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1. Run
2. Prime Evil: New Stories by the
3. Winter: An Ecological Handbook
4. Winter Eyes
5. Revelations
6. Prime Evil: New Stories by the
7. Come Winter (The University of
8. Stephen King (Starmont Reader's
9. Shadowings: The Reader's Guide
10. A winter day
11. The Beethoven Sketchbooks: History,
12. Type Two Double Eagles 1866-1876:
13. Prime Evil (Corgi books)
14. Offenbarungen.
15. Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint:
16. Faces Of Fear: Encounters With
17. Shadowings. The Reader's Guide
19. Gold Coins of the Carson City
20. Gold Coins of the New Orleans

1. Run
by Douglas E. Winter
Paperback: 400 Pages (2001-02-01)
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Asin: 0451409809
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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The buyers find us. Establish their bona fides.
Then, and only then, we run.

Burdon Lane is a businessman living out the American Dream in a shiny suburb of Washington, D.C. His business card lists him as Executive VP of UniArms, Inc., a legitimate arms dealer that's a front for a gunrunning empire. His girlfriend thinks he's a salesman. His best friend thinks he's a role model. His boss thinks he's a good soldier.

This weekend's run should be business as usual -- guns for money, money for guns -- moving the product north on the Iron Highway from Dirty City to Manhattan. But this weekend is going to teach Burdon something he doesn't yet know about who he is . . . and isn't. When the meet in Manhattan turns into a five-alarm fire and an all-out war on the tenth floor of a New York hotel, there is only one way out: an uneasy alliance with a hard case named Jinx and the street gang known as the U Street Crew. And once the heat is on, with a cadre of killers and every police officer and Federal agent on the eastern seaboard on their tail, Burdon gets the chilling sensation that, one way or another, this so-called milk run may be his last.

This is the story of the last run, the run where no one -- criminal, cop, or civilian -- is who or what they seem.

Douglas E. Winter's debut novel blasts into the dark heart of America's culture of guns and violence with breathtaking velocity. Run is a streamlined tour de force of full-throttle action and high-tech weaponry, a brilliantly controlled ride through America's most brutal terrain, with a surprising moral message -- fantastically harrowing, relentlessly cinematic, impossible to look away from.

Amazon.com Review
Penzler Pick, May 2000: This first novel reads like an adrenaline rush. From the first page, the reader will inhale this story of a gun run from Washington, D.C., to New York, exhaling 288 pages later.

Burdon Lane is not a man to admire. He makes his living transporting guns into those areas of the city where the authorities turn a blind eye to residents shooting each other with some regularity. The purpose of his latest run to Harlem is to arm one gang against another. What Burdon does not know is that the government has a man, maybe more than one, inside the run. What the authorities don't know is that someone has a plan of his own. Just as the deal is about to go down, Lane's own people start shooting each other, the gun merchants begin killing their own, and men in police uniforms who are obviously not police show up. Suddenly a prominent civil rights leader marching in a parade nearby is assassinated. When all the shooting stops, Lane finds himself in possession of $2 million intended for the purchase of the guns. He has no idea what has just happened. All he knows is that he must run.

This, then, is the story of a run within a run, and it's one of the most original first novels to come along in a while. Winter has an extraordinary voice, but he also has an underlying message about our gun culture. It is not just about gangsters selling guns; it is about who sells, who buys, and, ultimately, who cares and who doesn't. --Otto Penzler ... Read more

Customer Reviews (41)

5-0 out of 5 stars My Favorite Book
This is my favorite book. Period. I like the ingenuity of the gun runners is getting things across state lines and around small security hurdles. It has a little bit of "I've never thought about that" to it as well. This isn't really a spoiler, but the UPS idea was ingenious. He's right, you can get away with just about anything as long as you look like you have a mission and you belong.

The book -does- have some discrepancies though, like gratuitous (read: unnecessary) use of the "n" word and a complete lack of quotation marks. I, personally, liked the lack of quotation marks because I've randomly wondered if writers ever get tired of putting them around everyone's speech and how they always get it right. Despite that it's one of -the- most raw and well-written book, as far as human interaction and pure ingenuity, that I have ever read. I warn you that you probably won't get this book the first time that you read it. It gets better with age and understanding, though. I would recommend this book, but not to just anyone. You need an open mind, and interest in guns, and a touch of paranoia to get through this one happily.

