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  • 1876, Paperback
    Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years. With their broad canvas and large cast of fictional and historical characters, the novels in this series present a panorama of the American political and imperial exper..
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  • A Boy of the Agoge, Paperback
    The smaller of twins, born long after two elder brothers, Leonidas was considered an afterthought from birth -- even by his mother. Lucky not to be killed for being undersized, he was not raised as a prince like his eldest brother, Cleomenes, who was heir to the throne, but instead had to endure the..
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  • A Call to China, Paperback
    Victoria doesn't know she's lost.... A child of American missionaries disappears at a Beijing festival in 1940 and is never seen again. Although devastated, the parents continue their dedicated missionary work in China. After the birth of a second child, Japanese occupiers force the family into a d..
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  • A Century of November, Paperback
    Winner of the 2004 Michigan Literary Fiction Award for novel A haunting story of the power of death, the pain of loss, and the possibility of hope. ``Gripping, damning, and transfixing.``---Entertainment Weekly `` . . . possesses a time-bending gravity. . . . A] small classic of graceful language a..
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  • A Column of Fire, Audiobook
    International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the anc..
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  • A Column of Fire, Hardcover
    International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the anc..
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  • A Column of Fire, Hardcover
    International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the anc..
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  • A Fine Retribution, Hardcover
    Dewey Lambdin, the reigning master of maritime fiction, continues the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipman to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy in the 23rd book in the Alan Lewrie series, A Fine Retribution.Captain Alan Lewri..
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  • A Fugitive in Walden Woods, Paperback
    A Fugitive in Walden Woods manages that special magic of making Thoreau's time in Walden Woods seem fresh and surprising and necessary right now. Norman Lock tells the story of Samuel Long, an escaped slave who encounters Thoreau, with insight and some welcome humor. This is a patient and perceptive..
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  • A Gentleman in Moscow, Paperback
    More than half a million readers have fallen in love with the New York Times bestseller A Gentleman in Moscow "How delightful that in an era as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with old-World elegance." --The Washington Post "'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Eloise' meets all th..
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  • A Girl Like You: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel, Paperback
    Henrietta Von Harmon works as a 26 girl at a corner bar on Chicago's northwest side. It's 1935, but things still aren't looking up since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, leaving Henrietta to care for her antagonistic mother and younger siblings. Henrietta is eventually persuaded to..
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  • A Journal of the Plague Year, Paperback
    In 1665 the plague swept through London, claiming over 97,000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create this vivid chronicle of the epidemic and its victims. A Journal (1722) follows Defoe's fict..
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  • A Lady in Shadows: A Madeleine Karno Mystery, Paperback
    ``Madeleine's inquisitive mind and candid voice are enough to keep us reading.`` --The New York Times Book Review New York Times bestselling author Lene Kaaberbol returns with her beloved protagonist Madeleine Karno--an ambitious young woman who shatters the confines of nineteenth century France. On..
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  • A Month in the Country, Paperback
    In J. L. Carr's deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby where he is to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent count..
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  • A Pillar of Iron: A Novel of Ancient Rome, Paperback
    New York Times Bestseller: A magnificent novel of ancient Rome and the tragic life of Cicero, who tried in vain to save the republic he loved from tyranny. In this riveting tale, the Roman Empire in its final glory is seen through the eyes of philosopher, orator, and political theorist Marcus Tulliu..
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  • A Quilt for Christmas, Paperback
    In Sandra Dallas' novel A Quilt for Christmas, it is 1864 and Eliza Spooner's husband Will has joined the Kansas volunteers to fight the Confederates, leaving her with their two children and in charge of their home and land. Eliza is confident that he will return home, and she helps pass the months ..
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  • A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Paperback
    With this wise, tender, and deeply funny novel, Marina Lewycka takes her place alongside Zadie Smith and Monica Ali as a writer who can capture the unchanging verities of family. When an elderly and newly widowed Ukrainian immigrant announces his intention to remarry, his daughters must set aside th..
