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My Life in France

By: "Child, Julia"

Price: $3.75

Seller ID: 9780307474858

ISBN: 0307474852

Condition: GOOD

Julia Child single handedly awakened America to the pleasures of "good "cooking with her cookbook "Mastering the Art of French Cooking "and her television show "The French Chef," but as she reveals in this bestselling memoir, she didn't know the first thing about cooking when she landed in France. Indeed, when she first arrived in 1948 with her husband, Paul, she spoke no French and knew nothing about the country itself. But as she dove into French culture, buying food at local markets and taking classes at the Cordon Bleu, her life changed forever. Julia's unforgettable story unfolds with... View more info

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

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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

Nepali Aama: Portrait of a Nepalese hill woman

By: "Coburn, Broughton"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ross-Erikson:

Seller ID: 9780915520459

ISBN: 0915520451

Condition: GOOD

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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

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My Losing Season: A Memoir

By: "Conroy, Pat"

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Bantam Books:

Seller ID: 9780553381900

ISBN: 0553381903

Condition: GOOD

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER Pat Conroy, one of America's premier novelists, has penned a deeply affecting coming-of-age memoir about family, love, loss, basketball--and life itself. During one unforgettable season as a Citadel cadet, Conroy becomes part of a basketball team that is ultimately destined to fail. And yet for a military kid who grew up on the move, the Bulldogs provide a sanctuary from the cold, abrasive father who dominates his life--and a crucible for becoming his own man. With all the drama and incandescence of his bestselling fiction, Conroy re-creates his pivotal s... 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 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


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

"Middle Place, The"

By: "Corrigan, Kelly"

Price: $3.75

Seller ID: 9781401340933

Condition: GOOD

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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

Mao's Last Dancer

By: "Cunxin, Li"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425201336

Condition: GOOD

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