Popular American Fiction
The Dew Breaker
Paperback ISBN: 1400034299
A scarred Brooklyn resident remembers his past life as a Haitian torturer in the 1960s, a period during which he waged personal and political battles before moving to New York, where his past continued to haunt him throughout his marriage and parenthood. By the award-winning author of The Farming of Bones. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
The Celestine Prophecy
Hardcover ISBN: 044651862x
A man goes on a journey of self-discovery attempting to retrieve an ancient Peruvian manuscript full of insights into life and spirituality, in a powerful and revelatory fable. 250,000 first printing. Tour.
Paperback ISBN: 0307275841
Bestselling author of Fight Club, master of literary mayhem and provocation, Chuck Palahniuk is the only American writer who could possibly craft a book like Snuff. In the crowded greenroom of a porn-movie production, hundreds of men mill around in their boxers, awaiting their turn with the legendary Cassie Wright. An aging adult film star, Cassie Wright intends to cap her career by breaking the world record for serial fornication by having sex with 600 men on camera—one of whom may want to kill her. Told from the perspectives of Mr. 72, Mr. 137, Mr. 600, and Sheila, the talent wrangler who must keep it all under control, Snuffis a dark, wild, and lethally funny novel that brings the presence of pornography in contemporary life into the realm of literary fiction.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Paperback ISBN: 1401308589
Killed in a tragic accident at a seaside amusement park while trying to save a little girl, Eddie, an elderly man who believes that he had lived an uninspired life, awakens in the afterlife, where he discovers that heaven consists of having five people, acquaintances and strangers, explain the meaning of one's life. Reprint. 500,000 first printing.
Or the Evening Redness in the West
Paperback ISBN: 0679728759
Based on incidents that took place in the southwestern United States and Mexico around 1850, this novel chronicles the crimes of a band of desperados, with a particular focus on one, "the kid," a boy of fourteen
Paperback ISBN: 031242440x
As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable secrets about the family of preachers. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
Look at Me
Paperback ISBN: 0385721358
Stripped of her image and identity after a devastating car accident and the resulting massive reconstructive surgery, Charlotte Swenson, a jaded model, is faced with a difficult struggle to rebuild her life in a culture obsessed with surface appearance. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Angels & Demons
Paperback ISBN: 0671027360
The murder of a world-famous physicist raises fear that the Illuminati are operating again after centuries of silence, and religion professor Robert Langdon is called in to assist with the case. By the author of Digital Fortress. Reissue.
A Dirty Job
Paperback ISBN: 0060590289
Charlie Asher, a neurotic and anxious hypochondriac who hates change, gets more than he had bargained for when his wife dies of a freak medical condition on the day his new daughter, Sophie, is born, as he is confronted by the challenges of being a widower, a single parent, and the focus of a strange and deadly series of bizarre occurrences. Reprint.