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It's Not About the Bike My Journey Back to Life

By: Armstrong, Lance; with Sally Jenkins

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2000

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001664


275pp. 8vo. Dark blue paper over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Armstrong has signed boldly on the half-title page. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Book appears unread, is clean, tight, unmarked, unclipped, and dust jacket has a removable plastic protector. About his conquest of testicular cancer and his Tour de France wins. Removable "Signed" stickers on jacket protector. View more info

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The Death of Santini The Story of a Father and His Son

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday/Nan A. Talese: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001665


338pp. 8vo. Blue paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, clean, tight, and Bordart protected. Pristine and gift quality. Author also wrote "Boo," "The Great Santini," and "My Reading Life" among other books. View more info

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Red Dog

By: de Bernières, Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 2001

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001503


119pp. 16mo. Signed by the author on the title page. Book is tight, clean, bright, unmarked, unclipped, and Brodart protected. Stories based on a dog statue the author saw in Australia. View more info

Hamlet Globe to Globe: Two Years, 190,000 Miles, 197 Countries, One Play

By: Dromgoole, Dominic

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2017

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002225


390pp. 8vo. Cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by author to title page, book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, bright, tight, and Brodart protected. Complete number line starting with 1. "From the artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, an account of the theater's extraordinary two-year tour bringing Hamlet to every country on earth." Photos, Introduction, 18 chapters, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, and Index. Spine heel pushed. View more info

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Townie A Memoir

By: Dubus III, Andre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 2011

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000742


387pp. 8vo. Signed boldly by author on title page. A tight and unread copy. Spine bottom has been bumped and has a miniscule tear in it of about 2 cm, else Fine. Brodart protected. View more info

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Townie A Memoir

By: Dubus III, Andre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 2011

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000983


387pp. 8vo. Signed boldly by author on title page. This copy is part of Powell's Books Indiespensable series and comes in a custom black slipcase with gold gilt lettering. A tight and unread copy with complete number line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0). Also included is the packet of cards that come with most Indiespensable volumes. Original price is intact and book is pristine. Gift quality. View more info

Hemingway in Love His Own Story

By: Hotchner, A. E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2015

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002360


172pp. Small 8vo. Black paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Book has a complete number line, is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, and Brodart protected. Author reveals things about Hemingway that until now had been secret. Gift quality. View more info

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The Big Fight My Life In and Out of the Ring

By: Leonard, Sugar Ray; With Arkush, Micahel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2011

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000869


303pp. 8vo. Signed boldly on title page by Leonard. Tight and unread; gift quality. Brodart protected. View more info

We Were Brothers

By: Moser, Barry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books: 2015

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002015


183pp. 8vo. Brown cloth over boards with gold gilt on spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Full number line 1-10. Book is unread and is gift quality. A look at 20th century childhood, a wrenching and redeeming story of brothers who eventually find their way back to each other. View more info

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A Widow's Story, A Memoir

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers: 2011

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001349


415pp. 8vo. Signed on the title page by the author. Spine ends lightly pushed, book is unread, unmarked, tight, clean, and jacket is Brodart protected. View more info

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With or Without You A Memoir

By: Ruta, Domenica

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Spiegel & Grau: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001525


210pp. 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page, book is Volume 38 in the Powell's Books Indiespensable series. The 21-page author interview booklet is also enclosed. Book has no dust jacket, as issued and comes in a custom black cloth slipcase with the title in flamboyant gold gilt on both sides (not on the spine). Book is unread, tight, unmarked, and has a number line from 1-9, and a stated First Edition on the copyright page. Gift quality. View more info

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Trail of Crumbs Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home

By: Sunee, Kim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000339


374 pp. 8vo. Signed by author on title page. Proof of signature laid in. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

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The Tennis Partner

By: Verghese, Abraham

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1998

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001340


345pp. 8vo. Signed by the author on title page. A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss is the subtitle. Spine ends pushed. Jacket is Brodart-protected. View more info

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Code Name: Johnny Walker

By: Walker, Johnny with Jim DeFelice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Wm. Morrow: 2014

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001515


285pp. 8vo. Signed by co-authors on the title page, book has a complete number line, is unread, unmarked, unclipped, clean, tight, and has a Brodart jacket protector. About "Johnny Walker" who helped US Seals in Iraq on over 1000 missions. Co-written with Jim DeFelice. View more info

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Men We Reaped A Memoir

By: Ward, Jesmyn

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002290


258pp. 8vo. Paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed and dated (9-25-13) by author to title page. Book has a complete number line from 1-10, is unread, unclipped, unmarked, straight, bright, and has a jacket protecter. Upper right front corner of book has a slight bump to it. Ward won the National Book Award for her earlier book "Salvage the Bones." Author has since won the National Book award in 2017 for "Sing, Unburied, Sing." This book was signed at a ... View more info

The Colossus of New York A City in Thirteen Parts

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002381


164pp. Smal 8vo. Paperback Advance Reading Copy, or ARC. Has a complete number line 1-10 on copyright page. Book is unread, unmarked, tight, clean, and bright. "...captures the city's inner and outer landscapes in a series of vignettes, meditations,and personal memories." Hardcover ISBN is 0385507941. Author's first book was "The Intutionist" and he recently won the NBA for fiction for "The Underground Railroad." View more info