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THE CITIZEN KANE BOOK : Raising Kane and The Shooting Script

By Pauline Kael; Herman J. Mankiewicz; Orson Welles

Boston, MA: Little, Brown/Atlantic Monthly Press, 1971. Text/AS NEW & Bright. First Edition, Printing "A". Silver softcover/VG; strong & sound w/rubs, nips & faint creasing to all leading edges, and light surface. Price strike-out to upper front. Volume contains Pauline Kael's famous New Yorker series, "Raising Kane", and, the complete film script by Orson Welles and Herman J. Mankiewicz.. 423 pgs, augmented with 90 photos of which 83 are frames from the film. Outstanding, highly intelligent analysis and historical documentation of a film classic.. First Edition, Printing "A". Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition, Printing "A".

$28.50

WHAT ABOUT THE WORDS? : Creative Journaling for Scrapbookers
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WHAT ABOUT THE WORDS? : Creative Journaling for Scrapbookers

By Memory Makers

Denver, CO: Memory Makers, 2006. BRAND NEW & Colletible. First Edition, First Printing. Inspring guide to enriching scrapbook page, so often filled primarily wtih photos & art work, with words and comments --- journalism so to speak. On combining the visual record with the verbal. 128 pgs in 4, illustrated, sections: 1, Borrowed Words; 2, Simple Starts; 3, Just the Facts; and 4. Get Creative.. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. COLLECTIBLE - NEW/None as Issued.

$26.50

SALAMANDER : The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders

By Sillitoe, Linda; Roberts, Allen D.; (George J. Throckmorton, Forensic Analysis)

Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 1988. Text/BRAND NEW. Black boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/trace edge wear. Red endpapers. Biography of master counterfeiter, con-artist, and murderer Mark William Hoffman (1954 -) currently serving life imprisonment in Utah. Title makes reference to the forged document known as the "Salamander letter" Hoffman sold to the Church of the Latter-day Saints in 1984, which claimed it was a white salamander, rather than the Angel Morini, who attended Joseph Smith's recovery of the gold plates; the document triggered theological justification. Hoffman's world fell apart when investigations of two deaths by bombs unearthed evidence of forgeries in his basement.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/Near Fine. First Edition, First Thus.

$28.50

RESERVATIONS ARE FOR INDIANS

By Robertson, Heather

Toronto, Canada: James Lewis and Samuel, 1970. Text/New w/margin discoloration. Soft cover/Good; poorly shelved, w/rubs & faint creasing to edges & surfaces. Debut work of Canadian journalist Heather Robertson (1942 - ) who received a grant to study Canada's native people. Portrait of four Indian reserve communities with a history of government policies and programs that perpetuated a cycle of dependency, and circumstances leading to a new generation of native leaders demanding a rightful place in Canada's political and constitutional structure.. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$14.50

GERMANY : REVOLUTION & COUNTER-REVOLUTION (New World Paperbacks NW-108)
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GERMANY : REVOLUTION & COUNTER-REVOLUTION (New World Paperbacks NW-108)

By Friedrich Engels; Karl Marx; Eleanor Marx (Editor)

New York, NY: International Publishers, 1969. Text/NEW & Bright. Illustrated, white softcover/NF; sound w/wear to upper spine, humidity stains to lower spine, and light surface wear. Anthology of 20 articles written for the New York Tribune. The Tribune asked German philosopher, economist and political theorist Karl Marx (1818 - 1883 to write a series of articles. Marx in turn, asked Friderich Engles (Friedrich Engels (1820 - 1895) to write them in his stead --- close friends since 1844, both men were in England. This volume is edited by Marx's youngest daughter Eleanor Marx (1855 - 1898) who belabored under the impression that her father had authored the articles. Given the intimate relationship between the two men, grounds to regard the essays as collaborative efforts of Engels and Marx. 155 pgs, 20 articles followed by 3 appendices and Glossay of Names & Places... First Edition, 2nd Printing of 1974. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Vintage/journalism.

