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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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Knocking on Heaven's Door
An exquisitely written, expertly reported memoir and exposé of modern medicine that leads the way to more humane, less invasive end-of-life care—based on the author...
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  New book guides pet lovers in selecting and welcoming 'Your Ideal Cat'     Authors Ben and Lynette Hart give advice on how to choose a new feline...
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What My Mother Gave Me
In What My Mother Gave Me, women look at the relationships between mothers and daughters through a new lens: a daughter’s story of a gift from her mother that has...
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Johns, Marks, Tricks and Chickenhawks
Johns, Marks, Tricks & Chickenhawks: Professionals & Their Clients Writing about Each Other is the follow-up to Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys, the...
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The Same Tapes contains the taped disclosures of Joseph Same; a man who used a false moniker to re-experience events in backward time. And it recounts those events...
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The Same Tapes contains the taped disclosures of Joseph Same; a man who used a false moniker to re-experience events in backward time. And it recounts those events...
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The Same Tapes book cover.jpg
The Same Tapes contains the taped disclosures of Joseph Same; a man who used a false moniker to re-experience events in backward time. And it recounts those events...
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saints + sinners 2013
The winner of the Fourth Annual Short Fiction Contest is “In a Chamber of My Heart” by Sandra Gail Lambert. The two runner-ups (in alphabetical order) are “Sky...
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The Souls of Her Feet (a novel cinderella)
What if Cinderella didn’t have dainty little feet? What if Cinderella’s fairy godmother was kind of a drag? What if Cinderella actually found her voice?...
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Writing Picture Books
Note: Amazon link is for 1991 paperback version. Updated e-book available for purchase on author's website. In this authoritative guide for novice and advanced...
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