4-0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly good
i bought this book at a dollar store not expecting much but had great reviews on the cover, and boy was i surprised. Although written a bit too "slangy" at some points it was a great book.

5-0 out of 5 stars Powerful, compelling, expertly crafted
Although Burdon Lane's job is somewhat out of the mainstream--he's a gun runner, trafficking in illegal firearms--his anxieties mirror those of many of his middle aged contemporaries: even when things seem to be going well, he harbors fears of being derailed, of having the life he's so carefully built slip through his fingers. Thus, he initially questions his business partners when they ask him to join them on a supposed "milk run" to New York City. Despite his misgivings (the operation, involving two volatile street gangs, doesn't seem to require his presence), Lane agrees to participate, assured by his companions that nothing will go wrong.

But things do go wrong, and in spectacular fashion. As it turns out, the operation is a cover for the assassination of prominent civil rights leader Gideon Parks, gunned down during a political rally. Realizing that he is among those who have been left to take the fall for the crime, Lane runs for his life, vowing to get to the truth and punish those responsible. The remainder of the novel details his struggles to stay alive against formidable odds, as he uncovers the hidden subtext of his world, a place where nothing is as it seems, and alliances are broken and forged with alarming speed.

Winter's first novel is a bleak, yet strangely optimistic thriller, an accomplished performance that delves deep into the heart and mind of its main protagonist, a criminal whose brutal mores and ambitions mask his all too human vulnerabilities. Lane's first person narrative, blunt and terse, convincingly conveys the surprising depth and variety of his emotions: his matter-of-fact attitude toward his strange career, his love for his deceased mother, the passion he feels for his girlfriend, and the anger he feels at the duplicity he endures. It also creates a sense of immediacy, one that becomes more noticeable as the book hurtles towards its bloody but inevitable conclusion.

RUN seems to reflect the influence of several writers and filmmakers. Traces of Donald Westlake/Richard Stark, James Ellroy, Jim Carroll, William Goldman, Donald Goines, Quentin Tarantino and John Woo are evident, all filtered through Winter's unique sensibilities. As such, the book transcends those influences. Winter delivers an explosive tale of loyalty and betrayal, one which simultaneously honors and elevates the thriller genre.Powerful, compelling, and expertly crafted, Run is a singular accomplishment.We're talking serious crime fiction here folks, the kind that grabs you and doesn't let go. Ignore it at your own peril.

3-0 out of 5 stars Not a great author but...
I did enjoy this book.I bought it from a used book store so I would have something to read while having lunch.This type of book isn't my normal thing but they didn't have much to choose from and it did sound interesting...and it was.As long as you are not expecting some award winning masterpiece, don't tend to look for the holes in the story, and are looking for something with some explosive action, you'll probably like this book.I'd say it took me between 6 and 8 hours to read the whole thing.

Anyway, one thing I kept thinking throughout as that while Douglas isn't a great author, and this book is proof of that, his concept would make for a great video game.With the variety of weaponry used, the explosive fight seens, and the not at all complex storyline, this book would make for a great video game translation.I would buy it.

1-0 out of 5 stars Ouch
What a painful experience that was. I couldn't even finish this book, it didn't hold my attention, the characters were badly drawn and the plot was flimsy. ... Read more

2. Prime Evil: New Stories by the Masters of Horror
by Douglas Winter
 Hardcover: Pages (1988)

Asin: B002F6YSBE
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3. Winter: An Ecological Handbook
by James C. Halfpenny, Roy Douglas Ozanne
Paperback: 288 Pages (1989-12)
list price: US$18.00 -- used & new: US$14.04
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Asin: 1555660363
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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"Winter: An Ecological Handbook" is a guide for anyone who is curious—or needs to know—about winter. Naturalists, winter sports enthusiasts, residents of cold climates, and others who deal with winter on a daily basis will find this an enlightening as well as useful book.

