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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

ISBN: B000GLYZUE

Condition: Used - Good


Aged but in good shape Name of previous owner on inside. Jacket in very worn condition View more info

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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

ISBN: 0500019584

Condition: New


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Out Here

By: Andrew Ward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: March 1991

Seller ID: 31450

ISBN: 0670831581

Condition: Used - Good


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Moon River and Me: A Memoir

By: Andy Williams

Price: $5.01

Publisher: Viking Adult: October 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57805

ISBN: 0670021172

Condition: Used - Good


A remarkable memoir by one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of the twentieth century When in the mid-1950s Andy Williams reached a low point in his career, singing in dives to ever-smaller audiences, the young man from Wall Lake, Iowa, had no inkling of the success he would one day achieve. Before being declared a national treasure by President Ronald Reagan, Williams would chart eighteen gold and three platinum albums, headline at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for more than twenty years, and host an enormously popular weekly television variety show whose Christmas specials stil... View more info

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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

ISBN: 006186451X

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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, brings Josephine out of the shadows of history to tell her tale: a spirited and colorful tale of ambition, adventure, self-invent... View more info

Chennault and the Flying Tigers

By: Anna Chennault

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paul S. Eriksson Inc: January 1966

Seller ID: 10924

ISBN: B0028QWRW8

Condition: Used - Good


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

ISBN: 0340404132

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Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)

By: Anthony Bourdain

Price: $6.01

Publisher: Ecco: January 2007

Seller ID: 67790

ISBN: 0060899220

Condition: Used - Good


A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine--now with all-new, never-before-published material 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

ISBN: 081297106X

Condition: Used - Good


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 worlds of Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry James, and Vladimir Nabokov. In this extraordinary memoir, their stories become ... 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

ISBN: 081297106X

Condition: Used - Good


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 worlds of Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry James, and Vladimir Nabokov. In this extraordinary memoir, their stories become ... 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

ISBN: 1611457262

Condition: Used - Good


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 a gift from Eddy was ripped apart by custom officials. Beatrice was horrified to see that it contained several kilos of heroi... View more info

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The Bridge Ladies

By: Betsy Lerner

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper Wave: May 2016

Seller ID: 26490

ISBN: 0062354469

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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

ISBN: 0399157530

Condition: Used - Good


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 Hollywood. Longtime fans and new fans alike will relish Betty's candid take on everything from her rumored crush on Robert Redfo... 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

ISBN: 076790382X

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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 hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item. Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are a Bry... View more info

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The True Intrepid

By: Bill MacDonald

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books: May 2002

Seller ID: 49474

ISBN: 1551924188

Condition: Used - Very Good


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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

ISBN: 1586489054

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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 fascinating look behind the scenes of national media and politics; and a sobering account of the toll of addiction and cance... View more info

Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One 1884-1932

By: Blanche Wiesen Cook

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: April 1992

Seller ID: 22508

ISBN: 067080486X

Condition: Used - Very Good


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, affordable housing, and a New Deal for women. She took unpopular stands and often countered her husband's policies, particularly a co... View more info

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Hawthorne: A Life

By: Brenda Wineapple

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf: September 2003

Seller ID: 38687

ISBN: 0375400443

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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 in his books," said his sister-in-law Mary Mann, "he cannot help it." His life, like his work, was extraordinary, a play of l... View more info

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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

By: Candace Fleming

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade: February 2011

Seller ID: 66710

ISBN: 0375841989

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From the acclaimed author of "The Great and Only Barnum"--as well as "The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, "and "Ben Franklin's Almanac"--comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart. In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's life (from childhood up until her last flight) and the exhaustive search for her and her missing plane. With incredible photos, maps, and handwritten notes from Amelia herself--plus informative sidebars tackling everything from the history of flight to what Amelia liked to eat while flying (tomato soup)... 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

ISBN: B000MOXB0U

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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