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New York: Jove Books, 2000. Later printing. Mass market paperback. , 417,  pages.Ink marks on first page. Cover has some wear, tears and soiling. Slightly cocked. James D. "Jim" Grant (born 29 October 1954), primarily known by his pen name Lee Child, is a British author who writes thriller novels, and is most well-known for his Jack Reacher novel series. The books follow the adventures of a former American military policeman, Jack Reacher, who wanders the United States. His first novel, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony Award, and the Barry Award for Best First Novel. Grant's prose has been described as "hardboiled" and "commercial" in style, with short sentences, often without a verb, more exclamations than sentences. A 2012 interview suggested that many aspects of the Jack Reacher novels were deliberately aimed at maintaining the books' profitability, rather than for literary reasons. For instance, making Jack Reacher have one parent who was French was suggested as being partly because the presence of only American members of Reacher's family would limit the series' appeal in France. The same interview stated that Grant "didn't apologize about the commercial nature" of his fiction.
New York: Harper and Row, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed on fep to Senator and Mrs. DeConcini!!! x, , 193,  pages.Illustrations. Index. Frank Forrester Church IV (September 23, 1948 – September 24, 2009) was a leading Unitarian Universalist minister, author, and theologian. He was Senior Minister until late 2006 when he was appointed as Minister of Public Theology. On February 4, 2008, Church sent a letter to the members of his congregation informing them that he had terminal cancer. He told them of his intention, which he successfully realized, to sum up his thoughts on the topics that had been pervasive in his work in a final book, entitled Love & Death. He published his first book, Father and Son: A Personal Biography of Senator Frank Church of Idaho, in 1985.