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The Dancer and the Thief: A Novel

By: "Skármeta, Antonio"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Seller ID: 9780393333671

ISBN: 0393333671

Condition: GOOD


This "powerful, humane," prize-winning novel of politics, ballet, and a spectacular heist by a reluctant master thief and his eager young protege, "conjures...a contemporary Santiago, Chile, where the memory of Pinochet's reign and the 'disappearing' of citizens still looms" (Publishers Weekly). With prisons overflowing in Chile, the president declares a general amnesty for all nonviolent criminals. Angel Santiago, a youth determined to avenge abuse he received in jail, seeks out the notorious bank robber Nicolas Vergara Grey, whose front-page exploits won him a reputation he would rather l... View more info

A Blessing on the Moon

By: "Skibell, Joseph"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425167137

Condition: GOOD


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Literatura Rusa (Original Title: An Outline of Russian Literature)

By: "Slonim, Marc"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1962

Edition: "(primera reimpression, 1974)"

Seller ID: 22P022

Condition: NEAR FINE / Very Good


"As new except for faint age tanning of page edges. Dust jacket has slight shelfwear , 5 clean, 1/4"" rips to edges, and a small chip at top of spine. Works of Puskin, Lermentov, Gogol, Turguenov, Goncarov, Ostrovski, Dostoyevski, Tolstoi, Chejov, Gorki and more. 207+ indexed pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

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"Thousand Acres, A"

By: "Smiley, Jane"

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780449907481

ISBN: 0449907481

Condition: GOOD


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Moo

By: "Smiley, Jane"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ivy Books:

Seller ID: 9780804117685

ISBN: 0804117683

Condition: GOOD


"DELECTABLY ENTERTAINING. . . . An uproariously funny and at the same time hauntingly melancholy portrait of a college community in the Midwest."--The New York TimesNestled in the heart of the Midwest, amid cow pastures and waving fields of grain, lies Moo University, a distinguished institution devoted to the art and science of agriculture. Here, among an atmosphere rife with devious plots, mischievous intrigue, lusty liaisons, and academic one-upmanship, Chairman X of the Horticulture Department harbors a secret fantasy to kill the dean; Mrs. Walker, the provost's right hand and camp... View more info

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The Man Who Loved Jane Austen

By: "Smith O'Rourke, Sally"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Kensington:

Seller ID: 9780758210371

ISBN: 075821037X

Condition: GOOD


F. Darcy? Fitzwilliam Darcy, the fictional hero of Jane Austen's Pride and Predjudice? Even more mysterious was the other letter, sealed and never read--"from Jane to Darcy. Could this man, possibly the most romantic character ever written and the hero of Eliza's favorite novel, have been a real person? Eliza's initial guarded curiosity turns to astonishment as scientific testing confirms the sealed letter was indeed addressed by Jane Austen. But she is completely baffled by the revelation that the other letter, though proven to be form the same period--"was written by an American. Caught betw... View more info

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44 Scotland Street

By: "Smith, Alexander Mccall"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9781400079445

ISBN: 1400079446

Condition: very good


44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 1 The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring six-year-old Bertie, a remarkably precocious boy--just ask his mother. Welcome to 44 Scotland Street, home to some of Edinburgh's most colorful characters. There's Pat, a twenty-year-old who has recently moved into a flat with Bruce, an athletic young man with a keen awareness of his own appearance. Their neighbor, Domenica, is an eccentric and insightful widow. In the flat below are Iren... View more info

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Espresso Tales

By: "Smith, Alexander McCall"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780307275974

ISBN: 0307275973

Condition: GOOD


44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 2 The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring six-year-old Bertie, a remarkably precocious boy--just ask his mother. Back are all our favorite denizens of a Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. Bertie the immensely talented six year old is now enrolled in kindergarten, and much to his dismay, has been clad in pink overalls for his first day of class. Bruce has lost his job as a surveyor, and between admiring glances in the mirror, is con... View more info

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La's Orchestra Saves the World: A Novel

By: "Smith, Alexander McCall"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780307473042

