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Dark Exits: Six Short Stories and a Novella

by Harris, D. R.

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Published
2018
Edition
1st Ed.
ISBN
9780368076176
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$16.50

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167 pp. First Edition Trade Paperback. Table of Contents: "Steps," The Red Suitcase," "Reckonings," "How Was Your Afternoon, Dear?" "The Violinist," "Showtime," and Rash: A Novella. Cover art is by the author. Front cover: "Flattened Man," back cover "Cosmic Dust," Both 2018. Excerpt from "Showtime": A man in a black wool overcoat stood at an ATM in the lobby of… Read more
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Red Ant House

by Cummins, Ann

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
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$11.00

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New York: McSweeney's, 2001. 20 pp. A separately bound book from McSweeney's 7. The story Red Ant House only, published prior to the eponymous collection. 'The first time I saw this girl she was standing at the bottom of the coal pile. I thought she was a little wrinkled dwarf woman with her cheeks sucked in and pointed chin. She… Read more
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Little Fugue

by Anderson, Robert

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Veery Books
Published
2005
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780345454102
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$4.00

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Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 2005. 367 pp. A half-inch tear and another small half-inch piece missing in dj, associated rubbing on one corner of book, approx. 3/8 inch, visible in photo. Otherwise fine. 'He inserted the letter into the beggar's brass pencil cup. The last enveliope in the deck was made of sawtooth-edged crepe paper, a pleasing shade of… Read more
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The Former World Record Holder Settles Down

by Eldridge, Courtney

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
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$8.00

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New York: McSweeney's, 2001. 74 pp. A separately bound book from McSweeney's 7. 'So at first, I thought I'd call Maxine as soon as I got home and tell her about this guy who took me bowling on our blind date, even though there was really no comparison. I mean, Joel wasn't a CPA, and I wasn't stuck out in… Read more
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The Tomcat's Wife and Other Stories

by Bly, Carol

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Veery Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780060165048
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$7.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 209 pp. One-half inch repairable tear to fore edge of dj. Some dust speckling to top of page edges. Bone-white paper boards nearly pristine. Unread. From the flap: 'Like her essays, collected in the much-praised Letters from the Country. Carol Blv's stories are often about the fugitive state of sweetness and light in America today. Her… Read more
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Leave It to Me

by Mukherjee, Bharati

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Veery Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition,
ISBN
9780679434276
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$9.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. 240 pp. Faint sticker ghost on ffep. 'Mr. Bullock siad he wanted for us to write about something we knew, something we knew so well that we didn't see it anymore. And so I wrote about the lacy, summertime shadows of the squat oak that Grandpa DiMartino had planted in the backyard to celebrate… Read more
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Jusqu'à l'Aube; Vendredi Saint 1945; Rencontre en Hongrie; Soleil Arrête-toi

by Goes, Albrecht; Trans. Pierre Bertaux, Marie-Louise Ponty

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited/Numbered
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$7.00

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Club Des Libraires De France, 1954. 279 pp. Spine a bit faded, bottom corners rubbed. Sticker ghost on FEP. Stamped black cloth. Edition limited to 3,500. This is number 3075. 'Recit, traduit de l'Allemand par Pierre Bertaux Suivi de trois nouvelles inedites traduites par Marie-Louise Ponty. Contents: One short novel, Jusqu'à l'Aube and three novellas: Vendredi Saint 1945; Rencontre en… Read more
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Paris Review V. 46, No. 169, Spring 2004

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Published
2004
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Very Good
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$10.00

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New York: Paris Review Foundation, 2004. 273 pp. + advs. Cover and edges rubbed. Black mark over American Price, beginning crease in spine. TABLE OF CONTENTS: INTERVIEW: Richard Howard, The Art of Poetry No. 86, Paul Muldoon, The Art of Poetry No. 87, FEATURE: Paul Ferris, Ink Is Wanted by Raving Brother: Dylan Thomas's Swansea Years, FICTION: Melvin… Read more
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The Runaway Soul

by Brodkey, Harold

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Veery Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780374252861
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$10.00

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1991. 835 pp. 'Wiley Silenowicz is the hero, the narrator, and the controlling intelligence of Harold Brodkey's prodigious and enthralling novel. . . . Wiley's mind and imagination are lightning-quick, obsessively ruminative, alternately grandiose and self-doubting--one of the most sensitive registers of an individual's experience to be found in literature. We hear him meditating… Read more
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Cities of the Plain, Volume Two

by Proust, Marcel

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Published
1927
Condition
Good
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$23.00

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New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. 384 pp. Spine and lettering darkened. Volume two only. Elegant black and silver papered boards rubbed. Paper begining to break up on foreedge of boards. Binding is sound and pages are clean. Printed on Aventuros paper. The blue and white patterned endpapers are intact and front pastedown is graced with the excellent bookplate… Read more
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The World Is the Home of Love and Death: Stories

by Brodkey, Harold

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Veery Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780805055139
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$18.00

