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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By David Wroblewski

Harper Collins. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Used book, dust jacket is wriknled, tight . binding, clean pages.. 2008. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. 9780061374227 . 9.25 x 1.75 x 6.40 in; 362 pages; Fourteen year old Edgar Sawtelle is mute and has lived in a remote farm where his parents raise a special breed of dogs originated by grandfather Sawtelle. In their quiet comes Edgar's uncle and the idyllic life is disrupted with the mysterious death of Edgar's father. Unable to prove that his uncle was responsible for his father's death, Edgar goes into the woods with his three dogs. David Wroblewski's story telling genius comes alive as he makes the reader privy to the Edgar's and the dogs' perceptions of their plight and the forest they run to. A coming of age story, this novel is very touching and leaves the reader nostalgic for the end of a good read. This first novel makes the reader eager for the next. .

$5.00

Fortunate Son
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Fortunate Son

By Walter Mosley

Back Bay Books. As New with no dust jacket; Remainder marked; like new.. 2006. Paperback. 9780316066280 . Trade PB; 5.60 x0.90 x 8.25 in; 328 pages; Fortunate Son is clearly one of Walter Mosley's best books. Written in deceptively simple prose, Mosley writes a powerful tale of resilinece and redemption. Thoma Berman and Eric Nolan have a powerful bond though they are widely different. Tommy is a delicate Black boy born with a hole in his heart while Eric is a handsome white boy. They lead separate paths but as they reunite later, the bond they have forged proves more formidable than any life circumstance. While Mosley is well known for the easy Rawlins and fearless jones mystery series, he is equally prolific in other genre. .

$5.00

Rococo
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Rococo

By Adriana Trigiani

Random House. New in New dust jacket. 2005. Hardcover. 1400060079 . 6.40 x1.0 x 9.50; 272 pages; In Rococo, best selling author and playwright, Adriana Trigiani, weaves the humorous tale of Bartolomeo di Crespi and the people of Our Lady of Fatima, New Jersey. Bartolomeo is the acclaimed interior decorator of the town which has undertaken the renovation of the local church. The mosaic of different family members and towns people fill the pages with fun and humor, vintage Trigiani who brought us the hit books of the Big Stone Gap Trilogy. .

$7.00

Kiss of the Spider Woman

By Manuel Puig (translated by Thomas Colchie)

Vintage Books. Good+ with no dust jacket; Slight corner crease. Pages are yellowing.. 1980. Paperback. 0394744756 . Mass Market PB; 7.25 x 0.75 x 4.25 in; 281 pages; Manuel Puig writes a poignant moving story of the friendship between a homosexual window dresser and an activist revolutionary as they share a cell in a prison in Latin America. The book was adapted to the big screen in 1985 with William Hurt as the homosexual, Molina. .

$3.00

One True Thing

By Anna Quindlen

Random House. Fair with no dust jacket; Bottom is soiled and slightly bent.. 1994. Paperback. 067940712x . Trade PB; 1.20 x 9.50 x 6.50; 294 pages .

$4.00

A Long Way Down
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A Long Way Down

By Nick Hornby

Riverhead Books. As New; Like new, slight shelfwear. ISBN is different number from listed . ISBN for this book.. 2006. Paperback. 1594481938 . Trade PB; 8.02 X 0.94X 5.40; 352 pages; Nick Hornby, author of best selling books, About the Boy, High Fidelity, and How to Be Good, enthralls us with his witty voice, in this book about relationships and matters of the heart. .

$7.00

Nell's Cowboy & Lone Star Baby
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Nell's Cowboy & Lone Star Baby

By Debbie Macomber

Mira. Very Good with no dust jacket; Used book.. 2008. Paperback. 9780778325093 . Heart of Texas Vol 3; Mass Market PB; 8.0 x 1.0 x 5.0 in; 392 pages; This third book in the Heart of Texas series, Nell's Cowboy & Lone Star Baby tells another story of the people of Promise, Texas. Nell Bishop , a widow, has turned her property into a dude ranch, and now comes Travis Grant, a writer of books about the West. There is a palpable but tense attraction. On the other hand, minister, Wade McMillen is tentative about his growing caring for Amy Thornton, newcomer to Promise, pregnant and alone. Debbie Macomber has a knack for writing about ordinary people that the reader come to love and root for. .

