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1 Alperovitz, Gar and Faux, Jeff Rebuilding America
NY Pantheon 1984 0394716191 / 9780394716190 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo -- 8.25 in Tall 
315 pp., Lightly read, moderate toning. Previous owner's name on half-title page. Photo of old mill on cover. The co-directors of the National Center for Economic Alternatives present their ideas for a full-employment, low-inflation economy.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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2 Ann Charters Kerouac: A Biography
San Francisco Straight Arrow Books 1973 0879320559 / 9780879320553 First Thus Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo --9.5 In Tall 
417 pp, 16 pp. b&w photos. White cloth, some soil to spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing on spine edges, closed tear on rear panel, chip on corner. Text clean, no markings. Binding firm. A detailed portrait of Kerouac and his band of brothers -- Ginsburg, Neal Cassady and others of the Beat group of poets. With detailed reference notes, containing numerous anecdotes. The bibliographic portion was first published by Phoenix Bookstore; Straight Arrow published the book as a whole. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots and the Rise of People-Powered Politics, Armstrong, Jerome and Zuniga, Markos Moulistsas
3 Armstrong, Jerome and Zuniga, Markos Moulistsas Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots and the Rise of People-Powered Politics
White River Junction, Vermont Chelsea Green Publishing Co. 2006 1931498997 / 9781931498999 First Edition Boards Very Good + Very Good 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall 
195 pp. Close to new, no markings, very clean. Two pioneers of the political blogging movement expound on how an Internet-based movement can revitalize the Democratic Party and make it more populist. They operate the Daily Kos and MyDD blogs. Worth a closer look in the wake of the Hillary Clinton defeat in 2016 election. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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4 Atkins, Robert C., M.D. Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution
NY Bantam 1973 19th Printing Mass Market Paperback Good  12mo - over 6' - 7' tall 
323 pp. Atkins presents his controversial diet emphasizing high protein intake and no carbohydrates. A publisher's preface alludes to criticism by the American Medical Association and advises readers to consult a physician before undertaking the diet; Atkins' 1973 congressional testimony appended. Moderate wear; pages yellowed. No markings.  
Price: 2.00 USD
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Pumping Inner Iron, Avis, Grace
5 Avis, Grace Pumping Inner Iron
Folsolm, California Universal Press 2003 0972930817 / 9780972930819 First Edition Trade Paperback very good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
296 pp. New, unread. Pre-release marketing announcements laid in. A detailed workbook for achieving personal growth. Author is a teacher of transpersonal growth techniques. Subtitle: Practicing your unique gifts of being, doing and knowing. It draws on many spiritual traditions and various New Age concepts. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Beachcombing at Miramar: The Quest for an Authentic Life , Bode, Richard
6 Bode, Richard Beachcombing at Miramar: The Quest for an Authentic Life
NY Warner Books Inc 1996 0446518670 / 9780446518673 First Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine  Good Remainder 12mo - 7.75 in. Tall 
196 pp. Tight, remainder slash mark on bottom edge, no other markings, light soil to dj. A public relations executive goes through a midlife crisis of some sort, divorces, relocates to a no-frills, back-to-basics life on the beach and pens his experiences.  
Price: 4.50 USD
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She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband, Boyd, Helen
7 Boyd, Helen She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband
New York Seal Pr 2007 1580051936 / 9781580051934 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.5 In 
311 pp., bibliography. Light edgewear near spine. No markings, still firm. Vertical crease on front cover a quarter inch from spine. Lightly thumbed. A wife writes with sympathy and humor about life with a husband who is a cross-dresser and is considering a sex change to complete his evolution as Betty. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted, A Memoir, Boylan, Jennifer Finney
8 Boylan, Jennifer Finney I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted, A Memoir
NY Broadway Books 2008 0767921755 / 9780767921756 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Fine 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
279 pp., includes reader's guide. Nearly new, no creases or markings, firm binding. The author of the best-selling "She's Not There" tells more about her transgender evolution from James to Jennifer, and the Pennsylvania haunted house that was a setting for her discovery of being a gender misfit. The author teaches at Colby College. 
Price: 5.65 USD
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9 Bronte, Lydia The Longevity Factor
NY HarperCollins 1993 0060167556 / 9780060167554 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Good + Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
409 pp., notes. Remainder mark on bottom edge, light soil and creases on dj, otherwise clean. A look at how retirement can be made a productive phase of one's life, with scores of examples of late bloomers, such as Julia Child, Isaac Asimov, Studs Terkel, et al. Bronte directed the Aging Society Project for the Carnegie Corporation. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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10 Carey, Ken Starseed: The Third Millennium
NY HarperSanFrancisco 1991 0062501380 / 9780062501387 4th Printing Trade Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
202 pp. Front cover creased at corner, and some rippling of text. Binding still firm. No markings. Subtitled: "Living in the Posthistoric World." New Age thinker Ken Carey explores how social trends are leading us to heightened spiritual awareness.. Some of his insights came to him from a larger power through a process somewhat like channelling. 
