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Of Love and Shadows

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16034


Signed by Allende on the title page. A slight tap to the bottom edge of the rear board. A tale of love and political commitment set in an unnamed Latin American dictatorship. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Infinite Plan (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16037


Signed by Allende on the half-title page, with her characteristic flower drawing. The author's first book set in North America, this novel charts one man's spiritual progress against five decades of history and cultural change. A signed Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

Yo! (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8261


Signed by Alvarez. Yolanda Garcia, the creative third sister from How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (Algonquin, 1991), is the central character in this novel. A signed Uncorrected Proof in yellow and white wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

In the Name of Salome (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8346


Signed by Alvarez on the title page. In her fourth novel, Alvarez turns to the historical figures of Salomé Ureña, former national poet of the Dominican Republic, and her daughter, Camila, a professor in the US, chronicling each woman's lifelong struggle to define la patria and her obligation to it. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) in pictorial wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

Bitter Grounds (Includes Inscribed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Benitez, Sandra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1714


Signed by Benitez on the title page. Spanning the years between 1932 and 1977, this saga of three generations of Salvadoran women follows the fortunes of the Parietos clan and the wealthy family for whom they work as their lives are changed in unexpected ways by a letter that has lain unopened for twenty-six years. Winner of the American Book Award. An inscribed Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Weight of All Things (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Benitez, Sandra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9007


Signed by Benitez on the title page. The author sets her third novel in the six-week period between two recent cataclysms of Salvadoran history: the March 1980 funeral of assassinated Archbishop Oscar Romero, at which 35 mourners were killed; and the military's massacre of 600 fleeing peasants on the Honduran border. A signed Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

Peel My Love Like an Onion (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1387


Signed by Castillo on the title page. Slight crimping to a couple of page corners. Carmen Santos, a flamenco dancer, whose affair with her married director has begun to sour, begins seeing his grandson, and a furious love triangle takes shape. A signed Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

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Dreaming in Cuban

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1628


Signed by Garcia. An Uncorrected Proof in light purple wrappers. Shortlisted for the National Book Award. Three generations of the Del Pino family--Cuban expatriates--play out their dreams and dramas in Havana, Brooklyn, and the Cuban seaside in the years between 1972-1980.; Signed by Author View more info

Dreaming in Cuban (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6320


Signed by Garcia. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. Shortlisted for the National Book Award. Three generations of the Del Pino family--Cuban expatriates--play out their dreams and dramas in Havana, Brooklyn, and the Cuban seaside in the years between 1972-1980. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) in plain wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

The Long Night of White Chickens (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Goldman, Francisco

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4253


Signed by Goldman on the title page. A bump to the top corners. Raised in a Boston suburb by his aristocratic Guatemalan mother, Roger Graetz enters into an obsessive relationship with Flor, the young Guatemalan sent by Roger's grandmother to live with him and his mother. A signed Uncorrected Proof (stated) in pictorial wrappers is included. The text of the proof has been bound upside down. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6776


Signed by Hijuelos. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. A portrait of America as seen through the eyes of its new arrivals follows the story of an intensely feminine Cuban-Irish family, living in a small Pennsylvania town and consisting of fourteen daughters and its one doggedly masculine son. An Uncorrected Proof in plain red wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

Empress of the Splendid Season

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9018


Signed by Hijuelos. An Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers. A Cuban emigre, Lydia Espana works as a cleaning lady on the Upper West Side of Manhattan to help support her husband and two children, in a novel that captures one woman's struggle, triumph, and frustrations with the American dream. A near fine copy with slight edgewear.; Signed by Author View more info

In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Menendez, Ana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9024


Inscribed by Menendez and dated in April, 2002. A collection of short stories from this Pushcart Prize-winning Cuban-American author explores the hopes and heartbreaks of exiled Cubans trying to build new lives in the United States. A signed Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

In the Palm of Darkness

By: Montero, Mayra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17827


An Uncorrected Proof in glossy illustrated wrappers. Two men of very different cultures--American herpetologist Victor Griggs and his Haitian guide, Thierry Adrien--embark on an obsessive odyssey through the mountains of Haiti in search of a mysterious amphibian, the blood frog. The Cuban author's first book to be published in English. View more info

Body Snatcher

By: Onetti, Juan Carlos

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1991

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17739


Light edgewear to the dust jacket. Like a South American Faulkner, Uruguayan novelist Onetti uses interior monologues and shifting points of view to evoke the moral devastation of a provincial town. View more info

Gazapo

By: Sainz, Gustavo

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1968

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8335


Creasing to the front flap, and a small mark and abrasion to the free endpaper. A presentable copy in a lightly creased dust jacket with a small tear to the head of the spine. The Mexican author's first novel. View more info

King Bongo (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Sanchez, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17860


Signed by Sanchez on the title page. A noir novel set in 1957 against the backdrop of pre-Revolutionary Cuba. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) in glossy covers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

Little Havana Blues: A Cuban-American Literature Anthology

By: Suarez, Virgil & Delia Poey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Arte Publico Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20157


Signed at their contributions by Andrea O'Reilly Herrera and Oscar Hijuelos. A gathering of poetry, fiction, essays, and drama representing contemporary Cuban American writing. A paperback original with light edgewear. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Reputations

By: Vasquez, Juan Gabriel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 2016

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22230


Signed by Vasquez on the title page. A novel that explores the reaches of power employed almost casually by a famous and influential political cartoonist. ; Signed by Author View more info