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Product Description: A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his timeAfter editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster...read more

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9780374279929 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 13, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his timeAfter editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster.

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Product Description: New York Mid-Century is the story of how the postwar Big Apple emerged as the cultural capital of the world. Annie Cohen-Solal brings alive the influential critics and patrons, the legendary galleries, and the artists themselves. Paul Goldberger presents the modernist architectural masterpieces that created the city’s sleek new profile, highlighting both public and private spaces...read more

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9780865653139 | Vendome Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: New York Mid-Century is the story of how the postwar Big Apple emerged as the cultural capital of the world.

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Product Description: THE STRANGE AND VARIED LIVES OF THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD'S MOST BELOVED NOVELISTCharles Dickens, famous for the indelible child characters he created―from Little Nell to Oliver Twist and David Copperfield―was also the father of ten children (and a possible eleventh)...read more

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9780374298807 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 27, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The strange and varied lives of the ten children of the world's most beloved novelistCharles Dickens, famous for the indelible child characters he created―from Little Nell to Oliver Twist and David Copperfield―was also the father of ten children (and a possible eleventh).

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9781250039460 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 26, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: THE STRANGE AND VARIED LIVES OF THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD'S MOST BELOVED NOVELISTCharles Dickens, famous for the indelible child characters he created―from Little Nell to Oliver Twist and David Copperfield―was also the father of ten children (and a possible eleventh).

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Product Description: Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit. Well into her seventies, after the amputation of her leg, she was performing under bombardment for soldiers during World War I, as well as crisscrossing America on her ninth American tour...read more

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9780300192599 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, April 30, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit.

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Product Description: Is South Los Angeles on the mend? How is it combating the blight of crime, gang violence, high unemployment, and dire poverty? In provocative essays, the contributing authors to "Post-Ghetto" address these questions by pointing out robust signs of hope for the area's residents--an increase in corporate retail investment, a decrease in homicides, a proliferation of nonprofit service providers, a paradigm shift in violence- and gang-prevention programs, and progress toward a strengthened, more racially integrated labor movement...read more
By Robert Gottlieb (contributor)

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9780520289086 | Univ of California Pr, October 10, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Is South Los Angeles on the mend?

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Product Description: An examination of political conflicts over pesticide drift and the differing conceptions of justice held by industry, regulators, and activists.The widespread but virtually invisible problem of pesticide drift―the airborne movement of agricultural pesticides into residential areas―has fueled grassroots activism from Maine to Hawaii...read more

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9780262015981 | Mit Pr, July 29, 2011, cover price $10.75 | About this edition: An examination of political conflicts over pesticide drift and the differing conceptions of justice held by industry, regulators, and activists.

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9780262516280 | Mit Pr, July 29, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An examination of political conflicts over pesticide drift and the differing conceptions of justice held by industry, regulators, and activists.

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Product Description: The product of a lifetime immersed in the literary, performing arts, and entertainment worlds, Lives and Letters spotlights the work, careers, intimate lives, and lasting achievements of a vast array of celebrated writers and performers in film, theater, and dance, and some of the more curious iconic public figures of our times...read more

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9780374298821 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 26, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The product of a lifetime immersed in the literary, performing arts, and entertainment worlds, Lives and Letters spotlights the work, careers, intimate lives, and lasting achievements of a vast array of celebrated writers and performers in film, theater, and dance, and some of the more curious iconic public figures of our times.

Documents the life and achievements of the foremost contemporary ballet choreographer, discussing how he founded what would become the New York City Ballet and choreographed major stage and movie productions.

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9780060750701 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Documents the life and achievements of the foremost contemporary ballet choreographer, discussing how he founded what would become the New York City Ballet and choreographed major stage and movie productions.

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9780060750718 | Reprint edition (Perennial, February 9, 2010), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Written by the gifted author, editor, and dance critic Robert Gottlieb, George Balanchine describes the life and art of the celebrated, revolutionary ballet choreographer.

