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The New City

By: Amidon, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004243

ISBN: 0385497628

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, attractive copy. "Newton, Maryland, 1973. The Vietnam Was is winding down, the Senate Watergate hearings are heating up. And in this pristine and meticulously planned community, an innocent misunderstanding is about to set the two men who control its quiet streets on a fateful collision course. Austin Swope is the white lawyer who made the dream of this new city a reality through years of cunning lawyering and smooth real-estate deals. Earl Wooten i... View more info

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As the Crow Flies

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002930

ISBN: 0060179147

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket shows a little edge wear, some rubbing, dampstain inside back panel of jacket. A nice copy. "Born in the East End of London at the turn of the century, Charlie Trumper retains as his earliest memory his grandfather's sales patter from behind his fruit and vegetable barrow, and when Granpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps. But is isn't long before he's sp... View more info

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Growing Up Simple--In Texas: An Irreverent Look at Kids in the 1950s

By: Arnold, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005500

ISBN: 1571686878

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Black boards with gold lettering on spine, 231 pp., fairly tight. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. Several black and white photographs from the life of the author throughout the book. "The tongue-in-cheek account of a voyage from kindergarten through high school - a trip made by a small group of innocent pranksters determined to save the world from itself. It is the story of five young overachievers with the time and freedom to be hellishly creat... View more info

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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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The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children Ser., Vol. 1)

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Edition: Twenty-Second Printing

Seller ID: 000120

ISBN: 0553250426

Condition: Good


Spine is creased and pages a bit loose. Ordinary shelf wear.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Mammoth Hunters (Earth's Children Ser. Vol 3)

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $2.90

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Seller ID: 000121

ISBN: 0553260960

Condition: Good


Spine and covers are creased. Darkening inside covers. Small tears at top and bottom of spine.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1967

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007216

Condition: Good


Reading copy. Scholastic Campus Classic TK 670, 511 pp. Spine creased and slanted, moderate edge wear, some dampstains to covers, owner's name scratched out on half title, front cover starting to separate from text block. Pages browned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy with an introduction by Mary Stolz. "Emma -- Jane Austen's beautiful, accomplished heroine has only one fault - her love of matchmaking. With the best intentions, Emma decides wh... View more info

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Christmas Train

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2004

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003493

ISBN: 0446615757

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, front cover and some pages bowed out a little. An attractive copy. "Disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon must get from Washington, DC to LA in time for Christmas. Forces to travel by train, he begins a journey of rude awakenings, thrilling adventures, and holiday magic. He has no idea that the locomotives pulling him across America will actually take him into the rugged terrain of his own heart, as he rediscovers people's essen... View more info

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Alimony

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1964

Seller ID: 004718

Condition: Very Good+


Dell Book # 0058. A nice, attractive copy. "Second wife. . . . she loved him. She knew that he was the man she had been waiting for - that he was the man she had kept herself for. He was decent and honest and strong. And he loved her. But she wondered if the happiness she could bring him would be enough. Because she could never forget that he had known another happiness with another woman - with the woman who had been his wife."; 16mo - over 5¾" - ... View more info

A Daughter of Thespis

By: Barry, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 003733

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Dark green boards with title in gold lettering and embossed design of birds and flowers. Spine slanted, edgewear, corners bumped/chipped, cracking at pp. 38 & 70. Ex-library with minimal stamps & light number on spine. Text is clean and unmarked. Pages at end contain synopses from L.C.Page and Co.'s List of Fiction. A young actress has conflicted feelings about her ex-fiancé and her career.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Love for Lydia

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1979

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006028

ISBN: 014001165x

Condition: Good


Some bumping, minor edgewear, corner creased. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "Lydia is a beautiful English girl growing up in the 1920s. She is also wayward, passionate, utterly unpredictable. 'Don't ever stop loving me…even if I'm bad to you,' she demands of her lover Richardson, and Richardson swears that he will never stop. But how can he know that love for Lydia will be so dangerous?..."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Doctor's House [Large Print]

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, Center Point Publishing: 2002

