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Yiddishe Mamas: the Truth about the Jewish Mother

by Winston-Macauley, Marnie

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2007
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Very Good
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9780740763762
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Andrews McMeel Publishing. Very Good. 2007. Paperback. 0740763768 . 363 pages. Very clean, very good binding. Stereotype information, Jewish Mother Jokes, Feminism and Activism, Jewish Mothers in Business, The Inquistion, Holocaust plus more including highlights on various persons such as Albert Einstein, River Phoenix, Lorne Greene, et al ; ; .
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Zionism: the Sequel

by Diament, Carol

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Published
1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9781889525051
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Haddasah Women's Zionist. Very Good. 1998. Paperback. 1889525057 . 475 pages. Clean, very good binding. Essays by various people such as Mordecai Kaplan, Rose Halprin, Avid Ben Guruion, Gideon Shimoni, Amos Oz, Yossi Beilin, Monty Penkower, Cynthia Ozick, et al; ; .
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Under Kilimanjaro

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Published
2005
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Good in Good dust jacket
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9780873388450
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The Kent State University Press. Good in Good dust jacket. 2005. Hardcover. 0873388453 . 456 pages. Clean text, good binding. DJ in protective plastic. Introduction by Robert W. Lewis and Robert E. Fleming, editors. An autobiographical novel about the land and people of Africa, of the people he came to love. Based upon journals Hemingway wrote while… Read more
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The Amazon of Letters: the Life and Loves of Natalie Barney

by Wickes, George.

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Published
1977
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Good in Fair dust jacket
ISBN
9780399118647
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Putnam Pub Group. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0399118640 . 286 pages. Illustrated with photos. Story of Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972) , a precocious American girl from Dayton, Ohiio who Clean text, good binding, boards rubbed and bumped at corners, boards have mild discoloration at the edges. A alonnière and writer, frequented by leading … Read more
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Leibniz

by Saw, Ruth Lydia

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Published
1954
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Good
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Penguin. Good. 1954. Paperback. 240 pages. On the philosophy and life of Gottried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646 - 1716) , one of te great system-makers among philosophers. On God; Space and Time, Matter and Motion; Men; Moral Theory; Theory of Knowledge; Logic etc Index. Former owner's name inside, browning, spine creases; Pelican Philosophy Series .
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Kurt : the Quarterback

by Balzer, Howard

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Published
2000
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Very Good
ISBN
9781892920348
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GHB Publishers. Very Good. 2000. Softcover. 1892920344 . Biographical info, Profile, Statistics and records, football tips for young players, Quotes from players and coaches about Kurt - plenty of photos abut the Quarterback for the St Louis Rams. MVP for 1999, MVP Super Bowl XXXIV; Sport Snaps; ; 55 .
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Colette My Apprenticeships

by Colette, (Sidonie Gabrielle) Beauclerk, Helen translator

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Published
1978
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Good
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Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Good. 1978. Paperback. Translated from the French, Mes Apprentissages. The full story of Colette's early years in Paris, success of the Claudine series, and her unhappy marriage. Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, (1873 - 1954) was a French writer, actress, and journalist; .
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Best Seat in the House - a Basketball Memoir

by Lee, Spike with Ralph Wiley

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Published
1997
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780609801918
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$6.25

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Three Rivers Press (Crown Publishers). Good. 1997. First Edition. Paperback. 0609801910 . 327 pages. Clean text, good binding, very good spine, initials written on the edge in ink. As the back cover states - this book "is a slam dunk" ; ; .
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From Their Daughters' Hearts

by Florans, Estie

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Published
2015
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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9781422616611
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Artscroll / Mesorah. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2015. Hardcover. 1422616614 . 368 pages. Clean, very good binding. Interviews of daughters of 18 Jewish rabbis, with vignettes of family moments, etc. Illustrated with photos. Daughters of Rabbis: Aharon Florans, Shlome Wolbe, Aharon Wieder, Yaakov Weinberg, Chaim Aharon Weinberg, Nosson Meir Wachtfogel, Yechezkal esser, Avrohom… Read more
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Listening to God: Inspirational Stories for My Grandchildren

