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FLASHING SWORDS! #4: BARBARIANS AND BLACK MAGICIANS, Carter, Lin (ed)
121 FLASHING SWORDS! #4: BARBARIANS AND BLACK MAGICIANS
Carter, Lin (ed)
Doubleday, 1977, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Viskupic, Gary
Book Club Edition, first printing and true first edition. The first appearance for this title in any form issued by Science Fiction Book Club with code H19 on page 182 and code 1811 on rear jacket flap. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Fine copy in jacket with only faint crinkling at top and bottom edges of spine panel. Otherwise the jacket is clean without tear-outs, nicks or stains. A wonderful copy. Original anthology featuring stories by the following authors: Jack Vance, Poul Anderson, John Jakes, Katherine Kurtz and Michael Moorcock. Interior illustrations by Rick Bryant. Introduction with story notes by Lin Carter.

003872

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CONQUERING KILMARNIE, Cave, Hugh B.
122 CONQUERING KILMARNIE
Cave, Hugh B.
Macmillan Company, 1989, 0027177815 / 9780027177817

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Van Wright, Cornelius
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Jacket shows some light edgewear, otherwise clean without tears with original $13.95 price intact. Young adult novel by this noted and award-winning horror novelist. Semi-autobiographical tale about two boys living on a Jamaican coffee plantation. One is white, the other black. Peter suffers from the loss of his mother and brother. His father is emotionally absent, torn by grief and loss. Zackie is a fiercely independent island boy. This is a strong, character driven novel about friendship and it's power to heal.

004719

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LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED), Chainani, Soman
123 LAST EVER AFTER [THE]: THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL BOOK THREE (SIGNED)
Chainani, Soman
Harper, 2015, 0062435736 / 9780062435736

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bruno, Iacopo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Chainani on a specially printed tipped-in sheet. The tipped-in page bears The School of Good and Evil crest above Chainani's signature. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Three in the very popular The School for Good and Evil juvenile series where ordinary teenagers are kidnapped then trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains. It's Good versus Evil and Boys versus Girls. A lot of fun for young readers. The School for Good and Evil (2013) debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. The series has been translated into 22 languages and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal Studios, who purchased the rights in a seven-figure deal. The sequel is A World Without Princes (2014). Wonderful interior color and b&w art by illustrator Iacopo Bruno. A colorful, vibrant book to keep forever.
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004794

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DANCERS IN THE DARK, Chalker, Jack L.
124 DANCERS IN THE DARK
Chalker, Jack L.
Five Star, 2002, 0786246804 / 9780786246809

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Simmons, Andy
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collects three stories originally published in paperback, with a new Introduction by Chalker. This is the first hardcover appearance for these stories: Forty Days and Nights in the Wilderness (1978), Moths and Candle (1988) and Dancers in the Afterglow (1978).

004455

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URBAN NOIR: COMPLIMENTARY SAMPLER, Chance, Karen, Elizabeth Bear, Kelly McCullough, Kat Richardson, Faith Hunter and Jeanne C. Stein
125 URBAN NOIR: COMPLIMENTARY SAMPLER
Chance, Karen, Elizabeth Bear, Kelly McCullough, Kat Richardson, Faith Hunter and Jeanne C. Stein
Ace, 2006, 

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First printing, trade paperback. Very fine (unread) copy. Promotional sampler featuring excerpts from novels forthcoming from Ace Books and Roc. The back cover includes images of the book jackets for the forthcoming novels. Featured authors and novels include: Touch the Dark by Karen Chance; Blood and Iron by Elizabeth Bear; Webmage by Kelly McCullough; Grey Walker by Kat Richardson; Bloodring by Faith Hunter and The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein.

003374

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MOONSTONE AND TIGER-EYE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 29 (SIGNED), Charnas, Suzy McKee
126 MOONSTONE AND TIGER-EYE: AUTHOR'S CHOICE MONTHLY ISSUE 29 (SIGNED)
Charnas, Suzy McKee
Pulphouse Puplishing, 1992, 

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Barr, George
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First signed and limited edition. Very fine (unread) condition in uncoated, multi-tone paper dustjacket. (Few of this series had mult-tone jacket designs.) Signed by Charnas on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Collection of two stories plus introduction. No. 29 in the Pulphouse Author's Choice Monthly series. Nicely crafted limited edition, one of 300 signed and unnumbered copies.
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001695

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CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
127 CHANUR'S VENTURE (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1985, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael
Book Club edition and first printing Code P08 on page 181 with code 3885 on rear jacket panel. First Thus edition. (Previously published in limited and limited trade editions by specialty publisher Phantasia Press in 1984, this is the first hardcover for the commercial market.) Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Several small closed tears and nicks at top edge of jacket panel. One vertical jacket dent (1.0 cm in length) on rear panel near spine. Page block shows some minor age-related wear, but overall a clean, square copy without clipping. Set in Cherryh's Union-Alliance universe and sequel to The Pride of Chanur. Interior map by David Cherry. Award History: 1985 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (lost to The Integral Trees by Larry Niven).
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003452

