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Shining through Magic Hour
Isaacs, Susan
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Now You Know
Frayn, Michael
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The Crown of Columbus
Dorris, Michael and Erdrich, Louise
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1 Barreca, Regina Perfect Husbands ( & Other Fairy Tales)
0385475381 / 9780385475389; A funny but well-researched book on why husbands act the way they do; why they hate Sunday, why men think women control the dating and marriage thing etc. It demystifies marriage, men, and romance. Includes notes. ; 12mo over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4"; 280 pages
Anchor Books
New York, 1995, 
Softcover
As New


W-02002; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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2 Brooks, Kix; Dunn, Ronnie; with Fitzhugh, Bill The Adventures of Slim & Howdy
SIGNED BY Bill Fitzhugh. Born in the liner notes of their #1 hit albums, the alter egos of country legends Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn spring to life in their debut novel. When they met, it was like a head-on collision. It all starts with a chance meeting on a used car lot in Beaumont, Texas, neither man realizing this is a turning point for both. Before they know it, the two cowboys are sharing a beat-up truck, a life on the road, and a dream of making it in the music business. But they had trouble to clear up involving a stolen guitar, and a couple of gals short on scruples and long on rap sheets. A shot is fired, a major appliance is wounded; that's when the fun begins. Includes an exclusive CD of Brooks & Dunn's "Gotta Get Me One of Those. " Dust jacket has a small dent near the spine.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s)
Center Street
New York, NY, 2008, First Edition
Hardcover
New in Near Fine dust jacket

Signed by Author
003851; 
Price: 20.24 USD
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3 Delacorta Lola
0671477528 / 9780671477523; 1984; HB with DJ. Small slash mark on the dust jacket. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Summit Books
1984, 
Hardcover
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


N-01004; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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4 Dorris, Michael and Erdrich, Louise The Crown of Columbus
1991; HB with DJ. DJ is fine, no tears, only the slightest wear at the top and bottom of spine. The cover is also fine, no marks. The price has not been clipped. The book is about a pair of mismatched lovers researching the truth about Christopher Columbus. One is an anthropologist and finds an important artifact that puts their lives in danger. 382 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Harpercollinspublishers
1991, 
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket


N-04012; 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Durkee, Lee Rides of the Midway: a Novel
039304971X / 9780393049718; Heartbreaking and wickedly funny, Rides of the Midway whirls through the manic Mississippi nights of haunted teenager Noel Weatherspoon. Weatherspoon is many things: An unwitting clairvoyant, an extreme asthma sufferer, a ghost-seeing insomniac, an endearing dopehead, a wanna-be erotic photographer, a would-be baseball star, a lamentable virgin, and a suspected, somnambulent mercy-killer. Spinning in ten directions at once by his passions and missteps, he finds himself haunted by ghosts both real and imagined: By the specter of the boy he knocked into oblivion while sliding home in a Little League game, and by the spirit of his father, a POW who disappeared in Vietnam. The binding is deep green and black in a moire pattern. The jacket has a scuff mark on the back. 316 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
W W Norton & Co Inc
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., 2001, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


001346; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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6 Franken, Al Oh, the Things I Know! A Guide to Success, Or, Failing That, Happiness
052594673X / 9780525946731; Al Franken, or Dr. Al Franken as he prefers to be called, has written the first truly indispensible book of the new millennium. It's filled with wisdom, observations, and practical tips you can put to work right away, Oh, the Things I Know! Is a cradle-to-grave guide to living, an easy-to-follow users manual for human existence. What does a megasuccess like Al Franken have to say to ordinary people? Well, As Dr. Al himself says "There's no point in getting advice from hopeless failures. " So go ahead, get yourself a laugh! Or two! 157 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
E P Dutton
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2002, First Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket


001548; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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7 Frayn, Michael Now You Know
HB with DJ. DJ fine, minor scuffs, binding fine. 282 pages, fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Viking Press
1993, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


N-06003; 
Price: 12.92 USD
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8 Isaacs, Susan Shining through Magic Hour
Jacket is near fine with a few chips; Binding is near fine, glossy and is the same as the jacket. The front bottom spine has a small dig in it, as though dropped. These two novels equal 800 pages, no marks or tears. 5.25" x 8.75 " high. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Diamond Books
1994, 
Hardcover
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


N-09002; 
Price: 7.38 USD
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9 McCourt, James; Koestenbaum, Wayne (Introduction by) Mawrdew Czgowchwz
0940322978 / 9780940322974; From the slavic spelling of the title (pronounced Mardu Gorgeous) to the Maria Callas-like opera diva, she bursts like the most brilliant of comets onto the international opera scene, only to confront the deadly malice and black magic of her rivals. McCourt's first book, Mawrdew Czgowchwz actually acts as emcee of the text. Outrageous and uproarious, flamboyant and serious as only the most perfect frivolity can be, James McCourt's entrancing send-up of the world of opera has been a cult classic for more than a quarter-century. This comic tribute to the love of art is a triumph of art and love by a contemporary American master. 205 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
New York Review Of Books
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2002, 
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


002865; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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10 Nash, Ogden I'M a Stranger Here Myself
Cover is near fine, the spine is slightly less bright than the rich red of the cover. No wear on corners or spine. This book is full of humorous pieces. 283 pages, no tears or marks noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Little, Brown And Company
Boston, MA, 1943, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


H-14001; 
Price: 5.01 USD
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Vernon God Little, Pierre, D. B. C.
11 Pierre, D. B. C. Vernon God Little
1841954608 / 9781841954608; Winner of the The Man Booker Prize for 2003. Vernon Little, a fifteen-year-old, is in jail. His friend Jesus has just blown away sixteen of his classmates. Vernon was his only buddy and now the town seeks vengeance: Vernon is the target. With a cast of grotesques, freaks, cold-blooded chattering housewives, and Vernon, this is a riotously funny book that puts the lust for vengeance, materialism, and trial by media squarely in the dock. The author's first novel, it illustrates that in modern times innocence and basic humanity may not be enough. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Canongate Books
New York, NY, 2003, not specified>
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket


