Domestic And Family Fiction from Books of the World

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Six of One (Runnymede, 1)

by Rita Mae Brown

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Published
July 1999
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Fine
ISBN
9780553380378
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New York: Bantam, July 1999. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 270 pages. Perched right on the Mason-Dixon line, tiny Runnymede, Maryland, is ripe with a history almost as colorful as the women who live there-from Celeste Chalfonte, headstrong and aristocratic, who murders for… Read more
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Leave Well Enough Alone

by Rosemary Wells

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Books of the World
Published
June 2002
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780142301494
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$5.95

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New York: Puffin Books, June 2002. Mass Market Paperback. Second printing. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean with light shelfwear. Not from a library. 218 pages. Working as a mother's helper to a wealthy family that's surrounded by lavish houses and beautiful swimming pools is about as far from her working-class neighborhood in New… Read more
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The Lovely Bones

by Alice Sebold

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Books of the World
Published
April 2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780316168816
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$8.45

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New York: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Company, April 2004. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with slight edge wear. 328 pages + 13 page reader's guide.
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Baby Teeth: A Novel

by Zoje Stage

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Books of the World
Published
July 2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781250170767
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$7.95

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New York: St. Martin's Griffin, July 2019. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition, second printing. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 304 pages. MEET HANNA: Seven-year-old Hanna is a sweet-but-silent angel in the eyes of her adoring father Alex. He's the only person who understands her. But her… Read more
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The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel

by Diane Setterfield

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Published
October 2007
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780743298032
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$5.85

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New York: Washington Square Press, October 2007. Trade Paperback. Good+. Edges of the first few dozen pages were wet, otherwise Near Fine with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 406 pages + reader's guide. Reclusive author Vida Winter, famous for her collection of twelve enchanting stories, has spent the past six decades penning a series of alternate lives… Read more
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One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)

by David Nicholls

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Published
July 2010
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780307474711
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$8.95

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New York: Vintage, June 2010. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 435 pages. It's 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over… Read more
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The Safety of Objects: Stories

by A. M. Homes

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Published
January 2013
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780143122708
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$8.20

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New York: Penguin, January 2013. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Very Good. A few notes on first page, but text is unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 171+21 pages. The breakthrough story collection that established A. M. Homes as one of the most daring writers of her generation. This… Read more
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The Way Life Should Be: A Novel

by Christina Baker Kline

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Published
September 2014
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780062363541
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$13.40

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New York: William Morrow, September 2014. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. A touch of reading wear to lower front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 274 pages + 27 page reader's guide. A novel of love, risk, and self-discovery. Angela can feel the clock ticking. She is single… Read more
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Standing in the Rainbow: A Novel (Elmwood Springs, 2)

by Fannie Flagg

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Published
August 2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780679426158
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$12.45

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New York: Random House, August 2002. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), second printing per number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight wear at spine ends. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 493 pages. Along with Neighbor Dorothy, the lady… Read more
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The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici

by Jeanne Kalogridis

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Published
July 2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312368432
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$25.99

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New York: St. Martin's Press, July 2009. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight wear to top edge. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 470 pages. Confidante of Nostradamus, scheming… Read more
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Wuthering Heights

by Emily Bronte

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Published
August 2005
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781593083618
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$10.95

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New York: Barnes & Noble, August 2005. Hardcover. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, head lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight wear to top edge. No tears, creases or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xlii + 353 pages. Wuthering Heights was deeply controversial at the… Read more
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June: A Novel

by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

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Books of the World
Published
May 2016
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780553447682
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$7.95

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New York: Crown, May 2016. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light wear at spine ends. No tears or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 386 pages. A novel of suspense and… Read more
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The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicle, 1)

by Elizabeth J. Howard

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780330320016
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$11.75

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London: Pan Books, 1991. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, but lightly creased. Covers clean and bright with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 418 pages.
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The Deadly Dowager (Valancourt 20th Century Classics)

by Edwin Greenwood

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Published
May 2016
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9781943910380
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$6.90

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Richmond, Virginia: Valancourt Books, May 2016. Trade Paperback. Good+. Ex-library. Text unmarked. Spine lightly creased. x+233 pages. When the Dowager Arabella, Lady Engleton announces to her relatives her jolly scheme to restore the family's fortunes by insuring their lives in favor of her grandson and heir, the young Lord Henry, they laugh at her and think her mad. But they… Read more
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Consequences

by Penelope Lively

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Published
May 2008
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780143113430
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$12.95

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New York: Penguin Books, May 2008. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 258 pages. A sweeping saga of three generations of women from World War II-era London to the close of the century.
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog

by Muriel Barbery

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Published
September 2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781933372600
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$12.95

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New York: Europa Editions, September 2008. Trade Paperback. Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 325 pages. The book centers on a working-class concierge of an upscale apartment building in Paris, Renee Michel. She is an auto-didact of immense learning who deliberately conceals her intelligence. Her secret is discovered by a young resident of the building named Paloma.… Read more
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A Thread of Grace: A Novel

by Mary Doria Russell

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Published
October 2005
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780449004135
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$7.25

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New York: Ballantine Books, December 2005. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Cover clean and bright with reading wear. 442 pages. It is September 8, 1943, and fourteen-year-old Claudette Blum and her father are among the thousands of Jewish refugees scrambling over the Alps toward Italy, where they hope to find safety now that the… Read more
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The Revolving Door of Life (44 Scotland Street, 10)

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published
February 2016
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9781101971918
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$10.95

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New York: Anchor, February 2016. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Text unmarked. Light spine crease. Light edgewear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 282 pages. Excitement abounds when the revolving door of life brings fresh faces and hilarious new developments to the residents of 44 Scotland Street. Things are looking up for seven-year-old Bertie Pollock. The arrival… Read more
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The Bertie Project (44 Scotland Street, 11)

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published
February 2017
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780525433002
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$13.95

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New York: Anchor, February 2017. Trade Paperback. First U.S. Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Light spine crease. Covers clean. Corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 291 pages. Bertie's mother, Irene, returns from the Middle East to discover that, in her absence, her son has been exposed to the worst of evils--television shows,… Read more
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Look Homeward, Angel : A Story of the Buried Life

by Thomas Wolfe

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Published
October 2006
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780743297318
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$19.95

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New York: Scribner, October 2006. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine creased. Edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxx+512 pages. A young man's burning desire to leave his small town and tumultuous family in search of a better life.
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