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Juan Santos Atahuallpa (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #29)

By: "Arenas, Mario Castro (Percy Cayo Cordova, Ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Lima, Peru", 1987

Seller ID: 02T038

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Leader of the rebellion 1742-1755/6 - Short biography. Mid 18th century. 58+ pages. Text in Spanish. " View more info

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"My Past Was Written, The Taking of Innocence: A Diary of child Abuse and Escape"

By: "Arnold, Arlene D."

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 2002

Seller ID: 94T031

ISBN: 1403355290

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""The sixties was a time of fear, a time when you never asked questions. You did what you were told, or you were punished, beat, whipped, or whatever you would like to call it. Child abuse as the means of communication in my family, and I feared for my life..""" View more info

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Days of Grace

By: "Ashe, Arthur, Rampersad, Arnold"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345386816

ISBN: 0345386817

Condition: GOOD


" Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful." COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance, and the spirit to fight: Arthur Ashe--tennis champion, social activist, and person with AIDS. Frank, revealing, touching--DAYS OF GRACE is the story of a man felled to soon. It remains as his legacy to us all....AN ALTERNATE SELECTION OF THE BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH CLUB View more info

A Soldier in Science: The Autobiography of Bailey K. Ashford

By: "Ashford, Bailey K."

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1934

Edition: (2nd printing

Seller ID: 03H011

Condition: FINE/ Fair DJ


"As new, orange cloth with gilt lettering and design. DJ is present but spine is severely sun faded with 2 chunks missing from top edge, tattered at flap and spine hinges on back, although front is clean and somewhat shiny. ""Each year for generations, countless thousands died from a dread and terrible scourge that devastated the Indies and Southern States of America."" This the biography of the obscure Army Doctor who discovered that the cause was hookworm. 425 indexed pages, 8-3/8x5-5/8"" (21.3x14.3cm). " View more info

Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science & Technology: The Lives and Achievements of 1195 Great Scientists from Ancient Times to the Present Chronologically Arranged

By: "Asimov, Isaac"

Price: $38.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1972

Edition: "(new, revised edition)"

Seller ID: 0DH005

Condition: FINE / Good+


"Book - as new except for faint softening of spine ends - navy cloth with blue title block, gilt lettering and trim. DJ - intact and unclipped but has sunned spine, light age soil, wear to spine ends and three 1"" rips on edge (tape repaired on inside). ""Biographical entries are arranged in chronological order ( Imhotep-2980 B.C. to Sagan-1934)...numbered from 1 to 1195."" Extensive index (Abacus to Zuider Zee) keyed to biography number, as are cross-references within biographies. Table of contents is an alphabetical list of the scientists listed (Abano to Zworykin... View more info

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Khul-Khaal : Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories

By: "ATIYA, NAYRA"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr:

Seller ID: 9780815601814

ISBN: 0815601816

Condition: GOOD


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Paginas Autobiograficas: Mariano Azuela (Coleccion Popular #134)

By: "Azuela, Mariano (Francisco Monterde, Prologo)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1974

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 17P007

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint roughnees to 1 edge of front cover. ""autobiografico escritas por el doctor Mariano Azuela desde su mocedad hasta la plenitud en que termino, con su vida, la carrera del novelista de la Revolucion Mexicana…"" Text in Spanish, 276 pages." View more info

"Jack London Echoes, Vol. IV, December, 1984"

By: "Bates, D. Michael (ed.)"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: "Chester, SC", 1984

Seller ID: 20T007

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, soiled exterior, faint curl to outside edge. Light bump to bottom, outside corner. The final issue of this journal devoted to everything about Jack London. 124 illustrated pages." View more info

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Death by Pad Thai: And Other Unforgettable Meals

By: "Bauer, Douglas"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Clarkson Potter:

Seller ID: 9780307337849

ISBN: 0307337847

Condition: GOOD


Food isn't just a gustatory pleasure; it is the stuff of life. At its best and most memorable, a meal becomes a story--and a story becomes a feast. In this collection of essays by some of the country's finest writers, food is the central player in memories both exquisite and excruciating. Steve Almond recounts the gleeful daylong preparation of a transcendent lobster pad thai dish. Sue Miller reveals that after a lifetime of practical cooking, she is finally fed by a man who presents food as an offering, made just for her. Aimee Bender ponders her lifelong envy of what everyone else is having ... View more info

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Stronger

By: "Bauman, Jeff, Witter, Bret"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9781478920403

ISBN: 1478920408

Condition: GOOD


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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

By: "Beah, Ishmael"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books:

Seller ID: 9780739486306

ISBN: 0739486306

Condition: GOOD


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Life's that Way: A Memoir

By: "Beaver, Jim"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 2009

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 12H010

ISBN: 0399155643

Condition: FINE / Fine


"As new - gift quality! Unclipped DJ. ""I cried over this book, but I cracked up too. It should be required reading for everyone who has ever loved anyone. Losing someone you love may be part of the deal when it comes to being human, but this book shows that real love is worth it.""" View more info

