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Product Description: Publishing is a personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul--for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it. A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1958, Godwin met with Knopf scouts who came to campus every spring in search of new talent...read more

Hardcover:

9781620408247 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 13, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Publishing is a personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul--for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it.

Paperback:

9781620408254 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 2, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Publishing is a personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul--for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it.

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Product Description: Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's dilapidated family home while her father is doing secret war work during the final months of the Second World War. At three Helen lost her mother and the beloved grandmother who raised her has just died...read more

Hardcover:

9781410460479 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 28, 2013), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II.
9781408840863 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, July 4, 2013, cover price $27.90 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of the Second World War.
9781620401200 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 7, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II.

Paperback:

9781408840894 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, July 3, 2014, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's dilapidated family home while her father is doing secret war work during the final months of the Second World War.
9781620401224 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 4, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II.

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Product Description: From Gail Godwin, three-time National Book Award finalist and acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Evensong and The Finishing School, comes a sweeping new novel of friendship, loyalty, rivalries, redemption, and memory.It is the fall of 1951 at Mount St...read more

Hardcover:

9780345483201 | Random House Inc, January 5, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From Gail Godwin, three-time National Book Award finalist and acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Evensong and The Finishing School, comes a sweeping new novel of friendship, loyalty, rivalries, redemption, and memory.

Paperback:

9780345483218 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, July 27, 2010), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: From Gail Godwin, three-time National Book Award finalist and acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Evensong and The Finishing School, comes a sweeping new novel of friendship, loyalty, rivalries, redemption, and memory.

Miscellaneous:

9781588369123 | Random House Inc, January 5, 2010, cover price $15.00

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A collection of journal excerpts from the critically acclaimed author of A Mother and Two Daughters sheds new light on the world of a writer as she describes her search for her own place in the world, her coming of age as a writer, her life choices, her travels, and the people, events, and places that served as raw material for her later works. Reprint.
By Gail Godwin and Rob Neufeld (editor)

Hardcover:

9781400064328 | Random House Inc, January 10, 2006, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A collection of journal excerpts from the critically acclaimed author of A Mother and Two Daughters sheds new light on the world of a writer as she describes her search for her own place in the world, her coming of age as a writer, her life choices, her travels, and the people, events, and places that served as raw material for her later works.

Paperback:

9780812974690 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, January 30, 2007), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of journal excerpts from the critically acclaimed author of A Mother and Two Daughters sheds new light on the world of a writer as she describes her search for her own place in the world, her coming of age as a writer, her life choices, her travels, and the people, events, and places that served as raw material for her later works.

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In 1959, as the first wave of Cuban exiles arrives in the United States, Emma Gant, finally free of her stifling family and bullying stepfather, embarks on a career as a reporter for The Miami Star and begins to thrive in the sultry world of Miami, confronting conflicting loyalties, shady dealings, and personal and professional setbacks as she pursues her goals. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780739325995 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, January 10, 2006), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In 1959, as the first wave of Cuban exiles arrives in the United States, Emma Gant, finally free of her stifling family and bullying stepfather, embarks on a career as a reporter and begins to thrive in the sultry world of Miami.
9780345483188 | Random House Inc, January 10, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1959, as the first wave of Cuban exiles arrives in the United States, Emma Gant, finally free of her stifling family and bullying stepfather, embarks on a career as a reporter and begins to thrive in the sultry world of Miami.

Paperback:

9780345483195 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 30, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In 1959, as the first wave of Cuban exiles arrives in the United States, Emma Gant, finally free of her stifling family and bullying stepfather, embarks on a career as a reporter for The Miami Star and begins to thrive in the sultry world of Miami, confronting conflicting loyalties, shady dealings, and personal and professional setbacks as she pursues her goals.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739324721 | Abridged edition (Random House, January 10, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1959, as the first wave of Cuban exiles arrives in the United States, Emma Gant, finally free of her stifling family and bullying stepfather, embarks on a career as a reporter and begins to thrive in the sultry world of Miami.

