Published by House of Awansi Press, Toronto, 1977
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fair +. 1st Paperback Printing. 254 pp., source notes. No markings. Large 1-inch chip from top of front cover. Text OK. Taylor, a Globe and Mail correspondent, presents biographical sketches of six daring Canadians who found themselves by immersing themselves in other cultures. The six profiled are: Brig. James Sutherland Brown, Bishop White, James Houston, Herbert Norman, Emily Carr and Scott Symons. The Symons sketch recounts Symon's struggle against bourgeoise values, his fight for public tolerance of homosexuality and his turbulent affair with a teenaged boy.
Seller Inventory # 001045
Published by Pantheon Books, NY, 1988
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 439 pp. Vignettes of famous and ordinary people who have been coping with sweeping shifts in American culture and mores. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000865
Published by Pantheon Books, NY, 1980
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 472 pp. Portraits of 100 Americans who express their hopes and goals. Some are famous (Jesse Helms, Bill Veeck, et. al.); most are ordinary people. Slight chipping to dj, but otherwise clean, no markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000697
Published by Dodd Mead & Co, NY, 1984
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 198 pp., with b&w photos scattered throughout text. An American woman relates the story of Nima, a young Tibetan Sherpa guide who is brought to Connecticut by his American benefactors for treatment of tuberculosis. He recovers and becomes partly Americanized. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001749
Published by Brandon Book Publishers, Kerry, Ireland, 1983
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Revised Edition. 144 pp. A blackened area on inside front cover, crossing out a name, has bled slightly through to the front cover, creating a small dark stain beneath the author's name on the glossy green cover. Otherwise clean, no markings in text, with only slight wear. A vice president of Sinn Fein recounts his youth on Falls Road in Belfast. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002601
Published by William Morrow, NY, 1970
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 243 pp. Jacket heavily chipped, soiled, tape on 2 tears. Black cloth, soiled white board cover. Colored end papers. Text clean and bright. A Sixties period novel about 4 rich white Americans who get caught up in black separatist movements in various parts of America. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001648
Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, Calif., 1966
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 194 pp. Ex-library from the Florida State Sociology Dept. library, but book is still in almost new condition, apparently uncirculated, according to the blank library card in pocket of rear cover. Srinivas, a well-known sociologist at the University of Delhi, presents his Tagore lectures on Indian modernization and its impact on the caste system. He delves into the opposing forces of Sanskritization and Westernization. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall. Ex-Library.
Seller Inventory # 005149
Published by Signet, NY, 1994
Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 420 pp. Clean, no markings. A novel about tensions in modern Mormon society and Utah politics. From Publishers Weekly: "Nuanced, vivid characterization-especially of the right-wing fanatics who are the possible conspirators behind the nasty goings-on in White's third novel (Privileged Information; Private Practices)-makes this an engrossing thriller. Lester Horner, the first Mormon to sit on the Supreme Court, is implicated when his law clerk, fellow Mormon Blythe Oaks, is charged with sexual harassment by former employee Teresa Crowder." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001357
Published by Anchor (Doubleday), NY, 1964
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good +. 28th Printing. 297 pp. Several lower page corners thumbed and creased. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Bowen (pen name of anthropologist Laura Bohannan) writes a novel about her first year of field work with an indigenous tribe in West Africa.Introduction by sociologist David Reisman. Part of the American Museum of Natural History series. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009388
Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, NY, 2000
Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition Stated. 238 pp. Virtually new, no markings, gift quality. Dust jacket has pasted circle sticker noting Alexie is one of best under-40 American fisction writers, according to the New Yorker. Alexie, a Spokane Indian, writes about middle- and upper-class Native Americans in urban settings, coping with some of the same issues as white neighbors. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009491
Published by Avery Color Studios, Gwinn, Mich., 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Reprint, 9th Printing. 271 pp. Frontispiece of H.W. Longfellow. Close to new. Rippling of front cover and first 20 pp. No signs of dampstain, text clean. Binding firm. A collection of essays on Hiawatha and other Indian legends, published in 1856 by noted ethnologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. An introduction by Larrie B. Massie briefly traces the life and research career of Schoolcraft, who became an expert on the Chippewa. Schoolcraft's work influenced Longfellow whose epic poem on Hiawatha was read by generations of American schoolchildren. S Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009379
Published by NY: Simon & Schuster, 1983, NY, 1983
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Cloth & Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 283 pp. Slight fading of spine, light soil on cover. No markings on endpapers or text. Firm binding. Anthropologist Colin Turnbull discusses stages of life in various cultures and includes his personal experiences. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002571
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Alburquerque New Mexico, 1974
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Davis, M.J. (illustrator). Reprint. 198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010146