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Fade to Black
Tour the final resting places of Hollywood's Oscar-winning legends of the Golden Age (1927 to 1950). Visit burial locations and read shocking life stories and film...
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Great Britain's Royal Tombs
An essential and concise reference guide to the final resting places of the monarchs of England. Learn the true-life stories of the warrior kings of the Dark...
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Murder and Mayhem
Relive some of the most notorious and long-forgotten historical crime stories of early California, from the Gold Rush to the mid-twentieth century. Told through...
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Hot tempered, Mabe O'Banyon will do whatever it takes to keep the family's Irish pub, Shenanigans, out of the mob's dirty hands. She quickly learns, though, their...
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The Jane Austen Book Club
A sublime comedy of contemporary manners, this is the novel Jane Austen might well have written had she lived in twenty-first- century California. Nothing ever...
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
The New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club introduces a middle-class American family, ordinary in every way but one   Meet the Cooke...
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Smash the White Eagle!
Australia has been colonized not by England, but by Poland. It was originally a prison colony for the most incorrigible Polish villains such as the notorious...
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My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass
My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass asks the persistent question, What does it mean, this journey of beauty and grief—of the dangerous and the ordinary—when language and...
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Heart-Land
HEART-LAND: GROWING UP IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING After authoring and co-authoring over three dozen books, critically acclaimed writer-photographer Douglas...
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From one of Canada’s brightest emerging writers comes an unforgettable tale of love, art, and life. Set in the vividly imagined streets of 1920s Montreal, ...
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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories
The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias...
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The Hellbound Heart
Frank Cotton’s insatiable appetite for the dark pleasures of pain led him to the puzzle of Lemarchand’s box, and from there, to a death only a sick-minded soul...
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Visions Of Technology: A Century Of Vital Debate About Machines Systems and The Human World
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb provides a unique perspective on the twentieth century through a lively collection of writings...
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The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 3)
This is the third book in the horrifically popular A Series of Unfortunate Events. Are you still there? No? Good. Oh heavens, you’re back. That heart palpitation is...
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Starting from San Francisco
Starting From San Francisco, first published in 1961, is the third collection of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poetry.
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Saints and Sinners
In this fascinating book about religion in America, one of this country’s most probing yet sympathetic journalists puts forth stories not only of real grace but of...
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Cradle and All
Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private detective, is asked by the archdiocese of Boston to investigate the strange case of two pregnant teenagers who,...
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The Anatomist
The classic medical text known as Gray’s Anatomy is one of the most famous books ever written. Now, on the 150th anniversary of its publication, acclaimed science...
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Days and Nights in Calcutta
Days and Nights in Calcutta is a candid look at the dizzying complexities and contradictions of Indian life told from two very different points of view. In 1973,...
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City Children, Country Summer
City Children, Country Summer is the story of black and Latin kids from the ghettos of New York who spend the summer with Amish and Mennonite farm families in...
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