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Die a Little
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Die a Little

by Abbot, Megan

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2005
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780743261708
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ISBN: 0743261704Title: Die a LittleAuthor: Abbott, MeganBinding: HardcoverPublisher: Simon & Schuster, New YorkPublication Date: 2005Edition: First EditionBook Condition: FD-j Condition: F Comments: Tight copy. Synopsis: How does a respectable young woman fall into Los Angeles' hard-boiled underworld?Shadow-dodging through the glamorous world of 1950s Hollywood and its seedy flip side, Megan Abbott's debut, Die a Little, is a gem of the darkest hue.… Read more about this item
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A Blind Eye
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A Blind Eye

by Ford, G. M.

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
2003
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780380978755
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Synopsis: Beneath the rotting floorboards of an abandoned shed are human bones — lots of them — the last things a runaway rogue true-crime writer and his photojournalist ex-lover expected to find when they took shelter from a vicious Wisconsin blizzard. The grisly nightmare Frank Corso and Meg Dougherty have uncovered is nothing they can turn a blind eye to.… Read more about this item
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You Remind Me of Me
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You Remind Me of Me

by Chaon, Dan

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Used - Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
2004
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780345441416
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Synopsis: With his critically acclaimed Among the Missing and Fitting Ends, award-winning author Dan Chaon proved himself a master of the short story form. He is a writer, observes the "Chicago Tribune," who can "convincingly squeeze whole lives into a mere twenty pages or so." Now Chaon marshals his notable talents in his much-anticipated debut novel. You Remind Me of Me… Read more about this item
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The Typhoon Lover
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The Typhoon Lover

by Massey, Sujata

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
2005
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780060765125
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£15.62

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Comments: Tight copy. Synopsis: A young woman with a foothold in two cultures, Rei Shimura has gone wherever fortune and her unruly passions have led her throughout her chaotic twenties. Now, after the streamers for her thirtieth birthday celebration have been taken down, the Japanese-American antiques dealer and part-time sleuth finds herself with an assignment to find and authenticate an ancient… Read more about this item
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Bad Love
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Bad Love

by Kellerman, Jonathan

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition. Fourth Printing.
Published
1994
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780553089196
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Comments: D-j has light shelf wear. Synopsis: Child psychologist Alex Delaware returns in a follow-up to Devil's Waltz that begins with a childlike chant and finishes with Alex at the end of a chain of unexplained deaths.
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Pasmore
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Pasmore

by Storey, David

Condition
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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Wolf Whistle
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Wolf Whistle

by Nordan, Lewis

Condition
Used - Near Fine
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N/A
Edition
SIGNED Advance Uncorrected Proof for First Edition
Published
1993
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9781565120280
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Comments: Crease on front cover. Comes with booklet.Synopsis: ALA Notable Book; 1994 Mississippi Writers Award for Fiction; 1994 Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. In Wolf Whistle, Lewis Nordan unleashes the hellhounds of his prodigious imagination on one of the most notorious racial killings of the century, the Emmett Till murder. Soon we're on a magical mystery tour… 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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£70.27

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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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£70.27
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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The Yiddish Policemen’s Union
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The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

by Chabon, Michael

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
2007
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780007149827
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Synopsis: The brilliantly original new novel from Michael Chabon, author of the Pulitzer prize-winning The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a 'temporary' safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel.… Read more about this item
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Advise and Consent
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Advise and Consent

by Drury, Allen

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Used - Fine
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N/A
Edition
First Edition
Published
1976
Binding
Hardcover
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£50.75

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Comments: Tight copy. No d-j issued. Synopsis: Advise and Consent is a study of political animals in their natural habitat and is universally recognized as THE Washington novel. It begins with Senate confirmation hearings for a liberal Secretary of State and concludes two weeks later, after debate and controversy have exploded this issue into a major crisis.
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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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A More Perfect Union
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A More Perfect Union

by Jance, J. A.

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
1992
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780727843616
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£234.24

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Comments: Very RARE copy. Fore-edge of board bumped. Synopsis: A shocking photo screamed from the front pages of the tabloids–the last moments of a life captured for all the world to see. The look of sheer terror eternally frozen on the face of the doomed woman indicated that her fatal fall from an upper story of an unfinished… Read more about this item
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The Gift of Rain
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The Gift of Rain

by Eng, Tan Twan

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Used - Fine
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Fine-
Edition
First Edition
Published
2008
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781602860247
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Synopsis: An epic novel nominated for the Man Booker Prize, this epic debut tells the story of a young man's perilous journey through the betrayals of war and into manhood.
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The First Circle
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The First Circle

by Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.

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Used - Very Good
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Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1968
Binding
Hardcover
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Comments: Corners bumped. Bottom edge has some wrinkles. D-j has a few small tears. Synopsis: Set in Moscow during a three-day period in December 1949, The First Circle is the story of the prisoner Gleb Nerzhin, a brilliant mathematician. At the age of thirty-one, Nerzhin has survived the war years on the German front and the postwar years in a succession of… Read more about this item
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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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The Alleys of Eden
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The Alleys of Eden

by Butler, Robert Olen

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780818006319
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Comments: Tight copy. D-j has some minor shelf wear on front. Synopsis: Set in Saigon and in America, this debut novel by Pulitzer Prize winner, Robert Olen Butler is the tragic story of a man and a woman of widely diverging cultures who are brought together by the turmoil of war, only to drift apart in the aftermath of the… Read more about this item
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Paper Money

by Follett, Ken

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780688058401
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Comments: Back of d-j has very subtle shelf wear. Synopsis: A politician wakes with a beautiful girl; a criminal briefs his team; a tycoon breakfasts with a Bank official. Then three stories break: an attempted suicide, a hijack, and a takeover bid. They seem unrelated – until Evening Post reporters ask questions. Why is a Jamaican bank in trouble? Who drove… Read more about this item
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Sacred
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Sacred

by Lehane, Dennis

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed First Edition
Published
1997
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780688143817
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Comments: Tight copy. Synopsis: Dennis Lehane won a Shamus Award for A Drink Before the War, his first book about working-class Boston detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. His second in the series, Darkness, Take My Hand, got the kind of high octane reviews that careers are made of. Now Lehane not only survives the dreaded third-book curse, he beats it… Read more about this item
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Down River
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Down River

by Hart, John

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2007
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780312359317
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Synopsis: John Hart's debut, The King of Lies, was compelling and lyrical, with Janet Maslin of The New York Times declaring, "There hasn't been a thriller as showily literate since Scott Turow came along." Now, in Down River, Hart makes a scorching return to Rowan County, where he drives his characters to the edge, explores the dark side of… Read more about this item
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