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The Boyer Lectures 2011: The Idea Of Home
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The Boyer Lectures 2011: The Idea Of Home

Geraldine Brooks

Every year, the ABC board invites a prominent Australian to present a series of radio lectures, expressing their thoughts on major social, cultural, scientific or political issues. In 2011 the 52nd Boyer Lectures were delivered...

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Foreign Correspondence
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Foreign Correspondence

Geraldine Brooks

After finding her childhood pen pals' letters, the foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal embarks on a treasure hunt to locate distant friends and memories.

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks

A portrait of a world that lifts the veil on the lives of Islamic women. This is the story to discover the truth about women and Islam.

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks

A portrait of a world that lifts the veil on the lives of Islamic women. This is the story to discover the truth about women and Islam.

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women, Library Edition
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women, Library Edition

Geraldine Brooks

An intimate portrait of the lives of modern Muslim women reveals how male pride and power have distorted the message of Islam to justify the subjugation of women and how a feminism of sorts has flowered in spite of repression.

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks

An intimate portrait of the lives of modern Muslim women reveals how male pride and power have distorted the message of Islam to justify the subjugation of women and how a feminism of sorts has flowered in spite of repression.

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks

A portrait of a world that lifts the veil on the lives of Islamic women. This is the story to discover the truth about women and Islam.

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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague
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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

Geraldine Brooks

Inspired by a true story, follows the fateful year of 1666 in an isolated country village where the plague has struck and the villagers endure a self-imposed quarantine to keep it from spreading.

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Foreign Correspondence
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Foreign Correspondence

Geraldine Brooks

After finding her childhood pen pals' letters, the foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal embarks on a treasure hunt to locate distant friends and memories.

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March
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March

Geraldine Brooks

Brooks's luminous second novel, after 2001's acclaimed Year of Wonders , imagines the Civil War experiences of Mr March. An idealistic abolitionist, March has gone to serve the Union cause as chaplain to the troops. But the war...

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People of the Book
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People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks

The new novel from the author of `March' and `Year of Wonders' takes place in the aftermath of the Bosnian War, as a young book conservator arrives in Sarajevo to restore a lost treasure

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Foreign Correspondence
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Foreign Correspondence

Geraldine Brooks

An award-winning memoir from a bestselling Australian author, Geraldine was born in the late 1950s and longed to discover the vivid places where she believed history and culture were made. Twenty years later Brooks was a foreign...

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Nine Parts Of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
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Nine Parts Of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks

The New Yorker Australian writer, the author is now known internationally for her bestselling novels. And when her poised and sophisticated assistant at the Cairo bureau of the Wall Street Journal suddenly 'adopted the uniform...

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Year of Wonders
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Year of Wonders

Geraldine Brooks

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'March' and 'People of the Book'. A young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the extraordinary year of 1666, when plague suddenly struck a small Derbyshire...

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Caleb’s Crossing

Geraldine Brooks

The new novel from Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks, author of the Richard and Judy bestseller `March', `Year of Wonders' and `People of the Book'.

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The Secret Chord: The Australian Bestseller

Geraldine Brooks

An action-packed, violent and surprising novel about the life of a real historical figure, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of People of the Book and March.

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People of the Book
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People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks

When book conservator Hanna Heath gets a call about a medieval manuscript that has been recovered from the ruins of war-torn Sarajevo, she knows she is on the brink of the experience of a lifetime. She must now make her way to...

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Historic Americans; Sketches of the Lives and Character of Certain Famous Americans Held Most in Reverence by Boys and Girls of America for Whon Their Stories Are Here Told
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Historic Americans; Sketches of the Lives and Character of Certain Famous Americans Held Most in Reverence by Boys and Girls of America for Whon Their Stories Are Here Told

Elbridge Streeter Brooks, Geraldine Brooks

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

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The True Story of the United States of America, Told for Young People
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The True Story of the United States of America, Told for Young People

Elbridge Streeter Brooks, Geraldine Brooks

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic Volume 285,
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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic Volume 285,

Geraldine Brooks

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... ii....

