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Product Description: "A moving attempt to trace the connections between Kosinski's wartime struggles and postwar fictions." ―New Yorker"Jerzy is a novel with a light touch that's still capable of lifting heavy subjects. Charyn knows what he wants to do and knows how to do it...read more

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9781942658146 | Bellevue Literary Pr, March 14, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "A moving attempt to trace the connections between Kosinski's wartime struggles and postwar fictions.

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Product Description: This is a prose series of unpublished interviews with, and a visual retrospective of, the seminal mid- to late-20th century literary crime writer. In 1976, the critic Paul Nelson spent several weeks interviewing his literary hero, legendary detective writer Ross Macdonald...read more
By Jerome Charyn (foreword by)

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9781606998885 | Ill edition (Fantagraphics Books, October 11, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This is a prose series of unpublished interviews with, and a visual retrospective of, the seminal mid- to late-20th century literary crime writer.

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Product Description: PEN/ Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography LonglistO, The Oprah Magazine “Best Books of Summer” selection“Magnetic nonfiction.” —O, The Oprah Magazine“Remarkable insight . . . [a] unique meditation/investigation. . . . Jerome Charyn the unpredictable, elusive, and enigmatic is a natural match for Emily Dickinson, the quintessence of these...read more

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9781934137987 | Bellevue Literary Pr, March 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: PEN/ Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography LonglistO, The Oprah Magazine “Best Books of Summer” selection“Magnetic nonfiction.

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Product Description: Brooklyn is dead. Long live the Bronx! In Bitter Bronx, Jerome Charyn returns to his roots and leads the literary renaissance of an oft-overlooked borough in this surprising new collection.In Bitter Bronx, one of our most gifted and original novelists depicts a world before and after modern urban renewal destroyed the gritty sanctity of a land made famous by Ruth, Gehrig, and Joltin' Joe...read more

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9780871404893 | Liveright Pub Corp, June 1, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Brooklyn is dead.

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9780387976099, titled "A Course in Mathematical Physics 1 and 2: Classical Dynamical Systems and Classical Field Theory" | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, January 1, 1992), cover price $139.00 | also contains A Course in Mathematical Physics 1 and 2: Classical Dynamical Systems and Classical Field Theory | About this edition: The last decade has seen a considerable renaissance in the realm of classical dynamical systems, and many things that may have appeared mathematically overly sophisticated at the time of the first appearance of this textbook have since become the everyday tools of working physicists.

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Product Description: Jerome Charyn’s “daring” and “memorable” (The New Yorker) historical novel renders the inner life of our sixteenth president like never before. This unforgettable portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War effortlessly mixes humor with Shakespearean-like tragedy to create an achingly human portrait of the sixteenth president...read more

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9780871404275 | Liveright Pub Corp, February 3, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Narrated in Lincoln’s own voice, the tragicomic I Am Abraham promises to be the masterwork of Jerome Charyn’s remarkable career.

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9781631490026 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, February 9, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Jerome Charyn’s “daring” and “memorable” (The New Yorker) historical novel renders the inner life of our sixteenth president like never before.

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Product Description: Todas las grandes ciudades me entusiasman, esa multitud de calles y de rostros, esos imprevistos brotes arquitectónicos semejantes a líneas de pentagrama que convergen, se oponen y a veces parecen confundirse. Las ciudades son el esplendor de ruidos, formas, hedores, una suerte de caos controlado que refleja todas las mara...read more
By Jerome Charyn and Fabrice Moireau (illustrator)

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9788499354514 | Anaya Touring Club, October 26, 2012, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Todas las grandes ciudades me entusiasman, esa multitud de calles y de rostros, esos imprevistos brotes arquitectónicos semejantes a líneas de pentagrama que convergen, se oponen y a veces parecen confundirse.

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Product Description: Located at the mouth of the Hudson River and the crossroads of the world, the bustling city of New York blends the grand and the humble in the Western Hemisphere's greatest melting pot. From the glass and steel skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan to the upscale lofts of Soho, the bohemian chic of Greenwich Village to the urban oasis of Central park, artist Fabrice Moireau captures the frenetic spirit of the Big Apple in vibrant splashes of watercolour...read more

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9789814155373 | Editions Didier Millet, October 15, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Located at the mouth of the Hudson River and the crossroads of the world, the bustling city of New York blends the grand and the humble in the Western Hemisphere's greatest melting pot.
9780312353698 | St Martins Pr, November 29, 2005, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: A series of sketches and watercolor illustrations captures the dizzying heights, steep canyons, and teeming multitudes of the Big Apple in the fifth and biggest installment of the popular 'sketchbook' series.

