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J. D. Salinger

Posted March 28, 2010

 Having become an iconic New Hampshire reclusive during his later decades, the 'mystery' of author J. D. Salinger's whereabouts has fed the intrigue and the perpetuating classroom and booklover discussions. At least twice a year, young folks....

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

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Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.

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She Stoops to Conquer (Riverside Literature Series 182) used book

She Stoops to Conquer (Riverside Literature Series 182) more books like this

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Edition: 1st Riverside Binding: Wraps Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company., Boston. Date published: 1908

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Covers soiled, interior clean, save for pencil notes at end. Stapled binding rusting. Standard series black ink decorated paper covers. 17 cm. 103 p. Publisher lists inside and back cover. Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith, b.1728, Pallasmore-d.1774, found diverse subjects for his writings during a 15-year "apprenticeship" in the circle of influence including Johnson, Reynolds, and Burke. "She Stoops to Conquer" is among his comic works, and ... Read More

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Wait Till Next Year: a Memoir used book

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: 1998 ISBN-13: 9780684847955 ISBN: 0684847957

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. B&W photos, facsimiles. Audience: General/trade. Memoir set in New Yor City suburbs, 1950s, author grows up loving her family, books, and the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team. Goodwin won the Pulitzer Prize for 'No Ordinary Time'. She is well-known as a biographer and commentator about U.S. Presidents. Read More

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Not That You Asked... used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Random House., New York. Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780394578378 ISBN: 0394578376

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. MInor jacket spine sun-fade. Light top edge soiling. Cloth and paper over boards. Photo portrait illustrated cover. Audience: General/trade. Veteran news writer and TV's "60 Minutes" end-of-show columnist Andy Rooney has had a gift for striking universal chords with listeners and readers, with his curmudgeonly questioning and dry humor. This is one of his collections, his 5th book of essays; and his 9th publication. Rooney was a multi-Emmy Award recipient, ... Read More

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In One Ear more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Permabook / Pocket Books. Date published: 1964

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Old price label, front cover. Age-toning. 209 p. mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/Adult/Juvenile. Cover: 1000 of the Best and Funniest Stories from Joe McCarthy's American Weekly Column. Represented in this collection: Fred Allen, Paar, Gleason, Durante, W C Fields, Shriner, Sahl, Benchley, Thurber, Jessel, Benny, Groucho, Kennedy, Khrushchev, and more, including kids and anonymous humorists. Read More

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Salinger: A Critical and Personal Portrait more books like this

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Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Pocket Books / A Giant Cardinal Edition., New York. Date published: 1963

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Age-toning, minor cover wear. Small chip, first free end paper, top. 316 p. Mass-market (rack) Paperback. Cover in black, brown and magenta, titles in white, brown. Impressions of writer J.D. Salinger and his work by more than 20 other authors and literary critics, with postscripts about his early stories and the language of 'The Catcher in the Rye'. Read More

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A Reader's Delight used book

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: University Press of New England Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780874514322 ISBN: 0874514320

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. Lightly used library book, small library in NH. Card pocket and spine label. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 208 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. A book about books, their authors, and reading, while Perrin was Professor of English at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, himself a prolific author. Read More

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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes more books like this

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Edition: 1st Vintage printing Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Vintage Books USA Date published: 1987 ISBN-13: 9780394750774 ISBN: 0394750772

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Clean inside. Spine creasing, slight tilt, cover sticker residue. Age-toning to paper. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 209 p. Audience: General/trade. Continuation of poet's autobiography, follows "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"; a journey into Africa and a journey into herself. Read More

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Watson's Choice (Scene of the Crime, Dell 12) used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Dell Publishing. Date published: 1981 ISBN-13: 9780440195016 ISBN: 0440195012

Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Rear 53 pages have dampstain, 2 inches along center edge, less than half-inch into page border at most, and diminishing. Top front left, small sticker scar. 256 p. Mass-market paperback (rack). Green page edges. Illustrated back cover w/ puzzle piece on front. Tight, square. Smooth spine. Lower rear corner bend. Mystery fiction: Dinner guests came dressed as Sherlock Holmes story characters. The hound of the Baskervilles springs from the fog; a savage killer ... Read More

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The New Screenwriter Looks at the New Screenwriter: Today's Hottest Screenwriters Discuss the Art and the Business of their Work used book

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Language: Yiddish Edition: 4th printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Silman-James Press., Los Angeles. Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9781879505049 ISBN: 1879505045

