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Unto the Sons

By Talese, Gay




Unto the Sons is a 1992 book by Gay Talese. The book traces the origins of Talese's own family, beginning with his great-grandfather in Maida, Italy, his grandfather who immigrated to Pennsylvania and Talese's father, who immigrated to the United States separately following World War I.


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Unto the Sons

Gay TALESE

1992-02-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Gay Talese

1992-04-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Talese, Gay

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First edition of this work on the Italian diaspora. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Howard and Susan Kaminsky With my greatest respect for you both always Gay Talese." The recipient, Howard Kaminsky was the former president and publisher of Warner Books, Random House and William Morrow/Avon. Among the authors he published were Elmore Leonard, E.L. Doctorow, Gore Vidal, David Halberstam and Richard Nixon. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. A nice association. Unto the Sons traces the origins of Talese's own family, beginning with his great-grandfather in Maida, Italy, his grandfather who immigrated to Pennsylvania and Talese's father, who immigrated to the United States separately following World War I.

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Unto the Sons

Gay Talese

Alfred A Knopf. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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Gay Talese

1995-03-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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2006-09-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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1992-03-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Talese, Gay

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0679410341 . A Nearly Fine first Printing of the First Trade Edition that has mild fading to the edges of the boards housed in a dust-jacket that is mildly shelfworn else also Near Fine; volume is signed by the author Gay Talese on the front flyleaf; At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. The author of "The Kingdom and the Power" turns his literary powers to the subject of his own family, offering a powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience .

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0679410341 . A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Preceded only by a private publication of the Franklin Library. Beautifully bound in gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. SIGNED by author Gay Talese directly on the title page; At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. The author of "The Kingdom and the Power" turns his literary powers to the subject of his own family, offering a powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience .

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Talese, Gay

Random House Trade Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. 0812976061 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Talese, Gay

Ivy Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0804110336 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Unto the Sons

TALESE, Gay

Knopf. Hardcover. 0374410348 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Talese, Gay

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. An epic story (629 pp. plus Author's Note and Bibliography) of the multintudinous families that emigrated to America from Italy from the turn of the century. Book has maroon cloth boards and perfect gilt text, with the monogram GT on the front. Pages are rough edged. Unclippped DJ shows date of printing as 2/92. There was some moisture damage causing some colour to bleed from the book to the inside rear panel of the DJ, but which is not evident on the book or text block. Book is very clean, tight and square. Bookseller's Inventory # 060778.. Stated First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Gay Talese

1995-03-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Gay Talese

1992-04-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Unto the Sons

Gay TALESE

1992-02-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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1992-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Talese, Gay

New York, New York, U.S.A. : Alfred A., Knopf, Inc., 1992. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Mint/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by author in black fountain ink on publisher's tipped-in page following ffep. Kroch's and Brentano's "First Edition Circle" bookmark laid in. New, mint, unread, first edition, first printing in burgundy cloth boards, in new, mylar-protected dust jacket. This is the collector's copy you want. *Packed carefully and shipped in a box to insure arrival in pristine condition. {Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} BUND

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UNTO THE SONS.

Talese, Gay.

NY: KNOPF.. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0091771625 . First Trade Edition. SIGNED by Gay Talese on the title page. Close to fine in a fine dj. (One corner tip lightly bumped) Chronicle of the Italian emigration to the U.S.; Signed by Author(s) .

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TALESE, Gay

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library, 1992. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Fine in full leather as issued with gilt edge and decoration. Signed by the author and with a special message to subscribers from the author not included in the trade edition. One of an unspecified limited number of copies.

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U.S.A.: Knopf, 1992. 1st Edition . Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition stated, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " AS NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY

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UNTO THE SONS Signed 1st

Gay Talese

New Yok: Alfred A. Knopf. 1992. First Trade Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0679410341 . Near Fine in a Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by author on front end page. Edge wear. ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 2 inches; 635 pages; Original dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. ; Signed by Author .

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Talese, Gay

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library. Fine. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. A special Limited edition and true first edition/first printing (preceding the trade edition.) SIGNED by author Gay Talese. This book has never been read and is in Fine condition; Storyteller Gay Talese tells the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately his is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. A powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience. This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded, sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best .

