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Vintage Biography Books
We have a sizable selection of vintage and out-of-print Biography Books for sale including The African Americans, Angel Unaware by Dale Evans Rogers, Audrey Style by Pamela Clarke Keogh, Confession and Avoidance signed by Leon Jaworski, Country Lawyer signed by Fred Whitaker, Deo Volente signed, Dorothy and Lillian Gish, Lenny Bruce signed by Albert Goldman, Life of Theodore Roosevelt by William Draper Lewis, Monroe Dunaway Anderson History of the Texas Medical Center, The Secret of Inner Strength signed Chuck Norris, Young Man with a Horn signed by Johnny Bisagno and many more. Some subjects covered are sports, entertainment, theater, autobiography, baseball, football, music, political. Many of the books are signed by the author. They would make sensational gifts!
Hard covered book titled A LONG WAY FROM HOME GROWING UP more. IN THE AMERICAN HEARTLAND. First Trade Edition, 2002, by Tom Brokaw, 233 pages. In this beautiful book of memories and reflections, Tom Brokaw writes of growing up in the American heartland, and of the people, the culture, and the values that shaped him in his youth and still do today. It is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Don't miss the opportunity to add this sensational book to your library! less
Soft covered book titled A MATHEMATICIAN'S APOLOGY by G. H. Hardy, 1993 more. 153 pages.
G.H. Hardy was one of this century's finest mathematical thinkers, renowned amongst his contemporaries as 'a real mathematician...the purest of the pure'. This book offers a brilliant and engaging account of mathematics as very much more than a science. It is in VG+ condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. less
Hard covered book titled THE AFRICAN AMERICANS, edited by Charles Collins and David Cohen, Copyright 1993, 240 pages more. This elegant book is filled with both full color and black & white photographs.
Just a few of the hundreds of people highlighted are:
Louis Gosset, jr.,
Justice Thurgood Marsha less
Hard covered book titled AGE AND GUILE BEAT YOUTH, INNOCENCE, AND A BAD HAIRCUT 25 Years of P more.J. O'Rourke First Edition, 1995, 341 pages.
This book traces the development, from hippie protester to conservative grouch, of America's premier political humorist. Along the way, we are privy to his days as editor in chief of National Lampoon, his essays on the pleasures and perils of driving, fly fishing, bird hunting, deep sea fishing, and of course, golf.
This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your less
Hard covered book titled ALL MY OCTOBERS My Memories of 12 World Series When the Yankees Ruled Baseball more. by Mickey Mantle, with Mickey Herskowitz, 1994, 224 pages.
In this book, Mickey Mantle recounts his career as an athletic phenomenon in the greatest dynasty baseball has ever seen: the days when he and his Yankee teammates made it to twelve World Series in fourteen years.
The classic tale of a player and his team seizing their destiny and reaching the pinnacle of success over and over again, All My Octobers is also the story of a man from small town America who remains an idol to less
Soft covered book titled ALLEN GINSBERG JOURNALS MID-FIFTIES 1954-1958, Edited by Gordon Ball, 1996 more. 489 pages. The printed text of this volume of journals draws on material entered by Allen Ginsberg in twelve notebooks and related separate pages from June 1954 through mid July 1958. In terms of his major poems, it represents the period from his entering the Bay Area, where within approximately a year he'd write HOWL, through his first trips to the Arctic and to North Africa and Europe, when he made brief early notations that would culminate several years later in the completed KADDISH. This less
Hard covered book tilted THE AMERICAN FAMILY Discovering the Values That Make Us Strong more. by Dan Quayle and Diane Medved, Ph.D. 1996. 1st Edition, 283 pages.
In this profoundly inspirational book, Dan Quayle introduces us to five American families who speak bluntly and poignantly about the values that give them strength.
VG+ condition. Pages clean and intact, binding is tight. less
Hard covered book titled AMERICAN TRAGEDY The Uncensored Story of the Simpson Defense more. by Lawrences Schiller and James Willwerth, 1996, 1st Edition, 702 pages.
Nothing written about the Simpson Case can possibly prepare the reader for the revelations in this book: the untold story, from murder to acquittal, written from deep within the Simpson defense by a master reporter. Each turning point in the months-long investigation and trial is recounted in authentic, often startling detail in the words of Simpson's confidants, lawyers, special investigators, and expert witnesses and less
Hard covered book titled AS I SEE IT, The Autobiography of J more.Paul Getty. 1976, 1st Printing. 360 pages. Whether he is describing the details of how he amassed his staggering fortune, or listing the 7 key points success-oriented men should know about women, or recounting undergraduate conversations at Oxford with his good friend "David", the future king of England, or discussing the prospects of democracy, he is never less than fascinating. This riveting book is in Good condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket less
Hard covered book titled AUDREY STYLE by Pamela Clarke Keogh, Introduction by Hubert De Givenchy, 1999, First Edition more. 230 pages. Audrey Hepburn featured with almost 100 color and black and white photograph. Also original sketches from Givenchy, Manolo Blahnik, and Vera Wang. less
Hard covered book titled The AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ROY COHN by Sideny Zion more. 1988, 284 pages.
There were no neutrals in Roy Cohn's life. His friends saw him as a patriot, a loyal pal, a fearless attorney and a party-thrower nonpareil. His enemies knew him as a native fascist, Joe McCarthy's brains, the legal executioner of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg and the behind the scenes evil genius for such as J. Edgar Hoover, the Mafia, Cardinal Spellman, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan, the real estate lobby and crooked labor unions.
This book is in VG condition, pages less
Hard covered book titled THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILL ROGERS more. Selected and Edited by Donald Day with a foreword by Bill and Jim Rogers. 1949, 410 pages. This vintage book is in Good condition. The pages, lightly yellowed from age, are intact, and the binding is tight. . The cover is scuffed, minor soiling, and worn as seen in the picture. A must have for any Will Rogers fan! less
Hard covered book titled BAD AS I WANNA BE by Dennis Rodman, 1996, 257 pages more.
This autobiography of Dennis Rodman is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for any library! less
Soft covered book titled BLACK WHITE AND JEWISH, An Autobiography of a Shifting Self by Rebecca Walker, 2001 more. 322 pages. This is a beautifully written meditation on the creation of a woman's sense of self. It is about being black, white, and Jewish, born in the throes of the political sixties, coming of age in the conflicted and complex eighties and nineties; but it is also about being a child and then a woman of profound sensitivities, capable of deep insights. It is about trying to find one's way through racial categories, racism, and bigotry. This book is in VG condition. Pages are clean and intact less
Soft covered book titled BOBBY KENNEDY OFF GUARD, Compiled by Sue Hall, 1968, 111 pages more. This book records the frank opinions of one of the most popular but controversial American political figures. There are candid comments, humorous and serious, on hundreds of topics including Vietnam, Birth Control, Race Riots, Draft-Card Burining and Presidential Aspirations, which reveal the mind and heart of R.F.K. This book is in Good condition, pages intact, and the binding is tight. The pages are yellowed from age. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your library! less
Hard covered book titled CAVEAT REALISM, REAGAN, AND FOREIGN POLICY, by Alexander M more. Haig, Jr., 1st Edition, 1984, 365 pages.
This is Alexander Haig's account of the machinations of the President's men in foreign affairs. It is also the most candid book ever written by a high-ranking former Cabinet member about an Administration still in office.
VG+ condition. Pages clean and intact, binding is tight. The price has been snipped off the inside dust jacket. A nice 1st Edition find. less