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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

by David Sedaris

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2014
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9780316154703
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 26 essays by Sedaris. 276 pages.
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Watershed: Reflections on Water

by Grant Macewan

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Published
2000
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9781896300351
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Condition: clean copy, previous owner's name on first page, upper right corner. Content: This contains a series of essays on water, as the author draws from his broad knowledge as an agriculturalist and his vast life experience to tell us 'what every Canadian should know about water.' Introducting by Hugh Dempsey, 192 pages, photographs.
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Tales From the Edge of the Woods

by Willem Lange

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1998-01
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9780874518597
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 'Mr. Willem Lange (the author) is the perfect New England memoirist: experienced, curious, shrewd, self-decrecating, amused and affectionate. He writes of pu-country villages, woodlots, deer camps, log jobs, schoolrooms, and cellar holes, but his real subject is mortality. On the whole, he's for it.' … Read more
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

by Annie Dillard

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Published
September 1988
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9780060915452
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 15 essays on seeing. 270 pages.
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The Invisible World

by Loren Eiseley

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Published
1970
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Condition: clean copy. Content: "He was one of the very first scientists to proclaim publicly that mankind must reinsert itself into nature. His words created a new kind of poetical literature based on objective scientific knowledge and his warning helped start a new social movement. As the seers of the axial religion did 2000 year ago, he is teaching our generation… Read more
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Japanese and the Jews (Translated from the Japanese By Richard L. Gage)

by Isaiah Ben-Dasan

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Published
January 1982
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Good
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9780834801585
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Writing in the allusive and freely associative style characteristic of the popular Japanese essay form, the author compares and contrasts the Japanese and the Jews with keen critical insight tempered by affection. He records their attitudes and responses to such basic human matters as food, water, spiritual freedom, physical security, government, and man's relationship to natural forces. 194… Read more
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Small Wonder Essays

by Barbara Kingsolver

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April 15, 2003
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9780060504083
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A collection of 23 essays,, 268 pages.
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The H.D. Book (The Collected Writings of Robert Duncan)

by Robert Duncan

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Published
2011-01
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Good+
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9780520260757
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Sound clean hc in lighly edge worn dj. Photos and details on request heavy volume may require extra postage Edited with introduction by Michael Boughn and Victor Coleman. A nice copy.
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Collected Essays

by Graham Greene

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Published
May 19, 1969
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9780670227402
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A collection of 79 essays, 464 pages.
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Miami

by Joan Didion

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September 1988
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Very Good-
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9780671668204
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'Joan Didion peels away the palm fronds and the pastels, ignores the TV hip and the media hype, to scrutinize those who forever changed the city: Cubans...MIAMI offer an intelligent and provocative view of intense politica than continue to play out nationally and in Central America...vivid...at once chilling and surprising...compelling reading' … Read more
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Where I Was From

by Joan Didion

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2004-09-14
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9780679752868
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Combining history and reportage, memoir and literary criticism, this volume explores California's romances with land and water; its unacknowledged debts to railroads, aerospace, and big government; the disjunction between its code of individualism and its fetish for prisons, predators, robber barons, or writers, the author is an unparalled observer, and her book is at once intellectually provocative and deeply personal.
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A Room of One's Own

by Virginia Woolf

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2004
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9780141018980
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The author's polemic on female creativity, the role of writers and the silent fate of Shakespeare's imaginary sister remains a powerful reminder of a woman's need for financial independence and intellectual freedom.
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The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things

by Lorna Crozier

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2013-05
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9781926812755
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In this little volume, poet Lorna Crozier offers a series of prose meditations on household objects: everything from lamps, doornobs, rakes and zippers to the kitchen sink. Operating as a kind of literary detective, she brings her rapt attention to the everyday things she explores, uncovering the mystery that lies at their essence. She offers tantalizing glimpses of the household's… Read more
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The Annie Dillard Reader

by Annie Dillard

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October 11, 1995
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9780060926601
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Sound clean copy.
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Greatest Thing in the World

by Henry Drummond

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'Every one has asked himself the great question of antiquity as of the modern world; What is the summum bonum - the supreme good? You have life before you. Once only you can live it. What is the noblest object of desire, the supreme gift to covet''. So begins 45 page exploration into spirituality and values.
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Alternating Current

by Octavio Paz

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Published
1991-01
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9781559701365
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In the first part of this acclaimed work, the author sets forth his credo as an artist and a poet. Part two deals with themes more specific to the late sixties and seventies, such as the drug experience and modern atheism. In part three, Paz concerns himself with politics and ethics.
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A collection of 11 non fiction essays. 308 Pages.
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