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Product Description: [Read by Derek Perkins] The Blue Flower is set in the age of Goethe, in the small towns and great universities of late eighteenth-century Germany. It tells the true story of Friedrich von Hardenberg, a passionate, impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the romantic poet Novalis...read more

Hardcover:

9781568956701 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, November 1, 1998), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Presents a fictionalized account of the relationship between the eighteenth-century German poet known as Novalis and his true love, Sophie

Paperback:

9780544359451 | Mariner Books, October 14, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “An astonishing book .
9780395859971 | Mariner Books, April 15, 1997, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presents a fictionalized account of the relationship between the eighteenth-century German poet known as Novalis and his true love, Sophie

CD/Spoken Word:

9781483099576 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 30, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Derek Perkins] The Blue Flower is set in the age of Goethe, in the small towns and great universities of late eighteenth-century Germany.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780618088003 | Unabridged edition (Mariner Books, November 14, 2000), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Presents a fictionalized account of the relationship between the eighteenth-century German poet known as Novalis and his true love, Sophie.
9780753100097 | Unabridged edition (Isis Audio, June 1, 1999), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In eighteenth-century Germany, the impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the Romantic poet Novalis seeks his father's permission to wed his true philosophy -- a plain, simple child named Sophie.

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Product Description: [Read by Derek Perkins] The Blue Flower is set in the age of Goethe, in the small towns and great universities of late eighteenth-century Germany. It tells the true story of Friedrich von Hardenberg, a passionate, impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the romantic poet Novalis...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781483099569 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Derek Perkins] The Blue Flower is set in the age of Goethe, in the small towns and great universities of late eighteenth-century Germany.
9781483099552 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In eighteenth-century Germany, the impetuous student of philosophy who will later gain fame as the Romantic poet Novalis seeks his father's permission to wed his true philosophy -- a plain, simple child named Sophie.

By Penelope Fitzgerald (introduced by)

Miscellaneous:

9781590174340 | New York Review of Books, May 4, 2011, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: Acclaimed for her exquisitely elegant novels and superb biographies, Penelope Fitzgerald was one of the finest British authors of the last century. Published here for the first time are her collected letters. An unparalleled record of the life of this greatly admired writer, these letters reveal her most important family relationships and friendships, and paint a clear picture both of herself and of her correspondents...read more

Hardcover:

9780007136407 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, August 4, 2008, cover price $41.90 | About this edition: A fascinating collection of letters from the great English novelist -- and prolific correspondent -- Penelope Fitzgerald Acclaimed for her exquisitely elegant novels -- including the Booker Prize-winning 'Offshore' -- and superb biographies, Penelope Fitzgerald was one of the most admired authors in Britain during the last century.

Paperback:

9780007136414 | Fourth Estate Classic House, April 1, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed for her exquisitely elegant novels and superb biographies, Penelope Fitzgerald was one of the finest British authors of the last century.

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Product Description: From the late novelist and biographer Penelope Fitzgerald, a collection of essays-almost all of them unknown to her countless American admirers-on books, travel, and her own life and work.. A good book, wrote John Milton, is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life...read more

Paperback:

9781582433202 | Counterpoint, September 22, 2004, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: From the late novelist and biographer Penelope Fitzgerald, a collection of essays-almost all of them unknown to her countless American admirers-on books, travel, and her own life and work.

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A posthumous collection of literary essays explores the 'afterlife' of the writing community, defined as a legacy experienced in the minds and hearts of their readers; in a volume that includes introductions to major works of literature, reviews of fellow authors, and explorations of lesser-known writers. 25,000 first printing.
By Christopher Carduff (editor), Terence Dooley (editor), Penelope Fitzgerald, Mandy Kirby (editor) and Hermione Lee (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781582431987 | 1 edition (Counterpoint, October 1, 2003), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A posthumous collection of literary essays explores the 'afterlife' of the writing community, defined as a legacy experienced in the minds and hearts of their readers; in a volume that includes introductions to major works of literature, reviews of fellow authors, and explorations of lesser-known writers.

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Three critically acclaimed novels by the award-winning novelist features The Blue Flower, winner of the 1977 National Book Critics Circle Award; The Gate of Angels, an Edwardian romance; and The Bookshop, about an enterprising woman who opens a bookstore and finds it threatened by poltergeists, weather, and hostile townsfolk. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9781400041268, titled "The Bookshop/the Gate of Angels/the Blue Flower" | Everymans Library, September 1, 2003, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Includes three novels: 'The Bookshop,' about a bookstore owner bothered by hostile townsfolk, 'The Gates of Angels,' an Edwardian romance, and 'The Blue Flower,' about the fictionalized relationship between German poet, Novalis and his true love.
9781857152470 | Everyman''s Library Ltd, June 1, 2003, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Includes three novels: 'The Bookshop,' about a bookstore owner bothered by hostile townsfolk, 'The Gates of Angels,' an Edwardian romance, and 'The Blue Flower,' about the fictionalized relationship between German poet, Novalis and his true love.

