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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 Near Fine except for all the expected markings of a ""withdrawn"" library book.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 wing...as 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

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 answer: "It just gets better from here."-- from Always Looking Up 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 life experiences to make a case that real learning happens when "life goes skidding sideways." He writes of coming to Los Angel... View more info

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The Diary Of A Young Girl

By: "Frank, Anne"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Anchor Books:

Seller ID: 9780385480338

ISBN: 0385480334

Condition: GOOD


The basis for and official tie-in edition to the PBS Masterpiece Classic movie titled "The Diary of Anne Frank," directed by Jon Jones from a screenplay by Deborah Moggach. First airing April 11, 2010. More than fifty years after its first publication, Doubleday's definitive edition of Anne Frank's famous diary generated an extraordinary amount of excitement when it was published in early 1995. Enthusiastically received by critics and readers alike, it reigned for nine weeks on "The New York Times" bestseller list and will remain for all time the version that millions of readers will cheri... View more info

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Second Edition (Yale Nota Bene)

By: "Franklin, Benjamin"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Yale University Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780300098587

ISBN: 0300098588

Condition: NEAR FINE


A classic of eighteenth-century American history and literature, Benjamin Franklin's "Autobiography" has had an influence perhaps unequaled by any other book by an American writer. Written ostensibly as a letter to his son William, Franklin's "Autobiography" offers his reflections on philosophy and religion, politics, war, education, material success, and the status of women. Prepared by the editors of "The Papers of Benjamin Franklin," this edition is drawn with scrupulous care from the original manuscript in Franklin's handwriting now in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. T... View more info

How to Be Alone: Essays

By: "Franzen, Jonathan"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Picador:

Seller ID: 9780312422165

Condition: GOOD


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Women of Illusion: A Circus Family's History

By: "Frega, Donnalee"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr:

Seller ID: 9780312177188

ISBN: 0312177186

Condition: very good


The lure of the circus that tempts every child has always seemed a world of never-ending fun. But Women of Illusion is a circus tale like none you've ever heard. Seldom do you come across insiders who have left the circus and are willing to tell their stories; Women of Illusion presents just such a tale. Based on hundreds of hours of interviews with Betty Huber, the eighty-year-old matriarch of the Cirkus Brumbach, and painstaking research into the history and culture of the circus, Donnalee Frega narrates a fascinating story of one circus family, the Hubers. Just as the circus audience only s... View more info

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The Notebooks of Robert Frost

By: "Frost, Robert (Robert Faggen, ed.)"

Price: $13.75

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", HARVARD UNIV PR: 2009

Seller ID: 17H002

ISBN: 067403466X

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight curl to front cover and 3 pages with folded corners. ""an inveterate note-taker penning thousands of intense aphoristic thoughts, observations, and meditations…unprecedented insight into Frost's complex and often highly contradictory thinking about poetics, politics, education, psychology, science, and religion..."" 810 annotated, indexed pages. Oversized and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping." View more info

Grace: La Dama y los Milagros

By: "Fuller, Elizabeth"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Danbury, CT", 1986

Seller ID: 80T025

ISBN: 0939241536

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight curl. 126 pages (8.25 x5.25""). Text in Portuguese. ""La autora, Elizabeth Fuller, una mujer de mente esceptica, despues de pasar un ano con Grace, obervando de cerca dopcenas de curas inexplicables y extraordinarios ' milagros', termino por lo menos algo convencida de lo que habio presemciado.""" View more info

Marietta Wetherill: Reflections on Life with the Navajos in Chaco Canyon

By: "Gabriel, Kathryn"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boulder, CO", 1992

Seller ID: 01H013

ISBN: 1555660908

Condition: FINE/ Near Fine


"As new except for mark from sticker removal inside front cover. DJ has shelfwear to edges. ""In the years after she moved to Chaco Canyon in 1897 with her husband Richard…who had previously discovered the Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde... Marietta Weatherill got to know the Navajos probably as intimately as a white person could...In 1953 (she) told the story of her life to a newspaper reporter who recorded it...bequeathing a priceless historical treasure to the future..."" 242 pages with bibliography, 9.25x6.25"" (23.5x15.9cm)." View more info

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Peace: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi (Me-We)

By: "Gandhi, Mahatma"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts:

Seller ID: 9781598422429

ISBN: 1598422421

Condition: very good


PEACE: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi is part of the new Me We book series from Blue Mountain ArtsA(R). Inspired by the life and philosophy of one of the 20th centuryas most remarkable humanitarians, this book combines compelling photographs of Gandhi with quotations from his most inspiring speeches and writings to capture the true essence of his timeless messages of peace, equality, and love. The book also includes an in-depth biographical essay by South African writer/novelist Mike Nicol and an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. View more info

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Billy F. Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead

By: "Gibbons, Billy F (as told to Todd Vickers)(David Perry, photos)"

Price: $35.95

Publisher: "St. Paul, MN", 2005

Seller ID: 7-2Y004

ISBN: 0760322694

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Faintest shelfwear to dust jacket. ""Billy F Gibbons, be-shaded axe-man extraordinaire from ZZ TOP and certified Texas Grade-A gearhead...a noted collector whose own designs have manifested themselves in his cars and in hundreds of mind-bending custom guitars. "" 191 indexed pages illustrated throughout with personal photos, band photos and car photos.11x12x1""" View more info

The Journals of Andre Gide - Volume III 1928-1939

By: "Gide, Andre (Justin O'Brien, trans.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 1949

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 4-9H004

Condition: GOOD- / Fair dj


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Blue cloth with gilt, but gilt on spine is mostly worn away. Gift inscription on first free page. Faint age soil to exterior page edges. Unclipped dust jacket is present but age soiled, tattered along edged and folds and tape repaired on inside." View more info

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"Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia"

By: "Gilbert, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143118428

ISBN: 0143118420

Condition: GOOD


This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in Italy and the art of devotion in India, and then a balance between the two on the Indonesian island of Bali. By turns rapturous and rueful, this wise and ... View more info

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Committed: A Love Story

By: "Gilbert, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143118701

ISBN: 0143118706

Condition: GOOD


The #1 "New York Times" bestselling follow-up to "Eat, Pray, Love"--an intimate and erudite celebration of love. At the end of her memoir "Eat, Pray, Love," Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian living in Indonesia. The couple swore eternal love, but also swore (as skittish divorce survivors) never to marry. However, providence intervened in the form of a U.S. government ultimatum: get married, or Felipe could never enter America again. Told with Gilbert's trademark humor and intelligence, this fascinating meditation on compatibility and fidelity chronicles Gilbert's com... View more info

The Last American Man

By: "Gilbert, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books:

Seller ID: 9780142002834

Condition: GOOD


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