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Product Description: This listing of America's top one hundred firms, including IBM, General Electric, and Advanced Micro Devices, rates each company on pay, benefits, opportunities for advancement, job security, and ambience

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9780070435667 | McGraw-Hill Pubns, June 1, 1984, cover price $9.95 | also contains Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald | About this edition: This listing of America's top one hundred firms, including IBM, General Electric, and Advanced Micro Devices, rates each company on pay, benefits, opportunities for advancement, job security, and ambience

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Product Description: Bret and Kim Stafford, the oldest children of the poet and pacifist William Stafford, were pals. Bret was the good son, the obedient public servant, Kim the itinerant wanderer. In this family of two parent teachers, with its intermittent celebration of “talking recklessly,” there was a code of silence about hard things: “Why tell what hurts?” As childhood pleasures ebbed, this reticence took its toll on Bret, unable to reveal his troubles...read more

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9781595341365 | Trinity Univ Pr, September 11, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Bret and Kim Stafford, the oldest children of the poet and pacifist William Stafford, were pals.

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Product Description: A provocative and wide-ranging conversation between two distinctive women—one American and one French—on the dilemmas, rewards, and demands of womanhood.Lisa Alther and Françoise Gilot have been friends for more than twenty-five years...read more

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9780385539869 | Nan a Talese, November 17, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A provocative and wide-ranging conversation between two distinctive women—one American and one French—on the dilemmas, rewards, and demands of womanhood.

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Product Description: Hers is the most authentic voice I’ve heard from  the expat fifties. She brings to life a seminal decade in literary and sexual history, one that she and her fellow expats, coming home, passed on to the next generation of Americans who thought that they had invented the Sexual Revolution...read more

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9780923389468 | Spuyten Duyvil, May 1, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Hers is the most authentic voice I’ve heard from  the expat fifties.

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Product Description: One night in 1990, a stranger cut the screen out of Nancy McCabe's bedroom window while she slept and shone a flashlight into her eyes as she woke. A few weeks later, her father came down with temporary amnesia. Although unrelated, these events became linked in her mind, sweeping out from under her the fundamentals many of us take for granted: safety, freedom, the stability of memory, and a general oblivion to mortality...read more

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9781557532589 | Purdue Univ Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: One night in 1990, a stranger cut the screen out of Nancy McCabe's bedroom window while she slept and shone a flashlight into her eyes as she woke.
9780070653306, titled "Handbook of Electrical Design Details" | McGraw-Hill, May 1, 1997, cover price $79.95 | also contains Handbook of Electrical Design Details | About this edition: This handbook presents a range of layout details for electrical systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings and facilities.

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Product Description: Most widely noted for his acclaimed Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Death in the Family, Tennessee native James Agee was also a journalist, film critic, poet, and screenwriter.  More than fifty years after Agee's untimely death, his canon of work continues to grow in popularity, and his ability to capture the human condition in all its forms remains unparalleled...read more
By Michael A. Lofaro (editor)

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9781572335745 | Univ of Tennessee Pr, May 30, 2007, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Most widely noted for his acclaimed Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Death in the Family, Tennessee native James Agee was also a journalist, film critic, poet, and screenwriter.
9780122997501, titled "Social and Biological Predictors of Nutritional Status, Physical Growth, and Behavioral Development" | Academic Pr, January 1, 1981, cover price $55.00 | also contains Social and Biological Predictors of Nutritional Status, Physical Growth, and Behavioral Development

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Product Description: Although much has been written about the 1950s cult film The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the author of the novel upon which the movie is based, has received little attention. This welcome biography tells the engaging story of the career freelance writer who sold his first story at age 19 and never held a permanent job...read more

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9780786466900 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 30, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Although much has been written about the 1950s cult film The Searchers, Alan LeMay, the author of the novel upon which the movie is based, has received little attention.

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Product Description: It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that have had as much influence on American culture when they were published as Alex Haley's monumental bestsellers, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965), and Roots (1976)...read more

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9781137279606 | St Martins Pr, November 10, 2015, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that have had as much influence on American culture when they were published as Alex Haley's monumental bestsellers, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965), and Roots (1976).

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Product Description: "That is the thing about New York," wrote Dorothy Parker in 1928. "It is always a little more than you had hoped for. Each day, there, is so definitely a new day." Now you can journey back there, in time, to a grand city teeming with hidden bars, luxurious movie palaces, and dazzling skyscrapers...read more
By Anthony Melchiorri (foreword by)

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9781493007578 | Lyons Pr, February 7, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "That is the thing about New York," wrote Dorothy Parker in 1928.

