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Literature & Fiction Paperback Bestsellers, 51-100

Our top 51-100 Literature & Fiction softcover bestsellers--updated each Wednesday. Missed the first 50? It's never too late.


1.
Empire
by Gore Vidal


Vintage Books
Paperback - 496 pages
(August 1, 2000)

$14.40
$1.60 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
There are two epic struggles in Empire, the fourth of Gore Vidal's fictional meditations on the history of the United States. First, there is the historical conflict between Theodore Roosevelt--the war hero vaulted by circumstances into the Oval Office at a time when America is about to become a... Read more

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The Cider House Rules
by John Irving


Ballantine Books
Mass Market Paperback - 598 pages
Reprint edition (September 1994)

$7.19
$0.80 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Los Angeles Times
"Gardner understands and conveys the book's sly humor and comprehension of human foibles" --This text refers to the audio cassette edition of this title Read more

3.
A Map of the World
by Jane Hamilton


Anchor Books
Paperback - 352 pages
(December 3, 1999)

$11.65
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Oprah Book Club® Selection, December 1999: In A Map of the World, appearance overwhelms reality and communal hysteria threatens common sense. Howard and Alice Goodheart, the couple at the center of Jane Hamilton's 1994 novel, have labored mightily to create a pastoral paradise in a Wisconsin... Read more

4.
A Prayer for Owen Meany
by John Irving


Ballantine Books
Mass Market Paperback - 617 pages
Reissue edition (May 1990)

$7.19
$0.80 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Owen Meany is a dwarfish boy with a strange voice who accidentally kills his best friend's mom with a baseball and believes--accurately--that he is an instrument of God, to be redeemed by martyrdom. John Irving's novel, which inspired the 1998 Jim Carrey movie Simon Birch, is his most popular book... Read more

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Dubliners (Dover Thrift Editions) [UNABRIDGED]
by James Joyce


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 152 pages
unabrid edition (December 1991)

$0.90
$0.10 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars

From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1992
<:;st> In BCL3. This very legible and complete reprint of the Grant Richards edition of 1914 is priced at so low a price that stores will resent selling it. Salute to Dover. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. Read more

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The Bean Trees : A Novel
by Barbara Kingsolver


Harper Mass Market Paperbacks
Mass Market Paperback - 323 pages
(October 1998)

$6.29
$0.70 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

New York Times Book Review
"As clear as air. It is the southern novel taken west, its colors as translucent and polished as one of those slices of rose agate from a desert shop." --This text refers to the paperback edition of this title Read more

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull : A Story
by Richard Bach, Russell Munson(Photographer)


Avon
Mass Market Paperback - 127 pages
Reissue edition (July 1995)

$5.39
$0.60 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
"Most gulls don't bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight--how to get from shore to food and back again," writes author Richard Bach in this allegory about a unique bird named Jonathan Livingston Seagull. "For most gulls it is not flying that matters, but eating. For this gull,... Read more

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Catch-22
by Joseph Heller


Scribner
Paperback - 463 pages
Reprint edition (September 1996)

$10.80
$1.20 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
There was a time when reading Joseph Heller's classic satire on the murderous insanity of war was nothing less than a rite of passage. Echoes of Yossarian, the wise-ass bombardier who was too smart to die but not smart enough to find a way out of his predicament, could be heard throughout the... Read more

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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Perennial Classics)
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Gregory Rabassa(Translator)


Harperperennial Library
Paperback - 458 pages
Reprint edition (November 1998)

$12.15
$1.35 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
"Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice."

