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A Violent Act

By: Alec WILKINSON [signed]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: xlb11


A powerfully written, searing story of American violence and grief. Original, dramatic, and ultimately moving, this examination of a crime and its aftermath tells the true crime tale of Mike Wayne Jackson, who killed his probation officer in September 1986 and then went on a rampage from Indianapolis to Missouri. View more info

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Cyclops

By: Watson, Albert

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: sa40


This is why Watson's photos have often been described as "heroic" or "iconic." Images that grab the eye and stick in the mind. Pictures to be remembered. After all, if photos are being used to tell a story, to record an event or to promote and market a product or career, unless they grab the eye and are remembered they are not going to be very effective. View more info

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The Bottom of the Harbor

By: Joseph Mitchell [signed]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 1994

Edition: 1st Modern Library Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mu135


Publisher's/ author 'with compliments' card laid in. Please excuse light reflections from the 'Brodart'. The dj is unaffected. View more info

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The Sound Pattern of English

By: Noam Chomsky & Morris Halle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: kh0f


1968, 1st edition, with a complete number line. Occasional marginal notations that add rather than detract. The Sound Pattern of English is a 1968 work on phonology (a branch of linguistics) by Noam Chomsky and Morris Halle. It presents a view of the phonology of English, and has been very influential in both the field of phonology and in the analysis of the English language. Chomsky and Halle present phonology as a linguistic subsystem, separate from other components of... View more info