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  • FOR ALL LIVING THINGS. by Del Vecchio, John M.
    Del Vecchio, John M.
    FOR ALL LIVING THINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, the story of the Cambodian holocaust and the violence of the Khmer Rouge as seen through the eyes of a Cambodian family ripped apart by the ten years of war. 790 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-553-057421.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (a massive book, so binding is slightly loosened)

    Book ID: 53723
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  • THE TRANSLATOR: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur. by Hari, Daoud (as told to Dennis Michael Burke and Megan M. McKenna.)
    Hari, Daoud (as told to Dennis Michael Burke and Megan M. McKenna.)
    THE TRANSLATOR: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Hari, a Zagewa tribesman, grew up in the Darfur region of Sudan. After fleeing from his home, his family decimated and dispersed, among thousands of others villagers attacked by Sudanese-government backed militia groups, he used his high school English to eventually become the translator and guide in Darfur for journalists for The New York Times, NBC, and the BBC. He risked his life over and over again to ensure that the story of his people was told. Appendix. xii, 204 pp. ISBN: 9781400067442.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45189
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  • SENEGAL TAXI. by Herrera, Juan Felipe.
    Herrera, Juan Felipe.
    SENEGAL TAXI.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (2013.). SIGNED first edition - "Known for his activism and writings that bring attention to oppression and injustice, Herrera turns to stories of genocide and hope in Sudan. 'Senegal Taxi' offers the voices of three children escaping the horrors of war in Africa. Unflinching in its honesty, brutality, and beauty, the collection fiercely addresses conflict and childhood." SIGNED and dated on the half title page by this US Poet Laureate. Illustrated by Herrera. 95 pp. ISBN: 978-0816530151.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69459
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  • THE HEMINGWAY BOOK CLUB OF KOSOVO. by Huntley, Paula.
    Huntley, Paula.
    THE HEMINGWAY BOOK CLUB OF KOSOVO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Tarcher / Putnam, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj: "In the spring of 1999, the world watched as more than 800,000 Kosovo Albanians poured over Kosovo's borders, bringing with them stories of torture, rape, and massacre. One year later, Paula Huntley's husband signed on with the American Bar Association to help build a modern legal system in this broken country, and she reluctantly agreed to accompany him. Deeply uncertain as to how she might be of any service in a country that had seen such violence and hatred, Huntley found a position teaching English as a Second Language to a group of Kosovo Albanians in Prishtina. A war story, a teacher's story, but most…

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    New York: Tarcher / Putnam, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj: "In the spring of 1999, the world watched as more than 800,000 Kosovo Albanians poured over Kosovo's borders, bringing with them stories of torture, rape, and massacre. One year later, Paula Huntley's husband signed on with the American Bar Association to help build a modern legal system in this broken country, and she reluctantly agreed to accompany him. Deeply uncertain as to how she might be of any service in a country that had seen such violence and hatred, Huntley found a position teaching English as a Second Language to a group of Kosovo Albanians in Prishtina. A war story, a teacher's story, but most of all a story of hope, [this] is the journal Huntley kept in scattered notebooks or on her laptop over the eight months that she lived and worked in Kosovo." Photograph. Appendix. 236 pp. ISBN: 1585422118.

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    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, a few lines underlined.)

    Book ID: 45229
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  • THE REAWAKENING. by Levi, Primo.
    Levi, Primo.
    THE REAWAKENING.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995). Companion volume to 'Survival in Auschwitz.' Translated from the Italian by Stuart Woolf, Afterword by the author. ISBN: 0-684-826356.

    Condition: Very good condition (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 58522
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  • THE OPTIMISTS. by Miller, Andrew.
    Miller, Andrew.
    THE OPTIMISTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel by this award-winning writer - "Clem is a successful photojournalist, firm in the belief that photographs could capture truth and beauty. Until he goes to Africa and witnesses the aftermath of a genocidal massacre. He returns to London with his faith in human nature shattered and his life derailed." SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-34082512x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75393
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  • Peters, Jensine Oerts (1879-1960.)
    TESTS AND TRIUMPHS OF ARMENIANS IN TURKEY AND MACEDONIA.

    Edition: New edition (originally published 1940.)

    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, nd (1958.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated "New Year 1959. Includes a foreword to this new edition by Dr. C. T. Walberg. Written by a Danish woman missionary who spent "forty-seven years of service to the Armenian people" starting in 1904, this is a recollection of some of her experiences and memories of her years there. Included is an account of working with the widows of the 1896 massacre of Malatia; although she had to return to Denmark in 1914 for health reasons, she went back to the area in 1922, first to Rodosto (Tikirdag) in Thrace where thousands of Armenian refugees were living,…

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    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, nd (1958.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated "New Year 1959. Includes a foreword to this new edition by Dr. C. T. Walberg. Written by a Danish woman missionary who spent "forty-seven years of service to the Armenian people" starting in 1904, this is a recollection of some of her experiences and memories of her years there. Included is an account of working with the widows of the 1896 massacre of Malatia; although she had to return to Denmark in 1914 for health reasons, she went back to the area in 1922, first to Rodosto (Tikirdag) in Thrace where thousands of Armenian refugees were living, survivors of the deportations and "the death march" of 1915-1918. She describes the "catastrophe at Smyrna" and her flight with thousands of refugees to Thessalonika after the Mundania agreement which gave Thrace to Turkey had been signed. Illustrated with black and white photographs, 96 pp. plus 10 pp of illustrations. Laid in is an obituary of the author, clipped from a newspaper.

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    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.(loss of about 1cm at top of spine, other minor edgewear to dj.) Very uncommon, especially signed and in a dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37392
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  • THE BURDEN OF MEMORY, THE MUSE OF FORGIVENESS. by Soyinka, Wole
    Soyinka, Wole
    THE BURDEN OF MEMORY, THE MUSE OF FORGIVENESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A powerful collection of essays by this Nobel Laureate writer, originally delivered at Harvard University in 1997 as the inaugural lectures at the W. E. B. DuBois Institute Macmillan series. " In the face of centuries-long devastation wrought on the African continent and her diaspora by slavery, colonialism, apartheid and racism, what form of recompense could possibly be adequate? .... Soyinka examines the question, illuminating the principle duty and 'near intolerable burden' of memory to bear the record of injustice." Leopold Senghor, Martin Luther King, the genocide in Sudan, the atrocities in Nigeria are just a few of the topics Soyinka touches on. SIGNED on the title page. Index. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5122054.

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

    Book ID: 73793
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  • THE BURDEN OF MEMORY, THE MUSE OF FORGIVENESS. by Soyinka, Wole
    Soyinka, Wole
    THE BURDEN OF MEMORY, THE MUSE OF FORGIVENESS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. First edition - A powerful collection of essays by this Nobel Laureate writer, originally delivered at Harvard University in 1997 as the inaugural lectures at the W. E. B. DuBois Institute Macmillan series. " In the face of centuries-long devastation wrought on the African continent and her diaspora by slavery, colonialism, apartheid and racism, what form of recompense could possibly be adequate? .... Soyinka examines the question, illuminating the principle duty and 'near intolerable burden' of memory to bear the record of injustice." Leopold Senghor, Martin Luther King, the genocide in Sudan, the atrocities in Nigeria are just a few of the topics Soyinka touches on. Publisher's material laid in. 192 pp

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 80791
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