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26. Cover image for 'Olof the Eskimo Lady'
A Biography of an Icelandic Dwarf in America
Inga Dóra Björnsdóttir
The story of an Icelandic dwarf who made a living in 19th-century America posing as an Eskimo
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Hardcover 2010 $34.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Olof the Eskimo Lady" to Cart
27. Cover image for 'Rhythm Is Our Business'
Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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Paper 2008 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Rhythm Is Our Business" to Cart
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27. Cover image for 'Rhythm is Our Business'
Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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Paper 2008 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Rhythm is Our Business" to Cart
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28. 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
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28. 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"
29. 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
29. 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
30. 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"
30. 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"
31. 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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Hardcover 2006 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Haunted Heart" to Cart
32. 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"
32. 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"
32. 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"
33. 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
34. Cover image for 'Cast Out'
Queer Lives in Theater
Edited by Robin Bernstein
Memoirs that explore the intertwined connections between theater and queer culture, sexuality, and history
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Paper 2006 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Cast Out" to Cart
Hardcover 2006 $78.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Cast Out" to Cart
34. Cover image for 'Cast Out'
Queer Lives in Theater
Edited by Robin Bernstein
Memoirs that explore the intertwined connections between theater and queer culture, sexuality, and history
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Paper 2006 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Cast Out" to Cart
Hardcover 2006 $78.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Cast Out" to Cart
35. 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
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Great Justices, 1941-54"
35. 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
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Great Justices, 1941-54"
36. Cover image for 'Lester Young'
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
37. Cover image for 'American Prophet'
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
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "American Prophet"
38. 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
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Asian American X"
38. 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
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Asian American X"
39. Cover image for 'Margaret Webster'
A Life in the Theater
Milly S. Barranger
A sweeping drama of the life and times of one of America's most innovative woman directors
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Hardcover 2004 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Margaret Webster" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Margaret Webster"
39. Cover image for 'Margaret Webster'
A Life in the Theater
Milly S. Barranger
A sweeping drama of the life and times of one of America's most innovative woman directors
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Hardcover 2004 $45.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Margaret Webster" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Margaret Webster"
40. 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
41. 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
42. Cover image for 'Open the Door'
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
43. Cover image for 'A Fly in the Soup'
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
44. 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
44. 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
45. 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
46. 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
46. 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
47. Cover image for 'My Life'
Living, Loving, and Fighting
Volume: 26
Sumii Sue, interviewed by Masuda Reiko, with an introduction by Livia Monnet
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
48. 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
49. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
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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Paper $15.00 Forthcoming Add Paper for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
Web Open Access Forthcoming
49. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
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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Paper $15.00 Forthcoming Add Paper for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
Web Open Access Forthcoming
49. Cover image for 'Yosano Akiko and <em>The Tale of Genji</em>'
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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Paper $15.00 Forthcoming Add Paper for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
Hardcover 2000 $32.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Yosano Akiko and The Tale of Genji" to Cart
Web Open Access Forthcoming
50. 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
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