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Looking Back: An Autobiographical Excursion

By: "Douglas, Norman"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: NY, 1933

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-4H006

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, slight tilt to spine, no dust jacket. Softened spine ends, starting to fray. Rough spots inside front and back cover where book plates have been removed, Autobiography of British author (1868 - 1952) who spent his life one jump ahead of scandal and whose works and person appeared in the fiction of other prominent authors of his day (Joyce, Nabokov, Burgess, Davies). " View more info

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How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed

By: "Drakulic, Slavenka"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060975401

ISBN: 0060975407

Condition: GOOD


Hailed by feminists as one of the most important contributions to women's studies in the last decade, this gripping, beautifully written account describes the daily struggles of women under the Marxist regime in the former republic of Yugoslavia. View more info

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A Stolen Life: A Memoir

By: "Dugard, Jaycee"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9781451629194

ISBN: 1451629192

Condition: GOOD


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Harp

By: "Dunne, John gregory"

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780671725143

ISBN: 0671725149

Condition: GOOD


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Zeitoun

By: "Eggers, Dave"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307387943

ISBN: 0307387941

Condition: GOOD


National Bestseller A "New York Times "Notable Book An "O, The Oprah Magazine "Terrific Read of the YearA "Huffington Post "Best Book of the Year A "New Yorker "Favorite Book of the Year A "Chicago Tribune "Favorite Nonfiction Book of the Year A "Kansas City Star" Best Book of the Year A "San Francisco Chronicle" Best Book of the Year An "Entertainment Weekly" Best Book of the Decade The true story of one family, caught between America... View more info

And So It Goes

By: "Ellerbee, Linda"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425102374

ISBN: 0425102378

Condition: GOOD


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Oscar Wilde

By: "Ellmann, Richard"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf:

Seller ID: 9780394554846

ISBN: 0394554841

Condition: GOOD


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The Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Volkonsky

By: "Fairweather, Maria"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Robinson:

Seller ID: 9781841192413

ISBN: 1841192414

Condition: GOOD


Charming, intelligent, and abundantly talented, the beautiful Princess Zinaida Alexandrovna Volkonsky embodied the romantic spirit of an age that her fascinating life epitomized. At the Russian imperial court of Alexander I in the early 1800s, the young Zinaida captured the heart of the czar himself before her marriage to his aide-de-camp Prince Volkonsky took her across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars. Afterward, at the peace celebrations, she won wide praise in Londo... View more info

Martin Lutero: Un Destino (Brevarios #113

By: "Febvre, Lucien"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1983

Edition: (quinta reimpresion)

Seller ID: 5-2P013

ISBN: 9681605497

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for faintest shelfwear to cover corners and 19 of 287 pages with highlighting. ""Martin Lutero es un personaje singular...Una nueva manera de pensar impuso al mundo cristiano el reformador; una forma descarnada de sentir y practicar la religion y, a la ve, represento una peculiar expresion de la rebeldia. Febvre, al descubrir al monje agustino en su plenitud, lo situa en su tiempo, ante los problemas sociales, politicos y religiosos en que le t... View more info

A Peculiar Treasure

By: "Ferber, Edna"

Price: $6.44

Publisher: NY, 1966

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 4DP011

Condition: NEAR FINE


"tight, bright, clean & square. Small chip to top corner front cover and top of spine. ""The famous author of Show Boat, So Big, Cimarron, Giant & other superb novels, writes her greatest & most dramatic story. Her autobiography." View more info

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Bossypants

By: "Fey, Tina"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: "Reagan Arthur / Little, Brown":

Seller ID: 9780316056892

ISBN: 0316056898

Condition: GOOD


Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passiona... View more info

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"Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living"

By: "Fine, Doug"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: VILLARD:

Seller ID: 9780812977899

ISBN: 0812977890

Condition: GOOD


Advance praise for Farewell, My Subaru "Fine is Bryson Funny." ----"Santa Cruz Sentinel """"Fine is an amiable and self-deprecating storyteller in the mold of Douglas Adams. If you're a fan of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"-style humor -- and also looking to find out how to raise your own livestock to feed your ice-cream fetish -- "Farewell" may prove a vital tool." ---- "The Washington Post " "Fine is an eco-hero for our time.." ---- "Miami Herald" View more info

