Popular American Fiction
The Quick and the Dead
Paperback ISBN: 0375727647
Alice, Corvus, and Annabel, three misfit, motherless teanage girls, form an unlikely circle of friendship in the Arizona desert as they search for meaning, identity, and their own individual paths in the world. By the author of State of Grace. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
The Wild Things
Hardcover ISBN: 1934781614
A book for all ages offers a novelization of the movie Where the Wild Things Are, based on the classic children's book of the same name by Maurice Sendak, in which a boy flees his home only to end up in the land of the Wild Things. Movie tie-in.
For the Relief of Unbearable Urges
Paperback ISBN: 0375704434
Rooted in Jewish history and the customs of Orthodox life, an anthology of ten stories includes "The Twenty-Seventh Man" about an unpublished writer who mistakenly lands in a Stalinist prison, and "The Gilgul of Park Avenue" about a Protestant who wakes up to discover he has become a Jew
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
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Paperback ISBN: 0618711651
A new novel by the author of Everything Is Illuminated introduces Oskar Schell, the nine-year-old son of a man killed in the World Trade Center bombing, who searches the city for a lock that fits a black key his father left behind. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
A Love Story
Paperback ISBN: 1416558497
From the author of Coyote Blue comes a zany tale of vampires on the loose as aspiring young writer Tommy Flood meets beautiful Jody on her nocturnal visit to the supermarket and unwittingly begins an eternal relationship. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.