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Product Description: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life...read more

Paperback:

9780345805836 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, September 20, 2016), cover price $18.00 | also contains Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal | About this edition: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504671361 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: [Read by John Lescault] An intimate, authorized, yet frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925-2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century.
9781504671354 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by John Lescault] An intimate, authorized, yet frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925-2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century.

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Product Description: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life...read more

Hardcover:

9780385537568 | Doubleday, October 13, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life.

Paperback:

9780345805836 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, September 20, 2016), cover price $18.00 | also contains Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal | About this edition: An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini’s Empire of Self digs behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal’s colorful career to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truths underlying his celebrity-strewn life.

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Product Description: A new book, the first in over a decade, from acclaimed poet Jay PariniThis volume revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change. In these beautiful, haunting poems, Parini writes about the landscapes of mining country, of the railroads of Pennsylvania, of farm country, of worlds lost and families dispersed...read more

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9780807030134 | Beacon Pr, March 29, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A new book, the first in over a decade, from acclaimed poet Jay PariniThis volume revolves around his deep connection to nature and underlines his concerns about the impacts of pollution and climate change.

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Product Description: Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in 1851 during the period of the American Renaissance. Sailor Ishmael tells the story of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the white whale which on an earlier voyage destroyed his ship and severed his leg at the knee...read more

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9781944529017, titled "Moby-dick: Or, the Whale" | Cosimo Inc, January 31, 2016, cover price $29.99 | also contains Moby-Dick Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale | About this edition: "Call me Ishmael.

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9781532710889, titled "Moby Dick: Or, the Whale" | Createspace Independent Pub, April 12, 2016, cover price $11.38 | also contains Moby-Dick Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale | About this edition: Moby Dick or The Whale is the story by Herman Melville of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.
9781530770533, titled "Moby-dick: Or, the Whale" | Createspace Independent Pub, March 29, 2016, cover price $16.99 | also contains Moby-Dick Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale | About this edition: Melvill nachinaet izdaleka.
9781530697908, titled "Moby Dick: Or, the Whale" | Createspace Independent Pub, March 23, 2016, cover price $15.99 | also contains Moby-Dick Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale | About this edition: Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in 1851 during the period of the American Renaissance.
9781523800506, titled "Moby Dick (Or the Whale)" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | also contains Moby-Dick Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale | About this edition: Moby Dick, here published in an full, economical and compact edition, is a masterpiece of american literature.
9781944529000, titled "Moby-dick: Or, the Whale" | Cosimo Inc, January 31, 2016, cover price $12.99 | also contains Moby-Dick Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick or the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale, Moby-Dick: Or, the Whale | About this edition: "Call me Ishmael.
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Product Description: Robert Frost observed in his wife, Elinor, a desire to live "a life that goes rather poetically." The same could be said of many members of the Frost family, over several generations. In You Come Too, Frost’s granddaughter, Lesley Lee Francis, combines priceless personal memories and rigorous research to create a portrait of Frost and the women, including herself, whose lives he touched...read more
By Lesley Lee Francis and Jay Parini (foreword by)

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9780813937458 | 1 edition (Univ of Virginia Pr, December 3, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Robert Frost observed in his wife, Elinor, a desire to live "a life that goes rather poetically.

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Product Description: This text offers a clear and concise writing style that is student oriented, combining thorough explanations, an accurate mathematical presentation, and well defined terms.
By Jay Parini (foreword by)

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9780534931582, titled "Differential Equations With Boundary-Value Problems" | Brooks/Cole Pub Co, January 1, 1993, cover price $140.95 | also contains Differential Equations With Boundary-Value Problems | About this edition: This text offers a clear and concise writing style that is student oriented, combining thorough explanations, an accurate mathematical presentation, and well defined terms.

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Product Description: An intimate, authorized, yet frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925 2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century.The product of thirty years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini s "Empire of Self" probes behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal s colorful life to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truth underlying his celebrity-strewn life...read more
By John Lescault (narrator) and Jay Parini

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504671347 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $118.00 | About this edition: An intimate, authorized, yet frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925 2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century.

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By Jay Parini (editor)

Hardcover:

9780684325088 | Supplement edition (Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, September 11, 2015), cover price $264.00

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Product Description: In Jesus, Jay Parini turns the powerful narrative skill he’s wielded over the course of a four-decade career to a figure who has dominated our collective imagination and cultural iconography for over twenty centuries.The main trend of modern theology has hinged on the notion of “demythologizing” Jesus...read more

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9781469283036, titled "Jesus: The Human Face of God, Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, December 3, 2013), cover price $54.97 | About this edition: In Jesus, Jay Parini turns the powerful narrative skill he’s wielded over the course of a four-decade career to a figure who has dominated our collective imagination and cultural iconography for over twenty centuries.

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Product Description: In Jesus, Jay Parini turns the powerful narrative skill he’s wielded over the course of a four-decade career to a figure who has dominated our collective imagination and cultural iconography for over twenty centuries.The main trend of modern theology has hinged on the notion of “demythologizing” Jesus...read more

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9781469283227 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, December 3, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In Jesus, Jay Parini turns the powerful narrative skill he’s wielded over the course of a four-decade career to a figure who has dominated our collective imagination and cultural iconography for over twenty centuries.