The death of her beloved novelist uncle forces thirty-two-year-old Violet Clay, currently producing jacket paintings for Gothic romances, to reassess her vision of herself as an artist and the evaded truths of her life. Reader's Guide included. Reissue. 12,500 first printing.

Paperback:

9780345389930 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, November 29, 2005), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The death of her beloved novelist uncle forces thirty-two-year-old Violet Clay, currently producing jacket paintings for Gothic romances, to reassess her vision of herself as an artist and the evaded truths of her life
9780140082203 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, August 1, 1991), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The death of her beloved novelist uncle forces thirty-two-year-old Violet Clay, currently producing jacket paintings for Gothic romances, to reassess her vision of herself as an artist and the evaded truths of her life
9780446305679 | Reissue edition (Grand Central Pub, January 1, 1983), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Violet Clay had come to New York City from Charleston to take the art world by storm.

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College professor Jane Clifford, a frustrated thirty-two-year-old woman, decides to confront all the uncertainties in her life, as a return home for a family funeral brings her face to face with her past. Reader's Guide included. Reissue. 12,500 first printing.

Paperback:

9780345389916 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, November 29, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A frustrated thirty-two-year-old woman decides to confront all the uncertainties in her life

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Seven months after the unexpected death of her husband, Rudy, Christina reflects on their nearly thirty years of life together, the vital bond between them, and her grief, from the perspective of their long-time ritual of getting together every evening at five o'clock to share drinks and their mutual love of language and music. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780345461025 | 1 edition (Ballantine Books, April 1, 2003), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Seven months after the unexpected death of her husband, Christina reflects on their nearly thirty years of life together, the vital bond between them, and her grief.

Paperback:

9780345461032 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, March 1, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Seven months after the unexpected death of her husband, Rudy, Christina reflects on their nearly thirty years of life together, the vital bond between them, and her grief, from the perspective of their long-time ritual of getting together every evening at five o'clock to share drinks and their mutual love of language and music.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780739303030 | Unabridged edition (Random House, April 1, 2003), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Seven months after the unexpected death of her husband, Christina reflects on their nearly thirty years of life together, the vital bond between them, and her grief.

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A cultural tour through history, written as a long conversation with an insightful friend, offers a glimpse into the heart's meaning and metaphors, and what it means to be human. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780380808410 | Reprint edition (Perennial, February 1, 2002), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A cultural tour through history offers a glimpse into the heart's meaning and metaphors, and what it means to be human.

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A cultural tour through history, written as a long conversation with an insightful friend, offers a glimpse into the heart's meaning and metaphors, and what it means to be human. 60,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780380977956 | William Morrow & Co, February 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A cultural tour through history offers a glimpse into the heart's meaning and metaphors, and what it means to be human.

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Narrates the life of a young female Episcopal priest in High Balsam, a small, economically distressed Smoky Mountain town, which is shaken up by the arrival of three strangers

Hardcover:

9780786220083 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 1, 1999), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Narrates the life of a young female Episcopal priest in High Balsam, a small, economically distressed Smoky Mountain town, which is shaken up by the arrival of three strangers
9780345372444 | Ballantine Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Narrates the life of a young female Episcopal priest in High Balsam, a small, economically distressed Smoky Mountain town, which is shaken up by the arrival of three strangers

Paperback:

9780345434777 | Ballantine Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Narrates the life of a young female Episcopal priest in High Balsam, a small, economically distressed Smoky Mountain town, which is shaken up by the arrival of three strangers

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Forty-year-old actress Justin Stokes recalls the summer she turned fourteen and her relationship with Ursula DeVane, the older woman who made that summer memorable. Reader's Guide included. Reissue.

