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PLAISIR D'AMOUR : AN EROTIC MEMOIR OF PA

By: ANNE-MARIE VILLEFRANCHE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CARROLL & GRAF PUBLISHERS INC:

Seller ID: IM305810

ISBN: 088184022X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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THAT OLD ACE IN THE HOLE

By: ANNIE PROULX

Price: $13.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM214410

ISBN: 0684813076

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In "That Old Ace in the Hole," Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Annie Proulx has written an exhilarating story brimming with language, history, landscape, music, and love. The novel, Proulx's fourth, is told through the eyes of Bob Dollar, a young Denver man trying to make good in a bad world. Dollar is out of college but aimless, and he takes a job with Global Pork Rind -- his task to locate big spreads of land in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles that can be purchased by the corporation and converted to hog farms. Dollar finds himself in a Texas town called Woolybucket, who... View more info

BOMBINGHAM : A NOVEL

By: ANTHONY GROOMS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM228438

ISBN: 0743205588

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


From the war-torn rice fields of Vietnam to the riot-filled streets of Birmingham, Alabama, "Bombingham is the affecting story of a middle-class black family riven by its personal chaos. When Walter Burke is faced with writing a letter to the parents of a fallen friend and fellow soldier, he is taken back to his childhood amidst the Civil Rights Movement. From it, he recalls the segregated city, the fledgling movement, and the momentous responsibility to act. Walter reflects on how he and his family were challenged by the swelling resistance to the horrific realities of segregation in a c... View more info

PHROSO

By: ANTHONY HOPE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TOM STACEY - LONDON:

Seller ID: IM294619

ISBN: 0854682430

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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RUPERT OF HENTZAU

By: ANTHONY HOPE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HENRY HOLT (MPS):

Seller ID: IM443001

ISBN: 11-99-27331-7

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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EXPENDABLES : STORIES

By: ANTONYA NELSON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS:

Seller ID: IM286441

ISBN: 0820311561

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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HEARTH AND EAGLE

By: ANYA SETON

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM448049

ISBN: 11-99-32535-x

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CASE OF SERGEANT GRISCHA

By: ARNOLD ZWEIG

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VIKING PRESS:

Seller ID: IM435178

ISBN: 11-99-19124-8

Condition: POOR CONDITION


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SON OF THE GREAT SOCIETY

By: ART BUCHWALD

Price: $9.00

Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP:

Edition: 2ND

Seller ID: IM433372

ISBN: 11-99-17251-0

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DOGWALKER : STORIES

By: ARTHUR BRADFORD

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM101439

ISBN: 0375412328

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


From O. Henry Award -- winning short story writer Arthur Bradford comes this strangely outlandish yet compassionate collection that signals a major new voice in fiction.One young man steals his blind friend's truck and is caught by the cops, while another needing a roommate lands a cat-faced circus freak. One buys pot from a dealer who locks his customers in the closet, and another must choose between his pregnant wife and the ten-pound slug he's convinced will bring him a fortune. And then there are the divinely inspired dogs that fill these stories -- three-legged, no-legged, dogs that ta... View more info

HORSE AND BUGGY DOCTOR

By: ARTHUR E. HERTZLER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER & BROTHERS:

Seller ID: IM442608

ISBN: 11-99-26931-x

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


previous owner's name jacket with wear at the head and ta il of the spine and the corners. View more info

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IN LUCIA'S EYES

By: ARTHUR JAPIN

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM332728

ISBN: 1400044642

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Following his hugely acclaimed debut, "The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi" ("Fascinatingly ambitious . . . Haunting" --"The New York Times"), Arthur Japin's magnificently imagined second novel takes us into the most rarified and the most sordid realms of eighteenth-century Europe in the company of an extraordinary woman. She is a servant girl in an Italian manor house, educated by her lascivious lord, engaged to a young man by the name of Giacomo-and suddenly disfigured by the pox. Fleeing in shame and without warning, piercing the heart of her beloved, Lucia faces a bewildering new world alon... View more info

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QUEEN OF THE SOUTH

By: ARTURO PEREZ-REVERTE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM128034

ISBN: 0399151850

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The critically acclaimed, beloved, and bestselling author of "The Club Dumas" and "The Nautical Chart" delivers his most magni?cent novel to date. Few authors inspire the kind of passion that Arturo P?rez-Reverte does. Reviewers, readers, and booksellers alike have embraced his fiction as the perfect blend of suspense and literary ambition. A global bestseller, he is one of the most admired and widely read authors in the world. And his stunning new novel is his best yet. A remarkable tale, "The Queen of the South" spans continents, from the dusty streets of Mexico to the sparkling wa... View more info

