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Product Description: Genius Baby may be the first serious contender for “The Great American Novel” since the 1920’s. Genius Baby does for a model American character what the stories of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy did for the archetypal Russian characters or what Cervantes’ Don Quixote did for the confused middle class Spanish seeker looking for a just social order...read more

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9781482006063 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 17, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Genius Baby may be the first serious contender for “The Great American Novel” since the 1920’s.

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Product Description: THIS ORANGE INHERITANCE EDITION OF So Long, See You Tomorrow IS PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other. The best books are timeless and continue to be relevant generation after generation...read more

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9780394508351 | Random House Inc, December 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Haunted by a memory of human failure, a man now grown old recalls his friendship, as a boy, with a tenant farmer's son and forces himself and others to recall the cause of a bloody murder and its consequences

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9780099560661 | Gardners Books, April 7, 2011, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: THIS ORANGE INHERITANCE EDITION OF So Long, See You Tomorrow IS PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other.
9781860464188 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The story of a murder is framed by the story of a brief friendship between two young boys.
9780679767206 | Vintage Books, April 1, 1996, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Haunted by a memory of human failure, an aging man recalls his friendship, as a boy, with a tenant farmer's son and forces himself and others to recall the causes of a bloody murder and its consequences.
9780879237547 | David R Godine Pub, September 1, 1995, cover price $12.95
9780345291943 | Ballantine Books, January 1, 1981, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: This Orange Inheritance Edition of "So Long, See You Tomorrow" is published in association with the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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9788499080239 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, September 1, 2009), cover price $12.95

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9781104532031 | Kessinger Pub Co, May 15, 2009, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience...read more

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9781103374014 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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9781103373987 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Product Description: In a small town in Illinois, two families share many things. They share so many, in fact, that jealousy eventually leads to a murder. The crime leaves the town shaken and puts an end to the friendship between two solitary boys: the narrator—a boy who has recently lost his mother—and Cletus, the murderer’s son...read more

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9788493591489, titled "Adiós, hasta mañana / Bye, see you tomorrow" | Reprint edition (Libros Del Asteroide, October 1, 2008), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In a small town in Illinois, two families share many things.

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Product Description: In the suburbs of Chicago in the 1920s, two boys initiate an unusual friendship: Lymie Peters, a skinny and somewhat clumsy boy who always gets good grades, and newcomer Spud Latham, a star athlete and mediocre student. Spud accepts Lymie’s devotion without questioning it, but once high school ends and the boys enter college, tensions begin to arise between them...read more

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9788493544867 | Libros Del Asteroide, October 1, 2007, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In the suburbs of Chicago in the 1920s, two boys initiate an unusual friendship: Lymie Peters, a skinny and somewhat clumsy boy who always gets good grades, and newcomer Spud Latham, a star athlete and mediocre student.

By Gabriela Bustelo (trans), William Maxwell and Edmundo Paz Soldan (introduced by)

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9788493501822 | Reprint edition (Libros Del Asteroide, September 1, 2006), cover price $19.00

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Product Description: Of the previous century's many great storytellers, Sylvia Townsend Warner was the supreme enchantress. The Music at Long Verney collects twenty of her best short stories, most of them from the great years at The New Yorker. They span a full half-century, from 1929 to 1977, and are crowded with irrepressible, living characters and even more animated objects and incidents...read more

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9781582432489 | Counterpoint, June 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Of the previous century's many great storytellers, Sylvia Townsend Warner was the supreme enchantress.

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Product Description: An instant classic in the literature of friendship: the witty, affectionate 40-year correspondence between a great story-writer and her New Yorker editor For forty years, until her death in 1978, Sylvia Townsend Warner (poet, novelist, and short-story writer) and her New Yorker editor William Maxwell (himself a fiction writer of great distinction) exchanged more than 1,300 letters...read more

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9781582431185 | Counterpoint, January 1, 2001, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: An instant classic in the literature of friendship: the witty, affectionate 40-year correspondence between a great story-writer and her New Yorker editor For forty years, until her death in 1978, Sylvia Townsend Warner (poet, novelist, and short-story writer) and her New Yorker editor William Maxwell (himself a fiction writer of great distinction) exchanged more than 1,300 letters.

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A sensitive portrait of an American family and of the complex woman who is its emotional pillar. Beautifully observed, deftly rendering the civilities and constraints of a vanished era, the novel measures the subterranean currents of love and need that run all our lives.

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9780679602477 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, September 1, 1997), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: First published in 1937, They Came Like Swallows was William Maxwell's second novel.

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9781860468131 | New edition (Vintage Uk, December 28, 2000), cover price $16.45 | About this edition: A sensitive portrait of an American family and of the complex woman who is its emotional pillar.
9780679772576 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: James and his two sons, Peter and Robert, must adjust to the death of the boys' mother during the influenza epidemic of 1918.
9780879236779 | David R Godine Pub, February 1, 1988, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: James and his two sons, Peter and Robert, must adjust to the death of the boys' mother

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Pregnant with her second child, Martha King finds her marriage to lawyer Austin King more and more frustrating when her husband befriends his young foster cousin, Nora, and, in the process, unwittingly jeopardizes his marriage, career, and place in the co

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9781860465543 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01
9781860464232 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $55.01
9780679772583 | Vintage Books, February 1, 1997, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Pregnant with her second child, Martha King finds her marriage to lawyer Austin King more and more frustrating when her husband befriends his young foster cousin, Nora, and, in the process, unwittingly jeopardizes his marriage, career, and place in the co

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Product Description: This coming-of-age novel recounts the friendship between two boys growing up in Chicago in the 1920s and traces how this friendship changes once they arrive at university.

