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Evans, Max
315pp.Mildred Clark Cusey was a whore, a madam, an entrepreneur, and above all, a survivor. The story of Silver City Millie, as she referred to herself, is the story of one woman's personal tragedies and triumphs as an orphan, a Harvey Girl waitress on the Santa Fe railroad, a prostitute with innumerable paramours, and a highly successful bordello businesswoman. Millie broke the mould in so many ways, and yet her life's story of survival was not unlike that of thousands of women who went West only to find that their most valuable assets were their physical beauty and their personality. Petite at five feet tall with piercing blue eyes, Millie captured men's attention by her very essence and her unmistakable joie de vivre. Born to Italian immigrant parents near Kansas City, she and her sister were orphaned early and separated from each other. Millie learned hard lessons on the streets, but she never gave up and she vowed to protect and support her ailing older sister. Caught in a domestic squabble in her foster home, Millie wound up in juvenile court with Harry Truman as her judge. This would be only the first of many brushes in her life with prominent politicians. When doctors diagnosed her sister with tuberculosis and recommended she move West to a Catholic home in Deming, New Mexico, Millie moved with her. Expenses ran high and after a brief stint waiting tables as a Harvey Girl, Millie found that her meagre tips could easily be augmented by turning tricks. Thus, out of financial need and devotion to her sister, Mildred Cusey turned to a life of prostitution and a career at which she soon excelled and became both rich and famous.
University of New Mexico Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Third Printing. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826327826
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Inventory #6296
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Editor Hyer,Sally
Created in 1933, the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) federal program established the first systematic identification and documentation of historic buildings throughout the U.S. This is a complete history of HABS in New Mexico, an ongoing project dedicated to the preservation of four centuries of architecture.147pp.Slight fade line to front d/j.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0890133794
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Inventory #19491
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Seager, Joni
332pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly creased.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415910595
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Inventory #25360
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Rutz, Miriam
108pp.Head and tail of spine slightly bumped.Michigan's public gardens display the rich tapestry of the garden design traditions of the Great Lakes State. This guide reveals the beauty and majesty of the gardens and uncovers the history, politics and legacy of Michigan's public gardens.
Michigan State University Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0870136275
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Inventory #6197
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Jannuzzi, Michele; Smith, Richard
Technological advances have changed not only the constraints and possibilities of individual media, but the interplay between media, and our expectations. Never before have we had the potential to channel and cross-reference such a wealth and diversity of information; and never before have we been posed such difficult questions about how information is structured, delivered, and accessed; about who sees what, where, and for how long. Designers not only have to be successful in designing for this medium and that medium but in making them work in tandem with each other, without tautology or contradiction. A cross-media approach involves media selection, optimisation, and articulation to define effective and efficient strategies for the delivery of information, where each medium is played according to its strengths. In this environment everyone is a prospector: everything is up for grabs. This book illustrates these themes through the working methodology of Jannuzzi Smith, one of Europe's most innovative and influential design studios.
Gabriele Capelli Editore Sagl, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8887469008
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Inventory #6831
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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