Category: biography


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Image for Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past

Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past

By: "Chapman, Fern Schumer"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140286236

ISBN: 0140286233

Condition: GOOD

One woman's moving story of her journey with her mother to find their past and the tragedy that haunts it In 1937, Edith Westerfeld's parents--before being killed by the Nazis--sent her from Germany to live with relatives in America. Fifty-four years later, Edith decided that it was time to, with her grown daughter Fern, revisit the town she had left so many years before. For Edith the trip was a chance to reconnect and reconcile with her past; for Fern it was a chan... View more info

L'hanno Uccisa

By: "Chapsal, Madeleine"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Bologna, Italy", 1997

Edition: (Large print)

Seller ID: 98T002

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Biography of Princess Diana. 140 pages, 8x5.5""(20.3x13cm). ""Diana e morta…La principessa de Galles, Diana! E morta pochi minuti fa, a Parigi, in un indicenmte d'auto. Ho appena sentito las notizia alla CNN…"" Text in Italian." View more info

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Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality

By: "Chen, Pauline W."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 2007

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 16T007

ISBN: 0307263533

Condition: NEAR FINE / Near Fine

"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and faint crumpling of jacket edges. ""inside the feeling of practicing surgery, with its doubts, failures, and triumphs…"" 268 annotated pages including bibliography." View more info

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In My Mother's House (Harper colophon books)

By: "Chernin, Kim"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060911706

ISBN: 0060911700

Condition: GOOD

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Ross Perot: In His Own Words

By: "Chiu, Tony "

Price: $6.48

Publisher: NY, 1992

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 48P030

Condition: MINT/AS NEW

As new-gift quality! View more info

The I Chong: Mediations from the Joint

By: "Chong, Tommy"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 2006

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 16T009

ISBN: 1416915540

Condition: FINE / Fine

"As new - gift quality! ""the beloved stoner comedian, Tommy Chong (of the legendary comedy duo of Cheech and Chong)... tells his side of the story…at once a memoir, a spiritual exploration of his time in prison, and a political indictment of the eroding civil liberties of post-9/11 American society...""" View more info

La Fontaine par lui -meme

By: "Clarac, Pierre"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1961

Seller ID: 21T001

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Initials and date on first free page. Reading crease on spine, light shelfwear to covers. 191 pages including chronologie, bibliographie, illustrations en noir." View more info

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King - Kaiser - Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War

By: "Clay, Catrine"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: 2006

Seller ID: 4-OT014

ISBN: 0802716776

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean and square but has shelfwear to edges and corners. ""Three royal cousins who led the world to war (WWI)...The extraordinary family story of George V (England), Wilhelm II (Germany), and Nicholas II (Russia): they were tied to one another by history, and history would ultimately tear them apart.""" View more info

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Stop-Time: A Memoir

By: "Conroy, Frank"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140044461

ISBN: 0140044469

Condition: GOOD

First published in 1967, "Stop-Time" was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adolescence and beyond. Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a father's early death and a son's exhilarating escape into manhood. View more info

Adolphe suivi de Cecile

By: "Constant, Benjamin"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: c1957

Seller ID: 17P019

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Edgewear to exterior. Reading crease on spine. Roman autobiogarphique. Text in French. 181 pages. " View more info

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The Road from Coorain

By: "Conway, Jill Ker"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: 9780679724360

ISBN: 0679724362

Condition: GOOD

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"The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss"

By: "Cooper, Anderson, Vanderbilt, Gloria"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062454959

ISBN: 0062454951

Condition: GOOD

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

By: "Cooper, Diana"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Hammondsworth, UK", 1961

Seller ID: 5-7P014

Condition: FAIR

"SOLID but UGLY READING COPY. Tight, age-tanned pages, light soil, rubbing and creasing to exterior, some folded page corners. Chipped corner of front cover. Spine has rubbed hinges and small rips at top edge of hinge. 240 page, indexed, illustrated autobiography of Lady Diana Cooper, daughter of the Duke of Rutland, actress, part of ""the Edward and Mrs. Simpson"" set, wife of the First Lord of the Admiralty and Ambassador in Paris, " View more info

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The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood

By: "Cooper, Helene"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9780743266253

ISBN: 0743266250

Condition: GOOD

Helene Cooper is Congo, a descendant of two Liberian dynasties traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in Spain, and a farmhouse up-country. It was also an African childhood, filled with knock foot games and hot pepper soup, heartmen and neegee. When Helene was eight, the Coopers took in ... View more info


By: "Cooper, Sir Alfred Duff"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, 1964

Edition: "(reprint, 1971"

Seller ID: 6-7T002

ISBN: 0224601326

Condition: GOOD+

"READING COPY. Interior - tight, bright, clean and square. Covers are scruffy with creasing, sunning and a few rips. 399 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: "Corbett, Jim"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Seller ID: 6-4P004

ISBN: 0553229419

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, age toned pages, clean and square. Rubbed back cover and slight rubbing to cover edges. Binding crease on spine. Appears unread. Crisp, clean covers. ""The world's greatest tiger hunter tells his own extraordinary story"" 186 pages including glossary." View more info

San Martin de Porres (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #31)

By: "Crespo, Pedro Rodriguez (Percy Cayo Cordova, Ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Lima, Peru", 1987

Seller ID: 02T036

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Dominican cooperator brother who was beatified in the year 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI and canonized in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. - Short biography. 1579 -1639. 64 pages. Text in Spanish. " View more info

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Lakota Woman

By: "Crow Dog, Mary, Erdoes, Richard"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060973896

ISBN: 0060973897

Condition: GOOD

A unique autobiography unparalleled in American Indian literature, and a deeply moving account of a woman's triumphant struggle to survive in a hostile world. View more info

Mary Elizabeth Hawley

By: "Cruson, Daniel"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Newtown, CT", 1992

Seller ID: 4-DT038

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest soil to exterior. 20 page staple-bound booklet reprinted from 1992 issue of ""Rooster's Crow"", the newsletter of the Newtown (CT) Historical Society. 8 photos and family tree from Judge William Edmund (1755-1838) to Mary Hawley (1857 - 1930)" View more info

Super Groups

By: "Dagnal, Cynthia"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1981

Seller ID: 62P014

ISBN: 0448172283

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, yellowed, light age soil, slight tilt. Edgewear, light creasing. The lives of the Rock and Roll Musicians of the '70s: Foreigner; the Care; Aerosmith; Cheap Trick; Styk; The Knack; The Electric Light Orchestra; Pink Floyd; The Talking Heads; Van Halen; The clash; The Pretenders" View more info