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  • DEEP IN THE SHADE OF PARADISE. by Dufresne, John
    Dufresne, John
    DEEP IN THE SHADE OF PARADISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel - a family saga, a star-crossed love story - set deep in the bayou country of Louisiana. 364 pp. ISBN: 0-393020207.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79785
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  • AS SUMMERS DIE. by Groom, Winston.
    Groom, Winston.
    AS SUMMERS DIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by the author of 'Forrest Gump' - set in the early 1960's in his fictional Bienville, a coastal town in the bayou country, where oil has been discovered under land formerly considered so worthless it was inhabited only by poor black farmers and sharecroppers - and now the richest family in town is trying to force them off the land. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-671-40072X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 53676
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  • STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND: Anger and Mourning on the American Right. by Hochschild, Arlie Russell.
    Hochschild, Arlie Russell.
    STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND: Anger and Mourning on the American Right.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Tjhe New Press, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover - "A journey to the heart of our political divide". . . Hochschild embarks on a journey "deep into Louisiana bayou countrya stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the people she meets - people whose concerns are actually ones that all Americans share: the desire for community, the embrace of family, and hopes for their children.. . [She] finds lives ripped apart by stagnant wages, a loss of home, an elusive American dreamand political choices and views that make sense in the context of their lives."…

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    New York: Tjhe New Press, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover - "A journey to the heart of our political divide". . . Hochschild embarks on a journey "deep into Louisiana bayou countrya stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the people she meets - people whose concerns are actually ones that all Americans share: the desire for community, the embrace of family, and hopes for their children.. . [She] finds lives ripped apart by stagnant wages, a loss of home, an elusive American dreamand political choices and views that make sense in the context of their lives." 2016 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction, a NY Times Notable book, Kirkus Best Book of the Year and more. INSCRIBED on the title page. Endnotes, bibliography, index. xii, 351 pp. ISBN: 978-1620972250.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 72485
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