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The Grapes of Wrath (The Living Library L-5)

By: Steinbeck, John; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283612

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 1 inch chip from front jacket corner, minor loss from other corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 468, [2] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Carl Van Doren, illustrations by John Groth. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California,... View more info

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Of Mice and Men (Collector's Edition)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T. - introduction

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2272194

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, endpaper edges a bit faded. 1977 Full-Leather. 164, [4] pp. 11 x 8. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin, introduction by John T. Winterich. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. View more info

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The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

By: Stiglitz, Joseph E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299481

ISBN: 0393088693

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A few faint smudges to jacket panels. 2012 Hard Cover. xxxi, 414 pp. The top 1 percent of Americans control 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. And, as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains, while those at the top enjoy the best health care, education, and benefits of wealth, they fail to realize that “their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live.” Stiglitz draws on his deep understanding of economics to show that growing inequality is not inevitable: moneyed interests compound their wealth by stifling true, dynamic capitalism. They have made America the most unequal adv... View more info

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Collected Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore

By: Tagore, Rabindranath

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1967

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2198329

ISBN: 0026159201

Condition: Good


Address label on front paste-down endpaper, ink note on front endpaper. Jacket toned, front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker on front jacket flap. 1967 Hard Cover. 578 pp. This was first published in 1936 in keeping with Tagore's wish for an anthology. But the title of the original was really a misnomer as the works compiled were selected not collected. The poems and plays collected are translations from the Bengali. CONTENTS: Gitanjali; The Crescent Moon; The Gardener; Chitra; Fruit-Gathering; The Post Office; Lover's Gift; Crossing; Stray Birds; The Cycle of Spring; The Fugitive, and Other... View more info

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The Sorrow Gondola [Sorgegondolen] (Green Integer 177)

By: Transtromer, Tomas; McGriff, Michael; Grassl, Mikaela

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Green Integer: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267099

ISBN: 1933382449

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name on half-title page. 2010 Small Hard Cover. 71 pp. Dual text in Swedish and English. The Sorrow Gondola was the great Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer's first collection of poems after his stroke in 1990. Translated by Michael McGriff, Tranströmer's great work is available in its first single-volume English edition. Tomas Tranströmer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011. View more info

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Omeros

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261495

ISBN: 0374523509

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1992 Trade Paperback. A poem in five books, of circular narrative design, titled with the Greek name for Homer, which simultaneously charts two currents of history: the visible history charted in events -- the tribal losses of the American Indian, the tragedy of African enslavement -- and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile. View more info