$5.50

A Thousand Splendid Suns
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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By Khaled Hosseini

Riverhead Books. As New in As New dust jacket; Gently read, like new.. 2007. Hardcover. 9781594489501 . 9.25 x 1.25 x 6.0; 372 pages; Khaled Hosseini became an instant best selling author for his debut novel, The Kite Runner and proved his gift for story telling. This second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, once again merges contemporary drama with history in Hosseini's native Afghanistan. It tells of the sad plight of Afghani women especially being married to abusive men and the quiet desperation of their lives. Hosseini captures the sadness in his home country and havoc of extremist religion on the people. .

$5.00

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

By David Wroblewski

Harper Collins. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Used book, dust jacket is wriknled, tight . binding, clean pages.. 2008. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. 9780061768064 . 9.25 x 1.75 x 6.40 in; 362 pages; Fourteen year old Edgar Sawtelle is mute and has lived in a remote farm where his parents raise a special breed of dogs originated by grandfather Sawtelle. In their quiet comes Edgar's uncle and the idyllic life is disrupted with the mysterious death of Edgar's father. Unable to prove that his uncle was responsible for his father's death, Edgar goes into the woods with his three dogs. David Wroblewski's story telling genius comes alive as he makes the reader privy to the Edgar's and the dogs' perceptions of their plight and the forest they run to. A coming of age story, this novel is very touching and leaves the reader nostalgic for the end of a good read. This first novel makes the reader eager for the next. .

$5.00

A Common Life The Wedding Story
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A Common Life The Wedding Story

By Jan Karon

Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Dust jacket show rubbing and slight . lift on top.. 2001. Hardcover. 0670894370 . Mitford Series # 6; 9.25 x 0.90 x 6.0 in; 186 pages; Jan Karon has a great following among lovers of small town America fiction. She has a simple writing style and characters are ordinary people. This is the 6th in the series. The point of view is different as the story is narrated by different characters all excited about Father Tim's wedding. Yes, at long last, he is engaged to Cynthia and members of the congregation are taking it upon themselves to plan the wedding since Father Tim is far too busy to do plan it himself. A Common Life is an easy heart warming read. .

$4.00

Milk Glass Moon
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Milk Glass Moon

By Adriana Trigiani

Ballantine Books. New with no dust jacket. 2005. Paperback. 0345466705 . Big Stone Gap Trilogy Book 3; Mass Market PB; 0.75 x 6.80 x 4.10; 304 pages; Book three in the Big Stone Gap Trilogy finds Ave Maria Mulligan MacChesney years later with daughter Etta hitting adolescence and Ave Maria learning to wade the waters of this treacherous mother daughter relationship. Of course, the characters we learned about in previous books are there to lend an advise or two including a fortune teller urging Ave Maria to redream her dream. For Big Stone Gap, Virginia fans who follow Ave Maria and her husband, Jack, this book is a nice addition. .

$3.00

Rl's Dream
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Rl's Dream

By Walter Mosley

W. W. Norton & Co.. As New in As New dust jacket. 1995. Stated First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0393038025 . 1.0 x 8.50 x 6.0; 267 pages; Walter Mosley, author of the Easy Rawlins series, writes his first non mystery novel. Soupspoon Wise is old and dying. A blues musician with who played numerous clubs in his lifetime, he longingly recalls his best gig with a great blues musician in Mississipi named RL Johnson. He tells his story to Kiki Waters, a young white woman who has taken him in. Set in New York City, Walter Mosley, once again, writes a compelling novel about people, the Black experience in urban America. Mosley's books are not only good fiction but he speaks to the issues of the times. .

$7.00

For One More Day
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For One More Day

By Mitch Albom

Hyperion. As New with no dust jacket. 2006. Stated First Edition. Paperback. 1401303277 . Trade PB; 0.90 x 7.20 x 5.30; 208 pages; Charley Benetto is a broken man, alcoholic and hopeless. He returns ot his hometown where he plans to end his life. Unable to do this, he goes to his old house, where surprisingly, his mother who passed away 10 years before welcomes him home as if nothing had happened. In this homecoming , Charley finds the things he had not known, finds the power of love, and in so doing, finds redemption. .

