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Its Vermont, 1890. After an unhappy childhood, Agnes Dempster turns her back on her family and escapes to the city to begin a new life. There she meets Frank Holt, a local stonecutter, a man who captures her imagination. They begin a relationship, but over time Agnes becomes dependent on Frank and this soon becomes an obsession - a dangerous one.

Hardcover:

9780525241652 | E P Dutton, March 1, 1983, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Betrayed, Agnes Dempster, a naive sixteen-year-old from rural Vermont, is driven to murder

Paperback:

9781847391179 | Gardners Books, January 7, 2008, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: Its Vermont, 1890.
9780452267091 | Reprint edition (Plume, December 1, 1991), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "During all those years when everyone wanted me to tell them.

An embittered third wife, two children, a sister, and the friends and would-be biographer of a late flamboyant writer and womanizer find themselves drawn into a maelstrom of painful memories and encounters as they each seek to appropriate the man's estate for their own purposes. By the author of The Snow Fox. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780393061017 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 30, 2006, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: An embittered third wife, two children, a sister, and the friends and would-be biographer of a late writer and womanizer find themselves drawn into painful encounters as they each seek to appropriate the man's estate for their own purposes.

Paperback:

9780393329797 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An embittered third wife, two children, a sister, and the friends and would-be biographer of a late flamboyant writer and womanizer find themselves drawn into a maelstrom of painful memories and encounters as they each seek to appropriate the man's estate for their own purposes.

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The love affair between the samurai Matsuhito and Lady Utsu, a poet, is rendered in beautiful detail in this epic romance set during the period of the decline of samurai culture in Japan. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780393326529 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 28, 2005), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The love affair between the samurai Matsuhito and Lady Utsu, a poet, is rendered in beautiful detail in this epic romance set during the period of the decline of samurai culture in Japan.

The love affair between a samurai and a poet is rendered in beautiful detail in this epic romance set in the period of the decline of samurai culture in Japan. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780393058147 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The love affair between a samurai and a poet is rendered in detail in this epic romance set in the period of the decline of the samurai culture in Japan.

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Product Description: "Remarkable....The entire Vietnam experience [in] one epic narrative."―New York Times Book ReviewBuffalo Afternoon is the story of three generations of the Bravado family―Italian American, working-class, determined, proud, troubled...read more

Hardcover:

9780394571782 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Vietnam War and the treatment received upon his return wreak havoc on Pete Bravado's mental stability, causing him to question deeply his place in the world

Paperback:

9780393325225 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2004, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: "Remarkable.
9780804105804 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, July 1, 1990), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The Vietnam War and the treatment received upon his return wreak havoc on Pete Bravado's mental stability, causing him to question deeply his place in the world

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Product Description: Anya is a myth, an epic...[by] a writer of remarkable power.―Washington Post Anya Savikin lived among well-to-do Russian Jews in Poland, in a world more like Tolstoy's than our own, until the first bombing of Warsaw and the chaos that ensued...read more

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9780393325218 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Anya is a myth, an epic.
9780804107402 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, April 1, 1991), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A Russian Jew recalls her life in Poland before and during the Holocaust

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A wise old housecat narrates the story of his life, from being orphaned as a kitten, through the acquisition of a human family and his discovery of the secrets of ancient cat wisdom, to how he gained a feline family of his very own. Reprint. NYT.

Hardcover:

9780679454748 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A wise old housecat narrates the story of his life, from being orphaned as a kitten, through the acquisition of a human family and his discovery of the secrets of ancient cat wisdom, to how he gained a feline family of his own

Paperback:

9780449911457 | Ballantine Books, September 29, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A wise old housecat narrates the story of his life, from being orphaned as a kitten, through the acquisition of a human family and his discovery of the secrets of ancient cat wisdom, to how he gained a feline family of his own

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780679460473 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 1, 1997), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A wise old housecat narrates the story of his life, from being orphaned as a kitten, through the acquisition of a human family and his discovery of the secrts of ancient cat wisdom, to how he gained a feline family of his own.

Years after the disappearance of her twenty-seven-year-old identical twin sister, noted painter Florence Meek, Doris searches for the truth about her sister, the complex nature of their relationship, and the mysteries of her own identity. Reprint. NYT.

Hardcover:

9780394588216 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Years after the disappearance of her twenty-seven-year-old twin sister Florence Meek, a noted painter, Doris searches for the truth about her sister, the complex nature of their relationship, and the mysteries of her own identity

Paperback:

9780449912843 | Fawcett Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $12.95 | also contains Engaging Short Stories of the Bizarre: Where Sci-fi, the Unusual & Reality Meet! | About this edition: Years after the disappearance of her twenty-seven-year-old twin sister Florence Meek, a noted painter, Doris searches for the truth about her sister, the complex nature of their relationship, and the mysteries of her own identity

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Two women find themselves--together: Anna Asta, a Hollywood queen whose true self is lost on the cutting room floor, and Ivy Cook, her housekeeper, who had lost part of her childhood when she was stolen from her mother. Reprint. NYT.

