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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Edmund Morris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: April 1986

Seller ID: 10799

ISBN: 0345339029

Condition: Used - Good


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Dossier: The Secret History of Armand Hammer

By: Edward Jay Epstein

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: October 1996

Seller ID: 38049

ISBN: 0679448020

Condition: Used - Good


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Just Jackie: Her Private Years

By: Edward Klein

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: October 1998

Seller ID: 40751

ISBN: 0345421027

Condition: Collectible - Very Good


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Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs

By: Elissa Wall, Lisa Pulitzer

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow: May 2008

Seller ID: 46084

ISBN: 0061628018

Condition: Used - Good


In September 2007, a packed courtroom in St. George, Utah, sat hushed as Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age fourteen. This harrowing and vivid account proved to be the most compelling evidence against Jeffs, showing the harsh realities of this closed community and the lengths to which Jeffs went in order to control the sect's women. Now, in th... View more info

Island Sojourn: A Memoir (Graywolf Memoir Series)

By: Elizabeth Arthur

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Graywolf Pr: June 1991

Seller ID: 45867

ISBN: 1555971490

Condition: Used - Good


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The Diary of 'Helena Morley'

By: Elizabeth Bishop

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: May 1995

Seller ID: 28194

ISBN: 0374524351

Condition: Used - Good


In 1952, soon after her arrival in Brazil, Elizabeth Bishop asked her new Brazilian friends which of their country's books she should read. They recommended Minha Vida de Menina - a diary kept by a young girl who lived in a mining town at the end of the nineteenth century. As a labor of love, Elizabeth Bishop devoted three years to translating the diary, a delightful account of a young girl's life in Brazil. View more info

The Whistler journal

By: Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lippincott: January 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27384

ISBN: B0006E6IAQ

Condition: Used - Acceptable


shelve wear on the cover Name of previous owner on inside. Pages yellowing from age .This a former library DISCARD ,markings from the library still inside. This a good copy for reading and study . View more info

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Shostakovich

By: Elizabeth Wilson

Price: $10.01

Publisher: Princeton University Press: August 1995

Seller ID: 38683

ISBN: 0691044651

Condition: Used - Very Good


The most important book published about thr great Russian composer. View more info

All Flags Flying; Reminiscences of Frances Parkinson Keyes

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Price: $7.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: January 1972

Seller ID: 38398

ISBN: 0070344566

Condition: Used - Good


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Ghost Light: A Memoir

By: Frank Rich

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: October 2000

Seller ID: 52757

ISBN: 0679452990

Condition: Used - Good


In a book called "a spellbinding coming-of-age tale" by James Ellroy and "a beautifully written, honest book" by Wendy Wasserstein, New York Times writer Frank Rich recounts a boyhood spent in the small-townish Washington, D.C., of the 1950s and early 1960s. Rich, a naturally shy child, was devastated when his parents announced their divorce -- at a time when divorce was tantamount to scandal. Increasingly lonely, he found there was one thing in his life that could make ... View more info

Dickens: A biography (Easton Press)

By: Fred Kaplan

Price: $32.01

Publisher: The Easton Press: January 1991

Seller ID: 59026

ISBN: B0006QDOY2

Condition: Used - Good


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Roger Sessions: How a 'Difficult' Composer Got That Way

By: Frederik Prausnitz

Price: $17.01

Publisher: Oxford University Press: August 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41655

ISBN: 0195108922

Condition: Used - Very Good


Looks to be the first Edition. View more info

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Daring: My Passages: A Memoir

By: Gail Sheehy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow: September 2014

Seller ID: 44719

ISBN: 0062291696

Condition: Used - Good


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Gennifer Flowers: Passion and Betrayal

By: Gennifer Flowers

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Emery Dalton Books: May 1995

Seller ID: 38384

ISBN: 0964047934

Condition: Used - Good


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Jonathan Edwards: A Life

By: George M. Marsden

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: July 2004

Seller ID: 52304

ISBN: 0300105967

Condition: Used - Good


Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is a towering figure in American history. A controversial theologian and the author of the famous sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, "he ignited the momentous Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. In this definitive and long-awaited biography, Jonathan Edwards emerges as both a great American and a brilliant Christian. George Marsden evokes the world of colonial New England in which Edwards was reared--a frontier civilizat... View more info

Oprah Winfrey: The Real Story

By: George Mair

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Citadel: October 1994

Seller ID: 44716

ISBN: 1559722509

Condition: Used - Good


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Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party

By: George R. Stewart

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: January 1992

Seller ID: 45832

ISBN: 0395611598

Condition: Used - Good


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Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland

By: Gerald Clarke

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House: March 2000

Seller ID: 34875

ISBN: 0375503781

Condition: Used - Good


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Capote: A Biography

By: Gerald Clarke

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: October 2005

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 38391

ISBN: 0786716614

Condition: Used - Good


Based on hundreds of hours of interviews with the man who authored In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's, as well as with nearly everyone who knew him, this absorbing, definitive biography follows Truman Capote from his eccentric childhood in Alabama to the heights of New York society. Featuring many photographs, this book also candidly recounts a gifted and celebrated writer's descent into the life of alcohol and drugs that would ultimately consume his bulldog spirit... View more info

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All But My Life

By: Gerda Weissmann Klein

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: March 1995

Seller ID: 36431

ISBN: 0809015803

Condition: Used - Good


"All But My Life" is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man who was to become her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945, Gerda takes the reader on a terrifying journey. Gerda's serene and idyllic childhood is shattered when Nazis march into Poland on Sept... View more info