Miscellaneous:

9780062008657 | Harpercollins, April 20, 2010, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: In these journals, the experiences of one of the most renowned twentieth-century American writers come to life with fascinating, wholly revealing detail.John Cheever's journals provide peerless insights into the creation of his novels and stories...read more
By Robert Gottlieb (editor)

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9780307387257 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 2, 2008), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In these journals, the experiences of one of the most renowned twentieth-century American writers come to life with fascinating, wholly revealing detail.

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Product Description: Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal: the result of decades of reading...read more

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9780375421228 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, November 4, 2008), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal: the result of decades of reading.

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Product Description: Los Angeles--the place without a sense of place, famous for sprawl and overdevelopment and defined by its car-clogged freeways--might seem inhospitable to ideas about connecting with nature and community. But in Reinventing Los Angeles, educator and activist Robert Gottlieb describes how imaginative and innovative social movements have coalesced around the issues of water development, cars and freeways, and land use, to create a more livable and sustainable city...read more

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9780262072878 | Mit Pr, November 30, 2007, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: Los Angeles--the place without a sense of place, famous for sprawl and overdevelopment and defined by its car-clogged freeways--might seem inhospitable to ideas about connecting with nature and community.

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9780262572439 | Mit Pr, November 30, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Describes how water politics, cars and freeways, and immigration and globalization have shaped Los Angeles, and how innovative social movements are working to make a more livable and sustainable city.

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Founder of the School of American Ballet and the New York City Ballet, Balanchine's forays into films and musicals, as well as his reinterpretations of ballet classics, revolutionised the look of modern dance. Part of the 'Eminent Lives' series, this biography captures the talent and spirit of this contemporary choreographer.

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9780007213740 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 4, 2006, cover price $20.05 | About this edition: Founder of the School of American Ballet and the New York City Ballet, Balanchine's forays into films and musicals, as well as his reinterpretations of ballet classics, revolutionised the look of modern dance.

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Product Description: While most historians, journalists, and filmmakers have focused on Los Angeles as a bastion of corporate greed, business boosterism, political corruption, cheap labor, exploited immigrants, and unregulated sprawl, The Next Los Angeles tells a different story: that of the reformers and radicals who have struggled for alternative visions of social and economic justice...read more

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9780520239999 | Univ of California Pr, December 30, 2004, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Los Angeles's history is a story of conflicting visions.

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9780520250093 | Updated edition (Univ of California Pr, August 7, 2006), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: While most historians, journalists, and filmmakers have focused on Los Angeles as a bastion of corporate greed, business boosterism, political corruption, cheap labor, exploited immigrants, and unregulated sprawl, The Next Los Angeles tells a different story: that of the reformers and radicals who have struggled for alternative visions of social and economic justice.
9780520240001 | Univ of California Pr, January 17, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Los Angeles's history is a story of conflicting visions.

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Product Description: "...[a] provocative and original account..." --NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS Originally published in 1993, Forcing the Spring was quickly recognized as a seminal work in the field of environmental history. The book links the environmental movement that emerged in the 1960s to earlier movements that had not previously been defined as environmental...read more

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9781559638050 | Rev upd edition (Island Pr, June 21, 2005), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: ".
9781559631235 | Island Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Forcing the Spring challenges standard histories of the environmental movement by offering a broad and inclusive interpretation of past environmentalist thought and a sweeping redefinition of the nature of the contemporary environmental movement.

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9781559638326 | Rev upd edition (Island Pr, June 20, 2005), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: ".
9781559631228 | Reprint edition (Island Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: "Forcing the Spring" challenges standard histories of the environmental movement by offering a broad and inclusive interpretation of past environmentalist thought and a sweeping redefinition of the nature of the contemporary environmental movement.

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Product Description: A call for a broadened environmental movement that addresses issues of everyday life.In Environmentalism Unbound, Robert Gottlieb proposes a new strategy for social and environmental change that involves reframing and linking the movements for environmental justice and pollution prevention...read more

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9780262072106 | Mit Pr, February 5, 2001, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In Environmentalism Unbound, Robert Gottlieb proposes a new strategy for social and environmental change that involves reframing and linking the movements for environmental justice and pollution prevention.

