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Natural Opium: Some Travelers' Tales
A collection of ten travel essays. Johnson's destinations include the Great Barrier Reef and Serengeti National Park. All the while, Johnson brings her trademark...
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Kite Runner
The story of a young boy, Amir, who juggles to establish a closer rapport with his father and cope with memories of a haunting childhood event. The novel is set in...
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Into a Paris Quartier: Reine Margot's Chapel and Other Haunts of St. Germain
The Paris Left Bank neighborhood of St. Germain is most often connected to the era from the 1940s through the 1960s, when Sartre, de Beauvoir and others gathered in...
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SOLITAIRE A Memoir of Anorexia Originally published when Liu was just 25, Solitaire is America's first memoir of anorexia. Liu describes her battles with food,...
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Hawai'i One Summer
In this collection of eleven pieces, originally issued as a limited hand-printed edition, Maxine Hong Kingston does not attempt to capture Hawai’i but “instead and...
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China Men
The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here’s a storyteller’s tale of what they endured...
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To Be the Poet
“I have almost finished my longbook,” Maxine Hong Kingston declares. “Let my life as Poet begin ... I won’t be a workhorse anymore; I’ll be a skylark.” To Be the...
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The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
The Woman Warrior is a pungent, bitter, but beautifully written memoir of growing up Chinese American in Stockton, California. Maxine Hong Kingston (China Men)...
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The Fifth Book of Peace
A long time ago in China, there existed three Books of Peace that proved so threatening to the reigning powers that they had them burned. Many years later Maxine...
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Tripmaster Monkey
Young Chinese American Wittman Ah Sing, a recent graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and student of the 1960s, is an absolutely extraordinary...
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Horses
  When Sarah Palmer finds herself back in her little, hometown of Loraine, Nebraska, with her young son, who was part of the town’s biggest scandal in its 125...
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Everybody knows about Peter Pan, the boy who won't grow up, and his magical island paradise, the Neverland. But a world of everlasting childhood seems more like...
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Archaeologist Reed Taylor is called back to his hometown of Simpson Creeks, Kentucky—a town devastated by the collapse of a coal waste dam—to dig into the earth now...
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Annie Finch's Spells brings together her most memorable and striking poems written over forty years. Finch's uniquely mysterious voice moves through the book,...
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What if your darkest sins materialized, seeking your annihilation? And what if your only salvation was to accept the touch of forgiveness from someone who could...
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Paris to the Pyrenées
Part adventure story, part cultural history the author of Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light explores the phenomenon of pilgrimage along the age-old Way...
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ShadowWoman
Kansas-born Pauline Benton (1898-1974) was encouraged by her father, one of America's earliest feminist male educators, to reach for the stars. Instead, she...
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The Witch from Little Italy
In Suzanne Palmieri’s charming debut, The Witch of Little Italy, you will be bewitched by the Amore women. When young Eleanor Amore finds herself pregnant,...
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Social Media Engagement for Dummies
Social media engagement can help you turn prospects into customers and customers into evangelists for your business. This book shows you how to build those...
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"For years, writer Bob Banfelder has helped so many anglers with his wisdom about the sport." ~ Lefty Kreh, International master fly fisherman, instructor,...
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