NERUDA, P: Eight Poems by Pablo Neruda Featured in the Motion Picture “The Postman (Il Postino)”

Eight Poems by Pablo Neruda Featured in the Motion Picture “The Postman (Il Postino)”. Miramax Films, 1994. Unmarked. Small stain on a few pages, doesn’t interfere with text. Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#30665) $14.00

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In English. Translations by Alastair Reid, Nathaniel Tarn, Ken Krabenhoft, W. W. Merwin, and Stephen Tapscott.

The film tells a fictional story in which the real life Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) forms a relationship with a simple Procida postman (Troisi) who learns to love poetry.

LENNON, N: Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens

Book Cover. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel ClemensLennon Nigey. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens. Chronicle Books, The Literary West Series, 1982. ISBN: 0877011982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30641) $12.00

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A wonderful history of Civil War-era California showing Mark Twain at his humorous best. Includes descriptions of the San Francisco bohemia and the authors who populated it, for example Bret Harte.

Illustrated. Bibliography. Map. 128p.

Lain in copy of Daniel Hoffman’s poem “Mark Twain, 1909” from The New Yorker.

BENSTOCK, S: Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940

Book Cover. Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940Benstock, Shari (editor). Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940. University of Texas Press, 1997. ISBN: 0292790406. Unmarked text. Some crinkling of cover lamination. Very Good. Paperback. (#30628) $14.00

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Explores the work of two dozen women, including Djuna Barnes, Sylvia Beach, Kay Boyle, Colette, Anais Nin, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and others. Index. 518p.

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