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The Greatest: My Own Story

By: Ali, Muhammad; Richard Durham

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22303


Signed by Ali on the front free endpaper. An owner embossed stamp to the free endpaper. Age toning to the edge of the boards. A clean copy with creasing to the front panel, and a small tear to the top of the rear panel. Publisher's price of $10.95 on the front flap. The definitive biography that reveals the man behind the gloves. ; 415 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Heart Earth

By: Doig, Ivan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21945


Signed by Doig on the title page. Rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. A family memoir that began with This House of Sky continues with an evocation of America before, during, and after World War II, as the Doigs journey from an Arizona defense housing project to the mountains of Montana. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Discomfort Zone A Personal History

By: Franzen, Jonathan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15801


Signed by Franzen. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. In this portrait of the artist as a young geek, Franzen is as offhand about his geekdom and failures as he is about his talents and successes. ; Signed by Author View more info

As Cool As I Am

By: Fromm, Pete

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19997


Signed by Fromm. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers. A coming-of-age novel about the rocky adolescence of a Montana girl with an absent dad and floozy mom. The basis for the movie starring Sarah Bolger.; Signed by Author View more info

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

By: Gilbert, Elizabeth

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21452


Signed by Gilbert on the title page. Edgewear to the top of the rear flap. The author combines memoir with a history of marriage through the ages, and a social commentary on the institution. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Kiss

By: Harrison, Kathryn

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21626


Signed by Harrison on the title page. Softening to the tail of the spine. Novelist Harrison writes of the affair she had with her father years after he deserted the family. ; Signed by Author View more info

Clear Springs

By: Mason, Bobbie Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19376


Briefly inscribed by Mason on the title page. Best known for her novel In Country, Mason here delves into her family background and childhood as a way of finding patterns and connectedness in life.; Signed by Author View more info

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Flying Blind: A Memoir of Biplane Flying Over Waziristan in the Last Days of British Rule in India

By: Morley-Mower, Geoffrey

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Las Cruces, New Mexico, Yucca Tree Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22114


Inscribed by Morley-Mower to author James C. Humes, "For James Humes---Hoping that you'll enjoy this account of my youthful errors. Geoffrey Morley-Mower." The author draws on his flying log book and personal journal for the years 1937-41 to recount his experience flying ancient planes, and army and air operations against rebellious tribes. Creasing to the pages, but otherwise unmarked. ; Signed by Author View more info

Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career

By: Plimpton, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21143


Briefly inscribed by Plimpton. An oral biography that blends the voices of Capote's friends and enemies. ; Signed by Author View more info

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M Train

By: Smith, Patti

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21941


Signed by Smith on the title page. Legendary musician/writer Smith returns with a memoir that passes through 18 "stations" that have defined her life, from Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul in Mexico to the graves of Genet, Plath, Rimbaud, and Mishima to the seaside home she bought in New York's Rockaways just before Hurricane Sandy rushed ashore. ; Signed by Author View more info

Unto the Sons

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16411


Signed by Talese on the front free endpaper. An immigrant saga begins in a small Italian village and spans three generations and two world wars to capture the essence of the Italian-American experience.; Signed by Author View more info

Oh The Glory Of It All (Includes Advance Reading Copy)

By: Wilsey, Sean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6026


Signed by Wilsey on the title page. Traces of black ink on the white dust jacket, due to the publisher shipping both white and black dust jacketed copies in the same box. Born to a wealthy older father and San Franciscan socialite, McSweeney's editor Wilsey had a childhood that combined overwhelming privilege with an unusual family dynamic (his father divorced his mother and married her best friend). An Advance Reading Copy (not signed) in wrappers is included. ; Signed ... View more info