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Affliction

By: "Banks, Russell"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060920074

ISBN: 0060920076

Condition: GOOD


Wade Whitehouse is an improbable protagonist for a tragedy. A well-digger and policeman in a bleak New Hampshire town, he is a former high-school star gone to beer fat, a loner with a mean streak. It is a mark of Russell Banks' artistry and understanding that Wade comes to loom in one's mind as a blue-collar American Everyman afflicted by the dark secret of the macho tradition. Told by his articulate, equally scarred younger brother, Wade's story becomes as spellbindi... View more info

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The Reserve: A Novel (P.S.)

By: "Banks, Russell"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780061430268

ISBN: 0061430269

Condition: GOOD


Part love story, part murder mystery, set on the cusp of the Second World War, Russell Banks's sharp-witted and deeply engaging new novel raises dangerous questions about class, politics, art, love, and madness--and explores what happens when two powerful personalities, trapped at opposite ends of a social divide, begin to break the rules. Moving from the secluded beauty of the Adirondack wilderness to the skies above war-torn Spain and Fascist Germany, The Reserve is... View more info

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The Sea

By: "Banville, John"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400097029

ISBN: 1400097029

Condition: GOOD


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

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Elegance of the Hedgehog

By: "Barbery, Muriel"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: EUROPA ED:

Seller ID: 9781933372600

ISBN: 1933372605

Condition: GOOD


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

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"Love, etc."

By: "Barnes, Julian"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375725883

ISBN: 0375725881

Condition: GOOD


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La Busca

By: "Baroja, Pio"

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Spain, 1971

Seller ID: 49T010

Condition: VERY GOOD


Aparece sin leer. Suelo Luz. Ropa Stiff envuelve. Texto en español. Appears unread. Light soil. Stiff linen wraps. Text in Spanish View more info

"The Alembic, Providence College, Spring 1990"

By: "Barretti, Dina M. (Ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Providence, RI", 1990

Seller ID: 7NH019

Condition: FINE


"As new-gift quality. Annual literary Journal of Providence College Anthology of short fiction, poetry and photography. 94 pages." View more info

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The Lace Reader: A Novel

By: "Barry, Brunonia"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780061624773

ISBN: 0061624772

Condition: GOOD


Every gift has a price . . . every piece of lace has a secret.Towner Whitney, the self-confessed unreliable narrator, hails from a family of Salem women who can read the future in the patterns in lace, and who have guarded a history of secrets going back generations. Now the disappearance of two women is bringing Towner back home to Salem--and is bringing to light the shocking truth about the death of her twin sister. View more info

Pages Choisies

By: "Baudelaire, Charles"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1934

Edition: (17e)

Seller ID: 77P010

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, yellowed, clean for age, faint curl. Rips on spine ends. Some pencil notes. ""Classiques Larousse"" Text in French." View more info

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Rules of the Road

By: "Bauer, Joan"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Puffin Books:

Seller ID: 9780698118287

ISBN: 0698118286

Condition: GOOD


Gawky 5'11", 16-year-old Jenna joins her crusty old employer at Gladstone's Shoe Store for an eye-opening cross-country adventure. View more info

Rosapenna (Norwegian edition)

By: "Bauer, Ola"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Oslo, Norway", 1983

Edition: (BCE)

Seller ID: 2NT017

ISBN: 8254701986

Condition: VERY GOOD+ / Fair


"As new except for faint age tanning of pages and owners name inside front (blacked out) and back covers. Dust jacket is intact but has rubbbing, faintest age soil, light scratches and small rip (taped repaired on inside) along top edge. ""Etter en fuktig overfart med menig Jenkins fra Londons fattigkvarter some aggressiv medpassasjer, kommer den norske reportere Jo vendt til Belfast."" Text in Norwegian. 235 pages." View more info

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Feast of Love

By: "Baxter, Charles"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780375709104

ISBN: 037570910X

Condition: GOOD


From "one of our most gifted writers" "(Chicago Tribune), " here is a superb new novel that delicately unearths the myriad manifestations of extraordinary love between ordinary people. The Feast of Love is just that -- a sumptuous work of fiction about the thing that most distracts and delights us. In a re-imagined "Midsummer Night's Dream, " men and women speak of and desire their ideal mates; parents seek out their lost children; adult children try to come to terms... View more info

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Believers: A Novella and Stories

By: "Baxter, Charles"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: 9780679776536

ISBN: 0679776532

Condition: GOOD


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"Lunch Hour Stories: Preview Issue A & B, Volume 1 - Issue 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14 & 15"

By: "Bayer, Nina (ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Bothell, WA", 2007

Seller ID: 00T045

Condition: FINE


"Each issue is as new, except A has a note written on the cover. ""A literary magazine dedicated to promoting excellent printed works of literary fiction, especially from new and emerging authors, and authors residing in the northwestern United States."" Each issue contains a single story ranging in length from 16 to 32 pages." View more info

Los Pazos de Ulloa

By: "Bazan, Emilia Pardo"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 1961

Seller ID: 9NT022

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, faint curl. Faint age soil to exterior, a few English words written in on 9 pages, owner's name on first free page. Text in Spanish." View more info

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The Atomic City Girls: A Novel

By: "Beard, Janet"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062666710

ISBN: 0062666711

Condition: GOOD


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Admission to the Feast

By: "Beckman, Gunnel "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, 1973

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 48P017

Condition: FINE


"""A haunting story of a girl confronting her own death."" Owners name inside front cover. Slight yellowing. Tight, bright clean and square. Appears unread. " View more info

The Illustrated Zuleika Dobson

By: "Beerbohm, Max"

Price: $74.95

Publisher: "New Haven, CT", 1983

Seller ID: 1DT023

ISBN: 0300033893

Condition: FINE / Fine


"As new except for faint foxing to exterior page edges and faintest of softening to top edge of spine. Dust jacket as new. For the first time an edition illustrated with all 80 of Beerbohm's own water color caricatures with which he had illustrated his own copy of the text. ""the quintessential Oxford novel…the beautiful Zuleika Dobson, and the havoc she wreaks on the dons and undergraduates when she visits Oxford during Eights Week"" " View more info

Le gone du Chaaba

By: "Begag, Azouz"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1986

Edition: (2nd edition)

Seller ID: 6-9P010

ISBN: 2020481707

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Text in French. ""Oh, Allah, pourquoi m'as-tu donne des idiots pareils? gemit-elle a longueur de journee."" ""The Kid from Chaaba"" An autobiographical novel about the 8 year-old son of Algerian immigrants growing up in the suburban slums of Lyon, France. " View more info

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A Fierce Radiance: A Novel

By: "Belfer, Lauren"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780061252525

ISBN: 0061252522

Condition: GOOD


A Washington Post Best Novel of the Year An NPR Mystery of the YearIn the anxious days after Pearl Harbor, Life photojournalist Claire Shipley finds herself covering one of the nation's most important stories. At New York City's renowned Rockefeller Institute, researchers are racing to save thousands of wounded American soldiers and countless others by developing a miraculous new drug they call penicillin. For Claire, a single mother haunted by the loss of her youn... View more info