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Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

By: Boyd, Valierie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BY, Scribner: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503003953

ISBN: 0684842300

Condition: Very Good


Former library book, with card envelope and library stampings, but very little wear. Text clean. More than 35 b&w photos. More than 60 pp. of reference notes and bibliographic material. A detailed look at the life and career of African-American author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, including her role in the Harlem Renaissance movement. the author is an arts writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A final chapter examines the "resurrection of Hurston.... View more info

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A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures

By: Bradlee, Ben

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503003950

ISBN: 0684808943

Condition: Fine


Close to new, no markings. Retail price sticker on jacket. With 14 pp. b&w photos. Index. Bradley sums up his newspaper career at Newsweek and the Washington Post as he moved toward retirement. Bradlee died in 2014. With the support of Post publisher Katherine Graham, he oversaw major projects in investigative reporting, including the publication of the Pentagon Papers and Nixon's role in authorizing the Watergate burglary View more info

Lockport Boy, a memoir of a magical time and place

By: Bredell, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lincoln Park, Michigan, Andiamo Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 503004048

ISBN: 096748460X

Condition: Near Fine


Thumbed, lightly curled. Flat-signed by author on half-title page. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Charming, humorous memoir by a retired newspaperman about his boyhood in Lockport, N.Y., near Niagara Falls. Bredell worked for the Buffalo Courier-Express and later the Detroit News. View more info

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The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives.. (Penguin Classics)

By: Columbus, Christopher; Cohen, J.M., Ed.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Classics: 1992

Seller ID: 503004083

ISBN: 0140442170

Condition: Very Good


Some curling and spine slant. Text clean. Includes 6 maps of the voyages. An anthology of Columbus material on his 4 voyages to the New World (Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Central America. Contents includes Columbus' logbook entries, letters from crew, biographical material by his son Herando Colon, etc. Cover blurb states: "....For anyone truly interested in the man and his mission, this remains the fundamental primary source." First published 1969, J.M. Cohen e... View more info

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Beyond the Darkness: A Biography of Bede Griffiths

By: Du Boulay, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004219

ISBN: 0385489463

Condition: Near Fine


Slight bumping of corner. Text clean, binding firm and square. Biography of Benedictine monk Bede Griffiths (1906-93), who founded an ashram in India and preached an interfaith theology. View more info

Spring Creek Chronicles

By: Lovel, Leo

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Crawfordville, Florida, Self-Published: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004113

ISBN: 0970961618

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by author "To Dick, Keep your lines tight. -- Leo" Close to new. tight. Small red line on top edge near spine. A commercial fisherman on North Florida's Gulf Coast writes in a vernacular first-person style about the adventures and challenges of fishing in the Gulf and struggles with fishing rules imposed by the state of Florida. Edited by Ben Lovel. Numerous sketches of wildlife and the fisherman's labors. About 60 short essays. Subtitle: Stories of Com... View more info

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Smoky Mountain Memories

By: Parton, Willadeene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., Rutledge Hill Press: 1996

Seller ID: 503004123

ISBN: 1558534040

Condition: Fine


Nearly new, lightly thumbed. No markings, spine uncreased. Gift quality. Glossy color photos of the Parton family on front and rear covers. The eldest of Dolly Parton's 11 siblings writes about their early years growing up in Sevier County, Tennessee. Many family anecdotes, including memories of hard times. Plus 17 recipes, 7 songs and a family genealogy. Two-page iIntroduction by Dolly Parton. View more info

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Natural Blonde: A Memoir

By: Smith, Liz

Price: $3.65

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004102

ISBN: 0786863250

Condition: Near Fine


Almost new, light wear to jacket edges. Tiny red line on top edge near spine. Text clean. Include 32 pp. glossy b&w photos. Autobiography of the queen of gossiip columnists. She relates how she made it out of Texas and found fame in NYC. View more info