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Product Description: "A winning ensemble cast of therapists and patients make stabs at sanity in Robert Boswell's mordantly funny novel Tumbledown." ―Vanity Fair"A complicated, nuanced look at human experience and the insights into that experience contributed by people of varying kinds of intelligence...read more

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9781555976491 | Graywolf Pr, August 6, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Robert Boswell's first novel since Century's Son showcases once again his "dazzling technical skill, intelligence and moral seriousness" (The New York Times Book Review)*A Library Journal "Best Indie Fiction of 2013" *At age thirty-three, James Candler seems to be well on the road to success.

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9781555976866 | Reprint edition (Graywolf Pr, September 2, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "A winning ensemble cast of therapists and patients make stabs at sanity in Robert Boswell's mordantly funny novel Tumbledown.

An enthralling and wise new collection from the author of Century's Son and one of America's most respected writersI was twenty-nine years old and wanted to change before I hit thirty. Clete and I developed a plan for me . . . a plan that would work all that summer and beyond. Even after I left the mountain, it stuck.Robert Boswell's extraordinary range is on full display in this crackling new collection. Set mainly in small, gritty American cities no farther east than Chicago and as far west as El Paso, each of these stories is a world unto itself. Two marriages end, one by death, the other by divorce, and the two wives, lifelong friends, become strangers to each other. A young man's obsession with visiting a fortune-teller leaves him nearly homeless. And in the unforgettable title story, a man dubbed Keen recounts the summer he spent on a mountain with his best friend, Clete, and a loose band of slackers, living in a borrowed house, abstaining from all drugs (other than mushrooms and beer)―and ultimately asking just what kind of harm we can do to one another.

Hardcover:

9781555975241 | Graywolf Pr, April 27, 2009, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: An enthralling and wise new collection from the author of Century's Son and one of America's most respected writersI was twenty-nine years old and wanted to change before I hit thirty.

Miscellaneous:

9781555970116 | Graywolf Pr, August 31, 2010, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Encompassing a vast gamut of personalities, situations, and emotions, these stories penetrate our motives for doing what is right. Often there is no right or wrong, and the characters' motives for the choices they make are as diverse as the childhood memories they cherish and abhor...read more

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9780877451341 | 1 edition (Univ of Iowa Pr, January 1, 1986), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Six stories tell of a Black policeman's fear of racism, a student who tries to convince his girlfriend to stop her drug habit, lovers trying to build a relationship, and soldiers at war

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9781587293443 | 1 edition (Univ of Iowa Pr, March 15, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Encompassing a vast gamut of personalities, situations, and emotions, these stories penetrate our motives for doing what is right.
9780452258907 | Reissue edition (Plume, January 1, 1994), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Now back in print--a prize-winning collection of short fiction from the acclaimed author of Mystery Ride.

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Product Description: A rigorous examination of the workings of fiction by the novelist Robert Boswell, "one of America's finest writers" (Tom Perrotta) Robert Boswell has been writing, reading, and teaching literature for more than twenty years. In this sparkling collection of essays, he brings this vast experience and a keen critical eye to bear on craft issues facing literary writers...read more

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9781555975043 | Graywolf Pr, July 22, 2008, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A rigorous examination of the workings of fiction by the novelist Robert Boswell, "one of America's finest writers" (Tom Perrotta) Robert Boswell has been writing, reading, and teaching literature for more than twenty years.

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Product Description: In 1937, Doc Noss—part-adventurer, part-conman—and his wife Babe discovered fabulous treasure inside the caverns of New Mexico’s Victorio Peak. They dynamited the tunnel to hide the treasure from other treasure hunters. At least that’s what they said happened...read more

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9781933693217 | Cinco Puntos Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In 1937, Doc Noss—part-adventurer, part-conman—and his wife Babe discovered fabulous treasure inside the caverns of New Mexico’s Victorio Peak.

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Still grieving over the death of their son, who had killed himself ten years before, Morgan, a union activist turned garbage collector, and his pol-sci professor wife, Zhenya, have settled into a static existence, whose routine is shaken by the pregnancy of their teenage daughter and by the arrival of Zhenya's father, a Russian migr writer who turns their lives upside down. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780375412370 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Still grieving over the suicide of their son ten years before, Morgan, a union activist turned garbage collector, and Zhenya, a political science professor, have their routine shaken by the pregnancy of their teenage daughter and the arrival of Zhenya's father, a Russian emigre.

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9780312422318 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, July 1, 2003), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Still grieving over the death of their son, who had killed himself ten years before, Morgan, a union activist turned garbage collector, and his pol-sci professor wife, Zhenya, have settled into a static existence, whose routine is shaken by the pregnancy of their teenage daughter and by the arrival of Zhenya's father, a Russian migr writer who turns their lives upside down.

