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Autoportrait d'une psychanalyste 19334-1988

By: "Dolto, Francoise"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1989

Seller ID: 35T010

ISBN: 2020109344

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for 2 folded pages corners, faint wear to covers, and a few tiny number on first free page. ""A quelques semaines de sa mort, Francoise Dolto evoque avec un entrain peu commun les traits saillants de son histoire personnelle. Et ce qui est capital ici, c'est qu'il s'agit d'un dialogue avec un psychanalyste, d'un echange entre psychanalystes..."" Text in French. 286 pages." View more info

Doctor Tom Dooley: My Story

By: "Dooley, Thomas A "

Price: $6.89

Publisher: NY, 1964

Edition: (1st Paperback)

Seller ID: 48P041

Condition: NEAR FINE

"One-volume abridgement of: Deliver Us From Evil, The Edge of Tomorrow and The Night They Burned The Mountain. Light wear, owners name on 1st pg. Tight, bright, clean and square. " View more info

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


By: "Dunne, John gregory"

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780671725143

ISBN: 0671725149

Condition: GOOD

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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's two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina. Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun r... View more info

Oscar Wilde

By: "Ellmann, Richard"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf:

Seller ID: 9780394554846

ISBN: 0394554841

Condition: GOOD

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Heartburn (Virago Modern Classics)

By: "Ephron, Nora"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Time Warner Books Uk:

Seller ID: 9781860490248

ISBN: 1860490247

Condition: GOOD

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Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women (Modern Library Humor and Wit)

By: "Ephron, Nora"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Modern Library:

Seller ID: 9780679640356

ISBN: 0679640355

Condition: GOOD

The classic "Crazy Salad, " by screenwriting legend and novelist Nora Ephron, is an extremely funny, deceptively light look at a generation of women (and men) who helped shape the way we live now. In this distinctive, engaging, and simply hilarious view of a period of great upheaval in America, Ephron turns her keen eye and wonderful sense of humor to the media, politics, beauty products, and women's bodies. In the famous "A Few Words About Breasts," for example, she tells us: "If I had had them, I would have been a completely different person. I honestly believe that." Ephron brings her sharp... View more info

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I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections

By: "Ephron, Nora"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307742803

ISBN: 0307742806

Condition: GOOD

Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of "I Feel Bad About My Neck, "taking a hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life, and recalling with her signature clarity and wisdom everything she hasn't (yet) forgotten. Filled with insights and observations that instantly ring true--and could have come only from Nora Ephron--"I Remember Nothing" is pure joy. View more info

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Wallflower at the Orgy

By: "Ephron, Nora"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553385052

ISBN: 0553385054

Condition: GOOD

From her Academy Award--nominated screenplays to her bestselling fiction and essays, Nora Ephron is one of America's most gifted, prolific, and versatile writers. In this classic collection of magazine articles, Ephron does what she does best: embrace American culture with love, cynicism, and unmatched wit. From tracking down the beginnings of the self-help movement to dressing down the fashion world's most powerful publication to capturing a glimpse of a legendary movie in the making, these timeless pieces tap into our enduring obsessions with celebrity, food, romance, clothes, entertainment,... View more info

Because of Romek: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir

By: "Faber, David"

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780963888624

ISBN: 0963888625

Condition: GOOD

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir of teenagerboy. Survivor of eight concentration camps, Polish-born Jewish Holocaust survivor; Nazi victim from 1939-45; witness to the Nazi murders of parents, brother, five of six sisters, "riveting true story", endorsed by veterans, educators, clergy, required reading schools and colleges, also published in German. View more info

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 London and Paris, Vienna and Verona, for her musical performances, while in Moscow her literary salon prompted Alexander Pushkin t... 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 toco actuar."" Text in Spanish." 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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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 passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college r... 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" "An afterward offers solid advice and sources for learning more." ---- "On Earth Magazine," Natural Resources Defense Fund... View more info

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Wishful Drinking

By: "Fisher, Carrie"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9781439153710

ISBN: 143915371X

Condition: GOOD

Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of ) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. In "Wishful Drinking," adapted from her one-woman stage show, Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of "Hollywood in-breeding," come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars, and become a cultural icon and bestselling action figure at the age of nineteen. Intimate, hilarious, and sobering, "Wishful Drinking" is Fisher, looking at her life as she best remembers it (what do you expect after electroshock therapy?). It's a... 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 underworld of felons and addicts as well as the jarring shock of the extreme, if loving, school that enabled her to overcome ... 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 Minister of Health, he spearheaded the establishment of the National Health Service, which was to provide medical care free at point-of-need to all Britons. ""chief spokesmen for the Labour party's left wing,""" View more info