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Pat & Roald

By: Farrell, Barry

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1971

Seller ID: kb017125

Condition: Good


188 pages; edge wear, previous owner's name on ffep (blacked out). The true story of Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl - and Patricia's fight to recover from a crippling stroke. View more info

Nicholas II; Last of the Tsars

By: Ferro, Marc

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1993

Seller ID: kb008429

ISBN: 0195081927

Condition: Very Good


305 pp. light edge wear to jacket & boards; A figure surrounded by myth and speculation, at the center of one of history's most cataclysmic events--the Russian Revolution--Nicholas II remains haunting and enigmatic. Now one of France's most eminent historians presents a biography that goes beyond the lies and half-lies surrounding Nicholas's reign to provide an evocative portrait of this most mysterious ruler. Illustrations. View more info

Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford

By: Fox, Julia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2007-12-26

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb016975

ISBN: 0345485416

Condition: Very Good


379 pages; slight edge wear to jacket and boards; For centuries, little beyond rumor and scandal has been associated with "the infamous Lady Rochford" and sister-in-law of the doomed Anne Boleyn. Historian Fox sets the record straight and restores dignity to this much-maligned figure whose life and reputation were taken from her. View more info

Eleni

By: Gage, Nicholas

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1985

Seller ID: kb009578

ISBN: 0345324943

Condition: Good


623 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some edge wear, spine creasing; story of love, deceit, and betrayal, set in Greece during the civil wars of the late 1940s. Eleni Gatzoyiannis was murdered by Communist partisans in 1948 for refusing to allow her children to be conscripted into their band. Her son Nicholas escaped to America as a result and grew up to become a distinguished journalist. Many years after his mother's death, he returns to Greece to learn how his mother met her fate, and to come to grips with his loss. View more info

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More Than Conquerors

By: Gilbert, Ariadne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb015216

Condition: Very Good


423 pages; some wear to extremities, corners bumped, binding shaken; b&w frontis of Sir Walter Scott; illustrated in b&w throughout; View more info

Migrations of the Heart

By: Golden, Marita

Price: $4.29

Publisher: Garden City, Anchor Press: 1983

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: kb012056

ISBN: 0385175191

Condition: Good


234 pages; ex-library with usual markings; corners bumped, some edge wear; Distinguished author and television executive Marita Golden writes movingly about her life -- first as a black activist in the sixties in her hometown Washington, D.C., then as a journalism student in New York. In those turbulent years, she gained a profound understanding of what it means to be black in America. While studying in America, she met Femi, an African man. They fell in love and she journeyed to Nigeria to become his wife. In Africa, plunged into a culture so very different from her own, but one she felt sh... View more info

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Goldwater

By: Goldwater, Barry M.; Casserly, Jack

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1990

Seller ID: kb017126

ISBN: 0312920008

Condition: Good


528 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; With a refreshing blend of dignity and humor, wisdom and experience, ideals and optimism, here is Barry Goldwater's story, unvarnished and true, proving there is more to this "crusty relic" than just politics. "Great reading!"--New York Times. View more info

Death Be Not Proud

By: Gunther, John

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1965

Seller ID: kb017142

Condition: Good


161 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, some cover wear; Johnny Gunther was 17 when he died of a brain tumor. This deeply moving book is a father's memoir of a brave, intelligent, and spirited boy in his fight to overcome a dreadful disease that doctors had then only begun to understand. "A story of great unselfishness and great heroism".--The New York Times. View more info

Quickened Spirit: A Biography of Frank S. Hackett

By: Hackett, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Riverdale Country School: 1957

Seller ID: kb015812

Condition: Good


208 pages; corners bumped, some wear to extremities; jacket is rather tattered with numerous edge tears; Biography of Frank S. Hackett, founder of the Riverdale Country School, written by his son, Allen Hackett. View more info

Hammer

By: Hammer, Armand

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 1987-05-01

Seller ID: kb013088

ISBN: 0399132759

Condition: Good


544 pages; edge wear and small edge tears in jacket; some edge wear to boards, corners lightly bumped; top page ends yellowed; From presidents and prime ministers to shahs, sheiks, and monarchs, Armand Hammer has known all the great leaders of the world and led so distinguished a public life, few businessmen can compare to him. 32 pages of photos. View more info

