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Time and Again

By: Finney, Jack

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Scribner/Simon & Schuster: 1995

Book ID: SCW00590

ISBN: 0684801051

Condition: Very Good


BG6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor edge wear and wery light spotting on the bottom right outside page edges. This is a story of time travel induced by meditation. The main character, in a government experiment in using the true nature of time to travel within it, goes back to 1882 New York City. There he falls in love and the story unfolds from there. This is the basis for the Christopher Reeve movie by the same name. Black and white illustrations. 399p. View more info

Inamorata: A Novel

By: Gangemi, Joseph

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking Press: 2004

Book ID: SCW13050

Condition: Very Good


CH5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proofs book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A novel set in 1920s Philadelphis during a popular obsession with the paranormal. A Harvard graduate student and a member of a Scientific American investigative committee is attempting to determine whether a beautiful Philadelphia socialite's claims to be able to contact the spirit relm are real or not. Even though the graduate student sets out t... View more info

Snow Falling on Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Vintage Books: 1995

Book ID: SCW00581

ISBN: 067976402X

Condition: Very Good


BF5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A notable and well received book.The location for the story is an isolated island north of Puget Sound. A local fisherman is murdered and a Japanese American is charged with his murder. The trial brings forward the town's guilty memory of the World War II internment of the Japanese Americans that had been living there. A notable and well received book and a winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award. The basis for the film by the same name. 460p. View more info

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Gaff Topsails

By: Kavanagh, Patrick

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking Penguin: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW04392

ISBN: 0670877662

Condition: Very Good


CF4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in light gray paper covered boards quarter bound in textured dark green-gray paper witl metallic copper lettering on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket only very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very light edge wear around the spine top edge. A story of the people living in a small Irish Catholic parish on the coast of Newfoundland in the late 1940s. This is the author's first novel. By the author of "Sacred Keeper," "Garden of the Golden Apples," "Sacred Keeper," and "Lapped F... View more info

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Gringo Verde: A Novel of Revolution and Redemption

By: McCan, Kerry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Sunbelt Eakin: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW13423

ISBN: 1571687785

Condition: Very Good


CG4 - A paperback book SIGNED by author with "Regards" written on the half-title page in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. A novel about a turn of the twentieth century Texas cattleman involved in the business of trading cattle from Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Because of his friendship with Pancho Villa, he becomes drawn into the turmois of the conflict. The novel tells of his embracing the culture of the Sonoran Desert as well as the cattle industry at the turn of the century and its concurrent developments in Mexico and New Mexico. 9"... View more info

Our Savage: A Novel

By: Pavelich, Matt

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA, Shoemaker and Hoard: 2004

Book ID: SCW12706

Condition: Very Good


BC6 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof/uncorrectedbound galley book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A novel about strange protagonist and his picaresque adventures with his birth in 1865 in the Balkan hinterlands on through his emigration to the US in 1899 and his move on out to Wyoming. This is the author's first novel. 277p. View more info

The Closest Possible Union

By: Scott, Joanna

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Owl Books/Henry Holt and Company: 1996

Book ID: SCW01248

ISBN: 0805039732

Condition: Very Good


BZ6 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus a very light crease on the back cover plus some spotting of the front endpaper plus a remainder mark on the top outside paper edges plus some wrinkling of pages 101 and 115. A story told as the journal of a privileged 14-year-old boy, the owner's son, and a captain's apprentice on a slave ship. He is one of the few on board to know before the ship leaves port that its true commission is as a slaver, not as a whaling ship. 290p. View more info