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Product Description: William Goyen was a writer of startling originality and deep artistic commitment whose work attracted an international audience and the praise of such luminaries as Northrop Frye, Truman Capote, Gaston Bachelard, and Joyce Carol Oates...read more

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9780292767300 | Univ of Texas Pr, May 15, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: William Goyen was a writer of startling originality and deep artistic commitment whose work attracted an international audience and the praise of such luminaries as Northrop Frye, Truman Capote, Gaston Bachelard, and Joyce Carol Oates.

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9781477310670 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: William Goyen was a writer of startling originality and deep artistic commitment whose work attracted an international audience and the praise of such luminaries as Northrop Frye, Truman Capote, Gaston Bachelard, and Joyce Carol Oates.

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Product Description: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • The acclaimed memoir about fathers and sons, a legacy of loss, and, ultimately, healing—one of The New York Times Book Review’s ten best books of the year, winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize When Hisham Matar was a nineteen-year-old university student in England, his father went missing under mysterious circumstances...read more

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9780812994827, titled "The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between" | Random House Inc, July 5, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • The acclaimed memoir about fathers and sons, a legacy of loss, and, ultimately, healing—one of The New York Times Book Review’s ten best books of the year, winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize When Hisham Matar was a nineteen-year-old university student in England, his father went missing under mysterious circumstances.
9780670923335, titled "The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between" | Gardners Books, June 30, 2016, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: Return

The story of a simple country girl whose family's pretentions lead to her destruction

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9780679603184, titled "Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Modern Library, August 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The story of a simple country girl whose family's pretentions lead to her destruction
9780679405863, titled "Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Reprint edition (Everymans Library, November 1, 1991), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The story of a simple country girl whose family's pretentions lead to her destruction
9780404607319, titled "Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Ams Pr Inc, June 1, 1984, cover price $32.50 | also contains Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully, Whipping Boy: The Forty-year Search for My Twelve-year-old Bully | About this edition: Tess, the eldest daughter of a poor carter in Marlott, goes to work for the rich d'Uberville family, where she becomes pregnant with the child of Alec, the d'Uberville's son.
9780394604848, titled "Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Random House Inc, November 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The tragic story of a young country girl's downfall reveals Hardy's pessimistic views on the human condition

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9781530194261, titled "Tess of the D'urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2016, cover price $21.78
9781522780915, titled "Tess of the D'urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Createspace Independent Pub, December 16, 2015, cover price $11.90 | About this edition: Tess of the d’Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by Thomas Hardy.
9781512062755, titled "Tess of the D'urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Createspace Independent Pub, May 5, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: On an evening in the latter part of May a middle-aged man was walking homeward from Shaston to the village of Marlott, in the adjoining Vale of Blakemore, or Blackmoor.
9781494737436, titled "Tess of the D'urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Createspace Independent Pub, December 18, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The novel is set in impoverished rural Wessex during the Long Depression.
9781492209157, titled "Tess of the D'urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Createspace Independent Pub, August 20, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Tess of the d'Urbervilles By Thomas Hardy Description * Lecherous Alec d’Urberville arranges a job for Tess on his family's estate.
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Product Description: When you reach the age where there is more to look back at than forward to, what do you regret, if anything?  One woman’s brave memoir about a life well lived. It takes a certain kind of woman to have the courage t

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9781620876152 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, June 1, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When you reach the age where there is more to look back at than forward to, what do you regret, if anything?

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Product Description: The most extensive collection of Henry James's autobiographical writings ever published offers a revelatory self-portrait from one of America's supreme novelists and his famous family. In 1911, deeply affected by the death of his brother William the year before, Henry James began working on a book about his early life...read more
By Philip Horne (editor) and Henry James

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9781598534719 | Library of America, January 26, 2016, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: The most extensive collection of Henry James's autobiographical writings ever published offers a revelatory self-portrait from one of America's supreme novelists and his famous family.

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Product Description: Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact CrimeThe true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning author Allen Kurzweil’s search for his twelve-year-old nemesis, a bully named Cesar Augustus...read more

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9780062269485 | Harpercollins, January 20, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact CrimeThe true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.
9780404607319, titled "Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman" | Ams Pr Inc, June 1, 1984, cover price $32.50 | also contains Tess of the D''Urbervilles: A Pure Woman, Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully | About this edition: Tess, the eldest daughter of a poor carter in Marlott, goes to work for the rich d'Uberville family, where she becomes pregnant with the child of Alec, the d'Uberville's son.

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9780062269492 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, January 19, 2016), cover price $15.99 | also contains Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully | About this edition: Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact CrimeThe true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.

