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1999 October


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North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
by Alvah Simon
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New and Selected Poems, 1974-1994 (94 Edition)
New and Selected Poems, 1974-1994 (94 Edition)
by Stephen P. Dunn
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Justly celebrated as one of our strongest poets, Stephen Dunn selects from his eight collections and presents sixteen new poems marked by the haunting "Snowmass Cycle."... (read more)

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The Best American Short Stories 1999
The Best American Short Stories 1999
by A Tan
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In choosing this year's best American short stories, guest editor Amy Tan found herself drawn to fiction that satisfied her appetite for the magic and mystery she once loved as a child, when she was addicted to fairy tales. The result is a vibrant... (read more)

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Of Time and Memory: A Mother's Story
Of Time and Memory: A Mother's Story
by Don J Snyder
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Don Snyder was sixteen days old when his mother died in a small Pennsylvania town in the summer of 1950. She was a girl of nineteen. In order to survive the heartbreak of her death, those who loved her best kept the memories of her hidden away, and Don... (read more)

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The Best American Mystery Stories (Best American Mystery Stories)
The Best American Mystery Stories (Best American Mystery Stories)
by Ed Mcbain
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In its brief existence, THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES has established itself as a peerless suspense anthology. Compiled by the best-selling mystery novelist Ed McBain, this year's edition boasts nineteen outstanding tales by such masters as John... (read more)

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Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.
Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.
by Lynne Tillman
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For twenty years, from 1977 to 1997, Books & Co. was one of the premier independent bookstores in the country. Stocking a wide range of quality fiction and nonfiction, Books & Co. was the kind of bookstore writers and readers dream about: a place... (read more)

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A Star Called Henry
A Star Called Henry
by Roddy Doyle
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Born in the slums of Dublin in 1901, his father a one-legged whorehouse bouncer and settler of scores, Henry Smart has to grow up fast. By the time he can walk he's out robbing, begging, often cold, always hungry, but a prince of the streets. At fourteen,... (read more)

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The Essence of the Thing
The Essence of the Thing
by Madeleine St John
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Nicola only went to buy cigarettes and upon returning finds a stranger in her apartment. He looks like her live-in boyfriend, Jonathan, but he can't actually be the dependable known quantity whom Nicola loves that goes by the name of Jonathan. Can he... (read more)

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The Answer is Yes (Harvest Book)
The Answer is Yes (Harvest Book)
by Sara Lewis
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Jenny Brown has three simple wishes: to enjoy a happy marriage, to have a job she loves, and to be reunited with her birth mother. But her wishes don't seem to be coming true. After moving from academic Cambridge to suburban San Diego, Jenny finds her... (read more)

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Darkness Peering
Darkness Peering
by Alice Blanchard
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Winner of the prestigious Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, Alice Blanchard makes her electrifying debut as a novelist with this gripping tale of suspense that dares to stare unblinkingly into the darkest recesses of the human heart. The dead girl... (read more)

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Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard Feynman
Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard Feynman
by Richard P Feynman
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view... (read more)

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Flanders Panel
Flanders Panel
by Arturo Perez Reverte
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Julia is a young art expert in Madrid. Her specialty is the restoration of paintings about to go up for auction. But her latest project could also be her last. A fifteenth-century masterpiece, the painting depicts a chess game between the Duke of... (read more)

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The Girls
The Girls
by Helen Yglesias
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In her first novel in a dozen years, the acclaimed author of "How She Died" and "Sweetsir" returns with a poignant and very funny story about the last American taboos: old age and dying.... (read more)

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Outside Passage
Outside Passage
by Julia Scully
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The Pleasing Hour
The Pleasing Hour
by Lily King
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The Secret Names of Women (Carnegie Mellon Series in Short Fiction)
The Secret Names of Women (Carnegie Mellon Series in Short Fiction)
by Lynne Barrett
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To go -- Hush money -- Meet the impersonators! -- Elvis lives -- Twentieth Century design -- Macy is the other woman -- The former star Carlson -- Beauty.... (read more)

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Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation
Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation
by Pamela Gemin
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Where were you between Betty Crocker and Gloria Steinem? With that question in mind poets Pamela Gemin and Paula Sergi began collecting the poems in Boomer Girls, an anthology of coming-of-age poems written by women born between 1945 and 1964, give or... (read more)

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La Historia de los Colores / The Story Of Colors: A Bilingual Folktale From The Jungles Of Chiapas
La Historia de los Colores / The Story Of Colors: A Bilingual Folktale From The Jungles Of Chiapas
by Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos
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Children's Fiction. Folkore. Latino/a Studies. THE STORY OF COLORS has been an issue of controversy since it came out earlier this year. Richly illustrated, this delightful myth about how the gods created color might have quietly entered the canon of... (read more)

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Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
by Jamie Zeppa
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The Quiltmaker's Gift
The Quiltmaker's Gift
by Jeff Brumbeau
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