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He Ran All the Way

By: Ross, Sam

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18895

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [shelfwear to bottom edge, very slight fraying at bottom corners, spine slightly turned; jacket a bit faded at spine, shallow chipping at spine ends, several tears (with associated creasing) at corner of rear panel, light overall rubbing/soiling].4736 Suspense thriller set in Chicago. The basis for the unfortunate John Garfield's unfortunate last film (1951), a muddled and generally unconvincing minor noir. View more info

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Ready for the Tiger [*SIGNED*]

By: Ross, Sam

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22843

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[minor shelfwear to book, light smudge on bottom edge of text block near spine; jacket a little rubbed/scuffed, small light stain on front panel, a bit worn at extremities]. INSCRIBED generically and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "Best ever / Sam Ross." Novel, set primarily in Venice, California, about a Korean War vet who carries out a revenge killing, then gets involved with a 13-year-old street kid and his 16-year-old sister (who's working as a prostitute). The author, a television writer and novelist whose best-known book was the 1951 novel "He Ran All the Way," liv... View more info

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The Sidewalks Are Free

By: Ross, Sam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: (c.1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24470

Condition: Very Good in Fair dj


[moderately shelfworn, bumped/cracked at lower rear corner, some white residue of some kind near bottom of rear cover; jacket heavily edgeworn, with a particularly nasty jagged tear affecting the upper half of the spine (which is also somewhat faded), also a bit of paper loss at top of spine]. Novel about a young immigrant, "Hershy Melov, born in the Ukraine, brought as an infant to America to grow up in northwest Chicago. The sidewalks were free and waiting to educate Hershy. He absorbed it all, from his schoolmates, from the milkman and the storekeepers, from his sister Rachel who fell... View more info