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THE HITLER I KNEW: MEMOIRS OF THE THIRD REICH'S PRESS CHIEF

By: Dietrich, Otto

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000043310

ISBN: 1602399727

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. "Up to the last moment, his overwhelming, despotic authority aroused false hopes and deceived his people and his entourage. Only at the end, when I wa tched the inglorious collapse and the obstinacy of his final downfall, was I able suddenly to fit together the bits of mosaic I had been amassing for twelve years into a complete picture of his opaque and sph... View more info

CROW DOG: FOUR GENERATIONS OF SIOUX MEDICINE MEN

By: Dog, Leonard C.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000038850

ISBN: 0060926821

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In January 1890, Leonard Crow Dog's great-grandfather, Jerome Crow Dog, surrendered to the U.S. Army; he was the last of the ghost dancers, who brought a "new way of praying, of relating to the spirits." Ninety-three years later, Leonard Crow Dog revived the ghost dance at Wounded Knee. From childhood he was destined to... View more info

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LAKOTA WOMAN

By: Dog, Mary Crow

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000043354

ISBN: 0060973897

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A unique autobiography unparalleled in American Indian literature, and a deeply moving account of a woman's triumphant struggle to survive in a hostile world. View more info

A TRIBUTE TO THE PEOPLE'S PRINCESS

By: Donnelly, Peter

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009792

ISBN: 1551107155

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible book first edition/printing, protected in a new brodar t wrapper. Includes illustrations. With six chapters and over 215 colour an d black-and-white photographs--many previously unpublished in book form--an d with a lively text. View more info

RORY AND ITA

By: Doyle, Roddy

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000037692

ISBN: 0224069233

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Ita Doyle: 'In all my life I have lived in two houses, had two jobs, and on e husband. I'm a very interesting person.' Rory and Ita, Roddy Doyle's firs t non-fiction book, tells - largely in their own words - the story of his p arents' lives from their first memories to the present. Born in 1923 and 19 25 respectively, they met at a New Year's Eve dance in 1947 and married in 1951. They remember every detail of their Dublin childhoods - the people (a unts, cousins, shopk... View more info

THE PATTERN IN THE CARPET: A PERSONAL HISTORY WITH JIGSAWS

By: Drabble, Margaret

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000035836

ISBN: 0547386095

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws is an original and brilliant work. Margaret Drabble weaves her own story into a history of games, in particular jigsaws, which have offered her and many others relief from melancholy and depression. Alongside curious facts and discoveries about jigsaw puzzles - did you... View more info

A SORROW IN OUR HEART: THE LIFE OF TECUMSEH

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000031700

ISBN: 055356174X

Condition: Very Good


A biography of the famous Shawnee describes Tecumseh's plan to amalgamate a ll North American tribes into one people, his role as statesman and militar y strategist, and his death in the Battle of Thames. View more info

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BOOK OF DAVID HELFGOTT

By: Eley, Beverley

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Harpercollins Publisher: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000006863

ISBN: 0207191050

Condition: Near Fine


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NAMEDROPPING: MOSTLY LITERARY MEMOIRS

By: Elman, Richard

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: State University of New York: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000040429

ISBN: 0791438805

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Candid snapshots in prose of literary and other figures-ranging from Aldous Huxley and Isaac Bashevis Singer to Faye Dunaway and Hunter S. Thompson-wh om the author encountered during four decades as a working writer and journ alist. In the course of the same old race I find myself writing about knowing some people-how fame se... View more info

BOOK BUSINESS: PUBLISHING: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

By: Epstein, Jason

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008504

ISBN: 0393049841

Condition: F/F


A wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscri ptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. As editor-publisher to some of the 20th-century's greatest writers (Edmund Wilson, Vladimir Nabokov, Jane Jacobs) as well as the virtual inventor of the trade paperback (meaning the "quality" type, as opposed to the drugstore mass-market), Jason Epstein is one of those rare publishing-world types who is as investe... View more info

ISLAND WIFE: LIVING ON THE EDGE OF THE WILD

By: Fairbairns, Judy

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Two Roads: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000036485

