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Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas

By: Patterson, James

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780446679596

ISBN: 0446679593

Condition: GOOD

Katie Wilkinson has finally found the perfect man - but one day he suddenly disappears, leaving behind only a diary written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby, Nicholas. In it she intimately reveals the romance between herself and the child's father, her hopes for their marriage, and her unparalleled joy in motherhood. As Katie reads on, she realizes that the man she loves is Suzanne's husband. Now, filled with terror and hope, Katie must struggle to understand what has happened - and find out if her new love has a prayer of surviving. View more info

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Virgin Fiction

By: Stein, Eugene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rob Weisbach Books:

Seller ID: 9780688160814

ISBN: 0688160816

Condition: GOOD

When Salon Magazine went online with our Virgin Fiction contest announcement, hundreds upon hundreds of entries poured into our offices. And the results are in -- from every part of the country, a chorus of new, unpublished voices collected in an unprecedented edition poised to become a favorite among struggling writers everywhere. View more info

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Short Fiction by Irish Women Writers

By: DeSalvo, Louise

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Beacon Pr:

Seller ID: 9780807083413

ISBN: 0807083410

Condition: GOOD

Edited by Louise DeSalvo, Kathleen Walsh D'Arcy, and Katherine Hogan Includes stories by Julia O'Faolain, Clare Boylan, Mary Lavin, Edna O'Brien, Elizabeth Bowen, Maeve Binchy, and Mary Beckett. View more info

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"Visit from the Goon squad, A"

By: Egan, Jennifer

Price: $7.50

Publisher: ANCHOR:

Seller ID: 9780307477477

ISBN: 0307477479

Condition: GOOD

NATIONAL BESTSELLERNational Book Critics Circle Award WinnerPEN/Faulkner Award FinalistA "New York Times Book Review "Best Book One of the Best Books of the Year: "Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, The Miami Herald, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Newsday, NPR's On Point, O, the Oprah Magazine, People, Publishers Weekly, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Slate, Time, The Washington Post, " and "Village Voice" Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan br... View more info

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Reconstructing Amelia

By: McCreight, Kimberly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780062225443

ISBN: 0062225448

Condition: GOOD

Litigation lawyer and harried single mother Kate Baron is shocked when her daughter's exclusive Brooklyn private school calls to tell her that Amelia--her intelligent, high-achieving fifteen-year-old--has been caught cheating. But when Kate arrives at Grace Hall, she's blindsided by far more devastating news: Amelia is dead. Despondent, she's jumped from the school's roof. At least that's what Grace Hall and the police tell Kate. It's what she believes, too, until she gets the anonymous text: Amelia didn't jump. Now, Kate is going to find the truth--no matter where it leads. Sifting through... View more info

The Contemporary Reader

By: Goshgarian, Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780673522214

ISBN: 0673522210

Condition: GOOD

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BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine

By: Jervis, Lisa

Price: $8.50

Publisher: "Farrar, Straus and Giroux":

Seller ID: 9780374113438

ISBN: 0374113432

Condition: GOOD

In the wake of "Sassy "and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of "Ms."," Bitch "was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for the guilty pleasures of consumer culture and deeply thoughtful about the way the pop landscape reflects and impacts women's lives, "Bitch "grew to be a popular, full-scale magazine with a readership that stretched worldwide. Today it stands as a touchstone of hip, young feminist thought, looking with both wit and irreverence at the way pop cultu... View more info

Les Romans de Chretien de Troyes IV: Le Chevalier au Lion (Yvain)

By: N/A

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Librairie Honore Champion: 1982

Seller ID: 82T038

Condition: NEAR FINE

As new except for single crease on spine and 3 folded page corners. Price sticker on back cover. 266 pages. Text in French. Les Classiques du Moyen Age (#89) View more info

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Wheel of Fortune

By: N/A

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Fawcett:

Seller ID: 9780449206249

ISBN: 0449206246

Condition: GOOD

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By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: SCRIBNER. NY 1996:

Seller ID: 9781857024647

ISBN: 1857024648

Condition: GOOD

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The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperTorch:

