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Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden (from the Spanish), Margaret Sayers

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins:

Our Product Number: 604511


Medium brown boards quarterbound in darker brown cloth with title and author imprinted in gold on spine. Genealogical table on endpapers. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Deckle-edged pages. 320 pages. Internationally celebrated novelist Isabel Allende has written a magnificent historical novel set at the end of the nineteenth century in Chile, a marvelous family saga that takes up and continues the story begun in her highly acclaimed Daughter of Fortune Rec... View more info

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Stories of an Imaginary Childhood

By: Bukiet, Melvin Jules

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern Univ Press: 1991

Edition: No Edition indicated

Our Product Number: 601401


In Stories of an Imaginary Childhood Melvin Jules Bukiet inscribes the world that might have been his own if not for the catastrophe that destroyed most of Jewish life in eastern Europe during the 1940s. Set before the Holocaust in the tiny Polish shtetl of Proszowice, each interconnected story follows the young protagonist through the pleasures and humiliations of childhood and the rites of manhood, as he fights against historical, social, and psychological force... View more info

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The House on Mango Street

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf:

Our Product Number: 608205


134 pages. In hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, this novel depicts a new American landscape through its multiple characters. View more info

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Adultery

By: Coelho, Paulo

Price: $12.45

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2014

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 608017


255 pages View more info

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Aleph

By: Coelho, Paulo; Costa (Translator), Margaret Jull

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2011

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 606723


Deckle-edged pages; 288 pages View more info

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Aleph

By: Coelho, Paulo; Costa (Translator), Margaret Jull

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Vintage International: 2012

Edition: First Edition Thus; Fourth Printing

Our Product Number: 607340


Light spine crease; 269 pages View more info

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Eleven Minutes

By: Coelho, Paulo; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers: 2004.

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 607885


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Deckle-edged pages; 269 pages; A new, international bestseller by the author of The Alchemist tells the story of Maria, a young girl from a Brazilian village, whose first innocent brushes with love leave her heartbroken. At a tender age, she becomes convinced that she will never find true love, instead believing that "Love is a terrible thing that will make you suffer . . ." A chance meeting in Rio takes her to Geneva, wher... View more info

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The Witch of Portobello: A Novel

By: Coelho, Paulo; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers: 2007.

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 608159


Small dent to front edge of front board ; 268 pages View more info

A Christmas Carol: A Young Reader's Edition of the Classic Holiday Tale

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Courage Books / Running Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition. Fifth Printing

Our Product Number: 606297


Remarkable, sumptuous artwork by top children's illustrator Christian Birmingham enhances this faithful abridgement of the Dickens classic. View more info

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The Best Stories of Fyodor Dostoevsky: Including "Notes from the Underground"

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor; Magarshack (Translator), David

Price: $5.36

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 2005

Edition: First Edition Thus; Fourth Printing

Our Product Number: 607960


Modern Library Classics; 318 pages View more info

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The Prague Cemetery

By: Eco,Umberto; Dixon (Translator), Richard

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 608135


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Red boards quarterbound in black with title and author on in gilt; Red endpages; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. ; 444 pages View more info

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Selected Short Stories of William Faulkner

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 605719


310 pages. William Faulkner was a master of the short story. Most of the pieces in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life, the fifteen or so years beginning in 1929, when he published The Sound and the Fury. They explore many of the themes found in the novels and feature characters of small-town Mississippi life that are uniquely Faulkner’s. In “A Rose for Emily,” the first of his stories to appear in a national magazine, a straightf... View more info

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Carter Beats the Devil

By: Gold, Glen David

Price: $6.20

Publisher: New York, Hyperion:

Our Product Number: 602542


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Debut novel. . 496 pages. In Carter Beats the Devil, Glen David Gold subjects the past to the same wondrous transformations as the rabbit in a skilled illusionist's hat. Gold's debut novel opens with real-life magician, Charles Carter, executing a particularly grisly trick, using President Warren G. Harding as a volunteer. Shortly afterwards, Harding dies mysteriously in his San Francisco hotel room,and Cart... View more info

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Stories of the Old Land Office

By: Henry, O.

Price: $13.00

Our Product Number: 606212


30 pages View more info

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The Cider House Rules: A Novel

By: Irving, John

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1999.

Edition: Second Printing

Our Product Number: 607828


1/8th inch closed tear on back of dust jacket ; 571 pages View more info

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Defending Jacob: A Novel

By: Landay, William

Price: $7.15

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 606654


Dent to front cover; Light Gray boards with light gray spine imprinted with title and author in red metallic. Full number line 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. ; 421 pages View more info

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Safe in Heaven Dead

By: Ligon, Samuel

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 602030


SIGNED by AUTHOR on half-title. 0.91 x 9.12 x 6.28 Inches. 256 pages. Signed by Author. Robert Elgin has checked out of his life, rendered himself irrelevant, and become invisible. After stumbling upon a secret slush fund his political bosses have been skimming off the public, Elgin takes the money and runs ...Runs from the corruption of machine politics.Runs from the corrupting of his daughter, molested by a twelve-year-old neighbor. View more info

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A Day Late and a Dollar Short

By: McMillan, Terry

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 608160


Genealogical table (fictional); Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 ; 431 pages View more info

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: A Novel

By: Moggach, Deborah

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2012

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Our Product Number: 607182


320 pages; When Ravi Kapoor, an overworked London doctor, reaches the breaking point with his difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: Can t we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away. His prayer is seemingly answered when Ravi s entrepreneurial cousin sets up a retirement home in India, hoping to re-create in Bangalore an elegant lost corner of England. Several retirees are enticed by the promise of indulgent living at a bargain price, but upon arriving,... View more info

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Parnassus on Wheels

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Melville House Publishing:

Our Product Number: 608610


142 pages View more info