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The Elephant's Journey

A delightful, witty tale of friendship and adventure from prize-winning noveli... A delightful, witty tale of friendship and adventure from prize-winning novelist Jose Saramago In 1551, King Joao III of Portugal gave Archduke Maximilian an unusual wedding present: an elephant named Solomon. In Jose Saramago's remarkable and... more

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Agincourt

"The greatest writer of historical adventures today" (Washington Post) tackles... "The greatest writer of historical adventures today" (Washington Post) tackles his richest, most thrilling subject yet: the heroic tale of Agincourt. One of the most dramatic victories in British history, the battle of Agincourt--immortalized by... more

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The Jazz Fiction Anthology

A gathering of the best jazz fiction from the 1920s to the present, this antho... A gathering of the best jazz fiction from the 1920s to the present, this anthology includes 20th-century fiction by Eudora Welty, James Baldwin, Richard Yates, and others, plus important recent work from writers such as Yusef Komunyakaa, Xu Xi, and... more

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The Visitors

VISITORS [9780062302700] VISITORS [9780062302700] more

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London

A successor to the author's well-known historical novel Sarum brings to life t... A successor to the author's well-known historical novel Sarum brings to life the suspense, romance, and pageantry of London's two-thousand-year history as it follows the lives, fates, and intrigues of multiple generations of six families. Reprint. more

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Copperhead

Accused of espionage and brutally interrogated, Confederate officer Nate Starb... Accused of espionage and brutally interrogated, Confederate officer Nate Starbuck must find out who the real spy is, a job that requires a perilous odyssey through the Union lines during the heat of battle. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. more

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The Folly of the World

THE FOLLY OF THE WORLD THE FOLLY OF THE WORLD more

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Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel...

Presents a fictionalized account of the life of Mary Rowlandson, a Puritan wom... Presents a fictionalized account of the life of Mary Rowlandson, a Puritan woman living in the Massachusetts Bay Colony who was captured by Native Americans in 1675 and who developed empathy for her captors before she was released eight months later. more

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Land of Dreams

"Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her ... "Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the promise of fortune and fame in Hollywood.... more

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Shirley

Shirley is Charlotte Bront: e e's only historical novel and her most topical o... Shirley is Charlotte Bront: e e's only historical novel and her most topical one. Written at a time of social unrest, it is set during the period of the Napoleonic Wars, when economic hardship led to riots in the woollen district of Yorkshire. A... more

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The Liars' Gospel

"A visceral retelling of the events surrounding the life of Jesus....The feroc... "A visceral retelling of the events surrounding the life of Jesus....The ferocity of Barabbas and Judas seizes the narrative and occupies its center ground." --- Hilary Mantel A year after the death of Yehoshuah, a mysterious figure who wandered... more

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Blindspot

Stewart Jameson, a Scottish portrait painter fleeing his debtors in Edinburgh,... Stewart Jameson, a Scottish portrait painter fleeing his debtors in Edinburgh, has washed up on the British Empire's far shores--in the city of Boston, lately seized with the spirit of liberty. Eager to begin anew, he advertises for an apprentice, but... more

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The City of Palaces

Presents the story of Miguel Sarmiento, a doctor, his aristocratic wife, and y... Presents the story of Miguel Sarmiento, a doctor, his aristocratic wife, and young son as they are caught up the Mexican Revolution and the political upheavals and chaos that follows the collapse of the old order. more

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The Uninvited

Recovering from the flu that has decimated the world in 1918, Ivy, a girl with... Recovering from the flu that has decimated the world in 1918, Ivy, a girl with the ability to see ghosts, is shattered by the breakdown of societal governance and her father's and brother's role in the murder of a young German. more

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The Reluctant Midwife

Back in her hometown of Hope River Becky Myers becomes the head midwife when h... Back in her hometown of Hope River Becky Myers becomes the head midwife when her mentor becomes pregnant, her skills are put to the test when a fire rages through the Civilian Conservation Corps camp. more

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Mrs. Bennet Has Her Say

"1785 was to be the most marvelous year of Marianne's life, until an unfortuna... "1785 was to be the most marvelous year of Marianne's life, until an unfortunate turn of events left her in a compromised state and desperate for a husband to care--or rather cover--for her. Now, stuck in an undesirable marriage to Mr. Edward Bennet,... more

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Beatlebone

"A searing, surreal novel that bleeds fantasy and reality--and Beatles fandom-... "A searing, surreal novel that bleeds fantasy and reality--and Beatles fandom--from one of literature's most striking contemporary voices, author of the international sensation City of Bohane. It is 1978, and John Lennon has escaped New York City to... more

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Stuff of Legends

View our feature on Ian Gibson's "Stuff of Legends" A true legend rescues maid... View our feature on Ian Gibson's "Stuff of Legends" A true legend rescues maidens...pillages temples...and slaughters evil hordes... But what does he do when all the fun is over? When an annoyingly eager young man by the name of Eliott, his Elvish... more

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Stillwater

Clement and Angel, fraternal twins who were separated at birth, grow up in the... Clement and Angel, fraternal twins who were separated at birth, grow up in the Minnesota town of Stillwater, an important stop on the Underground Railroad, where their lives are changed by the many battles for freedom and independence they witness. more

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Godric

In twelfth-century Britain, a humble merchant named Godric forsakes his busine... In twelfth-century Britain, a humble merchant named Godric forsakes his business to make pilgrimages to Rome and Jerusalem, later renouncing all his goods and possessions to adopt the life of a hermit more

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