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  • A Shout in the Ruins, Hardcover
    "A masterpiece. Powers has written a novel that includes all the ferocity, complexity, and racial violence of the American South" --- Philipp Meyer, author of American Rust Set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond, this novel by the award-winning author of The Yellow Birds explores ..
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  • A Star Called Henry, Paperback
    Roddy Doyle's acclaimed novel about an intrepid Irishman's years of reckless heroism and adventure - -An extraordinarily entertaining epic.- (The Washington Post) Look for Roddy Doyle's new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017 Born at the beginning of the twentieth century, Henry Smart lives thro..
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  • A White Wind Blew, Paperback
    Dr. Wolfgang Pike would love nothing more than to finish the requiem he's composing for his late wife, but the ending seems as hopeless as the patients dying a hundred yards away at the Waverly Hills Tuberculosis sanatorium. If he can't ease his own pain with music, he tries to ease theirs -- but hi..
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  • A Woman, in Bed, Paperback
    Simone comes of age during World War I. She comes into her own in World War II as part of the French resistance. Frequently, she abandons herself to lust--particularly to a man named Jacques. She leaves her first husband for him and spends over a decade as his lover. They eventually marry, yet Simon..
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  • Against the Inquisition, Paperback
    " A] stirring song of freedom." --Nobel Prize laureate Mario Vargas LlosaFrom a renowned prize-winning Argentinian author comes a historical novel based on the true story of one man's faith, spirit, and resistance during the Spanish Inquisition in Latin America.Born in sixteenth-century Argentina, F..
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  • Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star-Gazer: A Novel, Paperback
    From the opening line---Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last---you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly rea..
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  • Aleut Princess, Paperback
    With a father who is chief of a village of almost two hundred Aleut people, Anna Hasson grows up a real Aleut princess. But everything changes when she turns fourteen. A year after Anna is kidnapped outside her seaside home and thrust into the white man's world, World War II begins and the Aleut rac..
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  • Alex Cross's Trial, Paperback
    Separated by time From his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now, Alex passes the family tale along to his own children in a novel he's written--a novel called Trial. Connected by blood As a lawyer in..
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  • All the Light We Cannot See, Hardcover
    MARIE-LAURE LIVES WITH HER FATHER in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. Wh..
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  • All They Will Call You, Paperback
    All They Will Call You is the harrowing account of "the worst airplane disaster in California's history," which claimed the lives of thirty-two passengers, including twenty-eight Mexican citizens--farmworkers who were being deported by the U.S. government. Outraged that media reports omitted only th..
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  • Amiable with Big Teeth, Hardcover
    A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final no..
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  • Amiable with Big Teeth, Paperback
    A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final no..
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  • An Echo in the Bone, Hardcover
    Diana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. In An Echo in the Bone, the seventh volume, Gabaldon continues the extraordinary story of the eighteenth-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-trave..
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  • An Echo in the Bone, Hardcover
    In this epic of imagination, time travel, and adventure, Diana Gabaldon continues the riveting story begun in ``Outlander.`` Jamie Fraser is an eighteenth-century Highlander, an ex-Jacobite traitor, and a reluctant rebel in the American Revolution. His wife, Claire Randall Fraser, is a surgeon--from..
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  • An Echo in the Bone, Paperback
    Diana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. In An Echo in the Bone, the seventh volume, Gabaldon continues the extraordinary story of the eighteenth-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-trave..
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  • Another Side of Paradise, Hardcover
    In 1937 Hollywood, gossip columnist Sheilah Graham's star is on the rise, while literary wonder boy F. Scott Fitzgerald's career is slowly drowning in booze. But the once-famous author, desperate to make money penning scripts for the silver screen, is charismatic enough to attract the gorgeous Miss ..
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  • Antes de Que Llegaras / Before We Were Yours, Paperback
    El libro que ha arrasado por sorpresa en las listas de Estados Unidos, basado en el impactante caso de ni os robados que conmocion al pa s. Aunque la vida nos lleve por diferentes caminos, el coraz n siempre recuerda a donde pertenece. Memphis, 1939 Rill Foss y sus cuatro hermanos peque os disfruta..
