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War Against the Terrorists: How to Win It

By: Rivers, Gayle

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Briarcliff Manor, NY, Stein & Day Pub: 1986

Seller ID: 002696

Rivers is critical of most current measures and his call for a war-like mobilization of international forces, gathered around a shoot-first-ask-questions-after strategy, leaves no doubts that counterterrorism is not a dinner party. Terrorism is a trendy topic these days, and Rivers's "how to do it" scolding will give readers a taste of what may lie ahead. Henry Steck, Political Science Dept., SUNY Coll. at Cortland View more info

Survival in the Doldrums: The American Women's Rights Movement, 1945 to the 1960s

By: Rupp, Leila J.; Taylor Verta

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State Univ Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 003452

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Gumshoe: Reflections in a Private Eye

By: Thompson, Josiah

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Little Brown & Co: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000833

While on a sabbatical, Thompson, Haverford College professor of philosophy, took a job as a private investigator in the San Francisco area. In this book, he narrates his experiences on several cases, during which he confronted himself and his concept of morality. He tells of auto repossession, murder, child snatching in India, and recovering $30,000 for an accused drug smuggler. Occasionally philosophical, at times introspective, Thompson uses Dashiell Hammett's fictiona... View more info