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Water Witches

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780684826127

ISBN: 0684826127

Condition: GOOD


Set in the Vermont countryside, "Water Witches" is a tale of the clash between progress and tradition, science and magic. In the midst of a nightmarish New England drought, cynical ski industry lobbyist Scottie Winston is trying to get a large ski resort the permits it needs to tap already beleaguered rivers for snow. His wife, his little girl, and his sister-in-law -- dowsers or "water witches" all -- hope to stop him, however, in this gentle, comic, life-affirming novel. View more info

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The Double Bind (Vintage Contemporaries)

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400031665

ISBN: 1400031664

Condition: GOOD


When Laurel Estabrook is attacked while riding her bicycle through Vermont's back roads, her life is forever changed. Formerly outgoing, Laurel withdraws into her photography, spending all her free time at a homeless shelter. There she meets Bobbie Crocker, a man with a history of mental illness and a box of photographs that he won't let anyone see. When Bobbie dies, Laurel discovers a deeply hidden secret-a story that leads her far from her old life, and into a cat-and-mouse game with pursuers who claim they want to save her. In a tale that travels between the Roaring Twenties and the twenty-... View more info

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Before You Know Kindness

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400031658

ISBN: 1400031656

Condition: GOOD


Chris Bohjalian, bestselling author of Midwives, presents his most ambitious and multi-layered novel to date--examining wildly divisive issues in today's America with his trademark emotional heft and spellbinding storytelling skill.On a balmy July night in New Hampshire a shot rings out in a garden, and a man falls to the ground, terribly wounded. The wounded man is Spencer McCullough, the shot that hit him was fired-accidentally?-by his adolescent daughter Charlotte. With this shattering moment of violence, Chris Bohjalian launches the best kind of literate page-turner: suspenseful, wryly fun... View more info

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Ruby

By: "Bond, Cynthia"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hogarth:

Seller ID: 9780804188241

ISBN: 0804188246

Condition: GOOD


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Virgin Fiction 2

By: "Books, Rob Weisbach"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780688170141

ISBN: 0688170145

Condition: GOOD


When we announced our first annual Virgin Fiction contest, hundreds of entries flooded our offices, and the results, published last year, met with resounding acclaim. Deemed "brilliant...comic...compelling" by Entertainment Weekly, and "wonderful...humorous...a noble, promising start" by Publishers Weekly, Virgin Fiction proved there is an insatiable desire for daring, new, original voices.Virgin Fiction 2 showcases the twenty winners of 1999's contest. The same rules applied -- all who entered had to be under thirty-five and previously unpublished -- and the results are as varied, surpr... View more info

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Convince Them in 90 Seconds or Less: Make Instant Connections That Pay Off in Business and in Life

By: "Boothman, Nicholas"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 9780761158554

ISBN: 0761158553

Condition: GOOD


"Now in paperback, revised throughout, with a timely new chapter and title "The original "How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less" received praise such as: "Nick Boothman's brilliant stroke is to guarantee that within the first 90 seconds of meeting someone you'll be communicating like old trusted friends. But he doesn t stop there. This book shows how to turn those instant connections into long-lasting, productive business relationships." Marty Edelston, publisher, "BottomLine/Personal." And: "Success in business depends on effectively communicating ideas, at least as much as thi... View more info

Les Chroniqueurs du Moyen Age (extraits I)

By: "Bossaut, Andre (ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Classiques Larousse (F.S. Crofts): 1941

Seller ID: 21P011

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new, unread, but has age toning of pages and covers. Unique US printing done during WWII. Selected texts with resume, information and selections by the French Chroniclers of the Middle Ages: G. de Villehardouin, Robert de Clari, Vie de Guillaune le Marechal, Le Menestrel de Reims, Grandes Chroniques de France, Jean de Joinville, Chronique Rimee de Geoffrey de Paris. 104 pages. Text in Franch." View more info

Les Chroniqueurs Francais du Moyen Age - II

By: "Bossuat, Andre (ed.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Classiques Larousse: 1937

Edition: (7e tirage)

Seller ID: 21P010

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, age tanned, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, light curl. Selected texts with resume, information and selections by the French Chroniclers of the Middle Ages: Jean de Bel, Jean Froissart, Cuvelier, Le Journal d'Un Bourgeois de Paris, Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Georges Chastellain, Olivier de la Marche, Phillippe de Commynes. 127 pages. Text in French." View more info

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Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's and Party Guide (Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's & Party Guide)

By: "Boston, Mr."

