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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

By: "Bender, Aimee"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385720960

ISBN: 0385720963

Condition: very good


On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein bites into her mother's homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mother's emotions in the slice. To her horror, she finds that her cheerful mother tastes of despair. Soon, she's privy to the secret knowledge that most families keep hidden: her father's detachment, her mother's transgression, her brother's increasing retreat from the world. But there are some family... View more info

The Book of Eve

By: "Bered-Howe, Constance. "

Price: $4.86

Publisher: NY, 1975

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 48P118

Condition: Reading Copy


"""Eva steps out of a 40-yeear marriage..out of a respectable middle-class suburb..out of an emotional wilderness and a desperate feeling of being invisible..and starts all over again."" Creased and chipped cover but clean, tight and square.." View more info

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Durable Goods: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780812968149

ISBN: 081296814X

Condition: GOOD


On the hot Texas army base she calls home, Katie spends the lazy days of her summer waiting: waiting to grow up; waiting for Dickie Mack to fall in love with her; waiting for her breasts to blossom; waiting for the beatings to stop. Since their mother died, Katie and her older sister, Diane, have struggled to understand their increasingly distant, often violent father. While Diane escapes into the arms of her boyfriend, Katie hides in her room or escapes to her best frie... View more info

Le Fou D'Amerique

By: "Berger, ves"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1976

Seller ID: 84P017

ISBN: 2253019631

Condition: VERY GOOD +


As new except for rip on 1st page edge. Text in French View more info

Pojken och flickan I glasskiosken

By: "Berger, Yngve"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: "Falun, Sweden", 1990

Seller ID: 18P025

ISBN: 9174485814

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""...handlar om vanskapen mellan en liten sjuarig polke och en nastan vuxen flicka. Uner en sommar vid havet traffas de dagligen, och kanslan mellan dem djupnar och utvecklas i ett finstamt samspel fullt av omhet, lek och fortroende..."". Text in Swedish." View more info

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Corelli's Mandolin: A Novel

By: "Bernieres, Louis de"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679763970

ISBN: 067976397X

Condition: GOOD


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le libraire

By: "Bessette, Gerard"

Price: $5.36

Publisher: Montreal QUE, ©1968

Seller ID: 67p013

ISBN: 7753920499

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean, slight flare to cover. Occasional underlining. 2 folded page corners. Novel. Text in French." View more info

A Sauts et a Gambades Avec Montaigne

By: "Best, Henry"

Price: $44.95

Publisher: 1974

Edition: (Limited edition)

Seller ID: 97T019

Condition: FINE


"As new except for a few tiny spots on back cover, with an inscription to Jacqueline Marc-Chadourne. #6 in limited edition of 100. 147 pages 7.25x5.25"" (18.4x13.3cm.) Text in French." View more info

Gaston Bouthol

By: "Best, Henry"

Price: $54.95

Publisher: 1964

Edition: (Limited edition)

Seller ID: 97T017

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint yellowing of spine and faint corner bump, with an inscription to Jacqueline Marc Chadourne. #33 in limited edition of 100. Gaston Bouthoul (1896-1980), est un sociologue français spécialiste du phénomène de la guerre. Introduction and selected writings. Text in French. " View more info

Quelques Pas Avec Bachelard

By: "Best, Henry"

Price: $56.95

Publisher: 1977

Edition: (Limited edition)

Seller ID: 97T018

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint shaded spot on front cover, with an inscription to Jacqueline Marc Chadourne. 30 in limited edition of 50. Bachelard was ""a French philosopher. His most important work is on poetics and on the philosophy of science. To the latter he introduced the concepts of epistemological obstacle and epistemological break (obstacle épistémologique et rupture épistémologique)."" Text in French. 142 pages 7.25x5.25"" (18.4x13.3c... View more info

A Bunvallo

By: "Bihari, Klara"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Budapest, Hungary", 1987

