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Lady Oracle

By: "Atwood, Margaret Eleanor"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Avon Books:

Seller ID: 9780380017997

ISBN: 0380017997

Condition: GOOD


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Surfacing

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Warner Books> C/o Little Br:

Seller ID: 9780445084650

ISBN: 0445084650

Condition: GOOD


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The Edible Woman

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $2.45

Publisher: Grand Central Pub:

Seller ID: 9780446314985

ISBN: 0446314986

Condition: GOOD


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Wilderness Tips

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553560466

ISBN: 0553560468

Condition: GOOD


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DANCING GIRLS AND OTHER STORIES

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553345018

ISBN: 055334501X

Condition: GOOD


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Surfacing

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385491051

ISBN: 0385491050

Condition: GOOD


Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, "Surfacing" is the story of a talented woman artist who goes in search of her missing father on a remote island in northern Quebec. Setting out with her lover and another young couple, she soon finds herself captivated by the isolated setting, where a marriage begins to fall apart, violence and death lurk just beneath the surface, and sex becomes a catalyst for conflict and dangerous choices. "Surfacing" is a work permeated with an aura of suspense, complex with layered meanings, and written in brilliant, diamond-sharp prose. Here is a rich mi... View more info

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Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: House of Anansi Press:

Seller ID: 9780887848001

ISBN: 0887848001

Condition: GOOD


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The Blind Assassin: A Novel

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385720953

ISBN: 0385720955

Condition: GOOD


The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her sister's death in 1945 is followed by an inquest report proclaiming the death accidental. But just as the reader expects to settle into Laura's story, Atwood introduces a novel-within-a-novel. Entitled The Blind Assassin," "it is a science fiction story told by two unnamed lovers who meet in dingy backstreet rooms. When we return to Iris, it is through a 1947 newspaper article announcing the discovery of a sail... View more info

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Alias Grace: A Novel

By: "Atwood, Margaret"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385490443

ISBN: 0385490445

Condition: GOOD


In "Alias Grace, " bestselling author Margaret Atwood has written her most captivating, disturbing, and ultimately satisfying work since "The Handmaid's Tale." She takes us back in time and into the life of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the nineteenth century. Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and Nancy Montgomery, his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. Dr. Simon Jo... View more info

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Cooking for Picasso: A Novel

By: "Aubray, Camille"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780399177668

ISBN: 0399177663

Condition: GOOD


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Invisible: A Novel

By: "Auster, Paul"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Picador:

Seller ID: 9780312429829

ISBN: 0312429827

Condition: GOOD


Sinuously constructed in four interlocking parts, Paul Auster's fifteenth novel opens in New York City in the spring of 1967, when twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University, meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born and his silent and seductive girfriend, Margot. Before long, Walker finds himself caught in a perverse triangle that leads to a sudden, shocking act of violence that will alter the course of his life.Three different narrators tell the story of "Invisible," a novel that travels in time from 1967 to 2007 and moves from Morningside Heights ... View more info

So Long a Letter (African Writers Series)

By: "B, Mariama"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Heinemann:

Seller ID: 9780435905552

ISBN: 0435905554

Condition: GOOD


This novel is a perceptive testimony to the plight of articulate women who live in social milieux dominated by attitudes and values that deny them their proper place. It is a sequence of reminiscences, some wistful, some bitter, recounted by a recently widowed Senegalese school teacher. The letter, addressed to an old friend, is a record of her emotional struggle for survival after her husband's abrupt decision to take a second wife. Although his action is sanctioned by Islam, it is a calculated betrayal of his wife's trust and a brutal rejection of their life together. View more info

The Invitation to Learning Reader: From Prison and Exile (No. 24 - Vol.6 No. 4)

By: "Backlund, Ralph"

Price: $8.06

Publisher: NY, Herbert Muschel: 1957

Seller ID: 67T016

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""discussions of great books and significant ideas as broadcast weekly on the CBS Radio Network.""" View more info

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

By: "Backman, Fredrik"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Sceptre:

Seller ID: 9781444775853

ISBN: 1444775855

Condition: GOOD


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Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel

By: "Backman, Fredrik"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9781501142543

ISBN: 1501142542

Condition: GOOD


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The Hero's Walk: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: "Badami, Anita Rau"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345450920

ISBN: 0345450922

Condition: GOOD


In a small, dusty town in India, Sripathi Rao struggles as a copywriter to keep his family afloat in their crumbling ancestral home. But his mother berates him for not becoming a lawyer, his son prefers social protest to work, his unmarried sister seethes with repressed desire, and his wife, though subservient, blames him for refusing to communicate with their daughter Maya, who defied tradition, rejecting her proper Brahmin fiance for a Caucasian husband. Then a phone call brings tragedy: Maya and her husband have been killed in an accident leaving Sripathi to be their daughter's guardian. Sr... View more info

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The Fermata

By: "Baker, Nicholson"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679759331

ISBN: 0679759336

Condition: GOOD


Having turned phone sex into the subject of an astonishing national bestseller in Vox, Baker now outdoes himself with an outrageously arousing, acrobatically stylish " X-rated sci-fi fantasy that leaves Vox seeming more like mere fiber-optic foreplay" (Seattle Times). " Sparkling." --San Francisco Chronicle. View more info

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"Christmas Train, the"

By: "Baldacci, David"

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780446615754

ISBN: 0446615757

Condition: GOOD


This edition of the "New York Times" bestseller--a heartwarming tale of humor, romance, and mystery by the bestselling author of "Split Second"--includes the brand-new short story, "Waiting for Santa.""Baldacci whips up a pleasant holiday confection."--"People." View more info

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One Summer

By: "Baldacci, David"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780446583152

ISBN: 0446583154

Condition: GOOD


From #1 "New York Times" bestselling author David Baldacci comes a moving family drama about learning to love again after heartbreak and loss. ONE SUMMER It's almost Christmas, but there is no joy in the house of terminally ill Jack and his family. With only a short time left to live, he spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their three children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car accident. With no one able to care for them, the children are separated from each other and sent to live with family members around th... View more info

La duchesse de Langeais/La fille aux yeux d'or

By: "Balzac, Honore de"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Le Livre de Poche (#356): 1972

Seller ID: 88P020

ISBN: 2253021008

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. 6 pages with underlining. Single crease on cover. Text in French." View more info