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Product Description: A small southern town in the 1960s A musician found dead on the highway Its no surprise when white detectives arrest a black man for the murder What is a surprise is that the black man Virgil Tibbs is himself a skilled homicide detective from California whom inexperienced Chief Gillespie reluctantly recruits to help with the case Faced with mounting local hostility and a police force that seems determined to see him fail it isnt long before Tibbs trained in karate and aikido will have to fight not just for justice but also for his own safety The inspiration for the Academy Awardwinning film starring Sidney Poitier this iconic crime novel is a psychologically astute examination of racial prejudice an atmospheric depiction of the American South in the sixties and a brilliant suspensefilled read set in the sultry heat of the nigh...read more

Hardcover:

9780899669168 | Buccaneer Books, October 30, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: It's the 1960s.

Paperback:

9780241238622 | Gardners Books, November 26, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A small southern town in the 1960s A musician found dead on the highway Its no surprise when white detectives arrest a black man for the murder What is a surprise is that the black man Virgil Tibbs is himself a skilled homicide detective from California whom inexperienced Chief Gillespie reluctantly recruits to help with the case Faced with mounting local hostility and a police force that seems determined to see him fail it isnt long before Tibbs trained in karate and aikido will have to fight not just for justice but also for his own safety The inspiration for the Academy Awardwinning film starring Sidney Poitier this iconic crime novel is a psychologically astute examination of racial prejudice an atmospheric depiction of the American South in the sixties and a brilliant suspensefilled read set in the sultry heat of the night
9780786708833 | Reprint edition (Carroll & Graf Pub, May 16, 2001), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Virgil Tibbs, an African-American homicide detective from California, arrives in a 1960s Southern town to conduct an unpopular investigation into a local murder, after being picked up by the local police as the prime suspect in the crime.
9780881848878 | Reprint edition (Carroll & Graf Pub, November 1, 1992), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Virgil Tibbs, a Black detective, arrives in a Southern town to conduct an unpopular investigation of a local murder
9780553102482 | Bantam Books, June 1, 1981, cover price $1.50 | About this edition: It's the 1960s.

Library:

9781585471157 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, July 1, 2001), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: It's the 1960s.

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Product Description: A 50th-anniversary edition of the pioneering novel featuring African American police detective Virgil Tibbs—with a foreword by John Ridley, creator of the TV series American Crime and Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave “They call me Mr...read more

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9780143107743 | 50 anv edition (Penguin Classics, December 15, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A 50th-anniversary edition of the pioneering novel featuring African American police detective Virgil Tibbs—with a foreword by John Ridley, creator of the TV series American Crime and Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave “They call me Mr.

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Product Description: Who murdered the importer? Was it Yumeko, the beautiful half-black, half-Japanese girl who lived with him? Johnny Wu, a rich Chinese-American? Another customer? Or a political enemy from overseas?Homicide detective Virgil Tibbs finds himself in the middle of a deadly situation involving hard drugs, Communist Chinese agents, and the exotic settings of the jade trade as he coolly tracks down the murderer...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501251603 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 18, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Who murdered the importer?
9781501251580 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 18, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Who murdered the importer?

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Product Description: Who murdered the importer? Was it Yumeko, the beautiful half-black, half-Japanese girl who lived with him? Johnny Wu, a rich Chinese-American? Another customer? Or a political enemy from overseas?Homicide detective Virgil Tibbs finds himself in the middle of a deadly situation involving hard drugs, Communist Chinese agents, and the exotic settings of the jade trade as he coolly tracks down the murderer...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501251597 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, August 18, 2015), cover price $59.97 | About this edition: Who murdered the importer?

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Product Description: The third novel in the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery seriesWhen a nine-year-old boy shoots an older child, a race war is ignited between militant blacks and racist whites of 1960s Pasadena. Follow black homicide detective Virgil Tibbs as he investigates the scene of the conflict involving riots, brutalities, a chase through Disneyland, and a heartwarming―and heartbreaking―scene that takes place in the baseball stadium of the former Los Angeles Angels...read more

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9781501251559 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, August 4, 2015), cover price $59.97 | About this edition: The third novel in the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery seriesWhen a nine-year-old boy shoots an older child, a race war is ignited between militant blacks and racist whites of 1960s Pasadena.

