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Product Description: This is a publication of Floricanto Press.In this debut novel T. M. Spooner convincingly portrays the often perilous journey north for Mexican migrants. The novel is narrated by anthropology student Paul Westin who is drawn to Mexico by one of the men he befriends while researching his doctoral dissertation...read more

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9780915745555 | Floricanto Pr, November 30, 2003, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In this debut novel, T.

Paperback:

9781519675248, titled "Salvation of La Purisima" | Createspace Independent Pub, December 3, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This is a publication of Floricanto Press.
9780915745883 | Floricanto Pr, August 30, 2006, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The Salvation of La Purisima is a profound and heartrending look at a disenfranchised and poverty-ridden society that, driven by the necessity of its own survival, culturally pressures its members to make a perilous migration and earn money whether they want to go or not.

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Product Description: Zou Lei, orphan of the desert, migrates to work in America and finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens. She falls in love with a young man whose heart has been broken in another desert. A new life may be possible if together they can survive homelessness, lockup, and the young man's nightmares, which may be more prophecy than madness...read more

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9780991360826 | Tyrant Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Zou Lei, orphan of the desert, migrates to work in America and finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens.
9780988518339 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, November 11, 2014, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for FictionNew York Times Best of 2014Wall Street Journal's Best of 2014Vanity Fair's Best of 2014Publishers Weekly's Best of 2014BuzzFeed's Best of 2014Zou Lei, orphan of the desert, migrates to work in America and finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens.

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Product Description: Zou Lei, orphan of the desert, migrates to work in America and finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens. She falls in love with a young man whose heart has been broken in another desert. A new life may be possible if together they can survive homelessness, lockup, and the young man's nightmares, which may be more prophecy than madness...read more
By Robertson Dean (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501277269 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Zou Lei, orphan of the desert, migrates to work in America and finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens.

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Product Description: Washed up on Orcas Island in 1886, Mei Lien is the lone survivor of a cruel purge of the Chinese from Seattle. She is determined to tell her heartbreaking story the only way she knows how: by embroidering it on silk. Years later, Inara Erickson explores her family's estate on Orcas Island, and finds a perfectly preserved and meticulously detailed embroidered silk sleeve hidden under a loose tread on the stairs...read more

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9781410488114 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 20, 2016), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: Washed up on Orcas Island in 1886, Mei Lien is the lone survivor of a cruel purge of the Chinese from Seattle.

Paperback:

9781492608332 | Sourcebooks Landmark, July 7, 2015, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A USA Today Bestseller!

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504606042 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 30, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Washed up on Orcas Island in 1886, Mei Lien is the lone survivor of a cruel purge of the Chinese from Seattle.

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Product Description: A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away....September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire...read more
By Tavia Gilbert (narrator)

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9781633892279 | Unabridged edition (Echristian, February 15, 2015), cover price $19.98 | About this edition: A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away.

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Product Description: Michael Tang and his sister, Emily, have both struggled to forge a sense of identity in their parents' adopted homeland. Emily, an immigration lawyer in New York City, baffles their mother, Ling, by refusing to have children...read more

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9781617734878 | Kensington Pub Corp, January 27, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Michael Tang and his sister, Emily, have both struggled to forge a sense of identity in their parents' adopted homeland.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events...read more

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9781622509140 | Reprint edition (Saddleback Pub, January 1, 2015), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Life was hard in my village in Poland.
9781783225163 | Gardners Books, October 31, 2014, cover price $10.90 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Prebinding:

9780606366724 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 1, 2015), cover price $19.60 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Patti Sheehy continues Frank Mederos's true-life story of romance, suspense, and intrigue in The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom. After defecting from Cuba's Special Forces and making a harrowing escape from his homeland, Frank faces new challenges in America...read more

Hardcover:

9781608091256 | Oceanview Pub, September 2, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Patti Sheehy continues Frank Mederos's true-life story of romance, suspense, and intrigue in The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom.

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Product Description: A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away . . .

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9780451419910 | New Amer Library, February 4, 2014, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A beautiful scarf connects two women touched by tragedy in this compelling, emotional novel from the author of As Bright as Heaven and The Last Year of the War.

Library:

9781628990119 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, March 1, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away .

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Product Description: At the onset of the Civil War, Seamus heeds his wife’s wishes to return to her beloved family farm in the South, where he takes a post as chaplain for General Stonewall Jackson’s brigade. As Seamus ministers to the troops, his sister Clare ministers in a different way—by being a powerful voice in the Northern cause toward freeing the slaves...read more

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9781433678219 | B & H Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: At the onset of the Civil War, Seamus heeds his wife’s wishes to return to her beloved family farm in the South, where he takes a post as chaplain for General Stonewall Jackson’s brigade.

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9780062202239 | William Morrow & Co, September 3, 2013, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Loners, families, fathers, wives--anyone who lives on the border between Mexico and the United States also lives on a border of violence and complexity. Here a master of Chicano noir explores that world in lean and haunting stories that you will never forget.

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9780826353344 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, August 1, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Loners, families, fathers, wives--anyone who lives on the border between Mexico and the United States also lives on a border of violence and complexity.

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Product Description: "Malae is like a young Nelson Algren or Richard Wright, one of those writers who can hit with both hands." —Russell BanksBy way of Italy, the Felice family puts down new roots in Southern California, settling into a grand Victorian home and buying a share of the great American Dream...read more

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9780802120786 | Pgw, February 26, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Malae is like a young Nelson Algren or Richard Wright, one of those writers who can hit with both hands.

