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New York: Farrar Straus Grioux, 1971. Hardcover. First edition, revised. A fine book in a close to fine dust jacket. Minor toning to the rear panel. This was the author's first book, published originally in 1967 and revised after the conclusion of the grape strike led by Cesar Chavez. This is a narrative account of the grape strike in California's Central Valley in the mid 1960s launched by Chavez and his farm workers organizing committee. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Harpers, 1956. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Wear to the extremities and minor soiling to the rear panel. Signed and inscribed to collector Larry Owens on the front free endpaper. The author's first book, a novel of contemporary life on the Navajo Indian reservation. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. The author's third novel, a portrait of contemporary life in New Mexico. Signed and inscribed by Eastlake to book collector Larry Owens. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Signed by the author.
New York: New Directions Press, 1065. Paperback. First edition. A near fine book in illustrated wrappers. Close up photo of Eberhart on the front cover. Light toning to the front and rear cover. Signature only. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1966. Signed by the author on the title page.This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.
New York: Norton, 1992. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A collection of very short stories, most no longer than 750 words. There are 72 very short stories by many of the the best known names in literature. Five of the stories are signed by: David Foster Wallace, Tim O'Brien, Gordon Lish, Joyce Carol Oates and Margaret Atwood. The Wallace signature is particularly uncommon.
San Francisco: McSweeney's, 2013. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. This is an anthology celebrating 15 years of publishing of the McSweeney's magazine. Signed on the title page in black marker by founder and editor Dave Eggers as well as contributors Peter Orner, Jessica Walter, Arthur Bradford, and Andrew Greer. This is a special, signed edition done by Powells Books of Portland as partof their Indiespensable Club. Comes with Powells certificate. Signed by the author.
San Francisco: McSweeney's, 2009. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book without dust jacket, as issued. This is the fur cover edition. This is Dave Eggers' adaption of the book by Maurice Sendak and the screenplay he wrote for the Spike Jonze film. Signed by the author on the title page.
Brooklyn: McSweeney's, 1999. First printing. Near fine in original printed wraps. This is issue number 2 of Dave Eggers quirky and influential magazine published in the late winter/early spring of 1999. It includes work by Eggers, Jim Stallard, Ann Marie Cox, Jonathan Lethem, David Shields, Neal Pollack, Sarah Vowell, Amanda Davis, Heidi Julavits, and others. Light soiling to the page edges. First state issue with the last page, #192, mis-numbered as page 125. Signed by Dave Eggers on the dedication page. Signed by the editor.
New York: Holt, 1986. Paperback. Advance Reading Copy. A fine book in illustrated wrappers. An early copy of Erdrich's second novel, following the well-received novel, Love Medicine. This copy is signed and inscribed by Erdrich and her partner, Michael Dorris, to Pacific Northwest author Ivan Doig and his wife Carol. Signed by the author.
New York: FSG, 1993. Paperback. Uncorrected Proof. A fine copy in illustrated wraps with a cover that is quite different from the later trade edition. Basis for the movie of the same name. He was chosen as one of the top 20 young writers in America by Granta magazine. This is the first book by Eugenides who later won the Pulitzer Prize for his second novel, Middlesex. Signed by the author on the title page.