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STORY OF A MARRIAGE

By: ANDREW SEAN GREER

Price: $11.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM97639

ISBN: 0374108668

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


From the bestselling author of "The Confessions of Max Tivoli," a love story full of secrets and astonishments set in 1950s San Francisco "We think we know the ones we love." So Pearlie Cook begins her indirect and devastating exploration of the mystery at the heart of every relationship, how we can ever truly know another person. It is 1953 and Pearlie, a dutiful housewife, finds herself living in the Sunset district of San Francisco, caring not only for her husband's fragile health but also for her son, who is afflicted with polio. Then, one Saturday morning, a stranger appears on her doo... View more info

THEIR MOST SERENE MAJESTIES

By: ANGE VLACHOS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VANGUARD PRESS:

Seller ID: IM435621

ISBN: 11-99-19587-1

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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GOOD HARBOR

By: ANITA DIAMANT

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM228731

ISBN: 0743225325

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Anita Diamant's international bestseller "The Red Tent" brilliantly re-created the ancient world of womanhood, exploring the passions, traditions, and turmoil of a family of mothers and daughters from the Book of Genesis. In "Good Harbor," she brings her remarkable storytelling skills and emotional insight to the lives of modern women, considering the precarious balance of marriage and career, motherhood and friendship. The seaside town of Gloucester, on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, is a place where the smell of the ocean lingers in the air. Fifty-nine-year-old Kathleen Levine, a longtime res... View more info

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FORTUNE'S ROCKS

By: ANITA SHREVE

Price: $12.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM85958

ISBN: 0316781010

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Everywhere hailed for its emotional intensity and unflagging narrative momentum, this magnificent novel transports us to the turn of the twentieth century, to the world of a prominent Boston family summering on the New Hampshire coast, and to the social orbit of a spirited young woman who falls into a passionate, illicit affair with an older man, with cataclysmic results. View more info

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WEIGHT OF WATER

By: ANITA SHREVE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM86004

ISBN: 0316789976

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


2nd printing SIGNED by author. View more info

BURNING HOUSE

By: ANN BEATTIE

Price: $9.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM122677

ISBN: 0394524942

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DISTORTIONS

By: ANN BEATTIE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM110333

ISBN: 0385116594

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


1st edition of author's second book previous owner's name on front endpage. View more info

WHAT WAS MINE : STORIES

By: ANN BEATTIE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM208456

ISBN: 067940077X

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME

By: ANN BEATTIE

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM203508

ISBN: 067162220X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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THOREAU'S LAUNDRY

By: ANN HARLEMAN

Price: $11.25

Publisher: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM297671

ISBN: 0870745131

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The twelve stories in Ann Harleman's second fiction collection span a century (from 1911 to the present) and range over two continents. Her characters confront love and loss--heartbreak, adultery, divorce, chronic degenerative illness, disability, and death--within a context of political and social upheaval. Their personal battles are intensified by the trials of their times: the onset of World War I, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union, the Iron Curtain, the Cold War, the urban warfare in America's inner cities, 9/11. Despite their often dire circumstances, Harleman's characters manage to f... View more info

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BOOK OF TROUBLE : A ROMANCE

By: ANN MARLOWE

Price: $9.50

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM48548

ISBN: 0151011311

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


She's a forty-four-year-old writer with a bohemian past, and he's a preppy engineer ten years younger. She's a Jewish New Yorker fascinated by his country's traditional family compound life; he's a devout Muslim who loves partying, Western-style. Both are passionate, but each keeps love and sex apart. She follows desire rather than convention; he insists he wants an arranged marriage. When he speaks of "making love" their first night together, she almost laughs at the expression. But after decades of intellectualizing love, she is surprised to find herself acknowledging the power of the heart.... View more info

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DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER

By: ANN PACKER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM101458

ISBN: 0375412824

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"The Dive from Clausen's Pier is one of those small miracles that reinforce our faith in fiction. It does what the best novels so often do, making the largest things visible by its perfect rendering of life on the smaller scale. It is witty, tragic and touching, and beguiling from the first page." --Scott Turow A riveting novel about loyalty and self-knowledge, and the conflict between who we want to be to others and who we must be for ourselves. Carrie Bell has lived in Wisconsin all her life. She's had the same best friend, the same good relationship with her mother, the same boyfrie... View more info