Seller ID: 77T015

ISBN: 9630930463

Condition: GOOD


"Reading copy. Tight, faint page yellowing, stained and dog-eared page corners, creased covers, worn edges. Novel. Text in Hungarian." View more info

Im Kreis de Freunde (Original title: Circle of Friends)

By: "Binchy, Maeve"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Munich, Germany", 1995

Seller ID: 28P012

ISBN: 3426602261

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for faint reading crease on spine and several crease on front cover. ""Die warmherzige Benny und die elfenhafte Eve Malone sind seit ihrer Schulzeit in dem schlafrigen Knockglen enge Freundinnen…"" Roman. Text in German. 671 pages" View more info

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Minding Frankie

By: "Binchy, Maeve"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780307475497

ISBN: 0307475492

Condition: GOOD


When Noel learns that his terminally ill former flame is pregnant with his child, he reluctantly agrees to take care of the baby girl. Along with the help of a caring network of friends, family and neighbors--including Lisa, his broken-hearted classmate, and Emily, his American cousin--Noel adapts to his new responsibilities. But when a nosy social worker decides to get involved, she threatens to ruin their unconventional but special arrangement. It will be up to Noel... View more info

Papa's Daughter

By: "Bjorn, Thyra Ferre"

Price: $7.90

Publisher: "Old Tappan, NJ",

Seller ID: 48P123

Condition: VERY GOOD


Light soiling and yellowing. Small crease on back cover/spine. View more info

Dear Papa

By: "Bjorn, Thyra Ferre. "

Price: $6.48

Publisher: "Old Tappan, NJ", 1946

Seller ID: 48P121

Condition: FINE


"""At 81…Mama remembers all and writes with love and rue…about Papa the pastor and ex-professional bachelor and the 8 Franzon children... bringing back the magic that has made her a legend."" Light yellowing" View more info

The World Rapers

By: "Black, Jonathan "

Price: $9.72

Publisher: NY, 1977

Edition: (1st Paperback)

Seller ID: 48P124

Condition: VERY GOOD


"""The beautiful, the corrupt, the gold-plated gamblers who play for keeps in the intoxicating sweepstakes of petro-power.."" Light soiling. Surface crease on front cover. Softening of cover edges. No spinal creases. Marker line across top page edges. Tight and square." View more info

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Life Drawing: A Novel

By: "Black, Robin"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780812980677

ISBN: 0812980670

Condition: GOOD


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Une saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel

By: "Blais, Marie-Clare"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Montreal, QUE", 1980

Seller ID: 7NP012

ISBN: 276040059X

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new, unread but has a hinge crease on front cover. ""Oreface d'Edmund Wilson"" ""Prix Medicis 1966; Prix France-Quebec 1966; Prix David 1983"" Text in French." View more info

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Girl Anatomy: A Novel

By: "Bloom, Rebecca"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: William Morrow:

Seller ID: 9780060936808

ISBN: 0060936800

Condition: GOOD


The hip and heart-warming story of what it means to be a girl and what it takes to become a woman.When Lilly's best friend, Maya, gets engaged, the tenuous peace treaty Lilly thought she had finally established with her perennially single self shows itself to be as long-lasting as shoulder pads and frozen yoghurt. Wavering wildly between ecstasy and envy, serial dater and retail-therapy shopper, Lilly vows to get her life together.While sipping lattes from the C... View more info

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Those Who Save Us

By: "Blum, Jenna"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

Seller ID: 9780156031660

ISBN: 0156031663

Condition: very good


For fifty years, Anna Schlemmer has refused to talk about her life in Germany during World War II. Her daughter, Trudy, was only three when she and her mother were liberated by an American soldier and went to live with him in Minnesota. Trudy's sole evidence of the past is an old photograph: a family portrait showing Anna, Trudy, and a Nazi officer, the Obersturmfuhrer of Buchenwald. Driven by the guilt of her heritage, Trudy, now a professor of German history, begin... View more info