VONNEGUT, K: Armageddon in Retrospect

Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr., Vonnegut, Mark. Armageddon in Retrospect. Putnam, 2008. ISBN: 9780399155086. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30774) $12.00

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Introduction by Mark Vonnegut. A collection of short stories published after Kurt Vonnegut’s death. 234p. Illustrated. Illustrated end papers.

LENNON, N: Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens

Book Cover. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel ClemensLennon Nigey. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens. Chronicle Books, The Literary West Series, 1982. ISBN: 0877011982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30641) $12.00

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A wonderful history of Civil War-era California showing Mark Twain at his humorous best. Includes descriptions of the San Francisco bohemia and the authors who populated it, for example Bret Harte.

Illustrated. Bibliography. Map. 128p.

Lain in copy of Daniel Hoffman’s poem “Mark Twain, 1909” from The New Yorker.

MILLER, G: Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets)

Book cover. Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets)Miller, Greg. Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets). University of Chicago Press, 2001. ISBN: 0226527999. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30612) $20.00

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Written in a language rarely heard in modern devotion, the poems in Rib Cage show old communities disintegrating, extended families dispersing, and people in economic or personal distress struggling for dignity and a clear sense of their predicaments.

Title page: Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets)