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Product Description: Set deep in the Appalachian wilderness between the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga like the Norse sagas or the book of Genesis, a story of first and last things, of the violence of birth and death, of inescapable sacrifice and the faltering emergence of community...read more
By Linda Spalding (introduced by)

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9781590177631 | New York Review of Books, November 25, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Set deep in the Appalachian wilderness between the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga like the Norse sagas or the book of Genesis, a story of first and last things, of the violence of birth and death, of inescapable sacrifice and the faltering emergence of community.

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Product Description: Winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award for FictionPennsylvania, 1798. Daniel Dickinson, a devout Quaker, has just lost his wife. When he marries a fifteen-year-old Methodist orphan to help with his five small children, his fellow Quakers disown him for his impropriety...read more

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9780307908414 | Pantheon Books, August 6, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Winner of Canada's 2012 Governor General's Award for Fiction In this provocative and starkly beautiful historical novel, a Quaker family moves from Pennsylvania to the Virginia frontier, where slaves are the only available workers and where the family’s values and beliefs are sorely tested.

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9780804173261 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, September 9, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award for FictionPennsylvania, 1798.
9781908737519 | Gardners Books, November 19, 2013, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: In 1798, Daniel Dickinson, a young Quaker father and widower, leaves his home in Pennsylvania to establish a new life.

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Product Description: When a murder occurs in beautiful Hawaii, the suspects are two young mainlanders on their honeymoon. Mayann Acker is eighteen-years-old. Her husband, William, is twenty-eight and just out of prison.Linda Spalding is chosen as a juror for Maryann's trail...read more

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9780307279200 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, October 14, 2008), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: When a murder occurs in beautiful Hawaii, the suspects are two young mainlanders on their honeymoon.

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The author of The Follow offers an account of her encounter with murder and its aftermath while serving on the jury for the murder trial of Maryann Acker, accused with her husband of a crime spree that left two men dead, her decision many years later to meet the woman in prison, and her personal investigation into the forces that drove Maryann to crime. 15,000 first printing.

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9780375424762 | Pantheon Books, September 18, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The author of The Follow offers an account of her encounter with murder and its aftermath while serving on the jury for the murder trial of Maryann Acker, accused with her husband of a crime spree that left two men dead, her decision many years later to meet the woman in prison, and her personal investigation into the forces that drove Maryann to crime.

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Product Description: Birute Galdikas, along with Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, form the famed trio of “angels” Louis Leakey trained to study great apes in the wild. While Fossey studied the gorilla and Goodall the chimpanzee, Galdikas went to Borneo to study the orangutan and, decades later, emerged as a complicated figure, embroiled in scandal...read more

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9781580051019 | Seal Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Birute Galdikas, along with Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, form the famed trio of “angels” Louis Leakey trained to study great apes in the wild.

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Product Description: Hailed by Russell Banks as one of the best literary journals in the world, Brick focuses on literary nonfiction of various genres and subjects — the writing life, travel, film, memoir, interviews with authors and excerpts from their works...read more
By Michael Ondaatje (editor), Michael Redhill (editor), Esta Spalding (editor) and Linda Spalding (editor)

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9780968755532 | Brick, May 1, 2002, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Hailed by Russell Banks as one of the best literary journals in the world, Brick focuses on literary nonfiction of various genres and subjects — the writing life, travel, film, memoir, interviews with authors and excerpts from their works.

By Michael Ondaatje (editor), Michael Redhill (editor), Esta Spalding (editor) and Linda Spalding (editor)

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9780968755525 | Brick, December 1, 2001, cover price $12.00

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From the editors of Brick: A Literary Journal comes a collection of essays by seventy-four distinguished writers--including Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, Russell Banks, and Bill Richardson--who offer personal reflections on some of their favorite overlooked, under-read, out of print, lost, or otherwise unavailable books. Original. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
By Michael Ondaatje (editor), Michael Redhill (editor), Esta Spalding (editor) and Linda Spalding (editor)

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9780385720861 | Anchor Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Collects essays by known authors about books that influenced and inspired them but are now hard to find, no longer available, or under-appreciated.

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Product Description: In its 25-year history, Brick has grown from a grassroots magazine to one of the most respected literary journals in the world. Focused on literary nonfiction of various genres and subjects -- the writing life, travel, film, memoir, interviews with authors, and excerpts from their works -- Brick is an ongoing conversation between readers and writers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Linda Spalding (editor)

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9780968755518 | Brick, June 1, 2001, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In its 25-year history, Brick has grown from a grassroots magazine to one of the most respected literary journals in the world.

