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Product Description: Eavesdrop on one of the most celebrated literary friendships in American letters"An epistolary feast for literary fans [and] a confidence booster for aspiring writers everywhere. A–" —Entertainment Weekly "If friendship is an art, this volume is its masterpiece...read more
By Suzanne Marrs (editor)

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9780547376493 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 12, 2011), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: For over fifty years, Eudora Welty and William Maxwell, two of our most admired writers, penned letters to each other.

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9780547750323 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, May 22, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Eavesdrop on one of the most celebrated literary friendships in American letters"An epistolary feast for literary fans [and] a confidence booster for aspiring writers everywhere.

Miscellaneous:

9780547549248 | Houghton Mifflin, May 12, 2011, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: THIS ORANGE INHERITANCE EDITION OF So Long, See You Tomorrow IS PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other. The best books are timeless and continue to be relevant generation after generation...read more

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9780394508351 | Random House Inc, December 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Haunted by a memory of human failure, a man now grown old recalls his friendship, as a boy, with a tenant farmer's son and forces himself and others to recall the cause of a bloody murder and its consequences

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9780099560661 | Gardners Books, April 7, 2011, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: THIS ORANGE INHERITANCE EDITION OF So Long, See You Tomorrow IS PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other.
9781860464188 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The story of a murder is framed by the story of a brief friendship between two young boys.
9780679767206 | Vintage Books, April 1, 1996, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Haunted by a memory of human failure, an aging man recalls his friendship, as a boy, with a tenant farmer's son and forces himself and others to recall the causes of a bloody murder and its consequences.
9780879237547 | David R Godine Pub, September 1, 1995, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: new, unread
9780345291943 | Ballantine Books, January 1, 1981, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: This Orange Inheritance Edition of "So Long, See You Tomorrow" is published in association with the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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Product Description: In the suburbs of Chicago in the 1920s, two boys initiate an unusual friendship: Lymie Peters, a skinny and somewhat clumsy boy who always gets good grades, and newcomer Spud Latham, a star athlete and mediocre student. Spud accepts Lymie’s devotion without questioning it, but once high school ends and the boys enter college, tensions begin to arise between them...read more

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9788499080239 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, September 1, 2009), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In the suburbs of Chicago in the 1920s, two boys initiate an unusual friendship: Lymie Peters, a skinny and somewhat clumsy boy who always gets good grades, and newcomer Spud Latham, a star athlete and mediocre student.

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A first of two omnibus volumes of best works by the twentieth-century American chronicler of small-town life includes the previously out-of-print 'boarding house' comedy, Bright Center of Heaven, as well as an assortment of short stories and early signature novels.

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9781598530162 | Library of America, January 10, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A first of two omnibus volumes of best works by the twentieth-century American chronicler of small-town life includes the previously out-of-print 'boarding house' comedy, Bright Center of Heaven, as well as an assortment of short stories and early signature novels.

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Product Description: Known as a beloved, longtime fiction editor at The New Yorker, William Maxwell worked closely with such legendary writers as Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike, Mary McCarthy, and John Cheever. His own novels include They Came Like Swallows and the American Book Award-winning So Long, See You Tomorrow, and many consider him to be one of the twentieth century's most important writers...read more

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9780252075834 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, July 28, 2008), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Known as a beloved, longtime fiction editor at The New Yorker, William Maxwell worked closely with such legendary writers as Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike, Mary McCarthy, and John Cheever.

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Product Description: Deceptively brief and insidiously easy to read, La Rochefoucauld's shrewd, unflattering analyses of human behavior have influenced writers, thinkers, and public figures as various as Voltaire, Proust, de Gaulle, Nietzsche, and Conan Doyle...read more

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9780192806499 | Bilingual edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 9, 2007), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Deceptively brief and insidiously easy to read, La Rochefoucauld's shrewd, unflattering analyses of human behavior have influenced writers, thinkers, and public figures as various as Voltaire, Proust, de Gaulle, Nietzsche, and Conan Doyle.

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Blending together biography, memoir, and essay, the author details his twenty-five year relationship with the legendary writer and New Yorker fiction editor, brilliantly examining the powerful bond between mentor and mentee. Reprint.

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9780618382699 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 14, 2003), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Blending together biography, memoir, and essay, the author details his twenty-five year relationship with the legendary writer and New Yorker fiction editor, brilliantly examining the powerful bond between mentor and mentee.

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Blending together biography, memoir, and essay, the author details his twenty-five year relationship with the legendary writer and New Yorker fiction editor, brilliantly examining the powerful bond between mentor and mentee.