by Riskin, Rabbi Shlomo

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Published
2010
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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Toby Press Ltd (Koren). Very Good in Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 445 pages. Clean, very good binding, DJ creases. 100 chapters. From growing up in theBedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Riskin details the many influences from others and contributions to others, from his young childhood to college and Yeshiva years, life in… Read more
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Gifted Hands : the Ben Carson Story

by Carson, Ben; Murphey, Cecil

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Published
1996
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Good
ISBN
9780310214694
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Zondervan Publishing House. Good. 1996. Paperback. 0310214696 . 224 pages. 22 chapters. Clean, spine creases. Illustrated with photos. From an inner city Detroit to becoming a world famous neurosurgeon .
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Reaching Upward and Tell My Brother

by Rubin, Max

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Published
1946
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Good in Fair dust jacket
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Baltimore, Maryland: Garamond Press. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1946. Hardcover. 97 pages. Signature on the cover and frontispiece is most probably a facsimile signature. Max Rubin, 1894-1973, was the Poet Laureate of Baltimore. When he came from Russia to the US he could not speak one word of English, and in fact never studied English but… Read more
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Random Recollections: Vanished Years

by Ladew, Harvey S.

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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Privately Printed. Very Good. 1992. Paperback. 62 pages. Reprint 1992. Illustrated with photos. The life, family and history of the Ladew family, starting with Harvey Ladew's birth, April 6, 1887. Harvey Ladew (1887-1976) ; ; .
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Third Base is My Home

by Robinson, Brooks; As Told To Jack Tobin

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Published
1974
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Good with no dust jacket
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Second Printing
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Waco, TX: Word Books. Good with no dust jacket. 1974. Second Printing. Hardcover. 202 pages. Clean text, inscription on endpapers, good binding, bright red cloth boards. The story of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson. ; ; .
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Third Base is My Home

by Robinson, Brooks; As Told To Jack Tobin

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Published
1974
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Good in Fair dust jacket
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Second Printing
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Waco, TX: Word Books. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1974. Second Printing. Hardcover. 202 pages. Clean text, former owner's name inside. DJ has scuffing and edge tears. The story of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Ribinson. 2nd printing, June 1974. ; ; .
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The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family

by Cohen, Roger

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Published
2015
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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Knopf. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. 304 pages. Clean, good binding. 13 chapters, Notes, Index. Author traces his family's history from Lituania to South Africa, England, the US and Israel. From apartheid in South Africa to the Holocaust, and anti-Semitism ; ; .
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'Tis: a Memoir

by McCourt, Frank

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Published
2000
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Very Good
ISBN
9780684865744
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Simon & Schuster (Touchstone). Very Good. 2000. Softcover. 0684865742 . Clean, very good binding, light cover edge wear. An Irish-American biography .
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War Widow: How the Six Day War Changed My Life a Memoir

by Bakman-Flamhaft, Ziva

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Published
2017
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Good
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9781539848776
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Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. Good. 2017. Softcover. 1539848779 . Clean, 266 pages, very good binding, back cover and last few pages are creased at the bottom edge. The wife of an Israeli military captain and her life before and after his tragic death by Arab Moslem Syrians, includes her family's history prior to living in Israel; … Read more
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The Rishonim: Biographical Sketches of the Prominent Early Sages and Leaders

by Goldwurm, Rabbi Hersh & Shmuel Teich

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Published
1982
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Good in Fair dust jacket
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First Edition
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Mesorah. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean text. DJ has edge wear, chipped at the upper spine. 224 pages. Includes Historical Information and Biographies - The Sephardic Lands, France and Germany, Provence, Italy, etc. Appendices and Index. Publisher's Preface states that "this book contains a sweeping introduction providing a historical perspective on… Read more
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JPS Guide to Jewish Women 600 BCE-1900 CE

by Taitz, Emily & Sondra Henry & Cheryl Tallan

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Published
2003
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Good
ISBN
9780827607521
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The Jewish Publication Society. Good. 2003. Softcover. 0827607520 . 354 pages. Good binding, clean text, former owner's name crossed out. Nine chapters, Alphabetical Guide to Jewish Women in the Text. Index. Some of the women are: Rachel Aberlin, Anna the Hebrew, Bellina, Bayla Falk, Eva Frank, Rebecca Gratz, Jamila, Leah Dreyzl, Marion, Toibe Pan, Rachel of … Read more
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