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Product Description: In the 1980's, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alison Lurie wrote a meditation on clothing as an expression of history, social status, and individual psychology. The Language of Clothes came to be highly regarded in the literature of couture and design...read more
By Nancy Linari (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781511337717 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In the 1980's, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alison Lurie wrote a meditation on clothing as an expression of history, social status, and individual psychology.

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Product Description: In 1981 Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. Amusing, enlightening and full of literary allusion, the book was highly praised and widely anthologized...read more
By Alison Lurie and Karen Sung (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781883285609 | Delphinium Books, August 19, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In 1981 Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology.

Paperback:

9780443039324, titled "Introduction to General Pathology" | 3rd edition (Churchill Livingstone, March 1, 1989), cover price $36.00 | also contains Introduction to General Pathology, The Language of Houses: How Buildings Speak to Us | About this edition: A study of general pathology, updated due to a number of developments, enabling many seemingly disparate pathological processes to be seen as integral components of the body's defence system.

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Product Description: In the 1980’s, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alison Lurie wrote a meditation on clothing as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. The Language of Clothes (Random House) came to be highly regarded in the literature of couture and design...read more

Paperback:

9781883285661 | Reprint edition (Delphinium Books, September 8, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In the 1980’s, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alison Lurie wrote a meditation on clothing as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology.
9780443039324, titled "Introduction to General Pathology" | 3rd edition (Churchill Livingstone, March 1, 1989), cover price $36.00 | also contains Introduction to General Pathology, The Language of Houses: How Buildings Speak to Us | About this edition: A study of general pathology, updated due to a number of developments, enabling many seemingly disparate pathological processes to be seen as integral components of the body's defence system.

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Product Description: Herbert Katzman’s lyrical representations of contemporary New York are a stunning tribute to the artist’s fascination with the skyline of his adopted city. Glorious Sky: Herbert Katzman’s New York highlights a selection of his paintings and drawings produced over half a century, during which he worked largely outside the abstract art movement that dominated the mid 20th-century...read more
By Julia Blaut, Alison Lurie (contributor), Katherine E. Manthorne (contributor) and Jillian E. Russo (contributor)

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9781904832836 | D Giles Ltd, December 16, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Herbert Katzman’s lyrical representations of contemporary New York are a stunning tribute to the artist’s fascination with the skyline of his adopted city.

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University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband. By the author of The Truth About Lorin Jones. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780786282395 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 6, 2006), cover price $28.95
9780670034390 | Viking Pr, October 6, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband.
9780701178918 | Vintage Uk, October 6, 2005, cover price $27.65 | About this edition: After sixteen years of marriage, Jane saw her husband and did not recognise him.

Paperback:

9780143038030 | Penguin USA, November 28, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband.

Miscellaneous:

9780786564767 | Penguin/Highbridge, October 6, 2005, cover price $39.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9780143058182 | Unabridged edition (Viking Penguin Audio, October 6, 2005), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband.

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Product Description: Sleeping beauties? Not Clever Gretchen or Kate Crackernuts or Manka or any of the other young heroines in this wonderful collection of folktales. Active, witty, brave, and resourceful, these girls and young women can fight and hunt, defeat giants, answer riddles, outwit the Devil, and rescue friends and family from all sorts of dangers and evil spells...read more

Paperback:

9780595345212 | Backinprint.Com, April 30, 2005, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Sleeping beauties?

Library:

9780690039443 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1980, cover price $13.89 | About this edition: Presents retellings of European folktales that feature heroines who fight and hunt, defeat giants, answer riddles, and rescue all sorts of friends and relatives from distress

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Presents fourteen essays on classic and contemporary children's literature, exploring the lives of notable authors and contending that the best writers for children hold on to some essence of childhood even as adults.

Prebinding:

9780613616072 | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003, cover price $28.20 | About this edition: Presents fourteen essays on classic and contemporary children's literature, exploring the lives of notable authors and contending that the best writers for children hold on to some essence of childhood even as adults.

Ranging from 'Little Women' to 'Harry Potter', and from Dr Seuss to 'Haroun and the Sea of Stories', this is a collection of fascinating and entertaining pieces about children's literature. Lurie's topics include what fairy tales teach us, authors and illustrators, and poetry by and for children.

Hardcover:

9780701175191 | Vintage Uk, May 29, 2003, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Ranging from 'Little Women' to 'Harry Potter', and from Dr Seuss to 'Haroun and the Sea of Stories', this is a collection of fascinating and entertaining pieces about children's literature.

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Product Description: The stories of magic and transformation that we call fairy tales are one of the oldest known forms of literature, and also one of the most popular and enduring. While most people think of the fairy tale as having come into existence almost magically long ago, they are in fact still being created...read more
By Alison Lurie (editor)

Hardcover:

9780192142184 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1993, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Gathers stories by Walter de la Mare, Philip K.

Paperback:

9780192803832 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The stories of magic and transformation that we call fairy tales are one of the oldest known forms of literature, and also one of the most popular and enduring.
9780192823854 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1994), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Gathers stories by Walter de la Mare, Philip K.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Foreign Affairs journeys into the world of children's literature in a series of essays that examine classics from diverse eras--including Alcott's Little Women and Baum's Wizard of Oz--to show how these authors used children's literature to transfigure their own struggles and experiences. Original.

Paperback:

9780142002520 | Penguin USA, January 1, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Presents fourteen essays on classic and contemporary children's literature, exploring the lives of notable authors and contending that the best writers for children hold on to some essence of childhood even as adults.