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Product Description: The third novel in the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery seriesWhen a nine-year-old boy shoots an older child, a race war is ignited between militant blacks and racist whites of 1960s Pasadena. Follow black homicide detective Virgil Tibbs as he investigates the scene of the conflict involving riots, brutalities, a chase through Disneyland, and a heartwarming―and heartbreaking―scene that takes place in the baseball stadium of the former Los Angeles Angels...read more

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9781501251542 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The third novel in the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery seriesWhen a nine-year-old boy shoots an older child, a race war is ignited between militant blacks and racist whites of 1960s Pasadena.
9781501251566 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The third novel in the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery seriesWhen a nine-year-old boy shoots an older child, a race war is ignited between militant blacks and racist whites of 1960s Pasadena.

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Product Description: In the second audiobook of the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery series, Tibbs finds himself at a nudist colony in Los Angeles where the victim (who was not one of the guests) is found floating dead in the pool. Set against this unusual backdrop, the guests of the resort prefer guarding their secrets to solving the murder mystery, particularly when the investigating detective is black...read more

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9781501251511 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, July 21, 2015), cover price $59.97 | About this edition: In the second audiobook of the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery series, Tibbs finds himself at a nudist colony in Los Angeles where the victim (who was not one of the guests) is found floating dead in the pool.

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Product Description: In the second audiobook of the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery series, Tibbs finds himself at a nudist colony in Los Angeles where the victim (who was not one of the guests) is found floating dead in the pool. Set against this unusual backdrop, the guests of the resort prefer guarding their secrets to solving the murder mystery, particularly when the investigating detective is black...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501251528 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, July 21, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In the second audiobook of the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery series, Tibbs finds himself at a nudist colony in Los Angeles where the victim (who was not one of the guests) is found floating dead in the pool.
9781501251504 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, July 21, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In the second audiobook of the acclaimed Virgil Tibbs mystery series, Tibbs finds himself at a nudist colony in Los Angeles where the victim (who was not one of the guests) is found floating dead in the pool.

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Product Description: THERE WAS JUST ABOUT one chance in a million that young Dick Simmons could win a place in the Spacemaster Project, but it was the chance he wanted to take more than he had ever wanted anything in his life. It changed his whole life, made a new person of him...read more

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9781503274273 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 17, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: THERE WAS JUST ABOUT one chance in a million that young Dick Simmons could win a place in the Spacemaster Project, but it was the chance he wanted to take more than he had ever wanted anything in his life.

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Product Description: A fierce Arctic blizzard, an emergency landing in the Alaskan wilds, a party of inexperienced newsmen — and only a 16-year-old boy, using his Air Force Survival School training, between them and certain death. Young Andy Driscoll is perfectly able to handle the job of keeping himself and his tenderfoot friend John alive and healthy until help comes, but aiding the adult members of the party is a more difficult task, for the men, led by a loudmouthed bully, are reluctant to accept the leadership of a young boy...read more

Paperback:

9781503215597 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 12, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A fierce Arctic blizzard, an emergency landing in the Alaskan wilds, a party of inexperienced newsmen — and only a 16-year-old boy, using his Air Force Survival School training, between them and certain death.

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Product Description: Chester Pawling, keenly interested in space travel, is invited to work at a base in the South Pacific where the great scientist, Dr. Havensson, is conducting highly secret experiments. That is just the beginning of a grand adventure that fulfils Chester’s dream of traveling into space...read more

Paperback:

9781503158306 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 8, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Chester Pawling, keenly interested in space travel, is invited to work at a base in the South Pacific where the great scientist, Dr.

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Product Description: JUDO BOY is an adventure story for boys built around the ancient traditions of Judo. Rod Mitchell wants to fight his own battles. After being beaten and humiliated by the school bully and his gang, Rod is determined to fight back...read more

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9781503150829 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 7, 2014, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: JUDO BOY is an adventure story for boys built around the ancient traditions of Judo.

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Product Description: Cincinnati in the 1870's was the largest inland city in the nation. Much of its prosperity and growth it owed to the commerce which floated along its Ohio River boundary on the way between Pittsburgh and New Orleans. This traffic also sustained a unique African American culture―saloonkeepers, boardinghouse operators, entertainers, and women who served the steamboat hands between trips...read more
By John Ball (introduced by)

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9780813152547 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, July 7, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Cincinnati in the 1870's was the largest inland city in the nation.

