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Beyond the White House: Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope

By: Jimmy Carter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: October 2007

Seller ID: 52365

ISBN: 1416558802

Condition: Used - Good


This is the story of President Jimmy Carter's post-presidency, the most admired and productive in the nation's history. Through The Carter Center, which he and Rosalynn Carter founded in 1982, he has fought neglected diseases, waged peace in war zones, and built hope among some of the most forgotten and needy people in the world. Serving in more than seventy nations, Carter has led peacekeeping efforts for Ethiopia, North Korea, Haiti, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Uganda, ... View more info

Daybreak.

By: Joan Baez

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Avon: January 1971

Seller ID: 16775

ISBN: B002E6RF38

Condition: Used - Good


Aged but in good shape, pages yellowing from age .Still tight pages , some shelve wear on cover. View more info

Catherine the Great: A biography

By: Joan Haslip

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Putnam: January 1977

Seller ID: 38400

ISBN: B0006COKIU

Condition: Used - Good


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The real James Dean

By: John Gilmore

Price: $8.01

Publisher: Pyramid Books: January 1975

Seller ID: 53467

ISBN: 0515038148

Condition: Used - Good


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The Bouviers: Portrait of an American family

By: John H. Davis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: January 1969

Seller ID: 38434

ISBN: B0006BYVE4

Condition: Used - Good


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The Devil's Brigade: The Story of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud

By: John L. Spivak

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brewer and Warren: January 1930

Seller ID: 4544

ISBN: B000OK8S9G

Condition: Used - Good


Wear on bottom of Spine. Signature of previuos owner in front pages, Newspaper clipping attached in back page. clippings of murders. View more info

Boris Yeltsin: From Bolshevik to Democrat

By: John Morrison

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: October 1991

Seller ID: 38385

ISBN: 0525934316

Condition: Used - Good


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Freedom: A Novel

By: Jonathan Franzen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: August 2010

Seller ID: 46988

ISBN: 0374158460

Condition: Used - Good


Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul--the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avant-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbor, who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter's dreams. Together with Walter--environmental lawyer, commuter cyclist, total family man--she was doing her small part... View more info

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Inside: A Public and Private Life

By: Joseph A. Califano

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs: March 2004

Seller ID: 38381

ISBN: 1586482300

Condition: Used - Good


Joe Califano grew up in a tight-knit working class family in Depression-era Brooklyn. His parents instilled in their son a work ethic, sense of self, and devotion to Church that stayed with him as he rose through the ranks of America's ruling class. From Jesuit undergraduate schools to Harvard Law, influential law firms, Robert McNamara's Pentagon, Lyndon Johnson's White House, and Jimmy Carter's Cabinet, Califano was hard charging, effective, and committed to his causes... View more info

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Dostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859

By: Joseph Frank

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: November 1986

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 38213

ISBN: 0691014221

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Dostoevsky: The Miraculous Years, 1865-1871

By: Joseph Frank

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: February 1997

Seller ID: 38214

ISBN: 0691015872

Condition: Used - Very Good


This volume, the fourth of five planned in Joseph Frank's widely acclaimed biography of Dostoevsky, covers the six most remarkably productive years in the novelist's entire career. It was in this short span of time that Dostoevsky produced three of his greatest novels--"Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, " and "The Devils"--and two of his best novellas, "The Gambler" and "The Eternal Husband." All these masterpieces were written in the midst of harrowing practical and e... View more info

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Home: A Memoir of My Early Years

By: Julie Andrews

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Hyperion: April 2009

Seller ID: 44709

ISBN: 0786884754

Condition: Used - Good


"A frank, intriguing memoir."--People "Painfully shrewd, and written with real delicacy and pathos." --The New York Times Book Review "Home reflects the very qualities that first made the working-class English singer a star 45 years ago: intelligence, gentle humor, and a clear, sweet, surprisingly powerful voice . . . In warmly nostalgic later chapters, the book begins to glow." --Entertainment Weekly "A delightful remembrance of her own childhood, and an eng... View more info

From the Heart

By: June Carter Cash

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press: May 1987

Seller ID: 48334

ISBN: 0135307678

Condition: Used - Good


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J.D. Salinger a Life

By: Kenneth Slawenski

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Random House: January 2010

Seller ID: 44711

ISBN: 1611299055

Condition: Used - Good


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Tommy's Honor: The Story of Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris, Golf's Founding Father and Son

By: Kevin Cook

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Gotham: March 2008

Seller ID: 47212

ISBN: 1592403425

Condition: Used - Good


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Lovecraft: A Biography

By: L.Sprague De Camp

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New English Library Ltd: January 1976

Seller ID: 28969

ISBN: 0450028402

Condition: Used - Good


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Natalie: A Memoir by Her Sister

By: Lana Wood

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Putnam Pub Group (T): November 1986

Seller ID: 34881

ISBN: 0399129030

Condition: Used - Good


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Books: A Memoir

By: Larry McMurtry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: N/A: July 2008

Seller ID: 14112

ISBN: 1416583343

Condition: Used - Good


In a prolific life of singular literary achievement, Larry McMurtry has succeeded in a variety of genres: in coming-of-age novels like "The Last Picture Show"; in collections of essays like "In a Narrow Grave"; and in the reinvention of the Western on a grand scale in his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "Lonesome Dove." Now, in "Books: A Memoir," McMurtry writes about his endless passion for books: as a boy growing up in a largely "bookless" world; as a young man devouring... View more info

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Sons of Camelot: The Fate of an American Dynasty

By: Laurence Leamer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow: March 2004

Seller ID: 29862

ISBN: 006620965X

Condition: Used - Good


From the renowned biographer and national bestselling author of The Kennedy Women and The Kennedy Men comes the third volume in the epic multigenerational history of America's first family.Sons of Camelot is the compelling story of the Kennedy sons and grandsons in the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It is the most intimate biography ever written about the Kennedys, with the cooperation of family and friends at a moment when they are re... View more info

Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

By: Loretta Lynn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery: March 1976

Seller ID: 34883

ISBN: 0809281228

Condition: Used - Good


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