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Pasmore
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Pasmore

by Storey, David

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780582105294
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Comments: There is one small defect on back board. Synopsis: A teacher oppressed by the futility of everyday life embarks on a dark affair in this extraordinary novel that won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. In his dreams, Colin Pasmore runs an endless race. No matter how hard he pumps his legs, he loses—and… Read more about this item
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The Virgin Suicides
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The Virgin Suicides

by Eugenides, Jeffrey

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1993
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780374284381
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Synopsis: This beautiful and sad first novel, recently adapted for a major motion picture, tells of a band of teenage sleuths who piece together the story of a twenty-year old family tragedy begun by the youngest daughter's spectacular demise by self-defenstration, which inaugurates "the year of the suicides."
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Zuckerman Bound
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Zuckerman Bound

by Roth, Philip

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
Published
1985
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780374299439
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Comments: D-j chipped. Front board has some spots. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Faint stain on bottom edge. Synopsis: Following the wild success of his novel, Carnovsky, Nathan Zuckerman has been catapulted into the literary limelight. As he ventures out onto the streets of Manhattan he finds himself accosted on all sides, the target of admonishers, advisers, would-be literary critics, and… Read more about this item
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Cruising Paradise
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Cruising Paradise

by Shepard, Sam

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine-
Edition
First Edition
Published
1996
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780679415640
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Synopsis: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actor, ex-cowboy, and musician Sam Shepard now stands revealed as a storyteller of dazzling artistry. Bleak and wildly funny, touching but stringently unsentimental, these stories give readers a most intimate view of the writer who has become synonymous with the recklessness, stoicism, and solitude of American manhood.
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Constance or Solitary Practices
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Constance or Solitary Practices

by Durrell, Lawrence

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Published
1982
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780670239092
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ISBN: 0670239097 Title: Constance or Solitary Practices Author: Durrell, Lawrence Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Viking Press, New York Publication Date: 1982 Edition: First American Edition Book Condition: F D-j Condition: F Synopsis: Constance, published in 1982 and sub-titled Solitary Practices, is the central volume of the five novels of Lawrence Durrell's The Avignon Quintet. Although the first chapter continues in Avignon, where the previous novel, Livia, left off, and… Read more about this item
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Ending Up
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Ending Up

by Amis, Kingsley

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1974
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780151287963
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Comments: Very minor wear at bottom of first page. D-j has shelf wear. Synopsis: At Tuppenny-hapenny Cottage in the English countryside, five elderly people live together in rancorous disharmony. Adela Bastable bosses the house, as her brother Bernard passes his days thinking up malicious schemes against the baby-talking Marigold and secret drinker Shorty, while kindly George lies bedridden upstairs. The mismatched… Read more about this item
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A Fraction of the Whole
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A Fraction of the Whole

by Toltz, Steve

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2008
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780241143902
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Synopsis: Martin Dean spent his entire life analyzing absolutely everything – from the benefits of suicide to the virtues of strip clubs – and passing on his self-taught knowledge to his son, Jasper. But now that his father's dead, Jasper can fully reflect on the man who raised him in intellectual captivity, and the irony is this: theirs was a… Read more about this item
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The City Is a Rising Tide
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The City Is a Rising Tide

by Rebecca Lee

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
2006
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780743276658
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Comments: Very tight clean copy.Synopsis: This dazzling novel from a fiercely talented young writer — winner of the 2001 National Magazine Award for Fiction — follows a woman whose indelible crime of passion leaves no one and nothing unscathed. The City Is a Rising Tide unfolds against a stunning backdrop of history, culture, and landscape — from the Three Gorges… Read more about this item
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The Sea
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The Sea

by Banville, John

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
2005
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780307263117
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Comments: Tight copy. Synopsis: In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville introduces us to Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child to cope with the recent loss of his wife. It is also a return to the… Read more about this item
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Zone of Tolerance
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Zone of Tolerance

by David E. Stuart

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2005
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780826338280
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David Stuart's critically acclaimed first volume, The Guaymas Chronicles: La Mandadera (Southwest Books of the Year 2003, Albuquerque Alibi best book of 2003), told a little girl's story and a very personal tale of love set in Guaymas, Mexico, a fishing port and vacation destination located on Mexico's Sea of Cortez, about four hundred miles south of Tucson. Zone of… Read more about this item
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