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Moving to Persimmon, New Mexico, with her unconventional mother, a teenage Rita finds her life taking unexpected turns when she enters the local high school, acquires a boyfriend, and becomes involved in the revenge scheme of Rudy Salazar, a boy from thewrong side of the tracks

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9780679432517 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Moving to Persimmon, New Mexico, with her unconventional mother, a teenage Rita finds her life taking unexpected turns when she enters the local high school, acquires a boyfriend, and becomes involved in the revenge scheme of Rudy Salazar, a boy from thewrong side of the tracks

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9780060977467 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1998, cover price $13.00 | also contains Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949 : Toward the Second United Front January 1935-July 1937, Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949 : Toward the Second United Front January 1935-July 1937 | About this edition: Moving to Persimmon, New Mexico, with her unconventional mother, a teenage Rita finds her life taking unexpected turns when she enters the local high school, acquires a boyfriend, and becomes involved in the revenge scheme of Rudy Salazar, a boy from thewrong side of the tracks

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Product Description: Contributors to this issue include: Dick Allen, Claudia Emerson Andrews, Sally Ball, Andrea Barrett, Dinah Berland, Steven Cramer, Chard deNiord, Carl Dennis, Stuart Dischell, Stephen Dobyns, Lynn Emanuel, Caroline Finkelstein, Carol Frost, Greg Grummer, Donald Hall, Paul Jenkins, Alice Jones, Sue Kwock Kim, Laurie Kutchins, Thomas Lux, Campbell McGrath, Christopher McIlroy, Kevin McIlvoy, Leslie Adrienne Miller, Steve Orlen, Gregory Orr, Trisha Orr, Lucia Perillo, Joyce Peseroff, Clenn Reed, Martha Rhodes, Kenneth Rosen, Steven Schwartz, Elizabeth Searle, Alan Shapiro, Faith Shearin, Gary Short, Ralph Sneeden, Lisa Russ Spaar, Nance Van Winckel, Ellen Doré Watson, Kathleene West, Renate Wood, Jody Zorgdrage...read more

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9780933277182 | Ploughshares Books, December 1, 1996, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Contributors to this issue include: Dick Allen, Claudia Emerson Andrews, Sally Ball, Andrea Barrett, Dinah Berland, Steven Cramer, Chard deNiord, Carl Dennis, Stuart Dischell, Stephen Dobyns, Lynn Emanuel, Caroline Finkelstein, Carol Frost, Greg Grummer, Donald Hall, Paul Jenkins, Alice Jones, Sue Kwock Kim, Laurie Kutchins, Thomas Lux, Campbell McGrath, Christopher McIlroy, Kevin McIlvoy, Leslie Adrienne Miller, Steve Orlen, Gregory Orr, Trisha Orr, Lucia Perillo, Joyce Peseroff, Clenn Reed, Martha Rhodes, Kenneth Rosen, Steven Schwartz, Elizabeth Searle, Alan Shapiro, Faith Shearin, Gary Short, Ralph Sneeden, Lisa Russ Spaar, Nance Van Winckel, Ellen Doré Watson, Kathleene West, Renate Wood, Jody Zorgdrager

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9780060976316 | Reprint edition (Perennial, March 1, 1995), cover price $11.00

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Exhausted with worry over just about everything, Angela, the mother of fifteen-year-old Dulcie, decides to enlist her ex-husband's help in raising the girl

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9781560547501 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 1993), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Exhausted with worry over just about everything, Angela, the mother of fifteen-year-old Dulcie, decides to enlist her ex-husband's help in raising the girl
9780679412922 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1993, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Exhausted with worry over just about everything, Angela, the mother of fifteen-year-old Dulcie, decides to enlist her ex-husband's help in raising the girl

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9781560547990 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 1994), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Exhausted with worry over just about everything, Angela, the mother of fifteen-year-old Dulcie, decides to enlist her ex-husband's help in raising the girl
9780060975852 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 1994), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: What with her husband's infidelities and her fifteen-year-old daughter Dulcie's growing interest in sex, drugs, and fast cars, Angela feels that her life is spinning out of control.

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Exploring the complex and conflicting world of human relationships, an anthology of short stories by the author of Mystery Ride includes 'Rain,' 'The Good Man,' 'Glissando,' 'The Earth's Crown,' and other tales. 12,500 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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9780679430636 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1994, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Exploring the complex and conflicting world of human relationships, an anthology of short stories includes 'Rain,' 'The Good Man,' 'Glissando,' 'The Earth's Crown,' and other tales

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9780060975876 | Reissue edition (Perennial, January 1, 1994), cover price $12.00

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Product Description: After Tom, the most likely Warren to break the family cycle of self destruction, drops out of Berkeley, he finds that he and Ask--the two tormented middle-children--together form the eye of the Warren hurricane

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9780394557069 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: After Tom, the most likely Warren to break the family cycle of self destruction, drops out of Berkeley, he finds that he and Ask--the two tormented middle-children--together form the eye of the Warren hurricane

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9780060975869 | Reissue edition (Perennial, January 1, 1994), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: After Tom, the most likely Warren to break the family cycle of self destruction, drops out of Berkeley, he finds that he and Ask--the two tormented middle-children--together form the eye of the Warren hurricane

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American expatriate Leon Green, manager of a rundown hotel, and other local residents of La Boca, a Central American seaside village, are forced to confront a whole new world when the country's civil war begins to affect the town

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9780394576909 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: American expatriate Leon Green, manager of a rundown hotel, and other local residents of La Boca, a Central American seaside village, are forced to confront a whole new world when the country's civil war begins to affect the town

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