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I, Michelangelo, Sculptor, An Autobiography Through Letters

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1962: January 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7131


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Affectt Marcel: The Selected Correspondence of Marcel Duchamp (English and French Edition)

By: Duchamp, Marcel

Price: $20.01

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: October 2000

Seller ID: 40556


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Out Here

By: Andrew Ward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: March 1991

Seller ID: 31450


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Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp

By: Ann Kirschner

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Harper Perennial: March 2014

Seller ID: 51120


Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp by Ann Kirschner is the definitive biography of a Jewish girl from New York who won the heart of Wyatt Earp.For nearly fifty years, she was the common-law wife of Wyatt Earp: hero of the O.K. Corral and the most famous lawman of the Old West. Yet Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp has nearly been erased from Western lore. In this fascinating biography, Ann Kirschner, author of the acclaimed Sala's Gift, brin... View more info

Chennault and the Flying Tigers

By: Anna Chennault

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paul S. Eriksson Inc: January 1966

Seller ID: 10924


Aged but in good shape . Slight shelve wear on corners,Spine in good shape. Small stain on back pages. View more info

Katharine Hepburn: A Biography (Coronet Books)

By: Anne Edwards

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Coronet Books: March 1987

Seller ID: 44498


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Soiled Doves: Prostitution in the Early West (Women of the West)

By: Anne Seagraves

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Wesanne Publications: February 1994

Seller ID: 29526


Discover the fascinating yet grey world of prostitution and the women who participated in the world's oldest profession. Illustrated throughout with rare historical photos of women like Molly b' Dam, Lil' Lovell, and Mattic Silks. This strong book provides a touching insight into the lives of the ladies of the night, from pampered courtesans of the wealthy to enslaved Chinese girls. View more info

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

By: Azar Nafisi

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: December 2003

Seller ID: 28187


Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized hold of the universities, and a blind censor stifled artistic expression, the girls in Azar Nafisi's living room risked removing their veils and immersed themselves in the world... View more info

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

By: Azar Nafisi

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: December 2003

Seller ID: 45699


Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized hold of the universities, and a blind censor stifled artistic expression, the girls in Azar Nafisi's living room risked removing their veils and immersed themselves in the world... View more info

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The Ordeal: My Ten Years in a Malaysian Prison

By: Beatrice Saubin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: September 2012

Seller ID: 44712


Abandoned by her parents, brought up by her strict maternal grandmother in a small backwater town, young Beatrice Saubin always dreamed of visiting warm climates and exotic places. As a teenager she hitchhiked to India and later to Afghanistan and Thailand. In Malaysia, at age nineteen, she fell in love with Eddy Tan Kim Soo, a handsome, wealthy Chinese man. They planned to meet in Europe and marry. But at the airport on her way home, her spanking new Samsonite suitcase ... View more info

Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed

By: Ben R. Rich, Leo Janos

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T): October 1994

Seller ID: 35938


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The Bridge Ladies

By: Betsy Lerner

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper Wave: May 2016

Seller ID: 26490


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If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won't)

By: Betty White

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Putnam Adult: May 2011

Seller ID: 26434


It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White's wit and wisdom take center stage as she tackles topics like friendship, romantic love, aging, television, fans, love for animals, and the brave new world of celebrity. "If You Ask Me" mixes her thoughtful observations with humorous stories from a seven- decade career in Hol... View more info

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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: July 2000

Seller ID: 28273


A CLASSIC FROM THE "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF "ONE SUMMER " After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens--as he later put it, "it was clear my people needed me"). They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss ... View more info

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The True Intrepid

By: Bill MacDonald

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books: May 2002

Seller ID: 49474


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Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life

By: Bill Minutaglio, W. Michael Smith

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs: November 2010

Seller ID: 44713


She was a wealthy debutante groomed for a gilded life in moneyed Houston, but Molly Ivins reinvented herself as one of the most provocative, courageous, and influential journalists in American history. Based on intimate knowledge of Molly, interviews with her family, friends, and colleagues, and access to a treasure trove of her personal papers, "Molly Ivins" it is at once the saga of a powerful, pugnacious woman muscling her way to the top in a world dominated by men; a... View more info

Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One 1884-1932

By: Blanche Wiesen Cook

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: April 1992

Seller ID: 22508


The second volume plunges into the White House years and the Great Depression, the time when Eleanor exerted enormous influence over the course of the country. In the thirties, Eleanor becomes even more surprising and multifaceted. A loyal wife, a devoted mother, a woman who courted romance and adventure, Eleanor Roosevelt was America's most compelling, charismatic, and visionary First Lady. She ran a virtual parallel administration that championed civil rights, affordab... View more info

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Hawthorne: A Life

By: Brenda Wineapple

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf: September 2003

Seller ID: 38687


Handsome, reserved, almost frighteningly aloof until he was approached, then playful, cordial, Nathaniel Hawthorne was as mercurial and double-edged as his writing. "Deep as Dante," Herman Melville said. Hawthorne himself declared that he was not "one of those supremely hospitable people who serve up their own hearts, delicately fried, with brain sauce, as a tidbit" for the public. Yet those who knew him best often took the opposite position. "He always puts himself ... View more info

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: CARL VAN DOREN

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Pocket Books: January 1940

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 46587


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Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II

By: Carolly Erickson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: January 2004

Seller ID: 29861


In "Lilibet," master biographer Carolly Erickson turns her skill at writing un-put-downable narrative to telling the remarkable story of Elizabeth II, Queen of England. With her customary psychological insight, historian Erickson traces the queen's gilded but often thorny path from her overprotected girlhood to her ascension to the throne at twenty-five to her personal and national difficulties as queen. "Lilibet "shows us an Elizabeth we thought we knew-but show... View more info