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It has been ten years since Shabanu staged her death to secure the safety of her daughter, Mumtaz, from her husband’s murderous brother. Mumtaz has been raised by...
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The lives of Shabanu and her family are governed by the winds that sweep across the Cholistan Desert and by centuries-old traditions. Like the winds that carry...
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Poet Diana M. Raab travels to the heart of Africa with her family to experience the beauty and fascination of another world. During her safari, she observes the...
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He’s falling in love—and she’s falling over the edge of sanity. From the author of Beautiful and Clean, a heartwrenching exploration of a romance marred by mental...
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Olivia, Kelly, Christopher, Jason, and Eva have one thing in common: They’re addicts. Addicts who have hit rock bottom and been stuck together in rehab to face...
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INTRODUCTION  The Reluctant Jew   "For a Jew, it's a shame Steven Spielberg is so white bread."           --...
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This is a poetry book consisting of 56 poems. They all tell you about our daily life, ups and downs. The poems are in very different style. Some of them are quite...
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Philip Markoff was a true Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and this book explores his secret life and unconscionable acts of the brilliant and well-liked Boston University...
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Emmy-Award winning CBS News producer Paul LaRosa's  evocative memoir of his days growing up in a Bronx housing project and working as a reporter at The New...
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Reel V. Real: How Hollywood Turns Fact Into Fiction
All too often, highly fictionalized cinematic depictions of the past are accepted as the unassailable truth by those unfamiliar with the "real" account. This book...
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From Totems to Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas 1900-2002
Celebrated novelist, poet, and MacArthur fellow Ishmael Reed pushes the boundaries once again in the publication of From Totems to Hip-Hop—a truly all-inclusive...
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Japanese by Spring
Reed’s satire of academia as cultural battleground takes on targets ranging from Eurocentrism to antiporn feminists. – Publishers Weekly
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Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down
In this duo from 1974 and 1969, respectively, Reed takes on two great American genres—the private detective story and the Western. A satiric look at 1960s politics...
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New and Collected Poems 1964-2006
First poetry collection in nearly twenty years. In language that is pointed, innovative and profoundly optimistic, Reed weaves politics and war with Nigerian poetry...
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Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me
Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling...
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Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes
Readers familiar with Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will find what may be the secret ingredient of her success in this collection of tear- and laughter-...
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Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer
Grace, dignity, and eloquence have long been hallmarks of Maya Angelou’s poetry. Her measured verses have stirred our souls, energized our minds, and healed our...
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Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Angelou (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) is leery of people who give up too easily, whiners, complainers, men seeking an “earth mother” and vulgar entertainers. In...
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Gather Together in My Name
This second book from Angelou’s autobiographical series follows I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. With gripping poignancy, wisdom, and a fierce passion (dosed with a...
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