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            Call Me Burroughs: A Life
              

            Call Me Burroughs: A Life (Hardback)

            By Miles, Barry

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            Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius. Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of medi...a. Burroughs wrote novels, memoirs, technical manuals, and poetry. He painted, made collages, took thousands of photographs, produced hundreds of hours of experimental recordings, acted in movies, and recorded more CDs than most rock bands. Burroughs was the original cult figure of the Beat Movement, and with the publication of his novel Naked Lunch, which was originally banned for obscenity, he became a guru to the 60s youth counterculture. In CALL ME BURROUGHS, biographer and Beat historian Barry Miles presents the first full-length biography of Burroughs to be published in a quarter century-and the first one to chronicle the last decade of Burroughs's life and examine his long-term cultural legacy. Written with the full support of the Burroughs estate and drawing from countless interviews with figures like Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, and Burroughs himself, CALL ME BURROUGHS is a rigorously researched biography that finally gets to the heart of its notoriously mercurial subject.
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            ISBN 9781455511952
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2014
            Publisher Little, Brown
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            Life Is So Good

            Life Is So Good (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dawson, George; Glaubman, Richard

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            Includes reader's guide with discussion questions.

            ISBN 9780812984873
            Released NZ 15 May 2013
            Publisher Random House
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            The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Political Trauma and American Memory
             

            The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Political Trauma and American Memory (Hardback)

            By George, Alice

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            On November 22nd, 1963 the assassination of President John F. Kennedy set into motion a series of events that irrevocably changed American politics and culture. Here, Alice George traces the events of Kennedy's assassination and Lyndon B. Johnson's subsequent ascension to the pre...sidency.
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            ISBN 9780415895569
            Released NZ 3 Oct 2012
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Critical Moments in American History
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            Woody Guthrie: Writing America's Songs
             

            Woody Guthrie: Writing America's Songs (Hardback)

            By Cohen, Ronald D.

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            Woody Guthrie is the most famous and influential folk music composer and performer in the history of the US. His most popular song, 'This Land is Your Land' has become the country's unofficial national anthem. Here, in a short biography, Cohen introduces Guthrie's life and music ...to students of American history and culture.
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            ISBN 9780415895682
            Released NZ 3 Jul 2012
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Series Routledge Historical Americans
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            Quest for Freedom: The United States and India's Independence

            Quest for Freedom: The United States and India's Independence (Hardback)

            By Clymer, Kenton J.

            A study of India's struggle towards independence, which examines the quest in the broader context of the USA's response to the question of Asian nationalism. The author views American foreign policy at a time of important change in America's attitude towards the colonial world.

            ISBN 9780231100441
            Released NZ 15 Jan 1995
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            The Lean Years: A History of the American Worker, 1920-1933
             

            The Lean Years: A History of the American Worker, 1920-1933 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Piven, Frances Fox; Bernstein, Irving

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            A fascinating, comprehensive study of the American workforce, from the roaring twenties through the Great Depression.

            ISBN 9781608460632
            Released NZ 26 Aug 2010
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
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            Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment is Now
             

            Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment is Now (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Neuwirth, Jessica; Introduction by Steinem, Gloria

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            When the Equal Rights Amendment was first passed by Congress in 1972, Richard Nixon was president and All in the Family 's Archie Bunker was telling his feisty wife Edith to stifle it. Over the course of the next ten years, an initial wave of enthusiasm led to ratification of the... ERA by thirty-five states, just three short of the thirty-eight stat
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            ISBN 9781620970393
            Released NZ 6 Jan 2015
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            America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats)
             

            America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gelernter, David

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            America-Lite (where we all live) is just like America, only turned into an amusement park or a video game or a supersized Pinkberry, where the past and future are blank and there is only a big NOW. How did we come to expect no virtue and so much cynicism from our culture, our lea...ders--and each other? In this refreshingly judgmental book, David
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            ISBN 9781594037085
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2013
            Publisher Encounter Books,USA
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            Right Out Of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism
             

            Right Out Of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Olmsted, Kathryn S.

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            An 'arresting' (In These Times) new history of modern American conservatism, uncovering its roots in the turbulent agricultural fields of Depression-era California.

            ISBN 9781620973066
            Released NZ 11 Jul 2017
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            Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963-2009
             

            Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963-2009 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Zinn, Howard; Arnove, Anthony

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            Howard Zinn weaves rich historical narratives that inspire and captivate.

            ISBN 9781608462599
            Released NZ 13 Dec 2012
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
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