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Voices of Time A Life in Stories

By: Galeano, Eduardo & Mark Fried (translator)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Books: 2006

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18553


Slight shelf wear is present on DJ and boards. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.40 X 5.80 X 1.30 inches; 341 pages; "A striking mosaic of memories, observations, and legends that together reveal the author's own story and a grand, compassionate vision of life itselfIn this kaleidoscope of reflections, renowned South American author Eduardo Galeano ranges widely, from childhood to love, music, plants, fear, indignity, and indignation. In the s... View more info

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Unsinkable; My Untold Story

By: Laumann, Silken

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Harper Collins Canada: 2014

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17317


Signed by Author; Small ding on back panel of dust jacket, only light edge wear ; Inscribed by author on front free end paper. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.26 inches; 292 pages; The autobiography of the amazing Olympic rower, who came back from a leg-shattering accident 10 weeks prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics to finish in the Bronze Medal position. Laumann talks about both her professional and personal life, her children and... View more info

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ONIONS IN THE STEW

By: MacDonald, Betty

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18412


Book has gift inscription on FFEP. DJ shows shelf wear, with tears, chipping and scuffing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, hinges intact; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A humorous look at life on Vashon Island in Puget Sound from the author of The Egg and I. View more info

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What's Past is Prologue The Memoirs of Vincent Massey

By: Massey, Vincent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17262


DJ has short tears, light chipping and scuffing. Price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 540 pages; Massey was the first Canadian-born individual to serve as Canada's governor general and he proved to be a successful transition for the office away from occupants who had consistently been both members of the peerage and born overseas. His best known accomplishments were for being involved... View more info

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Clearing In the West My Own Story

By: McClung, Nellie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18257


Signed by Author; Tan cloth boards show some shelf wear, light soiling. Previous owner's name on half-title page. Small piece of paper cut out of another book with book related poem pasted onto front pastedown. On front fee end paper is what appears to be a glossy sheet with photo of McClung and brief bio taped in with attendant tape stains ; Signed and dated by the author. A tight solid book, hinges intact; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 378 pages; McClung's personal acco... View more info

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Yûn-nan, South of the Clouds My life in Southwest China from 1939-1951

By: Muir, Gladys

Price: $15.95

Publisher: White Rock, BC, Self Published: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18477


Signed by Author; Light wear to white card covers, previous owner's name on front fly leaf. ; Signed by author on front fly. A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages; Gladys Muir and her husband Frank served as missionaries in China during a tumultuous period in Chinese history. View more info