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Quick Escapes San Francisco: Getaways from the Bay Area
Carefully planned, detailed 2- and 3-day itineraries within driving distance of San Francisco. Explore the history and museums of Monterey and the quaint coastal...
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"My War by Colby Buzzell is nothing less than the soul of an extremely interesting human being at war on our behalf in Iraq." - Kurt Vonnegut “I...
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Some of Rucker's Books
(30) Hylozoic, SF novel, work in progress. (29) Postsingular, SF novel, Tor Books, October, 2007. (28) Mad Professor, collected SF stories, Thunder’s Mouth Press,...
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The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis by Michael Pritchett
While writing a biography of his famous namesake, Bill Lewis, a high-school history teacher, nearly loses himself in his attempts to understand one of the great...
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A young photographer just winning recognition for her work, Harriet Rose is possessed by an eccentric sensibility, the product of a childhood in which privilege and...
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The Little Women
In Katharine Weber's third novel, The Little Women, three adolescent sisters -- Meg, Jo, and Amy -- are shocked when they discover their mother's affair, but are...
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Mutual Holdings
A successful New York accountant, Lisa Russo is happily single. At thirty she has a growing career, a nice home, and her nights are rarely lonely. It doesn't hurt...
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See also separate blog entry on the film This Side of Heaven based on this work: http://www.redroom.com/blog/geling-yan/film-side-heaven This novella is about a...
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马在吼 The Horse Roars (aka Female Grasslands)
        The novel Female Grasslands begins with a girl named Little One entering the grassland situated between Tibet and Sichuan as a vagrant and fugitive in the...
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A woman's power lies in her beauty. For years, Blanche de Castille, the White Queen of France, has lived by this maxim—passed on by her grandmother, Eléonore d...
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From the award-winning author of the controversial international bestseller The Jewel of Medina, a historical novel that chronicles the lives of four sisters,...
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Jonah and his younger brother, Simon, are on their own. All they have left in the world is ten dollars, a backpack full of dirty clothes, and a stack of letters...
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Stick
Stark McClellan (“Stick”) hears the world in a different way. He is surrounded by cruelty and ugliness, but holds on to a powerful sense of wonder, faith, and...
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Road to California Navajos
(This reprint volume does not contain an index; if you need an index, get the reprint volume that shows the Charles M. Russell painting on the cover.) The earliest...
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THE GILDED CAGE is the third in a series of four books about Cecylee Neville (1415-1495), mother of Richard III and Edward IV, Queen by Right and Abbess. The tale...
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TWO MURDERS REAPED is the fourth in a series of four books about Cecylee Neville (1415-1495), mother of Richard III and Edward IV, Queen by Right and Abbess. To...
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No man of letters savors the ABC’s, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied,...
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An isolated village tries to save itself from a war through sheer force of imagination—all at the suggestion of a girl. In 1939, the families in a remote Jewish...
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Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate A-to-Z compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in...
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