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Daughters of Memory: A Novel

By: Arnold, Janis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books: 1991

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 003713

ISBN: 0945575688

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, very minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. Advance proof. "The remarkable story of two sisters, each with something to hide in her past, as they engage in an intensifying duel for dominance from childhood to middle age. One seems to be the responsible sister - the one who succeeds in school and attends college. The other appears to be the wild sister - the one who got in trouble with boys and ran away from home. But the truth lies... View more info

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Deadly Promise: A Novel of Suspense

By: Ballard, Mignon F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 1989

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 006587

ISBN: 0881845159

Condition: Very Good+


232 pp. Uncorrected Proof. Spine slightly slanted. Reviewer's notes on half-title page. Letter from publisher to reviewer describing book and author is inserted. A bright, attractive copy. "Mignon F. Ballard perfectly evokes the lives and surroundings of Southern women in small-town America, a sympathetic place that we would like to know and, for the moment at least, to live in. Murder in this context is more shocking, more threatening, than murder in the dr... View more info

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Home Body (A Jack McMorrow novel)

By: Boyle, Gerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2004

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 006586

ISBN: 0425196119

Condition: Near Fine


394 pp., Uncorrected Proofs. Spine somewhat slanted. A bright, attractive copy. "Reporter Jack McMorrow befriends a runaway teen, but no sooner do his mother and stepfather try to retrieve him than the terrified stray vanishes again. When the boy's mother is murdered, Jack has no choice but to investigate the heart of a dark and deadly family secret . . . "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Hang Time

By: Chafets, Zev

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, Warner Books Inc: 1996

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 006588

ISBN: 0446520470

Condition: Very Good


307 pp. Advance Reading Copy. Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "NBA greats Tyrone Holliman and Greg Bannion are not particularly happy to accompany the legendary coach Digger Dawkins to Israel, but they know it is all part of being ambassadors for their sport. What lies ahead of them, however, is abduction by fanatical terrorists that will leave one of them dead and lock America and the Muslim world in a confrontation that cou... View more info

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Girls' Poker Night: A Novel of High Stakes

By: Davis, Jill

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2002

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 006585

ISBN: 0375505148

Condition: Near Fine


232 pp. Advance Uncorrected Proofs (ARC). Spine slightly slanted. A bright, attractive copy. "Tale of a cub reporter, her poker-playing sidekicks, and the devilish pas de deux of workplace romance. A 21st century 'His Girl Friday' and a refreshingly upbeat look at friendship, work, and love."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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The Voyage

By: Drake, David

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1994

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 004165

ISBN: 0312851588

Condition: Very Good+


Bottom corners bumped, small dark spot near top of front cover, erased pencil markings on half-title page. Advance uncorrected proof in light blue wraps. A tight, attractive copy. "Lissea Doorman wasn't one to refuse a challenge. Challenged by the rulers of Telaria to run a suicide mission, she put together a crew of tough mercenaries and brilliant specialists, ready for anything. Their journey took them through strange worlds, all the way to the Lost Colony-wh... View more info

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The Reconnaissance

By: Gardiner, Gordon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1914

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 003665

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green boards, title on front and spine has gold background. Spine slanted, somewhat loose with a crease down the middle, some sunning, cracked at p. 72. Some edgewear, chipping, soiling. Stamp on title page reads "Advance Copy for Editorial Use, Review Released for Publication Mar 2 1914". Color frontispiece. Some yellowing on pastedowns but none to text block. Text is clean, unmarked and in very good condition. Set around the turn of the century, this adv... View more info

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The Death of an Irish Sinner (Inspector Peter McGarr Mysteries Ser.)

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2001

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 002403

ISBN: 0380977982

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped including a few pages, slight edge wear. Uncorrected proof in pictorial wraps. A tight, attractive copy. "A priest approaches Chief Superintendent Peter McGarr to report and to make a bizarre request: Could McGarr have the death officially listed as an accident and then pursue the investigation in secret? The answer, of course, is no. Perhaps McGarr would have been wiser to have accepted Father Duggan's offer of covert aid, since McGarr's official... View more info

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Survival in the Doldrums: The American Women's Rights Movement, 1945 to the 1960s

By: Rupp, Leila J. & Taylor, Verta

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 006589

Condition: Very Good-


274 pp., notes, appendix, bibliography. Spine sunned, some soiling and edgewear. A clean, unmarked copy. "The first book to explore the persistence of the American women's rights movement in a period generally considered devoid of feminist activism and to show the ways in which the more radical movement of the 1960s was influenced by the successes and failures of the 1950s activities. Focusing on women who saw themselves as heirs of the suffrage movement and w... View more info

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The Singing Teacher

By: Skramstad, Susan

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books: 1992

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 004144

ISBN: 0945575696

Condition: Very Good+


Corners slightly bumped including a few pages, black line across bottom edge. Advance uncorrected proof in orange wraps. A nice copy. "Lilly Blake wanted to be an opera singer; she chose marriage and a family instead. Now she teaches voice at the high school, tends to her family, and wears her opera costumes to bed at night. There's plenty of craziness to go around in The Singing Teacher - the kind of everyday craziness we all know so well, the kind of crazines... View more info