$4.00

The Stories of Eva Luna
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The Stories of Eva Luna

By Isabel Allende

Atheneum. As New in Near Fine dust jacket; Dust jacket is price clipped and . slight dent on back. Gently read.. 1991. Hardcover. 0689121024 . 1.0 x 9.5 x 6.75; 288 pages; A modern day Scheherezade of A Thousand and One Nights, Eva Luna is a story teller. Implored by her lover to tell him stories not before told to anyone, Eva Luna obliges and presents him and the reader with twenty short stories. Isabel Allende is a master writer with each story written in beautiful prose and each enthralling in its own way. This book is translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Paden. .

$5.00

The Clan of the Cave Bear
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The Clan of the Cave Bear

By Jean M. Auel

Bantam Books. Very Good; Pages are foxing, slight shelf wear.. 1984. Paperback. 0553250426 . Mass Market PB; 1.42 x 6.93 x 4.25; 495 pages; This novel takes the reader to the beginning of mankind. It tells the story of Ayla who survives a natural disaster that wipes out her people. S he wanders into the clan of the Cave Bear where she is initially viewed with suspicion. As Ayla and the clan get to know each other, they develop a respectful relationship and Ayla becomes a leader of the people. .

$3.50

Gilead A Novel
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Gilead A Novel

By Marilynne Robinson

Picador. Good+; Used; Front cover is lifting slightly.. 2006. Paperback. 031242440x . Trade PB; 0.80 x 8.00 x 5.50; 256 pages; Marilynne Robinson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for this novel written is such beautiful prose. The 77 year old Reverend John Ames is dying of heart disease. He decides to write his story for his 7 year old son. Having lost his first wife, the reverend stayed single until a woman came to the parish and filled him with such love that he said yes when she asked him to marry her. Set in Gilead, Iowa, John Ames writes to his son about his beginnings, family, friendships and his love, the boy and his mother. Gilead is a novel about all that is good in man. .

$7.00

The Five People You Meet in Heaven
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By Mitch Albom

Hyperion. New in New dust jacket. 2003. Stated First Edition; Seventh Printing. Hardcover. 0786868716 . 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Mitch Albom, author of Tuesdays with Morrie, tells the story of Eddie who on his 83rd birthday dies while saving a girl from a falling cart. A fable of what heaven might be like, Eddie reviews his life through five people who had been in his life. The story is told with much love, warmth and profound wisdom that inspires and lifts the reader. .

$5.00

The Five People You Meet in Heaven
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By Mitch Albom

Hyperion. As New in As New dust jacket; This is a new book but there is a small . smudge on the front dust jacket.. 2003. Stated First Edition; Seventh Printing. Hardcover. 0786868716 . 0.90 x 7.40 x 5.10; 198 pages; Mitch Albom, author of Tuesdays with Morrie, tells the story of Eddie who on his 83rd birthday dies while saving a girl from a falling cart. A fable of what heaven might be like, Eddie reviews his life through five people who had been in his life. The story is told with much love, warmth and profound wisdom that inspires and lifts the reader. .

$5.00

For One More Day
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For One More Day

By Mitch Albom

Hyperion. New in New dust jacket. 2006. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. 1401303277 . 0.90 x 7.20 x 5.30; 208 pages; Charley Benetto is a broken man, alcoholic and hopeless. He returns ot his hometown where he plans to end his life. Unable to do this, he goes to his old house, where surprisingly, his mother who passed away 10 years before welcomes him home as if nothing had happened. In this homecoming , Charley finds the things he had not known, finds the power of love, and in so doing, finds redemption. .

$5.00

Desirable Daughters

By Bharati Mukherjee

Harper Perennial Canada. Very Good; Remainder mark at bottom, gently read.. 2003. Paperback. 0006391710 . Trade PB; O.75 x 8.00 x 5.25; 328 pages; This is a beautifully layered novel of three Calcutta born sisters who, in their own way, rebel against their traditional upbringing. Tara, the youngest, lives the American life in San Francisco, divorced from her silicon valley millionaire husband. Her life is disrupted by a stranger who claims to be a relative. She also becomes fascinated by her namesake, a child bride in 1879 India. .

$8.00

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