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Great Leaders: Men and Women Who Influenced Their Times (University of Knowledge)

By: ; Warren, Harris Gaylord

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Knowledge, Inc.: 1938

Seller ID: 030760

Condition: Good


faux leather chipped at extremities, gilt and red spine, edge wear, corners bumped, light soiling to page ends; View more info

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In The Belly of The Beast: Letters From Prison

By: Abbott, Jack Henry; Mailer, Norman [Introduction]

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1982-03-01

Seller ID: 037360

ISBN: 0394708229

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear, some cover creases; A visionary book in the repertoire of prison literature. This is a 37 year old man's account of 25 years behind bars. View more info

Iacocca

By: Abodaher, David

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Zebra: 1985-08-01

Seller ID: 020020

ISBN: 0821717006

Condition: Good


421 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; View more info

Abigail Adams: An American Woman

By: Akers, Charles W.; Handlin, Oscar

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co (P): 1980-01-01

Seller ID: 021694

ISBN: 0316020400

Condition: Good


207 pages; hinge crease, light edge wear; A fascinating portrait of the wife of one of America's greatest statesmen, this biography includes Abigail Adams's own writings as well as a general history of her life. View more info

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Prime Time: The Life of Edward R. Murrow

By: Alexander Kendrick

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036957

Condition: Good


edge wear to boards, corners bumped, some rubbing to faces; View more info

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Big Kiss: One Actor's Desperate Attempt to Claw His Way to the Middle

By: Alford, Henry

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Broadway: 2001-05-15

Seller ID: 031744

ISBN: 0767907418

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear, corner crease in front cover; It's not the way most actors get their first break, but for an unconventional guy like Henry Alford, it made sense to beg dozens of Times Square deli owners to hang his unknown head shot on their walls of fame. Big Kiss chronicles the irritation and exhilaration of trying to make it in the entertainment world as Alford enrolls in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in England (where he fails to convince the Queen to attend his final performance); auditions for the role of Wilbur the Pig in Charlotte's Web; botches an Amish hoedown dance number in tr... View more info

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Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man

By: Allen, Tim

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1995

Seller ID: kb009417

ISBN: 0786889020

Condition: Good


254 pages; spine creasing, slight edge wear; Part humor book, part autobiography, and an explanation of why men are different from women--this is Tim Allen at his funniest. Allen's ongoing success, with Home Improvement going into syndication and his #1 movie The Santa Clause soon to be released on video, has created more fans for this much awaited paperback View more info

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Only One Year

By: Alliluyeva, Svetlana; Chavchacadze, Paul (translator)

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Seller ID: 034520

Condition: Good


small edge tear in jacket, some edge wear, light soiling; After the success of her New York Times -bestselling childhood memoir Twenty Letters to a Friend , Josef Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva--subject of Rosemary Sullivan's critically acclaimed biography Stalin's Daughter --penned this riveting account of her year-long journey to defect from the USSR and start a new life in America. The story of Only One Year begins on December 19, 1966, as Svetlana Alliluyeva leaves Russia for India, on a one-month visa, in the custody of an employee of the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It ends... View more info

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An Affair to Remember: The Remarkable Love Story of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1997-05-01

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 028470

ISBN: 0688153119

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; She was a living legend, a symbol of fierce independence who defied convention to live life on her own terms. He was the greatest screen actor of all time, the personification of the rock-solid American male. During their twenty-six years together, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy mesmerized the world with their famous on-screen chemistry like no other couple. Yet their private love affair - which ended only with Tracy's death in 1967 - remained shrouded in secrecy. Now, as Hepburn turns ninety, international best-selling author Christopher Andersen dra... View more info

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Sweet Caroline: Last Child of Camelot

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2003-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037786

ISBN: 006621369X

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; first printing; She is the heiress to a legacy of power, wealth, unfulfilled promise, and unspeakable tragedy. Her father was gunned down before a stunned world forty years ago, forever changing the course of history. Her mother became the most celebrated American woman of the twentieth century -- an icon of style, glamour, and personal courage. Her brother was the most promising Kennedy of his generation -- a global heartthrob who was killed when his plane crashed within sight of his mother's estate on Martha's Vineyard. Through it all, the sole surviving... View more info

