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Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

by Roger Lowenstein

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Published
August 1996
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Very Good
ISBN
8601300244679
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New York: Broadway Books, August 1996. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Interior foxed, but no writing or signs of prior ownership. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with some edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 475 pages.
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Investing and Managing Trusts Under the New Prudent Investor Rule: A Guide for Trustees, Investment Advisors, and Lawyers

by John Train; Thomas A. Melfe

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Published
August 1999
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780875848617
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Boston: Harvard Business School Press, August 1999. First Edition / full number line. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Foxing to edges. Jacket rubbed, spine lightly faded. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 282 pages.
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Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

by Ron Suskind

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Published
September 2011
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780061429255
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New York: Harper. September 2011. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 515 pages, 16 pages of plates. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A portrait of a White House operating under intense pressure as it dealt with a cascade of crises, from insolvent banks… Read more
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This Time, This Place: My Life in War, the White House, and Hollywood

by Jack Valenti

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780307346643
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New York: Harmony. Hardcover. 2007. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine Book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Upper corners and spine tail lightly bumped. Light rubbing and shelfwear to jacket. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 468 pages. With the nation… Read more
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Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World (The Great Courses, 8700)

by Robert Bucholz

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Published
2006
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New
ISBN
9781598031768
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2006. DVD. New. Forty-eight 30-minute lectures on eight DVDs in original case along with a paperback Course Guidebook, all in original shrink-wrap. Starting with the Renaissance, the culture of the West exploded. Over the next 600 years, rapid innovations in philosophy, technology, economics, military affairs, and politics allowed what once had been a cultural backwater… Read more
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Steve Jobs

by Walter Isaacson

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November 2011
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9781451648539
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New York: Simon & Schuster, November 2011. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxi + 630 pages, [8] leaves of plates. A riveting story of the roller-coaster life and… Read more
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The Art of War. Translated and with an Introduction by Samuel B. Griffith. With a Foreword by B. H. Liddell Hart (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. Chinese series)

by Sun Tzu; Sunzi Bing Fa; Samuel B. Griffith (trans); B. H. Liddell Hart (foreward)

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Published
1971
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Good+
ISBN
9780195014761
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London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Trade Paperback. Good+. Some highlighting and underlining, otherwise Fine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. 197 pages. Sun Tzu's The Art of War is as timely for business people today as it was for military strategists in ancient China. Written more than 2,000 years… Read more
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Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War book + Art of War: Sun Tzu Strategy Card Deck

by Robert L. Cantrell; Lionel Giles (trans)

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2003 + 2004
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780972291484
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Arlington, Virginia: Center For Advantage, 2003 and 2004. Trade Paperback (First Printing, stated) and Card Deck. Fine. Light shelfwear, otherwise pristine inside and out. 122 pages plus 54 playing cards in a cardboard box. Robert Cantrell's famous book and card deck. Hard to find, especially in nice condition. An excellent gift for a C-suite executive. The book clarifies Sun… Read more
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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

by Joe Hagan

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Published
October 2017
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As New
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First Edition
ISBN
9781101874370
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf / Borzoi, October 2017. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). As New book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. Suitable for gifting. x + 547 pages. A delicious romp through the heyday of rock and roll and a revealing portrait of the man at the helm of the… Read more
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Marx for Beginners (A Pantheon Documentary Comic Book)

by Rius, Eduardo Humberto del Río García, Richard Appignanesi (trans)

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Published
March 1979
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, 7th printing
ISBN
9780394737164
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New York: Pantheon, March 1979. Trade Paperback. March 1979. First Edition, 7th printing. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Corners sharp. Slight wear at spine ends. Light label ghost at $3.95 price on rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 156 pages. The first of the For Beginners series of illustrated documentary books explains… Read more
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The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks

by Ben Cohen

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Published
March 2020
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Fine
Edition
Advance Reader's Edition
ISBN
9780062975775
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$32.80 $22.96
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New York: Custom House. Paperback. March 2020. Advance Reader's Edition. Fine. Slight reading wear to bottom edge of front cover, otherwise As New. 292 pages. For decades, statisticians, social scientists, psychologists, and economists have spent massive amounts of precious time thinking about whether streaks actually exist. After all, a substantial number of decisions that we make in our everyday… Read more
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The Post-American World

by Fareed Zakaria

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Published
2008
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Very Good
ISBN
9780393062359
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New York: W. W. Norton. Hardcover. May 5, 2008. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Highlighting to first two pages, otherwise Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 292 pages.
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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron Acemoglu; James A. Robinson

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March 20, 2012
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Fine
ISBN
9780307719218
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New York: Crown. Hardcover. March 20, 2012. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 529 pages.
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Political Control of the Economy

by Edward R. Tufte

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Published
1978
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Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780691075945
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Princeton: Princeton University Press. Hardcover. First Edition, Second printing, 1978. Blue cloth over boards. Good+ book; no jacket. Some underlining. Price marks on FFEP. Sun fading to cover. Spine straight and tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. x + 168 pages.
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Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History

by Sidney W. Mintz

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Published
1986
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780140092332
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New York: Penguin. Trade Paperback. 1986. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to rear cover. xxx + 274 pages.
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The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

by William Easterly

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Published
March 16, 2006
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781594200373
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New York: Penguin. Hardcover. March 16, 2006. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket has light edgewear and two short tears at top of spine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 436 pages. From one of the world's best-known development economists: an excoriating… Read more
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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

by Michael Lewis

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Published
February 2011
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First Paperback Edition
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9780393338829
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New York & London: W. W. Norton. Trade Paperback. February 2011. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. Light corner/edge wear, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 291 pages. The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad… Read more
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The Roaring Nineties: Why We're Paying the Price for the Greediest Decade in History

by Joseph E. Stiglitz

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Published
June 3, 2004
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Near Fine
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9780141014319
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London: Penguin. Trade Paperback. June 3, 2004. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xlii + 389 pages. Alt Title: The Roaring Nineties : a New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade Alt Title: The Roaring Nineties : Seeds of Destruction This is the explosive story of how… Read more
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To Survive Sensibly or to Court Heroic Death: Management of Guyana's Political Economy, 1965-85

by Tyrone Ferguson

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9789768160669
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Georgetown, Guyana: Public Affairs Consulting Enterprise. Paperback. 1999. Very Good. Text block pristine. Stamp from Austin's Book Services, Georgetown to title page. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Reading and shelf wear to covers. Adhesion damage to front cover (see photo). Not from a library. No remainder mark. xx + 443 pages.
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The Price of Politics

by Bob Woodward

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Published
September 11, 2012
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As New
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First Edition
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9781451651102
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New York: Simon & Schuster, September 2012. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 428 pages. An intimate, documented examination of how President Obama and the highest profile Republican and Democratic leaders in the United States Congress attempted to restore the… Read more
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