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The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder
Robin G. Wilder & Jackson R. Bryer, eds. Scott Donaldson, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060765088.  Daedalus Item Code: 30349
 
"[Robin] Wilder and [Jackson] Bryer provide considerable insight into a protean American novelist and playwright. As a man of the theater, Thornton Wilder (1897–1975) is not typically counted among ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Seasons in Siena: My Quixotic Quest for Acceptance Among Tuscany's Proudest People
Robert Rodi.
Publisher: Ballantine/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781617938009.  Daedalus Item Code: 42252
 
Siena seems at first glance to be a typical Italian city; within its medieval walls the citizens wear designer clothes, carry cell phones, and indulge in superb local cuisine. But unlike neighboring ... (Read More)
 
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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
Jeff Hobbs.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476731902.  Daedalus Item Code: 49462
 
Also the author of The Tourists, Jeff Hobbs gives us this heartfelt, riveting biography of the short life of Robert Peace, a talented, hard-working young African American who escaped the slums ... (Read More)
 
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The Sign of the Cross: Travels in Catholic Europe
Colm Toibin.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330521048.  Daedalus Item Code: 24035
 
Between 1990 and 1994, four-time Booker Prize nominee Colm Tóibín made a series of trips through Catholic Europe. His journey led him into close contact with people from all walks of life, from ... (Read More)
 
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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980318.  Daedalus Item Code: 49420
 
In the beginning of this third volume of her autobiography, covering the years 1949 through 1955, Maya Angelou has a job in a record shop, where she is confused by the attentions of a young white ... (Read More)
 
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Smithsonian Institution Secretary, Charles Doolittle Walcott
Ellis Leon Yochelson.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873386807.  Daedalus Item Code: 34290
 
A highly respected figure in the history of geology and paleontology, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850–1927) is perhaps most notable for his discovery of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale, one of the ... (Read More)
 
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A Song Flung Up to Heaven
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553382037.  Daedalus Item Code: 49416
 
It is 1964 and Maya Angelou is on her way home in this sixth volume of her original autobiographical series, leaving behind her son to finish his university education in Ghana. In America, the civil ... (Read More)
 
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Spencer Tracy: A Biography
James Curtis.
Publisher: Knopf/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620900390.  Daedalus Item Code: 42253
 
Spencer Tracy projected an on-screen image of a self-reliant man whose sense of rectitude toward others was matched by his sense of humor toward himself. Whether he was playing Father Flanagan of ... (Read More)
 
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
 
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (Read More)
 
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The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool: A Syrian Journey
Marius Kociejowski.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750938075.  Daedalus Item Code: 23175
 
Offering an unexpected face of Syria, this unusual book describes an ancient land that has not always been a dangerous and chaotic destination. Ontario-born poet Marius Kociejowski made five journeys ... (Read More)
 
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The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith
Joan Schenkar.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312303754.  Daedalus Item Code: 13606
 
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year as well as a 2010 Lambda Literary Award winner, Joan Schenkar's biography of Patricia Highsmith—author of Strangers on a Train and The ... (Read More)
 
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Testament of Youth
Vera Brittain.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143039235.  Daedalus Item Code: 49343
 
"Few young women could have been less forewarned and forearmed than I was against the war in general, and the Army Hospital Service in particular." In 1915 Vera Brittain abandoned her studies at ... (Read More)
 
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