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Rosie O! How She Conned America

By: Nelson, Jim; Trew, Susan

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Boca Raton, FL, AMI Books: 2003-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb017089

ISBN: 1885840063

Condition: Good


204 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Reveals what's really behind the transformation of Rosie, from the sweet, all-American mom beloved by middle America, to the crusading, tough-talking lesbian that she's become. View more info

Backstreet Boys and Aaron Carter

By: Netter, Matt

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Simon Spotlight Entertainment: 1998

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: kb008917

ISBN: 0671035398

Condition: Very Good


197 pp; edge wear; A pop biography of the first American boy band to make it big in Europe since the New Kids on the Block. It offers profiles of the band members, interviews with friends and family, and the inside story of the boys' world tour. View more info

The Jury Returns

By: Nizer, Louis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1966

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: kb011000

Condition: Good


438 pages; corners bumped, some rubbing, spine a bit cocked; View more info

Man of the House: The Life and Political Memoirs of Speaker Tip O'Neill

By: O'Neill, Thomas P.; Novak, William

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1987-08-12

Seller ID: kb015224

ISBN: 0394552016

Condition: Very Good


387 pages; corners bumped, light edge wear to jacket and boards; "Canny folk hero O'Neill alludes here to another such, the legendary mayor of Boston: 'When the good Lord made James Michael Curley, He broke the mold'; and if you substitute his own name, you have the flavor of this knowing, pietistic, jolly, seductive memoir, written with Novak, coauthor of Iacocca. In the all-but-vanished tradition of ward healer, the retired Speaker of the House, writing in the first person, blends treacle ('I would work to make sure my own people could go to places like Harvard') and shrewdness ('power a... View more info

The Ultimate Family: The Making of the Royal House of Windsor

By: Pearson, John

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1987-04-23

Seller ID: kb017084

ISBN: 0586060898

Condition: Good


429 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, some sticker residue on back cover; View more info

My American Journey

By: Persico, Joseph E.; Powell, Colin L.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2003

Edition: First - First edition thus

Seller ID: kb007614

ISBN: 0345407288

Condition: Good


676 pp; spine creasing, edge wear; updated 2003 edition; In his enlightening and very human memoir, General Colin Powell, one of the most prominent figures in American public life, celebrates not only the rise of a great man from obscurity, but, in the General's own words, "the greatness of America and the opportunities it offers". 32 pages of photos. View more info

Couplehood

By: Reiser, Paul

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1995-10-01

Seller ID: kb017145

ISBN: 0553573136

Condition: Good


348 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Paul Reiser, the star and co-creator of one of today's hottest TV shows, Mad About You, shares his unique, astute and hilarious views on love and romance as only he can. Filled with all the stuff that's good and bad about being part of a couple, Paul's book will have readers everywhere laughing out loud, and more importantly, nodding their heads in agreement. View more info

Prince of Players: Edwin Booth

By: Ruggles, Eleanor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1953

Seller ID: kb015505

Condition: Good


401 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear to boards, spine lettering faded, rubbing to extremities; Biography of Edwin Booth, 19th century American stage actor who toured the world as a Shakespearean actor and who built Booth's theatre in New York. While many theatrical historians consider him one of the best actors of the age, he is generally known today as the brother of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Lincoln. View more info

Prince of Players: Edwin Booth

By: Ruggles, Eleanor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1953

Seller ID: kb017330

Condition: Good


401 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear, spine sunned; View more info

Staying Tuned: A Life in Journalism

By: Schorr, Daniel

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Washington Square Press: 2002-03-26

Seller ID: kb017271

ISBN: 0671020889

Condition: Very Good


354 pages; edge wear, remainder mark on page ends; Recounting his central involvement in the major historical moments of the last 50 years, from the birth of the Cold War to the birth of CNN to the fall of the Berlin Wall, Daniel Schorr delivers a sharply written and colorful account teeming with iconic figures. 16-page photo insert. View more info

44: Dublin Made Me

By: Sheridan, Peter

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1999-05-01

Seller ID: kb016596

ISBN: 0670885142

Condition: Very Good


278 pages; light edge wear; The beautifully written, warm and delightful memoir of one of Ireland's preeminent theater directors, set in Dublin in the early 1960s. "Sharp, jazzy, hilarious, and often painful . . . (a) wild song of a book."--Frank McCourt. View more info

