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Product Description: Including material and photographs not included in most of the 100 other books about the champion, Ishmael Reed’s The Complete Muhammad Ali is more than just a biography—it is a fascinating portrait of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st...read more

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9781771860406 | Baraka Books, July 15, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Including material and photographs not included in most of the 100 other books about the champion, Ishmael Reed’s The Complete Muhammad Ali is more than just a biography—it is a fascinating portrait of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st.

By Ishmael Reed (editor)

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9780316135610, titled "Evidence in Trials at Common Law" | Revised edition (Little Brown & Co Law & Business, January 1, 1970), cover price $180.00 | also contains Evidence in Trials at Common Law

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Product Description: Challenging a prevailing attitude, this account disputes the idea that racism is no longer a factor in American life. Based on cultural and literary evidence—including Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn—it argues that, in some ways, the United States very much resembles the country of the 1850s...read more

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9781926824567 | Independent Pub Group, September 1, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Challenging a prevailing attitude, this account disputes the idea that racism is no longer a factor in American life.

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Product Description: Seeking to reclaim a history that has remained largely ignored by historians, this dramatic and stirring account examines each of the definitive American cooperative movements for social change—farmer, union, consumer, and communalist—that have been all but erased from collective memory...read more

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9781604865820 | 2 edition (Independent Pub Group, July 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Seeking to reclaim a history that has remained largely ignored by historians, this dramatic and stirring account examines each of the definitive American cooperative movements for social change—farmer, union, consumer, and communalist—that have been all but erased from collective memory.

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Product Description: In 2010, the Newseum in Washington D.C. finally obtained the suit O. J. Simpson wore in court the day he was acquitted, and it now stands as both an artifact in their "Trial of the Century" exhibit and a symbol of the American media's endless hunger for the criminal and the celebrity...read more

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9781564786371 | Dalkey Archive Pr, April 5, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In 2010, the Newseum in Washington D.

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Product Description: The Domestic Crusaders focuses on a day in the life of a modern, Muslim Pakistani-American family of six eclectic, unique members, who convene at the family house to celebrate the 21st birthday of the youngest child. With a background of 9-11 and the scapegoating of Muslim Americans, the tensions and sparks fly among the three generations, culminating in an intense family battle as each "crusader" struggles to assert and impose their respective voices and opinions, while still attempting to maintain and understand the unifying thread that makes them part of the same family...read more
By Ishmael Reed (introduced by)

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9781936365173 | McSweeneys Books, February 8, 2011, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: The Domestic Crusaders focuses on a day in the life of a modern, Muslim Pakistani-American family of six eclectic, unique members, who convene at the family house to celebrate the 21st birthday of the youngest child.

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Product Description: Angry and hilarious, this collection of satirical essays about Barack Obama confronts the racial tensions that have dogged the president during his campaign and first year in office. Some of the pieces include "Ma and Pa Clinton Flog Uppity Black Man," "Crazy Rev...read more

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9780981240572 | Baraka Books, September 1, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Angry and hilarious, this collection of satirical essays about Barack Obama confronts the racial tensions that have dogged the president during his campaign and first year in office.

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Product Description: Angry and hilarious, this collection of satirical essays about Barack Obama confronts the racial tensions that have dogged the president during his campaign and first year in office. Some of the pieces include "Ma and Pa Clinton Flog Uppity Black Man," "Crazy Rev...read more

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9780981240596 | Baraka Books, August 1, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Angry and hilarious, this collection of satirical essays about Barack Obama confronts the racial tensions that have dogged the president during his campaign and first year in office.

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By Ishmael Reed (introduced by)

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9780451531476 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, January 1, 2010), cover price $5.95

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Product Description: The award-winning plays of one of the most celebrated and innovative American writers of our time.

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9781564785510 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 2, 2009, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The award-winning plays of one of the most celebrated and innovative American writers of our time.

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Product Description: Using the yardstick that a short story is any fiction under 15,000 words, Ishmael Reed—with the assistance of Carla Blank—has assembled an anthology that includes work ranging from animal stories of the Northwest Coast Eyaks to African-American folklore to reflections on the American Muslim experience...read more
By Carla Blank (editor) and Ishmael Reed (editor)

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9781568583426 | Da Capo Pr, January 26, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Using the yardstick that a short story is any fiction under 15,000 words, Ishmael Reed—with the assistance of Carla Blank—has assembled an anthology that includes work ranging from animal stories of the Northwest Coast Eyaks to African-American folklore to reflections on the American Muslim experience.

