Crabtree's Collection Old Books: Autobiography
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Andrews, Lynn V.,
Windhorse Woman: a marriage of spirit.
NY, Warner, (1989). 1st ptg ss. VG in VG DJ. Andrews continues her odyssey of the spirit with her dream guide.
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Book number: BOOKS004970I
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Buck, Pearl S.,
My Several Worlds: a Personal Record.
NY, John Day Company, (1954). 3rd impression. G Hardback. Tanning toward top edges. Buck wakes early and she sees a scene so Chinese that she wasn't sure she was on the other side. "Discard" notation on fep.
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Book number: BOOKS056609I
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1548]
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Cary, Lorene,
Black Ice.
NY, Vintage/Random, 1991. 8th Printing. G PB some underlining. Probably the most beautifully written and most moving African-American autobiographical narrative since Angelou's. Cage Bird.
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Book number: BOOKS057088I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 2167]
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Cheever, John,
The Journals of John Cheever.
NY, Knopf, (1991). 1st ed. VG in VG DJ. An outstanding literary event - begun in the late 1940s and continued through more than three decades - of a great American. writer. Peerless insight into the creation of his novels and stories. His family life, his literary life, his emotional life. Slight edge wear to DJ, owner name, some markings.
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Book number: BOOKS055363I
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Catalogue: Autobiography

 
Gage, Nicholas,
Hellas: a Portrait of Greece.
NY, Villad Books, 1987. 1ST Ed 2nd Ptg. VG Hardback in VG DJ. Stamped on front endpaper. Author Gage was born in the northern Greek village of Lia in 1939, escaped with his sister from. war torn Greece. When he was nine his mother was executed for her role in saving her children. in 1977 he returned as a foreign correspondent to learn the details of his mother's life and death.
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Book number: BOOKS056882I
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Catalogue: Autobiography

 
Garland, Hamlin, (1860-1940) edited with introduction by Joseph McCullough,
A Son of the Middle Border.
NY, Penguin Books, (1995). 1st Printing. G PB (some edge wear). Frontier and pioneer life set in Northwestern States. Includes Bibliographical references. An epic story of the quest for. new frontiers - and of the gradual heartbreaking failure of Amerian pioneer ideals. Drawing on the history of his own family chronicles of a generation, bittersweet narrataive of growing up on a Wisconsin farm, captures in vivid detail, the thousands of courageous and optimistic Americans who sought new posperous lives on the mid-western frontier- and discovered not only the grandeur but the immense toll Nature demands of those who try to tame the land. William Dean Howells wrote in the New York Times Review of Books, "In all the region of autobiography .I do not know quite the like ot Mr. Garland's story of his life, and I woul rank it with the very greatest of that kind of literatur.".
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Book number: BOOKS056714I
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Greave, Peter,
The Seventh Gate.
London, Temple Smith, (1976). VG in VG DJ. Autobiographical account of Greave's childhood and youth in India. In his twenties he contracted leprosy, survived and. returned to England in search of a cure.
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Book number: BOOKS053878I
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.75 | JP¥ 2786]
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Kerouac, Jack,
On the Road.
NY, Penguin books, (1977). Poor PB. includes a newspaper clipping about Kerous not dated. take the Boulderado Hotel where Kerouac's illegitimate daughter Jan. ootbag they'd accused me of holdingin railroad 191 here I am in Mexico City, rainy Aturday night. mysteries, old dream sidestreets with no names reeling in the little steet where I'd walked through crowds of glo omy Hobo Indians wrapped intragic shawl enough to make you cry and you thou ht you saw knives flashingbeneath the folds lugubrious dreams as tragica st the one of Old Raailroad Night where my father sits big of thighs in smoking car of night, outside's a bakeman with ared light and white light lumbrinin the sadvast mist tracks of life but now I'm up on that way to the ancient dripping stone toilet- Tristessa is high beautiful as ever, going home gayly to go to bed and enjoy her morphine. Night before I'm in a quiet hassel in the rain saw with her darkly at Midnight counters eating bread and soup and drinking Delaware Punch. and I'd come out of that interview with a vision of Tristessa in my bed in my arms the strangeness of he lovge check Azieca, Indian girl with mysterious lidded Billy Holliday eyes and spoke with great melancholic voice like Louise Ranier sadfaced Viennese actresses thta made all Ukraine cry in 1910. Gorgeous aples of pear shape here skin to her cheekbones and peachy coffee complexion andn eyes ofastonishing mystery with nothing but earth depth expresionless half-didain and half moutnful lament and Bull at the Pd- I'm in Mexico City wildhaired and mad riding in a cab down past the cine Mexico in rainy traffic jams. "I am seek", she's always saying" to me.
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Book number: BOOKS056573I
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 2321]
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Merton, Thomas, edited by Patrick Hart,
Run to the Mountain: the journals of Thomas Merton volume one 1939-1941.
San Francisco, Harper, (1995). 1st ed 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Owner inscription fep, DJ price clipped.
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Book number: BOOKS028746I
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 2476]
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Merton, Thomas,
The Seven Storey Mountain.
Garden City, NY, Garden City Books, (1951). VG in G- DJ. Sml mark lower ft bd. DJ chipped, stained, torn.
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Book number: BOOKS000528I
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Merton, Thomas,
The Seven Storey Mountain.
NY, Harcourt Brace, (1948). G. Edge wear, poem/prayer glued to back endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS034714I
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Merton, Thomas,
The Seven Storey Mountain.
NY, Harcourt Brace, (1948). G. Edge wear, owner inscription ft endpaper, ft hinge starting, binding rubbed, scribbling & spots on back endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS038316I
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Parkhirst, Douglass, as told to,
I, Scheherazade, memoirs of a Siamese cat.
NY, Bonanza, (1963). (A). VG in G DJ. Only authorized, unabridged, and as yet unbanned version of Scheherazade's spicy memoirs which she pours out to Parkhirst. Born 5 in a litter of 6, "Sherry" recalls wiling away hours listening to her mother's exotic tales about their cat family. Her mother frequently spoke of father's amorous disposition and his unfailing talent for purring the cat's pajamas right off her despite her having been raised in an Episcopalian clergyman's home. Sherry describes her own adventures in a bachelor's aparmtnet, jealous fits over one of her master's female admirers, and her first encounter with a mouse. Many delightful illustrations accompany Sherry's adventures. Parkhirst is a writer and actor and President of the Bedside Network of the Veterans Hospitals' Radio and TV Guild. DJ price clipped, clip to top of front endpaper and chips to bottom edge, plus edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS052094I
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Powell, Colin with Joseph E Persico,
My American Journey.
NY, Random House, 1995. First Edition. VG Hardback in VG DJ. Life story of a young boy from the Bronx who grew up to live the American dream with many important roles National Security. Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Desert Storm.
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Book number: BOOKS057257I
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 5416]
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O. Guthman and Jeffrey Shulman,
Robert Kennedy in His Own Words: the unpublished recollections of the Kennedy Years.
NY, Bantam, (1988). 1st Printing. VG Hardback in VG DJ. "The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellowman. alike, timid and fearful in the face of new ideas an bold projecs, Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals and great enterprises of American society." Robert Kennedy.
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Book number: BOOKS056745I
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