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New York: Metropolitan Books: Henry Holt, 1997. 311 pp. Includes The Bullies; Spring Fugue; What I Do for Money; Religion; Waking; Car Buying; Lila and S.L.; Jibber-Jabber in Little Rock; The World Is the Home of Love and Death; Dumbness Is Everything; A Guest in the Universe. 'I would like to do a tree census--find out how many trees I… Read more
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Do Not Disturb

by Homes, A. M. [Amy Michael]

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Veery Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: McSweeney's, 2001. 33 pp. A separately bound book from McSweeney's 7. 'My wife the doctor, is not well. In the end she could be dead. It started suddenly, on a country weekend, a movie with friends, a pizza, and then pain.' Author of Jack; . Illustrated Wraps. Fine. Illus. by Melinda Beck. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Paris Review V. 40, No. 147, Summer 1998

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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$7.00

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New York: Paris Review Foundation, 1998. 304 pp. + advs. Cover and edges rubbed. TABLE OF CONTENTS: , INTERVIEW: Russell Banks, The Art of Fiction No. 152, Ismail Kadare, The Art of Fiction No. 153, FEATURE: Stephen Brook, Como Conversazione: On Travel and Travel Writing, William Dalrymple, Como Conversazione: On Travel and Travel Writing, Nick Danziger, Como Conversazione: On… Read more
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His Opportunity

by Pearson, Henry Clemens

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Veery Books
Published
1887
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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Boston: James H. Earle, 1887. 447 pp. Brown cloth with decorations stamped in black, title in gilt. Cat attack on spine, otherwise only mildly rubbed on corners. Pages tanned, but not especially brittle. Somewhat aslant. Looks nice in spite of faults. 'The morning came. The puddlers remained at home, complacently smoking. By noon, they calculated, the stock would be used… Read more
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Columbia: A Magazine of Poetry and Prose; Number 21, Fall, 1993

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Published
1993
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Very Good
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New York: Columbia University, 1993. 163 pp. Fiction: Madison Smartt Bell, A. Manette Ansay, R. E. Miller, Kerry Hudson, Michael Delp, Lisa Fetchko, Kellie Wells, Ken Kalfus, Elizabeth Logan Harris. Poetry: Robert Pinsky, Canto XXI of the Inferno, Heather McHugh, Richard Becker, Lise Goett, Jodi Varon, Jennifer O'Grady, Karl Tierney, Les A. Murray, Alfred Corn, Rita Gabis, George Kiethley; and… Read more
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East Bay Grease

by Williamson, Eric Miles

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Veery Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312198619
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$30.00

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Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: St Martins Pr, 1999. First Printing, March 1999. 'When I finished, we kicked back in with the head, Senor Ramirez and I doing our sixteenth-note duet with a precision and somehow instinctive knowledge of the significance of each other, our harmonies not the sound of two trumpets playing but instead of one musical unit, and not even… Read more
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Before My Time

by Tucci, Nicolo

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Veery Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. 638 pp. Used but still handsome. 'Had it not been for the absurdity of life and its unhappiness, this book would never have been written. . . . We don't shed books the way we shed hair or skin or strange ideas. . . . I must mention . . . first and foremost… Read more
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Crystal Vision

by Sorrentino, Gilbert

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Veery Books
Published
1982
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780140063202
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$5.00

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Penguin Books, 1982. 289 pp. Rubbing around the edges, pages browning around the edges. 'Richie and Cheech, pizza-faced Big Duck, Big Mickey and Little Mickey, Professor Kooba and the Arab--this is the group that gathers at the candy store to drink cream sodas and eat Mrs. Wagner's pies. The Magician presides, baffling all with prophecies and (occasionally inept) miracles. Together,… Read more
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Violette's Embrace

by Zackheim, Michele

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Veery Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781573220361
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$8.00

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New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. 213 pp. Very Light rubbing to dj. Violette's Embrace is Zackheim's first book. Zackhiem is the author of Einstein's daughter : the search for Lieserl (1999). 'I flew to Paris to find a dead writer. On the airplane, in the bag on my lap, I carried a lilac-colored copy of La Batarde. It was tattered… Read more
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Annam

by Bataille, Christophe; Howard, Richard, trans

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Veery Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780811213301
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$5.00

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New York, New York: New Directions, 1996. 87 pp. Translated from the French by Richard Howard. A short, poetic novel about a stranded French mission to Vietnam in the 18th century. The soldiers march off to oblivion and the missionaries are left to confront their belief and work with the peasants in the rice paddies.. First Edition. Quarter Cloth. Near… Read more
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