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1 Adams, Gerry Falls Memories
Kerry, Ireland Brandon Book Publishers 1983 0863220134 / 9780863220135 Revised Edition Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144 pp. A blackened area on inside front cover, crossing out a name, has bled slightly through to the front cover, creating a small dark stain beneath the author's name on the glossy green cover. Otherwise clean, no markings in text, with only slight wear. A vice president of Sinn Fein recounts his youth on Falls Road in Belfast.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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2 Alexie, Sherman. The Toughest Indian in the World
NY Atlantic Monthly Press 2000 0871138018 / 9780871138019 First Edition Stated Boards Fine Fine 8vo -- 8.5 In. 
238 pp. Virtually new, no markings, gift quality. Dust jacket has pasted circle sticker noting Alexie is one of best under-40 American fisction writers, according to the New Yorker. Alexie, a Spokane Indian, writes about middle- and upper-class Native Americans in urban settings, coping with some of the same issues as white neighbors. 
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3 Anderson, Martin Imposters in the Temple
NY Simon & Schuster 1992 0671709151 / 9780671709150 3rd Printing Cloth & Boards Very Good Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
255 pp. Nearly new. A few light underlinings and check marks but mostly clean text. Strong binding. A Hoover Institute fellow takes aim at American universities, accusing them of slack standards and hypocrisy. One senses that most of Anderson's ire stems from the liberal orientation of most of the top universities.He is focusing on the Ivy League, not the rightist bastions like Bob Jones University. Subtitled: "American intellectuals are destorying our universities and cheating our students of their future." Anderson served as an adviser to Nixon and Reagan. 
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Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library), Bowen, Elenore Smith
4 Bowen, Elenore Smith Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library)
NY Anchor (Doubleday) 1964 0385053126 / 9780385053129 28th Printing Mass Market Paperback Good + 12mo -- 7 in Tall 
297 pp. Several lower page corners thumbed and creased. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Bowen (pen name of anthropologist Laura Bohannan) writes a novel about her first year of field work with an indigenous tribe in West Africa.Introduction by sociologist David Reisman. Part of the American Museum of Natural History series. 
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5 Claremon, Neil Borderland
Tucson Harbinger House 1988 09431752641988 Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
181 pp. Light wear, lower corner slightly thumbed. A stray marking pen stroke in upper right corner of front cover, otherwise no markings. A novel about a romance between a white engineer and an Indian healer in northern Mexico.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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6 Cornelisen, Ann Strangers and Pilgrims: The Last Italian Migration
NY Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1980 003044285 First Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
304 pp., notes. Four inch tear in rear of dj, plus chipping. Crossed out name on front end paper, no other markings. A relief worker in Southern Italy writes about Italian families who emigrate to Germany in the 1970s. 
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7 Coyle, Daniel Hardball: A Season in the Projects
NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1993 01120975 First Edition Cloth & Boards Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
217 pp. A look at an inner-city Little League team in Chicago and the interaction between the volunteer coaches and the players. 
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8 Delbanco, Nicholas News
NY William Morrow 1970 Cloth & Boards Very Good  Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
243 pp. Jacket heavily chipped, soiled, tape on 2 tears. Black cloth, soiled white board cover. Colored end papers. Text clean and bright. A Sixties period novel about 4 rich white Americans who get caught up in black separatist movements in various parts of America.  
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9 Fuller, Elizabeth Nima: A Sherpa in Connecticut
NY Dodd Mead & Co 1984 039683048 Cloth & Boards Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
198 pp., with b&w photos scattered throughout text. An American woman relates the story of Nima, a young Tibetan Sherpa guide who is brought to Connecticut by his American benefactors for treatment of tuberculosis. He recovers and becomes partly Americanized. 
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Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America, Hayden, Tom
10 Hayden, Tom Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America
NY Verso 2001 1859846165 / 9781859846162 2nd Printing Cloth & Boards Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
311 pp. Very clean, no markings, nearly new. California legislator and 60s radical Tom Hayden tells of rediscovering his Irish roots and becoming acquainted with Northern Ireland's nationalists. 
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11 Information Service of South Africa South African Tradition
NY Information Service of South Africa 1974 Third Edition Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall 
144 pp., numerous b&w photos, reading list. Light fading along spine. Still bright and sturdy, no markings. A brief overview to introduce foreigners to South African literature, art, music, film and sport. A product of the apartheid era, this guide is 90 percent about white people, but there is brief mention of Bantu and "Coloured" artists and writers. 
