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Product Description: Thirteen-year-old Jessamine Grace and her mother make a living as sham spiritualists—until they discover that Jess is a mesmerist and that she really can talk to the dead. Soon she is plunged into the dark world of Victorian London’s supernatural underbelly and learns that the city is under attack by ghouls, monsters, and spirit summoners...read more

Hardcover:

9780544445284 | Clarion Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Thirteen-year-old Jessamine Grace and her mother make a living as sham spiritualists—until they discover that Jess is a mesmerist and that she really can talk to the dead.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Fifteen-year-old Peak Marcello is invited to participate in an ""International Peace Ascent"" in the Hindu Kush, with a team made up of under-eighteen-year-old climbers from around the world--but from the first something seems wrong, so when the group is attacked, and most of the climbers are either killed or kidnapped, Peak finds himself caught up in a struggle to survive, shadowed by the Shen, a mysterious snow leopard...read more

Prebinding:

9780606389112 | Turtleback Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2016 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast a simple spell...read more

Hardcover:

9780544445253 | Clarion Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it.

This book chronicles the radio appearances of all prominent classic horror movie stars--Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, and two dozen more, including "scream queens" like Fay Wray. It contains script excerpts from radio shows as well as material from narrated albums and music singles. Each star's appearances are listed by show and air date, with descriptions of the subject matter.

Paperback:

9780786445257 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 11, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This book chronicles the radio appearances of all prominent classic horror movie stars--Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, and two dozen more, including "scream queens" like Fay Wray.

Miscellaneous:

9780786457298 | McFarland & Co, July 20, 2010, cover price $29.99

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Product Description: How did these creatures manage to survive the extremes of Alaska's environment? How were the Alaskan dinosaurs different from their counterparts elsewhere in the world? How have present-day animals and plants adapted to the harsh winters? Open up Ron Smith's world and learn that the answer is not just in what these creatures are - their size or what color or type of skin covering - but also in what they do...read more

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9781887542746 | 1 edition (Book Pub Ntwk, May 12, 2008), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: How did these creatures manage to survive the extremes of Alaska's environment?

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A look at the personal hardships and triumphs of the man behind the superstar, from his poor childhood in Philadelphia, to his comedy albums, nightclub acts, and sucessful television programs, and the tragic death of his son Ennis

Hardcover:

9781573921268 | Rev sub edition (Prometheus Books, March 1, 1997), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: A look at the personal hardships and triumphs of the man behind the superstar, from his poor childhood in Philadelphia, to his comedy albums, nightclub acts, and sucessful television programs, and the tragic death of his son Ennis

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Product Description: Comedy record price guide

Paperback:

9780873414449 | Krause Pubns Inc, August 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Comedy record price guide

Product Description: First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9781561712267 | Reprint edition (Spi Books Trade, September 1, 1993), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: First published in 1986.

Investigative reporter Rob Streusel attempts to find out if box office dynamite Carrie Sinclair has been trying to cover up her porn movie past with a trail of corpses. Original.

Paperback:

9781561712205 | Spi Books Trade, July 1, 1993, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Investigative reporter Rob Streusel attempts to find out if box office dynamite Carrie Sinclair has been trying to cover up her porn movie past with a trail of corpses.

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A collection of memorable quotes from America's top pop icons features the words of movie stars, television stars, musicians, and others and encourages readers to identify such quotes as 'I would have made a good Pope.' (Tammy Faye Bakker). Original.

Paperback:

9781561712281 | Spi Books, July 1, 1993, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A collection of memorable quotes from America's top pop icons features the words of movie stars, television stars, musicians, and others and encourages readers to identify such quotes as 'I would have made a good Pope.

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The ultimate guide to Stooges trivia answers questions ranging from How often did Curly clip his hair to keep it 'Stoogical?' and What was Moe's plan for world peace? to Why did Larry admit that he was stupid? Original.