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The award-winning novelist shares her insights into the life of a major American poet as she explores the relationship between James Merrill and his long-time partner, David Jackson, and its influence on Merrill's acclaimed work. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780142000458 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 2002), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The award-winning novelist shares her insights into the life of a major American poet as she explores the relationship between James Merrill and his long-time partner, David Jackson, and its influence on Merrill's acclaimed work.

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Paperback:

9788472238770 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Un buen día, Emmy Turner, esposa de un ambicioso profesor del Convers College, se da cuenta de que ya no ama a su marido. Convencida de que su propia vida le es ajena y ha pasado a ser monótonamente repetitiva, busca distracción en casa de unos amigos excéntricos...read more

Paperback:

9788472232563 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Un buen día, Emmy Turner, esposa de un ambicioso profesor del Convers College, se da cuenta de que ya no ama a su marido.

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Paperback:

9788472232860 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $22.95

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Paperback:

9788472231337 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $24.95

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Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the same six-month period. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780896216259 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 1985), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the same six-month period
9780394540764 | Random House Inc, August 1, 1984, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the same six-month period

Paperback:

9780812976311 | Random House Inc, December 15, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the same six-month period.
9780380709908 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, June 1, 1995), cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the same six-month period

Reinforced:

9780606218894 | Demco Media, July 1, 2001, cover price $21.06 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Virginia Miner, a fifty-something, unmarried tenured professor, is in London to work on her new book about children’s folk rhymes.

Prebinding:

9780785799535 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $21.70 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Virginia Miner, a fifty-something, unmarried tenured professor, is in London to work on her new book about children’s folk rhymes.

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The award-winning novelist shares her insights into the life of a major American poet as she explores the relationship between James Merrill and his long-time partner, David Jackson, and its influence on Merrill's acclaimed work. 12,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780670894598 | Viking Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The author shares her insights into the life of a major American poet as she explores the relationship between James Merrill and his long-time partner, David Jackson, and its influence on Merrill's acclaimed work.

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Product Description: The classic book about the clothes we wear and what they say about us.Even before we speak to someone in a meeting, at a party, or on the street, our clothes often express important information (or misinformation) about our occupation, origin, personality, opinions, and tastes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780394513027 | Random House Inc, November 1, 1981, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An analysis of the hidden language of fashion details the range of possible messages--including sex, age, class, occupation, origin, personality, tastes, sexual desires, and current mood

Paperback:

9780805062441 | Owl Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: The classic book about the clothes we wear and what they say about us.

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Describes the habits and characteristics of strange beasts and birds, including the unicorn, griffin, phoenix, and basilisk, once thought to live in wild and distant parts of the world.

Hardcover:

9780374322427 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1981, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Describes the habits and characteristics of strange beasts and birds, including the unicorn, griffin, phoenix, and basilisk, once thought to live in wild and distant parts of the world.

Paperback:

9780374422547 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1999), cover price $5.95

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist tells the story of a famous, suicidal naturalist and his dutiful wife, who persuades him to travel to Key West in hopes of relieving his depression and is tempted into committing adultery. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. Tour. NYT.

Hardcover:

9780786216420 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 1, 1998), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Tells the story of a famous, suicidal naturalist and his dutiful wife, who persuades him to travel to Key West in hopes of relieving his depression and is tempted into committing adultery

Paperback:

9780805061741 | Henry Holt & Co, June 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Tells the story of a famous, suicidal naturalist and his dutiful wife, who persuades him to travel to Key West in hopes of relieving his depression only to find herself tempted into committing adultery

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When her little brother is taken away by the black geese belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Elena searches for him in the great dark forest. By the author of The Heavenly Zoo.
By Alison Lurie and Jessica Souhami (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780789425584 | Dk Ink, April 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When her little brother is taken away by the black geese belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Elena searches for him in the great dark forest

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and astute cultural commentator explores works by such authors as Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, and Dr. Seuss and suggests that most beloved children's texts challenge rather than uphold many adult values. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780316246255 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, July 1, 1998), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: This collection of essays probes the ways in which classic children's literature tends to undermine, rather than support, respectable adult values

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist tells the story of a famous, suicidal naturalist and his dutiful wife, who persuades him to travel to Key West in hopes of relieving his depression and is tempted into committing adultery. 35,000 first printing. Tour.

Hardcover:

9780805058666 | Henry Holt & Co, July 1, 1998, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Tells the story of a famous, suicidal naturalist and his dutiful wife, who persuades him to travel to Key West in hopes of relieving his depression and is tempted into committing adultery

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Janet Belle Smith visits Illyria, a New England artists' colony, in hopes of improving her writing, and discovers an unexpected chance for a love affair

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9780805051810 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, February 1, 1998), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Janet Belle Smith visits Illyria, a New England artists' colony, in hopes of improving her writing, and discovers an unexpected chance for a love affair
9780380700691 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, August 1, 1986), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Janet Belle Smith visits Illyria, a New England artists' colony, in hopes of improving her writing, and discovers an unexpected chance for a love affair

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Two social researchers find themselves seduced by a small-town cult and the teenaged psychic priestess they have come to study

Paperback:

9780805051803 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, February 1, 1998), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Two social researchers find themselves seduced by a small-town cult and the teenaged psychic priestess they have come to study
9780380711369 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, February 1, 1991), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Foreign Affairs, here's a devastatingly funny look at the foibles of modern times.

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