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CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
128 CLOUD'S RIDER (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Warner, 1996, 0446519103 / 9780446519106

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Steve
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at bottom tips, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Second novel in the Finisterre series.
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003850

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GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
129 GOBLIN MIRROR (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1992, 0345372786 / 9780345372789

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket.Signed by Cherryh on the title page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.
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003403

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KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED), Cherryh, C. J.
130 KIF STRIKE BACK [THE] (SIGNED)
Cherryh, C. J.
Daw, 1986, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Book. Cherry, David A.
Book Club edition. First printing code "Q10" on page 252 and code 01175 at bottom corner of rear jacket panel. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Cherryh on the title page Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. Moderate foxing on upper page block, else square and straight copy without the usual clipping or previous owner's marks. Jacket has two faint tape ghosts on rear panel, else is clean without tears or stains. Unusually good condition for a book club this age. Previously published in limited and trade editions in 1985 by specialty publisher Phantasia Press. Third novel in Cherryh's excellent and under-recognized Chanur series. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-105. Award History: 1986 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Postman by David Brin).
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004014

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2010: ODYSSEY TWO, Clarke, Arthur C.
131 2010: ODYSSEY TWO
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1982, 0345303059 / 9780345303059

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US trade edition. (First published in the UK by Granda, later in the US as limited by Phantasia Press.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Typical age-related wear on page block edges, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy does not show the usual heavy-handling for books this age. A wonderful, nearly pristine collector's copy. Award History: 1982 SF Chronicle Award (lost to The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe); 1983 Hugo Award Nominee (lsot to Foundation's Edge by Asimov); 1983 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Foundation's Edge by Asimov).

004092

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GHOST FROM THE GRAND BANKS [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
132 GHOST FROM THE GRAND BANKS [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Gollancz, 1990, 0575049065 / 9780575049062

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Stimpson, Tom
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the US edition by Bantam Spectra.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Age-related shelfwear to textblock and jacket edges, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.

002669

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SENTINEL [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
133 SENTINEL [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Berkley Books, 1984, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Woods, Lebbeus
Book Club, first printing and first trade hardcover edition. First printing with code 0O8 on page 206. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Faintly chipped at tips and corners, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without marks, difficult to find in fine condition. Interior b&w illustrations by Lebbeus Woods. First published in paperback by Berkley (1983) and later in a signed hardcover edition (Jan, 1984), this Book Club edition is the first trade hardcover edition (published in March, 1984). Collects 10 of Clarke's early short stories, published between 1946 and 1983 and includes the outline for the novel The Songs of Distant Earth and the title short story, The Sentinel (written in 1948 and first published in 1951). The Sentinel which was expanded later into Clarke's seminal novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

004153

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SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
134 SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine/Del Rey, 1986, 0345332199 / 9780345332196

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very faint, age-related edge wear with faint sun-faded strip on back jacket at spine panel. Else a clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Near Fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. An idyllic planet inhabited by a small community of humans is visited by huge colony ship carrying one million refugees from Earth. Clarke's first novel after publishing 2010: Odyssey Two.

000481

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TRIGGER [THE], Clarke, Arthur C. and Michael Kube-McDowell
135 TRIGGER [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C. and Michael Kube-McDowell
Voyager HarperCollins, 1999, 0002247119 / 9780002247115

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. Gambino, Fred
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition published by Bantam.) Not a remainder nor ex-library. The development rendering bombs and guns virtually harmless ushers a race to control this new technology.

001586

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
136 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in the creme (white) jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a silk placeholder ribbon not in the US edition and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black, this is the creme-colored jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings will be published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. Time and handling will make the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003185

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
137 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in black jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a white silk placeholder ribbon, black page edging and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap not in the US edition. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme (white) and the other black, this is the black jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003209

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT), Clarke, Susanna
138 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT)
Clarke, Susanna
New York, Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket protected with a clear, archival cover. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

004473

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Clarke, Susanna
139 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Presentation copy signed by Clarke and dated in the European fashion as "23rd Sept 04" on the title page, the same month as publication, making this copy unique. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket (now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
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002758

Price: 399.00 USD
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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Clarke, Susanna
140 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, the US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Clarke on the title page. This copy is the coveted creme jacket variant. The creme jacket shows some light scuff marks, a defect for which these unlaminated creme jackets are particularly prone. (Now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Also, there's an unfortunate tape ghost, very faint but visible, on the outside of the jacket's spine panel near the heel approx. 4.5 cm x 1.0 cm in size. Very light bumping at head and heel of jacket spine panel and upper tips, but without associated crinkling. Aside from these defects a fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. All First Edition points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" stated with full number line present. Red endpapers with $27.95 price intact. (True first printings have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets were laminated by the publisher, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is well past its 8th printing and appears with red jackets. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
003876

Price: 99.00 USD
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