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  • [Black Panthers] Cleaver, Eldridge. (Scheer, Robert, editor)
    ELDRIDGE CLEAVER: Post Prison Writings and Speeches.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Random House, 1969. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Edited and with an introduction by Robert Scheer. Includes the Playboy Interview, an open letter to Ronald Reagan, a letter describing Cleaver's first encounter with the Black Panthers and more. Laid in is a newspaper clipping dated 12/7/75 by Kathryn Cleaver on "Why Eldridge Cleaver has come home." SIGNED on the title page by editor Robert Scheer. 211 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (toning to endpaper from clipping, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 14429
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  • [Black Panthers] Cleaver, Eldridge. (Scheer, Robert, editor)
    ELDRIDGE CLEAVER: Post Prison Writings and Speeches.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Edited and with an introduction by Robert Scheer. Includes the Playboy Interview, an open letter to Ronald Reagan, a letter describing Cleaver's first encounter with the Black Panthers, essays on Stokeley Carmichael, the death of Martin Luther King and more. 211 pp

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 26638
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  • Hendrickson, Paul.
    THE LIVING AND THE DEAD. Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of McNamara which focuses on his role as Secretary of Defense, his involvement in the Vietnam War, and his decision to keep publicly supporting that war even after he knew it was unwinnable. Also tells the stories of just five of the many people who were caught up in the wake of his decisions: an artist who tries to kill him after he had resigned from the Cabinet, a Quaker who immolated himself outside the Pentagon, a young Marine scarred by battle, a nurse desperate to believe her agonies in Vietnam were for a good cause, a member of a Saigon family. Photographs, notes, selected bibliography, index. 427 pp. ISBN: 0-679427619.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (a tight clean copy, old price on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 37863
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  • Johnston, Jill
    MOTHER BOUND: Autobiography in Search of a Father.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first part of her autobiography - the story of her childhood in a 'family' shaped by the story told by her mother: that she was a widow (although in reality she was an unwed mother) - and of her early years and her ambivalence about her sexuality, her career as a dance critic and her life in the then-forming SoHo world. Illustrated with photographs. 164 pp. ISBN: 0-394-527577.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38780
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  • Morris, Wright
    ONE DAY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1965. Hardcover first edition - Wright's powerful novel about the Friday in November 1963 when the word from Dallas - the assassination of President Kennedy - was heard in Escondido, Calfornia - where an infant had been found abandoned. Dust jacket praise from Eudora Welty, who describes "laying sure hands on the daily" as Morris's forte. 433 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, signs of pocket removal, but overall tight and clean in a good jacket (spine label).

    Book ID: 3124
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  • Morris, Wright
    ONE DAY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1965. dj. Hardcover first edition - Wright's powerful novel about the Friday in November 1963 when the word from Dallas - the assassination of President Kennedy - was heard in Escondido, Calfornia - where an infant had been found abandoned. Dust jacket praise from Eudora Welty, who describes "laying sure hands on the daily" as Morris's forte. 433 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, some rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 33549
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  • SKIPPED PARTS. by Sandlin, Tim
    Sandlin, Tim
    SKIPPED PARTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third novel and the first in his GroVont trilogy - a look at sex, teenagers and life in 1960's small town Wyoming. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-1086-6.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46964
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  • Vice, Lisa.
    RECKLESS DRIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Indiana in the 60's, this is the story of a family's disintegration as the father descends into madness, the mother tries to escape, and the child focuses on survival in her increasingly bleak and harsh world. Vice's own life - a runaway at 16, an unwed mother on welfare at 18, a summa cum laude graduate of Hunter College at 33 - is an example of overcoming adversity. Review copy with publisher's material laid in, including a sheet in which Vice talks about her life and writing this book. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-552-93863-x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 35779
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  • THE EARLY WRITINGS OF ALAN WATTS.: The British Years: 1931-1938, Writings in Buddhism in England. by Watts, Alan.
    Watts, Alan.
    THE EARLY WRITINGS OF ALAN WATTS.: The British Years: 1931-1938, Writings in Buddhism in England.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Covers the period from 1931, when Watts was still a student, to 1938 when he left England for the United States with his wife Eleanor. Edited by John Snelling, with Mark Watts (the son of Alan Watts) and Dennis Sibley. Photographs. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-89087-4808.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41789
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