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  • DEATH BY HOLLYWOOD. by Bochco, Steven.
    Bochco, Steven.
    DEATH BY HOLLYWOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel - a darkly comic crime novel about a screenwriter, a billionaire's wife, a murder and a cop - by this Emmy and Edgar award winning writer of Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue and more. 274 pp. ISBN: 1400061563.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (slight spine slant)

    Book ID: 63534
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  • OVERDRIVE, A PERSONAL DOCUMENTARY. by Buckley, William F., Jr.
    Buckley, William F., Jr.
    OVERDRIVE, A PERSONAL DOCUMENTARY.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Doubleday, 1983. dj. Hardcover - A week in the life of Buckley, editor of the conservative journal, "The National Review," television host, and author. Frontispiece. Photographs, index. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-385182694.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75806
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  • Butler, Brett.
    KNEE DEEP IN PARADISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of the comedian and televison star - but also quite a bit more - a portrait of the South, the story of a woman who survived a 'gothic childhood,' teenage years of exploring sex, drugs and alcohol and an abusive first marriage. It begins "I spent the first twenty years of my life waiting for two men I was reasonably certain would never come back - my daddy and Jesus Christ.". Photographs, 295 pp. ISBN: 0-786861363.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34634
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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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  • Cho, Margaret.
    I'M THE ONE THAT I WANT.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York Ballantine, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Memoir of the comedian, icon and TV star. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-345-440137.

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

    Book ID: 28148
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  • TOO OLD, TOO UGLY AND NOT DEFERENTIAL TO MEN. by Craft, Christine.
    Craft, Christine.
    TOO OLD, TOO UGLY AND NOT DEFERENTIAL TO MEN.

    Edition: First hardcover printing.

    Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, (1988.) dj. Hardcover - "An anchorwoman's courageous battle against sex discrimination." An account of Craft's sucessful 1983 lawsuit after being fired for being "too old, too ugly and not deferential." Foreword by Larry King. Photographs. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-914629-654.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (crease on corner of front flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 50012
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  • TOO OLD, TOO UGLY AND NOT DEFERENTIAL TO MEN. by Craft, Christine.
    Craft, Christine.
    TOO OLD, TOO UGLY AND NOT DEFERENTIAL TO MEN.

    Edition: First hardcover printing.

    Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "An anchorwoman's courageous battle against sex discrimination." An account of Craft's sucessful 1983 lawsuit after being fired for being "too old, too ugly and not deferential." Foreword by Larry King. INSCRIBED on the title page. Perhaps even more relevant now than it was when first published. Photographs. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-914629-654.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49098
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  • FAMILY UP IN THE AIR. by Dorr, Mary.
    Dorr, Mary.
    FAMILY UP IN THE AIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Purchase, NY: Dover Hill Press, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although this is described as "The Humorous True Life Adventures of a Flying Family"(and there is plenty of humor in it), it begins with a foreshadowing of her husband's death, and ends with that death. A presentation copy INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "For ---A precious friend, with affection and best wishes." Laid in is a business card with Dorr's address handwritten on the verso. 183 pp.

    Condition: Fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering in a good dust jacket (approx half of the back cover of the dj has a pink stain).

    Book ID: 63450
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  • POTENTIAL: The Way to Emotional Maturity. by Downs. Hugh.
    Downs. Hugh.
    POTENTIAL: The Way to Emotional Maturity.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Informal excursions down the road to a better world" by this radio and television journalist and host. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Index. x, 227 pp. ISBN: 0-385-037422.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61248
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  • Dunn, Nora.
    NOBODY'S RIB.

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

    New York: HarperPerennial, 1991. First edition - Pat Stevens, Liz Sweeney, Babette and some other women you know. Includes black-and-white photographs. Dunn was formerly a regular on Saturday Night Live. ISBN: 0-06-0964987.

    Condition: Near fine (line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 16351
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  • Dunn, Nora.
    NOBODY'S RIB.

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

    New York: HarperPerennial, 1991. First edition - Pat Stevens, Liz Sweeney, Babette and some other women you know. Includes black-and-white photographs. Dunn was formerly a regular on Saturday Night Live. ISBN: 0-06-0964987.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 20234
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  • COME BACK DEAD: A Scott Elliott Mystery. by Faherty, Terence.
    Faherty, Terence.
    COME BACK DEAD: A Scott Elliott Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's seventh mystery and the second in the Scott Elliott series, set in 1955 as television is beginning to take a toll on the film industry - "Hollywood detective Scott Elliott returns to thwart a film sabateur." INSCRIBED on the title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. Winner of the Shamus award for best Private Eye Novel. 332 pp. ISBN: 0-684-830847.