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A trio of novels by the award-winning novelist includes, Offshore, about an eccentric group of misfits living on barges on the Thames in the 1960s; Human Voices, a behind-the-scenes look at the BBC during World War II; and The Beginning of Spring, about a struggling English printer living in Moscow just before the Revolution. 15,000 first printing.
By John Bayley (introduced by) and Penelope Fitzgerald

Hardcover:

9781400041251 | Everymans Library, September 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Includes three novels: 'Offshore,' about a group of misfits in 1960s London, 'Human Voices,' a look at the BBC during World War II, and 'The Beginning of Spring,' about a printer living in Moscow before the Revolution.

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The story of a houseboat community set in 1960s Battersea. Living between land and water, they feel as if they belong to neither. This book won the Booker Prize in 1979.

Hardcover:

9780792720287 | Large print edition (Chivers North Amer, July 1, 1994), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of eccentrics live in houseboats.
9780805005615 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 1987, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: .

Paperback:

9780006542568 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 2003), cover price $13.15 | About this edition: The story of a houseboat community set in 1960s Battersea.
9780395478042 | Mariner Books, April 3, 1998, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Offers a portrait of a group of eccentrics living in houseboats on the river Thames and describes how their disparate lives intertwine and complicate matters for everyone
9780792720270 | Large print edition (John Curley & Assoc, July 1, 1994), cover price $17.95
9780881844764 | Carroll & Graf Pub, April 1, 1989, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A community of non-conformists living aboard houseboats on the Thames play out their lives in the shadow of London's fashionable Chelsea district

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The only collection of stories by the late author of The Blue Flower and The Bookshop skips across the globe from England to New Zealand between the seventeenth century and modern day, exploring the shifting fortunes of class and wealth. Reprint. 35,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780618079940 | Houghton Mifflin, October 19, 2000, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A collection of stories skips across the globe from England to New Zealand between the seventeenth century and the modern day, exploring the shifting fortunes of class and wealth.
9780070252141, titled "Basic Econometrics" | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill College, January 1, 1995), cover price $107.95 | also contains Basic Econometrics

Paperback:

9780618154500 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, September 20, 2001), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of stories skips across the globe from England to New Zealand between the seventeenth century and the modern day, exploring the shifting fortunes of class and wealth.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780618088010 | Unabridged edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 14, 2000), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection of stories skips across the globe from England to New Zealand between the seventeenth century and the modern day, exploring the shifting fortunes of class and wealth.

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Product Description: With the death of Penelope Fitzgerald this year, the literary world lost one of its finest, most original, and most beloved authors. Fitzgerald began her writing career at age sixty and wrote eight remarkable novels in rapid succession over the next twenty years...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780754045137 | Large print edition (Chivers, June 1, 2001), cover price $55.01 | About this edition: With the death of Penelope Fitzgerald this year, the literary world lost one of its finest, most original, and most beloved authors.

Paperback:

9780786233427 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 1, 2001), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: With the death of Penelope Fitzgerald this year, the literary world lost one of its finest, most original, and most beloved authors.
9780754045144 | Largeprint edition (Chivers, June 1, 2001), cover price $22.01 | About this edition: With the death of Penelope Fitzgerald this year, the literary world lost one of its finest, most original, and most beloved authors.

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The author of The Blue Flower turns to her own family--her father and his brothers--to explore themes of male relationships, religion, humility, courage, and humor. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9781582431635 | Counterpoint, July 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The author of The Blue Flower turns to her own family--her father and his brothers--to explore themes of male relationships, religion, humility, courage, and humor.

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Follows a kindhearted English widow's struggle to open a bookshop in a seaside town against the polite, but uncompromising opposition of the town's arbiters of culture.

Hardcover:

9780754039099 | Large print edition (Chivers, June 1, 1999), cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Follows a kindhearted English widow's struggle to open a bookshop in a seaside town against the polite, but uncompromising opposition of the town's arbiters of culture

Paperback:

9780786221677 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 1, 1999), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Follows a kindhearted English widow's struggle to open a bookshop in a seaside town against the polite, but uncompromising opposition of the town's arbiters of culture
9780754039105 | Large print edition (Chivers, June 1, 1999), cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Follows a kindhearted English widow's struggle to open a bookshop in a seaside town against the polite, but uncompromising opposition of the town's arbiters of culture
9780395869468 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 15, 1997), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Follows a kindhearted English widow's struggle to open a bookshop in a seaside town against the polite, but uncompromising opposition of the town's arbiters of culture

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780618127696 | Unabridged edition (Mariner Books, May 16, 2001), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Follows a kindhearted English widow's struggle to open a bookshop in a seaside town against the polite, but uncompromising opposition of the town's arbiters of culture.

