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161 McGrath, Patrick PORT MUNGO
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 1400041651 / 9781400041657 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The sixth novel by a distinctive literary craftsman whose work Tobias Wolff calls "fiction of a depth and power we hardly hope to encounter anymore." A novel of a complex array of family obsessions that run through generations. 
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162 Meyers, Annette MURDER ME NOW
(New York): The Mysterious Press, (2001). 0892966955 / 9780892966950 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Near fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
"A tempestuous heroine, Prohibition, dry martinis, love, sex, and murder. Who could ask for anything more?"--Janet Evanovich. 
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163 Mirvis, Tova THE OUTSIDE WORLD
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2004. 1400041619 / 9781400041619 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A comic portrait of two Orthodox Jewish families put in turmoil by the marriage of their children. 
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164 Miyabe, Miyabe SHADOW FAMILY
Tokyo/New York/London: Kodansha International, (2004). 4770030029 / 9784770030023 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. Translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter. 
A mystery focusing on the murky world of internet chat rooms, populated by all types of people attracted by the possibility of being whoever they wanted to be. The award-winning Miyabe, author of over 35 novels, is a prominent Japanese mystery writer. 
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165 Moorcock, Michael THE WHITE WOLF'S SON: The Albino Underground
New York/Boston: Aspect, (2005). 0446577022 / 9780446577021 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Elric novel that follows in sequence THE DREAMTHIEF'S DAUGHTER and THE SKRAYLING TREE. "[Moorcock is] the greatest writer of post-Tolkien British fantasy."--Michael Chabon. 
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166 Mosley, Walter KILLING JOHNNY FRY: A Sexistential Novel
(New York and London): Bloomsbury, (2007). First edition, first printing: Advance Reader's Edition. Hardcover. Fine in glossy black wraps with red cover lettering. 
Copy #230 of 300 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author to the title-page. "A frankly pornographic novel, and I mean that as a compliment."--New York Times Book Review. 
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167 Muller, Marcia A WALK THROUGH THE FIRE
(New York, N.Y.): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (1999). 0892966882 / 9780892966882 First edition, first printing: advance reading copy. Proof. Fine, in slick, color-illustrated wraps, with publisher's materials laid in. 
Sharon McCone finds herself in "ahi wel maka-u"--the place between fire love and fire terror, when she is drawn into the investigation of a macabre death linked to an attempt to halt production on a local documentary film. SIGNED by the author. 
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168 Muller, Marcia DEAD MIDNIGHT
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2002). 089296765X / 9780892967650 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mild crease to the rear cover, else near fine in glossy wraps. 
A Sharon McCone mystery. 
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169 Muller, Marcia POINT DECEPTION
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2001). 0892966904 / 9780892966905 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
A woman's disappearance after being stranded on a California highway leads to the reopening of a thirteen-year-old murder case, which deputy sheriff Rhonda Swift still hasn't forgotten. Muller is the author of twenty mysteries featuring Sharon McCone. 
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170 Muller, Marcia THERE HANGS THE KNIFE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). 0312018339 / 9780312018337 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in light blue wrappers lettered in black. 
Uncorrected proof of the second book in the Joanna Stark series by the author of the Sharon McCone mysteries. 
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171 Nadleson, Reggie BLOODY LONDON
(New York): St. Martin's Minotaur, (1999). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
The third Artie Cohen mystery. 
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172 Naylor, Gloria MAMA DAY
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. 0899197167 / 9780899197166 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. A very nearly fine copy in bright orange wraps. 
The third novel by the African-American author of the American Book Award-winning THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE. 
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173 Nicosia, Gerald MEMORY BABE: A Critical Biography Of Jack Kerouac
New York: Grove Press Inc., (1983.) First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. A fine copy in printed wraps as issued. 
To this point the definitive biography on Kerouac. Scarce in this format. 
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174 O'Shaughnessy, Perri UNFIT TO PRACTICE
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2002). 0385334842 / 9780385334846 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
The eighth installment in the legal thriller series featuring Lake Tahoe attorney Nina Reilly. 
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175 Oates, Joyce Carol YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS
New York: E.P. Dutton/A William Abrahams Book, (1987). 0525245456 / 9780525245452 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Mild foxing to the page edges, otherwise near fine and tight in color illustrated wraps. Swanson film agency label and "proof" stamp to the front endpaper. 
Through the actions of Lyle and his family, Oates creates a portrait of bewildered, inarticulate people pushed against the 1950s narrow boundaries by their emotions. A gritty & elegant story with McCarthyism, fallout shelters, and illegal abortions. 
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176 Padgett, Abigail MOONBIRD BOY
(New York): The Mysterious Press, (1996). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
"Padgett has won critical raves with her unique heroine, Bo Bradley. This time, the San Diego child abuse investigator faces her deadliest case... as she tries to save the six-year-old lad whose pale eyes prompt the indians to call him Moonbird Boy." 
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177 Paretsky, Sara TOTAL RECALL
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2001). 0385313667 / 9780385313667 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, multi-color wraps. 
Parestsky's private-eye heroine V.I. Warshawski delves into several victims' memories of Nazi terrorism in this novel of intrigue. 
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178 Parker, Robert B. TAMING A SEA-HORSE: A Spencer Novel
New York: Delacorte Press, (1986). First edition. Fine in light green wrappers printed in black. 
Uncorrected proof copy: limited edition of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. 
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179 Patterson, James KISS THE GIRLS
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1995). 0316693707 / 9780316693707 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Trade paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. Cover illustration by Joe Ovies. 
The follow-up to ALONG CAME A SPIDER in the mystery series featuring Alex Cross. Filmed in 1997 starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd. 
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180 Pearson, Ridley THE BODY OF DAVID HAYES
New York: Hyperion, (2004). 0786867256 / 9780786867257 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
"THE BODY OF DAVID HAYNES is a taut and intense thriller. Ridley Pearson is at the top of his game."--Washington, D.C. Police Officer Quintin Peterson. 
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