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A Book of Essays

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Macmillan:

Seller ID: 9780770503413

ISBN: 0770503411

Condition: GOOD

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin:

Seller ID: 9780965188388

ISBN: 0965188388

Condition: GOOD

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Killing the Messenger: 100 Years of Media Criticism

By: Goldstein, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press:

Seller ID: 9780231066037

ISBN: 0231066031

Condition: GOOD

Criticism of the press has flourished at times over the last one hundred years, especially during the first part of this century. For a 1920 issue of the "New Republic," Walter Lippmann and Charles Merz wrote a stunning indictment of the "New York Times" for botching the coverage of the Russian Revolution. The 1980s have been a fallow period for cogent press criticism, but the decade has been characterized by a series of upheavals crying for fuller scrutiny. Janet Cooke, a "Washington Post" reporter, was forced to return the Pulitzer Prize for a fabricated story about an eight-year-old heroin ... View more info

Gun Control (Opposing Viewpoints)

By: Roleff, Tamara L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Greenhaven Press:

Seller ID: 9781565106635

ISBN: 1565106636

Condition: GOOD

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"Rhetoric, Religion, and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965: Volume 1 (Studies in Rhetoric & Religion)"

By: Houck, Davis W.

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Baylor University Press:

Seller ID: 9781932792546

ISBN: 1932792546

Condition: GOOD

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Convertis du XXme Siecle (Premier Volume)

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Casterman, Belgium": c1956

Seller ID: 10T019

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, soiled exterior with tanned spine, clean interior with age tanned pages, square. Hinge crease, rubbed corners. Authors: Gheon, Hyde, Stein, Jacob, Nicolle, Verkads, Copeman, Nagai, Merton, Raissa, Maritain, Carrel, Desvallieres, Bloy, Riviere, Jammes 246 pages, Text in French." View more info

Selections from Five Roman Authors - Nepos * Caesar * Sallust * Livy * Cicerro

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press / MacMillan & Co Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 7-NT002

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for slight softening of top of spine. No dust jacket (probably as issued). Brick red cloth with black title and designs. 9 selections in Latin and 30-page Latin vocabulary plus extensive commentary and notes in English. 142 pages, 4.75x7x.5. " View more info

Innamoramento e amore

By: "Alberoni, Francesco"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Italy, Garzanti Elefanti: 2001

Edition: (Seconda ristampa)

Seller ID: 7-2T005

ISBN: 8811674387

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Ventiduesimo saggi (20 essays) ""L'innmoramento tende alla fusione, ma alla fusione di due persone diverse. Perche ci sia innamoramento occorre che ci sia diversita e l'innamoramento e una volonta, una forza per superare questa diversita che pero esiste e deve esistere. "" " View more info

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"China, My Great Teacher"

By: "Anderson, Sid"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Xlibris: 2005

Seller ID: 7-5T025

ISBN: 141347103x

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author. ""How you and China can learn and profit from the mistakes of the United States"" ""dedicated to Chinese students studying or proficient in English"" ""It's been said that there are more English learners in China than there are native English speakers in the whole world"" 126 pages." View more info

This Bewildered Age

By: "Anspacher, Louis K. "

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, "Dodd, Mead & Company": 1935

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-NT028

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, clean interior, slight tilt to spine. SIGNED BY AUTHOR(?). No jacket. Light brown cloth with brown lettering. Sunned spine. Rough cut page edges. 12 essays reflecting on the changes to society and science in the ""current"" era (1930s). 5.25"" X 7.5"". 170 pages." View more info

"Bendiceme, America Latino Writers of the United States"

By: "Augenbraum, Quinn & Stavans"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, The Mercantile Library: 1993

Seller ID: 6-DT004

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Appears unread. ""Selected talks form the Symposium Sponsored by The Mercantile Library of New York"" by Ilan Stavans, Arnold Rampersad, Juan Bruce-Novoa, Gary Soto, Virgil Suarez, Margarite Fernandez Olmos, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Julia Alvarez & Rudolfo Anaya. 66 page, perfect bound. 13.7x21.6x.5cm" View more info

