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Il Piccolo Santo (Century Modern Language Series)

By: "Bracco, Roberto"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: ©1929

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 77T012

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Opens flat, faded gilt spine lettering & slight page yellowing, light age soil to exterior, occasional fingerprints on pages, square. Softened spine ends and rubbed corners. Green cloth. 1909 Italian social drama with critical notes, bibliography, and vocabulary (Italian to English). Text in Italian." View more info

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Three Weeks in Paris

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780440237303

ISBN: 0440237300

Condition: GOOD


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Unexpected Blessings (Emma Harte Saga)

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312985745

ISBN: 0312985746

Condition: GOOD


"The new blockbuster from one of the world's greatest storytellers delves into the life of Emma Harte--the original Woman of Substance--and the ambitious, passionate, and volatile women of the next generations."Evan Hughes, Emma's American great-granddaughter, is trying to integrate into the powerful Harte family. She is caught between her estranged parents, her new family, and new love. But a dangerous enemy hovers in the background.Tessa Longden, Evan's cousin, is battling her husband for custody of their daughter, Adele. When Adele suddenly goes missing, Tessa is forced to seek help... View more info

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Remember

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345379368

ISBN: 0345379365

Condition: GOOD


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Women in His Life

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345345738

ISBN: 0345345738

Condition: GOOD


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Emma's Secret (Harte Family Saga)

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312985738

ISBN: 0312985738

Condition: GOOD


Paula O'Neil has inherited her grandmother Emma Harte's dream for success-a magnificent business empire in London shared by Paula's daughters, Linnet and Tessa. Yet their future is far less secure than any woman imagines. For beneath the dazzling surface, flares a rivalry and discontent that leave them vulnerable to the dreams of others. Into the fray arrives enigmatic American fashion designer Evan Hughes seeking employment. But her interest in the Harte dynasty is a personal one. Bearing a striking resemblance to the Harte lineage, Evan's arrival begins to unravel a mystery that hides in... View more info

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Emma's Secret

By: "Bradford, Barbara Taylor"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, Audio Renaissance/St. Martin's Press: ©2004

Seller ID: 98A003

ISBN: 1559277963

Condition: GOOD


"Abridged, 5CDS, 6 hours. Read by: Kate Burton. Sequel to A Woman of Substance. Box is tight and clean." View more info

"Narrative Form in History & Fiction: Hume, Fielding & Gibbon"

By: "Braudy, Leo"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", Princeton University Press: 1970

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 04T005

Condition: VERY GOOD/ Good


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Slight age shading to top edge. Aqua cloth with black and pink lettering. Dust Jacket is intact and unclipped but age soiled with small rips (tape repaired on inside) along top edge. ""during the 18th century the novel as we now know it emerged from an indistinct past of romance and fictionalized versions of journals, travel chronicles, and biographies. To achieve this direction and dynamic of its own, it drew continuing sustenance from a growing interest in the writing of history..."" 318 indexed pages with notes and bibliography, 8.75x... View more info

"Richard Brautigan's Trout Fishing in America, The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster, and In Watermelon Sugar"

By: "Brautigan, Richard"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780395500767

ISBN: 0395500761

Condition: GOOD


An omnibus edition of three counterculture classics by Richard Brautigan that embody the spirit of the 1960s "Trout Fishing in America" is by turns a hilarious, playful, and melancholy novel that wanders from San Francisco through America's rural waterways; "In Watermelon Sugar" expresses the mood of a new generation, revealing death as a place where people travel the length of their dreams, rejecting violence and hate; and "The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster" is a collection of nearly 100 poems, first published in 1968. View more info

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"Richard Brautigan: A Confederate General from Big Sur, Dreaming of Babylon, and the Hawkline Monster"

By: "Brautigan, Richard"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin:

Seller ID: 9780395547038

ISBN: 0395547032

Condition: GOOD


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Wake of the Green Storm: A Survivor's Tale

By: "Bree, Marlin"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Marlor Press:

Seller ID: 9781892147042

ISBN: 1892147041

Condition: GOOD


On July 4, 1999, Marlin Bree was caught in the storm of the century that ripped through the boundary waters of Minnesota and across the Canadian north shores of Lake Superior. Winds on the lake were clocked at 100 miles per hour in a gale that many dubbed the "green storm" because of the unusual color of the sky. Although Bree's treasured wooden sailboat was damaged, he continued in pursuit of his goal of sailing the largest freshwater island archipelago in the world. Interspersed with Bree's own adventure are the stories of other boaters' experiences in storms on the Great Lakes, including th... View more info

La vie de mon pere

By: "Bretonne, Retif de la"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Garnier Freres: 1970

Edition: (1981 reprint)

