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Still Dancing

by Jameson Currier

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The Urban Bookie
Published
2008
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781590210482
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$250.00

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New, Unread Paperback. Bright & Tight. First Edition Synopsis.. In Still Dancing acclaimed author Jameson Currier brings together twenty of his short stories that span three decades of the impact of the AIDS epidemic on the gay community. Along with stories from Currier s debut collection, Dancing on the Moon, praised by The Village Voice for their defiant tone, here… Read more
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$250.00
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Builders of My Soul: Greek and Roman Themes in Yeats

by Brian Arkins

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1990
Condition
New
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780861403042
Item Price
$650.00

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First U.S. Edition, Produced in England by Barnes and Nobles. DJ Shows Very Light Shelf Wear (See Photos) Book is Bright, Tight, Clean, Unread, No Defects. Synopsis: To Yeats, as well as to Eliot, Pound, Joyce, and other major writers, as Erich Auerbach put it in Mimesis, "Antiquity means liberation and a broadening of horizons, not in any sense a new… Read more
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$650.00
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The Native People of Alaska (2nd Edition)

by Steve J Langdon

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1989
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780936425085
Item Price
$15.00

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new: bright cover + pages, tight binding **photos are always of actual book** This book explains how Alaska's many different Native people have survived for more than 500 generations in one of the world's most challenging environments, long before the arrival of European technology. Topics include traditional housing, dress, food, social systems, ceremonies, beliefs, tools and more. Supplemented… Read more
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$15.00
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The Dresser

by Ronald Harwood

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1980
Condition
New
Edition
First Play Club Edition
ISBN
9780802150806
Item Price
$50.00

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New, Bright DJ and Pages, Tight Binding. Minimal shelf wear. Based on the author's own experiences as dresser to Sir Donald Wolfit, this bracing, heartbreaking drama is an elegy to a by-gone era. Backstage at a theatre in the English provinces during WWII, Sir, the last of the great breed of English actor/managers, is in a … Read more
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$50.00
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What Every Woman Knows

by J. M. Barrie

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1946
Condition
New
Edition
Samuel French Acting Edition
ISBN
9780573617751
Item Price
$55.00

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New, Wrapper and Pages Bright, Binding Tight. The Wylies, a well-to-do but uneducated Scottish family, are concerned about their daughter, Maggie, a plain young woman who they fear, will remain a spinster. One night the Wylies discover that a serious young university student, John Shand, has been breaking into their home so that he can read… Read more
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Yes, No, Maybe

by Glen Brown

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1994
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780941363372
Item Price
$150.00

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NEW + SIGNED From fairy tales to personal memories, this collection, YES NO MAYBE explores the fiction-making process through which we construct a world. On the one hand, characters like Snow White and Rapunzel are given gritty lives, marred by mortality and change. On the other, the poet's personal past is viewed a simpler time and shines… Read more
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$150.00
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Wilderness Writings

by Theodore Roosevelt; Paul D. Schullery (Editor)

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1986
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780879052195
Item Price
$35.00

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New: Unread, bright pages and tight binding. Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth president of the United States, was not only the most famous hunter of his generation of Americans, he was among its best informed and popular outdoor writers. Edmund Heller, the well-known Smithsonian biologist who accompanied Roosevelt on the famous African expedition, said that the former… Read more
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$35.00
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A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey

by Daniel G. Groody and Gioacchino Campese

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The Urban Bookie
Published
2010
Condition
New
ISBN
9780268029739
Item Price
$30.00

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New, Bright Pages, Tight Binding. Small initial top right corner (please see pics). A Christian theological interpretation of the border reality is a neglected area of immigration study. The foremost contribution of A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey is its focus on the theological dimension of migration, beginning with the humanity of the immigrant, a child of… Read more
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A Life in Jazz

by Danny Barker

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The Urban Bookie
Published
1986
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780195205114
Item Price
$95.00

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NEW/unread, tight binding, bright pages. Shows slight shelf wear Rare piece of jazz history... Jazz buffs have been waiting for Danny Barker's full account of his life in jazz since the 1950s, when Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro published Heah Me Talkin' to Ya, an oral history of jazz which drew heavily on Barker's reminiscences. A jazz… Read more
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$95.00