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"The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum"

By: "Fleming, Candace"

Price: $18.99

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade:

Seller ID: 9780375841972

ISBN: 0375841970

Condition: NEW


"Step right up Meet the astounding . . . the amazing . . . P. T. Barnum "The award-winning author of "The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary," "Amelia Lost," and "Our Eleanor "brings us the larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum. Known far and wide for his jumbo elephants, midgets, and three-ring circuses, here' s a complete and captivating look at the man behind the Greatest Show on Earth. Readers can visit Barnum's American Museum; meet To... View more info

Tupac Amaru (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #25)

By: "Florez, Luis Durand (Percy Cayo Cordova, Ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Lima, Peru", 1987

Seller ID: 02T040

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. José Gabriel Condorcanqui Noguera (José Gabriel Túpac Amaru) - descendent of the last Inca ruler in Peru - the leader of an indigenous uprising in 1780 against the Spanish in Peru. - Short biography. 1742 - 1781. 62 pages. Text in Spanish. " View more info

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Come Back: A Mother and Daughter's Journey Through Hell and Back (P.S.)

By: "Fontaine, Claire, Fontaine, Mia"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780061567575

ISBN: 0061567574

Condition: GOOD


In powerful parallel stories, mother and daughter give mesmerizing first-person accounts of the nightmare that shattered their family and the amazing journey they took to find their way back to each other. Claire Fontaine's relentless cross-country search for her missing child and ultimate decision to force her into treatment in Eastern Europe is a gripping tale of dead ends, painful revelations, and, at times, miracles. Mia Fontaine describes her refuge in the seedy ... View more info

Aneurin Bevan: A Biography - Volume Two: 1945-1960

By: "Foot, Michael"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Seller ID: 4-NT018

ISBN: 0689105878

Condition: GOOD-


"Ex-library. Near Fine except for all the expected markings of a ""withdrawn"" library book. Dust jacket in protective plastic cover taped to book. "" Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Minister for Health in the post-war Attlee government from 1945 to 1951...chief spokesmen for the Labour party's left wing...as Minister of Health, he spearheaded the establishment of the National Health Service, which was to provide medical care free a... View more info

Ostinato

By: "Forets, Louis-Rene des"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 1947

Seller ID: 3NT010

ISBN: 271522012X

Condition: FINE


"As new except for tiny corner bump. ""Le gris argent du matin, l'architecture des arbres perdus dans l'essaim de leurs feuilles."" Text in French." View more info

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The Devil That Danced on the Water: A Daughter's quest

By: "Forna, Aminatta"

Price: $14.18

Publisher: NY, 2003

Edition: (Advance Proof)

Seller ID: 53T031

ISBN: 0871138654

Condition: FINE


"""As Sierra Leone faced its future as a fledgling democracy, Mohamed Forna was a new star in the political firmament"" His daughter tells his story. As new-gift quality!" View more info

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Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist

By: "Fox, Michael J."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9781401310165

ISBN: 1401310168

Condition: GOOD


At the turn from our bedroom into the hallway, there is an old full-length mirror in a wooden frame. I can't help but catch a glimpse of myself as I pass. Turning fully toward the glass, I consider what I see. This reflected version of myself, wet, shaking, rumpled, pinched, and slightly stooped, would be alarming were it not for the self-satisfied expression pasted across my face. I would ask the obvious question, "What are you smiling about?" but I already know the ans... View more info

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned

By: "Fox, Michael J."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9781401323868

ISBN: 1401323863

Condition: very good


Michael J. Fox abandoned high school to pursue an acting career, but went on to receive honorary degrees from several universities and garner the highest accolades for his acting, as well as for his writing. In his new book, he inspires and motivates graduates to recognize opportunities, maximize their abilities, and roll with the punches--all with his trademark optimism, warmth, and humor.In A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future, Michael draws on his own li... View more info