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Busted : a Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America

By: Ehrhart, W. D. ; Franklin, H. Bruce (Foreword by)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Amherst, MA, University Of Massachusetts: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003580

ISBN: 0870239554

Condition: New in New dust jacket

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... View more info

Cuban Cane Sugar

By: Wiles, Robert

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003697

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

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 View more info