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Product Description: “Exquisitely crafted . . . Witty, nuanced and ultimately moving.” —Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air  Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, and The Millions, and a Best Fiction Book of the Year by the Christian Science Monitor · Finalist for the Kirkus Prize · Chicago Tribune Editor’s Choice · An Indie Next Pick   “Smart, funny, and compassionate ...read more

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9780544309869 | Houghton Mifflin, September 23, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family’s various catastrophes Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to young women, invisible to almost everyone else.

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9780544570245 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 1, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “Exquisitely crafted .

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9781483022956 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 23, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Dawn Harvey]A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes.
9781483022963 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 23, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Dawn Harvey]A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes.

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Product Description: A Day Trip To Norton A collection of poetry, which won’t tax anything except your laughing muscles. From Ghosts and aliens to wizards by way of schoolchildren, dolphins and Vikings, the funnier side of life is here. The title poem is based on a real event in a real place not too far from here...read more

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9781502927552 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 23, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: A Day Trip To Norton A collection of poetry, which won’t tax anything except your laughing muscles.

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Product Description: One Score and One Parties, battles, monsters and politics, a relative’s underwear and even the weather are all looked at through a humorous filter of irreverence. Nothing is sacred, even Santa Claus comes in for some stick in the cause of laughter...read more

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9781502930224 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 22, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: One Score and One Parties, battles, monsters and politics, a relative’s underwear and even the weather are all looked at through a humorous filter of irreverence.

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Product Description: The Lonely Whelk Another collection of rather cheeky poems which take the mickey out of life and the way we live it. From Royalty to Romans, traffic wardens, fish, Vikings, children and pensioners, they are set up to show the funny side, because a laugh is worth more than a frown any day...read more

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9781502930422 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 22, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: The Lonely Whelk Another collection of rather cheeky poems which take the mickey out of life and the way we live it.

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9781502929983 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 22, 2014, cover price $5.38

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Product Description: Dougie’s Telescope and other stories is a collection of tales set in a time when life was perhaps a little slower and when an adventure didn’t have to be planned through a travel agent and financed by the bank. Dougie and his pals are somewhere between angels and delinquents just like most teenagers and the small town they live in has plenty of room for teenage activities...read more

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9781502839626 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 15, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: Dougie’s Telescope and other stories is a collection of tales set in a time when life was perhaps a little slower and when an adventure didn’t have to be planned through a travel agent and financed by the bank.

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Product Description: The Project and other stories, is a collection of short stories, covering varied subjects from science fiction, through historical reportage to psychological analysis, including a ship that goes missing, an expedition to climb a mountain and a fishing trip, all written with a smile or two...read more

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9781502841452 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 15, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: The Project and other stories, is a collection of short stories, covering varied subjects from science fiction, through historical reportage to psychological analysis, including a ship that goes missing, an expedition to climb a mountain and a fishing trip, all written with a smile or two.

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Product Description: Getting somewhere and other stories is a collection of short stories. This collection is slightly more aimed at younger readers, younger in heart that is. If you have a memory of what it’s like to be young, then these stories should bring more than a smile...read more

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9781502841209 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 15, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: Getting somewhere and other stories is a collection of short stories.

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Product Description: The Christmas Kiss and Other Stories is a collection of short stories with a Christmas connection. From slightly dysfunctional but interesting family get-togethers, to fully fractured and retold fairy stories, this collection is aimed at grown up children who haven’t grown out of their sense of humour...read more

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9781502828620 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 14, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: The Christmas Kiss and Other Stories is a collection of short stories with a Christmas connection.

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Product Description: Cordon Bleu and other stories is a collection of tales with a slightly science fiction, fantasy or simply quirky bias. If you like a little bit of magic and a taste of the unusual in your stories, then Cordon Bleu and other stories will be right up your street, or should that be your corner of the universe...read more

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9781502829764 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 14, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: Cordon Bleu and other stories is a collection of tales with a slightly science fiction, fantasy or simply quirky bias.

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Product Description: Wriggling and other stories is a collection of short stories which all have a sort of “what if?” about them and a slight whiff of danger. The protagonists could be children or adults, human or not! There are murders and mysterious happenings, ghostly goings on, and hopefully, you, the reader won’t always know what’s coming round the next corner...read more

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9781502586810 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 13, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: Wriggling and other stories is a collection of short stories which all have a sort of “what if?

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Product Description: Good Gracious is the third collection of stories about life in Heaven. Not necessarily everyone’s idea of Heaven, but a good enough Heaven for those who think that God has a sense of humour and Heaven should be fun.

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9781502553447 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 30, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: Good Gracious is the third collection of stories about life in Heaven.

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Product Description: The second book of the Angel's Delight series - stories of an alternative Heaven

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9781502546340 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 29, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: The second book of the Angel's Delight series - stories of an alternative Heaven

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Product Description: [Read by Dawn Harvey]A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes...read more

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9781483022949 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 23, 2014), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: [Read by Dawn Harvey]A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes.

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Product Description: Good Heavens is the first book in a trilogy concerning the inhabitants of Heaven. Not necessarily the idea of Heaven that everyone has, but one which allows God to have a good sense of humour and a taste for holidays on the North Eastern coast of England.