$28.50

SHATTERED AIR : A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite's Half Dome
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SHATTERED AIR : A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite's Half Dome

By Bob Madgic; with Adrian Esteban

Short Hills, NJ: Burford Books, 2005. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE. First Edition, First Printing. Documentary. Yosemite's Half Dome was first scaled 1875 by George Anderson This is the story of hikers, taking the cable route up, met with catastrophes in July, 1985. 5 experienced hikers chose to rest overnight on the summit even as an thunderstorm strikes. A midnight helicopter rescue, but 2 lives lost, and 3 suffer sustained injuries for the thunderstiorm was highly electrical. Chronicle of an ill-fated climb. Madgic, a writer on outdoors sports brings to life the "raw, fearsome power" of lightning along with in-depth profiles of each sportsman. Also an account of how the very walls of a cave the hikers took refuge in conducted the deadly electrical charges that proved so devastating. . First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. Illus. by William L. Crary (Illustrator). First Edition, First Printing.

$28.50

INTO THIN AIR : A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
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INTO THIN AIR : A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

By Krakauer, Jon

New York, NY: Villard Books, 1997. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace creasing to lower front of dustjacket which has photo of Rob Hall's team at Mt. Everest Base Camp to rear. Maps to endpapers. 1996 was a deadly year in Everest history; fifteen mountaineers meet their death. Journalist and accomplished climber Jon Krakauer, representing Outside Magazine, was with the South Ridge party led by Rob Hall and Scott Fischer, neither of whom survived. Portions of text first published in the Outside. Volume sparked considerable controversy; guide Anatoli Boukreev co-authored a rebuttal to this account under the title: The Climb. Tragedies to climbers on the mountain's North Ridge, where several climbers also died, is detailed in a first hand account by British filmmaker and writer Matt Dickinson in The Other Side of Everest.. First Edition, 4th Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Near Fine. Illus. by Randy Rackliff (Illustrator).

$18.50

THE ISLAND OF LOST MAPS : A True Story of Cartographic Crime
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THE ISLAND OF LOST MAPS : A True Story of Cartographic Crime

By Miles Harvey

New York, NY: Broadway Books/Random House, 2001. Text/NEW, showing faint margin discoloration. Softcover/VG; sound w/faint creasing to upper front corner & surface soiling. A 1995 case of theft of maps from major American libraries recounted by oral historian and dramatist, Miles Harvey. Rich narrative of cross-country crimes of antique dealer and map shop propiertor Gilbert Jospheh Bland, Jr. and wife --- items recovered from their Florida storage unit included holdings of the Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute. . First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. True Crime.

$10.50

A. WOOLLCOTT: His Life and His World

By Adams, Samuel Hopkins

New York, NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1945. Text/Near New. Pale olive linen boards/NF. DJ/Poor; intact but tattered and fragile. Gift inscription dated Christmas, 1945 to fEPPortrait of New Jersey born, prolific drama critic, radio broadcaster and writer for The New Yorker Alexander Humphreys Woollcott (1887 - 1943). Woollcott graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. 386 pgs. Illustrated with archival photos, this biography is by investigative journalist and writer Samuel Hopkins Adams (1871 - 1958) who authored The Harvey Girls (1942) adapted to film starring Judy Garland), and also a graduate of Hamilton College. Adams also published a biography of Alexander Woollcott (1945. Alexander Humphreys Woollcott (January 19, 1887 – January 23, 1943) was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Poor.

$16.50

UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN : A Story of Violent Faith
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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN : A Story of Violent Faith

By Krakauer, Jon

New York, NY: Doubleday, 2003. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE. First Edition, First Printing, Maps to endpapers. Documentary. 1984 brutal murder of a woman and her infant daughter by brothers-in-law Ron and Dan Lafferty. Analysis based on teachings of Mormon fundamentalists. A meticuously researched account of a brutal crime committed under the cloak of religious sanctity of an American home-grown religion.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. First Edition, First Printing.

