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  • Bornoff, Nicholas.
    PINK SAMURAI: Love, Marriage & Sex in Contemorary Japan.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dj: 'Journalist Nicholas Bornoff opens a unique, richly researched window to the East in this revealing, often surprising account of sexual pursuits and politics in modern Japan. Attitudes towards women, men, family, work and erotic preferences are explored in depth, from the first primitive myths to the neon glare of the modern cities' - including geishas, love hotels, no-pantie coffee shops, erotic comics and more. Photographs. xvi, 479 pp. ISBN: 0-671-742655.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37901
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  • BLUES FROM CANNIBALS: The Notes from Underground. by Bowden, Charles.
    Bowden, Charles.
    BLUES FROM CANNIBALS: The Notes from Underground.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: North Point Press / Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, (2002). First edition - A book which "continues the quest Bowden began in Blood Orchid - to discover the headwaters of the sickness that seeps through the American soul, and to consider what it might mean to come fully alive in a time of exalted consumption, global pillage, gated communities, and wholesale destruction of the environment." 293 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74928
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  • INTERRACIAL INTIMACIES: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption. by Kennedy, Randall.
    Kennedy, Randall.
    INTERRACIAL INTIMACIES: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: Pantheon (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A tour de force about the controversial issue of personal interracial intimacy as it exists within ever-changing American social mores and within the rule of law. Fears of transgressive interracial relationships, informed over the centuries by ugly racial biases and fantasies, still linger in American society today. This brilliant studyÑranging from plantation days to the presentÑexplores the historical, sociological, legal, and moral issues that continue to feed and complicate that fear." Extensive notes, bibliography, index. viii, 676 pp. ISBN: 0-375-402551.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder dot, bookseller's stamp on front pastedown)

    Book ID: 59806
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  • BLACK WOMEN IN WHITE AMERICA: A Documentary History. by Lerner, Gerda, Editor.
    Lerner, Gerda, Editor.
    BLACK WOMEN IN WHITE AMERICA: A Documentary History.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1973.). Compiles letters, articles, and essays on the racial and sexual oppression of Black women in America and the ways in which they have managed to survive in a white-dominated society - Most of the writings are by African American women, with some by white women like Charlotte Perkins Gilman writing on African American women - includes slavery documents, many anonymous articles and writings of women ranging from FrancesWatkins Harper and Ida B. Wells and Sojourner Truth to Pauli Murray, Anne Moody and many more. Arranged topically and chronologically within the topics. Introduction by Mary MacLeond Bethune. Notes on sources, bibliographical notes. xxxvi, 630 pp. ISBN: 0-394-475402.

    Condition: Good overall - some crinkling to the lower corner of several pages toward the end of the book.

    Book ID: 71408
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  • BLACK WOMEN IN WHITE AMERICA: A Documentary History. by Lerner, Gerda, Editor.
    Lerner, Gerda, Editor.
    BLACK WOMEN IN WHITE AMERICA: A Documentary History.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1973.). Compiles letters, articles, and essays on the racial and sexual oppression of Black women in America and the ways in which they have managed to survive in a white-dominated society - Most of the writings are by African American women, with some by white women like Charlotte Perkins Gilman writing on African American women - includes slavery documents, many anonymous articles and writings of women ranging from FrancesWatkins Harper and Ida B. Wells and Sojourner Truth to Pauli Murray, Anne Moody and many more. Arranged topically and chronologically within the topics. Introduction by Mary MacLeond Bethune. Notes on sources, bibliographical notes. xxxvi, 630 pp. ISBN: 0-394-475402.

    Condition: Good overall - creasing on front cover, toning to pages.

    Book ID: 71409
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  • TENNANT'S ROCK. by McGiffen, Steve.
    McGiffen, Steve.
    TENNANT'S ROCK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, 2001. Novel set in California's Sacramento Valley in the years following the Civil War, originally published in Scotland in 1994 under a different title. Charles Palliser called it"brilliantly imagined, wonderfully crafted... a tremendously gripping narrative.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 18395
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  • PROSPERO'S DAUGHTER. by Nunez, Elizabeth.
    Nunez, Elizabeth.
    PROSPERO'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2006). Hardcover first edition - Sixth book by this award winning author, a retelling of The Tempest set on a small Caribbean Island off the coast of Trinidad at the height of the tension between the native population and the British colonists..316 pp. ISBN: 0-345-455355.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (short tear to dj at top of spine)

    Book ID: 70014
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  • LIVE FLESH. by Rendell, Ruth.
    Rendell, Ruth.
    LIVE FLESH.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Pantheon, (1986.) dj. Hardcover - A study of a rapist - a dark thriller by this master of pyschological suspense, Winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award. 212 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71923
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