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Wiley:

Edition: 66

Seller ID: 9780764597329

ISBN: 0764597329

Condition: GOOD


The up-to-date new edition of America's bestselling drink-mixing guide America's favorite drink-mixing guide since 1935, Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's and Party Guide has been the resource of choice for generations of professionals and amateurs alike. Now this classic is better than ever, with updated information, 100 contemporary new drink recipes, and all-new photography. More than 1,400 recipes range from classic cocktails to today's trendiest drinks, all presented alphabetically with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. With the latest lowdown on liquors, beers, and wines, plus savvy... View more info

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Apart at the Seams (Cobbled Court Quilts)

By: "Bostwick, Marie"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kensington:

Seller ID: 9780758269300

ISBN: 0758269307

Condition: GOOD


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Mystery Ride

By: "Boswell, Robert"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PerfectBound:

Seller ID: 9780060975852

ISBN: 0060975857

Condition: GOOD


A thoughtful, funny, and penetrating portrait of a modern American family that explores the breaches and bonds between husbands and wives, parents and children--and introduces one of the most incorrigible and affecting teenagers since Holden Caulfield. View more info

The Geography of Desire

By: "Boswell, Robert, Boswell, Robert"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060975876

ISBN: 0060975873

Condition: GOOD


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La Tragedie au XVI Siecle - extraits de pieces

By: "Boulle, Jean (Ed.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Classiques Larousse: 1948

Edition: (2e tirage)

Seller ID: 21P008

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanned, clean interior, light age soil to exterior. Selected texts from the 1506-1608 chronology with resume, information and selections from:Theodore de Beze, Etienne Jodelle, Louis Demasures, Jacques Grevin, Jean de la Taille, Robert Garnier, and Antoine de Montchretien. 146 pages. Text in French." View more info

La Tragedie au XVI Siecle - extraits de pieces

By: "Boulle, Jean (Ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Libraire Larousse: 1948

Seller ID: 88P011

Condition: FINE


"As new. Selected texts from the 1506-1608 chronology with resume, information and selections from:Theodore de Beze, Etienne Jodelle, Louis Demasures, Jacques Grevin, Jean de la Taille, Robert Garnier, and Antoine de Montchretien. 146 pages. Text in French." View more info

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The Sheltering Sky

By: "Bowles, Paul"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ecco:

Seller ID: 9780060834821

ISBN: 006083482X

Condition: GOOD


The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of twentieth-century literature. In this intensely fascinating story, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans' incomprehension of alien cultures leads to the ultimate destruction of those cultures.A story about three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II, The Sheltering Sky explores the limits of humanity when it touches the unfathomable emptiness and impassive cruelty of the desert.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended r... View more info

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Pretty Little Dirty : A Novel

By: "BOYDEN, AMANDA"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Random House Inc:

Seller ID: 9781400096824

ISBN: 1400096820

Condition: GOOD


Lisa sees the life of her gorgeous best friend Celeste as just about perfect: she has a gigantic house, two older sisters to coach her through the hazards of high school, and loving, lively parents. As Lisa's own home has long been a place devoid of joyful noise--her mother has shut herself off in her bedroom for years--Lisa joins the Diamond household, slipping into their routine of sit-down suppers and soaking in the delicious normalcy of Diamond family life. But what begins as the story of two young women living a charmed adolescence, one of mastering dance moves and the protocols of male-f... View more info

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A Friend of the Earth

By: "Boyle, T.C."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780141002057

ISBN: 0141002050

Condition: GOOD


In the tradition of The Tortilla Curtain, T.C. Boyle blends idealism and satire in a story that addresses the universal questions of human love and the survival of the species. In the year 2025 global warming is a reality, the biosphere has collapsed, and 75-year-old environmentalist Ty Tierwater is eking out a living as care-taker of a pop star's private zoo when his second ex-wife re-enters his life. Both gritty and surreal, A Friend of the Earth represents a high-water mark in Boyle's career-his deep streak of social concern is effortlessly blended here with genuine compassion for his ... View more info

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World's End (Contemporary American Fiction)

By: "Boyle, T.C."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140299939

ISBN: 0140299939

Condition: GOOD


Haunted by the burden of his family's traitorous past, woozy with pot, cheap wine and sex, and disturbed by a frighteningly real encounter with some family ghosts, Walter van Brunt is about to have a collision with history. It will lead Walter to search for his lost father. And it will send the story into the past of the Hudson River Valley, from the late 1960's back to the anticommunist riots of the 1940's to the late seventeenth century, where the long-hidden secrets of three families--the aristocratic van Warts, the Native-American Mohonks, and Walter's own ancestors, the van Brunts--wil... View more info

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Drop City

By: "Boyle, T.C."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780142003800

ISBN: 0142003808

Condition: GOOD


It is 1970, and a down-at-the-heels California commune devoted to peace, free love, and the simple life has decided to relocate to the last frontier--the unforgiving landscape of interior Alaska--in the ultimate expression of going back to the land. Armed with the spirit of adventure and naive optimism, the inhabitants of "Drop City" arrive in the wilderness of Alaska only to find their utopia already populated by other young homesteaders. When the two communities collide, unexpected friendships and dangerous enmities are born as everyone struggles with the bare essentials of life: love, nouri... View more info

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East Is East (Contemporary American Fiction)

By: "Boyle, T.C."

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140131673

ISBN: 0140131671

Condition: GOOD


Young Japanese seaman Hiro Tanaka, inspired by dreams of the City of Brotherly Love and trained in the ways of the samurai, jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and swims into a net of rabid rednecks, genteel ladies, descendants of slaves, and the denizens of an artists' colony. In the hands of T. Coraghessan Boyle, praised by Digby Diehl in Playboy as "one of the most exciting young fiction writers in America," the result is a sexy, hilarious tragicomedy of thwarted expectations and mistaken identity, love, jealousy, and betrayal. View more info