Category: Autobiography


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Now and Then: From Coney Island to Here

By: Heller, Joseph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 004436

Condition: Fine

Now, more than Fifty years after Catch-22 exploded into the world's consciousness Heller has decided to show us his life. Here in his Coney Island childhood, down the block from what was the world's most famous amusement park. It was the height of the depression, it was a fatherless family, yet little Joey Heller had a terrific time on the boardwalk, in the ocean (dangerously out of his depth), playing follow-the-leader in and out of local bars and even in school. Then a series of jobs, the Air Force, college, and then the spectacular success of Catch-22 launching one of the great literary car... View more info

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Banker to the Poor

By: Yunus, Muhammad

Price: $149.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006282

Condition: New

This As-New Signed volume is still in the original publisher's Shrinkwrap. Anything that appears as markings or defects on the photo are only the result of scanning through the Shrinkwrap. The book is perfect.. Muhammad Yunus is a bona fide visionary. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world. In 1983, against the advice of banking and government officials, Yunus established a bank (Grameen) devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with minuscule loans. The bank now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans to more than two ... View more info