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Old Grove Street and Other True Tales

By: Ball, Jean; Robinson, Greta

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Professional Printers: 2004

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: kb017630

Condition: Good

162 pages; edge wear, crease in cover; Signed by both authors on the ffep; Two sisters' reminiscences of growing up in Hickory, NC. Illustrated; View more info

The Fourth Man

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: kb017087

ISBN: 0553142453

Condition: Good

452 pages; spine creasing, heavy edge wear, pages tanned; the definitive account of Kim Philby, Guy Burgess, and Donald Maclean and who recruited them to spy for Russia View more info

Against the Tide: The Fate of the New England Fisherman

By: Carey, Richard Adams

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1999-06-01

Seller ID: kb012441

ISBN: 0395765307

Condition: Very Good

381 pages; small binder's error on front pastedown, some slight edge wear to jacket; Carey, who spent a year with four Cape Cod fishermen, examines the variables that affect their lives and their livelihood, and explores the current politics surrounding the environmental impact of commercial fishing. View more info

Mr. Baruch

By: Coit, Margaret L.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1957

Seller ID: kb015606

Condition: Good

784 pages; some edge wear to boards, corners bumped, some sunning. Mr. Baruch is the story of Bernard M. Baruch, one of the most famous American financiers of the first half of the 20th century. Although he never held elective office, he was an advisor to six presidents. This carefully researched biography covers all the important aspects of his career. View more info

The Third Man: The Full Story of Kim Philby

By: Cookridge, E. H.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1968

Seller ID: kb017094

Condition: Good

281 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, surface tear in cover where price sticker was removed; A good deal has already been heard, and written in the popular press, about Harold "Kim" Philby, the double agent who infiltrated the British Secret Ingelligence Service - and who at one stage was tipped to become its chief.E.H. Cookridge, an international authority on espionage, a former secret agent and author of several best-sellers including 'Inside SOE', knew Philby over a period of thirty-three years. In this book he provides the first complete dossier on Philby's fantastic double life View more info

Running Tough

By: Dorsett, Tony; Frommer, Harvey

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1991-11-01

Seller ID: kb017137

ISBN: 0425130339

Condition: Good

225 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Tony Dorsett's success includes a Super Bowl ring, a Heisman Trophy, NCAA rushing records, and a brilliant pro career. Self-proclaimed "maverick, (the) guy who didn't fit the system . . . who couldn't be made into a clone", Dorsett is still one of the game's most outspoken and controversial figures. Photographs. View more info

Image for 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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