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Product Description: When Daniel Collins and the crew of the Betsey set sail for Cuba in 1824, they have no idea of the horrors that lie ahead. This is just one of the stories in a collection of five true tales about pirates and shipwrecks that introduces readers to the perils of the high seas...read more

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9781619304710 | Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When Daniel Collins and the crew of the Betsey set sail for Cuba in 1824, they have no idea of the horrors that lie ahead.

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9781619304758 | Reprint edition (Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: When Daniel Collins and the crew of the Betsey set sail for Cuba in 1824, they have no idea of the horrors that lie ahead.

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Product Description: Tales of survival are as old as humanity! In Survival: True Stories, readers discover accounts of survival that required innovation, a thirst for adventure, and even a bit of brutality. Whether it’s Shackleton on the frozen landscape of Antarctica or William Bligh and his loyal followers adrift in the Pacific after mutiny on the Bounty, survival is a fascinating topic for readers ages 9 to 12!Survival is the second book in the Murder & Mayhem series, which features true tales that whet kids’ appetites for history by engaging them in genres with proven track records—mystery and adventure...read more

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9781619304765 | Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Tales of survival are as old as humanity!

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9781619304802 | Reprint edition (Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Tales of survival are as old as humanity!

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Captain Boyd McMasters is sent in by the Cattleman's Protective Association when rancher Ben Allison is threatened by vicious rustlers who may have been hired by a powerful scoundrel from across the Rio Grande. Original.
By Tom McCarthy (editor)

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9780515118087, titled "Mexican Standoff" | Jove Pubns, February 1, 1996, cover price $4.50 | also contains Mexican Standoff | About this edition: McMasters is hired by the Cattleman's Protective Association when a rancher is threatened by rustlers who may have connections across the Rio Grande

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Product Description: From Long John Silver to Captain Hook, Blackbeard to Captain Kidd, pirates are the stuff of legend. Storylines have been based on these terribly charismatic cutthroats for decades, with varying degrees of fact thrown in. Incredible Pirate Tales captures the most audacious tales of actual and fictional characters who took up the “black flag” and a life of crime on the high seas...read more
By Tom McCarthy (editor)

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9781493018789 | New exp edition (Lyons Pr, April 1, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From Long John Silver to Captain Hook, Blackbeard to Captain Kidd, pirates are the stuff of legend.

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Product Description: Modernist and contemporary literature are marked by a preoccupation with time, specifically with the passage of time characterized by starts and stops and suspended states of waiting. Acclaimed novelist Tom McCarthy brings out a temporal pattern, a subliminal convention of a certain fringe of modernism that works both in and against the canon of modernist literature in works by Thomas Pynchon, J...read more

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9783037345894, titled "Recessional - Or, the Time of the Hammer: Or, the Time of the Hammer" | Diaphanes, March 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Modernist and contemporary literature are marked by a preoccupation with time, specifically with the passage of time characterized by starts and stops and suspended states of waiting.

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Product Description: Short-listed for the Man Booker PrizeA New York Magazine Best Book of the YearIn Satin Island, Tom McCarthy—the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Remainder and C—captures the way we experience our world and our efforts to find meaning in the narratives we think of as our lives...read more

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9780307593955 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 17, 2015, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Man Booker PrizeFrom the author of Remainder and C (short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, comes Satin Island, an unnerving novel that promises to give us the first and last word on the world—modern, postmodern, whatever world you think you are living in.

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9780307739629 | Vintage Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Man Booker PrizeA New York Magazine Best Book of the YearIn Satin Island, Tom McCarthy—the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Remainder and C—captures the way we experience our world and our efforts to find meaning in the narratives we think of as our lives.

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Product Description: Maybe you’re a rising business executive who’s getting ready for your summer vacation, and you’re looking for something interesting to read. Maybe you’re just heading to Seattle for a sales conference, and you need something to peruse on the plane...read more

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9781522866619 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 23, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Maybe you’re a rising business executive who’s getting ready for your summer vacation, and you’re looking for something interesting to read.

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9781522830948 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 23, 2015, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Franz Kafka wrote this letter to his father, Hermann Kafka, in November 1919. Max Brod, Kafka’s literary executor, relates that Kafka actually gave the letter to his mother to hand to his father, hoping it might renew a relationship that had lost itself in tension and frustration on both sides...read more
By Franz Kafka, Ernst Kaiser (trans), Tom McCarthy (introduced by) and Eithne Wilkins (trans)

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9780805212662 | 2 blg edition (Schocken Books, November 3, 2015), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Franz Kafka wrote this letter to his father, Hermann Kafka, in November 1919.

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Product Description: In The Greatest Sniper Stories Ever Told, editor Tom McCarthy has pulled together some of the finest writings about snipers that capture readers imaginations, meticulously culled from books, magazines, movies, and elsewhere. It is an unforgettable collection, and includes stories by Chris Kyle (author of American Sniper), Joe LeBleu, Gina Cavallaro and Matt Larsen, and many others...read more
By Tom McCarthy (editor)

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9781493018581 | Lyons Pr, May 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In The Greatest Sniper Stories Ever Told, editor Tom McCarthy has pulled together some of the finest writings about snipers that capture readers imaginations, meticulously culled from books, magazines, movies, and elsewhere.