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Product Description: Set in Korea and the United States from the postwar era to contemporary times, Krys Lee's stunning fiction debut illuminates a people struggling to reconcile the turmoil of their collective past with the rewards and challenges of their present...read more

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9781410447845 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 23, 2012), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: Spanning Korea and the United States from the postwar era to today, Krys Lee illuminates a people torn between the traumas of their collective past and the indignities and sorrows of their present.
9780670023257 | Viking Pr, February 2, 2012, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: An unflinching portrayal of the Korean immigrant experience from an extraordinary new talent in fiction.

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9780143122937 | Penguin USA, December 24, 2012, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Set in Korea and the United States from the postwar era to contemporary times, Krys Lee's stunning fiction debut illuminates a people struggling to reconcile the turmoil of their collective past with the rewards and challenges of their present.

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Product Description: “A beautifully written novel, laced with history and music.” —Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station ElevenA LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF THE YEARA BOOKPAGE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAREverything he’d seen had been unimaginably different from the dry, dour streets of home, and to his surprise he was not sorry in the slightest...read more

Hardcover:

9780399157592 | 1 edition (Putnam Pub Group, February 7, 2012), cover price $25.95
9781410446282 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 1, 2012), cover price $33.99 | About this edition: In 1904, when Frederick and Jette flee her disapproving mother, where better to go than America, the land of the new?

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9780425253175 | Reprint edition (Putnam Pub Group, February 5, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A beautifully written novel, laced with history and music.
9780399158513 | Penguin Group USA, February 7, 2012, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In 1904, when Frederick and Jette flee her disapproving mother, where better to go than America, the land of the new?

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9781611760385 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, February 7, 2012), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Unabridged, 10 CDs, 12 1/2 hoursRead by TBAFor fans of Water for Elephants and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand--an uplifting novel about the families we create and the places we call home.

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Product Description: "Just as Anya reinvents herself, Waclawiak's novel (her first) reinventsthe immigration story...At its most illuminating, How to Get Into theTwin Palms movingly portrays a protagonist intent on both creating anddestroying herself, on burning brightly even as she goes up in smoke...read more

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9780983247180 | Two Dollar Radio Movement, August 14, 2012, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "Just as Anya reinvents herself, Waclawiak's novel (her first) reinventsthe immigration story.

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Product Description: “Francine Prose is a world-classsatirist who’s also a world-class storyteller.”—Russell Banks  Francine Prose captures contemporary America at itsmost hilarious and dreadful in My New American Life, a darkly humorousnovel of mismatched aspirations, Albanian gangsters, and the ever-elusiveAmerican dream...read more

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9780061713798 | Reprint edition (Perennial, May 8, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “Francine Prose is a world-classsatirist who’s also a world-class storyteller.

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Product Description: Entering New York harbor, the young immigrant Karl Rossmann sees the Statue of Liberty, "her arm with the sword stretched upward." This forbidding introduction sets the tone for Kafka's narrative about an innocent European astray in an ultra-modern America that is both a fantasy and an object of social satire...read more

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9780199601127 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2012, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Entering New York harbor, the young immigrant Karl Rossmann sees the Statue of Liberty, "her arm with the sword stretched upward.

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Product Description: Kafka began writing what he had entitled Der Verschollene (The Missing Person) in 1912 and wrote the last completed chapter in 1914. But it wasn’t until 1927, three years after his death, that Max Brod, Kafka’s friend and literary executor, edited the unfinished manuscript and published it as Amerika...read more

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9780805211610 | Schocken Books, August 16, 2011, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Kafka began writing what he had entitled Der Verschollene (The Missing Person) in 1912 and wrote the last completed chapter in 1914.

Hardcover:

9781462886890 | Xlibris Corp, August 16, 2011, cover price $22.99

Paperback:

9781462886883 | Xlibris Corp, August 16, 2011, cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Lula, a twenty-six-year-old Albanian woman living surreptitiously in New York City on an expiring tourist visa, hopes to make a better life for herself in America. When she lands a job as caretaker to Zeke, a rebellious high school senior in suburban New Jersey, it seems that the security, comfort, and happiness of the American dream may finally be within reach...read more

Hardcover:

9780061713767 | Harpercollins, April 26, 2011, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Lula, a twenty-six-year-old Albanian woman living surreptitiously in New York City on an expiring tourist visa, hopes to make a better life for herself in America.

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Product Description: Clara Lugo grew up in a home that would have rattled the most grounded of children. Through brains and determination, she has long since slipped the bonds of her confining Dominican neighborhood in the northern reaches of Manhattan...read more

Hardcover:

9781565129498 | Algonquin Books, March 8, 2011, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Clara Lugo grew up in a home that would have rattled the most grounded of children.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Entertainment Weekly, Slate In A Free Life, Ha Jin follows the Wu family — father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao — as they sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square and begin a new life in the United States...read more

Paperback:

9780307278609 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 6, 2009), cover price $16.95 | also contains A Free Life | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Entertainment Weekly, Slate In A Free Life, Ha Jin follows the Wu family — father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao — as they sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square and begin a new life in the United States.

Miscellaneous:

9781605140605 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, February 15, 2008), cover price $49.99 | also contains A Free Life | About this edition: Meet the Wu family--father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao.

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Paperback:

9781425190675 | Trafford on Demand Pub, October 6, 2009, cover price $32.99

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Entertainment Weekly, Slate In A Free Life, Ha Jin follows the Wu family — father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao — as they sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square and begin a new life in the United States...read more

Hardcover:

9780375424656 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, October 30, 2007), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Nan Wu, who had studied in the U.

Paperback:

9780307278609 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 6, 2009), cover price $16.95 | also contains A Free Life | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Entertainment Weekly, Slate In A Free Life, Ha Jin follows the Wu family — father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao — as they sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square and begin a new life in the United States.

Miscellaneous:

9781605140605 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, February 15, 2008), cover price $49.99 | also contains A Free Life | About this edition: Meet the Wu family--father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781602833005 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2007), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Nan Wu, who had studied in the U.

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