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New York: Lippincott, 1968. hardcover. Advance Reading Copy. A fine book in publisher's wrappers. Large format paperback. Advance reading copy. First issue copy with price of $.95 on the front cover publication date of May 24th. A classic, coming-of-age novel of a boy whose family moves from Alabama to a small New Mexico mountain town during World War II. The basis for the movie of the same name that starred Richard Crenna, Claire Bloom and Richard Thomas.
New York: Knopf, 1927. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. No dust jacket.The true first edition with both 1927 on the title and copyright pages with no additional printings noted. Contains the following first print misspellings: "happned" on page 20, line 16 "suppper" on page 57, line 15. The boards retain their green color. Paper inset title and author. The author's best known novel, the story of Father Jean Marie Latour who serves as the Apostolic Vicar to New Mexico in the mid 1800s. Ranked as one of the top 100 books of the 20th century.
New York: Scribner, 2020. Hardcover. Advance Reading Copy. 95. A fine book in publisher's wrappers. An advance copy in large paperback format. The latest novel by DeLillo, author of Underworld and White Noise. Says author Joy Williams, the book is "a swift and searing haunting of a novel. An encapsulation of our continuing crisis of aberration and pause. The Silence is prime DeLillo."
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1977. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. The fourth novel by the author Run River and Play It as It Lays. The novel is the story of two American women in the derelict and fictional Central American nation of Boca Grande.
New York: Scribner, 2010. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Owner name on front free endpaper. A collection of stories by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of All the Light We Cannot See. His fourth book, a collection of six short stories. The title story, 'Memory Wall' won the 2010 National Magazine Award for Fiction.
New York: Scribner, 2014. Paperback. Advance Reading Copy. A fine book in illustrated wrappers. An early edition of the book, issued before the first edition. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2015 and Finalist for the National Book Award. A large format paperback issued before the first trade edition. Recently shown on Netflix as TV mini-series The intertwined stories of a blind girl and German soldier who confront adversity in the final days of World War II in the bombed out city of Saint-Malo, France.
New York: Scribners, 2021. Paperback. Advance Reading Copy. A fine, unread copy of an advance edition of the newest book by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of All the Light We Cannot See. A lovely collectible copy of this review of this bestseller by one of America's best known story tellers. From the publisher: "The book follows five dreamers and outcasts who find solace and hope in one ancient text--and who become stewards both of that story and of the planet." The novel has received enthusiastic reviews in Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus and from booksellers around the country. A review copy with promotional material laid into the book.
New York: Grove Press, 1966. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Light soiling to the front panel of the jacket, some fading to the jacket spine. The story of a displaced national seeking an identity card in a maze of Iranian indifference. In this comic masterpiece we follow this alienated man on a journey to freedom against the backdrop of a society dominated by ceremonious formalities, politeness, responsibility and confusion. A scarce book.