HUTCHISON, H: The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War

Hutchison, Hazel. The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300195026. Unmarked text.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31186) $20.00

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Looks at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. Authors include Henry James, Edith Wharton, Grace Fallow Norton, Mary Borden, Ellen La Motte, E. E. Cummings, and John Dos Passos. Draws on original letters and manuscripts in exploring how the essays, poetry, and novels of these seven literary figures influenced America’s public view of events from August 1914 through the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.

Black-and-white illustrations. 292p. Measures 6.25×9.25 inches.

SMITH, TK: Life on Mars

Smith, Tracy K. Life on Mars. Graywolf Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781555975845. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31182) $12.00

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With allusions to David Bowie and interplanetary travel, these poems imagine a soundtrack for the universe to accompany the discoveries, failures, and oddities of human existence. 76p.

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize. By a Poet Laureate of the United States. Also A New York Times Notable Book of 2011, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and A New Yorker, Library Journal and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.

US CONGRESS: The Apology to Native Hawaiians on Behalf of the United States for the Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii

US Congress. The Apology to Native Hawaiians on Behalf of the United States for the Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Ka’imi Pono Press, 1994. ISBN: 0964382903. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#23288) $12.00

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Contains the entire U. S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs report, and the United States Congressional Resolution. 37p. Introduction by Richard J. Scudder.