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The Putt at the End of the World

By: Abbott, Lee K. & James W. Hall & Ridley Pearson

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 7531

ISBN: 0446526002

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Price tag flaw on front cover. ; Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. Alfonso Zamora is an aging, Mexican, senior tour player who discovers he's going blind. Rita Shaugnessy is a lusty, hard-drinking, down-on-her-luck golfer on the women's pro tour. Billy Sprague is a country club ... View more info

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 2

By: Abrams, Meyer Howard

Price: $4.41

Publisher: New York, WW Norton & Co: 1986

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 6079

ISBN: 0393954781

Condition: Fair


Bumping of one corners and wear on edges. Pencil marks on table of contents; otherwise unmarked. Good reading copy. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. This fifth edition's thoroughly revised text incorporates recent scholarly developments while retaining the elements that have made the anthology useful in the past. New features includes a broader representation of wo... View more info

Secret Weavers: Stories of the Fantastic by Women Writers of Argentina and Chile

By: Agosin, Marjorie

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, White Pine Pr: 1991

Seller ID: 6080

ISBN: 1877727156

Condition: Very Good+


Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. A clever storyteller casts a spell over an arrogant Chilean colonel with two whispered words; a dreamy housewife searches for her Viennese ancestors on a nonexistent street in Buenos Aires; a young, unmarried woman is haunted by her lost childhood toys, which bring unease rather than pleasure when she finds them years later. These ima... View more info

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Nelson Algren's Own Book of Lonesome Monsters

By: ALGREN, Nelson

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Bernard Geis Associates: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 13091

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Wear on corners and edges of dust jacket (refurbished) ; otherwise unmarked. Bumping and wear on some corners. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with some nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; 8.30 X 5.40 X 1.20 inches; 213 pages View more info

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The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Allende, Isabel & Margaret Sayers Peden

Price: $8.21

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1991

Seller ID: 17477

ISBN: 0689121024

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. In 1988, Isabel Allende published Eva Luna, a novel which recounted the adventurous life of a poor young Latin American woman who finds happiness and some degree of worldly success through her ability as a storyteller. In t... View more info

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Heavy Water and Other Stories

By: Amis, Martin

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Harmony: 1999

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27299

ISBN: 0609601296

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Nine dazzling stories from the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of Night Train, London Fields, and Money, Heavy Water and Other Stories is a literal landscape of Martin Amis's unique and alluring fiction.    ... View more info

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Fairy tales; with 25 illustrations in full color by children of eighteen nations

By: Andersen, C., H. (Hans Christian)

Price: $9.80

Publisher: New York, Orion press: 1958

Seller ID: 6081

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except previous owner's name on inside cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Pictorial cream-colored cloth - Part of one of the illustrations in the book is reproduced on the spine and the front board - title lettered in red on spine no dust jacket. This is a Book-of-the-Month Club Edition This lovely book presents 42 fairy tale stories by the beloved D... View more info

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The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories In English

By: Atwood, Margaret & Robert Weaver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, USA: 1995

Seller ID: 10983

ISBN: 0195410254

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. First published in 1987, The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories was hailed as "a world-class anthology" in The Washington Post Book World and as "a banquet of stories...to be savored and enjoyed over and over again... View more info

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Saltwater, Sweetwater Women Write from California North Coast

By: Baer, Barbara L. & Maureen Anne Jennings

Price: $5.88

Publisher: Forestville, California, Floreant Pr: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27292

ISBN: 0964949717

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. We found the theme for Saltwater, Sweetwater, writing about our lives on California's North Coast, in the winter months of 1997. Author Suzanne Lipsett had recently died and environmental activist Judi Bari was gravely ill with inoperable cancer. The dozen women who had put together a first collection of w... View more info

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Winter's Tales New Series, No 5

By: Baird-Smith, Robin

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr: 1993

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22391

ISBN: 0312090250

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Anthology in the thirty-five-year-old series, which presents previously unpublished short stories by new and established writers from North America, Europe, and Latin America, features works by Jorge Luis Borges, Claire Colvin, and Anita Mason. ; International Anthology of Stories by New & Established Writ... View more info

Ship Fever and Other Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $4.41

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?); Second Printing

Seller ID: 217

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. 1996 National Book Award Winner for Fiction. The elegant short fictions gathered hereabout the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they encompass both past and present as they negotiate the complex territ... View more info

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Ship Fever Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $6.22

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10984

ISBN: 0393316009

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. 1996 National Book Award Winner for Fiction. The elegant short fictions gathered hereabout the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they encompass both past and present as they negotiate the complex territory ... View more info

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The Friday Book

By: Barth, John

Price: $17.83

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1984

Edition: First Edition (?); Second Printing

Seller ID: 28657

ISBN: 0399129979

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. The distinguished author speculates on the future of literature and the literature of the future, looks back upon his own novels, and comments upon various aspects of writing; 9 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 281 pages View more info

Park City: New and Selected Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $12.74

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1998

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 257

ISBN: 067945506X

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. Thirty-six stories--eight appearing in a book for the first time and a generous selection from her earlier collections--give us Ann Beattie at stunning mid-career. Emotionally complex, edgy, and funny, the stories encompass a huge range of tone ... View more info

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Where You'll Find Me and Other Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $4.22

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1987

Seller ID: 26357

ISBN: 0020165609

Condition: Good+


Unmarked. Mild faint moisture staining on first few leading edges of book. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. A collection of short stories highlights characters who came of age in the 1960s and 1970s and includes tales about a woman's fascination with a bowl and a couple's coming-to-terms with the loss of their daughter.; 8 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 207... View more info

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Women in Their Beds New and Selected Stories

By: Berriault, Gina

Price: $5.88

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Counterpoint: 1997

Edition: First Edition (?); Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 22390

ISBN: 1887178384

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. This remarkable collection received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Rea Award for the Short Story, a gold medal from the Commonwealth Club of California, and the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award. ; Trade PB; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 342 pages View more info

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Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Vampyre

By: Bleiler, E. F.

Price: $5.41

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1966

Seller ID: 6082

ISBN: 0486212327

Condition: Good


Unmarked; wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Full texts "Castle of Otranto," Walpole; "Vathek," Beckford; "The Vampyre," Polidori; "Fragment of a Novel," Lord Byron. Editorial Reviews About the Author Horace Walpole; William Beckford; Mary Shelley; Ed. Peter Fairclough, Intro. Mario Praz --This text refers to an altern... View more info

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Three Gothic Novels The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Vampyre

By: Bleiler, E. F. & Horace Walpole & William Beckford & John Polidori

Price: $8.76

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1966

Seller ID: 23588

ISBN: 0486212327

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. Mild bumping of some corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. One of the most interesting phenomena in the history of literature, the Gothic novel  which flourished from about 1765 to 1825  still has much to offer to the modern reader. Supernatural thrills, adventure and suspense, colorful settings, and, in the better examples, literar... View more info

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Fifty Stories

By: Boyle, Kay

Price: $11.54

Publisher: New York, New Directions Publishing Corporation: 1992

Seller ID: 15006

ISBN: 0811212068

Condition: Good+


Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. An eloquent testament to the possibilities of living and writing. ; Revived Modern Classic; Trade PB; 8.50 X 5.60 X 1.80 inches; 644 pages View more info

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Without a Hero and other stories

By: Boyle, T. C.

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition (?); Second Printing

Seller ID: 27298

ISBN: 0670849634

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Fifteen darkly satirical stories by the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of If the River Was Whiskey feature a couple in search of the last toads on earth, and a real-estate wonder boy on safari.; 9 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; 2... View more info