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The Night Line: A Memoir of Work

By Clancy, Ambrose

NY: New Amsterdam Books, 1990. . 8 1/2 x 10 1/4. Hardcover, black cloth with silver, water damage on back and underneath back dj flap; dj, top and bottom flare, small closed tears. ". . . a superb examination of the New York City taxi driver. . . This is a terrific book." -- Tim O'Brien, Winner of the National Book Award.


The Great Divide: Second Thoughts on the American Dream

By Terkel, Studs

Pantheon Books, 1988. FIRST. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2. A near fine copy in like dj.


Beyond Power: On Women, Men, and Morals

By French, Marilyn

New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. PB. Thick trade paperback, solidly bound, browning pages, otherwise very good. By the author of The Women's Room.


Pedro Martinez: A Mexican Peasant and His Family

By Lewis, Oscar

London: Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 1964. 1st Eng. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2. Hardcover, no dj. Spine well faded. A good copy. Oscar Lewis is noted for the wonderful detail in his sociological studies of families, cultures. The story of the Martinez family begins in 1810 with the War of Independence from Spain and concludes in 1963 with an occupational choice of a family member.


The Quality of Life

By Michener, James

J.B. Lippincott, 1970. 1st Thus. 6 x 8 1/2. quarter olive leatherette; dj moderately scuffed and worn. VG/G.


Raised by Puppets Only to Be Killed by Research

By Codrescu, Andrei

Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1989. First. 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. HC. Black simulated linen binding w/gold stamping on spine. Photo of author on jacket. Radio pieces from NPRs "All Things Considered." Fine/Fine.


Shaman Woman, Mainline Lady: Women's Writings on the Drug Experience

By Palmer, Cynthia, and Michael Horowitz, eds

New York: William Morrow, 1982. FIRST. 8 12 x 10 3/4. Paperback; pictorial wrappers, stated first edition. Provides extensive historical and anecdotal accounts of differing uses of mind-altering drugs. Complete and professional treatment. Book is nicked at peripheries, pages lightly browning, otherwise very good.


Rising in the West: The True Story of an "Okie" Family from the Great Depression Through the Reagan Years

By Morgan, Dan

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. FIRST. 6 1/2 X 9 1/2. Quarter gray cloth/black paper boards; dj taped to endpapers, edges lightly bumped.


Nan: The Life of an Irish Travelling Woman

By Gmelch, Sharon

W. W. Norton, 1986 OP in HC. FIRST. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2. Tag extending at bottom edge, VG; dj coated, photograph of Nan, scratch on back, other slight flaws. VG/VG.


British Circus Life

By Smith, Eleanor, Lady

London; George G. Harrap, 1948. FIRST. 6 1/2 x 9. Rust cloth, faded spine, lightly frayed corners,previous owner's book plate front paste-down, 4/c illus. on coated paper, interior very good. An interesting study of the circus phenomena of the time. Much local color; photographs of personalities, clowns.


The Survivor: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps

By Des Pres, Terrence Des Pres, Terrence

Oxford Univ. Press, 1976. 2d ptg. . OP in cloth; black cloth ink mark bottom right of fore-edge, slight spine roll; dj top edges tanned, jacket worn. G+/G+.


Angry Women. Re/Search #13

By Re/Search Publications

San Francisco: Re/Search Publications, 1991. First. 8 3/8 x 11. Large format paperback, stiff wrappers, crease in back wrapper, slightly worn on corners. Very good. Radical writing, reading, and art in the outer-edge feminist zone. Fascinating.


The Strange Case of Constance Flood: A Documentary Account

By Iverson, Willa Okker

NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1956. FIRST. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2. Hardcover, edges worn, inscription on ffep may be author's signature, price clipped, interior solid and clean, dj, peripheries abused, chips and closed tears some taped, spine faded.


Pink Samurai: Love, Marriage & Sex in Contemporary Japan

By Bornoff, Nicholas

NY: Pocket Books, 1991. First U.S.A. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2. Quarter gray cloth, excellent condition; dj, slightly bumped on upper edges, corners, otherwise very good. ". . . a unique richly researched window to the East in this revealing, often surprising account of sexual pursuits and politics in modern Japan.


Among the Thugs, copy 2

By Buford, Bill

Vintage Books, 1993. FIRST thus. Trade PB, pictorial wrappers, yellowing pages, very good.


Remembering Denny

By Trillin, Calvin

Farrar Straus, and Giroux, 1993. FIRST. 5 3/8 x 8 3/4. Slightly cocked, spot on ffep; dj bumped. G+/G+.


Freud and the Crisis of Our Culture

By Trilling, Lionel

Beacon Press, 1955. 2nd ptg. Essay originally written as Freud Anniversary Lecture, somewhat expanded, here; cloth (tan/brown), spine sunfaded, a very good copy.


The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character

By Riesman, David

New Haven, CN: Yale University Press. PB. 5 1/8 x 8. Abridged edition with 1969 preface. Softcover, slight page-turning soil and very slight corner bumps, otherwise very good. One of the most profoundly influential books of our time. A must for any student of the liberal arts.


The Outsider

By Wilson, Colin

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1956. Later prtg. 5 1/2 x 8 3/8. Hardcover. Brown cloth with black and white, edges slightly rubbed, one page corner turned down, very limited pencil underlining, otherwise very good; no dj.


Identity and Anxiety: Survival of the Person in Mass Society

By Stein, Maurice, Arthur J. Vidich, and David Manning White, eds

The Free Press, 1960 . FIRST. Small water stain to bottom right corner of front board, rusty paperclip marks on front paste-down and ffep; dj tattered. G++/G-. OP.


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