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Product Description: A tireless champion of the downtrodden, Nelson Algren, one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century, lived an outsider’s life himself. He spent a month in prison as a young man for the theft of a typewriter; his involvement in Marxist groups earned him a lengthy FBI dossier; and he spent much of his life palling around with the sorts of drug addicts, prostitutes, and poor laborers who inspired and populated his novels and short stories...read more

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9781613735329 | Chicago Review Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A tireless champion of the downtrodden, Nelson Algren, one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century, lived an outsider’s life himself.

By Nagueyalti Warren (editor)

Hardcover:

9781429837309 | Har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2012), cover price $95.00

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Product Description: An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West...read more

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9780393089998 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 20, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.

Paperback:

9780393352375 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 14, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.

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Product Description: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author: a beautifully crafted memoir of his lifelong chase after his father’s shadow. John was eleven months old when his father, Barney Darnton—a war correspondent for The New York Times—was killed in World War II...read more

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9780307278807 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, April 3, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author: a beautifully crafted memoir of his lifelong chase after his father’s shadow.

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Product Description: Contemporary publishing, e-media, and writing owe much to an unsung hero who worked in the trenches of the culture industry (for pulp magazines, Hollywood films, and advertising) and caroused and collaborated with the avant-garde throughout the first half of the twentieth century...read more

Hardcover:

9780823271450 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 12, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Contemporary publishing, e-media, and writing owe much to an unsung hero who worked in the trenches of the culture industry (for pulp magazines, Hollywood films, and advertising) and caroused and collaborated with the avant-garde throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

Paperback:

9780823271467 | Fordham Univ Pr, May 12, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Contemporary publishing, e-media, and writing owe much to an unsung hero who worked in the trenches of the culture industry (for pulp magazines, Hollywood films, and advertising) and caroused and collaborated with the avant-garde throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s. ''Dillard's luminous prose painlessly captures the pain of growing up in this wonderful evocation of childhood...read more
By Tavia Gilbert (narrator)

Miscellaneous:

9781441773951 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2011), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

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9781441773920 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.
9781441773913 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

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Product Description: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s. ''Dillard's luminous prose painlessly captures the pain of growing up in this wonderful evocation of childhood...read more
By Tavia Gilbert (narrator)

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9781441773906 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2011), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781441773890 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 2011), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

To 1877 -- (Softcover)

Hardcover:

9780075548720 | 4 sub edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1985), cover price $43.95 | also contains Superstar In A Housedress: The LIfe and Legend of Jackie Curtis

Paperback:

9780075548744 | 4th edition (Random House Inc, February 1, 1985), cover price $38.35 | About this edition: To 1877 -- (Softcover)
9780201050554, titled "American History" | 3 signed edition (Addison-Wesley, June 1, 1981), cover price $3.50

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Product Description: Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta are fixed in the American imagination as towering legends of the Old West. But that has not always been the case. There was a time when these men were largely forgotten relics of a bygone era...read more

Hardcover:

9780806146850, titled "American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta" | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, February 27, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta are fixed in the American imagination as towering legends of the Old West.

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Product Description: Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture. Here is a series of deeply involving portraits of American artists and innovators who have helped to shape the country in the modern age...read more

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9780374104405 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 10, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith the critically acclaimed Sin in the Second City, bestselling author Karen Abbott “pioneered sizzle history” (USA Today). Now she returns with the gripping and expansive story of America’s coming-of-age—told through the extraordinary life of Gypsy Rose Lee and the world she survived and conquered. America in the Roaring Twenties. Vaudeville was king. Talking pictures were only a distant flicker. Speakeasies beckoned beyond dimly lit doorways; money flowed fast and free. But then, almost overnight, the Great Depression leveled everything. When the dust settled, Americans were primed for a star who could distract them from grim reality and excite them in new, unexpected ways. Enter Gypsy Rose Lee, a strutting, bawdy, erudite stripper who possessed a preternatural gift for delivering exactly what America needed. With her superb narrative skills and eye for compelling detail, Karen Abbott brings to vivid life an era of ambition, glamour, struggle, and survival. Using exclusive interviews and never-before-published material, she vividly delves into Gypsy’s world, including her intensely dramatic triangle relationship with her sister, actress June Havoc, and their formidable mother, Rose, a petite but ferocious woman who seduced men and women alike and literally killed to get her daughters on the stage. American Rose chronicles their story, as well as the story of the four scrappy and savvy showbiz brothers from New York City who would pave the way for Gypsy Rose Lee’s brand of burlesque. Modeling their shows after the glitzy, daring reviews staged in the theaters of Paris, the Minsky brothers relied on grit, determination, and a few tricks that fell just outside the law—and they would shape, and ultimately transform, the landscape of American entertainment. With a supporting cast of such Jazz- and Depression-era heavyweights as Lucky Luciano, Harry Houdini, FDR, and Fanny Brice, Karen Abbott weaves a rich narrative of a woman who defied all odds to become a legend—and whose sensational tale of tragedy and triumph embodies the American Dream.From the Hardcover edition.