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The annual collection of essays, excerpts, and interviews includes work from Isabel Huggan, Alice Munro, Edmund White, Pico Iyer, Alice Walker,John Berger, and Barry Lopez, among other notable authors. Original.
By Michael Ondaatje (editor), Michael Redhill (editor), Esta Spalding (editor) and Linda Spalding (editor)

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9780968755501 | Brick, November 1, 2000, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The annual collection of essays, excerpts, and interviews includes work from Isabel Huggan, Alice Munro, Edmund White, Pico Iyer, Alice Walker,John Berger, and Barry Lopez, among other notable authors.

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Product Description: Books by Western specialists have compiled many observations and facts about the “headhunters of Borneo,” but the culture has never before been described from the inside, by an indigenous person born and reared in the rain forest listening to the stories and legends of her tribe...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780820322704 | Univ of Georgia Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Books by Western specialists have compiled many observations and facts about the “headhunters of Borneo,” but the culture has never before been described from the inside, by an indigenous person born and reared in the rain forest listening to the stories and legends of her tribe.
9780676972696 | Vintage, April 11, 2000, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Birute Galdikas, along with Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, form the famed trio of “angels” Louis Leakey trained to study great apes in the wild. While Fossey studied the gorilla and Goodall the chimpanzee, Galdikas went to Borneo to study the orangutan and, decades later, emerged as a complicated figure, embroiled in scandal...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780783889672 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, April 1, 2000), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Birute Galdikas, along with Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, form the famed trio of “angels” Louis Leakey trained to study great apes in the wild.
9781565122260 | Subsequent edition (Algonquin Books, May 1, 1999), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Recounts Spalding's journey to locate Birute Galdikas in Borneo's threatened jungles, where Galdikas has been working to study and protect the endangered orangutans

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This work examines the impulse to 'save' a species, combining issues of natural history, travel writing and reflections on motherhood, the reforming zeal of the 1960s and ethics of being 'Green'. It looks at why a woman such as Birute Galdikas committed her life to studying a group of orang-utans.

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9780747536765 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 14, 1998, cover price $28.35 | About this edition: This work examines the impulse to 'save' a species, combining issues of natural history, travel writing and reflections on motherhood, the reforming zeal of the 1960s and ethics of being 'Green'.

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Amid the changing political and social environment of a Colorado college campus, three friends--Lily, Kate, and Turner, a young man drawn to both women--must confront such issues as loneliness, pregnancy, and the disintegration of friendships

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9780880014533 | Ecco Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Amid the changing political and social environment of a Colorado college campus, three friends--Lily, Kate, and Turner, a young man drawn to both women--must confront such issues as loneliness, pregnancy, and the disintegration of friendships
9780394280271, titled "Paper Wife" | 1 canadian edition (Random House of Canada Ltd, May 1, 1994), cover price $26.00

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9780880015240 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, May 1, 1997), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Amid the changing political and social environment of a Colorado college campus, three friends--Lily, Kate, and Turner, a young man drawn to both women--must confront such issues as loneliness, pregnancy, and the disintegration of friendships
9780394280806 | Random House of Canada Ltd, June 30, 1995, cover price $15.50

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Product Description: Book by Spalding, Linda

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9780889104228 | Coach House Books, January 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Book by Spalding, Linda

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Jesse Quill finds herself grappling with her husband's infidelity and the sanctity of one of the world's greatest taboos when they move to the Hawaiian island of Oahu to reclaim an inherited ancestral estate

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9781559720083 | Birch Lane Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Jesse Quill learns that her husband has become enamored with Maya, a sensuous child-woman, thereby creating wounds that were thought buried
9780886191719 | Birch Lane Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Jesse Quill learns that her husband has become enamored with Maya, a sensuous child-woman, thereby creating wounds that were thought buried

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9780880015516 | Ecco Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Jesse Quill finds herself grappling with her husband's infidelity and the sanctity of one of the world's greatest taboos when they move to the Hawaiian island of Oahu to reclaim an inherited ancestral estate
9781561292028 | Knightsbridge Pub Co Mass, February 1, 1992, cover price $5.95
9780747504771 | New edition (Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, October 30, 1989), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: As Jesse Quill watches her husband become obsessed with Maya, a sensuous Hawaiian aged 14, it soon becomes clear that she battles not merely with infidelity, but age-old beliefs of Hawaii.

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