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26. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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Paper 2008 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "Someone to Watch Over Me" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
26. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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Paper 2008 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "Someone to Watch Over Me" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
27. Cover image for 'Delightfulee'
The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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Paper 2008 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Delightfulee" to Cart
Hardcover 2008 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Delightfulee" to Cart
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The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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Paper 2008 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Delightfulee" to Cart
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28. Cover image for 'Billy Durant'
Creator of General Motors
Lawrence R. Gustin
A new edition of the classic book on the flamboyant genius who helped lead America into the automobile age
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Paper 2008 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "Billy Durant" to Cart
Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Billy Durant"
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Creator of General Motors
Lawrence R. Gustin
A new edition of the classic book on the flamboyant genius who helped lead America into the automobile age
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Paper 2008 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "Billy Durant" to Cart
Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Billy Durant"
29. Cover image for 'Haunted Heart'
A Biography of Susannah McCorkle
Linda Dahl
The secret life and tragic death of a great American songbird
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Paper 2008 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Haunted Heart" to Cart
Hardcover 2006 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Haunted Heart" to Cart
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A Biography of Susannah McCorkle
Linda Dahl
The secret life and tragic death of a great American songbird
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Paper 2008 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Haunted Heart" to Cart
Hardcover 2006 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Haunted Heart" to Cart
30. Cover image for 'Lee Konitz'
Conversations on the Improviser's Art
Andy Hamilton
With a foreword by Joe Lovano, an oral biography of the preeminent alto saxophonist of cool jazz
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Paper 2007 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Lee Konitz" to Cart
Hardcover 2007 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Lee Konitz" to Cart
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Lee Konitz"
30. Cover image for 'Lee Konitz'
Conversations on the Improviser's Art
Andy Hamilton
With a foreword by Joe Lovano, an oral biography of the preeminent alto saxophonist of cool jazz
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Paper 2007 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Lee Konitz" to Cart
Hardcover 2007 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Lee Konitz" to Cart
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Lee Konitz"
30. Cover image for 'Lee Konitz'
Conversations on the Improviser's Art
Andy Hamilton
With a foreword by Joe Lovano, an oral biography of the preeminent alto saxophonist of cool jazz
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Paper 2007 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Lee Konitz" to Cart
Hardcover 2007 $75.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Lee Konitz" to Cart
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Lee Konitz"
31. Cover image for 'Lennie Tristano'
His Life in Music
Eunmi Shim
The first biography of one of the most influential but unheralded musicians in jazz history
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Hardcover 2007 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Lennie Tristano" to Cart
32. Cover image for 'The Great Justices, 1941-54'
Black, Douglas, Frankfurter, and Jackson in Chambers
William Domnarski
An illuminating look at how the egos and ambitions of four celebrated Supreme Court justices affected their thinking on issues that still resonate today
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Hardcover 2006 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Great Justices, 1941-54" to Cart
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Black, Douglas, Frankfurter, and Jackson in Chambers
William Domnarski
An illuminating look at how the egos and ambitions of four celebrated Supreme Court justices affected their thinking on issues that still resonate today
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Hardcover 2006 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Great Justices, 1941-54" to Cart
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Great Justices, 1941-54"
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Revised Edition
Lewis Porter
A new edition of the musical biography of jazz tenor saxophonist Lester Young, with a revised discography
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Paper 2005 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Lester Young" to Cart
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The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams
Peter Richardson
American Prophet is the long-overdue biography on the brilliant life and career of a great American thinker and writer—Carey McWilliams
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Hardcover 2005 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "American Prophet" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "American Prophet"
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The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams
Peter Richardson
American Prophet is the long-overdue biography on the brilliant life and career of a great American thinker and writer--Carey McWilliams
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Hardcover 2005 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "American Prophet" to Cart