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Product Description: In The Greatest Special Ops Stories Ever Told, editor Tom McCarthy has pulled together some of the finest writings about Special Operations that capture readers imaginations, meticulously culled from books, magazines, movies, and elsewhere...read more
By Tom McCarthy (editor)

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9781493018598 | Lyons Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In The Greatest Special Ops Stories Ever Told, editor Tom McCarthy has pulled together some of the finest writings about Special Operations that capture readers imaginations, meticulously culled from books, magazines, movies, and elsewhere.

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Product Description: A look at our exterior and interior worlds through intriguing and imaginative maps from over 130 contributors in the fields of art, science, film, and more Maps have always been at the heart of human knowledge. Whether they chart a newly discovered land or lay out a complicated process, maps serve to improve our understanding of what surrounds us...read more
By Tom McCarthy (introduced by)

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9780500239186 | Thames & Hudson, June 30, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A look at our exterior and interior worlds through intriguing and imaginative maps from over 130 contributors in the fields of art, science, film, and more Maps have always been at the heart of human knowledge.

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Product Description: Discovering electricity. Ending up the richest man in the world. Becoming a candidate for sainthood. Leading the fight for Civil Rights. Getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Revolutionizing consumer digital electronics...read more

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9781491736319 | Iuniverse Inc, June 17, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Discovering electricity.

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Product Description: Here are fifteen thrilling stories that have long been unabatedly popular with readers of all ages. Stories that are, in turn, dramatic, exciting, and eminently readable.These are stories that will transport readers to a long-forgotten world inhabited by some of history’s most notorious pirates—both fictional and real-life...read more
By Tom McCarthy (editor)

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9780762794546 | Lyons Pr, June 3, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Here are fifteen thrilling stories that have long been unabatedly popular with readers of all ages.

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Product Description: Few people would want to test their mettle in an ice-encrusted boat with Ernest Shackleton, sail the Straits of Magellan with Joshua Slocum, or watch with Owen Chase as an angry whale sends his ship to the bottom, thousands of miles from the nearest land...read more
By Tom McCarthy (editor)

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9780762796489 | Lyons Pr, April 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Few people would want to test their mettle in an ice-encrusted boat with Ernest Shackleton, sail the Straits of Magellan with Joshua Slocum, or watch with Owen Chase as an angry whale sends his ship to the bottom, thousands of miles from the nearest land.

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Product Description: Sterne's utterly original novel—the meandering, maddening "autobiography" of one of literature's oldest comic characters, with an introduction by Tom McCarthy Doomed to become the "sport of fortune" by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy’s life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, christened with the wrong name, an unfortunate incident involving a slamming sash window...read more
By Tom McCarthy (introduced by)

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9780099519157 | Random House Uk Ltd, November 1, 2013, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Sterne's utterly original novel—the meandering, maddening "autobiography" of one of literature's oldest comic characters, with an introduction by Tom McCarthy Doomed to become the "sport of fortune" by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy’s life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, christened with the wrong name, an unfortunate incident involving a slamming sash window.

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Product Description: The first novel written by Booker finalist Tom McCarthy—acclaimed author of Remainder and C—Men in Space is set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of communism. It follows an oddball cast—dissolute bohemians, political refugees, a football referee, a disorientated police agent, and a stranded astronaut—as they chase a stolen painting from Sofia to Prague and onward...read more

Hardcover:

9781846880506 | Gardners Books, March 27, 2009, cover price $44.85 | About this edition: A special edition signed and numbered by the author with a print run of 200 copies.
9781846880339 | Alma Books, November 1, 2007, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of Communism, this title follows a cast of dissolute Bohemians, political refugees, football referees, deaf police agents, assassins and stranded astronauts as they chase a stolen icon painting from Sofia to Prague and beyond.

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9780307388223 | Updated edition (Vintage Books, February 7, 2012), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The first novel written by Booker finalist Tom McCarthy—acclaimed author of Remainder and C—Men in Space is set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of communism.

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Product Description: Top golfing instructor Jim McLean uses rare film footage of Ben Hogan to break down the greatest swing of all timeGolf legend Ben Hogan had the perfect golf swing, but how exactly it worked has long been a mystery—until now. Using footage from three never-before analyzed films of Hogan at his very best, Jim McLean analyzes the crucial motions of Hogan's entire golf swing and shows you how to integrate his mechanics into your own game...read more

Hardcover:

9780470876244 | Turner Pub Co, January 3, 2012, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Top golfing instructor Jim McLean uses rare film footage of Ben Hogan to break down the greatest swing of all timeGolf legend Ben Hogan had the perfect golf swing, but how exactly it worked has long been a mystery—until now.

