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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

By: Anne Frank

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam: July 1993

Seller ID: 24676

ISBN: 0553296981

Condition: Used - Good

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic--a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the "Secret Annex" of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constan... View more info

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

By: Anne Frank

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Bantam: February 1997

Seller ID: 46282

ISBN: 0553577123

Condition: Used - Good

Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. Restored in this Definitive Edition are diary entries that were omitted from the original edition. These passages, which constitute 30 percent more material, reinforce the fact that Anne was first and foremost a teenage girl, not a remote and flawless symbol. She fretted about and tried to cope wi... View more info

Story of Abraham Lincoln, hc, 1952

By: Baker / Baumgartner

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: January 1952

Seller ID: 47491


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King's English, The: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller

By: Betsy Burton

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Gibbs Smith: March 2005

Seller ID: 32148

ISBN: 1586856871

Condition: Used - Good

Betsy Burton, owner of The King's English bookstore in Salt Lake City, has been a bookseller for nearly thirty years, and a passionate book lover all her life. Her modestly sized, yet widely respected, shop has hosted authors such as E. L. Doctorow, Isabel Allende, John Updike, Margaret Atwood, and Sue Grafton, and she has built a reputation as a passionate purveyor of the written word in a world where stores like her's are a dying breed. Burton now shares her story, including the amusing trials and triumphs of author visits, attempts at censorship, the modern business of bookselling, and... View more info

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JACK KENNEDY: Elusive Hero

By: Chris Matthews

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 2011

Seller ID: 46496

ISBN: 1451635087

Condition: Used - Good

""What was he like?"" ""Jack Kennedy said the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. With the verve of a novelist, Chris Matthews gives us just that. We see this most beloved president in the company of friends. We see and feel him close-up, having fun and giving off that restlessness of his. We watch him navigate his life from privileged, rebellious youth to gutsy American president. We witness his bravery in war and selfless rescue of his PT boat crew. We watch JFK as a young politician learning to play hardball and watch him grow into the leader who averts a ... View more info

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A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive

By: Dave Pelzer

Price: $3.49

Publisher: HCI: October 1995

Seller ID: 46023

ISBN: 1558743669

Condition: Used - Good

This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an "it." Dave's bed was an old army cot in the basement, and his clothes were torn and raunchy. When his mother allowed him the luxury of ... View more info

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Theodore Rex

By: Edmund Morris

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Random House: November 2001

Seller ID: 46442

ISBN: 0394555090

Condition: Used - Good

The most eagerly awaited presidential biography in years, Theodore Rex is a sequel to Edmund Morris's classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one hundred years ago. A detailed prologue describes TR's assumption of power and journey to Washington, with the assassinated President McKinley riding behind him like a ghost of the nineteenth century. (Trains rumble throughout this irresistibly moving narrative, a... View more info


By: Joachim C. Fest

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: January 1975

Seller ID: 46499

ISBN: 3776607181

Condition: Used - Acceptable

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Eli Manning (People in the News)

By: John F. Wukovits

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Lucent Books: April 2010

Seller ID: 46160

ISBN: 1420502417

Condition: Used - Good

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The life and works of Beethoven (The Modern library of the world's best books)

By: John N Burk

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Modern Library: January 1946

Seller ID: 46449


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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

By: Joseph J. Ellis

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Vintage: April 1998

Seller ID: 43097

ISBN: 0679764410

Condition: Used - Good

National Bestseller For a man who insisted that life on the public stage was not what he had in mind, Thomas Jefferson certainly spent a great deal of time in the spotlight--and not only during his active political career. After 1809, his longed-for retirement was compromised by a steady stream of guests and tourists who made of his estate at Monticello a virtual hotel, as well as by more than one thousand letters per year, most from strangers, which he insisted on answering personally. In his twilight years Jefferson was already taking on the luster of a national icon, which was polished ... View more info