ISBN: 030747304X

Condition: very good


A heart-warming stand alone novel about the life-affirming powers of music and company during a time of war, from the best-selling and beloved author of "The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency." When Lavender, La to her friends, moves to the Suffolk countryside, it's not just to escape the London Blitz but also to flee the wreckage of a disastrous marriage. But as she starts to become a part of the community, she detects a sense of isolation. Her deep love of music and her desire to bring people together inspire her to start an orchestra. Little did she know that through this orchestra she w... View more info

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The Sunday Philosophy Club (Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries)

By: "Smith, Alexander Mccall"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9781400077090

ISBN: 1400077095

Condition: GOOD


ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 1 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction's most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life's questions, large and small. In this first installment, Isabel is attending a concert in the Usher Hall when she witnesses a man fall from the upper balcony. Isabel can't help wondering whethe... View more info

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Corduroy Mansions: A Corduroy Mansions Novel (1)

By: "Smith, Alexander McCall"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780307476500

ISBN: 0307476502

Condition: GOOD


CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 1 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London's hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including perhaps the world's most clever terrier, who make their home in a handsome, though slightly dilapidated, apartment block. Corduroy Mansions is the affectionate nickname given to a genteel, crumbling mansion block in London's vibrant Pimlico neighborhood and the home turf of a captivating collection of quirky and altogether McCall-Smithian characters. There's the middle-aged wine merchant William, who's trying to convince his... View more info

The Accidental

By: "Smith, Ali"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9781400032181

Condition: GOOD


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Whiskey and Charlie

By: "Smith, Annabel"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark:

Seller ID: 9781492607861

Condition: GOOD


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Fat People

By: "Smith, Carol Sturm"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, 1978

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 35T005

ISBN: 0914590472

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint age tanning, clean interior, light age soil and tanned spine to exterior, faintest curl. ""Seeking redemption through booze, hard driving and bouts of gorging, Saraf Campbell leves her New England home…"" 164 pages" View more info

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The Red Hat Club Rides Again

By: "Smith, Haywood"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312990763

ISBN: 0312990766

Condition: GOOD


Georgia, SuSu, Teeny, Linda and Diane have been friends for more than thirty years. But when Pru Bonner, black sheep of the group, falls off the wagon so hard it shakes their world, "the girls" stage a hilarious kidnapping in Vegas to help their childhood friend clean up her act. As the women confront their pasts along with their hazardous adventure, they discover surprising strength in themselves and their friendships. Laughter is spiced with secrets, surprises, and pitfalls aplenty, including a midlife pregnancy test, the perils of internet dating, an all-expense-paid plastic surgery cruise,... View more info

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You Are Here

By: "Smith, Jennifer E."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9781442434394

ISBN: 1442434392

Condition: GOOD


Now in paperback with a new cover, Jennifer E. Smith s breathtaking novel about finding out where you are going by discovering what you ve left behind. Emma and her neighbor Peter are both lonely in a way that only bothers them on occasion. They both come from families they don t quite understand. They both feel like something big is missing from their lives and they re both about to search for answers. When Emma makes a discovery that shakes the foundations of her identity, she convinces Peter to join her for a road trip. Each of them has something to find: For Emma, it is a grave a grave... View more info

The Last Girls: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: "Smith, Lee"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345464958

Condition: GOOD


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"Translation - French Issue (The Journal of Literary Translation Volume XXIII, Spring 1990)"

By: "Smith, Will Jay (ed.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1990

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 3DH004

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for faint ink stain on back cover. New translations of French pieces by 41 authors plus new translations of works from Armenian, Bulgarian, German, Hebrew, Italian and Spanish (including 4 Arab Adalusian Poets). Includes brief biographies of the authors and curriculum vitae of the translators." View more info

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White Teeth: A Novel

By: "Smith, Zadie"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375703867

ISBN: 0375703861

Condition: GOOD


Zadie Smith's dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith's voice is remarkably, fluently, and altogether wonderfully her own. At the center of this invigorating novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal. Hapless veterans of World War II, Archie and Samad and their families become agents of England's irrevocable transformation. A second marriage to Clara Bowden, a beautiful, albeit tooth-challenged, Jamaican half his age, quite lite... View more info

White Horse Cafe (Contemporary American Fiction)

By: "Smoodin, Roberta"

Price: $3.45

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140098389

ISBN: 0140098380

Condition: GOOD


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