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THE FLYERS: IN SEARCH OF WILBUR & ORVILLE WRIGHT

By: Adams, Noah

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: [2003]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02421


The well-known NPR correspondent writes this biography in a very personal way View more info

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MRS. CHIPPY'S LAST EXPEDITION: THE REMARKABLE JOURNAL OF SHACKLETON'S POLAR-BOUND CAT

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02925


The imagined memoir of the cat who accompanied Shackleton on his storied 1914 Antarctic expedition; includes a selection of Fank Hurley’ photographs and W.E. How’s drawings of the expedition; nice gift for a cat loving explorer View more info

BARBRA: THE WAY SHE IS

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02731


An unauthorized biography of the diva View more info

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LITTLE HOUSE COUNTRY: A PHOTO GUIDE TO THE HOME SITES OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER

By: Anderson, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kansas City MO, Terrell Publishing: [1989]

Seller ID: 03594


48 pages of color photos and text about the various houses Wilder lived in View more info

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THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE: MY CLIMB OUT OF DARKNESS

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02857


This former nun tells how she battled her way from despair to become one of religion’s pre-eminent authors View more info

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SACCO AND VANZETTI: THE ANARCHIST BACKGROUND

By: Avrich, Paul

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Princeton NJ, Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02718


Avrich concentrates on the anarchist backrground of Sacco and Venzetti; nicely done View more info

AND A VOICE TO SING WITH

By: Baez, Joan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Summit Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00128


Autobiography of the folk singer View more info

ANAIS NIN: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Bair, Deirdre

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01145


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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF R. CRUMB: COMMENTS FROM CONTEMPORARIES

By: Beauchamp, Monte ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01919


Tribute to this genius cartoonist; Includes contributions from Matt Groening, Terry Gilliam, Paul Krassner, Alan Moore, Al Goldstein, Roger Ebert, and Terry Zwigoff among others View more info

WALLACE STEGNER: HIS LIFE AND WORK

By: Benson, Jackson J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking/Penguin: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01918


Biography of this legendary writer of the American West View more info

OHITIKA WOMAN

By: Bird, May Brave and Erdoes, Richard

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00368


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WITH WILLIAM BURROUGHS: A REPORT FROM THE BUNKER

By: Bockris, Victor

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03719


A compendium of Burroughs-speak View more info

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MY LESBIAN HUSBAND : LANDSCAPES OF A MARRIAGE

By: Borich, Barrie Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint Paul MN, Graywolf Press: [1999]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02695


A work of `creative nonfiction' about the L Word View more info

THE THIRD ROSE: GERTRUDE STEIN AND HER WORLD

By: Brinnin, John Malcolm

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Reading MA, Addison-Wesley: 1987

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 00653


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BROADCAST BLUES

By: Burns, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01177


Dispatches from the twenty-year war between a TV reporter and his medium View more info

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JOHN KENNEDY: A POLITICAL PROFILE

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 03997


The Kennedys were purportedly not very happy with this portrait after granting Burns free access to the candidate and his papers; Burns went onto win the Pulitzer Prize and change the national conversation on political leadership View more info

CONRAD AIKEN: POET OF WHITE HORSE VALE

By: Butscher, Edward

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Athens GA, University of Georgia Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01724


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THE BEST OF HERB CAEN: 1960-1975

By: Caen, Herb

Price: $12.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04202


A collection of newspaper columns from the master of the genre. View more info

HOME TO THE WILDERNESS

By: Carrighar, Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00328


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COLORS OF THE MOUNTAIN

By: Chen, Da

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: [2005]

Edition: Advance Reader's Edition

Seller ID: 90179


Memoir of a childhood in China during the Cultural Revolution View more info