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Northanger Abbey

By Jane Austen

Tally Hall Pres. As New in As New dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 0681220678 . 5.0 x 0.75 x 7.5 in; 268 pages; "No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her to be born an heroine." So starts this satirical coming of age novel by the great writer Jane Austen. Seventeen year old Catherine is invited to Northanger Abbey where her wild imagination concocts a murder mystery. .


The Newcomes Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family Vol I

By William Makepeace Thackeray

Heritage Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; The black slipcase is worn with frayed . edges. The book itself is in very good condition with tight binding and . clean pages which are foxing slightly. Unknown year likely 1955. N.D.. Centenary Edition. Hardcover. 9.10 x 1.75 x 6.25 in; 761 pages; The Newcomes is a Victorian novel follows the lives of the family of Thomas Newcomb. This novel was published after the best selling Vanity Fair. .


Jo's Boys From the Original Publisher
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Jo's Boys From the Original Publisher

By Louisa May Alcott

Little, Brown. New with no dust jacket. 1994. Paperback. 0316031038 . Trade PB; 0.90 x 8.10 x 5.50; 336 pages; Louisa May Alcott wrote the Little Women trilogy in 1886. Jo's Boys is the last in the series brings together the boys and girls of Plumfield who have become young men and women. For children ages 9-12. .


All the Pretty Horses
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All the Pretty Horses

By Cormac McCarthy

Vintage Books. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gently read.. 1993. 1st Vintage Books Edition. Paperback. 0679744398 . Trade PB; 0.79 x 7.95 x 5.12; 320 pages; Cormac McCarthy won the National Book Award for this coming of age book about young cowboys, pretty horses, guns and romance. Sixteen year old John Grady Cole, last of generations of Texas ranchers travels across the Texas range into Mexico in a bitter sweet adventure. In 2000, the book was made into a movie starring Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz. The Crossing was published in 1994 and Cities of the Plain in 1998. .


For Whom the Bell Tolls

By Ernest Hemingway

Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Slightly soiled bottom, worn corners do . not affect inside pages.. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. B000H98IPS . 1.60 x 8.50 x 6.00; 507 pages; Clearly one of Hemingway's best work, this book is the story of American explosives expert, Robert Jordan, who joined the International Brigades, fighting a fascist regime during the Spanish Civil War. In the midst of war, he finds love in young Maria whose life has been ravaged by war. Despite their love, Jordan chooses to sublimate his life to a higher purpose for the greater human good. Robert Jordan has been an ego ideal for many men including, by their admission, presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama. .


Anna Karenina
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Anna Karenina

By Leo Tolstoy translated by Constance Garnett

Quality Paperback Book Club. As New; Gently read.. 1991. Paperback. 0143035002 . Trade PB; 2.00 x 8.30 x5.60; 876 pages; Leo Tolstoy's epic novel of privilege, passion and scandal was Oprah's Book Club summer 2004 reading recommendation. It is a love story of Anna Karenina who defies convention and gives up her social status when she leaves her husband for the handsome Count Vronsky. It also tells the story of enduring love of the Levins who maintain their romance throughout their marriage. .