"Winter" explores the stresses of cold temperatures on animals, plants, and people, and describes coping mechanisms, from biochemical changes to behavioral responses. The authors examine the causes, characteristics, and energy costs for offsetting the forces of winter, and they explain the variety of adaptations to extreme conditions utilized by mammals, birds, and insects, as well as plants.

The human perception and experience of winter is also covered, ranging from the variety of snow terms used by natives of northern regions to the complex web of interactions between human and animal populations. A guide to winter recreation and travel features solid advice on avoiding avalanches, frostbite, and other hazards; clothing to keep you warm; shelters to build in the snow; and the best winter camping techniques and equipment. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Scientific/detailed
A pretty complex book but if you already understand the basics then this would take you to the next level.Chapters are:
Winter ecology
What and Where is Winter
Life, Winter and Adaptation
People and Winter

5-0 out of 5 stars Winter ecology made exciting!
If you love being outdoors in winter you will love this book. A college level text that takes you out into the snow to study ecology. An exciting text for amature naturalists, teachers, outdoor leadership people and biologists. ... Read more

4. Winter Eyes
by Douglas Florian
Hardcover: 48 Pages (1999-10-28)
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Asin: 0688164587
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Snowballs, ice skating,sledding! Frozen toes, icy slush,runny nose. Well, winter's not all fun and games. But well-loved, best-selling poet Douglas Florian will melt your doubts about Mother Nature's chilly grip with twenty-eight winter-inspired poems accompanied by his crisp, trademark watercolor illustrations. Young readers are sure to warm up to the uniquely keen vision of this wholly original volume. Whatever the time of year, Winter Eyes is just right for the season.

List of Notable Children's Books in Lang. Arts 00 (NCTE) and 00 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations

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5-0 out of 5 stars How to get kids to enjoy poetry
Douglas Florian creates delightful and clever descriptions not only in words that appeal to all the senses but sometimes in the placement of the words on the page to help illustrate the poems. My daughter and I love this book, our favorite of all Mr. Florian's work.

5-0 out of 5 stars Ages 4-8? Should be 4 to 80!
An excellent collection of poems about winter - the joys and woes.A favorite is the poem by the same title,Winter Eyes. Rich language and stunning imagery in a deceptively simple form. I'm sending it to my mother,who recently left Minnesota for New Mexico, she can always have the best ofwinter with this book. ... Read more

5. Revelations
by Douglas E. Winter
Paperback: 656 Pages (2001-09-30)
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Asin: B000H2MQ8U
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Pestilence, floods, war, social upheaval, drug crime, wicked leaders, conspiracies, corruption even visions of death-dealing aliens -- this superb collection of stories takes an unforgettable imaginative journey into terror and transcendence. Each decade of the twentieth century is assigned to one of the top fantasy/horror authors of the modern age who evokes the particular madness of that decade as it contributes to a prophecy for the next century. Decade by decade as the millennium approaches in these powerful, chilling tales, the tension builds toward a dramatic revelation that is both a prophetic warning and a visionary answer for all humankind.

A singular publishing event, Revelations is a stunning anthology-novel by modern superstars of fantasy and horror, including New York Times -- bestselling author Clive Barker, David J. Schow, and Remsey Campbell.Amazon.com Review
Pestilence, floods, war, social upheaval, drug-related crime,wicked leaders, birth defects, conspiracies, corruption, even visionsof death-dealing aliens--this superb anthology is a timely reminderthat destructive forces and fantasies of destruction are not just amillennial phenomenon; they've been with us all along.Douglas Winterwrites in the afterword: "I chose the writers whose words hadmoved me, surprised me, remained vibrant in a time of repetition andglut. I wanted assurance that the fiction nominally known as 'horror'would survive into the twenty-first century; and I wantedRevelations to offer that reassurance to readers." These11 long tales--one for each decade, plus a frame story--succeedbrilliantly in doing so. The writers are Clive Barker, JoeR. Lansdale, David Morrell, F. Paul Wilson, Poppy Z. Brite, ChristaFaust, Charles Grant, Whitley Strieber, Elizabeth Massie, RichardChristian Matheson, David J. Schow, Craig Spector, and RamseyCampbell. ... Read more