004096; 
Price: 22.08 USD
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12 Rubinstein, Hilary Insomniacs of the World, Goodnight; a Bedside Book
Dustjacket has minor wear at some corners, small tears at the top & bottom of spine area and small folds on the bottom back. Cover has metallic stars on the front. 209 pages, heavy paper, no tears. Spine is tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Random House
New York, 1974, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Very Good dust jacket


H-18001; 
Price: 5.01 USD
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13 Stong, Phil Blizzard
Dust jacket has wear on all edges and tears at the spine edges. Binding is very good; one spot on the back which looks like an error by the publisher. 188 pages, fine. Spine is tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Doubleday & Company
1955, Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Hardcover
Very Good in Fair dust jacket


N-19007; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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Burlesques, Thackery, William Makepeace
14 Thackery, William Makepeace Burlesques
Illustrated Library Edition, Volume VI of Twenty-Two volumes. Copyright and print year 1889. Burlesque tales and poetry were parodies of other author's works. They were satirical and humorous, which generally encompasses Thackerys writings. Many were written under pseudonymns such as Gahan and Titmarsh. Writings included in the volume were originally printed in Punch and other magazines. Eight novels (more like short stories) are included, as well as The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche, Esq. , With His Letters, The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahan, and four additional sections. 89 illustrations included. Green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and top edge. Very light wear at the corners and spine ends. [17]; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Houghton Mifflin & Co.
Boston, Ma, U. S. A., 1889, Reprint
Hardcover
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Thackery, William Makepeace and Others; 
003939; 
Price: 36.80 USD
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade), Twain, Mark
15 Twain, Mark The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)
This beautiful special edition has green leatherette-covered boards with gilt decorations on all sides and the page edges. Ribs along the spine. Also includes a book plate laid in. The illustrations are the ones printed in the original Huckleberry Finn that Mark Twain chose for his book. All are in black & white. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
The Franklin Library
Franklin Center, PA, 1979, First Edition
Hardcover
As New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Kemble, Edward Windsor; 
004133; 
Price: 20.24 USD
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16 Viney, Johnny Hi Hattie, I'M in the Navy Now
This book contains the salty letters of a sailor to his girl friend. It includes illustrations, and a dictionary of Navy slang. Unpaginated, approximately 90 pages. The pages are quite yellowed. The cloth cover has light wear at the corners and spine bottom; at the top there is more wear. The blue cloth front and back has several light stains. The front free end paper has a gift greeting, and at the bootom is a stamp from that era that states "Our men want Books - Send all you can spare" with an eagle carrying a load of books. The binding is tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Grosset & Dunlap
New York, 1941, 
Hardcover
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Deconn; 
002086; 
Price: 8.74 USD
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17 Weinstock, Nicholas As Long As She Needs Me
0060198249 / 9780060198244; In the tradition of classic screwball comedies and with a flair for modern-day irony, As Long As She Needs Me is a masterful satire of the publishing industry, a romp through the wedding industry, and a sparkling fable of love and luck in Manhattan. Juggling monster agents and mega-authors, passed hors-d'oeuvre options and centerpiece styles, Oscar labors to pull together his boss's wedding without falling apart in the process. Help arrives in the form of a popular wedding columnist, with whom Oscar strikes a bargain: His editorial expertise for her nuptial advice. As the two work together to manufacture the romances of others, they stumble into one themselves - a development that soon has Oscar secretly planning an event of his own. Hilarious and wise, literate and charming. 245 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Cliff Street Books
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2001, First Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket


001609; 
Price: 6.44 USD
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18 Weinstock, Nicholas As Long As She Needs Me
0060957832 / 9780060957834; NEW - In the tradition of classic screwball comedies and with a flair for modern-day irony, As Long As She Needs Me is a masterful satire of the publishing industry, a romp through the wedding industry, and a sparkling fable of love and luck in Manhattan. Juggling monster agents and mega-authors, passed hors-d'oeuvre options and centerpiece styles, Oscar labors to pull together his boss's wedding without falling apart in the process. Help arrives in the form of a popular wedding columnist, with whom Oscar strikes a bargain: His editorial expertise for her nuptial advice. As the two work together to manufacture the romances of others, they stumble into one themselves - a development that soon has Oscar secretly planning an event of his own. Hilarious and wise, literate and charming. ; Octavo (standard book size); 245 pages
Perennial
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2002, First Softcover Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


002238; 
Price: 5.98 USD
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19 Weld, William F. Mackerel by Moonlight
0684853469 / 9780684853468; Debut novelist William Weld, himself the former governor of Massachusetts and a former federal prosecuter, has written a funny and suspenseful satire of American politics The story has wit, energy and fine detail. "/Publishers Weekly. Orphaned as a young boy and haunted by fragmentary memories of his father Terry Mullally, the hero of Mackeral by Moonlight, nonethless has schooled himself to success. He makes a splash as an assistant U. S. Attorney in Brooklyn but leaves under a cloud of suspicion after some dicey operations in which laws are broken and money changes hands. Mullally's past, in the person of a Brooklyn cop, catches up with him at an inconvenient time - when he seems to have a United States Senate seat in his grasp. His career, his love interest, and his life are all in danger, so with no hesitation he does what any buesinessman would do, just to preserve his options, his flexibility -- you understand. A hilarious view of inside politics. 238 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Simon & Schuster
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1998, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket


001210; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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