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Product Description: Henry Martyn Lazelle (1832–1917) was the only cadet in the history of the US Military Academy to be suspended and sent back a year (for poor grades and bad behavior) and eventually return as Commandant of the Corps of Cadets. After graduating from West Point in 1855, he scouted with Kit Carson, was wounded by Apaches, and spent nearly a year as a “paroled” prisoner-of-war at the outbreak of the Civil War...read more

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9781574416114 | Univ of North Texas Pr, January 15, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Henry Martyn Lazelle (1832–1917) was the only cadet in the history of the US Military Academy to be suspended and sent back a year (for poor grades and bad behavior) and eventually return as Commandant of the Corps of Cadets.

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Product Description: A New York Times best-selling author of eleven novels and memoirs, Pat Conroy is one of America's most beloved storytellers and a writer as synonymous with the South Carolina lowcountry as pluff mud or the Palmetto tree. As Conroy's writings have been rooted in autobiography more often than not, his readers have come to know and appreciate much about the once-secret dark familial history that has shaped Conroy's life and work...read more
By Nikky Finney (other contributor)

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9781611176308 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A New York Times best-selling author of eleven novels and memoirs, Pat Conroy is one of America's most beloved storytellers and a writer as synonymous with the South Carolina lowcountry as pluff mud or the Palmetto tree.

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9781611176315 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A New York Times best-selling author of eleven novels and memoirs, Pat Conroy is one of America's most beloved storytellers and a writer as synonymous with the South Carolina lowcountry as pluff mud or the Palmetto tree.

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Product Description: The profound economic and social changes in the post-Civil War United States created new challenges to a nation founded on Enlightenment and transcendental values, religious certainties, and rural traditions. Newly-freed African Americans, emboldened women, intellectuals and artists,and a polyglot tide of immigrants found themselves in a restless new world of railroads, factories, and skyscrapers where old assumptions were being challenged and new values had yet to be created...read more

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9780804791991 | Stanford Univ Pr, August 26, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The profound economic and social changes in the post-Civil War United States created new challenges to a nation founded on Enlightenment and transcendental values, religious certainties, and rural traditions.

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Product Description: Hailed as a “clear-eyed book written with poetry and compassion” by The Boston Globe, Let the Tornado Come is the “lyrical debut memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) of a runaway child, the woman she became, and the horse that set her free...read more

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9781476734866 | Simon & Schuster, June 24, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From an award-winning poet comes this riveting, gorgeous memoir about a young runaway, the trauma that haunted her as an adult, and the friendship with a horse that finally set her free.
9780521345743, titled "Abortion, Doctors and the Law: Some Aspects of the Legal Regulation of Abortion in England from 1803 to 1982" | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $72.99 | also contains Abortion, Doctors and the Law: Some Aspects of the Legal Regulation of Abortion in England from 1803 to 1982 | About this edition: Ranging from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the 1980s, this book focuses on the evolution of the law and medical practice of abortion in England.

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9781476734873 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, August 25, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Hailed as a “clear-eyed book written with poetry and compassion” by The Boston Globe, Let the Tornado Come is the “lyrical debut memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) of a runaway child, the woman she became, and the horse that set her free.

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Product Description: Lucas Mann was only thirteen years old when his brother Josh—charismatic and ambitious, funny and sadistic, violent and vulnerable—died of a heroin overdose. Although his brief life is ultimately unknowable, Josh is both a presence and an absence in the author’s life that will not remain unclaimed...read more

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9781101870242 | Pantheon Books, May 12, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Lucas Mann was only thirteen years old when his brother Josh—charismatic and ambitious, funny and sadistic, violent and vulnerable—died of a heroin overdose.

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Product Description: WINNER OF THE SPERBER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY • This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer—author of Joe Gould’s Secret and Up in the Old Hotel—and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history’s greatest disappearing acts...read more

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9780375508905 | Random House Inc, April 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE SPERBER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY • This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer—author of Joe Gould’s Secret and Up in the Old Hotel—and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history’s greatest disappearing acts.

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9780376012258, titled "Garden Pools: Fountains & Waterfalls" | Sunset Pub Co, June 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | also contains Garden Pools: Fountains & Waterfalls | About this edition: Great Book about fountains & waterfalls!

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Product Description: A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography' The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins―his own. Meet the Baileys: Burck, a prosperous lawyer once voted the American Legion’s “Citizen of the Year” in his tiny hometown of Vinita, Oklahoma; his wife Marlies, who longs to recapture her festive life in Greenwich Village as a fetching young German immigrant, fresh off the boat; their addled son Scott, who repeatedly crashes the family Porsche; and Blake, the younger son, trying to find a way through the storm...read more

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9780393239577 | W W Norton & Co Inc, March 3, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography' The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins―his own.

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9780393350562 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 16, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography' The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins―his own.

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9781482964295 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 3, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Jim Meskimen]The renowned biographer's unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins--his own.

