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Jane Austen, A Family Record

By: Austen-Leigh, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble:

Our Product Number: 605737


Full number line. Genealogical tables . 326 pages. All the documented facts concerning the novelist are collected in this detailed account of Jane Austen's life, background and literary career. Her role within an affectionate and talented family group is described in the Austens' own words, showing how Jane was valued as daughter, sister, aunt and friend. The book demonstrates how Jane transformed the details of her peaceful life in the Hampshire countryside, along with ... View more info

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The Stephen King Companion

By: Beahm (Ed.), George

Price: $5.79

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews and McMeel:

Our Product Number: 607150


311 pages View more info

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Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography

By: Buckley Jr., William F.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Regnery Publishing, Inc.:

Our Product Number: 604142


Deckle-edge pages; includes a CD-Rom; pictorial endpapers; Protected in a removable archival cover. . 256 pages. with CD View more info

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Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life

By: Coomes, David

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Oxford, ENG, Lion Publishing:

Our Product Number: 606842


256 pages View more info

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Maeve Binchy: The Biography

By: Dudgeon, Piers

Price: $13.99

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Minotaur:

Our Product Number: 608004


335 pages View more info

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John Mortimer: The Secret Lives of Rumpole's Creator

By: Lord, Graham

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books:

Our Product Number: 605346


336 pages. In Britain every generation produces a national treasure, a lovable figure so English that he could not possibly be of any other nationality, and Sir John Mortimer is just such a figure. Mortimer has delighted millions all over the world with seven television series about the gloriously larger-than-life fictional barrister Horace Rumpole --- Rumpole of the Bailey --- as well as novels, autobiographies, stage plays, film scripts, short stories, television and ... View more info

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Had She but Known: A Biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart

By: MacLeod, Charlotte

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Pr:

Our Product Number: 605865


335 pages. The life of America's first best-selling suspense novelist and playwright is presented in full detail, from Rinehart's role as a World War I trench reporter to her fascination with native American culture. National ad/promo. View more info

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Evelyn Waugh's Officers, Gentlemen, and Rogues: The Fact Behind His Fiction

By: Phillips, Gene D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson Hall:

Our Product Number: 603763


180 pages. Based on his close study of Waugh's diary and his interviews with family members, the author illuminates the extent to which the English writer transformed the facts of his life into fiction View more info

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Old Books, Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passion

By: Stern, Madeline B.; Rostenberg, Leona

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Main Street Books:

Our Product Number: 605155


Full number line.. 292 pages. Louisa May Alcott once wrote that she had taken her pen for a bridegroom. Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern, friends and business partners for fifty years, have in many ways taken up their pens and passion for literature much in the same way. The "Holmes & Watson" of the rare book business, Rostenberg and Stern are renowned for unlocking the hidden secret of Louisa May Alcott's life when they discovered her pseudonym, A.M. Barnard... View more info

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A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812

By: Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

Price: $7.98

Publisher: New York, Vintage:

Our Product Number: 604579


464 pages. Drawing on the diaries of a midwife and healer in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier. View more info