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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


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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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True Confessions

By: Winokur, Jon

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Dutton: July 1992

Seller ID: 70868

ISBN: 0525934669

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La Mortola: In the Footsteps of Thomas Hanbury

By: Alasdair Moore

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Cadogan Guides: May 2004

Seller ID: 27724

ISBN: 1860111408

Condition: Used - Good


Overlooking the sea on the Franco Italian Riviera, La Mortola remains one of the most beautiful and foremost gardens in the world, visited by thousands of garden enthusiasts every year. Behind these gardens lies the fascinating story of Sir Thomas Hanbury, an English cloth merchant in China for nearly 20 years before returning to Europe to settle with his wife and fortune. A Quaker philanthropist and great lover of plants, whose honorable dealings with the Chinese during the Taipeng Rebellion made him notable, Thomas Hanbury donated not only Wisley to the Royal Horticultural Society, the preem... View more info

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Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder

By: Amy Butcher

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Blue Rider Press: April 2016

Seller ID: 34873

ISBN: 0399183396

Condition: Used - Good


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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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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

Condition: Used - Good


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

Condition: Used - Good


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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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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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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: June 1999

Seller ID: 44635

ISBN: 0767902521

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A CLASSIC FROM THE "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF "ONE SUMMER "Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes--and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. For a start there's the gloriously out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along f... 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

Condition: Used - Good


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

Mortal Error: The Shot That Killed JFK, A ballistics expert's astonishing discovery of the fatal bullet that Oswald did not fire

By: Bonar Menninger

Price: $5.51

Publisher: St Martins Pr: March 1992

Seller ID: 70328

ISBN: 0312080743

Condition: Used - Good


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