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9781501093777 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 7, 2014, cover price $5.38 | About this edition: Good Heavens is the first book in a trilogy concerning the inhabitants of Heaven.

Product Description: Towards the end of his life, Eric Dolphy told an interviewer: ""When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone in the air; you can never recapture it again"". It's a much-quoted comment, but posterity has reversed it. Dolphy's music survives and is increasingly admired, while his short life seems to have vanished into the ether, little examined and less understood...read more

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9781845531652 | Equinox, October 1, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Towards the end of his life, Eric Dolphy told an interviewer: ""When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone in the air; you can never recapture it again"".

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Product Description: Dmitri Shostakovich was the most popular Soviet composer of his generation. Internationally esteemed, his reputation has increased since his death in 1975. He is now widely considered to be the last great classical symphonist. He wrote his "First Symphony" aged only nineteen and soon embarked on a dual career as concert pianist and composer...read more

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9781904950509 | Haus Pub, October 1, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Dmitri Shostakovich wrote 15 symphonies, chamber music, ballets and operas, the latter including Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk 1934, which was suppressed as 'too divorced from the proletariat', but revived as Katerina Izmaylova 1963.

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9781907822582 | Gardners Books, February 1, 2012, cover price $14.90 | About this edition: Dmitri Shostakovich was the most popular Soviet composer of his generation.

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Product Description: Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in 1001 Best Albums is an indispensible guide to the recordings that every fan should know. Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is firmly established as the world's leading guide to the music...read more

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9780141048314 | Penguin USA, December 28, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in 1001 Best Albums is an indispensible guide to the recordings that every fan should know.

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Product Description: The United States was only two decades old when Edgar Allan Poe was born. He stands at the very beginning of American literature, an orphaned, rootless, haunted man who in just forty years gave short story writing its modern cast, pioneered detective fiction, and wrote some of the most memorable lyric poems in the English language...read more

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9781905791521 | Haus Pub, June 1, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The United States was only two decades old when Edgar Allan Poe was born.

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Product Description: Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924). It is September 1919 - a meeting hall in a small mid-Western city. A thin man is speaking to a sceptical audience about peace. He has already met the city fathers and has been warned that 'out here' what happens in Europe means very little...read more

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9781905791620, titled "Woodrow Wilson: USA: Makers of the Modern World" | Haus Pub, December 1, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).

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Product Description: The essential guide to recorded jazz, now in its ninth editionFirmly established as the world?s leading guide to jazz, this celebrated reference book is a mine of fascinating information and insightful?often wittily trenchant?criticism...read more

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9780141034010 | 9 edition (Penguin USA, December 2, 2008), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The essential guide to recorded jazz, now in its ninth editionFirmly established as the world?
9780141023274 | 8 edition (Penguin USA, November 28, 2006), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Reviews jazz recordings, organized by performer, and includes biographical details and lineups.

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Product Description: A new science of historical ecology is emerging, particularly in the USA and in special relation to coastal wetlands that are globally considered to be endangered habitats. The science collates data on modern habitats and merges these with information gleaned from charts, maps, photographs and other sources of historical information to produce a real picture of ecological change...read more

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9780903874403 | 1 edition (Scion Pub Ltd, February 29, 2008), cover price $56.00 | About this edition: A new science of historical ecology is emerging, particularly in the USA and in special relation to coastal wetlands that are globally considered to be endangered habitats.

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A critical biography dissects the enigmatic man behind the artist as it traces the life and career of the talented singer, songwriter, performer, and musician and assesses his important influence on modern music.

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9781841959160 | Canongate Books Ltd, October 10, 2007, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A critical biography dissects the enigmatic man behind the artist as it traces the life and career of the talented singer, songwriter, performer, and musician and assesses his important influence on modern music.

A fame-hungry novelist, his cast-aside former wife, and their sexually experimenting daughter find themselves further tested by an unexpected shared encounter with the past.

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9780151011926 | Houghton Mifflin, September 5, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A fame-hungry novelist, his cast-aside former wife, and their sexually experimenting daughter find themselves further tested by an unexpected shared encounter with the past.

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9780156033176 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 2007), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A fame-hungry novelist, his cast-aside former wife, and their sexually experimenting daughter find themselves further tested by an unexpected shared encounter with the past.

Miscellaneous:

9780547350912 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2007, cover price $14.00

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Leonard Schiller, an aging author, now barely remembered by the literary world that once embraced him, is courted by Heather Wolfe, the young graduate student who wants to write her master's thesis on him. By the author of The Dylanist. Reprint. (A Roadside Attractions film, written by Fred Parnes & Andrew Wagner, directed by Andrew Wagner, releasing Fall 2007, starring Frank Langella, Lauren Ambrose, & Lili Taylor) (General Fiction)

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9780786214518 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 1, 1998), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: When graduate student Heather Wolfe sets out to meet the elderly novelist whose works have changed her life, she meets someone very different from her expectations

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9780156033411 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Leonard Schiller, an aging author, now barely remembered by the literary world that once embraced him, is courted by Heather Wolfe, the young graduate student who wants to write her master's thesis on him.
9780425168691 | Berkley Pub Group, July 1, 1999, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When graduate student Heather Wolfe sets out to meet the elderly novelist whose works have changed her life, she meets someone very different from her expectations

Miscellaneous:

9780547451596 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2007, cover price $14.00

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