Hardcover:

9780670314942 | Viking Pr, January 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Forty-year-old actress Justin Stokes recalls the summer she turned fourteen and her relationship with Ursula DeVane, the older woman who made that summer memorable
9780517625705 | Outlet, January 1, 1985, cover price $2.99 | About this edition: Forty-year-old actress Justin Stokes recalls the summer she turned fourteen and her relationship with Ursula DeVane, the older woman who made that summer memorable

Paperback:

9780345431905 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, May 1, 1999), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Forty-year-old actress Justin Stokes recalls the summer she turned fourteen and her relationship with Ursula DeVane, the older woman who made that summer memorable
9780380698691 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, February 1, 1989), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Forty-year-old actress Justin Stokes recalls the summer she turned fourteen and her relationship with Ursula DeVane, the older woman who made that summer memorable

Product Description: "[A] BRILLIANT, WITTY AND PROVOCATIVE NEW NOVEL."--San Francisco ChronicleAs a young woman, the brilliant and eternally curious Magda Danvers took the academic world by storm. Then, to everyone's surprise, she married Francis Lake, a mild, midwestern seminarian, who has devoted his life to taking care of his charismatic wife...read more

Hardcover:

9780517195246 | Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1997, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: "[A] BRILLIANT, WITTY AND PROVOCATIVE NEW NOVEL.
9780345372437 | Ballantine Books, September 1, 1994, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The brilliant, charismatic Magda Danvers had once taken the academic world by storm with her controversial book, 'The Book of Hell,' and now, gravely ill, she still influences and transforms the lives of those around her

Paperback:

9780345396457 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The brilliant, charismatic Magda Danvers had once taken the academic world by storm with her controversial book, 'The Book of Hell,' and now, gravely ill, she still influences and transforms the lives of those around her
9781568950860 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, December 1, 1994), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Magda is dying of cancer, and is attended by her selfless husband Francis, who abandoned the priesthood 25 years earlier when they fell in love.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780679437413 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 1, 1994), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The brilliant, charismatic Magda Danvers, who had once taken the academic world by storm with her controversial book, 'The Book of Hell,' still influences and transforms the lives of those around her, though she is now gravely ill.

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The family of Theo Quick seek to learn the truth about the death of their son and his estranged girlfriend, who were killed while Theo was attempting a reconciliation, in a story told from the perspectives of different family members. Reissue.

Hardcover:

9780688065300 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: After Theodore Quick, twenty-eight, and his girlfriend, Jeanette, are found dead with all the evidence pointing to Theo himself, his family must reevaluate itself

Paperback:

9780380729876 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, May 1, 1997), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: After Theodore Quick, twenty-eight, and his girlfriend, Jeanette, are found dead with all the evidence pointing to Theo himself, his family must reevaluate itself
9780380703135 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, October 1, 1988), cover price $5.99 | also contains Shirt Tales & Short Stories: The Lost World of Football Kits | About this edition: After Theodore Quick, twenty-eight, and his girlfriend, Jeanette, are found dead with all the evidence pointing to Theo himself, his family must reevaluate itself

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The prequel to Evensong follows the story of priest's daughter Margaret Gower, whose mother abandons their family and subsequently dies, leaving Margaret and her father to put back together the pieces of their lives. Reissue.

Hardcover:

9781560542209, titled "Father Melancholy's Daughter" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 1, 1991), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Her mother walked out when she was six, and now Margaret must reconcile her needs as a woman with the demands of her religious father, in an exploration of filial love
9780688065317, titled "Father Melancholy's Daughter" | William Morrow & Co, February 1, 1991, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Her mother had walked out when she was six, and now Margaret must reconcile her needs as a woman with the demands of her religious father, in an exploration of filial love

Paperback:

9780380729869, titled "Father Melancholy's Daughter" | Reissue edition (Avon A, May 1, 1997), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Years after her mother abandoned six-year-old Margaret Gower and her deeply religious father, the now-grown Margaret questions the past and looks forward to her future
9780380703142, titled "Father Melancholy's Daughter" | Reprint edition (Avon Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Years after her mother abandoned six-year-old Margaret Gower and her deeply religious father, the now-grown Margaret questions the past and looks forward to her future

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781558003231, titled "Father Melancholy's Daughter" | Dove Entertainment Inc, June 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Years after her mother abandoned six-year-old Margaret Gower and her deeply religious father, the now-grown Margaret questions the past and looks forward to her future.

