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Auslander

By: Powell, Mary

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas Christian University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 604849

ISBN: 0875652158

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Black cloth with spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Off-white mottled endpapers. Inscribed, dated and SIGNED by AUTHOR on title page.. 296 pages. Signed by Author. Auslander - the German word for "outsider". In this novel, four women explore the many ways one can be an outsider geographically, culturally and emotionally. The women, with highly individual voices and viewpoints, chronicle the life of the Jahn family in the close-knit German community of Schoenberg, Texas, during the '60s, '70s and '80s. From their counterpoint dialogues, we are drawn into the family's marriag... View more info

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The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life

By: Pressfield, Steven

Price: $3.80

Publisher: New York, Harpertorch: 2000

Our Product Number: 601751

ISBN: 0380817446

Condition: Near Fine


0.84 x 6.8 x 4.2 Inches. 282 pages. In the Depression year of 1931, on the golf links at Krewe Island off Savannah's windswept shore, two legends of the game, Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen, meet for a mesmerizing thirty-six-hole showdown. Another golfer will also compete--a troubled local war hero, once a champion, who comes with his mentor and caddie, the mysterious Bagger Vance. Sage and charismatic, it is Vance who will ultimately guide the match, for he holds the secret of the Authentic Swing. And he alone can show his protege the way back to glory. View more info

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The Year at Thrush Green

By: Read, Miss

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Our Product Number: 605729

ISBN: 0395795702

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Surface scratch on dj. Protected in a removable archival cover. Full number line.. 266 pages. Thrush Green Series #12. In her fortieth book published by Houghton Mifflin, the inimitable Miss Read leads us through the seasons at Thrush Green, the Cotswold village already beloved by her thousands of readers. As the snows of January yield to snowdrops and then daffodils, we look in on a host of characters - whimsical, eccentric, always delightfully recognizable - and their daily affairs. Dotty Harmer serves up an herbal brew to her neighbor Albert Piggott, who has a soft spot for her behind his ... View more info

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Shanks for Nothing: A Novel

By: Reilly, Rick

Price: $6.84

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602051

ISBN: 0385501110

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Golf course map on end pages. Stated First Edition with full number line.. . 272 pages. Life is going pretty well for Raymond "Stick" Hart. He's happily married to the former Ponkaquogue Municipal Golf Club assistant pro, the beauteous Cajun firecracker Dannie, raising his rambunctious son, Charlie, and getting by writing smart-mouthed greeting cards for fifty bucks a pop. Best of all, nothing has changed at Ponky, the worst golf course in America. You still have to hook it past the toxic waste dump on No. 1 and under the billboard on No. 8, the... View more info

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Read 'Em and Weep: A Bedside Poker Companion

By: Stravinsky, John

Price: $8.83

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602851

ISBN: 0060559586

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1 x 9.2 x 6 Inches. 231 pages. More than 50 million Americans play poker. But poker is much more than a popular game. It is a world unto itself, populated by a multitude of colorful characters -- professionals and amateurs, hustlers and dreamers. From the rich field of all the writers who have ever loved the game, editor John Stravinsky has gathered thirty-nine best-of-breed short stories, essays, excerpts from novels, and poems: Mark Twain, John Updike, James Thurber, Nelson Algren, Martin Amis, and Billy Collins are among the winning hand of renowned writers in this collection who have mined... View more info

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The Christmas Blessing

By: Van Liere, Donna

Price: $11.49

Publisher: Nashville, Integrity:

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602526

ISBN: 1591451310

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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The Bride Wore Crimson and Other Stories

By: Woolley, Bryan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western Press / University of Texas at El Paso: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607502

ISBN: 0874042283

Condition: Very Good


Small scratch on back cover near bottom of cover . 195 pages. In The Bride Wore Crimson, Bryan Woolley, Texas novelist and newspaperman, has assembled a new collection of "true Texas stories" to stand alongside his The Edge of the West and Other Texas Stories, published in 1990 by Texas Western Press. The 19 pieces in this new collection include such inimitable Woolleyesque portrayals of Texas and Texans as the title story on his own family scandal, "The Bride Wore Crimson, " about his uncle "Toy" Woolley, charged with the murder of his new bride; the quest for "Tan... View more info

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Night Blooming: The Chronicles of Saint-Germain

By: Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Boston, Warner Books Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600028

ISBN: 0446529818

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected in a removable archival cover. Black cover imprinted on spine in silver with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . . 429 pages. Summoned to the eighth-century court of Charlemagne to authenticate the kings recently acquired maps, the mysterious Hiermon Ragoczy de Santus Germainium, the immortal vampire Le Comte de Saint-Germain, encounters Gynethe Mehaut, an albino woman who bears the signs of the stigmata and is faced with accusations of witchcraft. View more info

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The Shack

By: Young, William P.

Price: $5.79

Publisher: Los Angeles, Windblown Media: 2007

Our Product Number: 603956

ISBN: 0964729237

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages. Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change Mack's world forever. In a world where religion seems to grow increasin... View more info