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Product Description: In The Value of Milton, leading critic John Leonard explores the writings of John Milton from his early poetry to his major prose. Milton's work includes one of the most difficult and challenging texts in the English literary canon, yet he remains impressively popular with general readers...read more

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9781107059856 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In The Value of Milton, leading critic John Leonard explores the writings of John Milton from his early poetry to his major prose.

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Product Description: John Leonard was a gifted Gaelic football goalkeeper who had the misfortune to reach his prime at the same time, and in the same county, as one of the all-time greats: Stephen Cluxton. Unless something happened to Clucko, Leonard was always going to be number 2...read more

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9781844883561 | Penguin Uk, December 1, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: John Leonard was a gifted Gaelic football goalkeeper who had the misfortune to reach his prime at the same time, and in the same county, as one of the all-time greats: Stephen Cluxton.

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Product Description: Sports have their own controversies: fights over tactics, disputes over refereeing calls, the specter of drugs and cheats. Then there are those with dark political overtones. Foul! Tackling Politics and Sport takes a look at controversial moments when sport and politics have collided during the past century, some tragic, others plain sinister, a few bizarre; all the subject of hot dispute...read more

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9781785311413 | Gardners Books, June 15, 2015, cover price $15.20 | About this edition: Sports have their own controversies: fights over tactics, disputes over refereeing calls, the specter of drugs and cheats.

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Product Description: Faithful Labourers surveys and evaluates existing criticism of John Milton's epic Paradise Lost, tracing the major debates as they have unfolded over the past three centuries. Eleven chapters split over two volumes consider the key debates in Milton criticism, including discussion of Milton's style, his use of the epic genre, and his references to Satan, God, innocence, the fall, sex, nakedness, and astronomy...read more

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9780199666553 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 5, 2013, cover price $300.00 | About this edition: Faithful Labourers surveys and evaluates existing criticism of John Milton's epic Paradise Lost, tracing the major debates as they have unfolded over the past three centuries.

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Product Description: Right up until his death in 2008, John Leonard was a lion in American letters. A passionate, erudite, and wide-ranging critic, he helped shape the landscape of modern literature. He reviewed the most celebrated writers of his age—from Kurt Vonnegut and Joan Didion to Toni Morrison and Thomas Pynchon...read more

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9780670023080 | Viking Pr, March 15, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Right up until his death in 2008, John Leonard was a lion in American letters.

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Product Description: This is a new edition of John Leonard's popular London's Parish Churches , first published in 1997. With over 200 new colour photographs by the author, it provides both an historical account of churches in the capital from Anglo-Saxon beginnings to the dawn of the twenty-first century and also an invaluable guide to over 120 of the finest parish churches...read more

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9781904965336 | Spire Books Ltd, December 16, 2011, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This is a new edition of John Leonard's popular London's Parish Churches , first published in 1997.

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Product Description: This concise, potent essay presents a first comprehensive theory of what “Daoist” poetry might involve. Beginning with the vision of the ancient classics and informed by Daoist practice, John Leonard searches through poetry from different cultures to find a class of putatively Daoist poetry outside the Chinese tradition...read more

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9781931483179, titled "The Way of Poetry" | Three Pines Pr, December 15, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This concise, potent essay presents a first comprehensive theory of what “Daoist” poetry might involve.

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Product Description: Pat Leonard served throughout the Great War as a Chaplain to the Forces in France, Belgium and, after the Armistice, in Germany. Along with the many hundreds of letters he wrote to the relatives of those ‘parishioners’ who died or were wounded, he found time to describe for his parents back at home the awful reality of life in the Trenches, and on the makeshift aerodromes from which the pilots of the Royal Flying Corps operated from the Observer’s seat which liberated his spirit from the mud of Flanders...read more
By John Leonard (editor) and Philip Leonard-Johnson (editor)

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9781848841598 | Pen & Sword, May 19, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Pat Leonard served throughout the Great War as a Chaplain to the Forces in France, Belgium and, after the Armistice, in Germany.

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A definitive compilation of essays and nonfiction writings spanning more than forty years includes the author's reflections on politics, lifestyle, place, and cultural figures, including her studies of Haight-Ashbury, the Manson family, the Black Panthers, California earthquakes, Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr, and much more.
By Joan Didion and John Leonard (introduced by)

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9780307264879 | Everymans Library, October 17, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A compilation of essays and nonfiction writings spanning more than forty years includes the author's reflections on politics, lifestyle, place, and cultural figures, including such topics as Haight-Ashbury, the Manson family, the Black Panthers, California earthquakes, and Bill Clinton.

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Product Description: Thorough exploration of direct mail includes fifty concise, informative chapters and twenty-four appendices exploring this powerful marketing tool used by companies of all specialties and sizes, specifically geared toward those companies working with Canadian postal rules and regulations...read more

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9780883625439 | Printing Industries Pr, July 31, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Thorough exploration of direct mail includes fifty concise, informative chapters and twenty-four appendices exploring this powerful marketing tool used by companies of all specialties and sizes, specifically geared toward those companies working with Canadian postal rules and regulations.

