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Black Hawk Down

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Signet: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition 1st Printing

Seller ID: 004825

ISBN: 0451205146

Condition: Very Good


486 pp., 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Light spine creases. Firm binding. Listed as "1st printing of movie tie-in edition." A vivid account of US soldiers who were sent to Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993 in an effort to capture lieutenants of warlord Mohamad Farrah Aidad. View more info

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Billy Elliot

By: Burgess, Melvin

Price: $4.05

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003534

ISBN: 0439312280

Condition: Very Good


221 pp. Light crease on front cover, spine uncreased, remainder mark on fore-edge, no other markings. A novel based on the screenplay of the successful film about a boy in a gritty English mining town who is pressured to adhere to the macho ways of his father and older brother, prefers ballet to boxing. The narrative is told in turns from the viewpoints of 11-year-old Billy, his relatives and his best mate Michael, who has a crush on Billy. Contains a few coarse words. View more info

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Good Will Hunting: A Screenplay

By: Damon, Matt and Affleck, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Miramax Books (Hyperion): 1997

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 003441

ISBN: 0786883448

Condition: Very Good +


168 pp. Lightly used, no markings, still firm. With film credits at end. Best buds Damon and Affleck established their star status in the movie industy and left Boston behind for good with this screenplay that became a hit film. It's about a blue-collar genius from tough South Boston who works as a janitor at MIT and becomes a rebellious protege of a professor. Movie scene of Damon and Williams is protrayed on the front cover. are portrayed on View more info

Life with Father

By: Day, Clarence

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y., Reader's Digest Association: 1993

Seller ID: 010177

Condition: Near Fine


196 pp, slight edgewear to spine. In maroon cloth, still close to new, no markings. A modern reprint of Day's 1935 humorous memoir about his father. Gilt and author's cover portrait still intact. Colored endpapers. Afterword by Robert M. Brown. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

The Prince of Egypt

By: DreamWorks

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton Children's Books (Penguin):

Edition: First Thus (reprint)

Seller ID: 007034

ISBN: 0525460543

Condition: Near Fine


48 pp., nearly new, gift quality. Collector's Library Edition (produced for Walmart). Many color illustrations on every page. Tied in with DreamWorks animated movie. Pointers for parents at rear of the text. View more info

Old Gringo

By: Fuentes, Carlos

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, NY: Perennial Books (Harper & Row), 1989: 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003250

ISBN: 0060972580

Condition: Very Good +


Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 1st Paperback Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. 199 pp. Yellowed inside cover, else nearly new. A novel that speculates about what happened to Ambrose Bierce when he vanished in Mexico in 1914. Basis of a Columbia Pictures film starrting Gregory Peck, Jane Fonda and Jimmy Smits, who are shown in color on the front cover. View more info

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

By: Godey, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1974

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 005780

Condition: Good


First Dell printing Description: 350 pp. Spine slanted and creased but binding still sturdy. Moderate toning of text. No markings. Light rubbing of spine edges. Lexington Avenue Subway map. A tale of four desperate men who hijack a NYC subway and demand a $1 million ransom. Movie tie-in. Cover shows a subway pulling into a murky platform. Size: 12mo View more info

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Talented Mr. Ripley

By: Highsmith, Patricia

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books (Random House): 1992

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 005856

ISBN: 0679742298

Condition: Good +


290 pp. A few page corners creased, spine rolled. No markings. Binding firm. Cover shows Matt Damon as lead character in the film version, with Jude Law in the background. The is the Vintage Crime Black Lizard Edition. Highsmith's mystery tells the tale of Tom Ripley and his obsession with living the rich, carefree life of his friend Dickie Greenleaf. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall View more info

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $3.40

Publisher: NY, Harper Perennial (HarperCollins): 1992

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003226

ISBN: 0060974516

Condition: Very Good


407 pp. Lightly read, no markings, faint spine crease. Cover shows Antonio Banderas and co-star in the Warner Brothers film version. A novel about a Cuban mambo band struggling in New York. View more info

Home from the Hill

By: Humphrey, William

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Delta/Seymour Lawrence (Dell): 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007120

ISBN: 0385297335

Condition: Very Good


312 pp. Light edgewear on spine and corners. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Humphrey's debut novel tells of an East Texas plantation owner and his seething relationship with his son and his wronged wife. Nominee to the National Book Award. Basis for a feature film. View more info

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Ironweed

By: Kennedy, William

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Group: 1989

Edition: 20th Printing

Seller ID: 007145

ISBN: 0140070206

Condition: Very Good +


225 pp. Almost new, spine uncreased. Clean, no markings. A few page corners creased. Cover states "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize" William Kennedy spins his 3rd novel in his "Albany Cycle," creating the memorable character of Francis Phelan, once a promising ball player, now a drunk wandering the streets of Albany NY . Basis for feature film starring Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson. View more info

