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My Paris Note-Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $63.47

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1894

Seller ID: 13986

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Some rubbing or staining on front cover. Otherwise well bound and in very good condition for age of book. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Published without Dust Jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

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To Jerusalem and Back A Personal Account

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $5.87

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7227

ISBN: 0670717290

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with little wear. Here in jersualem, when you shut your apartment door behind you you fall into a gale of conversation--exposition, argument, harangue, analysis, theory, expostulation, threat, and prophecy. ; 9 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; 182 pages; Ships within 24... View more info

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Scattering the Ashes

By: Boza, Maria Del Carmen

Price: $6.86

Publisher: Tempe, Bilingual Pr (Bilrp): 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 366

ISBN: 0927534754

Condition: Very Good+


Plastic protection on spine. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. The vivid and compassionate story of one woman's- and one family's- struggle to come to terms with the shattering consequences of exile. Highly recommended for the poignancy of its writing and the sensitive portrayal of an often misunderstood community. ; Trade PB; 5.6 x 1.2 x 8.5 inches; 387 pages; S... View more info

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The Stone Fields An Epitaph for Living

By: Brkic, Angela, Courtney

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 7257

ISBN: 0374207747

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. When she was twenty-three years old, Courtney Angela Brkic joined a UN-contracted forensic team in eastern Bosnia. Unlike many aid workers, Brkic was drawn there by her family history, and although fluent in the language, she was advised to avoi... View more info

Notes from Hampstead: The Writer's Notes: 1954-1971

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: $8.33

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux (T): 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 541

ISBN: 0374223262

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. Notes from Hampstead is a map of the late Nobel laureate's thinking, a triumphant compendium of aphoristic, enigmatic, and expository writings covering a characteristically diverse range of subjects. ; 8.3 x 5.8 x 1 inches; 217 pages; Ships with... View more info

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Again Calls the Owl

By: Craven, Margaret

Price: $3.15

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7701

ISBN: 0440300746

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; 6.77 X 4.41 X 0.39 inches; 128 pages View more info

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I Heard the Owl Call My Name

By: Craven, Margaret

Price: $3.15

Publisher: Toronto, Harpercollins Publisher: 1974

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 7702

ISBN: 0002220776

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; 6.80 X 4.20 X 0.60 inches; 133 pages View more info

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A Drinking Life A Memoir

By: Hamill, Pete

Price: $4.41

Publisher: New York, Back Bay Books: 1995

Seller ID: 21515

ISBN: 0316341029

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. 20 years after his last drink Pete Hamill looks back on his early life. As a child during the depression and World War II he learnt that drinking was to be an essential part of being a man, it was only later he discovered its ability to destroy lives. ; Trade PB; 8.10 X 5.40 X 0.80 inches; 265 pages View more info

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Seabiscuit An American Legend

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $3.96

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2002

Seller ID: 23452

ISBN: 0449005615

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse... View more info

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The Liars' Club: A Memoir

By: Karr, Mary

Price: $3.92

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1996

Seller ID: 1204

ISBN: 0140179836

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, although minor wear or slight bumping of corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. A trenchant memoir of a troubled American childhood from the child's point of view describes growing up in an East Texas refinery town, life in the midst of turbulent family of drunks and liars, a schoolyard rape, and other dark secrets. ; 7.6 x 5 x 0.7 inches; 320 pages View more info

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Africa Solo A Journey Across the Sahara, Sahel and Congo

By: Kertscher, Kevin

Price: $9.88

Publisher: South Royalton, Steerforth Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?); Second Printing

Seller ID: 7915

ISBN: 1883642949

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. Feeling the need to reorient his inner compass, filmmaker Kevin Kertscher set out on a personal journey across large expanses of the African continent. ; Trade PB; 8.20 X 5.40 X 1 inches; 220 pages View more info

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Born on the Fourth of July

By: Kovic, Ron

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books: 2005

Seller ID: 27273

ISBN: 1888451785

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Cultural Writing. This New York Times bestseller details the author's life story (portrayed by Tom Cruise in the Oliver Stone film) --from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his severe battlefield injury, to his role as the country's most outspoken anti-Vietnam War advocate, spreading his message from his ... View more info

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Saint-Exupery par lui meme

By: Luc, Estang

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Seuil: 1956

Seller ID: 8166

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some rubing and wear on edges. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages View more info

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Falling Leaves The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

By: Mah, Adeline Yen

Price: $3.96

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?); Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 8005

ISBN: 0767903579

Condition: Very Good+


Probably never been read. Unmarked. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and cultural upheaval. But wealth and position could not shield Adeline from a childhood of appalling em... View more info

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Epitaph for a Peach Four Seasons on My Family Farm

By: Masumoto, David M.

Price: $8.39

Publisher: New York, HarperOne: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?); Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 8006

ISBN: 0062510258

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. A lyrical, sensuous and thoroughly engrossing memoir of one critical year in the life of an organic peach farmer, Epitaph for a Peach is "a delightful narrative . . . With poetic flair and a sense of humor" (Library Journal). Line drawings. ; Trade PB; 7.70 X 5.40 X 0.70 inches; 256 pages View more info

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Under the Tuscan Sun At Home in Italy

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $3.96

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 1997

Seller ID: 8031

ISBN: 0767900383

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, but minor wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. Frances Mayes--widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer--opens the door to a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. In evocative language, she brings the reader along as she discovers the beauty and simplicity o... View more info

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'Tis: A Memoir

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 2671

ISBN: 0684848783

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of redemption, in which storytelling itself is the source of salvation, it won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Rarely has a book so swiftly found its place on the literary landscape. And now we have 'Tis, the s... View more info

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The Dream of Water A Memoir

By: Mori, Kyoko

Price: $4.26

Publisher: New York, One World/Ballantine: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8055

ISBN: 0449910431

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. In an extraordinary memoir that is both a search for belonging and a search for understanding, Japanese-American author Kyoko Mori travels back to Kobe, Japan, the city of her birth, in an unspoken desire to come to terms with the memory of her mother's suicide and the family she left behind thirteen years before. T... View more info

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Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod

By: Paulsen, Gary

Price: $9.80

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1994

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 3278

ISBN: 0151262276

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. Paulsen and his team of dogs endured snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, and hallucinations in the relentless push to go on. Map and color photographs. ; B&W Photographs; 9.3 x 6.1 x 1 inches; 256 pages View more info

Lettre a un Otage French Language

By: Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Paris, Brentano's: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5538

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Some wear on corners and edges. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. First edition paper back Saint-Exupéry a écrit initialement ce texte pour la préface d’un roman de son meilleur ami, Léon Werth : « Trente-trois jours ». Ce dernier est alors réfugié dans le Jura durant l’automne 1940 du fait de ses origines juives. Son livre ne ... View more info