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The Rover and Other Plays

By: Behn, Aphra

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks, 1998:

Seller ID: BB0250172

ISBN: 0192834517

Condition: g


Aphra Behn (1640-89) was both successful and controversial in her own lifetime; her achievements are now recognized less equivocally and her plays, often revived, demonstrate wit, compassion and remarkable range. This edition brings together her most important comedies in a single volume: The Rover, her best-known play; The Feigned Courtesans, a lively comedy of intrigue; The Lucky Chance, a comedy with a bitter edge, which takes a satirical look at marriage customs; and... View more info

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Oroonoko; or, The Royal Slave

By: Behn, Aphra ; Catherine Gallagher ; Catherine Gallagher

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's, August 1999:

Seller ID: BB0251203

ISBN: 0312108133

Condition: vg


This edition of Aphra Behn's "Oroonoko" features a generous selection of thematically organized historical materials including explorers' descriptions of the "new world" of the Caribbean; planters' accounts of the sugar colonies; firsthand accounts of the slave trade from Dutch and English traders and abducted Africans; and early abolitionist publications by Europeans and former slaves. Excerpts from works by Ben Jonson, John Dryden, Richard Steele, and Daniel Defoe enri... View more info

The Perez family

By: Bell, Christine

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.:

Seller ID: BB0232545

ISBN: 006097401X

Condition: vg-


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Ten Indians

By: Bell, Madison Smartt

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0237786

ISBN: 0679442464

Condition: vg/vg


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Ravelstein

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: BB0233818

ISBN: 0141001763

Condition: vg


Abe Ravelstein is a brilliant professor at a prominent midwestern university and a man who glories in training the movers and shakers of the political world. He has lived grandly and ferociously-and much beyond his means. His close friend Chick has suggested that he put forth a book of his convictions about the ideas which sustain humankind, or kill it, and much to Ravelstein's own surprise, he does and becomes a millionaire. Ravelstein suggests in turn that Chick write ... View more info

More Die of Heartbreak

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: BB0234951

ISBN: 0440201101

Condition: good


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The bellarosa connection

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin, 1989.:

Seller ID: BB0237809

ISBN: 0140126864

Condition: g


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The Adventures of Augie March

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: BB0241686

ISBN: 0143039571

Condition: vg


As soon as it first appeared in 1953, this gem by the great Saul Bellow was hailed as an American classic. Bold, expansive, and keenly humorous, "The Adventures of Augie March" blends street language with literary elegance to tell the story of a poor Chicago boy growing up during the Great Depression. A "born recruit," Augie makes himself available for hire by plungers, schemers, risk takers, and operators, compiling a record of choices that is--to say the least--eccentr... View more info

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The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb

By: Benjamin, Melanie

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, 42:

Seller ID: BB0247199

ISBN: 0385344163

Condition: vg


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The Book of virtues

By: Bennett, William F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1993.:

Seller ID: BB0246174

ISBN: 0671683063

Condition: vg/vg


Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from history. William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in "The Book of Virtues, " an instructive and inspiring a... View more info

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Midnight in the garden of good and evil

By: Berendt, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1994.:

Seller ID: BB0204170

ISBN: 0679429220

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The City of Falling Angels

By: Berendt, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The:

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: BB0252843

ISBN: 1594200580

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Open House : A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: BB0204152

ISBN: 0345435168

Condition: vg


In this superb novel by the beloved author of Talk Before Sleep, The Pull of the Moon, and Until the Real Thing Comes Along, a woman re-creates her life after divorce by opening up her house and her heart.Samantha's husband has left her, and after a spree of overcharging at Tiffany's, she settles down to reconstruct a life for herself and her eleven-year-old son. Her eccentric mother tries to help by fixing her up with dates, but a more pressing problem is money. To ... View more info

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The art of mending

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0205951

ISBN: 1400061598

Condition: vg/vg


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Home Safe: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: BB0225833

ISBN: 0345487559

Condition: vg


In this stunning novel, beloved bestselling author Elizabeth Berg weaves a beautifully written and richly resonant story of a mother and daughter in emotional transit. Helen Ames-recently widowed, coping with grief, unable to do the work that has always sustained her-is beginning to depend too much on her twenty-seven-year-old daughter, Tessa, meddling in her life and offering unsolicited advice. Then Helen is shocked to discover that her mild-mannered and seemingly loya... View more info

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The art of mending

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0226181

ISBN: 1400061598

Condition: vg/vg


It begins with the sudden revelation of astonishing secrets--secrets that have shaped the personalities and fates of three siblings, and now threaten to tear them apart. In renowned author Elizabeth Berg's moving new novel, unearthed truths force one seemingly ordinary family to reexamine their disparate lives and to ask themselves: Is it too late to mend the hurts of the past? Laura Bartone anticipates her annual family reunion in Minnesota with a mixture of excitem... View more info

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Dream When You're Feeling Blue: A Novel

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: BB0236443

ISBN: 0345487540

Condition: vg


"New York Times" bestselling author Elizabeth Berg takes us to Chicago at the time of World War II in this wonderful story about three sisters, their lively Irish family, and the men they love.As the novel opens, Kitty and Louise Heaney say good-bye to their boyfriends Julian and Michael, who are going to fight overseas. On the domestic front, meat is rationed, children participate in metal drives, and Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller play songs that offer hope and lift... View more info

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Joy school

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0237787

ISBN: 0679449434

Condition: vg/vg


Katie has relocated to Missouri with her distant and occasionally abusive father. Her much-loved mother is dead; her new school is unaccepting of her; and her only friends fall far short of ideal companions. An accident leads Katie to meet Jimmy, handsome, far older than she, and married besides, with whom she falls in love. Joy School is a story about something nearly all of us have experienced: soaring happiness at feeling real love, the deep pain of it being unrequite... View more info

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The art of mending

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0237793

ISBN: 1400061598

Condition: vg/vg


It begins with the sudden revelation of astonishing secrets--secrets that have shaped the personalities and fates of three siblings, and now threaten to tear them apart. In renowned author Elizabeth Berg's moving new novel, unearthed truths force one seemingly ordinary family to reexamine their disparate lives and to ask themselves: Is it too late to mend the hurts of the past? Laura Bartone anticipates her annual family reunion in Minnesota with a mixture of excitem... View more info

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The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: And Other Small Acts of Liberation

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, May 31, 2011:

Seller ID: BB0245648

ISBN: 0345487532

Condition: VG


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