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61 MYRA ScoVEL TO LAY A HEARTH
N/A January 1968 B0039006Q6 First Edition Signed By Author
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good SIGNE BY AUTHOR and scribed ' To Juls with all good wishes,' Also added by F O 'At Styoney Point, 1969. Cover has 2' tears mended with tape. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Minor edgewear to cover. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. A partly autobiographical story demonstrating both the wonder-filled life of a missionary family to India, and the challenges to their readjustment in the United States. Illustrated with engravings. 0.00 
Price: 25.00 USD
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My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan, NANCY REAGAN
62 NANCY REAGAN My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan
Random House October 1989 0394563689 / 9780394563688 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket 1.60 
Price: 35.00 USD
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63 NICHOLAS GAGE A Place for Us: Eleni's Children in America
Houghton Mifflin (T) October 1989 0395455170 / 9780395455173 First Edition Signed By Author
Hardcover Used - Like New As New SIGNE BY AUTHOR and dated. Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. The successor to the international bestseller Eleni, this is the story of a Greek immigrant family with a tragic past, of their trials, joys, and achievements growing up in America. Gage was nine in 1949 when he and three sisters set sail from Greece for the United States. 1.80 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Time to Be in Earnest : A Fragment of Autobiography, P. D. JAMES
64 P. D. JAMES Time to Be in Earnest : A Fragment of Autobiography
Random House Inc April 2000 037541066X / 9780375410666 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. A memoir structured as the diary of a single year, it roams back and forth through time, illuminating James's extraordinary, sometimes painful and sometimes joyful life.' 1.40 
Price: 20.00 USD
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65 P.J. O'BRIEN WILL ROGERS, Ambassador of Good Will. Prince of wit and wisdom.
P.J. O'BRIEN B00138POA4 
Hardcover Used - Very Good This copy has some very light rubbing wear to the blue cloth boards,sun-darkened spine,light soil/age browning to the edges of the text block No publisher is credited on this copy and no edition date is recorded.. This edition has black ink illustrations to the front board and has 20+ B&W photos. An appreciation from Lowell Thomas is included with this edition. A very nice copy. 0.00 
Price: 20.00 USD
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66 PATTI DAVIS, MAUREEN STRANGE FOSTER Home Front
Crown Publishers, Inc. April 1986 0517559528 / 9780517559529 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket. The daughter of Nancy and Ronald Reagan writes a moving, and candid autobiographical novel about growing up in the public eye. 0.00 
Price: 15.00 USD
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67 Paul Christopher Perrotta Pope John XXIII,: His life and character
Nelson January 1959 B0007DOKCO 
Hardcover Used - Good Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. 0.75 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Kontum Diary: Captured Writings Bring Peace to a Vietnam Veteran, Paul Reed
68 Paul Reed Kontum Diary: Captured Writings Bring Peace to a Vietnam Veteran
The Summit Publishing Group February 1997 1565302052 / 9781565302051 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. The author, a Vietnam veteran still deeply troubled by his war experiences, turned to the contents of his long-sealed footlocker, where he discovered a knapsack containing the personal diary of a fallen North Vietnamese officer. His exploration of the diary's contents led to a revelatory appreciation of the humanity of the enemy he'd fought, and he subsequently committed himself to finding the family of the soldier and returning the diary to them. 18.40 
Price: 18.00 USD
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69 PAUL THEROUX Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China
Putnam Pub Group (T) May 1988 0399133097 / 9780399133091 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. P/O signature on back of tittle page. A popular Theroux travel book that takes the reader on an extensive train trip through China. 1.90 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Sir Vidias Shadow : A Friendship Across Five Continents, PAUL THEROUX
70 PAUL THEROUX Sir Vidias Shadow : A Friendship Across Five Continents
Houghton Mifflin November 1998 0395907284 / 9780395907283 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Theroux's expose of his friendship and eventual falling out with writer and former mentor V.S. Naipaul. 1.40 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Drinking Life: A Memoir, PETE HAMILL
71 PETE HAMILL A Drinking Life: A Memoir
