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Head Above Water
Head Above Water
by Stefano Bortolussi
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Italian writer Cardo Maraini is a cauldron of contradictions. Plagued by guilt over the drowning of his younger brother, he is strangely terrified by life. When the Norwegian woman he loves becomes pregnant, he plunges into a comically disastrous... (read more)

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Mygale
Mygale
by Thierry Jonquet
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Mygale[MIG-uh-lee] n.: a genus of large tropical spiders. . . . Richard Lafargue, a well-known plastic surgeon, pursues and captures Vincent Moreau, who raped Lafargue's daughter and left her hopelessly mad in an asylum. Lafargue is determined to exact... (read more)

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Free Enterprise (04 Edition)
Free Enterprise (04 Edition)
by Michelle Cliff
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Fiction. Cultural Writing. Afircan American Studies. A mix of myth, legend, and history evokes the vivid life of a frontier legend and abolitionist. With mesmerizing skill, Cliff weaves a multitude of voices into a gripping, poignant story of the... (read more)

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Instant Karma
Instant Karma
by Mark Swartz
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Instant Karma is a novel in the form of a diary written by an overzealous reader who daily browses the stacks of the Chicago Public Library in search of connections between obscure volumes, scrupulously footnoting his research, which seems to argue for... (read more)

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Another City: Writing from Los Angeles
Another City: Writing from Los Angeles
by David L Ulin
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Nonfiction. California Studies. Edited by David L. Ulin. Stories, chronicles, and poems by both well-established and up-and-coming young writers about how it was to come to LA or what it was like to grow up there, about the ocean and the desert, the... (read more)

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Amazon Dream
Amazon Dream
by Roberta Allen
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At last, an alternative to the Harrison Ford-style travel adventure! Amazon Dream is the real story of a woman's journey into the Peruvian Amazon, a mysteriously beautiful region of the world that is also the nexus of calamitous ecological realities... (read more)

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Blues and Poetic Spirit (96 Edition)
Blues and Poetic Spirit (96 Edition)
by Paul Garon
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Nonfiction. While much has been written about the sociological significance of the blues, this is a unique inquiry into the blues and the mind, a study of the blues as thought. Here, the subconscious power of the blues is examined from a poetic and... (read more)

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Nice Boy
Nice Boy
by George Veltri
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Nice Boy is as fast-paced and intoxicating as the drugs that dominate the lives of its characters. Excitement and unexpected complications enter Gregory's life as he begins to move away from his stable working-class neighborhood in Queens and into the... (read more)

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This War Called Love: Nine Stories
This War Called Love: Nine Stories
by Alejandro Murguia
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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. From Mexico City to San Francisco's Mission District, nothing comes easy-in life or in love. Here is an unstereotypical view of a world as treacherous as it is tender, as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. Authentic and... (read more)

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The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege
The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege
by Robert Jensen
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Cultural Writing. An honest look at US racism and the liberal platitudes that attempt to conceal it. THE HEART OF WHITENESS offers an honest and rigorous exploration of what Jensen refers to as the depraved nature of whiteness in the United States... (read more)

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The Heart's Desire
The Heart's Desire
by Nahid Rachlin
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"Jennifer Sahary, an American artist, and her husband Karim, a professor and Iranian immigrant, make an extended visit to Teheran shortly after the Iran-Iraq War, encountering unforeseen dangers and sexual temptations that change the course of their... (read more)

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The New World Border: Prophecies, Poems, and Loqueras for the End of the Century
The New World Border: Prophecies, Poems, and Loqueras for the End of the Century
by Guillerm Gomez Pena
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Performance texts, poems, and essays explore America's irrational fears of otherness and hybridization.... (read more)

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Below the Line
Below the Line
by Sarah Chin
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Whether it’s an immigrant woman who loves to watch American action movies or a young American-born woman who joins a film crew in China, these stories are about Chinese Americans trying to make sense of their divided history and culture. As both... (read more)

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The Continual Pilgrimage: American Writers in Paris, 1944-1960
The Continual Pilgrimage: American Writers in Paris, 1944-1960
by C Sawyer Laucanno
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Between 1944 and 1960, a second wave of expatriate American writers took up residence in Paris, some seeking the exiting ambiance of art and the bohemian life that Paris has offered earlier generations, some escaping from racist and materialistic... (read more)

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