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1 Mowry, Jess SIX OUT SEVEN
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (1993). 0374220832 / 9780374220839 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth shelfback lettered in black and ruled in yellow, over bright canary-yellow boards; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photographs by Jess Mowry and Remony Burlingame and design by Cynthia Krupat. 
"Mowry's powerful third novel returns to the Oakland street scene of WAY PAST COOL and tells another coming-of-age story set among the black gangs of urban America. This time, however, his tale concerns a boy from the rural South seeking an escape."--PW. 
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2 Mowry, Jess SIX OUT SEVEN
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (1993). 0374220832 / 9780374220839 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photographs by Jess Mowry and Remony Burlingame and design by Cynthia Krupat. 
Mowry's second novel, following WAY PAST COOL, tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy whose father is imprisoned in Mississippi, so he sets out for Oakland, finding gangs, crack dealers, and violent cops. A brutal novel written in street slang. 
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3 Mowry, Jess WAY PAST COOL
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1992). 0374286698 / 9780374286699 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph by James Cuebas, Impact Visuals, and design by Cynthia Krupat. 
A novel about street gangs in Oakland, that Terry McMillan describes as "...a stellar literary debut that should be read by all of mainstream America." Mowry won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for his collection of stories, RATS IN THE TREES. 
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