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Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass, Jencks, Christopher
12 Jencks, Christopher Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass
New York Perennial (Harper & Row) 1993 0060975342 / 9780060975340 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
280 pp., reference notes, index. Light toning but still close to new. Spine uncreased. No markings. The Northwestern University professor provides a balanced survey of what Americans think about race, poverty, crime, heredity, welfare and the underclass. Review in the Atlantic "Jenckes...not only takes on issues that are explosively dangerous for a liberal academic but, in the main, does so without ideological bias, and with consistent intellectual clarity." 
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13 Ladurie, Emmanuel LeRoy Montaillou: The Promised Land of Error
NY Vintage (Random House) 1979 0394729641 / 9780394729640 Trade Paperback Very Good -  8vo - over 7'' - 9'' tall 
383 pp., index, and separate index of village families.. A few pages in Chapter 1 have light underlining. Corners thumbed. A vivid reconstruction of medieval life in a southern French village that rebelled against corrupt Catholicism in the 1300s.  
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14 Leiris, Michel Rules of the Game I: Scratches
NY Paragon House 1991 1557783993 / 9781557783998 1st American Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine.  Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
258 pp. An ethnographer and surrealist thinker and poet relates his childhood in this first volume of a four-part autobiography.  
Price: 6.75 USD
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Angela's Ashes , McCourt, Frank
15 McCourt, Frank Angela's Ashes
NY Scribner 1996 0684874350 / 9780684874357 Later Printing Cloth & Boards Near Fine  Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
363 pp. Clean, no markings.A later printing. DJ has circles stating "bestseller" and "Winner of the Pulitizer Prize." McCourt gives a memoir of his troubled childhood in a poverty-stricken alcholic family trying to survive in Limerick, Ireland.  
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16 Mead, Margaret Culture and Commitment: A Study of the Generation Gap
Garden City NY Natural History Press/Doubleday 1970 Book Club Cloth Good  Good + 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
81 pp., bibliographic notes. Covers bowed outward, with some fading of black cloth. DJ has a one-inch tear on rear panel. Text clean, no markings or notations. Mead examines the phenomenon that came to be known as the Generation Gap in the 1960s, and places it in a historical and cross-cultural context. Based on lectures given at the Museum of Natural History.  
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17 Moore, Wilbert T. The Conduct of the Corporation
NY Vintage (Random House) 1962 Mass Market Paperback Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
292 pp. Some scuffing and creasing, stray ink mark on rear cover, general edge wear. No markings in text or end pages. A wry analysis of large U.S. corporations. This book won the MacIver Award of the American Sociological Association. Subtitled "A spirited invasion of the privacy of big private enterprise." 
Price: 3.50 USD
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18 O'Sullivan, Maurice Twenty Years A-Growing
Oxford, UK Oxford Univ 2000 0192813250 / 9780192813251 Reprint Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall 
298 pp. Close to new, cover corners bumped.No markings. Spine uncreased. Translated from Irish by Moya Llewelyn Davies and George Thomson. With introductory note by E.M. Forster. A simple autobiographical account, written in dialectical English, of a childhood and youth spent on Blasket, a rural island off the southwest coast of Ireland in the early 1900s. First published in 1953, Oxford reissued the book in 2000. 
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The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
19 Sandra Cisneros The House on Mango Street
NY Vintage 1991 0679734775 / 9780679734772 64th Printing Trade Paperback Good 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
110 pp. Moderate wear, some rubbing to spine edge.Previous owner's name in ink on preliminary page. No markings in text. A few corner creases. Binding sturdy. A series of 4 vignettes about a young Latina girl growing up in poverty in Chicago. A modern classic of the coming-of-age genre, studied in many schools and colleges. 
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20 Schoolcraft, Henry R. The Hiawatha Legends: North American Indian Lore
Gwinn, Mich. Avery Color Studios 2001 0932212352 / 9780932212351 Reprint, 9th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.5 In. 
271 pp. Frontispiece of H.W. Longfellow. Close to new. Rippling of front cover and first 20 pp. No signs of dampstain, text clean. Binding firm. A collection of essays on Hiawatha and other Indian legends, published in 1856 by noted ethnologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. An introduction by Larrie B. Massie briefly traces the life and research career of Schoolcraft, who became an expert on the Chippewa. Schoolcraft's work influenced Longfellow whose epic poem on Hiawatha was read by generations of American schoolchildren. S 
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