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9780262571661 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, August 7, 2002), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: A call for a broadened environmental movement that addresses issues of everyday life.

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An anthology of song lyrics covers the period between 1900 and 1975 and includes the work of Irving Berlin, Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim, and others. 25,000 first printing.

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9780375400810 | Pantheon Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: An anthology of song lyrics covers the period between 1900 and 1975 and includes the work of Irving Berlin, Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, Cole Porter, and Stephen Sondheim.

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Compiles autobiographical sketches, profiles, and criticism by and about jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane
By Robert Gottlieb (editor)

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9780679442516 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, November 1, 1996), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Compiles autobiographical sketches, profiles, and criticism by and about jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane

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9780679781110 | Vintage Books, November 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Compiles autobiographical sketches, profiles, and criticism by and about jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane

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Product Description: In Reducing Toxics, leading experts address industry, technology, health, and policy issues and explore the potential for pollution prevention at the industry and facility levels. They consider both the regulatory and institutional settings of toxics reduction initiatives, prescribe strategies for developing a prevention framework, and apply these principles in analyzing industry case studies...read more
By Robert Gottlieb (editor)

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9781559633369 | Island Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In Reducing Toxics, leading experts address industry, technology, health, and policy issues and explore the potential for pollution prevention at the industry and facility levels.

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Presents a collection of short stories by the noted British author.

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9780679435921 | Everymans Library, October 1, 1994, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short stories by the noted British author.

Product Description: An overview of the key issues of public accountability and water policy innovation that confront urban and agricultural water agencies throughout the country--notably in California where the prospects for future water development have become especially problematic...read more

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9780816514182 | Reissue edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, March 1, 1994), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: An overview of the key issues of public accountability and water policy innovation that confront urban and agricultural water agencies throughout the country--notably in California where the prospects for future water development have become especially problematic.

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Chronicles the political history of water in the United States and details contemporary, nationwide concerns and contentions regarding water quality

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9780151951901 | Harcourt, June 1, 1988, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the political history of water in the United States and details contemporary, nationwide concerns and contentions regarding water quality

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9780156512879 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 1, 1991), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the political history of water in the United States and details contemporary, nationwide concerns and contentions regarding water quality

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Product Description: War on Waste offers a comprehensive analysis of the solid waste problem and the major alternatives that could provide viable solutions to the crisis.

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9780933280922 | Island Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: War on Waste offers a comprehensive analysis of the solid waste problem and the major alternatives that could provide viable solutions to the crisis.

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9780933280915, titled "War on Waste: Can America Win the Battle With Garbage" | Island Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: War on Waste offers a comprehensive analysis of the solid waste problem and the major alternatives that could provide viable solutions to the crisis.

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Discusses the history of plastic handbags and shows a selection of unusual designs

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9780394568935 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 1988, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Discusses the history of plastic handbags and shows a selection of unusual designs

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The authors trace the rise of Mormon power since World War II, and analyze its economic empire of real estate, banks, and a media chain

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9780399129247 | Revised edition (Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1987), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The authors trace the rise of Mormon power since World War II, and analyze its economic empire of real estate, banks, and a media chain

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9780156056588 | Mariner Books, May 1, 1986, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: After careful research and extensive interiviews, the authors have prepared this compelling and controversial portrait of the Mormon's organizational structure and economic empire-and the men who control both.

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Product Description: "From the Colorado River projects that feed Los Angeles's mighty municipal arteries to the massive coal fields that scar Utah's desert plains, Gottlieb and Wiley reveal a stunning, sobering story of nature manipulated for the few, by the few...read more

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9780816509119 | Reprint edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, February 1, 1985), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: "From the Colorado River projects that feed Los Angeles's mighty municipal arteries to the massive coal fields that scar Utah's desert plains, Gottlieb and Wiley reveal a stunning, sobering story of nature manipulated for the few, by the few.

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