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The Pyramiders, 2007. Second Edition [stated]. Trade paperback. 408 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Footnotes. Table of Authorities. Cover has some wear and soiling. Corner of rear cover creased. Corner of page 223/224 creased. Map inside front cover. Signed by the author on title page. This is about the author's WW2 experiences as a Marine scout, rifleman member of a reconn company who made over 20 night landings on enemy islands and his post-war experiences when his idealism is shattered in law school and the business world.
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2005. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xv, , 320,  pages. Footnotes. Notes. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some edge discoloration. Inscribed by the author on the fep. Inscription reads For Jack Leibowitz with all good wishes Gar Alperovitz. Gar Alperovitz (born May 5, 1936) is an American historian and political economist. Alperovitz served as a fellow of King's College, Cambridge; a founding fellow of the Harvard Institute of Politics; a founding Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies; a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution; and the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland Department of Government and Politics from 1999 to 2015. He also served as a legislative director in the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and as a special assistant in the US Department of State. Alperovitz is a distinguished lecturer with the American Historical Society, co-founded the Democracy Collaborative and co-chairs its Next System Project with James Gustav Speth. In American Beyond Capitalism and other books and essays, Alperovitz offers an integrated systemic model for a pluralist commonwealth based on democratizing ownership of economic institutions at all levels, a regional decentralization of economic and political power, and the building of forms of community wealth-holding and a culture of participatory democracy.
New York: Random House, 1999. First edition. Stated. Hardcover. 659 pages. Signed by author. Some damage and staining at rear cover and several back pages. Kurt Andersen (born August 22, 1954) is an American novelist. Andersen is the author of three novels, including Turn of the Century, which was a national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book of the year, and Heyday, which won the Langum Prize for the best American historical fiction of 2007. His third novel, True Believers was published in 2012. Andersen has also published a book of humorous essays, The Real Thing, about "quintessentialism", and co-authored two humor books, Tools of Power, a parody of self-help books on becoming successful, and Loose Lips, an anthology of edited transcripts of real-life conversations involving celebrated people. In 2017 he wrote Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History, which attempts to explain American society's peculiar susceptibility to illusions.