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American satire

By: Bakalar, Nick

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Meridian, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0217019

ISBN: 0452011744

Condition: g


This entertaining, informative collection covers the best of American satire--from Ben Franklin's cutting satiric attacks to Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Celestial Railroad, " Calvin Trillin's "Old Marrieds, "Mark Twain's "American Abroad" to P.J. O'Rourke's "The Innocents Abroad--Updated, " a late 20th-century take on Twain's classic piece. "Entertaining and satisfying...An excellent introduction."--"Amazon.com." View more info

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The Christmas Train

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York Warner Books 2004.:

Seller ID: BB0202969

ISBN: 0446615757

Condition: vg


This edition of the "New York Times" bestseller--a heartwarming tale of humor, romance, and mystery by the bestselling author of "Split Second"--includes the brand-new short story, "Waiting for Santa.""Baldacci whips up a pleasant holiday confection."--"People." View more info

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One Summer

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision:

Seller ID: BB0203569

ISBN: 0446583162

Condition: vg


From #1 "New York Times" bestselling author David Baldacci comes a moving family drama about learning to love again after heartbreak and loss. ONE SUMMER It's almost Christmas, but there is no joy in the house of terminally ill Jack and his family. With only a short time left to live, he spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their three children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car accident.... View more info

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Wish You Well

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: BB0212736

ISBN: 0446699489

Condition: vg


Precocious 12-year-old Louisa Mae Cardinal lives inthe hectic New York City of 1940 with her family.Then tragedy strikes--and Lou and her younger brother, Oz, must go with their invalid mother to live on theirgreat-grandmother's farm in the Virginia mountains.Suddenly Lou finds herself coming of age in a newlandscape, making her first true friend, and experiencingadventures tragic, comic, and audacious. But the forcesof greed and justice are about to clash over her newho... View more info

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One Summer

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision:

Seller ID: BB0237042

ISBN: 0446583162

Condition: g


From #1 "New York Times" bestselling author David Baldacci comes a moving family drama about learning to love again after heartbreak and loss. ONE SUMMER It's almost Christmas, but there is no joy in the house of terminally ill Jack and his family. With only a short time left to live, he spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their three children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car accident.... View more info

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Wish You Well

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hachette Book Group, October 2000:

Seller ID: BB0250409

ISBN: 0446527165

Condition: VG


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Go tell it on the mountain

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York : Dell, 1985, c1981.:

Seller ID: BB0243536

ISBN: 0440330076

Condition: vg


James Baldwin's stunning first novel is now an American classic. With startling realism that brings Harlem and the black experience vividly to life, this is a work that touches the heart with emotion while it stimulates the mind with its narrative style, symbolism, and excoriating vision of racism in America. Moving through time from the rural South to the northern ghetto, starkly contrasting the attitudes of two generations of an embattles family, "Go Tell It On The Mou... View more info

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The girls' guide to hunting and fishing

By: Bank, Melissa

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Viking, 1999.:

Seller ID: BB0237790

ISBN: 067088300X

Condition: vg/vg


With a steadily growing cadre of readers who delight in her smartly comic and insightful writing, Melissa Bank is an event waiting to happen. The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing explores the life lessons of Jane, the contemporary American Everywoman who combines the charm of Bridget Jones, the vulnerability, of Ally McBeal, and the wit of Lorrie Moore. As she works her way from defiant teenager to reluctant career girl, growing older and getting smarter, Jane maneuve... View more info

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The Wonder Spot

By: Bank, Melissa

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking Books, 2005:

Seller ID: BB0248041

ISBN: 0670034118

Condition: VG


A bright clean copy. Looks new. View more info

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Affliction

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1989.:

Seller ID: BB0212020

ISBN: 0060920076

Condition: vg-


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light shelf-wear. View more info

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Lost Memory of Skin

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ecco:

Seller ID: BB0220427

ISBN: 0061857645

Condition: vg


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Affliction

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1989.:

Seller ID: BB0226964

ISBN: 0060920076

Condition: vg


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Cloudsplitter

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : HarperFlamingo, c1998.:

Seller ID: BB0240699

ISBN: 0060168609

Condition: vg/vg


Russell Banks's gift for creating compelling stories populated by gritty and startlingly real characters has resulted in such acclaimed masterworks as Continental Drift, The Sweet Hereafter, and his most recent bestseller, Rule of the Bone. Now Banks takes on one of American history's most misunderstood figures, John Brown, whose October 1859 raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, crossed the line from civil protest to armed struggle, prefiguring the gre... View more info

Success Stories

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books (Mm), 1987:

Seller ID: BB0248275

ISBN: 0345342356

Condition: VG


A nice clean copy. View more info

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Doctor Copernicus

By: Banville, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993.:

Seller ID: BB0204151

ISBN: 0679737995

Condition: vg


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Doctor Copernicus

By: Banville, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993.:

Seller ID: BB0236440

ISBN: 0679737995

Condition: vg


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The elegance of the hedgehog

By: Barbery, Muriel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2008 ,c2006.:

Seller ID: BB0222612

ISBN: 1933372605

Condition: vg


The enthralling international bestseller. We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Ren?e, the concierge, is witness to the lavish but vacuous lives of her numerous employers. Outwardly she conforms to every stereotype of the concierge: fat, cantankerous, addicted to television. Yet, unbeknownst to her employers, Ren?e is a cultured autodidact who adores art, philosophy, music, and Japanese culture. With humor a... View more info

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The elegance of the hedgehog

By: Barbery, Muriel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2008 ,c2006.:

Seller ID: BB0232852

ISBN: 1933372605

Condition: vg


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Silk

By: Baricco, Alessandro

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.:

Seller ID: BB0232308

ISBN: 0375703829

Condition: g


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A Fine Place to Daydream

By: Barich, Bill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf:

Seller ID: BB0226783

ISBN: 1400042798

Condition: vg/g


Twenty-five years after "Laughing in the Hills, " his racetrack classic, Bill Barich gives us another--about how he fell in love and found a new life in Dublin, where he was soon caught up in the Irish obsession with horses and luck. At venues grand and lowly, Ireland's steeplechase season hits its stride in October and reaches a crescendo at England's Cheltenham Festival in March, when the Irish take on the Brits for bragging rights before a crowd of 50,000. To prep... View more info