Price: 1.75 USD
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The Way of the Wizard: 20 Spiritual Lessons in Creating the Life You Want , Chopra, Deepak
11 Chopra, Deepak The Way of the Wizard: 20 Spiritual Lessons in Creating the Life You Want
NY Harmony Books (Crown Publishers) 1995 051770434X / 9780517704349 Stated First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good +  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
170 pp. No marks, very light bumping to spine. Popular New Age writer offers methods to achieve contentment and spiritual connections.  
Price: 3.15 USD
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12 Cousins, Norman Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient
NY W.W. Norton & Co. 1979 039301252 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good  Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
173 pp., bibliography. An expanded version of an article first published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a groundbreaking milestone in mainstream recognition of the validity of holistic healing. Cousins, longtime Saturday Review editor, helped bring respectability to this alternative approach.  
Price: 4.50 USD
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13 Cousins, Norman The Healing Heart: Antidotes to Panic and Helplessness
NY W.W. Norton & Co. 1983 0393018164 / 9780393018165 First Edition BOMC Dual Main Selection Cloth Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288 pp with nidex, bibliog. Former Saturday Review editor presents his experiences with mind-body healing. He was one of the first to write on the subject, risking ridicule. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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14 Crooks, Glenna M. Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing
Fort Washington, Pa. Covenant Matters Press 2002 097234960X / 9780972349604 2nd Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
390 pp. New, with pre-publication press release laid in. Author, formerly with the Reagan administration, now leads a health care think tank. She presents ideas for revamping the U.S. health care industry and healing the adversarial conflicts that are eroding the quality of care.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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15 Ernst, Morris L. And Loth, David American Sexual Behavior and the Kinsey Report
NY Educational Book Co. 1948 Reprint Cloth & Boards Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 8 in High 
191 pp. Some faint darkish spotting to dark red cloth covers; light rubbing of corners, foxing on endpapers. Text lightly toned but clean, no markings except for a few pencilled circles on the table of contents page. Small raised bump on lower edge of front cover. Firm binding. Reprint of the edition originally published by Greystone Press. An analysis of the Kinsey Report and a non-technical examination of the implications of its findings. A chapter on law points out that 37 percent of U.S. men should be in prison, theoretically, for such crimes as adultery and sodomy. The book presciently lays the groundwork for the gay rights movement that broke forth in the late 1960s. Foreword by Robert L. Dickinson, M.D. Lacks dust jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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16 Ewald, Ellen Buchman Recipes for a Small Planet
NY Ballantine 1983 034536526X 25th Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good No Jacket 12 Mo. 6.75 in Tall. Coleman, Diane 
356 pp., index. Light spine creasing, browning of end papers. Text lightly toned. No markings. Ewald presents recipes based on her theory of protein complementarity. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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17 Fomenko, Anatoly History: Fiction or Science? (Chronology, No. 1)
Isle of Man, UK Delamere Resources 2003 2913621058 / 9782913621053 Revised Edition Trade Paperback Very Good Ex-Library 8vo -- 9.25 in 
Volumes 1 and 2 of a 7-volume set. 586 pp. plus 527 pp. Although ex-library, both are very lightly used, with little thumbing. Library card envelopes on inside covers; shelf tags taped to spine. Fomenko presents a radical redating of events in ancient and medieval history, based on mathematical problems he encountered in trying to date various ancient eclipses. Also includes material by Alexander Zinoviev and G.V. Nosovskiy. According to their calculations, Jesus was born 1053 A.D. and was crucified in 1086. Many other events in ancient history have been moved up to medieval times. Extra postage will be required for shipping two oversized volumes. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors, Franzini, Louis R.; Grossberg, John M.
18 Franzini, Louis R.; Grossberg, John M. Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors
NY Wiley & Sons 1995 0471545201 / 9780471545200 6th Printing Trade Papeback Near Fine 8vo -- 8.5 In 
177 pp. Nearly new, corner curled. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Two San Diego State psychology professors compile a pop-psychology overview of various disorders, mostly of a sexual nature. Written in a somewhat lighthearted style, suggesting that many of us may have abnormal aspects. Conditions and behaviors examined include erotophilia, frottage, Stockholm syndrome, vampirism, fear of penis shrinkage, necrophilia and several more. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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19 Graedon, Joe and Teresa The People's Pharmacy Guide to Home and Herbal Remedies.
NY St Martins Press 1999 0312207794 / 9780312207793 3rd Printing Glossy Boards Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
428 pp., index. Nearly new, no markings. An A to Z handbook of remedies for various ailments and conditions. Includes herbal products and dietary supplements. Gives herb/drug interactions to avoid. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness, Hall, Kathleen, Dr.
20 Hall, Kathleen, Dr. A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness
Saranac Lake, New York Amacom Books 2006 0814473342 / 9780814473344 First Edition Cloth & Boards Fine Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in 
262 pp., index. New, no markings, publication press release laid in. A blueprint for relieving stress by creating harmony between work and home. A blend of psychology and spirituality. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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