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Catch-22
Catch-22
by Joseph Heller
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If your only experience with Catch-22 was reading it for a class in high school — or if you haven't even read it at all — you owe it to yourself to revisit this book. It's a comic masterpiece, yes, but more than that: Catch-22 is a blast of anarchic... (read more)

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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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This is the definitive, textually accurate edition of a classic of twentieth-century literature, The Great Gatsby. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers... (read more)

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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway
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Despite a long and varied literate life, I somehow made it to 2010 without having ever read Hemingway, even compulsory high-school Hemingway. Intimidated by his bravado and bullfighting, I steered clear of ol' Papa. It only hit me a few months ago, after... (read more)

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Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary 11TH Edition
Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary 11TH Edition
by Merriam Webster
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The new Eleventh Edition of America's best-selling dictionary merges print, CD-ROM, and Internet-based formats to deliver unprecedented accessibility and flexibility at one affordable price. Fully revised print content features more than 225,000 clear... (read more)

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A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
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The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse.... (read more)

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Merriam-Webster's Pocket Spanish-English Dictionary (Pocket Reference Library)
Merriam-Webster's Pocket Spanish-English Dictionary (Pocket Reference Library)
by Websters
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A compact guide to essential Spanish and English vocabulary.... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me
Lies My Teacher Told Me
by James W Loewen
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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve... (read more)

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The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
by Ernest Hemingway
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The Sun Also Rises was Ernest Hemingway's first big novel, and immediately established Hemingway as one of the great prose stylists, and one of the preeminent writers of his time. It is also the book that encapsulates the angst of the post-World War I... (read more)

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For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
by Ernest Hemingway
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In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from "the good fight," For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of Robert Jordan, a... (read more)

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The Good Earth: Oprah Book Club #6
The Good Earth: Oprah Book Club #6
by Pearl S. Buck
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Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of... (read more)

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Puffin Modern Classics)
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Puffin Modern Classics)
by Mildred D Taylor
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The story of one African American family fighting to stay together and strong in the face of brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and betrayal in the Deep South of the 1930s.... (read more)

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Being and Nothingness
Being and Nothingness
by Jean-paul Sartre
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A philosophical classic and major cornerstone of modern existentialism Often criticized and all-too-rarely understood, the philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre encompasses the dilemmas and aspirations of the individual in contemporary society. Being and... (read more)

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The Jungle (Bantam Classics)
The Jungle (Bantam Classics)
by Upton Sinclair
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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a vivid portrait of life and death in a turn-of-the-century American meat-packing factory. A grim indictment that led to government regulations of the food industry, The Jungle is Sinclair's extraordinary contribution to... (read more)

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Vox New College Spanish and English Dictionary (National Textbook Language Dictionaries)
Vox New College Spanish and English Dictionary (National Textbook Language Dictionaries)
by Vox
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Boost your word power with Vox! The Vox New College Spanish and English Dictionary gives you the most comprehensive, up-to-date reference to the words and phrases you need to know and understand to communicate effectively. Inside you'll find thousands of... (read more)

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America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
by Jon Stewart
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Why do we love America so much? For the much-celebrated naked pictures of Supreme Court justices? The flashbacks to those stultifyingly dull high school textbooks? Or can it be that seeing the polished irreverence of the Daily Show writers in book form... (read more)

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Merriam-webster's Notebook Dictionary (96 Edition)
Merriam-webster's Notebook Dictionary (96 Edition)
by Merriam-webster
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You're most likely to want a dictionary when you're reading or writing. Merriam-Webster's Notebook Dictionary gives you the reference information you need in a convenient, slim-line format that fits easily into your three-ring binder to give you language... (read more)

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Introducing Relativity
Introducing Relativity
by Bruce Bassett
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Plots an accessible and visual course through ideas and concepts that revolutionised modern physics.... (read more)

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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (50th Anniversary Edition)
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (50th Anniversary Edition)
by Merriam-Webster
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A high-quality, economical language reference covering the core vocabulary of everyday life. -- Over 70,000 clear, concise definitions -- Includes pronunciations, word origins, and synonym lists -- Special sections and... (read more)

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Harpercollins German Concise Dictionary 3RD Edition
Harpercollins German Concise Dictionary 3RD Edition
by Harpercollins
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Practical, user-friendly, comprehensiveThe HarperCollins German Concise Dictionary, 3rd Editionoffers up-to-date coverage of contemporary German -- from from e-commerce to spam, Dosenpfand to StammzelleSpecial entries throughout highlight aspects of... (read more)

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Guide To Reading & Writing Japanese 3RD Edition
Guide To Reading & Writing Japanese 3RD Edition
by Florence Sakade
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andlt;bandgt;This is a handy reference book designed as an essential companion to the study of written Japanese.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; A best-seller trusted by beginning and intermediate students since 1959 and now in its third... (read more)

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