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The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel

By: Johnson, Adam

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: 2012

Seller ID: 2276954

ISBN: 0812982622

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 2012 Trade Paperback. Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs a work camp for orphans. Superiors in the North Korean state soon recognize the boy’s loyalty and keen instincts. Considering himself “a humble citizen of the greatest nation in the world,” Jun Do rises in the ranks. He becomes a professional kidnapper who must navigate the shifting rules, arbitrary violence... View more info

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In the City of Fear: A Novel

By: Just, Ward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274254

ISBN: 0670396796

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291 pp. In this novel of political intrigue, Pulitzer Prize finalist Ward Just captures the best and brightest of Washington amid turmoil of the sixties and its repercussions twenty years later. In the City of Fear follows the intersecting lives of a good congressman, his good wife, and the good wife's lover, an infantry colonel whose memories of the war, and a secret plot concocte... View more info

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Home Town

By: Kidder, Tracy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200397

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Faint odor of smoke. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 349 pp. In this splendid book, one of America's masters of nonfiction takes us home--into Hometown, U.S.A., the town of Northampton, Massachusetts, and into the extraordinary, and the ordinary, lives that people live there. As Tracy Kidder reveals how, beneath its amiable surface, a small town is a place of startling complexity, he... View more info

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: Healing the World: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer

By: Kidder, Tracy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2003

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273059

ISBN: 0812973011

Condition: Very Good


Advance reader's edition. Signed by Tracy Kidder and Paul Farmer on title page (Farmer adds under his name, 'who also read this version'). A bit smoky. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317, [3] pp. Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction na... View more info

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The Lowland: A Novel

By: Lahiri, Jhumpa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200566

ISBN: 067697936X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine very slightly cocked.Light general wear to jacket. 2013 Hard Cover. 339 pp. Two brothers bound by tragedy; a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past; a country torn by revolution: the Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 New York Times bestselling author gives us a powerful new novel--set in both India and America--that explores the price of idealism, and a love that can last long past death. Growing up in Calcutta, born just fifteen months apart, Su... View more info

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Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865

By: Leech, Margaret

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: 1991

Seller ID: 2206373

Condition: Good


Spine creased, wrappers lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. viii, 483 pp. Winner of the 1942 Pulitzer Prize in History, it is an authentic, scholarly description of life in Washington during the Civil War, written in a highly readable style.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY REVEILLE IN WASHINGTON MARGARET LEECH PULITZER PRIZE CIVIL WAR MILITARY View more info

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Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865

By: Leech, Margaret

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 2206383

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1980 Trade Paperback. viii, 592 pp. Winner of the 1942 Pulitzer Prize in History, it is an authentic, scholarly description of life in Washington during the Civil War, written in a highly readable style.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY REVEILLE IN WASHINGTON MARGARET LEECH PULITZER PRIZE CIVIL WAR MILITARY View more info

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Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India

By: Lelyveld, Joseph

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2011

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272822

ISBN: 0307389952

Condition: Fine


Reprint. 2011 Trade Paperback. xv, 423 pp. A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of social justice for the country’s minorities, outcasts, and rural poor. Pulitzer Prize–winner Joseph L... View more info

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John Keats, in Two Volumes

By: Lowell, Amy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2278286

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated in the year of publication by author on front endpaper. Ink name on front endpaper of each volume (Charles H. Burkman, former research librarian at Princeton's Firestone Library), corners lightly bruised. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 631, [1]; viii, 662 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. A scholarly biography of the English Romantic poet, written by the American imagist poet who won the Pulit... View more info

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History

By: Lowell, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263771

ISBN: 0571102042

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Endpapers, page ridges, and jacket lightly foxed, 1 inch chip from jacket spine base, small ink number on jacket spine. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 207, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of verse by the poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry twice, as well as the National Book Award. View more info

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For Lizzie and Harriet

By: Lowell, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263772

ISBN: 0571102964

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly toned, small ink number on jacket spine base. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 48 pp. 8vo. A collection of verse by the poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry twice, as well as the National Book Award. View more info

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Stories of Bernard Malamud

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274045

ISBN: 0374270376

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges lightly foxed. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 349, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Natural and The Fixer. Compassionate and profound in their wry humor, this collection of stories captures the poetry of human relationships at the point where reality and imagination meet. View more info

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Thomas Jefferson 6 Volume Hardcover Set: Jefferson the Virginian; Jefferson and the Rights of Man; Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty; Jefferson the President: First Term, 1801-1805 & Second Term, 1805-1809; Jefferson and His Time: The Sage of Monticello