$28.50

UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN : A Story of Violent Faith
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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN : A Story of Violent Faith

By Krakauer, Jon

New York, NY: Doubleday, 2003. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE w/trace creasing to uooer front corner of softcover. Advance Reading Copy. First Edition, First Printing, Maps to endpapers. Documentary of the 1984 brutal murder of a woman and her infant daughter by brothers-in-law Ron and Dan Lafferty, understood against teachings of Mormon fundamentalists. A meticuously researched account of a brutal crime committed under the cloak of sanctity of an American home-grown religion.. Advance Reading Copy (ARC). Soft Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$26.50

AMERICA 24/7: 24 Hours, 7 Days, Extraordinary Images of One American Week
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AMERICA 24/7: 24 Hours, 7 Days, Extraordinary Images of One American Week

By Rick Smolan; David Elliot Cohen

New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2003. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE w/trace edge rubs to dustjacket. First Edition, First Printing. COVER ART: Inserting of final piece (blue in a sea of beige) to a jig-saw puzzle! A moment, more precisely, a "week" in time. Historical, visual photo essay of a 7-day chronicle of these United States of America, May 12th - 18th, 2003. 304 pgs. A time capsule in print of a week's momentous and mundane events. Collection of some 25,000 color photos w/captions and essays from 36 Pultizer Prize winners. 304 pgs in 6 chapters & authors: 1, Hearth & Home (Robert Olen Butler); 2, Hard at Work (Charles Johnson); 3, America at Play (Sean T. Kelly); 4, Reason to Believe (Roger Rosenblatt); 5, Our Town (Naomi Shihab Nye), and 6, Sea to Shining Sea (Barbara Kingslover).. First American Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. First American Edition, First .

$48.50

A GATHERING OF SAINTS : A True Story of Money, Murder and Deceit
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A GATHERING OF SAINTS : A True Story of Money, Murder and Deceit

By Lindsey, Robert

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1988. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE. First Edition, Dustjacket under mylar. Winner of the 1989 CWA Gold Dagger for Non-fiction. Journalist and noted author of true crime books Robert Lindsey (1935-) tells the story of the largest criminal investigation in the history of both Utah and the Mormon Church ... a tale of money and deceit, forged church documents and murders. Master counterfeiter, con-artist, and murderer Mark William Hoffman (1954 -) is now serving life imprisonment in the Utah State Prison.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. First Edition, First Printing.

$28.50

THE LOVE OF CHINA
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THE LOVE OF CHINA

By Lawrence, Anthony

London, UK: Octopus Books, 1979. Text/NEW. Illustrated, linen boards/NF w/trace corner tip rubs. DJ/None. British journalist, Gift inscription to fEP verso. Travel narrative, photographic essay of China in the late 1970s documented by Far East BBC correspondent, Anthony John Lawrence, (1912 - 2013). A historical record of China as it was near half-century past. Map preceds text. Contents are: 1, Introduction; 2, Manchuria; 3, Inner Mongolia & the Far West; 4, The Yellow River; 5, Peking; 6, The Northern Plains; 7, Tibet; 8, The Yangtze River; 8, Shanghai; 9, The Water Country; 10, Yunnan & Guizhou; and 11, Canton & the South-East.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/No Jacket. Vintage.

$18.50

INTO THIN AIR : A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
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INTO THIN AIR : A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

By Krakauer, Jon

New York, NY: Villard Books, 1997. Text/BRAND NEW. DJ/NF w/trace wrinkle to lower back edge. Gift inscription to fEP. Maps to endpapers; photo of Rob Hall's team at Mt. Everest Base Camp to rear. 1996 was a deadly year in Everest history; fifteen mountaineers meet their death. Journalist and accomplished climber Jon Krakauer, representing Outside Magazine, was with the South Ridge party led by Rob Hall and Scott Fischer, neither of whom survived. Portions of text first published in the Outside. Volume sparked considerable controversy; guide Anatoli Boukreev co-authored a rebuttal to this account under the title: The Climb. Tragedies to climbers on the mountain's North Ridge, where several climbers also died, is detailed in a first hand account by British filmmaker and writer Matt Dickinson in The Other Side of Everest.. First Edition, 4th Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Near Fine. Illus. by Randy Rackliff (Illustrator).