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BLESSINGS : A NOVEL

By: ANNA QUINDLEN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM102262

ISBN: 0375502238

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


This powerful new novel by the bestselling author of Black and Blue, One True Thing, Object Lessons, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life begins when a teenage couple drives up, late at night, headlights out, to Blessings, the estate owned by Lydia Blessing. They leave a box and drive away, and in this instant, the world of Blessings is changed forever. Richly written, deeply moving, beautifully crafted, Blessings tells the story of Skip Cuddy, caretaker of the estate, who finds a baby asleep in that box and decides he wants to keep her, and of matriarch Lydia Blessing, who, for her own reasons, ... View more info

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ONE TRUE THING

By: ANNA QUINDLEN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM208576

ISBN: 067940712X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A mother. A daughter. A shattering choice. From Anna Quindlen, bestselling author of "Black and Blue," comes a novel of life, love and everyday acts of mercy. "A triumph.""--San Francisco Chronicle" "From the Paperback edition." View more info

SEVENTH CROSS

By: ANNA SEGHERS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM437373

ISBN: 11-99-21439-6

Condition: GOOD IN TORN DJ/COVER


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FOX'S WALK

By: ANNABEL DAVIS-GOFF

Price: $12.50

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM48457

ISBN: 015101020X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


During the First World War, ten-year-old Alice Moore is left in the care of her autocratic grandmother at Ballydavid, a lovely country house in County Waterford. Living in a rigid, old-fashioned household where propriety is all, Alice is forced to piece together her world-a world on the brink of revolution-from overheard conversations, servants' gossip, and her own keen observations. She soon realizes that her family's privilege comes at a great cost to others-among them a psychic countess down on her luck, a Roman Catholic boy whom Alice hero-worships, and an admired governess, as well as mos... View more info

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SWEET GIRL

By: ANNABEL LYON

Price: $9.00

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM68348

ISBN: 0307962555

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


From the award-winning author of "The Golden Mean, " a captivating, wholly transporting new novel that follows Aristotle's strong-willed daughter as she shapes her own destiny: an unexpected love story, a tender portrait of a girl and her father, and an astonishing journey through the underbelly of a supposedly enlightened society. Aristotle has never been able to resist a keen mind, and Pythias is certainly her father's daughter: besting his brightest students, refusing to content herself with a life circumscribed by the kitchen, the loom, and, eventually, a husband. Into her teenage ... View more info

LITTLE FRENCH GIRL

By: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Edition: 7TH

Seller ID: IM430301

ISBN: 11-99-14044-9

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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SAD TRUTH ABOUT HAPPINESS

By: ANNE GIARDINI

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM10022

ISBN: 0060741767

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A beautiful and affecting novel -- bittersweet and comic -- on the elusive nature of happinessMaggie is in her early thirties, gainfully employed, between relationships, and ready for change -- although not in the ways or to the degree that unfolds in Anne Giardini's The Sad Truth About Happiness.Maggie's roommate, Rebecca, devises questionnaires for women's magazines, and she is convinced her newest quiz can predict the exact date of death of anyone who answers the questions honestly. When Maggie tries the test, she learns that she is scheduled to die before her next birthday -- the ... View more info

MATTHEW RATTON

By: ANNE KNOWLES

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM77352

ISBN: 0312523068

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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BLUE SHOE

By: ANNE LAMOTT

Price: $12.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM371212

ISBN: 1573222267

Condition: GOOD AUTHOR SIGNED


Mattie Ryder is a marvelously funny, well-intentioned, religious, sarcastic, tender, angry, and broke recently divorced mother of two young children. Then she finds a small rubber blue shoe-the kind you might get from a gumball machine-and a few other trifles that were left years ago in her deceased father's car. They seem to hold the secrets to her messy upbringing, and as she and her brother follow these clues to uncover the mystery of their past, she begins to open her heart to her difficult, brittle mother and the father she thought she knew. And with that acceptance comes an opening up to... View more info

JOE JONES

By: ANNE LAMOTT

Price: $20.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM295901

ISBN: 0865472092

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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GIFT FROM THE SEA

By: ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM123064

ISBN: 0394557433

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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LISTEN! THE WIND

By: ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

Price: $12.00

Publisher: WESTVACO CORPORATION:

Seller ID: IM434584

ISBN: 11-99-18502-7

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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AMATEUR MARRIAGE : A NOVEL

By: ANNE TYLER

Price: $12.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM332428

ISBN: 1400042070

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


From the inimitable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel about a mismatched marriage--and its consequences, spanning three generations. They seemed like the perfect couple--young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment Pauline, a stranger to the Polish Eastern Avenue neighborhood of Baltimore (though she lived only twenty minutes away), walked into his mother's grocery store, Michael was smitten. And in the heat of World War II fervor, they are propelled into a hasty wedding. But they never should have married. Pauline, impulsive, impractical, tumbles hit-or-miss through life... View more info