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Product Description: The Irish scientist John Ball (1818-89), active in the study of natural history and glaciology, held fellowships of both the Royal Society and the Linnean Society. When the Irish Potato Famine took hold, Ball returned from European travel and study intent on helping his countrymen...read more

Paperback:

9781108077613 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 16, 2014, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The Irish scientist John Ball (1818-89), active in the study of natural history and glaciology, held fellowships of both the Royal Society and the Linnean Society.

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Product Description: John Ball's road to self-discovery took a dangerous turn when he was recruited to serve in a top secret squadron in Thailand during the Vietnam War. In his memoir, War Torn, Ball recalls his time as a young naval officer and pilot, when he chose to create his own path in light of the social and political challenges facing America in the 1960s...read more

Hardcover:

9781462038718 | Iuniverse Inc, October 12, 2011, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: John Ball's road to self-discovery took a dangerous turn when he was recruited to serve in a top secret squadron in Thailand during the Vietnam War.

Paperback:

9781462038695 | Iuniverse Inc, October 5, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: John Ball's road to self-discovery took a dangerous turn when he was recruited to serve in a top secret squadron in Thailand during the Vietnam War.

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Product Description: In 1983, John Ball was almost at a midpoint in his life-a time to assess the first half before he carried on with the second. It was then that he had to deal with the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, just before he turned forty years old...read more

Hardcover:

9781462014323 | Iuniverse Inc, July 20, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In 1983, John Ball was almost at a midpoint in his life-a time to assess the first half before he carried on with the second.

Paperback:

9781462014309 | Iuniverse Inc, July 20, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 1983, John Ball was almost at a midpoint in his life-a time to assess the first half before he carried on with the second.
9781420827897 | Authorhouse, March 30, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: John Ball has written an intimate and inspiring story of his life with Parkinson's disease.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

Paperback:

9781437496871 | Kessinger Pub Co, March 31, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

Hardcover:

9781437273458 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 30, 2008, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Paperback:

9781437147766 | Kessinger Pub Co, October 31, 2008, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience...read more

Hardcover:

9780554524870 | Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780554524764 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $28.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Paperback:

9780554524856 | Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780554524795 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $20.99

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Product Description: Mammography is an important tool for detecting breast cancer at an early stage. When coupled with appropriate treatment, early detection can reduce breast cancer mortality. At the request of Congress, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioned a study to examine the current practice of mammography and breast cancer detection, with a focus on the FDA’s oversight via the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), to identify areas in need of improvement...read more
By John Ball (editor), Sharyl J. Nass (editor) and National Research Council (other contributor)

Paperback:

9780309096485 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 2005), cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Mammography is an important tool for detecting breast cancer at an early stage.

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Product Description: John Ball has written an intimate and inspiring story of his life with Parkinson's disease. Living Well, Running Hard provides the reader with insights into Ball's growth from isolation into a leadership role in the Parkinson's community...read more

Hardcover:

9781420854466 | Authorhouse, June 30, 2005, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: John Ball has written an intimate and inspiring story of his life with Parkinson's disease.

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Product Description: A simple guide to understanding how diseases occur, their symptoms and effects. Written for both practitioners of alternative medicine as well as the layperson looking for a clearer understanding of common illnesses and medical terminology, it is fully illustrated.

Paperback:

9780091906573 | Vermillion, June 30, 2005, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A simple guide to understanding how diseases occur, their symptoms and effects.
9780852072295 | C W Daniel, March 30, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This is a simple guide to understanding how diseases occur, their symptoms, and their effects.

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Product Description: The Puritans are often characterized by the world as harsh men with little regard for loving others. This is unfortunate because the Puritans understood well the importance and necessity of properly loving other people. In this book, Puritan authors Ralph Venning, Thomas Manton, Joseph Caryl, and John Ball emphasize the duty placed upon all Christians to love other peopl...read more

Hardcover:

9781573580496 | Soli Deo Gloria Pubns, September 1, 1997, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The Puritans are often characterized by the world as harsh men with little regard for loving others.

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