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Product Description: Biographical and critical essays on 17 British writers--
By Jay Parini (editor)

Hardcover:

9781414496108, titled "British Writers: Supplement XX" | Supplement edition (Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, September 13, 2013), cover price $264.00 | About this edition: Biographical and critical essays on 17 British writers--

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Product Description: Jay Parini brings a life’s worth of contemplation on Jesus to the first volume in ICONS, a series of brief, thought-provoking biographies edited by James Atlas. In Jesus, Parini turns the powerful narrative skill he’s wielded over the course of a four-decade career to a figure who’s dominated our collective imagination and cultural iconography for over twenty centuries...read more

Hardcover:

9780544025899 | 1 edition (New Harvest, December 3, 2013), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Jay Parini brings a life’s worth of contemplation on Jesus to the first volume in ICONS, a series of brief, thought-provoking biographies edited by James Atlas.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781469282848 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 3, 2013), cover price $19.99

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Product Description: A collectible 50th anniversary deluxe edition featuring an updated introduction by Jay Parini and first edition cover art and illustrated maps of Steinbeck’s route by Don Freeman   In September 1960, John Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America...read more
By Jay Parini (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780143107002 | Dlx anv edition (Penguin Classics, October 2, 2012), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A collectible 50th anniversary deluxe edition featuring an updated introduction by Jay Parini and first edition cover art and illustrated maps of Steinbeck’s route by Don Freeman   In September 1960, John Steinbeck embarked on a journey across America.

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Product Description: With the same masterly touch that made The Last Station so powerful, Jay Parini penetrates the mind and soul of another literary titan. Through the eyes of his long-suffering wife, Lizzie, we are introduced to an aging, angry, and drunken Herman Melville...read more

Hardcover:

9780385522779 | Doubleday, November 2, 2010, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: From the author of the international bestseller The Last Station, a stirring novel about the adventurous life and tragic literary career of Herman Melville.

Paperback:

9780307386199 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, November 1, 2011), cover price $16.95 | also contains The Passages of H. M.: A Novel of Herman Melville | About this edition: With the same masterly touch that made The Last Station so powerful, Jay Parini penetrates the mind and soul of another literary titan.

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Product Description: With the same masterly touch that made The Last Station so powerful, Jay Parini penetrates the mind and soul of another literary titan. Through the eyes of his long-suffering wife, Lizzie, we are introduced to an aging, angry, and drunken Herman Melville...read more

Paperback:

9780307386199 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, November 1, 2011), cover price $16.95 | also contains The Passages of H. M.: A Novel of Herman Melville | About this edition: With the same masterly touch that made The Last Station so powerful, Jay Parini penetrates the mind and soul of another literary titan.

Miscellaneous:

9780385533683 | Doubleday, November 2, 2010, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: This collection of critical and biographical articles covers hundreds of notable authors from the 17th century to the present day. Signed essays, 12-15 pages in length by noted scholars, provide thought-provoking insights into the lives, careers and works of American writers...read more
By Jay Parini (editor)

Hardcover:

9781414480244, titled "American Writers: Supplement Xxii" | 22 sup edition (Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, October 14, 2011), cover price $264.00 | About this edition: This collection of critical and biographical articles covers hundreds of notable authors from the 17th century to the present day.

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Product Description: A rich new collection of poems, a testament to Axinn's steady and evolving vision.
By Jay Parini (illustrator)

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9781611452877 | Arcade Pub, April 18, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A rich new collection of poems, a testament to Axinn's steady and evolving vision.

By Jay Parini (foreword by)

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9781557049247 | 1 reprint edition (Newmarket Pr, April 6, 2010), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREStarring Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, & James McAvoyIn 1910, Count Leo Tolstoy, the most famous writer in the world, is caught in the struggle between his devoted wife and an equally devoted acolyte over the master's legacy...read more

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9781847677792 | Canongate Books Ltd, February 4, 2010, cover price $10.80 | About this edition: NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREStarring Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, & James McAvoyIn 1910, Count Leo Tolstoy, the most famous writer in the world, is caught in the struggle between his devoted wife and an equally devoted acolyte over the master's legacy.

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Product Description: NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREStarring Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, & James McAvoyIn 1910, Count Leo Tolstoy, the most famous writer in the world, is caught in the struggle between his devoted wife and an equally devoted acolyte over the master's legacy...read more

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9780307739643 | Mti edition (Anchor Books, January 12, 2010), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREStarring Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, & James McAvoyIn 1910, Count Leo Tolstoy, the most famous writer in the world, is caught in the struggle between his devoted wife and an equally devoted acolyte over the master's legacy.
9780307386151 | 1 reprint edition (Anchor Books, November 10, 2009), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Book by
By Jay Parini (editor)

Hardcover:

9780684315997 | Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, December 11, 2009, cover price $264.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: 1910: Anna Karenina and War and Peace have made Leo Tolstoy the world's most famous author. But fame comes at a price. In the tumultuous final year of his life, Tolstoy is desperate to find respite, so leaves his large family and the hounding press behind and heads into the wilderness...read more

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9780141191195 | Penguin Classics, December 1, 2009, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: 1910: Anna Karenina and War and Peace have made Leo Tolstoy the world's most famous author.

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