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Product Description: We Americans love to look at ourselves. How we vote, where we work, what we think about church and school -- studying ourselves is a national pastime. What has been missing in all this self-examination, until now, is a book about the greatest national obsessions of all: the hobbies we pursue, the collections and amateur sports to which we devote so much of our lives...read more

Hardcover:

9780743201223 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A humorous study of American leisure explores a wide variety of unusual activities and hobbies, from swimming the Great Lakes to growing bonsai trees.

Paperback:

9781416575207 | Simon & Schuster, August 24, 2007, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: We Americans love to look at ourselves.

A humorous study of American leisure explores a wide variety of unusual activities and hobbies, from swimming the Great Lakes and growing bonsai trees, to amassing the world's largest collection of marbles and many others. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780743234986 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 30, 2006), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A humorous study of American leisure explores a wide variety of unusual activities and hobbies, from swimming the Great Lakes and growing bonsai trees, to amassing the world's largest collection of marbles and many others.

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Recounts the lonely, harrowing life of a diagnosed schizophrenic Sylvia Frumkin, whose experience has included frequent hospitalizations from childhood on, bouts with insulin comas, electroshock treatments, and drug therapy

Hardcover:

9780395318713 | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Recounts the lonely, harrowing life of a diagnosed schizophrenic Sylvia Frumkin, whose experience has included frequent hospitalizations from childhood on, bouts with insulin comas, electroshock treatments, and drug therapy

Paperback:

9780804169189 | 2 edition (Vintage Books, January 14, 2014), cover price $16.95
9780394713786 | Vintage Books, April 1, 1983, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts the lonely, harrowing life of a diagnosed schizophrenic Sylvia Frumkin, whose experience has included frequent hospitalizations from childhood on, bouts with insulin comas, electroshock treatments, and drug therapy

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The Pulitzer-Prize winning author reports on the daily existence of the elderly, focusing on a high-spirited Irish-born woman and her responses to aging, illness, and dependency on others

Hardcover:

9780395362204 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1984, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Pulitzer-Prize winning author reports on the daily existence of the elderly, focusing on a high-spirited Irish-born woman and her responses to aging, illness, and dependency on others

Paperback:

9780451624239 | New Amer Library, September 1, 1985, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: The Pulitzer-Prize winning author reports on the daily existence of the elderly, focusing on a high-spirited Irish-born woman and her responses to aging, illness, and dependency on others

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Presents the harrowing story of a homeless woman addicted to drugs and her fourteen-year-old daughter, who gives birth to a son and must face the harsh realities of today's inner city

Hardcover:

9780679414728, titled "Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair" | Pantheon Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Presents the harrowing story of a homeless woman addicted to drugs and her fourteen-year-old daughter, who gives birth to a son and must face the harsh realities of today's inner city

Paperback:

9780679754503, titled "Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair" | Vintage Books, September 1, 1994, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: On October 7, 1984, Crystal Taylor gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Daquan.

Prebinding:

9780785769729, titled "Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $27.00

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An in-depth account of the discovery of a crashed American bomber missing for thirty-eight years and the painstaking identification of the plane's passengers

Hardcover:

9780399131837 | Putnam Pub Group, October 1, 1986, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: An in-depth account of the discovery of a crashed American bomber missing for thirty-eight years and the painstaking identification of the plane's passengers

Paperback:

9780425105535 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, January 1, 1988), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: An in-depth account of the discovery of a crashed American bomber missing for thirty-eight years and the painstaking identification of the plane's passengers

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Hardcover:

9780395245057, titled "A Welfare Mother" | Houghton Mifflin, July 1, 1976, cover price $8.95

Paperback:

9780451627674 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, August 1, 1988), cover price $4.95 | also contains He Makes My Dreams Come True

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