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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 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 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 Full Circle, Paperback
    In 1878, two years after the Greasy Grass Fight that some called Custer's Last Stand, U.S. soldiers and government contractors rounded up 270 Arapaho people. From the very young to the very old, they were forced to walk from Fort Robinson in western Nebraska across half of what is now the state of W..
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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 Hope Divided, Paperback
    The Civil War has turned neighbor against neighbor--but for one scientist spy and her philosopher soldier, war could bind them together . . . For all of the War Between the States, Marlie Lynch has helped the cause in peace: with coded letters about anti-Rebel uprisings in her Carolina woods, tisa..
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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 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.D. 30, Paperback
    A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. Step back in time to the year of our Lord...A.D. 30. The outcast daughter of one of the most power..
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  • Abercrombie Trail, Paperback
    ``Endlessly Fascinating.... The ultimate 'I was there' book. I have read many books about Scandinavians coming to America in the turbulent 1860s, but thanks to author Candace Simar, this is the first time I was ever transported from my easy chair right into the book to experience it with them. The i..
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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, 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, 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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  • Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession, Hardcover
    In this second novel of Alison Weir's epic Six Tudor Queens series, the acclaimed author and historian weaves exciting new research into the story of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's most infamous wife, a woman ahead of her time whose very life--and death--forever changed a nation. Born into a noble Engli..
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  • Antony and Cleopatra, Paperback
    A sweeping epic of ancient Rome from the #1 bestselling author of The Thorn Birds In this breathtaking follow-up to The October Horse, Colleen McCullough turns her attention to the legendary romance of Antony and Cleopatra, and in this timeless tale of love, politics, and power, proves once agai..
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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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  • 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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  • Barbra Streisand: On the Couch, Hardcover
    Barbra Streisand has been a show business staple for decades, from Funny Girl and Hello, Dolly to The Way We Were and, more recently, the Fockers franchise. Whether gracing a stage, screen, or album cover, Barbra's iconic silhouette is a globally-familiar image. We know Barbra the star, but how wel..
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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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  • Before the Belle, Paperback
    On May 3, 1943, a lone American B-24 on a secret mission from Bovington airdrome in England neared the Icelandic coast bound for the United States. Captain Robert ``Shine`` Shannon was at the controls. He and his nine man crew of Hot Stuff had been honored two weeks earlier as being the first heavy ..
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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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  • Beyond the Rice Fields, Paperback
    The first novel from Madagascar ever to be translated into English, Naivo's magisterial Beyond the Rice Fields delves into the upheavals of the nation's past as it confronted Christianity and modernity, through the twin narratives of a slave and his master's daughter. Fara and her father's slave, Ts..
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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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  • Bounty of Greed: The Lincoln County War, Hardcover
    Paul Colt captures the greed, cunning and vengeance that ignited the epic Lincoln County War. Powerful merchant and political strong man, James Dolan owns Lincoln County, until brash, young English business man John Tunstall hits town to challenge Dolan's empire. War breaks out when Tunstall is murd..
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  • Bright Captivity, Paperback
    A new edition of the New York Times best seller, presented by Turner PublishingThe St. Simons Trilogy. . . the Florida Trilogy. . . the Savannah Quartet. . . For twenty-five years Eugenia Price has captivated millions of readers with her spellbinding historical sagas. Now, with Bright Captivity, the..
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  • Bring Up the Bodies, Paperback
    WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted ..
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  • Cakewalk, Paperback
    Continuing in the exuberant tradition of Six of One, Bingo, and Loose Lips, New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown returns to her much-loved fictional hamlet of Runnymede, whose memorable citizens are welcoming both the end of the Great War and the beginning of a new era. The night a riot..
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  • Captain Blood, Paperback
    Peter Blood is a physician and an English gentleman who becomes a pirate out of a rankling sense of injustice. Barely escaping the gallows after his arrest for treating wounded rebels who were fighting the oppressive King James, Blood flees England and becomes enslaved on a Barbados plantation of bu..
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  • Captain Blood, Paperback
    During the tumultuous reign of James II, Englishman Peter Blood, a gentleman-physician barely escapes the gallows after his arrest for treating a wounded rebel. Sentenced to ten years of slavery on a Barbados plantation, Blood escapes from captivity and boldly embarks on a career as a pirate, never ..
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  • Captains and the Kings, Paperback
    New York Times Bestseller: Sweeping from the 1850s through the early 1920s, this towering family saga examines the price of ambition and power. Joseph Francis Xavier Armagh is twelve years old when he gets his first glimpse of the promised land of America through a dirty porthole in steerage on an ..
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  • Castle to Castle, Paperback
    It is Germany near the end of World War II, the Allies have landed and members of the Vichy France government have been sequestered in a labyrinthine castle, replete with secret passages and subterranean hideaways. The group of 1,400 terrified officials, their wives, mistresses, flunkies, and Nazi `..
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  • Ceridwen of Kilton: Book Two of the Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Paperback
    An uncontrolled passion. A heart-breaking decision. A battle that seals the Fate of all. Ninth-century Saxon England crumbles under the onslaught of a relentless foe - the Danish Vikings. Ceridwen, a young woman with divided loyalties, watches as the peace and plenty she enjoys at the Saxon strongho..
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  • Chameleons: An Untold World War II Story, Paperback
    It is 1941, and the Japanese midget submarine I-16-tou lurks unseen in the depths of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. When the shock waves of the commencing Japanese aerial attack wake its crew, they rouse the machine from its silent slumber and begin an attack that will take down a U.S. battleship.More than o..
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  • Chester's Last Ride, Paperback
    Nathan Wright has written a stirring adventure story in the best tradition of the western novel. It relates the difficult journey of Zeke Conley from Kentucky and his half-wolf dog, Big Ben, as they wander the frontiers for treasure and excitement. At last, Conley and his ever-faithful companion ret..
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  • Citadel, Paperback
    France, 1942. While war blazes at the front lines of Europe, in the walled southern city of Carcassonne, nestled deep in the Pyrenees, a group of courageous women is engaged in an equally lethal battle. Like their ancestors who fought northern invaders seven hundred years before, these members of th..
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  • Comanche Moon, Paperback
    The epic four-volume cycle that began with Larry McMurty's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is completed with this brilliant and haunting novel - a capstone in a mighty tradition of storytelling. Texas Rangers August McCrae and Woodrow F. Call, now in their middle years, are just ..
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  • Commodore Hornblower, Paperback
    These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found -vastly entertaining- and Ernest Hemingway recommended to -every literate I know-, are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. Back Bay takes pleasure in reissuing these classic tales in ..
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  • Copperhead: The Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles: Book Two, Paperback
    The beloved Confederate Captain Nate Starbuck returns to the front lines of the Civil War in this second installment of Bernard Cornwell's acclaimed Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles. It is the summer of 1862, and Nate has been bloodied but victorious at the battles of Ball's Bluff and Seven Pines. But ..
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  • Crossing Point, Paperback
    Based closely on the known historical record, Crossing Point brings to life the American Revolution in all of its bloody detail. When the Revolutionary War begins, Guy Watson is a slave to the Hazzard family in Rhode Island, but he is soon engaged in service for the American army by Samuel Ward, hea..
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  • Crossing the Horizon, Paperback
    Soar back to the fearless 1920s with #1 New York Times bestselling writer Laurie Notaro--beloved author of The Idiot Girls' Action Adventure Club--in a ``captivating historical`` (Kirkus Reviews) novel that tells the true, little-known story of three aviatrixes in a race to be the first woman to fly..
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