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  • OFF-SEASON CITY PIPE. by Hedge Coke, Allison Adelle.
    Hedge Coke, Allison Adelle.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Minneapolis, MN Coffee House 2005. First edition - " An American Book Award-winning poet explores her indigenous, working-class heritage against the backdrop of urban and rural poverty." 84 pp. ISBN: 978-1-56689-1714.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60704
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  • TORQUE. by Rivard, David.
    Rivard, David.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1988). First edition - The author's first collection of poems, winner of the 1987 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize - Each poem tells a story, of family relationships and the details of daily life from working class Fall River, Massachusetts, where he was born, to the California which he escaped to, but still with a sense of despair and an awareness of life's hardships. "Who would want to die defending Firestone Tire/ and its brick storage yards?" A title in Pitt Poetry Series. 61 pp. ISBN: 0-822954109.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84980
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  • [Thompson, Edward Palmer, 1924-1993] Rule, John and Malcolmson, Robert, editors
    PROTEST AND SURVIVAL: Essays for E. P. Thompson.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The New Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Thompson was both a leading historian and an activist who influenced a whole generation of historians; this book, published shortly after his death, contains essays by both American and British historians that are a tribute to his work and an examination of the scope of his influence. Topics range from Edward Thompson as a teacher to essays on William Blake (by Alec Morley), feminist and anti-war agitator Sylvia Pankhurst (by Barbara Winslow), Black, Italian and Irish longshoremen and the New York harbor stike of 1919 (by Calvin Winslow), 'dangerous classes' in Victorian England (by Victor Bailey) and more. Includes a bibliography of Thompson's work. ISBN: 1-56584-114x.

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

    Book ID: 26258
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