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  • PEACE OR PERISH: A Crisis Anthology. by Berlandt Herman and Neeli Cherkovski, editors; Kenneth Patchen, graphics.
    Berlandt Herman and Neeli Cherkovski, editors; Kenneth Patchen, graphics.
    PEACE OR PERISH: A Crisis Anthology.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    San Francisco: Poets for Peace (1983). First edition - An anthology of poems for peace and against the nuclear holocaust, with Introduction by Miriam Patchen and illustrations by Kenneth Patchen. The poems are arranged alphabetically by poet - included are contributions from Ellen Bass, Robert Bly, James Broughton, Robert Creeley, Diane Di Prima, William Everson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Gerald Nicosia, Eugene Ruggles, Michael McClure, Thomas McGrath, Jack Hirschmann, Denise Levertov, Carolyn Forche, Susan Griffin, Bob Kaufman, Harold Norse, Simon J. Ortiz, Kay Ryan, Julia Vinograd and many more. 122 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68638
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  • Fincher, Hugh.
    WAR LORD! GOOD-BYE! (includes a CD of songs)

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Sarasota, Florida: Ventura Press, (2004.). First edition - A protest against the increasing militarization of the United States, including specifically the war in Iraq and the bloating of the military budget, and a plea for the average citizen to get involved. Includes a CD of satirical songs. 66 pp. ISBN: 0-966026225.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled wrappers (some website urls written on the title page.)

    Book ID: 33758
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  • VETERANS OF WAR, VETERANS OF PEACE. by Kingston, Maxine Hong, editor. Larry Heinemann, Grace Paley and others, contributors.
    Kingston, Maxine Hong, editor. Larry Heinemann, Grace Paley and others, contributors.
    VETERANS OF WAR, VETERANS OF PEACE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Kihei, Hawaii: Koa Press, (2006). SIGNED first edition - A collection of pieces - fiction and non-fiction by the survivors of five wars, including combatants, war widows, spouses, children, conscientious objectors, as well as gang members, drug abusers and veterans of domestic abuse. All struggle with trauma - PTSD, substance abuse, and other consequences of war and violence but through their writings, readers can witness worlds coming apart and being put back together again through liberating insight, community, and the deep transformation that is possible only by coming to grips with the past. SIGNED on the title page by Kingston. 630 pp. ISBN: 9780977333837.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58093
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  • BRIGHT STAR IN THE BIG SKY: Jeannette Rankin, 1880-1973. by [Rankin, Jeannette] O'Brien, Mary Barmeyer
    [Rankin, Jeannette] O'Brien, Mary Barmeyer
    BRIGHT STAR IN THE BIG SKY: Jeannette Rankin, 1880-1973.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Helena, MT: Falcon Press / TwoDot, (1995). SIGNED first edition - A biography for children this chronicles the extraordinary life of Jeannette Rankin, first woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress - as a suffragist, she helped gain women the right to vote in Montana, and as representative from Montana in Congress, she was the only woman who was able to vote for the right of all women in the US to vote. She is, however, best known for casting the only vote against the US entering World War II. As someone who dedicated much of her life towards working for peace, she felt that war, all war, was wrong. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Illustrated…

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    Helena, MT: Falcon Press / TwoDot, (1995). SIGNED first edition - A biography for children this chronicles the extraordinary life of Jeannette Rankin, first woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress - as a suffragist, she helped gain women the right to vote in Montana, and as representative from Montana in Congress, she was the only woman who was able to vote for the right of all women in the US to vote. She is, however, best known for casting the only vote against the US entering World War II. As someone who dedicated much of her life towards working for peace, she felt that war, all war, was wrong. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Illustrated with photographs. Bibliography. 73 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 156044360X.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68330
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  • TRINITY. by Smith, Harry.
    Smith, Harry.
    TRINITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Horizon Press, (1975) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A long, somewhat narrative, poem which revolves around the 1970 attack on a peace parade by construction workers at the World Trade Center, and the Trinity Church became a Red Cross station for the wounded. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper and date in 1980. Includes a note on 'the writing of Trinity.' 61 pp. ISBN: 0-8180-15756.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 59925
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