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By Sidney Offit (editor) and Kurt Vonnegut

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9781598535099 | Box edition (Library of America, September 20, 2016), cover price $145.00

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Product Description: The definitive edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction concludes with three brilliantly satirical novels of the 1980s and ’90s collected in one volume for the first time. Here are the final three novels of the visionary master who defined a generation...read more
By Sidney Offit (editor) and Kurt Vonnegut

Hardcover:

9781598534641 | Library of America, January 19, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The definitive edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction concludes with three brilliantly satirical novels of the 1980s and ’90s collected in one volume for the first time.

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Product Description: They had defeated the French and now the English possessed the vast North American Empire.  Soldiers, traders, settlers--all began the trek across the wilderness to claim the land and its riches.  Against this relentless tide Indian warriors rose up in bitter fury exploded in the bloody battle for the conquest of the Northwest territory...read more
By Sidney Offit (editor)

Paperback:

9780553258202, titled "The Conquerors" | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, August 1, 1983), cover price $7.99 | also contains The Conquerors | About this edition: They had defeated the French and now the English possessed the vast North American Empire.

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Product Description: With the success of Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), Kurt Vonnegut cemented his reputation as America’s funniest and most original satirist. This third volume of the definitive edition of his fiction collects four novels written in the 1970s and ’80s, when Vonnegut was at the height of his storytelling powers...read more
By Sidney Offit (editor) and Kurt Vonnegut

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9781598533040 | Library of America, May 1, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: With the success of Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), Kurt Vonnegut cemented his reputation as America’s funniest and most original satirist.

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Product Description: Before winning international fame with Cat’s Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut was a master of the drugstore paperback and the popular short story. This authoritative collection of his brilliant early work opens with Player Piano (1952), a Metropolis-like parable of breakneck technological innovation and its effect on those it robs of their livelihoods...read more
By Sidney Offit (editor)

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9781598531503, titled "Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories, 1950-1962: Player Piano / The Sirens of Titan / Mother Night / Stories" | Library of America, April 26, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Before winning international fame with Cat’s Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut was a master of the drugstore paperback and the popular short story.

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Product Description: Like Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) was a Midwestern everyman steeped in the rhythms of American speech whose anger at the way things are was matched only by his love for the best that we can be. His cunningly relaxed delivery was so original, so finely calibrated, and so profound an articulation of the Sixties' spirit that many critics overlooked the moral seriousness behind the standup-comic craftsmanship...read more
By Sidney Offit (editor) and Kurt Vonnegut

Hardcover:

9781598530988 | Library of America, June 2, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Like Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) was a Midwestern everyman steeped in the rhythms of American speech whose anger at the way things are was matched only by his love for the best that we can be.

Miscellaneous:

9781429985956 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Thomas Dunne Books, June 24, 2008), cover price $12.99

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Product Description: “Sidney Offit has devised a marvelous mirror of his unique personality as well as a one of a kind tour of the New York literary world in the last half century. Anyone even faintly interested in books will find it impossible to put down...read more

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9780312375225 | Thomas Dunne Books, June 10, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: “Sidney Offit has devised a marvelous mirror of his unique personality as well as a one of a kind tour of the New York literary world in the last half century.

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Product Description: In this slim, elegant memoir, Sidney Offit -- novelist, teacher, and curator of one of the nation's most prestigious journalism awards -- explores with warmth and humor, the complexities of this extraordinary father-son relationship...read more

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9780312131401 | St Martins Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A son's story of his father's unusual life as 'the biggest bookie in Baltimore--and maybe even the entire United States' reveals an extraordinary father-son relationship from the son's point of view

Paperback:

9780931761874 | Beckham Pubns, September 30, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this slim, elegant memoir, Sidney Offit -- novelist, teacher, and curator of one of the nation's most prestigious journalism awards -- explores with warmth and humor, the complexities of this extraordinary father-son relationship.
9780312143688 | Griffin, June 1, 1996, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: When he witnessed his father's fierce resistance to a gang of kidnappers, Sidney Offit became aware that his family was different.

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Masters of the mystery genre and the best of New York's literary fiction community come together in an anthology of chilling, brilliant stories each set in a distinct neighborhood of Brooklyn, featuring contributions by Pete Hamill, Nelson George, Pearl Abraham, Chris Niles, Maggie Estep, Arthur Nersesian, Sidney Offit, and others. Original.

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9781888451580 | Akashic Books, June 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Masters of the mystery genre and the best of New York's literary fiction community come together in an anthology of chilling, brilliant stories each set in a distinct neighborhood of Brooklyn, featuring contributions by Pete Hamill, Nelson George, Pearl Abraham, Chris Niles, Maggie Estep, Arthur Nersesian, Sidney Offit, and others.

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Product Description: One dog, one turtle, one rabbit and one frog become invisible right out there in the middle of the baseball field during the most important game of the season. Joe is the boy who wants to help his great, aging idol, Soupbone McDexter...read more

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9780931761768 | Beckham Pubns, March 31, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: One dog, one turtle, one rabbit and one frog become invisible right out there in the middle of the baseball field during the most important game of the season.

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Product Description: Homer Fink could speak Latin and Greek or chart the orbit of the planet Jupiter, but when it came to tying his shoelaces or knotting his tie Homer was helpless. The Adventures of Homer Fink is a story of youth's first awareness of power and philosophy and love...read more

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9781583483800, titled "The Adventures of Homer Fink" | Backinprint.Com, April 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Homer Fink could speak Latin and Greek or chart the orbit of the planet Jupiter, but when it came to tying his shoelaces or knotting his tie Homer was helpless.
9780590015431 | Scholastic Paperbacks, June 1, 1979, cover price $1.95 | About this edition: Homer Fink could speak Latin and Greek or chart the orbit of the planet Jupiter, but when it came to tying his shoelaces or knotting his tie Homer was helpless.

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Product Description: A warm and sympathetic awareness of the peculiarly intense living that goes on behind the facade of the world-within-a-world of the hotel business.--New York Herald Tribune

Paperback:

9780931761638 | Beckham Pubns, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A warm and sympathetic awareness of the peculiarly intense living that goes on behind the facade of the world-within-a-world of the hotel business.

The fear of sexual impotence is handled with warmth and wit in a story about Ted Cooper and Hilary Moscowitz, two very different young people who help each other build love and trust

Hardcover:

9780397473724 | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, September 1, 1977, cover price $9.30 | About this edition: The fear of sexual impotence is handled with warmth and wit in a story about Ted Cooper and Hilary Moscowitz, two very different young people who help each other build love and trust

Paperback:

9780440994558 | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, August 1, 1979), cover price $1.75

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