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cover of Brooklyn Boy: A Memoir: Book One

Brooklyn Boy: A Memoir: Book One

by Fischman, Ken

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Published
2020
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As New
ISBN
9781671992405
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Independently Published, 2020. Paperback. As New/No Jacket. ISigned by Author. Signed by Author Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Independently Published, 2020. Paperback As New. The author describes his romp through childhood in Brooklyn during the 1930s and 1940s as one of the few Jewish kids in the neighborhood--with constant bullying and pining after Christmases that did not… Read more
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cover of Let it Bang: A Young Black Man's Reluctant Odyssey Into Guns

Let it Bang: A Young Black Man's Reluctant Odyssey Into Guns

by Young, R J

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Published
2018
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781328826336
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$5.42

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Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, First Edition, 2018. Full number line. Hardcover Ex-Library Book and Dust Jacket in Good Condition. Except for minimal library marks, Book and Jacket are As New. A powerful memoir--the story of a young black man's choice to take a nonviolent path in a world of… Read more
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cover of Dancing Fish And Ammonites: A Memoir

Dancing Fish And Ammonites: A Memoir

by Lively, Penelope

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Published
2014
Condition
Good
ISBN
9781628990546
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$12.25

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Thorndike, Maine: Center Point, 2014. Hardcover. Good/Good. Center Point Pub; Large Print Edition, April 1, 2014. Set in 16-point Times New Roman Type. Hardcover Ex-Library Book and Dust Jacket in Good Condition. Except for minimal library marks, As New. Lib catalog sticker on jacket heel, lib stamp on upper edge of text block, front endpaper with discard stamp,… Read more
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Addicted to Danger: A Memoir About Affirming Life in the Face of Death

by Wickwire, Jim; Bullitt, Dorothy

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671019907
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$14.42

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New York: Pocket Books, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Type: Hardback First Printing of First Edition. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Fine Dust Jacket. Edges of front cover slightly sunned, else Fine. Black and white photographs throughout. Clean, unmarked, solidly bound volume, internals as new. Jim Wickwire is among the world's most adventurous and… Read more
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Double Identity: A Memoir

by Kubar, Zofia S

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780809039579
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New York: Hill & Wang Publishing, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First Edition.Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. Fine copper half cloth w/gilt titles, lighter copper paper-wrapped boards, tight and solid binding, internals as new also. "I looked around; nobody was watching. Cautiously I slipped to the end of the column, removing from my… Read more
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Voices of the Great Plains: A Collection of Short Memoirs

by Masinton, Jerry and Nicole Muchmore (Editors) Authors: Pierce, Tony R.; Barron, K.L.; Becker, Mary; Buchsbaum, Julianne; Comstock, Laurie; Ellis, Lynne; Hayes, Kirby Clare; Imber, Jane

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Published
2011
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781460975893
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$8.54

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011. Paperback. As New. The Great Plains Writing Goup Collection of Short Memoirs. Trade Paperback A New. Includes a short biography of each author. b/w in-text photos. 192 pages. 9" x 6". 2011, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
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Listen to the Millrace

by Porter, Barton

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Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780960188802
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$6.12

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Seattle, Washington: M. J. Stone Co, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Mike Casad. Type: Ex-Library First Edition Ex-Library Hardcover Book and Jacket in Good Condition. Full color paintings by Mike Causad. Except for minimal and neat library marks, the book is in Fine Condition. Jacket has slight wear to extremities. . Clean, bright, tight, and solid. The story… Read more
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cover of Have You No Shame?: And Other Regrettable Stories

Have You No Shame?: And Other Regrettable Stories

by Shukert, Rachel

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Published
2008
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780345498618
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$6.49

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New York: Villard, 2008. Paperback. Good. Trade Paperback in Good Condition. At times, a laugh-out-loud-funny coming of age memoir, of growing up in white-bread Omaha, Nebraska and going to school in a school of thirty-seven students (circa 1990) in Nebraska's only Jewish elementary school. She knew she was headed for greatness--and did win the Omaha Metropolitan Arera Theater… Read more
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cover of Jantsen's Gift: A True Story of Grief, Rescue, and Grace

