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If it is Your Life by  James Kelman - Signed First Edition - from Wonder Book (SKU: NC02B-00417)

If it is Your Life

If it is Your Life by  James Kelman - Signed First Edition - from Wonder Book (SKU: NC02B-00417)
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If it is Your Life

by Kelman, James

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  • Signed
  • First
Collectible - Very Good
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Hamish Hamilton. Collectible - Very Good. Signed Copy First edition copy. Collectible - Very Good. Very Good dust jacket. Signed by author on title page. In protective mylar cover. (fiction, short story, anthology)


James Kelman , a writer of novels, short stories, plays, and political essays, was born in Glasgow in 1946. He won the Cheltenham Prize for Greyhound for Breakfast (1987) and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for A Disaffection (1989), which was also short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. His fourth novel, How Late It Was, How Late , won the Booker Prize in 1994. Kelman was awarded the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award in 1998. His short-story collection The Good Times (1999) won the Stakis Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year. In 2008 he won Scotland’s most prestigious literary award, the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award, for Kieron Smith, Boy . He is the author of a television screenplay, The Return (1991), and has written many plays for radio and theater. Kelman has taught creative writing at the University of Texas, Goldsmiths College of the University of London, and the University of Glasgow. His most recent novel, Mo Said She Was Quirky , was published by Other Press in 2013.


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If it is Your Life
Kelman, James
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Used - Collectible - Very Good
Hamish Hamilton
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This edition first published

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With 3 stores less than 1 hour outside the DC/Metropolitan area (1 in Gaithersburg, 1 in Frederick and 1 in Hagerstown, MD), we have the largest selection of books in the tri-state area. Wonder Book and Video has been in business since 1980 and online since 1997. We have over 1 Million books for sale on our website and another 1 Million books for sale in our 3 locations. We have a very active online inventory and as such, we can receive multiple orders for the same item. We fill those orders on a first come first serve basis, but will refund promptly any items that are out of stock. Since 1980 it has always been about the books. ALL kinds of books from 95 cent children\'s paperbacks to five figure rare and collectibles. A merging of the old and new is where we started, and it is where we are today. Our retail stores have always been places where a reader can rush in looking for a title needed for a term paper that is due the next day, or where bibliophiles can get lost \"in the stacks\" for as long as they wish. In 2002 USAToday recognized us as \"1 of 10 Great Old Bookstores\", and we have been featured in numerous other newspaper and TV stories including Washington Post and CSpan.


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