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    Apparition of Splendor:  Marianne Moore Performing Democracy Through Celebrity, 1952-1970

    Apparition of Splendor: Marianne Moore Performing Democracy Through Celebrity, 1952-1970

    An in-depth look at Marianne Moore's elaborately constructed, multi-dimensional poems of her 1950s-60s celebrity phase, in which, cross-dressed as George Washington, she presented her poetry as part of a comedic performance.
    264 pp.

    Author:
    Gregory, Elizabeth
    Publisher:
    Univ of Delaware Pr
    ISBN:
    9781644531969
    Category:
    Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
    Format:
    Hardcover
    Available:
    Now
    Price:
    $38.95
    Audacity of a Kiss, The:  Love, Art, and Liberation

    Audacity of a Kiss, The: Love, Art, and Liberation

    An evocative memoir tells the story of a love that has lasted for over 50 years, recounting Leslie Cohen's quest to build gay and feminist oases in New York, including the groundbreaking women's nightclub Sahara.
    235 pp.

    Author:
    Cohen, Leslie
    Publisher:
    Rutgers Univ Pr
    ISBN:
    9781978825116
    Category:
    Biography & Autobiography / LGBTQ+
    Format:
    Hardcover
    Available:
    Now
    Price:
    $24.95
    Modern Jungles:  A Hmong Refugee's Childhood Story of Survival

    Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee's Childhood Story of Survival

    An orphaned Hmong refugee shares his harrowing and inspiring story of escape, survival and settlement in America.
    160 pp.

    Author:
    Lor, Pao
    Publisher:
    Wisconsin Historical Society
    ISBN:
    9780870209598
    Category:
    Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
    Format:
    Paper
    Available:
    Now
    Price:
    $20.00
    Nightmare on the Scottie:  The Maiden Voyage of a Doomed King Crabber

    Nightmare on the Scottie: The Maiden Voyage of a Doomed King Crabber

    Dreaming of a tropical cruise through sun-drenched Caribbean waters, two college students with summer commercial fishing experience sign on as part of a small crew delivering a boat to Seattle via the Panama Canal. They barely escape with their lives—and one outrageous, thrilling sea story.
    145 pp.

    Author:
    Orsini, Stephen D.
    Publisher:
    Washington State Univ Pr
    ISBN:
    9781638640004
    Category:
    Biography & Autobiography / Survival
    Format:
    Paper
    Available:
    Now
    Price:
    $18.95
    Tree Fruit Trade:  An Agricultural Economist Reviews Fifty Years of Washington State's Key Orchard Crops

    Tree Fruit Trade: An Agricultural Economist Reviews Fifty Years of Washington State's Key Orchard Crops

    Filled with personal anecdotes as well as expert observation, investigation, and analysis, longtime agricultural economist Desmond O'Rourke recounts 50 years of Washington State's dynamic, internationally competitive tree fruit industry.
    277 pp.

    Author:
    O'Rourke, Desmond
    Publisher:
    Washington State Univ Pr
    ISBN:
    9780874224122
    Category:
    Business & Economics / Industries / Agribusiness
    Format:
    Paper
    Available:
    Now
    Price:
    $29.95
     
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    Ballad of an American: A Graphic Biography of Paul Robeson Rudahl, Sharon, illus. Ed by Paul Buhle & Lawrence Ware Rutgers Univ Pr 9781978802070 Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts Paper Now $23.95
    Birdman of Koshkonong, The: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien Bergland, Martha Wisconsin Historical Society 9780870209529 Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists Paper Now $20.00
    Blue Tattoo, The: The Life of Olive Oatman Mifflin, Margot Bison Books 9780803235175 Biography & Autobiography / Historical Paper Now $19.95
    Cabin 135: A Memoir of Alaska Eberhart, Katie Univ of Alaska Pr 9781602234208 Biography & Autobiography / People with Disabilities Paper Now $21.95
    Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock Kealing, Bob Univ Pr of Florida 9780813061276 Biography & Autobiography / Music Paper Now $19.95
    Cashup Davis: The Inspiring Life of a Secret Mentor Burnside, Jeff & Davis, Gordon W. Washington State Univ Pr 9781638640059 Biography & Autobiography / Historical Paper Now $18.95
    Dancing in Blackness Osumare, Halifu Univ Pr of Florida 9780813064321 Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts Paper Now $26.95
    Farm on Badger Creek, The: Memories of a Midwest Girlhood Marxen, Peggy Prilaman Wisconsin Historical Society 9780870209574 Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General Paper Now $20.00
    First Fifteen, The: How Asian American Women Became Federal Judges Mollway, Susan Oki Rutgers Univ Pr 9781978824515 Biography & Autobiography / Lawyers & Judges Hardcover Now $29.95
    How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century: Continuing the Oral Tradition: Tales of an Iroquois Storyteller Clark, Louis V., III Wisconsin Historical Society 9780870208157 Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Indigenous Paper Now $15.95
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    Mapmaker's Eye, The: David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau Nisbet, Jack Washington State Univ Pr 9780874222852 Biography & Autobiography / General Paper Now $32.95
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    Shades of Springsteen: Politics, Love, Sports, and Masculinity Massaro, John Rutgers Univ Pr 9781978816169 Biography & Autobiography / Music Paper Now $24.95
    Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists Arenas, Andrea-Teresa & Gómez, Eloisa Wisconsin Historical Society 9780870208591 Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists Paper Now $24.95
    Son of Real Florida: Stories From My Life Klinkenberg, Jeff Univ Pr of Florida 9780813056739 Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers Hardcover Now $24.95
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    This Bloody Deed Hamilton, Ladd Washington State Univ Pr 9780874221077 Biography & Autobiography / General Paper Now $19.95
    World of Yesterday, The Zweig, Stefan Univ of Nebraska Pr 9780803226616 Biography & Autobiography / Historical Paper Now $24.95
     
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