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Product Description: Threats known and unknown. Etgar Keret. Robert Coover. Aimee Bender. Jim Shepard. Alissa Nutting. Charles Yu. Cory Doctorow. Randa Jarrar. Katherine Karlin. Miracle Jones. Mark Irwin. T. Coraghessan Boyle. Dale Peck. Bonnie Nadzam...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781522691556 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, May 24, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Threats known and unknown.

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Product Description: In Robert Coover's latest collection of short stories, we explore worlds where time is dangerously out of control. Worlds that unravel like films within films within films. Worlds obsessed with the temporary. Ultimately, we explore worlds that are exactly like our own...read more

Paperback:

9781938103827 | Pgw, August 12, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In Robert Coover's latest collection of short stories, we explore worlds where time is dangerously out of control.

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Product Description: Winner of the William Faulkner Foundation Award and precursor to 2010's The Brunist Day of Wrath.

Hardcover:

9780670528639 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1978, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Winner of the William Faulkner Foundation Award and precursor to 2010's The Brunist Day of Wrath.

Paperback:

9781941531495, titled "The Origin of the Brunists" | Reissue edition (Dzanc Books, March 10, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Winner of the William Faulkner Foundation Award and precursor to 2010's The Brunist Day of Wrath.

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Product Description: Book by Coover, Robert

Hardcover:

9781938604386 | Dzanc Books, April 1, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Book by Coover, Robert
9780309065573, titled "How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School" | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | also contains How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School | About this edition: When do infants begin to learn?

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Product Description: With impeccable skill, Robert Coover, one of America's pioneering postmodernists, has turned the classic detective story inside-out. Here Coover is at the top of his form; and Noir is a true page-turner-wry, absurd, and desolate. You are Philip M...read more

Hardcover:

9781590202944 | 1 edition (Overlook Pr, March 4, 2010), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: With impeccable skill, Robert Coover, one of America's pioneering postmodernists, has turned the classic detective story inside-out.

Paperback:

9781590206805 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, November 1, 2011), cover price $14.00

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Product Description: 'Paul stepped off the curb and got hit by a truck. He didn't know what it was that hit him at first, but now, here on his back, under the truck, there could be no doubt.' This is one of 50 original and exciting books of short stories, publishing in February to celebrate half a century of Penguin Modern Classics...read more

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9780141195926 | Gardners Books, February 15, 2011, cover price $4.60 | About this edition: 'Paul stepped off the curb and got hit by a truck.

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Product Description: Following the remarkable success of last year's limited deluxe edition, we're pleased to present The Complete Centerfolds in a new compact package. The content remains the same—every Centerfold from every issue. That's over 600 beauties...read more
By Robert Coover, Hugh M. Hefner (foreword by), Dave Hickey (introduced by), Robert Stone and Paul Theroux

Hardcover:

9780811860918 | Chronicle Books Llc, October 4, 2008, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Following the remarkable success of last year's limited deluxe edition, we're pleased to present The Complete Centerfolds in a new compact package.

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Product Description: The action of Toby Olson’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel Seaview sweeps eastward, following three men and two women across a wasted American continent to an apocalyptic confrontation on Cape Cod. Melinda hopes to reach the seaside where she was born before she dies of cancer...read more

Paperback:

9780976631163 | Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts, February 28, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The action of Toby Olson’s PEN/Faulkner Award-winning novel Seaview sweeps eastward, following three men and two women across a wasted American continent to an apocalyptic confrontation on Cape Cod.

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A new collection of short stories by the celebrated author revists the shared cultural heritage of fairy tales, myths, and childhood stories to explore the origins of fear, hope, and wonder in both children and adults.

Hardcover:

9781932416220 | Har/crds edition (McSweeneys Books, October 12, 2005), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A new collection of short stories by the celebrated author revists the shared cultural heritage of fairy tales, myths, and childhood stories to explore the origins of fear, hope, and wonder in both children and adults.

By Robert Coover and Michael Kupperman (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781932416091 | McSweeneys Books, June 1, 2004, cover price $14.00

In the heart of Cinecity, Lucky Pierre, part clown, part porn star who is literally defined by his films, takes on a wide range of sexual roles at the behest of his nine muse-directors.

Hardcover:

9780802117243 | 1 edition (Grove Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In the heart of Cinecity, Lucky Pierre, part clown, part porn star who is literally defined by his films, takes on a wide range of sexual roles at the behest of his nine muse-directors.

Paperback:

9780802140418, titled "The Adventures of Lucky Pierre: Directors' Cut" | Grove Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $14.00

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Product Description: Fiction. Robert Coover takes us through the looking-glass of Joseph Cornell's boxes into a world of "Grand Hotels" we never dreamed of. Rooms are accessed via ferris wheel. They open onto crystal cages, night voyages, sand fountains...read more

Hardcover:

9781886224513 | Burning Deck Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Fiction.

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Product Description: Fiction. Robert Coover takes us through the looking-glass of Joseph Cornell's boxes into a world of "Grand Hotels" we never dreamed of. Rooms are accessed via ferris wheel. They open onto crystal cages, night voyages, sand fountains...read more

Hardcover:

9781886224506 | Burning Deck Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Fiction.

