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The Bounty of Texas

By: Abernethy (Ed.), Francis Edward

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 607904


232 pages. In addition to reminiscences of trapping and hunting in the Big Bend of West Texas during the 1920s and 1930s, this Texas Folklore Society Publication includes a heretofore unpublished outdoors sketch by J. Frank Dobie on deer hunting and a piece by Bertha McKee Dobie on Frank’s interest in grasses. Elmer Kelton, Joyce Roach, and Robert Flynn take a humorous look at their work and hometowns, and Kenneth Davis tells tales of souls departing their bodies. Ther... View more info

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Symbols of Freemasonry

By: Beresniak, Daniel

Price: $5.26

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books:

Our Product Number: 601291


128 pages. There are over ten million freemasons in the world. The supposed power of their occult network is often feared, and yet freemasonry is not a closed doctrine. Richly illustrated, Symbols of Freemasonry provides a synthesis of one of mankind's oldest existing secular brotherhoods. It is designed both for the initiated and for newcomers interested in gaining a better understanding of this fascinating but often misrepresented society. View more info

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Digging up Bones

By: Brothwell, D R

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Itacha, Cornell University Press:

Our Product Number: 608131


Bibliography; index. 208 pages View more info

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Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

By: Estes, Clarissa Pinkola

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books:

Our Product Number: 602753


1.7 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches. 520 pages. Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D., Jungian analyst and cantadora storyteller shows how women's vitality can be restored through what she calls "psychic archeological digs" into the ruins of the female unconsious. Using multicultura... View more info

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News of a Kidnapping

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf:

Our Product Number: 601311


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Tan boards with author initials and black spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Stated First American Edition. Deckle-edged pages. 1.23 x 9.58 x 6.63 Inches. 291 pages. This astonishing book by the Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez chronicles the 1990 kidnappings of ten Colombian men and women--all but one a journalist--by the Medellin drug boss Pablo Escobar. The carefully orchestrated abductions were Escobar's attemp... View more info

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Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West

By: Martinez, Ruben

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Books:

Our Product Number: 608585


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover.Black boards and spine imprinted on spine in copper with title and author. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 333 pages. The economic boom?and the devastation left in its wake?has been writ nowhere as large as on the West, the most iconic of American landscapes. Over the last decade the West has undergone a political and demographic upheaval comparable only to the opening of the frontier. Now, in Desert America, a work... View more info

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The Cowboy Life: A Saddlebag Guide for Dudes, Tenderfeet, and Cowpunchers Everywhere

By: Morris, Michele

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Fireside:

Our Product Number: 605593


256 pages. A guide to becoming a cowboy or cowgirl discusses the honest truth about cowboy boots, chuck wagon etiquette, rules of the dirt road, buckaroo knots for scarves, the semiotics of brands, and other topics. View more info

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Gold Rush Women

By: Murphy, Claire Rudolf; Haigh, Jane G.

Price: $5.79

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska Northwest Books:

Our Product Number: 606951


No spine crease. Maps, b/w photos. Notes, index. . 126 pages. This book gathers the riveting stories of adventurous women - miners, madams, merchants, and mothers -- who went North during the gold rush era View more info

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Wild West Women: Travellers, Adventurers and Rebels

By: Neering, Rosemary

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Whitecap Books:

Our Product Number: 608130


No spine crease. Bibliography, index. . 255 pages. This book tells the stories of the strong and independent women who worked as madams, prospectors, hunters, and horse tamers in the Wild West View more info

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Urban Legends: The Truth Behind All Those Deliciously Entertaining Myths That Are Absolutely, Positively, 100% Not True

By: Roeper, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ, Career Press:

Our Product Number: 602392


0.94 x 8.53 x 5.9 Inches. 287 pages. Now available in paperback, this book has been updated to include more humorous, entertaining myths that keep the rumor mills churning. Richard Roeper, the current co-host of Ebert & Roeper and the Movies, knows a lot about urban legends-tales so deliciously tasty that you desperately want it to be true. Find out: Does the "bonsai kitten" Web site celebrate cruelty to animals -- or is it just a tasteless joke? What's ... View more info

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Russian Proverbs

By: Skillen, Chris

Price: $6.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books:

Our Product Number: 605899


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Migrations and Cultures: A World View

By: Sowell, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, BasicBooks:

Our Product Number: 607725


516 pages View more info

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Germany: Myths & Legends

By: Spence, Lewis

Price: $8.42

Publisher: London, Bracken Books:

Our Product Number: 607242


Black textured cover and spine with spine imprinted with title and author in gold . 380 pages View more info

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Centennial An Illustrated History of the Methodist Home

By: Wallace, Patricia Ward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norfolk, VA, The Donning Company:

Our Product Number: 604958


Photograph on end papers. 192 pages. This is her gift to the Methodist Home on its 90th anniversary, symbolic of the lasting gratitude of the 17,000 youth, whose lives have been enriched by expert, loving care. ... She was a resident of the Home for ten years (1950-1960) View more info

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Texas Women in World War II

By: Weigand, Cindy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Republic of Texas Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 606846


Inscribed and SIGNED by the AUTHOR. 255 pages. Signed by Author. Women are all too easily forgotten when it comes to war. In this unique volume, Cindy Weigand tells the individual stories of female WWII veterans now living in Texas. These courageious women reveal their war experiences detailing physical exams, troop train rides, and coping with the reactions of their families. They describe the trials of seeing fiances one day and losing them the next, healing the emotio... View more info

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Emigrant Gulch: Searching for Gold in Park County (MT)

By: Whithorn, Doris

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Chicago, Arcadia Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 606286


128 pages. Images of America. Signed by Author. In 1864, an Oregon Trail wagon train of pioneers from Pennsylvania and Iowa found their way to Emigrant Gulch and Park County in search of gold. The first settlers staked 200-foot claims at the mouth of the Gulch, in what had been called the Curry District. One of the oldest mining districts in Park County, the history of the area is reproduced here in almost 200 vintage photographs, and captures America's fascination with ... View more info