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Medicine Men

By: "Adams, Alice"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780671020675

ISBN: 0671020676

Condition: GOOD

Molly Bonner is wary about putting herself in a doctor's hands -- especially as a lover. On the cusp of forty, Molly, reluctantly attending her friend Felicia's party, knows the hidden agenda includes fixing her up with a recently widowed M.D. Felicia herself is the long-suffering mistress of a married San Francisco surgeon, one of the most pompous womanizers Molly has ever met. She has long since decided that dating medicine men is a pill she'd rather not swallow. But now this tall, anomalous middle-aged doctor, with his attentive ways, seems the exception.It just so happens then that Moll... View more info

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By: "Adams, Lorraine"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400076888

ISBN: 1400076889

Condition: GOOD

A "New York Times" and "Washington Post" Notable Book"Entertainment Weekly"'s #1 Fiction Book of the YearA tremendously acclaimed and exquisitely realized novel of literary suspense, Harbor recounts the adventures of Aziz Arkoun who, at twenty-four, makes his way to America via the hold of an Algerian tanker and the icy waters of Boston harbor. Aziz soon finds himself a community of fellow Algerians, but their means of survival in this strange land begins to remind him of the dangerous world he was desperate to escape. As the story of Aziz and his friends unfolds, moving from East Boston and B... View more info

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The Outlander: A Novel (P.S.)

By: "Adamson, Gil"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780061491344

ISBN: 0061491349

Condition: GOOD

In 1903 Mary Boulton flees alone across the West, one heart-pounding step ahead of the law. At nineteen, she has just become a widow-and her husband's killer. As bloodhounds track her frantic race toward the mountains, she is tormented by mad visions and by the knowledge that her two ruthless brothers-in-law are in pursuit, determined to avenge their younger brother's death. Responding to little more than the primitive instinct for survival at any cost, she retreats ever deeper into the wilderness-and into the wilds of her own mind. View more info

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The White Tiger: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)

By: "Adiga, Aravind"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Free Press:

Seller ID: 9781416562603

ISBN: 1416562605

Condition: GOOD

The white tiger of this novel is Balram Halwai, a poor Indian villager whose great ambition leads him to the zenith of Indian business culture, the world of the Bangalore entrepreneur. On the occasion of the president of China s impending trip to Bangalore, Balram writes a letter to him describing his transformation and his experience as driver and servant to a wealthy Indian family, which he thinks exemplifies the contradictions and complications of Indian society. The White Tiger recalls The Death of Vishnu and Bangkok 8 in ambition, scope, and narrative genius, with a mischief and perso... View more info

The Marble Collector

By: "Ahern, C."

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers:

Seller ID: 9780007501854

ISBN: 0007501854

Condition: GOOD

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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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"Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson"

By: "Albom, Mitch"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Broadway Books:

Seller ID: 9780767905923

ISBN: 076790592X

Condition: GOOD

It's been ten years since Mitch Albom first shared the wisdom of Morrie Schwartz with the world. Now-twelve million copies later-in a new afterword, Mitch Albom reflects again on the meaning of Morrie's life lessons and the gentle, irrevocable impact of their Tuesday sessions all those years ago. . . _____ Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that pe... 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

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First Frost: A Novel

By: "Allen, Sarah Addison"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9781250019851

ISBN: 1250019850

Condition: very good

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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

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In the Time of the Butterflies

By: "Alvarez, Julia"

Price: $3.25

Seller ID: 9780452274426

ISBN: 0452274427

Condition: GOOD

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I Pass Like Night (Contemporary Classics)

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780671034269

ISBN: 067103426X

Condition: GOOD

When Alexander Vine finishes his work day, he leaves his post as a doorman at Manhattan's exclusive Four Seasons restaurant -- and enters a nighttime landscape of chance and danger, excitement and reinvention in the city's erotic underworld. Walking a tightrope between sexual desire and self-extinction, Alexander Vine charts his destructive course -- and his struggle for redemption -- with startling, unadorned clarity. View more info

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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

ISBN: 1560253754

Condition: GOOD

My Less Than Secret Life is the companion volume to Jonathan Amess first memoirish endeavor, the mildly perverted and wildly amusing (Vanity Fair) Whats Not to Love? This collection of the cult authors fiction and essays includes Amess public diary, the bi-weekly columns he penned for the New York Press. The entries of this diary are a record of his mad adventures: his ill-fated debut as an amateur boxer fighting as The Herring Wonder, a faltering liaison with a Cuban prostitute, his public outing of George Plimpton as a Jew, his discussion with Eve Ensler about his dear friend The Mangina, a ... View more info

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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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"Bless Me, Ultima"

By: "Anaya, Rudolfo"

Price: $3.50


Seller ID: 9780446600255

ISBN: 0446600253

Condition: GOOD

Exquisite prose and wondrous storytelling have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English. Indeed, Anaya's tales fairly shimmer with the haunting beauty and richness of his culture. The winner of the Pen Center West Award for Fiction for his unforgettable novel Alburquerque, Anaya is perhaps best loved for his classic bestseller, Bless Me, Ultima... Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will probe the family ties that bind and rend him, ... 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: $6.95

Publisher: "Tours, France", Flammarion (#GF261): 1984

Seller ID: 78P018

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Occasional pencil underlining and a few notes. Medieval (late 12th or early 13th century) French love story of alternating prose and verse in a format described as cantefable...""combines elements of many Old French genres, such as the chanson de geste (e.g., The Song of Roland), lyric poems, and courtly novels."" Text in French." View more info