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Sorrentino, Gilbert. Odd Number. San Francisco North Point Press: 1985. A literary Mobius strip- "a book of false information, contradiction, contradiction of contradiction, lies, inventions, doubles, and recurrences". A novel sort of novel. Hardcover. 6.5"x9", 159 pages, dj near fine.

Inventory #: 6473
Price: $ 10.00       

Unger, Douglas. The Turkey War. A Novel. New York Harper & Row: 1988. German POWs in World War Two-era South Dakota are put to work at a turkey processing plant and begin setting production records for the amount of canned turkey they process for US troops. But the increased output just sets off a vicious spiral of increased quotas and decreasing safety conditions that finally drives a German POW officer and the plant foreman into a brutal, fatal conflict... Hardcover. 6"x8.5", 230 pages, dj light soil.

Inventory #: 6662
Price: $ 10.00       

Vidal, Gore. Reflections Upon a Sinking Ship. Boston Little Brown: 1969. 2nd prtg. Vidal's second collection of essays. Hardcover. 6"x8.5", 255 pages, dj light wear, minor pencil underlining.

Inventory #: 6532
Price: $ 10.00       

[Webster Library.] The Library of Paul Francis Webster. New York Sotheby's: April 24th, 1985. Sale 5313. A varied but well-chosen collection, with American, English and European literature mingling with illuminated manuscripts and American historical documents. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 181 lots, about 100 pages, b/w and several color illustrations a fine copy.

Inventory #: 2245
Price: $ 25.00       

Wetherell, W.D. Hyannis Boat And Other Stories. Boston Little, Brown and Company: 1989. W.D. Wetherell's first collection of short stories since his award-winning 'Man Who Loved Levittown'. Hardcover. 6"x8.5", 185 pages, dj light soil.

Inventory #: 6661
Price: $ 10.00       

Williams, Joy. Escapes. Stories. New York Atlantic Monthly Press: 1990. A series of "ominous and enthralling" stories by a writer Anne Beattie describes as "one of our most remarkable storytellers". Hardcover. 5.5"x8.5", 168 pages, dj near fine.

Inventory #: 6655
Price: $ 10.00       

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