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Dragon Seed. A Novel of China Today.

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1942

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Good in a Good Dust Jacket.


Basis for the 1944 film directed by Harold S. Barquet and starring Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston and Aline MacMahon. --- Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for The Good Earth. Buck writes in power and illumination as the human greatness of simple men and women meets each day, in occupied China, with deathless tenacity." -- The New York Times. Publisher's cloth, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. minor damp stain lowe... View more info

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The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1953.[c1964]

Edition: Reprint of 1938 edition;

Seller ID: 008766


Containing the First Forty-Nine Stories, With a Brief Preface by Ernest Hemingway. Later printing. I-7-64[MH]. Book Club blind-stamp on rear board. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Dust Jacket in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve is price-clipped with small loss top of spine minimal spine toning. Ref; Bruccoli; Hanneman; Nobelprize.org View more info

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In Praise of the Stepmother.

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Farrar, Straus & Giroux,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 001271

ISBN: 0374175837


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, college professor, and recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. View more info

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The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Second State Dust Jacket.

Seller ID: 009765

Condition: Very Good


The Pearl explores the secrets of man's nature, the darkest depths of evil, and the luminous possibilities of love. Steinbeck began writing the story as a movie script in 1944, and first published it as a short story called "The Pearl of the World" in Woman's Home Companion in December 1945. He expanded it to novella length and published it under the name The Pearl by Viking Press in 1947. As he was writing the novella version, he was frequently travelling to Mexico wher... View more info