Customer Reviews (11)

1-0 out of 5 stars What a disappointment.
I am So glad that I just got this book from the library and didn't spend any money on it.If this is what horror has come to then I guess that I will have to read older stuff.
This is definitely not in line with The Dark Descent which is my favorite anthology of all time.
These stories just kind of sicken me.They are mostly about mans cruelty to other man(or women).I don't like stories like these at all.I find them very depressing and upsetting.If I want to read about things like the above I would read more nonfiction.This is not my idea of entertainment.It made me want to take a shower after reading just a couple of the stories.There is also very little supernatural elements in the stories which I think makes stories fun.All around a very unpleasant anthology.

5-0 out of 5 stars "A time of summing up and looking ahead"
Apocalypse:1. a.Apocalypse.Bible, The Book of Revelation. b. Any of various anonymous Jewish or Christian texts from around the second century BC containing prophetic or symbolic visions, especially of the imminent destruction of the world.2.Great or total devastation.3.A prophetic disclosure; a revelation.

In the United Kingdom, Revelations has an alternate title:Millennium.This 1997 anthology does indeed consider the (then) impending Millennium, in Clive Barker's exquisite fictional discourse on storytelling, "The Chiliad--A Meditation."Composed of two interlocking stories set one thousand years apart, this framing device puts forth the notion that the future influences the past, that the river of time "flows both ways."The true focus of this collection, however, is the twentieth century, perhaps the most turbulent in all of human history.Over the course of ten stories, each dealing with a specific decade, twelve writers focus on the human element involved in cataclysmic events.

The first story, "The Big Blow," by Joe R. Lansdale, is set in 1900.Two hurricanes hit Galveston, Texas, one a natural phenomenon, the other taking the form of big John McBride, a vile, profane man hired by racist members of the Galveston Sporting Club to wrest the club's boxing title from its present owner, a black man named 'Lil' Arthur (Jack) Johnson.Their intense battle is matched only by the ferocity of the hurricane that strikes during the match, leveling the city.

The next story takes place in 1918."If I Should Die Before I Wake," by David Morrell, tells the story of Dr. Jonas Bingaman, whose heroic efforts do little to assuage the devastating effect of the Spanish Influenza on Elmsdale, the small town where he practices.Morrell reveals a sobering fact at the end of this touching story:while World War I caused the deaths of 8.5 million, the estimated number of those killed by the Spanish Influenza was 40 million.

F. Paul Wilson's entry, "Aryans and Absinthe," takes us to Germany, circa 1923.Here,Karl Stehr, a Jewish bookseller, is befriended by the mysterious Ernst Drexler, who counsels him on avoiding the debilitating effects of Germany's runaway inflation.Drexler also introduces him to absinthe, which causes the bookseller to hallucinate during an impassioned speech by rising political figure Adolph Hitler.During this episode, Stehr has a vision of the Holocaust, and, believing it to be true, decides to kill its architect.This is a "If you could stop Hitler before he came to power story" with a delicious twist.

"Triads," by Poppy Z. Brite and Christa Faust, is the story of two young boys, Ji Fung and Lin Bai, lovers caught up in the corrupt and exotic world of 1937 Hong Kong and Shanghai.Sold to a performing troupe by their families as children, the pair escape their brutal master only to become involved with Chinese gangs.This stylish tale, set against the backdrop of the Sino-Japanese War , ends tragically, but on a noteof optimism.

We next visit the forties and fifties, courtesy of Charles Grant and Whitley Streiber.In "Riding the Black," Grant takes a prototypical Western plot and stands it on its head.Here, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse perceives the end of the world not in the creation of the atomic bomb, but in the advent of the television age.Streiber's story "The Open Doors," is a stream of consciousness reflection on the atomic bomb and (surprise!) alien visitation which demands rereading.

The sixties are handled by Elizabeth Massie.I felt sure that "Fixtures of Matchstick Men and Joo," Massie's story on hippie cults and culture, would end up dealing with the Manson family, but I was dead wrong.Her twist ending reminded me of a bumper sticker I saw recently, which read "I know I'm Paranoid, but am I Paranoid ENOUGH?"

