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Things Fall Apart

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Oxford, Heinemann Educational: 1996

Seller ID: 977


This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture, and literature... View more info

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Just West of Heaven

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: 2001

Seller ID: 335


Ridge Hawkins doesn't tale the job of sheriff lightly--and Tanglewood, Nevada's transformation from outlaw outpost to civilized small town, is proof of his respect for the law. Ridge doesn't expect trouble from the new schoolteacher, but when she arrives with a precocious daughter in tow--and the suspicious air of a woman harboring a secret--Ridge knows he won't hesitate to deliver it. Sophie Dolan has never taught a day of school in her life, but she's willing to do ... View more info

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Flanders

By: Anthony, Patricia

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Ace Books: 1998

Seller ID: 245


376 pages; A fantasy on a soldier transported into the world of his dead comrades. He is Lee Stanhope, an American medical student fighting World War I in the British army as a sniper. The dead are all round him, ghosts unwilling to leave the battlefield. View more info

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Smart Women

By: Blume, Judy

Price: $4.91

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1983

Seller ID: 316


B. B. And Margo, two forty-year-old divorcees, are unprepared for the frustrations, pain, and passion which arise when B. B.'s ex-husband hits town, in a story about a complex romantic triangle. View more info

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Dragon Seed

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Kingston, RI, Moyer Bell Ltd.: 2006

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 689


Ex-Library; The story of Tzu Hsi is the story of the last empress in China. In the novel, Nobel Prize Winner, Pearl S. Buck recreates the life of one of the most interesting rulers during a time of intense turbulence. Pearl S. Buck's knowledge of and fascination with the Empresses' life are contagious. She reveals the essence of this self-involved and infamous last empress, at the same time she takes the reader through China's struggle for freedom and democracy. View more info

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James Cameron's Titanic

By: Cameron, James; Marsh, Ed; and Kirkland, Douglas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 1997

Seller ID: 16


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Other Voices, Other Rooms

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $7.49

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1994

Seller ID: 1317


Truman Capote’s first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitive boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death in the ghostly landscape of the deep South. At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned to meet the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at the decaying mansion in Skully’s Landing, his father is nowhere in sight. What he finds instead is a sullen st... View more info

The Awakening and Selected Short Fiction

By: Chopin, Kate

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 1804


Barnes & Noble Classics Series; With an introduction and notes by Rachel Adams. When it first appeared in 1899, Kate Chopin’s The Awakening was greeted with cries of outrage. The novel’s frank portrayal of a woman’s emotional, intellectual, and sexual awakening shocked the sensibilities of the time and destroyed the author’s reputation and career. Many years passed before this short, pioneering work was recognized as a major achievement in American literature.... View more info

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Waterworld (Movie-Tie-In)

By: Collins, Max Allan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley: 1995

Seller ID: 486


In a future world of global warming that has covered all land masses with water, a single man learns of the possibility of dry land and challenges the remaining human survivors to help in the search. View more info

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The Lords of Discipline

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 827


This powerful and breathtaking novel is the story of four cadets who have become bloodbrothers. Together they will encounter the hell of hazing and the rabid, raunchy and dangerously secretive atmosphere of an arrogant and proud military institute. They will experience the violence. The passion. The rage. The friendship. The loyalty. The betrayal. Together, they will brace themselves for the brutal transition to manhood... And one will not survive. With all the dramatic ... View more info

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Wild Fire

By: Demille, Nelson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2006

Seller ID: 222


434 pages; Detective John Corey of The lion's game, Plum Island, and Night fall returns in a new novel about a conspiracy to detonate nuclear bombs in two American cities, setting off a world war of unimaginable proportions. View more info

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The Virgin Suicides

By: Eugenides, Jeffrey

Price: $3.88

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1994

Seller ID: 1334


Juxtaposing the most common and the most gothic, the humorous and the tragic, author Jeffrey Eugenides creates a vivid and compelling portrait of youth and lost innocence. He takes us back to the elm-lined streets of suburbia in the seventies, and introduces us to the men whose lives have been forever changed by their fierce, awkward obsession with five doomed sisters: brainy Therese, fastidious Mary, ascetic Bonnie, libertine Lux, and pale, saintly Cecilia, whose specta... View more info

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Light in August

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1990

Seller ID: 884


Light in August, a novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality, features some of Faulkner’s most memorable characters: guileless, dauntless Lena Grove, in search of the father of her unborn child; Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen; and Joe Christmas, a desperate, enigmatic drifter consumed by his mixed ancestry. View more info

The Sound and the Fury

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1992

Seller ID: 1700


The corrected text with Faulkner's appendixThe Sound and the Fury, first published in 1929, is perhaps William Faulkner’s greatest book. It was immediately praised for its innovative narrative technique, and comparisons were made with Joyce and Dostoyevsky, but it did not receive popular acclaim until the late forties, shortly before Faulkner received the Nobel Prize for Literature. The novel reveals the story of the disintegration of the Compson family, doomed i... View more info

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Bridget Jones's Diary

By: Fielding, Helen

Price: $3.24

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 330


This laugh-out-loud chronicle charts a year in the life of Bridget Jones, a single girl on a permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement--in which she resolves to: visit the gym three times a week not merely to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult, and not fall for any of the following: misogynists, megalomaniacs, adulterers, workaholics, chauvinists or perverts. And learn to program the VCR. Caught between her Singleton friends, who a... View more info

White Oleander a novel

By: Fitch, Janet

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1999

Seller ID: 1722


Dust jacket missing. ; A beautiful first novel about a young woman growing up the hard way, this is a powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, and the search for love and identity. Astrid has been raised by her mother, who is a beautiful, headstrong poet, in a loving but isolated relationship. The two are inseparable until Ingrid murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life. Astrid becomes one of the thousands of foster children in Los Ang... View more info

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Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

By: Flagg, Fannie

Price: $3.49

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1992

Seller ID: 1387


Here is Fannie Flagg's high-spirited and unabashedly sentimental first novel, the precursor to the bestselling Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Taken from the pages of Daisy Fay Harper's journal, this is a coming of age story set in rural Mississippi that is by turns hilarious and touching. It begins in 1952 when Daisy Fay is a sassy, truth-tellin' but lonely eleven-year old, and ends six years later when she becomes the flamboyant, unlikely -- but assured ... View more info

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Sullivan's Island: A Lowcountry Tale

By: Frank, Dorothea Benton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1250


Born and raised on idyllic Sullivan's Island, Susan Hayes navigated through her turbulent childhood with humor, spunk, and characteristic Southern sass. But years later, she is a conflicted woman with an unfaithful husband, a sometimes resentful teenage daughter, and a heart that aches with painful, poignant memories. And as Susan faces her uncertain future, she realizes that she must go back to her past. To the beachfront house where her sister welcomes her with open ar... View more info

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Nightwoods: a Novel

By: Frazier, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 525


Luce, a young woman, inherits her murdered sister’s troubled twins. Before the children, Luce was content with the reimbursements of the rich Appalachian landscape, choosing to live apart from the small community around her. But the coming of the children changes everything, cracking open her solitary life in difficult, hopeful, and dangerous ways. View more info

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Sophie's World: a novel about the history of philosophy

By: Gaarder, Jostein

Price: $3.49

Publisher: New York, Berkeley Books: 1996.

Seller ID: 1181


Translated by Paulette MollerDiscovering two thought-provoking philosophical questions in her mailbox, Sophie enrolls in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher and begins to receive some equally unusual letters. Reprint. View more info