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Journey to My Father, Isaac Bashevis Singer

by Zamir, Israel

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781559703093
Item Price
$33.00

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Arcade Publishing, 1995. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, black spine, green boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 240 pages. DJ glossy beneath mylar, a photograph of Singer in a park on front, black spine, blue-green back. DJ has tiny tear at spine top edge. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.
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The Writer as Migrant (The Rice University Campbell Lectures)

by Jin, Ha

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2008
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780226399881
Item Price
$29.00

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University of Chicago Press, 2008. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger, thinner book, quality maroon cloth, very bright silver lettering on spine, blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, ink owner's name at top of first front end paper, 96 pages from lectures at Rice University. DJ beneath mylar, glossy with black image like a knife on front, praise on… Read more
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$29.00
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Creating Poetry

by Drury, John

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781582974637
Item Price
$14.00

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Writer's Digest Book, 1991. Larger, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers that are yellow and lighter yellow at center front and back wrappers, a color-illustration of a flower at bottom front, 211 pages plus Index to Exercises. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New.
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A Traveller in Romance: Uncollected Writings, 1901-1964

by Maugham, W. Somerset; Whitehead, John, Ed.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st U.S.
Item Price
$16.00

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Clarkson N. Potter, 1984. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, quality black cloth, very bright silver lettering on spine, gray color inside covers and adajcent end papers, 275 pages. Light crease to top tips from pages 83-106. Frontispiece glossy with color portrait of younger Maugham. DJ glossy gray background, a small photo at center front, another at center… Read more
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$16.00
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The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue

by Forsyth, Frederick

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2015
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399176074
Item Price
$25.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2015. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black spine, light brown boards, bight silver initials at top front, silver lettering bright on spine, 332 pages including two glossy photo sections. DJ glossy with dark background, Forsyth in the shadows on front, very bright silver author's name, a color photo of Forsyth piloting plane at top back.… Read more
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$25.00
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Conversations with Toni Morrison (Literary Conversations Series)

by Taylor-Guthrie, Danielle, Ed.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
5th
ISBN
9780878056927
Item Price
$18.00

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University Press of Mississippi, 2002. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy red wrappers, a photo of Toni Morrison on front, 293 pages, including essays talking with Alice Childress, Judith Wilson, Mel Watkins, Bill Moyers and others. Light crease at top back tip. Near Very Fine.. 5th. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Jonathan Swift: A Portrait

by Glendinning, Victoria

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S.
ISBN
9780805061680
Item Price
$19.00

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Henry Holt, 1999. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Larger, sturdy book, dark brown spine, brown boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 324 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy with close-up portrait of Swift on front, bronze border along bottom edges, black spine and back with praise from British publications. DJ has crease to inside top back tip… Read more
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$19.00
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VN : The Life and Art of Vladimir Nabokov

by Field, Andrew

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1986
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780517561133
Item Price
$29.00

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Crown Publishers, 1986. (3d printing) Large sturdy book, quality purple cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 417 pages. DJ glossy black background, a color photo of smiling Nabokov on front, white back with photo of young Nabokov in red frame at top back, praise from Sunday Telegram, The National Observer, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and New York… Read more
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The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World

by Prochnik, George

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781590516126
Item Price
$19.00

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Other Press, 2014. Large sturdy book, purple cloth, silver lettering very bright on spine, 390 pages with some photographs. DJ glossy with surreal illustration on front, spine and back, a small photo of youngsterson bottom back. Remainder mark (red dot) at pages' bottom edge. Very Fine DJ/Near Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Fine.
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$19.00
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The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion

by Daugherty, Tracy

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2015
Condition
As New
Edition
3d
ISBN
9781250010025
Item Price
$11.00