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The author of The Blue Flower turns to her own family--her father and his brothers--to explore themes of mail relationships, religion, humility, courage, and humor. 30,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9781582430959 | New edition (Counterpoint, August 1, 2000), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The author of The Blue Flower turns to her own family--her father and his brothers--to explore themes of mail relationships, religion, humility, courage, and humor.

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Product Description: Sergeant Cribb finds himself investigating a ring promoting the illegal sport of bare-knuckle boxing. So Cribb sends Constable Jago, the police boxing champion, to the gang's secret training centre to see what's going on.

Hardcover:

9780754040743, titled "At Freddie's" | Large print edition (Chivers, June 1, 2000), cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Sergeant Cribb finds himself investigating a ring promoting the illegal sport of bare-knuckle boxing.
9780879234393, titled "At Freddie's" | David R Godine Pub, July 1, 1985, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: Freddie, the elderly proprietress of the Temple Stage School for children, attempts to outwit two successful businessmen who are interested in taking over the school
9780002220644, titled "At Freddie's" | Wm Collins & Sons & Co, March 1, 1982, cover price $16.95

Paperback:

9780754040750, titled "At Freddie's" | Large print edition (Chivers, June 1, 2000), cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Sergeant Cribb finds himself investigating a ring promoting the illegal sport of bare-knuckle boxing.
9780786224500, titled "At Freddie's" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 2000), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Sergeant Cribb finds himself investigating a ring promoting the illegal sport of bare-knuckle boxing.
9780395956182, titled "At Freddie's" | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 15, 1999), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Freddie, the elderly proprietress of the Temple Stage School for children, attempts to outwit two successful businessmen who are interested in taking over the school
9780006542551, titled "At Freddie's" | Flamingo, July 1, 1989, cover price $6.99

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Product Description: “A wonderful combination of deadpan English comedy and surreal farce.” — A. S. Byatt “A tribute to the unsung and quintessentially English heroism of imperfect people.” — New Criterion When British listeners tuned in to the BBC's Nine O'Clock News in the middle of 1940, they had no idea what human dramas—and follies—were unfolding behind the scenes...read more

Hardcover:

9780002222808 | Wm Collins & Sons & Co, October 1, 1980, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The human voices of Penelope Fitzgerald's novel are those of the BBC in the first years of the Second World War, the time when the Concert Hall was turned into a dormitory for both sexes and the whole building became a target for the enemy bombers.

Paperback:

9780786223060 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 1, 2000), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: “A wonderful combination of deadpan English comedy and surreal farce.
9780395956175 | Mariner Books, May 5, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In the height of enemy bombing during World War II, a series of human dramas unfolds as the BBC transforms its concert hall into a dormitory for men and women, conflict erupts between two departmental directors, and sixteen-year-old Annie falls hopelessly in love

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Product Description: Short-listed for the Booker Prize. “A singular accomplishment.” — Boston Globe “Powerfully bewitching.” — Los Angeles Times In 1912, rational Fred Fairly, one of Cambridge’s best and brightest, crashes his bike and wakes up in bed with a stranger — fellow casualty Daisy Saunders, a charming, pretty, generous working-class nurse...read more
By Penelope Fitzgerald and Nadia May (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786116911 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 1, 2000), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Booker Prize.

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Product Description: 'The Golden Child', Penelope Fitzgerald's first work of fiction, is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the Golden Child at a London museum. Far be it for the hapless Waring Smith, junior officer at a prominent London museum, to expect any kind of thanks for his work on the opening of the year's biggest exhibition - The Golden Child...read more

Hardcover:

9780754042570 | Large print edition (Chivers, June 1, 2000), cover price $55.01 | About this edition: 'The Golden Child', Penelope Fitzgerald's first work of fiction, is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the Golden Child at a London museum.
9780684156453 | Scribner, August 1, 1978, cover price $7.95

Paperback:

9780786228089 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 2000), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: 'The Golden Child', Penelope Fitzgerald's first work of fiction, is a classically plotted British mystery centred around the arrival of the Golden Child at a London museum.
9780754042587 | Largeprint edition (Chivers, June 1, 2000), cover price $22.01
9780395956199 | Mariner Books, September 15, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When the 'Golden Child' is delivered to a London museum, a series of murders ensues, and museum officer Waring Smith finds himself in the middle of a difficult security problem
9780061043659, titled "Mary's Journal: A Mother's Story" | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, December 1, 1995), cover price $5.50 | also contains Mary''s Journal: A Mother''s Story | About this edition: The fictional journals of the Virgin Mary offer insight into her experiences in raising a remarkable child in a dangerous world and adjusting to the awesome responsibilities of the miracles that punctuated her life.