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9780404615109 | Ams Pr Inc, June 1, 1945, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: This coming-of-age novel recounts the friendship between two boys growing up in Chicago in the 1920s and traces how this friendship changes once they arrive at university.

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9781860466960 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The path to adulthood is littered with broken relationships.
9781860465451 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: This coming-of-age novel recounts the friendship between two boys growing up in Chicago in the 1920s and traces how this friendship changes once they arrive at university.
9780679772569, titled "The Folded Leaf" | Reissue edition (Vintage Books, October 1, 1996), cover price $15.95
9780879233518 | Reissue edition (David R Godine Pub, February 1, 1988), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The restless and often painful years of early manhood are the novelist's major concern in a study of two boys in a Middle Western college

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Product Description: The Outermost Dream brings together essays and reviews by William Maxwell, one of America's foremost writers and editors. Maxwell chose deliberately to focus on biography, memoir, diaries, and correspondence when reviewing books: "what people said and did and wore and ate and hoped for and were afraid of, and in detail after often unimaginable detail they refresh our idea of existence and hold oblivion at arm's length...read more

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9780394574431 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An evocative tribute to writers and artists of note makes real the life and times of such figures as Byron, Virginia Woolf, and Giacommeti through an analysis of their writings.

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9781555972646 | Reprint edition (Graywolf Pr, September 1, 1997), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The Outermost Dream brings together essays and reviews by William Maxwell, one of America's foremost writers and editors.

Product Description: This Orange Inheritance Edition of "So Long, See You Tomorrow" is published in association with the Orange Prize for Fiction. Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other. The best books are timeless and continue to be relevant generation after generation...read more

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9781556444227 | Amer Audio Prose Library Inc, June 1, 1996, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: This Orange Inheritance Edition of "So Long, See You Tomorrow" is published in association with the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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A moving, witty collection of correspondence between William Maxwell and Frank O'Connor provides a fascinating portrait of a rich and enduring friendship and a study of the inner life of the writer from the perspective of two literary giants. 15,000 first printing.

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9780679446590 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1996, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Letters between William Maxwell and Frank O'Connor provides a portrait of an enduring friendship and a study of the inner life of the writer

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Representing more than fifty years of literary endeavor, a collection of short stories interweaves tales of the small Illinois town of Draperville at the turn of the century with other stories of city and town life. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. NYT.

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9780679761020 | Vintage Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A collection of short stories, representing more than fifty years of literary endeavor, interweaves tales of the small Illinois town of Draperville at the turn of the century with other stories

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Product Description: It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm. But the countryside and people are war-battered, and their reception at the Chateau Beaumesnil is not all the open-hearted Americans could wish for.

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9780679761563 | Vintage Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm.
9780879236007 | Reprint edition (David R Godine Pub, October 1, 1985), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An American couple visiting France after World War II, discover they are unprepared to understand the emotions and attitudes they encounter

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Dr. and Mrs. Donald's dog Bun dreams of living in his own little house instead of the Donalds' house, but when his wish comes true it is not as nice as he expected
By William Maxwell and James Stevenson (illustrator)

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9780679860532 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, July 1, 1995, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Dr.

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9780679960539 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, July 1, 1994, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: The National Book Award-winning author of So Long, See You Tomorrow offers an astonishing evocation of a vanished world, as he retraces, branch by branch, the history of his family, taking readers into the lives of settlers, itinerant preachers, and small businessmen, examining the way they saw their world and how they imagined the world to come...read more

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9780679759294 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The National Book Award-winning author of So Long, See You Tomorrow offers an astonishing evocation of a vanished world, as he retraces, branch by branch, the history of his family, taking readers into the lives of settlers, itinerant preachers, and small businessmen, examining the way they saw their world and how they imagined the world to come.
9780879235741 | David R Godine Pub, October 1, 1985, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The author combines reminiscences of his childhood with a lively history of his family throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

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A landmark collection of short stories, representing more than fifty years of literary endeavor, interweaves tales of the small Illinois town of Draperville at the turn of the century with stories from Over by the River and The Old Man at the Railroad Crossing. 17,500 first printing.

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9780679438298 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A collection of short stories, representing more than fifty years of literary endeavor, interweaves tales of the small Illinois town of Draperville at the turn of the century with other stories

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Product Description: Book by Maxwell, William

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9780679408321 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1992, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Revives characters from the author's youth in Lincoln, Illinois, in the early 1900s in seven stories featuring a successful black surgeon, a sexy elementary school teacher, a rebellious young child, and others.

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9780816155729 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, July 1, 1993), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Book by Maxwell, William
9780452269507 | Plume, February 1, 1993, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Revives characters from the author's youth in Lincoln, Illinois, in the early 1900s in seven stories featuring a successful black surgeon, a sexy elementary school teacher, a rebellious young child, and others.

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The Marvell family unintentionally leaves their Wisconsin farm unattended when they visit their grandmother in Virginia, but a surprising group of close friends comes to the rescue. All ages.

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9780930407254 | Reissue edition (Parabola Books, May 1, 1992), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The Marvell family unintentionally leaves their Wisconsin farm unattended when they visit their grandmother in Virginia, but a suprising group of close friends comes to the rescue

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A collection of twenty-nine short stories that provide insight into many types of human characters and traits.

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9780879236762 | Reprint edition (David R Godine Pub, May 1, 1987), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A collection of twenty-nine short stories that provide insight into many types of human characters and traits.

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