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Book Sense Picks
2004 October


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The Falls
The Falls
by Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher Comments
A stunning, major achievement from Joyce Carol Oates, "one of the great artistic forces of our time" (The Nation). A haunting story of the powerful spell Niagara Falls casts upon two generations of a family, leading to tragedy, love, loss, and... (read more)

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Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life
Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life
by Caroline Moorehead
Publisher Comments
The first major biography of legendary war correspondent Martha Gellhorn casts "a vivid spotlight on one of the most undercelebrated women of the 20th century" (Entertainment Weekly) Martha Gellhorn's heroic career as a reporter brought her to the front... (read more)

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Triangle: The Fire That Changed America
Triangle: The Fire That Changed America
by David Von Drehle
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Von Drehle chronicles the tragic day in 1911 when fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village. With ladders too short for a rescue, 146 people died--123 were women. It was the worst industrial disaster in NY history... (read more)

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A Perfect Divorce
A Perfect Divorce
by Avery Corman
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Karen and Rob are the well-intentioned parents of a teenage son, Tommy, who believe they can avoid the emotional fallout of their failed two-career marriage. Both are successful individuals who have pursued other personal relationships since their... (read more)

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The Turkish Lover
The Turkish Lover
by Esmeralda Santiago
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The long-awaited new memoir by the author of When I Was Puerto Rican and Almost a Woman. A Merloyd Lawrence Book.... (read more)

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Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books
Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books
by Aaron Lansky
Publisher Comments
The great Yiddish scholar Max Weinreich was delivering a lecture in Finland when the Nazis invaded his native Poland. The lecture saved his life. He made his way to New York, where he opened his doors to new students. Many thought his work was... (read more)

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California Girl: A Novel
California Girl: A Novel
by T. Jefferson Parker
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A different world then, a different world now... California in the 1960s, and the winds of change are raging. Orange groves uprooted for tract houses, people flooding into Orange County, strange new ideas in the air about war, music, sex, and drugs,... (read more)

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Magical Thinking: True Stories
Magical Thinking: True Stories
by Augusten Burroughs
Publisher Comments
Praise for Augusten Burroughs "A wrenching, edifying journey...with the added benefit of being really entertaining." - The New York Times Book Review on Dry "Beneath the quick-flowing, funny-sad surface of Burroughs's prose lurks considerable complexity."... (read more)

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The Green Age of Asher Witherow
The Green Age of Asher Witherow
by M Allen Cunningham
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A rich, gothic tale of a young soul coming of age during the fabular boom and bust years of an immigrant coal mining town in 19th-century California. Supplying a quarter of San Francisco's coal, Nortonville of the 1860s-70s is a flourishing empire in... (read more)

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I, Fatty: A Novel
I, Fatty: A Novel
by Jerry Stahl
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Queen of Dreams
Queen of Dreams
by Chitra B Divakaruni
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Chicken Dreaming Corn
Chicken Dreaming Corn
by Roy Hoffman
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In 1916, on the immigrant blocks of the Southern port city of Mobile, Alabama, a Romanian Jewish shopkeeper, Morris Kleinman, is sweeping his walk in preparation for the Confederate veterans parade about to pass by. "Daddy?" his son asks, "are we Rebels?"... (read more)

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