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Yours, Isaac Asimov

By: Stanley Asimov

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday: October 1995

Seller ID: 38389

ISBN: 0385476221

Condition: Used - Good


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Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball

By: Stefan Kanfer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf: August 2003

Seller ID: 38022

ISBN: 0375413154

Condition: Used - Good


For more than fifty years Lucille Ball has been television's most recognizable and beloved face. As Lucy Ricardo she was the ultimate screwball housewife, getting herself into and out of scrapes with unmatched comic finesse. Indeed, she was so funny, and so central to the cultural landscape, that we often overlook Ball's role in shaping that turf: as producer of her own show and a cofounder of a major studio, she was a pioneer, rewriting the rules and forging new paths f... View more info

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Gloria Swanson: The Ultimate Star

By: Stephen Michael Shearer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: June 2013

Seller ID: 34882

ISBN: 1250001552

Condition: Used - Good


Gloria Swanson defined what it meant to be a movie star, but her unforgettable role in "Sunset Boulevard "overshadowed the true story of her life. Now Stephen Michael Shearer sets the record straight in the first in-depth biography of the film legend.Swanson was Hollywood's first successful glamour queen. Her stardom as an actress in the mid-1920s earned her millions of fans and millions of dollars. Realizing her box office value early in her career, she took contr... View more info

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River Dark and Bright: A Memoir

By: Stimson Bullitt

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Willows Press: October 2000

Seller ID: 46850

ISBN: 096316306X

Condition: Used - Good


All his life Stimson Bullitt has belonged to Seattle, with excursions elsewhere that included undergraduate years at Yale and four years in the Navy during World War II. Bullitt is a ninth-generation American lawyer. His first political activity was a letter-writing campaign in 1942 in defense of Japanese Americans. He has taken part in civic affairs, locally and nationally, in the fields of government reorganization, political process reforms, race relations, foreign af... View more info

The Tony Hillerman Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to His Life and Work

By: Tony Hillerman

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: October 1994

Seller ID: 24744

ISBN: 0060170344

Condition: Used - Good


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Seldom Disappointed

By: Tony Hillerman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper: October 2001

Seller ID: 42175

ISBN: 0066213991

Condition: Used - Good


When Tony Hillerman looks back at seventy-six years spent getting from hard-times farm boy to bestselling author, he sees lots of evidence that Providence was poking him along. For example, when an absentminded Army clerk left him off the hospital ship taking the wounded home from France in World War II, the mishap put him on a collision course with a curing ceremony held for two Navajo Marines, thereby providing the grist for a writing career that now sees his books ... View more info

Madame Curie A biography by Eve Curie

By: translated by Vincent Sheean Eve Curie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & company, Inc: January 1938

Seller ID: 38377

ISBN: B0027V9BUU

Condition: Used - Good


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Ice! (CH)

By: Tristan Jones

Price: $17.01

Publisher: Charnwood: March 1983

Seller ID: 53420

ISBN: 0708981054

Condition: Used - Good


Very nice copie, Previous owners name has been blacked out on front page. View more info

Drew Pearson Diaries 1949-1959 / Edited by Tyler Abell

By: Tyler (Ed. ) Drew and AbellPearson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart And Winston, Inc. , New York: January 1974

Seller ID: 38430

ISBN: B002YPUGHG

Condition: Used - Good


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I Remember Marilyn

By: Vestal

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Vestal Press: January 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 28717

ISBN: 096336782X

Condition: Used - Very Good


Used like new copy.Signed by Author, Dust jacket in as new condition View more info

Victoria's Secrets

By: Virginia Blakburn

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Blake Pub: December 2001

Seller ID: 29950

ISBN: 1903402824

Condition: Used - Good


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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf: January 1997

Seller ID: 46460

ISBN: 0394578791

Condition: Used - Good


He has been called the most trusted man in America. His 60-year-long journalistic career has spanned the Great Depression, several wars, and the extraordinary changes that have engulfed our nation over the last two-thirds of the 20th century. When Walter Cronkite advised his television audience in 1968 that the war in Vietnam could not be won, President Lyndon B. Johnson said: "If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost middle America." Now, at the age of eighty, Cronkite has ... View more info

Henry: A Life of Henry Ford II

By: Walter Hayes

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grove Pr: June 1990

Seller ID: 35276

ISBN: 0802112854

Condition: Used - Good


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Natalie and R.J.

By: Warren G. Harris

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday: June 1988

Seller ID: 34880

ISBN: 0385236913

Condition: Used - Good


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Marcel Proust: A Life

By: William C. Carter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: April 2000

Seller ID: 30595

ISBN: 0300081456

Condition: Used - Good


Marcel Proust portrays in abundant detail the life and extraordinary times of one of the greatest literary voices of the twentieth century. Based on a wealth of letters, memoirs, notebooks, and manuscripts previously unavailable, the book examines Proust's character and development as an artist, the glittering Parisian world of which he was a part, and the passions that enabled him to write his masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time. View more info

The Happy Hooker

By: Xaviera Hollander

Price: $3.01

Publisher: Dell Publishing: January 1972

Seller ID: 51404

ISBN: 0440034507

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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Mountbatten: The Official Biography by Ziegler, Philip (1985) Hardcover

By: Ziegler Philip

Price: $11.01

Publisher: London: January 1985

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 38440

ISBN: B00OX8VTN2

Condition: Used - Good


Dust jacket in fair shape, Printed in England, Spine and pages in good condition. View more info