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Product Description: As the New York Yankees' star centerfielder from 1936 to 1951, Joe DiMaggio is enshrined in America's memory as the epitome in sports of grace, dignity, and that ineffable quality called "class." But his career after retirement, starting with his nine-month marriage to Marilyn Monroe, was far less auspicious...read more

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9780300123289 | Yale Univ Pr, March 8, 2011, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: As the New York Yankees' star centerfielder from 1936 to 1951, Joe DiMaggio is enshrined in America's memory as the epitome in sports of grace, dignity, and that ineffable quality called "class.

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9780300181470 | Yale Univ Pr, April 24, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: As the New York Yankees' star centerfielder from 1936 to 1951, Joe DiMaggio is enshrined in America's memory as the epitome in sports of grace, dignity, and that ineffable quality called "class.

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Product Description: “There's nothing quite like a Charyn novel. . . . His sentences make a mournful and sensational clatter, like a bundle of butcher knives dropped on a cathedral floor.” ―Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Jerome Charyn has been writing some of the most bold and adventurous American fiction for over forty years...read more

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9780393068566 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 22, 2010), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “There's nothing quite like a Charyn novel.

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Product Description: La noche del 30 de junio de 1520 ultimo dia de los conquistadores en Tenochtitlan es conocida como la noche triste .Los aztecas saborean su proxima venganza mientras los espanoles se aprestan a huir entre la lluvia dejando atras la promesa del oro por el que cruzaron el oceano...read more

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9788432243226, titled "Ojos azules / Blue Eyes" | Seix Barral, March 30, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: La noche del 30 de junio de 1520 ultimo dia de los conquistadores en Tenochtitlan es conocida como la noche triste .

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Product Description: "A rollicking tale." --Stacy Schiff, New York Times Book Review, Editors' ChoiceJohnny One-Eye is bringing about the rediscovery of one of the most "singular and remarkable [careers] in American literature" (Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World)...read more

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9780393064971 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 28, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A madcap alternate-history account of the American Revolution finds young double agent John Stocking searching for clues about his mysterious birth while outmaneuvering a flamboyantly cunning George Washington and falling in love with Manhattan's most coveted harlot.

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9780393333954 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 22, 2009), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: "A rollicking tale.

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9780393067804 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 4, 2009, cover price $12.95
9780393067811 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 4, 2009, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Even 45 years after her death, Marilyn Monroe fascinates young and older audiences. As Lee Strasberg wrote in his eulogy, “She had a luminous quality—a combination of wistfulness, radiance, yearning—that set her apart and yet made everyone wish to be part of it, to share in the childish naïveté which was at once so shy and yet so vibrant...read more

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9780810998254 | Harry N Abrams Inc, January 7, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Even 45 years after her death, Marilyn Monroe fascinates young and older audiences.

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD
By Jerome Charyn and Fabrice Moirean (illustrator)

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9788497766203 | Anaya Touring Club, November 6, 2007, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: This graphic novel series is based on Raymond Chandler's legendary hard-boiled detective, Philip Marlowe. Marlowe is about to tackle two dangerous assignments. Marlowe's clients: an ancient gorilla who sees his life threatened when he decides to leave the criminal world behind forever, and a millionaire, whose son has been taken prisoner by the gambling mafia...read more
By Jerome Charyn (adapted by), David Lloyd (illustrator) and Philip Marlowe

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9781594972263 | Public Square Books, May 15, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This graphic novel series is based on Raymond Chandler's legendary hard-boiled detective, Philip Marlowe.

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A profile of the life and work of the independent filmmaker describes his atypical childhood, the inspiration he acquired while working at Los Angeles's famous Video Archives, his successes with such films as Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, and more. Original.

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9781560258582 | Da Capo Pr, May 23, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A profile of the life and work of the independent filmmaker describes his atypical childhood, the inspiration he acquired while working at Los Angeles's famous Video Archives, his successes with such films as Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, and more.

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A compendium of nineteen short stories and novel excerpts explores themes of passion, pain, and joy and includes contributions by some of America's best Jewish writers, including Saul Bellow, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Woody Allen. Original.
By Jerome Charyn (editor)

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9781560257400 | Da Capo Pr, October 25, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A compendium of nineteen short stories and novel excerpts explores themes of passion, pain, and joy and includes contributions by some of America's best Jewish writers, including Saul Bellow, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Woody Allen.

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In a beautifully written novel about life in Stalin's Russia, an acting troupe defies Soviet bans to present a production of Shakespeare's King Lear, and the prop manager finds himself thrust into the main role when the actor playing Lear becomes ill. Reprint.

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9781568583129 | Da Capo Pr, September 7, 2004, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In a beautifully written novel about life in Stalin's Russia, an acting troupe defies Soviet bans to present a production of Shakespeare's King Lear, and the prop manager finds himself thrust into the main role when the actor playing Lear becomes ill.

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9781560257950 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, October 24, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In a beautifully written novel about life in Stalin's Russia, an acting troupe defies Soviet bans to present a production of Shakespeare's King Lear, and the prop manager finds himself thrust into the main role when the actor playing Lear becomes ill.

