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 Read reviewDirt
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Dirt

David Vann

Galen and his mother survive on old family money - an inheritance that his Aunt Helen and seventeen-year-old cousin, Jennifer, are determined to get their hands on. A bulimic vegetarian who considers himself an old soul, Galen...

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 Read reviewGoat Mountain
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Goat Mountain

David Vann

Three generations of men hunt for deer on Goat Mountain. One hot autumn day, grandfather, son and grandson discover a poacher on their land. The eleven-year-old studies the poacher through the scope of his father's rifle - and...

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Aquarium
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Aquarium

David Vann

Aged nine, Caitlin spends almost every afternoon at the local aquarium while her mother works overtime at her construction job. Caitlin's whole world is her school, her mother, and the fish at the aquarium. She has no friends at...

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Halibut on the Moon
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Halibut on the Moon

David Vann

Hailed as a writer to read and reread (Economist), who tracks the same wild territory as Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy (Observer), New York Times Notable author David Vann delivers a darkly intimate portrait of a man...

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A Mile Down: The True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea
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A Mile Down: The True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea

David Vann

David Vann has loved boats all his life. So when his academic career seems to be stuck in the doldrums, he leaps at the opportunity to start an educational charter business, teaching creative writing workshops aboard a sailboat....

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 Read reviewHalibut on the Moon
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Halibut on the Moon

David Vann

International bestselling and award winning author David Vann's new novel, Halibut on the Moon is a portrait of a devastating mind held captive by depression.

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Bright Air Black

David Vann

A portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology's most fascinating and notorious women, Medea. It brings you aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Black Sea from Persia's Colchis - where Medea flees her...

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 Read reviewLegend of a Suicide
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Legend of a Suicide

David Vann

Roy is still young when his father, a failed dentist and hapless fisherman, commits suicide on the deck of his boat. Throughout his life, Roy returns to that moment, gripped by its memory and the shadow it casts over his...

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Dirt
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Dirt

David Vann

Twenty-two-year-old Galen is a New Age believer on a warpath towards transcendence. He lives with his emotionally dependent mother in a secluded house, surviving on old family money that his Aunt Helen and cousin Jennifer are...

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Legend of a Suicide
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Legend of a Suicide

David Vann

This stunning collection of five short stories and a novella centers on the suicide of an Alaskan father. [O]ne of the most striking fictional debuts in recent memory.--Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

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Caribou Island

David Vann

Gary, driven by thirty years of diverted plans, and Irene are trying to rebuild their life together. Across the water on the mainland, Irene and Gary's grown daughter, Rhoda is starting her own life. She fantasizes about the...

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Last Day on Earth: A Portrait of the NIU School Shooter
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Last Day on Earth: A Portrait of the NIU School Shooter

David Vann, Supriya Bhatnagar

On Valentine's Day 2008, Steve Kazmierczak killed five and wounded eighteen at Northern Illinois University, then killed himself. David Vann, investigating for Esquire, gained full access to the entire 1,500 pages of the police...

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Acuario / Aquarium
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Acuario / Aquarium

David Vann

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Goat Mountain
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Goat Mountain

David Vann

A shocking, suspenseful and daring new novel from one of the greatest American writers at work today, whose previous books include Caribou Island, Dirt and Legend of a Suicide. In David Vann's searing novel Goat Mountain, an...

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Goat Mountain
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Goat Mountain

David Vann, Tristan Morris

A shocking, suspenseful and daring new novel from one of the greatest American writers at work today, whose previous books include Caribou Island, Dirt and Legend of a Suicide. In David Vann's searing novel Goat Mountain, an...

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Goat Mountain
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Goat Mountain

David Vann, Tristan Morris

A shocking, suspenseful and daring new novel from one of the greatest American writers at work today, whose previous books include Caribou Island, Dirt and Legend of a Suicide. In David Vann's searing novel Goat Mountain, an...

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Caribou Island
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Caribou Island

David Vann, Bronson Pinchot

Gary, driven by 30 years of diverted plans, and Irene, haunted by a tragedy in her past, are trying to rebuild their life together on Caribou Island. Across the water on the mainland, their daughter Rhoda is fantasizing about her...

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Aquarium Lib/E
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Aquarium Lib/E

David Vann, Julia Whelan

'Startlingly brilliant' Spectator'A triumph' Daily Mail'One of America's most powerful writers' Times Literary Supplement Twelve-year-old Caitlin lives alone with her mother - a docker at the local container port - in subsidised...

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Friends in Life and Death: British and Irish Quakers in the Demographic Transition
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Friends in Life and Death: British and Irish Quakers in the Demographic Transition

Richard T. Vann, David Eversley, Richard Smith, Jan de Vries, Paul Johnson

A study of patterns of child-bearing, marriage and death among a major religious grouping.

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Caribou Island
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Caribou Island

David Vann

Gary, driven by thirty years of diverted plans, and Irene are trying to rebuild their life together. Across the water on the mainland, Irene and Gary's grown daughter, Rhoda is starting her own life. She fantasizes about the...

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I am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils
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I am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils

Robert K. Brown, Vann Spencer, David Marantz

Robert K. Brown, former Green Beret, after a bizarre military career that succeeded in getting him kicked out of Special Forces not once but twice, and completing the Command and General Staff College without a security clearance,...

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Goat Mountain
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Goat Mountain

David Vann, Tristan Morris

A shocking, suspenseful and daring new novel from one of the greatest American writers at work today, whose previous books include Caribou Island, Dirt and Legend of a Suicide. In David Vann's searing novel Goat Mountain, an...

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Aquarium
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Aquarium

David Vann, Julia Whelan

'Startlingly brilliant' Spectator 'A triumph' Daily Mail 'One of America's most powerful writers' Times Literary Supplement Twelve-year-old Caitlin lives alone with her mother - a docker at the local container port - in...

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Aquarium
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Aquarium

David Vann, Julia Whelan

'Startlingly brilliant' Spectator 'A triumph' Daily Mail 'One of America's most powerful writers' Times Literary Supplement Twelve-year-old Caitlin lives alone with her mother - a docker at the local container port - in...

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Caribou Island
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Caribou Island

David Vann, Bronson Pinchot

Gary and Irene's marriage is unraveling. Soon they are hauling logs out to Caribou Island to build a cabin, and with each trip their desperation escalatesthe punishing desolation of the prehistoric wilderness threatening to push...

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Caribou Island
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Caribou Island

David Vann, Bronson Pinchot

Gary and Irene's marriage is unraveling. Soon they are hauling logs out to Caribou Island to build a cabin, and with each trip their desperation escalatesthe punishing desolation of the prehistoric wilderness threatening to push...

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Caribou Island
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Caribou Island

David Vann, Bronson Pinchot

On a small island in a glacier-fed lake on Alaskas Kenai Peninsula, Gary and Irenes marriage is unraveling. Gary, driven by thirty years of diverted plans, is determined to build the cabin he has always wanted, believing it will...

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Beta-Life: Stories from an A-Life Future
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Beta-Life: Stories from an A-Life Future

Frank Cottrell Boyce, Julian Gough, Toby Litt, Stuart Evers, David Vann

The way we interact with technology in an increasingly 'intelligent' environment is changing. Behind many of these changes will be artificial life and how exactly this will impact on our world is still an open question. This...

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