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Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
5th or later Edition
ISBN
9780385312080
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NZ$34.47

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Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1994 Vonnegut (1922-2008) was an American author
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Ladder Of Years

by Tyler, Anne

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780679441557
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NZ$40.21

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1995 Tyler ((1941) is an American author who wrote his first book, If Morning Ever Comes, in 1964. The sale item is from 1995, a stated first trade edition. Tan boards bound at spine with green cloth; binding tight and square with no faults. Previous owner's seal on front free end page. Unclipped dust jacket is bright… Read more
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As the Crow Flies

by Archer, Jeffrey

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780060179144
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NZ$37.34

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Harper Collins Publishers, 1991 Archer (1940-) is a British author famous for books like Kane and Abel (1979), A Quiver of Arrrows (1980), and First Among Equals (1984). The sale item is from 1991, a first edition with full number line. Orange paper boards bound at spine with yellow cloth; gold lettering on spine only. This is a large book… Read more
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Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy

by Gaarder, Jostein

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Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780374266424
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NZ$31.59

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994 Gaarder (1952-) is a Norwegian author of young adult novels. His first novel was a collection of short stories entitled The Diagnosis from 1986. Sophie's World was his fourth novel from 1991. It was also the first of his novels translated into English (in 1994). The sale item is the eighth printing of the first… Read more
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Back Roads

by O'Dell, Tawni

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j. vint books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780670887606
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NZ$40.21

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Viking Penguin, 1999 Tawni O'Dell is an American author. The sale item is her first novel , published in 1999. It was chosen for Oprah's Book Club as well as the Book of the Month Club. The sale item is a first edition, first print. White paper boards bound at spine with black cloth; silver lettering on spine only with… Read more
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Making Things Better: A Novel

by Anita Brookner

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780375508882
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NZ$31.59

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Random House, 2003 Anita Brookner (1928-2016) was a British educator, author, and Booker Prize winner. She wrote her first book (A Start in Life) in 1981. The sale item is her twenty-second novel, first published in 2002 in England with the title The Next Big Thing. Making Things Better is the first 'American' edition with Random House number line (starts… Read more
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Fire in the Blood

by Nemirovsky, Irene

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780307267481
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NZ$31.59

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2007 Irene Nemirovsky (1903-1942) was born in Russia, emigrated to France during the Russian revolution, and died at Auschwitz. The sale item was written in 1941 and was published for the first time in 2007 in French. The sale item is the first North American edition with a translation by Sandra Smith. Black cloth binding with white… Read more
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The Education of Oscar Fairfax

by Auchincloss, Louis

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395739181
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NZ$27.29

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Houghton Mifflin, 1995 Auchincloss (1917-2010) was an American author who wrote dozens of novels, collections and historical non-fiction titles, all involving New England and old New York. His first novel was written in 1947. The sale item is a first edition from 1995, purple paper boards bound at spine with purple cloth; gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and… Read more
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The Deep End of the Ocean

by Mitchard, Jacquelyn

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780670865796
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NZ$37.34

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Viking, 1996 Mitchard (1955-) is an American author who burst on the scene when this, her first novel, was published in 1996. Sea blue leatherette binding with blind-stamped lettering on front board and spine. Binding tight and square with no flaws other than minor bumping at top and bottom of spine. Unclipped dust jacket has minor wear at upper fore… Read more
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Incidents in the Rue Laugier

by Brookner, Anita

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780679439158
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NZ$35.90

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Random House, 1996 Brookner (1928-2016) was a British author and educator whose writing style was often compared to that of Jane Austin. She wrote her first book, A Start in Life, in 1981. She won the Booker award for Hotel Du Lac in 1984, her fourth title. The sale item is her fifteenth book from 1995, stated first American edition.… Read more
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Gut Symmetries

by Winterson, Jeanette

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780679454755
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NZ$34.47

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1997 Winterson (1959-) is a British author who wrote her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, in 1987. The sale item is her sixth book, the stated first American edition published in 1997. Red paper boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding tight and square, clean and bright. Unclipped dust jacket has no flaws. 223… Read more
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Live by Night

by Lehane, Dennis

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Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780060004873
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NZ$33.03

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William Morrow, 2012 Dennis Lehane (1965-) is an American author famous for his mysteries and historical novels, such as Mystic River(2001) and Darkness, Take My Hand (1994.) He wrote his first novel, A Drink Before the War in 1994. The sale item is his eleventh novel, Live by Night, from 2012, the second book to feature Joe Coughlin. Stated first… Read more
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Broke Heart Blues

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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j. vint books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780525944515
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NZ$30.16

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Dutton Adult, 1999 Oates (1938-) is an American author and educator, famous for her novels, short story collections, and non-fiction. Her first short story collection was published in 1963 and first novel in 1964. The sale item is the stated first printing from July 1999. Cream paper boards bound at spine with blue paper; gold lettering on spine only. Binding… Read more
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Bread Upon the Waters

by Shaw, Irwin

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780440008842
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NZ$54.57

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Delacorte Press, New York, 1981 Irwin Shaw (1913-1984) was an American author of nine plays, thirteen story collections, and a dozen novels. He wrote his first book, a story collection called Sailor Off the Bremen, in 1939. His first novel, The Young Lions, was published in 1948. The sale item from 1981 was his last novel. Blue cloth binding with… Read more
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When We Were Orphans

by Ishiguro, Kazuo

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780375410543
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NZ$51.70

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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2000 Ishiguro (1954-) was born in Japan and emigrated to England in 1960. He is famous for his novels and was recognized for his accomplishments with the Nobel prize in2017. The sale item is the first printing of his fifth novel from 2000. Tan paper boards bound at spine with black paper; gold lettering on… Read more
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State of Wonder

by Patchett, Ann

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780062049803
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NZ$24.41

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HarperCollins Publisher, 2011 Ann Patchett (1963-) is a popular American author who has written both fiction and non-fiction. The sale item is her sixth fiction title. Cream paper boards with green paper at spine. First edition but eighth printing. Number line reads 10 9 8. Binding tight and square with no flaws. Unclipped dust jacket has no flaws. 353 pages.
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Lord of the Dead: The Secret History of Byron

by Holland, Tom

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671534257
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NZ$31.59

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Pocket Books, 1996 Tom Holland (1968-) is a British author of both fiction and historical non-fiction. Lord of the Dead was his first book; it was called The Vampyre in England and was written shortly after he received his Doctorate at Oxford. Stated first (American) edition from March 1996 with full number line. Binding tight, square, clean and bright with… Read more
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The Breakdown Lane

by Mitchard, Jacquelyn

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j. vint books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780060587246
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HarperCollins, 2005 Mitchard (1955-) burst on the scene in 1996 with her first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean. The sale item is her seventh novel from 2005, her eighth book if a children's picture book is included in the count. First edition with full number line. Signed by the author on title page. White paper boards bound with… Read more
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Sayonara

by Michener, James A.

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
5th or later Edition
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NZ$30.16

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Random House, Inc., 1954 Michener (1907-1997) was one of the most popular authors of the twentieth century. He wrote his first novel, Tales of the South Pacific, in 1949 and followed that with Fires of Spring in 1949, Return to Paradise in 1950, and The Bridges of Toko Ri in 1953. The sale item is the fifth printing of Sayonara… Read more
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The Cardboard Crown

by Boyd, Martin

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Edition
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NZ$21.54

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E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1953 Boyd (1883-1972) was an Australian author and poet who spent most of his life in England. The sale item was published first in England in 1952. It is the first book in what is called the Langton Tetralogy. The sale item is the third printing of the first American edition from 1953. Red… Read more
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