Description: Very Good. No dust jacket as issued. Light edge foxing (top), light right side soiling from reading. Smooth spine. Clean pages. 369 p. Sequel to "The Screenwriter Looks at the Screenwriter" (1971). Interviewed herein: Anna Hamilton Phelen; Dan O'Bannon; Joe Esterhas; Gregory Widen; Daniel Pyne; Jeffrey Boam; Bill Bryan; Laurence Dworet; Diane Frolov; Ronald Bass; Jack Epps Jr and Jim Cash; Fay Kanin; Bill Haber and Rowland Perkins. Read More

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Katharine and E.B. White: An Affectionate Memoir used book

Katharine and E.B. White: An Affectionate Memoir more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company. Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780393025118 ISBN: 039302511X

Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Clean, unmarked. Cloth and paper over boards. 269 p. Gold spine titles. Audience: General/trade. Memoir of the 8 years Isabel Russell served in a secretarial role for author E.B. White and Katharine White, a veteran of The New Yorker staff, in their retirement home in North Brooklin, Maine. These were to be the writers' last years, and Russell proved to be a keen, affectionate, and honest observer of many moments in their lives. Elwyn Brooks White had been born in 1899, ... Read More

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In Search J. D. Salinger, a biography more books like this

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Edition: Vintage Books 1st printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Vintage Books USA Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780679722205 ISBN: 0679722203

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Small sticker scars on front cover in not pictorial or text areas, but each stole part of the surface. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. With a public hungry for information about the reclusive Cornish, NH, icon of 1950s coming-of-age literature, Random House supported this author's search for answer. The narrative is a mix of his efforts to interview and the written record about the Holden Caulfield (The Catcher in the Rye) ... Read More

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Getting Even used book

Getting Even more books like this

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Edition: 1st Vintage books printing Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Vintage Books USA. Date published: 1978 ISBN-13: 9780394726403 ISBN: 0394726405

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Slight cover stress. Near fine. Smooth spine. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 112 p. Black covers with white titles. Audience: General/trade. Comedian, writer, film director Woody Allen 'revenges himself' with 17 comic essays on varied subjects: death, obesity, organized crime, the sandwich, famous people, and more. Originally published by Random House in 1971. Read More

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Edition: Book Club Edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Time, Inc, New York Date published: 1966

Description: Shenton, Edward (Chapter decorations by), and Jonson, Jim (Cover design by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Back cover, patch missing from surface cover art: 1in. x1.5in. xxi, 380 p. 21 cm. Time Reading Program special edition. Sturdy illustrated flexible cover. An autobiographical description of the author's Frorida home town, setting for her novel, "The Yearling", it inhabitants, wild and human, and its surroundings. Read More

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Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections used book

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Edition: 20th printing Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Fawcett Books Date published: 1968 ISBN-13: 9780449238042 ISBN: 0449238040

Description: Vavra, Robert (Photos by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. 960p. B&W photos throughout. Index. Master writer Michener brings his gifts of passionate observation and literary description to his tour of Spain. Read More

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Pieces of My Mind used book

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Edition: First edition, stated Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Atheneum Books., New York. Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780689114922 ISBN: 0689114923

Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket has front lower corner half-inch tear at fold; closed. Cloth and Paper over boards. 255 p. Audience: General/trade. Veteran news writer and TV's "60 Minutes" end-of-show columnist Andy Rooney has had a gift for striking universal chords with listeners and readers, with his curmudgeonly questioning and dry humor. This is one of his collections. Rooney was a multi-Emmy Award recipient, has several Writers' Guild awards, and the Peabody Award. Read More

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Youthful Writings (Cahiers II) used book

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Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Vintage Books USA Date published: 1977 ISBN-13: 9780394724041 ISBN: 0394724046

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor spinal creasing. Top front slight bend to cover. Paper age-toning. Top edge, rear pages, minor soiling. Text in English, French. 279 p. Cover utilizes Camus photo portrait in sepia. Camus left 2 journals, private notebooks, unpublished at the time of his death. Included are essays, verse, parables, and fairy tales representative of a young man's formative years, written shortly after becoming 20. French critic Viallaneix begins with his extensive essay ... Read More

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The Quality of Life more books like this

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Edition: M1583 Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: A Fawcett Crest Book, Philadelphia Date published: 1971