The seventies are covered by Richard Christian Matheson's epistolary "Whatever,"the eighties by "Dismantling Fortress Architecture," a collaboration between David Schow and Craig Spector. Matheson's knowing story follows the rise and fall ofseventies supergroup Whatever through a series of magazine articles, press releases and interviews (I especially liked the name of the band's debut album, Know Means Know).Schow and Spector use the fall of the Iron Curtain as a backdrop in their piece, an eclectic summation of over sixty years of German history.This piece is unique to the anthology in that it refers to events in another story in the collection, Wilson's "Aryans and Absinthe."

Ramsey Campbell brings readers into the nineties with "The Word," which chronicles the career ofwriter Jess Kray, as seen through the eyes ofJeremy Bates, a curmudgeonly reviewer/critic.Kray, a sub mid-list author, writes a bestseller called The Word, which literally means all things to all people.Bates, skeptical of Kray, hopes to expose him as a fraud, but unwittingly bestows Messianic status on him during a live television broadcast.

Winter should be commended on the uniform quality of these stories--after all, the nature of the anthology did not permit him the luxury of arranging the stories to maximum advantage.The book is indeed a revelation, a thought provoking reflection on the century just ended.Rather than dealing with thousand year cataclysms, the stories focus on individual apocalypses, reminding readers that horror takes many forms--prejudice, natural disasters, disease, runaway inflation, technology, social upheaval and ignorance are just a few of its aspects.This emphasis gives Revelations an intimacy and power it might not otherwise have had.

Winter points out in his afterword that the end of a century is "a global anniversary, and inevitably a time of summing up and looking ahead."Revelations does just that:it tells us where we've been, while raising a number of disturbing questions about where we are going.

1-0 out of 5 stars Yikes that was bad
Words fail me, which is not usual at all. All I can say is if they decide to do another one of these things for God's sake pick an editor that knows what he's doing!

5-0 out of 5 stars A Fine Anthology
The title piqued my interest.Most of the authors listed in the contents, I had heard of or read before.My favorites in the group are "If I Should Die Before I Wake", which involves a small town dealing withthe deadly Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and "Whatever", which dealswith a cultist society.Both sent chills.The rest of the storiesprovoked a good response in me, but those two continue to stand out.CliveBarker's wraparounds were very good.Be sure to add this to yourcollection.

2-0 out of 5 stars surprisingly, substandard
Well, I finished revelations ed by Douglas E. Winter. I appreciate what he tried to do here, a novel of short stories, and it was a good idea, but it just seemed to fall flat. I could never quite see the connection betweenthe stories. But it fell short. And I was surprised that this wasn't thatgreat, because Winter put together _Prime Evil_, which I truly enjoyed.

Clive Barker's wraparound story wasn't very good. It had someinteresting parts to it, but really, not his best work.Landsdale, whowrote the first story (each story took place in a different decade...but I'mnot sure when barker's story took place) wasn't too bad. David Morrell'sstory I'd say the same about. F. Paul Wilson's story about Nazi Germany wasexcellent. Probably the best in the book. Poppy Z. Brite and ChristaFaust's story was a good one.charles grant's story wasn't bad. WhitleyStreiber wrote an unintelligable, very bad story for the 50s decade. Inever really caught on to what was happening. Elizabeth massie wrote whatwould be the second best story in the book, it too was excellent. Matheson,who I know is a good writer wrote some garbage for the book...it sucked.David J. Schow and Craig Spector wrote a story for this book that was okay,it was almost good, but something is missing from it (hmm...I wonder ifthat'd be Skipp).And since at least half of this book was bad, I wasworried when I got to the last decade/story which was written by ramseycampbell. Luckily he wrote a pretty good story. ... Read more

6. Prime Evil: New Stories by the Masters of Modern Horror
Paperback: 384 Pages (1989-04-04)
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Asin: 0451159098
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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This stunning collection of novellas and short stories by masters of the macabre brings to fans and newcomers an unrelenting spell of horror and suspense. These are tales that strike beyond sheer terror, as their disturbing visions capture the dark reality we all fear. Features works by Stephen King, Clive Barker, Peter Straub, and more. "Gets the adrenaline flowing".--Washington Post. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars A good anthology
This is a very good anthology and includes some real gems, such as Stephen King's The Night Flyer.My only criticism is that it could have taken a few more risks in order to give us some really experimental pieces.Overall, though...very well done.

