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REFLECTIONS OF AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BAB

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

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Seller ID: IM165727

ISBN: 0465068715

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In a climate where whites who criticize affirmative action risk being termed racist and blacks who do the same risk charges of treason and self hatred, a frank and open discussion of racial preference is difficult to achieve. But, in the first book on racial preference written from personal experience, "Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, " Stephen L. Carter, Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University and self-described beneficiary (and, at times, victim) of affirmative action, does it.Using his own story of success and frustration as "an affirmative action baby" as a point of departu... View more info

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REFLECTIONS OF AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BAB

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $6.00

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Seller ID: IM165726

ISBN: 0465068693

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In a climate where whites who criticize affirmative action risk being termed racist and blacks who do the same risk charges of treason and self hatred, a frank and open discussion of racial preference is difficult to achieve. But, in the first book on racial preference written from personal experience, "Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, " Stephen L. Carter, Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University and self-described beneficiary (and, at times, victim) of affirmative action, does it.Using his own story of success and frustration as "an affirmative action baby" as a point of departu... View more info

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PALACE COUNCIL

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM65327

ISBN: 0307385965

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Bestselling author Stephen L. Carter delivers a gripping political thriller set against the backdrop of Watergate, Vietnam, and the Nixon White House. Philmont Castle is a man who has it all: wealth, respect, and connections. He's the last person you'd expect to fall prey to a murderer, but then his body is found on the grounds of a Harlem mansion by the young writer Eddie Wesley, who along with the woman he loves, Aurelia Treene, is pulled into a twenty-year search for the truth. The disappearance of Eddie's sister June makes their investigation even more troubling. As Eddie and Aurelia u... View more info

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NEW ENGLAND WHITE

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $15.20

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM103430

ISBN: 0375712917

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Lemaster Carlyle, the president of the country's most prestigious university, and his wife, Julie, the divinity school's deputy dean, are America's most prominent and powerful African American couple. Driving home through a swirling blizzard late one night, the couple skids off the road. Near the sight of their accident they discover a dead body. To her horror, Julia recognizes the body as a prominent academic and one of her former lovers. In the wake of the death, the icy veneer of their town Elm Harbor, a place Julie calls "the heart of whiteness," begins to crack, having devastating consequ... View more info

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NEW ENGLAND WHITE

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $7.50

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Seller ID: IM493391

ISBN: 0375712917

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Lemaster Carlyle, the president of the country's most prestigious university, and his wife, Julie, the divinity school's deputy dean, are America's most prominent and powerful African American couple. Driving home through a swirling blizzard late one night, the couple skids off the road. Near the sight of their accident they discover a dead body. To her horror, Julia recognizes the body as a prominent academic and one of her former lovers. In the wake of the death, the icy veneer of their town Elm Harbor, a place Julie calls "the heart of whiteness," begins to crack, having devastating consequ... View more info

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JERICHO'S FALL

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $8.00

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Seller ID: IM518273

ISBN: 030747447X

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


A riveting spy thriller, "Jericho's Fall" is the spellbinding story of a young woman running for her life from shadowy government forces. In a secluded mountain retreat, Jericho Ainsley, former CIA director and former secretary of defense, is dying of cancer. To his bedside he has called Rebecca DeForde, a young, single mother, who was once his lover. Instead of simply bidding farewell, however, Ainsley imparts an explosive secret and DeForde finds herself thrown into a world of international intrigue, involving ex-CIA executives, local police, private investigators, and even a US senator.... View more info

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IMPEACHMENT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

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Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM66639

ISBN: 0307474488

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From the author of the bestsellers "The""Emperor of Ocean Park" and "New England White, " an electrifying and provocative historical novel set in an alternate history in which Abraham Lincoln survives assassination at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. In this gripping legal and political thriller, Stephen L. Carter imagines what might have happened if Lincoln had lived to face the tumultuous post-war politics of 1865 Washington, D.C., including an impeachment trial for overstepping his Constitutional authority during the Civil War. At the novel's center is Abigail Canner, a young black woma... View more info

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EMPEROR OF OCEAN PARK

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM103434

ISBN: 0375712925

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In his triumphant fictional debut, Stephen Carter combines a large-scale, riveting novel of suspense with the saga of a unique family.""The Emperor of Ocean Park is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the Eastern seabord--families who summer at Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. Talcott Garland is a successful law professor, devoted father, and husband of a beautiful and ambitious woman, whose future desires may threaten the family he holds so dear. When Talcott's father, Judge Oliver Garland, a disgraced former Suprem... View more info

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EMPEROR OF OCEAN PARK

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $4.99

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM101498

ISBN: 0375413634

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


An extraordinary fiction debut: a large, stirring novel of suspense that is, at the same time, a work of brilliantly astute social observation." The Emperor of Ocean Park" is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. The Emperor of the title, Judge Oliver Garland, has just died, suddenly. A brilliant legal mind, conservative and famously controve... View more info

CULTURE OF DISBELIEF

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $14.50

Publisher: BASIC BOOKS (HA):

Seller ID: IM165092

ISBN: 0465026478

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CULTURE OF DISBELIEF

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: BASIC BOOKS (HA):

Seller ID: IM165093

ISBN: 0465026478

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CONFIRMATION MESS

By: STEPHEN L. CARTER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM164613

ISBN: 0465013643

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Stephen L. Carter tells what's wrong with our confirmation process, explains how it got that way, and suggests what we can do to fix it. Using the most recent confirmation battles as examples, Carter argues that our confirmation process will continue to be bloody until we develop a more balanced attitude toward public service and the Supreme Court by coming to recognize that human beings have flaws, commit sins, and can be redeemed. View more info