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In My Father's Court new book

In My Father's Court

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$10.99

Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY
Date published: 1991
ISBN-13: 9780374505929
ISBN: 0374505926

Description: New. Tight binding with clean text. New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 320 p. Like Isaac Bashevis Singer's fiction, this poignant memoir of his childhood in the household and rabbinical court of his father is full of spirits and demons, washerwomen and rabbis, beggars and rich men. This rememberance of Singer's pious father, and the bet din in his home on working class Krochmala Street. Read More

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You must know everything; stories, 1915-1937

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$8.99

Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Date published: 1980

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Tight binding with clean text. Very good. Cover has wear along edges and especially at bottom of spine. Pages are yellowing. Text in English, Russian. xv, 283 p. 22 cm. Translated from the Russian by Max Hayward. Edited, and with notes by Nathalie Babel. With appendices "Babel Answers Questions About His Work: An Interview of September 28, 1937, " "The Moscow Commemoration of Babel's Seventieth Birthday, " "A Speech at a Moscow Meeting in Honor of Babel, November 11, ... Read More

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Largo Desolato: A Play in Seven Scenes

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$9.74

Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic
Date published: 1987
ISBN-13: 9780394555546
ISBN: 0394555546

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Tight binding with clean copy. Pages yellowed. Text in English, Czech. 56 p. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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A History of the Arab Peoples: , new book

A History of the Arab Peoples: ,

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$16.00

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Belknap Press
Date published: 1991
ISBN-13: 9780674395657
ISBN: 0674395654

Description: New in fine dust jacket. Tight binding with clean text. New. D/j is wrinkled along edges and has a small tear. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 576 p. Audience: General/trade. Hourani, the distinguished historian and interpreter, has written a masterwork--a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture. He looks at all sides of this rich civilization: the education, the science, the mosques, the Alhambra, as well as the conflicts, poverty, and role ... Read More

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Race Matters

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$7.49

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA
Date published: 1993
ISBN-13: 9780807009185
ISBN: 0807009180

Description: New in new dust jacket. Tight binding with clean text. New. D/j has slight shelfwear. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 112 p. Audience: General/trade. A leading African American intellectual delivers a powerful new vision of race in the U.S. Arguing that current ideologies have left racial politics in a state of crisis, West offers a new vision and invites black and white Americans alike to reclaim moral language and action for revolutionary politics that forge a genuine multiracial democracy Read More

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Dark Places used book

Dark Places

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$8.40

Edition: First edition
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA), New York, NY
Date published: 2010
ISBN-13: 9780307341570
ISBN: 0307341577

Description: Fine. Tight binding with clean text. Fine First paperback edition. Cover has wear along edges. Bottom of first dozen pages has some water-rippling. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 349 p. Audience: General/trade. The sole survivor of a family massacre is pushed into revisiting a past she'd much rather leave alone, in Flynn's scorching follow-up to "Sharp Objects." Read More

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The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations used book

The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations

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$9.99

Edition: Book Club Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Date published: 2008
ISBN-13: 9781596913929
ISBN: 1596913924

Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. Tight binding with clean text. Dustjacket is worn around the edges. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 282 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. As he did in his bestselling "The Little Ice Age, " anthropologist and historian Fagan reveals how subtle changes in the environment have had far-reaching effects on human life, in a narrative that sweeps from the Arctic ice cap to the Sahara to the Indian Ocean. Read More

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Medieval culture and society.

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$10.99

Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York
Date published: 1968

Description: Fine. Tight binding with clean text. Fine. Cover has a back corner crease. Pages are yellowed. xv, 410 p. 21 cm. Documentary history of Western civilization. Harper torchbooks, TB1340.. Includes bibliographies. Primary source documents from the medieval period of European history (500-1500 C.E. /A.D.). Early medieval society, Latin culture, vernacular culture, countryside and city, scholasticism, literature of feudal society, literature of towns, religious literature, late medieval society, ... Read More

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Eudora Welty: A Biography new book

Eudora Welty: A Biography

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$10.99

Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Harvest Books
Date published: 2006
ISBN-13: 9780156030632
ISBN: 0156030632

Description: New. No dust jacket as issued. Tight binding with clean text. First Harvest paperback edition. Cover is slightly worn around edges. Edges of pages are slightly yellowed. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 652 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. In this definitive account of the life of one of the finest writers of the 20th century, Marrs restores Eudora Welty's story to human proportions, tracing Welty's history from her roots in Jackson, Mississippi, to her rise to ... Read More

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Eastern Philosophy for Beginners used book

Eastern Philosophy for Beginners

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$11.49

Edition: Illustrated
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Writers & Readers Publishing
Date published: 2000
ISBN-13: 9780863162824
ISBN: 0863162827

Description: Lee, Joe. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Tight binding with clean text. Fine. Cover is slightly worn along edges. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. From the author of "Derrida for Beginners" and "Postmodernism for Beginners" comes a thoroughly illustrated overview of Eastern philosophy, from Buddhism to Confucianism. n this fascinating work, Powell has produced an authoritative overview of all aspects of Eastern philosophy. In doing ... Read More

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