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              Letters from the Editor: The New Yorker's Harold Ross
                

              Letters from the Editor: The New Yorker's Harold Ross (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Kunkel, Thomas

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              These revealing letters of Harold Ross tell the story of the birth of The New Yorker . Although he claimed he was not a writer, Ross spent hours each day firing off letters to friends, such as E. B. White, Dorothy Parker, Truman Capote, Ernest Hemingway, and others. Filled with a...necdotes, this collection is a chronicle of the formation of the most prestigious magazine in America.
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              ISBN 9780375756948
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Modern Library
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              My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson
               

              My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Habegger, Alfred

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              Offering a convincingly clear picture of what Emily Dickinson was really like, this literary biography presents the definitive treatment of her life in the context of her times and the development of her poetry. A Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

              ISBN 9780812966015
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Modern Library
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              The Fun of It: Stories from The Talk of the Town
               

              The Fun of It: Stories from The Talk of the Town (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              Edited by Ross, Lillian; Introduction by Remnick, David; By White, E. B.; Thurber, James; Updike, John

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              The best of the best: the first collection spanning the history of The Talk of the Town , edited by the New Yorker staff member with the longest memory of all, Lillian Ross, who wrote her first Talk story in 1945 and remains one of the magazine's wittiest reporters.

              ISBN 9780375756498
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2001
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Modern Library
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              The Crisis Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from the N.A.A.C.P.'s Crisis Magazine
               

              The Crisis Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from the N.A.A.C.P.'s Crisis Magazine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilson, Dr. Sondra Kathryn

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              A collection of fiction, poetry, and essays from Crisis , the magazine that launched the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. Contributors include Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Jean Toomer, Arna Bontemps, E. Franklin Frazier, and Alain Locke.

              ISBN 9780375752315
              Released NZ 15 Mar 1999
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Modern Library
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              The Book That Changed My Life: Interviews with National Book Award Winners and Finalists
               

              The Book That Changed My Life: Interviews with National Book Award Winners and Finalists (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Osen, Diane; Introduction by Baldwin, Neil

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              In a collection of interviews, 15 National Book Award winners and finalists -- including James Carroll, Don DeLillo, E. L. Doctorow, David McCullough, Alice McDermott, and Cynthia Ozick -- examine the profound relationship between reading and writing and describe the book that ha...s had a profound influence on them.
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              ISBN 9780679783510
              Released NZ 2 Dec 2002
              Publisher Random House
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              Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier & President
               

              Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier & President (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Modern Library ed.)

              By Perret, Geoffrey

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              Woven through Perret's exploration of Grant as soldier and president is the author's portrait of the American hero as a person, including his frustrating studies at West Point and his days of poverty.

              ISBN 9780375752209
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1999
              Publisher Random House
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              The Messenger Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from The Messenger Magazine
                

              The Messenger Reader: Stories, Poetry, and Essays from The Messenger Magazine (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2000 ed.)

              Edited by Wilson, Dr. Sondra Kathryn; By Robeson, Paul; Hurston, Zora Neale; Thurman, Wallace; West, Dorothy

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              A selection of writings from The Messenger, a magazine of the Harlem Renaissance which reflected socialist ideology, includes works by Paul Robeson, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and Alice Dunbar-Nelson.

              ISBN 9780375755392
              Publisher Random House
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              Don Vicente: Two Novels
                

              Don Vicente: Two Novels (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jose, F. Sionil

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              From the author of the critically acclaimed Dusk comes the second volume of the Rosales Saga --a monumental achievement that captures 100 years of tumultuous Asian, Pacific, and American history.

              ISBN 9780375752438
              Publisher Random House
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              Working on God
               

              Working on God (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2000 ed.)

              By Gallagher, Winifred

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              Working on God is for and about the millions of intelligent, independent Americans who are seeking to reconcile their spiritual yearnings with their skeptical intellects. A fascinating mosaic of contemporary religious thought. -- New York Times Book Review.

              ISBN 9780375755378
              Publisher Random House
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              The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut
               

              The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Stark, Freya; Introduction by Geniesse, Jane Fletcher

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              The noted travel writer provides a compelling account of her failed attempt to locate the lost city of Shabwa, the legendary city of the Queen of Sheba, in a fascinating travelogue first published in 1936. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

              ISBN 9780375757549
              Released NZ 7 Sep 2001
              Publisher Random House
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              Series Modern Library
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