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9780671135805, titled "Children of Violence: Book I" | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1964, cover price $7.50

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Collected works spanning a period of seventeen years reveal the contemporary writer's thoughts on her craft, various writers, her life, and Africa

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9780394493299 | Random House Inc, September 1, 1974, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Collected works spanning a period of seventeen years reveal the contemporary writer's thoughts on her craft, various writers, her life, and Africa

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Product Description: In a beleaguered city where rats and roving gangs terrorize the streets, where government has broken down and meaningless violence holds sway, a woman -- middle-aged and middle-class -- is brought a twelve-year-old girl and told that it is her responsibility to raise the child...read more

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9780394496337, titled "The Memoirs of a Survivor" | Random House Inc, May 1, 1975, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In the ruined, barbaric world of the near future, a lone woman cares for a deserted child and surveys her city's disintegration, the hordes of safety-seeking people, and her own painful adolescence, childhood, and infancy

Paperback:

9780394757599, titled "The Memoirs of a Survivor" | Vintage Books, April 1, 1988, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In a beleaguered city where rats and roving gangs terrorize the streets, where government has broken down and meaningless violence holds sway, a woman -- middle-aged and middle-class -- is brought a twelve-year-old girl and told that it is her responsibility to raise the child.
9780394757599, titled "The Memoirs of a Survivor" | Vintage Books, April 1, 1988, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In a beleaguered city where rats and roving gangs terrorize the streets, where government has broken down and meaningless violence holds sway, a woman -- middle-aged and middle-class -- is brought a twelve-year-old girl and told that it is her responsibility to raise the child.
9780553228175 | Bantam Books, July 1, 1981, cover price $3.95 | also contains Barbie Spring 2016 Movie Pictureback | About this edition: A compelling vision of a disorietating and barbaric future from Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Product Description: By turns, an unsparing and joyous account of life in a postwar London rooming house by Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007. In the early post-war years, Doris Lessing left her native Southern Africa in search of a grail - a life of glamour and refinement that she naively believed England offered everyone...read more

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9780445083707 | Reissue edition (Popular Library, July 1, 1976), cover price $2.50 | About this edition: By turns, an unsparing and joyous account of life in a postwar London rooming house by Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007.

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Product Description: a man, his wife and their best friend in a triangle of passion and betrayal

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9780445030756 | Fawcett Books, July 1, 1976, cover price $2.75 | also contains At a Loss: Learning How to Comfort Others Through the Journey of Grief Using Scripture and Prayer | About this edition: a man, his wife and their best friend in a triangle of passion and betrayal

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Stories depict life in white-ruled Rhodesia and illustrate the clash between Blacks and whites

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9780671428099 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Stories depict life in white-ruled Rhodesia and illustrate the clash between Blacks and whites
9780445084377 | Popular Library, July 1, 1976, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: All of the stories Miss Lessing has written about Africa prior to 1965 are included in this collection

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Collects all of the acclaimed writer's stories, except those which deal with life in Africa, presenting intact a major aspect of her work

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9780394500096 | Random House Inc, May 1, 1978, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Collects all of the claimed South African writer's stories, except those which deal with life in Africa, presenting intact a major aspect of her work

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9780394742496 | Vintage Books, March 1, 1980, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Collects all of the acclaimed writer's stories, except those which deal with life in Africa, presenting intact a major aspect of her work

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A variety of narratives reveal what the planet Shikasta and its inhabitants have, in desperation, endured

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9780394507323 | Random House Inc, October 1, 1979, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A variety of narratives, including the report of Johor (George Sherban)--the Emissary sent by the Powers controlling our part of the universe--reveal what the planet Shikasta and its inhabitants have, in desperation, endured

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9780394749778 | Vintage Books, August 1, 1981, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A variety of narratives reveal what the planet Shikasta and its inhabitants have, in desperation, endured

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The experiences of two women provide the framework for an intense literary study of liberated womanhood, in a new edition--which includes an author biography and publication history--of a novel originally published in 1962. Original. NYT. (view table of contents)

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9780809591466 | Borgo Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: One of the most important books of the growing feminist movement of the 1950s, it was brought to a wider public by the Nobel Prize award to Doris Lessing in 2007.
9780671287702 | Reissue edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1984), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The experiences of two women provide the framework for this intense literary study of liberated womanhood

Paperback:

9780060931407 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1999, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The experiences of two women provide the framework for an intense literary study of liberated womanhood, in a new edition--which includes an author biography and publication history--of a novel originally published in 1962
9780060975906 | Reprint edition (Perennial, April 1, 1994), cover price $14.00 | also contains Where the Echo Began: And Other Oral Traditions from Southwestern Alaska | About this edition: Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks.
9780553262100, titled "Golden Notebook" | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, December 1, 1979), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The experiences of two women provide the framework for this intense literary study of liberated womanhood

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9781559946230 | Caedmon Audio Cassette, May 1, 1992, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: One of the most important books of the growing feminist movement of the 1950s, it was brought to a wider public by the Nobel Prize award to Doris Lessing in 2007.

