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81 Rosemary Bray Rosemary Bray.-SIGNED and inscrib.
Random House February 1998 0679425551 / 9780679425557 
Hardcover Used - Very Good SIGNED BY AUTHOR 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. In this stunning memoir, Rosemary Bray describes growing up poor in Chicago in the 1960s and becoming one of the first black women at Yale--and she shows why changes in the welfare system make it virtually impossible for her inspiring story to happen today. 'Certain things shape you, change you forever,' Bray writes. 'Years later, long after you think you've escaped, some ordinary experience flings you backward into memory. Being poor is like that. Living surrounded by fear and rage is like that. I grew up hating the cold, dreading the approach of night. Thirty years later, a too-cold room at night can 21.60 
Price: 20.00 USD
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82 Rudolph W. Giuliani Leadership
Hyperion October 2002 0786868414 / 9780786868414 Signed By Author
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine SIGNED BY AUTHOR Inscribed on a bookplate affixed to front black endpage. Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, 11th.printing. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. The former Mayor of New York City offers his own basic principles of leadership and illustrates them with stories drawn on his own experiences. While not an autobiography, this book includes references to his youth, his career as a federal prosecutor, and his two terms as Mayor of New York City. He includes revelations about the events of September 11, 2001, and their aftermath, and how his life had prepared him for his much admired performance as leader in a time of crisis. 1.52 
Price: 40.00 USD
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All in a Lifetime: An Autobiography, RUTH K. WESTHEIMER
83 RUTH K. WESTHEIMER All in a Lifetime: An Autobiography
Warner Books November 1987 0446513768 / 9780446513760 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Book Description: Warner Books, NY 1987, 1987. Hardcover First Edition, First Printing Biography; Sex Therapist; Westheimer; An Autobiography by Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Speaking from the heart, Dr. Ruth talks about her career, her commitment to sexual educat 1.20 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Chico, SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR, DAN ANDREASEN
84 SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR, DAN ANDREASEN Chico
Penguin USA August 2005 0525474528 / 9780525474524 First Edition 
School & Library Binding Used - Very Good As New Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Now protected forever with Durafold. In this story, based on a true-life incident, young Sandra demonstrates the forthright spirit that gave her the courage and confidence to become the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. 0.80 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Duke Ellington, Scott Yanow
85 Scott Yanow Duke Ellington
Friedman/Fairfax Publishing June 1999 1567998550 / 9781567998559 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine 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. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾' - 12' tall. Pictorial jazz biography of perhaps the greatest composer, arranger, and bandleader in the history of jazz. Forward by Dr. Billy Taylor. 120 pp. Heavily illustrated with an excellent selection of black and white photographs. Includes bibliography, recommended listening list and filmography 2.60 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Art of Maurice Sendak, SELMA G. LANES
86 SELMA G. LANES Art of Maurice Sendak
Abradale/Abrams September 1984 0810980630 / 9780810980631 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. 1984 Edition, Printed and bonded in Japan. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Oversized book, extra charges may apply. 4to - over 9¾' - 12' tall. 278pp/illus. An excellent reference work, with many wonderful color illustrations. A lavish production focusing on the work of Maurice Sendak, beloved by generations for his magical illustrations capturing the spirit of children of all ages. With fabulous fold-outs of Where The Wild Things Are. A MUST for collectors. 5.00 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Jimi Hendrix: The Man, the Magic, the Truth, Sharon Lawrence
87 Sharon Lawrence Jimi Hendrix: The Man, the Magic, the Truth
HarperEntertainment February 2005 0060562994 / 9780060562991 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good The text appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Normal shelfwear to cover. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Very good Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. 'This is the definitive account of Jimi Hendrix, the young man from a pathetic poverty-stricken childhood who invented himself into something rare and special.' 1.30 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Shattered Faith: A Woman's Struggle to Stop the Catholic Church from Annuling Her Marriage, SHEILA RAUCH KENNEDY
88 SHEILA RAUCH KENNEDY Shattered Faith: A Woman's Struggle to Stop the Catholic Church from Annuling Her Marriage
Pantheon May 1997 0679439951 / 9780679439950 Book Club 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Subjects: Kennedy, Sheila Rauch--Trials, litigation, etc. Marriage--Massachusetts--Boston--Annulment (Canon law)--Cases. Religious aspects--Catholic Chu 1.20 
Price: 20.00 USD
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89 SHELLEY WINTERS Shelley II: The Middle of My Century
Simon & Schuster August 1989 0671442104 / 9780671442101 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine 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. Satisfaction guarantee. With numerous illustrations. Shelley's second book about her life in the 1950s and 1960s, with the glamour and gossip about the stars she worked with in Hollywood and Broadway. Marilyn Monroe was her Hollywood room mate, and Sean Connery stayed with her at her New York flat. 1.86 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Man on the Flying Trapeze : The Life and Times of W. C. Fields, SIMON LOUVISH
90 SIMON LOUVISH Man on the Flying Trapeze : The Life and Times of W. C. Fields
W W Norton & Co Inc September 1997 0393041271 / 9780393041279 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Price Clipped Former owner name on flypage Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. 2.15 
Price: 18.00 USD
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91 Stephen B Oates Abraham Lincoln, the man behind the myths