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Product Description: Gathered together for the first time are three of Penelope Fitzgerald's most beloved novels: The Blue Flower, The Bookshop, and Offshore. The Blue Flower: Chosen by the New York Times Book Review as one of the eleven best books of 1997, this magical novel recounts the curious obsession of the Romantic poet Novalis for his one "true philosophy" -- the plain and simple twelve-year-old Sophie...read more

Paperback:

9780618007110 | Mariner Books, September 15, 1999, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Gathered together for the first time are three of Penelope Fitzgerald's most beloved novels: The Blue Flower, The Bookshop, and Offshore.

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Product Description: Emma (1816), is Jane Austen's comic masterpiece in which Emma Woodhouse finds her match-making skills sadly misdirected as she learns humility and self-knowledge at the same time as she discovers love. This edition features a new Introduction by Penelope Fitzgerald which examines the pleasure given by Emma's reassuringly stable world as well as by its comedy, and examines the relationships, imagery, and continuing power of Austen's last and perhaps greatest novel...read more

Hardcover:

9780192100306 | Getty Center for Education in, August 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Emma (1816), is Jane Austen's comic masterpiece in which Emma Woodhouse finds her match-making skills sadly misdirected as she learns humility and self-knowledge at the same time as she discovers love.

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Beautiful Chiara, in love with the brilliant but aloof Salvatore, asks her worldly English schoolfriend Barney to help her, and becomes entangled in a web of good intentions and massive misunderstandings

Hardcover:

9780805003734 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Beautiful Chiara, in love with the brilliant but aloof Salvatore, asks her worldly English schoolfriend Barney to help her, and becomes entangled in a web of good intentions and massive misunderstandings

Paperback:

9780395908723 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, September 3, 1998), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Beautiful Chiara, in love with the brilliant but aloof Salvatore, asks her worldly English schoolfriend Barney to help her, and becomes entangled in a web of good intentions and massive misunderstandings
9780881845372 | Carroll & Graf Pub, December 1, 1989, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Beautiful Chiara, in love with the brilliant but aloof Salvatore, asks her worldly English school friend Barney to help her and becomes entangled in a web of good intentions and massive misunderstandings

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Nellie Reed disappears from her home at 22 Lipka Street, and her husband Frank--suspecting she has returned to England--must raise their three young children with the help of beautiful Lisa Ivanovna

Hardcover:

9781850893530, titled "The Beginning of Spring" | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, November 1, 1990), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When the Moscow printing business Frank Reid has inherited from his father begins to fail, he feels that his problems could not get any worse, until his wife Nellie leaves him and returns to the West
9780805009811 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Nellie Reed disappears from her home at 22 Lipka Street, and her husband Frank--suspecting she has returned to England--must raise their three young children with the help of beautiful Lisa Ivanovna

Paperback:

9780395908716, titled "The Beginning of Spring" | Mariner Books, September 3, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Nellie Reed disappears from her home at 22 Lipka Street, and her husband Frank--suspecting she has returned to England--must raise their three young children with the help of beautiful Lisa Ivanovna
9780881845983, titled "The Beginning of Spring" | Carroll & Graf Pub, July 1, 1990, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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A bizarre biking accident throws together Cambridge-educated Fred Fairly and working-class nurse Daisy Saunders, and a series of complications both of the heart and the head ensue. Reprint. 50,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780041517040, titled "Hegel After Derrida" | Routledge, March 1, 1998, cover price $85.00 | also contains Hegel After Derrida
9780385421508, titled "The Gate of Angels" | Doubleday, January 1, 1992, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Young Fred Fairly, a junior fellow at St.
9780708925720, titled "The Gate of Angels" | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, January 1, 1992), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: '.

Paperback:

9780395848388, titled "The Gate of Angels" | 1 edition (Mariner Books, April 3, 1998), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Young Fred Fairly, a junior fellow at St.
9780881849608, titled "The Gate of Angels" | Reprint edition (Carroll & Graf Pub, May 27, 1993), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A humorous story of love and coincidence set in Edwardian England

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781560549192 | G K Hall Audio Books, August 1, 1992, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Booker Prize.

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Product Description: This biography traces Edward Burne-Jones's life and suggests a deeper understanding of his work. It tells of his beginnings as a solitary child in Birmingham, the only son of a not too successful picture-framer, and his formative years at Oxford where, with William Morris, he felt the powerful influence of Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites...read more

Paperback:

9780750915625 | Sutton Pub Ltd, September 1, 1997, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This biography traces Edward Burne-Jones's life and suggests a deeper understanding of his work.

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Views the life of the English artist against the Victorian times in which he lived, describes his friendships with Rossetti and Morris, and discusses the influence of his life on his paintings

Paperback:

9780241128114 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, March 1, 1990), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Views the life of the English artist against the Victorian times in which he lived, describes his friendships with Rossetti and Morris, and discusses the influence of his life on his paintings

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