Hardcover:

9780618123018 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Blending together biography, memoir, and essay, the author details his twenty-five year relationship with the legendary writer and New Yorker fiction editor.

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A sensitive portrait of an American family and of the complex woman who is its emotional pillar. Beautifully observed, deftly rendering the civilities and constraints of a vanished era, the novel measures the subterranean currents of love and need that run all our lives.

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9780679602477 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, September 1, 1997), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: First published in 1937, They Came Like Swallows was William Maxwell's second novel.

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9781860468131 | New edition (Vintage Uk, December 28, 2000), cover price $16.45 | About this edition: A sensitive portrait of an American family and of the complex woman who is its emotional pillar.
9780679772576 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: James and his two sons, Peter and Robert, must adjust to the death of the boys' mother during the influenza epidemic of 1918.
9780879236779 | David R Godine Pub, February 1, 1988, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: James and his two sons, Peter and Robert, must adjust to the death of the boys' mother

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Product Description: The decision to invite his Southern relatives to stay proves a fateful one for Austin King. By the time they leave, his reputation and his marriage have suffered irreparable damage. Against the perfectly-drawn background of small-town Illinois at the turn of the 20th century, Maxwell once again uncovers the seeds of potential tragedy at the heart of a happily-established family...read more

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9781860465543 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The decision to invite his Southern relatives to stay proves a fateful one for Austin King.
9781860464232 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: When Austin King plays host to his distant Southern kinfolk, he sets in motion events that will threaten his marriage, his law practice, and his standing in the community.
9780679772583 | Vintage Books, February 1, 1997, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Pregnant with her second child, Martha King finds her marriage to lawyer Austin King more and more frustrating when her husband befriends his young foster cousin, Nora, and, in the process, unwittingly jeopardizes his marriage, career, and place in the co

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Product Description: This coming-of-age novel recounts the friendship between two boys growing up in Chicago in the 1920s and traces how this friendship changes once they arrive at university.

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9780404615109 | Ams Pr Inc, June 1, 1945, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: This coming-of-age novel recounts the friendship between two boys growing up in Chicago in the 1920s and traces how this friendship changes once they arrive at university.

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9781860466960 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The path to adulthood is littered with broken relationships.
9781860465451 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: This coming-of-age novel recounts the friendship between two boys growing up in Chicago in the 1920s and traces how this friendship changes once they arrive at university.
9780679772569, titled "The Folded Leaf" | Reissue edition (Vintage Books, October 1, 1996), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Here is a classic novel from one of our most honored writers--the author of such acclaimed works as So Long, See You Tomorrow and All the Days and Nights.
9780879233518 | Reissue edition (David R Godine Pub, February 1, 1988), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The restless and often painful years of early manhood are the novelist's major concern in a study of two boys in a Middle Western college

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Product Description: It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm. But the countryside and people are war-battered, and their reception at the Chateau Beaumesnil is not all the open-hearted Americans could wish for.

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9780679761563 | Vintage Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm.
9780879236007 | Reprint edition (David R Godine Pub, October 1, 1985), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An American couple visiting France after World War II, discover they are unprepared to understand the emotions and attitudes they encounter

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Product Description: It is Norway in the thirteenth century, a land rent by unremitting warfare and feebly lit by Christianity. Olav Audunsson was once an outlaw; now he is a man of wealth and stature. But he is haunted by the memory of crimes for which there is no easy atonement and by losses that may never be redeemed...read more

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9780679755531 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, June 24, 1995), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: It is Norway in the thirteenth century, a land rent by unremitting warfare and feebly lit by Christianity.

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A landmark collection of short stories, representing more than fifty years of literary endeavor, interweaves tales of the small Illinois town of Draperville at the turn of the century with stories from Over by the River and The Old Man at the Railroad Crossing. 17,500 first printing.

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9780679438298 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A collection of short stories, representing more than fifty years of literary endeavor, interweaves tales of the small Illinois town of Draperville at the turn of the century with other stories

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Product Description: Book by Maxwell, William

Hardcover:

9780679408321 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1992, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Revives characters from the author's youth in Lincoln, Illinois, in the early 1900s in seven stories featuring a successful black surgeon, a sexy elementary school teacher, a rebellious young child, and others.

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9780816155729 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, July 1, 1993), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Book by Maxwell, William
9780452269507 | Plume, February 1, 1993, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Revives characters from the author's youth in Lincoln, Illinois, in the early 1900s in seven stories featuring a successful black surgeon, a sexy elementary school teacher, a rebellious young child, and others.

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