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The third volume of Lessing's visionary series is the first-person account of Ambien II, a female ruler of the Sirian empire who slowly realizes how sophisticated the Canopus empire is and attempts to effect a similar society

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9780394512310 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1981, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The third volume of Lessing's visionary series is the first-person account of Ambien II, a female ruler of the Sirian empire who slowly realizes how sophisticated the Canopus empire is and attempts to effect a similar society

Paperback:

9780394751955, titled "Sirian Experiments: The Report by Ambien Ii, of the Five" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1982, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The third volume of Lessing's visionary series is the first-person account of Ambien II, a female ruler of the Sirian empire who slowly realizes how sophisticated the Canopus empire is and attempts to effect a similar society

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9780313212703 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1981, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: Product information not available.

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Planet 8, a prosperous world with intelligent, vital inhabitants, is transformed by an Ice Age, a change that causes a critical variation in lifestyle and a drastic reappraisal of the meaning and value of life

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9780394519067 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Planet 8, a prosperous world with intelligent, vital inhabitants, is transformed by an Ice Age, a change that causes a critical variation in lifestyle and a drastic reappraisal of the meaning and value of life

Paperback:

9780679720157, titled "Making of the Representative for Planet 8" | Reissue edition (Vintage Books, August 1, 1988), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Planet 8, a prosperous world with intelligent, vital inhabitants, is transformed by an Ice Age, a change that causes a critical variation in lifestyle and a drastic reappraisal of the meaning and value of life

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An anthology of seventeen stories explores different types of love and various aspects of the human need for companionship and affection

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9780452257047 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, September 1, 1983), cover price $8.95 | also contains Intelligent Transportation Systems in Work Zones: Integrated Work Zone Systems for Improving Travel Conditions and Safety
9780445083905, titled "The Habit of Loving" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, October 1, 1982), cover price $2.95 | About this edition: An anthology of seventeen stories explores different types of love and various aspects of the human need for companionship and affection

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780804511667 | Spoken Arts, January 1, 1983, cover price $10.95

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The fifth volume of the author's 'Canopus in Argos' series focuses on the madness and false promise of words, rhetoric-induced delusion, as suffered by a young Canopean official in the small Volyen Empire

Hardcover:

9780394529684 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The fifth volume of the author's 'Canopus in Argos' series focuses on the madness and false promise of words, rhetoric-induced delusion, as suffered by a young Canopean official in the small Volyen Empire

Paperback:

9780394723860 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1984, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The fifth volume of the author's 'Canopus in Argos' series focuses on the madness and false promise of words, rhetoric-induced delusion, as suffered by a young Canopean official in the small Volyen Empire

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Jane Somers, a widowed, middle-aged journalist, describes the development of a chance friendship with an elderly woman and an improbable romance with a man Jane meets on the street

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9780394729558 | Vintage Books, October 1, 1984, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Jane Somers, a widowed, middle-aged journalist, describes the development of a chance friendship with an elderly woman and an improbable romance with a man Jane meets on the street

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Focuses on a professor's unusual adventure fantasies as he experiences a mental breakdown in a hospital

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9788471789396 | Argos Vergara, June 1, 1985, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Focuses on a professor's unusual adventure fantasies as he experiences a mental breakdown in a hospital

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In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the necessity of making crucial decisions.

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9780394543390 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1985, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure, of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the nece

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9780394746296 | Vintage Books, October 1, 1986, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the necessity of making crucial decisions

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786115303 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 1999), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the necessity of making crucial decisions.

The distinguished novelist reveals her life among the felines in this true tale about the nature of all living things, of birth and death, loss and discovery, brutality and gentleness, and love and hate

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9788476680124 | Laia, May 1, 1986, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: The distinguished novelist reveals her life among the felines in this true tale about the nature of all living things, of birth and death, loss and discovery, brutality and gentleness, and love and hate

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Product Description: An account of the Russian occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, the Afghan resistance and the plight of the refugees.

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9780394755045 | Vintage Books, October 1, 1987, cover price $5.95 | also contains Vought F4u Corsair | About this edition: An account of the Russian occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, the Afghan resistance and the plight of the refugees.

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Product Description: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes...read more

Hardcover:

9780809591572 | Borgo Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes.

Paperback:

9780887845215 | House of Anansi Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $9.95
9780060390778 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1987, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: In this collection of five original essays, the author examines the current state of humanity--and inhumanity--and urges the individual to rise above the constraints of society to build a better world

CD/Spoken Word:

9780660196701 | Unabridged edition (Cbc Radio Canada, February 28, 2007), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes.

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Product Description: Stories, essays, etc. on animals by Cathy Cockrell, Lou V. Crabtree, Annie Dillard, Dian Fossey, Sally Miller Gearhart, Keri Hulme, Sarah Orne Jewett, Janet Kauffman, Ursula K. Le Guin, Doris Lessing, Beryl Markham, Diane McPherson, Yvonne Pepin, Lou Robinson, Meredith Rose, May Sarton, Alice Walker, and Martha Waters...read more

Paperback:

9780895943149 | Crossing Pr, September 1, 1988, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Stories, essays, etc.

A sample collection of the short stories, novels, and non-fiction of the British writer includes excerpts from The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and other works

Hardcover:

9780394573076 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1989, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A sample collection of the short stories, novels, and non-fiction of the British writer includes excerpts from The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and other works

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