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2000 March/April


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The Moviegoer
The Moviegoer
by Walker Percy
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The dazzling novel, written in 1961, that established Walker Percy as one of the major voices in Southern literature is now available for the first time in Vintage paperback edition. "A brilliant novel. . . . . Percy touches the rim of so many human... (read more)

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A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle
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This special edition of A Wrinkle in Time includes a new essay that explores the science behind the fantasy. Rediscover one of the most beloved children's books of all time: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle: Meg Murray, her little brother Charles... (read more)

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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
by Dave Eggers
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The literary sensation of the year, a book that redefines both family and narrative for the twenty-first century. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is the moving memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his... (read more)

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Redwall #01: Redwall
Redwall #01: Redwall
by Brian Jacques
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A special release of one of the most beloved fantasy adventures of our time!... (read more)

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Half Magic (Edward Eager's Tales of Magic)
Half Magic (Edward Eager's Tales of Magic)
by Edward Eager
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I love this story. Four children (one brother and three sisters) find a magic coin. They don't initially understand the coin's special properties or how to use it without causing unwanted mayhem — since only half of a wish comes true when wished in the... (read more)

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Chronicles of Narnia #02: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Chronicles of Narnia #02: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C S Lewis
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A mass-market paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition features cover art by Cliff Nielsen and interior black-and-white illustrations by the series' original... (read more)

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The Virgin Suicides
The Virgin Suicides
by Jeffrey Eugenides
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Long before Jeffrey Eugenides gave us the Pulitzer Prize-winning Middlesex, he delivered this dark jewel of a novel. Set in small town America, this study of a broken family of suicidal sisters will shock you. It is so compelling, you will be absolutely... (read more)

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The Dark is Rising (Dark is Rising Sequence)
The Dark is Rising (Dark is Rising Sequence)
by Susan Cooper
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"The Dark Is Rising" and "The Grey King" from the heart of Susan Cooper's acclaimed fantasy sequence. Now these Newbery classics are available in digest editions to reach the younger readers who have made "The Boggart" a bestselling book. In "Dark... (read more)

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Woman: An Intimate Geography
Woman: An Intimate Geography
by Natalie Angier
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With the clarity, insight, and sheer exuberance of language that make her one of The New York Times's premier stylists, Pulitzer Prize-winner Natalie Angier lifts the veil of secrecy from that most enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces, the female body.... (read more)

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Eyes of the Heart : Seeking a Path for the Poor in the Age of Globalization (00 Edition)
Eyes of the Heart : Seeking a Path for the Poor in the Age of Globalization (00 Edition)
by Jean-bertand Aristide
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In this startling and passionate book, Aristide demonstrates why those on the bottom will never lie down. A graphic revelation of what happens when "free" trade overruns local markets, eradicates local economies, and creates dependence on foreign... (read more)

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Obsidian Butterfly
Obsidian Butterfly
by Laurell K Hamilton
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In fact, Meredith has been posing as a human in Los Angeles, living as a P.I. specializing in supernatural crime. But now Doyle, the Queen's chief bodyguard and assassin, has been dispatched to fetch her back -- whether she likes it or not. Suddenly... (read more)

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The Golden Notebook: Perennial Classics Edition (Perennial Classics)
The Golden Notebook: Perennial Classics Edition (Perennial Classics)
by Doris Lessing
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Timed to coincide with Women's History Month, a new edition of the powerful and liberating feminist novel that raised the consciousness of an entire generation.... (read more)

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The Magic Boots
The Magic Boots
by Scott Emerson
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William Wilkin's red cowboy boots can take him anywhere his imagination will let him. Then one night he discovers the magic is in his mind, not in his... (read more)

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Collected Poems of Audre Lorde (97 Edition)
Collected Poems of Audre Lorde (97 Edition)
by Audre Lorde
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"These are poems which blaze and pulse on the page."--Adrienne Rich "The first declaration of a black, lesbian feminist identity took place in these poems, and set the terms--beautifully, forcefully--for contemporary multicultural and pluralist debate."--... (read more)

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The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live
by Sarah Susanka
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Why are we drawn more to smaller, more personal spaces than to larger, more expansive ones? At parties, why do we spend more time in the kitchen and family rooms than we do in the formal living and dining rooms? What makes the sunny, intimate breakfast... (read more)

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The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
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Lyra Belaqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon familiar Pantalaimon always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible strugglea struggle born of... (read more)

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Road-Side Dog
Road-Side Dog
by Czeslaw Milosz
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"I went on a journey in order to acquaint myself with my province, in a two-horse wagon with a lot of fodder and a tin bucket rattling in the back. The bucket was required for the horses to drink from. I traveled through a country of hills and pine... (read more)

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The House of Sand and Fog
The House of Sand and Fog
by Andre Dubus III
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE In this riveting novel of almost unbearable suspense, three fragile yet determined people become dangerously entangled in a relentlessly escalating crisis. Colonel Behrani, once a wealthy man in Iran, is now a struggling... (read more)

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Libby: the Sketches, Letters & Journal of Libby Beaman, Recorded in the Pribilof Islands, 1879-1880
Libby: the Sketches, Letters & Journal of Libby Beaman, Recorded in the Pribilof Islands, 1879-1880
by Elizabeth Beaman John
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Libby Beaman was the first American woman to travel to the Alaskan Pribilof Islands. Based on her diary, the tale of Libby, her husband, and the powerful first officer is told in all its passion. 20 line drawings.... (read more)

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Moghul Buffet (Soho Crime)
Moghul Buffet (Soho Crime)
by Cheryl Benard
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An American businessman visiting Peshawar, Pakistan, vanishes from his hotel room. The only clue is an enigmatic message in blood scrawled on the Coke machine. A series of murders follows. But in a country where half the population is hidden beneath... (read more)

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