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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague
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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

Geraldine Brooks

Inspired by a true story, follows the fateful year of 1666 in an isolated country village where the plague has struck and the villagers endure a self-imposed quarantine to keep it from spreading.

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court

Geraldine Brooks

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ......

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days

Geraldine Brooks

Designed to illustrate the different types, epochs and sections that made up the early American history; this book includes: Anne Hutchinson, of Boston, founder of the First Woman's Club in America; Frances Mary Jacqueline La...

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court (Classic Reprint)
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court (Classic Reprint)

Geraldine Brooks

Excerpt from Dames and Daughters of the French Court Near by under the shade of the beech trees two abb s are seated, the one a thrifty gentleman en gaged with counters and accounts, the other, younger than the first, an...

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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic
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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic

Geraldine Brooks

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Daughters of Republic (Classic Reprint)
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Daughters of Republic (Classic Reprint)

Geraldine Brooks

Excerpt from Daughters of Republic To show the varying types of character and conditions of society that governed life in America a century ago, and to follow in natural sequence, as a companion volume dames daughters OF colonial...

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days (Classic Reprint)
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days (Classic Reprint)

Geraldine Brooks

Excerpt from Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days These narrative sketches of certain dames and daughters of our colonial days are designed to illustrate the different types, epochs, and sections that made up our early American...

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court

Geraldine Brooks

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days

Geraldine Brooks

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1900 Edition.

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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic
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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic

Geraldine Brooks

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days

Geraldine Brooks

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1900 Edition.

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days

Geraldine Brooks

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1900 Edition.

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The Secret Chord: The Australian Bestseller
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The Secret Chord: The Australian Bestseller

Geraldine Brooks

A rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of People of the Book and March.

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Caleb's Crossing
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Caleb’s Crossing

Geraldine Brooks, Jennifer Ehle

The new novel from Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks, author of the Richard and Judy bestseller `March', `Year of Wonders' and `People of the Book'.

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days

Geraldine Brooks

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1900 Edition.

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days

Geraldine Brooks

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Daughters of Republic (Classic Reprint)
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Daughters of Republic (Classic Reprint)

Geraldine Brooks

Excerpt from Daughters of Republic To show the varying types of character and conditions of society that governed life in America a century ago, and to follow in natural sequence, as a companion volume dames daughters OF colonial...

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court - Scholar's Choice Edition
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court - Scholar’s Choice Edition

Geraldine Brooks

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

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People of the Book
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People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks, Edwina Wren

The new novel from the author of 'March' and 'Year of Wonders' takes place in the aftermath of the Bosnian War, as a young book conservator arrives in Sarajevo to restore a lost treasure.

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Caleb's Crossing
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Caleb’s Crossing

Geraldine Brooks, Jennifer Ehle

The new novel from Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks, author of the Richard and Judy bestseller `March', `Year of Wonders' and `People of the Book'.

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court

Geraldine B 1875 Brooks

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks

This is a portrait of the lives of modern Muslim women. It illustrates how male pride and power has warped the original message of a once liberating faith. The book traces a journey toward an understanding of these women, and of...

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court

Geraldine Brooks

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we...

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court
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Dames and Daughters of the French Court

Geraldine Brooks

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using...

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days - Scholar's Choice Edition
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days - Scholar’s Choice Edition

Geraldine Brooks

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days - Scholar's Choice Edition
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Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days - Scholar’s Choice Edition

Geraldine Brooks

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic - Scholar's Choice Edition
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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic - Scholar’s Choice Edition

Brooks Geraldine

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People of the Book
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People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks

When Hanna Heath gets a call in the middle of the night in her Sydney home about a precious medieval manuscript that has been recovered from the smouldering ruins of war-torn Sarajevo, she knows she is on the brink of the...

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