Seller ID: 6-8T001

ISBN: 2705001808

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, light age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior, light rubbing to cover edges, square. Faded spine a few light surface creases to covers, 1/8"" rip on side edge of back cover. 310 pages French text including 13 illustrations, Introduction, Variantes, Notes & Glossaire. ""According to 1911 Britannica, Rétif de la Bretonne undoubtedly holds a remarkable place in French literature. He was inordinately vain, and of extremely relaxed morals. His books were written with haste, and their licence of subject and language renders them quite unfit for general perusal... View more info

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The Brief History of the Dead

By: "Brockmeier, Kevin"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400095957

ISBN: 1400095956

Condition: very good


From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between. The City is inhabited by those who have departed Earth but are still remembered by the living. They will reside in this afterlife until they are completely forgotten. But the City is shrinking, and the residents clearing out. Some of the holdouts, like Luka Sims, who produces the City's only newspaper, are wondering what exactly is going on. Others, like Coleman Kinzler, believe it is the beginning of the end. Meanwhile, Laura Byrd is ... View more info

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Letters from Skye: A Novel

By: "Brockmole, Jessica"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345542625

ISBN: 0345542622

Condition: GOOD


A sweeping story told in letters, spanning two continents and two world wars, Jessica Brockmole's atmospheric debut novel captures the indelible ways that people fall in love, and celebrates the power of the written word to stir the heart. March 1912: Twenty-four-year-old Elspeth Dunn, a published poet, has never seen the world beyond her home on Scotland's remote Isle of Skye. So she is astonished when her first fan letter arrives, from a college student, David Graham, in far-away America. As the two strike up a correspondence--sharing their favorite books, wildest hopes, and deepest sec... View more info

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The Rules of Engagement: A Novel

By: "Brookner, Anita"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400075300

ISBN: 1400075300

Condition: GOOD


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People of the Book: A Novel

By: "Brooks, Geraldine"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143115007

ISBN: 0143115006

Condition: GOOD


The "complex and moving"("The New Yorker") novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war Inspired by a true story, "People of the Book" is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author. Called "a tour de force"by the "San Francisco Chronicle," this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a beautifully illuminated Hebrew manuscript created in fifteenth-century S pain. When it falls to Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-b... View more info

Mr. Jolly's Hotel for Dogs

By: "Brown, Beth (Raymond De Sanctis, illus.)"

Price: $32.95

Publisher: NY, Regent House: (Undated)

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NT015

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Fair DJ


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, square. Softening to bottom of spine. Writing on first free page which indicates this copy belonged to the author and has her name and address stamp. DJ is present but is price clipped, creased, dirty, worn and ripped on edges, ripped on spine hinge @ 2"", and missing @1.5"" of top of back. Photo of author on back would indicate printing in the 1930s. ""this is the story of Joseph J. Jolly, the old postman, who, for over thirty years walked the streets of Brooklyn with a secret dream in his heart - to one day find a hotel in ... View more info

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Somebody Else's Daughter: A Novel

By: "Brundage, Elizabeth"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Plume:

Seller ID: 9780452295377

ISBN: 0452295378

Condition: GOOD


A taut, complex psychological thriller from the author of "The Doctor's Wife" Like "The Doctor's Wife" - which "The Boston Globe" called "a compelling read"-"Somebody Else's Daughter" is a literary page-turner peopled with fascinating and disturbing characters. In the idyllic Berkshires, at the prestigious Pioneer School, there are dark secrets that threaten to come to light. Willa Golding, a student, has been brought up by her adoptive parents in elegant prosperity, but they have fled a mysterious and shameful past. Her biological father, a failing writer and former drug addict, needs to... View more info

Consider the Lily

By: "Buchan, Elizabeth"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pan Books:

Seller ID: 9780330339919

ISBN: 0330339915

Condition: GOOD


Elizabeth Buchan garnered both praise and a loyal readership with the bestselling "Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman" and "The Good Wife Strikes Back." Now her many new fans can discover one of her beloved early novels. It is the summer of 1929. The Hinton Dysart estate is dying from lack of money, and Kit Dysart, the heir, sees no way out. Then, at his sister s wedding, he meets the vibrant Daisy Chudleigh and her cousin, the heiress Matty Verrall. In love with Daisy but troubled by his family s decline, Kit chooses to marry Matty, though neither Kit nor Daisy is able to forget the other. ... View more info

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Thank You for Smoking

By: "Buckley, Christopher"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060976620

ISBN: 0060976624

Condition: GOOD


Nick Naylor likes his job. In the neo-puritanical nineties, it' s a challenge to defend the rights of smokers and a privilege to promote their liberty. Sure, it hurts a little when you' re compared to Nazi war criminals, but Nick says he' s just doing what it takes to pay the mortgage and put his son through Washington' s elite private school St. Euthanasius. He can handle the pressure from the antismoking zealots, but he is less certain about his new boss, BR, who questions whether Nick is worth $150,000 a year to fight a losing war. Under pressure to produce results, Nick goes on a PR offens... View more info