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NAME - DROPPING: The Life and Lies of Alan King

By: King, Alan; Chase, Chris

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996-06-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KB015104

ISBN: 0684803844

Condition: Very Good

222 pages; some light edge wear to boards and jacket; "This is not going to be a tell-all book. My few dark secrets I'm taking to my grave", Alan King asuures readers. Instead, this is an autobiography of a man who has been making people laugh all his life--at once vintage show biz and vintage King: anecdotal, hilarious, but also surprisingly touching. of photos. View more info

The S. S. Kresge Story

By: Kresge, Stanley S.; Spilos, Steve

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Racine, WA, Western Publishing Company, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: kb008724

Condition: Good

373 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear, short crease in front board; The story of S. S. Kresge, both father and son, and of their company, now known as K-Mart. View more info

Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Prior Papers

By: Lash, Joseph P.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1971

Seller ID: kb017140

Condition: Good

1020 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; View more info

I Wish You Didn't Know My Name: The Story of Michele Launders and her daugter Lisa

By: Launders, Michele; Spiegel, Penina

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1990

Seller ID: kb010359

Condition: Very Good

216 pages; edge wear, edge tears to jacket; The tragic saga of six-year-old Lisa, who was brutally murdered by her adoptive father Joel Steinberg, made coast-to-coast headlines. Now the one woman most affected by those headlines--Lisa's Mother ends her silence and tells her own heartwrenching story. View more info

The Edge of Day: A Boyhood in the West of England

By: Lee, Laurie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1960

Seller ID: kb015512

Condition: Good

276 pages; dust jacket is tattered; boards have light edge wear, some sunning to spine tips, corners lightly bumped; autobiography of Lee's early years in the West of England. View more info

Dust of Life: A young nurse's heroic mission to the children of Vietnam

By: Liz Thomas

Price: $1.15

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb013647

ISBN: 0525095802

Condition: Very Good

some edge wear to jacket and boards; spine cracked at pg 162-3; a young nurse's heroic mission to the children of Vietnam. View more info

Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir

By: Lyden, Jacki

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1997-10-01

Seller ID: kb017488

ISBN: 0395765315

Condition: Good

257 pages; light edge wear, some uneven sunning to boards, a few dog-eared pages; NPR correspondent Jacki Lyden's luminous account of life with her delusional mother is by turns candid, hilarious, and heartbreaking. Lyden vividly captures the seductive energy of her mother's delusions, which were both an inspiration and a threat as she set out on her own impassioned journey. View more info

American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964

By: Manchester, William

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1979

Seller ID: kb011455

ISBN: 0440104130

Condition: Good

960 pages; 1st Dell pb printing; spine and hinge creasing, edge wear; Biography of one of the most controversial United States Army generals. 2 sections of b&w photos. View more info


By: Markham, Felix

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1966-10-01

Seller ID: kb017102

ISBN: 0451626532

Condition: Good

304 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, pages tanned; A magnificent reconstruction of Napoleon's life and legend written by a distinguished Oxford scholar. View more info

Glory Days: Bruce Springsteen in the 1980s

By: Marsh, Dave

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1987-04-12

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb016618

ISBN: 0394546687

Condition: Very Good

478 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and the context in which it blossomed. 63 photos. View more info

To Live Again

By: Marshall, Catherine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb012447

Condition: Good

335 pages; corners bumped, rubbing to spine edges, boards, some soiling to boards; Catherine Marshall's world caved in when her husband Peter died in his sleep. Suddenly it appeared as if her own life had ended--as all alone she faced a future seemingly devoid of hope and love. This is her own story of how she emerged triumphant to live again. View more info

To Live Again

By: Marshall, Catherine

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Spire Books: 1972

Seller ID: kb017150

Condition: Good

336 pages; spine creasing, heavy edge wear; Catherine Marshall's world caved in when her husband Peter died in his sleep. Suddenly it appeared as if her own life had ended--as all alone she faced a future seemingly devoid of hope and love. This is her own story of how she emerged triumphant to live again. View more info

Ministry of Greed

By: Martz, Larry

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1988-08

Seller ID: kb008323

ISBN: 155584216X

Condition: Very Good

260 pp; some foxing to page ends; some soiling to white jacket; "The inside story of the televangelists & their holy wars" View more info

Nancy Astor: A Biography

By: Masters, Anthony

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1981

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: kb008591

ISBN: 0070407843

Condition: Good

237 pp; edge wear, small edge tears, some scuffing to jacket, edge wear, corners bumped; The beautiful, American-born Nancy Astor became the first woman to serve in British Parliament, coming from a glamorous background and prominent family in Virginia to rise to the heights of political and social power in Britain. View more info

Angelas Ashes

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $0.99

Publisher: London, Harpercollins Uk: 1997-05-06

Seller ID: kb016951

ISBN: 000649840X

Condition: Very Good

426 pages; slight edge wear; sticker remnant on inside cover; McCourt's Pulitzer Prize winning look back at his childhood. "It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while..." Angela's Ashes is Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New York in the 30s and in Ireland in the 40s. It is a story of extreme hardship and suffering, in Brooklyn tenements and Limerick slums -- too many children, too little money, his mother Angela barely coping as his father Malachy's drinking bouts constantly brought the family to the brink of... View more info

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $3.97

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: kb009887

ISBN: 0684872153

Condition: Good

459 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; After years of teaching creative writing, Frank McCourt published his first book, thus obliging his many friends who had been urging him to write about his childhood--a subject they knew from the many uproarious and affecting stories he told about it. ANGELA'S ASHES traces the tortuous path of his life from his days in abysmal poverty in Limerick, Ireland, to his arrival in New York as a teenager, eager to start a new life. View more info

North To Adventure

By: Montague, Sydney R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb012436

Condition: Good

284 pages; spine heavily sunned, spine tips, board edges and corners worn, previous owner's inscription on ffep; View more info

Family Treasury of Great Biographies, Volume V: Christopher Columbus, Lenin, Anne Frank, W. C. Fields

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot; Payne, Robert; Frank, Anne; Taylor, Robert Louis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, Reader's Digest Association: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb015221

Condition: Very Good

574 pages; light edge wear, spine cocked slightly; Condensed versions of "Christopher Columbus, Mariner" by Samuel Eliot Morison; "The Life And Death of Lenin" by Robert Payne; "The Diary of A Young Girl" by Anne Frank; "W. C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes" by Robert Louis Taylor. View more info

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Lawyer, Heal Thyself!

By: Mortlock, Bill

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KB004848

Condition: Good

boards have some discoloration on bottom right corner (bottom left of back cover); spine is a bit faded, edges worn but boards otherwise in good shape; text block clean, binding tight. Autobiography of a rising young divorce lawyer who is struggling to save his own disintegrating marriage. View more info

Queen Elizabeth I - A Biography

By: Neale, J. E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Anchor Books: 1957

Seller ID: kb012146

Condition: Good

424 pages; spine creasing, light edge wear, light soiling to white covers; For more than 50 years this biography has been one of the most comprehensive studies of Elizabeth's entire reign, including the wars with Spain, the long standing struggle with Mary, Queen of Scots, and her abortive marriage projects, plots and court intrigues. View more info