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I Thought My Father Was God And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project

By: Auster, Paul

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13934

ISBN: 0312421001

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. When the call went out to listeners of National Public Radio's Weekend All Things Considered to submit stories about their personal experiences, the results were overwhelming. I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project contains editor Paul Auster's pick of the best submissions. The ... View more info

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Sharpe's Prey Richard Sharpe & the Expedition to Denmark, 1807

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27083

ISBN: 0060002522

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. Slight remnant mark on bottom outside pages. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Critically acclaimed, perennial New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell (Agincourt, The Fort, the Saxon Tales) makes real history come alive in his breathtaking histor... View more info

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The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey

By: Greenlaw, Linda

Price: $3.92

Publisher: US, Hyperion: 2000

Seller ID: 1677

ISBN: 0786885416

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda Greenlaw is also known as one of the best sea captains on the East Coast. Here she offers an adventure-soaked tale of her own, complete with danger, humor, and characters so colorful they seem to have... View more info

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The Cheyennes Indians of the Great Plains

By: Hoebel, E. Adamson & George Spindler

Price: $4.41

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace College Publishers: 1960

Seller ID: 14836

ISBN: 0030057809

Condition: Good


Unmarked, except previous owner's name and address on inside cover; mild wear on some corners. Crease (small) on uppper right front cover. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. A powerful tribe of Native American Indians, the Cheyenne are a tribe of Algonkian linguistic group closely associated with the Arapaho and loosely allied with the Lakota Sioux. One o... View more info

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The Animal Hour

By: Klavan, Andrew

Price: $8.33

Publisher: US, Pocket Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1324

ISBN: 0671740105

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


LIbrary stamp on inside back cover; otherwise unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. When Nancy Kincaid arrives at her downtown office, she is chased from her building by her colleagues, who claim that they have never seen her before, while photographer Zach Perkins turn... View more info

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Field geology,

By: Lahee, Frederic H

Price: $7.21

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill book company, inc: 1931

Edition: Third Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 15640

Condition: Fair


Unmarked, mild fraying of top and bottom of spine edges well bound. Some bumping and wear on corners. Previous owner's name on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with wear as noted. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 789 pages View more info

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LONGEST WINTER

By: Lambert, Katherine

Price: $6.22

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian: 2004

Seller ID: 23689

ISBN: 158834195x

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. The unknown story of Scott's Northern party and their desperate struggle for survival. Lost to history until now, The Longest Winter is not only one of the greatest unknown survival stories to come out of the heroic age of polar exploration, it's easily one of the greatest survival stories ever. In additio... View more info

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The Fall: A Novel

By: Mawer, Simon

Price: $8.33

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2632

ISBN: 0316097802

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. Rob Dewar is driving home when he hears that his childhood friend Jim Matthewson has fallen to his death in a climbing accident. Rob's decision to turn his car around and make the journey to comfort Jim's widow is the beginning of a journe... View more info

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Message from Forever: A Novel of Aboriginal Wisdom

By: Morgan, Marlo

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1998

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2878

ISBN: 0060191074

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked, except for remnant mark on bottom pages. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. Following her modern classic and worldwide bestseller Mutant Message Down Under, Marlo Morgan's long-awaited new novel is a tale of self-enlightenment about aboriginal twins separated at birth and... View more info

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The Book and the Brotherhood

By: Murdoch, Iris

Price: $9.31

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 5212

ISBN: 0670819123

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly The opening scenes of this charged and potent novel, Murdoch's 23rd, are flooded with gaily bedizened dancers at an Oxford Midsummer Night's ball. Couples in Shakespearean disarray chase and lose one another through the gardens. Gradually, a design becomes visible in the dense, chaotic weave of a slowly gathering fictional world. A male and female "brotherhood," bookishly inclined, give financial support to one of their n... View more info

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Angel of Light

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $7.35

Publisher: [new Yor, E. P. Dutton: 1981

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3104

ISBN: 0525054839

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. In her highly acclaimed novel Bellefleur; Joyce Carol Oates traced the American dream to its origin deep within our individual imaginations. In Angel of Light, she explores our political heritage and give us a novel of mounting drama with all the impo... View more info

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The Seville Communion

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo

Price: $8.33

Publisher: Akron Ohio, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3254

ISBN: 0151002835

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. From the "master of the intellectual thriller," (Denver Post) -the author of The Flanders Panel and The Club Dumas-comes "an indelible tale of love, faith, and greed" (People) involving a crumbling baroque church, a mysteri... View more info

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Inventorio De Zonas Potenciales Para Exploracion Por Fluorita En El Noroeste De Coahila (Spanish)

By: Secretaria De Energia, Minas E. Industria Paraestatal

Price: $77.52

Publisher: Mexico, D. F., Consejo De Recursos Minerales: 1994

Seller ID: 13957

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Includes maps. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 76 pages View more info

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BEYOND THE BLACK STUMP

By: SHUTE, NEVIL

Price: $2.94

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1972

Seller ID: 4185

ISBN: 0330029657

Condition: Good


Unmarked, begining of some creasing on front cover ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Beyond the Black Stump is a novel by British author Nevil Shute. It was first published in the UK by William Heinemann Ltd in 1956 The Australian expression 'black stump' is the name for an imaginary point beyond which the country is considered remote or uncivilised, an ... View more info

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Ceremony

By: Silko, Leslie Marmon

Price: $3.96

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: 14192

ISBN: 0140086838

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Tayo, a young Native American, has been a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, and the horrors of captivity have almost eroded his will to survive. His return to the Laguna Pueblo reservation only increases his feeling of estrangement and alienation. While other returning soldiers... View more info

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The Book of the Dun Cow

By: Wangerin, Walter, Jr.

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, HarperOne: 2003

Seller ID: 14658

ISBN: 0060574607

Condition: Very Good-


Slight to minor wear on some corners and edges. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Walter Wangerin's profound fantasy concerns a time when the sun turned around the earth and the animals could speak, when Chauntecleer the Rooster ruled over a more or less peaceful kingdom. What the animals did not know was that they were the Keepers of Wyrm, monster of ev... View more info