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The Good Earth (Oprah's Book Club)

By: "Buck, Pearl S."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780743272933

ISBN: 0743272935

Condition: GOOD

Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. "I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there," wrote Pearl Buck. In "The Good Earth" she presents a graphic view of a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century w... View more info

Histoire d'un mariage (Original title: Portrait of a Marriage)

By: "Buck, Pearl"

Price: $6.26

Publisher: "Paris, France", Livre de Poche 5242: 1979

Seller ID: 67p014

ISBN: 225302175x

Condition: NEAR FINE

As new except for fading of page edges and faint edgewear. Text in French. View more info

Historia de una Escalera

By: "Buero Vallejo, Antonio"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: ©1955

Seller ID: 78T015

Condition: NEAR FINE/None

"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean & square. Slight softening of spine ends, inscription on first free page, faint mark on front cover. Red cloth with black and gilt. No DJ. Preface and introduction in English. Play in Spanish." View more info

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A Dead Man's Memoir: A Theatrical Novel (Penguin Classics)

By: "Bulgakov, Mikhail"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140455144

ISBN: 0140455140

Condition: GOOD

A new translation of one of the most popular satires on the Russian Revolution and Soviet society Best known for "The Master and Margarita," Mikhail Bulgakov is one of twentieth-century Russia's most prominent novelists. A "Dead Man's Memoir" is a semi- autobiographical story about a writer who fails to sell his novel, then fails to commit suicide. When the writer's play is taken up for production in a theater, literary success beckons, but he is not prepared to reckon with the grotesquely inflated egos of the actors, directors, and theater managers. View more info

And We Have Touched

By: "Burke, Theta"

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Delafield Pr:

Seller ID: 9780916872052

ISBN: 091687205X

Condition: GOOD

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Selected Poems (Penguin Classics)

By: "Burns, Robert"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140423822

ISBN: 0140423826

Condition: GOOD

Bestselling series of gift-size anthologies. The series contains selected poetry and prose from some of the most famous English and Scottish poets. An attractive six-pocket display pack is also available. Jarrold Publishing. View more info

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Jerusalem (Broadway tie-in edition)

By: "Butterworth, Jez"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "London, England", Nick Hern Books: 2009

Seller ID: 3NT007

ISBN: 1848421982

Condition: FINE

As new - gift quality! View more info

"Seventeen Letters of George Noel Gordon, Lord Byron to an Unknown Lady 1811-1817"

By: "Byron, Lord (Walter Edwin Peck, ed. & intro.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, "Covici, Friede, Inc., Publishers": 1930

Edition: (limited edition)

Seller ID: 4-3Y003

Condition: GOOD-

"""This edition is limited to 500 numbered copies...of which 475 are for sale. This copy is number 29."" Tight, bright and clean deckle edged pages, square. End papers are age tanned and first free page has a gift inscription. Dusty rose paper over boards, with black cloth spine and silver lettering. Exterior has light age soil, softened spine ends, lightly rubbed edges and corner rubbed through to board. No slipcase." View more info

Words in the Wind: The Poetry of Louise Cabral

By: "Cabral, Louise"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Westlake Village, CA", Wood Nymph/ Merrygolds: c2003

Edition: (signed)

Seller ID: 15T016

ISBN: 1928737757

Condition: FINE

"As new except for gift inscription signed by author. ""How can we trace rung by rung The ladder of our lives, Where we climbed, where we fell, Where we slipped and held on…"" 56 page, staple-bound." View more info

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Morning Earth : Field Notes in Poetry


Price: $6.95

Publisher: Pub Group West:

Seller ID: 9781571314161

ISBN: 1571314164

Condition: GOOD

In Earth Journal, John Caddy advocates poetry as a physical act--a morning practice or devotion, a decision to record quickly and without forethought the direct, momentary experience of each new day. Presenting a selection of his daily poems covering the seasons of the year, he provides commentary and instruction for individuals, teachers, and students about starting their own daily earth journals. "Whenever you write," Caddy says, "you surprise yourself saying likable things that you did not plan." The unfiltered inscription of each day opens the senses, integrating the writer with the wh... View more info

La Vida es Sueno + El Alcalde de Zalamea

By: "Calderon de la Barca (Luis Santullano, Prologo y notas)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Mexico, Editorial Orion: 1970

Seller ID: 09T027

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, slight curl small rips on top cover edge and top of spine covering. 2 plays ranging from ""la idea de lo fragil o inseguro de la vida"" of ""La Vida es Sueno"" to the realism of of the rural Alcalde. Text in Spanish." View more info

La hija del aire (Letras Hispanicas #270)

By: "Calderon de la Barca, Pedro"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", Catedra: 1998

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 38P006

ISBN: 8437606837

Condition: NEAR FINE

As new except for 1 page with notes and 6 with highlighting. 334 pages. Text in Spanish. View more info

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Exile and the Kingdom

By: "Camus, Albert"

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307278586

ISBN: 0307278581

Condition: GOOD

From a variety of masterfully rendered perspectives, these six stories depict people at painful odds with the world around them. A wife can only surrender to a desert night by betraying her husband. An artist struggles to honor his own aspirations as well as society's expectations of him. A missionary brutally converted to the worship of a tribal fetish is left with but an echo of his identity. Whether set in North Africa, Paris, or Brazil, the stories in "Exile and the Kingdom" are probing portraits of spiritual exile, and man's perpetual search for an inner kingdom in which to be reborn. The... View more info

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The Stranger

By: "Camus, Albert"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679720201

ISBN: 0679720200

Condition: GOOD

Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward. View more info

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The Plague

By: "Camus, Albert, Gilbert, Stuart"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679720218

ISBN: 0679720219

Condition: GOOD

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"Connecticut River Review, Volume 20, No. 1"

By: "Carey, Kevin (Ed)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Waterbury, CT", Connecticut Poetry Society: 2000

Seller ID: 69A024

Condition: FINE

"""A National Journal of Poetry"" As new - unread." View more info

"Connecticut River Review: A National Journal of Poetry, Vol. 20, Number 1"

By: "Carey, Kevin (ed.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Waterbury, CT", Connecticut Poetry Society: 2000

Seller ID: 92T019

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Original, previously unpublished poetry. 49 pages + staple-bound." View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Carroll, Lewis"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486275437

ISBN: 0486275434

Condition: GOOD

Beloved classic describes a little girl's adventures in a topsy-turvy land underground and her encounters with such improbable characters as the White Rabbit, March Hare and Mad Hatter, the sleepy Dormouse, grinning Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle, and the dreadful Queen of Hearts. Includes all 42 of Sir John Tenniel's original illustrations. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

The Book of the Courtier

By: "Castiglione, Baldesar"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385094214

ISBN: 0385094213

Condition: GOOD

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Antologia de Poetas Modernistas Hispanoamericanos

By: "Castillo, Homero (ed.)"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Englewood Cliffs, NJ", Prentice Hall: 1972

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 9DH022

ISBN: 0130385700

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean interior, soiled exterior, faint tilt. Wear to bottom corner of front cover. No markings. 505 pages with Spanish/English vocabulary. Poetry of: Jose Marti; Salvador Diaz Miron; Manuel Gutierrez Najera; Julien Del Casal; Jose Asuncion Soilva; Ruben Dario; Ricardo Jaimes Freyre; Amado Nervo; Enrique Gonzalez Martinez; Guillermo Valencia; Leopoldo Lugones; Julio Herrera Y Reissig; & Jose Santos Chocano. Text in Spanish. 505 pages, 9x5-7/8"" (22.9x14.9" View more info