Jantsen's Gift: A True Story of Grief, Rescue, and Grace

by Cope, Pam

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Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780446199698
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$9.36

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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Near Fine Condition. "When I was younger, I never would have believed anyone who told me that I'd one day be rescuing child slaves in West Africa--or for that matter, take into my care more than… Read more
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Things I've Been Silent About: Memories of a Prodigal Daughter

by Nafisi, Azar

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780812973907
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New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2010. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean, unmarked, gently used book. Solid, square and tight binding. A personal story of growing up in Iran, living in thrall to a powerful and complex mother against the backdrop of a country's political revolution. A girl's pain over family secrets,… Read more
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Vet in a Spin

by Herriot, James

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Published
2006
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780330443579
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$6.38

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London, England: Pan Macmillan, 2006. Paperback. Good. Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Clean and bright cover with illustration by Robb McCaigg, light wear to extremities, crease to upper corner; soundly bound, slight slant to spine. Pages clean and free from any markings. A book that has been read--fortunately. James Herriot is strapped into a cockpit of a Tiger… Read more
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cover of A Three Dog Life: A Memoir

A Three Dog Life: A Memoir

by Thomas, Abigail

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Published
2007
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780156033237
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U.S.A: Harcourt , Inc, 2007. Paperback. As New/No Jacket. Trade Paperback AS NEW. Clean & bright card cover with French flap. Tight glued binding. Pages also clean and free of any markings. A wrenching portrait of Thomas' third husband who suffers from permanent brain damage, memory loss, hallucinations, from a hit-and-run accident in their neighborhood in Manhattan. Rich,… Read more
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Motiba's Tattoos: A Granddaughter's Journey Into Her Indian Family's Past

by Kamdar, Mira

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781891620584
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$6.59

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New York, New York, USA: Public Affairs/Perseus Books Group, 2000. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback Second Printing. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in NEAR FINE Condition. Book has Rem Mk on top edge, else Fine. Clean, unmarked, tight & solid volume. Maps and Family Tree by Anita Karl and Jim Kemp. Photographic Illustrations. Endpaper maps of British… Read more
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cover of Leaving Home: A Memoir

Leaving Home: A Memoir

by Buchwald, Art

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399138645
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$9.03

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New Y, New York, USA: Putnam Pub Group, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First Printing. Hardcover Book and Jacket in FINE Condition. A genius of American satire, Buchwald has made America laugh for forty years. His skills as a storyteller are put to use in this memorable memoir. Photographic section of eight pages of family photographs.… Read more
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Lonely Girls With Burning Eyes: A Wife Recalls Her Husband's Journey Home from Vietnam

by Novak, Marian

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316613231
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Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A: Little Brown & Co, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Printing; Hardcover and Dust Jacket in Near FIne Condition. Remainder mark on bottom edge, else Fine. Clean, unmarked, tight and solid. Jacket has a small scrape on the fold. A memoir giving voice to the millions of women who endured the… Read more
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cover of Signs of Life: A Memoir of Dying and Discovery

Signs of Life: A Memoir of Dying and Discovery

by Brookes, Tim

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780812924688
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$7.79

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New York: Times Books/Random House, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First Printing. Hardcover and Dust Jacket in FINE Condition. Mylar jacket cover. Very clean, no marks, tight and solid volume. Bright and clean unclipped jacket. A moving account of coming to terms with the dying of a loved one, of the help provided by hospice, of… Read more
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An Artist and The Pope

by Pepper, Curtis Bill

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Published
1968
Condition
Good
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USA: Madison Square Press/Grosset & Dunlap Pub, 1968. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Giacomo Manzu. Type: Hardback Based on the Personal Recollections of Giacomo Manzu. A moving story of two remarkable people-the communist artist who had lost his faith and his good friend, Pope John XIII. Hardcover Book in Good Condition with a Very Good Dust Jacket with mylar cover.… Read more
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