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A Literary Tour Guide to the United States: Northeast

By: Harting, Emilie C.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Madison, NY, William Morrow & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001814

ISBN: 0688032818

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Here is a handy guide to literary landmarks from Maine to Maryland. Included are the homes of Washington Irving, Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Emily Dickinson, and Mark Twain, and New England towns with rich literry heritages like Concord and Cambridge in Massachusetts. Walking tours of Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia point out residences of writers, locales of literary works, gathering places for writers, and museums and libraries with important book exhibits. A combination of literary history and practical information make this indispensable for the traveler who wants to see ... View more info

Hit by a Farm: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Barn

By: Friend, Catherine

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Marlowe & Company: 2006

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 002504

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Catherine Friend was happy being an author and writing instructor. She always wore clean clothes. She never had anything disagreeable stuck to the bottom of her shoes. That all changed the day she agreed to help her partner Melissa embark on a rural odyssey filled with sheep, goats, chickens, llamas, and a host of other natural disasters. As it turns out, farming isn't all it's cracked up to be! This is a sort of coming-of- (middle) -age story of a woman trying to close the divide between who she wants to be and who she really is. After helping Melissa realize her dream, Catherine eventually f... View more info

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Painted Shadow: the Life of Vivienne Eliot, First Wife of T. S. Eliot

By: Seymour-Jones, Carole

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Doubleday, Doran And Company, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001435

ISBN: 0385499922

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


A moving, powerful and sympathetic biography of a talented, frail woman who deserves to be rescued from the obscurity to which she was condemned. " - The Spectator. This book is about the long-suppressed truth about Vivienne Eliot's influence on T. S. Eliot's genius. By the time she was committed to an asylum in 1938, Vivienne Eliot was a lonely, distraught figure. Shunned by literary London, she was the "neurotic" wife whom Eliot had left behind. She had become a phantomlike shape on the fringe of Eliot's life, written out of his biography and literary history. This astonishing po... View more info

The Insult & Curse Book

By: Lovric, Michelle (compiled by)

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U. S. A., Chicago Review Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002823

ISBN: 1556525141

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


You mean those clothes of hers are intentional?" - Dorothy Parker, American Writer (1893-1967) . Includes 20 peelable stickers with wonderful insults and curses printed on them! This book is a celebration of the creative language of abuse, insinuation, defamation and damnation. It includes colorful and complicated insults and curses from around the world and through many ages. Even the endpapers are covered with these great words. George Bernard Shaw, Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Horace, Lord Byron, and many, many others quoted! Printed on heavy paper. The jacket has a very small dent on th... View more info