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

    Book ID: 67686
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  • YOUR ROYAL HOSTAGE. by Fraser, Antonia.
    Fraser, Antonia.
    YOUR ROYAL HOSTAGE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring investigative journalist Jemima Shore. Sacked from her job, she is now acting as a freelance commentator for American television. (these mysteries were the basis for a 1983 television series.) 228 pp. ISBN: 0-689-119542.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54437
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  • MY GUN HAS BULLETS. by Goldberg, Lee.
    Goldberg, Lee.
    MY GUN HAS BULLETS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this television writer/producer. "The mob is bringing its style of business to television. They don't cancel series. They kill them." INSCRIBED and signed on the title page "To Ed, You have great taste in literature!" 262 pp. ISBN: 0-312-118627.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. (2 short tears to dj.)

    Book ID: 57765
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  • THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRESS. by Gross, Gerald, editor.
    Gross, Gerald, editor.
    THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1966.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirty-one articles, by contributors including Francis Brown, Frank Stanton, Robert W. Sarnoff, Rick Friedman, and others, which cover a wide range of ethical and moral issues relating to the press' struggle to reach and sustain higher standards of responsibility. Among the specific topics covered are the Warren Commission Report, television journalism, the film industry, public television, and much more. Appendix, Indexed, 416 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in a good dust jacket (some rubbing to the dj, tape repairs to interior of dj.)

    Book ID: 45134
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  • WORLD WITHOUT END: A Star Trek Novel. by Haldeman, Joe.
    Haldeman, Joe.
    WORLD WITHOUT END: A Star Trek Novel.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1979.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page by Haldeman. Author's note, 150 pp. ISBN: 0-553-125834.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages, minor wear to covers.)

    Book ID: 51501
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  • THE GODS OF ANTENNA. by Herschensohn, Bruce.
    Herschensohn, Bruce.
    THE GODS OF ANTENNA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written by a former Deputy Special Assistant to President Nixon, this book essentially blames both the forced resignation of Nixon and the loss of the Vietnam War on the media. According to the dust jacket flap, "The author reveals how CBS was used by Hanoi as a propaganda outlet; how young Americans get a distorted picture of our country from New Wave films; and why every institution designed to protect our security is now fair game for the media" and asserts that "If today's media lhad been around during World War II, we might well have lost." The back cover describes 'How they slant TV' and…

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    New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written by a former Deputy Special Assistant to President Nixon, this book essentially blames both the forced resignation of Nixon and the loss of the Vietnam War on the media. According to the dust jacket flap, "The author reveals how CBS was used by Hanoi as a propaganda outlet; how young Americans get a distorted picture of our country from New Wave films; and why every institution designed to protect our security is now fair game for the media" and asserts that "If today's media lhad been around during World War II, we might well have lost." The back cover describes 'How they slant TV' and 'Devices used against Nixon and our allies in Southeast Asia.' Index. 155 pp. ISBN: 0-870003461.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41843
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  • Hudson, James A.
    FLIP (original title Flip Wilson Close-Up)

    Edition: First thus- a small trade paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, 91971.). Illustrated biography of the African-American comic - famous for his roles as Christopher Columbus, as a Western 'baddie', and especially as 'Geraldine' - written at the height of his career. Illustrated throughout with photographs. 80 pp.

    Condition: Good condition - usual toning to thepages, minor wear to covers.

    Book ID: 30953
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  • A MORNING AFFAIR. by Kaplan, Janice.
    Kaplan, Janice.
    A MORNING AFFAIR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: New American Library, 1989. First edition - Author's first adult novel - a story of intrigue and romance set in the world of TV broadcasting 318 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated glossy wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 75061
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  • SHE'S COME UNDONE by Lamb, Wally
    Lamb, Wally
    SHE'S COME UNDONE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel (Walter Kirn called it a 'powerful, heartbreaking monster of a novel) - one which became very sought after as an early choice on Oprah. A New York Times Notable book. This is the true first edition in the dust jacket with a burgundy spine and back cover and illustrated by Greg Ragland. 405 pp. ISBN: 0-671-759205.

