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Kissing Cousins; a Memory

By: Calisher, Hortense

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004325

ISBN: 1555841945

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Hortense Calisher conjures up the rich and varied texture of her childhood and her Southern Jewish family. DJ has a 1/2" tear and one tiny tear, both at the top, otherwise the jacket is fine. The binding is fine, spine is tight. 118 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ; Octavo (standard book size); 118 pages View more info

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The Gallery of Lost Species

By: Berkhout, Nina

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2016

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 004504

ISBN: 1250085071

Condition: New in New dust jacket

A debut novel, this is about finding solace in unexpected places - in works of art, in people, and in animals that the world has forgotten. Edith grows up in her big sister Vivienne's shadow. While the beautiful Viv is forced by her overbearing mother to compete In child beauty pageants, plain-looking Edith follows in her father's footsteps: collecting oddities, studying coins, reading old books. Edith accepts a job at the National Gallery of Canada and meets an elderly cryptozoologist named Theo who is searching for a bird many believe is extinct. While trying to help her sister and win over ... View more info