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Powers of Attorney

By Latt, Mimi Lavenda

Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1993, 1993. Book. Fine-. Cloth & Boards. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth & Boards. Fine-/Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 506 pp. virtually new, minor soiling on cover. Author Latt, a Los Angeles lawyer, pens her first noval, presenting 3 women lawyers drawn into the case of a billionaire's murder. Possible book club edition -- no price listed on dj..

$4.28

Ceremony (Contemporary American Fiction Series)
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Ceremony (Contemporary American Fiction Series)

By Silko, Leslie Marmon

NY: Penguin Books, 1986. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Later Printing.. 260 pp. Firm, nearly new, Light toning, but no markings. Cover curled. Story of a Native American after he is released from a Japanese prison camp in WW 2 and connects with his ancestral heritage. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Talla.

$4.75

Code of Conduct
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Code of Conduct

By Thor, Brad

NY: Emily Bestler/Atria, 2015. Book. Very Good +. Cloth Strip & Boards. First Edition.. 360 pp. Small initials pencil in corner of endpaper. No other markings Slight bowed textblock. A snippet of video captured and transmitted to Washington DC gives counterrorist Scott Harveth a challenging assignment. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$6.65

Welcome to the Great Mysterious
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Welcome to the Great Mysterious

By Landvik, Lorna

NY: Ballantine Books, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition (Proof).. 336 pp. Unrevised proofs. Virtually new. No markings or creases. Novel about an egotistical actress who finds herself babysitting a nephew with Down Syndrome. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$3.80

Anything Considered: A Novel
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Anything Considered: A Novel

By Peter Mayle

NY: Vintage (Random House), 1997. Book. Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 321 pp. Curled corners, spine slant. Text clean. No markings. Satisfactory as reading copy. A humorous culinary detective tale about an English expatriate hired to impersonate weathly Julian Poe in Monte Carlo. Includes excerpt from a future Mayle novel, "Chasing Cezanne." Size: 8vo -- 8 in.

$3.33

The Yiddish Policemen's Union
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union

By Chabon, Michael

NY: Harper Perennial, 2008. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 418 pp. plus study guide, glossary, Meet Michael Chabon section. Spine uncreased, fold-in flaps. A what-if novel about a forgotten 1940 plan to settle Jewish refugees in Alaska instead of Palestine. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$5.23

Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay
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Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay

By Stephen King

NY: Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster), 1999. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Printing.. 376 pp. Lightly thumbed. Sticker remains on rear cover and spine. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Corner tips curled. 376 pp. A screenplay, or as cover blurb has it, King's "first novel for television." Includes 12-pp introduction by King. A fantasy about a blizzard descending on an island offshore from Machias, Maine, bringing horror as well as snow and ice. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$7.60

The Conscious Reader
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The Conscious Reader

By Shrodes, Caroline; Shugrue, Michael; Belford, Fontaine Maury, Eds

NY: Allyn and Bacon, 1998. Textbook. Very Good. Trade Papeback. 7th Edition, 4th Printing.. 971 pp. Previous owner's name on half-title page; no other markings. Thumbed, binding firm, still close to new. A college reader of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Scores of selections chosen to illustrate various writing techniques, such as analysis, argument, diction, narration, etc. `The preface states the reader aims to promote multidisciplinary learning reflecting cultural diversity. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.70

He Got Hungry and Forgot His Manners
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He Got Hungry and Forgot His Manners

By Breslin, Jimmy

NY: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. Book. Very Good. Cloth Tape & Boards. Early Printing.. 273 pp. Light chipping of dj. Ink line on bottom edge. Colored endpapers. No marking, text clean. Breslin, the late, great columnist pens a novel based on Howard Beach gang warfare. Number line starts with 1 but lacks a first-edition statement. Retail price on jacket flap. Breslin photo on rear of jacket. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$6.65

A Good Year

By Mayle, Peter

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 3rd Printing.. 287 pp. Close to new. Small red line on top edge near spine. No other markings. Tight and crisp. Bond trader Max inherits a winery in Provence and becomes caught in a probate web. Basis of an Albert Finney-Russell Crowe movie. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall.

$4.75

The Good Negress
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The Good Negress

By Verdelle, A. J.

