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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Modern Classics)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Modern Classics)
by Betty Smith
Staff Pick
A book dealer came into Powell's rare book room one day while I was working and bought a beautiful first edition of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She said it was her favorite book and a birthday present to herself. From the look in her eye and the way she... (read more)

List Price $17.99
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Used - Trade Paper

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.)
by Betty Smith
Staff Pick
A book dealer came into Powell's rare book room one day while I was working and bought a beautiful first edition of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She said it was her favorite book and a birthday present to herself. From the look in her eye and the way she... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie (Perennial Classics)
Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie (Perennial Classics)
by O E Rolvaag
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Suspecting I was born in the wrong era, I have always been fascinated by pioneer life. As a child, I read Little House on the Prairie and imagined a simpler time. Rölvaag captures that feeling for me with the story of Per Hansa, who travels from Norway... (read more)

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Sale - Trade Paper

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
Staff Pick
A book dealer came into Powell's rare book room one day while I was working and bought a beautiful first edition of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She said it was her favorite book and a birthday present to herself. From the look in her eye and the way she... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems
The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems
by William Stafford
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I think of William Stafford as part grandfather/part favorite college professor. Although he was neither to me, his poems have a quiet truth that I both admire and adore. I wish I could have heard him teach at Lewis and Clark College or read as Oregon's... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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The Secret Life of Plants
The Secret Life of Plants
by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
Staff Pick
I can't believe I hadn't heard about this book before I found it on the shelf. Published in the 1970s, it explores the relationship between humans and plant life. Numerous scientific studies with lie detector tests, electrodes, and other '70s high-tech... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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A Country Year: Living the Questions
A Country Year: Living the Questions
by Sue Hubbell
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Sue Hubbell makes me yearn to be a beekeeper in the Ozarks — to rely on a place for my survival and my happiness. Divorced and alone on her hundred acre farm, Hubbell heals as she writes about her work as a commercial beekeeper and her peninsula of... (read more)

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New - Trade Paper

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Betty Smith
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Betty Smith
by Betty Smith
Staff Pick
A book dealer came into Powell's rare book room one day while I was working and bought a beautiful first edition of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She said it was her favorite book and a birthday present to herself. From the look in her eye and the way she... (read more)

Your price: $15.00
New - Mass Market

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How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food
How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food
by Mark Bittman
Staff Pick
You must use the Bittman. Normally, I like lots of glossy photos and little banter in cookbooks, but How to Cook Everything is the exception. I've used it to cook a twenty-pound turkey, make sushi, and prepare all the strange vegetables that tempt me at... (read more)

List Price $35.00
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Used - Hardcover

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A Tree Grow in Brooklyn
A Tree Grow in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
Staff Pick
A book dealer came into Powell's rare book room one day while I was working and bought a beautiful first edition of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She said it was her favorite book and a birthday present to herself. From the look in her eye and the way she... (read more)

Your price: $19.95
New - Compact Disc

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