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Tuesdays with Morrie

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0241929


Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world ... 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: BB0232532


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Letters from the Country

By: Bly, Carol

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1982:

Seller ID: BB0247754


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Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic Books, 2003:

Seller ID: BB0248457


For more than twenty years Louise Erdrich has dazzled readers with the intricately wrought, deeply poetic novels which have won her a place among today's finest writers. Her nonfiction is equally eloquent, and this lovely memoir offers a vivid glimpse of the landscape, the people, and the long tradition of storytelling that give her work its magical, elemental force. In a small boat like those her Native American ancestors have used for countless generations, she tra... View more info

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Notes from No Man's Land

By: Eula Biss

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Graywolf Press:

Seller ID: BB0235975


Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for CriticismWinner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize A frank and fascinating exploration of race and racial identity In a book that begins with a series of lynchings and ends with a series of apologies, Eula Biss explores race in America. Her response to the topic is informed by the experiences chronicled in these essays -- teaching in a Harlem school on the morning of 9/11, reporting for an African Ameri... View more info

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A million little pieces

By: Frey, James H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : N.A. Talese/Doubleday, 2003.:

Seller ID: BB0228002


At the age of 23, James Frey woke up on a plane to find his front teeth knocked out and his nose broken. He had no idea where the plane was headed nor any recollection of the past two weeks. An alcoholic for ten years and a crack addict for three, he checked into a treatment facility shortly after landing. There he was told he could either stop using or die before he reached age 24. This is Frey's acclaimed account of his six weeks in rehab. View more info

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A million little pieces

By: Frey, James H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : N.A. Talese/Doubleday, 2003.:

Seller ID: BB0229150


At the age of 23, James Frey woke up on a plane to find his front teeth knocked out and his nose broken. He had no idea where the plane was headed nor any recollection of the past two weeks. An alcoholic for ten years and a crack addict for three, he checked into a treatment facility shortly after landing. There he was told he could either stop using or die before he reached age 24. This is Frey's acclaimed account of his six weeks in rehab. View more info

Tests of time

By: Gass, William H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf; c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0224728


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Between the covers

By: Hammond, Margo and Ellen Heltzel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, 2008.:

Seller ID: BB0208520


With wit and wisdom, the bibliophile's Ebert & Roeper recommend more than 600 books based on what women care about most. "Between the Covers" is organized around their wide-ranging curiosity--about themselves, friends and family, the larger world--and their concerns, from health to sex to managing their finances. With such sections as "Babes We Love" (Role Models Real and Imagined), "The Babe Inside" (Focusing on Body and Soul), and "Love, Sex & Second Chances," this uni... View more info

Riding the yellow trolley car

By: Kennedy, William Sloane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1993.:

Seller ID: BB0213456


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Birdbaths and Paper Cranes

By: Randall, Sharon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gale Group:

Seller ID: BB0227329


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Naked

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0202508


Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview-a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable. A tart-tongued mother does dead-on imitations of her young son's nervous tics, to the great amusement of his teachers; a stint of Kerouackian wandering is undertaken (of course ) with ... View more info

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Naked

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0209378


Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview-a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable. A tart-tongued mother does dead-on imitations of her young son's nervous tics, to the great amusement of his teachers; a stint of Kerouackian wandering is undertaken (of course ) with ... View more info

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Holidays on ice

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Boston : Back Bay Books, 1998.:

Seller ID: BB0224213


Holidays on Ice collects six of David Sedaris's most profound Christmas stories into one slender volume perfect for use as a last-minute coaster or ice scraper. This drinking man's companion can be enjoyed by the warmth of a raging fire, the glow of a brilliantly decorated tree, or even in the backseat of a van or police car. It should be read with your eyes, felt with your heart, and heard only when spoken to. It should, in short, behave much like a book. And, oh, what ... View more info

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Living by the Word

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Harvest Books:

Seller ID: BB0237590


In meditative and passionate prose, these provocative essays explore feminist, environmental, and political issues and shed new light on racial debates, including the controversy surrounding Walker's bestseller, The Color Purple. View more info

The eye of the story

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1979, c1978.:

Seller ID: BB0220371


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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, c2006.:

Seller ID: BB0207925


A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel "Night" is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author's original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and hi... View more info