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    Recovering: A Journal

    May Sarton


    "Sarton's 'art of making exquisite distinctions' and her vulnerability as a human being are her timeless gifts to her readers." —Library Journal

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    Robert E. Lee: A Biography

    Emory M. Thomas


    "The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."—New York Review of Books

  • 9780393315509 72

    John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism

    Alan Ryan, Edwin Burrage Child


    When John Dewey died in 1952, he was memorialized as America's most famous philosopher, revered by liberal educators and deplored by conservatives,...

  • 9780393315776 72

    Edward Hopper: The Art and The Artist: The Art and the Artist

    Gail Levin, Whitney Museum of American Art, Edward Hopper


    This sumptuous book presents the full range of Edward Hopper's work and offers greater access to Edward Hopper, the man, than any other single volume.

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    Frederick Douglass

    William S. McFeely


    “A masterpiece….[W]ill rightfully assume its place as the standard biography of a truly great figure in the nation’s past.” —New York Newsday