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Convertis du XXme Siecle (Premier Volume)

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: c1956

"Tight, soiled exterior with tanned spine, clean interior with age tanned pages, square. Hinge crease, rubbed corners. Authors: Gheon, Hyde, Stein, Jacob, Nicolle, Verkads, Copeman, Nagai, Merton, Raissa, Maritain, Carrel, Desvallieres, Bloy, Riviere, Jammes 246 pages, Text in French." View more info

A Book of Essays

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Macmillan,

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The Encyclopedia of Ignorance: Everything you ever wanted to know about the unknown

By: Duncan, Ronald

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Pocket Books (a Wallaby book),

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Killing the Messenger: 100 Years of Media Criticism

By: Goldstein, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press,

Criticism of the press has flourished at times over the last one hundred years, especially during the first part of this century. For a 1920 issue of the "New Republic," Walter Lippmann and Charles Merz wrote a stunning indictment of the "New York Times" for botching the coverage of the Russian Revolution. The 1980s have been a fallow period for cogent press criticism, but the decade has been characterized by a series of upheavals crying for fuller scrutiny. Janet Cooke,... View more info

Gun Control (Opposing Viewpoints)

By: Roleff, Tamara L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Greenhaven Press,

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin,

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Innamoramento e amore

By: "Alberoni, Francesco"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Italy, 2001

Edition: (Seconda ristampa)

"As new - gift quality! Ventiduesimo saggi (20 essays) ""L'innmoramento tende alla fusione, ma alla fusione di due persone diverse. Perche ci sia innamoramento occorre che ci sia diversita e l'innamoramento e una volonta, una forza per superare questa diversita che pero esiste e deve esistere. "" " View more info

"China, My Great Teacher"

By: "Anderson, Sid"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Xlibris, 2005

"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author. ""How you and China can learn and profit from the mistakes of the United States"" ""dedicated to Chinese students studying or proficient in English"" ""It's been said that there are more English learners in China than there are native English speakers in the whole world"" 126 pages." View more info

"Bendiceme, America Latino Writers of the United States"

By: "Augenbraum, Quinn & Stavans"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

"As new - gift quality! Appears unread. ""Selected talks form the Symposium Sponsored by The Mercantile Library of New York"" by Ilan Stavans, Arnold Rampersad, Juan Bruce-Novoa, Gary Soto, Virgil Suarez, Margarite Fernandez Olmos, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Julia Alvarez & Rudolfo Anaya. 66 page, perfect bound. 13.7x21.6x.5cm" View more info

The Order of Battle at Trafalgar and Other Essays

By: "Bayley, John"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: NY, 1987

Edition: (1st American Edition)

"As new except for crease on front flap of Dust Jacket. ""collection of essays includes studies of Keats, Hardy and Philip Larkin…but concentrates especially on the great figures in the Russian tradition, from Pushkin, Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy to...Pasternak, Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Solhenitsyn, Grossman & Brodsky..."" 224 pages 8.75x5.75"" (22.2x14.65cm)" View more info

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Long Time Leaving - Dispatches From Up South

By: "Blunt, Roy Jr. "

Price: $21.95

Publisher: NY, 2006

Edition: (1st edition)

"As new except for 1/4"" rip at top hinge of front flap of dust jacket. ""A sly, dry collection of essays…on his own dueling loyalties across the great American divide, North vs. South" View more info

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Cleopatra's Nose: Essays on the Unexpected

By: "Boorstin, Daniel J."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage,

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