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Product Description: Using the yardstick that a short story is any fiction under 15,000 words, Ishmael Reed—with the assistance of Carla Blank—has assembled an anthology that reexamines the history of the form across a broader, more inclusive spectrum...read more
By Carla Blank (contributor) and Ishmael Reed (editor)

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9781568583402 | Da Capo Pr, January 26, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Using the yardstick that a short story is any fiction under 15,000 words, Ishmael Reed—with the assistance of Carla Blank—has assembled an anthology that reexamines the history of the form across a broader, more inclusive spectrum.

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9780061695131 | Harper Perennial Modern Classics, January 1, 2009, cover price $13.99

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Product Description: A new collection of essays first published in The New York Times and Playboy. Reed tackles subjects including Oakland, eugenics, and domestic violence,

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9781568583396 | Da Capo Pr, July 7, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A new collection of essays first published in The New York Times and Playboy.

Explores the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California, discussing the city's complex history, cultural diversity, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

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9781400045402 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, October 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Explores the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California, discussing the city's complex history, cultural diversity, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

Miscellaneous:

9780307419941 | Crown Pub, December 18, 2007, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Urban renewal threatens the dingy office of Becker’s gypsy cab company, just as his estranged son returns.
By Ishmael Reed (introduced by) and August Wilson

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9781559363044 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Urban renewal threatens the dingy office of Becker’s gypsy cab company, just as his estranged son returns.

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Product Description: One of the founding fathers of multi-cultural studies, award-winning writer Ishmael Reed first came to the attention of the literary world as a poet, and despite success as a novelist, playwright, essayist, and recording artist, has never ceased to be a poet...read more

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9780786717880 | 1 edition (Da Capo Pr, April 11, 2006), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Culled from four decades of writing, a volume of multicultural poetry offers insight into the MacArthur fellow's spiritual and political beliefs as well as his journeys throughout America, Japan, Africa, and other regions, in an anthology that includes pieces on such topics as war, prejudice, and George W.

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9780786719532 | Carroll & Graf Pub, May 28, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: One of the founding fathers of multi-cultural studies, award-winning writer Ishmael Reed first came to the attention of the literary world as a poet, and despite success as a novelist, playwright, essayist, and recording artist, has never ceased to be a poet.

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Product Description: Ishmael Reed Publishing Company is proud to introduce UNDER BURNING WHITE SKY, the first poetry collection to be published by Boadiba, a Haitian-born poet and translator who currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Boadiba’s poetry, well-known to American poets and poetry lovers since her arrival in the United States in the 1980s, can now be easily shared through this ninety page collection of twenty-five years of work...read more

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9781413480146 | Xlibris Corp, August 31, 2005, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Ishmael Reed Publishing Company is proud to introduce UNDER BURNING WHITE SKY, the first poetry collection to be published by Boadiba, a Haitian-born poet and translator who currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.
By David Matlin and Ishmael Reed (foreword by)

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9781556435492 | 2 edition (North Atlantic Books, February 28, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.

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Product Description: A gifted interpreter of timeless Buddhist wisdom creates ardent, moving images, exhorting contemporary readers to speak out for peace and justice. An excerpt: ""All people have the right to live in peace! What is needed now is for each individual to become stronger, to check and triumph over authority...read more
By Daisaku Ikeda and Ishmael Reed (foreword by)

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9781931501002 | Dunhill Pub, May 1, 2004, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A gifted interpreter of timeless Buddhist wisdom creates ardent, moving images, exhorting contemporary readers to speak out for peace and justice.

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A evocative portrait of the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California explores the city's complex history, cultural diversity, landscape, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America. Read by the author.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739306857 | Abridged edition (Random House, October 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the multicultural landscape of Oakland, California, explores the city's complex history, cultural diversity, landscape, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of an urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

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Product Description: Fiction. African American Studies. Originally published in 1966, THE WIG is the story of Lester Jefferson, a young man of great good will, whose repeated attempts to become a part of "The Great Society" are doomed in advance. Aided, thwarted, and confused by numerous, curious companions, Lester conducts his inevitable search for happiness in a series of absurdist misadventures that begin with the transformation of the hair on his head into burnished silken curls...read more
By Ishmael Reed (introduced by) and Charles Wright

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9781562791278 | Mercury House, February 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Fiction.

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