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Personal History

By: Katharine Graham

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Vintage: March 1998

Seller ID: 35843

ISBN: 0375701044

Condition: Used - Good

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a book composed of both personal memoir and history. It is the story of Graham's parents: the multimillionaire father who left private business and government service to buy and restore the down-and-out Washington Post, and the formidable, self-absorbed mother who was more interested in her political and charity work, and her passionate friendships with men like Thomas Mann and Adlai Stevenson,... View more info

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Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

By: Katie Davis Majors

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Howard Books: September 2012

Seller ID: 45947

ISBN: 1451612095

Condition: Used - Good

What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because they think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could move to Uganda, where she knew only one person and didn t even speak the language? "A passion to follow Jesus. " Katie Davis left over Christmas break of her senior year for a short mission trip to Uganda and her life was turned completely ins... View more info

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A Man Without a Country

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: January 2007

Seller ID: 46281

ISBN: 081297736X

Condition: Used - Good

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER " This] may be as close as Vonnegut ever comes to a memoir." -"Los Angeles Times""Like that of] his literary ancestor Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut's] crankiness is good-humored and sharp-witted. . . . Reading "A Man Without a Country" is] like sitting down on the couch for a long chat with an old friend." "-The New York Times Book Review" In a volume that is penetrating, introspective, incisive, and laugh-out-loud funny, one of the great men of letters of this age-or any age-holds forth on life, art, sex, politics, and the state of America's so... View more info

Driven: An Autobiography

By: Larry H Miller, Doug Robinson

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing: May 2010

Seller ID: 47515

ISBN: 1606416561

Condition: Used - Good

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: March 2002

Seller ID: 46435

ISBN: 0449005615

Condition: Used - Good

Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit's fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile to the western United States and became an overnight millionaire. When he needed a trainer for his new racehorses, he hired Tom Smith, a mysterious mus... View more info

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Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia (Landmark Books)

By: Margaret Cousins

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers: January 2004

Seller ID: 46385

ISBN: 0394849280

Condition: Used - Good

Benjamin Franklin was one of the busiest men in the American colonies. He was a printer, a postmaster, an inventor, a writer, and a diplomat. When the Revolutionary War began, Ben supported America in the Continental Congress. Like the clever adages from his "Poor Richard's Almanac," Ben Franklin still sets an example for Americans today. View more info

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The Grand Slam

By: Mark Frost

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hyperion - Acquired Assets: September 2005

Seller ID: 46033

ISBN: 1401307515

Condition: Used - Good

Now in paperback, the Los Angeles Times bestseller that takes a riveting look at the life and times of golf legend Bobby Jones In the wake of the stock market crash and the dawn of the Great Depression, a ray of light emerged from the world of sports in the summer of 1930. Bobby Jones, a 28-year-old amateur golfer, mounted a campaign against the record books. In four months, he conquered the British Amateur Championship, the British Open, the United States Open, and finally the United States Amateur Championship, an achievement so extraordinary that writers dubbed it the Grand Slam. No one has... View more info

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Left Standing: The Miraculous Story of How Mason Wells's Faith Survived the Boston, Paris, and Brussels Terror Attacks

By: Mason Wells,Tyler Beddoes,Billy Hallowell

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Plain Sight Publishing: November 2017

Seller ID: 45983

ISBN: 1462121691

Condition: Used - Good

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Shattered Silence: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer's Daughter

By: Melissa G. Moore,M. Bridget Cook

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc.: September 2009

Seller ID: 46519

ISBN: 1599552388

Condition: Used - Good

Melissa always knew that her family wasn't perfect, but she never suspected the shocking truth]] In Shattered Silence Melissa Moore shares the true story of her life as the daughter of the notorious "Happy Face" serial killer. As she slowly realizes the full extent of the gruesome crimes her father has committed, Melissa also begins to realize that she cannot change her fatherall she has control over is her own life and deciding how she will move on. Told with heartbreaking sincerity, this uplifting story of optimism and finding joy, even in the face of overwhelming adversity, will ins... View more info