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With Courage and Common Sense: Memoirs from the Older Women's Legacy Circles

By: Albert, Susan Wittig; Finet, Dayna; Carpenter, Liz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 604198

ISBN: 0292701888

Condition: Fine. 2003. First Edition


Signed by several of the women. 222 pages. "Much of the time our society stereotypes and dismisses old women as ridiculous, troublesome, irrelevant, and (worst of all) boring. These memoirs contradict the assumptions. The women who wrote them have experienced solid, hearty lives, with a characteristic vitality enduring into old age." --from the Foreword by Liz Carpenter Women who were sixty or older at the turn of the twenty-first century have lived through s... View more info

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The Astor Orphan: A Memoir

By: Aldrich, Alexandra

Price: $7.49

Publisher: New York, Ecco / HarperCollins Publishersn:

Our Product Number: 608351

ISBN: 0062207954

Condition: New. 2014. 1st Ecco paperback


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Debut novel. Genealogical table . 257 pages View more info

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Somewhere Towards the End: A Memoir

By: Athill, Diana

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company:

Our Product Number: 604055

ISBN: 039306770X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2009. First American Edition


192 pages. An esteemed memoirist and one of the great editors in British publishing examines aging with the grace of Elegy for Iris and the wry irreverence of I Feel Bad About My Neck. View more info

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Rightful Place

By: Auker, Amy Hale

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press:

Our Product Number: 607491

ISBN: 0896726797

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Edition


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The Orla Flash

By: Beckham, Patti

Price: $13.26

Publisher: New York, Blooming Twig Books:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 606660

ISBN: 1933918543

Condition: Fine. 2009. First Edition


159 pages. Signed by Author. RAISED IN the West Texas town of Orla, Texas, single mother Patti Beckham's career moved her to the busy streets of highly populated cities to make a living for herself and her young son. But work eventually brought her back to the countryside of Texas, driving from one rural town to another, touching again the deep roots of the American people's dreams. We all have a story to tell, and one of Patti's dreams has been fulfilled. "The Orla ... View more info

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Blue Skies, No Fences: A Memoir of Childhood and Family

By: Cheney, Lynne

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Threshold Editions:

Our Product Number: 603034

ISBN: 1416532889

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition


$26.00 original publisher's price on inside front flap of dust jacket. Medium blue boards with darker blue spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Stated First Edition with full number line. Genealogical tables on endpapers. . 1.3 x 8.2 x 5.7 Inches. 320 pages View more info

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Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

By: Clothier, Patricia Wilson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Marathon, TX, Iron Mountain Press:

Our Product Number: 607304

ISBN: 0974504823

Condition: Good. Name and date at top of author's photo between the half-title and title pages. (2003) 2005


167 pages. A wonderful story of growing up in the 1930s and 1940s on a vast ranch in the mountains and desert hugging the Mexican border in the Big Bend country of Texas, before it became a national park. The author's family weathered rattlesnakes and drought, accidents, lonliness, and financial hardships of the Great Depression with fortitude, ingenuity, and grace. Like their scattered neighbors - miles away over rugged roads - it was the love of the land that gripped a... View more info

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The Way It Was

By: Coe, Edith C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 602743

ISBN: 1401015638

Condition: Very Good. 2001


0.34 x 8.6 x 5.56 Inches. 136 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Blue Blood

By: Conlon, Edward

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books:

Our Product Number: 601303

ISBN: 1573222666

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition


Protected in a removable archival cover. . 1.8 x 9.3 x 6.6 Inches. 576 pages. Blue Blood is a bona fide literary masterpiece, an important book about what it means to protect, to serve, and to defend among the ranks of New York's finest. Conlon's canvas is great and complicated-he is the product of generations involved in law enforcement, good cops and bad-and the story he tells is impossibly rich: it presents an anecdotal history of New York through its police fo... View more info

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She Did What She Could: History of a Pioneer Woman

By: Daugherty, Wilma Morton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 606583

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Two small closed tears to dust jacket; Previous owner's name and address plus purchase data inked on front paste-down endpaper under dust jacket flap . 1977. First Edition