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35. Cover image for 'Asian American X'
An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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Paper 2004 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Asian American X" to Cart
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An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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Paper 2004 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Asian American X" to Cart
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36. Cover image for 'Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker'
Gwen Marston
The story of the woman who helped create the modern American quilting revival
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Paper 2004 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker" to Cart
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36. Cover image for 'Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker'
Gwen Marston
The story of the woman who helped create the modern American quilting revival
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Paper 2004 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker" to Cart
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37. Cover image for 'Rogue Scholar'
The Sinister Life and Celebrated Death of Edward H. Rulloff
Richard W. Bailey
The tragic saga of a nineteenth-century fugitive, ne'er-do-well, and would-be savant that touches on themes as compelling today as they were in Victorian times
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Hardcover 2003 $35.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Rogue Scholar" to Cart
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The Life and Music of Betty Carter
William R. Bauer
Presents the lifelong influence of Betty Carter's career and her music on the music world
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Paper 2003 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "Open the Door" to Cart
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Memoirs
Charles Simic
The coming-of-age of one of America's best-loved poets, from his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia to his bohemian years in New York City
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Paper 2003 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "A Fly in the Soup" to Cart
40. Cover image for 'Soul Barnacles'
Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Paper 2003 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Soul Barnacles" to Cart
Hardcover 2000 $40.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Soul Barnacles" to Cart
40. Cover image for 'Soul Barnacles'
Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Paper 2003 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Soul Barnacles" to Cart
Hardcover 2000 $40.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Soul Barnacles" to Cart
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Living, Loving, and Fighting
Volume: 26
Sumii Sue
A fascinating interview with a freedom fighter for minority rights.
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Paper 2001 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "My Life" to Cart
42. Cover image for 'The Poetry Blues'
Essays and Interviews
William Matthews
A posthumous collection of essays on poetry, jazz, art, and language by one of America's most well respected poets
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Paper 2001 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "The Poetry Blues" to Cart
43. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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Paper 2001 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "The Gazer Within" to Cart
Hardcover 2001 $70.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Gazer Within" to Cart
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Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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Hardcover 2001 $70.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Gazer Within" to Cart
44. Cover image for 'When Romeo Was a Woman'
Charlotte Cushman and Her Circle of Female Spectators
Lisa Merrill
Examines the life of the androgynous nineteenth-century American actress and her work on the Anglo-American stage
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Paper 2000 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "When Romeo Was a Woman" to Cart
45. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji'
Volume: 28
G. G. Rowley
A major contribution to the study of an important Japanese woman writer and a masterwork of reader reception studies
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Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
46. Cover image for 'Crashing Thunder'
The Autobiography of an American Indian
Paul Radin
A brotherly companion to Nancy Lurie's Mountain Wolf Woman
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Paper 1999 $22.95 Available Add Paper for "Crashing Thunder" to Cart
47. Cover image for 'Critical Studies in Indian Grammarians I'
The Theory of Homogeneity [Savarnya]
Madhav M. Deshpande
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Paper 1999 $10.95 Available Add Paper for "Critical Studies in Indian Grammarians I" to Cart
48. Cover image for 'Almost a Revolution'
The Story of a Chinese Student's Journey from Boyhood to Leadership in Tiananmen Square
Shen Tong
An eyewitness account of Tiananmen Spring, available once again to commemorate the ten year anniversary of these historic events of China's recent past
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Paper 1998 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "Almost a Revolution" to Cart
49. Cover image for 'Regent Redux'
A Life of the Statesman-Scholar Ichijo Kaneyoshi
Volume: 16
Steven D. Carter
Tells the story of a remarkable man who, against his will and largely against his knowledge, lived through what we now regard as the final decline of the ancient nobility in Japan.
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Hardcover 1996 $44.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Regent Redux" to Cart
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Marianne Moore and Wallace Stevens
Robin G. Schulze
Traces the ways in which two important poets shaped and reshaped each other's work
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Hardcover 1996 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Web of Friendship" to Cart
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