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No High Adobe and Adobe Doorways

By Pillsbury, Dorothy L.

Alburquerque New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1974. Book. Illus. by Davis, M.J.. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$13.30

Hippies From A to Z: Their Sex, Drugs, Music and Impact From the Sixties to the Present
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Hippies From A to Z: Their Sex, Drugs, Music and Impact From the Sixties to the Present

By Stone, Skip

Silver City, New Mexico: Hip Inc., 1999. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition Stated.. 173 pp. Light wear, lightly thumbed, light vertical crease on front cover. A few pages rippled along the bottom. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Scarce copy of a lighthearted survey of the American counterculture in the 1960s and 70s. Stone continues his chronological guide up thru the 90s. The first part of the book discusses the impact of hippies on US society. The second half is a reference work introducing various hippie leaders and achievers, especially in the rock music field. The book includes chapters on: Philosophy, Activism, Sex & Love, Drugs, Music, Fashions & Lifestyle, Old Hippies, Young Hippies, a Hippie Timeline, Landmark Events, Famous Hippies, an annotated bibliograpjhy and an extensive glossary. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$28.50

The House on Mango Street
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The House on Mango Street

By 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.

$2.85

The Toughest Indian in the World
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The Toughest Indian in the World

By Alexie, Sherman.

NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000. Book. Fine. Boards. First Edition Stated.. 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 -- 8.5 In..

$6.65

Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library)
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Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library)

By Bowen, Elenore Smith

NY: Anchor (Doubleday), 1964. Book. Good +. Mass Market Paperback. 28th Printing.. 297 pp. Several lower page corners thumbed and creased. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Bowen (pen name of anthropologist Laura Bohannan) writes a novel about her first year of field work with an indigenous tribe in West Africa.Introduction by sociologist David Reisman. Part of the American Museum of Natural History series. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.

$5.70

The Hiawatha Legends: North American Indian Lore

By Schoolcraft, Henry R.

Gwinn, Mich.: Avery Color Studios, 2001. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Reprint, 9th Printing.. 271 pp. Frontispiece of H.W. Longfellow. Close to new. Rippling of front cover and first 20 pp. No signs of dampstain, text clean. Binding firm. A collection of essays on Hiawatha and other Indian legends, published in 1856 by noted ethnologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. An introduction by Larrie B. Massie briefly traces the life and research career of Schoolcraft, who became an expert on the Chippewa. Schoolcraft's work influenced Longfellow whose epic poem on Hiawatha was read by generations of American schoolchildren. S Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$7.60

Twenty Years A-Growing
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Twenty Years A-Growing

By O'Sullivan, Maurice

Oxford, UK: Oxford Univ, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint. 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall. 298 pp. Close to new, cover corners bumped.No markings. Spine uncreased. Translated from Irish by Moya Llewelyn Davies and George Thomson. With introductory note by E.M. Forster. A simple autobiographical account, written in dialectical English, of a childhood and youth spent on Blasket, a rural island off the southwest coast of Ireland in the early 1900s. First published in 1953, Oxford reissued the book in 2000..

$4.61

South African Tradition

By Information Service of South Africa

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.

$2.85

Social Change in Modern India

By Srinivas, M.N.

Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1966. Ex-Library. Very Good. Cloth. 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall. 194 pp. Ex-library from the Florida State Sociology Dept. library, but book is still in almost new condition, apparently uncirculated, according to the blank library card in pocket of rear cover. Srinivas, a well-known sociologist at the University of Delhi, presents his Tagore lectures on Indian modernization and its impact on the caste system. He delves into the opposing forces of Sanskritization and Westernization..

$5.56

Angela's Ashes
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Angela's Ashes

By McCourt, Frank

NY: Scribner, 1996. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. Later Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 363 pp. Clean, no markings.A later printing. DJ has circles stating "bestseller" and "Winner of the Pulitizer Prize." McCourt gives a memoir of his troubled childhood in a poverty-stricken alcholic family trying to survive in Limerick, Ireland..

$3.80

Hardball: A Season in the Projects

By Coyle, Daniel

NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1993. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 217 pp. A look at an inner-city Little League team in Chicago and the interaction between the volunteer coaches and the players. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.28

Falls Memories
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Falls Memories

By Adams, Gerry

Kerry, Ireland: Brandon Book Publishers, 1983. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pp. A blackened area on inside front cover, crossing out a name, has bled slightly through to the front cover, creating a small dark stain beneath the author's name on the glossy green cover. Otherwise clean, no markings in text, with only slight wear. A vice president of Sinn Fein recounts his youth on Falls Road in Belfast..

$3.80

The Human Cycle

By Turnbull, Colin M.

NY: NY: Simon & Schuster, 1983, 1983. Book. Very Good. Cloth & Boards. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth & Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 283 pp. Slight fading of spine, light soil on cover. No markings on endpapers or text. Firm binding. Anthropologist Colin Turnbull discusses stages of life in various cultures and includes his personal experiences..

$8.55

American Dreams: Lost & Found

By Terkel, Studs

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.

$3.47

Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America
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Irish on the Inside: In Search of the Soul of Irish America

By Hayden, Tom

NY: Verso, 2001. Book. Very Good +. Cloth & Boards. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 311 pp. Very clean, no markings, nearly new. California legislator and 60s radical Tom Hayden tells of rediscovering his Irish roots and becoming acquainted with Northern Ireland's nationalists..

$4.28

Nima: A Sherpa in Connecticut

By Fuller, Elizabeth

NY: Dodd Mead & Co, 1984. Book. Very Good +. Cloth & Boards. 198 pp., with b&w photos scattered throughout text. An American woman relates the story of Nima, a young Tibetan Sherpa guide who is brought to Connecticut by his American benefactors for treatment of tuberculosis. He recovers and becomes partly Americanized. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.80

Rules of the Game I: Scratches

By Leiris, Michel

NY: NY: Paragon House, 1991, 1991. Book. Near Fine.. Cloth & Boards. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth & Boards. Near Fine./Very Good. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 258 pp. An ethnographer and surrealist thinker and poet relates his childhood in this first volume of a four-part autobiography..

$7.13

News

By Delbanco, Nicholas

NY: William Morrow, 1970. Book. Very Good. Cloth & Boards. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 243 pp. Jacket heavily chipped, soiled, tape on 2 tears. Black cloth, soiled white board cover. Colored end papers. Text clean and bright. A Sixties period novel about 4 rich white Americans who get caught up in black separatist movements in various parts of America..

$4.75

Six Journeys: A Canadian Pattern

By 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..

$2.85

Higher Authority

By White, Stephen

NY: Signet, 1994. Book. Very Good. Boards. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 420 pp. Clean, no markings. A novel about tensions in modern Mormon society and Utah politics. From Publishers Weekly: "Nuanced, vivid characterization-especially of the right-wing fanatics who are the possible conspirators behind the nasty goings-on in White's third novel (Privileged Information; Private Practices)-makes this an engrossing thriller. Lester Horner, the first Mormon to sit on the Supreme Court, is implicated when his law clerk, fellow Mormon Blythe Oaks, is charged with sexual harassment by former employee Teresa Crowder.".

$5.23

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