By: Malone, Dumas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201584

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Three 1 inch jacket tears to volume 1, tiny chip from spine head of volumes 4 and 5, jacket spines lightly faded. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in six volumes. 8 3/4 x 6. 8vo. Malone's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the great American president and renaissance man, still among the most authoritative works. Includes: Jefferson The Virginian, Jefferson and the Rights of Man, Jefferson and the Ordeal of Libe... View more info

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Jefferson the President: First Term, 1801-1805 (Jefferson and His Time)

By: Malone, Dumas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2123467

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Near fine in very good jacket. 1/2 inch tear to jacket corner.Very Good. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxix, 539. 8vo. The fourth volume of Malone's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the great American president and renaissance man, still among the most authoritative works. View more info

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Jefferson and the Rights of Man (Jefferson and His Time)

By: Malone, Dumas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company: 1951

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2123468

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Jacket spine faded.Near Fine. 1951 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxix, 523 pp. 8vo. The second volume of Malone's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the great American president and renaissance man, still among the most authoritative works. View more info

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Jefferson and the Ordeal of Liberty (Jefferson and His Time)

By: Malone, Dumas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2123470

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Jacket spine slightly faded.Near Fine. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxx, 545 pp. 8vo. The third volume of Malone's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the great American president and renaissance man, still among the most authoritative works. View more info

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Jefferson the President: Second Term, 1805-1809 (Jefferson and His Time)

By: Malone, Dumas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company: 1974

Seller ID: 2123474

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket spine slightly faded, jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 484 pp. 8vo. The fifth volume of Malone's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the great American president and renaissance man, still among the most authoritative works. View more info

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The Road

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273416

ISBN: 0307387895

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers very lightly rubbed, faint stain on front wrapper verso, pages faintly toned. 2006 Trade Paperback. 287 pp. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves ... View more info

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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276323

ISBN: 0684874350

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head and top edge of front jacket flap lightly bumped. Gift note on second blank. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 363 pp. When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. So begins... View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2195651

ISBN: 0684813637

Condition: Good


Reprint. Ink name on front endpaper, stain on bottom of page edges. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 751 pp.  In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -- the colossus of independence, as Thomas Jefferson called him -- who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become th... View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199565

ISBN: 0743223136

Condition: Near Fine


24th printing. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 751 pp. The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yanke... View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263412

ISBN: 0743223136

Condition: Very Good


Remained mark on page base, sticker remnant on back cover. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 751 pp. The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely indep... View more info

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John Adams

By: McCullough, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270841

ISBN: 0684813637

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Two light creases on front jacket flap. George Will article on John Adams laid in. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 751 pp. 8vo. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -- the colossus of independence, as Thomas Jefferson called him -- who spared nothing in his zeal for the American ... View more info

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Truman (The Library of the Presidents)

By: McCullough, David

Price: $85.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274886

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1994 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. 1117, [3] pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman has captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the thirty-third President of the United States, Truman provide... View more info

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Truman

By: McCullough, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275906

ISBN: 0671869205

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 1117, [3] pp. Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman has captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the thirty-third President of the United States, Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American. From Truman's small-town, turn-of-the-century boyhood and his transforming experience in the fa... View more info

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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

By: McCullough, David G.; Winn, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Francis Parkman Prize Edition / History Book Club: 2002

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2271010

ISBN: 0739478575

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 2002 Hard Cover. xii, 698 pp. 8vo. Winner of the National Book Award for history, The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failur... View more info

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Grant: A Biography [Ulysses S.] (The Library of the Presidents)

By: McFeely, William S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274895

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. xiii, [3], 592 pp. 8vo. Original dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire... View more info

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Film Flam: Essays on Hollywood

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199494

ISBN: 0671643088

Condition: Good


First edition. Faint smell of smoke, pages lightly toned.Jacket toned. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 159 pp. A noted screenwriter himself, Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry knows his Hollywood. In Film Flam, he takes a funny, original, and penetrating look at the movie industry and gives us the truth about the moguls, fads, flops, and box-office hits.With successful movies and television miniseries made from several of his novels ... View more info

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Anything for Billy: A Novel

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204351

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Minor spots to wrappers, top page ridge lightly foxed. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 412 pp. The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw. Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell-for-leather journey with Billy and his friends as they ride, drink, love, fight, shoot, and escape their way into the shining memo... View more info

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Boone's Lick: A Novel

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204353

Condition: Good


1st printing. Stain to front wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. Larry McMurtry returns to the Old West in a fast-moving, comic tale about a woman determined to conquer anything that stands in the way of an ultimate confrontation with her wayward husband. In his first historical novel in ten years, Larry McMurtry introduces Mary Margaret, a nineteenth-century version of the formidable, unforgettable Aurora Greenway of Te... View more info