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Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress: Tales of Growing Up Groovy and Clueless

By: "Gilman, Susan Jane"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780446679497

ISBN: 0446679496

Condition: GOOD


- Kiss My Tiara, the author's previous book, was published as a Warner trade paperback original in 2/01, netting over 100,000 copies.- Hypocrite in A Pouffy White Dress will speak to the same intelligent 20- to 30-something female audiences that loved the bestsellers The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club (Villard, 2002) and The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing (Viking Press, 1999).- The author is a humor columnist for Hues magazine and commentator on World Ne... View more info

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Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach

By: "Gordon, Meryl"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780547247984

ISBN: 0547247982

Condition: GOOD


The fate of Brooke Astor, the endearing philanthropist with the storied name, has generated worldwide headlines since her grandson Philip sued his father, Anthony Marshall, in 2006, alleging mistreatment of Brooke. Shortly after her death in 2007, Anthony was indicted on charges of looting her estate. New York journalist Meryl Gordon has interviewed not only the elite of Mrs. Astor's social circle but also the large staff who cared for her during her declining years. The... View more info

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The Light in the Window

By: "Goulding, June"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Ebury Press:

Seller ID: 9780091902056

ISBN: 0091902053

Condition: GOOD


In Ireland, 1951, the young June Goulding took up a position as midwife in a home for unmarried mothers run by the Sacred Heart nuns. What she witnessed there was to haunt her for the next fifty years. It was a place of secrets, lies and cruelty. A place where women picked grass by hand and tarred roads whilst heavily pregnant. Where they were denied any contact with the outside world; denied basic medical treatment and abused for their 'sins'; where, after the birth, th... View more info

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"Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism (Vintage)"

By: "Grandin, Temple"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307739582

ISBN: 0307739589

Condition: GOOD


Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one-third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism--because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us. In this unprecedented book, Grandin delivers a report from the country of autism. Writing from the dual perspectivies of a scientist and an autistic pe... View more info

"Life, Death and Everything in Between: A Paramedic's Memoirs"

By: "Grayson, Steven ""Kelly"""

Price: $79.95

Publisher: 2005

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 63X002

ISBN: 1887321047

Condition: FINE


As new - gift quality! The real life of a paramedic told in a series of short stories. Larger print type face. View more info

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (Signet)

By: "Greenberg, Joanne"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451160317

ISBN: 0451160312

Condition: GOOD


"I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" is the story of a sixteen-year-old who retreats from reality into the bondage of a lushly imagined but threatening kingdom, and her slow and painful journey back to sanity. View more info

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"Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends: Letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland, and Adie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868 "

By: "Griffin, Farah Jasmine"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1999

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NX003

ISBN: 0679451285

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Near Fien


"Ex-library, as new except for expected markings. DJ also has library markings, under the plastic cover. ""A riveting collection of letters, written at the time of the Civil War, that chronicle the lives of two African-American women from New England: one who went to the South to found a school, the other a domestic servant who stayed in the North, in New York and New England.""" View more info

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Black Like Me

By: "Griffin, John Howard"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, ©1976

Edition: (updated

Seller ID: 90P020

ISBN: 0451163176

Condition: FINE


"As new, unread but has a faint hinge crease. ""What was it like, really like, to be a black in the Deep South? Novelist John Howard Griffin darkened his skin and set out to discover by personal experience the night side of American life."" ""done at the very end of 1959, before the first ""freedom marches"" or any other manifestation of national concern about racial injustice.""" View more info

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Jean Sibelius and His World

By: "Grimley, Daniel M. (ed.)"

Price: $30.95

Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", PRINCETON UNIV PR: 2011

Seller ID: 7-3H005

ISBN: 0691152810

Condition: FINE


As new - gift quality! Unread. 15 annotated essays on Finland's greatest 20th century composer: the man and his music. 370 indexed pages. View more info

Conversations with Capote

By: "Grobel, Lawrence James A. Michener, foreword)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1985

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 09H014

ISBN: 0453004946

Condition: FINE/Fine


"As new except for slight tilt in fine unclipped Dust Jacket. ""extraordinary conversations, recorded over the last two years of Truman Capote's life, the genius that elevated talk to art and gossip to literature lives on…""" View more info

George Grosz: An Autobiography (Original title: Ein kleines Ja ein grosses Nein)

By: "Grosz, George"

Price: $32.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Edition: (1st English edition)

Seller ID: 01H030

ISBN: 0025458302

Condition: FINE/Near Fine


"As new except for shadow of sticker inside front cover. DJ shows faint age soil to cream background and light shelfwear to edges. ""autobiography by one of the twentieth century's greatest satirical artists…a graphic portrait of Germany in chaos after the Treaty of Versailles...a memoir of a remarkable artist's development..."" 312 pages with illustrations, 9.25x6.25"" (23.5x15.9cm)." View more info

Legend: The Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe

By: "Guiles, Fred L."

