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Noah Adams on "All Things Considered" : A Radio Journal

By: Adams, Noah

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW04259

ISBN: 0393030431

Condition: Very Good


BC5 - A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in tan cloth with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear on the spine top and bottom edges plus some light overall rubbing. A book in which the author, a noted radio journalist on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," captures a year in the life of the program. It celebrates the special pleasures of a s... View more info

The Day Gone By

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08775

ISBN: 0679401172

Condition: Good


CB6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in light green paper covered boards quarter bound in green cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine and gold lettering on the front with very minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some very, very light soiling on the bottom outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and pocket on the front and back free endpapers and title page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. The memoir of a noted British novelist. View more info

My Folks and World War II

By: Adams, Samantha

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, USA, Capper Press: 1994

Book ID: SCW02690

ISBN: 0941678431

Condition: Very Good


BC3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white illustrated purple and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps on the front and back endpaper. A collection of memories from 1941 on. America had begun to recover from the hardships of the Great Depression but Nazism loomed on the horizon. It includes an overview of the war years, rememberances of Pearl Harbor, the home front, the perils of war, women at war and the ending of the war at last. This is a title in the publisher's series that includes "My Folks Came in a Covered Wagon," "My Folks C... View more info

My Folks and the Land of Opportunity

By: Adams, Samantha (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, USA, Capper Press: 1995

Book ID: SCW09607

ISBN: 0941678474

Condition: Good


BC3 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated brown and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with clear heavy plastic lamination applied to the covers with the usual library labels and stamps on the spine, the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the front endpaper, and the title page plus there is one dogeared page plus there is some light overall rubbing of the covers. A book that chronicles the experiences of immigrants to turn-of-the-century America based memoir, correspondence, and reminiscenc... View more info

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A Thousand Pieces of Gold - A Memoir of China's Past Through Its Proverbs

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $19.99

Publisher: London, HarperColins Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec50842

ISBN: 0007124503

Condition: Very Good


H3 - A first printing hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges, some crease on the front flap, light tanning and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, tanning and light shelf wear. Adeline Yen Mah combines historical narrative with personal insights from her own life to illustrate the relevance and influence of proverbs in contemporary situations. Her unique perspective allows her to create a window into Chinese culture f... View more info

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Miracles in Bedlam: A Doctor's Adventures In A War Zone

By: Agris, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, A-to-Z Publishing: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec47272

ISBN: 0971234833

Condition: Very Good


BN6 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED and dated by author with "Faith & Hope" written on the front free endpaper in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. You need an angel on your shoulder, and a pistol in your boot. 10.25"x7.5", 389 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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DNA of a Southern Boy

By: Albert J. Smith, Jr.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Albert J. Smith, Jr.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC45011

ISBN: 0692328068

Condition: Very Good


CL1 - A first edition first printing hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on page after copyright page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, crease, and few small tears on the edges and corners, some scatterd scuffing, dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. 10.25"x7.75", 293 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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DNA of a Southern Boy

By: Albert J. Smith, Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Albert J. Smith, Jr.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: ec52603

ISBN: 0692328068

Condition: Very Good


BH3 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, crease, and few small tears on the edges and corners, peeling on some edges, some scattered scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, 2.5"wide x8" high diagonat cutout on the upper right of the front free endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear. 10.25"x7.75", 293 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC38633BB

ISBN: 0292719701

Condition: Very Good


P4 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Also SIGNED by Steven L. Davis on the title page. Southwestern Writers Collection Series, Steven L. Davis, Editor. 9.5"x6.5", 183 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC44788BB

ISBN: 0292719701

Condition: Very Good


BU0 - A first edition first printing hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page and by Steven L. Davis before the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the front, some wrinkling and crease on the edges, and light shelf wear. Book has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Southwestern Writers Collection Series, Steven L. Davis, Editor. 9.5"x6.5", 183 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Pilot From the Prairie

By: Allen, Edgar J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bothell, Washington, Book Publishers Network: 2005

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC40574BB

ISBN: 1887542299

Condition: Very Good


BW1 - A 2nd printing trade paperback book SIGNED and dated by author with "I hope you enjoy my little piece of WWII history." written in very good condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.5", 117 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest

By: Allison, Stacy with Peter Carlin

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Delta Book/Dell Publishing: 1996

Book ID: SCW07409

ISBN: 0385314035

Condition: Good


BZ1 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overal sehlf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges that is heavier with some light chipping on the spine top edge. A book by the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The story of the the author's life on and off some of the world's greatest mountains. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 282p. View more info

The Cat and the Curmudgeon

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Little, Brown & Company: 1991

Book ID: SCW03410

ISBN: 0316037451

Condition: Very Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges plus some light soiling of the bottom outside paper edges. A book about the author, a self-describedcurmudgeon, and his cat Polar Bear and their adventures together. By the author of "The Prober Bostonians," "The Last Resorts," "Who Killed Society?," "The Cat Who Came for Christmas," and "The Best Cat Ever." 295p. View more info

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Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac

By: Amram, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Thunder's Mouth Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC13026BB

ISBN: 1560253622

Condition: Very Good


BS3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling on some edges and corners, light rubbing, and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has remainder mark on the bottom and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed and inscribed "All best" by the author on the title page. View more info

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Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac

By: Amram, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Thunder's Mouth Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC13041BB

ISBN: 1560253622

Condition: Very Good


BS3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling on some edges and corners, small tear on the top spine, light rubbing, and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has remainder mark on the bottom, small tear on the top spine, a few light smudge on the page edges, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed and inscribed "All best" by the author on the title page. View more info

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Blueberry Summers: Growing Up at the Lake

By: Anderson, Curtis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, Borealis Books: 2008

Book ID: EC28006BB

ISBN: 0873516087

Condition: Very Good


BT6 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback in near fine condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. 7"x5", 186 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Jubilee City: A Memoir at Full Speed

By: Andoe, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2007

Book ID: EC20726BB

ISBN: 0061240311

Condition: Very Good


CM4 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has label, light discoloration and shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Moon River and Me

By: Andy Williams

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec51576

ISBN: 0670021172

Condition: Very Good


CD4 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A remarkable memoir by one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of the twentieth century. 9.5"x6.5", 308 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Howard Andrew Williams was an American singer. He recorded 43 albums in his career, of which 15 have been gold-certifiedand three platinum-certified. He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards. He hosted The Andy William... View more info

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A Daughter's Destiny: Finding Redemption in the Midst of Broken Dreams

By: Anita Carman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Inspire Women: 2017

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec47273

ISBN: 0977290565

Condition: Very Good


BM1 - A paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that some wrinkling and crease, wavy/curled, some light discoloration and shelf wear. A Daughter's Destiny is the captivating story of a poor, uneducated village girl in China and how her daughter found redemption in the midst of her mother's broken dreams - and a voice to inspire women around the world. 9"x6", 159 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Going Gray: What I Learned About Beauty, Sex, Work, Motherhood, Authenticity, and Everything Else That Really Matters

By: Anne Kreamer

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Company: 2007

Book ID: EC35837BB

ISBN: 0316166618

Condition: Very Good


Q2 - An advance reading copy paperback book in very good condition that has some light scuffing, light discoloration and shelf wear. A provocative and wise book about the hot-button issue of aging with authenticity, in the spirit of I Feel Bad About My Neck and French Women Don't Get Fat. 8.25"x5.5", 209 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Anne Kreamer considered herself a youthful forty-nine until a photo of herself with her teenage daughter stopped her in her tracks. In one unguarded moment she saw herself for what she really was - a middle-aged woman with her hair dyed much too harshly.... View more info