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Waters of Forgetting: Poems
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Waters of Forgetting: Poems

Barry Seiler

Brings together poems that spring from the tensions between memory and forgetting, the past and the present, the daily and the eternal.

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Little Freddie's Legacy
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Little Freddie’s Legacy

Kathryn K. Cocquyt, Sylvia Corbett

Baroness is a big and awkward filly, the daughter of a Kentucky Derby winner.Now she is off to Ireland's The Oaks to prove that determination can overcomemountainous obstacles.

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Don Quixote de la Jolla
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Don Quixote de la Jolla

Eric Overmyer

Blissfully zany... ...it is mainly just a free-wheeling romp that takes off some of the characters, incidents, and ideas in Cervantes's book. It is that form of comedy, known as burlesque or travesty, which achieves its humor by...

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A Woman Named Anne
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A Woman Named Anne

Henry Cecil

Anne, beautiful and intelligent, stands in the dock accused of adultery. Utterly humiliated, she is determined to put the record straight . This duel between a brilliant barrister and a very determined and astute young woman has...

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House Of Gathering: Poets On May Sartons Poetry
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House Of Gathering: Poets On May Sartons Poetry

Marilyn Kallet

May Sarton has been writing and publishing poetry for over sixty years. A House of Gathering gives her poetry long-overdue critical attention and discusses Sarton's place among modern and contemporary world authors. As working...

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Six Plays By Black and Asian Women Writers
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Six Plays By Black and Asian Women Writers

Kadija George, Winsome Pinnock, Rukhsana Ahmed, Cheryl Robson

A collection of plays for stage, screen and radio showing the vitality of Black and Asian writing in Britain.

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Free Range
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Free Range

John F. Deane

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Les petites filles respirent le meme air que nous
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Les petites filles respirent le meme air que nous

Paul Fournel, Wilfried Hansmann, Marc Lachieze-Rey

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Les Miserables
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Les Miserables

Victor Hugo, Monica Kulling

The classic novel--and hit Broadway show--about escaped convict Jean Valjean and young orphan Cosette is now a Bullseye Step into Classics title. Featuring easy-to-read text, big type, and short chapters, this engaging adaptation...

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Northanger Abbey
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Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen

During a season in Bath, Catherine Morland meets Henry and Eleanor Tilney and is invited to Northanger Abbey, the home of their father, General Tilney. Hearing exaggerated reports of Catherine's wealth, the General encourages her...

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Out to Pasture (but Not over the Hill)
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Out to Pasture (but Not over the Hill)

Effie Leland Wilder

Anyone who thinks that retirement is rocking chair and Medicare is in for a surprise when they meet the folks at Fair Acres Home. This charming first novel by eighty-five-year-old Effie Leland Wilder stars Hattie McNair, a...

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Safe Conduct
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Safe Conduct

Peter Vansittart

Following THE WALL, a historical novel set in Germany on the eve of the Reformation, and telling the story of the Graf ruling the region, whose world is turned upside down when the area is disturbed by the Children's Revolt.

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Thomas Shadwell's Bury- Fair: A Critical Edition
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Thomas Shadwell’s Bury- Fair: A Critical Edition

Thomas Shadwell, J.C. Ross

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Byron's Drafts of The Prisoner of Chillon and Don Juan Canto IX: A Facsimile of the Original Draft Manuscripts in the Beinecke Library of Yale University
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Byron’s Drafts of The Prisoner of Chillon and Don Juan Canto IX: A Facsimile of the Original Draft Manuscripts in the Beinecke Library of Yale University

Peter Cochran

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The Second Virago Book Of Fairy Tales
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The Second Virago Book Of Fairy Tales

Angela Carter, Corinna Sargood

A second collection of fairy tales by Angela Carter involving more alluring women, ailing warriors, enchantresses and seekers of revenge. They come from every corner of the globe to haunt, to entice, transform and even to help.

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Religion as Poetry
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Religion as Poetry

Andrew M. Greeley

Religion as Poetry continues in the grand tradition of the sociology of religion pioneered by Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, and Talcott Parsons, among other giants in intellectual history. Too many present-day sociologists either...

