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The Ballad of Tom Dooley : A Ballad Novel

by Sharyn McCrumb

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Published
August 2012
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781250007452
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$14.45

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New York: St. Martin's Griffin / Thomas Dunne, August 2012. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 311 pages. The Ballad of Tom Dooley is a literary triumph-what began as a fictional re-telling of the historical account of… Read more
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We the Living

by Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand O'Connor

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Published
May 1960
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780451096470
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$8.95

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New York: New American Library / Signet, May 1960. Mass Market Paperback. 26th printing. Signet E9647. $2.95. Very Good+. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight with slight crease to lower half. Covers clean and bright. Corners sharp. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 446 pages.
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The Great Gatsby : The Authorized Text

by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Matthew J. Bruccoli (Notes and Preface)

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Published
June 1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Authorized Text
ISBN
9780684801520
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$9.95

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New York: Scribner, June 1995. Trade Paperback. First Scribner Paperback edition (stated). Near Fine. Light reading wear to lower rear corner, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. The definitive, textually accurate edition of The Great Gatsby. This edition, based on the Cambridge critical text, restores all the language of Fitzgerald's masterpiece. Drawing… Read more
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The Consul's Wife

by W. T. Tyler

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Published
January 1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780805044256
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$9.95

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, January 1998. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), second printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. A novel of Cold War geopolitics and romance involves a young… Read more
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A Suitable Boy

by Vikram Seth

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Published
July 1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
Indian Edition
ISBN
9780140230338
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$21.45

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New Delhi: Penguin, July 1994. Trade Paperback. Indian Edition. 2003 printing. Fine. Light wrinkling at top of spine. Light edgewear from storage. sticker from Giggles Bookshop, Madras to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 1349 pages. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book Overall (1994). Lata and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra, are… Read more
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A Suitable Boy

by Vikram Seth

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Published
April 1994
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780060925000
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$22.95

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New York: HarperPerennial, April 1994. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine lightly curved but uncreased. Edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 1474 pages. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book Overall (1994). Lata and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra, are both trying to find—through love or through… Read more
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The Accidental Tourist

by Anne Tyler

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Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780762102501
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$12.45

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Pleasantville, New York: ImPress, 1999. Hardcover. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Unmarked. Half-title page has a small wrinkle. Spine straight and tight. Light wear to jacket at spine ends. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 360 pages. How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope… Read more
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Female Intelligence

by Jane Heller

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
ISBN
9780312261597
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$6.35

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New York: St. Martin's, April 2001. Hardcover. First Edition, third printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, head bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 335 pages. When a renowned marriage specialist is publically humiliated by her straying husband, she fights back by… Read more
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Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl: A Novel

by Tracy Quan

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Published
April 2003
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780609810101
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$7.45

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New York: Three Rivers Press, April 2003. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 273 pages.
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One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)

by David Nicholls

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Published
July 2010
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780307474711
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$8.95

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New York: Vintage, June 2010. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 435 pages. It's 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over… Read more
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The Safety of Objects: Stories

by A. M. Homes

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Published
January 2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780143122708
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$8.20

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New York: Penguin, January 2013. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Very Good. A few notes on first page, but text is unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 171+21 pages. The breakthrough story collection that established A. M. Homes as one of the most daring writers of her generation. This… Read more
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Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch

by Dai Sijie

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Published
June 2006
Condition
New
ISBN
9781400077144
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$14.95

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New York: Anchor Books, June 2006. Trade Paperback. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. v + 287 pages. A rapturous and uproarious collision of East and West, a novel about the dream of love and the love of dreams. Fresh from 11 years in Paris studying Freud, bookish Mr. Muo returns to China to spread the gospel of psychoanalysis.… Read more
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The Daughters of Erietown: A Novel

by Connie Schultz

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Published
June 2020
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525479352
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$19.95

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New York: Random House, June 2020. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine Book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean. Corners bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 461 pages. 1957, Clayton Valley, Ohio. Ellie has the best grades in her class. Her dream is to go… Read more
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Redhead by the Side of the Road: A Novel

by Anne Tyler

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Published
April 2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780525658412
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$17.95

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New York: Knopf, April 2020. Hardcover. First Edition, fifth printing. Fine book in an As New Cover. Spine tail lightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Not damaged. 178 pages.
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BUtterfield 8

by John O'Hara

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Published
September 1960
Condition
Good
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$12.95

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New York: Bantam, September 1960. Mass Market Paperback. H2104. 11th printing. Good. Tanned. Text unmarked. Not from a library. 280 pages. A roman à clef loosely based upon the life of socialite and flapper Starr Faithfull, whose unsolved death in 1931 became a tabloid sensation. Made into a movie which won Elizabeth Taylor won her first Academy Award for… Read more
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Lady Chatterley's Lover

by D. H. Lawrence; Mark Schorer (intro); Archibald MacLeish (preface)

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good-
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$15.95

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New York: Grove Press, 1959. Mass market paperback. FG5. First unexpurgated version published in America. Very Good-. Unmarked. Lightly tanned. Spine creased and curved. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 384 pages. Lady Chatterly's Lover became notorious for its story of the physical and emotional relationship between a working class man and an upper class woman,… Read more
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Madame Bovary; a new translation by Francis Steegmuler

by Gustave Flaubert

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$24.95

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New York: Random House, 1957. Book-Dividend Book Club. Heavier book. Light blue paper with dark blue flowerets and gilt decoration over boards with one-quarter dark blue cloth spine with gilt flowerets and title. Deckle edges. Heavy pink paper jacket with color-illustration of couple at masked ball. Very Good+ book in a Very Good- jacket. Prior owner's name and date inked… Read more
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Tender is the Night

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
June 1977
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780684151519
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$17.95

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, June 1977 [c1934]. Hardcover. Quarter-bound in black cloth with black paper sides and gilt lettering to spine. An As New book in a Fine jacket. Slight rubbing to jacket, otherwise pristine inside and out. Very tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Set in the South of France in… Read more
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Jane, Unlimited

by Kristin Cashore

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Published
September 2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780803741492
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$13.95

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New York: Penguin Random House / Kathy Dawson Books, September 2017. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good Jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Quarter inch tear to clean and bright jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 453 pages.
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The Wings of the Dove (The Modern Library, 244)

by Henry James

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Published
1946
Condition
Good
Edition
Modern Library
ISBN
9780812967197
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$12.95

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New York: Random House / Modern Library, 1946. Hardcover. Green cloth over boards with gilt torchbearer and gilt titles in black rectangle on front cover and spine. Gray Kent Modern Library endpapers. Good book / no jacket. Notes and underlining in pencil. Rear hinge cracked. Spine straight and sound. Corners and ends frayed and bumped. Small hole in rear hinge.… Read more
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