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Convertis du XXme Siecle (Premier Volume)

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: c1956

Seller ID: 10T019


"Tight, soiled exterior with tanned spine, clean interior with age tanned pages, square. Hinge crease, rubbed corners. Authors: Gheon, Hyde, Stein, Jacob, Nicolle, Verkads, Copeman, Nagai, Merton, Raissa, Maritain, Carrel, Desvallieres, Bloy, Riviere, Jammes 246 pages, Text in French." View more info

A Book of Essays

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Macmillan:

Seller ID: 9780770503413


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The Encyclopedia of Ignorance: Everything you ever wanted to know about the unknown

By: Duncan, Ronald

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Pocket Books (a Wallaby book):

Seller ID: 9780671790875


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Killing the Messenger: 100 Years of Media Criticism

By: Goldstein, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press:

Seller ID: 9780231066037


Criticism of the press has flourished at times over the last one hundred years, especially during the first part of this century. For a 1920 issue of the "New Republic," Walter Lippmann and Charles Merz wrote a stunning indictment of the "New York Times" for botching the coverage of the Russian Revolution. The 1980s have been a fallow period for cogent press criticism, but the decade has been characterized by a series of upheavals crying for fuller scrutiny. Janet Cooke,... View more info

Gun Control (Opposing Viewpoints)

By: Roleff, Tamara L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Greenhaven Press:

Seller ID: 9781565106635


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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin:

Seller ID: 9780965188388


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Innamoramento e amore

By: "Alberoni, Francesco"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Italy, 2001

Edition: (Seconda ristampa)

Seller ID: 7-2T005


"As new - gift quality! Ventiduesimo saggi (20 essays) ""L'innmoramento tende alla fusione, ma alla fusione di due persone diverse. Perche ci sia innamoramento occorre che ci sia diversita e l'innamoramento e una volonta, una forza per superare questa diversita che pero esiste e deve esistere. "" " View more info

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"China, My Great Teacher"

By: "Anderson, Sid"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Xlibris, 2005

Seller ID: 7-5T025


"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author. ""How you and China can learn and profit from the mistakes of the United States"" ""dedicated to Chinese students studying or proficient in English"" ""It's been said that there are more English learners in China than there are native English speakers in the whole world"" 126 pages." View more info

This Bewildered Age

By: "Anspacher, Louis K. "

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, "Dodd, Mead & Company": 1935

Seller ID: 7-NT028


"Tight, clean interior, slight tilt to spine. SIGNED BY AUTHOR(?). No jacket. Light brown cloth with brown lettering. Sunned spine. Rough cut page edges. 12 essays reflecting on the changes to society and science in the ""current"" era (1930s). 5.25"" X 7.5"". 170 pages." View more info

"Bendiceme, America Latino Writers of the United States"

By: "Augenbraum, Quinn & Stavans"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Seller ID: 6-DT004


"As new - gift quality! Appears unread. ""Selected talks form the Symposium Sponsored by The Mercantile Library of New York"" by Ilan Stavans, Arnold Rampersad, Juan Bruce-Novoa, Gary Soto, Virgil Suarez, Margarite Fernandez Olmos, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Julia Alvarez & Rudolfo Anaya. 66 page, perfect bound. 13.7x21.6x.5cm" View more info

The Order of Battle at Trafalgar and Other Essays

By: "Bayley, John"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: NY, 1987

Edition: (1st American Edition)

Seller ID: 02H004


"As new except for crease on front flap of Dust Jacket. ""collection of essays includes studies of Keats, Hardy and Philip Larkin…but concentrates especially on the great figures in the Russian tradition, from Pushkin, Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy to...Pasternak, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Solhenitsyn, Grossman & Brodsky..."" 224 pages 8.75x5.75"" (22.2x14.65cm)" View more info

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Long Time Leaving - Dispatches From Up South

By: "Blunt, Roy Jr. "

Price: $21.95

Publisher: NY, 2006

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-7H003


"As new except for 1/4"" rip at top hinge of front flap of dust jacket. ""A sly, dry collection of essays…on his own dueling loyalties across the great American divide, North vs. South" View more info

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Cleopatra's Nose: Essays on the Unexpected

By: "Boorstin, Daniel J."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679755180


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Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America

By: "Canada, Geoffrey"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press:

Seller ID: 9780807004227


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Zombification

By: "Codrescu, Andrei"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Picador / St. Martin:

Seller ID: 9780312119331


"The world is undergoing zombification. It was gradual for a while, a few zombies here and there, mostly in high office, where being a corpse in a suit was de rigueur . . . The worst part about zombies raging unchecked is the slow paralysis they induce in people who aren't quite zombies yet." Never at a loss for a trenchant comment or off-beat imagery, National Public Radio's Andrei Codrescu has long been considered an eloquent if often sardonic expert on the absurdi... View more info

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50 Essays: A Portable Anthology

By: "Cohen, Samuel"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780312446987


"50 Essays: A Portable Anthology" directly addresses students' and instructors' concerns that composition readers are too expensive and too large. At less than half the size and price of comparable readers, "50 Essays" meets the needs of a wide variety of classrooms. The carefully chosen table of contents presents enough familiarity to reassure instructors, enough novelty to keep things interesting, and enough variety to accommodate many different teaching needs. The edi... View more info

"Notes of a Hanging Judge: Essays and Reviews, 1979-1989"

By: "Crouch, Stanley"

Price: $6.25

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Seller ID: 9780195055917


Stanley Crouch, the rarely acknowledged but epic nature of the Afro-American experience offers one of the most revealing paths through the spiritual and intellectual thickets of our time, exposing us to ourselves as often through art as through politics. In Notes of a Hanging Judge, Crouch portrays this century as an "Age of Redefinition" for the United States and identifies the Civil Rights Movement as one of its richest metaphors. Crouch explores the movement from all ... View more info

The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays by Guy Davenpot

By: "Davenport, Guy"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "San Francisco, CA", North Point Press: 1981

Seller ID: 7-6H003


"Tight, bright, clean and square, with faintest age soil to exterior page edges and owner's name on first free page. Dust jacket is crisp but has light shelfwear to edges. ""Each essay is a tour of the history of ideas and imagination in philosophy, art and literature, with the author making unexpected and exciting connections...these are essays of fact and substance examining opinions which are firmly described and supported. "" 384 pages" View more info

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"Three by Annie Dillard: The Writing Life, An American Childhood, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek"

By: "Dillard, Annie"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060920647


A stunning collection of Annie Dillard's most popular books in one volume. View more info