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Seller ID: 9780553282474
With more than 700,000 copies in print, Cat's Eye, first published in 1989, was a national bestseller. It is the stow of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to the city of her youth for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own identity as a dau... View more info
Seller ID: 9780385721677
Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of answers, Snowman embarks on a journey-with the help of the green-eyed Children of Crake-through the lush wilderness that was so... View more info
By: "Auster, Paul"
Seller ID: 9780312429829
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 differen... View more info
By: "Ayme, Marcel"
Publisher: "Paris, France", ©1945
Edition: (reprint 1977)
Seller ID: 01P007
Condition: VERY GOOD
"Tight, yellowed, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, faint flare to front cover. Slight wear to spine surface. ""Derriere la vipere apparut une fille jeune, d'un corps robuste, d'une demarche fiere."" 251 pages. Text in French." View more info
Publisher: Mexico, 1958
Edition: "(reprint, 1979)"
Seller ID: 17P008
Condition: NEAR FINE
"As new, appears unread but has faint bump to bottom corner. ""de muy distintas epocas son estas dos obras de Mariano Azuela…aparecio en las postrimerias del regimen porfirista, y constituye una imagen de la situcion en que se encontraban los trabajadores dle campo respecto de los duenos de las haciendas..."" Text in Spanish. 226 pages." View more info
Publisher: NY, 1957
Seller ID: 67T016
"As new. ""discussions of great books and significant ideas as broadcast weekly on the CBS Radio Network.""" View more info
Publisher: Carroll & Graf:
Seller ID: 9780786704675
The sinking of the world's greatest luxury liner, the invincible and magnificent S. S. Titanic, has captured people's attention ever since that tragic April night in 1912, when 1500 people lost their lives. And no one has better dramatized this memorable event than Beryl Bainbridge in her latest novel. View more info
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:
Seller ID: 9780446583152
Condition: very 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.... View more info
Seller ID: 9780446615754
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
By: "Ballis, Stacey"
Publisher: Berkley Trade:
Seller ID: 9780425247662
As the executive culinary assistant to celebrity Chicago chef Patrick Conlon, Alana Ostermann works behind the scenes--and that's just the way she likes it. But with developing recipes for Patrick's cookbooks, training his sous chefs, picking out the perfect birthday gifts for his ex-mother-in-law, and dealing with the fallout from his romantic escapades, she barely has a personal life, much less time to spend with her combo platter of a mutt, Dumpling. Then a fluke... View more info
Publisher: "Copenhagen, Denmark", ©1971
Seller ID: 8NT024
Condition: VERY GOOD
"Tight, bright, clean, square. Tiny bump to one corner. Owners initials. Text in French. Easy Reader D, text in French (fondee sur un vocabulaire de 2500 mots)" View more info
By: "Banville, John"
Seller ID: 9781400097029
In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville introduces us to Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child to cope with the recent loss of his wife. It is also a return to the place where he met the Graces, the well-heeled family with whom he experienced the strange suddenness of both love and death for the first time. What Max comes to understan... View more info
Publisher: EUROPA ED:
Seller ID: 9781933372600
The enthralling international bestseller. We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Ren?e, the concierge, is witness to the lavish but vacuous lives of her numerous employers. Outwardly she conforms to every stereotype of the concierge: fat, cantankerous, addicted to television. Yet, unbeknownst to her employers, Ren?e is a cultured autodidact who adores art, philosophy, music, and Japanese culture. With humor a... View more info
By: "Bardugo, Leigh"
Publisher: Square Fish:
Seller ID: 9781250196231