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His Darling Wife, Evelyn: The Autobiography of Mrs. Oral Roberts
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His Darling Wife, Evelyn: The Autobiography of Mrs. Oral Roberts

By Roberts, Evelyn

Old Tappan, New Jersey: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1977. BD2 - A 4th printing hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges and conrers, small tear on the front bottom left side, light scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and light stains, light discloration and shelf wear. This is a living testament to God's workings in marriage and family life - and an unforgettable love story. 8.5"x6", 273 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. 4th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

A Third of My Days
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A Third of My Days

By Peavey, Dorothy Nowell

U.S.A.: Dorothy Nowell Peavey, 1990. AD4 - A trade paperback book signed by author with "my regards-" written in very good condition that has some light scratches, rubbing and crease, lightly cocked, old price label adhered on the opposite side of the front, some stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.5", 296 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.50

A Centennial Commemoration of Lawrence Sullivan Ross

By Potter, Lester T

Texas: The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University Development Foundation, 1993. AB6 - A first edition trade papberback book in very good condition.that is lightly curled, small tear on the front lower right side, light discoloration and shelf wear. A Centennial Commemoration of Lawrence Sullivan Ross With a History, a Characterization, and an Appraisal of The Sul Ross Group of Texas A&M University. About a great man and a group that honors him. Foreword by John R. Stropp. 8.5"x5.5", 107 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Willie: An Autobiography
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Willie: An Autobiography

By Nelson, Willie

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. U4 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by Bud Shrake on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has price clipped, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. With Bud Shrake. Just as Willie Nelson's music has long since crossed over from country to a national audience, his autobiography will touch everyone - from his fans to all those who enjoy reading about an extraordinary life. 9.5"x6.5", 334 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.00

Toil: Building Yourself
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Toil: Building Yourself

By Procter, Jody

White River Junction, VT, U.S.A.: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000. BH1 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and front with very minor overall shelf wear plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is the usual library stamp and label on the half-title page and first page of the preface plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The author, a writer, performance artist, and television producer, returned to carpentry to make ends meet. This book is about his experiences during seven months on a small contractor's crew building a neo-luxury, suburban palace beside a golf course. It is about work paying a barely livable wage and a world of aches and pains, job site politics, and the relentless rains of the Pacific Northwest. This book was published posthumously. 225p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$2.50

Stick To It Farmer Boy: An Autobiography

By Rapking, Aaron H.

Nashville, Tennessee, USA: Parthenon Press, 1967. BG1 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light soiling of the cover overall plus there is some light foxing on the spine plus there is a crease on the front cover along the spine. The autobiography of a deeply religious man who grew up in rural Ohio and his professional life associated with problems of rural life from 1910-1950. 188p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$3.50

Journal of My Life

By Metetra, Jacques-Louis

New York, New York, USA: Columbia University Press, 1986. CA4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with a very light bump to the front top left corner plus there is some light tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the front freepaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated form the French by Arthur Goldhammer. With an introduction and commentary by Daniel Roche. Foreword by Robert Darnton. This is the memoir of an 18th century Frency journeyman Parisian glazier, adventurer, rogue, and liar. His entertaining story is the best account available of working-class life in prerevolutionary Paris. Notes to introduction and commentary, 368p.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$3.00

Letters from the Field 1925-75

By Mead, Margaret

New York, New York, USA: HarperCollins Publishers, 1979. CA6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated geen wraps with minor overall wear. A collection of letters written by Mead over a period of 50 years. They illuminate the difficulty of working under primitive conditions and the humor that often comes out when working close to danger and the unknown. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 361p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Spellbound: Growing Up in God's Country

By McKain, David

New York, New York, USA: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 1990. BF6 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus light soiling and creasing of the front and back covers. The memoir of author and poet David McKain. It his his coming of age as a poor boy in "God's country," a small oil town in the Allegheny Mountains. His parents were devoutly religious but the overwhelming nature of their struggles provides him with a very loose reign. His experiences of maneuvering around control leads him into trouble sometimes but also towards self-possession and joy in life. By the author of "The Common Life," "In Touch," and "The Whole Earth." 257p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Katharine and E.B. White: An Affectionate Memoir
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Katharine and E.B. White: An Affectionate Memoir

By Russell, Isabel

New York, New York, USA: W. W. Norton & Co., 1990. BY2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tigth, clean, sound copy in light gray wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the spine plus there is one dogeared page. A book by the personal secretary of Katharine and E. B. White for eight years. It is memoir of that experience and a portrait of a notable literary marriage. 269p. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.00

Fierce: A Memoir

By Moss, Barbara Robinette

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2004. CF1 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in glossy red and white wraps woth only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's quest to reinvent her life as an artist and rebel against the rural indigence, addiction, and broken dreams she inherited from her alcoholic father. The author is a noted visual artist. By the author of "Change Me Into Zeus's Daughter." 238p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

From Our House: A Memoir
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From Our House: A Memoir

