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Hardcover:

9780812993349 | Random House Inc, July 5, 2016, cover price $32.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9780735208063 | Unabridged edition (Random House, July 5, 2016), cover price $55.00

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Hardcover:

9781410449672 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 8, 2012), cover price $31.99
9781400068661 | Random House Inc, June 12, 2012, cover price $27.00

Paperback:

9780812980776 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, May 21, 2013), cover price $17.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307990105 | Unabridged edition (Random House, June 12, 2012), cover price $45.00

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He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.Few reliable records or news reports survive about players in the Negro Leagues. Through dogged detective work, award-winning author and journalist Larry Tye has tracked down the truth about this majestic and enigmatic pitcher, interviewing more than two hundred Negro Leaguers and Major Leaguers, talking to family and friends who had never told their stories before, and retracing Paige’s steps across the continent. Here is the stirring account of the child born to an Alabama washerwoman with twelve young mouths to feed, the boy who earned the nickname “Satchel” from his enterprising work as a railroad porter, the young man who took up baseball on the streets and in reform school, inventing his trademark hesitation pitch while throwing bricks at rival gang members.Tye shows Paige barnstorming across America and growing into the superstar hurler of the Negro Leagues, a marvel who set records so eye-popping they seemed like misprints, spent as much money as he made, and left tickets for “Mrs. Paige” that were picked up by a different woman at each game. In unprecedented detail, Tye reveals how Paige, hurt and angry when Jackie Robinson beat him to the Majors, emerged at the age of forty-two to help propel the Cleveland Indians to the World Series. He threw his last pitch from a big-league mound at an improbable fifty-nine. (“Age is a case of mind over matter,” he said. “If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.”)More than a fascinating account of a baseball odyssey, Satchel rewrites our history of the integration of the sport, with Satchel Paige in a starring role. This is a powerful portrait of an American hero who employed a shuffling stereotype to disarm critics and racists, floated comical legends about himself–including about his own age–to deflect inquiry and remain elusive, and in the process methodically built his own myth. “Don’t look back,” he famously said. “Something might be gaining on you.” Separating the truth from the legend, Satchel is a remarkable accomplishment, as large as this larger-than-life man.

Hardcover:

9781400066513 | Random House Inc, June 9, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him.
9780155068896, titled "Sensation & Perception" | Harcourt College Pub, June 1, 1999, cover price $150.45 | also contains Sensation & Perception | About this edition: Book by Coren, Stanley, Ward, Lawrence M.

Paperback:

9780812977974 | Random House Inc, May 4, 2010, cover price $16.00

Miscellaneous:

9781588368478 | Random House Inc, June 9, 2009, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Kitty Dukakis has battled debilitating depression for more than twenty years. Coupled with drug and alcohol addictions that both hid and fueled her suffering, Kitty?s despair was overwhelming. She tried every medication and treatment available; none worked for long...read more

Paperback:

9781583332832 | 1 edition (Avery Pub Group, September 6, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Kitty Dukakis has battled debilitating depression for more than twenty years.

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Challenging long-standing beliefs about ECT, or electroconvulsive therapy, the wife of former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis describes how the technique helped her to overcome her more than twenty-year struggle with depression, compares ECT to anti-depressants and psychotherapy, and shares practical guidelines for pursuing ECT as an option.

Hardcover:

9781583332658 | 1 edition (Avery Pub Group, September 14, 2006), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The wife of former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis describes how electroconvulsive therapy helped her to overcome her more than twenty-year struggle with depression and provides practical guidelines for pursuing ECT as an option.

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A fascinating social history describes how, in the 1920s, the largest employer of African-American men in the country became the Pullman company, which hired former slaves as sleeping car porters, creating a unique culture of language, lore, and legend that blazed a path for a black middle class. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780805070750 | Henry Holt & Co, June 15, 2004, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Describes how the Pullman Company hired former slaves as sleeping car porters and became the largest employer of African American men in the country by the 1920s, creating a unique culture that blazed a path for a black middle class.

Paperback:

9780805078503 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, May 1, 2005), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A fascinating social history describes how, in the 1920s, the largest employer of African-American men in the country became the Pullman company, which hired former slaves as sleeping car porters, creating a unique culture of language, lore, and legend that blazed a path for a black middle class.

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Traces the life of the first and most successful public relations consultant and his revolutionary campaigns with the American Tobacco Company, the United Fruit Company, and presidental campaigns. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780517704356 | Crown Pub, August 1, 1998, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Traces the life of the first and most successful public relations consultant and his revolutionary campaigns with the American Tobacco Company, the United Fruit Company, and presidental campaigns

Paperback:

9780805067897 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, September 1, 2002), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Traces the life of the first and most successful public relations consultant and his revolutionary campaigns with the American Tobacco Company, the United Fruit Company, and presidential campaigns.
9780756788254, titled "Father of Spin: Edward L. Bernays And the Birth of Public Relations" | Diane Pub Co, January 30, 1998, cover price $16.00

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An incisive portrait of modern Jewish identity is revealed through a study of seven Jewish communities around the world--in Germany, Argentina, Ireland, the United States, and other locales--exploring the history of each community, their current status, and the customs, rituals, and traditions that they share with other Jews. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780805065909 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 2001, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A portrait of modern Jewish identity is revealed through a study of seven Jewish communities around the world, exploring the history of each community, their current status, and the customs, rituals, and traditions that they share with other Jews.

Paperback:

9780805065916 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, September 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A portrait of modern Jewish identity is revealed through a study of seven Jewish communities around the world, exploring the history of each community, their current status, and the customs, rituals, and traditions that they share with other Jews.

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