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Out of the Midwest, a Collection of Present-day Writing

John T. Frederick Featuring Writers Like Ben Hecht, Lucille Kohler, Arna Bontemps, James T. Farrel, Walter Havighurst, Sherwood Anderson, Ernest Hemingway, August Derleth, Robert Traverslangston Hughes, Mackinlay Kantor and Many More
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Book Description: Whittlesey House, New York, 1944. Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VG-/no dust jacket. Light green cloth hardcover with a darker green background on spine. 1944. Light edgwear and toning. Bookseller Inventory # 013387

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Into the Blue : American Writing on Aviation and Spaceflight

Corn, Joseph J. ed.; Benjamin Franklin; A.I. Root; Henry Helm Clayton; Orville and Wilbur Wright; Ida M. Tarbell; Glenn L. Martin; Eddie Rickenbacker; Bogart Rogers; Ernest Hemingway; Hart Stilwell and Slats Rodgers; J. Herman Banning; Gilbert Seldes
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Library of America, New York, 2011. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition, 1st Printing. xix, 684 p.: ill.; 22 cm. Into the Blue revisits the remarkable trajectoryof Americans in air and space, gathering sixty of the best eyewitness andparticipant narratives from Benjamin Franklin's letters on the first hotair balloons to Chris Jones's account of being marooned on theInternational Space Station. Here are those who made flight happen:Orville and Wilbur Wright, self-taught pioneers whose homespun inventionstunned the world; World War I ace Eddie Rickenbacker, whose memoirs(excerpted here for the first time in unedited form) describe thefrightening novelties of aerial combat; and daredevils like Texasbarnstormer Slats Rodgers and test pilot Jimmy Collins. Ernest Hemingwayoffers a vivid dispatch on a 1922 flight over France, and Gertrude Steinmuses on the look of America from the air; Charles A. Lindbergh and AmeliaEarhart narrate their groundbreaking transatlantic flights; Ralph Ellisonreflects on the experience of African American airmen at Tuskegee; WilliamF. Buckley Jr. recounts his mishaps as an amateur pilot; Wernher von Braunenvisions a space station of the future, while astronauts John Glenn,Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin provide firsthand recollections of theconquest of space. Here too, among many other subjects, are scenes andepisodes in the development of commercial aviation, from the hiring of thefirst stewardesses and the high stress lives of air traffic controllers tothe new ubiquity of what Walter Kirn calls "Airworld." A thirty-two-pageinsert offers photographs, some previously unpublished, of the writers andtheir crafts. Contents: On the first balloons / Benjamin Franklin.--"Carlotte, the lady aeronaut" (Mary H. Myers) from 'Aerial adventures ofCarlotta; or, Sky-larking in cloudland'.--From 'Gleanings in bee culture'/ A.I. Root.--From 'A record-breaking balloon voyage' / Henry HelmClayton.--The Wright brothers' ae?roplane / Orville and Wilbur Wright.--Flying, a dream come true! / Ida M. Tarbell.--Aviator tells new terrorsfor armies / Glenn L. Martin.--Notes on war experiences / EddieRickenbacker.--From 'A Yankee ace in the RAF' / Bogart Rogers.--A Paris-to-Strasburg flight shows living cubist picture / Ernest Hemingway.--Aircircus / Hart Stilwell and Slats Rodgers.--The day I sprouted wings / J.Herman Banning.--Transatlantic / Gilbert Seldes.--From 'The Spirit of St.Louis' / Charles A. Lindbergh.--From 'Shadows of the sun' / Harry Crosby.--Eight miles--straight up! / Hawthorne C. Gray.--Across / Amelia Earhart.--From 'The world from the air' / Waldo Frank.--From 'Atlantic takeoff' /Ruth Nichols.--Air stewardess / Francis Vivian Drake.--Twelve strangers inthe night / Elizabeth M. Bisgood.--Knapsack of salvation / WolfgangLangewiesche.--From 'Everybody's autobiography' / Gertrude Stein.--From'Test pilot' / Jimmy Collins.--Flying again / Anne Morrow Lindbergh.--Thecampers at Kitty Hawk / John Dos Passos.--From 'Adventure was the compass'/ Alma Heflin.--From 'All the brave promises' / Mary Lee Settle.--Flyinghome / Ralph Ellison.--First mission / Bert Stiles.--From 'I've had it' /Beirne Lay Jr.--From 'Flights of passage' / Samuel Hynes.--From 'Song ofthe sky' / Guy Murchie.--Six freshmen and an ercoupe / William F. BuckleyJr.--From 'Fate Is the hunter' / Ernest K. Gann.--From 'Yeager : anautobiography' / Chuck Yaeger.--From 'The hunters' / James Salter.--From'Crossing the last frontier' / Wernher von Braun.--From 'Flight intospace' / Jonathan Norton Leonard.--From 'The man who rode the thunder' /William R. Rankin.--From 'The right stuff' / Tom Wolfe.--From 'Stranger tothe ground' / Richard Bach.--From 'John Glenn, a memoir' / John Glenn.--From 'Flight of passage' / Rinker Buck.--From 'Carrying the fire' /Michael Collins.--From 'Thud Ridge' / Jack Broughton.--From 'Dispatches' /Michael Herr.--From 'Failure is not an option' / Gene Kranz.--From 'Of afire on the moon' / Norman Mailer.--From 'Magnificent desolation' / BuzzAldrin.--Big sky / Gordon Baxter.--From 'On extended wings' / DianeAckerman.--The iron. Bookseller Inventory # 171684