Little, Brown January 1994 0316341088 / 9780316341080 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. .A sad, brash and funny account of the author's years he spent as a full-time member of the drinking culture. As new. Unread.for Hamill list this autobi 1.17 
Price: 30.00 USD
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72 PETER GREEN Kenneth Grahame, a biography
World Pub. Co January 1959 B0007DLJFU First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Minor edgewear to cover Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Green gives the reader only a living protrait of Grahame the man, but also displays brilliant insight into the creative process 0.00 
Price: 35.00 USD
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73 PETER HARRY BROWN, PATTE B. BARNHAM Marilyn: The Last Take
N/A August 1992 0525934855 / 9780525934851 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Illustrated. With the wraparound promotional band. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The story of Marilyn Monroes last days including much information about her relationships with John F. and Robert Kennedy 1.75 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Vows: The Story of a Priest, a Nun, and Their Son, PETER MANSEAU
74 PETER MANSEAU Vows: The Story of a Priest, a Nun, and Their Son
Free Press October 2005 0743249070 / 9780743249072 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book BEAUTIFUL copy. 'Priest Marries Former Nun,' the Boston headlines announced - neither the beginning of a joke nor the start of a scandal. When Peter Manseau's parents wed in 1969 they were certain the Catholic Church was on the verge of allowing priests to marry. In this stirring memoir, Manseau tells their courageous story, and weaves in how their decision has affected his own spiritual journey. 1.30 
Price: 40.00 USD
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75 Peter Stanford The Devil: A Biography
Henry Holt & Co October 1996 0805030824 / 9780805030822 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. A biography of the devil, tracing the idea of the devil back to the pre-Christian era with its many devils, to the devil of Judaism and the devil of Christianity. This is an informed, lucid and very readable book of this figure of fascination. 1.15 
Price: 18.00 USD
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76 Philip Roth Patrimony : A True Story
Simon & Schuster January 1991 0671703757 / 9780671703752 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. A true story that touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. The novelist, the son, full of love, anxiety, and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal (death), and as he does so, discloses his father's long, stubborn engagement with life. Against all odds Patrimony is also a surprisingly comic story. A small crease in the flap. 1.30 
Price: 45.00 USD
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77 Raymond. LEE The Films of Mary Pickford.
- January 1970 B0027CN236 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Minor edgewear to cover. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Pictorial record of the 125 short features and 52 full-length films, in which the great silent screen star appeared, from 1909 to 1933. 0.00 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Running With Walker : A Memoir, ROBERT HUGHES
78 ROBERT HUGHES Running With Walker : A Memoir
Jessica Kingsley Pub August 2003 1843107554 / 9781843107552 First Edition 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. A deeply personal account of raising a child with low functioning autism. Beautifully written by a respected journalist and teacher. Offers hands-on advice to parents in an entertaining and easy-to-read manner. ADVANCE READING COPY 0.90 
Price: 30.00 USD
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79 Robin Brown Bye Bye Shangri-la
Weidenfeld & Nicolson April 1989 0297795171 / 9780297795179 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. 8 pages b/w illus & 8 pages colour illus.Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. 8 pages b/w illus & 8 pages colour illus. This wonderful book charts the personal voyage of adventure and discovery of the author at age nine when he moves with his family to deepest Africa. Hugely entertaining and humorous, it describes a magical journey through an exotic country. UK Edition 0.00 
Price: 15.00 USD
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80 Rosemary Bray Rosemary Bray.-SIGNED and inscrib.
Random House February 1998 0679425551 / 9780679425557 First Edition Signed By Author
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New SIGNED BY AUTHORand and inscrib. 'To Joan-What a faithful and supportive fan you are! Blessings, Rosemary L. Bray 5-19-98. Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. '.beautiful memoir about how the dark in a life can be overcome, race, gender, and social problems are explored as a fine writer tells the story of a life.' Author's memoirs of growing up in poverty in 1960's Chicago and becoming one of the first black women at Yale. 21.60 
Price: 20.00 USD
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