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The Vagina Monologues

By: Ensler, Eve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Ballantine Books: 2001

Seller ID: PGB68

ISBN: 0375756981

Condition: Used-Very Good


Paperback in mint condition; no creases or bends // A landmark in women's empowerment--as relevant as ever after a year marked by unprecedented political protest--that honors female sexuality in all its complexity. "I was worried about vaginas. I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them... So I decided to talk to women about their vaginas, to do vagina interviews, which became vagina monologues. I talked with over two hundred women. I talked to old women, young women, married women, single women, lesbians, college professors, acto... View more info

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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from 1919 to Now

By: Gottlieb, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: US, Vintage: 1996

Edition: 3rd

Seller ID: PGB426

ISBN: 0679781110

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 1088 very thick paperback in very good condition; uncreased spine; clean pages; normal edgewear; slight crease on front cover // No musical idiom has inspired more fine writing than jazz, and nowhere has that writing been presented with greater comprehensiveness and taste than in this glorious collection. In Reading Jazz, editor Robert Gottlieb combs through eighty years of autobiography, reportage, and criticism by the music's greatest players, commentators, and fans to create what is at once a monumental tapestry of jazz history and testimony to the elegance, vigor, and variety of jazz wr... View more info

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Photographs That Changed the World

By: Monk, Lorraine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: US, Doubleday: 1989

Seller ID: PGB85

ISBN: 0385261950

Condition: Used-Like New


Oversized hardback with paper dust jacket in excellent condition; black board with silver title to spine and front cover; perfect book to display on coffee table // Photographs that have made history as well as recorded it, such as the notorious execution of a Viet Cong suspect in Saigon, are gathered and discussed in a powerful collection of graphic images. Here is a simple concept, beautifully presented: 51 carefully selected and well-reproduced images, with one-page essays telling the story of each. The sole criterion is that these photographs have somehow shaped our thinking about ourselv... View more info

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Discovering Traditional Farm Buildings (Shire Discovering)

By: Peters, J.E.C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: US, Shire Publications:

Seller ID: PGB483

ISBN: 0852635567

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 80 small paperback in very good condition; clean pages; usual edgewear; slight wear on the top & bottom of spine; no creases or bends; #262 in the Discovering Series // Farm buildings form an important element in the landscape. In their design they reflect the differences in types and methods of farming between one area and another and between different periods of history. A greay many have been converted to houses or some other use, others have been modified, or demolished or left to decay. The need to study and record what is left is therefore very urgent. This book looks at the purely ag... View more info

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Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People

By: Rockwell, Norman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: US, Harry N. Abrams: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB403

ISBN: 0810963922

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 200 large hardback with paper dust jacket both in excellent condition; clean pages; very slight edgewear; dark blue board with gold title on the spine and front cover // This richly illustrated book brings together 14 essays by such luminaries as former Metropolitan Museum of Art director Thomas Hoving and art historian Robert Rosenblum, and finally and firmly anchors Rockwell's reputation in the art-historical world. The catalog of an exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, the book's 133 color reproductions are marvelously large, clear, and true in color and offer what is probably the... View more info