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Golden Mountain : Beyond the American Dream (04 Edition)
Golden Mountain : Beyond the American Dream (04 Edition)
by Irene Kai
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A journey back in time: this is the gripping tale of four generations of Chinese women who live and die under the restrictions of their culture. Except for one: the author. Read her story of growing up in Hong Kong and her transition to New York City... (read more)

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The Passionate Troubadour: A Medieval Novel about Francis of Assisi
The Passionate Troubadour: A Medieval Novel about Francis of Assisi
by Edward M. Hays
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More than simply picturing the patron saint of poverty, peace, ecology, and animals, this book depicts Francis of Assisi as a holy model for becoming fully oneself as a unique individual.... (read more)

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Visigoth
Visigoth
by Gary Amdahl
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The modern American male is center stage in this riveting collection of short stories. The characters in this powerful debut come from all walks of life — hockey players, middle managers, feckless bouncers, and wayward husbands — but all share... (read more)

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What is to Be Done?
What is to Be Done?
by Nokol Chernyshevsky
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**** A BCL3 choice. Michael R. Katz (Russian, U. of Texas, Austin) has translated the socialist classic and provided a long introduction with Wm. G. Wagner (history and Russian, Williams College). Wagner has provided annotations to allusions... (read more)

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Some Girls Do
Some Girls Do
by Teresa Mcwhirter
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A gritty, revelatory portrait of twenty something life in the modern urban jungle, Some Girls Do depicts a group of tough, independent, and sexual young women. Lily, Jezebel, Hannah, Carrotgirl, Em, and Blue are not yet ready to commit to careers &... (read more)

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The Blue Sky
The Blue Sky
by Galsan Tschinag
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In the Altai Mountains of northern Mongolia, the nomadic Tuvan peoples ancient way of life is colliding with the pervasive influence of modernity. For the young shepherd boy Dshurukuwaa, the confrontation comes in stages. First his older siblings leave... (read more)

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The Five Books of Moses Lapinsky
The Five Books of Moses Lapinsky
by Karen X Tulchinsky
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A family saga about a Jewish boy-cum-champion boxer, set against the Great Depression, race riots and WWII. Ocular Productions has purchased the film rights and secured funding (release date to come).... (read more)

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A Reckless Moon
A Reckless Moon
by Dianne Warren
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Dianne Warren has crafted seven exquisite stories, each of them a novella in scope. Each of the stories features a casual violation that brings home the fragility of middle-class life in this suburban world of small accidents with enormous repercussions.... (read more)

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Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma-Kola: A Manual of Etiquette for Ladies Crossing Canada by Train
Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma-Kola: A Manual of Etiquette for Ladies Crossing Canada by Train
by Paulette Jiles
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'Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma Cola'. An elegant, witty romp that combines an old-fashioned love story with period detective fiction.... (read more)

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Montana 1948
Montana 1948
by Larry Watson
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“From the summer of my twelfth year I carry a series of images more vivid and lasting than any others of my boyhood and indelible beyond all attempts the years make to erase or fade them… “ So begins David Haydens story of what happened in... (read more)

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The Five Books of Moses Lapinsky
The Five Books of Moses Lapinsky
by Karen X. Tulchinsky
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In researching the life of his boxer father Sonny, historian Moses Lapinsky uncovers a pivotal event. On a hot Toronto night in 1933, at an amateur baseball game at Christie Pits field, four Nazi youths flashed a large black swastika, shouting "Heil... (read more)

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The Devil's General/ Germany: Jekyll and Hyde
The Devil's General/ Germany: Jekyll and Hyde
by Carl Zuckmayer
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Both works in this volume - a play by Carl Zuckmayer (1896-1977) and an unusual contemporary study of Nazi Germany by Sebastian Haffner (1907-99) - bear testimony to the disturbing events that were to change German history in the aftermath of World War I.... (read more)

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The Crow Eaters
The Crow Eaters
by Bapsi Sidhwa
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At the dawn of the 20th century in Pakistan, Freddy Junglewalla moves his family — pregnant wife, baby daughter, and Jerbanoo, his rotund mother-in-law — from their ancestral forest home to cosmopolitan Lahore. He opens a store, and as his... (read more)

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Luminous Fish: Tales of Science and Love
Luminous Fish: Tales of Science and Love
by Lynn Margulis
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Renowned evolutionary biologist Lynn Margulis exposes the passions of scientists (sexual and otherwise) in four provocative stories plus an intriguing real-life encounter with J. Robert Oppenheimer.... (read more)

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Aquaboogie
Aquaboogie
by Susan Straight
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Straight writes with tenderness and insight about the lives of people from the Westside, a black neighborhood in a large southern California city--but it isn't the California everyone knows or thinks they know.... (read more)

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Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast
by Edward Abbey
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Edward Abbey (1927-1989) was a singular American writer and cult hero, as famous for books like Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang as he was infamous for the prickly persona of "Cactus Ed." Abbey's postcards and letters, legendary during his... (read more)

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Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism
Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism
by David M. Robinson
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Traces--on the event of the sesquicentennial of Thoreau's "Walden--the evolution of the concept of "natural life" as an ethical standard in Thoreau's writings with an emphasis on the later phase of his career and his engagement with science and natural... (read more)

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An American Brat
An American Brat
by Bapsi Sidhwa
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Feroza Ginwalla, a pampered, protected 16-year-old Pakistani girl, is sent to America by her parents, who are alarmed by the fundamentalism overtaking Pakistan — and their daughter. Hoping that a few months with her uncle, an MIT grad student, will... (read more)

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Tiger Dreams
Tiger Dreams
by Almeda Glenn Miller
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Here is an absorbing, brilliant first novel set in India and Canada. It begins with Claire, a thirty-seven-year-old documentary film-maker who is mourning the recent loss of her Anglo-Indian father. Claire travels from Canada to India to meet her last... (read more)

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The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees
by Jean Giono
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Twenty years ago Chelsea Green published the first trade edition of The Man Who Planted Trees, a timeless eco-fable about what one person can do to restore the earth. The hero of the story, Elzéard Bouffier, spent his life planting one hundred... (read more)

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