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Product Description: 2015 Readers Favorite International Book Awards "finalist" Historical Nonfiction2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards "finalist" Historical Nonfiction2015 USA Book News Best Books Awards "finalist" History: United StatesAmerica s Literary Legends is a concise, yet truly distinctive and comprehensive review of 50 authors and poets who shaped American literature from the 1600s through the mid-twentieth century...read more

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9780764347023 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, January 28, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: 2015 Readers Favorite International Book Awards "finalist" Historical Nonfiction2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards "finalist" Historical Nonfiction2015 USA Book News Best Books Awards "finalist" History: United StatesAmerica s Literary Legends is a concise, yet truly distinctive and comprehensive review of 50 authors and poets who shaped American literature from the 1600s through the mid-twentieth century.

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Product Description: Chronicles the author's search for the boarding school bully responsible for tying him up and whipping him, a quest that took him from the slums of Manila to a Park Avenue boardroom to a federal prison camp in Southern California.

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9781481532549, titled "Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully; Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 20, 2015), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Chronicles the author's search for the boarding school bully responsible for tying him up and whipping him, a quest that took him from the slums of Manila to a Park Avenue boardroom to a federal prison camp in Southern California.

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Product Description: At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether...read more

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9780307908988 | Pantheon Books, April 1, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.

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9780804169899 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 3, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland of sparkling daydreams and imaginary catastrophes—but someone else altogether.

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Product Description: In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist. Here we see Dan's hone his craft, from his high school paper through to his first job at theFort Worth Press and on to the glory days of Sports Illustrated...read more

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9780385532259 | Doubleday, March 4, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: From Dan Jenkins—one of America’s most respected and acclaimed sportswriters and author of the bestselling novels Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect—comes a colorful, sentimental, hilarious, and cantankerous memoir about his lifelong journey through the world of sports.

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9780307474704 | Anchor Books, October 28, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist.

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Product Description: Mark Twain is an American icon. We now know him as the author of classics, but in his day he was a controversial satirist and public figure who traveled the world and healed post-Civil War America with his tall tales, witty anecdotes, and humorous but insightful novels and stories...read more
By Harry L. Katz, Lewis H. Lapham (foreword by) and Library of Congress (corporate author)

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9780316209397 | Little Brown & Co, October 21, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Mark Twain is an American icon.

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Product Description: Resisting the deadening silence of his family home in the elegant yet stiflingly safe neighborhood of Gramercy Park, nine-year-old Roger Rosenblatt imagines himself a private eye in pursuit of criminals. With the dreamlike mystery of the city before him, he sets off alone into the streets of Manhattan, thrilling to a life of unsolved cases...read more

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9780062241337 | Ecco Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The Washington Post hailed Roger Rosenblatt's Making Toast as "a textbook on what constitutes perfect writing," and People lauded Kayak Morning as "intimate, expansive and profoundly moving.

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9780062277190 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, September 23, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Resisting the deadening silence of his family home in the elegant yet stiflingly safe neighborhood of Gramercy Park, nine-year-old Roger Rosenblatt imagines himself a private eye in pursuit of criminals.

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9781611739749 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, January 1, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Resisting the deadening silence of his family home in the elegant yet stiflingly safe neighborhood of Gramercy Park, nine-year-old Roger imagines himself a private eye in pursuit of criminals.

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9781909807624 | Arcadia Books Ltd, August 15, 2014, cover price $34.00

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Product Description: Part memoir, part cultural exploration, Amore follows an American father as he and his teenage daughters journey into the heart of Rome, into the way Romans love and what they have to teach about its erosion in America.As his twin daughters approached adolescence, sociologist Roger Friedland was worried...read more

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9780062325587 | Perennial, November 4, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Part memoir, part cultural exploration, Amore follows an American father as he and his teenage daughters journey into the heart of Rome, into the way Romans love and what they have to teach about its erosion in America.

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Product Description: Stephen King's name has become synonymous with horror thanks to classics like The Shining, Salem's Lot, and Carrie. In this Brief Guide, Simpson traces the writer's life from his difficult childhood through his initial books under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, to the success of his early works in the 1970s and beyond into mainstream acclaim...read more

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9780762452293 | 1 edition (Running Pr Book Pub, April 29, 2014), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Stephen King's name has become synonymous with horror thanks to classics like The Shining, Salem's Lot, and Carrie.

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Product Description: “I’ll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write.”James Agee’s father died when he was just six years old, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A Death in the Family. Three years later, Agee’s mother moved the mourning family from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the campus of St...read more

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9780910220910 | Reprint edition (Norman Berg, June 1, 1978), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Agee, James

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9781612193618 | Melville Pub House, April 29, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “I’ll croak before I write ads or sell bonds—or do anything except write.

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Product Description: The author calls this “a true romance,” saying, it’s the part of her personal history she, being superstitious, was almost afraid to write. She’d grown up accustomed to bad luck, but had – by accident or miracle – survived her own circumstances: being orphaned, her own misspent youth, the chaos of a broken marriage...read more

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9781619021204 | Counterpoint, April 2, 2013, cover price $26.00

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9781619023178 | Counterpoint, April 15, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The author calls this “a true romance,” saying, it’s the part of her personal history she, being superstitious, was almost afraid to write.

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