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Product Description: Nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, Ishmael Reed now returns with a boisterous and irreverent collection of nonfiction writing. "Always provocative, sometimes infuriating, this collection reminds us that the purpose of art is not to confirm and coddle but to provoke and confront"...read more

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9780201624625 | Perseus Books, October 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The noted African American novelist, poet, and critic discusses Clarence Thomas, Rodney King, Muhammad Ali, and the 'pilloring of black males'

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9780201408324 | Perseus Books, February 1, 1995, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, Ishmael Reed now returns with a boisterous and irreverent collection of nonfiction writing.

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A collection of essays by the author of Airing Dirty Laundry is a social criticism of the perpetuators of what he identifies as America's war on the black population, citing historical and ongoing conflicts while noting areas of responsibility in governmental, media, and public arenas. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780465068913 | Basic Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Offers a collection of seventeen essays, book reviews, and profiles addressing racial attitudes in American society.

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9780465068920 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, January 7, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Offers a collection of seventeen essays, book reviews, and profiles addressing racial attitudes in American society.

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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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Presents a decade's worth of work by such writers as James Welch, Kay Boyle, Toni Morrison, Frank Chin, Sandra Cisneros, and Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn

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9780393030556 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1992, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Presents a decade's worth of work by such writers as James Welch, Kay Boyle, Toni Morrison, Frank Chin, Sandra Cisneros, and Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn

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9780393308327 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents a decade's worth of work by such writers as James Welch, Kay Boyle, Toni Morrison, Frank Chin, Sandra Cisneros, and Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn

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Collects the poetry from the last decade of American Book Awards that best reflects the multicultural interests and accomplishments in American literature

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9780393030563 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1992, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Collects the poetry from the last decade of American Book Awards that best reflects the multicultural interests and accomplishments in American literature

Paperback:

9780393308334 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Collects the poetry from the last decade of American Book Awards that best reflects the multicultural interests and accomplishments in American literature

By Ishmael Reed (editor)

Hardcover:

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

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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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.

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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: Book by Reed, Ishmael

Hardcover:

9780917453076 | Small Pr Distribution, April 1, 1986, cover price $14.00

Paperback:

9780917453069 | Reissue edition (Bamberger Books, September 1, 1988), cover price $7.00 | About this edition: Book by Reed, Ishmael

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By Ishmael Reed (editor)

Hardcover:

9780931676031 | Yardbird Pub Co, December 1, 1979, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Book by Reed, Ishmael

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9780870231148 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, June 1, 1972, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Book by Reed, Ishmael

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Product Description: As a fiercely independent thinker, Ishmael Reed, author of Mumbo Jumbo, Flight to Canada, Reckless Eyeballing, and other works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, is often in conflict with the culture that appears to have a compulsive need to cage its artists and intellectuals in worn-out cliches and labels...read more
By Bruce Dick (editor), Ishmael Reed and Amritjit Singh (editor)

Hardcover:

9780878058143 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 1996, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: As a fiercely independent thinker, Ishmael Reed, author of Mumbo Jumbo, Flight to Canada, Reckless Eyeballing, and other works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, is often in conflict with the culture that appears to have a compulsive need to cage its artists and intellectuals in worn-out cliches and labels.
9780030178115, titled "The People's Chronology: A Year-By-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present" | Harcourt School, July 1, 1979, cover price $27.95 | also contains Conversations With Ishmael Reed, The People''s Chronology: A Year-By-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present | About this edition: Now in paperback and updated through 1993, the ever-popular People's Chronology presents more than 35,000 entries that chronicle the major historical events in 30 categories of human endeavor--from art to communications to literature to music to religion to science and more.

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An anthology of the finest erotic writings by African Americans collects the most passionate, disturbing, and revealing sensual perspectives, drawing heavily on the multifarious strains of the black experience, with work from seasoned and new writers alike. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780312198503 | Griffin, February 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of African American erotic literature includes poetry, fiction, and essays by such authors as Ntozake Shange, Lenard 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: 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 comically surreal, bitingly ironic account of the Civil War as seen by three runaway slaves illuminates the political consciences of both blacks and whites through a mixture of history, fantasy, and today's political realities. Reprint. NYT.

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9780684847504 | Reprint edition (Scribner, June 1, 1998), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A comically surreal, bitingly ironic account of the Civil War as seen by three runaway slaves illuminates the political consciences of both blacks and whites through a mixture of history, fantasy, and today's political realities.
9780689707339 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, September 1, 1989), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Arthur Swille politicizes, patronizes, and frets on his plantation in Swin'erd, Virginia, while his runaway slave, Raven Quickskill gives poetry readings and abolitionist lectures in Emancipation City, prompting his fellow fugitives to anger, fear, bravery, and betrayal

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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: Ishmael Reed's electrifying first novel zooms readers off to the crazy, ominous kingdom of HARRY SAM a miserable and dangerous place ruled for thirty years by Harry Sam, a former used car salesman who wields his power from his bathroom throne...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781564782250 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Ishmael Reed's electrifying first novel zooms readers off to the crazy, ominous kingdom of HARRY SAM a miserable and dangerous place ruled for thirty years by Harry Sam, a former used car salesman who wields his power from his bathroom throne.

Bukka Doopeyduk, a liberal, idealistic young Black, battles the Elks, hippies, cops, and Black Muslims who dwell in the self-destructing kingdom of Harry Sam

Paperback:

9780689707322 | Macmillan Pub Co, January 1, 1989, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Bukka Doopeyduk, a liberal, idealistic young Black, battles the Elks, hippies, cops, and Black Muslims who dwell in the self-destructing kingdom of Harry Sam

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Product Description: Ishmael Reed's electrifying first novel zooms readers off to a land they have never heard of, a crazy, ominous kingdom called HARRY SAM--a never-never land so weirdly out-of-whack that only reality itself could be stranger. Venturing into this risky realm of a thousand contradictions is the quixotic Bukka Doopeyduk, a crusading, liberal fellow who is eager--if not always ready--to face the dangers of life...read more

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9780380326495 | Avon Books, October 1, 1977, cover price $1.75 | About this edition: Ishmael Reed's electrifying first novel zooms readers off to a land they have never heard of, a crazy, ominous kingdom called HARRY SAM--a never-never land so weirdly out-of-whack that only reality itself could be stranger.

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An extensive multicultural anthology showcases poets from all walks of life, including Gertrude Stein, Ai, Bessie Smith, Askia Toure, and Ernest Hemingway, and covers American poetry from its pre-Columbian beginnings to the hip hop lyricists of today. Original.
By Ishmael Reed (editor)

Paperback:

9781560254584, titled "From Totems to Hip-hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas 1900-2002" | Da Capo Pr, December 30, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Collects American poetry divided into sections such as nature, family, and politics, by individuals including Bessie Smith, Langston Hughes, Agha Shahid Ali, Marianne Moore, Tupac Shakur, Russell Leong, and Ernesto Trejo.
9789990045666 | Pub Group West, December 1, 2002, cover price $0.02

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