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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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Fugitive Writings
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Fugitive Writings

Kropotkin

These essays, which either have not been previously published or have been out of print since their original publication, embrace Kropotkin's philosophy at a time when he was struggling to first give it expression.

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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On the Verge
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On the Verge

Eric Overmyer

First published by BPPI in November 1986 --Colophon.

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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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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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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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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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Generations of the Dead in the Abyss of Coney Island Madness
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Generations of the Dead in the Abyss of Coney Island Madness

Michael Henry Brown

GENERATIONS imposes itself upon you with outrageous gestures and bold flights of language. It may be the most corrosive and unsparing drama to emerge from the pen of an African American writer since the angry days of Ed Bullins...

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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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The Real Thing: Stories and Sketches
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The Real Thing: Stories and Sketches

Doris Lessing

A collection of short stories set in contemporary London - a city the author loves for its variety, its diversity and transitoriness. Doris Lessing is the author of The Golden Notebook , The Fifth Child and Prisons We Choose...

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The Basque Hotel
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The Basque Hotel

Robert Laxalt

The first volume in Laxalt's Basque family trilogy, is the coming of age story of a boy named Pete. Too prone to dreams, Pete undergoes his rites of passage - cruelty and kindness, disillusionment, love and terror, pathos and...

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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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The World Begins Here: An Anthology of Oregon Short Fiction
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The World Begins Here: An Anthology of Oregon Short Fiction

Glen A. Love

This first of a six-volume anthology of literature by Oregonians or about Oregon contains old and new short stories and some Native American oral tales.

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Riding the Gold Curve
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Riding the Gold Curve

Faye Morgan

Abby Palmer's life story is a study in contrasts. She calls up the courage to battle debilitating episodes of multiple sclerosis, yet is too cowardly to admit she has the disease. Abby finds the strength to survive the almost...

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The Tongues of Men and of Angels
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The Tongues of Men and of Angels

Robert A. Fink

A book of poetry structured around one man's quest for healing and salvation. It traces events from Saint Paul's quest for healing, proving a complement to the struggles of the contemporary man.

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Caballeros de Fortuna: Knights of Fortune
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Caballeros de Fortuna: Knights of Fortune

Luis Landero

Caballeros de fortuna is a choral story, written over the period of five years, brimming with that refined and difficult pleasure of restraint, both in composition and in language. A story in which all the characters enter the...

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A High Price to Pay
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A High Price to Pay

Sara Craven

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