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  • Recapitulations

    A Memoir

    by Vincent Crapanzano

    A distinguished anthropologist tells his life story as a wistful novelist would, watching himself as if he were someone elseThis memoir recaptures meaningful moments from the author’s life: as hischildhood on the grounds of a psychiatric hospital, his psychiatrist father’s early death, his years at school in Switzerland and then at Harvard in the 1960s, his love affairs, his own teaching, and his ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Tuhami

    Portrait of a Moroccan

    by Vincent Crapanzano

    Tuhami is an illiterate Moroccan tilemaker who believes himself married to a camel-footed she-demon. A master of magic and a superb story-teller, Tuhami lives in a dank, windowless hovel near the kiln where he works. Nightly he suffers visitations from the demons and saints who haunt his life, and he seeks, with crippling ambivalence, liberation from 'A'isha Qandisha, the she-demon.In a sensitive ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Harkis

    The Wound That Never Heals

    by Vincent Crapanzano

    In this haunting chronicle of betrayal and abandonment, ostracism and exile, racism and humiliation, Vincent Crapanzano examines the story of the Harkis, the quarter of a million Algerian auxiliary troops who fought for the French in Algeria’s war of independence. After tens of thousands of Harkis were massacred by other Algerians at the end of the war, the survivors fled to France where they were ... Read more

    $33.19 USD

  • The London Cookbook

    Recipes from the Restaurants, Cafes, and Hole-in-the-Wall Gems of a Modern City

    by Aleksandra Crapanzano

    From an award-winning food writer comes this intimate portrait of London—the global epicenter of cuisine—with 100 recipes from the city's best restaurants, dessert boutiques, tea and coffee houses, cocktail lounges, and hole-in-the-wall gems—all lovingly adapted for the home kitchen.Once known for its watery potatoes, stringy mutton, and grayed vegetables, London is now considered to be the most ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • EAT. COOK. L.A.

    Recipes from the City of Angels [A Cookbook]

    by Aleksandra Crapanzano

    An intimate culinary portrait of Los Angeles today—a city now recognized among food lovers for its booming, vibrant, international restaurant landscape—with 100 recipes from its restaurants, juice bars, coffee shops, cocktail lounges, food trucks, and hole-in-the-wall gems.Once considered a culinary wasteland, Los Angeles is now one of the most exciting food cities in the world. Like the multi ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Long Ago and Far Away

    by Angelo Thomas Crapanzano

    The writing of the novel, Long ago and far Away, was encouraged by a Philippine friend who suggested that the author write a novel about the romance and time he spent in the Philippines. The story from the time the main character is drafted to the time he was discharged is based on the author’s actual experience and Romance in the Philippines during his Army service during World War II. The little ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Road to Romance

    by Angelo Thomas Crapanzano

    John had been dumped by all the girls he had ever gone steady with.After graduation his two best friends got married and moved to other states.He felt lonely and unlovable. Then he meet Lorrie, It was love at first sightfor both of them. What John felt for her he had never felt before. John’sparents lover her like one of their own child. After a few romantic monthsJohn proposed. She said yes with ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Back to Ground Zero

    by Angelo Thomas Crapanzano

    Back to Ground Zero is a science fiction novel about the life and adventures of Antonio Corelli. After a devastating auto accident, he was left in a state of depression. The accident, which took the life of his beloved wife of 50 years, destroyed his present world like an atomic bomb. He referred the place of the accident as his Ground Zero. His life as Antonio Corelli ended when he was killed at ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Back to Ground Zero

    by AngeloThomas Crapanzano

    A depressed man allows a scientist to hook up his brain to a super computer turning him into a super human. ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Novel Romances

    by Angelo Thomas Crapanzano

    The Author, Angelo Crapanzano was ninety years old when he wrote this novel. In his years he has heard of many interesting and unusual love stories. This book details five of these love stories. Two of these stories were provided by a relative in California. They were about the final romances of two actresses who did not make it to stardom. The other three stories are unusual and unexpected ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Adventures Of Detective Robert Benson

    by Angelo Thomas Crapanzano

    The adventures Of Detective Robert Bensen is a fictional novel of the life of Robert Bensen and the adventures he had after he retired from the police force. After his wife passed away, to keep busy he started to write a novel around all the action he had during his time in the police force. However, his previous boss Captain Wilson did not let him retire in peace. He was asked to come back as a ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context

    by Laura Savu Walker and 12 more

    The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context offers a timely contribution to the debates about the good life that surround us every day in the media, politics, the humanities, and social sciences. The authors’ examine the relationship between the good life and the greater good as represented across different genres, media, cultures, and disciplines. This enables them to develop a ... Read more

    $98.99 USD