Harper & Row January 1984 0060153040 / 9780060153045 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine 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. 'The book explores some nagging questions about Lincoln's life and death. Was he a product of his frontier background or did he transcend it? Was he a white supremacist as many black and white scholars still contend? Did the Emancipation Proclamation really free any blacks? Was Lincoln forgiving and tenderhearted about reconstructing the conquered South? Was there a conspiracy on the part of Edwin M. Stanton and other 'radicals' in government to assassinate Lincoln at the War's end? Finally, how does the historical Lincoln compare in significance with the mythical man, still so celebrated in song, film and story?' 0.55 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Jimmy Buffett Vol. 1: The Man From Margaritaville Revealed, STEVE ENG
92 STEVE ENG Jimmy Buffett Vol. 1: The Man From Margaritaville Revealed
St. Martin's Press December 1996 0312146353 / 9780312146351 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good First Edition, First printing. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket, except for a very small tear at the bottom edge of the back flap. 1.69 
Price: 15.00 USD
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93 Susan W. Dryfoos Iphigene
Crown August 1987 0812917006 / 9780812917000 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine 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. The Memoirs of Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger life and The New York Times. Iphigene's father died in 1935 and left two remarkable legacies: his daughter, Iphigene, and his newspaper, The New York Times. These memoirs provide indelible snapshots of New York and America for over one hundred years. Illustrated in B/W Photographs. 44.80 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Hell of a Place to Lose a Cow : An American Hitchhiking Odyssey, TIM BROOKES
94 TIM BROOKES Hell of a Place to Lose a Cow : An American Hitchhiking Odyssey
Simon & Schuster July 2000 0792276833 / 9780792276838 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. Satisfaction guarantee. Shows no signs of wear and looks very fresh, pristine condition. young British expatriate Tim Brookes had hitchhiked to California and Vancouver, back across Canada, and down to New York. Now, twenty-five years later, he?s back on the road. But he?s got a lot more on his mind these days. Artfully weaving between past and present, Brookes considers exactly why the proverbial road trip, once a crucial part of American youth education, seems to have all but disappeared, superceded by more expensive and less uncertain kinds of travel. Joining a venerable literary tradition that includes Huck Finn, Steinbeck?s beloved Charley, and Kerouac, Brookes? hilarious and strangely moving ' A Hell of a Place to Lose a Cow' is a brilliant inquiry into America's peculiar relationship with the open road. 1.50 
Price: 18.00 USD
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My Father's Daughter: A Memoir, TINA SINATRA, JEFF COPLON
95 TINA SINATRA, JEFF COPLON My Father's Daughter: A Memoir
Simon & Schuster October 2000 0684870762 / 9780684870762 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. This is an account of Sinatra's flaws and foibles, written with love and warmth. This book takes you inside the legend of Sinatra. 1.43 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland, Tom Brokaw
96 Tom Brokaw A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland
Random House November 2002 0375507639 / 9780375507632 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. 233pp, including many pages of family album photos. It is safe to say that he is one of the most liked and likeable members of the media, who single-handedly raises the popularity rating of his profession several points a newsman whose nationality is never in doubt, he makes other Americans proud of their country and themselves and his story is inspiring, also surprising and satisfying. 1.25 
Price: 25.00 USD
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97 Tomas Eloy Martinez The Peron Novel
Pantheon March 1988 0394558383 / 9780394558387 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Good Fine Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. First American Edition, THE PERÓN NOVEL tells the story of the return home from exile of Argentina's most charismatic and enigmatic leader. Perón dominated Arqentinian political and public life for over thirty years. But by June 20, 1973, the day of his flight home to resume power, the general is biologically and mentally in decline, 'an old vegetarian lion.' Tomás Eloy Martinez makes us witness to the macabre situation of a tyrant losing control over his own life and mind in the same way that he is losing control over the forces in his own camp, becoming the prey of his own henchmen. Somewhere between fact and fiction, 24.80 
Price: 20.00 USD
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98 VALLENTIN ANTONINA LEONARDO DA VINCI
THE VIKING PRESS January 1938 B000PGLNFK 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good No price posted on the front flap. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition posted 'First published in November 1938'Minor soiling to cover and text edges. Now protected with Durafold attached to jacket and text by glue to front and back flaps. Comprehensive biography of the genius of Da Vinci. Translated from the German by E. W. Dickes. Illustrated throughout with color plates. Book includes few beautiful color prints inserted into the book--Mona Lisa , Christ, St. Anne, The last super, etc. 37.60 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Bogie and Me: The Love Story of Humphrey Bogart and Verita Thompson, Verita Thompson
99 Verita Thompson Bogie and Me: The Love Story of Humphrey Bogart and Verita Thompson
St Martins Pr August 1982 0312087381 / 9780312087388 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Filled with illustrations in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. 10.40 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Thirteen Senses: A Memoir, VICTOR VILLASENOR
100 VICTOR VILLASENOR Thirteen Senses: A Memoir
Rayo September 2001 0066210771 / 9780066210773 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket. Victor Villase?or brings readers into the Bonnie-and-Clyde-like world of his colorful, immigrant family: a world set in Depression-era Southern California: a harsh world, where only the wily and strong survive, and where love, passion, and commitment to -- familia -- are the sole dependable forces in Lupe's and Salvador's lives. In the unfolding of their story, we see Lupe move beyond her young and naive conventions of femininity to become a vessel of power, strength, courage, and brains. Salvador, in turn, is forced to extend beyond his macho Godfather persona, becoming whole by learning to listen to the intuitive wisdom of his young wife. 1.94 
Price: 30.00 USD
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