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BEST FROM AMERICAN CANALS

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: IM458565

ISBN: 1199432474

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSAY OF THE HAY

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: IM426918

ISBN: 1199106321

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ORCHARD : A MEMOIR

By: ADELE CRO ROBERTSON

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL:

Seller ID: IM186598

ISBN: 0553378597

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"The Orchard" is an exquisitely beautiful and poignant memoir of a young woman's single-handed struggle to save her New England farm in the depths of the Great Depression. Recently discovered by the author's daughter, it tells the story of Adele "Kitty" Robertson, young and energetic, but unprepared by her Radcliffe education for the rigors of apple farming in those bitter times. Alone at the end of a country road, with only a Great Dane for company, plagued by debts, br... View more info

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FROM THE BRIARPATCH FILE : ON CONTEXT P

By: ALBERT MURRAY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM101679

ISBN: 0375421424

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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EVER WITH THE LORD A MEMORIAL ADDRESS

By: ALFRED YEOMANS

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: IM426907

ISBN: 1199106208

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CHESAPEAKE KALEIDOSCOPE

By: ANNE M. HAYS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CORNELL MARITIME PRESS:

Seller ID: IM297161

ISBN: 0870332147

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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YOUNG FATHER TIME

By: BARROWS MUSSEY

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: IM426999

ISBN: 1199107190

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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PINK HOUSES AND FAMILY TAVERNS

By: BECKY BRADWAY

Price: $7.00

Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM58872

ISBN: 0253215226

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


..." Becky Bradway writes compellingly about the place where she was raised and still lives, but she also knows that the hidden component of place is time and its ceaseless motion and the motion it spawns in all of us. On these many stable planes, we are always passing through."--from the Foreword by Michael MartoneMuch of what inspires Pink Houses and Family Taverns, a collection of creative nonfiction by Becky Bradway, is the author's upbringing in rural sout... View more info

GREAT AMERICAN BAND-WAGON

By: CHARLES MERZ

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: IM458633

ISBN: 1199433160

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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BECOMING DISFARMER

By: CHELSEA SPENGEMANN

Price: $35.98

Publisher: NEUBERGER MUSEUM OF ART:

Seller ID: IM326590

ISBN: 0979562988

Condition: NEW CONDITION


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ONE MORE TRAIN TO RIDE : THE UNDERGROUND

By: CLIFFORD WILLIAMS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM58879

ISBN: 0253216524

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Drawn from intimate interviews with 14 modern-day "steel rail nomads," One More Train to Ride provides a revealing picture of today's American hobo. Interspersed with their stories are original poems and songs echoing the ancient lyricism and loneliness of life on the road. Their connections with the past make the experiences of these hoboes even more striking, as they ride freight trains and jungle up in hobo camps, light years away from the 21st-century cyberworld--... View more info

NORTH CAROLINA LIGHTHOUSES

By: DAVID STICK

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NORTH CAROLINA DEPT.:

Seller ID: IM295744

ISBN: 0865261385

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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LISTENING FOR THE CRACK OF DAWN

By: DONALD DAVIS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: AUGUST HOUSE INC.:

Seller ID: IM300413

ISBN: 087483130X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A master storyteller recalls the Appalachia of his youth. View more info

I REMEMBER AMERICA

By: ERIC SLOANE

Price: $9.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM87704

ISBN: 034525533X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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I REMEMBER AMERICA

By: ERIC SLOANE

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM87705

ISBN: 034525533X

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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VANISHED SOCIETY: ESSAYS AMERICAN HISTOR

By: ESTHER FELT BENTLEY

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM426717

ISBN: 1199104159

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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WORKERS' WORD AT HAGLEY

By: GLENN PORTER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ELEUTHERIAN MILLS-HAGLEY FNDTN:

Seller ID: IM314916

ISBN: 0914650211

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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HISTORICAL AMERICANA : BOOKS FROM WHICH

By: HOWARD H. PECKHAM

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PRESS:

Seller ID: IM168579

ISBN: 0472063200

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CLEARING LAND

By: JANE BROX

Price: $6.50

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX INC.:

Seller ID: IM296114

ISBN: 0865477280

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"A moving, graceful elegy for the American farm." --Larry Zuckerman, author of The Potato "Nonfiction literature of a high and lasting order . . . "Clearing Land," Brox's] third book, parlays the resonantly detailed specifics of life on her immigrant family's farm in Massachusetts into a larger consideration of the meaning of cleared land and its relationship to other iconic locations in the American landscape: wilderness, prairie, mountain, city. Her precise, eloqu... View more info

MOUNTAIN LION

By: JEAN STAFFORD

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS:

Seller ID: IM289748

ISBN: 082630432X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WAY IT WAS

By: JO ANNE WOLD

Price: $5.00

Publisher: GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER PUB. CO.:

Seller ID: IM306161

ISBN: 0882403168

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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BEER CAN BY THE HIGHWAY

By: JOHN AT KOUWENHOVEN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM262737

ISBN: 0801836530

Condition: FAIR HIGHLIGHTING


First published in 1961, "The Beer Can by the Highway" takes a provocative, wide-ranging look at America's ever-changing physical and intellectual landscapes, from advertising and jazz to Manhattan's skyline and the prairies of the Midwest. The Johns Hopkins edition features a foreword by Ralph Ellison, who praises the work as "one that springs from deep within that rich segment of the American grain which gave us the likes of Emerson and Whitman, Horatio Greenough an... View more info

OLD GLORY : AN AMERICAN VOYAGE

By: JONATHAN RABAN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM201840

ISBN: 0671250612

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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KING OF CALIFORNIA : J.G. BOSWELL AND T

By: MARK ARAX

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM381648

ISBN: 1586480286

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A rich, colorful history of California centering on the untold story of America's biggest farmer, J.G. Boswell, who controls more than $1 billion worth of water rights and real estate in the heart of the state. The nonfiction version of Chinatown or East of Eden. View more info

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GROWING UP IN THE 1850S

By: MARY CUSTIS DEBUTTS

Price: $8.50

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA:

Seller ID: IM274217

ISBN: 0807842435

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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