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Duet for Three

By: Barfoot, Joan

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Beaufort Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004319

ISBN: 0825303931

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

In this, her third novel, Joan Barfoot subtly probes the unique and enduring bond that unites mother and daughter with the technical mastery and compassionate insight that has brought her critical acclaim. 252 pages, no tears or marks noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ; Octavo (standard book size); 252 pages View more info

Faultline: a Novel

By: Taylor, Sheila Ortiz

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida, U. S. A., Naiad Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002435

ISBN: 093004424X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Faultline is an outrageous, zesty, funny lesbian novel that takes the rest of the world in stride. Sheila Ortiz Taylor has created a cast of characters that includes Arden, Chicana, Indian, white mother of six children, and 300 rabbits (currently in an Amelia Earhart phase) , a six foot tall black drag queen child care worker, Youth for Christ on motorcycles, and an aging ex-hooker in Mexico running a trailer park for tourists. If you don't find yourself in here, you'll ... View more info

How to Make an American Quilt

By: Otto, Whitney

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Villard Books: 1991

Seller ID: 000812

ISBN: 0679400702

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

This is a fictional debut for the author. Exploring the equally strong human desires to be both joined and separate, it captures the significant passages in women's lives. The novel is a verbal quilt worked in luminous prose. Seven sets of quilting instructions, touching on the evolution of this domestic art in American History, bind together the stories of the members of a contemporary quilting group. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Modern Women

By: Harris, Ruth

Price: $5.98

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: N-08007

ISBN: 0312034024

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Three women helped forge the most dramatic social upheavel of our time. Lincky Desmond, Elly McGrath, and Jane Gresch were all in their early twenties when John Kennedy was assassinated. They had inherited a world of traditional roles for women, but they were spirited, resilient adventurers in a new universe of untried freedoms and untested ideals. Together they burst out of the past and opened the doors into the future and, in doing so, became Modern Women. Book is beau... View more info

Notes from the Country Club

By: Wozencraft, Kim

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1993

Seller ID: N-22002

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

A battered woman, who went through misery and fright every day becomes a prison inmate and must undergo psychiatric evaluation to determine whether she is competent to stand trial for the murder of her husband. 205 pages, no tears or marks. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Thursdays 'til 9

By: Trahey, Jane

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich: 1980

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000302

ISBN: 0151902615

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

We meet and follow the life of Penelope Smith through her voluminous personal and business correspondence. She gets warned, presumably by a friend, that she ought to look into the legal ramifications of publishing letters from her grandmother and others. The whole book is letters, memos, messages! Hilarious! But it also has a sober side. The binding has no wear but is sunned on the top and bottom edges. The jacket has two repaired tears. The jacket is folded over a bit a... View more info