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Native American Wisdom (Classic Wisdom Collections)

by Mengelkoch, Louise; Nerburn, Kent

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KingChamp Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780931432781
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$5.70

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San Rafael, California: New World Library, 1993. Book. Fine. Cloth & Glossy Boards. 1st Edition. As new, no markings. A collection of brief sayings and observations by various Native American chieftains, along with biographical notes on the elders quoted. The editors are writers with Native American tribal experience. Chapter titles include The Ways of the Land, The Ways of Living,… Read more
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A Certain People: American Jews and Their Lives Today

by Silberman, Charles E.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780671447618
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$5.46

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NY: Summit Books (Simon & Schuster), 1985 Light wear, almost new. Previous owner's name in ink on a preliminary page. Binding firm. Red spine cloth on dark blue boards. Reference notes, index. Readable, absorbing account of Jewish social mobility in the United States and their impact on culture and politics. Silberman argues assimilation has been slower than many Gentiles think.… Read more
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The Negro in the Making of America

by Quarles, Benjamin

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
3rd Edition.
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$5.70

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NY: Touchstone (Simon & Schuster), 1987 Later reprint of 3rd edition, with new introduction by V.P. Franklin, Drexel professor of history. .Extensive bibliography. Nearly new, tight, no markings or spine creases. A prominent African American historian traces the diverse history of the American black from the slavery period to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s. He shows the variety… Read more
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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

by Hobbs, Jeff

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KingChamp Books
Published
2015
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Paperback Printing.
ISBN
9781476731919
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$3.80

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NY: Scribner, 2015 Close to new, a few handwritten notes on a rear page. Includes a study guide. A few b&w photos inserted into the text. Biography of a Newark ghetto youth who goes to Yale, but returns to Newark, becomes a teacher and a drug dealer and is murdered at 30. Hobbs was Peace's roommate. NY Times Book Review… Read more
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Ceremony (Contemporary American Fiction Series)

by Silko, Leslie Marmon

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KingChamp Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing.
ISBN
9780140086836
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$4.75

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NY: Penguin Books, 1986 260 pp. Firm, nearly new, Light toning, but no markings. Cover curled. Story of a Native American after he is released from a Japanese prison camp in WW 2 and connects with his ancestral heritage. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Talla
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Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography

by Hurston, Zora Neale

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KingChamp Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st Printing Thus.
ISBN
9780060921682
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$4.75

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NY: Harper Perennial, 1996 308 pp. Spine uncreased, no markings. Lightly read. This edition features restored text as established by the Library of America. Foreword by Maya Angelou. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall
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Heimat North America: English and German

by Lachner, Bert

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KingChamp Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780964065932
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$6.65

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois: Landmark Books Unlimited, 1997 336 coated pages, color photos on nearly every page. Almost new, no markings. An oversized pictorial scrapbook showing various German-American fraternal clubs and other organizations in most U.S. states. Also several essays about the history of German emigration to the U.S., ethnic tensions and discrimination; religious life, military servce, etc. Text is in… Read more
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Keepers of the Fire: Journey to the Tree of Life Based on Black Elk's Vision

by Walking Turtle, Eagle

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Printing.
ISBN
9780939680306
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$6.65

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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Bear & Co, 1987 128 pp., 23 color illustrations. Crease on rear cover, smaller crease on front cover, some rubbing and one inch tear along spine. Text clean. A narrative and series of folk paintings based on Black Elk's childhood vision in 1872, as related to John G. Niehardt in 1931. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In… Read more
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The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult

by Walker, Alice

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KingChamp Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780684814193
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$5.23

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NY: Scribner, 1996 300 pp. Marker slashes on top and bottom edges. Inner dust jacket affixed to boards. Close to new. Alice Walker documents how The Color Purple novel and movie affected her life. Includes original screenplay written by Walker (not used by director Steven Spielberg). letters to Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Danny Glover. Size: 8vo -- 9.75 in Tall
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union

by Chabon, Michael

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KingChamp Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780007149834
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$5.23

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NY: Harper Perennial, 2008 418 pp. plus study guide, glossary, Meet Michael Chabon section. Spine uncreased, fold-in flaps. A what-if novel about a forgotten 1940 plan to settle Jewish refugees in Alaska instead of Palestine. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall
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Indians of Yellowstone Park

by Janetski, Joel C.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780874802726
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Salt Lake City, Utah: Bonneville Books (University of Utah), 1987 90 pp. on coated stock. Several b&w historical photos and maps. Cover curled, with edge crinkling of acetate along fore edge. Text clean. Cover photo shows Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe. An overview of Native Americans past and present who inhabited land now preserved as Yellowstone National Park.… Read more
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The South Side: The Racial Transformation of an American Neighborhood (Glas, 21)

by Louis Rosen

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KingChamp Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9781566632744
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$5.23