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Voices against tyranny; writing of the Spanish Civil War

Miller, John, editor, introduction by Stephen Spender, W. H. Auden, André Malraux, Ernest Hemingway et al
(San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1986. ix, 227p., very good first edition in cloth-backed boards and unclipped dj. Writers anthologized include Auden, Do Passos, Hemingway, Garcia Lorca, Buñuel, and Neruda, among others. Bookseller Inventory # 7140

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Book Description: Oak Park and River Forest High School, Oak Park, 1993. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very fine in original pictorial covers with a high school photo of Ernest Hemingway on the front cover. Introduction by Michael Reynolds. Contains all the Hemingway's high school writings and some related material never before available. This is an "A" item missing from most collections. A must have for all collectors. Bookseller Inventory # 000381

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THE ISLANDS AND THE SEA Five Centuries of Nature Writing from the Caribbean

Murray, John A. , Ed. Walcott, Derek; Naipaul, V. S. ; Hemingway, Ernest
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Book Description: Oxford University Press, USA, New York, 1991. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. ; 9.30 X 6 X 1.30 inches; 368 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 62836

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OUT OF THE MIDWEST, A COLLECTION OF PRESENT-DAY WRITING

HEMINGWAY, Ernest; CATHER, Willa; SANDBURG, Carl (Authors); FREDERICK, John T. (Editor)
(Hollywood, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: NY, 1944. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Chipped. First Edition. With Hemingway, Bontemps, Cather, Langston Hughes, MacLeish, Derleth, Sandburg, Masters, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 000790TIT50H83

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The Hemingway Reader : A Wide Ranging Selection By Charles Poore From the Writings of Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway, Ernest; Poore, Charles Graydon, ed.
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1953. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. With 'A' on copyright page. Dust jacket slightly sunned, chipped at spine top. Former owner's book plate. vg+ in vg- dj. xx, 652 p. 23 cm. Selected, with a foreword and twelve brief prefaces by Charles Poore. The selections are arranged chronologically. Chosen for variety and balance, they represent 'a body of work that has changed the course of storytelling and given new cadences to the language' . Contents: From: In our time: Big Two-Hearted River -- The torrents of spring -- The sun also rises -- From: A farewell to arms: The retreat from Caporetto; Stresa -- Stories: A way you'll never be; Fifty grand; A clean well-lighted place; The light of the world; After the storm -- From: Death in the afternoon: The bullfight; The last chapter -- From: Green hills of Africa: Chapter one -- From: To have and have not: One trip across -- From: For whom the bell tolls: Sordo's stand -- Stories: The short happy life of Francis Macomber; The capital of the world; The snows of Kilimanjaro; Old man at the bridge; The fable of the good lion -- From: Across the river and into the trees: Venice and the Veneto -- From: The old man and the sea: The fight with the sharks. Bookseller Inventory # 251993

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Ernest Hemingway On Writing

Hemingway, Ernest; Phillips, Larry W. (Editor)
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Book Description: Granada Publishing, London, Toronto, Sydney, New York, 1985. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Published by Granada Publishing, 1985. Rare. Violet cloth boards, silver embossed spine titles, fine. Pages fine, no writing. Dj fine; unclipped 7.95 pounds, protected in new clear sleeve. A collection of Hemingways' best remarks on the subject of writing, is an inspiration for writers and a feast for all who have enjoyed his works. Hemingway dedicated his life to improving his writing and wrote constantly of his efforts - in letters to friends, colleagues, and other writers, and in works including "By -Line, Ernest Hmingway, Green Hills of Africa, A Moveable Feast, Death In the Afternoon and The Nick Adams Stories". Larry Phillips assembles Hemingway's best thoughts on all aspects of his craft: what writing is and does, the qualities of a writer, how to know what to write about, establishing sound working habits, and improving what you have written. His observations on the writer's life - poverty, fame, drinking, health, distractions, discipline, critics, other writers, and more - display wit, intellience, and a total commitment to his work. A book that every aspiring or established writer will read often for advice and inspriation, and one that all admirers of Hemingway's work will find irresistible. 140 pages. Insured post. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 018034

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