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Outrageous : a Story of the War of the Roses: Harper Monogram
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Outrageous : a Story of the War of the Roses: Harper Monogram

Christina Dodd

When courageous Lady Marian Wenthaven flees the court of King Henry VII with the child she claims as her illegitimate son, she does not count on her powerful attraction to Sir Griffith ap Powel to be her undoing. Original.

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Jane Eyre
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Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte, Emma Fielding

The tale of a young woman entangled with the powerful Mr Rochester. What lurks in the attic at Thornfield, the ancestral home? Will the governess Jane Eyre discover the secret - and having discovered it, live to regret that...

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Sense and Sensibility
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Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen, Juliet Stevenson, Ludwig van Beethoven

When Mrs Dashwood is forced to leave her home in Sussex, she takes her three daughters to live in a modest cottage in Devon. Elinor, the eldest, suffers a painful separation from the man she loves; her sister Marianne finds...

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Anna Karenina
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Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy, Laura Paton, Nicholas Rubinstein, et al.

Trapped in a loveless marriage, Anna Karenina is defenceless when her passions are unleashed by Count Vronsky. Having defied the rules of 19th-century Russian society, Anna pays a heavy price. The music is from Rubinstein,...

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Emma
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Emma

Jane Austen, Juliet Stevenson, Ludwig van Beethoven, et al.

Arrogant, self-willed and egotistical, Emma's interfering ways, and inveterate matchmaking are at once shocking and comic. When she attempts to find humble Harriet a suitable husband, no one emerges unchanged. The reading is...

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South Pacific
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South Pacific

Bill Manhire

A collection of short stories that evoke the reality of the South Pacific: the story of a do-it-yourself murder mystery; an assassination attempt on the Queen; and a futuristic tale set in 1999. Several of these pieces were first...

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Divided Borders: Essays on Puerto Rican Identity
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Divided Borders: Essays on Puerto Rican Identity

Juan Flores

A first novel focusing on Rene, all of seventeen and streetwise, who is about to give up on the American Dream. Petty crimes, running drugs and ghetto adventures bring him and his gang closer to an illusory Eldorado. But soon, his...

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Lost Children
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Lost Children

Edith Pargeter, Rosemary Davis (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)

Originally published in 1951, a love story set in post war Britain about the relationship that grows between an upper-class girl living in a grand house and a young national serviceman stationed nearby. From the author of THE...

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Sleep of the Innocents
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Sleep of the Innocents

Carole Fernandez

A moving story about the disruption of the traditional pastoral life and its values.

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Welcome to the Oasis: And Other Stories
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Welcome to the Oasis: And Other Stories

Virgil Suarez

Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. [Suarez's] portraits of characters falling between the bicultural cracks are both engaging and disturbing --The Philadelphia Enquirer.

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Blackground
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Blackground

Joan Aiken, Rosemary Davis

This black comedy is set in Venice on a film set and in a Greek fishing village recreated on the Devon coast and is written by the author of many thrillers, historical novels and a sequel to Jane Austen's Mansfield Park . Her...

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Body and Soul
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Body and Soul

Susan Krinard

David Ventris, Lord Ashthorpe, late of His Majesty's Light Dragoons, is given the chance to retrieve his soul and end his ghostly wandering by convincing Jesse Copeland that he is real and worthy of her love.

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Escape from America
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Escape from America

Wallace Henley

Escape from America is a spine-chilling novel of suspense and intrigue that warns of what America could become. I remember standing within the magnificent arch of the Old Town Bridge Tower and looking across the Medieval Charles...

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Primos Encuentros: First Encounters
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Primos Encuentros: First Encounters

Sabine R. Ulibarri

In these touching genuine tales, the author examines the interaction between Hispanos and Anglos with humor, authenticity, and a wry sense of irony. The stories are presented in a bilingual, facing-page format and are complemented...

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The Mixquiahuala Letters
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The Mixquiahuala Letters

Ana Castillo

The first novel by the noted Chicana poet, this is an epistolary novel in the tradition of Cortozor's Hopscotch. It focuses on the friendship between two strong and fiercely independent Hispanic women and examines Mexican and...

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The Day the Cisco Kid Shot John Wayne
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The Day the Cisco Kid Shot John Wayne

Nash Candelaria

Told with wit, humor, and occasional irreverence, these stories range from a delightful reminiscence of growing up a hyphenated American with roots and heart in both worlds, to the story of a young New Mexican bank clerk who...

