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  • LEAP YEAR. by Erickson, Steve.
    Erickson, Steve.
    LEAP YEAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1989.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Political Journey. In 1988, Erickson follows the presidential campaign across the country by train and car in 1988, a trip in which he is joined by "a deathless wanderer named Sally Hemings, who at the age of fifteen in Paris in 1789 chose to remain the slave of Thomas Jefferson, and thus changed the meaning and consequence of America forever." SIGNED on the title page. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-671-671340.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66068
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  • LEAP YEAR. by Erickson, Steve.
    Erickson, Steve.
    LEAP YEAR.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1989.). First edition - A Political Journey. In 1988, Erickson follows the presidential campaign across the country by train and car in 1988, a trip in which he is joined by "a deathless wanderer named Sally Hemings, who at the age of fifteen in Paris in 1789 chose to remain the slave of Thomas Jefferson, and thus changed the meaning and consequence of America forever." 192 pp.

    Condition: Very good in printed light blue wrappers. (creasing to lower corner, some toning to the pages) A rather uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 60975
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  • THE TYRANNY OF THE STATUS QUO. by Friedman, Milton and Rose Friedman.
    Friedman, Milton and Rose Friedman.
    THE TYRANNY OF THE STATUS QUO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - Book by this Nobel laureate in economics, which describes "a remarkable political phenomenon: the uniform tendency in government to reverse the declared policies of leaders whether left or right." Focus is on the economic policies of Ronald Reagan. Notes, index. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-151923795.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73223
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  • Leonard, John.
    THE LAST INNOCENT WHITE MAN IN AMERICA and Other Writings.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The New Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - An always incisive and sometimes humorous collection of essays covering everything from " America's fear and loathing of the sixties to Nixon's secret love affair with Elvis; from the Reagan gerontocracy's "theology of greed" to the Gulf War "turkey shoot"; from riots in Los Angeles to "ethnic cleansing" at the 1992 Republican Convention, from censorship and homelessness" to writing about authors on the home front and in 'other worlds' - Toni Morrison, Hemingway, Normam Mailer, Maxine Hong Kingston, Garcia Marquez and others. 297 pp. ISBN: 1-565840720.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name).

    Book ID: 31282
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  • AT HOME: Essays 1982-1988. by Vidal, Gore.
    Vidal, Gore.
    AT HOME: Essays 1982-1988.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of topical and often provocative essays by an American master - on Nixon, Reagan and other political matters, on writers ranging from Anthony Burgess to Italo Calvino, Henry James and Dawn Powell (Vidal is almost singlehandly responsible for the resurgence of interest in the writings of Powell.) 303 pp. ISBN: 0-394-570200.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39687
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