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  • MEMORY BOOK. by Barbour, Fanny .
    Barbour, Fanny .
    MEMORY BOOK.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Standard Brands Incorporated, 1940. Hardcover first edition - A picture book - a combination of photo album, brief jottings and some dialogue - which put faces on the characters in "One Man's Family," an American radio soap opera, created by Carlton E. Morse, which ran from 1932-1959 (first on radio, then on television). It was the longest-running uninterrupted dramatic serial in the history of American radio. Slim oblong format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 79926
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  • AIRWAVES OVER ALASKA: The Story of Broadcaster Augie Hiebert. by Chlupach, Robin Ann; Foreword by Walter Cronkite.
    Chlupach, Robin Ann; Foreword by Walter Cronkite.
    AIRWAVES OVER ALASKA: The Story of Broadcaster Augie Hiebert.

    Edition: First edition.

    Issaquah, Washington: Sammamish Press, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Biography of the Alaskan radio and television pioneer Augie Hiebert as told by his daughter. SIGNED on the front endpaper by both the author and Augie Hiebert. Illustrated with many photographs. ERRATA diagram laid-in at pages 134-135. 228 pp. Also laid in is a letter from KNOM, Alaska Radio Mission explaining that this signed copy was donated by Hiebert to help raise funds for a new transmitter. ISBN: 0-942381-092.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60428
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  • SCOOP & BEHIND THE SCREEN. by Christie, Agatha; Dorothy Sayers, Freeman Willis Crofts, Anthony Berkeley et al. Introduction by Julian Symons.
    Christie, Agatha; Dorothy Sayers, Freeman Willis Crofts, Anthony Berkeley et al. Introduction by Julian Symons.
    SCOOP & BEHIND THE SCREEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - Two "long-lost" short novels originally written in 1930 and 1931 and designed to be broadcast. While they were published as serials in the BBC's weekly periodical, The Listener, they have never before been published in book form, written by 8 members of the Detection Club: Christie, Sayers, E.C. Bentley, Anthony Berkeley, Ronald Knox, Freeman Willis Crofts, Hugh Walpole, and Clemence Dane. Introduction by Julian Symons. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-06039031X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74213
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  • 13 FOR CORWIN. by [Corwin, Norman] Bradbury, Ray; Studs Terkel, Charles Kuralt, Norman Lear, Norman Cousins et al
    [Corwin, Norman] Bradbury, Ray; Studs Terkel, Charles Kuralt, Norman Lear, Norman Cousins et al
    13 FOR CORWIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Los Angeles: USC School of Journalism / Perpetua Press, (1985). Hardcover first edition - "13 essays on the art of communication written by friends" on Norman Corwin's 75th birthday. Includes contributions by Studs Terkel, Charles Kuralt, Norman Lear, Norman Cousins, Erik Barnouw, Philip Dunne, Peter Davis, Richard J. Goggin, Jerome Lawrence, James A. Brown, Robert E. Lee, Leonard Leader, Earl Robinson and Robert Nathan. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. The "Grand Old Man" of radio, Corwin came to fame with a series of broadcasts and programs for CBS in the 1940s and remained influential for the next 40 years. 112 pp.

    Condition: Fine in violet-red cloth with silver lettering.

    Book ID: 66631
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  • TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME. by Dunning, John.
    Dunning, John.
    TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in and around radio station in New Jersey in 1942. 479 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-01957.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38793
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  • TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME. by Dunning, John.
    Dunning, John.
    TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in and around radio station in New Jersey in 1942. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 479 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-01957.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82971
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  • TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME. by Dunning, John.
    Dunning, John.
    TWO O'CLOCK EASTERN WARTIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in and around radio station in New Jersey in 1942. 478 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-01957.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket ( spine slant.)

    Book ID: 31465
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  • STATIC: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back. by Goodman, Amy, and David Goodman.
    Goodman, Amy, and David Goodman.
    STATIC: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sister and brother team of Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, and investigative journalist David Goodman takes on government liars, corporate profiteers, and the media that have acted as their cheerleaders. INSCRIBED on the title page by Amy Goodman "Dear . . . Democracy now!" Notes, index. 338 pp. Brochure for the radio show laid in. ISBN: 1401302939.

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

    Book ID: 40785
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  • MORE MAGGIE MUGGINS. by Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    MORE MAGGIE MUGGINS.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Pennington Press, (1959). Hardcover - A delightful story featuring Maggie Muggins and Mr. McGarrity. For twenty-three years during the golden age of radio in Canada, stories for children by Mary Grannan, "Just Mary," were broadcast by CBC first in radio, and starting in 1952 in television. The stories from Just Mary and Maggie Muggins were published in over thirty best-selling books. Illustrated by Bernard Zalusky in orange and black and white drawings . Large format, 61 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in brown cloth, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86073
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  • MAGGIE MUGGINS AND HER ANIMAL FRIENDS. by Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    Grannan, Mary (1900-1975)
    MAGGIE MUGGINS AND HER ANIMAL FRIENDS.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Pennington Press, (1959). Hardcover - A delightful story featuring Maggie Muggins and Mr. McGarrity. For twenty-three years during the golden age of radio in Canada, stories for children by Mary Grannan, "Just Mary," were broadcast by CBC first in radio, and starting in 1952 in television. The stories from Just Mary and Maggie Muggins were published in over thirty best-selling books. Illustrated by Bernard Zalusky in orange and black and white drawings . Large format, 60 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in brown cloth, no dust jacket (last section loose, but still attached).

