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O'Keeffe: The Life of an American Legend

O'Keeffe: The Life of an American Legend

by Jeffrey Hogrefe

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9780553380699
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New York: Random House, December 1999. Trade Paperback. First Thus / full number line. Near Fine. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. Black remainder mark to read cover. xvi + 432 pages. One of this century's most beloved and celebrated artists, Georgia O'Keeffe transmitted her most intimate feelings onto her canvases. But the details of her private life were zealously guarded, leaving the world to wonder: What was the inspiration, and the impetus, for her sexually charged flower paintings? What was the nature of her relationship with her much older husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz? Why did she lie about her past and hide herself from her public? Journalist and author Jeffrey Hogrefe discloses the answers to these questions and more in a richly detailed biography that illuminates much of the mystery and intrigue that surround Georgia O'Keeffe, and reveals the real woman behind the legend. Hogrefe's encounter with the ninety-three-year-old artist and with Juan… Read More
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The Officers' Wives

The Officers' Wives

by Thomas J. Fleming

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9780385148054
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0385148054
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, March 1981. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). One-quarter bound in brown cloth with black boards and gold lettering in dust jacket. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tail bumped. Dust stains to top edge. Shelf and edge wear to jacket, including short tears and creases to top and bottom edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 645 pages.
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Official Explorers' Map, Northwest Territories, Canada

Official Explorers' Map, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Yellowknife, Canada: Travel Arctic, Government of the Northwest Territories, 1984. Folding map. 2 maps on 1 sheet; printed on both sides, color. Sheet 38 x 27 inches, folded to 10 x 5 inches. Near Fine condition. Not from a library. Unmarked. No tears. Relief shown by hachures and shading on some sheets. Shows populated places, highways, air strips, tundra area, and ice capped areas. Legend in English. Recto/Front: Northwest Territories, Canada. Scale 1:4,627,000. Includes index of communities, legend, color illustrations, 2 air distance charts, location map, and inset of James Bay area. Verso: Northwest Territories Highway System. Scale: 1:2,269,000. text on "Driving North," table of "Campgrounds and Picnic Sites," 2 road distance charts, inset maps of Fort Smith, Hay River, Inuvik, Yellowknife, and the Ingraham Trail.
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Old Boys

Old Boys

by Charles McCarry

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9781585675456
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1585675458
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Woodstock, New York: Overlook Press, June 2004. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good+ book in a Near Fine jacket. Notes from prior owner on front free endpaper, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight and tight; ends lightly bumped. Light edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 476 pages. Paul Christopher has vanished. The months pass, Paul's ashes are delivered by a Chinese official to the American consulate in Beijing and a memorial service is held in Washington. But Horace is not convinced that Paul is dead and gets the "Old Boys" back in the game to find Paul Christopher. Harassed by American intelligence and hunted by terrorists, Horace Christopher and the Old Boys travel the globe, from Xinjiang to Brazil, from Rome to Tel Aviv, Budapest to Moscow, in search of Paul and the unspeakably dangerous truth.
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Old Filth

Old Filth

by Jane Gardam

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9781933372136
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1933372133
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New York: Europa Editions, June 2006. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Prior owner's name and phone number to first page, otherwise Fine. Text block pristine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 290 pages.
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The Old Revolutionaries
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The Old Revolutionaries: Political Lives in the Age of Samuel Adams

by Pauline Maier

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9780394750736
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039475073X
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New York: Vintage, March 1982. Trade Paperback. First Vintage Books Edition. Tanned with dust stains to top edge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxii+309 pages. The "old revolutionaries" were Samuel Adams, Isaac Sears, Thomas Young, Richard Henry Lee, and Charles Carroll. Of widely varying backgrounds and interests, all of them had their greatest influence in the years between 1769 and 1776, and all of them saw their power transferred after the war to the men we know as "the Founding Fathers." In telling the stories of these men, Maier shows how the American Revolution was less a collective movement than a commitment to an ideal of a republic, which different people interpreted differently. She describes not just why Americans made the Revolution, but what the Revolution did to them.
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On Air: Essays from Charlotte's NPR Station, WFAE 90.7