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Product Description: "Delightful. . .The drama unfolds with wonderful humor."--The New York Times"A MOST APPEALING BOOK. . . Godwin invites the reader into her mind, into the mysterious process through which fiction is created."--The Washington Post Book WorldAs a novelist, Gail Godwin has claimed her rightful place in the pantheon of popular American literature...read more
By Clare Ferraro (editor) and Gail Godwin

Paperback:

9780345390219 | Ballantine Books, August 1, 1996, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: "Delightful.

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Fifteen short stories--including 'Dream Children,' 'A Sorrowful Woman,' and 'Death in Puerto Vallarta'--provide portraits of people who find happiness in the world of fantasy and imagination. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
By Clare Ferraro (editor) and Gail Godwin

Paperback:

9780345389923 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Fifteen stories including 'Dream Children,' 'A Sorrowful Woman,' and 'Death in Puerto Vallarta' provide portraits of people who find happiness in the world of fantasy and imagination

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An attractive woman married to a California politician is dismayed to discover that her husband is only obsessed with her flawless beauty and is not concerned about her as a person. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780345389909 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 30, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An attractive woman who is married to a California politician realizes that her husband is only obsessed with her flawless beauty and is not concerned about her as a person
9780140082227 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, February 1, 1986), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: An attractive woman who is married to a California politician realizes that her husband is only obsessed with her flawless beauty and is not concerned about her as a person

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On vacation in Majorca with her husband John and Robin, his illegitimate son, Dane begins to view their marriage in a completely new light. Reprint. NYT.

Paperback:

9780345392695 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 30, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: On vacation in Majorca with John, her husband, and Robin, his illegitimate son, Dane begins to see their marriage in a completely new light
9780140083880 | Viking Pr, October 1, 1985, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: On vacation in Majorca with John, her husband, and Robin, his illegitimate son, Dane begins to see their marriage in a completely new light

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A father's death brings together his wife and his two grown daughters and their contrasting lifestyles, experiences, and expectations. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780670490219 | Viking Pr, November 1, 1981, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A father's death brings together his wife and two grown daughters and their contrasting lifestyles, experiences, and expectations

Paperback:

9780345389237, titled "Mother and Two Daughters" | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 9, 1994), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A father's death brings together his wife and two grown daughters and their contrasting lifestyles, experiences, and expectations
9780380615988 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, January 1, 1983), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: "A big, entertaining novel.

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Product Description: Book by Webbe, Gale D.
By Gail Godwin (contributor) and Gale D. Webbe

Hardcover:

9780929264653 | Longstreet Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Webbe, Gale D.

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Fifteen stories including Dream Children, A Sorrowful Woman, and Death in Puerto Vallarta provide portraits of people who find happiness in the world of fantasy and imagination

Paperback:

9780380624065 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, December 1, 1987), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Fifteen stories including Dream Children, A Sorrowful Woman, and Death in Puerto Vallarta provide portraits of people who find happiness in the world of fantasy and imagination

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781556441592 | Amer Audio Prose Library Inc, June 1, 1987, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: "Compelling, beautiful.

Stories deal with an enigmatic American couple living in England, a writer who learns he has a double, the protegee of a best-selling author, and an exchange student in Denmark

Hardcover:

9780517654811, titled "Mr. Bedford and the Muses" | Reprint edition (Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1987), cover price $2.99 | also contains Oklahoma
9780670492350, titled "Mr. Bedford and the Muses" | Viking Pr, September 1, 1983, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Stories deal with an enigmatic American couple living in England, a writer who learns he has a double, the protegee of a best-selling author, and an exchange student in Denmark

Paperback:

9780380693771 | Avon Books, November 1, 1984, cover price $4.95 | also contains Tillie & Clementine Noises in the Night, Tillie & Clementine: Noises in the Night | About this edition: "Delightful.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781556441608 | Amer Audio Prose Library Inc, June 1, 1987, cover price $13.95

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