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Convertis du XXme Siecle (Premier Volume)

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: c1956

Seller ID: 10T019

Condition: GOOD

"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

Killing the Messenger: 100 Years of Media Criticism

By: Goldstein, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press:

Seller ID: 9780231066037

ISBN: 0231066031

Condition: GOOD

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

ISBN: 1565106636

Condition: GOOD

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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

ISBN: 0965188388

Condition: GOOD

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Innamoramento e amore

By: "Alberoni, Francesco"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Italy, 2001

Edition: (Seconda ristampa)

Seller ID: 7-2T005

ISBN: 8811674387

Condition: FINE

"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

ISBN: 141347103x

Condition: FINE

"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

Condition: GOOD+

"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

Condition: FINE

"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

ISBN: 1555841376

Condition: FINE/ Fine

"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

ISBN: 0307266184

Condition: FINE

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

By: "Canada, Geoffrey"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press:

Seller ID: 9780807004227

ISBN: 0807004227

Condition: GOOD

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

By: "Crouch, Stanley"

Price: $6.25

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Seller ID: 9780195055917

ISBN: 0195055918

Condition: very good

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

ISBN: 0865470014

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"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

ISBN: 0060920645

Condition: GOOD

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

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By: "Dillard, Annie"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harpercollins:

Seller ID: 9780060915452

ISBN: 0060915455

Condition: GOOD

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"New England Review / Volume 22, Number 4 / Fall 2001 (Middlebury Series)"

By: "Donadio, Stephen (Ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Middlebury, VT", 2001

Seller ID: 0DX003

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Five Stories by Isaac Babel, Newly Translated * Reflections on Terror * Mapping British Addictions * Louise Glick and Latter Day Romanticism * Arthur Miller's Offstage Views * A Glimpse of Emily Dickinson's Reading * How Fish Sees Milton * The Legacy of Napoleon * A Conversation from a New Translation of The Tale of Genji * An die Musik Recaptured. 203 pages" View more info


By: "Drummond, Henry"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", Henry Altemus: 1893

Seller ID: 8-7P001

Condition: FAIR

"Tight, slight age tanning to pages, age soiled covers, square. Decorative gilt and navy patterned paper over board cover, with navy spine with embossed title and trim. Spine ends are softened, cover corners are worn through to board and rubbed along edges. 336 pages including biographical sketch of Drummond. Essays on religion dealing with lofty concepts while using familiar language and examples. Contents: The Greatest Thing In The World; Pax Vobiscum, The Changed... View more info


By: "Dubner, Stephen J."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (UK):

Seller ID: 9780141030081

ISBN: 0141030089

Condition: GOOD

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Nickel and Dimed: On Not Getting By in America

By: "Ehrenreich, Barbara"

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780805063899

ISBN: 0805063897

Condition: GOOD

The "New York Times" bestseller, and one of the most talked about books of the year, Ni"ckel and Dimed" has already become a classic of undercover reportage. Millions of Americans work for poverty-level wages, and one day Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that any job equals a better life. But how can anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 to $7 an hour? To find out, Ehrenrei... View more info

PlanetHood: The key to your survival and prosperity

By: "Ferencz, Benjamin B"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Vision Books:

Seller ID: 9780915972142

ISBN: 091597214X

Condition: GOOD

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