In Search of Margaret Fuller; A Biography

By: Slater, Abby

Price: $2.89

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb008297

ISBN: 0440039444

Condition: Good


215 pp. ex-librar with usual markings, some damage to pastedowns; edge wear; Brilliant, ambitious, idealistic, Margaret Fuller had the qualities admired in a man but frowned upon in a woman of the nineteenth century. Determined to use her abilities rather than mask them, she challenged the conventions and prejudices that made women second-class citizens. View more info

Women Who Changed Things

By: Smith, Ursula; Peavy, Linda

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1983

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: kb008624

ISBN: 0684178494

Condition: Good


188 pp; ex-library with usual markings, light edge wear to boards; Presents biographies of nine women active between 1880 and 1930 who made outstanding contributions in the fields of medicine, religion, politics, business, arts and letters, education, athletics, and social action View more info

Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

By: Sobel, Dava

Price: $2.78

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: kb010997

ISBN: 0140280553

Condition: Good


420 pages; edge wear, crease in cover; Drawing from over 100 recently translated letters, this historical account chronicles the life of the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei by examining his relationship with his eldest daughter, Virginia, a cloistered nun. This biography places their correspondence in historical context, detailing the religious and political climate of Galileo's time that led to his eventual conviction in 1633 for defending the Copernican system. A New York Times Notable Book for 1999 View more info

Never Give In: Battling Cancer in the Senate

By: Specter, Arlen; Scaturro, Frank J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2008

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: kb012072

ISBN: 0312383061

Condition: Near Fine


270 pages; light edge wear; A month and a half into his Senate term, Specter learned he had the most severe grade of Hodgkin's Disease. In this memoir, he describes the treatment he received, the side effects, and his decisions about how to handle life with a potentially fatal disease. 8-page b&w photo insert. View more info

Unto the Sons

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1993-01-23

Seller ID: kb017122

ISBN: 0804110336

Condition: Good


627 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; The acclaimed author of such modern classics as Honor Thy Father and The Kingdom and the Power salutes the American dream in a bestseller praised as "an Italian Roots" (Washington Post Book World). In the years preceding World War II, the Talese family emigrated from Italy to America--a place that tested their loyalties, love, and links with the past. View more info

Madonna: An Intimate Biography

By: Taraborrelli, J. Randy

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 2002-06-04

Seller ID: kb017091

ISBN: 0425186695

Condition: Good


417 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Whereas other books about Madonna have been based on previously published material, this biography is the result of fifteen years of exclusive interviews with people who are speaking publicly for the first time, including close friends, business associates and even family members. Acclaimed biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli has also interviewed the star herself on numerous occasions and he draws on these first-hand experiences to bring Madonna to life as not merely a tabloid delight, but as a flesh-and-blood woman with human foibles and weaknesses, as well ... View more info

Johnny Tonight: A Behind the Scenes Closeup of Johnny Carson & the Tonight Show

By: Tennis, Craig

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Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1980-08-01

Seller ID: kb017108

ISBN: 0671414518

Condition: Good


224 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Takes a behind-the-scenes look at America's favorite talk show and offers revealing portraits of Johnny Carson and some of his guests, as well as describing the people, activities, and mayhem involved in producing, preparing, and presenting the Tonight Show View more info

Fergie Confidential: The Real Story

By: Thompson, Chris; Hutchins, Peter

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Seller ID: kb008771

ISBN: 0312087764

Condition: Very Good


247 pages; corners bumped, some light edge wear, bit of a stain on the page ends; The furor erupted when photos of Fergie enjoying an intimate holiday with American Johnny Bryan hit the papers in Britain. Now, the authors' years of royal watching have culminated in this explosive account of the events preceding and during Fergie's fall from royal favor. Color photos. View more info

Nobbut a Lad

By: Titchmarsh, Alan

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Hodder: 2007-07-12

Seller ID: kb017737

ISBN: 0340831189

Condition: Good


327 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; In this warm, wonderfully evocative and often hilarious memoir one of the best-loved men in Britain, Alan Titchmarsh, brilliantly recalls his childhood in 1950s Yorkshire. Alan Titchmarsh grew up, and developed his passion for nature in the wild and beautiful landscape of Yorkshire. A real treat for his millions of fans, the ever-popular presenter vividly depicts a childhood of simple pleasures like climbing trees and fishing in streams, in a time of post-war austerity. It was not a deprived childhood, yet neither was the garden eternally rosy and Alan's c... View more info