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- University of New Mexico Press 2017; US$ 39.95
A lively introduction to the breadth of Waters?s work, Deep Waters touches on themes of ecology, philosophy, pre-Columbiana, Eastern philosophy, Egyptology, American Indians, and a host of other subjects reflecting the great cultural shifts occurring at the time. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99
This exceptional collection provides new insight into the life of North Carolina writer and activist Paul Green (1894-1981), the first southern playwright to attract international acclaim for his socially conscious dramas. Green, who taught philosophy and drama at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1927 for ... more...
- HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99
A major literary event: the first volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Sylvia Plath?most never before seen. One of the most beloved poets of the modern age, Sylvia Plath continues to inspire and fascinate the literary world. While her renown as one of the twentieth century?s most influential poets is beyond dispute, Plath... more...
- Free Press 1999; US$ 25.00
The relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Associated Press reporter Lorena Hickok has sparked vociferous debate ever since 1978, when archivists at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library discovered eighteen boxes filled with letters the two women exchanged during their thirty-year friendship. But until now we have been offered only the odd quotation... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2003; US$ 15.00
In this humorous collection of celebrity wit, acclaimed broadcaster and humorist Charles Osgood offers witticisms penned by luminaries ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Andy Rooney. Known for his clever commentary and witty radio-show rhymes, Charles Osgood here selects and introduces a collection of hilarious correspondence from some of our best-loved... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 21.00
? I mean to live and die by my own mind,? Zora Neale Hurston told the writer Countee Cullen. Arriving in Harlem in 1925 with little more than a dollar to her name, Hurston rose to become one of the central figures of the Harlem Renaissance, only to die in obscurity. Not until the 1970s was she rediscovered by Alice Walker and other admirers. Although... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. *********************. After the gloom of gray Atlantic weather, our ship came to America in a flood of winter sunshine that made unaccustomed eyelids blink, and the New Yorker, who is nothing if not modest, said, ''This isn''t a sample of our really... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Correspondences of Tolstoy is a collection of letters reflecting the author's thoughts, beliefs, and philosophy. It includes his correspondence with Gandhi about the political doctrine of non-violence, as well as his letter to a student clarifying his misunderstandings of Christianity. His letters to his son are also included and reflect deeply... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 35.00
?Decca? Mitford lived a larger-than-life life: born into the British aristocracy?one of the famous (and sometimes infamous) Mitford sisters?she ran away to Spain during the Spanish Civil War with her cousin Esmond Romilly, Winston Churchill?s nephew, then came to America, became a tireless political activist and a member of the Communist Party, and... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99
The author of such classics as Our Town and The Bridge of San Luis Rey , Thornton Wilder was a born storyteller and dramatist?rare talents on glorious display in this volume of more than three hundred letters he penned to a vast array of famous friends and beloved relatives. Through Wilder's correspondence, readers can eavesdrop on his conversations... more...