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Product Description: In his eighth deliciously funny novel, Clyde Edgerton introduces us to the irrepressible Lil Olive, who's recently arrived at the Rosehaven Convalescence Center to recuperate from a bad fall. Lil longs to be back in her own apartment, and since her driver's license doesn't expire until her ninety-seventh birthday, she also longs to get back behind the wheel of her sporty '89 Olds...read more

Hardcover:

9781587245336 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, December 1, 2003), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A recent arrival at the Rosehaven Convalescence Center to recuperate from a bad fall, the elderly but irrepressible Lil Olive turns the institution upside down when she and some of her new friends steal a car and hit the highway.

Paperback:

9781616206277 | Algonquin Books, August 5, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In his eighth deliciously funny novel, Clyde Edgerton introduces us to the irrepressible Lil Olive, who's recently arrived at the Rosehaven Convalescence Center to recuperate from a bad fall.
9780345476784 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, September 1, 2004), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A recent arrival at the Rosehaven Convalescence Center to recuperate from a bad fall, the elderly but irrepressible Lil Olive turns the institution upside down when she and some of her new friends steal a car and hit the highway.

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Product Description: "Edgerton is so, so funny. He captures the rainbows, cheap thrills, and irritating potholes of parenting with splendid understatement."--Library Journal (Starred Review)After three decades of being a father, Clyde Edgerton-with four kids ranging in age from six to 30-is supremely qualified to give tips to dads of all ages...read more

Hardcover:

9780316056922 | Little Brown & Co, May 7, 2013, cover price $25.00

Paperback:

9780316056939 | Little Brown & Co, May 6, 2014, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "Edgerton is so, so funny.

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Product Description: In 1963, at the age of 17, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him. His band, the Amazing Rumblers, studies and rehearses Brown's Live at the Apollo album in the storage room of his father's shop in their small North Carolina town...read more

Paperback:

9780316117616 | Back Bay Books, August 7, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In 1963, at the age of 17, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him.

Library:

9781611731835 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, October 1, 2011), cover price $35.95

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Product Description: Raney opens on the eve of the wedding of Raney Bell and Charles Shepherd, a young couple drawn together by their mutual love for bluegrass music. Raney is a small-town Baptist. Charles is a big-city Episcopalian. Though both are Southern, Raney is cut from calico and Charles from tweed -- and though their love is strong, their cultural differences sometimes seem monumental...read more

Hardcover:

9780912697178 | Algonquin Books, January 2, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Charles and Raney Shepherd try to reconcile their conflicting viewpoints and adjust to a new life together as husband and wife

Paperback:

9780345329820 | Ballantine Books, August 1, 1992, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Charles and Raney Shepherd try to reconcile their conflicting viewpoints and adjust to a new life together as husband and wife

Library:

9781611734195 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, May 1, 2012), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Raney opens on the eve of the wedding of Raney Bell and Charles Shepherd, a young couple drawn together by their mutual love for bluegrass music.

Prebinding:

9780785728962 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.25 | About this edition: Charles and Raney Shepherd try to reconcile their conflicting viewpoints and adjust to a new life together as husband and wife

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Product Description: In 1963, at the age of 17, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him. His band, the Amazing Rumblers, studies and rehearses Brown's Live at the Apollo album in the storage room of his father's shop in their small North Carolina town...read more

Hardcover:

9780316117593 | 1 edition (Little Brown & Co, July 25, 2011), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: In 1963, at the age of 17, Dwayne Hallston discovers James Brown and wants to perform just like him.

Miscellaneous:

9780316175272 | Little Brown & Co, July 25, 2011, cover price $11.99

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Product Description: Preston Clearwater has been a criminal since stealing two chain saws and 1,600 pairs of aviator sunglasses from the army during the Second World War. Back on the road in postwar North Carolina, now a member of a car-theft ring, he picks up hitchhiking Henry Dampier, an innocent twenty-year-old Bible salesman...read more

Hardcover:

9780316117517 | 1 edition (Little Brown & Co, August 11, 2008), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Preston Clearwater has been a criminal since stealing two chain saws and 1600 pairs of aviator sunglasses from the Army during the Second World War.

Paperback:

9780316117579 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, September 23, 2009), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Preston Clearwater has been a criminal since stealing two chain saws and 1,600 pairs of aviator sunglasses from the army during the Second World War.

