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Jul.05.2008
"The affluent and happy worker of whom we have heard so much in recent decades doesn't exist," declares Lillian Rubin in this brilliant and moving account of the angers, frustrations, and small joys of life in the American white working class today.  She describes the grim childhood...
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Jun.11.2008
A mother seeks freedom for her young son—and rediscovers her own need for it in the process—in this powerful novel about family, identity, and love. Once a painter, a traveler, a lover of light, Anna Simon has been living in the dark ever since she gave birth to Max, a child with a rare genetic...
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Jun.11.2008
Elizabeth Graver's first novel, Unravelling, was hailed on publication as "exceptional" (The New York Times Book Review), "a pleasure" (The New Yorker), and "exquisitely poignant and sensual" (The Boston Globe). Now, in her second novel, she proves herself to be a...
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Jun.06.2008
for $11.96 for $14.95 for $14.95 Finally, much needed relationship help for geographically challenged couples! The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You’re Far Apart by respected Ph.D., Tina Tessina speaks directly to the more than 4 million U....
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May.30.2008
Khaled Mattawa"Elmaz Abinader's In the Country of My Dreams redeems the achievements of a century that has struggled long and hard with tolerance and inclusion. Daughter of immigrants from Lebanon, she sings of their birthplace that she too claims as her own, and of the American landscape she...
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May.19.2008
My parents divorced when I was six years old, and it was the beginning of huge changes in my life, some of which were hard to deal with. Growing up, I was lucky to have friends and family who gave me good advice, and their support helped me make the most out of the challenges I ran into. But as a...
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Apr.27.2008
Anne Mercer really joined the band to make enough money for university. The fact that being a part of the military changed her life – and saved it – was something she never expected. As a talented university student with a part-time gig in the army reserves, Anne gets selected to attend a...
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Apr.22.2008
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Apr.01.2008
Eleven-year-old Alex is searching. So is Shin Wa. They both need to find a path out of the darkness that surrounds them. Shin Wa’s journey leads her to the Black mountains of the far north in China. There she discovers more than just the last surviving dragons. She finds a way to save mankind. It...
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Mar.31.2008
Jiang and Ming, a loving Chinese couple with two kids, disappointed by their inadequate material life in China, decide to divorce so Jiang can marry a rich but much older overseas Chinese, Humphrey, in order to enjoy a good life in America.After being in a wealthy but loveless marriage with...