Archive for June 3rd, 2010

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Recent Acquisitions

June 3, 2010

I know that I’m always finding ways to add something new to my own ever growing collection, so from time to time I’ll be sure to share what I’ve been parting with my hard earned dollar in order to obtain. Here’s the “damage” I did over the last couple of months thanks to some local sales:

Mostly non-fiction this round…

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Abraham Lincoln: Life, Speeches and Letters by Himself ( ~ $6)

– April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik (~ $6)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Himself (~ $2)

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson (~ $8)

The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. & Christopher Tolkien (~ $15, Audio book)

Common Sense by Thomas Paine (~ $6)

Christian Engagements With Judaism by W.D. Davies (~ $10)

The Great Upheaval: American and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788 – 1800 by Jay Winik (~ $9)

Life of Abraham Lincoln by Joseph H. Barrett ( ~ $9)

Patriot Pirates: The Privateer War for Freedom and Fortune in the American Revolution by Robert H. Patton (~ $8)

A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763 – 1789 by James K. Martin & Mark E. Lender ( ~ $6)

The Third Reich in the Ivory Tower: Complicity and Conflict on American Campuses by Stephen H. Norwood (~ $19)

Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 24: Return of the Black Soul by Stan SakaiĀ  (~ $12, Pre-Order)

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Dang, so much worthwhile reading to do!