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I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition (Library of Southern Civilization)
By Brand: Louisiana State Univ Pr
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sku: 503143883, ean: 9780807103579, isbn: 0807103578,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
This is not a Print-on-Demand or facsimile book. It is the 1980 edition published by Louisiana State Press. It contains a new introduction by Louis D. Rubin Jr. and biographical essays by Virginia Rock. This book was first published in 1930. It includes essays by Robert Penn Warren, Donald Davidson, John Gould Fletcher, Andrew Nelson Lytle and Stark Young.Used Book in Good Condition.

When Hell was in Session
By WND Books
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ean: 9781935071150, isbn: 1935071157,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
In When Hell Was in Session, Jeremiah Denton, the senior American officer to serve as a Vietnam POW, tells the amazing story of the almost eight years he survived as a POW in North Vietnam. In 1966, he appeared on a television interview from prison and blinked the word torture in Morse Code, confirming for the world that atrocities were taking place in the Hanoi Hilton. And while in prison, he acted as the senior officer and looked after the morale of his troops at great risk to himself. After

Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies
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ean: 9780811703536, isbn: 0811703533,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Carrie Stevens (1882-1970) of Upper Dam, Maine, created some of the most beautiful and enduring streamer patterns ever, including the legendary Gray Ghost, which she designed to catch the giant brook trout and landlocked salmon of the Rangeley Lakes. This long-awaited book is both a history of the woman and the region, as well as a guide to the Stevens method. It includes color plates of original patterns, some only recently discovered, along with a biography illustrated with archival photos.

The Churchill Documents, Volume 19: Fateful Questions, September 1943 to April 1944
By Hillsdale College Press
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ean: 9780916308377, isbn: 0916308375,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Fateful Question, September 1943 to April 1944, is the third document volume to the seventh narrative volume, Winston S. Churchill: Road to Victory, 1941–1945. The document volumes for the remainder of 1944 through 1965 are forthcoming. This volume relates Churchill’s story from the invasion of mainland Italy to the canal preparations for Operation Overlord. During these eight months, Churchill traveled nearly 14,000 miles, wrote more than 1,800 pieces of correspondence, and delivered over

Raymond Roussel and the Republic of Dreams
By Brand: Cornell University Press
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ean: 9780801438646, isbn: 0801438640,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Raymond Roussel, one of the most outlandishly compelling literary figures of modern times, died in mysterious circumstances at the age of fifty-six in 1933. The story Mark Ford tells about Roussel's life and work is at once captivating, heartbreaking, and almost beyond belief. Could even Proust or Nabokov have invented a character as strange and memorable as the exquisite dandy and graphomaniac this book brings to life?Roussel's poetry, novels, and plays influenced the work of many well-known

George & Barbara Bush: A Great American Love Story
By Down East Books
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ean: 9781608939732, isbn: 1608939731,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
“To begin with I was in love and I am in love so that’s not hard,” Barbara Bush told her granddaughter Ellie LeBlond Sosa on her porch in Kennebunkport, Maine.Sosa had asked for the secret to her and President George H.W. Bush's77-year love affair that withstood World War II separation, a leap of faithinto the oil fields of West Texas, the painful loss of a child, a political climb to the highest office, and after the White House, the transition back to a “normal” life. Through a

The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America
By Mark E Neely
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ean: 9780674511262, isbn: 0674511263,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated, nuanced and accessible, written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this book provides a portrait of Lincoln as an extraordinary man in his own time and ours..

The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780861711994, isbn: 0861711998,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
Written by a great modern Nyingma master, Dudjom Rinpoche's The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism covers in detail and depth both the fundamental teachings and the history of Tibetan Buddhism's oldest school. This, the first English translation of His Holiness' masterwork, constitutes the most complete work of its type in the West.An absolute treasure for students of the tradition, it is also an indispensable reference for anyone with an interest in Buddhism. The book includes chronologies and

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life
By St Martins Pr
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ean: 9780312246501, isbn: 0312246501,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The first full biography of Jackie O since her death contains surprising revelations about her life and the life of JFK, chronicling her work as a mother, editor, and spiritual seeker. By the author of The Hidden Jesus. 75,000 first printing. Donald Spoto, best known for his Hitchcock bio The Dark Side of Genius, gets past Jackie's dazzling mythic exterior, revealing beneath her white gloves the ominous nicotine stains that led to her early death, gently removing those sunglasses to peek into

London Crossings: A Biography of Black Britain (Literature, Culture, and Identity)
By Brand: Continuum International Publishing Group
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ean: 9780826463647, isbn: 0826463649,

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Novelist and Londoner Mike Phillips grew up in the Caribbean and emigrated to London in 1956. This book is a portrait of the city and the role it played in remaking his identity and nourishing the creative process.Used Book in Good Condition.

Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America's Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
By Simon & Schuster
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mpn: black & white plates, colour plates, ean: 9781451691917, isbn: 1451691912,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A national bestseller, Hothouse is a “wonderful” (New York Review of Books), “valuable” (The New Yorker), cultural history, “a ripping read about the eminent publishing house Farrar, Straus & Giroux” (The Boston Globe).Farrar, Straus & Giroux is arguably the most influential publishing house of the modern era. Home to an unrivaled twenty-five Nobel Prize winners and generation-defining authors like Tom Wolfe, Joan Didion, Philip Roth, and Jonathan Franzen, it’s a cultural

An Italian Education: The Further Adventures of an Expatriate in Verona
By Brand: Grove Pr
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ean: 9780802115089, isbn: 080211508X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
The author of Italian Neighbors takes a lighthearted look at Italian family life with an eye for detail and character that reveals the nature of relationships and culminates in a beach holiday epitomizing the best in Italian life. 30,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. Tour.Used Book in Good Condition.

Clintonomics: How Bill Clinton Reengineered the Reagan Revolution
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ean: 9780814413982, isbn: 0814413986,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
For years, a pervasive belief has reigned in American politics—that two of our most recent presidents had drastically opposing views of our economy and our world. Historians and economists alike have explored, extolled and criticized Ronald Reagan’s presidency, particularly the theory of “Reaganomics,” which affirmed that big government was the cause, not the solution, to our problems. In public, President Bill Clinton positioned his approach as the antidote to Reaganomics. But in

Courage to Stand: An American Story
By Tyndale House Publishers
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mpn: 05050X, ean: 9781414345727, isbn: 1414345720,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Long before he was considered a top prospective presidential candidate for 2012—even before he landed on John McCain’s short list of potential running mates in 2008—Governor Tim Pawlenty had already earned legendary status in conservative circles. In his hard-left-leaning home state of Minnesota, the man known as “T-Paw” somehow erased a $4.8-billion budget deficit while simultaneously reforming health care, creating jobs, improving education, and supporting renewable energy

Over There: From The Bronx to Baghdad
By Counterpoint
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ean: 9781582433271, isbn: 1582433275,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
A very different kind of war memoir - a wry, sardonic and uncommonly funny account of one amateurish yet principled reporter's encounter with the absurdities of the second Iraq war Highly ambitious yet deeply ambivalent about the impending war, New York Times reporter Alan Feuer was sent to the Middle East to cover the US invasion of Iraq in the spring of 2003. He was not alone: over 700 embedded news reporters planned on locking step with the military, and multitudes more, biding their time

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