Featured Memoirs

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1 BACKUS, Jim and BACKUS, Henny. Backus Strikes Back.
NY Stein and Day 1984 Paperback Near Fine
Paperback edition (probably an advance reading copy). INSCRIBED by Henny Backus, and with a hand written note by her laid in. About fine in pictorial wraps.
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 BOUDREAU, Tyler E. Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine.
Port Townsend: Feral House, 2008 1932595325 / 9781932595321 Paperback Fine
First printing (paperback). INSCRIBED by the author. Author’s business card laid in. Fine in pictorial wraps.
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 BURROUGHS, Augusten. Dry.
NY St. Martin’s 2003 0312272057 / 9780312272050 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First printing. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 DENSMORE, John. Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison and the Doors.
NY: Delacorte Press, 1990 0385300336 / 9780385300339 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Black and white photographs. Sixth printing. INSCRIBED by the author: “To Jeff, John Densmore.” Trace foxing on top edge, else fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 GRUMBACH, Doris. Coming Into the End Zone: A Memoir.
NY Norton 1991 0393030091 / 9780393030099 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Fine in a near fine (slightly sun faded along the spine) dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 HIGHWATER, Jamake. Shadow Show: An Autobiographical Insinuation.
NY: Alfred van der Marck Editions, 1986 0912383240 / 9780912383248 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First printing. INSCRIBED by the author. Near fine in a near fine (minor edge wear) dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 JULIAN, Joseph. This Was Radio: A Personal Memoir.
NY Viking 1975 0670702994 / 9780670702992 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Introduction by Harold Clurman. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Near fine in a very good (age toning about the edges) dust jacket.
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 KAWATO, Masajiro “Mike.” Bye Bye Black Sheep.
n.p.: Masajiro Kawato, 1978 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Black and white photographs. Seventh printing. INSCRIBED by the author. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 LOPEZ, Barry. About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory.
NY: Knopf, 1998 0679434542 / 9780679434542 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First edition. INSCRIBED by the author: “To Amy- Barry Lopez.” About fine in like dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 MARZANI, Carl. Education of a Reluctant Radical: Book 1: Roman Childhood.
NY: Topical Books, 1992 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Light foxing on fore edge, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 MCCOURT, Frank. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir.
NY: Scribner, 1996 0684874350 / 9780684874357 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Pulitzer Prize winner. Fourth printing. INSCRIBED by the author: “To Lucinda / Frank McCourt.” Light smudge on fore edge, else near fine in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket.
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 NORMAN, William M. Portion of My Life: Being a Short & Imperfect History Written While a Prisoner of War on Johnson’s Island, 1864.
Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1959 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
First edition. Typed letter signed by the publisher to a reviewer at the Atlantic Monthly is laid in. Near fine in a very good (one short closed edge tear) dust jacket.
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 OFFIT, Sidney. Memoir of the Bookie’s Son.
NY St. Martin’s 1995 0312131402 / 9780312131401 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
Kurt Vonnegut blurb. First printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 PEACOCK, Molly. Paradise, Piece by Piece.
NY Riverhead Books 1998 1573220973 / 9781573220972 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First printing. INSCRIBED by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 RED SHIRT, Delphine. Bead on an Anthill: A Lakota Childhood.
Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 1998 0803239084 / 9780803239081 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First edition. SIGNED by the author. Fine in an about fine dust jacket.
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 RODMAN, Dennis with ISENHOUR, Jack. I Should Be Dead By Now.
Champaign: Sports Publishing, 2005 1596700165 / 9781596700161 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First edition. SIGNED by Dennis Rodman. Previous owner’s name on front paste-down, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 SALTER, James. Burning the Days: Recollection.
NY Random House 1997 0375500154 / 9780375500152 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
First printing. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 STANDIFER, Leon C. Not in Vain: A Rifleman Remembers World War II.
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1992 080711703X / 9780807117033 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
First printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Previous owner’s name on front free endpaper, else fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 SWOFFORD, Anthony. Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles.
NY Scribner 2003 0743235355 / 9780743235358 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
The author’s first book. Made into the 2005 film. Blurbs by Martin Amis, Chris Offutt, and William Boyd, among others. First printing. SIGNED by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 200.00 USD
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