The Order of Battle at Trafalgar and Other Essays

By: "Bayley, John"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: NY, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1987

Edition: (1st American Edition)

Seller ID: 02H004

ISBN: 1555841376

Condition: FINE/ Fine

"As new except for crease on front flap of Dust Jacket. ""collection of essays includes studies of Keats, Hardy and Philip Larkin…but concentrates especially on the great figures in the Russian tradition, from Pushkin, Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy to...Pasternak, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Solhenitsyn, Grossman & Brodsky..."" 224 pages 8.75x5.75"" (22.2x14.65cm)" View more info

Les enfants humilies: Journal 1939-1940

By: "Bernanos, Geolrges"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: France, folio #303 / Gallimard: 1973

Seller ID: 8-3P004

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Appears unread. Tight, light age tanning to pages, clean and square. Tiny creases on cover corners. Light age soil to top exterior page edges. ""Georges Bernanos (1888-1948) est le divin monstre de la littérature française."" Text in French. 222 pages. ""Ce livre a failli ne jamais voir le jour. George Bernanos, lorsqu'il l'eut acheve en janvier 1940, en confia l'unique copie corrigee a Henri Michaux qui rentrait en France...Bernanos le relut alors que, deja atteint d'un mal mortel, il etait alite en Tunisie-La presente reedition a ete corrigee en plusieurs poi... View more info

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Freud's Vienna & Other Essays

By: "Bettelheim, Bruno"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679731887

ISBN: 0679731881

Condition: GOOD

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Cleopatra's Nose: Essays on the Unexpected

By: "Boorstin, Daniel J."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679755180

ISBN: 0679755187

Condition: GOOD

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Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt

By: "Burroughs, John"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Amsterdam, Netherlands", Fredonia Books: 2001

Seller ID: 8-2T011

ISBN: 1589633091

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Reprinted from the 1907 edition. Contents: Introduction includes an extensive letter discussing ""Old World"" forms of animal life; ""Camping with President Roosevelt"" describes a 1903 trip to Yellowstone Park; and ""President Roosevelt as a nature-lover and observer"" gives detailed stories on the President's fascination with bird watching. 112 pages with 11 black and white contemporary photos." View more info

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Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America

By: "Canada, Geoffrey"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press:

Seller ID: 9780807004227

ISBN: 0807004227

Condition: GOOD

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50 Essays: A Portable Anthology

By: "Cohen, Samuel"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780312446987

ISBN: 0312446985

Condition: GOOD

"50 Essays: A Portable Anthology" directly addresses students' and instructors' concerns that composition readers are too expensive and too large. At less than half the size and price of comparable readers, "50 Essays" meets the needs of a wide variety of classrooms. The carefully chosen table of contents presents enough familiarity to reassure instructors, enough novelty to keep things interesting, and enough variety to accommodate many different teaching needs. The editorial apparatus has been designed to support that variety of needs without being intrusive. In its second edition, "50 Essay... View more info

"Notes of a Hanging Judge: Essays and Reviews, 1979-1989"

By: "Crouch, Stanley"

Price: $6.25

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Seller ID: 9780195055917

ISBN: 0195055918

Condition: very good

Stanley Crouch, the rarely acknowledged but epic nature of the Afro-American experience offers one of the most revealing paths through the spiritual and intellectual thickets of our time, exposing us to ourselves as often through art as through politics. In Notes of a Hanging Judge, Crouch portrays this century as an "Age of Redefinition" for the United States and identifies the Civil Rights Movement as one of its richest metaphors. Crouch explores the movement from all sides--its epochal triumphs and the forces that have nearly destroyed it, its great political and artistic success stories an... View more info

The Nature of Things : A collection of Articles and Poems as printed in the Valley Reporter

By: "Day, Ann B."

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Waitsfield, VT", The Valley Reporter: 2004

Edition: "(Signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 8-2H009

ISBN: 0976184508

Condition: FINE

"As new- gift quality! First edition, signed by author. Nature in the Mad River Valley of Vermont - essays, photos and a few poems written over the course of 30 years, organized by the seasons. 120 pages. 6x9x.4"" (15.2x22.6x1cm)" View more info