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ILLUMINATED SOUL

By: ARYEH LEV STOLLMAN

Price: $11.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM371206

ISBN: 1573222011

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Eva Laquedem, a scientist who has fled Prague at the outbreak of World War II, settled briefly in Japan, and then traveled rootlessly like the legendary Wandering Jew, arrives, by accident, in Windsor, Canada, at the home of a devout widow and her two sons. Within her purse she carries the renowned Augsburg Miscellany, a magnificent fifteenth-century illuminated Hebrew manuscript, for which she has risked her life. Eva's physical beauty, the dazzling tales she tells, and, above all, the magnificent Augsburg Miscellany powerfully affect Adele and her sons, giving them a new experience of the wo... View more info

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SEEK THE LIVING : A NOVEL

By: ASHLEY WARLICK

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM195620

ISBN: 061834148X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Reading Ashley Warlick is like listening to the bluesy heartbreak of a country song. Set in the landscape of the new South, with its aging farms and low-rent strip malls, Seek the Living tells the story of a strong-minded young woman whose past catches up with her. When Joan Patee's wayward brother, Denny, breaks one heart too many and takes a beating for it, their father sends Joan to set him straight. Since her mother's death, Joan has had to keep the peace between these two proud men. She yearns for the support of her husband, Marshall, whose job keeps him constantly on the road. His vi... View more info

FOXGLOVE SAGA

By: AUBERON WAUGH

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM444032

ISBN: 11-99-28396-7

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DUKE OF GALLODORO

By: AUBREY MENEN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM425025

ISBN: 11-99-08681-9

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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RAMAYANA

By: AUBREY MENEN

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS:

Seller ID: IM440964

ISBN: 11-99-25224-7

Condition: FAIR UNDERLINING


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IN THE NAME OF THE BODLEIAN OTHER ESSAYS

By: AUGUSTINE BIRRELL

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS:

Seller ID: IM443824

ISBN: 11-99-28184-0

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CORCHO BLISS

By: AUSTIN OLSEN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM201541

ISBN: 0671213563

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WINGTIPS

By: AVERY CHENOWETH

Price: $7.00

Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM262842

ISBN: 0801860237

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Each of the tales in Wingtips, the first collection of short stories by bright new talent Avery Chenoweth, focuses on members of the Goodpasture family and their search for love, a sense of belonging, and, ultimately, spiritual transformation. From the rarified atmosphere of Martha's Vineyard and the near-tropical lushness of the Tennessee mountains to the streets of Washington, D.C., the debutante balls of Jacksonville, and the stark emptiness of Oklahoma, Chenoweth chronicles the dreams and ambitions of characters fumbling their way toward the responsibilities of maturity.Chenoweth has cr... View more info

VIRTUAL LOVE

By: AVODAH K. OFFIT

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM206838

ISBN: 0671874365

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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PASSAROLA RISING

By: AZHAR ABIDI

Price: $11.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM198919

ISBN: 0670034657

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A dazzling literary debut that will appeal to fans of "Life of Pi," and a delightful fictional journey through the best and worst of Enlightenment Europe This charming tale of adventure opens in 1731 with the launch of the "Passarola," a peculiar airship, from the ramparts of a castle in Lisbon. Invented by Bartolomeu Louren?o to escape the intellectually stultifying climate of Portugal, the airship whisks him and his brother Alexandre away as they travel from the salons and bordellos of "Ancien R?gime" Paris to the desolate far reaches of the North Pole in search of scientific truth. Lea... View more info

TICKER KHAN

By: BAMBER GASCOIGNE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM201627

ISBN: 0671219634

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ASLEEP

By: BANANA YOSHIMOTO

Price: $10.50

Publisher: GROVE PRESS (IPS):

Seller ID: IM263125

ISBN: 0802116698

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The New York Daily News has called Asleep "enchanting, surreal . . . Yoshimoto brings readers to another powerful, atmospheric place". Demonstrating again the artful simplicity and depth of her vision, Banana Yoshimoto reestablishes her place as a writer of international stature in a book that may be her most delightful since Kitchen.In Asleep, Yoshimoto spins the stories of three young women bewitched into a spiritual sleep. One, mourning for a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking at night. Another, who has embarked on a relationship with a man whose wife is in a coma, finds herself sudd... View more info