Category: Social Science


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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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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

Here is a collection of stories by Joseph Mitchell, each connected in one way or another with the waterfront of New York City. Mitchell is the laureate of the waters around New York, and in The Bottom of the Harbor he records the lives and practices of the rivermen, with love and understanding and a sharp eye for the eccentric and strange. This is some of the best journalist ever written. Publisher's/ author 'with compliments' card laid in. Please excuse light reflect... View more info