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A Relative Stranger: Stories (Norton Paperback)

By: "Baxter, Charles"

Price: $9.45

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Seller ID: 9780393322200

ISBN: 0393322203

Condition: GOOD

Without question Charles Baxter, whose ravishing novel The Feast of Love was a National Book Award finalist, is one of our finest contemporary writers. These two books, set in the Michigan landscape that Baxter has made his own, display his unparalleled gift for revealing the unexpected in everyday life. The often-curious connections of relatives and strangers are illuminated in the thirteen exquisite stories of A Relative Stranger. "You can't just get a brother off the street," a character says, but indeed he does. View more info

"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", Lunch Hour Stories: 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

Leve-toi et marche

By: "Bazin, Herve"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Editions Bernard Gasset: 1952

Seller ID: 9-8P001

ISBN: 225300619X

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight binding, slightly age tanned but clean and unmarked text, square. Light creasing to covers. 318 pages. ""Non, je ne suis pas, je ne serai pas une infirme ordinaire, que, mon orgueil bouleverse mes defaillances! Ordinaire, la vie de Constance Orglaise, vingt ans, ne le sera pas... un des grands""" View more info

Admission to the Feast

By: "Beckman, Gunnel "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, Dell/Laurel Leaf (#312) ..: 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", Yale University Press: 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", Editions du Seuil - P1320: 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 young daughter--a death the miracle drug could have prevented--the story is cuttingly personal, especially after she unexpectedly... View more info

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Assassin: A Thriller (Hawke)

By: "Bell, Ted"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Star:

Seller ID: 9780743466721

ISBN: 0743466721

Condition: very good

ALEX HAWKE RETURNS IN TED BELL'S EXPLOSIVE "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLERClive Cussler called Ted bell's action thriller "Hawke" "rich, spellbinding, and absorbing." Now, a desperate race to avert an assault on America has Bell's brilliant intelligence agent battling terrorists on a breathtaking worldwide scale.Alexander Hawke, a direct descendant of the legendary pirate Blackhawke, is an expert on espionage and terror. A shadowy terrorist kingpin has orchestrated the systematic slaying of American diplomats, and as the death toll mounts, Hawke is called upon to avert a cataclysmic attack -... View more info

More Die of Heartbreak

By: "Bellow, Saul"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440201106

ISBN: 0440201101

Condition: GOOD

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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

By: "Bender, Aimee"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385720960

ISBN: 0385720963

Condition: 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 secrets that even her cursed taste buds can't discern. View more info

An Invisible Sign of My Own

By: "Bender, Aimee"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Review/Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 83T012

ISBN: 0747270252

Condition: FINE/No DJ

"As new. ""Mona is a young woman obsessed with numbers. She counts everything she can.""" View more info

The Immortalists

By: "Benjamin, Chloe"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons:

Seller ID: 9780735215092

ISBN: 073521509X

Condition: GOOD

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The Book of Eve

By: "Bered-Howe, Constance. "

Price: $4.86

Publisher: NY, Avon : 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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Say When: A Novel

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780743411370

ISBN: 0743411374

Condition: GOOD

When is a marriage worth saving and when is it best to let go? When do half-truths turn into full-blown lies? When does betrayal end and passion begin? "Say When" is a compelling, complex novel that takes readers into the heart of a modern marriage where companionship and intimacy, and denial and pain, so often collide. "Of course he knew she was seeing someone," begins the story of Frank Griffin, a man who's willing to overlook his wife's infidelity -- "he would let her have this, this thrilling little romance" -- for the sake of keeping his family intact. But when the forty-year-old Ell... View more info

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The Pull of the Moon

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425176481

ISBN: 0425176487

Condition: GOOD

"Not a novel about a woman leaving home, but . . . a human being finding her way back." --Chicago Tribune "Turning 50 seems to turn women crazy. When Nan hits this mark, she hits the road, leaving behind her home and husband. Driving west from Boston, she consults only her own pleasure. And while this sounds easy, it is often arduous for Nan, who can hardly remember what her own pleasure is . . . The Pull of the Moon is upbeat from beginning to end." --Boston Sunday Globe "Measured, delicate, and impossible to walk away from." --Entertainment Weekly View more info

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Open House: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club)

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345435163

ISBN: 0345435168

Condition: GOOD

In this superb novel by the beloved author of Talk Before Sleep, The Pull of the Moon, and Until the Real Thing Comes Along, a woman re-creates her life after divorce by opening up her house and her heart.Samantha's husband has left her, and after a spree of overcharging at Tiffany's, she settles down to reconstruct a life for herself and her eleven-year-old son. Her eccentric mother tries to help by fixing her up with dates, but a more pressing problem is money. To meet her mortgage payments, Sam decides to take in boarders. The first is an older woman who offers sage advice and sorely ne... View more info

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The Last Time I Saw You: A Novel

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345517319

ISBN: 0345517318

Condition: GOOD

As onetime classmates meet up over the course of a weekend for their fortieth high school reunion, they discover things that will irrevocably affect the rest of their lives. For newly divorced Dorothy, the reunion brings with it the possibility of finally attracting the attention of the class heartthrob. For the ever self-reliant, ever left-out Mary Alice, it's a chance to reexamine a painful past. For Lester, a veterinarian and widower, it is the hope of talking shop with a fellow vet--or at least that's what he tells himself. For Candy, the class beauty, it's the hope of finding friendship b... View more info

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What We Keep: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345423290

ISBN: 0345423291

Condition: GOOD

Do you ever really know your mother, your daughter, the people in your family? In this rich and rewarding new novel by the beloved bestselling author of Talk Before Sleep and The Pull of the Moon, a reunion between two sisters and their mother reveals how the secrets and complexities of the past have shaped the lives of the women in a family. Ginny Young is on a plane, en route to see her mother, whom she hasn't seen or spoken to for thirty-five years. She thinks back to the summer of 1958, when she and her sister, Sharla, were young girls. At that time, a series of dramatic events--be... View more info

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Talk Before Sleep: A Novel

By: "Berg, Elizabeth"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345491251

ISBN: 0345491254

Condition: GOOD

"Until that moment, I hadn't realized how much I'd been needing to meet someone I might be able to say everything to." They met at a party. It was hate at first sight. Ruth was far too beautiful, too flamboyant. Not at all Ann's kind of person. Until a chance encounter in the bathroom led to an alliance of souls. Soon they were sharing hankies during the late showing of "Sophie's Choice," wolfing down sundaes sodden with whipped cream, telling truths of marriage, mortality, and love, secure in a kind of intimacy no man could ever know. Only best friends understand devil's food cake for bre... View more info

Le Fou D'Amerique

By: "Berger, ves"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Grasset: 1976

Seller ID: 84P017

ISBN: 2253019631

Condition: VERY GOOD +

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