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A Year By The Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman

By: Anderson, Joan

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2000-08-15

Seller ID: 035733

ISBN: 0767905938

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Her sons grown and her husband off to a job assignment out of state, Anderson retreated to a cottage on Cape Cod for a year to nurture herself and fulfill some of her goals. Through this inspirational memoir of that year, the author seeks to inspire other women to take a journey of self-discovery View more info

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It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life

By: Armstrong, Lance

Price: $0.99

Publisher: London, Yellow Jersey: 2004-11-01

Seller ID: 034288

ISBN: 0224060872

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; It's Not About the Bike was first published in 2000. Detailing Lance Armstrong's battle with life-threatening testicular cancer and his return to professional cycling, it became a huge bestseller, appealing to fans of cycling as well as cancer survivors inspired by his full and dramatic recovery. Dogged by suspicion and allegations of doping throughout his career, in January 2013 in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong admitted to having taken performance enhancing drugs during all seven of the Tours de France in which he competed. The UCI, the world gove... View more info

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It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life

By: Armstrong, Lance; Jenkins, Sally

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley Trade: 2001-09-01

Seller ID: 032356

ISBN: 0425179613

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; World-class hero Lance Armstrong tells his inspiring story, from the dark night of advanced testicular cancer through his dramatic victory in the 1999 Tour de France. This trade paperback edition features new material on Tour de France 2000 and the 2001 Olympics. View more info

Island Sojourn: A Memoir (Graywolf Memoir Series)

By: Arthur, Elizabeth

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Saint Paul, MN, Graywolf Press: 1991-06-01

Seller ID: 023848

ISBN: 1555971490

Condition: Good


220 pages; light spine crease, light edge wear; View more info

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Miracles Happen

By: Ash, Mary Kay

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2003-09-16

Seller ID: 032363

ISBN: 0060574615

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; This is the story of the founder of the cosmetics colossus Mary Kay, Inc., and the down-home philosophies that propelled her to the top. View more info

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Valiant Friend: The Life of Lucretia Mott

By: Bacon, Margaret Hope

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co: 1980-05-01

Seller ID: 037921

ISBN: 0802706452

Condition: Very Good


slight wear to boards, previous owner's inscription on ffep; jacket is tattered and heavily worn but present; View more info

I Had To Know

By: Baker, Gladys

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.: 1951

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 029327

Condition: Good


light edge wear and light soiling to pages ends; jacket has edge wear and small edge tears; View more info

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The Heart of the World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place

By: Baker, Ian

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2004-11-04

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034221

ISBN: 1594200270

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear, light soiling to page ends; One of the most captivating stories of exploration and discovery in recent memory, "The Heart of the World" is an extraordinary journey to one of the wildest and most inaccessible places on Earth--and a pilgrimage to the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist faith. View more info

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Growing Up

By: Baker, Russell

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1992-06-02

Seller ID: 037361

ISBN: 0451168380

Condition: Very Good


edge wear; This Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography is Russell Baker's unforgettable story of growing up in America between the world wars. It is the story of adversity and courage, of the poignancy of love and the awkwardness of sex, of family bonds and family tensions. "Magical . . . a work of original, biographical art".--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times. View more info

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Coffee, Tea or Me? The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Airline Stewardesses

By: Baker, Trudy; Bain, Donald ; Rachel Jones

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2003-06-03

Seller ID: 034302

ISBN: 0142003514

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Remember when flying was glamorous and sexy, even fun? When airline food was gourmet, everyone dressed up for a flight, and stewardesses catered to our every need-at least in our imaginations? This classic memoir by two audaciously outspoken young ladies, who lived and loved the free-spirited stewardess life, jets you back to those golden days of air travel-from the captain who's as subtle as a 747 when he's on the make to the passenger who mistakes the overhead luggage rack for an upper berth; from the names of celebrities who were a pleasure to serve (and some surp... View more info