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1 Ehrhart, W. D. ; Franklin, H. Bruce (Foreword by) Busted : a Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America
0870239554 / 9780870239557; Between March and September 1974, as Richard Nixon's presidency unraveled on national television, Bill Ehrhart, a decorated Marine Corps sergeant and antiwar Vietnam veteran, fought to retain his merchant seaman's card after being busted for marijuana. He also had a number of other arrests, and was thrown out of New Jersey by the Maple Shade police. All occurred while the House Judiciary Committee conducted hearings on Nixon's impeachment. Busted shows an acute awareness of the ironies of these juxtapositions, as Ehrhart recounts a surreal cross-country journey in search of justice in a nation that has lost it's way, betrayed by its leaders. This is the third book of a series. The first two are Vietnam-Perkasie and Passing Time. Bound in black cloth.
University Of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, 1995, First Edition
Cloth
New in New dust jacket


003580; 
Price: 16.56 USD
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2 Wiles, Robert Cuban Cane Sugar
This book gives one a historic sketch of the sugar industry, from soil to sack, together with a survey of the circumstances which combine to make Cuba the Sugar Bowl of the World. The photographs depict the way cane sugar becomes sacks and cubes. The black binding has a paste-down on the cover; the black spine is missing; the pages are all very much intact, however, and the spine is tight. The corners and bottom edges are worn. ; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall
The Bobbs-Merrill Co.
Indianapolis, IN, 1916, First Edition
Hardcover
Fair with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
003697; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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