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0517542021 AUEL, JEAN M., THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR.
AUEL, JEAN M.
THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR.
New York: Crown, (1980.) dj First printing. First book in the epic Earth's Children series, set in prehistoric times. 468 pp. Map endpapers. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. ISBN: 0517542021
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Book number: 75368
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AVERBUKH, BENA AND LYNNE SINTON.
BRIDGE FROM NOWHERE.
Seattle: Hara Publishing Group, (2003.) First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. This engrossing novel tells the story of one woman's determination to find a better life in the US, giving a dimension to the immigrant's life not often seen. The protagonist, Anya Fishman, orphaned during World War II, suffering a life of deprivation as a woman and mother, flees the Soviet Union with her daughter to find a better life in the United States. Includes a Russian glossary, 474 pp. SIGNED by both authors on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Promotional bookmark laid in. Fine condition (a new copy.) ISBN: 0971072485
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Book number: 32118
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 AVERY, ELLIS., THE TEAHOUSE FIRE.
AVERY, ELLIS.
THE TEAHOUSE FIRE.
New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) The author's first novel, the story of two women - one an American orphan adopted by a Japanese family and the other the daughter of that family -whose lives intersect in late nineteenth century Japan. 390 pp. Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (toning to the pages.)
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Book number: 55555
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157322300X AW, TASH., THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY.
AW, TASH.
THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY.
New York: Riverhead Books, (2005) dj First printing. The author's first novel - The Harmony Silk Factory is the textiles store run by Johnny Lim, a Chinese peasant living in rural Malay in the first half of the twentieth century. It is the most impressive and truly amazing structure in the region, and to the inhabitants of the Kinta Valley Johnny Lim is a hero-a Communist who fought the Japanese when they invaded, ready to sacrifice his life for the welfare of his people. But to his son, Jasper, Johnny is a crook and a collaborator who betrayed the very people he pretended to serve, and the Harmony Silk Factory is merely a front for his father's illegal businesses. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Winner of the Whitbread award. 378 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. ISBN: 157322300X
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Book number: 61267
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157322300X AW, TASH., THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY.
AW, TASH.
THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY.
New York: Riverhead Books, (2005) dj First printing. The author's first novel - The Harmony Silk Factory is the textiles store run by Johnny Lim, a Chinese peasant living in rural Malay in the first half of the twentieth century. It is the most impressive and truly amazing structure in the region, and to the inhabitants of the Kinta Valley Johnny Lim is a hero-a Communist who fought the Japanese when they invaded, ready to sacrifice his life for the welfare of his people. But to his son, Jasper, Johnny is a crook and a collaborator who betrayed the very people he pretended to serve, and the Harmony Silk Factory is merely a front for his father's illegal businesses. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Whitbread award. 378 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. ISBN: 157322300X
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Book number: 63660
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157322300X AW, TASH., THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY.
AW, TASH.
THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY.
New York: Riverhead Books, (2005) dj First printing. The author's first novel - The Harmony Silk Factory is the textiles store run by Johnny Lim, a Chinese peasant living in rural Malay in the first half of the twentieth century. It is the most impressive and truly amazing structure in the region, and to the inhabitants of the Kinta Valley Johnny Lim is a hero-a Communist who fought the Japanese when they invaded, ready to sacrifice his life for the welfare of his people. But to his son, Jasper, Johnny is a crook and a collaborator who betrayed the very people he pretended to serve, and the Harmony Silk Factory is merely a front for his father's illegal businesses. Winner of the Whitbread award. 378 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. ISBN: 157322300X
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Book number: 76347
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AZZOPARDI, TREZZA.
THE HIDING PLACE.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Her first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in England (the only debut novel on the shortlist that year), set in a Maltese immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales in the 1960s. Near fine.
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Book number: 18429
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AZZOPARDI, TREZZA.
THE HIDING PLACE.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Her first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in England (the only debut novel on the shortlist that year), set in a Maltese immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales in the 1960s. Fine.
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Book number: 18528
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0871138158 AZZOPARDI, TREZZA., THE HIDING PLACE.
AZZOPARDI, TREZZA.
THE HIDING PLACE.
London: Picador, (2000) dj First printing. Her first novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize in England (the only debut novel on the shortlist that year), set in a Maltese immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales in the 1960s. SIGNED on the title page. 282 pp. Very near fine in a fine dustjacket. ISBN: 0871138158
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Book number: 60488
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BAER, MARTHA.
(AS FRANCESCA)
New York: Broadway Books, 1997. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Author's first novel is the story of a young woman, professional and successful by day, and caught in the allure of cybersex at night, when she signs on as Francesca. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
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Book number: 5568
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BAKER, ELLIOTTT.
A FINE MADNESS.
New York: Putnam, 1964. dj 2nd printing. Baker's first published book, described as a 'serio-comic novel' Winner of The New Putnam Award Novel. Considered by many as a modern masterpiece, this story of an 'aging, raging poet' was the basis for the Sean Connery movie of the same name. Good only in a like dustjacket (stamp on front endpaper, creases to dj flaps, edgewear) - a good reading copy.
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Book number: 2572
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BAKER, ELLIOTT.
A FINE MADNESS.
New York: Putnam, 1964). dj First printing (first issue with error on pg 10.) Baker's first published book, described as a 'serio-comic novel' Winner of The New Putnam Award Novel. Considered by many as a modern masterpiece, this story of an 'aging, raging poet' was the basis for the Sean Connery movie of the same name. Rather uncommon in the first edition. Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (remainder mark bottom edge, slight bumping to corners, crease to front flap of dj.)
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Book number: 28120
USD 86.50 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 | £UK 70 | JP• 9420]
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0811803244 BAKER, ALISON, HOW I CAME WEST AND WHY I STAYED.
BAKER, ALISON
HOW I CAME WEST AND WHY I STAYED.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993. First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. Author's first book - a collection of short stories described by John Nichols as resonant with magic ... beautifully balanced gems of quirky compassion and surprising observation. Fine in illustrated wrappers. ISBN: 0811803244
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Book number: 4764
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 BAKER, TIFFANY., THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.
BAKER, TIFFANY.
THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.
New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.) Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hit—infectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama. 341 pp. Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps (a new copy.)
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Book number: 45685
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BAKER, TIFFANY.
THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY.
New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009.) dj First printing. The author's rather offbeat but very highly praised first novel - Publisher's Weekly says that this mixes the exuberant eccentricities of John Irving's Garp, Anne Tyler's relationship savvy and the plangent voice of Margaret Atwood. . . Haunting the margins of Truly's story is that of Tabitha Dyerson, a rumored witch whose secrets afford a breathtaking role reversal for Truly. It's got all the earmarks of a hit—infectious and lovable narrator, a dash of magic, an impressive sweep and a heartrending but not treacly family drama. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 341 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) ISBN: 0446194204
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Book number: 46380
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.5 | £UK 48.5 | JP• 6534]
Keywords: witchcraft, family relationships, obesity, 0446194204

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