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AQUARIUS REVISITED: SEVEN WHO CREATED THE SIXTIES COUNTERCULTURE THAT CHANG ED AMERICA

By: VanWyngarden, Bruce

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Citadel: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000022053

ISBN: 0806528567

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Clinical psychologist Whitmer invites readers on a trip down memory lane via interviews with '60s-era mavericks. Psychologist Timothy Leary, whose LSD experiments at Harvard spilled over from the lab into his private life, poet Allen Ginsberg, and writers William Burroughs, Ken Kesey, Norman Mailer, Tom Robbins and Hunter S. Thompson reveal the serendipitous nature of their encounters with one another, their clashes with the law and the establishment, bouts of drug abuse, and the relationship between the psychedelic experience and their creativi... View more info

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DREAMING WAR: BLOOD FOR OIL AND THE CHENEY-BUSH JUNTA

By: Vidal, Gore

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Nation Books: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000009250

ISBN: 1560255021

Condition: Fine


Long before the events of September 11, Vidal's place was secured as a prol ific preacher against America's imperialist policies. At age 76, he uses hi s exceptional talents to produce bound collections of his controversial ess ays and op-eds. However, this latest creation lacks the eloquence and grace that previously distinguished him from other writers in their attempts to uncover the hidden truths within our American republic. Vidal calls for a m ore thorough investigation into the response, or lack thereof, from the "Ch eney-Bush junta" on September 11 and purports that corporate g... View more info

MY INDIA : THE INDIA ETERNAL

By: Vivekananda, Swami

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Ramakrishna Mission: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000017243

ISBN: 8185843511

Condition: Very Good


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NIGHTS OF ICE

By: Walker, Spike

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000015605

ISBN: 0312156111

Condition: Fine/Fine


A crisp clean first edition/printing (as stated) protected in a new brodart wrapper: Frantic and entertaining in a guilty sort of way, Nights of Ice is like Endurance on steroids. The book presents eight true stories of disaster and survival involving commercial fisherman off the coast of Alaska (said to be one of America's most dangerous occupations). Included are tales of subzero temperatures, 100 mph winds, 60-foot-high waves, boats encased in ice and capsized, men trapped underwater, and other horrors. Author Spike Walker, who interviewed many of the survivors in compiling this book, is no... View more info

MANCHESTER ODDITIES: CURIOUS PEOPLE AND PLACES AROUND MANCHESTER

By: Warrender, Keith

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Willow Publishing, Timperley: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000044030

ISBN: 0946361436

Condition: Very Good


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CUTTING OFF THE SERPENT'S HEAD: TIGHTENING CONTROL IN TIBET, 1994-1995

By: Watch, Human Rights

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Human Rights Watch: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011545

ISBN: 1564321665

Condition: Very Good


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FEWER: HOW THE NEW DEMOGRPAHY OF DEPOPULATION WILL SHAPE OUR FUTURE

By: Wattemberg, Ben J.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000029937

ISBN: 156663606X

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


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. Fewer tells a monumental human story, largely ignored, but which promises to starkly change the human condition in the years to come. Never before have birth and fertility rates fallen so far, so fast, so low, for so long, in so many places, so surprisingly. In Fewer, Ben Wattenberg shows how and why this has occurred, and explains what it means for the future. The demographic plunge, he notes, is starkly apparent in the developed nations of Europe an... View more info

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FROM BAUHAUS TO OUR HOUSE (SPANISH EDITION)

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Macmillan _: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045348

ISBN: 0330326090

Condition: Very Good


Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), exami nes the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word, From Bauhaus to Our House. View more info

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LEAVING MICROSOFT TO CHANGE THE WORLD : AN ENTREPRENEUR'S ODYSSEY TO EDUCAT E THE WORLD'S CHILDREN (HARDCOVER)--BY JOHN WOOD [200

By: Wood, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: John Wood: 1672

Seller ID: RWARE0000037875

ISBN: 006112107X

Condition: Very Good/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. Leaving Microsoft to Change the World chronicles John Wood's struggle to find a meaningful outlet for his managerial talents and entrepreneurial zeal. For every high-achiever who has ever wondered what life might be like giving back, Wood offers a vivid, emotional, and absorbing tale of how to take the lessons learned at a hard-charging company like Microsoft and apply them to one of the world's most pressing problems: the lack of basic literacy. View more info

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STEVE WRIGHT'S BOOK OF FACTOIDS: AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 2'S STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON

By: Wright, Steve

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000020811

ISBN: 0007206607

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Born in Greenwich in 1954, Steve Wright held a number of jobs before joinin g Radio Luxembourg in the 1970s. He famously moved to Radio 1's daytime slo t with his Steve Wright in the Afternoon show and revolutionised radio by i ntroducing the "zoo" format to the UK. Steve joined Radio 2 in 1996 to pres ent two shows - Sunday Love Songs, and his Afternoon show, which are now tw o of the most widely listened to shows on radio. Steve also writes and pres ents Top of the Pops 2 on BBC 2. View more info

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SUPPING WITH THE DEVILS

By: Young, Hugo

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000006502

ISBN: 1843542277

Condition: Very Good+


A collection of Hugo Young's columns from the "Guardian". They include: lon g analyses of John Major's premiership; interviews with Margaret Thatcher; detailed responses to the Salman Rushdie Fatwa; and pieces on the Balkan Wa r and the murder of Stephen Lawrence. View more info