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Manzanar

By: Adams, Ansel/Hersey, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 7/3/2011

Seller ID: 9780679722755

ISBN: 0679722750

Condition: USED


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Political Writings of John Adams (The American Heritage Series)

By: Adams, John

Price: $5.50

Seller ID: 9780872206991

ISBN: 0872206998

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Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories

By: Adams, John Joseph

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781597802215

ISBN: 1597802212

Condition: USED


From Huxley's Brave New World, to Orwell's 1984, to Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, dystopian books have always been an integral part of both science fiction and literature, and have influenced the broader culture discussion in unique and permanent ways. Brave New Worlds brings together the best dystopian fiction of the last 30 years, demonstrating the diversity that flourishes in this compelling subgenre. This landmark tome contains stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Cory Doctorow, M. Rickert, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orson Scott Card, Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury, and many others. View more info

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Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Polit

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780871404350

ISBN: 0871404354

Condition: USED


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John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit

By: Adams, John Quincy/Traub

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780465028276

ISBN: 0465028276

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Letters of John and Abigail Adams

By: Adams, John/Adams, Abagail

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780142437117

ISBN: 0142437115

Condition: USED


"The Letters of John and Abigail Adams" provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Covering key moments in American history-the Continental Congress, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, and John Adams's diplomatic missions to Europe-the letters reveal the concerns of a couple living during a period o... View more info

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John Quincy Adams (The American Presidents Series)

By: Adams, John/Remini

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HENRY HOLT & CO:

Seller ID: 9780805069396

ISBN: 0805069399

Condition: USED


A vivid portrait of a man whose pre- and post-presidential careers overshadowed his presidency. Chosen by the House of Representatives after an inconclusive election against Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams often failed to mesh with the ethos of his era, pushing unsuccessfully for a strong, consolidated national government. Historian Robert V. Remini recounts how in the years before his presidency Adams was a shrewd, influential diplomat, and later, as a dynamic secretary of state under President James Monroe, he solidified many basic aspects of American foreign policy, including the Monr... View more info