Hardcover:

9780394588209 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1993, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The lives of two different women--Anna Asta, a world-famous Swedish actress living as a recluse in New York City, and her West Indian maid, Ivy Cook--interconnect in a fictional autobiography

Paperback:

9780804107280 | Ivy Books, August 1, 1994, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Two women find themselves--together: Anna Asta, a Hollywood queen whose true self is lost on the cutting room floor, and Ivy Cook, her housekeeper, who had lost part of her childhood when she was stolen from her mother.

Paperback:

9780804107426 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, December 1, 1991), cover price $5.99

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With haunting nightmares of family tyranny, accidents, and fears, bright Elizabeth Kamen feels that life is too much for her and contemplates ending it all

Paperback:

9780804107419 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, July 1, 1991), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: With haunting nightmares of family tyranny, accidents, and fears, bright Elizabeth Kamen feels that life is too much for her and contemplates ending it all

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A move to the country introduces Steven and June Hood to the kitten Foudini and the largest dog anybody has ever seen, two talking animals who are preparing a return visit to the world from which they originally came and decide to take the children with them.When the Hood family moves from Brooklyn to the country, young Steven and June find a puppy that grows to enormous heights, and a kitten, both of whom can talk and who lead the children to magical other worlds

Hardcover:

9780312014315 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, March 1, 1988), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A move to the country introduces Steven and June Hood to the kitten Foudini and the largest dog anybody has ever seen, two talking animals who are preparing a return visit to the world from which they originally came and decide to take the children with them.

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After having a close encounter with death, Iris loses the impetus for living until her first lover, her fiance from twenty years before, arrives dying of an incurable disease and holds her to an old promise to take him in

Paperback:

9780312906245 | Reprint edition (St Martins Pr, January 1, 1988), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: After having a close encounter with death, Iris loses the impetus for living until her first lover, her fiance from twenty years before, arrives dying of an incurable disease and holds her to an old promise to take him in

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Follows the adventures of Arthur, a young and fearless dragon living with his tribe in northern Vermont, as he grows up, marries, becomes the leader of his tribe and together with a human friend tries to improve relations between dragons and people.

Hardcover:

9780671623951 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1986, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Determined to end the age-old battle between humans and dragons, Arthur, a misunderstood dragon, rescues an abandoned baby who grows up to become a powerful ally in his quest

Paperback:

9780671525873 | Aladdin Paperbacks, June 1, 1986, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Determined to end the age-old battle between humans and dragons, Arthur, a misunderstood dragon, rescues an abandoned baby who grows up to become a powerful ally in his quest

A successful woman in her early forties, Eleanor feels curiously distanced from her beloved husband and children, enthralled by the odd tyranny of her family past, and at the nadir of her self-esteem when she innocently enters into adultery

Hardcover:

9780671557171 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1985, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A successful woman in her early forties, Eleanor feels curiously distanced from her beloved husband and children, enthralled by the odd tyranny of her family past, and at the nadir of her self-esteem when she innocently enters into adultery

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Betrayed, Agnes Dempster, a naive sixteen-year-old from rural Vermont, is driven to murder

Paperback:

9780553241129 | Ballantine Books, July 1, 1984, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: Betrayed, Agnes Dempster, a naive sixteen-year-old from rural Vermont, is driven to murder

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A story of two Jewish immigrant families brought together by marriage describes their complex lives in Brooklyn, centering on Esheal Luria, who has struggled all his life to love and be loved

Hardcover:

9780525149026 | E P Dutton, January 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A story of two Jewish immigrant families brought together by marriage describes their complex lives in Brooklyn, centering on Esheal Luria, who has struggled all his life to love and be loved

Follows the lives of the family of Dr. John Steele and his wife, Edna, detailing their loves and their confrontations with small-town tyranny, nature's ravages, and disease

Hardcover:

9780385133357 | Doubleday, May 1, 1978, cover price $12.95 | also contains Lawyer for the Dog | About this edition: Follows the lives of the family of Dr.

Paperback:

9780671826772 | Pocket Books, May 1, 1979, cover price $2.95

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A Russian Jew recalls her parents and life in Poland before and during the Holocaust

Hardcover:

9780026070201 | Macmillan Pub Co, September 1, 1974, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A Russian Jew recalls her parents and life in Poland before and during the Holocaust

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