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Lady Las Vegas: The Inside Story Behind America's Neon Oasis

By: Berman, Susan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, TV Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 832A7487

ISBN: 1575000202

Condition: Fine


1575000202 223 pages. "Part history, part memoir, part journalistic expose... Berman takes her memories, her candor and pain and revisits the town where the American dream is chased, found and lost a thousand times a day... Berman's father partnered with Mafia kingpin Bugsy Siegel and built the hotels and casinos that were renowned throughout the world - the Flamingo, the Riviera, and more." - from dust jacket. Illustrated. Clean bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Dust jacket protected in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Beautiful copy. View more info

Zero Tollerance : An Intimate Memoir by the Man Who Revolutionized Figure Skating

By: Cranston, Toller; Kimball, Martha Lowder

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 46501210

ISBN: 0771023340

Condition: Fine


0771023340 352 pages including index. Part memoir, part entertainment, part commentary on a life lived as art, Toller Cranston tells tales as only he can, including: The only skating show in Haiti; The Broadway triumph that failed; The pachinko wizard; Upstaging Joan Collins; The decimation of John Curry; Sex in Holiday on Ice; Golf among the Mambas; and other stories too strange not to be true! Clean, bright and unmarked with only the very faintest trace of handling. Splendid copy. View more info

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Esquire Magazine, May 1970 - Spiro Agnew Cover/Raquel Welch Photos

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Esquire, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C8798

Condition: Good


232 pages. Features: Great color photo ad for the Chrysler Cordoba; Great 2-page color photo ad for the American Motors Gremlin featuring Uncle Sam; Nice 2-page Jules Jurgensen ad; A Memoir in the Form of a Novel, by Gore Vidal; The Brilliance of Spiro Agnew, by Martin Meyer; Muhammad Ali tells what he would do were he white - and President; Raquel Welch - Retrospective Exhibition, 1964-70; Remember Bomb Shelters?; A Little Treasury of Nonnegotiable Verse; A Weekend of Incredible Gluttony in Lyons, France; The art at heaven's gate sings; If the Silent Majority could talk, what would it say? -... View more info

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Ramparts Magazine, August 1972, Vol. 11, No. 2 - The N.S.A. (National Security Agency)

By: Nevins, Buddy; Lupoff, Dick; Horowitz, David; Hayden, Tom; Bazin, Maurice; Thompson, Walt

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., Noah's Ark Incorporated: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3832

Condition: Good


62 pages. Features: Classroom Surveillance by Kodak (12 years ahead of 1984); The Rolling Stones - Goodbye to All That (even though they are still "Rolling" over 40 years later!);Nixon's Vietnam Strategy; The Prospects of the Vietnam Offensive; Lasers into Pruning Hooks; The Rising Cry for Justice; U.S. Electronic Espionage - A Memoir - *major* article providing rare early public information about the NSA, including discussion of Israel preparing nuclear weapons at Dimona - under cover of a textile plant; What's Left of the Black Left (part 2); Records - Chuck Berry; Fantastic back co... View more info

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Broken Music: A Memoir

By: Sting

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Dial Press: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 465C8581

ISBN: 0385338651

Condition: Good


0385338651 337 pages. Sting's distinctive signature upon title page. "A book about the early part of my life, from childhood through adolescence, right up to the eve of my success with the Police. It is a story very few people know." - from dust jacket of hard cover edition. Unmarked with moderate external wear. Binding tight and square. A sound copy. View more info

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Expedition to Moscow: Memoir

By: Zolkiewski, Stanislas

Price: $199.99

Publisher: London, Polonica: 1959

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 868H0320

ISBN: 0902064053

Condition: Fair


0902064053 167 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white plates. First English edition of the 1920 Polish first edition entitled "Biblioteka Narodowa". "Laconic, yet despite its brevity full of vivid information, it gives a colourful picture of events and the people who took part in them, as well as of the political and military life of Poland and of Muscovy... Gives penetrating insights into the invisible political background and into the motives animating the different participants in the drama." - from Introduction. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival grade B... View more info