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St. Martin's Press, 2015. Large, thicker, sturdy book, black covers, silver lettering very bright on spine, 728 pages including glossy photo section. DJ glossy gray background, a photo portrait of Joan Didion on front, white spine, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. 3d. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Poets at Work: The Paris Review Interviews

by Plimpton, George

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670826100
Item Price
$44.00

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Viking, 1989. Introduction by Donald Hall. (1st edition, 1st printing) Smaller, sturdy book, blue cloth spine, gray boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 440 slightly browned but supple pages: interviews with Robert Penn Warren, Robert Frost, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Sexton, Archibald MacLeish, Elizabeth Bishop, John Asbery, and Robert Fitzgerald. DJ glossy purple… Read more
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$44.00
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The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2008
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061227998
Item Price
$6.00

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Harper Perennial, 2008. (Finalit of the National Book Critics Circle Award) Edited by Greg Johnson. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy purple, pink and blue background and lettering, 509 pages including a photo section. Neat ink underlining on a few pages. Light wear to front and back wrapper with slight wear at spine edges. A remainder mark at pages' bottom edge.… Read more
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$6.00
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Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl

by Sturrock, Donald

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2010
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781416550822
Item Price
$24.00

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Simon & Schuster, 2010. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, thicker, sturdy book, black spine, cream boards, 655 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy with a photo portrait of Dahl smoking pipe on front, three tiny color cartoons including Willy Wonka and Matilde on front, a montage of photos at top and bottom back with praise. DJ and book,… Read more
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$24.00
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Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein

by Wineapple, Brenda

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1996
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399141034
Item Price
$24.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy, thick book, blue spine, gray boards with embossed initials at bottom front, silver lettering very bright on spine, dark red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 514 pages with many small photographs throughout. DJ glossy, a blue-tinted photo of Gertrude and Leon Stein on front and spine, another photo… Read more
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$24.00
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Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee

by Shields, Charles J.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780805079197
Item Price
$5.00

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Henry Holt and Co., 2006. (1st edition, 5th printing) Large, sturdy book, cream spine, light green boards, very bright red lettering on spine, 337 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy cream background, a photo of child and big house on front, Harper Lee photo at top back, praise from Anne River Siddons. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book..… Read more
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$5.00
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Knut Hamsum: Dreamer and Dissenter

by Kolloen, Ingar Sletten

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English
Item Price
$27.00

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Yale University Press, 2009. Large, sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, very tiny creases at bottom tips, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 378 pages including a glossy photo section of Nobel Prize Winner for Literature. DJ glossy with a color-portrait of Knut Hamsum on all of front, spine and back, a… Read more
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$27.00
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Broken Vessels: Essays By Andre Dubus

by Dubus, Andre

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879238858
Item Price
$37.00

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David R Godine, 1991. Sturdy book, quality red cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, dark gray color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 195 pages. DJ glossy white background, red and white small abstract illustration at center front, praise on back in thin red frame from Village Voice, Playboy. . Introduction by Tobias Wollf.DJ and book, both Very Fine.… Read more
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$37.00
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Stay Me, Oh Comfort Me: Journals and Stories, 1933-1941

by Fisher, M.F.K.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1993
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679427254
Item Price
$12.00

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Pantheon Books, 1993. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, gray cloth spine, darker gray boards, very bright gilt initials at top front, gilt lettering very bright on spine, 349 pages plus brief biographical note. Front cover very slightly flared open. DJ creased along inside front flap. DJ glossy gold spine, back and front borders, a photo of flowers in water… Read more
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$12.00
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Writing Home

by Bennett, Alan

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
3d
ISBN
9780571232413
Item Price
$10.00

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Faber and Faber, 2006. Larger, very thick sturdy softcover, glossy gray wrappers with photo of Bennett in chair on front wrapper, praise from Independent on back wrapper as well as many other British publications. A color-illustration of Bennett's book covers inside covers and adjacent end papers, 634 pages including four glossy photo sections. Mint.. 3d. Soft Cover. As New.
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$10.00
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The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age

by lOates, Joyce Carol

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2015
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780062408679
Item Price
$15.00

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Ecco, 2015. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, dark green spine, cream cloth boards, silver lettering very bright on spine, 353 pages including a glossy photo section of one of our most talented writers. DJ glossy with color photo of girl in red dress on front, cream spine with four small photos, purple back with praise from Richard Ford.… Read more
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$15.00