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When Michelle Trutor escapes her violent domestic life for the Wharton home, she plans to write a biography of the deceased matriarch, Caroline.  But Caroline has left a web of riddles as guides to a secretive and nefarious life.  Trutor & the Ballooonist is a playful, engrossing, and...
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A debut historical novel about the friendship that grows between two young indentured servants--one of them Irish--as they struggle to overcome their tyrannical master and win their freedom in nineteenth-century New England. It's 1839. Nine-year-old Ethan doesn't want to work for Mr. Lyman, the...
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Carolyn Cooke's stories have been featured in several volumes of Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and The Best American Short Stories. Her debut collection tells hilarious and often savage truths about people struggling within the confines of history, society, and class.
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In her luminous new novel, Bharati Mukherjee creates a vivid, complex tale about the dislocation and transformation that arise in the face of a meeting of cultures: the terrain she has so brilliantly made her own in her acclaimed novels and stories. Here, in the Holder of the World, we witness an...