2-0 out of 5 stars A fine collection of second rate stories
I give this book one star just because of the writers it includes, and I give it a second star only for the stories by David Morrell and Peter Straub. Otherwise, this is without a doubt the worst collection of horrorstories I have ever read. There is no consistant theme, not that thereshould be one, but a theme would have given Prime Evil at least somethingto separate it from all the other collections. The authors included, thoughfamous and well respected, have seemingly selected from the bottom of thebarrel. The Stephen King story, Night Flyers, is probably one of his worstand of the headliners, only Straub's The Juniper Tree had any value, and itis only a horror story by association, having no real place in a genrecollection. As a whole, the book works better as a marketing campaign.Stories by Jack Cady, Thomas Tessier, and Charles Grant are amusing;otherwise - don't waste your time.

5-0 out of 5 stars HE SAID ONCE, "HORROR IS AN EMOTION..."
And it is. More than anything, it is something felt. Something experienced. Winter's success with this anthology cannot be denied. That it is still in print after all this time is a true testament to that. The quality of work between the binds of this book is absolutely some of the best stuff in horror, all presented to you by the current masterminds. A rare superb collection.

5-0 out of 5 stars A super collection of "horror" stories, by some of the best
There are some great stories in this collection, including "The Night Flyer" by Stephen King, which would later be released in Nightmares and Dreamscapes.The biggest surprise, however, is from David Morrell, best known for creating Rambo.His story, "Orange is for Anguish, Blue is for Insanity" is without a doubt my favorite horror story ever (and I've read more than my share of Poe, King, etc.)Why it is not included in other "Best Horror Stories" type books is beyond me.I highly recommend this book, or if you're really not interested, at least sit down with it in your bookstore and read "Orange."It's well worth the half hour investment. ... Read more

7. Come Winter (The University of Arkansas Press Reprint Series)
by Douglas C. Jones
 Paperback: 418 Pages (1992-09)
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Asin: 1557282595
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Historical fiction of the highest order.
This final installment in Douglas C. Jones' trilogy about empire-builder Roman Hasford puts a fine, if rather sad, cap on Hasford's life. Who would have thought that the boy who witnessed the pain and death of the Civil War in "Elkhorn Tavern," then learned the power of entrepreneurship in "Roman" (or "Roman Hasford," in paperback), should wind up such a bitter and battling old man? If not for Jones' excellent writing and extraordinary gift for capturing the details of a scene, Hasford's tale might have been too hard to take in its entirety. Jones ranks right up there with Larry McMurtry ("Lonesome Dove"), A.B. Guthrie ("The Big Sky"), and Ron Hansen ("The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford") in creating stories that appeal not only to lovers of western historical fiction, but to those who thrill to the crafting of an eccentric character, a deftly woven plot, and finely wrought sentences. This is not fiction for half-attentive Louis L'Amour fans; it's much, much better than that. Jones has a keen sense of drama, an easy-going style to his prose, and an obvious love for the heritage of Arkansas and the West that comes through on every page--sans pathos, without the need for comic interludes of bodice-busting romance, and without making latter-day judgments on the actions and thinking of his historical characters. Jones isn't just a terrific genre writer; he's a wonderful writer, period. ... Read more

8. Stephen King (Starmont Reader's Guide, 16.)
by Douglas E. Winter
 Hardcover: 128 Pages (1983-04)
list price: US$14.95
Isbn: 0893700231
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9. Shadowings: The Reader's Guide to Horror Fiction, 1981-1982
 Hardcover: 148 Pages (1983-12)
list price: US$16.95
Isbn: 0893707716
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10. A winter day
by Douglas Florian
Paperback: 22 Pages (1991)
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Asin: 0590443860
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A family enjoys a winter day of relaxation and fun. ... Read more