Seller ID: 9780060512828

ISBN: 0060512822

Condition: GOOD

In 1959, Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist, takes his four young daughters, his wife, and his mission to the Belgian Congo -- a place, he is sure, where he can save needy souls. But the seeds they plant bloom in tragic ways within this complex culture. Set against one of the most dramatic political events of the twentieth century -- the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium and its devastating consequences -- here is New York Times-bestselling author Barbara Kingslover's beautiful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable epic that chronicles the disintegration of family and a natio... View more info

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"Apologize, Apologize!,"

By: Kelly, Elizabeth

Price: $3.50

Publisher: TWELVE:

Seller ID: 9780446406154

ISBN: 0446406155

Condition: GOOD

Apologize, Apologize takes us into the perversely charmed world of the Flanagans and their son, Collie (His parents named him after their favorite breed of dog.) Collie comes of age on Martha's Vineyard, trying to make sense of his wildly wealthy, hyper-articulate, resolutely crazy family members: a philandering father, incorrigible brother, pigeon-racing uncle, radical activist mother, and a domineering media mogul grandfather (accused of being a murderer by Collie's mother). As Collie searches for his place in the world, he suffers insurmountable loss and grapples for bravery as he struggle... View more info

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The Prague Sonata

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Grove Press:

Seller ID: 9780802128683

ISBN: 0802128688

Condition: GOOD

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Sing You Home: A Novel

By: Picoult, Jodi

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9781439102732

ISBN: 1439102732

Condition: GOOD

"Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen." In the aftermath of a series of personal tragedies, Zoe throws herself into her career as a music therapist. When an unexpected friendship slowly blossoms into love, she makes plans for a new life, but to her shock and inevitable rage, some people--even those she loves and trusts most--don't want that to happen. "Sing You Home "explores the delicate boundaries of identity, love, marriage, and parenthood. What happens when the outside world brutally calls into question the very thing closest to our hearts: family? Once again, ... View more info

The QPB Companion to The Lord of the Rings

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: QPBC:

Seller ID: 9780965307888

ISBN: 0965307883

Condition: GOOD

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La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades

By: "(Alberto Blecua, intro & notes"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", clasicos castalia #58: 1972

Seller ID: 39P006

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean, square. Light foxing to exterior page edges. Rubbed spine edge. Owners name inside front cover. Occasional words with English translation (interlinear). 185 pages include text, introduction, Bibliographies and notes in Spanish. " View more info

"Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics, Third Series, Vol. XV, No. 2, Fall 2007"

By: "(Herbert Golder, ed.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Boston University: 2007

Seller ID: 7-1T003

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Special section ""Tony Harrison: For His Seventieth, Essays by Herbert Golder, Edith Hall, Hallie Rebecca Marshall, Trish Montemuro, & Barrie Rutter"" 186 pages of Essays & Verse, Fiction, and reviews." View more info

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You Will Know Me: A Novel

By: "Abbott, Megan"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316231060

ISBN: 0316231061

Condition: GOOD

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Fighting Castro: A Love Story

By: "Abella, Kay"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WingSpan Press:

Seller ID: 9781595941466

ISBN: 1595941460

Condition: GOOD

The true story of a young Cuban doctor imprisoned by Castro as a resistance leader. His wife must choose between staying in Cuba to help her husband survive prison and taking their three young children to freedom in Miami. The book intertwines the story of his iron will in enduring Castro's brutality with his wife's struggles in a deteriorating Havana where she is treated as the wife of a traitor. A portrait of life under Castro and of an extraordinary couple whose relationship evolves and deepens as they live with the consequences of their decisions. Kay Abella is a professional journalist, a... View more info

En este pais

By: "Achelpohl, Luis Manuel Urbaneja (Lubio Cardozo, Prologo y bibliografia)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Caracas, Venezuela", Monte Avila Editores: 1981

Edition: (secunda edicion)

Seller ID: 6-8M001

ISBN: 8449951410

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"As new except for sticker remnants on back cover and bookstore sticker on first free page. 327 pages. Text in Spanish ""considera uno de los mejores cuentistas del paĆ­s. Defensor del modernismo literario en Venezuela"" =.""He is considered one of the best storytellers in the country. Defender of literary modernism in Venezuela."" 4.5x6.25x5/8"" (11.6x16x1.6cm)" View more info