It is typical of Gabriel García Márquez that it will be many pages before his narrative circles back to the ice, and many... Read more


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The Soloist (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Mark Salzman


Vintage Books
Paperback
Reprint edition (February 1995)

$11.70
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

From Booklist
Salzman just gets better and better. His memoir Iron and Silk (1987) was a hit, and his first novel, The Laughing Sutra (1990), was funny and smart, but this book is a jewel. Reinhart Sundheimer was a child prodigy who could coax the very music of the gods from a cello even before he could touch the... Read more

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Mrs Dalloway
by Virginia Woolf, Maureen Howard


Harcourt Brace
Paperback - 194 pages
(October 1990)

$10.80
$1.20 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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As Clarissa Dalloway walks through London on a fine June morning, a sky-writing plane captures her attention. Crowds stare upwards to decipher the message while the plane turns and loops, leaving off one letter, picking up another. Like the airplane's swooping path, Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway... Read more

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Mutant Message Down Under
by Marlo Morgan, Carri Garrison(Illustrator)


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 187 pages
Reprint edition (August 1995)

$11.70
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars

From Booklist
The first incarnation of this spellbinding account of an American doctor's experience on walkabout in Australia was a "peaceful self-published work." As such, it stirred up quite a bit of controversy and sold more than 370,000 copies. Very few of these ended up on library shelves, however, and... Read more

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Holidays on Ice
by David Sedaris


Little Brown & Company
Paperback - 134 pages
(November 1998)

$7.20
$0.80 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Holidays on Ice is a collection of three previously published stories matched with three newer ones, all, of course, on a Christmas theme. David Sedaris's darkly playful humor is another common thread through the book, worming its way through "Seasons Greetings to Our Friends and Family!!!" a... Read more

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Snow Falling on Cedars
by David Guterson


Vintage Books
Paperback - 460 pages
(October 1995)

$12.60
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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This is the kind of book where you can smell and hear and see the fictional world the writer has created, so palpably does the atmosphere come through. Set on an island in the straits north of Puget Sound, in Washington, where everyone is either a fisherman or a berry farmer, the story is nominally... Read more

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The Coldest Winter Ever
by Sister Souljah


Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback - 413 pages
(January 2000)

$6.29
$0.70 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars

From Kirkus Reviews , February 1, 1999
Debut novel by hip-hop rap artist Sister Souljah, whose No Disrespect (1994), which mixes sexual history with political diatribe, is popular in schools country-wide. In its way, this is a tour de force of black English and underworld slang, as finely tuned to its heroine's voice as Alice Walker's... Read more

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The Reader
by Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway(Translator)


Vintage Books
Paperback - 218 pages
Reprint edition (March 1999)

$9.90
$1.10 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Oprah Book Club® Selection, February 1999: Originally published in Switzerland, and gracefully translated into English by Carol Brown Janeway, The Reader is a brief tale about sex, love, reading, and shame in postwar Germany. Michael Berg is 15 when he begins a long, obsessive affair with... Read more

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Brave New World (Perennial Classics)
by Aldous Huxley


Harperperennial Library
Paperback - 268 pages
Reprint edition (September 1998)

$9.90
$1.10 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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"Community, Identity, Stability" is the motto of Aldous Huxley's utopian World State. Here everyone consumes daily grams of soma, to fight depression, babies are born in laboratories, and the most popular form of entertainment is a "Feelie," a movie that stimulates the senses of... Read more

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A Lesson Before Dying
by Ernest J. Gaines


Vintage Books
Paperback - 256 pages
(September 1997)

$7.20
$4.80 (40%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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Oprah Book Club® Selection, September 1997: In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man is about to go to the electric chair for murder. A white shopkeeper had died during a robbery gone bad; though the young man on trial had not been armed and had not pulled the trigger,... Read more

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Cold Mountain : A Novel
by Charles Frazier


Vintage Books
Paperback - 449 pages
(August 19, 1998)

$11.70
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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Charles Frazier's debut novel, Cold Mountain, is the story of a very long walk. In the waning months of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate veteran named Inman gets up from his hospital bed and begins the long journey back to his home in the remote hills of North Carolina. Along the way he meets... Read more

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The Samurai's Garden
by Gail Tsukiyama


St. Martin's Press
Paperback - 211 pages
(June 1996)

$11.65
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

From Booklist
Praised for her lovely first novel, Women of the Silk (1991), Tsukiyama has extended herself even further and written an extraordinarily graceful and moving novel about goodness and beauty. The daughter of a Chinese mother and a Japanese father, Tsukiyama uses the Japanese invasion of China during... Read more