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  • Anvil of God: Book One of the Carolingian Chronicles, Hardcover
    It is 741. After subduing the pagan religions in the east, halting the march of Islam in the west, and conquering the continent for the Merovingian kings, mayor of the palace Charles the Hammer has one final ambition-the throne. Only one thing stands in his way-he is dying. Charles cobbles together..
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  • Anvil of God: Book One of the Carolingian Chronicles, Paperback
    It is 741. After subduing the pagan religions in the east, halting the march of Islam in the west, and conquering the continent for the Merovingian kings, mayor of the palace Charles the Hammer has one final ambition-the throne. Only one thing stands in his way-he is dying. Charles cobbles together..
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  • Anya, Paperback
    Anya Savikin lived among well-to-do Russian Jews in Poland, in a world more like Tolstoy's than our own, until the first bombing of Warsaw and the chaos that ensued. Her story incarnates the strength and love of eastern European Jewry, before and after their decimation. Reading group guide included...
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  • Apricots and Wolfsbane, Paperback
    NUME CARTE: Apricots and Wolfsbane, PaperbackISBN: 1946802026PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): K. M. PohlkampEDITURA: Filles Vertes Publishing LLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2017DATA PUBLICARE: 2017FORMAT: 213 x 137 x 28..
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  • As Bright as Heaven, Hardcover
    From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love. In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young..
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  • Badenheim 1939, Paperback
    Badenheim 1939 owes everything to its author's astonishing capacity to recreate the energies and confusions of innocent and uncomprehending victims who, always loyal to civility and social graces, fail to even dimly see the cruel terms of their imminent fate. NUME CARTE: Badenheim 1939, PaperbackISB..
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  • Bajo Cielos Lejanos / Beneath Distant Skies, Hardcover
    Una novela emocionante sobre un dram tico secreto familiar. Sarah Lark, reina del best seller internacional, relata una historia sobre la verdad y el silencio, sobre decisiones err neas y correctas, sobre la confianza y el amor. Hamburgo, en la actualidad: la periodista alemana Stephanie naci y cr..
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  • Balm, Paperback
    The New York Times bestselling author of Wench returns to the Civil War era to explore the next chapter of history--the trauma of the War and the end of slavery--in this powerful story of love and healing about three people who struggle to overcome the pain of the past and define their own future.Th..
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  • Baudolino, Paperback
    It is April 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being sacked and burned by the knights of the Fourth Crusade. Amid the carnage and confusion, one Baudolino saves a historian and high court official from certain death at the hands of the crusading warriors and p..
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  • Belgravia /Julian Fellowes's Belgravia, Paperback
    La nueva novela del creador de Downton Abbey. Muy cerca de Buckingham Palace, tras las puertas de las grandes mansiones del Londres victoriano, reinan el escandalo y la intriga. Bienvenidos a Belgravia. La noche del 15 de junio de 1815 la flor y nata de la sociedad britanica se reune en Bruselas par..
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  • Between Earth and Sky, Paperback
    In Amanda Skenandore's provocative and profoundly moving debut, set in the tragic intersection between white and Native American culture, a young girl learns about friendship, betrayal, and the sacrifices made in the name of belonging. On a quiet Philadelphia morning in 1906, a newspaper headline c..
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  • Birth of the Kingdom, Paperback
    Inthe final gripping volume of Jan Guillou'sboundary-breaking Crusades Trilogy, exiled warrior Arnde Gotha returns home to Sweden, determined to liberate and unite his homelandin what promises to be his greatest trial yet. Traveling from Saladin'ssand-swept Holy Lands to the Scandinavian North, Arn'..
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  • Black Rain, Paperback
    Black Rain is centered around the story of a young woman who was caught in the radioactive ``black rain`` that fell after the bombing of Hiroshima. lbuse bases his tale on real-life diaries and interviews with victims of the holocaust; the result is a book that is free from sentimentality yet manage..
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  • Blameless, Hardcover
    From one of Europe's most revered authors, a tale of one man's obsessive project to collect the instruments of death, evil, and humanity's darkest atrocities in order to oppose them Claudio Magris's searing new novel ruthlessly confronts the human obsession with war and its savagery in every age and..
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