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Rain of Scorpions and Other Stories
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Rain of Scorpions and Other Stories

Estela Portillo Trambley

The Clasicos Chicanos/Chicano Classics series is intended to ensure the long-term accessibility of deserving works of Chicano literature and culture that have become unavailable over the years or that are in imminent danger of...

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Pilgrims in Aztlan
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Pilgrims in Aztlan

Miguel Mendez, David W. Foster

One of the most enduring and highly recognized Chicano novels, Peregrinos de Aztlan is now available for the first time in English translation.

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Nativism Overseas: Contemporary Chinese Women Writers
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Nativism Overseas: Contemporary Chinese Women Writers

Hsin-Sheng C. Kao

This book examines five of the most influential Chinese-born women writers of the post-war era: Nie Hualing, Yu Lihua, Chen Ruoxi, Li Li, and Zhong Xiaoyang. They have become a dominating force in Chinese literature today,...

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Casualty Report
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Casualty Report

Ed Vega

The stories in the collection slice through the levels of Hispanic life in the city to reveal a richness and a diversity of experience, but also the promise of a flowering or the threat of chaos and destruction.

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Greatest Performance
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Greatest Performance

Elias Miguel Munoz

This gripping novel about the psychological and emotional energy spent when one must confront taboos is the painful and poetic rendering of two lives-Rosita and Marito-that become lost to country, family, and lovers.

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Sub Rosa: Poems
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Sub Rosa: Poems

Susan Prospere

Ms. Prospere's alchemy manages to turn diverse elements into gold. These poems are startling and transformational: an extraordinary debut. -New York Times Book Review

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The Odyssey: A Stage Version
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The Odyssey: A Stage Version

Derek Walcott, Homer, Walcott Derek

Geared very much to the needs of those coming to Homer for the first time, this book provides an unexpurgated text, commentary and introduction to books 6 and 7 of the Odyssey .

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Domes of Fire: Book One of the Tamu
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Domes of Fire: Book One of the Tamu

David Eddings

The distant Tamul Empire, endangered by civil unrest exacerbated by paranormal ... incidents, begs help from Sparhawk, destroyer of the Elder God Azash and savior of the Elenes --Amazon.com

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Greek Lyric: The New School of Poetry and Anonymous Songs and Hymns
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Greek Lyric: The New School of Poetry and Anonymous Songs and Hymns

David A. Campbell

Dithyrambic poets of the new school were active from the mid-fifth to mid-fourth century BCE. Anonymous poems include drinking songs, children's ditties, and cult hymns.

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Star Trek Next Gen Technical M
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Star Trek Next Gen Technical M

Michael Okuda

Offers diagrams and descriptions of the Enterprise, and its command, propulsion, transporter, tactical, and crew support systems.

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A Tiler's Afternoon
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A Tiler’s Afternoon

Lars Gustafsson, Tom Geddes

Torsten Bergman was a tiler. He was a frail 65-year-old, his wife had died, his son had left him and now also the dog, who had been sharing his squalid little house with its litter of empty liquor bottles and discarded newspapers....

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On the Verge
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On the Verge

Eric Overmyer

First published by BPPI in November 1986 --Colophon.

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Asking for the Moon
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Asking for the Moon

Reginald Hill, Graham Roberts

Two novella and one short story featuring Reginald Hill's much loved detectives, Dalziel and Pascoe, plus a new novella which tells the hitherto unknown story of how the crime solving double act met.

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Moving Pictures
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Moving Pictures

Terry Pratchett, Nigel Planer

A Discworld novel in which the alchemists discover the magic of the silver screen, and attempt to unravel the dark secret of Holy Wood Hill.

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The Contractors, The
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The Contractors, The

John B. Keane

A novel that traces the fortunes of the Irish labourers who emigrated to England in the 1950s. John B. Keane gives the reader fascinating details of their daily existence, their exhilerations and their sorrows. He has also written...

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Torn by Light: Selected Poems
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Torn by Light: Selected Poems

Joanne De Longchamps, Shaun T. Griffin, Joanne de Longchamps, Harold Witt

This is the first collection of Joanne de Longchamps's poetry and collages to span her entire writing and artistic career.

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