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I Know This Much Is True (Oprah's Book Club)
by Wally Lamb


Regan Books
Paperback - 901 pages
Reprint edition (April 6, 1999)

$14.40
$1.60 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Oprah Book Club® Selection, June 1998: What if you were a 40-year-old housepainter, horrifically abused, emotionally unavailable, and your identical twin was a paranoid schizophrenic who believed in public self-mutilation? You'd either be a guest on the Jerry Springer Show or Dominick Birdsey,... Read more

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Blood Meridian, Or, the Evening Redness in the West
by Cormac McCarthy


Vintage Books
Paperback - 337 pages
Reissue edition (May 1992)

$12.60
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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"The men as they rode turned black in the sun from the blood on their clothes and their faces and then paled slowly in the rising dust until they assumed once more the color of the land through which they passed." If what we call "horror" can be seen as including any literature... Read more

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Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
by Gregory Maguire


Regan Books
Paperback - 384 pages
1 Pbk Ed edition (October 2000)


(10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Gregory Maguire's chilling, wonderful retelling of Cinderella is a study in contrasts. Love and hate, beauty and ugliness, cruelty and charity--each idea is stripped of its ethical trappings, smashed up against its opposite number, and laid bare for our examination. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister... Read more

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The Last Great Dance on Earth : A Novel
by Sandra Gulland


Scribner
Paperback - 448 pages
1 scribner edition (November 2000)

$12.60
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars

Book Description

The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate... Read more


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The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway


Scribner
Paperback - 127 pages
Reissue edition (June 1999)


(10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
Here, for a change, is a fish tale that actually does honor to the author. In fact The Old Man and the Sea revived Ernest Hemingway's career, which was foundering under the weight of such postwar stinkers as Across the River and into the Trees. It also led directly to his receipt of the Nobel Prize... Read more

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Lincoln
by Gore Vidal


Vintage Books
Paperback - 672 pages
(February 15, 2000)

$14.40
$1.60 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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Lincoln is a masterwork of historical fiction, in which Gore Vidal combines a comprehensive knowledge of Civil War America with 20th-century literary technique, probing the minds and motives of the men surrounding Abraham Lincoln, including personal secretary John Hay and scheming cabinet members... Read more

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For My Country's Freedom (Richard Bolitho Novels/Alexander Kent, No 21)
by Alexander Kent

-- On Order
McBooks Pr
Paperback - 384 pages
(October 1, 2000)

$14.35
$1.60 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
2 out of 5 stars

A reviewer, March 27, 1999 2 out of 5 stars
Tired formula writing
There really is no point in straying beyond O'Brian, Forrester, Parkinson or Showell Styles. Kent and Pope are in the same mould; poor research, improbable characters, formula writing. Don't waste your time on this book. Read more

 


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Sophie's World : A Novel About the History of Philosophy
by Jostein Gaarder, Paulette Moller(Translator)


Boulevard (Mass Market)
Mass Market Paperback - 523 pages
Reissue edition (March 1996)

$7.19
$0.80 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

Wanting to understand the most fundamental questions of the universe isn't the province of ivory-tower intellectuals alone, as this book's enormous popularity has demonstrated. A young girl, Sophie, becomes embroiled in a discussion of philosophy with a faceless correspondent. At the same time, she... Read more

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Survivor : A Novel
by Chuck Palahniuk


Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd Pap)
Paperback - 289 pages
1 Anchor edition (January 4, 2000)

$11.70
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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Some say that the apocalypse swiftly approacheth, but that simply ain't so according to Chuck Palahniuk. Oh no. It's already here, living in the head of the guy who just crossed the street in front of you, or maybe even closer than that. We saw these possibilities get played out in the author's... Read more

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Siddhartha
by Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner(Translator)


Bantam Books
Paperback - 152 pages
Reissue edition (January 1, 1982)
$5.50

$0.55 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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In the shade of a banyan tree, a grizzled ferryman sits listening to the river. Some say he's a sage. He was once a wandering shramana and, briefly, like thousands of others, he followed Gotama the Buddha, enraptured by his sermons. But this man, Siddhartha, was not a follower of any but his own... Read more

