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Small Rain

By: Harris, John

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 16912

ISBN: 0919573940

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear to card covers. Crease on lower foredge of front cover, includes half-title page.; A tight solid book. ; A collection of stories about a post-boom boomtown. View more info

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Spinner's Inlet

By: Hunter, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ganges, BC, Horsdal & Shubart Pub Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16910

ISBN: 0920663060

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light shelfwear to card covers.; A bright, solid book.; B&W line drawings; 3.15 X 2.68 X 0.55 inches; 163 pages; Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. A series of short stories about Spinner's Inlet, a fictional town located in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia. These stories originally appeared in The Province, a Vancouver, BC daily newspaper. View more info

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Miss Hobbema Pageant

By: Kinsella, W P

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, HarperPerennial: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16487

ISBN: 000647960X

Condition: Very Good


Light edgewear to card covers, Previous owner's name stamp and date. Back card cover crease, pages lightly yellowed ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 7.80 X 5.30 X 0.70 inches; 224 pages; "W.P. Kinsella's popular "Indian stories", mostly set on the Hobbema reserve of Alberta, have resulted in a remarkable string of highly entertaining tales that have been superficially attacked as racist. They feature a Cree narrator Silas Ermineskin, a would-be writer, and his outrageous entrepreneurial sidekick Frank Fencepost, as they invariably outwit white authorities. Despite the widespread... View more info

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Red Wolf, Red Wolf

By: Kinsella, W. P.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Collins: 1987

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18178

ISBN: 0002231832

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; Signed by author on front free end paper. Light edge wear, dustjacket in Mylar. "Dense with meaning, engagingly readable and with a universal truth at their core, these stories have the impact of well-wrought poetry. As in his novel Shoeless Joe , in which a long-deceased baseball player sets up a game in a startled fan's backyard, Kinsella's title piece explores the shifting borders of reality as Flannery O'Connor's character Enoch Emery comes to life and moves in with his creator. The stories' themes and characters are often fancif... View more info

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THE ALMOST MEETING AND OTHER STORIES

By: Kreisel, Henry

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Newest Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5321

ISBN: 0912316136

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. Light wear, a couple of small dints front cover. Author inscription 'For Ruth Brown with all good wishes Henry Kreisel' on title page. Eight short stories in this 148 page book. View more info

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The Many Deaths of George Robertson

By: Little, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Goose Lane Editions: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16416

ISBN: 0864921241

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light wear to extremities of white glossy pictorial card covers ; Unpersonalized inscription on front fly leaf. A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.30 X 5.50 X 0.20 inches; 137 pages; In this his first collection of stories, George Little examines the lives of parents, siblings, friends and politicians, offering fleeting glimpses into the moral complexity of contemporary relationships. In the title story, "The Many Deaths of George Robertson," a man rediscovers himself by rewriting his past; in "Marooned," an old woman is haunted by the memory of a shipwreck an... View more info