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My Name Escapes Me

By: Alec Guinness

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Putnam~trade: October 1997

Seller ID: 40361

ISBN: 0140257233

Condition: Used - Good


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The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934

By: Anais Nin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: March 1969

Seller ID: 56317

ISBN: 0156260255

Condition: Used - Good


This celebrated volume begins when Nin is about to publish her first book and ends when she leaves Paris for New York. Edited and with a Preface by Gunther tuhlmann; Index. View more info

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By: Angela Duckworth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: May 2016

Seller ID: 72744

ISBN: 1501111108

Condition: Used - Good


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The Invisible Writing

By: Arthur Koestler

Price: $8.90

Publisher: The Beacon Press: January 1956

Seller ID: 16057

ISBN: B000H2WBB2

Condition: Used - Acceptable


shelve wear on the cover . Cover and spine have creasing in them. View more info

This Exciting Air: The Experience of a Test Pilot

By: Boone T. Guyton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House / McGraw Hill: January 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22723

ISBN: B00CSXNLYO

Condition: Used - Good


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Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

By: Carly Simon

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Flatiron Books: November 2016

Seller ID: 69255

ISBN: 1250095913

Condition: Used - Good


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Yeager: An Autobiography

By: Chuck Yeager, Leo Janos

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam: June 1985

Seller ID: 22503

ISBN: 0553050931

Condition: Used - Very Good


General Chuck Yeager, the greatest test pilot of them all -- the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound . . .the World War II flying ace who shot down a Messerschmitt jet with a prop-driven P-51 Mustang . . .the hero who defined a certain quality that all hotshot fly-boys of the postwar era aimed to achieve: the right stuff. Now Chuck Yeager tells his whole incredible life story with the same "wide-open, full throttle" approach that has marked his astonishing career. What it was really like enaging in do-or-die dogfights over Nazi Europe. How after being shot over occupied Fran... View more info

Out in the Midday Sun: My Kenya

By: Elspeth Huxley

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: April 1988

Seller ID: 26364

ISBN: 0140092560

Condition: Used - Good


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Growing Up Waukegan: A True Life Story About the Life Experiences of Growing up in a Small Town

By: Fred Scheske

Price: $15.50

Publisher: iUniverse Publishing: July 2011

Seller ID: 22725

ISBN: 1462018610

Condition: Used - Good


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A Girl Named Zippy

By: Haven Kimmel

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: September 2002

Seller ID: 19092

ISBN: 0767915054

Condition: Used - Good


When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed " Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house, this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears. In this witty and lovingly told memoir, Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period- people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards. Laced with fine storytelling, sharp wit, dead-on observations, and moments of sheer joy, Haven Kimmel... View more info

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Rosie O! How She Conned America

By: Jim Nelson, Susan Trew

Price: $3.00

Publisher: AMI Books: March 2003

Seller ID: 29880

ISBN: 1885840063

Condition: Used - Good


Reveals what's really behind the transformation of Rosie, from the sweet, all-American mom beloved by middle America, to the crusading, tough-talking lesbian that she's become. View more info

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Sex and Shopping: The Confessions of a Nice Jewish Girl: An Autobiography

By: Judith Krantz

Price: $2.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: July 2001

Seller ID: 23965

ISBN: 0312979657

Condition: Used - Good


Superb sex and stunning success...wealth and world-wide fame...alluring women and adventurous men. They're the stuff of the sizzling, internationally bestselling novels that turned Judith Krantz into a literary mega-star--and the very same stuff of Krantz's own life... In this candid autobiography, Judith Krantz becomes the heroine of her own memorable true story. Here is the virginal young Wellesley student who grew up in a complicated tangle of privilege and family drama. Here, too, is the stylish sophisticate who dined with Lawrence Olivier and Marlene Dietrich. And here is the overnigh... View more info

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Sex and Shopping: Confessions of a Nice Jewish Girl

By: Judith Krantz

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: May 2000

Seller ID: 29854

ISBN: 0312251963

Condition: Used - Good


In "Sex and Shopping: Confessions of a Nice Jewish Girl", mega-author Judith Krantz is stunningly frank, open, and funny about her transformation from virginal Wellesly graduate Judy Tarcher to sophisticated, world-traveled Judith Krantz, beloved by readers around the globe. It is, in her own words, "the story of how I had some amazing fun and went interestingly askew" -- and became one of the most widely read novelists ever. The whole world knows Judith Krantz, author, but only in "Sex and Shopping", her first-ever autobiography, does she reveal all the juicy details of her life -- a life eve... View more info

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Three Weeks with My Brother

By: Nicholas Sparks, Micah Sparks

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: April 2004

Seller ID: 15329

ISBN: 0446532444

Condition: Used - Good


- This collaboration between brothers will appeal to the legions of Sparks fans who are interested to know more about their favorite author's life--and eager to read each new book he writes.- Nicholas Sparks's most recent novel, "The Wedding (Warner, 9/03), had a first printing of 1.25 million copies and debuted at #2 on the "New York Times bestseller list.- "The Guardian (Warner, 4/03), an instant "New York Times bestseller, has over 700,000 copies in print to date.- The author's #1 "New York Times bestselling track record includes "Nights in Rodanthe (Warner, 9/02), "A Bend in the Road (Warn... View more info

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Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography

By: Robert Graves

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Anchor: June 1957

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 26008

ISBN: 0385093306

Condition: Used - Good


In this autobiography, first published in 1929, poet Robert Graves traces the monumental and universal loss of innocence that occurred as a result of the First World War. Written after the war and as he was leaving his birthplace, he thought, forever, "Good-Bye to All That" bids farewell not only to England and his English family and friends, but also to a way of life. Tracing his upbringing from his solidly middle-class Victorian childhood through his entry into the war at age twenty-one as a patriotic captain in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, this dramatic, poignant, often wry autobiography goes... View more info

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Up from Slavery (an Autobiography)

By: T. Washington Booker T. Washington, Booker T. Washington

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Book Jungle: September 2007

Seller ID: 31310

ISBN: 1604241748

Condition: Used - Good


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A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean

By: Tori Murden McClure

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Harper Perennial: April 2010

Seller ID: 74590

ISBN: 0061718874

Condition: Used - Good


"In the end, I know I rowed across the Atlantic to find my heart, but in the beginning, I wasn't aware that it was missing."In June 1998, Tori McClure began rowing across the Atlantic Ocean solo in a twenty-three-foot plywood boat with no motor or sail. Within days she lost all communication with shore but decided to forge ahead -- not knowing that 1998 would turn out to be the worst hurricane season on record in the North Atlantic. When she was nearly killed by a series of violent storms, Tori was forced to signal for help and head home in what felt like disgrace. But then her life chan... View more info

George Orwell and the Origins of 1984

By: William R. Steinhoff

Price: $29.01

Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr: February 1975

Seller ID: 37389

ISBN: 0472088025

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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