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The Best American Short Stories 2000
by E. L. Doctorow(Editor), Katrina Kenison(Editor)


Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap)
Paperback - 320 pages
(October 19, 2000)

$11.70
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

Book Description
Despite increasing competition, this annual collection remains the place to find the most compelling short fiction published in the U.S. and Canada" (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY). To usher in the new millennium, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2000 brims with a rich variety of lyrical and wise stories about... Read more

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Headlong
by Michael Frayn


Picador USA
Paperback - 352 pages
(September 2000)

$12.60
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars

Amazon.com
With its sumptuous surfaces and alluring sense of gravitas, classic Dutch painting has fascinated writers for centuries. It's easy to see why. Giant religious representations and gaudy classical scenes already have the weight of literature behind them. But an enigmatic portrait or dimly lit interior... Read more

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The Canterbury Tales, in Modern English
by Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill(Translator)


Penguin USA (Paper)
Paperback - 504 pages
1 edition (January 31, 2000)

$8.05
$0.90 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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On a spring day in April--sometime in the waning years of the 14th century--29 travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Beckett. Among them is a knight, a monk, a prioress, a plowman, a miller, a merchant, a clerk, and an oft-widowed wife from Bath. Travel is... Read more

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Talk Before Sleep : A Novel
by Elizabeth Berg


Dell Books
Paperback - 210 pages
(November 1997)

$11.65
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

From AudioFile
Although they hated each other at first sight, Ruth and Ann become friends who share their lives, and now must share death. Elizabeth Berg presents a story that strips away some of the mystery of feminine interaction, while maintaining a sense of realness that listeners will surely appreciate. This... Read more

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A Clockwork Orange
by Anthony Burgess


W.W. Norton & Company
Paperback - 192 pages
Reissue edition (June 1995)

$9.90
$1.10 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

William S. Burroughs
I do not know of any other writer who has done as much with language as Mr. Burgess has done here-the fact that this is also a very funny book may pass unnoticed. Read more

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The Winter King : A Novel of Arthur (Cornwell, Barnard. Warlord Chronicles, 1.)
by Bernard Cornwell


St. Martin's Press
Paperback - 448 pages
Reprint edition (May 1997)

$13.45
(10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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Essentially this is a modern political thriller, told in flat American diction. Narrated by Derfel, an ordinary, likable man who rises through the ranks to become Arthur's friend and advisor in peace and war, the story doesn't follow the traditional patterns. Mordred is Uther's infant grandson, the... Read more

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Burr
by Gore Vidal


Vintage Books
Paperback - 448 pages
(February 15, 2000)


(10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

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Charles Schuyler is a personal assistant to Aaron Burr, the former Revolutionary War hero, vice president under Jefferson, and infamous slayer of Alexander Hamilton. He's also been employed by a group of political operatives in New York journalism circles to dig up evidence that Burr is the "natural... Read more

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Black and Blue : A Novel (Oprah's Book Club)
by Anna Quindlen


Dell Pub Co
Mass Market Paperback - 369 pages
(February 2, 1999)

$6.75
$0.75 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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Oprah Book Club® Selection, April 1998: "The first time my husband hit me I was nineteen years old," begins Fran Benedetto, the broken heroine of Anna Quindlen's Black and Blue. With one sweeping sentence, the door to an abused and tortured world is swung wide open and the psyche of a... Read more

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Master and Commander
by Patrick O'Brian


W.W. Norton & Company
Paperback - 411 pages
Reprint edition (November 1990)

$12.55
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

The opening salvo of the Aubrey-Maturin epic, in which the surgeon introduces himself to the captain by driving an elbow into his ribs during a chamber-music recital. Fortunately for millions of readers, the two quickly make up. Then they commence one of the great literary voyages of our century,... Read more

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The Club Dumas : A Novel
by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Sonia Soto(Translator)


Vintage Books
Paperback - 362 pages
Reprint edition (April 1998)