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Talese, Gay

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0679410341 . First edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Preceded only by a private publication of the Franklin Library. Beautifully bound in gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. SIGNED by author Gay Talese on the front flyleaf; At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. The author of "The Kingdom and the Power" turns his literary powers to the subject of his own family, offering a powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience .

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition. First printing Fine in purple cloth covered boards with bold gilt stamped text on the spine and the same on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" deep. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end page. 635 pages including a bibliography, author's note and text.

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Appears as unread, unopened unblemished copy in like jacket, as shown. Back flap has a fold.This title is often considered to be the author's most important and compelling work. It is the epic saga of the millions that emigrated from Italy to America beginning at the turn of the 20th century. Encompassing three generations and two World Wars, Unto the Sons combines the breadth of history with the intimacy of family dreams. Oversize Shipping/Handling/Insurance Included Within The Continental United States

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New York: Knopf. 1992. Book of the Month Club Edition. Hardcover. 0679410341 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Stated first trade edition. 1/2" open tear to bottom back near flap. ; From the collection of Marlene and J. Billy VerPlanck. ; 9 X 6 X 2 inches; 635 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Trade Edition/first printing. Hardcover. New/new. ISBN:0679410341. [4to] 635p. Remainder Mark on bottom of textblock. Otherwise, New in dj protected against wear and tear in Brodart Archival Mylar.

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U.S.A.: Knopf, 1992. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. An epic tale of twentieth-century Italian immigrants in America. Stated "First Trade Edition." The book is exceptionally clean with no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Not an ex-library copy. Spine is tight and crisp. Maroon cloth boards are clean, flat, and true with gold gilt lettering intact. Corners are square and not bumped. Dust jacket is not price-clipped (FPT U.S.A. $25.00) and shows only minor edge wear/scuffing with some slight bumping to the corners. There is also a small (1/2" or so) "dent" on the front cover which is really not readily noticeable but is mirrored on the board. This collectible, near fine/very good+ copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed! GIFT QUALITY

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Gay Talese

1992-03-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1992. Book. Illus. by Steele, Robert Gantt. Near Fine. Leather. Signed by Author, Tipped in Page. Signed First Edition Society. Slight bump to lower front corner..

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New York: Knopf. Hardcover. 0679410341 italion emigration to america. starting in the 1880's. how it happened. and what it meant. . Fine. 1992. First Edition.

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New York: Knopf. 1992. First Trade Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0679410341 . Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. First Trade Edition stated. Creasing to upper rear panel. Slight peeling to upper front panel. ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 2 inches; 635 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Cloth. 0679410341 . Burgundy cloth covers with gilt titles to the spine. Very Good ++ with a tight binding and a bright, unmarked interior. Very light spine end bumping. The DJ is unclipped, in Very Good condition with light cover rubbing & edgewear. A few dots of foxing to the top fore edge. "Bestselling writer Gay Talese uses his own family history to tell the epic story of an Italian family over three generations. Moving from a tiny feudal village in southern Italy to the battlefields of the First World War, to Paris in the 1920s, and finally to the promised land of America, Unto the Sons is a brilliant mixture of history and story-telling. Talse carries us into the nineteenth- century patriarchal world of his great-grandfather in the village of Maida (after which London's Maida Vale was named) - a region immersed in the mysticism of the Church and haunted by echoes of Roman glory and the subsequent waves of foreign invasion. His story moves from Italy to America and back again as it follows the men of the village, among them the author's grandfather; 9.30 X 6.30 X 2 inches .

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Unto the Sons (SIGNED)

Talese, Gay

Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1992. 635 pages, 8vo. Signed by the author Gay Talese on limited page. The Signed First Edition Society. Bound in genuine leather with gilt decoractions and lettering, gilt page edges, bounded silk ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. Minor shelfwear. Tightly bound, no marks. Volume is in Near Fine condition.. Signed. Signed First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Steele, Robert Gantt.

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Talese, Gay

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0679410341 . A Fine first Printing of the First Edition with minimal wear to the burgundy cloth boards housed in a Fine dust-jacket, signed by author Gay Talese; At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant families and the hope and sacrifice that took them from the familiarity of the old world into the mysteries and challenges of the new. The author of "The Kingdom and the Power" turns his literary powers to the subject of his own family, offering a powerful portrayal of the Italian-American experience .