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The author of The Isaac Quartet offers an insightful and provocative biographical and literary study of Isaac Babel, describing his rise to become revolutionary Russia's greatest author, his enigmatic literary works, and his tragic murder by Stalin. 15,000 first printing.

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9780679643067 | Random House Inc, October 18, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author of The Isaac Quartet offers an insightful and provocative biographical and literary study of Isaac Babel, describing his rise to become revolutionary Russia's greatest author, his enigmatic literary works, and his tragic murder by Stalin.

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Patrick Silver is an ex-cop and he once served under the disgraced First Deputy Isaac Sidel. He's been hired as a bodyguard to Jeronimo Guzmann, who have been plaguing Isaac Sidel. Isaac's out for revenge, and he's sure that Patrick can help him. But when Patrick becomes distracted by Odile Guzmann, helping out Isaac is the last thing on his mind.

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9780747563617 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 15, 2004, cover price $13.75 | About this edition: Patrick Silver is an ex-cop and he once served under the disgraced First Deputy Isaac Sidel.

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The author of numerous books about New York celebrates the personalities and celebrities who made the city famous during the Jazz era, including Mae West, Fanny Brice, Irving Berlin, Legs Diamond, Scott Fitzgerald, Arnold Rothstein, and many others. Reprint.

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9781568582788 | Da Capo Pr, November 13, 2003, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The author brings Jazz Age New York to life in all its wildness and 'golden era' charm, revealing the subculture of fame seekers and criminals who hung around the dressing room door backstage at Broadway and the best blues and jazz clubs in Harlam.

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9781560256434 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, December 20, 2004), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The author of numerous books about New York celebrates the personalities and celebrities who made the city famous during the Jazz era, including Mae West, Fanny Brice, Irving Berlin, Legs Diamond, Scott Fitzgerald, Arnold Rothstein, and many others.
9781568583112 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, October 31, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author brings Jazz Age New York to life in all its wildness and "golden era" charm, revealing the subculture of fame seekers and criminals who hung around the dressing room door backstage at Broadway and the best blues and jazz clubs in Harlam.

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Product Description: Three adaptations of Raymond Chandler's tales of the classic noir PI Philip Marlowe. Elegantly designed and packaged in a mix of full color and black and white comics, this trio of graphic novels includes Chandler's classic final Marlowe adventure, "The Pencil," adapted from the Raymond Chandler story by award-winning mystery novelist Jerome Charyn and Marvel/DC comics illustrator David Lloyd; "Goldfish," adapted by top British designer Ryan Hughes and "Trouble is My Business" illustrated by Lee Moyer, Alfredo Alcala in a style reminiscent of 30s illustrator J...read more
By Raymond Chandler, Jerome Charyn (editor) and Tom De Haven (editor)

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9781596878396 | Byron Preiss Multimedia Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Three adaptations of Raymond Chandler's tales of the classic noir PI Philip Marlowe.

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A trio of classic Philip Marlowe mysteries come to life in a new graphic novel presentation that includes 'The Pencil,' adapted by Jerome Charyn and illustrated by David Lloyd; 'Goldfish,' adapted by Ryan Hughes; and 'Trouble Is My Business,' adapted by Lee Moyer and Alfredo Alcala. Original.
By Raymond Chandler (editor), Jerome Charyn (editor) and Tom Dehaven (editor)

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9780743474894 | Ibooks, September 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents three stories from Raymond Chandler depicting the private investigator, Philip Marlowe and his attempts to solve crime.

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Product Description: A cop and his disgraced mentor attempt to bust a white slavery ring. Before Isaac Sidel adopts him, Manfred Coen is a mutt. A kid from the Bronx, he joins the police academy after his father's suicide leaves him directionless, and is trudging along like any other cadet when first deputy Sidel, the commissioner's right hand man, comes looking for a young cop with blue eyes to infiltrate a ring of Polish smugglers...read more

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9781453290002 | Ingram Pub Services, October 30, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A cop and his disgraced mentor attempt to bust a white slavery ring.
9780747563594 | New edition (Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, July 7, 2003), cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A visceral portrayal of New York street life.
9780446400770 | Reprint edition (Mysterious Pr, August 1, 1993), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: 'Shotgun' Coen, a Jewish cop and son of Isaac Sidel, trails a high-breasted beauty named Odile, who may be caught up with a Peruvian crime family that runs white slaves to Mexico.

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A visceral portrayal of New York street life.

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9780747563600 | New edition (Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, July 7, 2003), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A visceral portrayal of New York street life.
9780445407565 | Reprint edition (Mysterious Pr, July 1, 1990), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Lower East Side police inspector Isaac Sidel has his hands full when Rupert, the son of his best friend, joins with a Chinatown punk and a fiery JDL revolutionary to form a group that will topple Isaac's rule and tempt Isaac's daughter, Marilyn

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