11. The Beethoven Sketchbooks: History, Reconstruction, Inventory (California Studies in 19th Century Music)
by Douglas Johnson, Alan Tyson, Robert Winter
Hardcover: 611 Pages (1985-11-22)
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Asin: 0520048350
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12. Type Two Double Eagles 1866-1876: A Numismatic History and Analysis
by Douglas Winter, Michael Fuljenz
 Paperback: 95 Pages (1999)
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Asin: 0965241300
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13. Prime Evil (Corgi books)
by Stephen King
 Paperback: Pages (1989-08-01)

Isbn: 0552133922
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14. Offenbarungen.
by Douglas E. Winter
Paperback: Pages (2001-10-01)

Isbn: 3404256840
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15. Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint: 1838-1861
by Douglas Winter
Hardcover: 237 Pages (2003-10)
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Asin: 0974237108
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Douglas Winter is a prolific writer regarded as one of the leading experts in the field of United States gold coins. This second edition of Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint includes new data and updated knowledge about these rare treasures and the rich history behind the mint that coined them. Featuring:

- Extensively revised rarity estimates - Entirely new condition census information - Prices realized at auctions - New information on Dahlonega die varieties - And much more......... ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Complete and accurate
Doug Winter's updated reference on Dahlonega gold is a superb work and a vast improvement over the previous edition. The information on strike, color, surfaces, luster, and eye appeal are complemented by interesting "personal observations" and updated information on die varieties. Of course, the condition census is a moving target but believed to be current at the time of publication.

There has been some criticism of the photography. Actually, Mary Winter is a superb gold coin photographer, and I have seen color photographs of these same coins taken by her (they are available on the Heritage Auctions coin website if you search the auction archives for Green Pond Collection, FUN 2004). I believe that the publisher bungled the presentation of the images (too small and not enoguh contrast). This will undoubtedly be corrected in future editions.

Overall, anyone with an interest in Dahlonega gold coins will find this to be a valuable and important reference.

3-0 out of 5 stars Nepotism...A Bad Idea
There is much to like in this book. It is scholarly in its approach to population data condition, census data, and rarity estimates. It discusses well various die varities, and the history surrounding the mint, although brief, is informative. It is in the area of photography that this book falls dismally flat. It is, after all, a book on gold coins, and one of the major appeals of gold has historically been its color. Yet there is not one single color photograph in the book. They are all black and white, almost thumbnail in size, grainy and lacking in detail. When photos are enlarged to show some detail, a D/D for example, they fail to adequately illustrate the variety they are meant to. Compare this to some other similar books, David Lange's "Complete Guide" series for example, and you will see what a disservice these photographs do to the rest of the book. The photographer is listed as Mary Winter, who I presume is related to the author, probably his wife. While it's a noble goal to offer employment to a family member, maybe some other task should have been offered her rather than make her the photographer on what otherwise would have been a fine book. Having said that, I am still glad I have it for the information it provides, ergo the three stars, that, with better photographs, would have been five.

5-0 out of 5 stars The best written book on US gold coins I have seen
Despite little previous knowledge of this subject, I came away with profound respect for both these coins and the men who struck them. This book was extremely well written and done in a way that it appeals to alllevels: rank amateur such as myself or professional coin dealer like myfriend John who read the book at the same time I did. ... Read more

16. Faces Of Fear: Encounters With The Creators of Modern Horror
by Douglas E. Winter
 Paperback: 277 Pages (1985-12-01)
list price: US$6.95
Isbn: 0425076709
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17. Shadowings. The Reader's Guide to Horror Fiction : 1981-1982. Starmont Studies in Literary Criticism 1.
by Douglas E. Winter
 Hardcover: Pages (1986-01-01)

Asin: B003KS91IG
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by Douglas E.,Editor Winter
 Hardcover: Pages (1997)

Asin: B000KACDJ6
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19. Gold Coins of the Carson City Mint
by Douglas Winter
Paperback: 215 Pages (2001-08)
list price: US$25.00 -- used & new: US$23.95
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Asin: 0965104133
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent book!
This is an excellent historical and numismatic review of the Carson City branch mint and coinage. The book is extremely well-written, interesting, informative, and timely. Anyone interested in gold coins, Carson City branch products, or coins in general should find this an exceptional and easy read and an indispensable resource. Kudos to Doug Winter; please publish more!