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed By Gay Talese. 8vo - over 7¾. Presented to Delia Ephron and Jerry Kass.

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Unto the Sons - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Talese, Gay

Franklin Library, 1992-01-01. Leather Bound. LikeNew. 7.5000 inches 7.0000 inches. Still in plastic, never opened. Bound in full leather with gilt decoration and rasied bands on the spine, all edges gilt.

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Unto the Sons (Leatherbound SIGNED First Edition)

Talese, Gay

Franklin Library. As New. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hard Cover. As New. ; SIGNED by Gay Talese. ; Bound in publisher's original brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Title and decorations on spine and covers stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. Silk bookmarker ribbon bound in. Issued without dustjacket. ; Tight, clean and crisp. The book appears unread and looks New. No bookplate or inscriptions. In excellent condition. As New. ; Signed by Author .

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Talese, Gay.

Franklin Center, Franklin Library, 1992.. Limited first edition signed by the author. Bound in full brown composition leather decorated in gilt. Fine.

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Unto the Sons

Talese, Gay

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House, 1992. Two cassettes, 3 hours playing time. Read by Daniel J. Travanti (Hill St. Blues). Very good with shelfwear to box.. Audio Book (Cassette). Very Good. Book.

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Gay Talese

1993-05-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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TALESE, Gay

Franklin Center: Franklin, 1992. First. hardcover. fine. Color frontis., 635pp. Very thick 8vo, gilt-stamped brown leather, a.e.g Franklin Library, 1992. Fine. Limited first edition, signed by the author.

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2006-09-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Gay TALESE

1992-02-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992 This novel is the epic story of the millions who emigrated from Italy to America beginning at the turn of the century, told full-scale for the first time. The immigrant saga is brought close to us through the lives of the author's forebears, particularly his Italian-born father, Joseph, a tailor and assimulated American who during World War II existed as an "emotional double-agent" - swayed by his devotion to his brothers fighting in the Fascist army while at the same time aiding the Allied cause as a volunteer shore patrolman within the beachfront community of his adopted home in Ocean City, New Jersey. Joseph's tempered loyalty, felt as well by many fellow immigrants during Italy's unfriendly years with the Allies, brought him into conflict with his American-born son, who saw himself as an "alien" under his father's roof, an "outsider" on the flag-waving Protestant island of Ocean City - "olive-skinned in a freckle-faced town." The son would in time become the chronicler not only of his father's fate but also of the impoverished patriarchal world of Southern Italy that had dispatched multitudes of immigrants to the New World - settlers named La Guardia, Sinatra, DiMaggio, Cuomo, Ferraro, and Madonna. The author's own wandering grandfather Gaetano was one of a boatload of workers arriving in the 1880s to embark upon half-lives in a Pennsylvania factory town - returning periodically to their Italian homeland and to their wives (the fabled "white widows"), who had been left behind with the children and the elderly village patriarchs who preferred the Old World to the New. The author's great-grandfather Domenico was one such patriarch, rigidly rooted to his feudal estate in a region immersed in the mysticism of the Church and haunted by persisting echoes of Roman glory and the subsequent waves of foreign invaders that ranged from the Arabs to the Napoleonic French and ultimately to the GIs and Anglos under the Mediterranean's supreme commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Interweaving historic fact with the lore he has gathered from family tales, interviews, letters, and diaries, Gay Talese has juxtaposed his family's adventures with the dominant events and disasters that have affected their lives. Encompassing three generations and two World Wars, Unto the Sons combines the breadth of history with the intimate dreams of family. It speaks, in its own piercing way, to the heart of the American experience.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1992`. 1st trade. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 635 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front flyleaf. Meticulously researched epic of the immigrant experience based on the author's family. Fading to dust jacket spine. Rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket as well. Unmarked. A tight and clean copy. Record # 951614

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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 635 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; #21229; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0679410341. ISBN/EAN: 9780679410348. Library of Congress No: 91-53178. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: AC010751I. . 9780679410348 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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