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Rashomon and Other Stories

By: "Akutagawa, Ryunosuke"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Liveright:

Seller ID: 9780871401731

ISBN: 0871401738

Condition: GOOD


Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Whether his fictions are set centuries past or close to the present, Akutagawa was a modernist, writing in polished, superbly nuanced prose subtly exposing human needs and flaws. "In a Grove," which was the basis for Kurosawa's classic film Rashomon, tells the chilling story of the killing of a samurai through the testimony of witnesses, including the spirit of the murdered man. The fable-like "Yam Gruel" is an account of desire and humiliation, but one in which t... View more info

El Sombrero de Tres Picos + El Capitan Veneno

By: "Alarcon, Pedro Antonio de Jesus Rubio Jimenez, ed.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", Coleccion Austral (#228) / Espasa Calpe: 1994

Edition: 21

Seller ID: 18P020

ISBN: 8423972283

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight flare to covers. ""El Sombrero de Tres Picos, novela inspirada en un romance de ciego, cuya accion transcurre en una sola tarde-noche, en un pueblo andaluz, y El Capitan Veneno, que, herido en una reyerta entre monaruicos y republicanos, es recogido y atendido por damas de la nobleza..."" Text in Spanish." View more info

Little Men (Signet classics)

By: "Alcott, Louisa May"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Signet Classics:

Seller ID: 9780451519986

ISBN: 0451519981

Condition: GOOD


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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (Puffin Classics)

By: "Alcott, Louisa May"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140367133

ISBN: 0140367136

Condition: GOOD


With two sons of her own, and twelve rescued orphan boys filling the informal school at Plumfield, Jo March -- now Jo Bhaer -- couldn't be happier. But despite the warm and affectionate help of the whole March family, boys have a habit of getting into scrapes, and there are plenty of troubles and adventures in store. View more info

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Jo's Boys (Puffin Classics)

By: "Alcott, Louisa May"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140367140

ISBN: 0140367144

Condition: GOOD


Ten years after the school at Plumfield was founded, there is now a college, built with a legacy from old Mr. Lawrence. All of Jo March's original children are grown young men and women now. But young men face as many troubles as children do, and they are still 'Jo's boys.' View more info

Little Women

By: "Alcott, Louisa May"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Universe:

Seller ID: 9780883632031

ISBN: 0883632039

Condition: GOOD


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Louisa May Alcott: Selected Fiction

By: "Alcott, Louisa May,Stern, Madeleine B.,Shealy, Daniel"

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Little Brown & Co:

Seller ID: 9780316783491

ISBN: 0316783498

Condition: GOOD


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La Verdad Sospechosa; Las Paredes Oyen; El Tejedor De Segovia (3 plays)

By: "Alercon y Mondoza, Juan Ruiz de"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", Coleccion Hispanica #F16 / Doubleday: 1961

Seller ID: 39P004

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, faint age soil to exterior, faintest age tanning to pages, square. 311 pages. Text of all 3 plays in Spanish + chronology of author." View more info

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American Sublime: Poems

By: "Alexander, Elizabeth"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Graywolf Press:

Seller ID: 9781555974329

ISBN: 1555974325

Condition: GOOD


A brilliant new collection by Elizabeth Alexander, whose "poems bristle with the irresistible quality of a world seen fresh" (Rita Dove, "The Washington Post") "Too many people have seen too much""and lived to tell, or not tell, or tell""with their silent, patterned bodies, ""their glass eyes, gone legs, flower-printed flesh . . ."-from "Notes From" In her fourth remarkable collection, Elizabeth Alexander voices the outcries, dreams, and histories of an African American tradition that goes back to the slave rebellion on the Amistad and to the artists' canvases of ninete... View more info

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Praise Song for the Day: A Poem for Barack Obama's Presidential Inauguration

By: "Alexander, Elizabeth"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press:

