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Publisher: Milano. Itlay, 1957
Seller ID: 77T013
Condition: NEAR FINE
"As new except for foxing to side and top exterior page edges and faint page yellowing. Bright red cloth with bright gilt lettering. No DJ. Bookseller sticker inside back cover from ""S.F. Vanni…N.Y.C.."" Text in Italian." View more info
By: "Shaham, Nathan"
Publisher: "Tel Aviv, Israel", 1985
Seller ID: 19P019
Condition: VERY GOOD-
"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Cover creases and light corner bump. 274 pages. Text in Hebrew. " View more info
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:
Seller ID: 9780061128646
A poignant and unforgettable tale of love, loss, and moving on . . . with the help of one not-so-little dogRocky's husband Bob was just forty-two when she discovered him lying cold and lifeless on the bathroom floor . . . and Rocky's world changed forever. Quitting her job, chopping off all her hair, she leaves Massachusetts--reinventing her past and taking a job as Animal Control Warden on Peak's Island, a tiny speck off the coast of Maine and a million miles away from everything she's lost. She leaves her career as a psychologist behind, only to find friendship with a woman whose brain... View more info
Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:
Seller ID: 9780307743954
A "San Francisco Chronicle" and "Daily Candy" Best Book of the YearWinner of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize for First Fiction Winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize The Van Meters have gathered at their family retreat on the island of Waskeke to celebrate the marriage of daughter Daphne to the impeccably appropriate Greyson Duff. The weekend is full of champagne, salt air and practiced bonhomie, but long-buried discontent and simmering lust stir beneath the surface. Winn Van Meter, father of the bride, is not having a good time. Barred from the exclusive social club he's been ... View more info
Seller ID: 9780345804617
From the author of the widely acclaimed debut novel "Seating Arrangements," winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize: a gorgeously written, fiercely compelling glimpse into the passionate, political world of professional ballet and its magnetic hold over two generations. "Astonish Me" is the irresistible story of Joan, a ballerina whose life has been shaped by her relationship with the world-famous dancer Arslan Ruskov, whom she helps defect from the Soviet Union to the United States. While Arslan's career takes off in New York, Joan's slowly declines, ending when she becomes pregnant and decides ... View more info
By: "Shors, John"
Publisher: NAL Trade:
Seller ID: 9780451218469
Journey to dazzling seventeenth-century Hindustan, where the reigning emperor, consumed with grief over the tragic death of his beloved wife, commissioned the building of a grand mausoleum as a testament to the marvel of their love. This monument would soon become known as the Taj Mahal--a sight famous around the world for its beauty and the emotions it symbolizes.Princess Jahanara, the courageous daughter of the emperor and his wife, recounts their mesmerizing tale, while sharing her own parallel story of forbidden love with the celebrated architect of the Taj Mahal. Set during a time o... View more info
By: "Shreve, Anita"
Publisher: Back Bay Books:
Seller ID: 9780316098892
"Shreve's 17th novel is a tragic yet hopeful story of love, memory, loss, and rebuilding....The novel is both tender and harsh....Shreve's thoughtful, provocative historical tale has modern resonance." ---"Publishers Weekly"Stella Bain has no memory of her past when she wakes up in a hospital bed in Marne, France. It is 1916, and she wears the uniform of a British war nurse but speaks with an American accent. As soon as she is able, Stella sets out for London, where she hopes to find answers. What she discovers-with the help of Dr. August Bridge, who takes an interest in her case-both shoc... View more info
By: "Shreve, Anita"
Publisher: Back Bay Books:
Seller ID: 9780316067348
At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment. Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve delivers in TESTIMONY a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly""explor... View more info