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The Percys of Mississippi: Politics and Literature in the New South

By: Baker, Lewis

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608177

ISBN: 0807111023

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Notes; bibliography. 237 pages View more info

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America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $7.37

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 603635

ISBN: 0684868644

Condition: Fine


256 pages View more info

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Don't Let the Fire Go Out!

By: Carnahan, Jean

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, Univ of Missouri Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 500141

ISBN: 0826215130

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B/w illus. Dust jacket protected in a removable Brodart cover. Black boards and spine with spine imprinted in gold with title and author's name. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the title page. Gift quality!. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 252 pages. Signed by Author. The slogan Don't Let the Fire Go Out! Became the guiding force for Jean Carnahan as she confronted life's challenges after her husband, son, and longtime friend were killed in a plane crash on October 16, 2000. View more info

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A Doctor in the House: My Life with Ben Carson

By: Carson, Candy

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Sentinel: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607883

ISBN: 1595231242

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 212 pages. Like most Americans, you might think of Ben Carson as a trailblazing brain surgeon and, in the last few years, as an outspoken commentator on national is­sues. But his wife of more than forty years knows him as so much more: a loving husband, a devoted father, a devout Christian, a committed philanthropist, and a fierce patriot. Now Candy Carson introduces us to the private side of a very public figure as she shares the inspiring story of their marriage and their family. Like her husband, Candy grew up in Detroit, one of five children of a tea... View more info

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Mao: The Unknown Story

By: Chang, Jung; Halliday, Jon

Price: $6.84

Publisher: Anchor: 2006

Our Product Number: 603248

ISBN: 0679746323

Condition: Very Good+


Crease on back corner. Small amount of edgewear. 1.81 x 9.13 x 6.06 Inches. 864 pages View more info

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Drudge Manifesto

By: Drudge, Matt; Phillips, Julia

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NAL Hardcover: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601899

ISBN: 0451201507

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full number line. Protected in a removable archival cover. . . 256 pages. In Drudge Manifesto, Drudge reveals how he discovered and broke the stories that threatened the Clinton presidency, how his bombshells sparked one of the most intense media frenzies in history, and how he envisions the future of journalism. With searing wit and unflinching honesty, Drudge gives his fans (and his enemies) what they've come to expect from his website: the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth - unedited, uncensored, unspun. Drudge takes readers behind the scenes of the scandals -- from ... View more info

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Tales of Alaska's Bush Rat Governor: The Extraordinary Autobiography of Jay Hammond, Wilderness Guide and Reluctant Politician

By: Hammond, Jay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Fairbanks, AK, Epicenter Press: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 607017

ISBN: 0945397437

Condition: Near Fine


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 340 pages. A former Marine fighter pilot, Jay Hammond heads north to Alaska after World War II. He becomes a trapper, bush pilot, fisherman, guide, wolf hunter, poet, environmentalist, and finally a reluctant politician who endears himself to Alaska's people by telling them the unvarnished and sometimes unwelcome truth about the state of affairs in their oil-boom state. They punish him by electing him governor! View more info

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Ten Minutes From Normal

By: Hughes, Karen

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600139

ISBN: 0670033057

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Dust jacket protected with a removable Brodart cover. Black boards and spine with author and title in gold. First printing with full number line . 16 pages of black and white photographs, index. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 346 pages. Counselor to the President. Wife and Mother. The woman who left the White House to put family first, and moved back home to Texas. View more info

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The Kennedy Women The Saga of An American Family

By: Leamer, Laurence

Price: $3.69

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 605153

ISBN: 0804113610

Condition: Very Good


Spine creasing. Crease on front cover. Genealogical tables. A chronicle of five generations of Kennedy women provides portraits of the mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters who played key roles in the Kennedy dynasty and provides revelations about the lives and fates of these women View more info

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Herding Cats: A Life in Politics

By: Lott, Trent

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Regan Books / HarperCollins Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602322

ISBN: 0060599316

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Tiny amount of wear at head of spine and corners. Lightly bumped corner . Protected in a removable archival cover. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . . 320 pages. For more than thirty years, Trent Lott of Mississippi has been one of the dominant figures in American political life. From the moment he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1972, he has been a leader in the conservative movement that has changed the course of the nation. From his years in Congress to his ascent to majority leader of the Senate -- and his decision to leave that post in the heat of controversy -- He... View more info

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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, A Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill

By: Millard, Candice

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608651

ISBN: 0385535732

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Burgundy boards with burgundy spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Map on endpapers. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 381 pages. At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament. He believed that to achieve his goal he must do something spectacular on the battlefield. Despite deliberately putting himself in extreme danger as a British Army officer in colonial wars in India and Sud... View more info

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Going Rogue: An American Life

By: Palin, Sarah

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 604510

ISBN: 0061939897

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


432 pages. On September 3, 2008 Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gave a speech at the Republican National Convention that electrified the nation and instantly made her one of the most recognizable women in the world. As chief executive of America's largest state, she had built a record as a reformer who cast aside politics-as-usual and pushed through changes other politicians only talked about: Energy independence. Ethics reform. And the biggest private sector infrastructure project in U.S. history. While revitalizing public school funding and ensuring the state met its responsibilities to seniors... View more info

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Death At Chappaquiddick

By: Tedrow, Thomas L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ottawa, IL, Green Hill Productions: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601369

ISBN: 0916054284

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D j has edgewear at corners and two short tears at either side of spine tail . Black book with title and author imprinted in gold on spine . 222 pages. still feel a lot of bitterness. It's been a long time, but to me it was just yesterday. I'll never forgive him. I don't believe the truth has been told. I don't know the truth. None of us knows the truth. It's still a mystery . . . . There was just too much deception, too much double talk and cover up. -- Joseph Kopechne, Women's News Service This then is the real horror of the case. Mary Jo in the bottom of that upside-down car, wedged in, cl... View more info

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Prince of Darkness: Richard Perle: The Kingdom, the Power & the End of Empire in America

By: Weisman, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Union Square Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602904

ISBN: 140275230X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Black and white photographs, bibliog., index. . . 289 pages. At nearly every pivotal moment in international politics over the past twenty-five years -- from the Reagan-Gorbachev summits, to the Iran-Contra scandal, to the collapse of the Soviet Union, to the decision to go to war in Iraq -- if you dug deeply you would find a figure just behind the scenes influencing the action: that of Richard Perle. Largely eschewing senior cabinet appointments and other high-profile roles, the passionate, zealous Perle has been content to operate quietly -- behavior which earned him the moniker of The Pri... View more info