Miscellaneous:

9780316032803 | Little Brown & Co, August 11, 2008, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would walking across Egypt–which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn. She’s Mattie Rigsbee, an independent, strong-minded senior citizen who, at seventy-eight, might be slowing down just a bit...read more

Hardcover:

9780816143795 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, April 1, 1988), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Mattie Rigsbee, seventy-eight and set in her ways, decides to help out Wesley Benfield, a troubled adolescent just out of reform school for car theft

Paperback:

9780345346490 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, October 1, 1989), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Mattie Rigsbee, seventy-eight and set in her ways, decides to help out Wesley Benfield, a troubled adolescent just out of reform school for car theft

Prebinding:

9781435299993 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 12, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would walking across Egypt–which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn.
9780785728986 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Mattie Rigsbee, seventy-eight and set in her ways, decides to help out Wesley Benfield, a troubled adolescent just out of reform school for car theft

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Product Description: When Clyde Edgerton was four years old, his mother took him to the local airport to see the planes. For Edgerton, it was love at first sight. Eighteen years later, she would take him to the same airport to catch a flight to Texas for Air Force pilot training...read more

Hardcover:

9781565124264 | Algonquin Books, September 9, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Clyde Edgerton explains his love of flying and its fundamentals and how combat flying during the Vietnam war has changed him.

Paperback:

9781565125469 | Algonquin Books, November 10, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When Clyde Edgerton was four years old, his mother took him to the local airport to see the planes.

Hardcover:

9781558687448 | Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, October 1, 2003, cover price $39.95

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A recent arrival at the Rosehaven Convalescence Center to recuperate from a bad fall, the elderly but irrepressible Lil Olive turns the institutions upside down when she and some of her new friends steal a car and hit the highway. By the author of Raney and Walking Across Egypt.

Hardcover:

9781565121959 | 1 edition (Algonquin Books, October 1, 2003), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A recent arrival at the Rosehaven Convalescence Center to recuperate from a bad fall, the elderly but irrepressible Lil Olive turns the institution upside down when she and some of her new friends steal a car and hit the highway.

Originally bought to log the flights of his home-built floatplane, Albert Copeland's notebooks are, years later, bursting with records of the floatplanes's failures and an intricate, informal history of the Copeland clan

Hardcover:

9780945575009 | Algonquin Books, April 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Originally bought to log the flights of his home-built floatplane, Albert Copeland's notebooks are, years later, bursting with records of the floatplanes's failures and an intricate, informal history of the Copeland clan

Paperback:

9780345419064 | Ballantine Books, July 1, 1997, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The Copeland family of Listre, North Carolina, goes back a long way.
9780345359841 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, October 1, 1993), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The Copeland family of Listre, North Carolina, gathers every May to clean up the graveyard and talk.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780394578866 | Random House, November 1, 1989, cover price $16.00 | also contains To Save Humanity: What Matters Most for a Healthy Future | About this edition: The Copeland family of Listre, North Carolina, gathers every May to clean up the graveyard and talk.

Prebinding:

9780613126656, titled "Floatplane Notebooks" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $15.50

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Photographs of Southerners with their dogs accompany excerpts from the writings of James Dickey, Flannery O'Connor, Eudora Welty, Mark Twain, Lewis Grizzard, William Faulkner, and other writers.
By P. S. Davis (editor), Clyde Edgerton (introduced by) and Roberta Gamble (editor)

Hardcover:

9781565122680 | Algonquin Books, June 9, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Photographs of Southerners with their dogs accompany excerpts from the writings of James Dickey, Flannery O'Connor, Eudora Welty, Mark Twain, Lewis Grizzard, William Faulkner, and other writers.

A story set in rural North Carolina town in 1950 follows the interwined fates of a devious drifter, a beautiful waitress, and a boy from a religiously strict home

Prebinding:

9780613175937 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $22.20 | About this edition: A story set in rural North Carolina town in 1950 follows the interwined fates of a devious drifter, a beautiful waitress, and a boy from a religiously strict home

The author's seventh novel, set in a rural North Carolina town in 1950, follows the intertwined fates of a devious drifter, a beautiful waitress, and a boy from a religiously strict home. By the author of Raney. Reprint. NYT.