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 007100

ISBN: 1585471992

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large print edition, 262 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart with a bit of edge wear. An attractive copy. "Beattie's masterful chronicle opens with a woman's exploration of her own brother's sexual appetites, detailing his myriad betrayals of his wife, lovers, and family. Nina, a reclusive copyeditor, should have better things to do than track her brother's escapades, but after her husband's death she has become solitary and defensive - an... View more info

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Zero Db and Other Stories

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004561

ISBN: 0899194893

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


PO name embossed on free endpaper. DJ has minor edgewear and 1/4" tear. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "In the first section of Zero db and Other Stories Bell turns his highly tuned ear to the inflections and rhythms of the Southland in which he was raised. In the second he trains his cool eye on those parts of New York where tourists fear to tread, on the low joints and blind alleys of the soft underbelly of the big city. Finally, in a display of great ... View more info

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Sandra

By: Bell, Pearl Doles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1924

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003924

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine weak & slightly slanted, edgewear, corners chipped, PO name inside, pastedown scuffed, cracked at several pages. Black and white frontispiece photograph. "Torn between her dual personalities of a home-loving wife and a romance-seeking adventuress, Sandra Waring succumbs to the latter influence and makes a bargain with Stephen Winslow to help her husband, David, who faces financial ruin. This arrangement leads Sandra to a glamorous life in European capitals... View more info

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Beast

By: Benchley, Peter

Price: $3.85

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1992

Seller ID: 000037

ISBN: 0449220893

Condition: Very Good


Corners of the cover are bent. Spine is creased and shows some wear.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

Heading West: A Novel

By: Betts, Doris

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003905

ISBN: 0394517989

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, free endpaper removed. DJ has very minor edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. A bright, attractive copy. "Nancy Finch, has consented - once again against her real wishes - to join her dumb sister Faye, and Faye's awful husband Eddie, on a vacation trip through the Blue Ridge Mountains. Suddenly - in the state park where they've stopped for lunch - a lone marauder appears, ties up Faye and Eddie, steals their money, a... View more info

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Heading West [signed]

By: Betts, Doris

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006556

ISBN: 0394517989

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


359 pp., medium brown boards and black cloth spine, both with brown lettering. Spine a bit slanted, small dent on bottom edge with bottom corners slightly bumped, a little foxing along edge. DJ in new Brodart with slight wear at spine ends. Signed by the author on half-title page. A very nice copy. "With a mesmerizing richness of feeling, character, and suspense, Doris Betts' novel takes us into the life of a bright, spiky, vital woman in her thirties, fleeing... View more info

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Quentins

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $9.45

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2002

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 006648

ISBN: 0739429833

Condition: Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine somewhat bowed with tiny chip at bottom. 1" slice removed from top edge of front free endpaper. DJ shows very slight shelfwear. "This Large Print Book carries the Seal of Approval of N.A.V.H." A bright, attractive copy. "Meet Ella Brady, a shy teacher who is swept off her feet by a charismatic-and very married- Don Richardson, a shifty financier new to Dublin. But when the dashing Don runs out on his clients, he skips out on Ella, too. His... View more info

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Short Stories for Class Reading

By: Boas, Ralph P. & Hahn, Barbara M. (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004306

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


iii-xxv, 365 pp., introductory history of the short story, biographies and questions, list of short stories for supplementary reading. Some edgewear/bumping, corners and spine ends somewhat chipped, PO names inside (including two individuals and a school district), cracking at p 86. A clean, unmarked copy. The editors present a collection of short stories by such authors as O. Henry, Booth Tarkington, Rudyard Kipling, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Fannie Hurst, Katherine Ma... View more info

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The New Confessions

By: Boyd, William

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004248

ISBN: 0688077617

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ has very slight shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "The New Confession is the outrageous, extraordinary, hilarious and heartbreaking [fictional] autobiography of John James Todd, a Scotsman born in1899 and one of the great self-appointed (and failed) geniuses of the 20th century. It takes us from Todd's boyhood in Scotland to the trenches of World War I, to his fretful progress as film maker in the Weimar Republic, to deportation and exile in Mexico and th... View more info