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WOLF AT THE TABLE: A Memoir of My Father

By: AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM76976

ISBN: 0312428278

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Nominated for the 2009 Audiobook of the Year"As a little boy, I had a dream that my father had taken me to the woods where there was a dead body. He buried it and told me I must never tell. It was the only thing we'd ever done together as father and son, and I promised not to tell. But unlike most dreams, the memory of this one never left me. And sometimes...I wasn't altogether sure about one thing: was it just a dream?"""When Augusten Burroughs was small, his father was a shadowy presence in his life: a form on the stairs, a cough from the basement, a silent figure smoking a cigarett... View more info

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: Volume Two, 1933-1938

By: BLANCHE WIESEN COOK

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM200145

ISBN: 0670844985

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Celebrated by feminists, historians, politicians, and reviewers everywhere. Blanche Wiesen Cook's Eleanor Roosevelt presents an unprecedented portrait of the towering female figure of the twentieth century.The second volume plunges into the White House years and the Great Depression, the time when Eleanor exerted enormous influence over the course of the country. In the thirties, Eleanor becomes even more surprising and multifaceted. A loyal wife, a devoted mother, a woman who courted romance and adventure, Eleanor Roosevelt was America's most compelling, charismatic, and visionary First La... View more info

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ANGELA'S ASHES : A MEMOIR

By: FRANK McCOURT

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215135

ISBN: 068484267X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


" When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. " So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in Depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants and raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. Frank s mother, Angela, has no money to feed the children since Frank s father, Malachy, rarely works, and when he does he drinks his wages... View more info

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ANGELA'S ASHES : A MEMOIR

By: FRANK McCOURT

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM483361

ISBN: 0684874350

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


" "When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood."" So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in Depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants and raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. Frank's mother, Angela, has no money to feed the children since Frank's father, Malachy, rarely works, and when he does he drinks his wag... View more info

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ANGELA'S ASHES : A MEMOIR

By: FRANK McCOURT

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215991

ISBN: 0684874350

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


" "When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood."" So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in Depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants and raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. Frank's mother, Angela, has no money to feed the children since Frank's father, Malachy, rarely works, and when he does he drinks his wag... View more info

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TIS : A MEMOIR

By: FRANK McCOURT

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM215757

ISBN: 0684865742

Condition: GOOD CHIPPED COVER


Frank McCourt s glorious childhood memoir, "Angela s Ashes, " has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of redemption, in which storytelling itself is the source of salvation, it won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Rarely has a book so swiftly found its place on the literary landscape. And now we have " Tis, " the story of Frank s American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur. Frank lands in New York at age nineteen, in the... View more info

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MENNONITE IN A LITTLE BLACK DRESS : A ME

By: RHODA JANZEN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM486430

ISBN: 0805092250

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"It is rare that I literally laugh out loud while I'm reading, but Janzen's voice--singular, deadpan, sharp-witted and honest--slayed me." --Elizabeth Gilbert, author of "Eat, Pray, Love"""Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned forty, her world turned upside down. It was bad enough that her husband of fifteen years left her for Bob, a guy he met on Gay.com, but that same week a car accident left her injured. Needing a place to rest and pick up the pieces of her life, Rhoda packed her bags, crossed the country, and returned to her quirky Mennonite family's home, where she was welcomed back wi... View more info