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Stein and Day:

Seller ID: 9780812882018

ISBN: 0812882016

Condition: GOOD


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Jeanne dite jeanne d'arc

By: "Guillemin, Henri"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: France, 1970

Seller ID: 35T007

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ dj VG


"Tight, bright, clean interior, age toning to top exterior edges and sunning to dust jacket spine, square. Small rubbing and chipping to top edge of dust jacket spine. 3/4"" tear on bottom edge of spine hinge on both dj and book. Controversial biography of Joan of Arc which made her too human for some people's tastes. Text in French. 256 pages. " View more info

Blessings in Disguise

By: "Guiness, Alec"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, 1986

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 6-1H003

ISBN: 0394552377

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faintest foxing on exterior page ends. Blue paper-covered boards with 1/4 lavender cloth with silver gilt lettering. The unclipped dust jacket is clean and crisp but missing a 3/8"" square chip at bottom of the back cover. 238 indexed pages. Described by the London Times as ""The wittiest, most elegant memoir to come out of the theatre in years.""" View more info

Bound for Glory

By: "Guthrie, Woody (Woody Guthrie, illus.)"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: NY, 1960

Seller ID: 32P001

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, clean interior, age soiled exterior, slight tilt. Cover drawing by Guthrie with green border. Autobiography ""the story he knew when he was a young man in the 1920s and 1930s"" the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, the source of much of his legacy of follksong. 353 pages." View more info

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The Soong Sisters

By: "Hahn, Emily"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: 2003

Seller ID: 5-6T006

ISBN: 0759253412

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, tilted spine. 1 folded page corner plus light corner bumps. 1 page with underlining and notes on the blank page facing the back cover. 301 pages. "" the story of China through both world wars...chronicles the changes to Shanghai as they relate to a very eccentric family that had the courage to speak out against the ruling regime.""" View more info

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"Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board"

By: "Hamilton, Bethany, Bundschuh, Rick"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MTV:

Seller ID: 9781416503460

ISBN: 1416503463

Condition: very good


They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf? How else could one explain that nothing not even the loss of her arm could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark s stealth attack with the calm of a girl with God on her side. Pushing pain and panic aside, she began to paddle with one arm, focusing on a single thought: Get to the beach.... ... View more info

"Den Fordums Pomp Og Pragt Som Svandt: En Engelsk Diplomats Erindringer (Original title: The Vanished Pomps of Yesteryear, being some Random Reminiscences of a British Diplomat)"

By: "Hamilton, Frederick Spencer"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Kristiania (Oslo), Norway", 1923

Seller ID: 2NT004

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Slight softening to spine ends and slight inward curl of cover corners. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and design on spine and front. Text block with marbled edges. Colored insert of title page which appears to duplicate original dust jacket. Owner's name and what appears to be the illustration from the original dust jacket glued onto the first free page. 258 pages. Text in Norwegian. ""Hamilton's anecdotal rec... View more info

Life and Times of Hannibal Hamlin

By: "Hamlin, Charles Eugene"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", 1899

Seller ID: 5-7X003

Condition: FAIR


"Text block is tight but hinges are cracked on end papers in both front and back. Navy blue faille covers, with designs and lettering in gilt on front and spine and embossed on back cover are clean and unfaded but frayed on spine ends and rubbed on corners.. Pages are clean with faintest age tanning and gilt top edge. No dust jacket. 625 indexed, annotated pages, with 17 plates (all present) including group pages with cameo portraits of: Anti-Slavery Leaders of Con... View more info

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I'll Have What She's Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting (Vintage Contemporaries Original)

By: "Harrington, Rebecca"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781101872437

ISBN: 1101872438

Condition: GOOD


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