Paperback:

9781561712175 | Spi Books, July 1, 1993, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: The ultimate guide to Stooges trivia answers questions ranging from How often did Curly clip his hair to keep it 'Stoogical?

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Product Description: Comic Support: Second Bananas in the Movies247 pp. Focusing on support comedians throughout the history of film and television.Keywords: MOVIES FILM SUPPORTING ACTORS SECOND BANANA RONALD SMITH

Paperback:

9780806513997 | Citadel Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Comic Support: Second Bananas in the Movies247 pp.

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A look at the fight for reign of late-night television describes the bitter rivalries and secret plots that launched the careers of Johnny, Jay, Arsenio, David, and others and discusses talk show also-rans. Reprint. AB.

Paperback:

9781561712120 | Reprint edition (Spi Books, May 1, 1993), cover price $5.50 | About this edition: A look at the fight for reign of late-night television describes the bitter rivalries and secret plots that launched the careers of Johnny, Jay, Arsenio, David, and others, and discusses talk show also-rans

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Filled with interviews with friends, family, and fellow celebrities, this revealing biography of the great entertainer chronicles his early years in Philadelphia, his marriage, and his spectacular twenty-five-year career. Reprint. K. LJ.

Hardcover:

9780896217119 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 1986), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A look at the personal hardships and triumphs of the man behind the superstar, from his poor childhood in Philadelphia, to his comedy albums and nightclub acts, to his current television series
9780312170066 | St Martins Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A look at the personal hardships and triumphs of the man behind the superstar, from his poor childhood in Philadelphia, to his comedy albums and nightclub acts, to his current television series

Paperback:

9781561712052 | Reprint edition (Spi Books, March 1, 1993), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Filled with interviews with friends, family, and fellow celebrities, this revealing biography of the great entertainer chronicles his early years in Philadelphia, his marriage, and his spectacular twenty-five-year career.

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An entertaining roundup of the glamour girls of 1960s television covers Goldie Hawn, Judy Carne, Mary Tyler Moore, Sally Field, Barbara Eden, Stefanie Powers, Eva Gabor, and many others. Original.

Paperback:

9781561712069 | Spi Books, March 1, 1993, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: An entertaining roundup of the glamour girls of 1960s television covers Goldie Hawn, Judy Carne, Mary Tyler Moore, Sally Field, Barbara Eden, Stefanie Powers, Eva Gabor, and many others.
9780312026493 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, March 1, 1989), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Offers profiles of sixteen television stars of the sixties, including Sally Field, Marlo Thomas, Mary Tyler Moore, Goldie Hawn, and Diana Rigg

Chronicles the lives, careers, and comic styles of over four hundred of the world's most celebrated funny people

Hardcover:

9780816023387 | Facts on File, July 1, 1992, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the lives, careers, and comic styles of over four hundred of the world's most celebrated funny people

A collection of more than two thousand jokes, epigrams, and one-liners from more than six hundred of the funniest comedians and writers of the twentieth century includes the work of Rodney Dangerfield, Will Rogers, Judy Tenuta, and others. 20,000 first printing.
By Ronald L. Smith (editor)

Hardcover:

9780385416917 | Doubleday, April 1, 1992, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: A collection of more than two thousand jokes, epigrams, and one-liners from more than six hundred of the funniest American and English comedians, writers, and humorists of the twentieth century

Product Description: First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hardcover:

9780824056148 | Garland Pub, March 1, 1990, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: First Published in 1990.

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Coinciding with Carson's twenty-fifth anniversary on 'The Tonight show,' this biography explores the popular and paradoxical performer--the shy loner who is at his best facing ten million viewers

Hardcover:

9780312010515 | St Martins Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: Coinciding with Carson's twenty-fifth anniversary on 'The Tonight show,' this biography explores the popular and paradoxical performer--the shy loner who is at his best facing ten million viewers

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Product Description: First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hardcover:

9780824088033 | Garland Pub, March 1, 1986, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: First published in 1986.

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