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Willa Cather : Writing at the Frontier

By: Ambrose, Jamie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1988

Seller ID: 005820


Small hardcover, ex-library. Berg Publishers, 1988. In very good condition, usual library markings. Part of the Berg Women's Series. Two essays at 17, short stories and poetry at 18, and a renowned critic in her twenties! View more info

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One Man's Music: The Life and Times of Texas Songwriter Vince Bell

By: Bell, Vince

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Denton, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of North Texas Pr: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020450


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Number 3 in the North Texas Lives of Musicians series. He was writing music, singing and doing great, until the car accident. Doctors told him he'd never recover enough to play a guitar and perform again. He didn't listen to them. View more info

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Mary Diana Dods : A Gentleman and a Scholar

By: Bennett, Betty T.; Drew, Lisa (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Morrow/Avon: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009370


Hardcover. Wm Morrow & Co, first, 1991. In very good condition. The astonishing revelation of a daring 170-year-old deception! View more info

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Making Crime Pay: The Writer's Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure

By: Campbell, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Allworth Pr: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020979


Trade paperback. As new. What you need to include in your crime writing, how to get it, and how to incorporate in your story. View more info

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H. D. : The Career of That Struggle (Key Women Writers Ser.)

By: DuPlessis, Rachel B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 005688


Trade paperback, ex-library. Indiana University Press, first, 1986. In very good condition, usual library markings and some cover color removed on front cover. By Rachel Blau Duplessis. One of the Key Women Writer's series. A poet that was analyzed by Freud, briefly engaged to Ezra Pound, married to Richard Aldington and made people wonder about her gender. View more info

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No Rooms of Their Own : Women Writers of Early California

By: Egli, Ida

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., Heyday Books: 1997

Seller ID: 006475


Trade paperback. Heyday Books, first, 1992. In good condition, lower right edge bumped. The stories of women writers of early California. View more info

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Elizabeth Bowen

By: Glendinning, Victoria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Random House Children's Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: 006648


Hardcover, ex-library. Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, third printing. In very good condition, usual library makings. The story of the childhood of an Anglo-Irish writer born in Dublin. View more info

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Henrick Ibsen, 1828-1888, A Critical Biography

By: Henrik Jeager

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 000625


Hardcover, no DJ. A C. McClurg & Co, Chicago, 1890. In good condition, cover edgewear, pages yellowing. Name, place and date on front fly leaf. From the Norwegian by William Morton Payne. View more info

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Horatio's Boys: The Life and Works of Horatio Alger, Jr.

By: Hoyt, Edwin Palmer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Radnor, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Chilton Book Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013371


Hardcover. Chilton, 1974, first. In very good condition, lightly bumped corners. DJ i good, has wear on top and bottom edges. The only tell-it-all biography of America's all-time best-selling author. View more info

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Gonzo

By: Hunter S Thompson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ammo: 2007

Seller ID: 021100


Oversized hardcover. Very good condition, cover overlay of clear is wrinkled. Interior is near fine. Johnny Depp writes introduction. Many photos and much discussion of Thompson's madcap life. View more info

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Jane Austen Among Women

By: Kaplan, Deborah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins Univ Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 015780


Hardcover. John Hopkings Univerity Press, 1992. In very good condition, DJ lightly soilded on edges. Was she an isolated genius who rose to fame though sheer talent? View more info

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In Deep : Country Essays

By: Kumin, Maxine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 1987

Seller ID: 008827


Hardcover. Viking, 1987. In very good condition, spine of DJ is sun lightened and the front fly leaf has a piece cut off (name removal?). Essays about nature. View more info

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Women, Women Writers and the West

By: Lee, L. (editor); Lewis, Merrill (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, U.S.A., Whitston Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1979

Seller ID: 005424


Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Whitston Publishing, 1980. In very good condition, usual library markings, some small spots on outside of book pages. By L L Lee and Merrill Lewis. Women in the American West, their experiences and what they wrote about. View more info

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The Lineup

By: Otto Penzler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little Brown: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020449


Hardcover. Near fine condition, DJ has a crease at top of front cover. The world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives. View more info

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Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century

By: Peter Graham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022156


Hardcover. They planned and they did it. Here's the story of the trial. View more info

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A Treasury of the World's Great Diaries

By: Philip Dunaway and Mel Evans

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 007566


Hardcover, no DJ. Doubleday & Co, 1957. In good condition, some soiling on bottom of front fly leaf, spine has been sun bleached. Edited by Philip Dunaway and Mel Evans. 586 pages of memories. View more info

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Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery

By: Sally Cline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022158


Hardcover. He not only wrote good mysteries; he was one. View more info

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A World of Light : Portraits and Celebrations

By: Sarton, May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007679


Hardcover. W. W. Norton, first, 1976. In very good condition, DJ has been clipped on bottom of front flap - price is at top, small tear on front of DJ. Portraits and Celebrations. Memories of friendships. View more info

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Sleight of Hand : Conversations with Walter Satterthwait

By: Satterthwait, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A., University of New Mexico Press: 1993

Seller ID: 005894


Hardcover, ex-library. University of New Mexico, Press, 1993, stated first edition. In near fine condition, usual library markings. Conversations with Walter Satterthwait. View more info

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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (United States Authors Ser., No. 276)

By: Schatt, Stanley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, NJ, U.S.A., Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1976

Seller ID: 005417


Hardcover, no DJ, brodart cover, ex-library. Twayne Publishers, 1976. In very good condition, usual library markings. From the Twayne's United States Authors Series. View more info