$11.70
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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Fallen angels, satanic manuals, and a passion for the works of Raphael Sabatini and Alexandre Dumas among others--this is the stuff of Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte's engrossing novel The Club Dumas. Set in a world of antiquarian booksellers where dealers would gladly betray their own... Read more

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Angle of Repose (Contemporary American Fiction)
by Wallace Earle Stegner


Penguin USA (Paper)
Paperback - 569 pages
Reprint edition (July 1992)

$12.55
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1993
A reprint of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel first published by Doubleday, 1971. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. Read more

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The Pilot's Wife : A Novel
by Anita Shreve


Little Brown & Co (Pap)
Paperback - 293 pages
(March 31, 1999)

$12.55
$1.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars

Oprah Book Club® Selection, March 1999: With five novels to her credit, including the acclaimed The Weight of Water, Anita Shreve now offers a skillfully crafted exploration of the long reach of tragedy in The Pilot's Wife. News of Jack Lyons's fatal crash sends his wife into shock and... Read more

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Their Eyes Were Watching God (Perennial Classic)
by Zora Neale Hurston, et al


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 219 pages
(January 1999)

$12.15
$1.35 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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At the height of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston was the preeminent black woman writer in the United States. She was a sometime-collaborator with Langston Hughes and a fierce rival of Richard Wright. Her stories appeared in major magazines, she consulted on Hollywood... Read more

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On the Road
by Jack Kerouac


Penguin USA (Paper)
Paperback - 307 pages
Reprint edition (January 1991)

$11.65
$1.30 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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On The Road, the most famous of Jack Kerouac's works, is not only the soul of the Beat movement and literature, but one of the most important novels of the century. Like nearly all of Kerouac's writing, On The Road is thinly fictionalized autobiography, filled with a cast made of Kerouac's real life... Read more

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The Odyssey
by Homer, et al


Noonday Pr
Paperback - 515 pages
(November 1998)


(10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Book Description
Introduction by Seamus Heaney; Translation by Robert Fitzgerald --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more

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The Scarlet Letter
by Nathaniel Hawthorne


Bantam Classics
Paperback - 244 pages
Reissue edition (March 1, 1981)

$3.55
$0.40 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars

From AudioFile
In the early days of Puritan Boston Hester Prynne braves the stigma of adultery by wearing the embroidered scarlet "A" on her clothing. Hill's reading captures the story's pathos and gives the reader empathy for the characters while clarifying Hawthorne's views. Hill distinctly portrays each... Read more

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The Pull of the Moon
by Elizabeth Berg


Jove Pubns
Mass Market Paperback - 271 pages
Reprint edition (September 1997)

$5.85
$0.65 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

Midwest Book Review
A grown woman leaves a solid home and life to travel in an aimless direction seeking life experiences and meaning in her comfortable world. Letters to her husband relate her growing sense of self and her discoveries in the outside world in this novel of middle age and change. --This text refers to... Read more

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100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Philip Smith(Editor)


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 101 pages
(October 1995)

$0.90
$0.10 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars

Table of Poems from Poem Finder®
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Musee Des Beaux Arts by Wystan Hugh Auden
The Lamb by William Blake
London by William Blake
The Sick Rose by William Blake
The Tyger by William Blake
Sonnets From The Portuguese: 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
Thanatopsis by William... Read more

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Crazy Ladies
by Michael Lee West


Ivy Books
Mass Market Paperback
Reprint edition (June 1993)

$6.29
$0.70 (10%)

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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars

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Rebecca Wells's Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is rivaled by a fictional sibling: Michael Lee West's Crazy Ladies. West's tale of wild women down South is faster and snappier than Wells's thick bayou prose gumbo, but it has some of the same virtues--a cast of wacky characters, lively... Read more

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One Thousand White Women : The Journals of May Dodd
by Jim Fergus


St Martins Pr (Trade)
Paperback - 304 pages
3 edition (March 1999)

$12.55
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An American western with a most unusual twist, this is an imaginative fictional account of the participation of May Dodd and others in the controversial "Brides for Indians" program, a clandestine U.S. government^-sponsored program intended to instruct "savages" in the ways of civilization and to... Read more

 



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