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Feb.04.2011
From Publishers Weekly The former first lady of the Philippines has become an icon of popular ridicule since the 1986 People Power revolution brought an end to her "ridiculous dreamworld." That world is captured here in its empty glitter, but Ellison, bureau chief of Knight-Ridder...
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May.18.2009
The children in Miss Thompson’s 4th grade class knew Fran Ellen Smith as a smelly, “thumb sucker.” The only thing that makes life bearable was the bears’ house, a dolls house the children could play with when they finished their work. It was Fran Ellen’s refuge from her own fatherless home, where...
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May.18.2009
Nicole Nieman, a French Jew, during the second World War, must learn to cope after her parents and sister are captured by the Nazis, and sent to a concentration camp. A harrowing account of life for a child in hiding during the Holocaust.
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May.18.2009
Every new kid in school learns the hard way. No one messes with bully, Veronica Ganz. She’s bigger than everyone else, and meaner too. So when shrimpy Peter Wedemeyer starts acting up, Veronica knows she has to show him who’s boss.
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Aug.07.2008
A man out to beat Las Vegas at its own game-- putting his money, his woman, his life on the line-- "The drive to win at blackjack is the lifeblood that keeps this novel alive and kicking until the last apocalyptic hand." "It was my misfortune to have missed The Quarterback, and thus...
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Feb.03.2008
THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME IS ABOUT LIVING FULLY UP TO THE LAST MOMENT, AND DYING WELL WHEN THE TIME HAS COME. THE AUTHOR HELPS FOUR TERMINALLY ILL FRIENDS DYING OF CANCER AND AIDS AS THEY PREPARE FOR DEATH. THE BOOK IS ABOUT THEIR SPIRITUAL EMERGENCE AS THEY PHYSICALLY DECLINE. IT IS ABOUT...
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Dec.21.2007
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, weight, and alienation, in and out of the modeling profession, as a teenager of the sixties.