Miscellaneous:

9781118116227 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 28, 2011, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: Opening in England at the turn of the twentieth century, C is the story of Serge Carrefax, whose father experiments with wireless communication while running a school for deaf children. Serge grows up amid the noise and silence with his brilliant but troubled older sister, Sophie: an intense sibling relationship that haunts him as he heads off into an equally troubled larger world...read more

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9780307593337, titled "C: A Novel" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 7, 2010, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: C has been shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.

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9780307388216 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 6, 2011), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Opening in England at the turn of the twentieth century, C is the story of Serge Carrefax, whose father experiments with wireless communication while running a school for deaf children.

Miscellaneous:

9780307398888 | Knopf Canada, September 7, 2010, cover price $25.95
9780307594457 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 7, 2010, cover price $25.95

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9781400118120 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 7, 2010), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Serge Carrefax spends his childhood at Versoie House, where his father teaches deaf children to speak when he's not experimenting with wireless telegraphy.
9781400168125 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 7, 2010), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Serge Carrefax spends his childhood at Versoie House, where his father teaches deaf children to speak when he's not experimenting with wireless telegraphy.

Traumatized by an accident that involves something falling from the sky and leaves him with an outrageous sum in legal compensation, a man spends his time and money obsessively reconstructing and re-enacting memories and situations from his past, but when this fails to quench his thirst for authenticity, he starts reconstructing more violent events. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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9780307278357 | Vintage Books, February 13, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Traumatized by an accident that involves something falling from the sky and leaves him with an outrageous sum in legal compensation, a man spends his time and money obsessively reconstructing and re-enacting memories and situations from his past, but when this fails to quench his thirst for authenticity, he starts reconstructing more violent events.
9780553294118, titled "The Benicia Belle" | Bantam Books, June 1, 1992, cover price $3.99 | also contains The Benicia Belle | About this edition: Former seaman John Clinton Ryan, the master-at-arms on the riverboat Benicia Belle, is soon blackmailed by the ship's owner and drawn into a dangerous affair with a beautiful woman

Miscellaneous:

9780307279682 | Vintage Books, February 13, 2007, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A man is severely injured in a mysterious accident, receives an outrageous sum in legal compensation, and has no idea what to do with it. Then, one night, an ordinary sight sets off a series of bizarre visions he can't quite place...read more
By James Langton (narrator) and Tom McCarthy

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9781452630106 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, December 6, 2010), cover price $83.99 | About this edition: A man is severely injured in a mysterious accident, receives an outrageous sum in legal compensation, and has no idea what to do with it.

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Product Description: Serge Carrefax spends his childhood at Versoie House, where his father teaches deaf children to speak when he's not experimenting with wireless telegraphy. Sophie, Serge's sister and only connection to the world at large, takes outrageous liberties with Serge's young body-which may explain the unusual sexual predilections that haunt him for the rest of his life...read more
By Stephen Hoye (narrator) and Tom McCarthy

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400148127 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 7, 2010), cover price $90.99 | About this edition: Serge Carrefax spends his childhood at Versoie House, where his father teaches deaf children to speak when he's not experimenting with wireless telegraphy.

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Product Description: The twentieth-century American experience with the automobile has much to tell us about the relationship between consumer capitalism and the environment, Tom McCarthy contends. In Auto Mania he presents the first environmental history of the automobile that shows how consumer desire (and manufacturer decisions) created impacts across the product lifecycle—from raw material extraction to manufacturing to consumer use to disposal...read more

Hardcover:

9780300110388 | Yale Univ Pr, October 24, 2007, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The twentieth-century American experience with the automobile has much to tell us about the relationship between consumer capitalism and the environment, Tom McCarthy contends.

Paperback:

9780300158489 | Yale Univ Pr, October 27, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The twentieth-century American experience with the automobile has much to tell us about the relationship between consumer capitalism and the environment, Tom McCarthy contends.

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Product Description: Eclipse, an astrological phenomenon that occurs when one celestial body casts its shadow on another, is used as metaphor in this volume to describe, as Jacques Derrida has theorized, a contemporary revision of certain tenets of Enlightenment thought--a line of inquiry widely criticized by colonialist and postcolonialist scholars...read more

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9783865216434 | Steidl / Edition7L, October 1, 2008, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Eclipse, an astrological phenomenon that occurs when one celestial body casts its shadow on another, is used as metaphor in this volume to describe, as Jacques Derrida has theorized, a contemporary revision of certain tenets of Enlightenment thought--a line of inquiry widely criticized by colonialist and postcolonialist scholars.

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Product Description: Arguing that the Tintin books' characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamed up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: Is Tintin literature? Taking a cue from Tintin himself — who spends much of his time tracking down illicit radio signals, entering crypts, and decoding puzzles — McCarthy suggests that we too need to “tune in” and decode if we want to capture what's going on in Hergé's extraordinarily popular work...read more

Hardcover:

9781862078314 | Granta Books, October 28, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Herge's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children.

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9781582434056 | Counterpoint, March 28, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Arguing that the Tintin books' characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamed up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: Is Tintin literature?

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