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Of Irish Ways

Delaney, Mary Murray

NY .: Harper & Row, 1995. Book. Illus. by Rein, Richard. Good. Trade Paperback. 7th Printing.. 356 pp., with appendices concerning proverbs, Irish holidays, genealogical sources, etc. Lightly worn, rubbed spot at top of spine. No markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Collins, 2004-05-01. Paperback. New. Brand new book with very little shelf/handling/edge wear.Remainder mark on bottom edge of book. Fast shipping!

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Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene Press, 1981. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. DiGiorgio, Michael. 115 pp. Binding is tight, with light rubbing on cover. Text is tight, clean, and unmarked

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Six Journeys: A Canadian Pattern

Taylor, Charles, Ed.

Toronto: House of Awansi Press, 1977. Book. Fair +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 254 pp., source notes. No markings. Large 1-inch chip from top of front cover. Text OK. Taylor, a Globe and Mail correspondent, presents biographical sketches of six daring Canadians who found themselves by immersing themselves in other cultures. The six profiled are: Brig. James Sutherland Brown, Bishop White, James Houston, Herbert Norman, Emily Carr and Scott Symons. The Symons sketch recounts Symon's struggle against bourgeoise values, his fight for public tolerance of homosexuality and his turbulent affair with a teenaged boy..

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  • Edition: Vol. 182, No 2.
  • Book condition: Good
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Washington: National Geographic Society, 1992. Book. Good. Magazine. Vol. 182, No 2.. 130 pp. Light wear, some page corners creased. No markings. "Struggle of the Kurds," the 27-page cover story, describes the Kurdish people and atrocities they suffered in Iraq from Saddam Hussein before he was toppled in the First Gulf War . Article was the first Natl Geographic assignment by the late essayist Christopher Hitchens. Includes a full page map of Kurdistan as it stretches across Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Iran. Other a rticles features the Main-Danube Canal, Denali National Park, Paraguay and the Chinese Emperor's Tomb. Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall..

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The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros

NY: Vintage, 1991. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 64th Printing.. 110 pp. Moderate wear, some rubbing to spine edge.Previous owner's name in ink on preliminary page. No markings in text. A few corner creases. Binding sturdy. A series of 4 vignettes about a young Latina girl growing up in poverty in Chicago. A modern classic of the coming-of-age genre, studied in many schools and colleges. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

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South African Tradition

Information Service of South Africa

  • Edition: Third Edition.
  • Book condition: Very Good
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NY: Information Service of South Africa, 1974. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Third Edition.. 144 pp., numerous b&w photos, reading list. Light fading along spine. Still bright and sturdy, no markings. A brief overview to introduce foreigners to South African literature, art, music, film and sport. A product of the apartheid era, this guide is 90 percent about white people, but there is brief mention of Bantu and "Coloured" artists and writers. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall.

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  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Book condition: Good
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Cincinnati: Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1942. Book. Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 320 pp., appendix with details and recipes for various Jewish observance. Several illustrations. Some dampstaining to cover, no markings in text, lower right corner of front cover lightly bumped. Light toning of text. The rabbi gives a thoughtful summary of Jewish history, compares anti-semitism with persecutions of other ethnic and religious groups, all to the lay the groundwork for urging American Jews to preserve the traditions of their ancestors even if in modified form. He discusses the history and rituals of various feasts. A few references to Hitler predict confidently (in 1942) that he will become a mere footnote in history while Judaism will endure through the ages. With a suggested reading list and bibliography. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

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New York: Pantheon Books, 2003. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 676 pp., index, notes, bibliography. Much better condition than typical ex-library book -- just one small stamping on rear pastedown, showing book came from an Air Force library, plus a blacked out inventory label on front panel of dj, shelving label on spine. Mylar protector on dj. No full title page with publication data, but 2 half-title pages -- possible printing error. A black (light-skinned) Harvard Law professor examines changing American attitudes about interracial relationships. Extensive discussion of racial passing, the antimisceganation debate of the post-war period, and contemporary racial issues in adoption. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. Book. Very Good. Cloth & Boards. 5th Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 205 pp. Water stains on dust jacket have smudged the title. Text clean. A collection of nine stories about modern Orthodox Jewish life..

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NY: William Morrow, 1993. Book. Very Good +. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 188 pp. Nearly new, no markings, firm binding. A collection of mini-biographical profiles of about 70 illustrious Italian Americans. The collection ranges from sports greats like Joe DiMaggio and Roy Campanella to lesser known figures like bowler Andy Varipapa and art museum director Luigi Palma Cesnola. Includes several b&w photos. Very readable, though perhaps too admiring of some, like Sinatra and Lee Iacocca, who had traits that were less than endearing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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NY: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 464 pp. Slight fading along top of front cover, dj rippled, otheerwise as new. No markings. Freedman traces three immigrant families over three generations, showing how their political allegiance changed from loyalty to Democratic urban machines to suburban conservatism as they became more affluent and educated. Includes bibliography, index..

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NY: New Press, 1992. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 403 pp. Lightly read, small brownish stain on bottom edge of front panel of dust jacket. Light corner wear on dust jacket. No markings or writing. Sturdy binding. Terkel interviews a wide variety of Americans to explore how they perceive racial issues..

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  • Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
  • Book condition: Very Good
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NY: Pantheon Books, 1980. Book. Very Good. Cloth & Boards. Book Club (BCE/BOMC).. 472 pp. Portraits of 100 Americans who express their hopes and goals. Some are famous (Jesse Helms, Bill Veeck, et. al.); most are ordinary people. Slight chipping to dj, but otherwise clean, no markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Diversity in Families: Fourth Edition

Baca-Zinn, Maxine; Eitzen, D. Stanley

  • Edition: Fourth Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Near Fine Hardback
  • ISBN: 067399080x / 9780673990808
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harper Collins, 1996. a solid copy ; ---------- SATISFACTION GUARANTEED --------- ALL ORDERS SHIPPED PROMPTLY ------. Fourth Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Hardback. Illus. by Illustrated Throughout. 7 x 9".

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Athena, 1990. Soft Cover. Good. Book shows moderate wear/ spine tight, pages clean/ covers scuffed and creased; moderate edge wear/ readers slant/ corners and spine creased****We ship most books within 24 hours****Customer satisfaction guaranteed****Over 22 years of experience in the book selling community

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NY: Pantheon Books, 1988. Book. Near Fine.. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 439 pp. Vignettes of famous and ordinary people who have been coping with sweeping shifts in American culture and mores. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Understanding Contemporary Africa

Gordon, April A.; Gordon, Donald L

Lynne Rienner Pub. 1992. Paperback. 8.5 x 0.75 x 6 Inches .

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Ist paperback Edition.. 294 pp., index, bibliographic essay. As new, no markings, spine uncreased. Gift quality. An historian at SUNY New Paltz traces Jewish immigration to the US to show how Jews fit into American society without giving up their culture. Part of the publishers American Moment series. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

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San Diego, Calif: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1984. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Later Printing.. 397 pp. Ink notes on first preliminary page; previous owner's name blacked out on inside cover. Small ripple along lower spine, likely printing error. Text clean, binding tight. Light foxing on fore edge. Anthology of Walker's non-fiction writing on feminism and African American experiences, from the 1966-82 years.Includes essays on Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Flannery O'Connor, and the civil rights and peace movements. Size: 8v0 -- 8 in Tall.

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