$14.50

MAIN STREET AMERICA and THE THIRD WORLD : 2nd Edition

By Hamilton, John M.; (Peter Jennings, Foreword)

Washington, D.C.: Seven Locks Press, 1987. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/VG; strong & sound w/edge rubs & faint creasings to corner tips. "No man an island...", and neither "Main Street America..." Anthology of media essays addressing the mutual influence between Main Street America socio-econmic-political events and those of Third World countries. 18 documentaries w/3 appendices explore connections in trade, investments, government policies and foreign aide ... when Main Street sneezes, and the Third World sneezes.. 2nd Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$8.50

GOMPERS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK : 1976-1977 : Richmond, California
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GOMPERS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK : 1976-1977 : Richmond, California

By Gompers Highs School

Richmond, CA: Gompers High School, 1976. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace wear & faint discoloration to upper edges of softcover. Yearbook of the graduating class of 1976 - 1977. William Plutte was school Principal, and Bill Parnell was Vice Principal.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover/Stapled. NEW/None as Issued. Yearbook.

$28.50

I WROTE MY NAME ON THE WALL
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I WROTE MY NAME ON THE WALL

By Solbert, Ronnie

Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co, 1971. EX-LIB. Stated First Edition. Text/Near New. Illustrated boards/VG; sound with light edge rubs. An eloquent documentary of the 1970. Photographic essay of boys and girls at play in urban, blighted neighborhoods without amenities of playgrounds, and, testimony to the ingenuity of innocent joys in ghettos. COVER ART: Children & graffiti. Caption on pg 8 reads: "The put up this cement wall/ and we worte/ our names in it/ All the kids on the block/ I wrote mine/ in three different places/ J-O-H-N/ that's me". Strong copy despite flaws.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Ronnie Solbert (Author-Photographer).

$12.50

MAR MID-AMERICAN REVIEW : 2014, Volume XXXIV (34), No 2
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MAR MID-AMERICAN REVIEW : 2014, Volume XXXIV (34), No 2

By Cloud, Abigail (Editor-in-Chief)

Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State Univ, 2014. BRAND NEW COPY. Periodical. Publication of the Dept of English, Bowling Green State Univ. COVER ART: "At the Birth of Creation", acrylic on canvas by Katherine Fishburn; Mark Youngblood, photographer. This Volume 34, No 2 of 2014, in addition to essays on fiction, poetry and non-fiction, carries finalists of the 2013-2014 James Wright Poetry Award, and the 2013-2014 Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award.. Vol XXXIV, No 2, 2014. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$10.50

FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
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FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

By Seldes, George [Henry]

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1935. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed red cloth boards/Fine. DJ/VG; intact w/rubs, chips, nips, short closed tears & creasing to leading edges & surface wear. Investigative reporter and foreign correspondent George Seldes (1890 - 1995) was noted for his expose of official and unofficial censorship of the press. In this his 6th book, Seldes examines the popular disillusion with media and the "growing suspicion" that the public has been "deceived" by "war propaganda" via media following World War I. Volume, fortified by personal experiences, in 8 chapters: I, The Nineteen Charges Against the Press; II, The Cannons of Journalism; III, Code of Ethics Adopted by the American Newspaper Guild; IV, Integrity of the Press; V, Guild Constitution; VI, The Press & the Utilities; VII, The Press versus Labor; and VIII, The Press in War Time. Strong copy in tired dustjacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$26.50

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