NY: HarperCollins, 1996. Book. Fine. Trade Papeback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 298 pp. Close to new. No markings or spine creasing. When 12-year-old Denise Palms, raised in rural Virginia by her grandmother, is called home to Detroit to care for her expectant mother, two older brothers, and stepfather, she encounters an uncompromising teacher who demands that she excel. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$3.80

The Shipping News
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The Shipping News

By E. Annie Proulx

NY: Tourchstone (Simon & Schuster), 1994. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. 16th Printing.. 337 pp. Light crease on bottom corner. Toning on inside cover. Text clean, spine uncreased. A Pulitzer Prize winning novel about a widower who moves his young daughters to his family's ancestral homeland in Newfoundland. Size: 8vo --8.5 In Tall.

$4.28

Cell: A Novel
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Cell: A Novel

By King, Stephen

NY: Scribner, 2006. Book. Near Fine. Boards with Cloth Spine Strip. 3rd Printing.. 351 pp. plus 12 pp rear matter giving a sample (in facsimile script) of a forthcoming book, "Lisey's story". Close to new, no markings, faint foxing of endpapers, tight, appears unread. Novel about a comic book artist on verge of a career breakthrough in Boston until cell phone technology kills off most of the US populatiion, Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.

$5.70

Under the Dome
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Under the Dome

By King, Stephen

NY: Scribner, 2009. Book. Near Fine. Boards. Likely BCE.. 1074 pp. Unread, lightly bumped on spine edges. Binding square and strong. Text clean. DJ slightly crinklled at top of spine. Likely an early book club edition -- no number string or retail price. A story about a town in Maine getting cut off from the rest of the world by an invisible force-field dome, and how its traditions of self-government and neighborliness get stressed. Became basis for a CBS TV series. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

$12.35

Overnight Sensation
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Overnight Sensation

By Eisenberg, Hal

Atlanta: Eisenberg Publishing, 2012. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition.. 233 pp. Inscribed by author "to Betty." Lower corner of front corner creased. Small mark on fore edge. Text clean, spine uncreased. Novel written in first person about a 15 year-old who regards himself as a loser until he and his buddies form a rock band and find instant stardom. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$15.20

100% Pure Florida Fiction
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100% Pure Florida Fiction

By Hubbard, Susan, and Wilson, Robley, Eds.

Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 203 pp. Gift quality, appears unread. No markings or creases. This anthology showcases 21 short stories written mostly by academics in the 1990s and generally first published in literary journals. What these stories have in common, of course, is a Florida setting -- a Florida that is sinister, full of alligators, creeping plants, heavy clouds, noir cops, and con artists; it is the surreal spread of theme parks, condominiums, and strip malls; and it is a paradise -- lost, regained, and remembered -- of sea, sun, hammock, forest, and glade. Among the contributors: Frederick Barthelme, Jeffrey Greene, Alison Lurie, Jill McCorkle, Tom Chiarella, Patrick J. Murphy, Steve Cushman and Joy Williams. Size: 8vo --9 in Tall.

$7.60

About a Boy

By Hornby, Nick

London: Victor Gollancz, 1998. Book. Fine. Cloth. Second Printing.. 286 pp, Close to new, gift quality. Slight crinkling of top edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Captivating tale of Will, a self-absorbed wealthy guy with no career or other focus in life. He accidentally befriends Marcus, 12, a lonely kid struggling with bullies and an unstable mother. Bit by bit, the pair help each other build self-esteem. Size: 8vo -- 8,75 in Tall.

$4.75

COWBOY ANGST: A Novel
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COWBOY ANGST: A Novel

By Emmons, Jasen

NY: Scribner Paper Fiction, 1996. Book. Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 204 pp. Pages curled, and light vertical crease near upper right corner, but still close to new. Text clean A law school dropout strives for fulfillment in a country music band. First novel by Emmons. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall..

$3.80

Edible Stories: A Novel in Sixteen Parts
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Edible Stories: A Novel in Sixteen Parts

By Kurlansky, Mark

Penguin (Riverhead Books), 2010. Remainder. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 265 pp. Remains of sticker glue on f ront cover. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Spine uncreased.Lightly read. Stiff wrap covers include flaps. A collection of linked stories in which food is an important element Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$3.33

Mada: An Erotic Novel

By Forte-Escamilla, Kleya

Toronto.: Sister Vision Press, 1994. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Canadian Printing. 162 pp. Close to new, no markings, no spine creases. Cover blurb: "Raquel's obsession with the beautiful and mysterious Mada draws her into a world of crime, intrigue and betrayal." Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$8.55

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