    Book ID: 86074
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  • ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists. by Gross, Terry,
    Gross, Terry,
    ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-nine interviews by by the award-winning host of NPR's interview program 'Fresh Air.' Each selection is preceded by an explanation from Gross of why each guest was on the show and the thinking behind some of her questions. Included are interviews with John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OÕBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage, Ann Bannon, Walter Mosley, Sonny Rollins, Mario Puzo, James Baldwin, Maurice Sendak, Eric Clapton, Joyce Johnson and others. Introduction by Gross. 353 pp. ISBN: 1-4013-00103.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75186
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  • ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists. by Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann and Andre Dubus III, signed]
    Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann and Andre Dubus III, signed]
    ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-nine interviews by by the award-winning host of NPR's interview program 'Fresh Air.' Each selection is preceded by an explanation from Gross of why each guest was on the show and the thinking behind some of her questions. SIGNED by TWO authors: Ann Bannon at "You Will Not Find the Word 'Lesbian" and Andre Dubus III at his interview. Also included are interviews with John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OÕBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage, Walter Mosley, Sonny Rollins, Mario Puzo, James Baldwin, Maurice Sendak, Eric Clapton, Joyce Johnson, Andre Dubus and others. Introduction by Gross. 353 pp. ISBN: 1-4013-00103.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58378
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  • ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists. by Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann, Andre Dubus III and Walter Mosley, signed]
    Gross, Terry, [Bannon, Ann, Andre Dubus III and Walter Mosley, signed]
    ALL I DID WAS ASK: Conversations with Writers, Actors Musicians, and Artists.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-nine interviews by by the award-winning host of NPR's interview program 'Fresh Air.' Each selection is preceded by an explanation from Gross of why each guest was on the show and the thinking behind some of her questions. SIGNED by THREE of the guests: Ann Bannon at "You Will Not Find the Word 'Lesbian"; Walter Mosley at "We All Die" and Andre Dubus III at his interview. Also included are interviews with John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OÕBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage, Sonny Rollins, Mario Puzo, James Baldwin, Maurice Sendak, Eric Clapton, Joyce Johnson, Andre Dubus and others. Introduction by Gross. 353 pp. ISBN: 1-4013-00103.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43420
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  • LAKE WOBEGON DAYS. by Keillor, Garrison.
    Keillor, Garrison.
    LAKE WOBEGON DAYS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1985.) dj. Hardcover - A somewhat satirical, sometimes hilariously funny, but also a sympathetic portrait of life in a small town Minnesota, by the humorist who is the host and writer of PBS's 'A Prairie Home Companion.' Illustrated. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-670-805149.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 46853
    Keywords: Fiction, minnesota, radio
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  • LIBERTY: A Lake Wobegon Novel. by Keillor, Garrison.
    Keillor, Garrison.
    LIBERTY: A Lake Wobegon Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Humorous novel by the creator of NPR's Prairie Home Companion. 267 pp. ISBN: 0-670-019915.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46891
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  • LAKE WOBEGON SUMMER 1956. by Keillor, Garrison.
    Keillor, Garrison.
    LAKE WOBEGON SUMMER 1956.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A somewhat satirical, sometimes hilariously funny, but also sympathetic novel of growing up in small town Minnesota in the fifties, and coming of age as a writier, by the humorist who is the host and writer of PBS's 'A Prairie Home Companion.' 291 pp. ISBN: 0-670-030031.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41209
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  • ON THE AIR WITH DYLAN THOMAS: The Broadcasts. by Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953); Ralph Maud, editor.
    Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953); Ralph Maud, editor.
    ON THE AIR WITH DYLAN THOMAS: The Broadcasts.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New Directions, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Transcripts of all of the BBC radio programs by Dylan Thomas (except "Under Milkwood") - programs in which he read poetry selections and discussed his childhood, specific poets and writers, and the state of modern poetry. Edited and with an introduction and commentary by Ralph Maud. Includes his BBC Engagements Calendar, works cited. xiv, 305 pp. ISBN: 0-811212092.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76770
    Keywords: Poetry, radio
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  • BBC YEARBOOK 1951. by Tudsbery, M. T,; Hugh Carlton Greene, Noel Streatfeild, Robert Dunnett and others.
    Tudsbery, M. T,; Hugh Carlton Greene, Noel Streatfeild, Robert Dunnett and others.
    BBC YEARBOOK 1951.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1951. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes nineteen articles, eighteen "sound and vision personalities of the year" and an enlarged reference section. Illustrated throughout with photographs, but also featuring 16 pages of photos of outstanding television programs. Index 192 pp.

    Condition: Very good in pale blue-green cloth in a fair only dust jacket with rubbing, edgewear and tear on rear cover.

    Book ID: 85055
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  • Wain, John.
    A HOUSE FOR THE TRUTH: Critical Essays

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - Long esays by this poet, novelist and critic on George Orwell in the 30s, Flann O'Brien's Irish fiction, 'Dr. Zhivago' and Russian literature, radio, and more. 214pp. ISBN: 0-670-380156.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name, line on bottom of book, crease to front flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 25174
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