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61 BRUCKNER, PETER Vom Unversohnlichen Frieden Aufsatze Zur Politischen Kultur Und Moral.
Verlag Klaus Wagenbach, Berlin: 1984. 3803135222 / 9783803135223 s Softcover. Good condition. Library discard. 
Text is in German. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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62 BRUNT, NINI. Het Huis In De Heemskerckstraat: Meisje Tussen Boeken.
Querido's Uitgeverij, Amsterdam, 1978. 9021454610 / 9789021454610 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Dutch Text. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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63 CARLYLE, THOMAS. Past And Present.
Oxford University Press, London. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Underlinling and slight wear to the spine. 
At the time when almost eminent historian described the past as a mere foil to the present, Carlyle actually uses the flimsy and degraded present as a foil to the past. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.74 USD
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64 CARLYLE, THOMAS; MIMS, EDWIN (INTRODUCTION AND NOTES). Past And Present.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1918. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Underlinling and slight wear to the spine. 

Price: 8.08 USD
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65 CASTRO, JOY. Island Of Bones.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2012. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
What is "identity" when you're a girl adopted as an infant by a Cuban American family of Jehovah's Witnesses? The answer isn't easy. You won't find it in books. And you certainly won't find it in the neighborhood. This is just the beginning of Joy Castro's unmoored life of searching and striving that she's turned to account with literary alchemy in Island of Bones. In personal essays that plumb the depths of not-belonging, Castro takes the all-too-raw materials of her adolescence and young adulthood and views them through the prism of time. The result is an exquisitely rendered, richly detailed perspective on a uniquely troubled young life that reflects on the larger questions each of us faces in a world where diversity and singularity are forever at odds. In the experiences of her past—hunger and abuse, flight as a fourteen-year-old runaway, single motherhood, the revelations of her "true" ethnic identity, the suicide of her father—Castro finds the "jagged, smashed place of edges and fragments" that she pieces together to create an island all her own. Hers is a complicated but very real depiction of what it is to "jump class," to not belong but to find one's voice in the interstices of identity. Joy Castro is an associate professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the Department of English and the Institute for Ethnic Studies. Castro's first book, The Truth Book: A Memoir (available as a Nebraska Paperback), was named a Book Sense Notable Book by the American Booksellers Association, and her novel, Hell or High Water, was named a National Latino Book Club selection. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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66 CHAMBERLAIN, ESSIE ( EDITOR). Essays Old And New.
Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York: 1926. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Pages are discolored. Cover ahs scratches and chips. Pen marks on the inside cover. Stamp on the title page. 
Essays Old and New is designed for classroom study and for classroom discussion. 
Price: 8.55 USD
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67 CHAMBERLIN, WILLIAM HENRY. The German Phoenix.
Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York: 1963. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Like the fabled Phoenix, Germany has arisen from the ashes of World War II to its present heights. Even more significant, however, has been the return of Germany to free institutions and the rule of law after a decade of Hitlerite tyranny. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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68 CHERNOFF, DOROTHY A (EDITED BY); WOLF, JACK (ILLUSTRATED BY). Call Us Americans.
Doubleday & Co., Garden City: 1968. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition with slight wear to covers. 
This is a collection of stories about one of the great human dramas of modern times-the wave of immigration that has brought people from all over the world to America. 
Price: 21.14 USD
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69 CHOTZNER, J. Hebrew Humour And Other Essays.
Luzac & Co., London: 1905. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Library discard. 

Price: 47.50 USD
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70 CLURMAN, HAROLD. Lies Like Truth: Theatre Reviews And Essays.
Grove Press, Inc., New York: 1960. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A collection of Clurman's reviews written between 1947 and 1957. 
Price: 86.45 USD
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71 CODRESCU, ANDREI. The Muse Is Always Half-dressed In New Orleans And Other Essays.
Picador, New York: 1995. 031213570X / 9780312135706 First Picador USA Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 5.94 USD
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72 COLLINS, WILKIE. My Miscellanies.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1874. Harper's Library Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
"The various papers of which the following collection is composed, were most of them written some years since, and were all originally published—with many more, which I have not thought it desirable to reprint." And so begins the Preface to My Miscellanies. 
Price: 118.75 USD
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73 CONNELL, EVAN S. The Aztec Treasure House, Selected Essays.
Counterpoint, Washington D. C., 2001. 1582431620 / 9781582431628 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 6.41 USD
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74 CONNOLLY, CYRIL. The Condemned Playground, Essays: 1927-1944.
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1946. First Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 17.81 USD
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75 CONNOLLY, CYRIL. The Evening Colonnade.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York and London: 1975. 0151293872 / 9780151293872 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 15.91 USD
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76 COOGAN, DANIEL & KURZ, EDMUND P. Auswahl Deutscher Essays: Von Schopenhauer Bis Frisch.
Appleton - Century - Crofts, New York: 1966. s Softcover. Reading copy. Front cover is worn and torn. Underlining and notes on some pages. 
Acquaints college students with significant examples of nonfictional German prose published within the last hundred years. The collection contains letters, speeches, and one sermon, as well as essays in the humanities, the social sciences, and the physical sciences. All selections are unaltered, and most are unabridged. Whenever an abridgment has been made, the character and spirit of the original have been retained as far as possible. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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77 COOKE, ALISTAIR. The Americans: Fifty Talks On Our Life And Times.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1979. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very ggod reading copy. 
For more than thirty years, Alistar Cooke observed Americans and talked about them in a weekly fifteen-minute radio talk - Letter from America - broadcast to millions of devoted listenersin Britain and parts of the world. Fifty of his best talks have now been brought together from Richard Nixon's arrival in the White House, to the case of Michelle Marvin, to the latest burst of Chinese-American mutual admiration. 
Price: 6.08 USD
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78 COOKE, THOMAS D.; HONEYCUTT, BENJAMIN L. (EDITORS). The Humor Of The Fabliaux: A Collection Of Critical Essays.
University of Missouri Press, Columbia: 1974. 0826201687 / 9780826201683 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
These ten essays concentrate on the fabliaux--the comic tales that flourished in thirteenth-century France. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.26 USD
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79 COOLEY, THOMAS. The Norton Sampler: Short Essays For Composition.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York 1985. 0393954129 / 9780393954128 Third Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 4.99 USD
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80 COOPER, DENNIS. All Ears: Cultural Criticism, Essays And Obituaries.
Soft Skull Press, Brooklyn: 1999. 1887128336 / 9781887128339 First Edition (unstated). s Siftcover. Brand New Book. 
Collects Cooper's cultural criticism, a journalism that probes toward the meaning of this late century's culture. Like Bob Mould, Courtney Love and Leonard DiCaprio, the reader will find Cooper free of the manipulations of exploitive reporters. Guileless, Cooper wins our trust. 
Price: 12.59 USD
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