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And a Voice to Sing With: A Memoir

By: Baez, Joan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004194

ISBN: 0671400622

Condition: Very Good


Light edgewear to jacket. remainder slash mark on bottom edge of textblock. No other markings. 32 pp b&w glossy photos. Detailed first-person narrative of the folksinger's musical and political career and her turbulent relationships with Bob Dylan, Davis Harris and others. View more info

The Players: Actors in Movies on Television and Videocassette

By: Chapman, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Windsor Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004269

ISBN: 0963704737

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly thumbed and some rippling, but strong binding. No markings, spine uncreased. A photographic guide to 1000 actors and actresses who took mostly secondary roles in US movies seen on television in the 1960-1993 period. Some, like Liam Neeson, for example, went on to stardom in movie theatres. Actors are listed alphabetically, two to a page, with a paragraph of bio information and a list of credits under each photo. Includes an index of movies and a section listing additional actors and their credits, but without photos. This copy is red-stamped as a review copy "Not for Sale" w... View more info

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Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur

By: Dyson, Michael Eric

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Basic Civitas Books: 2003

Seller ID: 503004024

ISBN: 0465017568

Condition: Good +


Lightly read. PP. 121-122 missing; rest of text intact and clean/ University of Pennsylvania specialist in black culture explores the impact and thinking of murdered rapper Tupac Shakur. He interviews numerous African-American leaders in music, politics and the arts. View more info

Groucho and Me: The Autobiography of Groucho Marx

By: Groucho Marx

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Fireside (Simon & Schuster): 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 503004359

ISBN: 0671677810

Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new, slightly thumbed, no markings except for faint red line on top edge. No spine creasing. Text clean. With 12 pp. glossy b&w photos of Groucho and his family. Intro by James Thurber. Groucho writes humorously about his career in vaudeville, movies and TV. View more info

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Queens of Comedy: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, and the New Generation of Funny Women (Studies in Humor and Gender , Vol 2)

By: Horowitz, Susan

Price: $12.01

Publisher: Australia, Gordon and Breach: 1997

Seller ID: 503004487

ISBN: 2884492445

Condition: Near Fine


Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased. French-flap covers. Through candid interviews with Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, and others, the book explores how comediennes have redefined the roles of women in not only the entertainment business, but society as a whole. Detailing both their public and private lives - as well as their many and varied performances - the survey examines the impact these women have had on the predominantly male-oriented world of comedy. This is Volume 2 in the Studies in Humor and Gender Series. Bibliography and index. View more info

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Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era

By: McCartney, Linda

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch (Little, Brown): 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004250

ISBN: 0821219596

Condition: Near Fine


Slight soil on black cloth cover, light wrinkling of jacket. No markings. A portfolio of rock musician portraits and candids done by Linda Eastman, mostly before she married Paul McCartney. Detailed text describing the personalities and quirks of her subjects. The musicians depicted range from the Rolling Stones to Bob Dylan to Frank Zappa to the Beach Boys to Jefferson Airplane to, of course, the Beatles. 231 duotone photos, 23 in full color. 11 by 11 in. square format. View more info

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Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen

By: Nadel, Ira B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NU, Pantheon: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004411

ISBN: 0679442359

Condition: Near Fine


Almost new, previous owner's gift inscription on endpaper. Text clean. With 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Plastic jacket with titling on the jacket protects photographic boards. Life story of a Canadian poet, novelist, songwriter and musician, based on his unpublished letters and other papers. Cohen helped inspire the counterculture movement of the 1960s in Canada and the US. Includes index, reference notes and discography View more info

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One Man Tango

By: Quinn, Anthony; Paisner, Daniel

Price: $6.80

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503003949

ISBN: 0060183543

Condition: Fine


Includes 32 pp. of glossy b&w photos of Quinn, family and friends, and 6 color pages showing Quinn's paintings. Nearly new, a few small dark dots on bottom edge. No markings. Gilt on boards and spine bright.Colored endpapers. Detailed, readable narrative of Quinn's acting career and personal life. Includes index. View more info

Maria Callas: The Woman Behind the Legend

By: Stassinopooulos, Arianna

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1981

Seller ID: 503003959

ISBN: 0671255835

Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new. A small stamp of the previous owner on front endpaper is the only marking. Small crease on jacket flap. Bright gilt on brown cloth and beige boards. Includes 28 pp. of glossy b&w photos. Index, copious source notes. An exhaustive account of the diva's musical career and her romantic life, including her celebrated affair with Aristotle Onassis. View more info