Inscribed "Best Wishes" and SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the free front endpage. 107 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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From Iowa Roots

By: Deen, Miriam

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mansfield, OH, self-published:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608207

ISBN: 0967274230

Condition: Near Fine. 2001. First Edition


Inscribed, dated, and SIGNED by the AUTHOR . 172 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Paula Deen: It Ain't All About the Cookin'

By: Deen, Paula; Cohen, Sherry Suib

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 604429

ISBN: 0743292855

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007


304 pages. Do you know the real Paula Deen? You may think you know the butter-loving, finger-licking, joke-cracking queen of melt-in-your-mouth Southern cuisine. You may have even visited The Lady & Sons to taste for yourself the down-home delicacies that made her famous and even heard some version of her Cinderella story (a single mom with two teenage sons started a brown-bag lunch business with $200 and wound up with a thriving restaurant, a fairy-tale second marriage... View more info

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True Love Lasts Forever

By: Dudley, Ruth Marion

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press:

Our Product Number: 602017

ISBN: 0533137500

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Some color missing from d j (production error) at head and tail of spine and lower front corner . 2002. First Edition


393 pages. Genealogical table View more info

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From Rattlesnakes to Road Agents: Rough Times on the Frio

By: Farris, Frances Bramlette; Sonnichsen, edited with an introduction by C. L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas Christian University Press:

Our Product Number: 607395

ISBN: 0875650058

Condition: Fine. 1985


137 pages. Chisholm Trail Series, Number Three View more info

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Tough Choices: A Memoir

By: Fiorina, Carly

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Portfolio:

Our Product Number: 604445

ISBN: 159184133X

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition


336 pages. Behind the headlines—one of the most talked-about business leaders in the world tells her own story. By accepting the CEO job at Hewlett-Packard, an iconic company that had lost its way, Carly Fiorina confirmed her status as the most powerful businesswoman in America. But she also made herself a target for everyone who disliked her bold leadership style and resented her rapid rise. For six years, as she led HP through drastic changes and a controversial mer... View more info

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Swallow the Ocean: A Memoir

By: Flynn, Laura M.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Counterpoint:

Our Product Number: 604625

ISBN: 1582434611

Condition: Fine. 2009


288 pages. When Laura Flynn was a little girl, her beautiful, dynamic mother, Sally, was the center of her imagination. It wasn’t long, however, before Sally’s fun-loving side slowly and methodically became absorbed by madness. As Laura’s parents divorced and her father struggled to gain custody, Sally’s symptoms bloomed in earnest while Laura and her sisters united in flights of fancy of the sort their mother taught them so that they might deflect the danger thr... View more info

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Witness: For the Prosecution of Scott Peterson

By: Frey, Amber

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books:

Our Product Number: 602053

ISBN: 0060799250

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2005. First Edition


. 224 pages. Witness is the chilling story of how a young woman became ensnared in Scott Peterson's web of lies, then risked everything to seek justice for Laci Peterson and her unborn child, Conner. It is also a story of forgiveness and faith, and of one woman's struggle to live with an open and honest heart. View more info

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The Film Club: A Memoir

By: Gilmour, David

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Publishers:

Our Product Number: 604809

ISBN: 0887623492

Condition: Very Good. Previous owner's name on free front end page . 2009. First Paperback Edition


280 pages. The Canadian film critic and host of Gilmour on the Arts outlines the unconventional approach he used to educate and influence his fifteen-year-old high-school dropout son, who was allowed to remain at home if he agreed to watch three landmark films of his father's choosing every week. View more info

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The Badgertots

By: Greene, Neil

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Authorhouse:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607651

ISBN: 1418490547

Condition: Fine. 2004. First Edition


Dated, inscribed, and SIGNED bythe AUTHOR . 309 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street

By: Hanff, Helene

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books:

Our Product Number: 606898

ISBN: 0380006340

Condition: Good. Previous owner's name? torn off of top of half title page . 1976. First Edition Thus


137 pages. A zesty memoir of the celebrated writer's travels to England where she meets the cherished friends from 84, Charing Cross Road. View more info