Paperback:

9781886224520 | Burning Deck Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $14.00

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The lone survivor of a catastrophic mine explosion announces that the end of the world is at hand and begins a new cult that, sweeping the mining towns, gathers believers in anticipation of the Coming of the End of the World. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780802137432 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, November 1, 2000), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The lone survivor of a catastrophic mine explosion announces that the end of the world is at hand and begins a new cult that, sweeping the mining towns, gathers believers in anticipation of the Coming of the End of the World.
9780393306002 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1989, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The lone survivor of a catastrophic mine explosion announces that the end of the world is at hand and begins a new cult that, sweeping the mining towns, gathers believers in anticipation of the Coming of the End of the World

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Presents a collection of short stories based on traditional fairy tales that expose the futility of idealism. (view table of contents)

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9780802136671 | Grove Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short stories based on traditional fairy tales that expose the futility of idealism.

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A Western town takes on a life of its own when a stranger rides in and is drawn into a series of brawls, gunfights, and train robberies while becoming entangled with a saloon singer and a schoolmistress, with whom he falls in love.

Hardcover:

9780805058840 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A forlorn cowboy is forced to serve as both lawman and outlaw to a desert ghost town

Paperback:

9780802136664 | Grove Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A Western town takes on a life of its own when a stranger rides in and is drawn into a series of brawls, gunfights, and train robberies while becoming entangled with a saloon singer and a schoolmistress, with whom he falls in love.

Edge wear and light creasing to clean cover. Pages perfect. Same day shipping.

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9780805061697 | Owl Books, June 1, 1999, cover price $12.95
9780452263604 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, May 1, 1988), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Edge wear and light creasing to clean cover.

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Product Description: A controversial best-seller in 1977, The Public Burning has since emerged as one of the most influential novels of our time. The first major work of contemporary fiction ever to use living historical figures as characters, the novel reimagines the three fateful days in 1953 that culminated with the execution of alleged atomic spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780802135278 | Grove Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A controversial best-seller in 1977, The Public Burning has since emerged as one of the most influential novels of our time.
9780030983634, titled "Gaap Guide 1994: A Comprehensive Restatement of All Current Promulgated Generally Accepted Accounting Principles" | Dryden Pr, December 1, 1993, cover price $43.95 | also contains Gaap Guide 1994: A Comprehensive Restatement of All Current Promulgated Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

A recreation of the tale of 'Sleeping Beauty' tells of a prince tangled in the briars, a sleeping princess who dreams of a succession of kissing princes, and a grizzled fairy who inhabits the princess' dreams, inflaming her desires

Hardcover:

9780802115911 | Grove Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A recreation of the tale of 'Sleeping Beauty' tells of a prince tangled in the briars, a sleeping princess who dreams of a succession of kissing princes, and a grizzled fairy who inhabits the princess' dreams, inflaming her desires

Paperback:

9780802135414 | Grove Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A recreation of the tale of 'Sleeping Beauty' tells of a prince tangled in the briars, a sleeping princess who dreams of a succession of kissing princes, and a grizzled fairy who inhabits the princess' dreams, inflaming her desires

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Portrays the erotic relationship of a man and his maid, whom he repeatedly and ritualistically disciplines for failing to perform her cleaning duties perfectly

Hardcover:

9780394525617 | Grove Pr, May 1, 1982, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Portrays the erotic relationship of a man and his maid, whom he repeatedly and ritualistically disciplines for failing to perform her cleaning duties perfectly
9780897230230 | Bruccoli-Clark Layman, June 1, 1981, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Though Coover's message is bleak, his delivery is wonderfully comic (Bharati Mukherjee, The Globe & Mail (Toronto)) in this spare, tantalizing, and perfect book, named by Daphne Merkin in The New Yorker as one of her favorite S/M books.

Paperback:

9780802135407 | Grove Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Portrays the erotic relationship of a man and his maid, whom he repeatedly and ritualistically disciplines for failing to perform her cleaning duties perfectly
9780394179711 | Grove Pr, March 1, 1982, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Portrays the erotic relationship of a man and his maid, whom he repeatedly and ritualistically disciplines for failing to perform her cleaning duties perfectly

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Probes the personalities assembled at a party when the murder of a guest named Ros transforms an ordinary evening

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9780802135285 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, October 1, 1997), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Probes the personalities assembled at a party when the murder of a guest named Ros transforms an ordinary evening
9780452258785 | New Amer Library, January 1, 1987, cover price $8.95

A satirical fable of small-town America centers on a builder's wife and the erotic power she exerts over her neighbors, transforming before their eyes and changing forever their notions of right and wrong

Hardcover:

9780684818412, titled "John's Wife: A Novel" | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1996, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A satirical fable of small-town America centers on a builder's wife and the erotic power she exerts over her neighbors, transforming before their eyes and changing forever their notions of right and wrong

Paperback:

9780684830438, titled "John's Wife: A Novel" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, April 18, 1997), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A satirical fable of small-town America centers on a builder's wife and the erotic power she exerts over her neighbors, transforming before their eyes and changing forever their notions of right and wrong

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A very old professor returns to Venice to finish work on his final book, but as he searches for the proper ending, he slowly begins to turn back into wood (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780671644710 | Simon & Schuster, January 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A very old professor returns to Venice to finish work on his final book, but as he searches for the proper ending, he slowly begins to turn back into wood

Paperback:

9780802134851 | Grove Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: A very old professor returns to Venice to finish work on his final book, but as he searches for the proper ending, he slowly begins to turn back into wood

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