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The Green Mile

By: King, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 010068

ISBN: 0743210891

Condition: Very Good +


399 pp. Black slash on bottom edge, text block clean. Slight jacket edgewear on spine. Light soil on white spine. Gilt titling bright. First hardcover edition of a novel originally published in serial form. With introduction by King's agent, and a foreword from King himself. Basis for the Tom Hanks film about a prison warden and his bond with a gentle-giannt inmate with healing powers. View more info

FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT

By: King, Stephen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Viking (Penguin): 1990

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009493

ISBN: 0670835382

Condition: Fine


763 pp. Hefty book in close to new condition, one tiny ding on spine of dust jacke. Text clean, no markings, square and strong binding. Gift quality. Collection of four novellas 'The Langoliers,' 'Secret Window, Secret Garden,' 'The Library Policeman,' and 'The Sun Dog,.' all with themes related to the witching hour. 'The Langoliers' became a TV miniseries, and 'Secret Window, Secret Garden' was used for the movie 'Secret Window,' starring Johnny Depp. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. View more info

The Phanton of the Opera

By: LeRoux, Gaston

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Dorset Press: 1988

Seller ID: 000322

Condition: Near Fine


264pp. Bright, fresh, close to new.A new edition marking the 75th anniversary of original publication of this mystery. Appendix shows how the book relates to Sherlock Holmes. View more info

The Greek Tycoon

By: Lottman, Eileen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1978

Seller ID: 000482

ISBN: 0446827126

Condition: Good


302 pp. Novel based on screenplay for movie of the same name (starring Anthony Quinn as the "tycoon," Jacqueline Bisset as the president's wife) Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

A Good Year

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009885

ISBN: 0965914003

Condition: Fine


287 pp. Close to new. Small red line on top edge near spine. No other markings. Tight and crisp. Bond trader Max inherits a winery in Provence and becomes caught in a probate web. Basis of an Albert Finney-Russell Crowe movie. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall View more info

The Price of Salt

By: Morgan, Claire (Highsmith, Patricia)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tallahassee, NAIAD Press: 1991

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009459

ISBN: 1562800035

Condition: Very Good +


276 pp. Lighly read, slight rubbing on spine corners. Text clean. Spine uncreased. A 1983 edition of a pioneering lesbian romance first published in 1952. Basis for the Cate Blanchette film "Carol." In this edition, Patricia Highsmith disclosed she wrote the novel under the pen name Claire Morgan. She notes it was one of the first gay novels in the 1950s to have a happy, hopeful ending, and she received appreciative fan mail from thousands of gay women and men in American small towns. The action begins when a suburban blonde beauty enters a New York department store, shopping for a Chr... View more info

"Great Performers" Feb. 29, 2004 Issue

By: New York Times Magazine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, NY Times: 2004

Edition: Feb. 29, 2004

Seller ID: 003089

Condition: Very Good +


84 pp. Nearly new, unread. Cover story "Great Performances," a photographic collection of great actors in films of 2003. Photos are by Inez van Lamsweede and Vinoodh Matadin. Other articles concern Asian novelist Chang-rae Lee, disappearing languages, and French anti-Semitism. View more info

"Leonardo DiCaprio's Seventh Act" -- Nov. 24, 2002 Issue

By: New York Times Magazine

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, New York Times: 2002

Edition: Nov. 24, 2002

Seller ID: 003669

Condition: Good +


120 pp. Creases near corner of cover. Cover story by Marshall Stella traces the film career of DiCaprio as he prepared to release "Gangs of New York." Color photo of bearded DiCaprio on cover. Other stories deal with maverick UN arms inspector Scott Ritter who broke with Bush Administration on the likelihood of large arms caches remaining in Iraq (3 years later, it appears Ritter's assessment of no significant weapons of mass destruction was correct); Microsoft co-founder Steve Ballmer; Danish furniture designer Verner Panton; the sudden death of an alcoholic woman. View more info

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 010242

ISBN: 0670891576

Condition: Near Fine


301 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w historical photos, drawings, 11 pp. bibliography, index. Nearly new, one word note on crew list page, date stamping on endpaper. Else clean, square. Detailed, lively account of Nantucket's whaling industry with a focus on the 1820 shipwreck of the Essex, basis for the Herman Melville novel, Moby Dick. Includes journal entries left behind by cabin boy Thomas Nickerson, who later became a Nantucket innkeeper. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info