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  • THE DARK LADY. by Auchincloss, Louis.
    Auchincloss, Louis.
    THE DARK LADY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel spanning three decades, from the 1930s to the McCarthy era of the 1950s, set in a New York where "birth and style count nearly as much as wealth" - the world that Auchincloss grew up in. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-395254027.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (small erasure spot on the front endpaper)

    Book ID: 76191
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  • IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE: A Daughter's Story. by Chernin, Kim.
    Chernin, Kim.
    IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE: A Daughter's Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Ticknor & Fields, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of two generations trying to make sense of each other's lives: the mother, now 80, a Russian immigrant whose life encompassed 50 years in the American radical movement, including arrest and imprisonment during the McCarthy era, and the daughter, who remembered the discrimination she endured as the child of Communists, her disillusion with the movement and her search for her own identity. A story of conflict, confrontation and reconciliation. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-1673.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate mostly hidden by dj flap, minor edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 62415
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  • REEL POLITICS: American Political Movies from Birth of a Nation to Platoon. by Christensen, Terry.
    Christensen, Terry.
    REEL POLITICS: American Political Movies from Birth of a Nation to Platoon.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Basil Blackwell, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - A survey of over 200 films from the age of silent films through two World Wars, the McCarthy era, the counterculture, Vietnam and to the present, which reveals the ways in which the genre has changed to reflect the changes in our culture, and which demonstrates that even ostensibly liberal films are essentially conservative. Illustrated with photographs, notes at the end of each chapter. Political Filmography, index. x, 244 pp. ISBN: 0-631-158448.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some rubbing and edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 58095
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  • [Du Bois, W. E. B.] Du Bois, Shirley Graham.
    HIS DAY IS MARCHING ON: A Memoir of W. E. B. Du Bois.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An intimate biography of the great African American leader by his wife. Index. 384 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good- dust jacket (some creasing to the dj, closed tear on front panel.)

    Book ID: 32403
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  • MY NATIVE GROUNDS: The Autobiography of Royal W. France. by France, Royal W.
    France, Royal W.
    MY NATIVE GROUNDS: The Autobiography of Royal W. France.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Cameron Associates, 1957. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a former corporate attorney and economics professor who chose to defend those accused of un-American activities in the era of McCarthy. Foreword by Dr Alexander Meiklejohn. 255 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in a good dust jacket (rather severe toning to the pages, some rubbing and wear to the dj, small peeled spot from sticker removal, original price of $3.75 still present.)

    Book ID: 77157
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  • WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR: A Memoir. by Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
    Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
    WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR: A Memoir.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997) dj. Hardcover - An account of growing up in a New York suburb in the 1950s by this Pulitzer Prize winning historian - a time of innocence, marked by the religious rituals of the Catholic and the dawn of a glorious era in baseball. But behind the tranquility was the paranoia of McCarthyism, the fear of nuclear war, and racial prejudice - a time which sowed the seeds of the 60s. Photographs. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-684824892.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64134
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  • Hellman, Lillian.
    SCOUNDREL TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1976.) dj. Memoir of the witch-hunting, blacklisting era of the 1950's. Introduction byt Garry Wills. Illustrated with photographs. 155 pp. ISBN: 0-316-355151.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 35655
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  • Hellman, Lillian.
    SCOUNDREL TIME.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Bantam, 1977. Memoir of the witch-hunting, blacklisting era of the 1950's. Photographs. 150 pp. ISBN: 0-553-102826.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 24204
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  • AMERICAN VOICES. by Lowenfels, Walter (1897-1976).
    Lowenfels, Walter (1897-1976).
    AMERICAN VOICES.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Philadelphia: Whittier Press, (1953.). The top of the first page reads "The people ask for peace!" and the back cover refers to "that enormous power which was the love of peace." Excerpts, printed in Lowenfels' defense in his Smith Act trial, noting that this poem, which was originally published in Masses & Mainstream, . was used as evidence that he was advocating the overthrow of the government by force. 8 pp.

    Condition: Fine in stapled wrappers

    Book ID: 51946
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  • THE EDUCATION OF CAREY McWILLIAMS. by McWilliams, Carey.
    McWilliams, Carey.
    THE EDUCATION OF CAREY McWILLIAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of this influential journalist, editor of The Nation magazine and fighter for social justice. In his books ( "Factories in the Fields," "Brothers under the Skin," "Prejudice") and in his articles McWilliams wrote about racial intolerance against Japanese Americans, anti-Semitism in the U.S., the McCarthy era witch hunts and wartime life in the U.S. As he describes it, he has known five worlds - growing up as a boy on a ranch in Northwestern Colorado, living in Los Angeles in the 1920s, the years of strife in California in the 30s, the war years, and the 30 years of the Cold War, years when he was the editor of The Nation. Bibliography, index. 363 pp. ISBN: 0-671228765.

    Condition: Very good in a a good dustjacket. (remainder mark, minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 75976
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  • McWilliams, Carey.
    THE EDUCATION OF CAREY McWILLIAMS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of this influential journalist, editor of The Nation magazine and fighter for social justice. In his books ( "Factories in the Fields," "Brothers under the Skin," "Prejudice") and in his articles McWilliams wrote about racial intolerance against Japanese Americans, anti-Semitism in the U.S., the McCarthy era witch hunts and wartime life in the U.S. As he describes it, he has known five worlds - growing up as a boy on a ranch in Northwestern Colorado, living in Los Angeles in the 1920's, the years of strife in California in the 30's, the war years, and the 30 years of the Cold War, years when he was the editor of The Nation. Bibliography, index. 363 pp. ISBN: 0-671228765.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (remainder mark, tight clean copy.)

    Book ID: 36975
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  • FAITHFUL ARE THE WOUNDS. by Sarton, May
    Sarton, May
    FAITHFUL ARE THE WOUNDS.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Gollancz, 1955. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Uncommon first English edition of this early Sarton novel, described as a vivid dramatization of the plight of the embattled American liberal during the McCarthy era. Set in the world of Harvard and Cambridge. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "For Louis and Phyl w love from the old reccom (?)" and dated March 1969. 239 pp.

    Condition: Very good in burgundy boards in a very good dj - usual light toning to the pages, rear flap of dj beginning to separate along fold, some staining there.

    Book ID: 76385
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