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Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1999 186 pp. Cover curled, thumbed. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Part memoir, part oral history, Rosen traces how his South Side neighborhood in Chicago changed rapidly in the 1960s from mostly Jewish to mostly African American. This study deserves new attention at the neighborhood prepares to receive the $1 billion Barack Obama Library and Cultural Center.… Read more
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An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs (Native American)

by William Gates

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KingChamp Books
Published
2013
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780486236186
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$4.75

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NY: Dover Publications, 2013 204 pp. Newly new. No markings. A guide to deciphering Maya petroglyphs. First published in 1931. Gates has tabulated all character variants and attempted to work out meaning from their counterparts, relating them to Maya culture found in southern Mexico and Central America. His work includes day signs, month signs, caledric signs, numerals, colors, face signs,… Read more
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Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War

by Ali, Rabia and Lifschultz, Lawrence, Eds.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780963058799
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$9.50

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Stony Creek, Conn.: Pampleteer's Press, 1993 353 pp. Close to new, some acetate wrinkles near top edge of front cover. Spine uncreased, no markings. More than 30 essays on the ethnic violence that swept the Balkans after the 1991 breakup of Yugoslavia. Some deal with the hesitation of other nations to intervene. Size: 8vov -- 9.25 in Tall
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Desert Foxe: A Skyler Foxe Mystery

by Walsh, Haley

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KingChamp Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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$19.00

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Albion, New York: MLRPress, 2014 217 pp. Virtually new, no markings or creases. A gay mystery in which an out English teacher goes off to Palm Springs with friends for a weekend and encounters a murder on the dance floor. The plot involves the Agua Caliente band of Cahuilla Indians near Palm Springs and their attitudes toward two-spirit men. Size:… Read more
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The Good Negress

by Verdelle, A. J.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780060976835
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$3.80

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NY: HarperCollins, 1996 298 pp. Close to new. No markings or spine creasing. When 12-year-old Denise Palms, raised in rural Virginia by her grandmother, is called home to Detroit to care for her expectant mother, two older brothers, and stepfather, she encounters an uncompromising teacher who demands that she excel. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall
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What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir

by Harris, E. Lynn

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KingChamp Books
Published
2003
Condition
Good +
Edition
2nd Printing.
ISBN
9780385502641
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$3.80

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NY: Doubleday (Random House), 2003 266 pp. Mylar protector on dust jacket. Ex-library stampings. Still sturdy and text clean. Harris relates his struggles in a broken black family in Arkansas, his challenges in coming out as gay, and obstacles in launching a writing career. He self-published his first book but later ones became best-sellers. He died of a heart attack… Read more
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The Toughest Indian in the World

by Alexie, Sherman.

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KingChamp Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Stated.
ISBN
9780871138019
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$6.65

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NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000 238 pp. Virtually new, no markings, gift quality. Dust jacket has pasted circle sticker noting Alexie is one of best under-40 American fisction writers, according to the New Yorker. Alexie, a Spokane Indian, writes about middle- and upper-class Native Americans in urban settings, coping with some of the same issues as white neighbors. Size: 8vo… Read more
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Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War

by Ali, Rabia

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KingChamp Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780963058799
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$7.60

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Stony Creek, Conn.: The Pamphleteer's Press, 1994 353 pp. As new, no spine creases or markings, appears unread. A collection of essays on the civil war for "Greater Serbia" that followed the disintegration of Yugoslavia in 1991. The focus is multicultural Bosnia -- its significance, symbolism and necessity for survival. Among the contributors, besides the editors: Shkelzen Maliqui, T.D. Allman,… Read more
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The Black Family Reunion Cookbook

by National Council of Negro Women (Clark, Libby, and Ball, Janet Cheatham, Eds.)

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KingChamp Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fireside Reprint.
ISBN
9780671796297
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$5.70

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U.S.A.: Fireside (Simon & Schuster), 1993 212 PP. Thumbed, vertical crease on front cover, parallel to spine; lower corner crease, soil to edges. Small smudge on corner of title page. Text clean. Previous owner's name in ink on inside cover. A collection of 250 down-home African-American recipes, dedicated to educator Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro… Read more
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