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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 a foster child a common custom among the Liberian elite. Eunice, a Bassa girl, suddenly became known as Mrs. Cooper s daughte... View more info

Talleyrand

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

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"Middle Place, The"

By: "Corrigan, Kelly"

Price: $3.75

Publisher: HACHETTE AUDIO PA:

Seller ID: 9781401340933

ISBN: 1401340938

Condition: GOOD


"An amazing story told with steep honesty. The Middle Place is memoir at its highest form."--Darin Strauss, author of More Than It Hurts You and The Real McCoy"If you're in a book club or just love to read, make sure this book ends up in your lap, where it will remain until you finish. Plan to laugh, cry, and be consumed by Kelly Corrigan." --Winston-Salem Journal"Bravely reveals the frightened daughter inside the grown-up wife and mother." --Elle"Come for the writing, stay for the drama. Or vice-versa. Either way, you won't regret it."--San Francisco ChronicleFor Kel... View more info

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Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer

By: "Cox, Lynne"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780156031301

ISBN: 0156031302

Condition: very good


Now in paperback, with photos and maps added especially for this new edition, here is the acclaimed life story of a woman whose drive and determination inspire everyone she touches. Lynne Cox started swimming almost as soon as she could walk. By age sixteen, she had broken all records for swimming the English Channel. Her daring eventually led her to the Bering Strait, where she swam five miles in thirty-eight-degree water in just a swimsuit, cap, and goggles. In between those accomplishments, she became the first to swim the Strait of Magellan, narrowly escaped a shark attack off the Cape... 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

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Mao's Last Dancer

By: "Cunxin, Li"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425201336

ISBN: 0425201333

Condition: GOOD


From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as part of a cultural exchange, only to fall in love with America-and with an American woman. Two years later, through a series of events worthy of the most exciting cloak-and-dagger fiction, he defected to the United States, where he quickly became known as one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world. This is his story, told in his own ini... 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

James Dean American Icon

By: "Dalton, David"

Price: $9.68

Publisher: NY, 1984

Edition: (4th printing)

Seller ID: 4NX018

ISBN: 10312439628

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Bright, tight, clean & square. Faint edgewear to bottom. Faint curl to top corner front cover. 1 folded pg corner. 285 photo-packed pages w/stories and chronology." View more info

Motherlant ou L'Homme Encombre de Dieu avec des remarques par Henry De Motherlant de l'Academie francaise

By: "De Beer, Jean"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", ©1963

Seller ID: 03T011

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest of age soil to exterior, slight curl. Reading creases on spine. Gift inscription with illegible signature for PEN conference (1963) and Jean De Beers card from same conference (enclosed). Illustrated with many back and white photos. Portrait-Dialogue. Text in French. 448 pages, 7-7/8x5-3/4"" (20x13.6cm)." View more info

Vita di Luciano de Crescenzo da Lui Medesimo

By: "De Crescenzo, Luciano"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Milan. Italy, c1989

Seller ID: 90H003

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Very Good


"As new except for slight rubbing to corners. Burgundy leather with gilt. DJ is clean and intact but has tiny rips on edges. 234 pages, 8-3/8x5-5/8"" (21.3x14.3cm). Text in Italian." View more info

Rabelais par lui-meme (collection ecrivains de toujours n°48)

By: "De Dieguez, Manuel"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1968

Seller ID: 18T005

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Hinge crease, faint age soil to exterior and owner's name and date on first free page. 184 pages plus Bibliography." View more info

Correspondence Generale Premiere Partie Lettres Inedites a Louis De Narbonne Tome II Volume I

By: "de Stael,. Madame (Beatrice W. Jasinski, ed.)"

Price: $58.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1960

Edition: (signed - limited editon)

Seller ID: 97T024

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Inscription to Marc et Jacqueline Chadourne signed by editor. Tight, bright, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, slight curl. Sunned spine and some minor spotting on exterior page edges. 304 pages with index, 8.5x5.25"" ( 21.6x+L913.3cm) Text in French." View more info

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Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Miss Edna Mills: China's First Lady and Her American Friend

By: "De-Long, Thomas A."

Price: $16.50

Publisher: "Jefferson, NC", MCFARLAND & CO INC: 2007

Seller ID: 36H002

ISBN: 0786429801

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, faint age soil to exterior page edges, corner bump. Mayling Soong, who later became known to the world as Madam Chiang Kai-shek came to America in 1907 and in 1913 entered Wellesley College. This book traces her life long friendship with her classmate, Emma De Long Mills, through an important time in the relationship between the US and China. 252 illustrated, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

By: "Delany, Sarah L., Elizabeth, A. Delany, Hill, Amy Hearth"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440220428

ISBN: 0440220424

Condition: GOOD


Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record and a moving portrait of two remarkable women who continued to love, laugh, and embrace life after over a hundred years of living side by side. Their sharp memories show us the post-Reconstruction South and Booker T. Washington; Harlem's Golden Age and Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. Bessie breaks barriers to become a dentist; Sadie quietly integrates the New York City system as a high school teacher. Their extraordinary story makes an important contribu... View more info