Hardcover:

9781565120617 | Algonquin Books, January 9, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A story set in rural North Carolina town in 1950 follows the interwined fates of a devious drifter, a beautiful waitress, and a boy from a religiously strict home

Paperback:

9780345426321 | Ballantine Books, October 20, 1998, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A story set in rural North Carolina town in 1950 follows the interwined fates of a devious drifter, a beautiful waitress, and a boy from a religiously strict home

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Product Description: "This book is too good to keep to yourself. Read it aloud with someone you love, then send it to a friend. But be sure to keep a copy for yourself, because you'll want to read it again and again."Elizabeth Forsythe HaileyRaney is a small-town Baptist...read more

Paperback:

9780345419057 | Ballantine Books, July 1, 1997, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: "This book is too good to keep to yourself.

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Product Description: She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would walking across Egypt–which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn. She’s Mattie Rigsbee, an independent, strong-minded senior citizen who, at seventy-eight, might be slowing down just a bit...read more

Hardcover:

9780912697512 | Algonquin Books, January 3, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Mattie Rigsbee, seventy-eight and set in her ways, decides to help out Wesley Benfield, a troubled adolescent just out of reform school for car theft

Paperback:

9780345419071 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, July 1, 1997), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: She has as much business keeping a stray dog as she would walking across Egypt–which not so incidentally is the title of her favorite hymn.

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Product Description: "Wonderful...Clyde Edgerton tells us another of his lovely tall tales."LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEWListre, North Carolina, is jumping. The Sears twins, Ted and Ned, who run a Baptist college, have opened Nutrition House for overweight Christians...read more

Hardcover:

9780816152544 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, December 1, 1991), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the town of Listre, North Carolina, the orphan Wesley--known for his penchant for 'borrowing' cars--takes up bricklaying, music, and preaching, in this novel of the contemporary South

Paperback:

9780345410306 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, September 1, 1996), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "Wonderful.

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Product Description: "An American treasure...Edgerton s a mater of the old-fashioned American art of tale-spinning. His literary line goes back straight as an arrow to the likes of Sherwood Anderson and Mark Twain."THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNEJoin the folks in Summerlin, North Carolina, as they attend to the sad, crazy, but inevitable business of passing on--and passing down...read more

Hardcover:

9781565120105 | Algonquin Books, January 10, 1992, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The story of one family's preoccupation with passing on depicts the humorous bickering between the elders about their private arrangements to be buried in the popular town cemetery

Paperback:

9780345410290 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "An American treasure.
9780345383600 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 1, 1994), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The story of one family's preoccupation with passing on depicts the humorous bickering between the elders about their private arrangements to be buried in the popular town cemetery

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Product Description: Dugan, Ellen

Hardcover:

9780811813235 | Chronicle Books Llc, June 1, 1996, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Dugan, Ellen

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A tale of American expansionism, opportunism, religious fanaticism, and adventure pivots around the discover of ancient Native American cliff dwellings and the 1857 slaughter of pioneers by Mormons and Native Americans near Salt Lake City. Reprint. NYT.

Hardcover:

9781565120600 | Algonquin Books, January 4, 1995, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Peopled with the odd characters, Indians, Quakers, and Mormons of turn-of-the-century Colorado, this story features an enterprising frontiersman who plans to turn Native American cliff dwellings into America's first roadside attraction

Paperback:

9780140254914 | Penguin USA, April 1, 1996, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A tale of American expansionism, opportunism, religious fanaticism, and adventure pivots around the discover of ancient Native American cliff dwellings and the 1857 slaughter of pioneers by Mormons and Native Americans near Salt Lake City.

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Peopled with the odd characters, Indians, Quakers, and Mormons of turn-of-the-century Colorado, this story features an enterprising frontiersman who plans to turn Native American cliff dwellings into America's first roadside attraction

Hardcover:

9780786205363 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 1, 1995), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Peopled with the odd characters, Indians, Quakers, and Mormons of turn-of-the-century Colorado, this story features an enterprising frontiersman who plans to turn Native American cliff dwellings into America's first roadside attraction

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Project Promise, a halfway house for educationally disadvantaged and wayward youth, rescues a car thief who ends up teaching bricklaying, writing songs for a Baptist band, and falling in love with a Nutrition House patient. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780945575535 | Algonquin Books, January 1, 1991, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In the town of Listre, North Carolina, the orphan Wesley--known for his penchant for 'borrowing' cars--takes up bricklaying, music, and preaching, in this novel of the contemporary South

Paperback:

9780345370723 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: In the town of Listre, North Carolina, the orphan Wesley--known for his penchant for 'borrowing' cars--takes up bricklaying, music, and preaching, in this novel of the contemporary South

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