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The Book of Virtues a treasury of great moral stories

By: Bennett, William J. (edited, with Commentary)

Price: $1,108.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Seller ID: 1442

ISBN: 0671683063

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Inscription in front in ink: "Merry Christmas from Peggy & Bob 1994"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 hundred... View more info

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on why We Read Jane Austen

By: Carson, Susannah; Bloom, Harold

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Random House: 2009

Seller ID: 235

ISBN: 1400068053


320 pages; A erudite collection of essays considers Jane Austen's lasting influence and popularity in literary circles as well as her work's reflection of humanity, in an anthology that includes pieces by such writers as Virginia Woolf, C. S. Lewis and E. M. Forster. View more info

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Iliad

By: Homer

Price: $4.49

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1995

Seller ID: 1273

ISBN: 1566195950

Condition: Good


"The Iliad" is a classical epic poem about the events during the last year of the Trojan War and the fall of Troy. The tale revolves around the Greek warrior Achilles, and his anger toward the king of Mycenae, Agamemnon. While the poem shows evidence of a long oral tradition and thus most likely multiple authors, the ancient Greek poet Homer is generally attributed as its author. "The Iliad", which is thought to be the oldest extant work of literature in the ancient Gree... View more info

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Writing Magic: creating stories that fly

By: Levine, Gail Carson

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Collins: c2006.

Seller ID: 742

ISBN: 0060519606

Condition: Very Good


Do you want to write stories that catch your readers and never let go? Have you ever wondered how to create a book as magical as Ella Enchanted, as touching as Dave at Night, as captivating as Fairest? Well, now you can find out! In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing. She shows how you, too, can get terrific ideas for stories, invent great beginnings and endings, write sparkling dialogue, develop memorable chara... View more info

Marvelous Journey: a survey of four centuries of Brazilian writing

By: Putnam, Samuel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Seller ID: 909

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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Shakespeare's Comedy of Twelfth Night or What You Will

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton: 1920

Seller ID: 1416

Condition: Good


A rare edition of Shakespeare's play with 16 tipped in color illustrations. Pages are yellowed with age, but binding is still firm and there are no markings on pages. View more info

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Old songs in a new café selected essays

By: Waller, Robert James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 719

ISBN: 0446517984

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


The author of the phenomenal #1 national bestsellers The Bridges of Madison County and Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend now presents a collection of his reflections on life, love, loss, and longing--a timely treatise on the emotions of the heart, the powers of the imagination, and the infinite possibilities of being. View more info