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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

ISBN: 0066211611

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 601401

ISBN: 0810110067

Condition: Very Good in As New dust jacket. Black remainder dot on bottom of book. 1991. No Edition indicated


. 197 pages. 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 psycho... 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

ISBN: 067943335X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 1994


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:

Our Product Number: 608017

ISBN: 1101874082

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2014. First American Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 606723

ISBN: 0307700186

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. First American Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 607340

ISBN: 0307744574

Condition: Near Fine. Light spine crease. 2012. First Edition Thus


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:

Our Product Number: 607885

ISBN: 0060589272

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004.. First US Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 608159

ISBN: 006133880X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Small dent to front edge of front board . 2007.. First US Edition


268 pages 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:

Our Product Number: 607960

ISBN: 0345481267

Condition: Very Good. 2005. First Edition Thus


318 pages. Modern Library Classics View more info

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The Prague Cemetery

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

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt:

Our Product Number: 608135

ISBN: 0547577532

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2010. First Edition


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

ISBN: 0679424784

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition Thus


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

ISBN: 0786886323

Condition: Very Good. A little corner curl.. 2002. First Paperback Edition


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

Condition: Fine


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:

Our Product Number: 607828

ISBN: 0679603352

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1/8th inch closed tear on back of dust jacket . 1999.


571 pages View more info

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Quincie Bolliver

By: King, Mary

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press:

Our Product Number: 608714

ISBN: 0896724492

Condition: Near Fine. (1941) 2001. First Edition Thus


425 pages. Quincie, the motherless thirteen-year-old daughter of an itinerant muleskinner, is the captivating protagonist of this Depression-era novel set in the Texas oil patch. Her story's value resides not only in the viewpoint of a young girl who comes of age in the shadow of the derricks but also in the currency of her creators sensitivity to the natural world and environmental issues. Originally a 1941 Houghton-Mifflin Literary Fellowship Book, "Quincie Bollive... View more info

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Defending Jacob: A Novel

By: Landay, William

Price: $7.15

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Books:

Our Product Number: 606654

ISBN: 0385344228

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Dent to front cover. 2012. First Edition


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

ISBN: 0060099100

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2003. First Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 608160

ISBN: 0670896764

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 607182

ISBN: 0812982428

Condition: Near Fine. 2012. First Edition Thus


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

ISBN: 1935554115

Condition: Near Fine. 2010. First Edition Thus


142 pages View more info