Seller ID: 9781555975456

ISBN: 1555975453

Condition: GOOD


On January 20, 2009, Elizabeth Alexander served as the fourth ever inaugural poet and a central participant in one of the most closely watched inaugurations in American history. Selected by Barack Obama, Alexander composed and delivered her original poem "Praise Song for the Day" to an audience of millions, and now the poem can be read and savored for posterity. Printed on heavy, uncoated stock, with French flaps, and a silver foil stamp, this collectible chapbook is a cherished reminder of this monumental presidential event. Also available in Spanish. Canto de alabanza para el dia: Poema para... View more info

A Quiet Morning at the Tollgate of Hell

By: "Alexander, Lowell S."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Lowell Stephen Alexander: 1977

Edition: "(Signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 00T100

ISBN: 7648595

Condition: NEAR FINE/ No DJ


"Interior as new. Black cloth exterior with red gilt lettering shows slight dustiness and a small mark on the aback cover.. No DJ. Author signed and inscribed: ""Each moment you look out, in , aft, over: destroys an arrangement - constructs a miracle."" 121 pages." View more info

Navigable Waterways (Yale Series of Younger Poets No 20)

By: "Alexander, Pamela"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Yale Univ Pr:

Seller ID: 9780300033977

ISBN: 0300033974

Condition: GOOD


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Paradiso (Bantam Classics)

By: "Alighieri, Dante"

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam Classics:

Seller ID: 9780553212044

ISBN: 0553212044

Condition: GOOD


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Purgatorio (Bantam Classics)

By: "Alighieri, Dante"

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam Classics:

Seller ID: 9780553213447

ISBN: 055321344X

Condition: GOOD


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"Vita Nuova, La (Penguin Classics)"

By: "Alighieri, Dante,Reynolds, Barbara"

Price: $3.45

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140442168

ISBN: 0140442162

Condition: GOOD


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The Day Before: Poems

By: "Allen, Dick"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Sarabande Books:

Seller ID: 9781889330761

ISBN: 1889330760

Condition: GOOD


"A stunning follow-up to Allen's award-winning New and Selected. Accessible and profound. "No matter how tactile and specific he is, Allen always retains a sense of the greater world. . . . H]is pristine poems flow like timelines, drawing unexpected connections between happenings both major and minor, and observations both subtle and life changing."--"Booklist"Dick Allen has received the Robert Frost Prize for Poetry and The Hart Crane Poetry Prize. His books include "Ode to the Cold War, Flight and Pursuit, Overnight in the Guest House of the Mystic, Regions With No Proper Names," and ... View more info

Tutto Quello che Avreste Voluto Sapere sul Sesso (Original Title: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask)

By: "Allen, Woody (Alan Stewart Konigsberg)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Milan, Italy", Universale Economica: 1991

Seller ID: 85P011

ISBN: 8807811766

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, slight tilt. Faint shelfwear. Text in Italian." View more info

Side Effects

By: "Allen, Woody"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Random House:

Seller ID: 9780394511047

ISBN: 0394511042

Condition: GOOD


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"Winesburg, Ohio (Signet Classics)"

By: "Anderson, Sherwood"

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451529954

ISBN: 0451529952

Condition: GOOD


Inspired by Sherwood Anderson's Midwestern boyhood, the loosely connected stories in "Winesburg"," Ohio," gave birth to the American story cycle, for which William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and later writers were forever indebted. Defying the prudish sensibilities of his time, Anderson never omitted anything adult, harsh, or aberrant; instead he embraced frankness, truth, and the hidden depths everyone possesses. Here we meet young George Willard, a newspaper reporter with dreams; Kate Swift, the schoolteacher who attempts to seduce him; Wing Biddlebaum, a berry picker whose hands are the... View more info

Eurydice et Romeo et Jeannette

By: "Anouilh, Jean"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", La Table Ronde: c1958

Seller ID: 08P015

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean, square. Owner's name inside front cover. Occasional, exceptionally neat notes in margins. 378 pages. Text in French." View more info