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Desert solitaire

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: BB0256467

ISBN: 0345326490

Condition: vg


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Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto): Notes from a Secret Journal

By: Abbey, Edward ; Andrew Rush

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, August 1991:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: BB0256466

ISBN: 0312064888

Condition: vg


For the first time in softcover, Edward Abbey's last book, a collection of unforgettable barbs of wisdom from the best-selling author of "The Monkey Wrench Gang." Notes from a Secret Journal "Edward Abbey on: " "Government-""Terrorism: deadly violence against humans and other living things, usually conducted by a government against its own people." "Sex-""How to Avoid Pleurisy: Never make love to a girl named Candy on the tailgate of a half-ton Ford pickup during a chill rain in April out of Grandview Point in San Juan County, Utah." "New York City-""New Yorkers like to boa... View more info

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Tuesdays with Morrie

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0241929

ISBN: 0385484518

Condition: vg/vg


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 seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for ... View more info

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The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial, 2009:

Seller ID: BB0253467

ISBN: 0061551848

Condition: vg


In The Sum of Our Days, internationally acclaimed author Isabel Allende reconstructs the painful reality of her own life in the wake of the tragic death of her daughter, Paula. Narrated with warmth, humor, exceptional candor, and wisdom, this remarkable memoir is as exuberant and full of life as its creator. Allende bares her soul as she shares her thoughts on love, marriage, motherhood, spirituality and religion, infidelity, addiction, and memory--and recounts stories of the wildly eccentric, strong-minded, and eclectic tribe she gathers around her and lovingly embraces as a new kind of fa... 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

ISBN: 0679429220

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Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic Books, 2003:

Seller ID: BB0248457

ISBN: 0792257197

Condition: vg/vg


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 travels to Ojibwe home ground, the islands of Lake of the Woods in southern Ontario. Her only companions are her new baby and th... 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

ISBN: 1555975186

Condition: g


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 American newspaper in San Diego, watching the aftermath of Katrina from a college town in Iowa, and settling in Chicago's most div... 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

ISBN: 0307276902

Condition: vg


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

ISBN: 0307276902

Condition: g


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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Between the covers

By: Hammond, Margo and Ellen Heltzel

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: BB0208520

ISBN: 0738212296

Condition: vg


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 unique collection of fiction and nonfiction reflects how women really read. 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

ISBN: 0670842117

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Naked

By: Sedaris, David

Price: $7.50

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

Seller ID: BB0209378

ISBN: 0316777730

Condition: vg


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 a quadriplegic companion; a family gathers for a wedding in the face of imminent death. Through it all is Sedaris's unmistaka... View more info

Characters (1778, 1845): Philip Dormer Stanhope, Fourth Earl Of Chesterfield (the Augustan Reprint Society Publication Numbers 259-260)

By: Stanhope, Philip Dormer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ucla Wm A Clark Memorial Lib, 1991:

Seller ID: BB0255746

ISBN: 9990410518

Condition: vg


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The Autobiography of Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark ; Charles Neider

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, February 2000:

Seller ID: BB0253168

ISBN: 0060955422

Condition: vg


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Living by the Word

By: Walker, Alice

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Harvest Books:

Seller ID: BB0237590

ISBN: 0156528657

Condition: VG


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

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The Signet Book Of American Essays (signet Classics)

By: Weiss; M. Jerry

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0258868

ISBN: 0451530217

Condition: vg


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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie

Price: $4.50

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

Seller ID: BB0256678

ISBN: 0374500010

Condition: vg-


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