By Martin, Lee

New York, New York, USA: Dutton/Plume, 2001. CF4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated black and white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's growing up on a farm in southern Illinois during the period after his father lost both his hands in a farming accident. His father developed a deep rage and the memoir reveals how his family finally found the spiritual strengths that would help to heal them all. By the author of "The Least You Need to Know." 192p. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and His World
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau and His World

By Debeer, Gavin

New York, New York, USA: G. P. Putnam's Sons/Thames and Hudson Ltd., 1972. CA1 - A hard cover later printing withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray paper covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with some glue staining on the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were glued to the boards plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the copyright page plus there is some light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some glue staining on the front and back endflaps from where they were glued to the boards plus there is some very, very light fading along the front spine edges and the front top edge plus it is in a new protective mylar sleeve. A biography of Jean-Jacques Rousseau that analyzes his main works as well as detailing his wanderings and his relations with contemporaries including Voltaire, Hume, and other of the Encyclopedists. Heavily illustrated with black and white reproductions throughout. Chronology, select bibliography, notes on the pictures, indexed, 128p.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$4.50

Farm: A Year in the Life of an American Farmer
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Farm: A Year in the Life of an American Farmer

By Rhodes, Richard

New York, New York, USA: Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks, 1989. CF1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus some very, very light bumping of the right corners plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges and back endpaper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. A chronicle of a year in the life of a man and a woman who share in the farming of nearly two square miles of farmland. Illustrated with black and white drawings, many of them full page, by Bill Greet. The author is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. By the author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb," "Looking for America," "The Inland Ground," "Sons of Earth," "The Last Safari," "Holy Secrets," and "The Ungodly." 336p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Greer, Bill (illustrator). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$2.00

The Hottest Water in Chicago: Notes of a Native Daughter
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The Hottest Water in Chicago: Notes of a Native Daughter

By Pemberton, Gayle

New York, New York, USA: Doubleday, 1993. CG4 - An ex-library trade paperback book in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), laminated spine and sides near it, some bumped corners, tanning, and light shelf wear. A collection of memories, moods, ideas, and opinions about the complexities of the American experience from the perspective of an African American. 8"x5.25", 266 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$3.50

A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing
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A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing

By Price, Reynolds

New York, New York, USA: Dutton/Plume, 1995. BI3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The story of the author's agonizing illness and extraordinary cure after he learned he had cancer, a 10 inch long tumor inside his spinal cord. It is a fiercely honest account of a refusal to die and quest for a way to live. By the author of "A Long and Happy Life," "A Generous Man," "Permanent Errors," "The Surface of Earth," "The Source of Light," "Kate Vaiden," "The Tongues of Angels," and "Full Moon." 213p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Chienne De Guerre: A Woman Reporter Behind the Lines of the War in Chechnya
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Chienne De Guerre: A Woman Reporter Behind the Lines of the War in Chechnya

By Nivat, Anne

New York, New York, USA: PublicAffairs, 2001. BZ6 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers with the "1" present and with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in gray paper with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very, very minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing. A book about the author's experiences pursuing her undercover coverage of the Chechnya war for French news. Indexed, 260p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.75"x8.5".

$2.50

Divided to the Vein: A Journey into Race and Family
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Divided to the Vein: A Journey into Race and Family

By Minerbrook, Scott

New York, New York, USA: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1996. CC5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with metallic red lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps on the half-title page and top outside paper edges plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is some dogearing of pages 3 through 6. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a cut (about 1") on the front bottom edge plus there is a very small nick on the spine plus there is the usual library label on the spine wrapping around onto the back plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The author's father was black, an aspiring bourgeoisie, and his mother white and from a poor family. This book talks about the author's growing up in the 1950s and 1960s and dealing with the grim realities of racial separatism and willful ignorance of equality and integration. 259p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 6.25"x9.25". Ex-Library.

$2.25

'Tis: A Memoir
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'Tis: A Memoir

By McCourt, Frank

New York, New York, USA: Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster, 2000. BH1 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. A unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A continuation of the author's autobiography. The years covered dwell on his arrival in New York, the challenge of adapting and fitting in. He finds himself driven to educate himself and be a writer almost even though he is not too certain why. He graduates, becomes a teacher, marries and has a child and Mum comes to live in New York City. An excellent picture of what it is to be an immigrant and, surprisingly, what it is to be a teacher of literature in high school. The author is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. By the author of "Angela's Ashes." 367p. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Looking for a Fight: A Memoir

By Picket, Lynn Snowden

New York, New York, USA: Dell Publishing Co., Inc., 2000. BV4 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof/uncorrected galley proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in tan wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. An autobigraphy of an accomplished journalist who begain training as a boxer as an outlet for her stifled aggression. It covers her nine months of training in a renowned Brooklyn boxing gym in preparation for her first public fight. By the author of "Nine Lives." 286p. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$2.50

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