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor sun-fade to spine. no creases. Clean. Tight. Expected age-toning to paper. 128p. Green covers, white titles. Rainbow graphic. Red page-edges. Front cover: 'An Eloquent Statement of Faith in America's Future'. Contents: Introduction; Saving the City; Adjusting to Race; Education; Youth; Communications; Preserving the Environment; The Population Cancer; What We Must Do. Read More

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Timebends: A Life used book

Timebends: A Life more books like this

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Edition: 1st Perennial Library printing Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Perennial / HarperCollins Publishers. Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780060971786 ISBN: 0060971789

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Page corners slightly wrinkled, lower back index, maybe 8. Unmarked. No spine creases. Gray paper covers with early B&W and later color author portraits. 614p. 32 pages of B&W photos. Index. Autobiography: Playwright offers his own story, with insight, candor, humor. Depression, Spanish Civil War, House Un-American Activities Commission appearance, successes and failures in the theater, sources and evolution of his plays, family and 3 wives (one was self ... Read More

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Locked Rooms and Open Doors: Diaries and Letters 1933-1935 more books like this

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Edition: 3rd printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich., New York / London. Date published: 1974 ISBN-13: 9780151529582 ISBN: 0151529582

Description: Lindbergh, Charles (Cover photograph by). Very good in very good dust jacket. Foxing to top edge. Short tear, back jacket. 352 p. 4 B&W photo sections. Audience: General/trade. The Lindberghs embarked on another pioneering adventure in travel. In a single engine seaplane, the project was to explore possible air routes across the Atlantic, taking more than 5 months, northern and southern. They had celebrated the birth of their 2nd child, and earlier mourned the kidnapping and loss of their first ... Read More

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Cargoes for Crusoes used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: D. Appleton, New York Date published: 1924

Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Minor cover wear, spotting. x, 416 p. : Portraits, B&W photos.; 19 cm. Paste-on decorated title boxes; front a bit askew; in black ink on cream. Blue cloth covered boards. Index of Book Prices; General Index. A book about authors and their titles, many early 20th century. The author's preface recounts the stranded Robinson Crusoe literary character who receives a precious cargo while seemingly alone on his island. It is a book. Seeing more cases strdewn on the shore, ... Read More

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A Peculiar Treasure more books like this

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Edition: Book Club Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Literary Guild of America, Inc, New York Date published: 1939

Description: Good. No dust jacket. Age-toning. Generous type size. Dark blue cloth over boards. ix, 398 p. 24 cm., b&w photo plates. Autobiography by early 20th century author of American Midwest classics: So Big, Cimarron, Show Boat and more. Cloth covers in dark blue with E.F. initials imprinted in lighter blue at lower right front corner. Lighter blue repeated in spine LGA style with gold titles, rubbed. Binding is tight, but scuffing on covers and corners is witness to a well-read book. Ferber was in ... Read More

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Sixpence in Her Shoe more books like this

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Edition: Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York Date published: 1964

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Chips, minor soiling and closed tears to DJ. Inside clean. Tight. Book: minor edgewear. Top edge minor soiling. Book Club Edition. vi, 281 p. 21 cm. Red cloth and paper covered boards. Gold spine titles. Autobiographical. A Macmillan Career Book. Cover subtitle: "The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet writes about woman's most honorable profession, " and that is her domestic life. Read More

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Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places used book

Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places more books like this

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Edition: Reprint Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9780060972899 ISBN: 0060972890

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing. Remainder mark at bottom. Crumpled page corner 233-234. 306 p. dark covers, pale yellow titles; purple dancing female folk figures across cover. Author portrait on back. Author's Talks and Essays 1976-1988 (keyed by subject/s: Feminism, Social Responsibility, Literature, Travel); Reviews 1977-1986. Acknowledgments at back. Read More

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Quite Early One Morning more books like this

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Edition: N D Paperbook 90 Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: New Directions, New York Date published: 1960

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate cover wear. 240p. Publisher PB list in back. B&W author portrait in 3 segments with black titles. Part I: autobiographical (includes 'A Child's Christmas in Wales'). Part II: About poetry, Welsh poets, prose writers, poems. Read More

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Dust Tracks on a Road, an Autobiography used book

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Edition: First edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Harper Perennial Date published: 1991 ISBN-13: 9780060965679 ISBN: 0060965673

Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. With paper age-toning. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 278 p. Audience: General/trade. Novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose accounts of black heritage, fictional and factual, stand firm. She was among the leading intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance, having found her way from childhood poverty in the rural South. Read More

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