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

    Book ID: 56439
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  • SHE'S COME UNDONE by Lamb, Wally
    Lamb, Wally
    SHE'S COME UNDONE

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, (1992.) dj. First edition - Author's highly praised first novel (Walter Kirn called it a 'powerful, heartbreaking monster of a novel) - one which became very sought after as an early choice on Oprah. A New York Times Notable book. A surprisingly uncommon advance issue. 405 pp.

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

    Book ID: 56440
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  • SHE'S COME UNDONE by Lamb, Wally
    Lamb, Wally
    SHE'S COME UNDONE

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Washington Square Press Books, (1996.). Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel (Walter Kirn called it a 'powerful, heartbreaking monster of a novel) - one which became very sought after as an early choice on Oprah. A New York Times Notable book. 465 pp. Cover design by Jeanne M. Lee. ISBN: 0-671-003755.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 56441
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  • NETWORK. by Lowe, Jim and Curtis Brown Taylor.
    Lowe, Jim and Curtis Brown Taylor.
    NETWORK.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1975.). First edition - Ballantine Books # 24970. "The lusty inside novel of the sex and power hungry world of broadcasting." 296 pp. ISBN: 0-345249702.

    Condition: Very good+ (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 55608
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  • Marrin, Minette.
    THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a mystery which begins on location for a television program in Alsace-Lorraine, and with the discovery of a corpse in an obscure archive. 218 pp. ISBN: 0-670-827754.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 61751
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  • JAMES A. MICHENER'S USA: The People and the Land. by Michener, James A.
    Michener, James A.
    JAMES A. MICHENER'S USA: The People and the Land.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - A large format book illustrated with many photographs. Produced in conjunction with the 5-part teleivision series of the same name. Foreword by Michener, edited by Peter Chaitin. Index. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-517545276.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 11475
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  • I SHOULDN'T EVEN BE DOING THIS! And Other Things That Strike Me as Funny. by Newhart, Bob.
    Newhart, Bob.
    I SHOULDN'T EVEN BE DOING THIS! And Other Things That Strike Me as Funny.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Comedian's first book, a very funny take on his life and career. 239 pp. ISBN: 1401302467.

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

    Book ID: 40761
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  • THE BEST OF BENBELLA BOOKS' SMART POP SERIES, VOLUME 2: Smart Pop Culture, Smart Pop Books. by Niven, Larry (signed); Mercedes Lackey, Adam Troy-Castro and others, contributors.
    Niven, Larry (signed); Mercedes Lackey, Adam Troy-Castro and others, contributors.
    THE BEST OF BENBELLA BOOKS' SMART POP SERIES, VOLUME 2: Smart Pop Culture, Smart Pop Books.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Dallas, Texas: BenBella Books, [2006]. SIGNED first edition - An anthology of essays from selected books in the Smart Pop series bound dos-a-dos with the company's Fall 2006 catalogue. SIGNED by Larry Niven at his essay on Superman "Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex." Also includes essays by Jill Winters (on Mary's role in Austen's Pride and Prejudice), Troy-Castro on the television show "Lost" and more. 127 pp and 32 pp.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39665
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  • RIN TIN TIN: The Life and the Legend. by Orlean, Susan.
    Orlean, Susan.
    RIN TIN TIN: The Life and the Legend.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - Spanning more than ninety years, this is an account of "Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon.It begins on a battlefield in France during World War I, when a young American soldier, Lee Duncan, discovered a newborn German shepherd in the ruins of a bombed-out dog kennel." Photographs. Notes on sources. 324 pp. ISBN: 978-1439190135.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64124
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  • TIMMY'S IN THE WELL: The Jon Provost Story. by Provost, Jon and Laurie Jacobson.
    Provost, Jon and Laurie Jacobson.
    TIMMY'S IN THE WELL: The Jon Provost Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    Nashville, TN: Cumberland House, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set against the backdrop of 1950s and 1960s Hollywood, this is the story of one of the first child superstars of television. Provost was just 7 years old when he began a 7 year stint as Timmy on the Lassie show. INSCRIBED on the title page by Provost. Illustrated with photos throughout. Index. Slighly oversized format. 328 pp. ISBN: 978-1581826197.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (light crease on front cover of dj).

    Book ID: 72583
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  • RISE AND SHINE. by Quindlen, Anna
    Quindlen, Anna
    RISE AND SHINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel about two sisters - one the host of the top-rated morning talk show on television ('Rise and Shine') and the other a social worker who share a closeness despite their differences. SIGNED on the title page. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-375-502246.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56841
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