On Air: Essays from Charlotte's NPR Station, WFAE 90.7

by Scott Jagow (ed); Marisa Rosenfeld (ed); M. Scott Douglass (ed)

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9781930907515
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1930907516
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Charlotte, North Carolina: Main Street Rag, September 2004. Trade Paperback. First Printing (stated). Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light wear to upper corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiii + 157 pages. 21 cm.
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One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)

One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)

by David Nicholls

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9780307474711
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0307474712
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New York: Vintage, June 2010. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 435 pages. It's 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day--July 15th--of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.
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One Last Look

One Last Look

by Susanna Moore

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9780679450412
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0679450416
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, September 2003. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 288 pages. Calcutta in 1836: an uneasy mix of two worlds-the patient, implacably unchangeable India and the tableau vivant of English life created of imperialism's desperation. This is where Lady Eleanor, her sister Harriet, and her brother, Henry-the newly appointed Governor-General of the colony-arrive after a harrowing sea journey. Historically precise, gorgeously evocative, banked with the heat of unbidden desires.
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Operation Certain Death: The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle

Operation Certain Death: The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle

by Lewis Damien

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1844136787
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London: Century, 2004. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine creased, but straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Light foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 459 pages. This book chronicles the story of the single most daring Special Forces operation since World War Two - Operation Barras; Operation Barras, the rescue mission, was a combined force of 100 Paras, twelve members of the Special Boat Squadron, helicopters from the Navy and RAF and, spearheading the operation, 40-strong D squadron of the SAS.
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The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes (Signed, Limited Edition in Slipcase)
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The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes (Signed, Limited Edition in Slipcase)

by Faith Jaques; Zena Sutherland

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9781852132736
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1852132736
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London: Orchard Books, September 1990. Hardcover. Signed Limited Edition. Quarter-bound in dark grey cloth with dove grey sides. Silver titles and top edge. Silver silk ribbon marker. Illustrated endpapers. Dove grey slipcase. Presentation copy of a Limited Edition of 250 copies. Flat-signed by illustrator Faith Jaques, the noted children's book author, illustrator, artist, and advocate. Fine book in a Near Fine slipcase. Not from a library. 88 pages. Profusely illustrated.
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Ordinary People

Ordinary People

by Judith Guest

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9780345291325
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0345291328
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New York: Ballantine Books. February 1977. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. Eighth printing, October 1980. Interior unmarked. Spine creased and curved. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 245 pages. Seventeen-year-old Conrad returns home from a mental institution, where he was sent after his brother's accidental death and his own ensuing suicide attempt. To begin a new life he must learn to accept himself and those close to him.
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Origami Bridges: Poems of Psychoanalysis and Fire

Origami Bridges: Poems of Psychoanalysis and Fire

by Diane Ackerman

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9780060555290
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0060555297
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New York: Harper Perennial, October 2003. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full numberline. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 147 pages. At the heart of Origami Bridges is the delicate relationship of trust between analyst and patient, a relationship that grows out of the emotional give-and-take of the psychoanalytic process. In this collection, Diane Ackerman, with astonishing candor, lays bare her desires, anger, jealousy, fears, and anxiety, as she probes not only her present emotional landscape but also her past. And what gradually rises to the surface is an understanding of how the poet uses verse to purge her demons, express her delight, or confess secret longing, and through this process come to a better understanding of the self.
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The Origin of the White Race (Stories and Songs from Sierra Leone, 34)
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The Origin of the White Race (Stories and Songs from Sierra Leone, 34)

by Benjei; Frederick Bobor James (trans)

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Freetown, Sierra Leone: People's Educational Association of Sierra Leone, 1987. Staple-bound pamphlet. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Securely bound by two rusted staples. Original price penciled to front cover. Not from a library. 47 pages. B&W photos. Stories collected at Towaama village, Bo District, Souther Province, May 1st, 1986 and later translated by Frederick Bobor James.
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Origins of the American Revolution