ISBN: 1444759604

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. A memoir of a woman's life on a remote Scottish island: from young girl to wife to mother of five, hotelier, and domestic miracle worker. Funny and tender, this is a book of endless horizons and a breath of fresh air. Island Wife tells the story of Judy who, at 19, met her Wild Pioneer. He whisked her off into an adventure, a marriage of forty years, and a lif... View more info

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DAUGHTER OF PERSIA: A WOMAN'S JOURNEY FROM HER FATHER'S HAREM THROUGH THE I SLAMIC REVOLUTION

By: Farman-Farmaian, Sattareh

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Corgi: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000042412

ISBN: 0552139289

Condition: Good


Sattareh Farman Farmaian, the daughter of a once-powerful and wealthy Irani an prince, was raised and educated in the 1920s and 1930s in a Persian hare m compound, along with numerous mothers and more than 30 brothers and siste rs. As a young woman, she broke with Muslim tradition and travelled to Amer ica, where she became the first Persian to study at the University of South ern California. Her new life in the West fired a vision to lift her own peo ple out of backward... View more info

HITLER

By: Fest, Joachim

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000035129

ISBN: 0151416508

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A best-seller in its original German edition and subsequently translated in to more than a dozen languages, Joachim Fest's Hitler has become a classic portrait of a man, a nation, and an era. View more info

MY NAME IS ROSS: AN ALCOHOLIC'S JOURNEY

By: Fitzgerald, Ross

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: University of New South Wale: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000032642

ISBN: 1742231020

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Brutally honest and inspiring, this narrative tells the story of a well-known writer's life as an alcoholic and his struggle to become-and stay-sober. Beginning with his first drink at the age of 14, this unique account traces the author's relationship with alcohol, taking readers on a journey from substance abuse and despair to... View more info

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MOTHERHOOD DEFERRED

By: Fleming, Anne Taylor

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Putnam Adult: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000021664

ISBN: 0399137408

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


When journalist Fleming finally felt ready to have a baby at the age of 37, she discovered that she was unable to conceive. Her desire to become pregn ant was strong, so she ultimately tried the various fixes modern fertility experts offer. As she pursued this elusive quest, she found herself reviewi ng the events of her life that had led her to postpone childbearing until i t was too late. Each chapter alternates between Fleming's earlier years, wh ich were shaped by th... View more info

MY LIFE SO FAR + 1 DVD

By: Fonda, Jane

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperback: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000010413

ISBN: 0812975766

Condition: Fine


One of the most recognizable women of our time, America knows Jane Fonda as actress, activist, feminist, wife, and workout guru. In her extraordinary memoir, Fonda divides her life into three acts: her childhood, early films , and first marriage make up act one; her growing career in film, marriage to Ted Turner, and involvement in the Vietnam War belong to act two; and th e third act belongs to the future, in which she hopes to "begin living con sciously," and... View more info

LIFE AND MAJOR WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE

By: Foner, Philip Sheldon

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Kensington: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000038303

ISBN: 0806504145

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

MORDECAI: THE LIFE AND TIMES BY CHARLES FORAN (2010, HARDCOVER): THE LIFE A ND TIMES

By: Foran, Charles

Price: ¥2,800.00

Publisher: Knopf Canada: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000020657

ISBN: 0676979637

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition (as stated)no markings throughout, not an ex-li b. View more info

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THE DUCHESS

By: Foreman, Amanda

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Random House: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000041686

ISBN: 0812979699

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England's richest and most influential aristocrats. She became the queen of fashionable soci... View more info

DAPHNE DU MAURIER

By: Forster, Margaret

Price: ¥1,600.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000010466

ISBN: 0701136995

Condition: Near Fine


A behind-the-scenes look at Daphne du Maurier, author of "Rebecca", "French man's Creek" and "My Cousin Rachel". This biography explores, amongst other things, her stifling relationship with her father, actor-manager Gerald du Maurier, her troubled marriage and her secret wartime love affair. View more info