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Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: "Albom, Mitch"

Price: $3.00


Seller ID: 9781401308582

ISBN: 1401308589

Condition: GOOD

A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. His days are a dull routine of work, loneliness, and regret. Then, on his 83rd birthday, Eddie dies in a tragic accident, trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakens in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a lush Garden of Eden, but a place where your earthly life is explained to you by five peop... View more info

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For One More Day

By: "Albom, Mitch"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9781401303273

ISBN: 1401303277

Condition: GOOD

This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father--and she dies while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his own young family. It leads him to depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and gets to spend one last day with her--the day he missed and always wished he'd... View more info

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By: "Alexie, Sherman"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: "Little, Brown Books for Young Readers":

Seller ID: 9780316013697

ISBN: 0316013692

Condition: GOOD

Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break a... View more info

Eva Luna Forteller (Original title: Cuentos de Eva Luna)

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Oslo, Norway", 1990

Seller ID: 29T012

ISBN: 8257407844

Condition: VERY GOOD- / Good+

"Tight, slight age tanning to pages, clean, square. Inside front cover - Owner's name blacked out. Slight fading and softening to spine ends. Title on spine rubbed. Dust jacket has shelfwear to top and bottom edges and a scratch on the spine. ""er ein stor, makelaus roman, utruleg velskikka til a oppfylle bonna til Sjeherasad: A fortelje ei historie til a fordrive natta med...""268 pages. Text in Norwegian." View more info

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Eva Luna

By: "Allende, isabel"

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9780553280586

ISBN: 0553280589

Condition: GOOD

An exotic dance that beguiles and entices... The enchanted and enchanting account of a& #160; & #160; contemporary Scheherazade, a wide-eyed American& #160; & #160; teller-of-tales who triumphs over harsh reality& #160; & #160; through the creative power of her own imagination... View more info

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The House of the Spirits

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553273915

ISBN: 0553273914

Condition: GOOD

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Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060936365

ISBN: 0060936363

Condition: GOOD

Isabel Allende's sensuous novel about the mystery of memory In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment, but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past. View more info

D'Amore e Ombra (Original title: De Amor t de Sombra)

By: "Allende,. Isabel"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: "Milan, Italy", 1988

Edition: (5th printing - 1989)

Seller ID: 94T007

ISBN: 8807810212

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior top of page edges., faint curl. 244+ pages. Text in Italian. ""sullo sfondondell'inquieto scenario della sociata cilena, il sorgere di un amore tra due giovanni giornalisti impegnati in una pericolosa indagine... """ View more info

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Bastard Out of Carolina

By: "Allison, Dorothy"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Plume:

Seller ID: 9780452269576

ISBN: 0452269571

Condition: GOOD

Greenville County, South Carolina, a wild, lush place, is home to the Boatwright family--rough-hewn men who drink hard and shoot up each other's trucks, and indomitable women who marry young and age all too quickly. At the heart of this astonishing novel is Ruth Anne Boatwright, known simply as Bone, a South Carolina bastard with an annotated birth certificate to tell the tale. Observing everything with the mercilessly keen eye of a child, Bone finds herself caught in a family triangle that will test the loyalty of her mother, Anney. Her stepfather, Daddy Glen, calls Bone "cold as death, mean ... View more info

Je Ne Me Tairai Jamais

By: "Ambre, Joanne"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", ©1979

Seller ID: 99H022

ISBN: 2221003004

Condition: FINE

As new - gift quality! Text in French. View more info

I Pass Like Night (Contemporary Classics)

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780671034269

Condition: GOOD

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"My Less Than Secret Life: A Diary, Fiction, Essays"

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9781560253754

Condition: GOOD

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The Pregnant Widow (Vintage International)

By: "Amis, Martin"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400095988

ISBN: 1400095980

Condition: GOOD

A riotous, bitingly funny, and supremely clever novel from one of our most distinctive voices in the English language. The year is 1970, and Keith Nearing, a twenty-year-old literature student, is spending his summer vacation in a castle on a mountainside in Italy. The Sexual Revolution is in full-swing--a historical moment of unprecedented opportunity--and Keith and his friends are immediately caught up in its chaotic, ecstatic throes. Yet they soon discover a disturbing truth: between the death of one social order and the birth of another, there exists a state of liminal purgatory, on... View more info

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The Fixer Upper: A Novel

By: "Andrews, Mary Kay"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780060837396

ISBN: 006083739X

Condition: GOOD

After her boss is caught in a political scandal, fledgling Washington lobbyist Dempsey Jo Killebrew is left broke, unemployed, and homeless. Out of options, she reluctantly accepts her father's offer to help turn Birdsong--the fading Victorian mansion he recently inherited in Guthrie, Georgia--into a real estate cash cow. But Birdsong turns out to be a moldering Pepto-Bismol-pink dump with duct-taped windows, a driveway full of junk, and a grumpy distant relation who's claiming squatter's rights. Stuck in a tiny town where everyone seems to know her business, Dempsey grits her teeth and rol... View more info

Aucassin et Nicolette: Edition Critique

By: "Anonymous (Jean Dufournet, Ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Tours, France", 1984

Seller ID: 78P018

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Occasional pencil underlining and a few notes. Medieval French love story of alternating prose and verse in a format described as cantefable. Text in French." View more info


By: "Anouilh, Jean"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Seller ID: 78P035

Condition: GOOD+

"Taped spine, creased and yellowed covers. Clean text. Text in French" View more info


By: "Anouilh, Jean"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1968

Seller ID: 7NP011

ISBN: 204000713X

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Slight rubbing to spine hinge. ""Extraits avec illustrations, notes et commentaires"" Text in French" View more info

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Vinegar Hill (Oprah's Book Club)

By: "Ansay, A. Manette"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780380730131

ISBN: 0380730138

Condition: GOOD

In a stark, troubling, yet ultimately triumphant celebration of self-determination, award-winning author A. Manette Ansay re-creates a stifling world of guilty and pain, and the tormented souls who inhabit it. It is 1972 when circumstance carries Ellen Grier and her family back to Holly's Field, Wisconsin. Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill--a loveless house suffused with the settling dust of bitterness and routine--where calculated cruelty is a way of life preserved and perpetuated in the service... View more info

O Misterio Dos MMM

By: "Anthology (Joao Conde, ed.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil", Classicos Brasileiros/Edicoes de Ouro: (Undated)

Seller ID: 88P001

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Slight edgewear. ""Romance policial escrito por dez dos maior es escritores brasileiros."" Selections by Correa, De Queiroz (Rachel & Dinah), Cardoso, Sales, Amado, Conde, Rosa, Callado, Lessa. Text in Portuguese. 208 pages " View more info

Ten Korean Short Stories

By: "Anthology (Kevin O'Rourke, trans.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1981

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1990)"

Seller ID: 4-9H014

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for owner's name on first title page. ""two generations of Korean short stories, bringing to life the first faltering steps of an ancient land entering the modern age""" View more info