Origins of the American Revolution

by John C. Miller

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, July 1943. Hardcover. An Atlantic Monthly press book. Blue cloth over boards with gilt illustrations and lettering. Map endpapers. B&W illustrations by Eric M. Simon. Very Good+. Prior owner's name penciled to half-title pages. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped and torn. Corners bumped. Not from a library. xiv + 519 pages.
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Origins of the Chinese Revolution, 1915-1949

Origins of the Chinese Revolution, 1915-1949

by Lucien Bianco

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9780804708272
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0804708274
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Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, June 1971. Trade Paperback. 1984 printing. Originally published in French in 1967 under the title Les Origines de la Revolution Chinoise, 1915-1949. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Suning and edgewear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 223 pages. The best introduction to Chinese Communism ever published. It focuses on the dynamic social forces underlying the Chinese Communists' rise in three short decades from obscurity to power. The author relates the events of this period to certain tentative generalizations about the nature and course of the revolution. He is concerned less with the May Fourth Movement as such, for example, than with the revolution's intellectual origins, less with the Communist party's early political history than with the place of Marxist ideology in that history, less with the military aspects of the war of 1937-45 than with the influence of nationalism in the growing success of… Read More
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The Other Side of Tomorrow

The Other Side of Tomorrow

by Roger Elwood (ed); Leigh Brackett; Gordon Eklund; Arthur Tofte; Joseph Green, Edward D. Hoch; Raymond F. Jones; Thomas N. Scortia; J. Hunter Holly; Gail Kimberly

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9780515039375
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0515039373
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New York: Jove, October 1975. Mass Market Paperback. Pyramid 03937. First Pyramid printing. "Discarded" stamp on top edge, no other markings. Interior unmarked. Binding tight. Cover and spine creased. 192 pages. What will life be like for young people of the future? What will they inherit from today, and what strange new situations will they face? Nine popular science-fiction writers confront these questions in lively stories created especially for this collection. Contents: Introduction (The Other Side of Tomorrow), essay by Roger Elwood; Come Sing the Moons of Moravenn, novelette by Leigh Brackett; Examination Day, novelette by Gordon Eklund; The Speeders, short story by Arthur Tofte; Let My People Go! short story by Joseph Green; Night of the Millennium, short story by Edward D. Hoch; A Bowl of Biskies Makes a Growing Boy, novelette by Raymond F. Jones; Final Exam, short story by Thomas N. Scortia; The Others, novelette by J. Hunter Holly; Peace, Love, and Food for the Hungry, novelette by Gail Kimberly
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Our Grandmothers' Drums

Our Grandmothers' Drums

by Mark Hudson

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9780802112361
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0802112366
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New York: Grove Weidenfeld. 1990. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition / Full number line. Spine is square and tight. Interior is unmarked. Cover is clean and crisp. Foxing to edges. Suitable for gifting. 321 pages. In 1985 Hudson visited the village of Dulaba in The Gambia to help in some field studies there. He was so intrigued by what he saw that he decided to return. The book tells of the lives of the women, devout Muslims, who are circumcised in an all-female ritual, but who sing ribald songs.
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Our Man in Belize: A Memoir

Our Man in Belize: A Memoir

by Richard Timothy Conroy

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9780312169596
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0312169590
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New York: St. Martin's Press, November 1997. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Light foxing to edges, otherwise Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 340 pages. The author's experiences as U.S. vice consul in Belize when it was still British Honduras, including encounters with huge tropical roaches, a bordello run by the town's most respectable citizen, and a hurricane which killed four hundred people.
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Out of Bounds (Inspector Karen Pirie, 4)

Out of Bounds (Inspector Karen Pirie, 4)

by Val McDermid

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1408706911
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London: Little, Brown, September 2016. Hardcover. First Edition, second printing / Special Collector's Edition. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 437 pages. When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car, a routine DNA test could be the key to unlocking the mystery of a twenty-year-old murder inquiry. Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie is an expert at solving the unsolvable. With each cold case closed, justice is served. So, finding the answer should be straightforward, but it's as twisted as the DNA helix itself. Meanwhile, Karen finds herself irresistibly drawn to another case, one that she has no business investigating. And as she pieces together decades-old evidence, Karen discovers the most dangerous kind of secrets. Secrets that someone is willing to kill for....
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