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Catskill Crafts: Artisans of the Catskill Mountains
This book reveals the special qualities that have enabled artisans of the Catskill region to develop and sustain a remarkable craft tradition, and it details all...
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I Left My Back Door Open
“I am not young, or thin, or white, or beautiful,” says the narrator of Sinclair’s worldly-wise and entertaining new novel. Gun-shy after several catastrophic...
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The Motherhood Manifesto: What America's Moms Want - and What To Do About It
A straightforward agenda by political activists Blades and Rowe-Finkbeiner advocates a seriously thought-out, workable scheme for empowering mothers at home and in...
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The Satanic Versus
Furor aside, it is a marvelously erudite study of good and evil, a feast of language served up by a writer at the height of his powers, and a rollicking comic fable...
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by Amy Tan
Ruth is a self-sufficient woman who makes her living as a ghostwriter for self-help books. She lives with her long-term boyfriend, Art Kamen, and acts as a step-...
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by Amy Tan
After her mother Suyuan’s death, thirty-six year old Jing-mei (June) Woo joins The Joy Luck Club. The club, which Suyuan founded in China during the war, consists...
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by Amy Tan
On a rainy afternoon, three sisters wish for the rain to stoop, wish they could play in the puddles, wish for something, anything, to do. So Ying-Ying, their...
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The Street of a Thousand Blossoms
Japan, 1939. On the Street of a Thousand Blossoms in Tokyo, two orphaned brothers are growing up with loving grandparents who inspire them to dream of a future...
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Rose of No Man's Land
Tea follows up her Lambda Award–winning San Francisco prostitution memoir, Valencia (2000), her sporadically transcendent collected poems, The Beautiful (2003), and...
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“I behave badly to set myself apart. To test myself. To push myself. To prove something. To shock someone. ... I behave badly because I can.” That’s how Ellen...
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poems and paintings by Cheryl and Janet Snell on the subject of memory, age, and the slippery mother-daughter bond.
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Analise Christion gave up on love ages ago. She was first abandoned by her father and forced to live poor with her single mother in the inner city of Atlanta. She...
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New Standards
The Best of Fourteen Hills.   Inside is "Goat Milk And Honey," a fictionalized account of two Amerians in Bulgaria during the 1990's.
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Epiphany
Also available on Kindle here. Doctor Sam Enright and his geneticist wife, Dorinda, face turmoil in their small town when a dozen adolescent girls show up pregnant...
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A vacationing newspaper reporter accidentally discovers the secret love affair between the City's leading architect and a movie star who left years earlier to...
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A fearless and spirited pilot conquers Hollywood. Now can she survive movie stardom?   In 1945, Velva Jean Hart is a bona fide war heroine. After a newsreel...
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The Care and Management of Lies
The New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs series turns her prodigious talents to this World War I standalone novel, a lyrical drama of love...
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When Shadows Fall
Dear Dr. Owens,  If you are reading this letter, I am dead and I would be most grateful if you could solve my murder…  Forensic pathologist Dr. Samantha...
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The Society
Horror Thriller - A secretive society of powerful women practices deadly occult mysticism against its enemies
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Forthcoming from Benicia Literary Arts: The Long Blue Room A poetry collection by award-winning activist poet, Joan Gelfand. Several poems in “The Long Blue Room”...
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