The Illustrated Elvis

By: Harbinson, W. A.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1977

Seller ID: KB017096

ISBN: 0441365140

Condition: Good


spine creases, edge wear, small surface tear on front cover from price sticker; A pictorial biography of the popular singer who became "the quintessence of American popular music." View more info

Thicker Than Water

By: Harrison, Kathryn

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991-03-20

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb014428

ISBN: 0394588894

Condition: Near Fine


271 pages; near fine in VG+ jacket, some light edge wear to jacket, slight soiling to page ends; Universally hailed by critics, Thicker Than Water is the psychologically brilliant tale of a daughter's attempt to reconcile the love she feels for her troubled family with the pain they have caused her. Harrison's afflicted heroine suffers at the hands of both her glamorous mother and her forgotten father.vertising. View more info

Me: Stories of My Life

By: Hepburn, Katharine

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1991-09-01

Seller ID: kb016619

ISBN: 0679400516

Condition: Very Good


420 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; Funny, moving and provocative, "Me" is Katherine Hepburn's long-awaited memoir. With characteristic gusto and candour, Hepburn reflects on her childhood and youthful misadventures. She tells us about the ups and downs of her career, her early experience in the theatre and her rise to stardom. She describes her warm and sometimes stormy relationships with David Lean, Howard Hughes, Cary Grant and Louis B. Mayer. And in a book pervaded with love - love of parents, love of family, being loved and loving - she tells us about the love of her ... View more info

All Things Wise and Wonderful

By: Herriot, James

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1977

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb016165

Condition: Fair


404 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards, corners bumped; page ends and jacket are foxed; A girl, who lives on an isolated section of an island, befriends the ghost of a girl who died mysteriously years before. View more info

Princely Marriage Charles and Diana the First Ten (10) Years

By: Holden, Anthony

Price: $1.99

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1991

Seller ID: kb016719

ISBN: 0593023501

Condition: Very Good


159 pages; Published to mark the tenth wedding anniversary of the Prince and Princess of Wales, this commemorative volume traces the couple's widely differing childhoods, their courtship and marriage, the births of their children and the complexities and demands of their life together. Anthony Holden has written two biographies of Prince Charles, to mark his 30th and 40th birthdays. light edge wear to boards; View more info

Rock Hudson: His Story

By: Hudson, Rock; Davidson, Sara

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1986-07

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb016625

ISBN: 0688064728

Condition: Good


311 pages; edge wear, corners bumped, some soiling to boards; Written at Rock Hudson's request and with the cooperation of his closest friends, this is the definitive portrait of one of Hollywood's most enduring stars. View more info

Yeager: An Autobiography

By: Janos, Leo; Yeager, Chuck

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1986

Seller ID: kb009594

ISBN: 0553256742

Condition: Good


435 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; General Chuck Yeager was the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound; a World War II flying ace in the US Air Force who later became a test pilot. He operated in the golden age of aviation - the daredevil, death-defying days of the true winged heroes. View more info

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The Royals

By: Kelley, Kitty

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1997

Seller ID: kb011196

ISBN: 0446517127

Condition: Very Good


547 pages; some edge wear to jacket and boards; Postscript on the death of Princess Diana laid in. The no-holds-barred account of the House of Windsor, from Queen Elizabeth's childhood to the much-publicized split between Prince Charles and Princess Diana. View more info

This Man Bernardin

By: Kennedy, Eugene; Bernardin, Cardinal Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Loyola Press: 1996-09

Seller ID: kb016168

ISBN: 0829409092

Condition: Very Good


180 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; With 180 photographs by Pulitizer-Prize-winning photojournalist John White and elegant text from author, psychologist, and friend Eugene Kennedy, the life of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, Archbishop of Chicago, is deftly and sensitively portrayed. View more info

The Lost Son: A Life in Pursuit of Justice

By: Kerik, Bernard B.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2002-09-03

Seller ID: kb017134

ISBN: 0060508825

Condition: Good


389 pages; spine and cover creasing, edge wear; A "New York Times" bestseller, this autobiography by the former Commissioner of the NYPD is a testament to courage, duty, and honor. Kerik describes the scene of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, as well as major controversies involving the department over the years. He also tells his gripping rags-to-riches story, and shares his personal search for the mother he never knew. View more info