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Product Description: These United States is a landmark original anthology that includes essays by Sherman Alexie on Washington, Annie Proulx on Wyoming, James Lee Burke on Louisiana, Tony Hillerman on New Mexico, Molly Ivins on Texas, Diane McWhorter on Alabama, Frank Conroy on Iowa, and Charles Bowden on Arizona...read more
By John Leonard (editor)

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9781560252856 | Nation Books, October 27, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A portrait of modern America collects essays from around the country and the world that attempt to capture the essence of a country whose diversity and pluralistic culture often presents challenges from within and encourages threats from without.

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9781560256182 | Nation Books, September 7, 2004, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: These United States is a landmark original anthology that includes essays by Sherman Alexie on Washington, Annie Proulx on Wyoming, James Lee Burke on Louisiana, Tony Hillerman on New Mexico, Molly Ivins on Texas, Diane McWhorter on Alabama, Frank Conroy on Iowa, and Charles Bowden on Arizona.

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Product Description: A disturbing exposé of the American government’s hidden agenda, before and after the Sept.11, 2001 terrorist attacks. A wide range of documents show U.S. officials knew in advance of the "Boeing bombing" plot, yet did nothing. Did the attacks fit in with plans for a more aggressive U...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780930852405 | 3 edition (Progressive Pr, July 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A disturbing exposé of the American government’s hidden agenda, before and after the Sept.

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Product Description: Detailed but not overly technical, this book casts light on all aspects of the direct mail process, including planning, preproduction, and postproduction matters and is filled with technical tips, samples and illustrations. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780883623787 | 1 edition (Printing Industries Pr, July 1, 2002), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Detailed but not overly technical, this book casts light on all aspects of the direct mail process, including planning, preproduction, and postproduction matters and is filled with technical tips, samples and illustrations.

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Offers twenty-seven varied essays exploring contemporary writers and the 'literature of exile.' (view table of contents)

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9781565846944 | New Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Offers twenty-seven varied essays exploring contemporary writers and the 'literature of exile.

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9780070242005, titled "Maintaining and Repairing Vcr''s" | 4th edition (Tab Books, November 1, 1995), cover price $24.95 | also contains Maintaining and Repairing Vcrs | About this edition: This will be the 4th edition of TAB's best-selling technician-level videocassette recorder repair book.

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Product Description: Leading literary critic John Leonard is a master at decoding the fears and longings that animate our popular culture. When the Kissing Had to Stop is Leonard at his best, with his reflections on the best new literature of today and what it can tell us about America now...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781565846432 | New Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Leading literary critic John Leonard is a master at decoding the fears and longings that animate our popular culture.

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Product Description: Leading literary critic John Leonard is a master at decoding the fears and longings that animate our popular culture. When the Kissing Had to Stop is Leonard at his best, with his reflections on the best new literature of today and what it can tell us about America now...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781565845336 | New Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Leading literary critic John Leonard is a master at decoding the fears and longings that animate our popular culture.

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Product Description: This anthology is a survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets and going backward in time to the early colonial period. An extensive selection is provided of the major poets Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A...read more
By John Leonard (editor)

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9780195506990 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This anthology is a survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets and going backward in time to the early colonial period.

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Product Description: Far more than simple political commentary, The Last Innocent White Man in America is a passionate marriage of politics and literature that transcends the daily headlines to get at how we imagine ourselves in history. John Leonard is an unrepentant liberal, dissident, scourge, and media critic par excellence...read more

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9781565840720 | New Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Essays discuss American politics and the writings of Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, Maxine Hong Kingston, Norman Mailer, E.

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9781565843486 | Reprint edition (New Pr, February 1, 1997), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Far more than simple political commentary, The Last Innocent White Man in America is a passionate marriage of politics and literature that transcends the daily headlines to get at how we imagine ourselves in history.

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Discusses the development of television violence, and suggests that although it is not the main cause of crime, poor schools, inadequate government, and other social problems, it bears some responsibility

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9780030106293, titled "Sales Management: Teamwork, Leadership, and Technology" | 5th edition (Dryden Pr, June 1, 1997), cover price $109.50 | also contains Sales Management: Teamwork, Leadership, and Technology | About this edition: Completely revised and updated for 21st Century selling, this popular text has been renamed and revamped to reflect issues affecting salespeople today and well beyond.
9781565842267 | New Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Discusses the development of television violence, and suggests that although it is not the main cause of crime, poor schools, inadequate government, and other social problems, it bears some responsibility

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9781565844438 | New Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Discusses the development of television violence, and suggests that although it is not the main cause of crime, poor schools, inadequate government, and other social problems, it bears some responsibility

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Covers the fundamentals of coaching and swimming, and provides information designed for inexperienced youth swimming coaches

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9780873226455 | Human Kinetics, October 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Covers the fundamentals of coaching and swimming, and provides information designed for inexperienced youth swimming coaches

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9780517152829 | Random House Value Pub, July 1, 1995, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: Makes complex sport science principles easy to understand and easy to apply.
By John Leonard (editor)

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9780880114509 | Leisure Pr, February 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This practical easy-to-read book makes complex sport science principles easy to understand, and easy to apply to everyday coaching situations.

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9780880116657 | Human Kinetics, December 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Makes complex sport science principles easy to understand and easy to apply.

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A chronicle of 'The Ed Sullivan Show' incorporates more than 350 photographs of great stars and legendary moments into a text that describes the show's influential role in the history of American culture. 40,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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9780670842469 | Viking Pr, November 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Offers a brief profile of Ed Sullivan, describes a typical show, and offers a glimpse of some of the performers that appeared during the twenty-three years he was on the air

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