Paperback:

9780812978513 | Random House Inc, March 13, 2012, cover price $17.00

Miscellaneous:

9780679604563 | Random House Inc, December 28, 2010, cover price $26.00

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9780307877093 | Unabridged edition (Random House, December 28, 2010), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith the critically acclaimed Sin in the Second City, bestselling author Karen Abbott “pioneered sizzle history” (USA Today).

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Product Description: Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.As a young mother Kate Braestrup discovered the fierce protectiveness that accompanies parenthood. In the intervening years--through mourning her husband and the joy of remarriage and a blended family--Kate has absorbed the rewards and complications of that spirit...read more

Hardcover:

9780316373784, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service" | Little Brown & Co, July 14, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.
9780397509751, titled "Fractures in Adults and Children" | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, June 1, 1991, cover price $475.00 | also contains Fractures in Adults and Children | About this edition: A review of all aspects of treatment and management of fractures in the paediatric/skeletally immature person, and the adult.

Paperback:

9780316373777, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service" | Back Bay Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Kate Braestrup's life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781478933984, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope & Service" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 14, 2015), cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Kate Braestrup s life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.As a young mother Kate Braestrup discovered the fierce protectiveness that accompanies parenthood. In the intervening years through mourning her husband and the joy of remarriage and a blended family Kate has absorbed the rewards and complications of that spirit...read more

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9781478933953, titled "Anchor & Flares: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope & Service: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 14, 2015), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Kate Braestrup s life was transformed by the loss of her husband; now Kate faces the possibility that she may lose her son.

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Special investigator Whit Pynchon and crime reporter Annie Tyson-Tyree race against time to find the psychotic killer who is murdering the wives and girlfriends of all the cops in the small West Virginia town of Millbrook

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9780345342058 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, November 1, 1987), cover price $4.99 | also contains At the End of the Road: Jack Kerouac in Mexico | About this edition: Special investigator Whit Pynchon and crime reporter Annie Tyson-Tyree race against time to find the psychotic killer who is murdering the wives and girlfriends of all the cops in the small West Virginia town of Millbrook

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Product Description: Award-winning novelist Reynolds Price provides “the best of his winning lot” (Dwight Garner, The New York Times) of memoirs—a vivid portrait of his life in the mid-1950s leading up to the publication of his brilliant first novel A Long and Happy Life—now available in paperback...read more

Hardcover:

9780743291897 | Scribner, May 12, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Award-winning novelist Reynolds Price provides a vivid portrait of his life in the mid-1950s leading up to the publication of his brilliant first novel A Long and Happy Life—detailing his time as a Rhodes scholar, writer, and a teacher.

Paperback:

9780743291903 | Reprint edition (Scribner, May 15, 2012), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Award-winning novelist Reynolds Price provides “the best of his winning lot” (Dwight Garner, The New York Times) of memoirs—a vivid portrait of his life in the mid-1950s leading up to the publication of his brilliant first novel A Long and Happy Life—now available in paperback.

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Product Description: James Salter’s exalted place in American letters is based largely on the intense admiration of other writers, but his work resonates far beyond the realm of fellow craftsmen, addressing themes--youth, war, erotic love, marriage, life abroad, friendship--that speak to us all...read more
By John Casey (introduced by) and James Salter

Hardcover:

9780813939056 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: James Salter’s exalted place in American letters is based largely on the intense admiration of other writers, but his work resonates far beyond the realm of fellow craftsmen, addressing themes--youth, war, erotic love, marriage, life abroad, friendship--that speak to us all.

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