, and the two establish an instant mutual dislike. A key witness disappears. The case detective is conspicuously unavailable. The district attorney himself seems to have far more interest in the trial than the mundane facts would seem to merit. And Gio learns that it was not by chance that he was picked for this case.Gio is swept into the seamy, seedy world of Brooklyn politics and prosecution, caught between decent lives and indecent corruption, between streets that are already too dangerous and a killer who will most certainly kill again. ; (Author Signed); 1 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Nightingale Genealogy, 1814-1976  With allied families, Robinson, Dorman J
37 Robinson, Dorman J The Nightingale Genealogy, 1814-1976 With allied families
Gateway Press 1979 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue/green cover with gold lettering. Starts with the birth of Daniel Nightingale in 1780 in Lapeer County Massachusetts. Includes many other allied families including Allor, Allen, Bell, Bowman, Calderwood, Cottrell, Covert, Ducap, English, Eager, Fischer, Fitch, Ford, Gates, Harmon, Hill, Hillier, Hough, Jacot, Keeler, Krug, Livermore, Mason, McInally, Pottruff, Mitchell, Robinson, Wilson, and many, many more. Rare signed copy. ; 151 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 95.97 USD
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Records of families of the name Rawlins or Rollins, in the United States In two parts, Rollins, John R
38 Rollins, John R Records of families of the name Rawlins or Rollins, in the United States In two parts
Lawrence, Mass G.S. Merrill & Crocker, printers 1876 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Cover is seperated from spine. Contents complete. Back cover missing. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 347 pages 
Price: 59.97 USD
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The Evolution-Creation Struggle, Ruse, Michael
39 Ruse, Michael The Evolution-Creation Struggle
Harvard University Press 2005 0674016874 / 9780674016873 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.Creation versus evolution: What seems like a cultural crisis of our day, played out in courtrooms and classrooms across the county, is in fact part of a larger story reaching back through the centuries. The views of both evolutionists and creationists originated as inventions of the Enlightenment--two opposed but closely related responses to a loss of religious faith in the Western world.

In his latest book, Michael Ruse, a preeminent authority on Darwinian evolutionary thought and a leading participant in the ongoing debate, uncovers surprising similarities between evolutionist and creationist thinking. Exploring the underlying philosophical commitments of evolutionists, he reveals that those most hostile to religion are just as evangelical as their fundamentalist opponents. But more crucially, and reaching beyond the biblical issues at stake, he demonstrates that these two diametrically opposed ideologies have, since the Enlightenment, engaged in a struggle for the privilege of defining human origins, moral values, and the nature of reality.

Highlighting modern-day partisans as divergent as Richard Dawkins and Left Behind authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, Ruse's bracing book takes on the assumptions of controversialists of every stripe and belief and offers to all a new and productive way of understanding this unifying, if often bitter, quest. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 336 pages 
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Mortal Prey  (Author Signed), Sandford, John
40 Sandford, John Mortal Prey (Author Signed)
Putnam Adult 2002 0399148639 / 9780399148637 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on end paper. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Does not tell the edition on back of title page and there is no number line. Assume it is a first. Looks almost new. ; 1.5 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 416 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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