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Small Wonder Essays

by Barbara Kingsolver

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April 15, 2003
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9780060504083
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A collection of 23 essays,, 268 pages.
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The H.D. Book (The Collected Writings of Robert Duncan)

by Robert Duncan

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2011-01
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9780520260757
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Sound clean hc in lighly edge worn dj. Photos and details on request heavy volume may require extra postage Edited with introduction by Michael Boughn and Victor Coleman. A nice copy.
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Collected Essays

by Graham Greene

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May 19, 1969
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9780670227402
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A collection of 79 essays, 464 pages.
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Miami

by Joan Didion

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September 1988
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9780671668204
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'Joan Didion peels away the palm fronds and the pastels, ignores the TV hip and the media hype, to scrutinize those who forever changed the city: Cubans...MIAMI offer an intelligent and provocative view of intense politica than continue to play out nationally and in Central America...vivid...at once chilling and surprising...compelling reading' … Read more
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Fixed Ideas: America Since 9.11

by Joan Didion

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2003-05-31
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9781590170731
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In this short essay the author describes how, since September 11,2001, there has been a determined effort by the administration to promote an imperial America - a 'New Unilateralism - and how, in may parts of America, there is now a 'disconnect' between the government and citizens. 44 pages.
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Where I Was From

by Joan Didion

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2004-09-14
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9780679752868
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Combining history and reportage, memoir and literary criticism, this volume explores California's romances with land and water; its unacknowledged debts to railroads, aerospace, and big government; the disjunction between its code of individualism and its fetish for prisons, predators, robber barons, or writers, the author is an unparalled observer, and her book is at once intellectually provocative and deeply personal.
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A Room of One's Own

by Virginia Woolf

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2004
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9780141018980
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The author's polemic on female creativity, the role of writers and the silent fate of Shakespeare's imaginary sister remains a powerful reminder of a woman's need for financial independence and intellectual freedom.
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The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell

by George Orwell

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1968
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The second of four volumes, principally covers the two years when Orwell worked as a Talks Assistant (and later Producer) in the Indian section of the BBC. At the same time he was writing for Horizon, Tribune, the New Statesman and other periodicals.His war-time diaries are included here.
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The Collected Essay, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell

by George Orwell

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1970
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This first of four volumes is drawn from the years when Orwell began to explore the life of the poor and was struggling to establish himself as a novelist and factual reporter. Disillusioned with Communism in Spain, rejected for service in the was against Hitler, already ill, he faced hostilities in a mood of frustration.
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The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things

by Lorna Crozier

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2013-05
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9781926812755
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In this little volume, poet Lorna Crozier offers a series of prose meditations on household objects: everything from lamps, doornobs, rakes and zippers to the kitchen sink. Operating as a kind of literary detective, she brings her rapt attention to the everyday things she explores, uncovering the mystery that lies at their essence. She offers tantalizing glimpses of the household's… Read more
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For the Time Being

by Annie Dillard

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2000
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9780140285253
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Sound clean softcover.
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The Annie Dillard Reader

by Annie Dillard

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October 11, 1995
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9780060926601
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Greatest Thing in the World

by Henry Drummond

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'Every one has asked himself the great question of antiquity as of the modern world; What is the summum bonum - the supreme good? You have life before you. Once only you can live it. What is the noblest object of desire, the supreme gift to covet''. So begins 45 page exploration into spirituality and values.
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Alternating Current

by Octavio Paz

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Published
1991-01
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9781559701365
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In the first part of this acclaimed work, the author sets forth his credo as an artist and a poet. Part two deals with themes more specific to the late sixties and seventies, such as the drug experience and modern atheism. In part three, Paz concerns himself with politics and ethics.
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This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

by Ann Patchett

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2013
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9780062320384
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A collection of 11 non fiction essays. 308 Pages.
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Wild Ducks Flying Backward

by Tom Robbins

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2006-08-29
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9780553383539
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A Collection of 68 essays, articles, observations that appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to Harper's, from Playboy to the New York Times.
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