Bemelmans' La Bonne Table

By: "Bemelmans, Ludwig"

Price: $169.95

Publisher: NY, 1964

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-8H003

Condition: VERY GOOD / Good Dj


"Tight and square. Bright pages but age tanned at top exterior edges with slight foxing to side exterior edges and endpapers Clean white spine and pages. Light soil to edges of blue covers. Faint softening of spine ends. Unclipped dust jacket has shelfwear to top and bottom edges with chipping to top and bottom of spine, rubbed corners and a few tiny rips. ""His lifetime love affair with the art of dining - In his own words and his own pictures, from behind the scenes and at table"" A collection of essays...his autobiography gastronomique... the author of the children's fa... View more info

A Trip into the Blue & Other Stories from the New Yorker

By: "Berczeller, Richard"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: NY, c1980

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09H015

ISBN: 0894790668

Condition: FINE/ Fine DJ


"As new - gift quality! First printing as a books, all stories previously published in The New Yorker. Dr. Berczeller chronicles (his) experiences from the romantic 1920s and 30s, when he was a medical student in Vienna…through his practice as a young country doctor, his imprisonment by the Nazis, his escape to France, and finally his life in the United States...in memorable characterizations and touching episodes...""" View more info

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The Dream: A Memoir (Random House Reader's Circle)

By: "Bernstein, Harry"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345503893

ISBN: 0345503899

Condition: GOOD


During the hard and bitter years of his youth in England, Harry Bernstein's selfless mother never stops dreaming of a better life in America, no matter how unlikely. Then, one miraculous day when Harry is twelve years old, steamship tickets arrive in the mail, sent by an anonymous benefactor. Suddenly, a new life full of the promise of prosperity seems possible-and the family sets sail for America, meeting relatives in Chicago. For a time, they get a taste of the good life: electric lights, a bathtub, a telephone. But soon the harsh realities of the Great Depression envelop them. Skeletons in ... View more info

Felix LeClerc Le roi heureux

By: "Bertin, Jacques"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Louiseville, PQ", 1988

Seller ID: 97T020

ISBN: 2890522342

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""Le biographe a su entrer dans l'intimate de son sujet avec une perspicacite et une sensibilite emouvantes."" Text in French. 315 pages." View more info

Churchill: A Study in Greatness

By: "Best, Geoffrey"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: 2000

Seller ID: 99H002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean except for faint soil to cover corners, square. ""Winston Churchill stand out in history as a man who led his country through one of its most difficult times…already recognized as the most diversely gifted man in British politics before, at...the age of 66, he suddenly emerged as a figure of world importance.."" 370 indexed pages, 9.25x6"" (23.5x15 cm).." View more info

A Street Lamp and the Stars: The Autobiography of Don Borrelli of Naples

By: "Borelli, Father Mario (Anthony Thorne)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Tadworth, England", 1968

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 23T008

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Underlining of nicknames (and English translation) which have also been written in a list on the free page at the back. Occasional marks in margins. Owner's name stamp inside cover and on first title page. Includes a postcard (unused) from Casa dello Scugnizzo. A priest..post World War II Naples..""into the streets in rags...in order to get to know the hundreds of homeless urchins...while his volunteer assistants were preparing the House of Urchins - Casa dello Scugnizzo..."" Catches you from the first paragraph and leads you through post... View more info

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Save Karyn: One Shopaholic's Journey to Debt and Back

By: "Bosnak, Karyn"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780060558192

ISBN: 0060558199

Condition: GOOD


Drowning in $20,000 of credit card debt, shopaholic Karyn Bosnak asked strangers for money online -- and it worked What would you do if you owed $20,000? Would you: A) not tell your parents? B) start your own website that asked for money without apology? or C) stop coloring your hair, getting pedicures, and buying Gucci? If you were Karyn Bosnak, you'd do all three.Karyn started a funny yet honest website, www.savekaryn.com, on which she asked for donations to help her get out of debt. Karyn received e-mails from people all over the world, either confessing their own debt-ridden live... View more info

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The Way Home

By: "Bradley, Ernestine"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9781400076062

ISBN: 1400076064

Condition: very good


Growing up in Bavaria during World War II, Ernestine Bradley came to know wartime dislocations and food shortages, along with the challenges of taking care of her siblings while her mother was ill. The men of her hometown were away at war, but their absence created an exciting unexpected freedom-a freedom she sought again at 21 when she became a stewardess, moved to New York and went on to marry a shy basketball star who played for the New York Knicks. Yet the paradoxes of her childhood shaped Bradley's life. Her hard-won discipline helped her maintain a full-time career as a professor whi... View more info