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The Making of the President, 1960

By: White, Theodore H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Atheneum Publishers: 1961

Seller ID: 2273804

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed, one inch tear along top edge of jacket front, ink price on front jacket flap. Light smudge on front board. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 400 pp. Winner of the 1962 Pulitzer Prize. Details the 1960 Presidential Campaign battle between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. The author had access to all involved from early speeches to the historic televised debates. The first Of the author's Making Of series that wo... View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albert & Charles Boni: 1928

Seller ID: 2270158

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine lightly toned, faint spot on front board, ink name on front and rear paste-down endpapers. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge. A friar ... View more info

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The Woman of Andros

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1930

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 2275483

Condition: Very Good


Advance uncorrected proof copy of the original British edition. 'Proof copy' written in red ink on front board and title page. Spine toned. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 104, [8] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist playwright best known for The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Eighth Day. View more info

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Henry Adams and the Making of America

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company/Mariner Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202788

ISBN: 0618872663

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A very nice copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 467 pp. In Henry Adams and the Making of America, Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills makes a compelling argument for a reassessment of Henry Adams as our nation’s greatest historian and his History as the “nonfiction prose masterpiece of the nineteenth century in America.” Adams drew on his own southern fixation, his extensive foreign travel, his political servi... View more info

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library)

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1992

Seller ID: 2207183

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers and pages very faintly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation a birth of freedom - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather than the Constitution (which tol... View more info

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America

By: Wills, Garry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1992

Seller ID: 2207240

Condition: Good


Sticker adhesive to front and rear wrapper, wrappers lightly bumped. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation a birth of freedom - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather th... View more info

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Fences

By: Wilson, August; Richards, Lloyd

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Plume: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261536

ISBN: 0452264014

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Small crease to wrapper. 1986 Trade Paperback. 97, [7] publisher ad. Introduction by Lloyd Richards. The 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play about race relations, by the famous African-American playwright. View more info

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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

By: Wood, Gordon S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208546

ISBN: 0143112082

Condition: Good


Front wrapper creased, light highlighting and underlining. 2007 Trade Paperback. x, 321 pp. In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, What made these men great? and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. The life of each—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Hamilton, Madison, Paine—is presented ... View more info