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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

ISBN: 1400049121

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, black remainder marks on top and bottom edges


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

ISBN: 0060562560

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; top of spine bumped with several small closed tears at top of spine of dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0961008881

Condition: About Very Good in edgeworn wrappers


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

ISBN: 0-375-41318-9

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; shelfwear


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

ISBN: 0-691-04789-8

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; brown spots on bottom of text edge; slight edge and corner wear; fold on front dust jacket flap


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

ISBN: 0671400622

Condition: NF/NF, remainder marks fore and bottom edges, chipping of dust jacket at back flap hinge


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

ISBN: 0399139885

Condition: F/NF, some rubbing on dust jacket


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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

ISBN: 0312195710

Condition: Fine in wrappers


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

ISBN: 0670862223

Condition: Fine in dust jacket with tear at top of rear panel


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

ISBN: 0802114369

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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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

ISBN: 0312147678

Condition: Fine in wrappers


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

ISBN: 1-55597-292-6

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; top of spine bumped


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

ISBN: 0201058804

Condition: VG+, some soiling to edges, previous owner's book stamp on bottom edge


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BROADCAST BLUES

By: Burns, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01177

ISBN: 0060190329

Condition: NF/F, erasure on ffep, in a mylar dust jacket protector


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

Condition: About Very Good in dust jacket; green cloth boards are spotted and worn at spine ends


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

ISBN: 0820307602

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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HOME TO THE WILDERNESS

By: Carrighar, Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00328

ISBN: 0395154618

Condition: F/VG, some edgewear on dust jacket with 1/2" closed tear


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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

ISBN: 0375502882

Condition: About Near Fine in wrappers; slight curling to edges


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

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ACID CHRIST: KEN KESEY, LSD AND THE POLITICS OF ECSTASY

By: Christensen, Mark

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Tucson AZ, Schaffner Press, Inc.: [2011]

Seller ID: 04134

ISBN: 1936182270

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; yellow highlighting occurs on 57 of the 449 pages.


The author styles this a 'participatory biography;' includes selected bibliography, endnotes and index. View more info

BILLY BRAGG: STILL SUITABLE FOR MINERS--THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY

By: Collins, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Publishing: [2002]

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 02531

ISBN: 0753506912

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; slight discoloration to edges of text block, small indentation on cover affecting first few pages


Billy Bragg is so great, this is an enjoyable bio of one of Woody Guthrie's egitimate heirs View more info

MARK TWAIN'S AQUARIUM: THE SAMUEL CLEMENS ANGELFISH CORRESPONDENCE 1905-1910

By: Cooley, John ed.

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Athens GA, University of Georgia Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01143

ISBN: 082051238X

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


Mark Twain's late life association with 12 schoolgirls documented View more info

CUEVAS POR CUEVAS: NOTAS AUTOBIOGRAFICAS / CUEVAS BY CUEVAS

By: Cuevas, Jose Luis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Mexico, EDICIONES ERA: [1966]

Edition: Edicion y Diseno de Vicente Rojo

Seller ID: 03294

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket; foxing on first and last endpapers, small white spot on front blue cloth; the number 163 stamped on the verso of page 223; chipped and worn dust jacket


Prologue by Juan Garcia Ponce; Spanish and English translations; ends with a list of shows, museum collections, prizes, books written and/or illustrated by, and bibliography of Cuevas View more info

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LETTERS OF A PORTUGUESE NUN : UNCOVERING THE MYSTERY BEHIND A 17TH CENTURY FORBIDDEN LOVE

By: Cyr, Myriam

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Miramax Books: [2006]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02719

ISBN: 0-7868-6911-9


The five famous letters with commentary; love that inspires View more info

TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST

By: Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1912

Edition: Cambridge Classic

Seller ID: 00275

Condition: VG/none, burgundy cloth, previous owner's name on fep, top edge gold gilt, corners bumped, wear at top and bottom of slightly cocked spine,


From Boston 'round Cape Horn to California in 1834 View more info

THE HAPPIEST MAN ALIVE: A BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY MILLER

By: Dearborn, Mary V.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00487

ISBN: 0671677047

Condition: NF/NF, slight soiling of edges, slight rubbing of jacket


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J. ROSS BROWNE: CONFIDENTIAL AGENT IN OLD CALIFORNIA

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norman OK, University of Oklahoma Press: [1965]

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 03050

Condition: Very Good in price-clipped dust jacket; edgeworn with water stain on dust jacket; slightest foxing


A biography of the travel writer and Treasury agent; well researched View more info

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RECOLLECTIONS OF MY LIFE AS A WOMAN: THE NEW YORK YEARS

By: DiPrima, Diane

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: [2001]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02889

ISBN: 0-670-85166-3

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; slight edgewear


The Bohemian poet di Prima writes a memoir of her first three decades View more info

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THE ONLY GIRL IN THE CAR: A MEMOIR

By: Dobie, Kathy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: [2003]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02851

ISBN: 0-385-31880-4

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, remainder marks on top and bottom edge


A coming of age memoir of considerable power View more info

AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER: MY LIFE WITH CARY GRANT

By: Donaldson, Maureen, and Royce, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00607

ISBN: 0399134506

Condition: VG+/VG+, bottom of spine bumped, edges lightly soiled, dust jacket is rubbed with some edgewear


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RADICAL CHAPTERS: PACIFIST BOOKSELLER ROY KEPLER AND THE PAPERBACK REVOLUTION

By: Doyle, Michael

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Syracuse NY, Syracuse University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04176

ISBN: 0815610068

Condition: About Near Fine in dust jacket; previous owner's name on first free endpaper; a single word highlighted in yellow on page 338.


An hagiography of Roy View more info