5-0 out of 5 stars Winter Wonderfully Cites Carson Coinage
As with other collectors of Carson City Gold Coinage I too eagerly awaited my copy to arrive. To have the knowledge and experience of Doug Winter at your fingertips, when considering the purchase of any CC Gold, provides the information needed to be an astute collector. His indepth analysis of each denomination by date is invaluable when making a determination whether a particular example is below, average, or above average for the grade and to what degree it is a date and/or acondition rarity. This book is a must have for anyone who is interested in the collecting of Carson City Gold Coinage.

5-0 out of 5 stars The resource on Carson City Gold
A wonderful book with accurate, awesome information that
will definitely please the reader of this book.Doug
Winter and James Halperin are two of the highest regarded
experts on mintmarked gold known today...
Pick it up! You won't be disappointed.

5-0 out of 5 stars If you can't have the coins, you have to have the books!
Over the past year, I have become acquainted with Mr. Winters books on gold coins. I found them to be insightful, informative, and just plain fun. Unfortunately I was unable to get a copy of his first Carson City gold book, Gold Coins of the West. When I found out that he was updating, I immediately put in an order. When I finally got it, I read most of the book the first night. The first part of the on the Gold Rush and the founding of the Carson City Mint, and its subsequent political demise was interesting history, even for the non - coin collector. If you have any desire to learn about Carson City gold coins, this book is invaluable and will probably become the ultimate source book. The book is full of insights about the market and availablity of Carson City gold. If you have an interest in U.S. minted gold coins, the books by Doug Winter are an absolute must. Even though you may not be able to afford the coins themselves, Mr. Winters' books are the next best thing.
The only disappointment I have with this author is that he hasn't written a comprehensive, all-inclusive, volume on U.S. gold coins. Hopefully, he will....SOON!

5-0 out of 5 stars A must have for any coin collector!
When I decided to start collecting coins again five years ago I heeded the advice I heard from many, 'Buy the book, before you buy the coin' and it has paid off time and again. Douglas Winter, a recoginized expert in American Gold coins, and James Halperin have created a book that is a MUST HAVE if you are collecting Carson City Gold coins. Fact filled, informative and up to date, this is a book that is the BEST resource when it comes to Gold coins minted in Carson City. I use it time and time again and never go to a coin show or attend an auction without consulting it first. Bravo Winter and Halperin! ... Read more

20. Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint: 1839-1909
by Douglas Winter
Paperback: 237 Pages (2006-08-20)
list price: US$34.95 -- used & new: US$27.00
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Asin: 0974237167
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Product Description
Illustrated with beautiful gold coin images, this book brings together a unique compilation of up-to-date Condition Census information, a brief history of the New Orleans Mint, revised rarity estimates, and new findings on die varieties on the New Orleans coins. Whether the reader is a novice or an adept coin collector, this book provides rich information that is found nowhere else. ... Read more

Customer Reviews (1)

5-0 out of 5 stars This Time He Got It Right!
This is the 3rd of Doug Winter's books that I have bought and it is the best by far. I have already commented on his work on Dahlonega gold and I stand behind my critical comments on the photos. Whether the original pictures were good is beside the point. We can only judge the work we have in front of us and that work had lousy quality pictures regardless of who was responsible. Intent is nothing in this regard; finished product is everything. His work on CC gold was much better, for although again no pictures were in color, nevertheless the quality of them was good. Here, however, all things come together to produce an excellent work. The population analysis, the discussion on strike, luster, etc. are everything we have come to expect from the foremost expert on gold coins. I consider this book invaluable whenever I consider buying New Orleans gold and consult it religiously before making a purchase. The photos are excellent, are all in color, and provide a succulent icing on an already delectable cake. I hope he publishes an update on Charlotte gold soon with the same results. ... Read more

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